(Winter 1962-1963)

Archie, 1952 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1962-12-17
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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's some sort of psychological experiment
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy

Temptation (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica throws Archie over for Reggie because Reggie is driving around in his uncle's brand new Avanti, and Archie's none too pleased.

Wheel and Deal (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Uncle George
Synopsis
With some help from Jughead, Archie figures out how to get the Avanti away from Reggie.

Indexer Notes

This story is a continuation of the first story.

Admiration Society (Table of Contents: 3)

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; Reggie Mantle; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Betty hears that Archie and Veronica are on the outs and that she has a chance with him. But she just can't resist sharing the good news with Reggie.

[The Good Sport] (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty's not as good a sport as Archie thinks.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Banned in Boston
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica models a risque bikini for Betty.
Reprints

Jughead's Yok-a-Dillies (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob White ?
Inks
Bob White ?
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Jughead asks for a match; Jughead answers a question in class; Jughead ignores a pretty girl.

What Makes Archie Run? (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee asks Archie's friends to cut back on his after school distractions so he can pick up his grades. Then his grades go down.

Archie Club News (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie Club / letters page / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[Statement of Ownership] (Table of Contents: 9)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

STATEMENT REQUIRED BY THE ACT OF AUGUST 24. 1912, AS AMENDED BY THE ACTS OF MARCH 3. 1933. JULY 2, 1946 AND JUNE 11, 1960 (74 STAT. 208) SHOWING THE OWNERSHIP, MANAGEMENT, AND CIRCULATION OF ARCHIE'S PALS 'N' GALS, published Quartely at Sparta, Ill, for October 1, 1962.

1. The names and addresses of the publisher, editor, managing editor, and business managers are:
Publisher, Louis H. Silberkleit, 241 Church Street, New York 13. N.Y.
Editor. John L. Goldwater, 241 Church Street, New York 13. N.Y.
Managing editor, Richard H. Goldwater. 241 Church St., New York 13, N.Y.
Business manager, Maurice Coyne, 241 Church Street, New York 13, N.Y.

5. The average number of copies of each issue of this publication sold or distributed, through the mails or otherwise, to paid subscribers during the 12 months preceding the date shown above was: (This in-formation is required by the act of June 11, 1960 to be included in all statements regardless of frequency of issue) 250,851

Trophy Trap (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob White ?
Inks
Bob White ?
Colors
?
Letters
Bob White ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The judges of an auto race have a special trophy for Archie's jalopy.

Tongue Twister (Table of Contents: 11)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie James; Melody Jones; Pepper; Miss Finch
Synopsis
Pepper suggests Melody study for her Spanish test by playing a Spanish language instruction record while she sleeps.

Indexer Notes

Some sources claim this is the first "Josie" story. However, according to copyright records, She's Josie #1 (February 1963) was published on December 10, 1962, one week before Archie's Pals and Gals #23 came out.

To Be Renounced (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie claims he's renouncing women, but it's all a set-up to embarrass Archie.

The Big Lie (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica catch Reggie in a lie. But the lie later comes true.

Nut Rut (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob White ?
Inks
Bob White ?
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Fred visits Archie's school.

Moose Is So Stupid That... (Table of Contents: 15)

Moose / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob White ?
Inks
Bob White ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Moose Mason
Synopsis
Nine illustrated punch lines for the set up of the title.

The Weak Spot (Table of Contents: 16)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie sets up Archie with a pre-cut board.

Dancing Fool (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie shows Reggie a new dance step.

Three of a Kind (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty is babysitting two children, and Archie.

[Wrong Number] (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Josette DeCarlo [as Josie Dumont]
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Dan DeCarlo

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty gets dragged out of a hot bath by a false alarm.
Reprints

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

Veronica Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't mind kissing Reggie
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica's standards may not be like other people's standards, but she does have standards.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["It's some sort of psychological experiment"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Temptation
    Archie
  3. 2. Wheel and Deal
    Archie
  4. 3. Admiration Society
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. [The Good Sport]
    Betty Pin Up
  6. 5. ["Banned in Boston"]
    Veronica Pin Up
  7. 6. Jughead's Yok-a-Dillies
    Jughead
  8. 7. What Makes Archie Run?
    Archie
  9. 8. Archie Club News
    Archie Club
  10. 9. [Statement of Ownership]
  11. 10. Trophy Trap
    Archie
  12. 11. Tongue Twister
    Josie
  13. 12. To Be Renounced
    Archie
  14. 13. The Big Lie
    Archie
  15. 14. Nut Rut
    Archie
  16. 15. Moose Is So Stupid That...
    Moose
  17. 16. The Weak Spot
    Reggie
  18. 17. Dancing Fool
    Archie
  19. 18. Three of a Kind
    Archie
  20. 19. [Wrong Number]
    Betty Pin Up
  21. 20. ["I don't mind kissing Reggie"]
    Veronica Pin Up
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