(September 1979)

Archie, 1952 Series
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Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series; Archie Comics Group
Barcode
0271000696709
Editing
Richard Goldwater
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)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Reggie! I don't think those two know how to play this game!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Laugh Comics Digest #66

Hit Bit (Table of Contents: 1)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Coach Kleats finds out that Jughead is a fantastic baseball hitter when he's motivated by hamburgers, which works out great for the team until the refreshment stand runs out and only has veggie burgers left.
Reprints

Shell Game (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
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse

Archie - Short and Brief (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
teen

Indexer Notes

word puzzle

Castle Hassle (Table of Contents: 4)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Miss Hopkins; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge wants Veronica to cut the ribbon at the opening of his new ice cream store, but she's busy helping to build the world's largest sand castle, so he decides that he can get some publicity out of that instead.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Montana ?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

two undated daily strips from the Archie syndicated comic

Take the Plunge (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge (cameo)
Synopsis
Veronica digs up the boy's old swimming hole and puts in a modern pool, but no one likes it.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards (illustrations)
Inks
Joe Edwards (illustrations)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards ?; typeset

Indexer Notes

No letters; announcement of a letter-writing contest.
Page also includes membership application for the Archie Club.

On the Right Track! (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

maze

Popular Choice (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica is jealous that all the pretty girls at the beach seem to know Archie.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Reggie! I don't think those two know how to play this game!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Hit Bit
    Jughead
  3. 2. Shell Game
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Archie - Short and Brief
    Archie
  5. 4. Castle Hassle
    Mr. Lodge
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  7. 6. Take the Plunge
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. On the Right Track!
    Archie
  10. 9. Popular Choice
    Archie
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