(1950-1951)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
116
Indicia frequency:
once a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Editing:
Harry Shorten
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US, latter issues standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

All information for this issue from David Postle, April 2009.


["Don't believe everything you see on this cover... that's just a little pipe dream Archie's having!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones

The Famous Archie Series Characters (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Montana ?
Inks:
Bob Montana ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Portraits in an art gallery format.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

A Creep in the Deep (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
The gang plans to have a picnic on Archie's new boat, the Droopy Sloop.

Taking the Phone Out of Life (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Pop Tate is sick and tired of the phone booth in the Chok'lit Shop and has it removed.

After the Atom Spies (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

"U.S." Royal / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Better Never Than Late (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Mr. Bender; Mrs. Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Annoyed by Jughead's lateness, Miss Grundy wants him to check in to school using a time clock.

Indian Wear Dance (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica has a party where everyone has to dress like an Indian and the best dressed wins a wooden store Indian.

["Hey kids! Did you know that Veronica and I are out in our own comic book?"] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Dinner at Ate (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Catera; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Chowhound McGuirk
Synopsis:
Jughead has an eating contest with Chowhound McGuirk.

["Archie's pal Jughead is out in another comic book of his own!"] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Archie's Pal Jughead / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["8-mile range!"] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Nothing but the Tooth (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Fred, Archie and Veronica all have to go to the dentist.

["Suzie is choosey!"] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Country Cousin (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Frese (signed)
Inks:
George Frese (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Juniper Jones; Chubby
Synopsis:
Jughead's Ozark cousin Juniper visits Riverdale.

Uses His Head (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie tries out for the football team, much to the Coach's annoyance.

["Hey, kids!.... Climb on the band wagon"] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Puck Luck (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie's Rival Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Reggie and Betty decide to pretend to have a crush on each other to make Veronica Jealous and go with Reggie to the dance instead of Archie.
Keywords:
hockey

Unfinished Similes (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Finish the similes, fill in the word square so the answers read the same across and down, find your way through the maze making only two stops.

["Wha' hoppen? Why is everybody running? Reggie is back!"] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Archie's Rival Reggie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Death on Wheels (Table of Contents: 20)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; car

Indexer Notes

Statistics on highway accidents and advice on driving safely.

Hollywood Scream Test (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; T. Maxwell Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead's uncle Max from Hollywood is in town and Archie and Jughead have created a beauty contest.
Keywords:
swimsuits

Bustin' Out All Over (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Timothy Wiggins (bust); Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Perkins; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee hates the bust of Timothy Wiggins that's displayed on campus, but he can't get rid of it until he has a replacement, so the gang has a bust of Mr. Weatherbee made.

All in One (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee thinks Archie is wasting his time going after girls and tries to get him a hobby.

["The brightest stars in the constellation"] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Gals and Pals (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Baker; Lottie; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead gets a part-time job putting letters in envelopes and mailing them.

Pane in His Neck (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie's Rival Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantel [Reggie Mantle]; Frazier; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Reggie buys a replacement pane of glass when he breaks one Archie and Jughead are carrying.

Indexer Notes

Reggie's last name is misspelled in this story.

Pardon My Pup Tent (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mr. Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead try to put up a pup tent.

["The magazine that's got everything!"] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

Adventures of the Dover Boys / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Crossword Fun (Table of Contents: 29)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews

The Foul Fowl (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
For their Home Economics class, Betty and Veronica must prepare a dinner for four.

All Tarred Out (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; O'Reilly; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead have to repair a hole in the garage roof.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Don't believe everything you see on this cover... that's just a little pipe dream Archie's having!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Famous Archie Series Characters
    Archie
  3. 2. A Creep in the Deep
    Archie
  4. 3. Taking the Phone Out of Life
    Archie
  5. 4. After the Atom Spies
    "U.S." Royal
  6. 5. Better Never Than Late
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  7. 6. Indian Wear Dance
    Archie
  8. 7. ["Hey kids! Did you know that Veronica and I are out in our own comic book?"]
  9. 8. Dinner at Ate
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  10. 9. ["Archie's pal Jughead is out in another comic book of his own!"]
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  11. 10. ["8-mile range!"]
  12. 11. Nothing but the Tooth
    Archie
  13. 12. ["Suzie is choosey!"]
  14. 13. Country Cousin
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  15. 14. Uses His Head
    Archie
  16. 15. ["Hey, kids!.... Climb on the band wagon"]
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Wilbur
  18. 17. Puck Luck
    Archie's Rival Reggie
  19. 18. Unfinished Similes
    Archie Puzzle Fun
  20. 19. ["Wha' hoppen? Why is everybody running? Reggie is back!"]
    Archie's Rival Reggie
  21. 20. Death on Wheels
  22. 21. Hollywood Scream Test
    Archie
  23. 22. Bustin' Out All Over
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  24. 23. All in One
    Archie
  25. 24. ["The brightest stars in the constellation"]
  26. 25. Gals and Pals
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  27. 26. Pane in His Neck
    Archie's Rival Reggie
  28. 27. Pardon My Pup Tent
    Archie
  29. 28. ["The magazine that's got everything!"]
    Adventures of the Dover Boys
  30. 29. Crossword Fun
  31. 30. The Foul Fowl
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. All Tarred Out
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Keith Alan Morgan
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer