(1963-64)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
annual
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
Editing:
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US, latter issues standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint

["Archie!! I Saw You Staring"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
As usual, no bikini-clad girl is safe from Archie's wandering eye.
Reprints:

Call Of The Wild (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis:
Archie's plaintive wails for Veronica, much like the calls for "Chloe" on the old Spike Jones records, are shattering every piece of expensive crystal in the mansion, right before Mr. Lodge's horrified eyes.
Reprints:

Sight Delight (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Martin Epp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Epp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Jughead and Moose don't seen to see the same natural beauty Archie and Reggie spy.

Ring-A-Ding (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie gives a ring to a hot blonde, but there's a string attached.

The Old Saying (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie's casual dropping of hoary cliches get taken literally by everybody else.

Private Talk (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee overhears Archie and Jughead speaking slang and demands an explanation from Miss Grundy.

The Cool Kid (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
Synopsis:
Jinx finds a way to sleep in the unbearable summer heat.

The Unwanted (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge is put in the unusual position of helping Archie against Veronica.

Crate Date (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Martin Epp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Epp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee has a special punishment for Archie.

Cube Boob (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Martin Epp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Epp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Moose exhausts Miss Grundy's patience.

Keyboard Caper (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge asks Archie to help him hide Veronica's birthday present: A baby grand piano.

Two Down, One To Go (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee keeps bouncing back and forth between Archie and Reggie in his efforts to track down who painted a mural on the school wall.

Baseball Shortstops (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bob Bolling ?
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Series of three two-panel gags with a baseball theme.

The Ransom (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Feeling under-appreciated by Veronica, Archie fakes his own abduction to garner sympathy.
Reprints:

Sweet Hearts (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; Greg
Synopsis:
Greg is disappointed when he asks Jinx for her heart.

Vacation (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Martin Epp ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Epp ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Everybody thinks Archie was on a vacation, when in reality he was laying in a hammock for three days reading a book.

Double Takes (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Series of three two-panel gags with Archie's relationship with the girls as a theme.

Gift Shift (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
When Archie spots Reggie giving Veronica a gift box, he thinks he's forgotten an important anniversary.

["Did You Know This?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie; U.S. Rubber Tire Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?; Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?; Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie tells Veronica and Betty about the safety construction on the new U.S. Royal bike tire.

Indexer Notes

The faces of Archie, Betty and Veronica are paste-ups of Dan DeCarlo's work over the art of an anonymous advertising agency artist. Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie!! I Saw You Staring"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Call Of The Wild
    Archie
  3. 2. Sight Delight
    Archie
  4. 3. Ring-A-Ding
    Reggie
  5. 4. The Old Saying
    Archie
  6. 5. Private Talk
    Archie
  7. 6. The Cool Kid
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. The Unwanted
    Archie
  9. 8. Crate Date
    Archie
  10. 9. Cube Boob
    Moose
  11. 10. Keyboard Caper
    Archie
  12. 11. Two Down, One To Go
    Archie
  13. 12. Baseball Shortstops
    Archie
  14. 13. The Ransom
    Archie
  15. 14. Sweet Hearts
    Li'l Jinx
  16. 15. Vacation
    Archie
  17. 16. Double Takes
    Archie
  18. 17. Gift Shift
    Archie
  19. 18. ["Did You Know This?"]
    Archie; U.S. Rubber Tire Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer