Archie #152
(February 1965)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
nine times a year in February, March, April, June, July, August, September, November and December
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.; then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, I don't see any difference between a discotheque and a teen record hop!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Keywords
dancing; discotheque; records

Stripe Gripe (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Looking for attention, Archie wears an outfit with horizontal stripes on the shirt and vertical strips on the pants. He is frustrated when everyone ignores the outfit.
Reprints
Keywords
clothes

Black and White (Table of Contents: 2)

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; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx's father can't figure how she can get so dirty playing in clean snow.
Keywords
snow

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is that the way to dress for a dance?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's mother doesn't approve of how he's dressed for the dance.
Keywords
blue jeans; Madras jacket

Wordmanship (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie decides to speak formally and expand his vocabulary, but everyone makes fun of him.
Keywords
jealousy; vocabulary

Indexer Notes

One of several stories that use an uncommon word as the hook for jokes. "Bemoan" is the key word in this story.

Dig This Crazy Offer! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Quitter (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Smithers tells Mr. Lodge he is quitting because of Archie's antics. Mr. Lodge tries to get him to stay, but after reviewing the problems Archie has caused him decides to leave with Smithers.
Reprints
Keywords
butler; flashbacks; gelatin; mask; postage stamp; practical jokes; swimming pool

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo)

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Louise Evans (APO 55 New York, N.Y.) for article on living in France. Second prize of $3.00 to Fernondo Proano (Vancouver, Wash.) for article on breaking a tooth. Third prize of $2.00 to Andrea C. Evans (Chicago, Ill.) for a poem imagining life without the sun. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Stephen Roscoe (Farrell, Pa.) for four jokes. Spot illustration of clip art headshots of Betty, Archie, and Veronica.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Kitchen Kapers (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Gaston the cook; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
In a weak moment, Gaston allows Archie in the Lodge kitchen to bake a cake for Veronica's birthday, leading to a series of slapstick gags.
Keywords
birthday; cake; frosting; kitchen; mixer; refrigerator; stove
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, I don't see any difference between a discotheque and a teen record hop!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Stripe Gripe
    Archie
  3. 2. Black and White
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. ["Is that the way to dress for a dance?"]
    Archie Pin-Up
  5. 4. Wordmanship
    Archie
  6. 5. Dig This Crazy Offer!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  7. 6. The Quitter
    Archie
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  10. 9. Kitchen Kapers
    Archie
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