(August 1977)

Archie, 1968 Series
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Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
4 times a year in Jan., May, Aug. and Oct.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series [vertical]
Barcode
0271000698108
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 ordered a special mat for you girls!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews

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Carney Blarney (Table of Contents: 2)

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Ronnie, I'm going to take you where we can have the best time!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy (likeness on child's balloon); Waldo Weatherbee (likeness on child's balloon)
Synopsis
Reggie's favorite part of the carnival is the Hall of Mirrors.

Run Fun (Table of Contents: 3)

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From now on I'm going to run things in this class!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie insists on running things.
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Terse Verse (Table of Contents: 4)

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Moose saw me dancing with his Midge!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie describes a painful encounter with Moose.
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Brag Gag (Table of Contents: 5)

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I'll need fifteen minutes for my act!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie is about to perform at the Riverdale Follies.
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Arm Alarm (Table of Contents: 6)

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Ronnie, do you love me this much?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie mocks Archie's conversation with Veronica.
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Horn Scorn (Table of Contents: 7)

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I'd like students who own a wind instrument to raise their hand!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Professor Flutesnoot; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
In music class, Archie compares Reggie to an instrument.
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Eat Feat (Table of Contents: 8)

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D-uh, what's a cannibal?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
At the soda shop, Archie compares Reggie to a cannibal.
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Chair Scare (Table of Contents: 9)

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D-uh, Reggie, I hear you're datin' my girl!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
At the soda shop, Moose is after Reggie again.
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More Ounce to the Bounce (Table of Contents: 10)

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Rats! I've been looking everywhere for my viking helmet!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
During rehearsal for a play, Reggie can't find his viking helmet.

Animal Antics (Table of Contents: 11)

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You chicks should forget all about sports! You can't compete with us guys!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica calls Reggie a male chauvinist pig.
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Rise and Whine! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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Rise and shine, Li'l Jinx!!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Jinx has trouble getting out of bed in the morning.

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Don't laugh! Your ball is in here, too!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie's golf balls are in the rough.
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  • from Archie daily 19xx.xx.xx

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Reggie, the gym is taken over by girls!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie is allowed to use the gym provided he doesn't mix with the girls.

Indexer Notes

from Archie daily 19xx.xx.xx

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Reggie Gets Roasted (Table of Contents: 19)

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This super-sized lollipop goes to the biggest mouth in town!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The gang takes turns insulting Reggie.
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Reflection Perfection (Table of Contents: 20)

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Reggie, why are you always talking to yourself?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie enjoys chatting with his reflection.
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Snap Flap (Table of Contents: 21)

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Ha! Ha! Dig this nutty-looking kid in your album!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie looks at Moose's photo album.
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Big Dig (Table of Contents: 22)

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Archie, dressed like that you really look like a violinist!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie reviews Archie's violin playing.

Jab Jibe (Table of Contents: 23)

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Tsk! Tsk! Poor Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is suffering from skateboarding injuries.

You Know You Have an Ego Problem if... (Table of Contents: 24)

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---if you hate to take a shower because it clouds up your mirror!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Leonard Nimoy [as Mr. Spock]
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Indexer Notes

Series of single-panel gags finishing the sentence begun in the title.

Reggie's Word to the Wise Puzzle (Table of Contents: 25)

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Reggie is thinking about something that is close to him!
Characters
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Maze with letters along the way that spell out a sentence.

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Bore Chore (Table of Contents: 30)

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I can't sleep!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
In a cabin, Jughead has an idea to help Archie get to sleep.

Swing Thing (Table of Contents: 31)

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Moose, I don't want you swinging the bat that way!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie tries to show teammate Moose how to bat.

Vain Swain (Table of Contents: 32)

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Reg has a new policy with girls -- he no longer talks about himself!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Nancy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie tries talking to girls about them instead of about himself, but runs into a problem.

Thing Zing (Table of Contents: 33)

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Opportunity knocks, fair maiden!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie's pickup line fails.

Reggie Daffy-Nitions (Table of Contents: 34)

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Reggie has a way with words!
Characters
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Numbers are replaced with corresponding letters to complete humorous definitions.

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

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I would like to tell you about respect for parents.
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Letters from Terri Rutherford (1st prize) and Robert Andrews (2nd prize), plus instructions on joining the Archie Club.

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Eye Reply (Table of Contents: 40)

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Couple #5 wins the contest!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie and Midge win a dance marathon; Moose is not impressed.
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Bounce Trounce (Table of Contents: 41)

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Your football bounced and hit me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The boys' football hits Veronica.
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Switch Pitch (Table of Contents: 42)

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Gladys, this poem of yours is very corny!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Gladys
Synopsis
Reggie reviews Gladys' poem.
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Tree Glee (Table of Contents: 43)

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D-uh, Reggie look at the giant redwood!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose and Reggie look at a redwood tree.

Flip Quip (Table of Contents: 44)

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According to this -- skunks really lead the ideal life!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Browsing the R-S volume of the encyclopedia during study hall, Reggie observes that it would be nice to be a skunk; Archie naturally has a comeback.

Pride Chide (Table of Contents: 45)

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Without doubt I have the biggest bat in our league!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie expects to play major league baseball.
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Keywords
baseball

Tragic Magic (Table of Contents: 46)

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I wish I could perform magic!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The boys attend a magic show.
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Don't tell me, Reggie! Let me guess--Archie beat you!?!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
On the tennis court, Reggie's racket is broken over Archie's head.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I ordered a special mat for you girls!"]
    Reggie
  2. 1. ["Hostess brings you 2 delicious All-Star snacks: Hostess Cup Cakes and Twinkies"]
  3. 2. Carney Blarney
    Reggie
  4. 3. Run Fun
    Reggie
  5. 4. Terse Verse
    Reggie
  6. 5. Brag Gag
    Reggie
  7. 6. Arm Alarm
    Reggie
  8. 7. Horn Scorn
    Reggie
  9. 8. Eat Feat
    Reggie
  10. 9. Chair Scare
    Reggie
  11. 10. More Ounce to the Bounce
    Reggie
  12. 11. Animal Antics
    Reggie
  13. 12. ["Join the Youth Opportunity Sales Club! It's easy to earn super prizes"]
  14. 13. Rise and Whine!
    Li'l Jinx
  15. 14. ["Don't laugh! Your ball is in here, too!"]
    Reggie's Gag Bag
  16. 15. ["Reggie, the gym is taken over by girls!"]
    Reggie's Gag Bag
  17. 16. ["Icee... cool, delicious and full of fun!"]
  18. 17. ["Strong arms make all the difference!"]
  19. 18. ["100 little dolls all for $2.50"]
  20. 19. Reggie Gets Roasted
    Reggie
  21. 20. Reflection Perfection
    Reggie
  22. 21. Snap Flap
    Reggie
  23. 22. Big Dig
    Reggie
  24. 23. Jab Jibe
    Reggie
  25. 24. You Know You Have an Ego Problem if...
    Reggie
  26. 25. Reggie's Word to the Wise Puzzle
  27. 26. ["One Jughead Digest coming up!"]
  28. 27. ["Here's your Archie 3 for $1.00 checklist!"]
  29. 28. The Banana Boogie
    Josie and the Pussycats; Lite'ms
  30. 29. ["Make extra cash no real "selling" just show this sample we give you free!"]
    Engravaplates
  31. 30. Bore Chore
    Reggie
  32. 31. Swing Thing
    Reggie
  33. 32. Vain Swain
    Reggie
  34. 33. Thing Zing
    Reggie
  35. 34. Reggie Daffy-Nitions
  36. 35. ["All 4 iron-on transfers"]
    PH Sales
  37. 36. ["I would like to tell you about respect for parents."]
    Archie Club News
  38. 37. ["It'll be one big laugh after another, when you order Laugh Comics Digest No 12"]
  39. 38. ["It's something special! It's a giant Jughead with Archie comics digest (no 22) in full color!"]
  40. 39. ["Super bodybuilding course-"]
    Universal Bodybuilding
  41. 40. Eye Reply
    Reggie
  42. 41. Bounce Trounce
    Reggie
  43. 42. Switch Pitch
    Reggie
  44. 43. Tree Glee
    Reggie
  45. 44. Flip Quip
    Reggie
  46. 45. Pride Chide
    Reggie
  47. 46. Tragic Magic
    Reggie
  48. 47. ["Don't tell me, Reggie! Let me guess--Archie beat you!?!"]
    Reggie Pin-Up
  49. 48. ["Enjoy the best of old-time radio!"]
    Mirobar Sales Corp.
  50. 49. ["Earn famous name prizes or cash the easy Olympic way!"]
  51. 50. ["Happy days at S. L. C."]
    Sales Leadership Club
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