(May 1972)

Archie, 1968 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
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Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #5-28)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

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I'm asking Reggie what I can do to make Riverdale more beautiful!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge

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Proof Reproof (Table of Contents: 2)

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You know, Big Moose, your trouble is your terrible temper!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie proves that Moose has a terrible temper.
Keywords
snow

Mean Teen (Table of Contents: 3)

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Reggie is so selfish, he won't give you the time of day!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie is complaining that Reggie won't let anyone touch something that belongs to Reggie.
Keywords
snow

Note Quote (Table of Contents: 4)

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Son, here comes Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Mantle; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie is sick so Archie reads his notes of history class to him.

Date Fate (Table of Contents: 5)

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Sally just invited me into her dad's discotheque!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Sally has invited Reggie to her dad's discotheque so he's going to call Betty and break his date with her.

Bout Clout (Table of Contents: 6)

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Look! Reggie is walking to Archie's corner before the fight!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie tries some psychology on Archie before the boxing match.

Topped (Table of Contents: 7)

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This will impress the girls!
Genre
humor; teen
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Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tops Reggie at ice skating by admitting he's not as good as Reggie.
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Keywords
ice skating

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Puck Shots (Table of Contents: 9)

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Moose is our high scorer with 63 goals!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Miss Grundy

Indexer Notes

Six two-panel comics about ice hockey.

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Cut Strut (Table of Contents: 11)

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I'm a boss skiier because my skis have great carving power!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie shows the carving power of his skis.

Rave Favor (Table of Contents: 12)

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Can I carry your books home, Ronnie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie asks Veronica if he can carry her books home.
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Green Scene (Table of Contents: 13)

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What's a coal truck doing at a bank?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie wonders what a coal truck is doing at the bank.
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Reggie Mantle's Family Hall of Shame (Table of Contents: 14)

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At Gettysburg, Ulysses Mantle battled for 24 hours ---
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Ulysses Mantle; Davy Mantle; Ug Mantle
Synopsis
Various anscestors of Reggie.

Space Terms for Winter Sports (Table of Contents: 15)

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Tracking system
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
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Indexer Notes

Ten cartoons applying space age terms, such as tracking system, all stages go, space race, to winter sports.

Show and Tell! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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Please read me a bedtime story, daddy!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Halliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx wants her daddy to read her a bedtime story, but her dad wants to watch the ballgame.

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Chime Time (Table of Contents: 19)

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Good night, daddy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie wonders why Mr. Lodge called Veronica "Cinderella"?
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Bag Gag (Table of Contents: 20)

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What's with Jughead?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews]
Synopsis
Jughead is down because Reggie and Archie won't let him sing.

Birthday Gifts We Can Do Without! (Table of Contents: 21)

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Pop Tate
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; The Rolling Rocks; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Useless gifts for various people.

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Hill Skill (Table of Contents: 23)

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Wow! Look at Reggie ski!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie tells his secret for looking good skiing.

Wig Gig (Table of Contents: 24)

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Pop, I bet your new toupee was made in Teheran!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Reggie bets Pop's new toupee was made in Teheran.

Quiet Riot (Table of Contents: 25)

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Mimes do their act in complete silence!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jocko; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica wonders why you never see a girl mime.

Clock Yock (Table of Contents: 26)

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I know I'm the greatest!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica says her clock will give her opinion of Reggie.

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Snow Snicker (Table of Contents: 28)

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Do you recognize him, Reggie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Klobber; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie meets the bully who kicks sand in his face at the beach on the ski slope.
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Slick Pick (Table of Contents: 29)

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Reggie, have you finished interviewing those girls for the reporter job?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie has to pick a new female reporter for the school paper.

Fall Crawl (Table of Contents: 30)

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Skiing is a wonderful sport for strengthening the feet!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica thinks skiing is a wonderful sport for strengthening the feet.
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Paddle Twaddle (Table of Contents: 31)

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I'm the only one who uses a mirror surface on his paddle!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie uses a ping pong paddle with a mirror surface.
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Sap Gap (Table of Contents: 32)

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Arch, I've half a mind to knock your block off!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie has half a mind to knock Archie's block off.

Noise Annoys (Table of Contents: 33)

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Melissa, turn up the volume!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Melissa
Synopsis
Melissa's dad wants Melissa to turn the radio up.

Reggie's Rave Riddles (Table of Contents: 34)

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All the answers begin with the letter A!
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Eight questions with answers that begin with the letter "A".

Nag Gag (Table of Contents: 35)

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I told you your hypnotist friend was a fake!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead's hypnotist friend tried to make Reggie believe he was a horse.

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Act Tact (Table of Contents: 37)

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Dig me, gang! I can act Hamlet!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie bets there is one thing Archie can't act.

The Smile (Table of Contents: 38)

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Arch, I heard you got a new camera!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie asks Archie to take his picture, but Archie has no intention of doing so.
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Tragic Magic (Table of Contents: 40)

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Reggie! Let me interrupt you! It's my turn to supply the entertainment!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Zandu; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge has a magician make Reggie disappear.
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Ball Brawl (Table of Contents: 41)

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Archie, let's have a snowball fight!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Despite no snow on the ground, Reggie challenges Archie to a snowball fight.

Rash Trash (Table of Contents: 42)

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Where are you going with that trash, Reggie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie is throwing away everything that's worthless to the team.

Seat Treat (Table of Contents: 43)

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Are we glad to see you boys!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The girls are cold from skiing while Reggie and Archie have sleds.

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If I ever learned a lesson, I learned one thing!
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Ethel Muggs

Indexer Notes

Letters from Joan Jessiman, Alicia Garcia, and Marla Enfield.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 47)

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Indexer Notes

On the bottom of the first page of Archie Club News.

[Honor House Prod. Corp.] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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Fear Snear (Table of Contents: 49)

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Dilton, I read 200 pages from your book!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doily; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie has read 200 pages of Dilton's book, Acquiring Courage.

Pet Fret (Table of Contents: 50)

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Wonder what's taking Hot Dog so long!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Jughead whistles for Hot Dog, but it takes a while before he shows up.

Mad Lad (Table of Contents: 51)

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Archie, I oughta clobber you!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie has a complaint about Archie's gossip column in the school paper.
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More Reggie's Illustrated Hip Talk (Table of Contents: 52)

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Why do you have to boot me?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Objects using slang terms.

Something Special (Table of Contents: 53)

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Wow! A date with the most marvelous person in all the world!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie misunderstands when Reggie talks about a date with the most marvelous person in the world.
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D-uh--- what's Reggie so uptight about, Midge?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Keywords
drive-in theater

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I'm asking Reggie what I can do to make Riverdale more beautiful!!"]
    Reggie
  2. 1. ["Do you need extra money?"]
  3. 2. Proof Reproof
    Reggie
  4. 3. Mean Teen
    Reggie
  5. 4. Note Quote
    Reggie
  6. 5. Date Fate
    Reggie
  7. 6. Bout Clout
    Reggie
  8. 7. Topped
    Reggie
  9. 8. ["The wonderful wacky way out world of the Ding-A-Lings"]
  10. 9. Puck Shots
    Reggie
  11. 10. ["Earn, baby, earn!"]
    International Correspondence Schools
  12. 11. Cut Strut
    Reggie
  13. 12. Rave Favor
    Reggie
  14. 13. Green Scene
    Reggie
  15. 14. Reggie Mantle's Family Hall of Shame
    Reggie
  16. 15. Space Terms for Winter Sports
    Reggie
  17. 16. Show and Tell!
    Li'l Jinx
  18. 17. ["Enter the wonderful world of amazing live sea-monkeys"]
  19. 18. ["Enjoy an exciting, romantic, impressive look anytime!"]
  20. 19. Chime Time
    Reggie
  21. 20. Bag Gag
    Reggie
  22. 21. Birthday Gifts We Can Do Without!
    Reggie
  23. 22. ["Get in the groove for a giant fun-in!"]
  24. 23. Hill Skill
    Reggie
  25. 24. Wig Gig
    Reggie
  26. 25. Quiet Riot
    Reggie
  27. 26. Clock Yock
    Reggie
  28. 27. ["Any 14 of these hit records for only $2.86"]
  29. 28. Snow Snicker
    Reggie
  30. 29. Slick Pick
    Reggie
  31. 30. Fall Crawl
    Reggie
  32. 31. Paddle Twaddle
    Reggie
  33. 32. Sap Gap
    Reggie
  34. 33. Noise Annoys
    Reggie
  35. 34. Reggie's Rave Riddles
    Reggie
  36. 35. Nag Gag
    Reggie
  37. 36. ["50 little dolls with clothes for all 50 - all for $1.00"]
  38. 37. Act Tact
    Reggie
  39. 38. The Smile
    Reggie
  40. 39. ["Order the big 3 and get comics free"]
  41. 40. Tragic Magic
    Reggie
  42. 41. Ball Brawl
    Reggie
  43. 42. Rash Trash
    Reggie
  44. 43. Seat Treat
    Reggie
  45. 44. ["Monster size monsters"]
  46. 45. ["Save these valuable postage stamps now while they last!"]
  47. 46. ["If I ever learned a lesson, I learned one thing!"]
    Archie Club News
  48. 47. Statement of Ownership
  49. 48. [Honor House Prod. Corp.]
  50. 49. Fear Snear
    Reggie
  51. 50. Pet Fret
    Jughead
  52. 51. Mad Lad
    Reggie
  53. 52. More Reggie's Illustrated Hip Talk
    Reggie
  54. 53. Something Special
    Reggie
  55. 54. ["D-uh--- what's Reggie so uptight about, Midge?"]
    Reggie Pin Up
  56. 55. ["Reward $11,750.00 for this coin!"]
  57. 56. ["Famous name prizes or cash the easy way!"]
    Olympic Sales Club
  58. 57. ["$1.00 worth of fast selling flower and vegetable seeds to show you how easy it is to make money and earn prizes!"]
    Youth Opportunity Sales Club
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