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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

Issue Notes

One issue has arrival date of June 11.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sailing really puts color in your face!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Keywords
sailboat; sailing; seasickness

The Usual Crowd (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica take a walk along the beach, where Archie, Reggie, and Moose unsuccessfully try to impress them.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; body-building; lifeguards; sleeping; surfing; tumbling

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (2011 series) #252 (August 2014).

Doubling Up (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx uses selective hearing to take two lollipops from the kitchen table.
Keywords
lollipops; pears; wordplay

Expert Help (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
John Rosenberger
Colors
?
Letters
Victor Gorelick

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; United Girls Against Jughead [U.G.A.J]
Synopsis
The United Girls Against Jughead try to catch Jughead, but Archie and Betty help him escape.
Reprints
Keywords
garbage can; lasso; U.G.A.J.; United Girls Against Jughead

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (2010 series) #17 (June 2012).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty's Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But, Archie... This is your 14th bag of popcorn!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty isn't happy when Archie is flirting with the girl running the concessions at the movie theater.
Reprints
Keywords
movie theater; popcorn

Put Them All Together! (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty sings a flattering alphabet song (A is for..., R is for..., etc.) to Archie, but Reggie comes up with an insulting version of his own.
Reprints
Keywords
argument; song

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #243.

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Cyndi Martell (APO 238 New York, N.Y.) for article on attending a play in London. Second prize of $3.00 to Pam Barton (Palm Springs, Fla.) for article on being a fashion model. Third prize of $2.00 to Diane Harter (Davenport, Ia.) for an article on an encounter with a snake. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Laura Hughes (Teaneck, N.J.) for article on her vacations. Also a plug for the Comics Code Authority with a copy of the CCA seal.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Vidiot's Delight (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie, Jughead, and Veronica demonstrate the different ways they do homework and watch television at the same time.
Keywords
homework; refrigerator; television; TV commercials

Size Rise! (Table of Contents: 10)

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
Synopsis
Jinx is confused when the smallest tube of toothpaste is labeled "giant size."
Reprints
Keywords
toothpaste

What Every Girl Should Know (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
On a teen TV show, Archie is interviewed about what he likes and dislikes about a girl. His likes all describe Betty and his dislikes all describe Veronica. Of course, after the show he turns down the show's offer of a free dinner with Betty because he has a date with Veronica.
Keywords
bowling; broadcast; interview; mistletoe; ping pong; television

Gym Jam (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are practicing gymnastics in the gym. Archie brags that he can do anything the girls can do, but fails at every attempt.
Keywords
gymnastics; horizontal bar; parallel bars; vault horse

I Knew It (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Victor Gorelick

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie thinks Reggie is up to something and is still suspicious after Betty tells him that Reggie isn't planning any tricks.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (2011 series) #243 (October 2013).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Veronica's Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ronnie, the sun glasses you bought me are too dark...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica makes Archie wear dark sunglasses so he can't see the other girls on the beach.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; sunglasses; swimsuits

Bam da Bam Bam (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
When Archie and Reggie start fighting, Mr. Weatherbee sends them to the new Student Council Human Relations Court. Unfortunately, with Jughead as judge, the court doesn't have much decorum.
Reprints
Keywords
court; dancing; gavel; judge

Indexer Notes

The title comes from the opening notes of the "Dragnet" TV series theme.

Quick Trick! (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
When Archie complains about his homework, his father says that someday it will seem like he finished school as quickly as snapping his fingers.
Reprints
Keywords
finger-snapping; homework; newspaper

The Treat (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie is broke, but thinks he can use psychology to treat Betty at Pop's and not spend any money.
Reprints
Keywords
psychology

It's Loaded with Laughs (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

The Subject (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Bolling ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty paints a portrait of Archie and exhibits it in the school gallery. To Archie's dismay, it's abstract art. To get it out of the school, Archie buys it from Betty and hangs it in his room in a novel fashion.
Reprints
Keywords
gallery; modern art; painting
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Sailing really puts color in your face!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Usual Crowd
    Archie
  3. 2. Doubling Up
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Expert Help
    Archie
  5. 4. ["But, Archie... This is your 14th bag of popcorn!"]
    Betty's Pin-Up
  6. 5. Put Them All Together!
    Archie
  7. 6. Dig This Crazy Offer!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  10. 9. Vidiot's Delight
    Archie and the Gang
  11. 10. Size Rise!
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. What Every Girl Should Know
    Archie
  13. 12. Gym Jam
    Archie
  14. 13. I Knew It
    Archie
  15. 14. ["Ronnie, the sun glasses you bought me are too dark..."]
    Veronica's Pin-Up
  16. 15. Bam da Bam Bam
    Archie
  17. 16. Quick Trick!
    Archie
  18. 17. The Treat
    Archie
  19. 18. It's Loaded with Laughs
    Archie's Jokes
  20. 19. The Subject
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer