(April 1973)

Archie, 1965 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
7 times a year, in 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 Giant Series
Editing:
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US; then Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Betty; Veronica; Jughead; Sabrina; Salem
Synopsis:
Archie says he can teach Betty to ski in two days. Since it involves close physical contact, she prefers two months.
Keywords:
Skiing

The Insult That Made a Man out of 'Mac' (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Little Fish in a Big Pond (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Betty; Veronica
Synopsis:
When Archie wants to go ice fishing, Betty pitches in. But when she breaks the ice and dumps them both into the pond, Veronica reaps the benefits.

["The Archies Meet the Archies on Welch's jams and jelly glasses."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Archies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Some Feat (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx fell over twenty feet (when the bus driver hit the brakes).

Thrift Rift (Table of Contents)

Betty and Me / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Betty; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Betty's on a date with Archie. When she learns that he's saving his money for a date with Veronica, she determines to use it up herself.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Chok'lit Shoppe

["Reward $11,750.00 for this coin!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Father Knows Best (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks:
/
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty; Archie; Mr. Cooper; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis:
Mr. Cooper plays cupid and surreptitiously funds Archie for a date with Betty. Archie thoughtlessly makes a nuisance of himself, souring Mr. Cooper on the whole idea.
Reprints:
Keywords:
family; Father

["It's a three-mendous offer so I'm going to lay it on you cats!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Train Strain (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty; Veronica; Archie
Synopsis:
Betty teaches Archie ski techniques, which angers Veronica so much that she won't talk to Archie for a week. Betty thinks she has a clear field, but injures herself and is laid up for a week.

Indexer Notes

Skiing

["Any 14 of these hit records for only $2.86"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Me and My Shadow (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty; Archie; Craig Corey
Synopsis:
Archie didn't want to go out with Betty, but when she dates an older man Archie shadows them, ruins her night, and injures himself trying to get away.

Indexer Notes

Page numbering mistakenly jumps from 4 to 6.

["7 Foot Monster"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Queen Scene (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty; Veronica; Archie; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis:
Veronica wears revealing outfits in her quest to be Queen of the Snow Festival, but Betty's mother insists that she dress more appropriately for the weather. Veronica wins but quickly develops a bad cold, and Betty takes her place.
Keywords:
Winter

["Bullseye!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["100 Little Dolls"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Own a bowlfull of happiness... amazing live Sea-Monkeys"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Dear Betty (Table of Contents)

Dear Betty / letters page / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Betty]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Betty

Indexer Notes

Letters from unnamed fans, with responses from "Betty."

Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

["Amazing $1 art offer"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Choice Voice (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty; Veronica; Archie; pretty girls; Raquel Gam
Synopsis:
Since Veronica must be away for an extended period, Archie auditions substitute vocalists for The Archies. Veronica maneuvers him into signing the dulcet-toned but unattractive Raquel... which means Betty will have Archie's undivided attention.

["Get these dynamite embroidered cloth patches that tell it like it is!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["$2. each."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Where'd you get that great new bike, Danny?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Me
  2. 1. The Insult That Made a Man out of 'Mac'
  3. 2. A Little Fish in a Big Pond
    Betty and Me
  4. 3. ["The Archies Meet the Archies on Welch's jams and jelly glasses."]
    The Archies
  5. 4. Some Feat
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Thrift Rift
    Betty and Me
  7. 6. ["Reward $11,750.00 for this coin!"]
  8. 7. Father Knows Best
    Betty and Me
  9. 8. ["It's a three-mendous offer so I'm going to lay it on you cats!"]
  10. 9. Train Strain
    Betty and Me
  11. 10. ["Any 14 of these hit records for only $2.86"]
  12. 11. Me and My Shadow
    Betty and Me
  13. 12. ["7 Foot Monster"]
  14. 13. Queen Scene
    Betty and Me
  15. 14. ["Bullseye!"]
  16. 15. ["100 Little Dolls"]
  17. 16. ["Own a bowlfull of happiness... amazing live Sea-Monkeys"]
  18. 17. Dear Betty
    Dear Betty
  19. 18. Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation
  20. 19. ["Amazing $1 art offer"]
  21. 20. Choice Voice
    Betty and Me
  22. 21. ["Get these dynamite embroidered cloth patches that tell it like it is!"]
  23. 22. ["$2. each."]
  24. 23. ["Where'd you get that great new bike, Danny?"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Kirk House
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Terry Watkins
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Donald Dale Milne