(1966-67)

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

Issue Notes

One issue has arrival date of June 11.


["Sailing really puts color in your face!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Keywords:
sailboat; sailing; seasickness

The Usual Crowd (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Marty Epp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica take a walk along the beach, where Archie, Reggie, and Moose unsuccessfully try to impress them.
Reprints:
Keywords:
beach; body-building; lifeguards; sleeping; surfing; tumbling

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (2011 series) #252 (August 2014).

Doubling 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; teen
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx uses selective hearing to take two lollipops from the kitchen table.
Keywords:
lollipops; pears; wordplay

Expert Help (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Ruth
Pencils:
John Rosenberger
Inks:
John Rosenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; United Girls Against Jughead [U.G.A.J]
Synopsis:
The United Girls Against Jughead try to catch Jughead, but Archie and Betty help him escape.
Reprints:
Keywords:
garbage can; lasso; U.G.A.J.; United Girls Against Jughead

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (2010 series) #17 (June 2012).

["But, Archie... This is your 14th bag of popcorn!"] (Table of Contents)

Betty's Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty isn't happy when Archie is flirting with the girl running the concessions at the movie theater.
Keywords:
movie theater; popcorn

Put Them All Together! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Betty sings a flattering alphabet song (A is for..., R is for..., etc.) to Archie, but Reggie comes up with an insulting version of his own.
Reprints:
Keywords:
argument; song

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #243.

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

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / 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:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Cyndi Martell (APO 238 New York, N.Y.) for article on attending a play in London. Second prize of $3.00 to Pam Barton (Palm Springs, Fla.) for article on being a fashion model. Third prize of $2.00 to Diane Harter (Davenport, Ia.) for an article on an encounter with a snake. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Laura Hughes (Teaneck, N.J.) for article on her vacations. Also a plug for the Comics Code Authority with a copy of the CCA seal.

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

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

Vidiot's Delight (Table of Contents)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Rosenberger
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie, Jughead, and Veronica demonstrate the different ways they do homework and watch television at the same time.
Keywords:
homework; refrigerator; television; TV commercials

Size Rise! (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
Synopsis:
Jinx is confused when the smallest tube of toothpaste is labeled "giant size."
Reprints:
Keywords:
toothpaste

What Every Girl Should Know (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Rosenberger
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
On a teen TV show, Archie is interviewed about what he likes and dislikes about a girl. His likes all describe Betty and his dislikes all describe Veronica. Of course, after the show he turns down the show's offer of a free dinner with Betty because he has a date with Veronica.
Keywords:
bowling; broadcast; interview; mistletoe; ping pong; television

Gym Jam (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica are practicing gymnastics in the gym. Archie brags that he can do anything the girls can do, but fails at every attempt.
Keywords:
gymnastics; horizontal bar; parallel bars; vault horse

I Knew It (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Ruth
Pencils:
John Rosenberger
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie thinks Reggie is up to something and is still suspicious after Betty tells him that Reggie isn't planning any tricks.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (2011 series) #243 (October 2013).

["Ronnie, the sun glasses you bought me are too dark..."] (Table of Contents)

Veronica's Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica makes Archie wear dark sunglasses so he can't see the other girls on the beach.
Keywords:
beach; sunglasses; swimsuits

Bam da Bam Bam (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Rosenberger
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
When Archie and Reggie start fighting, Mr. Weatherbee sends them to the new Student Council Human Relations Court. Unfortunately, with Jughead as judge, the court doesn't have much decorum.
Reprints:
Keywords:
court; dancing; gavel; judge

Indexer Notes

The title comes from the opening notes of the "Dragnet" TV series theme.

Quick Trick! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
When Archie complains about his homework, his father says that someday it will seem like he finished school as quickly as snapping his fingers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
finger-snapping; homework; newspaper

The Treat (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; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie is broke, but thinks he can use psychology to treat Betty at Pop's and not spend any money.
Reprints:
Keywords:
psychology

It's Loaded with Laughs (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Subject (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty paints a portrait of Archie and exhibits it in the school gallery. To Archie's dismay, it's abstract art. To get it out of the school, Archie buys it from Betty and hangs it in his room in a novel fashion.
Keywords:
gallery; modern art; painting
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Sailing really puts color in your face!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Usual Crowd
    Archie
  3. 2. Doubling Up
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Expert Help
    Archie
  5. 4. ["But, Archie... This is your 14th bag of popcorn!"]
    Betty's Pin-Up
  6. 5. Put Them All Together!
    Archie
  7. 6. Dig This Crazy Offer!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  10. 9. Vidiot's Delight
    Archie and the Gang
  11. 10. Size Rise!
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. What Every Girl Should Know
    Archie
  13. 12. Gym Jam
    Archie
  14. 13. I Knew It
    Archie
  15. 14. ["Ronnie, the sun glasses you bought me are too dark..."]
    Veronica's Pin-Up
  16. 15. Bam da Bam Bam
    Archie
  17. 16. Quick Trick!
    Archie
  18. 17. The Treat
    Archie
  19. 18. It's Loaded with Laughs
    Archie's Jokes
  20. 19. The Subject
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer