(November 1973)

Archie, 1952 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly except for February, May and November
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
It serves us right for making the beach hire female lifeguards!
Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily
Reprints

Word of Mouth (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Ethel Muggs; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Veronica's message to Archie gets more garbled the more it passes from person to person.
Reprints

Breaking the News (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 can't wait to tell her dad she hit a home run, but not so anxious to tell him where it landed.

For the Betterment of Mankind (Table of Contents: 3)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Dilton tries different methods of picking up girls at the beach.

Claw Awe (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica judge a fishing contest.
Reprints

Lib Rib (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Synopsis
Archie points out a drawback in coed life guards.
Reprints

Miscue Rescue (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie witnesses a lucky life guard.
Reprints

Mad Mood (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / 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
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica decides not to talk to Archie anymore.

Spy Spoof (Table of Contents: 8)

Big Moose / 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
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie tries to explain listening devices to Moose.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead 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
WOW!!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead reacts to something other than what Reggie thinks.

Ketching Up (Table of Contents: 10)

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; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Charley's sandwich is incomplete.

Weighty Matter (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; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Someone steals the food supply on a camping trip.

Smog Dialogue (Table of Contents: 12)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica criticizes her father as a serial polluter.
Reprints
Keywords
pollution

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie 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
But Ronnie - - I told you I was going to do some body painting
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica have two different interpretations of the term "body painting".

Beautiful Day (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is trying to clean the pool with Archie around.
Reprints

Date Fete (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Cathy Sumchick; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Archie wins a date with an Olympic athlete, but finds her more focused on training than romance.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["It serves us right for making the beach hire female lifeguards!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Word of Mouth
    Archie
  3. 2. Breaking the News
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. For the Betterment of Mankind
    Dilton
  5. 4. Claw Awe
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Lib Rib
    Archie
  7. 6. Miscue Rescue
    Archie
  8. 7. Mad Mood
    Veronica
  9. 8. Spy Spoof
    Big Moose
  10. 9. ["WOW!!"]
    Jughead Pin Up
  11. 10. Ketching Up
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. Weighty Matter
    Archie
  13. 12. Smog Dialogue
    Veronica
  14. 13. ["But Ronnie - - I told you I was going to do some body painting"]
    Archie Pin Up
  15. 14. Beautiful Day
    Archie
  16. 15. Date Fete
    Archie
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