(December 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:
Richard Goldwater
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

["Admiral Jones, you'll never finish off that submarine! Give up!"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
submarine sandwich

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the covers of Jughead with Archie Digest #21 and The Jughead Jones Comics Digest #54.

Jughead's reply is a parody of Captain John Paul Jones well-known quote of "I have not yet begun to fight!" from 1779 in the Revolutionary War.

The Bad Penny (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Jughead tries to resign from school, but Archie convinces him not to, to the chagrin of Mr. Weatherbee.
Keywords:
drop-out; typewriter

Shop Talk (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; Gina
Synopsis:
Jinx is going to the store for her mother. She meets Gina, who brags of never forgetting what her mother sends her to buy.
Keywords:
baloney; bragging

The Self Portrait (Table of Contents)

Jughead's Dipsy Doodles / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead has painted a self-portrait in fine clothing. When a child throws a firecracker into Jughead's window, the self-portrait is now in tattered clothing.
Keywords:
firecracker; painting; self-portrait

Indexer Notes

This installment is in full-color, as opposed to others which are a combination of black and white and color.

["Did You Know This-"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie; U. S. Royal / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Initial Plot (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; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Ray Muncy; Virginia Lumpkin
Synopsis:
Reggie wants Jughead to pass a note from him to Veronica. He uses only initials so she may be more interested by thinking it is from the new boy Ray Muncy, with whom Reggie shares initials. Jughead plays a trick on Reggie by delivering the note to V.L. - not to Veronica Lodge, but to Virginia Lumpkin, a less attractive and less charming date.
Keywords:
fishing; notes

The Time of the Year For the Book of the Year! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Metal Monster (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee (thought balloon)
Synopsis:
Jughead and Archie are so impressed by a demonstration of a humanoid robot, the inventor agrees to let Jughead have one. Jughead's robot is of more feminine appearance and behavior.
Keywords:
robots; telephone

Brainy Brush Work (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Jim Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead intentionally paints himself into a corner so he won't have to paint an additional room.
Keywords:
floor; painting

A Dog-Gone Story (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie tells Jughead that the dog getting a newspaper at a newsstand is the smartest dog in town.
Keywords:
newspaper; newsstand

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Kathy Coker (Charlotte, N.C.) for article on artificial respiration. Second prize of $3.00 to Linda Rath (Minneapolis, Minn.) for article on music appreciation. Third prize of $2.00 to Karen Wiprud (Bothell, Wash.) for article on comets. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Beth Loggins (Decatur, Ala.) for three jokes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Slightly Outnumbered (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Dilly Doodle; Debbie Doodle
Synopsis:
The Doodle twins, Dilly and Debbie, plan to get Jughead to go out with one of them. Jughead foils their efforts with the help of other guys who wear rubber masks that look just like Jughead, made by his cousin Knobhead who owns a toy business.
Keywords:
disguise; masks; phone booth; telegram; twins
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Admiral Jones, you'll never finish off that submarine! Give up!"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. The Bad Penny
    Jughead
  3. 2. Shop Talk
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. The Self Portrait
    Jughead's Dipsy Doodles
  5. 4. ["Did You Know This-"]
    Archie; U. S. Royal
  6. 5. The Initial Plot
    Jughead
  7. 6. The Time of the Year For the Book of the Year!
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  8. 7. Metal Monster
    Jughead
  9. 8. Brainy Brush Work
    Jughead
  10. 9. A Dog-Gone Story
    Jughead
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  13. 12. Slightly Outnumbered
    Jughead
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Matthew Thompson
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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