(1968-1969)

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
Richard Goldwater (uncredited)
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)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think the Archies' search for a new sound is getting out of hand!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle]; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

The Date (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie scrambles to raise enough money to show Veronica a good time on their upcoming date.
Reprints

Clear as Glass! (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; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday; Merry Holiday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx wants a color TV set.

Quick Delivery (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead tells Archie to throw his fast ball.
Reprints

Brake It Up! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Archie; Bendix Brakes / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Crystal Clear (Table of Contents: 5)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge becomes convinced that Veronica's crystal ball can actually foretell the future.

Oh, Chute! (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Lola
Synopsis
Archie and a pretty girl trade a series of skydiving-related puns.

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

Archie Club News / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters and reports from Melvina Proctor, Alice Lewis, Pam Reardon, Judy Bitter, Mary Rush, and Isabelle Swift.
Includes ad for Archie Club.

Splash Down! (Table of Contents: 8)

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
The weatherman said it would rain, so Li'l Jinx took an umbrella with her.
Reprints

That's My Pop (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Fred makes Archie stay home and help him put up a new TV antenna.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty and Veronica Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My father's shirt closet
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica asks where Betty got her new shirt dress.

Follow Through (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie both think a girl is following them.

Friend to the End! (Table of Contents: 12)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to demonstrate that Dilton is the only boy in school brave enough to hit on Midge without fear of Moose.

Pop Tate We Miss You (or You Can Blame Our Aim) (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Snively Scridd
Synopsis
Pop Tate announces his retirement, sells the shop, and moves to wonderful Wrinkle City in Florida. But Pop starts to feel lonely in his retirement condo, while the new owner of the Chok'lit Shoppe makes the kids miserable.

Strangers in the Night (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Walking home from a scary movie, Betty and Veronica think they're being followed by someone sinister.

[What's happening where the girls are?] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Betty and Veronica Summer Fun / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Authentic Archie Jalopy Model (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Gus LeMoine
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
A guide to what an ultra-realistic Archie jalopy toy would be like.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Jughead Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The surf is perfect for hot dogging
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead has his own idea of beach fun.

Rich Pitch (Table of Contents: 18)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica throws away a scratched record.

The Last Home Run (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Andrews insists on trying to recapture his youth by joining in on Archie's backyard baseball game.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I think the Archies' search for a new sound is getting out of hand!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Date
    Archie
  3. 2. Clear as Glass!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Quick Delivery
    Archie
  5. 4. Brake It Up!
    Archie; Bendix Brakes
  6. 5. Crystal Clear
    Mr. Lodge
  7. 6. Oh, Chute!
    Archie
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. Splash Down!
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. That's My Pop
    Archie
  11. 10. ["My father's shirt closet"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin-Up
  12. 11. Follow Through
    Archie
  13. 12. Friend to the End!
    Dilton
  14. 13. Pop Tate We Miss You (or You Can Blame Our Aim)
    Archie
  15. 14. Strangers in the Night
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. [What's happening where the girls are?]
    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun
  17. 16. Authentic Archie Jalopy Model
    Archie
  18. 17. ["The surf is perfect for hot dogging"]
    Jughead Pin-Up
  19. 18. Rich Pitch
    Mr. Lodge
  20. 19. The Last Home Run
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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