(1968-1969)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
once a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
Editing:
Richard Goldwater (uncredited)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US, latter issues standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint

["The Archies' search for a new sound"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle

The Date (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie scrambles to raise enough money to show Veronica a good time on their upcoming date.

Clear as Glass! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday; Merry Holiday
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx wants a color TV set.

Quick Delivery (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead tells Archie to throw his fast ball.
Reprints:

Brake It Up! (Table of Contents)

Archie; Bendix Brakes / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica tries to give Archie safe bicycling tips. Archie doesn't listen and pays the price.

Indexer Notes

Ad for Bendix Brakes. This ad appears in issues of Archie comics dated August - November 1968.

Crystal Clear (Table of Contents)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Marty Epp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge becomes convinced that Veronica's crystal ball can actually foretell the future.

Oh, Chute! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Lola
Synopsis:
Archie and a pretty girl trade a series of skydiving-related puns.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters and reports from Melvina Proctor, Alice Lewis, Pam Reardon, Judy Bitter, Mary Rush, and Isabelle Swift.
Includes ad for Archie Club.

Splash Down! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / letters page / 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:
the weatherman said it would rain, so Li'l Jinx took an umbrella with her.
Reprints:

That's My Pop (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Fred makes Archie stay home and help him put up a new TV antenna.

["My father's shirt closet"] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica asks where Betty got her new shirt dress.

Follow Through (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie both think a girl is following them.

Friend to the End! (Table of Contents)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Dilton Doily; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Betty and veronica try to demonstrate that Dilton is the only boy in school brave enough to hit on Midge without fear of Moose.

Pop Tate We Miss You (or You Can Blame Our Aim) (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Snively Scridd
Synopsis:
Pop Tate announces his retirement, sells the shop, and moves to wonderful Wrinkle City in Florida. But Pop starts to feel lonely in his retirement condo, while the new owner of the Chok'lit Shoppe makes the kids miserable.

Strangers in the Night (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Walking home from a scary movie, Betty and Veronica think they're being followed by someone sinister.

[What's happening where the girls are?] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Those beauteous bikini babes Betty and Veronica tell us to catch their latest summer special issue.

Authentic Archie Jalopy Model (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Gus LeMoine
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
A guide to what an ultra-realistic Archie jalopy toy would be like.

["The surf is perfect for hot dogging"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead has his own idea of beach fun.

Rich Pitch (Table of Contents)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica throws away a scratched record.

The Last Home Run (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Mr. Andrews insists on trying to recapture his youth by joining in on Archie's backyard baseball game.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["The Archies' search for a new sound"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Date
    Archie
  3. 2. Clear as Glass!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Quick Delivery
    Archie
  5. 4. Brake It Up!
    Archie; Bendix Brakes
  6. 5. Crystal Clear
    Mr. Lodge
  7. 6. Oh, Chute!
    Archie
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. Splash Down!
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. That's My Pop
    Archie
  11. 10. ["My father's shirt closet"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin-Up
  12. 11. Follow Through
    Archie
  13. 12. Friend to the End!
    Dilton
  14. 13. Pop Tate We Miss You (or You Can Blame Our Aim)
    Archie
  15. 14. Strangers in the Night
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. [What's happening where the girls are?]
    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun
  17. 16. Authentic Archie Jalopy Model
    Archie
  18. 17. ["The surf is perfect for hot dogging"]
    Jughead Pin-Up
  19. 18. Rich Pitch
    Mr. Lodge
  20. 19. The Last Home Run
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Jaime Weinman
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer