(1964-65)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
once a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US, latter issues standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie is really wrapped up in his home movie hobby!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Keywords
film; home movies; movie projector

Pogo Happy (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is planting tulip bulbs. Archie decides he can use a pogo stick to make the holes for the bulbs. As expected Archie loses control of the pogo stick and goes bouncing on path of destruction.
Reprints
Keywords
bird bath; greenhouse; pogo stick; tulips

Pardin My Eenglush [Pardon My English] (Table of Contents: 2)

Moose / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grudy; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper (cameo)
Synopsis
Miss Grundy asks Moose a question about English.
Reprints
Keywords
English; spelling

Indexer Notes

The title has misspelled words with the wrong letters marked with a slash and the proper ones written above.

The Rain Caper! (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica sends Archie to pick up a package. It starts to rain so Archie backs up to the house and hits the downspout, causing the water to spill into Archie's car. When Archie opens the car door, all the water spills on Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
downspout; hospital; rain; thunderstorm; umbrella

Easy Street (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Gary; Mugs
Synopsis
A couple of little wise guys insult Archie and get him in trouble with Veronica. It turns out the kids were put up to the task by Reggie, so Archie pays them to get Reggie in trouble.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

insults

Speed Up! (Table of Contents: 5)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Hap needs help with the door because his arms are full of bags of groceries. Jinx doesn't response until he says the ice cream is melting.
Reprints
Keywords
groceries; ice cream

Dig This Crazy Offer! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Rare Hair Wear (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica imagine what they'd look like in different hair styles.
Reprints
Keywords
hair styles; movie poster

Beach Nut! (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Sugar Jones
Synopsis
Archie has a job setting up umbrellas at the beach. He gets in trouble with both Betty and Veronica and another girl's boyfriend.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; black eyes; jealousy; umbrellas

Glad Hand (Table of Contents: 9)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Jughead has borrowed a model of the human hand from art class. Reggie tries to use it for pranks, but they all backfire on him.
Keywords
choking; hand model

Cool Clan (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and the boys have formed a "Girl Watching Club." Betty and Veronica have formed a club to watch the Girl Watchers.
Reprints
Keywords
bicycles; binoculars; girl-watching

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Archie's Jokes / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Dennis Satterfield (Reseda, Calif.) for article on matches. Second prize of $3.00 to Susan Lacoff (Brooklyn, N.Y.) for one long joke. Third prize of $2.00 to Gregory Putz (Santa Barbara, Calif) for three jokes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Tired Money (Table of Contents: 14)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
When Jinx says she's too tired to pick up her toys, her father says he's too tired to count out her allowance.
Reprints
Keywords
allowance

I'll Fry Tommorrow! (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
The newest fad is frying marbles. They are heated on the stove, then dumped into cold water which makes them cracked and sparkly and suitable for making jewelry. When Archie runs out of marbles, he manages to mistake a box of special vitamin balls made for Mr. Lodge's polo pony as a box of marbles.
Keywords
fad; frying pan; jewelry; marbles

Mad Fad (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are arguing about which one started the backwards fashion fads.
Reprints
Keywords
fad

Born to Bungle (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When Veronica is alone in the house, she sees a man lurking in the bushes. Grabbing a croquet mallet, she goes to investigate, only to find it is her father, waiting to make sure that Archie has left. However, Archie manages to cause trouble for Mr. Lodge even when he's not there.
Keywords
croquet mallet; electric motor; pay phone; prowler; telephone

Make That Grade! (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie's Dad / comic story / 2.75 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's father finds a report card on the table and is upset at how poor the grades are. He starts to yell at Archie, but is interrupted by his wife, who informs him the report card is an old one of his that she found in the attic.
Reprints
Keywords
cigarette lighter; report cards

Thumb Fun (Table of Contents: 19)

Moose / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie and Moose are hitch-hiking. Moose lets Archie thumb for a ride, saying he's saving his thumb for the trip back.
Keywords
hitch-hiking; thumb

Tale of the Tiger (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Farley Barnswallow; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Farley Barnswallow is a new kid who has caught Veronica's fancy. Archie wants to thrash him but is unable to do so. When the football team accidentally runs over Farley on the field, Archie sees his chance.
Reprints
Keywords
acrobatics; artist's model; football; painting; weight-lifting

Gypsy Madness (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie buys an old gypsy charm, but finds that it only attracts old gypsies.
Reprints
Keywords
charm; gypsy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Patty & Andy, The Popsicle Twins; Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie is really wrapped up in his home movie hobby!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Pogo Happy
    Archie
  3. 2. Pardin My Eenglush [Pardon My English]
    Moose
  4. 3. The Rain Caper!
    Archie
  5. 4. Easy Street
    Archie
  6. 5. Speed Up!
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Dig This Crazy Offer!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  8. 7. Rare Hair Wear
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Beach Nut!
    Archie
  10. 9. Glad Hand
    Reggie
  11. 10. Cool Clan
    Archie
  12. 11. ["Tired? Nervous? Run-Down?"]
    Archie's Jokes
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  15. 14. Tired Money
    Li'l Jinx
  16. 15. I'll Fry Tommorrow!
    Archie
  17. 16. Mad Fad
    Archie
  18. 17. Born to Bungle
    Archie
  19. 18. Make That Grade!
    Archie's Dad
  20. 19. Thumb Fun
    Moose
  21. 20. Tale of the Tiger
    Archie
  22. 21. Gypsy Madness
    Archie
  23. 22. ["Say Andy, it says on TV we can win a trip by Trailways "Silver Eagle" to the N. Y. World's Fair."]
    The Adventures of Patty & Andy, The Popsicle Twins; Popsicle
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer