(1965-1966)

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:
Richard Goldwater
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US, latter issues standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["I wish we'd gone fishing"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump
Keywords:
beach; swimsuits

How I Learned to Draw Comics (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Art Directors' Course / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Rumor Has It (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie breaks up Archie's date with Veronica by revealing that Archie has been kissing Betty. But before Reggie can take Veronica out, he gets the impression that she's been stepping out with every man in sight.
Reprints:
Keywords:
kissing; telephone

["What gift are you going to get this time, Andy?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Funny Honey (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica is uninterested in doing anything with Archie, until Betty shows up.
Keywords:
beach; Civil War cap; picnic basket

Clothes Conscious (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty goes over to Veronica's house to flaunt her new dress in front of Archie. Veronica retaliates by changing into one skimpy new outfit after another, but Archie, preoccupied with a jigsaw puzzle, doesn't notice any of them.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dresses; jigsaw puzzle

Look No Hands (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:
Jinx figures out a way to eat dinner without washing her hands.
Keywords:
gloves; sandbox

Keep Cool (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
When Fred decides to invest in a room air conditioner, Archie convinces him to get a second-hand unit so they can use the left-over money to buy a color TV.
Keywords:
air-conditioner; color television; junkyard

The Experiment (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee tries an experiment: teaching a class via video monitor. The kids take advantage of the fact that Weatherbee isn't physically there.
Reprints:
Keywords:
closed-circuit TV

Tough Talk (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Harriet
Synopsis:
The father of Reggie's date tells Reggie to stand up for himself.
Keywords:
apron; dish-washing

The Rejected (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica try to ditch their friends so they can get some time alone together, but they're disappointed to realize that no one actually wants to spend time with them.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A billboard on page two says "Read Laugh Comics."

[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 Jennifer Dion (Hershey, Pa.) for article on Yankee Doodle. Second prize of $3.00 to Gladys Godiner (Chicago, Ill.) for article on the peccary. Third prize of $2.00 to Mary Barron (Lakewood, N.J.) for article on a puppet show she and her friends performed. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Shelley Samier (Johnson City, Tenn.) for article on popcorn. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Andrew B. Howard (Plainview, N.Y.) for two jokes.

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

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

False Alarm! (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:
Jinx cleans up when her father calls her, but all he wanted to know is where she was.
Keywords:
mud; washing

Rescue Work (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Reggie tricks Archie into climbing up into a tree to rescue a cat that belongs not to a girl, but to Reggie. He tries the trick on Moose, but the outcome is a bit different.
Keywords:
cat; practical joke; tree-climbing

["If you've been waiting for the biggest laugh bargain in comics..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Pass the Word (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
When Archie and Veronica aren't speaking, Archie asks Betty to give a message to Ronnie for him, consisting only of the words "You, too!" This leads to an endless chain of angry messages until finally none of the kids are speaking to each other.
Keywords:
insults

Beach Party (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Everyone except Jughead is having fun at the beach party.
Keywords:
beach; beach ball; dancing; inner tube; transistor radio

The Gentlemen (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie fight over whose umbrella will shelter Veronica in the rain.
Keywords:
umbrella

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

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

Boy Joy (Table of Contents)

Big Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Ethel explains her criteria for choosing a boy.

Blow Hot Blow Cool (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Pop Tate's new air conditioner makes the Chok'lit Shoppe so cold that everyone has to bundle up and buy hot chocolate instead of ice cream.
Reprints:
Keywords:
air conditioner
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I wish we'd gone fishing"]
    Archie
  2. 1. How I Learned to Draw Comics
    Art Directors' Course
  3. 2. Rumor Has It
    Archie
  4. 3. ["What gift are you going to get this time, Andy?"]
    The Adventures of Patty & Andy, The Popsicle Twins; Popsicle
  5. 4. Funny Honey
    Archie
  6. 5. Clothes Conscious
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Look No Hands
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Keep Cool
    Archie
  9. 8. The Experiment
    Archie
  10. 9. Tough Talk
    Reggie
  11. 10. The Rejected
    Archie
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  14. 13. False Alarm!
    Li'l Jinx
  15. 14. Rescue Work
    Archie
  16. 15. ["If you've been waiting for the biggest laugh bargain in comics..."]
    Archie's Jokes
  17. 16. Pass the Word
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Beach Party
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. The Gentlemen
    Archie
  20. 19. Dig This Crazy Offer!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  21. 20. Boy Joy
    Big Ethel
  22. 21. Blow Hot Blow Cool
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jaime Weinman
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer