(June 1974)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.35 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
3 times in January, once in March, April, June and Nov., twice in Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec.
On-sale Date
1974
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jon D'Agostino ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Platform shoes are the height of fashion!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are wearing platform shoes.
Keywords
shoes

[Coolidge's Famous Set of Poker Playing Dogs] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Choice (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yawn! I suppose you want Archie to take you out tonight!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews, Sonny; Alma
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica secretly let Archie choose who he wants to date.
Reprints

[Go First Class... Go Columbia] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Checked Off! (Table of Contents: 4)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How about a game of checkers, Greg?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx and Greg play checkers.
Reprints
Keywords
checkers

[Play 1974 Big League Baseball Games] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Happiness Is Sharing (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, super! Look at this, Betty! They're having a special sale today at Molly's Mod-Shop and all the outfits are 50% off!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica has to figure out a way to get shopping money from her father.

[Mark This on Your Archie Calendar.] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[1000 Decals] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sound Off (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey ?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Crash!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica gets Archie sent to detention to get him away from Betty.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No dialogue, but there are sound effects.

[Popsicle and Huck Finn] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Are You a Bore?] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Misunderstood (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Big Ethel!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs [Big Ethel]; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty tries to get a gift for her dad with trading stamps.
Reprints

[Vista Bicycle] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Figure This (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you go through this every day, Veronica?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Tanya Brakarmoff; Mrs. Cooper; Mr. Cooper
Synopsis
Betty wants time to exercise like Veronica.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The bottom of the first page has a special announcement of the opening of Archie's Restaurant.

Credits from the index of the first printing.

[Karate] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Dear Betty and Veronica / letters page / 1.66 pages (report information)

Script
Eda Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards (logo illustration)
Inks
Joe Edwards (logo illustration)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My brother and I are 2 1/2 years apart.
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Advice column; page is hand-lettered, not typeset.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

statement of ownership / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1973
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 212,486
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 208,200
Owners: Archie Comic Publications, Inc. and Archie Enterprises, Inc., both at 1116 First Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10021

[Sea-Monkeys] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Personalized Metal Social Security Plates] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Advice Device (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I got it!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Veronica advises Betty to stop acting like one of the boys and be a lady.
Reprints

[Do You Need Extra Money?] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[3 Complete Fishing Outfits] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Winner. Built by Converse. Just for Sears.] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Platform shoes are the height of fashion!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Coolidge's Famous Set of Poker Playing Dogs]
  3. 2. The Choice
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. [Go First Class... Go Columbia]
  5. 4. Checked Off!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. [Play 1974 Big League Baseball Games]
  7. 6. Happiness Is Sharing
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. [Mark This on Your Archie Calendar.]
  9. 8. [1000 Decals]
  10. 9. Sound Off
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. [Popsicle and Huck Finn]
  12. 11. [Are You a Bore?]
  13. 12. Misunderstood
    Betty
  14. 13. [Vista Bicycle]
  15. 14. Figure This
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. [Karate]
  17. 16. ["My brother and I are 2 1/2 years apart."]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
  19. 18. [Sea-Monkeys]
  20. 19. [Personalized Metal Social Security Plates]
  21. 20. Advice Device
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. [Do You Need Extra Money?]
  23. 22. [3 Complete Fishing Outfits]
  24. 23. [The Winner. Built by Converse. Just for Sears.]
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