(December 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
Are you girls mad that we tried to crash your slumber party?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Sabrina Spellman

Shaping Up (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie tries to prepare for an important doubles match with Veronica by doing calisthenics to a TV exercise program.

Mishap Flap (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie's Dad / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Fred demands that Archie put a ladder away.
Reprints

It's the Real Thing (Table of Contents: 3)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Dilton claims to have made a mechanical duplicate of himself.

Rare Scare (Table of Contents: 4)

Big Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Ethel's cooking is so bad, even Jughead and Hot Dog won't eat it.

Drawn Out (Table of Contents: 5)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 2 pages (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
Hap wants to encourage Jinx's artistic tendencies without encouraging her to draw on the walls.

Party Smarty (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / 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
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Veronica is planning a party and inviting a lot of people.

A Clean Sweep (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Kurt Schaffenberger

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Fred demands Archie get rid of the leaves in the family yard and the only way he can do that is cart them away in his jalopy.
Reprints

Touchy Touchy (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty / 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
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Insensitive Archie blows it with Betty once again.
Reprints

Something Special (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley ?
Pencils
Al Hartley (layouts); Jon D'Agostino
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge gets a new power antennae for his stereo system and Archie just can't resist fiddling with it.
Reprints

Losing Your Marbles (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie buys a bag of marbles. Chaos ensues.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Are you girls mad that we tried to crash your slumber party?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Shaping Up
    Archie
  3. 2. Mishap Flap
    Archie's Dad
  4. 3. It's the Real Thing
    Dilton
  5. 4. Rare Scare
    Big Ethel
  6. 5. Drawn Out
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Party Smarty
    Veronica
  8. 7. A Clean Sweep
    Archie
  9. 8. Touchy Touchy
    Betty
  10. 9. Something Special
    Archie
  11. 10. Losing Your Marbles
    Archie
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