(January 1963)

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

["I hope you'll start your homework!"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Mr. Jones
Reprints:
Keywords:
cake; homework; ice cream; pipe; potato chips; sandwich; smoking; soda

Merchant Princes (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
When Pop Tate is sick, he agrees to allow Jughead, Archie and Reggie to run the Chok'lit Shoppe.
Reprints:

The Critic (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Shrimpy; Marlon [Brando]
Synopsis:
Shrimpy tells Marlon his painting has improved because his signature is more clear.
Keywords:
painting

Indexer Notes

The name of the painter in this feature shifts back and forth from Brando to Marlon.

Claim to Fame (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
A scout wants to see Archie after the football game.
Keywords:
Boy Scout; football

Coin Conscious (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead sees the natives diving for coins.
Keywords:
diving; quarters; ship; tropics

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

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

Friend In Need (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; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Betty accuses Jughead of being a false friend because he won't take risks on Archie's behalf. Jughead tries to turn over a new leaf by protecting Archie from Moose.
Reprints:
Keywords:
cowardice; friendship; jealousy

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)

The Touch (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead stands outside a movie theatre with his hat off, and someone gives him enough money for a ticket. Archie demands Jughead give the money back.
Reprints:
Keywords:
movie theater; panhandling

Indexer Notes

A Samm Schwartz background gag: while Archie and Jughead are arguing, a boy paints a mustache on a woman in a movie poster.

When reprinted in Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #194, the writer is credited as George Gladir.

[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 Linda Graham (Alexandria, Va.) for article on pets. Second prize of $3.00 to Joe Forns (Chicago, Ill.) for some facts about Saturn. Third prize of $2.00 to Cindy Follis (Burbank, Calif.) for article about Lipizzan horses. Fourth prize of $1.00 to George L. Morris (Logansport, Ind.) for three jokes.

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

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

Early To Rise (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Mr. Andrews is in a great mood early in the morning, until Jughead shows up.
Reprints:
Keywords:
breakfast; coffee; newspaper; radio
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I hope you'll start your homework!"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. Merchant Princes
    Jughead
  3. 2. The Critic
    Shrimpy
  4. 3. Claim to Fame
    Archie
  5. 4. Coin Conscious
    Jughead
  6. 5. ["Did You Know This-"]
    Archie; U. S. Royal
  7. 6. Friend In Need
    Jughead
  8. 7. The Time of the Year For the Book of the Year!
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  9. 8. The Touch
    Jughead
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  12. 11. Early To Rise
    Jughead
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