([January] 1960)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
On-sale Date
1960-01-19
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
John Goldwater (credited as John L. Goldwater) (editor)

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 14, Part 1, Number 1, Books and Pamphlets, Including Serials and Contributions to Periodicals, January-June 1960. Copyright registration number A436124. Copyright given to Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Also listed as a part of the Archie Giant Series in the catalog. John L. Goldwater also listed as editor per the catalog entry.
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Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Take me to your leader!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
An alien tugs at Jughead's shirt in front of the high school. This is a teaser for a UFO-related story inside.
Keywords
alien; floating head; UFO

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Harem Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pressure Cooker (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Hiya, Archie boy! What's the good word?
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Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead tries to help Archie get Veronica back, but Veronica finds out how Jughead pressured Betty and Reggie with money they owed him and Moose with homework help.
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White Cloverine Brand Salve / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mars-Taken Identity (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Has your dramatic club decided on a play for this year Betty!
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Archie's Pal Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Professor Flootsnoot; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Jughead's idea for the school play is an invasion from Mars, so he dresses up in a Martian costume at school to convince the faculty.

Swell Guy (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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What's in the case, Juggie?
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Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead helps Reggie look more muscular with sponges under his sweater. When it rains and Reggie "flexes," he squeezes the water out in Veronica's face.
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Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Troubled Times (Table of Contents: 7)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Ten seconds to go.....
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie isn't getting in trouble in school. Jughead explains that it's because Reggie isn't chasing Veronica, so Archie thinks he's up to something. Reggie explains that it's because Betty quit chasing Archie, so he can't get near Veronica. Betty explains that it's because of Mr. Weatherbee's speech about being satisfied with what you have. Mr. Weatherbee gives a speech to the school about ambition and everyone goes back to normal, with Archie in the principal's office again.
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Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Medal For Jughead (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Sure! I won that baseball trophy last year! Those two medals are mine, too!
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Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The gang feels bad because they've all won medals, but Jughead hasn't. They find reasons to offer him their medals, but he refuses them all. He wins a trophy for having the most loyal friends.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Spotlight Digest: Archie 75th Anniversary Digest (Archie, 2016 series) #12.

Guess Who? (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Mmmmm... I love chocolate ice cream! Smack!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Greg; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx exits an ice cream parlor and Greg comes behind her, puts his hands over her eyes and says, "Guess who?" She guess six different names before he says she is correct, but now her ice cream has been eaten while she guessed.

Money Hungry (Table of Contents: 11)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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I'll have a nice, tall, ice cold glass of water, Pops!
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Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead is the only one spending money at the Choklit Shoppe. The rest of the gang threatens to boycott if Pop Tate serves him. He doesn't want to lose their business, so he offers them all ice cream, for free. They all pay Jughead their allowances, because he had bet them he could get Pop Tate to give away free ice cream.
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Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Colorfoto / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Late Lamented (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Morning, Arch!
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Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee complains that Archie and Jughead are always late, so they arrive very early the next day. This confuses the other students, who think it's time for the second class already. Soon, everyone in the school is confused about the schedule. Mr. Weatherbee tells them not to arrive before ten a.m. from then on.
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Dick Clark (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty and Veronica presents the Star of the Month / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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'The Pied Piper of Philadelphia,' they call him, and 'Mr. Teenager' and 'The Number One Hit Maker in the Nation.'
Genre
biography
Characters
Dick Clark (photo)
Synopsis
Biography of Dick Clark.

Nothing But The Truth! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yeow!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Hap Holliday; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx's father slips on a banana peel and asks if she knows where he found it. She guesses he found it on a banana.

Snow Flakes (Table of Contents: 17)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Snow! Phooey!
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Archie's Pal Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Uncle Herman
Synopsis
Jughead shovels snow from the sidewalk and throws half a bucket of ashes on the ice, to prevent slipping. He throws the other half of the ashes over the fence and it lands on a policeman. To prevent the problem recurring, Uncle Herman puts an awning over the sidewalk. The awning breaks and drops snow on the head of the same policeman. The policeman says he'll forgive if the sidewalk is clean of snow by the time he runs around the block. They spray it with hot water and the policeman slides on it when he comes in running. Herman puts himself in jail.

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Honor House Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Rembrandt Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Who’s Zoo? (Table of Contents: 20)

Jughead / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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Okay, class! Today, we'll practise boxing! Jughead.. your assignment is to box one round with Reggie!
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Archie's Pal Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Coach Kleats makes Jughead box with Reggie and Reggie punches Jughead out. Jughead's Uncle Herman offers his Jekyll and Hyde formula to give Jughead a fighting chance. Jughead refuses and pretends to be hypnotized while Uncle Herman gets the formula. He returns to the room to find a gorilla and thinks it's Jughead. The gorilla beats up Uncle Herman, who insists to the police that it's Jughead. The gorilla ends up back in the zoo and Uncle Herman ends up in the sanitarium.
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Archie's Madhouse / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Rhyme Without Reason (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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There once was a bear...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Two half-page gags narrated in verse form.

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Honor House Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Sport Cars / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Plane And Fancied (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Batten down the hatches! Lock the doors! They're coming!
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Archie's Pal Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Reggie pranks Miss Grundy by tying a tiny paper airplane to a fly. Miss Grundy thinks Martians are invading. Mr. Weatherbee sees it too and smashes it with a book, discovering the prank. Jughead passes a note by making a paper airplane of it and it flies out the classroom window, into Mr. Weatherbee's window. Mr. Weatherbee plans to intercept the meeting by the birdbath. He ends up being at the site of an actual plane crash.
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Flight and Wrong (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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I don't know what it is, Veronica, but there's something different about you today!
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Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead encourages Betty to be a tom-boy to attract Archie's attention. They build a giant box kite and it flies away in the wind with Jughead holding on. Jughead finally lands in the city reservoir and makes his way back wrapped in the sheets from the kite.

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

Book Friends (Table of Contents: 28)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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You're going to be late for classes, Jug! The warning bell just rang!
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Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Jughead gets in trouble for writing his western novel in class. Mr. Weatherbee finds the novel so interesting he makes Jughead finish it.

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Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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American Geographical Society / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Take me to your leader!"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. ["America's greatest ring bargains"]
    Harem Co.
  3. 2. Pressure Cooker
    Jughead
  4. 3. ["Win a big prize!"]
    White Cloverine Brand Salve
  5. 4. Mars-Taken Identity
    Jughead
  6. 5. Swell Guy
    Jughead
  7. 6. ["We're giving away free copies of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals!"]
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  8. 7. Troubled Times
    Mr. Weatherbee
  9. 8. ["Treasure chest of fun"]
    Honor House Products
  10. 9. A Medal For Jughead
    Jughead
  11. 10. Guess Who?
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. Money Hungry
    Jughead
  13. 12. ["Frontier cabin"]
    Frontier Cabin
  14. 13. ["'First time ever'"]
    Colorfoto
  15. 14. Late Lamented
    Archie
  16. 15. Dick Clark
    Betty and Veronica presents the Star of the Month
  17. 16. Nothing But The Truth!
    Li'l Jinx
  18. 17. Snow Flakes
    Jughead
  19. 18. ["Build your own hot rod"]
    Honor House Products
  20. 19. ["8 record hits only $1.00"]
    Rembrandt Co.
  21. 20. Who’s Zoo?
    Jughead
  22. 21. ["'No!' screamed Archie and the gang, 'You can't make edible comic books by printing them in prune juice on thin slices of mozzarella cheese!'"]
    Archie's Madhouse
  23. 22. Rhyme Without Reason
    Jughead
  24. 23. ["Amazing wrist radio"]
    Honor House Products
  25. 24. ["40 foreign and American cars only $1"]
    Sport Cars
  26. 25. Plane And Fancied
    Jughead
  27. 26. Flight and Wrong
    Jughead
  28. 27. ["We've been shooting for giant, fun-filled books that we know you'll like"]
    Archie Comics
  29. 28. Book Friends
    Jughead
  30. 29. ["My name is Charles Atlas."]
    Charles Atlas
  31. 30. ["Imagine 'touring' England for only 10¢"]
    American Geographical Society
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