(Spring 1963)

Archie, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["All right! We promise not to mention Ben Casey anymore if you take down your pin-ups!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Hair It Is! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica gets mad at Archie because he doesn't recognize her when she's wearing a wig. After she agrees to forgive him, he sees Betty wearing the wig and thinks she's Veronica, putting him back in the doghouse.

Lawman (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Billie Blake; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee enlists Archie to help track down a chronic truant named Billie Blake. Archie doesn't realize that Billie is a girl, which leads to some confusion.

Where the Boys Are (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica and Betty agree that they hate men and decide to get revenge by inviting as many as possible on dates for that night,and standing them up. They realize that their plan has backfired when Jughead informs them that the street corner they have sent all the boys to is the site of a new school for models.

Vacation in Italy (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
A postcard to the reader showing Veronica at the Leaning Tower of Pisa, with facts about the tower.

The Message (Table of Contents)

Big Moose / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Veronica asks Reggie to give Archie a message. But Reggie gives the message to Moose to pass on, figuring Moose will foul up the message and Archie's confusion will give Reggie time with Veronica. Naturally, Reggie's plan backfires.

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

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

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

Synopsis:
The twelve winners of the "Why My Bike is Important to Me" letter-writing contest are announced. A letter is reprinted from actor Wayne Adams, who is "playing the role of 'Reggie' in the Archie Pilot now being filmed at Columbia Studios (Screen Gems)."

Plane Facts (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie tricks Archie into buying Veronica a gift she won't like.

A Change in Weather (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

Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx wants a new doll and won't talk about anything else.

Pass It On (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie goes to Veronica's house to tell her he's going to a boxing match with his dad instead of taking her to a dance, but Mr. Lodge and Reggie have a laugh at his expense.

A Case of Grace (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica don't appreciate Archie laughing at them while they try to walk more gracefully.

The Heights of Humility (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie each try to be more modest than the other.

Manner of Speaking (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:
children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx tells her dad that she learned about manners in school, but it doesn't seem to have stuck.

Mister Nice Guy (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Archie's positive attitude irritates Reggie and Jughead; Reggie enlists Moose in an attempt to sour him, but it doesn't work.

Talk-a-Thon (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Veronica Lodge (off-panel)
Synopsis:
Mr. Cooper wants to use the phone, but Betty's talking to Veronica.

Wig Wags (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie mistakes a small dog for Veronica's new wig.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["All right! We promise not to mention Ben Casey anymore if you take down your pin-ups!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Hair It Is!
    Archie
  3. 2. Lawman
    Archie
  4. 3. Where the Boys Are
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Vacation in Italy
    Veronica Pin Up
  6. 5. The Message
    Big Moose
  7. 6. All the News That Fits We Print
    Archie Club News
  8. 7. Plane Facts
    Archie
  9. 8. A Change in Weather
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. Pass It On
    Archie
  11. 10. A Case of Grace
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. The Heights of Humility
    Archie
  13. 12. Manner of Speaking
    Li'l Jinx
  14. 13. Mister Nice Guy
    Archie
  15. 14. Talk-a-Thon
    Betty
  16. 15. Wig Wags
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Joey Beretta
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Jerry Hillegas