(October 1963)

Archie, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
?
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US size
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["This year's award for the best movie popcorn-eater goes to Jughead P. Jones!"] (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
Keywords:
Academy Awards; formal wear; Oscars; popcorn

Do You Need Extra Money? (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Illustrated ad for selling Christmas cards for Cheerful Card Company, White Plains, N. Y.

Joker's Wild! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead; Archie; Betty; Veronica; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
First Archie and Jughead pull a practical joke on Pop Tate; then later Betty and Veronica do another practical joke on him. Pop eventually gets his revenge.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker and letterer credit changed from Samm Schwartz on 12-19/2011, per credits in IDW collection Archie: The Best Of Samm Schwartz.

Billy Wins with Bendix (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic format for Bendix automatic bicycle transmissions. Bendix Corporation; Elmira, N.Y.

Forget-Me-Not (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
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Merry Holliday (Li'l Jinx's mother)
Synopsis:
Jinx gets in trouble for slamming the door.
Reprints:

Culture Vulture (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead; Archie; Veronica; Betty
Synopsis:
While visiting an art museum, Jughead finds the guards more interested in television.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

No credits, but the art style appears to be Vigoda's.

Task Force/Convoy Terror (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Two half-page illustrated ads for war games: Task Force ($1.00) simulates WW II Pacific island battles. Convoy Terror ($1.50) is a "nuclear naval battle game." Helen of Toy Co., Commack, N. Y.

A Bum Steer (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead; Archie (cameo); Betty (cameo); Big Moose (cameo)
Synopsis:
Jughead has to warn Riverdale that Gibbsville students are planning to swipe the Riverdale "good luck charm", the school bell. He gets an unexpected assist from the Gibbsville mascot, a cow.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Shadow figures of Samm Schwartz (with his trademark glasses) and the historical Paul Revere are shown in the final three panels of the story.

Writer credit changed from Sy Reit on 12-19-2011, per IDW collection credits on Archie: The Best Of Samm Schwartz. Inker and Letterer credit changed from Samm Schwartz, per same reason.

What a World! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews (cameo)

Indexer Notes

House ad for Archie Giant Series Magazine #24-The World of Jughead. Cover repro is shown. Coupon for ordering directly from the company for 25 cents (cover price).

Return of Big Ethel (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead; Archie; Big Ethel
Synopsis:
Big Ethel kidnaps Jughead for a "romantic" ride in a rowboat.

Indexer Notes

On the first page, Archie's legs stretch out of the splash panel and into the panels below, a favorite Samm Schwartz technique.

Nylon Means Strength (Table of Contents)

Archie Says: / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for U.S. Royal Bike Tires with head shot of Archie. U. S. Rubber Tire Co., Indianapolis, Ind.

The "Popsicle Kids" Play It Safe! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic format for the "Popsicle" Safety Club. Coupon to become a member of the club requires three red "sicle" balls from wrappers plus 10 cents for handling.

Archie Club News (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Kevin Bigelow; Brenda Gormley; Margaret Jeung
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Archie (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Three articles by members of the Archie Club: Kevin Bigelow, Milwaukee, Wis.; Brenda Gormley; Vallejo, Calif.; and Margaret Jeung, Denver, Colo. Bottom half of second page is ad for joining the Archie Club with coupon. Cost is 15 cents.

Premiums or Cash Given/100 Toy Soldiers (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Two one-half page ads. Top is ad for selling White Cloverine Brand salve, illustrated with premiums. Wilson Chemical Co., Tyrone, Pa. Bottom is illustrated ad for 100 plastic toy soldiers for $1.25. Company not designated.

Hoop-de-do (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; sports; teen
Characters:
Jughead; Archie; Reggie
Synopsis:
Archie tries to teach Jughead how to play basketball.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker and letterer credits changed from Samm Schwartz on 12/19/2011, per credits published in the IDW collection Archie: The Best Of Samm Schwartz.

If You Know Just 20 People... (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for selling Christmas cards for Wallace Brown, Inc., New York, N.Y.

Archie Says - Get Lucky! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover, black and white. Promo for subscriptions to various Archie titles. Ten issues for $1.00.

Give Me Just One Evening... (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Mostly text ad for the 25-lesson "Guide to Hypnotism" illustrated with a drawing and a photo of the unnamed "author." Cost $1.98. Palmer-Jones Publishers, Neward, N. J.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["This year's award for the best movie popcorn-eater goes to Jughead P. Jones!"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. Do You Need Extra Money?
  3. 2. Joker's Wild!
    Jughead
  4. 3. Billy Wins with Bendix
  5. 4. Forget-Me-Not
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Culture Vulture
    Jughead
  7. 6. Task Force/Convoy Terror
  8. 7. A Bum Steer
    Jughead
  9. 8. What a World!
    Jughead
  10. 9. Return of Big Ethel
    Jughead
  11. 10. Nylon Means Strength
    Archie Says:
  12. 11. The "Popsicle Kids" Play It Safe!
  13. 12. Archie Club News
  14. 13. Premiums or Cash Given/100 Toy Soldiers
  15. 14. Hoop-de-do
    Jughead
  16. 15. If You Know Just 20 People...
  17. 16. Archie Says - Get Lucky!
  18. 17. Give Me Just One Evening...
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