(1954)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
once a year
On-sale Date
1954-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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Issue Notes

On sale date from a promo in Archie Comics #66.

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Boy, did I have a dream last night, Jug!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
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Charge of the Fright Brigade! (Table of Contents: 2)

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Has your dramatic club decided on a play for this year, yet, Veronica?
Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
The drama group decides to put on a play about a man from Mars.

Food For Thought! (Table of Contents: 3)

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I can't seem to find anything wrong with you Jughead!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; J. Curem
Synopsis
Jughead goes to the doctor because he doesn't feel well.

Made to Order! (Table of Contents: 4)

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Arch, why were you hanging around the principal's office? What'd you do this time?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead tries to sell Mr. Weatherbee some hair tonic.

Snooze to Me! (Table of Contents: 5)

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Attention, class!-- Now are there any questions before we begin the test?--- No?- All right, then--- Jughead Jones!-- Are you listening?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Jughead gets out of a test by pretending to sleepwalk in school.

Birth of a Notion! (Table of Contents: 6)

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Oh no!-- Jug!!-- No!-- Don't!--- Omigosh!!---- You-- you've got s-so much to l-live for!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Jughead is spending some time alone with Midge.

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Dumb Bunny! (Table of Contents: 8)

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What're you doing Souphead?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Jughead Jones; Souphead
Synopsis
Souphead has a rabbit to help him with math.

Sweater Boy! (Table of Contents: 9)

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Hey Moose! What are you gonna get your girl, Midge for her birthday next week?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Midge's new sweater gets caught on a nail.

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Who Suds So? (Table of Contents: 11)

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Hi Betty! I'm just about to wash my hair! That is as soon as Jughead gets back from the store with my shampoo!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica gives Jughead two dollars to pick up a specific shampoo, but instead he buys a bargain shampoo.

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Sick and Fired! (Table of Contents: 13)

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Jughead? I thought you were working at the Chok'lit Shop today? Why are you home so early?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Gladys Jones; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead isn't working because of sickness.

The Block Buster! (Table of Contents: 14)

Souphead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I show them! They can't treat me like a baby anymore!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Souphead
Synopsis
Souphead is running away from home, by going around the block.

Kiss of Death! (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Midge, you look bluer than a cross-eyed carpenter's thumb! What's the worry?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Midge demands that Moose let her see other boys and when he refuses she kisses Jughead.

Iron Constitution! (Table of Contents: 16)

Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Oh, isn't it thrilling! I just love football!
Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Bull-Dozer Harrigan
Synopsis
The Riverdale High football team has to deal with a tough opponent who head butts players in the stomach.

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Find the route from start to finish that adds up to 54!
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B. Tucher

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No Moose is Good Moose (Table of Contents: 19)

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Beautiful country, eh boys?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; Elmer
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge invites Archie and Jughead into the woods to go moose hunting.

Bitter Batter (Table of Contents: 20)

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All morning I've been waiting for my lunch period, and now I find I left my money home! Please fellas-- lend me some cash!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Farley
Synopsis
The class is supposed to take a teacher to lunch and Jughead is assigned to take Mr. Weatherbee.

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What did Jughead dream about last night? To find out, insert the first letter of each object in the squares below!
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Jughead Jones

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To Eats His Own (Table of Contents: 23)

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I haven't seen Veronica around all day, Jughead said. She's not sick, is she, Arch?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Jughead Jones [Francis Q. Dimwiddy]; Roberts
Synopsis
Jughead disguises himself as a businessman to attend the Lodge fancy dinner.

Footloose and Fancy! (Table of Contents: 24)

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Oh you poor boy! I didn't know things were so bad with you!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Svenson; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Jughead is going around school barefoot.

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Across 1- Archie's girl

Indexer Notes

Three crossword puzzles.

Too Much Spirit! (Table of Contents: 27)

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Sufferin' Seminoles, Jughead! Where in the name of Sitting Bull are you toting that totem to?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Jughead, carrying a totem pole for good luck, rents it to Reggie.

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Aunts in His Pants! (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

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Hey girls! Jughead's aunt is visiting him, and guess what her name is? Ha, ha, - it's hilarious!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Eda
Synopsis
Archie is laughing that Jughead has aunt Eda at his house and Reggie thinks he means an anteater.

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Aim to Please! (Table of Contents: 31)

Souphead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Step right up, folks, for the best show on the midway!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Jughead Jones; Souphead; Carvo
Synopsis
Jughead and Souphead watch a knife-throwing act.

A Little Bid of Heaven! (Table of Contents: 32)

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Out! Get out you dad-blamed nuisance! And never darken my refrigerator door again!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is upset at Jughead so he tries to buy a golf club Mr. Lodge wants.

Frozen Assets (Table of Contents: 33)

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Hey Jughead! Today is the day! Remember? That two bucks I loaned you is due today! Please remit!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead offers to pay off the two bucks he owes Reggie with theater tickets, but Reggie wants cold cash.

The Jitters-Bug (Table of Contents: 34)

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Now that the School Dance Committee has decided on the dance contest judges - that leaves us the refreshment problem! Who shall we put in charge?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Jughead discovers Moose trying to learn to dance and Moose forces Jughead to help him learn.

In the Bag (Table of Contents: 35)

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Master Archie calling, Miss Veronica!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Jenks; Red Jaques
Synopsis
Jughead gets a job as a golf caddy.
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Fun Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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What did Veronica see when she went out to the farm?
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Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge

Inseparable Pals (Table of Contents: 37)

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Jeepers, Jughead... a real pair of handcuffs!-- Hey, let's see them, huh?-- You got a key for them?-- Do they work?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie handcuffs Jughead and Midge together.

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Munch Obliged! (Table of Contents: 39)

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I caught him eating during class hours, again!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tells Jughead that he has to confine his eating to lunch time.

Dutch and Go (Table of Contents: 40)

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Jug, you ought to be more interested in girls! They're really harmless! Why don't you ask Betty to the costume party?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead asks Betty to go to a costume party.

Words Fail Me! (Table of Contents: 41)

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But Miss Grundy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Miss Grundy has to go to the library and appoints Jughead as class custodian.

Artists and Doodles (Table of Contents: 42)

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Now students of the Friday art appreciation class... we'll see how much you've learned about these copies of paintings... who can identify this one?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Miss Grundy tests the kids on their art knowledge.
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Loan Wolf (Table of Contents: 43)

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Say Archie, do you mind if I borrow a tie?
Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead has a date with both Betty and Veronica.

Belly Acher! (Table of Contents: 44)

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What seems to be the trouble, Jughead?
Genre
humor; teen
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Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead visits the doctor because his stomach hurts.

Steaks Alive (Table of Contents: 45)

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Sure, Ronnie, I'll put this fencing around your flower garden, but I'll need some wooden stakes to attach it to!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie needs to buy twelve stakes, but Jughead thinks he means steaks.

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Forbitten Fruit (Table of Contents: 47)

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Oh no! You didn't lose your job again?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Murgatroyd
Synopsis
Jughead gets a job at a hat shop.

It's In the Brag! (Table of Contents: 48)

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G'wan! Anything your cousin can do, my cousin can do better!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Souphead
Synopsis
Souphead thinks Jughead is better than his friend's cousin.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Boy, did I have a dream last night, Jug!"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. ["You can always judge a person by the company he keeps, kids!"]
  3. 2. Charge of the Fright Brigade!
    Jughead
  4. 3. Food For Thought!
    Jughead
  5. 4. Made to Order!
    Jughead
  6. 5. Snooze to Me!
    Jughead
  7. 6. Birth of a Notion!
    Jughead
  8. 7. ["Read Laugh 'cause the world reads Laugh with you!"]
  9. 8. Dumb Bunny!
    Souphead
  10. 9. Sweater Boy!
    Jughead
  11. 10. ["Super Duck stands head & shoulders above the crowd!"]
  12. 11. Who Suds So?
    Jughead
  13. 12. ["For a king-size laugh... buy Wilbur Comics"]
  14. 13. Sick and Fired!
    Jughead
  15. 14. The Block Buster!
    Souphead
  16. 15. Kiss of Death!
    Jughead
  17. 16. Iron Constitution!
    Jughead
  18. 17. ["Find the route from start to finish that adds up to 54!"]
    Fun Page
  19. 18. ["The best automobile sticker"]
  20. 19. No Moose is Good Moose
    Jughead
  21. 20. Bitter Batter
    Jughead
  22. 21. ["What did Jughead dream about last night? To find out, insert the first letter of each object in the squares below!"]
    Fun Page
  23. 22. ["Suzie "the dreamboat special" is docked again at your favorite newsstand!"]
  24. 23. To Eats His Own
    Jughead
  25. 24. Footloose and Fancy!
    Jughead
  26. 25. ["If you knew Ginger, like we know Ginger you'd run to your nearest newsdealer and get the latest copy of Ginger Comics!"]
  27. 26. ["Across 1- Archie's girl"]
    Crossword Puzzles Page
  28. 27. Too Much Spirit!
    Jughead
  29. 28. ["Archie, the pied piper!"]
  30. 29. Aunts in His Pants!
    Jughead
  31. 30. ["Hurry! Don't be late! Keep that date! With Katy Keene"]
  32. 31. Aim to Please!
    Souphead
  33. 32. A Little Bid of Heaven!
    Jughead
  34. 33. Frozen Assets
    Jughead
  35. 34. The Jitters-Bug
    Jughead
  36. 35. In the Bag
    Jughead
  37. 36. ["What did Veronica see when she went out to the farm?"]
    Fun Page
  38. 37. Inseparable Pals
    Jughead
  39. 38. ["Wow! Just wait till you read our second issue of the Betty and Veronica Annual, kids! It's even better than the first issue!"]
  40. 39. Munch Obliged!
    Jughead
  41. 40. Dutch and Go
    Jughead
  42. 41. Words Fail Me!
    Jughead
  43. 42. Artists and Doodles
    Jughead
  44. 43. Loan Wolf
    Jughead
  45. 44. Belly Acher!
    Jughead
  46. 45. Steaks Alive
    Jughead
  47. 46. ["America's most popular teenage comic group!"]
  48. 47. Forbitten Fruit
    Jughead
  49. 48. It's In the Brag!
    Souphead
  50. 49. ["Check the kind of body you want!"]
    Charles Atlas
  51. 50. ["Junior space pilots on the beam!"]
    White Cloverine Brand Salve
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