Archie #452 [Direct Edition]
(October 1996)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
1.50 USD; 1.65 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1996-07-16
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Comics
Barcode
762816467476 45211
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On sale date from the online Public Catalog of Copyright information from the United States Copyright Office:
"no. 452, Oct96. Claimant: Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Created 1996; Pub. 1996-07-16; Reg. 1996-08-12; TX0004326218".
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you don't want to swim, Archie, what would you like to do?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints
Keywords
beaches; ice cream; sunbathing; swimsuits

The Way to Less Stress (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Karen; Midge Klump; Mr. Hardy; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie gets a book on relieving stress but ends up adding more to his life.
Reprints

The Big Cry (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Sharon; Unnamed lifeguard; Unnamed Ray Guard Sunblock guys
Synopsis
Archie gets a job applying sunblock to girls at the beach.
Reprints

I Love Archie Photo Contest Winners (Table of Contents: 3)

photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Sarah Wilson; Beverly Wilson; Laura VanAntwerp; Nicky Stewart; Laura Stewart; Katie Stewart; Kassie Jo Harp
Synopsis
Archie Photo contest pictures with the winners surrounded by their Archie collections.

Hammock Rocky Road (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Martin; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie has trouble hanging his hammock.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #252, George Gladir is credited with the writing of this story.

Book Snook (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Sean Murphey
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gets an organization book but can't find it in his messy room.
Reprints

Food for Thought (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; unnamed Riverdale teenager
Synopsis
Archie helps get a wheelchair ramp put on Pop Tate's.

Indexer Notes

A public service announcement from Archie Comics and United Cerebral Palsy Associations.

Fan Art (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kenleigh Stoecklein; Cathy Ethridge; Jonathan Thompson; Ashley Kristensen
Inks
Kenleigh Stoecklein; Cathy Ethridge; Jonathan Thompson; Ashley Kristensen
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Art from fans.

Car Trouble (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Unnamed Police Officer; CBJ News woman
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge drives the first fully computerized car.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #6, writing is credited to George Gladir and inks are credited to Rudy Lapick.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["If you don't want to swim, Archie, what would you like to do?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Way to Less Stress
    Archie
  3. 2. The Big Cry
    Archie
  4. 3. I Love Archie Photo Contest Winners
  5. 4. Hammock Rocky Road
    Archie
  6. 5. Book Snook
    Archie
  7. 6. Food for Thought
    Archie
  8. 7. Fan Art
    Archie
  9. 8. Car Trouble
    Archie
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