(Summer 1962)

Archie, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
Editing:
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)
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

[The Twist] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica watch two elephants perform The Twist at a circus.

Jalopy Jitters (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Unable to afford the upkeep, Archie decides to sell his jalopy. His friends show up and fix the car up while he's gone, not knowing that Archie has already closed a deal for it.

Rogue Male (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie decides to ask Moose for permission to date Midge, incurring not only Moose's wrath, but that of Betty and Veronica as well.

Can't Sand It (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Merry Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx's day in the sand box is very tiring - - for her mother.

[Hawaiian Coloring Page] (Table of Contents)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Donna Lee
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Letters:
Dan DeCarlo ?

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Coloring page; Betty does the hula in a grass skirt while Archie plays the ukelele and Veronica does a slow burn.

Veronica's Fashion Page (Table of Contents)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan DeCarlo ?

Genre:
fashion
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Paper doll page with a Veronica doll and two changes of clothing.

Indexer Notes

The fashions were designed by Lorraine Lapick, probably a relative of inker Rudy Lapick.

Roll 'Em (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica gets Archie, Jughead and her father involved in an old-time slapstick pie fight while Reggie surreptitiously films it for a class project.

Good Sport (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shrimpy; Bridget
Synopsis:
Bridget consoles Shrimpy after beating him at checkers.
Reprints:

What Comes Natural (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Martin Epp ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Epp ?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy debate whether the presence of girls in school drives the boys to act immaturely or whether it's just innate in boys regardless of the circumstances.

The Waiting Game (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica endure long lines to sample the new roller coaster at the carnival.

The Gold Bug (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Terry Szenics (pgs 1-5); Joe Edwards (pg 6)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie thinks he has a magic Egyptian scarab. But a series of misfortunes he suffers makes him think that the scarab is cursed.

The Lover (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie convinces Moose that he's a great lover who should play the field, in order to get a clear path at Midge. But his plan backfires when Moose makes a play for Betty and Veronica - - and every other girl in Riverdale.

Finders Keepers (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
The string on Veronica's pearl necklace breaks, scattering pearls into a bushy area of the park. Archie and Reggie compete to see who can retrieve the pearls first.
Reprints:

Betty And Veronica's Coloring Page (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Letters:
Dan DeCarlo ?

Genre:
fashion
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Coloring page; Betty and Veronica trade anecdotes of their meeting pop singer Bobby Barren.
Reprints:

The Age Of Progress (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dexter Taylor ?
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor
Inks:
Dexter Taylor
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie; Little Jughead; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
How an electric toy train set goes from design to production to distribution to Little Archie's hands.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Twist]
    Archie
  2. 1. Jalopy Jitters
    Archie
  3. 2. Rogue Male
    Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. Can't Sand It
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. [Hawaiian Coloring Page]
    Betty
  6. 5. Veronica's Fashion Page
    Veronica
  7. 6. Roll 'Em
    Archie
  8. 7. Good Sport
    Shrimpy
  9. 8. What Comes Natural
    Mr. Weatherbee
  10. 9. The Waiting Game
    Archie
  11. 10. The Gold Bug
    Archie
  12. 11. The Lover
    Archie
  13. 12. Finders Keepers
    Archie
  14. 13. Betty And Veronica's Coloring Page
    Betty And Veronica
  15. 14. The Age Of Progress
    Little Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Igor Dybzinski
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Jerry Hillegas