(December 1953)

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
Editing:
?
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US size
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper

"Stop paying 89¢ each for smash hit records!" (Table of Contents)

Song Parade Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

Characters:
Jack Russell (photo); Jeff Clarke (photo); Arlene James (photo)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Ad for three record set containing 18 song hits as recorded by Jack Russell, Dean Martin, Jeff Clark, and Arlene James. Available in 78 or 45 rpm format for $2.98 from Song Parade Co., Newark, N.J.

Talk is "Cheep"! (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead tries to teach his parakeet to talk, but the only person it will talk to is Mr. Weatherbee.
Keywords:
parakeet

The Culture Vulture (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead criticizes Betty's Women's Art and Culture Society meeting.
Keywords:
women's club

[Lionel Trains with Magnetic Traction] (Table of Contents)

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Lionel model trains.

Soda Jerk! (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie
Synopsis:
Suzie's customer acts strangely when he is served a soda.
Keywords:
soda

Frame and Fortune (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Jughead finds an artist to paint Mr. Weatherbee's portrait.
Keywords:
painting

What's Watt? (Table of Contents)

Jughead's Cousin Souphead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Souphead; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Souphead gets confused when he thinks Veronica is planting light bulbs instead of flower bulbs.
Keywords:
flowers; light bulbs

He Won by 6 Points with AMF Roadmaster! (Table of Contents)

AMF Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for AMF Roadmaster bicycle.

Halfies! (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkins; Slats Morgan; Linda
Synopsis:
Wilbur and Slats both catch the same fish and Linda has to settle the dispute.
Keywords:
fishing

Get a Real Candid Camera for only 50¢ (Table of Contents)

Smith Bros. Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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typeset

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for mail-in offer of a Jewel 16 camera for 50 cents with a front panel from a Smith Bros. Cough Drop box.

Laugh It Up! (Table of Contents)

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

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Indexer Notes

Promo for Laugh Comics. Headshots of Archie, Suzie, Jughead, Ginger, Wilbur, and Katy Keene are depicted.

["Cinema Hero Madison Now Changed Guy"] (Table of Contents)

Movie News / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Movie gossip about Guy Madison; Merv Griffin; Ward Bond; Arlene Dahl; Gordon Douglas; Gilbert Roland; Fernando Lamas; Geraldine Page; and Frank Lovejoy.

Takes Two to Mangle (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead steps on Betty's feet when he tries to dance.
Keywords:
dance

Be the Leader! (Table of Contents)

Columbia Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Columbia bicycles.

Paper Caper (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 2.67 pages (report information)

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?
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge (cameo)
Synopsis:
Jughead is acting strangely as he searches for a mysterious "paper."

Indexer Notes

classroom; test

Fun Page (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.33 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

A word puzzle, a "draw me" picture in a grid, and a number puzzle.

["I'm scared! This is a really tough neighborhood!"] (Table of Contents)

Pud; Fleer; Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Characters:
Pud
Synopsis:
While visiting a tough neighborhood, Pud and his friends prevent a gang from beating up a small child.

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic form for Dubble Bubble bubblegum.

She's a Winner! (Table of Contents)

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

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Characters:
Ginger

Indexer Notes

Promo for Ginger comics with original illustration.

Heavens to Jugsy (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead tries to get past the doorman of the Riverdale Hotel in order to study stars with his new telescope
Keywords:
astronomy; hotel

["Jughead, how can you sit there eating?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge, Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Promo in comic form for Archie's Pals 'n Gals #2 with mail-in coupon.

Pitch Man! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead shows the neighborhood kids how to spin a top.

Soup Opera (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead keeps sending his soup back because it isn't hot enough.
Keywords:
diner; soup

The Awful Tooth! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lucey (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Jughead and Betty talk about associating things with certain people.

[Space Commander Vibro-Matic Walkie-Talkies] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for wireless "vibro" walkie-talkies for $1.00 from Consumer's Mart, New York 1, N.Y.

Today's Top Adventure Hits (Table of Contents)

Doubleday Dollar Book Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Ad for Doubleday Dollar Book Club. Premium is three books for $1.00 for joining (Golden Admiral; Caravan to Xanadu; and The Comancheros).

Keeps 'em on Good Spooking Terms (Table of Contents)

Mars; Milky Way / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrated ad for giving Milky Way candy bars on Halloween.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  2. 1. "Stop paying 89¢ each for smash hit records!"
    Song Parade Co.
  3. 2. Talk is "Cheep"!
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  4. 3. The Culture Vulture
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  5. 4. [Lionel Trains with Magnetic Traction]
    Lionel Trains
  6. 5. Soda Jerk!
    Suzie
  7. 6. Frame and Fortune
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  8. 7. What's Watt?
    Jughead's Cousin Souphead
  9. 8. He Won by 6 Points with AMF Roadmaster!
    AMF Roadmaster
  10. 9. Halfies!
    Wilbur
  11. 10. Get a Real Candid Camera for only 50¢
    Smith Bros. Cough Drops
  12. 11. Laugh It Up!
  13. 12. ["Cinema Hero Madison Now Changed Guy"]
    Movie News
  14. 13. Takes Two to Mangle
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  15. 14. Be the Leader!
    Columbia Bicycles
  16. 15. Paper Caper
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  17. 16. Fun Page
  18. 17. ["I'm scared! This is a really tough neighborhood!"]
    Pud; Fleer; Dubble Bubble
  19. 18. She's a Winner!
  20. 19. Heavens to Jugsy
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  21. 20. ["Jughead, how can you sit there eating?"]
  22. 21. Pitch Man!
    Jughead
  23. 22. Soup Opera
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  24. 23. The Awful Tooth!
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  25. 24. [Space Commander Vibro-Matic Walkie-Talkies]
  26. 25. Today's Top Adventure Hits
    Doubleday Dollar Book Club
  27. 26. Keeps 'em on Good Spooking Terms
    Mars; Milky Way
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