(December 1961)

Archie, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.12 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

["Say, Ronnie.. just how long has it been since you cleaned out your swimming pool?"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Creature from the Black Lagoon
Keywords:
badminton; monster; swimming pool

Between Us Girls (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; United Girls Against Jughead (introduction)
Synopsis:
The Riverdale girls form United Girls Against Jughead to try and change Jughead's girl-hating ways. They try all kinds of methods to entice Jughead, but eventually give up in defeat.
Keywords:
UGAJ; women-hater

Indexer Notes

The first appearance of United Girls Against Jughead, which appeared intermittently until about 1970.

["These U.S. Royal tires really make my bike sail!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Roy & Al - The U.S. Royal Twins; U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

A Hopeless Case (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Gwen
Synopsis:
At a party Gwen tries to get Jughead to pay attention to her. She succeeds in getting him to lay his head in her lap, but then finds out he has a practical purpose for that.
Keywords:
eyedrops; handkerchief; lap; shoeshine

Tell It to the Judge (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Betty Mantle; Big Ethel; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Jughead is chosen to be judge for the Riverdale High School Beauty Contest. Immediately all the boys start pressuring him to choose their girl to be queen. (And Big Ethel adds to the mix, too.) At the contest Jughead comes up with a clever solution to make everyone happy.
Keywords:
beauty contest

Top on Your Christmas List! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Christmas Stocking / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Quiz Quazy (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Moose Mason; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead is accepted as a contestant on the TV quiz show "Ask the Experts," with his category being food. All his friends chip in to buy stock in him to pay the carfare and the hotel bill, expecting to be paid back out of his winnings. The show goes well until the very last question.
Keywords:
quiz show; stockholders; television; toothpaste; TV broadcast; TV commercial

Cochise (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Cochise
Synopsis:
Article on Apache Indians and biography of their chief Cochise.

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration.

Thinking Ahead (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Hap is puzzled when Jinx suddenly picks up her toys and washes up. Then he sees the ice cream truck coming down the street.
Keywords:
ice cream

Space Joker (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie jokes that Martians could already be on Earth, disguised as humans. He and Betty say no alien would pick Jughead for a model, but it turns out that is already the case. The Martian stirs things up before taking his leave.
Keywords:
alien; disguise; garbage can; Martian
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Say, Ronnie.. just how long has it been since you cleaned out your swimming pool?"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. Between Us Girls
    Jughead
  3. 2. ["These U.S. Royal tires really make my bike sail!"]
    Roy & Al - The U.S. Royal Twins; U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires
  4. 3. A Hopeless Case
    Jughead
  5. 4. Tell It to the Judge
    Jughead
  6. 5. Top on Your Christmas List!
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  7. 6. Quiz Quazy
    Jughead
  8. 7. Cochise
  9. 8. Thinking Ahead
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. Space Joker
    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