(August 1967)

Archie, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
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

["Wow! The Go-Go mood here is very contageous"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

The Man (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie tries to demonstrate his maturity, but only succeeds in going from one clumsy, childish mishap to another.
Reprints:

["Wow, that's a fantastic outfit, Ronnie!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty couches her praise of Veronica's outfit in sporting terms.

Pie in the Sky (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis:
After unwittingly consuming the pie her mother had baked for her club social, Betty and Veronica try to substitute a pie purchased at a bakery.

Indexer Notes

Unlike later appearances, Hermione Lodge is portrayed as heavy set with sandy blonde hair, rather than slim with platinum hair.

Mad Fad in Ron's Pad (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis:
What starts with Betty getting the ring Archie meant to give to Veronica ends with everybody having a ring but Betty.

The Washout? (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils:
John Rosenberger ?
Inks:
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper (flashback)
Synopsis:
Archie tries to keep the knowledge that he's got a date with the new girl in town from Veronica.

Happy Birthday (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; Greg
Synopsis:
Jinx gets invited to Greg's house for a birthday party.

A Friend in Need (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
John Rosenberger
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge makes the mistake of leaving Archie to take delivery of some furniture.

["Look at Betty's skirt"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica criticizes Betty's lack of modesty.

A Smashing Failure (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie accidentally breaks a window in the Lodge mansion and his efforts to make up for it only cause more chaos.

That's Shoe Biz (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 decides her shoe shine business needs a technological upgrade.

Getting Reggie's Goat (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Reggie tries to use the school's new strict tardiness policy to keep Archie from keeping a date with Veronica.

["But Ronnie! The computer said I could kiss you"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Veronica doesn't feel obligated to fulfill promises made by others.

The Prowler (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica spots a man climbing into her bedroom window, assumes he's a burglar and sends Archie and Reggie to apprehend him.
Reprints:

["Short Hair Is In, Betty"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica has her hair cut short, but covers herself for all occasions.

["Look at Ronnie! A chauffeur driven golf cart!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica shows off her chauffeur driven golf cart on the local course.

["Okay!! Who's the wise guy?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Archie's been smooching another girl and Betty has two suspects: An obvious choice and Ethel.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Wow! The Go-Go mood here is very contageous"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Man
    Archie
  3. 2. ["Wow, that's a fantastic outfit, Ronnie!"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin Up
  4. 3. Pie in the Sky
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Mad Fad in Ron's Pad
    Archie
  6. 5. The Washout?
    Archie
  7. 6. Happy Birthday
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. A Friend in Need
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Look at Betty's skirt"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin Up
  10. 9. A Smashing Failure
    Archie
  11. 10. That's Shoe Biz
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. Getting Reggie's Goat
    Reggie
  13. 12. ["But Ronnie! The computer said I could kiss you"]
    Veronica Pin Up
  14. 13. The Prowler
    Veronica
  15. 14. ["Short Hair Is In, Betty"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin Up
  16. 15. ["Look at Ronnie! A chauffeur driven golf cart!"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin Up
  17. 16. ["Okay!! Who's the wise guy?"]
    Betty Pin Up
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