Archie, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
An Archie Magazine Approved Reading
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US size
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Juggy, I have to pay a forfeit to you…"] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pal Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Frese
Inks:
George Frese
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews

Femmes and Fowls (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Frese (signed)
Inks:
George Frese (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Mrs. Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead and Archie try to start an egg farm with a rooster but trade it in for two ducks until Veronica gets mad that they are exploiting the ducks. Jughead says to make sure not to invite her for the roast duck dinner.

A Bicycle Is Built for One (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead warns Archie and Veronica about riding with her on the handlebars and when they get hit by a car, Veronica ends up in the hospital with one leg and one arm in cast.

Indexer Notes

This is one of the few instances of an Archie character's actions shown to have realistic consequences, in terms of the injuries sustained.

Flyin' High (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Frese (signed)
Inks:
George Frese (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead helps Betty build a kite to impress Archie, but on the way to an open location to fly it, Jughead flies out of the back seat when the kite catches the wind.

A Hair Brained Plot! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica think Archie is distracted by girls with short hair, but they decide between them that long hair is best. They both show up at the dance with short hair.

Horsepitality (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead visits a diner with an all-you-can-eat special for only 50 cents. He is amazed how it can be so cheap to eat so much, so the owner tells them they also own the hospital next door.

Indexer Notes

The name of the diner is "Tomaine Tommie's" - a misspelling of "ptomaine."

Jughead Fun Page (Table of Contents)

Jughead / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Dave Berg (signed)
Pencils:
Dave Berg (signed)
Inks:
Dave Berg (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Three activities: a find-the-objects picture game, a word play, and a math puzzle

["You Kids Be the Judge!"] (Table of Contents)

Super Duck / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Super Duck

Indexer Notes

Promo for Super Duck comics

Of Moose and Men (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump [as Midgie Smith]
Synopsis:
Jughead helps Moose by writing poems for the new girl, Midgie. Other girls think Jughead is writing the poems on his own behalf and they threaten to beat up Moose if he hurts Jughead. Jughead begs Moose to beat him up rather than face girls who think Jughead is truly a romantic, but Moose is scared of what the girls might do to him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The character of Midgie Smith in this story eventually became the character Midge Klump. Moose's jealousy regarding her has been part of the plot of many stories in the Archie line of comics.

Movie Chatter (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Eight items of Hollywood gossip

The Cake Eater (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead mixes cake batter, not so he can bake a cake, but so he can lick the entire bowl of batter clean. After lying on the beach in the sun, the doctor determines he has eaten an entire freshly baked cake without taking a bite.

Second Fiddle (Table of Contents)

Uke O'Laylie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Frese (signed)
Inks:
George Frese (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Uke O'Laylie; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica asks Uke to play for her in a canoe in the moonlight. She failed to mention that Reggie would be in the canoe as well.

Jughead Fun Page (Table of Contents)

Jughead / activity / 0.6 page (report information)

Script:
Dave Berg (signed)
Pencils:
Dave Berg (signed)
Inks:
Dave Berg (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Five activities: a maze; a tongue twister; a word play; a picture game, and a number puzzle

["He's death on crooks and he's murder with the women!"] (Table of Contents)

Sam Hill / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.4 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Sam Hill

Indexer Notes

Promo for Sam Hill, Private Eye comic

Animal Cracks (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead names who each animal in the zoo looks like. Archie says the animal Jughead looks like is pulling a cart outside of the zoo - a donkey.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Juggy, I have to pay a forfeit to you…"]
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  2. 1. Femmes and Fowls
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  3. 2. A Bicycle Is Built for One
    Jughead
  4. 3. Flyin' High
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  5. 4. A Hair Brained Plot!
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Horsepitality
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  7. 6. Jughead Fun Page
    Jughead
  8. 7. ["You Kids Be the Judge!"]
    Super Duck
  9. 8. Of Moose and Men
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  10. 9. Movie Chatter
  11. 10. The Cake Eater
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  12. 11. Second Fiddle
    Uke O'Laylie
  13. 12. Jughead Fun Page
    Jughead
  14. 13. ["He's death on crooks and he's murder with the women!"]
    Sam Hill
  15. 14. Animal Cracks
    Archie's Pal Jughead
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Matthew Thompson
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Merlin Haas
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Rodney Hinkle