([April] 1971)

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
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

Publication date is approximated. There is no month listed on the cover and the month in the indicia was whited out prior to printing, leaving just the publication year.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Something tells me we should never have let the chicks in our drag club!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

The Accounting (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Al Hartley

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie wants a cut of the tax deduction his father gets for his dependency.

It Leaves Me Cold (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx makes her dad a snack.

Hold Tight (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie Teach-In / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie heckle Jughead during his oral report.
Reprints

The Master Mind (Table of Contents: 4)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Midge invites Reggie for a date ice skating, but Reggie's paranoia over Moose won't let him enjoy it.
Reprints

Dance of Romance (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Chic Stone ?
Inks
Chic Stone ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge tries to show Veronica and Archie what real dancing is.
Reprints

Dangerous Mission (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
science fiction; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie encounter an alien robot capable of statistically predicting the future.
Reprints

The Idol (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley ?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Against his better judgement, Mr. Weatherbee makes Archie Honorary Junior Assistant Principal.
Reprints

Something in Common (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Russ
Synopsis
Jinx compares herself to several former Presidents.

Google-Eyed (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Throb Temple
Synopsis
Ethel wins a date with a famous movie star looking to promote his latest film.

Big Brother (Table of Contents: 10)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida; ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie tries to cozy up to an attractive young woman by befriending her spoiled brat younger brother.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Several word balloons were relettered by a different artist.

Fingers (Table of Contents: 11)

Moose / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jon D'Agostino
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Midge makes finger cookies, with a recipe provided, while Moose makes sure Reggie doesn't get too close.

End of the Trail (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie teams with Dilton to keep Reggie from interfering with Archie's date with Veronica.
Reprints

A Shattering Experience (Table of Contents: 13)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's attempts at fixing Mr. Weatherbee's broken window only make things worse.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Something tells me we should never have let the chicks in our drag club!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Accounting
    Archie
  3. 2. It Leaves Me Cold
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Hold Tight
    Archie Teach-In
  5. 4. The Master Mind
    Reggie
  6. 5. Dance of Romance
    Veronica
  7. 6. Dangerous Mission
    Archie
  8. 7. The Idol
    Archie
  9. 8. Something in Common
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. Google-Eyed
    Big Ethel
  11. 10. Big Brother
    Reggie
  12. 11. Fingers
    Moose
  13. 12. End of the Trail
    Archie
  14. 13. A Shattering Experience
    Mr. Weatherbee
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