(February 1969)

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:
?
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

["Marvin Is The First"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Marvin; unidentified student
Synopsis:
Archie takes a picture of Marvin for the school paper, as he has achieved a 'first' at Riverdale.

The Ghostest With The Mostest (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; Weasel Williams; Mr. Wellenmellen; film crew
Synopsis:
Weasel Williams overhears Jughead planning with the production crew of "Sneeky-Peeky" films to play a prank on Archie involving a haunted house. Archie will then be filmed and appear on the show, a la "Candid Camera". Forewarned, Archie does his best to sabotage the prank.

Indexer Notes

Weasel Williams made several appearances in Bolling's "Little Archie" stories; this is one of his few appearances as a teenager.

["Archie's Pals 'N' Gals 5 for 4 offer"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Advertisement for a subscription to "Archie's Pals 'N' Gals".

Sub-Suburbia (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
After watching a documentary about future civilization underwater, Betty dreams of living underwater, with the usual Riverdale antics occurring.

All For Who? (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Alice Cooper; Smithers the Butler
Synopsis:
Archie proposes he, Betty and Veronica become a team not unlike the Three Musketeers and Veronica uses it as a way to shove Betty out of the picture.

All Played Out (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 goes outside to play, but since it's winter she doesn't stay very long.

Quiet Zone (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers the Butler; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie's father demands Archie stay around the house to help his mother with chores, rather than spend his time at the Lodge estate. Complying with his father's demands, Archie invites his friends along, which doesn't help his father's attempt to sleep.

["Write This Way"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Advertisement for "Archie Groovy Stationery Kit".

["Archie Club News"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Letters are printed from Susan Hershberger, Diane Taylor, Sharon Lemon, Patricia Leahey, and John Currie, with no responses.

["Archie's Face"] (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty remarks on the unusual impression in a newly laid patch of cement.

Indexer Notes

Among the signatures in the cement are "Mayor Harry Lucey", "Vic" (Gorelick); "DD" (Dan DeCarlo); "Judge (Bill) Vigoda"; "Frank Doyle"; "Joe Edwards"; "Dexter" (Taylor); "RL" (Richard Goldwater); and "Barry G" (Grossman), all of whom are contributors to the Archie Comics line.

Glowing Report, or The Bust Was A Bust (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the Butler
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge is less than impressed by the artistic efforts of Archie.

Aiming High (Table of Contents)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Dilton Doily; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
In denying the accusations of flirtation by Midge, Dilton claims he is above "animal passions". That is, until he meets a very tall, very beautiful and very intellectual young lady.

["Archie Quarter Comics"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
clip art
Inks:
clip art
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
none
Synopsis:
Advertisement for the twenty-five cent line of Archie Comics specials.

Indexer Notes

Clip art is reproductions of various Archie Comics logos.

Snow Joke (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; Dad
Synopsis:
Jinx makes a snowman with an unusual feature.

Gasser (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie is staffing a "Dreggs" gas station in Cricket Corners for Mr. Lodge. He has only two customers that evening: Betty, and a flying saucer looking for a refill.

["An Apology Is In Order"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
At Pop's Chok'lit Shoppe, Archie is hit by an errant paper airplane and demands an apology.

The Agreement (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gus LeMoine
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie's mass mailing of Christmas cards to girls makes undue trouble for the mail carrier.

The New Look (Table of Contents)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy tries to update her look, but she doesn't get the reaction she was expecting.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Marvin Is The First"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Ghostest With The Mostest
    Archie
  3. 2. ["Archie's Pals 'N' Gals 5 for 4 offer"]
  4. 3. Sub-Suburbia
    Betty And Veronica
  5. 4. All For Who?
    Archie
  6. 5. All Played Out
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Quiet Zone
    Archie
  8. 7. ["Write This Way"]
  9. 8. ["Archie Club News"]
    Archie
  10. 9. ["Archie's Face"]
    Betty
  11. 10. Glowing Report, or The Bust Was A Bust
    Archie
  12. 11. Aiming High
    Dilton
  13. 12. ["Archie Quarter Comics"]
  14. 13. Snow Joke
    Li'l Jinx
  15. 14. Gasser
    Archie
  16. 15. ["An Apology Is In Order"]
    Archie
  17. 16. The Agreement
    Archie
  18. 17. The New Look
    Miss Grundy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Jaime Weinman
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Jerry Hillegas