(Summer 1953)

Archie, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1953-06-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
An Archie Magazine Approved Reading
Editing
John Goldwater (editor-in-chief); Harry Shorten (managing editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Reggie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I just saw the rodeo, Veronica! Wow! Are those cowboys good at throwing the bulls!
Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Reprints

Pen Pals (Table of Contents: 1)

Reggie / comic story / 2.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
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Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Reggie! You rat! You double-crosser! You worm!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
When Reggie cheats Archie out of a profit on his mail-order pens, Archie gets revenge by faking a recall.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Ticket Stubbed (Table of Contents: 3)

Reggie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
?
Colors
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Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How would you like to make yourself a five-spot, Jughead?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead sells his prom ticket to Reggie, who shows up assuming that it's a ticket for the Riverdale prom.

Gift of Grab (Table of Contents: 4)

Ginger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (signed as S.)
Inks
?
Colors
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Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Holy cow, Bunny, where'd you get the new gas buggy?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Ickky; Bunny Clarke
Synopsis
Bunny flaunts her birthday gifts.

Powerful Pet (Table of Contents: 5)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Jughead! -- What makes you look so happy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Jughead's pet skunk Reggie causes a stink at Riverdale High.

Oh, I See! (Table of Contents: 6)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wilbur, phone call for you!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Wilbur gets a phone call while bathing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Reggie Reports From Film-Land / text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
John Wayne "dictates" to shapely co-star
Genre
non-fiction

Polio Facts for 1953 (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Letters
typeset

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

Reggie Fun Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can you name the famous actor this drawing represents?

Indexer Notes

Includes rebus, coloring activity, secret message, and drawing activity.

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

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica Fun Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can you get through this maze by making only two stops?

Indexer Notes

Includes maze, drawing activity, written joke, and dizzy quiz.

The Loan Ranger! (Table of Contents: 11)

Reggie / comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, I saw you slip that shopworn casanova a ten dollar bill!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Ophelia Glutenschnable; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Reggie double-cross each other with their loan schemes.

Indexer Notes

Ophelia's last name is spelled as "Glu√ętenschnable" in this story.

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

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Seer Sucker (Table of Contents: 14)

Reggie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi Betty! How's the old charity bazaar going?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie tries to play a trick on Jughead at his fortune teller carnival booth.

Bird-Brain (Table of Contents: 15)

Reggie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey curly-locks, what's with the high powered spectacles? Studying to be a peeping Thomas?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
When Archie and the girls go bird watching, Reggie dresses up as a giant chicken and accidentally gets shot by Jughead.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Reggie Fun Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Indexer Notes

Includes optical illusion, rebus, dizzy quiz, and two fun facts.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Tie Score (Table of Contents: 18)

Reggie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at that! Why does my Aunt Agatha hate me so much? This horror is her birthday gift!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead makes a bet that he can sell Reggie's tie.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I just saw the rodeo, Veronica! Wow! Are those cowboys good at throwing the bulls!"]
    Reggie
  2. 1. Pen Pals
    Reggie
  3. 2. ["A blessed event!"]
    Archie
  4. 3. Ticket Stubbed
    Reggie
  5. 4. Gift of Grab
    Ginger
  6. 5. Powerful Pet
    Reggie
  7. 6. Oh, I See!
    Wilbur
  8. 7. ["John Wayne "dictates" to shapely co-star"]
    Reggie Reports From Film-Land
  9. 8. Polio Facts for 1953
  10. 9. ["Can you name the famous actor this drawing represents?"]
    Reggie Fun Page
  11. 10. ["Can you get through this maze by making only two stops?"]
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica Fun Page
  12. 11. The Loan Ranger!
    Reggie
  13. 12. ["Archie has built a strong foundation!"]
    Archie
  14. 13. ["Ready soon!"]
    Archie
  15. 14. Seer Sucker
    Reggie
  16. 15. Bird-Brain
    Reggie
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Reggie Fun Page
  18. 17. ["Come up and see us sometime!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Tie Score
    Reggie
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