(August 1955)

Archie, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1955-06-10
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Editing
John Goldwater (editor-in-chief); Harry Shorten (managing editor)

Issue Notes

Comics Code Authority seal is displayed prominently. No brand is shown on the cover. A blurb at the bottom of the first page reads: "Always look for the Archie Series emblem" which isn't on the cover of this comic. On-sale date from copyright registration.

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Archie's Pal Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

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60¢ for a bacon and tomato sandwich! That's robbery, Pop!
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
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Larceny and Old Lace (Table of Contents: 1)

Jughead / comic story / 2.8 pages (report information)

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Uh, oh! Ol' Reggie's laying in wait for me!
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Archie's Pal Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Aunt Martha
Synopsis
Jughead dresses as an old woman to avoid paying back five bucks to Reggie. Reggie dresses up as an old man to get him back, but mistakes Archie's Aunt Martha for a disguised Jughead and she beats him with her purse.

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Reggie / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

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Hey, Betty! You're always reading about TV and screen stars!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie jokes that what Liberace uses to washes his hands is soap.

Very Curious (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I heard you had a fight with Archie!
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Archie's Pal Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead says curiosity broke up the friendship between him and Archie - Archie's curiosity about being paid back money Jughead owed him.

One for the Book (Table of Contents: 4)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Well, that makes my sixteenth fight--
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie quips that Moose keeps track of his fights in a scrap book.

Safety Thirst! (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Daddy,---the boys and I are going to practise on the archery range!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead and Archie are such bad archers that Mr. Lodge moves where he won't be hit, in front of the target.
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Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

High and Frighty (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie! Veronica did her solo this morning and got her flying license!
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Archie's Pal Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead is so afraid of flying he has to be tied up to get on board Veronica's plane.

Hastily Yours (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Who is running in the hallway???
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee stops Archie and Jughead from running in the school hallways, until they say they were trying to be first in line for goulash in the cafeteria. Then he runs too, ahead of them.

Sleeping Duty (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 2.8 pages (report information)

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Ole amigos! Y'all set for the costume brawl this P.M.?
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Archie's Pal Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
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Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Everyone covers for Jughead while he sleeps, so that he can be alert during the party. He sleeps through the party, his costume being a patient on a gurney.
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Archie / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

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Stamp collecting, Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead's hobby is collecting dust (while he sleeps).
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The Great Hunger (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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Jughead lolled on the sand at the beach, his eyes closed.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead spends all day trying to get enough money for a hot dog, not knowing that Archie had left five dollars in Jughead's pocket because his own pockets had holes.
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A-Loan To-Gather (Table of Contents: 12)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Well, well -- if it isn't the happiness boys in person!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Pop tells Archie and Reggie that Jughead has between 98 and 100 dollars. When Jughead says he has no money to loan them, Pop explains that between 98 and 100 dollars is only two dollars.

Women's Rights (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty [Archie] / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Look, Jug to be popular you've got to understand girls...watch this!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty won't let Reggie carry her books home because afterward he'll want to stay and watch television. She immediately lets Archie carry her books.

Bank Book (Table of Contents: 14)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Will you two carry these "successful career" books down to the library!
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Archie's Pal Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Jughead's uncle refused a job as bank president, because if he started at the top he would have no room to advance.

A Woman's World (Table of Contents: 15)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Let me see your new doll, Mary Ann!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Pat Smith; Mary Ann
Synopsis
Mary Ann doesn't want Pat's dirty hands on her doll. When Pat saves the doll from a runaway buggy, Mary Ann reminds him not to put his dirty hands on her doll.

Grape Gripe (Table of Contents: 16)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Doc, I'd like to talk to you about my diet problem!
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Archie's Pal Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
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Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead goes to the doctor because he's eating grapes off the wallpaper.

Quiz Whiz (Table of Contents: 17)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Time for our history quiz, class!
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Archie's Pal Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead knows where the Declaration of Independence was signed - on the bottom.

Watt's Cookin'? (Table of Contents: 18)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Yes sir?
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Archie's Pal Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
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Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead wants two watt light bulbs, but the salesperson wants to know "two what?"

It's For Real (Table of Contents: 19)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Oh Mr. Dripwaite!
Genre
humor; teen
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Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Dripwaite
Synopsis
Mr. Dripwaite loves Wilbur's framed artwork, but when Wilbur tries to display it out front, as requested, the artwork is only a crack in the plaster.

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The Light That Failed! (Table of Contents: 21)

Jughead / comic story / 2.8 pages (report information)

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Veronica! You don't have to stake out a claim!
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Archie's Pal Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is going to pay someone to install an antique lamppost in the front lawn. Archie volunteers to do it for less money and Mr. Lodge's good graces. Jughead offers to do it for Archie for nothing, since he already has an antique lamp. His lamp is an antique table lamp, not a lamppost, so Jughead decides that Archie should take all the credit.
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Jughead / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

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My cousin has a strong, masculine face, a fighter's build, and a voice like Pinza.....and no dates!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead's masculine cousin is named Alice.
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Age Before Beauty (Table of Contents: 23)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Today we will continue our study of Shakespeare!
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Archie's Pal Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead tells Miss Grundy that if Shakespeare were alive today, he would be most famous for his age.

Mistaken Identity (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Hey Jug! It's only the second day of school and you're massaging blackboards already?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead stays after class washing blackboards because he was told to call the teachers' names, but he understood that he was to call the teachers names.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["60¢ for a bacon and tomato sandwich! That's robbery, Pop!"]
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  2. 1. Larceny and Old Lace
    Jughead
  3. 2. ["Hey, Betty! You're always reading about TV and screen stars!"]
    Reggie
  4. 3. Very Curious
    Jughead
  5. 4. One for the Book
    Moose
  6. 5. Safety Thirst!
    Archie
  7. 6. ["The newest and funniest yet!"]
    Archie
  8. 7. High and Frighty
    Jughead
  9. 8. Hastily Yours
    Archie
  10. 9. Sleeping Duty
    Jughead
  11. 10. ["Stamp collecting, Archie?"]
    Archie
  12. 11. The Great Hunger
  13. 12. A-Loan To-Gather
    Jughead
  14. 13. Women's Rights
    Betty [Archie]
  15. 14. Bank Book
    Jughead
  16. 15. A Woman's World
    Pat the Brat
  17. 16. Grape Gripe
    Jughead
  18. 17. Quiz Whiz
    Jughead
  19. 18. Watt's Cookin'?
    Jughead
  20. 19. It's For Real
    Wilbur
  21. 20. ["Archie Series comics are clean and wholesome"]
  22. 21. The Light That Failed!
    Jughead
  23. 22. ["My cousin has a strong, masculine face, a fighter's build, and a voice like Pinza.....and no dates!"]
    Jughead
  24. 23. Age Before Beauty
    Jughead
  25. 24. Mistaken Identity
    Jughead
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