(January 1961)

Archie, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
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

["Jughead! Why are you leaving the party so soon? The fun's just beginning!"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Pal Jughead #29.

There's No Catch (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Coach Kleats thinks he's found the answer to his basketball problems when he sees that Jughead can easily make a basket from any angle. Unfortunately, Jughead can't catch the ball at all, so it's back to being a spectator.
Reprints:
Keywords:
basketball; chewing gum

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Archie and His Gang in B. C. (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
An imaginary story of how things would have been if the gang had lived in caveman days, complete with dinosaurs.
Reprints:
Keywords:
cavemen; club; dinosaurs; stegosaurus; television; triceratops

Indexer Notes

Possibly a forerunner of the Archie I series.

Crowing Pains (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Shapely
Synopsis:
Jughead has to pass an initiation to join the Lofty Order of Crows club. He gets a slip of paper with the address for the initiation, then later gets another slip of paper in order to deliver some answer books to Miss Shapely. Mr. Weatherbee decides that he'll deliver the books to Miss Shapely, but Jughead accidentally gives him the initiation address and he gets hit with everything intended for Jughead.
Reprints:
Keywords:
initiation; social club; tree house

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (2014 series) #1 (June 2014).

The World of Jughead Is the World of Fun! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The World of Jughead / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Weak Point (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Jughead is shocked to find out Veronica has a trophy Archie had won.
Reprints:
Keywords:
plaque; trophy

Salmon (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Article on salmon.

Indexer Notes

Text article with 1/3 page illustration.

Can You Top This? (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Shrimpy; Daphne; Brando
Synopsis:
The kids have a gum bubble-blowing contest. Brando wins by blowing a square bubble.
Keywords:
bubble gum

It's the End! (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Shrimpy; Daphne
Synopsis:
Shrimpy doesn't want to hear the end of the Humpty Dumpty rhyme because he only likes happy endings.
Keywords:
nursery rhymes

You Can't Fight Fate (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead has a cold. He tells Archie that he has a premonition of disaster and whatever hard luck Archie has that day he will share.
Reprints:
Keywords:
black eye; cold; fountain; insults; luck

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead's Double Digest (1989 series) #181.

Well Done, Jane! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Chicago Roller Skates / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Jughead! Why are you leaving the party so soon? The fun's just beginning!"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. There's No Catch
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  3. 2. Archie and His Gang in B. C.
    Archie
  4. 3. Crowing Pains
    Jughead
  5. 4. The World of Jughead Is the World of Fun!
    The World of Jughead
  6. 5. The Weak Point
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  7. 6. Salmon
  8. 7. Can You Top This?
    Shrimpy
  9. 8. It's the End!
    Shrimpy
  10. 9. You Can't Fight Fate
    Jughead
  11. 10. Well Done, Jane!
    Chicago Roller Skates
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