(1956-1957)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
Published once a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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Color
Color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US, latter issues standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Betty, will I see you at the country club dance tonight? Archie's taking me!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle

Poor Little Rich Whirl (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Hi, Archiekins!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Webster (butler)
Synopsis
Betty is jealous of Veronica's wealth. Veronica invites her for an overnight visit to emphasize her wealth and get her to give up Archie. But there is a twist when Betty phones home to talk to her mother and Veronica finds herself envying Betty's close ties to her parents as opposed to her usually-absent mother and father.
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jealousy; telephone

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

The Straight and Narrow (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Jughead, I want you to draw a straight line down the middle of the hall to relieve traffic congestion!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Jughead can't paint a straight line because he has hiccups.

Watered Down (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Oh Betty, hurry up in there, I want to take a shower!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty can't hear Veronica through the shower door.

Hide and Shriek (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Looky Here!
Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Archie, Reggie and Jughead try to avoid three girls who want to invite them to a girls-ask-boys dance.

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In this issue Miss Grundy is referred to as Amanda.

Eye Sore (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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My, wasn't than an attractive girl?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
An attractive girls passes by Archie and Veronica and Archie claims not to notice other girls when he's with Veronica and then criticizes ever detail of the other girl.
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Retained (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Say, Son, I'm looking for a smart boy to help me make deliveries!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
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Lens Me Your Heart (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Holy smoke! We have no feature article for this issue of the school paper!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Archie and his friends decide to write a feature article in the school paper about Miss Grundy but they don't want her to know about it so they ask her some questions and then make up an excuse that it's just to keep on file in case they need to write her obituary. Miss Grundy then overhears the plan for Jughead (the photographer) to shoot Miss Grundy in the hall.

Mike Was a Rolling Menace Until... (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

U. S. Royals / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Money Muff (Table of Contents: 9)

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Yessir, I'm starting to save the ol' dough, Moose!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie saves money by no longer stopping for ice cream every day.

TV Tickle (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Hey, Reg! Let's go over to Ronnie's and see her new color TV!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge

Soil Foil (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie's Rival Reggie / comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

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S'long Mom, Dad...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Ricky Mantle; Vicky Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie's father tells him to move a large pile of loam around to the back of the yard but Reggie cons Archie into doing the work for him.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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What a chump I was to hire Archie to work for me...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate

A Vase Daze (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Yipee! School is out!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie smashes Mr. Weatherbee's vase when he bumps into him in the hallway.

Fence Sense (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Archie, our back fence needs painting again...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is happy to paint the fence because a pretty girl is sunbathing in the next garden.

Cat Nipped (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie and His Pop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Ha! Ha! This is one time your mother won't get a chance to kid me about not catching any fish!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's father comes home with a good catch of fish but decides to not tell Archie's mother until after she's finished razzing him about not catching anything.

Noble Nibble (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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You're giving a wonderful masquerade party, Ronnie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead uses a gallant kiss of Betty's hand as a way to get a bite of her food.

Rumors are Lying! (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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I had the most beautiful dream last night!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty has a dream that Archie asked her to go steady. When she shares that dream with others it turns into a rumor.

Veronica Fun Page (Table of Contents: 18)

Veronica Fun Page / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Headsup / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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What ever made you give her an engagement ring?
Genre
humor

Zoot Yourself! (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 2.75 pages (report information)

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Sure, we'd love a date for tonight!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica insult the clothes worn by Archie and Reggie so Reggie takes Archie to Cal's Classy Clothes where they end up buying oversized outfits. When Betty and Veronica see them they assume they're going to a masquerade party.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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Y'know, Reg...wives would make terrific baseball umpires!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle

Follow the Swallow! (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4.75 pages (report information)

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Tsk! Tsk! That boy is a glutton for punishment!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
As part of her technique of dealing with boys Veronica gives Archie a hard time to keep him off balance. Jughead mentions to Veronica that every time Archie leaves Veronica's house he goes over to Betty's house so she decides to try a different technique.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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My father appreciates good music!
Genre
humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews

Fright for Sore Eyes! (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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I'm going over to Veronica's tonight!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lode; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Archie offers to look for a prowler outside the Lodge mansion.
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Share Cropper! (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 4.75 pages (report information)

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Tsk, tsk! Poor Betty!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge encourages Veronica to share Archie with Betty.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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How was the dance at the hospital, Ronnie?
Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie Fun Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Old and New-rosis (Table of Contents: 28)

Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Jughead, after all my warnings why did I catch you eating in class again!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy send Jughead to a psychiatrist to see why he eats so much.

Buttons and Beaux (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / text story / 3 pages (report information)

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Trying to bribe me so I won't toss you out!
Genre
humor

Chairful Tidings (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Oh Archie, would you see who's at the door please?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Mrs. Mammoth
Synopsis
Archie answers the door at Veronica's house and tells Mrs. Mammoth to take a chair - meaning to have a seat. She calls in her driver to take a chair out of the house and into her car as she was there to collect items for a charity auction but the chair was Mr. Lodge's favorite.

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Archie Fun Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Counter Attack (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Archie! Wake up!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Archie says he doesn't have to see or hear Veronica to know that she's around because she radiates magnetic influences that attract him. Betty tries to show Archie that she radiates even more than Veronica by kissing him while placing her wristwatch with radium covered numerals near a Geiger counter.
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Surf-Bored! (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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This ought to be some show, huh?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead accidentally performs in a water devils stunt show behind a speedboat after Archie's ice cream drops down his back.
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Reserved Decision (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 4.75 pages (report information)

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Guess who?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica gets mad at Archie for saying Betty's name in a game of 'guess who' and then gets mad at Betty. Archie then has to find a way to get Betty's extras tickets to a benefit at the bijou so he can take Veronica.

C Worthy (Table of Contents: 35)

Jughead / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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How are your marks this term?
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Coat of Armistice (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Look out, carrot-top!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
In order to decide who gets to dance with Veronica, Jughead suggests that Archie and Reggie have a contest in which the person who can get Moose to remove his coat wins.
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Runaway Ruse (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Aw, it's disgusting the way those two lovebirds carry on!
Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
In an effort to get Archie away from Veronica Reggie goads Archie into trying out for the spring athletics then takes Archie to a swimming hole and takes his clothes while Archie is in the water.
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Easel Does It (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie's Dad / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Hot Dog! What a perfect day for golf!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Fred takes up oil painting after deciding golf may be too strenuous.

Day of Daze! (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Boy-o-boy! Do I feel good!
Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie wakes up feeling fantastic - like today was his day and nothing can go wrong. As the day progresses everything goes wrong.
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Fish and Flips (Table of Contents: 40)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Isn't Archie simply the handsomest!
Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jealous over the girls mooning over Archie -- who is a lifeguard at the beach-- Reggie puts on a shark costume to scare him and the girls. Noticing the "shark", Jughead uses his new spear gun to wound it and scare it away, getting kisses of thanks from the girls.
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[Be a Leader!] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

Columbia Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty, will I see you at the country club dance tonight? Archie's taking me!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Poor Little Rich Whirl
    Archie
  3. 2. The Straight and Narrow
    Jughead
  4. 3. Watered Down
    Betty
  5. 4. Hide and Shriek
    Archie
  6. 5. Eye Sore
    Archie
  7. 6. Retained
    Jughead
  8. 7. Lens Me Your Heart
    Archie
  9. 8. Mike Was a Rolling Menace Until...
    U. S. Royals
  10. 9. Money Muff
  11. 10. TV Tickle
    Archie
  12. 11. Soil Foil
    Archie's Rival Reggie
  13. 12. ["What a chump I was to hire Archie to work for me..."]
    Archie
  14. 13. A Vase Daze
    Archie
  15. 14. Fence Sense
    Archie
  16. 15. Cat Nipped
    Archie and His Pop
  17. 16. Noble Nibble
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  18. 17. Rumors are Lying!
    Betty
  19. 18. Veronica Fun Page
    Veronica Fun Page
  20. 19. ["What ever made you give her an engagement ring?"]
    Headsup
  21. 20. Zoot Yourself!
    Archie
  22. 21. ["Y'know, Reg...wives would make terrific baseball umpires!"]
    Archie
  23. 22. Follow the Swallow!
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. ["My father appreciates good music!"]
    Archie
  25. 24. Fright for Sore Eyes!
    Archie
  26. 25. Share Cropper!
    Archie
  27. 26. ["How was the dance at the hospital, Ronnie?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Archie Fun Page
  29. 28. Old and New-rosis
    Jughead
  30. 29. Buttons and Beaux
    Archie
  31. 30. Chairful Tidings
    Archie
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Archie Fun Page
  33. 32. Counter Attack
    Archie
  34. 33. Surf-Bored!
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  35. 34. Reserved Decision
    Archie
  36. 35. C Worthy
    Jughead
  37. 36. Coat of Armistice
    Archie
  38. 37. Runaway Ruse
    Archie
  39. 38. Easel Does It
    Archie's Dad
  40. 39. Day of Daze!
    Archie
  41. 40. Fish and Flips
    Betty and Veronica
  42. 41. [Be a Leader!]
    Columbia Bicycles
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