(December 1969)

Archie, 1952 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
?
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

"All new stories," according to cover blurb.


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cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
And someday doctors will perform a brain transplant!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy [Ms. Grundy]; Archie; Reggie
Synopsis
Reggie thinks Archie would benefit from a brain transplant.
Keywords
High school

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Doll Boy (Table of Contents: 2)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton; Archie; Jughead; Reggie
Synopsis
Dilton accidentally shrinks himself. Reggie scorns what he thinks is a doll, then panics when the supposed doll "comes to life."

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Bear Bug (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Dilton; Betty; Veronica; bear; cub
Synopsis
The gang runs into a bear while berry-picking, and Dilton loses his glasses. The bear uses them to watch the drive-in movies from afar.
Keywords
Drive-in movies

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Food Feud (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Veronica; Archie; Reggie
Synopsis
Archie's broke and can't buy Veronica any lunch at the beach, so Reggie takes advantage and steps in. Archie borrows money from Betty, convincing Veronica that he's not only cheap but dishonest.
Keywords
Beach

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Take One Giant Stoop (Table of Contents: 11)

Reggie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie; Archie; Betty; Veronica; Dilton; Bruce; O. O. Wellemellen
Synopsis
Separated from the gang while on a beach picnic, Reggie is terrified by evidence of a giant -- actually props for a movie being filmed on location. When he conceitedly tries to talk himself into a movie role, the director hires him for an Egyptian epic, then binds him mouth and body with mummy wrappings.
Reprints
Keywords
Beach; giant; movies; mummy

Indexer Notes

Inker identification from GCD record at World of Archie Double Digest # 8.

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Archie Club News / letters page / 1.6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie Club members, send in your news reports and be eligible to win cash prizes in the Archie Series Magazines.
Characters
Archie; Jughead

Indexer Notes

Reports from fans Scott Bok, Noreen O'Donohue, Barbara Knotts, Wayne Losan, Claudia Meek, and David Hassell.

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Food for Thought! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Joe Edwards ?
Inks
Joe Edwards ?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Li'l Jinx's dad
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx eats lots of food in front of the T.V. set, as practice for being a baby sitter.

Reading Lesson (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie ignores the "keep out" sign, and focuses on the mat that says "welcome."

Date Hate (Table of Contents: 19)

Big Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Big Ethel; Veronica
Synopsis
Ethel can ask any boy she pleases for a date. But she doesn't please anyone.

Miff Tiff (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Veronica
Synopsis
Veronica searches all over for Archie, so that once she finds him she can show how much she's ignoring him.

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The Prize (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Jughead; Veronica; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie accidentally ruins Mr. Lodge's prize geraniums while lawn bowling, so Mr. Lodge uses Archie and Jughead as pins.
Reprints
Keywords
Bowling

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Small Hitch (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Betty
Synopsis
Archie's hitching a ride, but he won't get out of his car.

Something to Crow About (Table of Contents: 25)

Big Ethel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel; Betty; Ralph [Ralphette]; Hi Jacks; Flabbus Lippum
Synopsis
Big Ethel's parrot helps the girls capture wanted criminals.
Reprints
Keywords
T.V.; Television; TiVo; TV

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Delay Action (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Reggie
Synopsis
Reggie forces Archie to be late to meet Veronica, so that she will be annoyed. It turns out he's going to Reggie's surprise party.
Reprints

That's Rough (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Gaga
Synopsis
Greg is rough to Gaga. Li'l Jinx wonders why he likes Gaga instead of her.

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Whistle While You Work (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Jughead; Mr. Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie pretends to be enthusiastic about his chores, hoping his parents will think he's going crazy, and so reduce his work load. Wise to his plan, they take him at his word and pile it on instead.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["And someday doctors will perform a brain transplant!"]
  2. 1. ["Perfect for lovers... and music box collectors"]
  3. 2. Doll Boy
    Dilton
  4. 3. ["Get in the groove for a giant fun-in!"]
  5. 4. Bear Bug
    Archie
  6. 5. ["Fantastic no-risk offer!!!"]
  7. 6. ["Sorry, we hire only high school graduates"]
  8. 7. Food Feud
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. ["10 way hairpiece!"]
  10. 9. ["Football fans are crazy about this true-to-life football game"]
  11. 10. ["Amazing $1 art offer"]
  12. 11. Take One Giant Stoop
    Reggie
  13. 12. ["Archie Giant Size Freakout"]
  14. 13. ["Never be short again!"]
  15. 14. ["Coin grab bag free!"]
  16. 15. ["Archie Club members, send in your news reports and be eligible to win cash prizes in the Archie Series Magazines."]
    Archie Club News
  17. 16. ["Be an Archie Club member"]
  18. 17. Food for Thought!
    Li'l Jinx
  19. 18. Reading Lesson
    Archie
  20. 19. Date Hate
    Big Ethel
  21. 20. Miff Tiff
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. ["Here's a whole treasure chest of fun"]
  23. 22. The Prize
    Archie
  24. 23. ["Dear reader,"]
  25. 24. Small Hitch
    Archie
  26. 25. Something to Crow About
    Big Ethel
  27. 26. ["Just a few comic book shopping days till Christmas!"]
  28. 27. Delay Action
    Archie
  29. 28. That's Rough
    Li'l Jinx
  30. 29. ["Girls!"]
  31. 30. Whistle While You Work
    Archie
  32. 31. ["You'll find one of these catalogs priceless"]
  33. 32. ["100 Little Dolls All For $1.00"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kirk House
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Jerry Hillegas