(April 1990)

Archie, 1952 Series
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Price
1.00 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Jan., Mar., Apr., June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Barcode
071896467505 04
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
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's Pals 'n' Gals / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Reggie's showing me how to meet girls!
Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate

Private Defectives (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead watch a television show about dangerous criminals on the loose. Later, when Mr. Lodge is trying to evade Archie in disguise, the boys think they have spotted a fugitive.
Reprints

E. E. P. (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw (signed)
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

word search puzzle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1989
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months: 59,255
Actual number sold of issue nearest filing date: 65,163
Owners: Archie Comic Publications, Michael I. Silberkleit, Richard H. Goldwater, all at 326 Fayette Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY 10543

You Don't Need Drugs... (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan De Carlo Jr. ?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...to be admired!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Betty Cooper

Top Drawer (Table of Contents: 5)

Chuck Clayton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Pop Tate; Mrs. Clayton
Synopsis
Chuck finds a way to make money drawing cartoons so that he can buy a car, but now he's so busy he doesn't have time to take Nancy out.
Reprints

The Best Policy (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Scott McRae
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Joani Jumpp; Betty Cooper; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Ethel knows how to clear up a misunderstanding between Jughead and Joani, but she considers keeping it a secret so she can go out with Jughead herself.
Reprints

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

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

Pencils
Ellen Leonforte (illustrations) (signed)
Inks
Ellen Leonforte (illustrations)
Colors
Barry Grossman ? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Jay Williams and Shelly Blaquiere.

The Mess (Table of Contents: 8)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Dan Parent
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina uses magic to clean her room.

The Gas Guzzler (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hal Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gets to borrow his uncle's new car so he goes to take Veronica out for a drive, but the car uses so much gas that his funds are soon wiped out.
Reprints

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

Editor's Notebook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Reggie's showing me how to meet girls!"]
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  2. 1. Private Defectives
    Archie
  3. 2. E. E. P.
    Archie
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. You Don't Need Drugs...
    Archie
  6. 5. Top Drawer
    Chuck Clayton
  7. 6. The Best Policy
    Jughead
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Club News
  9. 8. The Mess
    Sabrina
  10. 9. The Gas Guzzler
    Archie
  11. 10. ["This month, I thought I'd take the opportunity..."]
    Editor's Notebook
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Thomas Johnson
  • Dwayne Best
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Katy Hayhurst
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Jerry Hillegas