(February 1954)

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:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Yeah… Reggie said he'd buy me a drink if I'd get him a date with Veronica!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
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Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle

Easel Said Than Done! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Letters:
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Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie impresses Veronica with his paintings, but Jughead helps Archie by planting small doubts about the portrait Reggie paints of Veronica. Veronica ends up smashing the painting over Reggie's head.

Using the Old Beanie! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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?
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Letters:
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Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
After Jughead explains all the beneficial uses of his beanie, Archie and Reggie both decide to get matching beanies too.

Dixie Doodles! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Jughead dresses up as a woman, the fictional Agatha Culpepper with a Southern accent. After buttering up Moose, he exclaims his joy in meeting Midge and kisses her. Later, looking completely beat up, he explains to Archie and Reggie that Midge beat him up thinking he (as she) was trying to steal Moose away from her.

["If you knew Ginger, like we know Ginger"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Colors:
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Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Ginger

Indexer Notes

Promo for Ginger comics

Peanuts To You! (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz ?
Inks:
Samm Schwartz ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Suzie
Synopsis:
Suzie complains about having peanut butter and jelly sandwiches every day, but she admits she makes them herself.

Speech-Less! (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 1.6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
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Colors:
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Letters:
?

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead bets Reggie that he has seen every word of Reggie's speech in a book. Reggie bets him a dozen sodas he hasn't. Jughead proves it by bringing in the book, the dictionary.

["Hey, kids!.... Climb on the band wagon"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Super Duck

Indexer Notes

Promo for Super Duck comics

Real Gone Guy (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Jughead says the incorrect "they have went home," so Miss Grundy makes him write "gone home" on the board 100 times. When he finishes, she isn't there, so he leaves a note to her, saying, "I have went home."

It's All Mental (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Snodgrass; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Professor Snodgrass tries a word association test with Jughead, but Jughead responds every time with the word "hamburgers." Mr. Weatherbee sends him to lunch and when Jughead returns, he continues to respond with "hamburgers."

Lawn Ranger! (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Letters:
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Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis:
Wilbur is so distracted while mowing the lawn, that he doesn't get any of the grass cut, so his father fixes the problem by putting blinders on his head.

What the Doctor Ordered (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; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Pop Tate offers to sell a sundae of the customer's design for only one dollar. Jughead designs an enormous sundae which Pop Tate builds, finishing it off with a key on top so that Jughead can close the shop when he's done eating it.

Movie News (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Twelve items of movie gossip

Tape A Chance! (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
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Inks:
?
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead records his lessons on tape and learns them by playing them while he sleeps. Reggie tries this trick by switching Jughead's tape with an old tape of lullabies. However, Jughead recorded Musical History but Reggie was taking a Chemistry test. When he looks in on Jughead's Musical History class, he sees that Jughead has the room of girls in a swoon by singing.

Cat and Mouse (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie wants out of a date with Veronica to the Cat Show, so he takes advice from Jughead and makes her ashamed to be seen with him by making up his eye to look as if he's been in a fight. Reggie has overheard this trick and makes his eye up too, to avoid the Cat Show. In the end, Jughead is stuck going to the Cat Show with Veronica.

Indexer Notes

This is a rare instance of Jughead's clever ideas not turning out in his favor.

["Archie, the Pied Piper!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Promo for Archie comics

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Yeah… Reggie said he'd buy me a drink if I'd get him a date with Veronica!"]
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  2. 1. Easel Said Than Done!
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  3. 2. Using the Old Beanie!
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  4. 3. Dixie Doodles!
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  5. 4. ["If you knew Ginger, like we know Ginger"]
    Ginger
  6. 5. Peanuts To You!
    Suzie
  7. 6. Speech-Less!
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  8. 7. ["Hey, kids!.... Climb on the band wagon"]
    Super Duck
  9. 8. Real Gone Guy
    Jughead
  10. 9. It's All Mental
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  11. 10. Lawn Ranger!
    Wilbur
  12. 11. What the Doctor Ordered
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  13. 12. Movie News
  14. 13. Tape A Chance!
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  15. 14. Cat and Mouse
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  16. 15. ["Archie, the Pied Piper!"]
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Matthew Thompson
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Merlin Haas
  • Lou Mazzella
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