(August 1980)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price
0.50 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
0271000695908
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pal, for a burger a day I'll take over all your worries!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate

Shopping Spree (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Josie; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Skate Strait (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Everyone is into the new way of disco skating!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty tries to show Archie the new way of disco skating.

Row Woe (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Jug, read me my horoscope for today!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
While rowing down the river, Archie asks Jughead to read his horoscope.

Clock Yock (Table of Contents: 4)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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D-uh, lend me your alarm clock, Midge!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Moose asks to borrow Midge's alarm clock.
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Bait Trait (Table of Contents: 5)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Veronica, did you remember to bring me some bait?
Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge wonders if Veronica brought any bait.

Fright Sight (Table of Contents: 6)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Daddy! This new outfit is designed to quicken the pulse of the boys!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica's new outfit is designed to quicken the pulse of the boys.

Prize Problem (Table of Contents: 7)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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D-uh, Dilton, I got a very tough problem here!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose wonders if Dilton's computer can handle his problem.

Rapid Recovery (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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Ronnie, you don't look well at all to me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Millie
Synopsis
Veronica is too sick to go to school, until she discovers Archie and Betty are spending time together.
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Tough Stuff (Table of Contents: 9)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Look at Moose go for that deep drive!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Moose is running for the fence to catch a deep drive ball.
Keywords
baseball

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Hubba Bubba / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Help! (Table of Contents: 11)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 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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Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Er... ahem! Do you think you could help me out?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Charley needs Li'l Jinx to help him out.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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To learn how to survive in the outdoors, these basic Indian smoke signals are very important!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee shows off some Indian smoke signals and asks what they mean.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Mr. Weatherbee's Gag Bag / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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Ah, yes! I was quite a man in college!
Genre
humor
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Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
In college, Mr. Weatherbee was all muscle, but it's behind him now.

Stadium Maze (Table of Contents: 14)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Veronica was to meet Archie at the baseball stadium, but somehow they missed each other.
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
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Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle.

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Borrow Sorrow (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Ah! There's Betty washing the family car!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie wants to borrow Betty's bike.
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Shopper Comes a Cropper (Table of Contents: 18)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Veronica is out shopping!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica is out shopping.
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Wipe Gripe (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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How come your coach always uses two towels for each game?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Why does the coach need two towels for each game?
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Dirt Alert (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Son! I may as well clean your car while I have the hose out!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's dad figures that as long as he has the hose out he should wash Archie's car, but Archie objects.

Freeze Tease (Table of Contents: 21)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Hey, Ronnie! How about a date?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie has cold cash and a hot personality.

Camp Scamp (Table of Contents: 22)

Leroy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I'm bushed! I'm not taking another step!
Genre
humor
Characters
Leroy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Leroy can't walk any further on the hike, so Archie asks him to say hello to Kitty.
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Meal Zeal (Table of Contents: 23)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Nobody is ordering! I thought you told me your gang was starving for a snack!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The gang is unsure what to order at a posh restaurant.
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Payment Betrayment (Table of Contents: 24)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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D-uh, Reggie! You're gonna pay for kissing my Midge!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Moose is going to make Reggie pay for kissing Midge.
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Sore Score (Table of Contents: 27)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Reggie! I don't want you touching my Midge!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Moose is upset because Reggie's shadow is touching Midge.

Keen Scene (Table of Contents: 28)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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We sent Hot Dog to obedience school!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Hot Dog did well in obedience school.

Fleet Meet (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Hi, Gloria! Have you seen Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Jughead Jones; Gloria; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead asks Gloria if she has seen Archie.
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Keywords
rollerskates

Woe Foreknow (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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There's a 20% chance of rain tomorrow!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie listens to the weather forecast.
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Sassy Lassy (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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Man, dig the aroma of that pizza!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Jughead follows Ethel to find out what she's cooked up.

Belle's Bell (Table of Contents: 32)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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What does the future hold for Archie and me?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
A psychic sees bells in Betty and Archie's future.

Write Sprite (Table of Contents: 33)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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D-uh, Midge, can I borrow something to make out a note?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Moose needs to borrow something to make out a note.
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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I would like to tell everyone about something that makes me very sad.

Indexer Notes

Letters from Marie Whiteis, and Melanie Martin.

Who's Who? (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
We all sometimes wonder what our names mean - so I've compiled a few names with their meanings!
Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Solve the code to figure out what the name means.

The Insult That Made a Man Out of 'Mac' (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bats in the Belfry (Table of Contents: 38)

Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Dilton, you have to be a slugger to make this team! Here's your big chance---
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Dilton is on deck to show he can be a slugger.
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Keywords
baseball

Spot Plot (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Whenever I get my allowance I see spots in front of my eyes!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Whenever he gets his allowance, Archie sees spots in front of his eyes.

Belt Welt (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I'd like a belt for my girl!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is looking for a belt for his girl for under four dollars.

Muscle Tussle (Table of Contents: 41)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Moose, you've got those gloves on the wrong hands!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Moose has his boxing gloves on the wrong hands.
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Switch Pitch (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I'll tell you the secret of a happy life!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead tells Archie the secret to a happy life.
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Word of Mouth (Table of Contents: 43)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I've never been so tired in my life, daddy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is exhausted after a hard day.

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

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Archie, I'm still angry with you! So I'm installing the odd-even system for our dating!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Pal, for a burger a day I'll take over all your worries!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Shopping Spree
    Josie; Hostess Twinkies
  3. 2. Skate Strait
    Archie
  4. 3. Row Woe
    Archie
  5. 4. Clock Yock
    Moose
  6. 5. Bait Trait
    Mr. Lodge
  7. 6. Fright Sight
    Mr. Lodge
  8. 7. Prize Problem
    Moose
  9. 8. Rapid Recovery
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Tough Stuff
    Moose
  11. 10. ["Gumfighting do's and don'ts."]
    Hubba Bubba
  12. 11. Help!
    Li'l Jinx
  13. 12. ["To learn how to survive in the outdoors, these basic Indian smoke signals are very important!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee's Gag Bag
  14. 13. ["Ah, yes! I was quite a man in college!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee's Gag Bag
  15. 14. Stadium Maze
    Veronica
  16. 15. ["Strong arms make all the difference!"]
  17. 16. ["Reward $3,000.00 for this penny!"]
  18. 17. Borrow Sorrow
    Archie
  19. 18. Shopper Comes a Cropper
    Mr. Lodge
  20. 19. Wipe Gripe
    Archie
  21. 20. Dirt Alert
    Archie
  22. 21. Freeze Tease
    Reggie
  23. 22. Camp Scamp
    Leroy
  24. 23. Meal Zeal
    Veronica
  25. 24. Payment Betrayment
    Moose
  26. 25. ["Kids! Don't let this giant catch get away!"]
  27. 26. ["Not 2 but 3 for $1.00"]
  28. 27. Sore Score
    Reggie
  29. 28. Keen Scene
    Jughead
  30. 29. Fleet Meet
    Archie
  31. 30. Woe Foreknow
    Archie
  32. 31. Sassy Lassy
    Big Ethel
  33. 32. Belle's Bell
    Betty
  34. 33. Write Sprite
    Moose
  35. 34. ["Poster spectacular #68"]
  36. 35. ["I would like to tell everyone about something that makes me very sad."]
    Archie Club News
  37. 36. Who's Who?
    Archie
  38. 37. The Insult That Made a Man Out of 'Mac'
  39. 38. Bats in the Belfry
    Dilton
  40. 39. Spot Plot
    Archie
  41. 40. Belt Welt
    Archie
  42. 41. Muscle Tussle
    Moose
  43. 42. Switch Pitch
    Archie
  44. 43. Word of Mouth
    Veronica
  45. 44. ["Archie, I'm still angry with you! So I'm installing the odd-even system for our dating!"]
    Veronica Pin Up
  46. 45. ["Get your act together with Jughead Jones Comics Digest #14 in full color!"]
  47. 46. ["You'll get it all together when you order Laugh Comics Digest #30"]
  48. 47. ["100 little dolls all for $5.00"]
  49. 48. ["Get the newest number yum! Wild Cherry Bubble Yum bubble gum"]
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