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

["Say! Where's Archie going with Veronica? There's a blizzard outside!"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie's Pal Jughead #71

Dots the Trouble (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper (cameo)
Synopsis:
Jughead gets in trouble with Miss Grundy by completing a "connect-the-dots" drawing of her on the blackboard. Reggie set Jughead up, so turnabout is fair play when Jughead sets up a "connect-the-dots" drawing for Reggie to complete.
Keywords:
blackboard; chalk; connect-the-dots

Some Class (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty is jealous because Archie gave Veronica one of his class pins. Jughead claims he can get Betty another of Archie's class pins, but when he does, it wasn't what Betty was expecting.
Keywords:
class pins; safety pins

["It's the sweetest 5-letter word I know!"] (Table of Contents)

Fun Page / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A rebus, cross out the even numbers, word ladder (roam to fear), and Corn Off the Cob jokes.

Join the Big Parade!! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Joke Book / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Paint It the Truth (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Reggie makes fun of Jughead's painting. When Mr. Weatherbee is going to have a door added to his office, Jughead paints a realistic door and Reggie bangs into the wall. The next day, after the door has been installed, Reggie still thinks it's a painting and gets in trouble with Mr. Weatherbee.
Keywords:
painting; practical joke

The Awful Tooth (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper (cameo)
Synopsis:
A tour guide in a museum gets tired of Jughhead's wisecracks, and maneuvers Jughead into backing into a sabre-tooth tiger skeleton.
Keywords:
dinosaurs; museum; sabre-tooth tiger; skeletons

Down the Hatch (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead thinks Reggie has drunk a glass of turpentine, thinking it was soda pop, and rushes him to the school dispensary. After treatments to clear Reggie's stomach, including use of a stomach pump; Jughead returns to tell Reggie it was all a mistake and the liquid was soda after all.
Keywords:
emetic; soda pop; stomach pump; turpentine; vomiting

Indexer Notes

Rather graphic panel on page two of Reggie running for the bathroom with his hand over his mouth after drinking an emetic solution.

For a King-Size Laugh... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wilbur Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Molar the Merrier (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead goes to the dentist and is in a hurry to have a tooth pulled.
Keywords:
dentist

Repeat Performance! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Bum Steer (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; H. Peever
Synopsis:
Jughead helps Archie overhaul his car. However, when Archie takes it out for a drive, the steering doesn't work and he ends up driving through the Justice of the Peace's yard and flowers.
Keywords:
auto repairs; traffic tickets

["Let's go see the lions and tigers now-"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Let's make clothes pin puppets"] (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A rebus, instructions for making clothes pin puppets, duplicate this drawing, and finish these common expressions.

Indexer Notes

No logo.

Home Cooking (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie
Synopsis:
Ferdie's stomach is upset because his mother's been away for two week and restaurant food isn't agreeing with him.
Keywords:
diner; restaurant

["News about current motion pictures straight from the cinema capitol"] (Table of Contents)

Movie News / text article / 1.8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Movie gossip.

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1953 (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
Louis H. Silberkleit (publisher)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1953. No circulation figures listed.

Brain or Shine! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Dilbert [Dilton Doiley ?]; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee (cameo)
Synopsis:
When Dilbert only gets a 99 on a test instead of 100, he is depressed and goes to the chemistry lab. Reggie tells Archie and Jughead that Dilly drank some monacetic-acidester of salicylic acid. Finding Dilly lying down in the locker room, Archie and Jughead both assume the worst and call a doctor and Mr. Weatherbee, not realizing that Dilly had just taken some aspirin for a headache.
Keywords:
aspirin; chemistry; telephone

Indexer Notes

Dilbert appears to be the character later called Dilton Doiley.

The Star Gazer (Table of Contents)

Ginger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Ginger; Ickky
Synopsis:
Ginger has a crush on movie star Boone La Goon and talks Ickky into taking her to see his latest picture.
Keywords:
movie theater

Duel Personalities (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie and Archie decide to have a duel over who gets to take Veronica to the dance. Archie chooses a custard pie duel in their evening clothes. Veronica only hears "duel" and rushes a doctor to the site. She arrives in time to get hit by a errant pie.
Keywords:
custard pie; duel; pie fight

["Hmmm-as much as I'd like to eat those cookies..."] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene and Sis the Candy Kid / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Woggon ?
Inks:
Bill Woggon ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis; Bertha
Synopsis:
Sis tries to help Katy by putting away the dishes, but falls and knocks over the cookie jar, causing Katy to think she was taking cookies.
Keywords:
cookies; dishes

Indexer Notes

Fashions, etc., by Mary June Wendelboe (Granger, Ind.), Gywanda Laughlin (Sterling, Kan.), Kay Waite (Stanford, Calif.), Nancy Wydeven (Kimberly, Wis.), and Geneva E. Stout (San Pablo, Calif.)

Close Shave (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; his father
Synopsis:
Jughead asks to borrow his father's electric razor.
Keywords:
electric razor; turkey
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Say! Where's Archie going with Veronica? There's a blizzard outside!"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. Dots the Trouble
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  3. 2. Some Class
    Jughead
  4. 3. ["It's the sweetest 5-letter word I know!"]
    Fun Page
  5. 4. Join the Big Parade!!
    Archie's Joke Book
  6. 5. Paint It the Truth
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  7. 6. The Awful Tooth
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  8. 7. Down the Hatch
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  9. 8. For a King-Size Laugh...
    Wilbur Comics
  10. 9. The Molar the Merrier
    Jughead
  11. 10. Repeat Performance!
    Archie Giant Series
  12. 11. Bum Steer
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  13. 12. ["Let's go see the lions and tigers now-"]
    Pud; Dubble Bubble; Fleer
  14. 13. ["Let's make clothes pin puppets"]
  15. 14. Home Cooking
    Suzie
  16. 15. ["News about current motion pictures straight from the cinema capitol"]
    Movie News
  17. 16. Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1953
  18. 17. Brain or Shine!
    Archie
  19. 18. The Star Gazer
    Ginger
  20. 19. Duel Personalities
    Archie
  21. 20. ["Hmmm-as much as I'd like to eat those cookies..."]
    Katy Keene and Sis the Candy Kid
  22. 21. Close Shave
    Archie's Pal Jughead
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Merlin Haas
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Rodney Hinkle