(1962)

Archie, 1952 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
Editing:
?
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 always said the coach would someday use his strong right arm!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

Bike Bonanza of Big Buys (Table of Contents)

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Interior front cover advertisement for odds and end trinkets.

Amazing Wrist Radio (Table of Contents)

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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typeset

Indexer Notes

Interior front cover advertisement for a wrist radio.

The Gift Giver (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge contracts the measles from Reggie.

Tough Bluff (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica dump Archie and then secretly try to regain his interest.

"Dig this crazy offer!" (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Full page advertisement with coupon for a four issue subscription.

Leg Work (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Li'l Jinx

Signs of Age (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie feels old.

All The News That Fits We Print (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Six letters were picked for prizes. Those letters written by: Patrick J. McHugh, Douglas Burke, Patrice Janssen, Carol Davis and Sue Thomas. Includes an Archie Club coupon to enroll as a member.

Shy Guy (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Morton; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie turn shy Morton into a romantic devil.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Space Jokes / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; space aliens

Yep! Everybody's reading and coloring Little Archie for Free (Table of Contents)

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

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Characters:
Little Archie; Little Jughead; Little Veronica; Little Betty

Indexer Notes

Promotional advertisement for a subscription to Little Archie Comics and includes Little Archie Coloring Book.

The Wager (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Reggie's bullying of Archie backfires when Moose enters the picture.

Indexer Notes

One panel of Midge Klump shows the character in a low-cut dress with perky breasts. A first for this character and risque for this title.

Gone With The Wind (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
On a windy day, the three teens learn the value of a quick five bucks.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Columbia Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Sports Pacer V and Firebolt bicycles.

Dads Little Helper (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge makes Reggie and Archie do his "dirty" work.

Gift Rapped (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg

["Did you know this--"] (Table of Contents)

United States Rubber / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Letters:
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Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for U.S. Royal bike tires featuring the Archie teens as spokespeople.

Tiki Gods (Table of Contents)

Greenwich Village Handcrafts / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Advertisement for hand painted jewelers metal.

I Talk To The Trees (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie deceives everyone with his flea bitten story.

Video Victim (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie dreams he's a television cowboy.

Indexer Notes

Most striking in this story is a panel where Archie is dreaming he's a cowboy on television. The panel has Archie on a horse, holding a gun in his hand as he shoots a native American Indian.

My Secret New Dynaflex Method (Table of Contents)

Mike Marvel System / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement on how to achieve a new he-man muscled body.

Cook Out (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead attempt to reconstruct Mr. Lodge's outdoor barbeque pit.

Draw Any Person In One Minute (Table of Contents)

Norton Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for a "magic art reproducer."

You Never Had It So Big! (Table of Contents)

Medford Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for large "laugh-getter" products.

Fashions From Rome (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Full page showing illustrated ideas suggested by Lois Tinelli and Piassa Mazzini of Vareggio, Italy.

On The Double (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Miss Geraldine Grundy; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie rushes to school only to fall asleep soon afterward.

If You Know Just 20 People... (Table of Contents)

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for selling Christmas cards

Are You Skinny Like I Was? (Table of Contents)

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for bodybuilding.

It Looks, It Sounds, It Smokes Like the Real Thing (Table of Contents)

Daisy Toy Division / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Daisy Lawman Lever-Gun

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie always said the coach would someday use his strong right arm!"]
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  2. 1. Bike Bonanza of Big Buys
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. Amazing Wrist Radio
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  4. 3. The Gift Giver
    Archie
  5. 4. Tough Bluff
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. "Dig this crazy offer!"
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  7. 6. Leg Work
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Signs of Age
    Archie
  9. 8. All The News That Fits We Print
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. Shy Guy
    Archie
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Space Jokes
  12. 11. Yep! Everybody's reading and coloring Little Archie for Free
    Little Archie Magazine
  13. 12. The Wager
    Archie
  14. 13. Gone With The Wind
    Archie
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Columbia Bicycles
  16. 15. Dads Little Helper
    Archie
  17. 16. Gift Rapped
    Li'l Jinx
  18. 17. ["Did you know this--"]
    United States Rubber
  19. 18. Tiki Gods
    Greenwich Village Handcrafts
  20. 19. I Talk To The Trees
    Archie
  21. 20. Video Victim
    Archie
  22. 21. My Secret New Dynaflex Method
    Mike Marvel System
  23. 22. Cook Out
    Archie
  24. 23. Draw Any Person In One Minute
    Norton Products
  25. 24. You Never Had It So Big!
    Medford Products
  26. 25. Fashions From Rome
  27. 26. On The Double
    Archie
  28. 27. If You Know Just 20 People...
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  29. 28. Are You Skinny Like I Was?
    American Body Building Club
  30. 29. It Looks, It Sounds, It Smokes Like the Real Thing
    Daisy Toy Division
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Michael Dagorath
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Jerry Hillegas