(1964-65)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
once a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US, latter issues standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Archie is really wrapped up in his home movie hobby!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Keywords:
film; home movies; movie projector

Pogo Happy (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica is planting tulip bulbs. Archie decides he can use a pogo stick to make the holes for the bulbs. As expected Archie loses control of the pogo stick and goes bouncing on path of destruction.
Keywords:
bird bath; greenhouse; pogo stick; tulips

Pardin My Eenglush [Pardon My English] (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Miss Grudy; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper (cameo)
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy asks Moose a question about English.
Keywords:
English; spelling

Indexer Notes

The title has misspelled words with the wrong letters marked with a slash and the proper ones written above.

The Rain Caper! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Veronica sends Archie to pick up a package. It starts to rain so Archie backs up to the house and hits the downspout, causing the water to spill into Archie's car. When Archie opens the car door, all the water spills on Veronica.
Keywords:
downspout; hospital; rain; thunderstorm; umbrella

Easy Street (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Gary; Mugs
Synopsis:
A couple of little wise guys insult Archie and get him in trouble with Veronica. It turns out the kids were put up to the task by Reggie, so Archie pays them to get Reggie in trouble.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

insults

Speed Up! (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 Holiday
Synopsis:
Hap needs help with the door because his arms are full of bags of groceries. Jinx doesn't response until he says the ice cream is melting.
Reprints:
Keywords:
groceries; ice cream

Dig This Crazy Offer! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Rare Hair Wear (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica imagine what they'd look like in different hair styles.
Reprints:
Keywords:
hair styles; movie poster

Beach Nut! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Sugar Jones
Synopsis:
Archie has a job setting up umbrellas at the beach. He gets in trouble with both Betty and Veronica and another girl's boyfriend.
Reprints:
Keywords:
beach; black eyes; jealousy; umbrellas

Glad Hand (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Jughead has borrowed a model of the human hand from art class. Reggie tries to use it for pranks, but they all backfire on him.
Keywords:
choking; hand model

Cool Clan (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and the boys have formed a "Girl Watching Club." Betty and Veronica have formed a club to watch the Girl Watchers.
Keywords:
bicycles; binoculars; girl-watching

["Tired? Nervous? Run-Down?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Dennis Satterfield (Reseda, Calif.) for article on matches. Second prize of $3.00 to Susan Lacoff (Brooklyn, N.Y.) for one long joke. Third prize of $2.00 to Gregory Putz (Santa Barbara, Calif) for three jokes.

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

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

Tired Money (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 Holiday
Synopsis:
When Jinx says she's too tired to pick up her toys, her father says he's too tired to count out her allowance.
Reprints:
Keywords:
allowance

I'll Fry Tommorrow! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis:
The newest fad is frying marbles. They are heated on the stove, then dumped into cold water which makes them cracked and sparkly and suitable for making jewelry. When Archie runs out of marbles, he manages to mistake a box of special vitamin balls made for Mr. Lodge's polo pony as a box of marbles.
Keywords:
fad; frying pan; jewelry; marbles

Mad Fad (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica are arguing about which one started the backwards fashion fads.
Keywords:
fad

Born to Bungle (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
When Veronica is alone in the house, she sees a man lurking in the bushes. Grabbing a croquet mallet, she goes to investigate, only to find it is her father, waiting to make sure that Archie has left. However, Archie manages to cause trouble for Mr. Lodge even when he's not there.
Keywords:
croquet mallet; electric motor; pay phone; prowler; telephone

Make That Grade! (Table of Contents)

Archie's Dad / comic story / 2.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie's father finds a report card on the table and is upset at how poor the grades are. He starts to yell at Archie, but is interrupted by his wife, who informs him the report card is an old one of his that she found in the attic.
Reprints:
Keywords:
cigarette lighter; report cards

Thumb Fun (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie and Moose are hitch-hiking. Moose lets Archie thumb for a ride, saying he's saving his thumb for the trip back.
Keywords:
hitch-hiking; thumb

Tale of the Tiger (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Farley Barnswallow; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Farley Barnswallow is a new kid who has caught Veronica's fancy. Archie wants to thrash him but is unable to do so. When the football team accidentally runs over Farley on the field, Archie sees his chance.
Reprints:
Keywords:
acrobatics; artist's model; football; painting; weight-lifting

Gypsy Madness (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie buys an old gypsy charm, but finds that it only attracts old gypsies.
Keywords:
charm; gypsy

["Say Andy, it says on TV we can win a trip by Trailways "Silver Eagle" to the N. Y. World's Fair."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Patty & Andy, The Popsicle Twins; Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie is really wrapped up in his home movie hobby!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Pogo Happy
    Archie
  3. 2. Pardin My Eenglush [Pardon My English]
    Moose
  4. 3. The Rain Caper!
    Archie
  5. 4. Easy Street
    Archie
  6. 5. Speed Up!
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Dig This Crazy Offer!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  8. 7. Rare Hair Wear
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Beach Nut!
    Archie
  10. 9. Glad Hand
    Reggie
  11. 10. Cool Clan
    Archie
  12. 11. ["Tired? Nervous? Run-Down?"]
    Archie's Jokes
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  15. 14. Tired Money
    Li'l Jinx
  16. 15. I'll Fry Tommorrow!
    Archie
  17. 16. Mad Fad
    Archie
  18. 17. Born to Bungle
    Archie
  19. 18. Make That Grade!
    Archie's Dad
  20. 19. Thumb Fun
    Moose
  21. 20. Tale of the Tiger
    Archie
  22. 21. Gypsy Madness
    Archie
  23. 22. ["Say Andy, it says on TV we can win a trip by Trailways "Silver Eagle" to the N. Y. World's Fair."]
    The Adventures of Patty & Andy, The Popsicle Twins; Popsicle
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer