(1970-71)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
64
Indicia frequency:
annually
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

["Come Back Later, Pop"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie laments spending all of his allowance on entertaining Betty and Veronica.

The Brighter Side (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie gets ten dollars for a good report card, but circumstances eat it away before he can blow it on Veronica.

Test Case (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; R.N. Iris Swab; Miss Fondue; Svenson the janitor; Miss Beazley
Synopsis:
Tiring of students with imaginary illnesses designed to get them out of tests, Nurse Swab decides to go off on the next student with a fake excuse, and that student happens to be Archie.

Indexer Notes

Bob Bolling draws Svenson with black hair and mustache, rather than the usual balding and white mustache.

High Finance (Table of Contents)

The Archies / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Professor Gasworth (villain)
Synopsis:
The Archies team up to stop Professor Gasworth from using his anti-gravity gas from robbing the Riverdale Bank, building and all.

Indexer Notes

A throwback to the late '60s stories where the Archies consisted of only three members and were involved in surreal Monkees-style adventures, this may be an unused or reprinted story from that era.

Pic Sick (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
In the art gallery, Jinx finds a picture that sickens her.

Call Me Irreplaceable (Table of Contents)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; unnamed bodybuilder; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
The administration contemplates replacing Coach Kleats with an egotistical bodybuilder because he projects a more healthy image.

The Painting (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Silverdore Dilly
Synopsis:
Jealous of the attention Archie gives Betty over her landscape painting skill, Veronica invites him to the mansion to look at her paintings, then hires a professional painter to teach her how.

I Dig That (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx is unimpressed with the latest scientific discovery.

Search For A Bivalve Retreat (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Girtha Gooseby; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Archie sells his share of an oyster boat, forcing Jughead to look for a legendary lost oyster bed with Girtha Gooseby. And when Ethel hears that Jughead is on a boat alone with another woman, she decides to inject herself into the situation.

Indexer Notes

The freighter Jughead and Ethel almost collide with is "The Pride of Walvis Bay," the boat that Mad Doctor Doom and Chester work on in Bolling's Little Archie stories.

Honest Tee (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie accidentally breaks one of Mr. Lodge's golf clubs and Veronica tries to take the blame for it.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Come Back Later, Pop"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Brighter Side
    Archie
  3. 2. Test Case
    Archie
  4. 3. High Finance
    The Archies
  5. 4. Pic Sick
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Call Me Irreplaceable
    Coach Kleats
  7. 6. The Painting
    Archie
  8. 7. I Dig That
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. Search For A Bivalve Retreat
    Jughead
  10. 9. Honest Tee
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Jaime Weinman
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer