(1971-1972)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
Richard Goldwater
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US, latter issues standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint

Issue Notes

The title contracts from 68 to 52 pages starting with this issue.


["The Archies can do no wrong!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy; Chuck Clayton; Sabrina; Josie; Waldo Weatherbee

The Inferior Decorator (Table of Contents)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Marty Epp
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Leslie
Synopsis:
The Archies are hired to provide some up-to-date entertainment for one of Mr. Lodge's parties, but on the orders of the flamboyant interior decorator Mrs. Lodge hired, they are forced to wear ridiculously flashy mod outfits that make them unable to play their best.

Dash for Cash (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

Lid Lad (Table of Contents)

Archie / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gus LeMoine
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty secretly helps Archie open a jar.

Come Fly With Me (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee Teach-In / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doily
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee takes the kids to an aviation museum, where he explains the history of human flight.

Cat-Erwauling (Table of Contents)

Mr. Lodge / 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; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge wants to watch a broadcast of a speech he gave, but his TV is in the shop. The only set left is Veronica's small black-and-white TV, which only works when her Siamese cat, Pam Pam, is sitting on top of it.

Indexer Notes

The sudden appearance of a cat for Veronica is typical of Bolling, who tried to give characters a cat whenever possible.

Do Me a Favor (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica asks Archie to do her one little favor after another.

["I want a haircut"] (Table of Contents)

Reggie Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie gives his barber instructions.

Throw Woe (Table of Contents)

Archie / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie throws a baseball through Mr. Lodge's open window.

Staying In School (Table of Contents)

Archie and Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead explain to a bearded high school dropout that staying in school offers more freedom and excitement than dropping out and doing your own thing.

Subject Matter (Table of Contents)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Geraldine Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy tries everything she can think of to get Betty and Veronica to talk about something other than boys. But no matter how distant the subject is, they somehow manage to use it as an excuse to talk about boys.

Indexer Notes

In the splash panel, the boys Veronica is gossipping about are all named after Archie contributors: "George [Gladir], Al [Hartley], Marty [Epp], Vince [DeCarlo], Bob [Bolling], Frankie [Frank Doyle]."

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["The Archies can do no wrong!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Inferior Decorator
    The Archies
  3. 2. Dash for Cash
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Lid Lad
    Archie
  5. 4. Come Fly With Me
    Mr. Weatherbee Teach-In
  6. 5. Cat-Erwauling
    Mr. Lodge
  7. 6. Do Me a Favor
    Archie
  8. 7. ["I want a haircut"]
    Reggie Pin Up
  9. 8. Throw Woe
    Archie
  10. 9. Staying In School
    Archie and Jughead
  11. 10. Subject Matter
    Miss Grundy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jaime Weinman
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer