(Summer 1964)

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

[Happy Times Beach] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Beetlemania (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Mr. Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
In order to get the attention of the girls away from The Beatles and back onto them, Archie, Reggie, Jughead and Moose don Beatle wigs and Beatle-style suits and play at the dance. But their act catches on, rocketing the boys to more fame and demand than they're equipped to handle.
Reprints:

It's A Match (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; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx changes a shoelace her way.

Tie Score (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Jughead lends Veronica his bow tie so she can close a too-daring blouse. Even though she hates the look personally, Veronica unwittingly launches a fashion trend in Riverdale.
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The Break (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
Synopsis:
Jinx breaks the string on her mother's pearl necklace, then tries to cover up the accident.
Reprints:

Summer Shorts (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead go fishing in a boat with an outboard motor they're ill-equipped to handle.

Who Is Sylvia? (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Sylvia Carter; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie makes the mistake of guessing another girl's name when Veronica plays peek-a-boo with him. But her jealousy really ratchets up when a girl actually named Sylvia shows up looking for Archie.
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The Culprit (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Reggie sets up an elaborate ruse to wangle a date with Veronica.
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Miss-Taken (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
When Betty finds out Archie wants her to bring her grill over to his house so he can barbecue for Veronica, she loads it with fuel from Archie's car.
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Spellbound (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; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica goes through a closet-full of outfits trying to dress for a date with Archie, because fate won't let her get out the door without soiling each one.

["Good Shot, Betty"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty gets a hole in one the hard way.

Indexer Notes

This same gag was repeated for the cover of Betty And Veronica (1987 series) #67.

A Girls Guide To Lifeguards (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Series of one and two panel gags involving lifeguards.

Indexer Notes

Betty Cooper and Veronica Lodge do not appear in this story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Happy Times Beach]
    Archie
  2. 1. Beetlemania
    Archie
  3. 2. It's A Match
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Tie Score
    Betty And Veronica
  5. 4. The Break
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Summer Shorts
    Archie
  7. 6. Who Is Sylvia?
    Archie
  8. 7. The Culprit
    Reggie
  9. 8. Miss-Taken
    Archie
  10. 9. Spellbound
    Betty And Veronica
  11. 10. ["Good Shot, Betty"]
    Betty And Veronica
  12. 11. A Girls Guide To Lifeguards
    Betty And Veronica
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  • Jaime Weinman
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