(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
Ronnie, the boys really dig our 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. ["Ronnie, the boys really dig our 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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