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(January 1960)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Two beauties! ...And both mine!"] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Hello Again (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Bill Scott
Synopsis:
Veronica says that Betty must be more demonstrative in her greetings if she wants to be noticed. Betty gets noticed by greeting the boys with a kiss, concentrating on Archie.
Keywords:
kissing

Uneven Steven (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica is perfectly willing to admit she's right if Archie will admit he's wrong.
Keywords:
argument

Oak by Me (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty swoons over movie star Hab Tunter.
Keywords:
movies

Indexer Notes

"Hab Tunter" is a twist on actor Tab Hunter.

Rest in Pieces (Table of Contents)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy has been to the doctor every day this week for minor ills.
Keywords:
hypochondriac

Moose Is So Dumb, He Thinks That--- (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Moose thinks: a football coach has four wheels, skyscrapers are used to brush clouds away, a cartoon is a song played on a car radio, a door jamb is something you spread on bread, and an octopus is an eight-sided cat.

Curiosity (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead and Archie think women are too nosy. Betty and Veronica attempt to prove that boys are just as nosy, by giving them a locked box and saying they'll buy them dinner if they don't show any curiosity about the box for three days.
Reprints:
Keywords:
curiosity

Wake Up to the Best Buys in Comics! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie Giant Series / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Duck Soup (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica decide to prove that girls can go duck hunting as well as boys. They manage to shoot Archie's and Reggie's decoys and later dump the boys out of their boat.
Keywords:
decoys; duck hunting; rowboats; shotgun

Impossible Possibility (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo)
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy wonders how Jughead can make so many errors on his homework.
Reprints:
Keywords:
homework

Steady Stupe (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie asks Moose why he goes steady with Midge.
Reprints:

Fresh Tomatoes (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards ?
Inks:
Joe Edwards ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Shrimpy
Synopsis:
Shrimpy uses tiny tomatoes as ammunition for his slingshot.
Keywords:
slingshot; tomatoes

Looking Ahead (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards ?
Inks:
Joe Edwards ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Shrimpy
Synopsis:
Shrimpy's friend is filling out an application to Vassar College.
Keywords:
Vassar

Peter Brown (Table of Contents)

Veronica Presents the Star of the Month! / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Peter Brown (photo)
Synopsis:
Biography of actor Peter Brown, then co-starring in "The Lawman" western TV series.

Indexer Notes

Text with photo. Brown's Lawman co-star John Russell's biography appears in Jughead Comics #57, "now on sale."

Lucky Peace (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica thinks she's lost her good luck charm and keeps waiting for something bad to happen. The gang tries to give her some bad luck so she'll quit worrying, but their tactics all backfire.
Keywords:
good luck charm
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Two beauties! ...And both mine!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Hello Again
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Uneven Steven
    Veronica
  4. 3. Oak by Me
    Archie
  5. 4. Rest in Pieces
    Miss Grundy
  6. 5. Moose Is So Dumb, He Thinks That---
    Moose
  7. 6. Curiosity
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Wake Up to the Best Buys in Comics!
    Archie Giant Series
  9. 8. Duck Soup
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Impossible Possibility
    Jughead
  11. 10. Steady Stupe
    Moose
  12. 11. Fresh Tomatoes
    Shrimpy
  13. 12. Looking Ahead
    Shrimpy
  14. 13. Peter Brown
    Veronica Presents the Star of the Month!
  15. 14. Lucky Peace
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Terry Watkins
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mark Gordon
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Matthew H. Gore
  • Michael Eshom
  • Donald Dale Milne