(May 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
0271000695905
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

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Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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I had this lucky horseshoe with me when I took our algebra test!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doily

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

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

Attraction Action (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Ronnie really digs it when I drop by unexpectedly!
Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie thinks Veronica likes it when he drops by unexpectedly.
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Inspection Imperfection (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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I trust you're satisfied with your inspection, Superintendent Hassler!
Genre
humor
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Svenson; Mr. Weatherbee; Superintendent Hassler
Synopsis
After his inspection, Superintendent Hassler gets a drink of water.

Shopper Whopper (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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What'd you do --- buy out the store?
Genre
humor; teen
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Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is worried that Veronica bought out the store.

Meet Treat (Table of Contents: 5)

Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Gee, Moose! I'd sure like to meet that new girl!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Moose helps Dilton meet a girl.
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Rabbit Bit (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I told Betty we'd pick her up for Ronnie's costume party!
Genre
humor; teen
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Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie is picking up Betty for Ronnie's costume party.

Brain Strain (Table of Contents: 7)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Duh! My dog, Rudy, is a real genius!
Genre
humor; teen
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Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Rudy
Synopsis
Moose's dog Rudy can add numbers.

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Hubba Bubba / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Before and After! (Table of Contents: 9)

Li'l Jinx's Chum Charley / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Joe Edwards
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Broken already, Charley Hawse?
Genre
humor; children
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Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Charley has broken his toys after getting them.

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

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What's wrong, Archie? Why are we stopping here?
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Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie has lost his bearings.
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  • from Archie daily 19xx-xx-xx

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

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Archie! My purse!!
Genre
humor; teen
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Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica can't find her purse, so Archie checks his car for it.
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  • from Archie daily 19xx-xx-xx

Dig It! (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Mr. Lodge took Archie on an archaeology dig!
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Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Help Archie through the maze to the buried artifacts.

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Mike Marvel / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Best Values Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Nifty Gifty (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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There! I finally built my own snowmobile!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie built his own snowmobile.
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Punch Crunch (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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He's coming to!
Genre
humor; teen
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Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Archie lost a boxing match.
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Credit Crumb (Table of Contents: 17)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Hey, Pop! How's my credit?
Genre
humor; teen
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Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead asks Pop Tate about his credit.
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Mystery Mania (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I didn't know your dad was a mystery fan!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie asks Mr. Lodge what he thinks is he greatest mystery of all time.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of World of Archie Double Digest #49.

Caress Cut In (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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May I cut in?
Genre
humor; teen
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Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Archie tries to cut in on somebody dancing with Veronica.
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Flip Flop (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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Gang, let's do some dancing!
Genre
humor
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Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
The gang can't decide whether to go dancing or stay at the Lodge mansion and watch TV.

Late Fate (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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I'm selling a device that discourages students from being late!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
A salesman has a device to discourage students from being late.

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Columbia Record & Tape Club / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Ball Brawl (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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Splat
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie hits Mr. Lodge with a snowball.
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Zap Flap (Table of Contents: 24)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Poor Harvey is going to have to shovel his walk!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey Kinkle
Synopsis
Sabrina decides to magically clean Harvey's walk of snow.

Math Mirth (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Look at the spirit with which Archie attacks that complicated problem!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee is amazed at the spirit that Archie demonstrates solving a complicated math problem.

Eat Treat (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Archie, I thought you said you had a Rolls Royce for our date!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty thought Archie said he'd have a Rolls Royce for their date.

Quiz Fizz (Table of Contents: 27)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Duh, I finished the quiz, Miss Grundy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Moose finished the quiz and this time he thought twice before writing down his answers.

Attraction Action (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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They say opposites attract!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie doesn't believe that opposites attract.
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Tiff Riff (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Archie and Reggie have had only one argument since they first met!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie have only had one argument since they first met.
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Keywords
ice skating

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Mail-Away, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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Ghosts are supposedly the spirits of people who have died!

Indexer Notes

Letters from Timothy Wedeen, and Cindy Loyd.

The Discovery (Table of Contents: 32)

Mr. Flutesnoot / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards

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Mr. Flutesnoot has been studying the night sky looking at the stars!
Characters
Mr. Flutesnoot
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Indexer Notes

Fill the numbered squares with the numbered letters.

Credits from the index of Laugh Comics Digest #39.

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The 100 Doll Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Speak Critique (Table of Contents: 34)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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My Moose doesn't say very much!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Moose doesn't say much.

Jump Chump (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Wow! Look at Jimmy go!
Genre
humor; teen
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Jimmy; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie wonders if the ticket seller accepts credit cards for the ski jump.
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Indexer Notes

snow

Daze Phase (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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It's been two weeks since you and Ronnie had that big spat!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Smithers; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
It's been two weeks since Archie and Veronica had a fight and Archie thinks it's about time to forgive her.
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Gas It Up (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie and the Gang / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Fill up
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Dilton Doily; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

The Archie gang illustrates various gasoline terms. The phrases are Fill Up, Hi-Test, Refined, Crude, Gas Line and Out of Gas.

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

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It's your fault, Archie ---
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
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Keywords
ice

Indexer Notes

Veronica's outfit submitted by Leslie Bauer.

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Joe Nazario / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I had this lucky horseshoe with me when I took our algebra test!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Attack of the Ice Creatures
    Josie; Hostess Fruit Pies
  3. 2. Attraction Action
    Archie
  4. 3. Inspection Imperfection
    Mr. Weatherbee
  5. 4. Shopper Whopper
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Meet Treat
    Dilton
  7. 6. Rabbit Bit
    Archie
  8. 7. Brain Strain
    Moose
  9. 8. ["Gumfighting do's and don'ts."]
    Hubba Bubba
  10. 9. Before and After!
    Li'l Jinx's Chum Charley
  11. 10. ["What's wrong, Archie? Why are we stopping here?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  12. 11. ["Archie! My purse!!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  13. 12. Dig It!
    Archie
  14. 13. ["Strong arms make all the difference!"]
    Mike Marvel
  15. 14. ["Reward $3,000.00 for this penny!"]
    Best Values Co.
  16. 15. Nifty Gifty
    Archie
  17. 16. Punch Crunch
    Archie
  18. 17. Credit Crumb
    Jughead
  19. 18. Mystery Mania
    Archie
  20. 19. Caress Cut In
    Archie
  21. 20. Flip Flop
    Mr. Lodge
  22. 21. Late Fate
    Mr. Weatherbee
  23. 22. ["The most music a little money can buy!"]
    Columbia Record & Tape Club
  24. 23. Ball Brawl
    Mr. Lodge
  25. 24. Zap Flap
    Sabrina
  26. 25. Math Mirth
    Archie
  27. 26. Eat Treat
    Archie
  28. 27. Quiz Fizz
    Moose
  29. 28. Attraction Action
    Archie
  30. 29. Tiff Riff
    Archie
  31. 30. ["Poster spectacular #68"]
    Mail-Away, Inc.
  32. 31. ["Ghosts are supposedly the spirits of people who have died!"]
    Archie Club News
  33. 32. The Discovery
    Mr. Flutesnoot
  34. 33. ["100 little dolls all for $5.00"]
    The 100 Doll Co.
  35. 34. Speak Critique
    Moose
  36. 35. Jump Chump
    Archie
  37. 36. Daze Phase
    Archie
  38. 37. Gas It Up
    Archie and the Gang
  39. 38. ["It's your fault, Archie ---"]
    Veronica Pin Up
  40. 39. ["You won't stop laughing either when you read the latest Joke Book Comics Digest Annual #6!"]
  41. 40. ["Here's your Archie 3 for $1.00 checklist!"]
  42. 41. ["Dominate others with fantastic brute strength!"]
    Joe Nazario
  43. 42. ["Stick up for breakfast and win a Schwinn"]
    Kellogg's; Schwinn
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer