Archie #552
(October 2004)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
2.19 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Jan., Feb., Apr., May, June, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Comics
Barcode
762816467476 55211
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aha!!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews

A Chance to Shine! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; "Mr. Shine"; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie has to pose as Mr. Shine and sell floor cleaning products after the regular guy hurts his ankle.
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Archie News (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie News / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction

Big City Blues (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Cousin Albert
Synopsis
Archie goes to the big city to visit his cousin Albert and meets people like he sees on TV.
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Indexer Notes

The shows Friends, Seinfeld, The Drew Carey Show and Everybody Loves Raymond are all represented using characters with slightly changed names.

Fan Art (Table of Contents: 4)

Fan Art / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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To Sleep - Per Chance (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Crosby
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Archie can't sleep no matter how hard he tries.
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No Sweat, Coach! (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Tim Kennedy ?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Coach Kleats warns the guys not to leave sweaty clothes and socks in the lockers.
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Plaidness Madness (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Midge Klump; Pop Tate; Hubert Smithers
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge asks for Archie's help in picking out a jacket for Veronica but when Veronica looks in the store window and sees the one he picked out she tells Archie that it’s horrid so the gang try to convince her that style is in.
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Aha!!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. A Chance to Shine!
    Archie
  3. 2. Archie News
    Archie News
  4. 3. Big City Blues
    Archie
  5. 4. Fan Art
    Fan Art
  6. 5. To Sleep - Per Chance
    Archie
  7. 6. No Sweat, Coach!
    Archie
  8. 7. Plaidness Madness
    Archie
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