(September 1973)

Archie, 1952 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Jan., March, April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. & Dec.
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)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Midge you're going to get a good tanning!
Genre
teen
Characters
Midge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason

Something Special (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Claudia
Synopsis
Archie gets in trouble minding his own business and waiting for Veronica at the beach.
Reprints

Hold the Phone (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; teen
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx wants a head start before her father answers the phone.
Reprints

Nutty Note (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead cleans out all the snacks at the pool party.

The Wick Kick (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones; Forsythe P. Jones II; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie gets the bright idea to make homemade candles and sell them at a profit.

Rave Wave (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Gus Lemoine
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The gang sit at the beach waiting for a wave to surf.

Rare Pair (Table of Contents: 6)

Dilton Doiley / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Dilton's computer matches Archie with a girl.

Horn Corn (Table of Contents: 7)

Big Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Prof. Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Moose tries to play a French Horn.

Muscle Bustle (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie has his own way for exercising neck muscles.

In a Fix Fix (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tries to fix the Lodge television set.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You made the bathing suit yourself, Betty?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty models a swim suit made of subway tokens.
Reprints

Up and at 'Em (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Fred is amazed that Archie is going hiking.

Some Catch (Table of Contents: 12)

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 and Russ go fishing.
Reprints

Schlock Rock (Table of Contents: 13)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Reggie isn't impressed by Dilton's musical group.

Mucho Smoocho (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Gus Lemoine
Inks
Gus Lemoine
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie receives a warning about his new girlfriend from Reggie.

The Great Spot (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tries to keep a date with Jughead to fish while finding a way to go out with Veronica at the same time.
Reprints

Dear John (Table of Contents: 16)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead makes Reggie think twice about dumping a girl.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Midge you're going to get a good tanning!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Something Special
    Archie
  3. 2. Hold the Phone
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Nutty Note
    Jughead
  5. 4. The Wick Kick
    Archie
  6. 5. Rave Wave
    Archie
  7. 6. Rare Pair
    Dilton Doiley
  8. 7. Horn Corn
    Big Moose
  9. 8. Muscle Bustle
    Archie
  10. 9. In a Fix Fix
    Archie
  11. 10. ["You made the bathing suit yourself, Betty?"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin Up
  12. 11. Up and at 'Em
    Archie
  13. 12. Some Catch
    Li'l Jinx
  14. 13. Schlock Rock
    Reggie
  15. 14. Mucho Smoocho
    Archie
  16. 15. The Great Spot
    Archie
  17. 16. Dear John
    Jughead
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