(1951-1952)

Archie, 1950 Series
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116
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
He's mine!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
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[The Brightest Star] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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Watch the Birdie (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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My! You girls certainly look charming! New boy in town?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Mrs. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee is going to shoot the school class's picture.

Beating the Beach Barrage (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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The Male Bag (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Hi, Betty! Doing anything this afternoon?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mr. Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis
Betty's dad gives her some hunting tips.

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Fun Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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Learn to draw..
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Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy

Indexer Notes

How to draw, two riddles and a poem.

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Ring On My Finger (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Wow! What happened to Reggie? He looks like he got caught in a cement mixer!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Whitey; Lottie
Synopsis
Lottie wears Jughead's fraternity ring.

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The Jumblebeast

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Toupee Or Not Toupee (Table of Contents: 10)

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What rotten luck.. just when I want to be inconspicuous I run into that unholy duo!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee's wife bought him a toupee to wear, but he doesn't want anyone at school to see him in it.

If I Knew You Were Coming I'd Have Faked a Cake... (Table of Contents: 11)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Sorry, Veronica... this one time I won't be able to help you with your homework!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Frosting
Synopsis
Veronica has to bake a cake for cooking class and Reggie volunteers to help her.

Sun Stroke (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Dave Berg
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Strike three, you're out!
Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead is suffering from sun stroke.

Suits Me! (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Isn't it wonderful, Jug? I could spend the rest of my life right here-
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica invites Archie to a swanky garden party and he down to one pair of pants.
Keywords
swimsuits

Hollywood Tattle Tales (Table of Contents: 14)

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What a Day
Genre
non-fiction

Love Thy Neighbor (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Bill Vigoda (signed)
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Oh -- it's you, Master Andrews!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Winters; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie mistakenly thinks that Mr. Lodge has gone bankrupt and mobilizes the town to come to his rescue.
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The Big Game Hunter (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5.75 pages (report information)

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Hi, Archiekins-
Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate (voice); Fred Andrews; Coach Kleats; George Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica wants Archie to take her to the Yarvard game but when he finally gets tickets he learns he has the wrong game.
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Indexer Notes

Betty's father is named George Cooper in this story instead of Hal Cooper.

[Archie's Rival Reggie Comics] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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Sick and Tired (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Betty, is that handsome life guard watching me now?
Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica keeps trying to get a handsome life guard's attention.

Sneak Snack (Table of Contents: 21)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Trouble, Miss Grundy?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie forgot his lunch and takes one of Jughead's sandwiches.

Along Came a Spider (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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How does she look, Arch?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead make a trick spider.

Bear-Faced Lie (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Hey Arch, here's your chance to be a big shot!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie tries to impress Veronica by having Jughead dress up like a bear and shoot him.

The Big Fraudcast (Table of Contents: 24)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Reggie... if you continue doing so poorly in your studies I'm afraid you're going to be ineligible for any of the school teams!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Johnny Ampere; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie tries to cheat using a radio.

Don't Let It Puzzle You (Table of Contents: 25)

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What type of unpopular motorist does this drawing represent??

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Trouble can be fun!
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Miss Gargle; Mr. Dripwaite; Laurie Lake

Athlete's Feat (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Going to Veronica's again? You're always leaving me for Veronica, Archie. What's she got that I haven't?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead help Betty create a gym in her house.
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Keywords
heavy bag; medicine ball; weight lifting

Indexer Notes

Art credits from the reprint in Archie (Archie, 2015 series) #8.

Starve Or Bust (Table of Contents: 28)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Archie has consented to be the subject for my important experiment. He will go without food, not a morsel, from today, Friday, until Monday.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead competes in both a hamburger-eating contest and a pie-eating contest.

Archie Cleans Up! (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; J. Blunk
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee makes the mistake of telling Archie to spread the word about the clean up campaign for schools.

An Old Fashioned Girl (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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See you around, Betty! I gotta run now!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mr. Cooper
Synopsis
Betty tries to keep Archie around with a television.

A Moose Is As Good As a Mile (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Oh boy I'm lucky - gee whiz I'm lucky - this is my luck-key day-y-y-y!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie takes Veronica hunting.

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Pictures and symbols

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A connect the dots and a crossword puzzle.

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Thar He Blows! (Table of Contents: 34)

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Jughead, would you like to come to the beach with us this afternoon? Archie will be there, and we'll all go swimming, and play ball, and take pictures, and we girls are supplying the hamburgers!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Gabby; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead goes to the beach for hamburgers.
Keywords
swimsuits

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["He's mine!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [The Brightest Star]
  3. 2. Watch the Birdie
    Archie
  4. 3. Beating the Beach Barrage
    U. S. Royal
  5. 4. The Male Bag
    Archie
  6. 5. ["Learn to draw.."]
    Fun Page
  7. 6. ["There's fun in your future!"]
  8. 7. Ring On My Finger
    Jughead
  9. 8. ["The Jumblebeast"]
    Puzzle Fun
  10. 9. ["The eyes have it"]
  11. 10. Toupee Or Not Toupee
    Archie
  12. 11. If I Knew You Were Coming I'd Have Faked a Cake...
    Reggie
  13. 12. Sun Stroke
    Archie
  14. 13. Suits Me!
    Archie
  15. 14. Hollywood Tattle Tales
    Archie
  16. 15. Love Thy Neighbor
    Archie
  17. 16. ["Step right up, folks - see th' greatest little show on Earth! Have your wrappers ready!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  18. 17. ["The gift of a lifetime!"]
  19. 18. The Big Game Hunter
    Archie
  20. 19. [Archie's Rival Reggie Comics]
  21. 20. Sick and Tired
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Sneak Snack
    Jughead
  23. 22. Along Came a Spider
    Archie
  24. 23. Bear-Faced Lie
    Archie
  25. 24. The Big Fraudcast
    Reggie
  26. 25. Don't Let It Puzzle You
  27. 26. ["Trouble can be fun!"]
  28. 27. Athlete's Feat
    Archie
  29. 28. Starve Or Bust
    Jughead
  30. 29. Archie Cleans Up!
    Archie
  31. 30. An Old Fashioned Girl
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. A Moose Is As Good As a Mile
    Archie
  33. 32. ["Pictures and symbols"]
    Puzzle Fun
  34. 33. ["Out of this world!"]
  35. 34. Thar He Blows!
    Jughead
  36. 35. ["Why don't you try to put some weight on?"]
    Charles Atlas
  37. 36. ["Columbia built"]
    Columbia
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