(1954)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
On-sale date
1954-01-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
An Archie Magazine
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched (some Squarebound?)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

There are no advertisements in this magazine.

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Vol. 8, Part 2, No. 1, Periodicals, January-June, 1954.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana (signed)
Inks
Bob Montana (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archiekins? Surprise!! We're having a 'Come As You Are' Party!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose
Synopsis
Betty invites Archie to a party.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana (signed); Ted Miller ? (see notes)
Inks
Bob Montana (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's one thing I hate about eating......It spoils my appetite!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white; multiple joke panel.
Per Ted Miller's son Grant Miller, via Shaun Clancy on the Facebook page "Comics History Exchange", Ted Miller's last work in comic books was ghost penciling two one page stories signed by Bob Montana when Montana could not complete the work before the deadline. It is currently unknown which of the stories attributed to Montana in this issue was penciled by Miller (May 9, 2014).

Water Ya Know (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper (cameo); Mr. Flutesnoot

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Sing You Sinner (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Meat d'Armour (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Fired with Enthusiasm (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Alias Mr. Lip! (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Snooty Snoot (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Pressing Business (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie's Principal Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Veronica Lodge (cameo); Archie Andrews (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo); Dilton Doily (cameo)

Indexer Notes

three-quarter page joke strip

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's a nice hiking outfit
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

quarter-page joke strip

Grundy Punch! (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie's Teacher Miss Grundy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo)

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

The High Cost of Leaving (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

A Nut at the Concert (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica go to a classical concert.

Do or Dine (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie's Rival Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Lotta Shekels

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

No Ifs, Ands, or Bets! (Table of Contents: 14)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Jugly Duckling (Table of Contents: 15)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

I Like Isaac (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Picture Puzzle (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews (cameo); Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Holly

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Dependent Descendant (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie's Pop / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Don't Ticket So Hard (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead cons Archie into buying him a sundae.

Puppet Love (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

House About It? (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie's Pals Pop Tait, Hooky Hogan, Dilton Doyly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana); Ted Miller ? (see notes)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Put it on the cuff, Pop!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tait; Hooky Hogan; Dilton Doyly; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Three separate three-panel joke strips.
Per Ted Miller's son Grant Miller, via Shaun Clancy on the Facebook page "Comics History Exchange", Ted Miller's last work in comic books was ghost penciling two one page stories signed by Bob Montana when Montana could not complete the work before the deadline. It is currently unknown which of the stories attributed to Montana in this issue was penciled by Miller (May 9, 2014).

U-Buy It Diet (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead pretends to go on a diet to trick Archie

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Chok'lit Shop Talk with Pop Tait / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana; Ted Miller ? (see notes)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's See! They say fish is Brain Food...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tait; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Three separate three-panel joke strips.
Per Ted Miller's son Grant Miller, via Shaun Clancy on the Facebook page "Comics History Exchange", Ted Miller's last work in comic books was ghost penciling two one page stories signed by Bob Montana when Montana could not complete the work before the deadline. It is currently unknown which of the stories attributed to Montana in this issue was penciled by Miller (May 9, 2014).

Neapolitan Bites (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie 'n' Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead visit Tony's Place for sub sandwiches.

Betty's Booty (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

The Corney Cornetists (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Fluteweed

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

PTA (Problems of Teaching Archie) Page (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie's Teachers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Mr. Flutesnoot

Indexer Notes

multiple joke panels

For the Birds (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica have mishaps at the amusement park

Pass Up the Muffins (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead joke about Betty's baking.

Dunce Upon a Time (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie and Reggie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Sundae; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie are smitten by the substitute teacher, much to the chagrin of Betty and Veronica.

The Dickens to Pay! (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie's Teacher Miss Grundy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Discharge an' Dat Charge (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Key to Success (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Fluteweed

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Look the Udder Way (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Uncle Jake

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

The Book Worm (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie shows Jughead how to be a gentleman by carrying Betty's books.

Water Guy (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

Guys 'n Gags / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's push Jughead into the pool!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Dr. Kwako

Indexer Notes

two separate three-panel joke strips

A Reel Gentleman (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Dirty Dog! (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Spot

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Throw Out Your Chess (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; Abercrombie
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead disrupt Mr. Lodge's lawn chess game.

A New Twist (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo); Hooky Hogan (cameo); Mr. Weatherbee (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie mistakenly bases his Oliver Twist book report on a TV parody adaptataion.

A Gas-ly Tale (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie runs into Veronica after getting laughing gas at the dentist.

Suit Yourself (Table of Contents: 44)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie goes to get measured for a suit to wear to Veronica's birthday party

Strife with Father (Table of Contents: 45)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gets ready for a date with Veronica with help from his father.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana (signed); Ted Miller ? (see notes)
Inks
Bob Montana (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's the latest style... Green Lipstick!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; three numbered three-panel joke strips.
Per Ted Miller's son Grant Miller, via Shaun Clancy on the Facebook page "Comics History Exchange", Ted Miller's last work in comic books was ghost penciling two one page stories signed by Bob Montana when Montana could not complete the work before the deadline. It is currently unknown which of the stories attributed to Montana in this issue was penciled by Miller (May 9, 2014).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 47)

Archie's Rival Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana; Ted Miller ? (see notes)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I Was Here First!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie vie for Veronica.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.
Per Ted Miller's son Grant Miller, via Shaun Clancy on the Facebook page "Comics History Exchange", Ted Miller's last work in comic books was ghost penciling two one page stories signed by Bob Montana when Montana could not complete the work before the deadline. It is currently unknown which of the stories attributed to Montana in this issue was penciled by Miller (May 9, 2014).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archiekins? Surprise!! We're having a 'Come As You Are' Party!"]
  2. 1. ["There's one thing I hate about eating......It spoils my appetite!"]
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  3. 2. Water Ya Know
    Archie
  4. 3. Sing You Sinner
    Archie
  5. 4. Meat d'Armour
    Archie
  6. 5. Fired with Enthusiasm
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  7. 6. Alias Mr. Lip!
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Snooty Snoot
    Archie
  9. 8. Pressing Business
    Archie's Principal Mr. Weatherbee
  10. 9. ["Here's a nice hiking outfit"]
    Jughead
  11. 10. Grundy Punch!
    Archie's Teacher Miss Grundy
  12. 11. The High Cost of Leaving
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  13. 12. A Nut at the Concert
    Archie
  14. 13. Do or Dine
    Archie's Rival Reggie
  15. 14. No Ifs, Ands, or Bets!
    Reggie
  16. 15. Jugly Duckling
    Veronica
  17. 16. I Like Isaac
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  18. 17. Picture Puzzle
    Archie
  19. 18. Dependent Descendant
    Archie's Pop
  20. 19. Don't Ticket So Hard
    Archie
  21. 20. Puppet Love
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. House About It?
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  23. 22. ["Put it on the cuff, Pop!"]
    Archie's Pals Pop Tait, Hooky Hogan, Dilton Doyly
  24. 23. U-Buy It Diet
    Archie
  25. 24. ["Let's See! They say fish is Brain Food..."]
    Chok'lit Shop Talk with Pop Tait
  26. 25. Neapolitan Bites
    Archie 'n' Jughead
  27. 26. Betty's Booty
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. The Corney Cornetists
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  29. 28. PTA (Problems of Teaching Archie) Page
    Archie's Teachers
  30. 29. For the Birds
    Archie
  31. 30. Pass Up the Muffins
    Betty
  32. 31. Dunce Upon a Time
    Archie and Reggie
  33. 32. The Dickens to Pay!
    Archie's Teacher Miss Grundy
  34. 33. Discharge an' Dat Charge
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  35. 34. Key to Success
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  36. 35. Look the Udder Way
    Archie
  37. 36. The Book Worm
    Archie
  38. 37. Water Guy
    Archie
  39. 38. ["Let's push Jughead into the pool!"]
    Guys 'n Gags
  40. 39. A Reel Gentleman
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  41. 40. Dirty Dog!
    Archie
  42. 41. Throw Out Your Chess
    Archie
  43. 42. A New Twist
    Archie
  44. 43. A Gas-ly Tale
    Archie
  45. 44. Suit Yourself
    Archie
  46. 45. Strife with Father
    Archie
  47. 46. ["It's the latest style... Green Lipstick!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  48. 47. ["I Was Here First!"]
    Archie's Rival Reggie
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