What in the name of Archie is going on here? Obviously the main character, Freddie, is going to the barber shop for his first shave, and he's proud of the nascient whiskers, although he should be more concerned about the fact that his nose isn't completely formed. It's open. Someone could grab the top line and peel his entire head open.
But what of the chin-inspecting Cross-Hatch Man with the bow tie and the ready magnifying glass? The woman with the orange hair in the background? Sputnik-head kid, who's staring ahead as if he's seeing a robber pistol-whip the barber inside the shop? The woman whose waist is the same size as her neck?