(December 1971)

Archie, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Bavarian Hot Pants
Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The girls' Bavarian look has all the boys looking.

It Beats a Pizza (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Jughead throws the gang for a loop by embracing organic health foods. Ethel throws Jughead for a loop by joining him.

Indexer Notes

Inking credit from http://joesinnott.com. previously attributed to Jon D'Agostino.

Brain Drain (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
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx knows every flavor at the soda shop, but can't remember her errands.

Potion Notion (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie tries to scare Miss Grundy with a rubber monster mask.
Reprints:

Another Man's Shoes (Table of Contents: 4)

Dilton / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils:
Gus LeMoine
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Mrs. Doiley; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Dilton finds out his father is actually his step-father. Disillusioned, he attempts to run away from home. But at the bus station, he gets some sound advice from Chuck.
Reprints:

Key Question (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie invents a drag racer that doesn't run on fossil fuels.

K Is for Coach Kleats (Table of Contents: 6)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Coach Kleats; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Miss Beazly
Synopsis:
Examples of words, their definitions and how those definitions apply to the everyday life of Coach Kleats.

Block Out (Table of Contents: 7)

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
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
Jinx and Greg's argument doesn't prevent them from respecting others.
Reprints:

Mail Tale (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica work in tandem to keep Mr. Lodge from seeing Veronica's latest credit card statement.
Reprints:

Romance Trance (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Al Hartley
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie's bout of love-sickness over Veronica has made him more accident-prone than usual.
Reprints:

Wha-Cha-Ma-Call-It (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
The girls are taken in by a handsome salesman and the boys won't let them forget it.
Reprints:
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Bavarian Hot Pants"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. It Beats a Pizza
    Archie and the Gang
  3. 2. Brain Drain
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Potion Notion
    Archie
  5. 4. Another Man's Shoes
    Dilton
  6. 5. Key Question
    Archie
  7. 6. K Is for Coach Kleats
    Coach Kleats
  8. 7. Block Out
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. Mail Tale
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Romance Trance
    Archie
  11. 10. Wha-Cha-Ma-Call-It
    Archie
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