(Winter 1962-1963)

Archie, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.25
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

["It's some sort of psychological experiment"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy

Temptation (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica throws Archie over for Reggie because Reggie is driving around in his uncle's brand new Avanti, and Archie's none too pleased.

Wheel and Deal (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Uncle George
Synopsis:
With some help from Jughead, Archie figures out how to get the Avanti away from Reggie.

Indexer Notes

This story is a continuation of the first story.

Admiration Society (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; Reggie Mantle; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty hears that Archie and Veronica are on the outs and that she has a chance with him. But she just can't resist sharing the good news with Reggie.

[The Good Sport] (Table of Contents)

Betty Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty's not as good a sport as Archie thinks.
Reprints:

["Banned in Boston"] (Table of Contents)

Veronica Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Veronica models a risque bikini for Betty.
Reprints:

Jughead's Yok-a-Dillies (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bob White ?
Inks:
Bob White ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Jughead asks for a match; Jughead answers a question in class; Jughead ignores a pretty girl.

What Makes Archie Run? (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee asks Archie's friends to cut back on his after school distractions so he can pick up his grades. Then his grades go down.

Trophy Trap (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
The judges of an auto race have a special trophy for Archie's jalopy.

Tongue Twister (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie James; Melody Jones; Pepper; Miss Finch
Synopsis:
Pepper suggests Melody study for her Spanish test by playing a Spanish language instruction record while she sleeps.

Indexer Notes

First Josie story.

To Be Renounced (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Reggie claims he's renouncing women, but it's all a set-up to embarrass Archie.

The Big Lie (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica catch Reggie in a lie. But the lie later comes true.

Nut Rut (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bob White ?
Inks:
Bob White ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Fred visits Archie's school.

Moose Is So Stupid That... (Table of Contents)

Moose / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Nine illustrated punch lines for the set up of the title.

The Weak Spot (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Reggie sets up Archie with a pre-cut board.

Dancing Fool (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie shows Reggie a new dance step.

Three of a Kind (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty is babysitting two children, and Archie.

[Wrong Number] (Table of Contents)

Betty Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Josette DeCarlo [as Josie Dumont]
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan DeCarlo

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty gets dragged out of a hot bath by a false alarm.
Reprints:

["I don't mind kissing Reggie"] (Table of Contents)

Veronica Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica's standards may not be like other people's standards, but she does have standards.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["It's some sort of psychological experiment"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Temptation
    Archie
  3. 2. Wheel and Deal
    Archie
  4. 3. Admiration Society
    Betty And Veronica
  5. 4. [The Good Sport]
    Betty Pin Up
  6. 5. ["Banned in Boston"]
    Veronica Pin Up
  7. 6. Jughead's Yok-a-Dillies
    Jughead
  8. 7. What Makes Archie Run?
    Archie
  9. 8. Trophy Trap
    Archie
  10. 9. Tongue Twister
    Josie
  11. 10. To Be Renounced
    Archie
  12. 11. The Big Lie
    Archie
  13. 12. Nut Rut
    Archie
  14. 13. Moose Is So Stupid That...
    Moose
  15. 14. The Weak Spot
    Reggie
  16. 15. Dancing Fool
    Archie
  17. 16. Three of a Kind
    Archie
  18. 17. [Wrong Number]
    Betty Pin Up
  19. 18. ["I don't mind kissing Reggie"]
    Veronica Pin Up
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