(February 1952)

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

["Hobby Show"] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks:
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
Hamburger

To Sea or Not To Sea (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie takes Jughead to the Lodge's bungalow, where Mr. Lodge takes Jughead out so he can row the boat while Mr. Lodge fishes. Through Jughead's bungling, Mr. Lodge gets credit for catching a swordfish with a boat rather than fishing gear.

Eye Openers (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy has Jughead's eyes checked because he keeps them nearly closed all the time and she can't tell when he falls asleep. He comes back with some glasses he said the doctor would fix the problem. The glasses have wide-open eyes painted on them and Jughead still falls asleep in class.

Snow Joke (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; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Herman Jones
Synopsis:
To avoid problems with the law, Jughead throws ashes on the slippery sidewalk, but he accidentally throws them on a police officer who had just slipped. Jughead and his Uncle Herman put an awning over the sidewalk to prevent snow falling on it, but it splits and drops snow on the same police officer. Their last attempt is to run hot water over it to melt the ice, but that just makes it slippery again as the police officer runs over it.

Miss Under-Stood (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 2.6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie sends Jughead to pick up Betty. Betty gets Jughead's opinions on several hair styles and dress choices before leaving with him to go to the beauty parlor. She says she can't go looking like she needs to go to the beauty parlor.

"Wilbur is in hot water again!" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore

Indexer Notes

Promo for Wilbur comics

Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Three activities: a maze, a movie star caricature quiz, and a movie star anagram puzzle

"Make a bee-line" (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

Seeing the Light (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson
Synopsis:
Wilbur shows Red that he should use higher-watt bulbs to prevent eyestrain and get his homework problems correct.

The Lost Loot (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; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Jughead practices to be a gangster in a play, complete with a bag of play money as a prop. Mr. Weatherbee thinks it's real and calls the police who point out that the money and the guns are all fake. Jughead and Archie read the headline the next day to Mr. Weatherbee about the police protecting the principal from squirt-guns.

Movie Chatter (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ten items of movie gossip

Jam Session (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie
Synopsis:
Suzie warns Ferdie not to put the power cord where the door might close on it, and it does, leaving them completely in the dark.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Hobby Show"]
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  2. 1. To Sea or Not To Sea
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  3. 2. Eye Openers
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  4. 3. Snow Joke
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  5. 4. Miss Under-Stood
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  6. 5. "Wilbur is in hot water again!"
    Wilbur
  7. 6. Puzzle Page
  8. 7. "Make a bee-line"
    Super Duck
  9. 8. Seeing the Light
    Wilbur
  10. 9. The Lost Loot
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  11. 10. Movie Chatter
  12. 11. Jam Session
    Suzie
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