(Fall 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

["French verbs have the same effect on me!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Keywords:
The Thinker (statue)

Brute Farce (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Egbert
Synopsis:
Veronica allows Archie to be masterful with her. The other boys allow this because Veronica won't date them otherwise. Eventually Archie goes too far when he puts the moves on a sexy girl.
Reprints:

Dig This Crazy Offer! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

A Matter of Competition! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Louella; Gertrude; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Professor Armstrong; Suzie; Linda; Reggie Mantle; Professor Strongheart
Synopsis:
All the girls have a crush on handsome Professor Armstrong. The boys are happy when he gets transferred to another school, but his replacement is bigger and just as handsome.
Reprints:
Keywords:
crush; teachers

Female Fearful (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica is upset when Jughead won't take her cousin to the dance.
Keywords:
cousin; dance

No Hits..No Runs..Nothin! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Jughead hasn't played in a baseball game all season.
Keywords:
baseball; bench

Mister Clean (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers the butler; Count Von Schnaps
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge has Veronica vacuuming the house to learn some domestic skills. Archie helps her and manages to vacuum up a $2 million check that Mr. Lodge was going to use to pay for a diamond.
Keywords:
check; diamond; vacuum cleaner

Caddy Baddy! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; J. P. Pennypincher; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie is Mr. Lodge's caddy in a big rivalry match with J. P. Pennypincher and he makes sure Mr. Lodge will win by fair means or foul.
Keywords:
caddy; cheating; golf

Indexer Notes

Probably a reprint from the 1950s.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5 to Cathy Webb (Roanoke, Va.) for an article about her vacation. Second prize of $3 to Barbie Williams (Santa Barbara, Calif.) for a description of her house. Third prize of $2 to Linda Cole (Los Angeles, Calif.) for three jokes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

A Helping Hand! (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; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Merry Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx has her mother reach under the couch to find her caterpillars.
Reprints:
Keywords:
caterpillars; couch

["Archie Giant Series Comics have more of what you buy a comic magazine for!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Helmet (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie starts wearing a jungle pith helmet. Reggie teases him, but Veronica thinks it gives him a certain flair. At least until other girls find it attractive, too.
Reprints:
Keywords:
pith helmet

Food for Thought (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Reggie and Archie make idle conversation, but everything they say reminds Jughead of food.
Keywords:
banana split

Blood Brothers (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle (cameo); Mr. Weatherbee (voice only)
Synopsis:
All the boys in the school have to give blood samples for medical research. Jughead's blood turns out to be unusual.
Reprints:
Keywords:
blood; faint; hamburgers

The Other Cheek (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie make a bet about who can get out of serving detention, driving Mr. Weatherbee to distraction.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bet; black eye; detention

Splinter Group (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie gets a splinter in his finger and Veronica takes him to the school nurse. Archie falls for the attractive nurse, causing Veronica to chase him with a chair.
Keywords:
nurse; splinter

["You! Going to do some work around the garden!?"] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica has her expensive work clothes imported from France and Italy.

Operation Finger (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; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
When Greg injures his finger, Jinx gives him a practical gift for Christmas.
Keywords:
back scratcher; Christmas; finger; football; injury

Sound Off (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo); Moose Mason (cameo); Midge Klump (cameo)
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy takes Archie to Mr. Weatherbee for talking in class. Mr. Weatherbee makes Archie wear a sign that says "I shall not whisper!" Archie keeps trying to get around the ban and gets deeper and deeper in trouble with Mr. Weatherbee.

Fly-Over Chicane (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Gilbert Auto-Rama / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Be Prepared (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis:
Archie has been tying his jalopy to objects when he parks so his car won't blow away just in case a hurricane comes along. Thinking Mr. Lodge is in Chicago, Archie goes to see Veronica when he hears she is ill.
Reprints:
Keywords:
illness; rope

Indexer Notes

Probably a reprint from the 1950s. Veronica is mentioned but does not appear.

Archie Says -- Get Lucky! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["French verbs have the same effect on me!"]
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  2. 1. Brute Farce
    Archie
  3. 2. Dig This Crazy Offer!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  4. 3. A Matter of Competition!
    Jughead
  5. 4. Female Fearful
    Jughead
  6. 5. No Hits..No Runs..Nothin!
    Jughead
  7. 6. Mister Clean
    Archie
  8. 7. Caddy Baddy!
    Archie
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. A Helping Hand!
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. ["Archie Giant Series Comics have more of what you buy a comic magazine for!"]
    Archie Giant Series
  13. 12. The Helmet
    Archie
  14. 13. Food for Thought
    Jughead
  15. 14. Blood Brothers
    Jughead
  16. 15. The Other Cheek
    Archie
  17. 16. Splinter Group
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. ["You! Going to do some work around the garden!?"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin-Up
  19. 18. Operation Finger
    Li'l Jinx
  20. 19. Sound Off
    Archie
  21. 20. Fly-Over Chicane
    Gilbert Auto-Rama
  22. 21. Be Prepared
    Archie
  23. 22. Archie Says -- Get Lucky!
    Archie Comics
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Jerry Hillegas