(February 1962)

Archie, 1949 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US size
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There haven't been many arguments since this new referee showed up!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Keywords
basketball; referee

Where's Charlie? (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Charlie (alien)
Synopsis
Jughead makes fun of reports of shape-changing aliens, until a bus stop sign starts talking to him. The alien, which Jughead calls Charlie, is friendly, but has fun fooling Archie and Veronica.
Keywords
alien; shape-changing

The Full Count (Table of Contents: 2)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Shrimpy
Synopsis
The new kid has to prove he can count to ten before Shrimpy and the gang let him play hide and seek with them.
Keywords
game; hide and seek

Ups and Downs (Table of Contents: 3)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Shrimpy; Brando
Synopsis
Shrimpy wants to be an astronaut, but has second thoughts when he's stuck on a tree branch and can't get down.
Keywords
astronaut; career

Coaster Countdown!! (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead has an uneasy feeling when he and Archie try out a new roller-coaster.
Keywords
roller-coaster

Date's the Limit (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; United Girls Against Jughead [U. G. A. J.]; Sally Sloan
Synopsis
Sally is assigned by the U. G. A. J. to get Jughead interested in girls. She tricks him into taking her on a date, but Jughead ignores her most of the time.
Keywords
baseball bat; date; movie theater; raspberry syrup

We're Giving Away Free Copies of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Blob (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; The Blob
Synopsis
Jughead is experimenting to find a way to dissolve strong glues. Instead he gets a jelly-like red blob that takes on a life of its own. It imitates the kids (in outline) and devours all the food in sight. Eventually, it tries to imitate Archie and Veronica "in a clinch" and strangles itself (off-panel.)
Keywords
blob; invention; shape-changing

Indexer Notes

Second story in the issue about shape-changing beings.

The Flag (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Article on the history of the United States flag.
Keywords
American flag

Indexer Notes

Text article with 1/3 page illustration.

Snacketeer (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
After Jughead cleans out the Lodge's refrigerator, Mr. Lodge has to order a new supply of groceries. When Jughead appears again, Mr. Lodge won't let him in unless he's already had a big supper.
Keywords
groceries; refrigerator

Star Struck (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Wednesday Thursday
Synopsis
Teenage movie star Wednesday Thursday is going to appear at the Riverdale prom. Her career is slipping, so her manager arranges to have her escorted by Jughead, figuring if she can win him over, it will be a great publicity stunt.
Keywords
movie star; prom; publicity stunt

Indexer Notes

The name Wednesday Thursday is a play on that of actress Tuesday Weld.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["There haven't been many arguments since this new referee showed up!"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. Where's Charlie?
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  3. 2. The Full Count
    Shrimpy
  4. 3. Ups and Downs
    Shrimpy
  5. 4. Coaster Countdown!!
    Jughead
  6. 5. Date's the Limit
    Jughead
  7. 6. We're Giving Away Free Copies of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  8. 7. The Blob
    Jughead
  9. 8. The Flag
  10. 9. Snacketeer
    Jughead
  11. 10. Star Struck
    Jughead
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Merlin Haas
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Rodney Hinkle