(February 1955)

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:
Archie Series
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US size
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Golly, Juggie! I never thought I'd get you to help me with a dress fitting!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Jughead's reply uses the word " 'burgers" with a leading apostrophe, implying that the shortened version of hamburgers was not yet common usage.

Worry Wart (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead charges Archie and Reggie to keep them out of detention. His plan to cover their books using paint backfires when Mr. Weatherbee grabs the still-wet books and gives Archie and Reggie a month of detention.

Treat Cheat (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; George Jones; Mrs. Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead overhears his parents planning to buy him a jalopy so all the guys buy him treats at the Chok'lit Shop. Back at home, his father presents him with a scale model jalopy.

Book Shnook (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 2.7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie makes fun of Jughead working in a book shop, but he finds something interesting in one of the books, what appears to be a personal note from William Shakespeare to Marc Antony, the subject of the play. Jughead has been adding the personal touch to improve sales.

["Why so glum, chum?"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.3 page (report information)

Script:
?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie complains about the noise in his car, so Jughead suggests he let Veronica drive, implying that she is the noise.

Birthday Blues (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica says that Archie has forgotten a birthday, so Archie scrambles to find money to buy Veronica a birthday present. Jughead helps by convincing Mr. Andrews to give him five dollars. It turns out it wasn't Veronica's birthday Archie forgot, but his father's. Jughead again uses his skill at talking to work a proper exchange of the present for something suitable for Mr. Andrews.

Stick To It! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy are both impressed by how long Jughead is staying in the classroom studying after school. After they leave he gets buy trying to pull his pants off the seat where he had been stuck with glue by an unknown practical joker.

Two Pages from Debby's Diary (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1.8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon
Pencils:
Bill Woggon
Inks:
Bill Woggon
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Woggon

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Debby; Oliver (Debby's father); Debby's mother
Synopsis:
Debby helps her mother clean the attic and discovers her mother's old diary. Though it talked about other men, the man who became her husband was her favorite.

Indexer Notes

Debby's outfit by Marlene E. Meder; Debby's apron and pose by Edith Ann Cooper; Mom's cleaning outfit by Joan Bennett

Katy's Puzzles (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.2 page (report information)

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Letters:
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Indexer Notes

Three activities: color anagram, rebus-style acrostic, and pair matching

Balance of Power (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 2.8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
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?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Reggie thinks he's fooled Jughead by out-balancing him using a Thermos bottle to balance on his head and only dropping it three times. He is pleased to announce that this is the gimmick that will win him the bet and that Jughead isn't allowed to use the same Thermos bottle. Jughead was carrying home a hot water bottle home from the drugstore and walks easily with the thick rubber bag on his head.

["What was the idea of calling a me a wallflower at the dance last night?"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
?
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie called Jughead a wallflower because he ate so much he had a pot belly.

["C'mon Katy, we're almost to the top!"] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon
Pencils:
Bill Woggon
Inks:
Bill Woggon
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Woggon

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Katy Keene; KO Kelly
Synopsis:
KO tries to get eagle eggs from an abandoned nest, but he finds out the hard way the nest wasn't abandoned, when an adult eagle shows up.

Indexer Notes

Hiking outfit, pose, sheep, etc. by Gloria Barrett; Title Letters by Jerry Shores; Swimsuit and Pose by Nancy Erb; Katy's outfit by Susan McIlvaine

Fare Exchange! (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:
Archie and Reggie take Jughead to the train station and they make it on the train but he doesn't. It turns out, they had only come along to see him off.

If the Shoe Fits (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 3.8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Ophelia Glutenschnable
Synopsis:
Reggie is the judge at a Cinderella dance, where the girl whose foot fits his shoe will win a date of her choice at the nicest restaurant in town. Reggie convinces Jughead to pretend to be a girl, so they can arrange to both win and get the meal. Unfortunately, Ophelia Glutenschnable wears the same size shoe as Jughead, and she picks Reggie as her date.

Saving For Two (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie has finished a life-saving course, so he can save beautiful babes at the beach. Reggie wants Archie to save one for him too.

There Are Smells That Make Us Happy (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie wants to buy perfume for his girl friend, but when the salesman learns Archie has only two dollars, he kicks him out of the store.

Over Trained (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead's dog Rover is good at fetching the newspaper, so Jughead shoots a bird and the dog still fetches a newspaper.

Prof. Jughead's Educational Corner (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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?
Letters:
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Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead blows bubble gum into different shapes.

Minus Over Matter (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie goes to Jughead's house to get a contribution for Reggie's present. He comes out with three dollars, but he admits he went in with eleven dollars.

Map Sap (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead can't help a man by giving him directions, but he quips that he's not the one who's lost.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Golly, Juggie! I never thought I'd get you to help me with a dress fitting!"]
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  2. 1. Worry Wart
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  3. 2. Treat Cheat
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  4. 3. Book Shnook
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  5. 4. ["Why so glum, chum?"]
  6. 5. Birthday Blues
  7. 6. Stick To It!
    Jughead
  8. 7. Two Pages from Debby's Diary
  9. 8. Katy's Puzzles
  10. 9. Balance of Power
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  11. 10. ["What was the idea of calling a me a wallflower at the dance last night?"]
  12. 11. ["C'mon Katy, we're almost to the top!"]
    Katy Keene
  13. 12. Fare Exchange!
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  14. 13. If the Shoe Fits
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  15. 14. Saving For Two
    Reggie
  16. 15. There Are Smells That Make Us Happy
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  17. 16. Over Trained
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  18. 17. Prof. Jughead's Educational Corner
  19. 18. Minus Over Matter
    Archie
  20. 19. Map Sap
    Archie's Pal Jughead
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Matthew Thompson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Merlin Haas
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Rodney Hinkle