(1970-71)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
64
Indicia Frequency
annually
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come back later, Pop!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie laments spending all of his allowance on entertaining Betty and Veronica.

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the covers of Archie Comics Digest #29 and Archie Comics Digest #61.

The Brighter Side (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie gets ten dollars for a good report card, but circumstances eat it away before he can blow it on Veronica.

Test Case (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; R.N. Iris Swab; Miss Fondue; Svenson the janitor; Miss Beazley
Synopsis
Tiring of students with imaginary illnesses designed to get them out of tests, Nurse Swab decides to go off on the next student with a fake excuse, and that student happens to be Archie.

Indexer Notes

Bob Bolling draws Svenson with black hair and mustache, rather than the usual balding and white mustache.

High Finance (Table of Contents: 3)

The Archies / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones]; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Professor Gasworth (villain)
Synopsis
The Archies team up to stop Professor Gasworth from using his anti-gravity gas from robbing the Riverdale Bank, building and all.

Indexer Notes

A throwback to the late '60s stories where the Archies consisted of only three members and were involved in surreal Monkees-style adventures, this may be an unused or reprinted story from that era.

Pic Sick (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
In the art gallery, Jinx finds a picture that sickens her.

Call Me Irreplaceable (Table of Contents: 5)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; unnamed bodybuilder; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
The administration contemplates replacing Coach Kleats with an egotistical bodybuilder because he projects a more healthy image.

The Painting (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Silverdore Dilly
Synopsis
Jealous of the attention Archie gives Betty over her landscape painting skill, Veronica invites him to the mansion to look at her paintings, then hires a professional painter to teach her how.

I Dig That (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx is unimpressed with the latest scientific discovery.

Search For A Bivalve Retreat (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Girtha Gooseby; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Archie sells his share of an oyster boat, forcing Jughead to look for a legendary lost oyster bed with Girtha Gooseby. And when Ethel hears that Jughead is on a boat alone with another woman, she decides to inject herself into the situation.

Indexer Notes

The freighter Jughead and Ethel almost collide with is "The Pride of Walvis Bay," the boat that Mad Doctor Doom and Chester work on in Bolling's Little Archie stories.

Honest Tee (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie accidentally breaks one of Mr. Lodge's golf clubs and Veronica tries to take the blame for it.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Come back later, Pop!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Brighter Side
    Archie
  3. 2. Test Case
    Archie
  4. 3. High Finance
    The Archies
  5. 4. Pic Sick
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Call Me Irreplaceable
    Coach Kleats
  7. 6. The Painting
    Archie
  8. 7. I Dig That
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. Search For A Bivalve Retreat
    Jughead
  10. 9. Honest Tee
    Archie
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