(1950-1951)

Archie, 1950 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
116
Indicia Frequency
once a year
On-sale Date
1950-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Editing
Harry Shorten

Issue Notes

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

On sale date from a promo in Wilbur #31.

[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
Don't believe everything you see on this cover... that's just a little pipe dream Archie's having!
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
?

Genre
teen
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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What fun! A picnic on a boat!
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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Every time I get my hands full, customers to wait on, and a cheese sandwich on the grill, the phone rings!
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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gangway!! I'm late for school!
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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Archiekins! Coming to the Indian wear dance at my house tonight?
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.

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie Andrews, have you got a moment?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Catera; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Chowhound McGuirk
Synopsis
Jughead has an eating contest with Chowhound McGuirk.

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

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

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Archiekins! Would you like to go somewhere with me this afternoon?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Fred, Archie and Veronica all have to go to the dentist.

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Isn't Juggy coming along Archie?
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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
May I try out for the football team, coach? I've been practicing kicking, and...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tries out for the football team, much to the Coach's annoyance.

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But I asked you first, Ronnie!
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.

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One of the sorriest symbols of our times is America's automobile accident record.
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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Archie! What's cooking?
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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah, Jughead, my boy, it's a beautiful day to be walking on the campus lawn.
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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Girls! Girls! Girls! I've got to speak to that boy!
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.

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Arch, lookit this! I sure could use the extra cash. It says "part time boy wanted."
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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Jughead, here comes Reggie. How about playing that pane of glass gag on him?
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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, Jug! The answer to where we'll spend our vacation this summer!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mr. Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead try to put up a pup tent.

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
..and those girls who cook an entire dinner for four people will be considered as having passed their term exam and also will not have to write the 5,000 word theme on "home management"!
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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, how can you work with a drip like that?
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.
Editing
Related Scans
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:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Alan Morgan