(Summer 1959)

Archie, 1952 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lucey

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, I'm going for a dip on the east end of the beach!
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle

Chance Encounter (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Mrs. Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Vicki
Synopsis
Archie avoids a new girl in town because he doesn't want Veronica to think he's dating the girl. It turns out that the girl is Veronica's cousin.

Habit Foaming (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica argue about breaking bad habits.
Reprints

Evil Eyeful (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Midge
Synopsis
Jughead pretends to have an evil eye and practices on his friends.
Reprints

Pearl Reckless (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Midge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
When Moose rescues Archie and Veronica from the ocean, Veronica notices her pearl necklace is missing. Later, Archie sees Moose giving Midge a pearl necklace and assumes it's Veronica's.
Reprints

Run For Your Life! (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Reprints

That Old Feline (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Reggie buys a black cat from Jughead when he learns that it is missing and there is a reward for it.
Reprints

Slighty Moth-eaten (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie's Rival Reggie / comic story / 2.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Leroy
Synopsis
Leroy gives Reggie moths that he can use to pull a prank in the movie theater. Unfortunately, Leroy doesn't know the difference between moths and bees.

The Bells Are Ringing (Table of Contents: 8)

Moose / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose reads a sign that says "Please ring bell for caretaker" and asks the caretaker why he can't ring the bell himself.

The Truth Hurts! (Table of Contents: 9)

Shrimpy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Harold ?
Pencils
Joe Harold
Inks
Joe Harold ?
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Harold ?

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Shrimpy; unnamed girl; unnamed boy
Reprints

Buffalo Bill (Table of Contents: 10)

American Heritage / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Article about Buffalo Bill.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Doctor's Care! (Table of Contents: 12)

Moose / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
When Moose believes he swallowed buckshot, Archie and Reggie make him believe the results will be disastrous.
Reprints

Swingin' Miss! (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie's Girl Betty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Moore
Pencils
Tom Moore
Inks
Tom Moore
Colors
?
Letters
Tom Moore

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Betty is "Coach For a Day" and assigns positions based on the personalities of the players.
Reprints

Teachers' Fret (Table of Contents: 14)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo)
Synopsis
Reggie tries to convince Mr. Weatherbee that he didn't pull a prank.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Archie's Christmas Stocking / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Defense Rests (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie decide to take the rap for something they didn't do to shake up Mr. Weatherbee's confidence.
Reprints

A New Kind Of Warfare (Table of Contents: 17)

American Heritage / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Article about the new kind of warfare developed during the Revolutionary War.
Reprints

Perfect Pupil (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Midge; Midge's mother
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie try to get the best of Moose.
Reprints

Pardon My Dream (Table of Contents: 19)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Jones
Synopsis
Jughead has a nightmare.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Bride and Gloom (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie makes Mr. Lodge believe Reggie and Veronica are eloping in the morning.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, I'm going for a dip on the east end of the beach!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Chance Encounter
    Archie
  3. 2. Habit Foaming
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Evil Eyeful
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  5. 4. Pearl Reckless
    Archie
  6. 5. Run For Your Life!
    Jughead
  7. 6. That Old Feline
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  8. 7. Slighty Moth-eaten
    Archie's Rival Reggie
  9. 8. The Bells Are Ringing
    Moose
  10. 9. The Truth Hurts!
    Shrimpy
  11. 10. Buffalo Bill
    American Heritage
  12. 11. ["Top value in comics!"]
    Archie
  13. 12. Doctor's Care!
    Moose
  14. 13. Swingin' Miss!
    Archie's Girl Betty
  15. 14. Teachers' Fret
    Reggie
  16. 15. ["You'll laugh like the dickens!"]
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  17. 16. The Defense Rests
    Archie
  18. 17. A New Kind Of Warfare
    American Heritage
  19. 18. Perfect Pupil
    Archie
  20. 19. Pardon My Dream
    Jughead
  21. 20. ["Wake up!"]
    Archie
  22. 21. Bride and Gloom
    Archie
  23. 22. ["We're giving away free copies of Archie's Pals 'N' Gals!"]
    Archie
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