(June 1968)

Archie, 1965 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
seven times per year: February, April, June, August, September, October and December
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
Richard Goldwater
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US; then Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["I just got my allowance so let's splurge!"] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Me / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

The Ol' Bawl Game (Table of Contents)

Betty and Me / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Fairy Godmother; un-named teacher
Synopsis:
An incompetent fairy godmother repeatedly tries and fails to get Betty a date with Archie, while a teacher tries to stop Betty from crying on the school walls all the time.

Pretty Shifty (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Ad for Bendix bicycle parts.

Can't Miss! (Table of Contents)

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:
Jinx tries to help her father's golf game.
Keywords:
golf

Two For Teenese (Table of Contents)

Betty and Me / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie tells Betty about Mr. Weatherbee's "teenese," the method of getting people to do what you want without directly ordering them to do it.
Reprints:
Keywords:
handball

Indexer Notes

This and "Too Much Love" are early examples of how stories in this title began shifting toward portraying a more romantic relationship between Archie and Betty, a response to readers who wanted to see her get Archie more often.

Dear Betty (Table of Contents)

Betty / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eda Edwards [as Betty]
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty gives advice to readers from around the country.

["Pop, can we have two soda's on the cuff?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie Pin Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie tells Pop he'll give him "the bread" tomorrow.

Too Much Love (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; romance; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
When Betty goes overboard celebrating the tenth anniversary of the day she met Archie, everyone -- her parents, Archie's parents, her friends -- thinks she'll drive Archie away by coming on so strong.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I just got my allowance so let's splurge!"]
    Betty and Me
  2. 1. The Ol' Bawl Game
    Betty and Me
  3. 2. Pretty Shifty
    Bendix; Archie
  4. 3. Can't Miss!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Two For Teenese
    Betty and Me
  6. 5. Dear Betty
    Betty
  7. 6. ["Pop, can we have two soda's on the cuff?"]
    Archie Pin Up
  8. 7. Too Much Love
    Betty and Me
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