(1950)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
116
Indicia Frequency
Once per year
On-sale Date
1949-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Editing
Harry Shorten

Issue Notes

On sale date from Wilbur #28.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana (signed)
Inks
Bob Montana (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To read this letter...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Archie Andrews]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's a great thrill for me to write you this personal letter, because I feel that I know a great many of you.
Characters
Archie Andrews

Notes to You! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Archie! Going to the dance, tonight?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Cooper; George Cooper
Synopsis
When Archie passes up Betty to talk to Veronica, Betty gets mad and writes him a poison pen letter.

Indexer Notes

Betty's father is named George in this story.

Gym Dandy (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You wanted to see me, Mr. Weatherbee!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Mr. Lodge [John Lodge]
Synopsis
When the gym falls apart Archie organizes a dance to raise money to build a new gym.

The Battle of the Rattle (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Gill ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
May I borrow your car, Archiekins? I'm supposed to pick up my little cousin today and both our cars are busy--
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie lets Veronica borrow his father's car.

Who's Zoo? (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You? A job at the zoo?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead's working at the zoo and accidentally lets a monkey loose.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie Puzzle Fun / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can you arrange the digits 1 through 9 in the empty squares shown above so that the combined numbers will add to exactly 15 in the six rows indicated by the arrows.
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Three activities, arrange the numbers, connect the dots, and turn lead into gold.

Stop! You're Breaking My Glass (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, would you ask Pop Tate to add a little more soda water in here? It's too sweet.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie keeps accidentally breaking glasses in the Chok'lit Shop.

The Rug Cutter! (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Gill
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's go for a little ride, Betty! We can decide which movie we want to see tonight!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mr. Cooper; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Betty can't go to the movies with Archie until she does some chores around the house, and Archie decides to help.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

The Mystery Finger (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie Puzzle Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

An illusion, and a word building puzzle.

No Soap (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hate to interrupt you, children with your homework -- but is the new laundromat open in town? -- I have two huge bundles to go on the back porch--
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Betty decide to wash and dry the clothes Archie's mom wanted taken to the laundromat.

The Pin-Up (Table of Contents: 13)

Jughead / comic story / 6.33 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's what I said, Archie -- I'm baby-sitting at the Browns' tonight!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Brown; Mrs. Brown; Charles Augustus Brown; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead is babysitting and he thinks the baby has swallowed a pin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

The Bugaboo Buster! (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Gill
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Veronica!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica decides to hold a hard luck party for Friday the thirteenth.

No Pool Like an Old Pool (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Gill
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Archie! Want to go for a swim?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Cooper
Synopsis
It's winter so Archie decides to set up an indoor pool in the attic to swim in.

The Little Squirt (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Vigoda
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Egghead! Want to see my new picture ring?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie keeps accidentally squirting Mr. Weatherbee with various liquids.

What Makes Jughead Run? (Table of Contents: 18)

Jughead / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Coach -- do you mean to say our track team doesn't stand a chance in tomorrow's inter-high school half mile race?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Riverdale needs to win the track meet, but the coach has to figure out what made Jughead run so fast before.

Nifty Fifty (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Gill
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"Hi, Archiekins!" Veronica called.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie finds a wallet with a fifty dollar bill in it.

Knights to You (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This museum is too spooky, Arch... what are we hanging around all this dead stuff for?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead go to the museum and Archie puts on a suit of armor.

Fat's the Spirit (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Archie, look! A new kid -- just moved in next door!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Fred F. Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Archie suddenly becomes fat.

Indexer Notes

"Samm's Furniture Moving" logo on truck in splash page, a reference to artist Sammy Schwartz.

My Job Is Your Job (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead! I've been looking all over for you! Lend me five bucks!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mrs. Best; Mrs. Jones; Mrs. Sullivan; Mrs. Holley; Fifi; Mrs. Lee
Synopsis
Archie needs to earn five bucks to take Veronica out so he has Jughead line up jobs for him to do.

Indexer Notes

The Mrs. Jones in this story is not Jughead's mother.

There's a Patch to It! (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Gill
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well girls, the Patch Hop is here again! As you know the rules are that a girl has to put a patch on the boy she wants to take her to the dance!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilbert Doiley [Dilton Doily]; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
There's a patch hop on tonight and Archie wants to avoid being patched by anyone but Veronica.

Indexer Notes

Dilton is called Dilbert in this story.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["To read this letter..."]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["It's a great thrill for me to write you this personal letter, because I feel that I know a great many of you."]
  3. 2. Notes to You!
    Archie
  4. 3. Gym Dandy
    Archie
  5. 4. The Battle of the Rattle
    Archie
  6. 5. Who's Zoo?
    Jughead
  7. 6. ["What makes Archie lead the field?"]
  8. 7. ["Can you arrange the digits 1 through 9 in the empty squares shown above so that the combined numbers will add to exactly 15 in the six rows indicated by the arrows."]
    Archie Puzzle Fun
  9. 8. Stop! You're Breaking My Glass
    Archie
  10. 9. The Rug Cutter!
    Archie
  11. 10. ["Oh boy! Will you have extra pep if you read Pep Comics"]
  12. 11. The Mystery Finger
    Archie Puzzle Page
  13. 12. No Soap
    Archie
  14. 13. The Pin-Up
    Jughead
  15. 14. ["Hey, kids! Look!"]
  16. 15. The Bugaboo Buster!
    Archie
  17. 16. No Pool Like an Old Pool
    Archie
  18. 17. The Little Squirt
    Archie
  19. 18. What Makes Jughead Run?
    Jughead
  20. 19. Nifty Fifty
    Archie
  21. 20. Knights to You
    Archie
  22. 21. Fat's the Spirit
    Archie
  23. 22. My Job Is Your Job
    Jughead
  24. 23. There's a Patch to It!
    Archie
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