(1971-1972)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
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

Issue Notes

The title contracts from 68 to 52 pages starting with this issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Archies can do no wrong!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle]; Geraldine Grundy; Chuck Clayton; Sabrina Spellman; Josie; Waldo Weatherbee
Reprints

The Inferior Decorator (Table of Contents: 1)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle]; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Leslie
Synopsis
The Archies are hired to provide some up-to-date entertainment for one of Mr. Lodge's parties, but on the orders of the flamboyant interior decorator Mrs. Lodge hired, they are forced to wear ridiculously flashy mod outfits that make them unable to play their best.
Reprints

Dash for Cash (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
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx goes to bed early so she can cash in early on her lost tooth.

Lid Lad (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gus Lemoine
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty secretly helps Archie open a jar.

Come Fly With Me (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Feature Logo
Mr. Weatherbee Teach In
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee takes the kids to an aviation museum, where he explains the history of human flight.

Cat-Erwauling (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Feature Logo
Mister Lodge
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge wants to watch a broadcast of a speech he gave, but his TV is in the shop. The only set left is Veronica's small black-and-white TV, which only works when her Siamese cat, Pam Pam, is sitting on top of it.

Indexer Notes

The sudden appearance of a cat for Veronica is typical of Bolling, who tried to give characters a cat whenever possible.

Do Me a Favor (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica asks Archie to do her one little favor after another.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
various
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
Archie Club News

Indexer Notes

Page one is a contest for a $100 cash prize offered by Archie Comics.

Dishing It Out (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
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Gigi
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx tells Gigi what she made for dinner the night before.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Reggie Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I want a haircut
Feature Logo
Reggie Pin Up
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie gives his barber instructions.

Throw Woe (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie throws a baseball through Mr. Lodge's open window.

Staying In School (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie and Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

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Archie and Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead explain to a bearded high school dropout that staying in school offers more freedom and excitement than dropping out and doing your own thing.

Subject Matter (Table of Contents: 12)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Feature Logo
Miss Grundy [all caps]
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Miss Grundy tries everything she can think of to get Betty and Veronica to talk about something other than boys. But no matter how distant the subject is, they somehow manage to use it as an excuse to talk about boys.

Indexer Notes

In the splash panel, the boys Veronica is gossiping about are all named after Archie contributors: "George [Gladir], Al [Hartley], Marty [Epp], Vince [DeCarlo], Bob [Bolling], Frankie [Frank Doyle]."

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The Archies can do no wrong!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Inferior Decorator
    The Archies
  3. 2. Dash for Cash
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Lid Lad
    Archie
  5. 4. Come Fly With Me
    Mr. Weatherbee
  6. 5. Cat-Erwauling
    Mr. Lodge
  7. 6. Do Me a Favor
    Archie
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. Dishing It Out
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. ["I want a haircut"]
    Reggie Pin Up
  11. 10. Throw Woe
    Archie
  12. 11. Staying In School
    Archie and Jughead
  13. 12. Subject Matter
    Miss Grundy
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