(Summer 1962)

Archie, 1952 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1962 ?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Epp ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh, Ronnie!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica watch two elephants perform The Twist at a circus.
Keywords
circus; elephant

Jalopy Jitters (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Unable to afford the upkeep, Archie decides to sell his jalopy. His friends show up and fix the car up while he's gone, not knowing that Archie has already closed a deal for it.
Reprints

Rogue Male (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie decides to ask Moose for permission to date Midge, incurring not only Moose's wrath, but that of Betty and Veronica as well.
Reprints

Can't Sand It (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Merry Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx's day in the sand box is very tiring - - for her mother.
Reprints

[Hawaiian Coloring Page] (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Donna Lee
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Letters
Dan DeCarlo ?

Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Coloring page; Betty does the hula in a grass skirt while Archie plays the ukelele and Veronica does a slow burn.
Reprints

Veronica's Fashion Page (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Dan DeCarlo ?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Paper doll page with a Veronica doll and two changes of clothing.

Indexer Notes

The fashions were designed by Lorraine Lapick, probably a relative of inker Rudy Lapick.

Roll 'Em (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica gets Archie, Jughead and her father involved in an old-time slapstick pie fight while Reggie surreptitiously films it for a class project.
Reprints

Good Sport (Table of Contents: 7)

Shrimpy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Shrimpy; Bridget
Synopsis
Bridget consoles Shrimpy after beating him at checkers.
Reprints

What Comes Natural (Table of Contents: 8)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy debate whether the presence of girls in school drives the boys to act immaturely or whether it's just innate in boys regardless of the circumstances.
Reprints

The Waiting Game (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica endure long lines to sample the new roller coaster at the carnival.
Reprints

The Gold Bug (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie thinks he has a magic Egyptian scarab. But a series of misfortunes he suffers makes him think that the scarab is cursed.
Reprints

The Lover (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie convinces Moose that he's a great lover who should play the field, in order to get a clear path at Midge. But his plan backfires when Moose makes a play for Betty and Veronica - - and every other girl in Riverdale.
Reprints

Finders Keepers (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The string on Veronica's pearl necklace breaks, scattering pearls into a bushy area of the park. Archie and Reggie compete to see who can retrieve the pearls first.
Reprints

Betty and Veronica's Coloring Page (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
fashion
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Coloring page; Betty and Veronica trade anecdotes of their meeting pop singer Bobby Barren.
Reprints

The Age of Progress (Table of Contents: 14)

Little Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor ?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie; Little Jughead; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
How an electric toy train set goes from design to production to distribution to Little Archie's hands.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Gosh, Ronnie!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Jalopy Jitters
    Archie
  3. 2. Rogue Male
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Can't Sand It
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. [Hawaiian Coloring Page]
    Betty
  6. 5. Veronica's Fashion Page
    Veronica
  7. 6. Roll 'Em
    Archie
  8. 7. Good Sport
    Shrimpy
  9. 8. What Comes Natural
    Mr. Weatherbee
  10. 9. The Waiting Game
    Archie
  11. 10. The Gold Bug
    Archie
  12. 11. The Lover
    Archie
  13. 12. Finders Keepers
    Archie
  14. 13. Betty and Veronica's Coloring Page
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. The Age of Progress
    Little Archie
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