(May 1964)

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

["This popcorn is terrible!"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Keywords:
movies; popcorn

Indexer Notes

Inset panel for interior story "The Mean Man."

Penny Ante (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5.8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Jughead is at the arcade with Archie and Reggie. They suggest that he try out the Marrying Machine and it prints out a picture of Big Ethel who conveniently shows up and starts chasing Jughead. Jughead attempts to escape on a stationary bike, then in a hall of mirrors. Archie and Reggie finally catch up to him at the Chok'lit Shoppe where Archie tries to return the picture of Big Ethel to him and gets punched for it.
Keywords:
bicycle; fortune-telling; mirrors; penny arcade; pinball machines

Smooth Operator (Table of Contents)

Dilton Doily / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Dilton saw a girl he liked and asked the waiter to ask her to dance. She ended up dancing with the waiter.

["Isn't that your bicycle?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bendix Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Truce (Table of Contents)

Mister Weatherbee / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
No students have been sent to detention because Archie has been away on a trip.
Keywords:
detention

Two of a Kind (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee sees Jughead rushing into school and says, "Late again!!" Jughead replies, "Me too!"

Cash 'n' Carry! (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 Holliday
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx has to leave collateral with her father for an advance on her allowance, so she leaves him six thousand bottle caps.
Keywords:
bottle caps; loan

Mean Man (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; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Smithers (butler); Amy
Synopsis:
Archie is determined to let out his emotions, but Moose is already beating up another kid, so Archie decides not to let out his anger on Moose. Reggie is demonstrating his muscles to a girl, so Archie decides that can wait until later. He decides to confront Veronica, but finds her throwing books at her butler. Betty is also on a tirade. He finally tells off a little boy playing with a toy truck on the sidewalk.
Keywords:
temper

Spectacular Is the Only Word for It! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Betty and Veronica Spectacular / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

On Timemanship (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; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead shows Archie how to take a shortcut to keep from being late, but Archie runs into every obstacle that Jughead avoids.
Keywords:
fence; shortcut

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.25 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Dorthy Mao (Elmhurst, N.Y.) for article about herself. Second prize of $3.00 to Don Willis (Tuscumbia, Ala.) for article on the Witches of Salem. Third prize of $2.00 to Charles Doud (Lincoln Park, Mich.) for article on his hobbies.

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

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

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1963 (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Louis H. Silberkleit (publisher)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1963. Average paid circulation for the previous 12 months was 265.939. Single issue nearest to filing date was 223.225.

Buckle Down (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; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie gives Jughead a belt so he will spend a day with Reggie and leave Veronica free to spend the day with Archie. Jughead accidentally walks into a door and gets a black eye. Reggie hears Archie gave Jughead a belt and sees the black eye and gets the wrong idea.
Keywords:
belt; black eyes; pizza
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["This popcorn is terrible!"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. Penny Ante
    Jughead
  3. 2. Smooth Operator
    Dilton Doily
  4. 3. ["Isn't that your bicycle?"]
    Bendix Corporation
  5. 4. The Truce
    Mister Weatherbee
  6. 5. Two of a Kind
    Jughead
  7. 6. Cash 'n' Carry!
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Mean Man
    Jughead
  9. 8. Spectacular Is the Only Word for It!
    Betty and Veronica Spectacular
  10. 9. On Timemanship
    Jughead
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  13. 12. Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1963
  14. 13. Buckle Down
    Jughead
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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