Jughead #244
(September 1975)

Archie, 1965 Series
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Price
0.25 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 [vertical]
Editing
Richard Goldwater
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
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)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hot Dog, why can't you just beg for food like other dogs?
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hot Dog

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Laugh Comics Digest #54.

Snack Pack (Table of Contents: 1)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy [Miss Grundy]; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee [Mr. Weatherbee]; Miss Beazly; Unnamed female teen; Andy; Unnamed Riteway Supplies driver; Samm Schwartz [Sam Schwartz] (Cameo; On "Vote For Sam" sign)
Synopsis
To get Jughead to stop eating, the faculty uses reverse Psychology on him and allows him to eat as much as he wants in the cafeteria to stuff himself until he won't be to stand the sight of food.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Samm Schwartz cameos in this story on the "Vote For Sam" sign, a gag he used frequently in some of his stories.

A Dust Must! (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
When Li'l Jinx is umpire, no dust is safe from her broom.

Indexer Notes

Top half page textless gag shared with Archie's Gag bag.

Archie's Gag Bag (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Unnamed Chef; Waldo Weatherbee [Mr. Weatherbee]
Synopsis
Two gags featuring Jughead eating an apple at a buffet table and hiding donuts under a typewriter cover.

Indexer Notes

Two daily Archie newspaper strips with color added.

The Balancing Bungler (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Samm Schwartz [Sam Schwartz] (Cameo; Holding "Vote For Sam" sign); Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason (Appears on tiny picture on Jughead's wall)
Synopsis
Jughead seems to be able to balance pies on his nose and then aim them at Veronica and Reggie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Samm Schwartz cameos in this story holding the "Vote For Sam" sign, a gag he used frequently in some of his stories.

Childhood Daze (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Tiga (Jughead's stuffed tiger); Elphy (Reggie's stuffed elephant)
Synopsis
Jughead sees his old childhood tiger in the garbage and tries to hide him from Reggie.
Reprints

Archie Club News (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dana Berry; Faye Rapopart; Janice Azukas
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Hot Dog; Archie Andrews (Head shot in title header)
Synopsis
Archie Club news page featuring news reports by Dana Berry (Horseback riding), Faye Rapopart (Being cool) & Janice Azukas (Archie poem).

Indexer Notes

Dana Berry recieved $6.00 for her article, Faye Rapopart recieved $4.00 and Janice Azukas recieved $3.00. Archie Club Membership order form on bottom of page.

Science Saga (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley [Dilton Doily]; Dilton's robot; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Geraldine Grundy [Miss Grundy]; Waldo Weatherbee [Mr. Weatherbee]; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead borrows Dilton's robot and uses it to do everything for him.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hot Dog, why can't you just beg for food like other dogs?"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. Snack Pack
    Jughead
  3. 2. A Dust Must!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Archie's Gag Bag
    Archie's Gag Bag
  5. 4. The Balancing Bungler
    Jughead
  6. 5. Childhood Daze
    Jughead
  7. 6. Archie Club News
    Archie Club News
  8. 7. Science Saga
    Jughead
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