(March 1965)

Archie, 1949 Series
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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
Since I started turning off these group comparison commercials, I've had 47% fewer headaches!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Keywords
television; TV commercials

Glow Worm (Table of Contents: 1)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews (cameo); Reggie Mantle (cameo)
Synopsis
An accident in the lab makes Jughead glow in the dark. He uses the effect to terrorize restaurants and gobble all the food left behind by the frightened patrons.
Reprints
Keywords
chemicals; obesity

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead's Double Digest #200.

Take Your Choice! (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 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
Jinx gets a spanking, but she's done so much mischief lately, she doesn't know what the spanking was for.
Keywords
spanking

Pip of a Tip (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie's father wants Archie to ask Mr. Lodge for tip on the stock market.
Reprints
Keywords
stock market

Plate Plight (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
At a low-rent diner, Jughead is not happy when he gets a "compact" hamburger.
Reprints
Keywords
hamburgers

Swing Session (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; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead is going to use an old tire to make a swing for his nephew. All sorts of catastrophes occur along the way, with Archie taking all the punishment.
Reprints
Keywords
broken window; cement; mud; rope; tire swing

Send a Dollar and Save 44¢ (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Archie Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Idol's Eye (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Jughead tells Archie and Reggie that a package they took from him contains "the golden eye of the sacred idol of Ranjipur." What it really contains is a brass doorknob, but bad luck immediately starts to befall both Archie and Reggie.
Reprints
Keywords
curse; doorknob; tomatoes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Larry Lawver (Zelienople, Pa.) for facts about word origins. Second prize of $3.00 to Betty Schueler (Bellingham, Wash.) for a story with a pun punchline. Third prize of $2.00 to Richard Baker (San Lorenzo, Calif.) for a poem about the seasons. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Jane Sadler (Manhattan Beach, Calif.) for an article on her hobby of raising chickens. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Joseph Siguenza (San Jose, Calif.) for a story featuring word play.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Archie Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Contest (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Everyone at the Riverdale Ice-skating Contest is an expert skater, except Jughead. So you can guess who is the last one standing after the others crash.
Reprints
Keywords
ice-skating

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead's Double Digest #178.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Since I started turning off these group comparison commercials, I've had 47% fewer headaches!"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. Glow Worm
    Jughead
  3. 2. Take Your Choice!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Pip of a Tip
    Archie
  5. 4. Plate Plight
    Jughead
  6. 5. Swing Session
    Jughead
  7. 6. Send a Dollar and Save 44¢
    Archie Comics
  8. 7. The Idol's Eye
    Jughead
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. The Contest
    Jughead
This issue was most recently modified by:
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