(February 1962)

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

["There haven't been many arguments since this new referee showed up!"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Keywords:
basketball; referee

Where's Charlie? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Charlie (alien)
Synopsis:
Jughead makes fun of reports of shape-changing aliens, until a bus stop sign starts talking to him. The alien, which Jughead calls Charlie, is friendly, but has fun fooling Archie and Veronica.
Keywords:
alien; shape-changing

The Full Count (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Shrimpy
Synopsis:
The new kid has to prove he can count to ten before Shrimpy and the gang let him play hide and seek with them.
Keywords:
game; hide and seek

Ups and Downs (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Shrimpy; Brando
Synopsis:
Shrimpy wants to be an astronaut, but has second thoughts when he's stuck on a tree branch and can't get down.
Keywords:
astronaut; career

Coaster Countdown!! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead has an uneasy feeling when he and Archie try out a new roller-coaster.
Keywords:
roller-coaster

Date's the Limit (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; Reggie Mantle; United Girls Against Jughead [U. G. A. J.]; Sally Sloan
Synopsis:
Sally is assigned by the U. G. A. J. to get Jughead interested in girls. She tricks him into taking her on a date, but Jughead ignores her most of the time.
Keywords:
baseball bat; date; movie theater; raspberry syrup

We're Giving Away Free Copies of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Blob (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; The Blob
Synopsis:
Jughead is experimenting to find a way to dissolve strong glues. Instead he gets a jelly-like red blob that takes on a life of its own. It imitates the kids (in outline) and devours all the food in sight. Eventually, it tries to imitate Archie and Veronica "in a clinch" and strangles itself (off-panel.)
Keywords:
blob; invention; shape-changing

Indexer Notes

Second story in the issue about shape-changing beings.

The Flag (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Article on the history of the United States flag.
Keywords:
American flag

Indexer Notes

Text article with 1/3 page illustration.

Snacketeer (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
After Jughead cleans out the Lodge's refrigerator, Mr. Lodge has to order a new supply of groceries. When Jughead appears again, Mr. Lodge won't let him in unless he's already had a big supper.
Keywords:
groceries; refrigerator

Star Struck (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Wednesday Thursday
Synopsis:
Teenage movie star Wednesday Thursday is going to appear at the Riverdale prom. Her career is slipping, so her manager arranges to have her escorted by Jughead, figuring if she can win him over, it will be a great publicity stunt.
Keywords:
movie star; prom; publicity stunt

Indexer Notes

The name Wednesday Thursday is a play on that of actress Tuesday Weld.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["There haven't been many arguments since this new referee showed up!"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. Where's Charlie?
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  3. 2. The Full Count
    Shrimpy
  4. 3. Ups and Downs
    Shrimpy
  5. 4. Coaster Countdown!!
    Jughead
  6. 5. Date's the Limit
    Jughead
  7. 6. We're Giving Away Free Copies of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  8. 7. The Blob
    Jughead
  9. 8. The Flag
  10. 9. Snacketeer
    Jughead
  11. 10. Star Struck
    Jughead
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