(Summer 1959)

Archie, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US; then Standard Silver Age US; then Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Archie, I'm going for a dip on the east end of the beach!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Harry Lucey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lucey

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle

Chance Encounter (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Mrs. Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Vicki
Synopsis:
Archie avoids a new girl in town because he doesn't want Veronica to think he's dating the girl. It turns out that the girl is Veronica's cousin.

Habit Foaming (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica argue about breaking bad habits.

Evil Eyeful (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Midge
Synopsis:
Jughead pretends to have an evil eye and practices on his friends.
Reprints:

Pearl Reckless (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Midge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
When Moose rescues Archie and Veronica from the ocean, Veronica notices her pearl necklace is missing. Later, Archie sees Moose giving Midge a pearl necklace and assumes it's Veronica's.
Reprints:

Run For Your Life! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Reprints:

That Old Feline (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Reggie buys a black cat from Jughead when he learns that it is missing and there is a reward for it.
Reprints:

Slighty Moth-eaten (Table of Contents)

Archie's Rival Reggie / comic story / 2.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Leroy
Synopsis:
Leroy gives Reggie moths that he can use to pull a prank in the movie theater. Unfortunately, Leroy doesn't know the difference between moths and bees.

The Bells Are Ringing (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Moose reads a sign that says "Please ring bell for caretaker" and asks the caretaker why he can't ring the bell himself.

The Truth Hurts! (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Harold ?
Pencils:
Joe Harold
Inks:
Joe Harold ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Harold ?

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Shrimpy; unnamed girl; unnamed boy
Reprints:

Buffalo Bill (Table of Contents)

American Heritage / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Article about Buffalo Bill.

["Top value in comics!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Archie Annual (Archie, 1950 series) #11.

Doctor's Care! (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
When Moose believes he swallowed buckshot, Archie and Reggie make him believe the results will be disastrous.
Reprints:

Swingin' Miss! (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girl Betty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Moore
Pencils:
Tom Moore
Inks:
Tom Moore
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tom Moore

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Betty is "Coach For a Day" and assigns positions based on the personalities of the players.
Reprints:

Teachers' Fret (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo)
Synopsis:
Reggie tries to convince Mr. Weatherbee that he didn't pull a prank.
Reprints:

["You'll laugh like the dickens!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Christmas Stocking / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Ebenezer Scrooge
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Archie Giant Series Magazine (Archie, 1954 series) #6.

The Defense Rests (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie decide to take the rap for something they didn't do to shake up Mr. Weatherbee's confidence.

A New Kind Of Warfare (Table of Contents)

American Heritage / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Article about the new kind of warfare developed during the Revolutionary War.

Perfect Pupil (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Midge; Midge's mother
Synopsis:
Reggie and Archie try to get the best of Moose.

Pardon My Dream (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Mr. Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead has a nightmare.
Reprints:

["Wake up!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Woggon; Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Katy Keene
Synopsis:
Advertisement for the Archie quarter comics.

Bride and Gloom (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie makes Mr. Lodge believe Reggie and Veronica are eloping in the morning.

["We're giving away free copies of Archie's Pals 'N' Gals!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Advertisement for four issues of Archie's Pals 'N' Gals (Archie, 1952 series) and a free bonus issue.
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie, I'm going for a dip on the east end of the beach!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Chance Encounter
    Archie
  3. 2. Habit Foaming
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Evil Eyeful
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  5. 4. Pearl Reckless
    Archie
  6. 5. Run For Your Life!
    Jughead
  7. 6. That Old Feline
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  8. 7. Slighty Moth-eaten
    Archie's Rival Reggie
  9. 8. The Bells Are Ringing
    Moose
  10. 9. The Truth Hurts!
    Shrimpy
  11. 10. Buffalo Bill
    American Heritage
  12. 11. ["Top value in comics!"]
    Archie
  13. 12. Doctor's Care!
    Moose
  14. 13. Swingin' Miss!
    Archie's Girl Betty
  15. 14. Teachers' Fret
    Reggie
  16. 15. ["You'll laugh like the dickens!"]
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  17. 16. The Defense Rests
    Archie
  18. 17. A New Kind Of Warfare
    American Heritage
  19. 18. Perfect Pupil
    Archie
  20. 19. Pardon My Dream
    Jughead
  21. 20. ["Wake up!"]
    Archie
  22. 21. Bride and Gloom
    Archie
  23. 22. ["We're giving away free copies of Archie's Pals 'N' Gals!"]
    Archie
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