(August 1973)

Archie, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly except for February, May and November
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

["Veronica's Pizzas Are Definitely Improving"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods
Synopsis:
Jughead unintentionally insults Veronica's cooking. Or maybe it wasn't unintentional, being Jughead.

Can You Top This? (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Reggie agrees to bake a cake for Veronica so she can enter it in a school assignment just so he can watch football on her big screen TV. Then he has to figure out how to bake a cake.

Karate Strategy (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Gigi
Synopsis:
Jinx bluffs her way out of a dangerous situation.

Bone Banter (Table of Contents)

Hot Dog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hot Dog; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead borrows a dinosaur bone for science class. When he gets it home, Hot Dog thinks it's for him.

The Cradle Of Civilization (Table of Contents)

Archie Teach-In / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
non-fiction; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead lead the readers in a tour of ancient Mesopotamia.

Fire Power (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Jinx overindulges in one of her make-believe games.

Jest Test (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Gus LeMoine ?
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead claims he can skateboard around the world.

Rave Wave (Table of Contents)

Archie And The Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren ?
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Ethel interferes with Reggie's fishing.

Clothes Woes (Table of Contents)

Mister Lodge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Jon D'Agostino
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge has a solution for Veronica's desire to be a clothes horse.

Good Try (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie tries to keep himself and Jughead from running into each other in the outfield.
Reprints:

Aim Fame (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Bill Vigoda
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Reggie bets Jughead he can't knock a bowling pin down from 200 feet away.

To The Rescue (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
When Mr. Lodge leaves the mansion to escape his daugher's loud music, Veronica becomes convinced he's locked himself in the mansion's basement vault. She demands Archie open it immediately.

Bully For You (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie, Jughead and Betty seek to throw a scare into a neighborhood bulldog whom they consider a bully. Reggie overhears the plan and, thinking they're talking about using it against Moose, is only too happy to participate.

[Rush Hour] (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica's Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge (off panel); the handsome stranger
Synopsis:
Spotting a handsome stranger needing a lift, Veronica sends Betty in to keep him busy while she runs home to get her car.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Veronica's Pizzas Are Definitely Improving"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Can You Top This?
    Archie
  3. 2. Karate Strategy
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Bone Banter
    Hot Dog
  5. 4. The Cradle Of Civilization
    Archie Teach-In
  6. 5. Fire Power
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Jest Test
    Jughead
  8. 7. Rave Wave
    Archie And The Gang
  9. 8. Clothes Woes
    Mister Lodge
  10. 9. Good Try
    Archie
  11. 10. Aim Fame
    Reggie
  12. 11. To The Rescue
    Archie
  13. 12. Bully For You
    Reggie
  14. 13. [Rush Hour]
    Betty And Veronica's Pin Up
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