(April 1980)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series; Archie Comics Group
Barcode
0271000695904
Editing
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched (some Squarebound?)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title: Archie’s Jokebook Magazine.

USPS-029380.


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Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Keep pushing, Archie --- or I'll be late to open the school!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Keywords
snow

Attack of the Ice Creatures (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Josie; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hot Stuff (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Jim DeCarlo
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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I like my chili very hot! Is yours hot, Betty?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty demonstrates how hot her chili is.
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Voice Your Choice (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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That does it! I've had it!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is about to throw Archie out when Veronica asks him to show some consideration for Archie.
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Heat Beat (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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The best way to keep warm is to wear a lot of light weight items!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tells Betty and Jughead that the trick to staying warm in the winter is to wear many layers.
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Keywords
snow

Mad Lad (Table of Contents: 5)

Big Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I hear someone got a zero in yesterday's algebra test!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Moose got a 0 on his test.
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Site Rite (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I heard the Bee broke his glasses and can't see a thing without them!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie's heard that Mr. Weatherbee has broken his glasses and can't see a thing without them.

Flip Quips (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Betty, you deserve the best!
Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Cooper; Coach Kleats; Moose
Synopsis
Betty deserves the best; Betty tells Veronica the world is in a big mess; Moose has to watch what he eats.
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Indexer Notes

Three 2-panel gags.

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Hubba Bubba / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Magic Muddle (Table of Contents: 9)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Sabrina, right now I'd like to have my hands on a Hawaiian dish!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Harvey Kinkle; Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Harvey wishes to get his hands on a Hawaiian dish.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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How awful!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge thinks the program Archie and Veronica were watching was too violent.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 11)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

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Getting Started (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Brrr... it's real cold!
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Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Rap Flap (Table of Contents: 15)

Miss Beazly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Hmpf! Would you look at those lumpy potatoes!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Beazly; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Jughead complains about the cafeteria food but loads up anyway.
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Vacation Deflation (Table of Contents: 16)

Big Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Hi, Ethel!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Veronica tells Betty she will love the ski lodge because there are three boys for every girl.
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Frame Game (Table of Contents: 17)

Hot Dog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Look, Hot Dog! Doesn't this look like fun?
Genre
humor
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Hot Dog; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead shows Hot Dog how to slide down a bannister.
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Hello Snow (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Look! It's snowing!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Phlips
Synopsis
The kids try to convince Mr. Weatherbee to let school out early.
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Prescription Conniption (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Sootho Balm protects a skier's lips against wind burns!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead has something that works as well as all the lotions and cremes that the rest of the gang uses.
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Keywords
snow

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advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Creepy Crawly (Table of Contents: 21)

Li'l Jinx's Chum Roz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm coming! Hold your horses!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Roz; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx thinks she sees a big snake in Roz's yard.

Indexer Notes

Fashions submitted by Melissa Smith, and K. Gipson.

Keen Scene (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Wow!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is enjoying the view on the ski slope waiting for Veronica.
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The Joke of the Month Club (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Kings and draftsmen have a lot in common---
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge
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Indexer Notes

Twelve gags, one for each month.

Broom Zoom (Table of Contents: 24)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Darn this snowmobile I bought! It's a lemon!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Hilda Spellman
Synopsis
Sabrina ties brooms to Hilda's broken snowmobile to make it work.
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Keywords
snowmobile

Name Game (Table of Contents: 25)

Big Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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D-uh! I'm sorry to hear about your ski accident, Reggie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose comes to sign Reggie's cast, but sees Midge's signature.
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[Poster Spectacular #68] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is a newsletter about pollution.
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Letters from Bill Hughes, Bob Gregorio, and Donna Richards.

Perfect Score (Table of Contents: 28)

Moose / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Help Moose get 100% in this maze!
Characters
Moose Mason

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Big Gig (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's go down to Pop Tate's for a malted, Ronnie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica can't go with Betty because she has to stay home and do inventory.

Bright Sight (Table of Contents: 31)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I'm gonna outshine everyone on the slopes tonight!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie is going to outshine everyone on the ski slopes.
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Sure Lure (Table of Contents: 32)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I've been looking everywhere for Archie! He's nowhere in sight!
Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Miss Grundy can't find Archie, so Mr. Weatherbee gets a group of girls to stand in one spot.
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Aid Charade (Table of Contents: 33)

Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First aid man wanted for hockey team
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Dilton volunteers to be the team's first aid man.
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Keywords
hockey

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

Reggie Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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---and in conclusion, we must conserve energy in our classrooms, in our homes, wherever we are --- and furthermore---
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie gives a student seminar on energy conservation.
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Keywords
energy conservation

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promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Kellogg's; Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Keep pushing, Archie --- or I'll be late to open the school!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Attack of the Ice Creatures
    Josie; Hostess Fruit Pies
  3. 2. Hot Stuff
    Betty
  4. 3. Voice Your Choice
    Archie
  5. 4. Heat Beat
    Archie
  6. 5. Mad Lad
    Big Moose
  7. 6. Site Rite
    Archie
  8. 7. Flip Quips
    Archie and the Gang
  9. 8. ["Gumfighting do's and don'ts."]
    Hubba Bubba
  10. 9. Magic Muddle
    Sabrina
  11. 10. ["How awful!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  12. 11. Statement of Ownership
  13. 12. Getting Started
    Archie
  14. 13. ["Strong arms make all the difference!"]
  15. 14. ["Reward $3,000.00 for this penny!"]
  16. 15. Rap Flap
    Miss Beazly
  17. 16. Vacation Deflation
    Big Ethel
  18. 17. Frame Game
    Hot Dog
  19. 18. Hello Snow
    Archie
  20. 19. Prescription Conniption
    Archie and the Gang
  21. 20. ["The most music a little money can buy!"]
  22. 21. Creepy Crawly
    Li'l Jinx's Chum Roz
  23. 22. Keen Scene
    Archie
  24. 23. The Joke of the Month Club
    Archie
  25. 24. Broom Zoom
    Sabrina
  26. 25. Name Game
    Big Moose
  27. 26. [Poster Spectacular #68]
  28. 27. ["This is a newsletter about pollution."]
    Archie Club News
  29. 28. Perfect Score
    Moose
  30. 29. ["100 little dolls all for $5.00"]
  31. 30. Big Gig
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. Bright Sight
    Reggie
  33. 32. Sure Lure
    Mr. Weatherbee
  34. 33. Aid Charade
    Dilton
  35. 34. ["---and in conclusion, we must conserve energy in our classrooms, in our homes, wherever we are --- and furthermore---"]
    Reggie Pin Up
  36. 35. ["You'll get it all together when you order Laugh Comics Digest #28"]
  37. 36. ["Here's your Archie 3 for $1.00 checklist!"]
  38. 37. ["Dominate others with fantastic brute strength!"]
  39. 38. ["Stick up for breakfast and win a Schwinn"]
    Kellogg's; Schwinn
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