(April 1979)

Archie, 1965 Series
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Price:
0.40 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly except for January, June and November
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Barcode:
?
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

["Punctuation"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty works on an English grammar problem on the chalk board in front of class, while Archie leers.

Leaving Town (Table of Contents)

Josie; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown; Alan Mayberry
Synopsis:
The Pussycats hear Alan is leaving town, so they try to entice him to stay with Hostess Twinkies.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Nifty Fifties (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Mr. & Mrs. Kretzler; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty throws a "fifties party", where everyone dresses in vintage clothing and dances to fifties rock and roll.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

As an in joke, the artist draws Archie and Jughead wearing the letter sweaters and pants they made famous in their fifties comics.

Tame Game (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
In a pick-up football game, Veronica demonstrates a unique interpretation of "illegal procedure".
Reprints:

What A Card! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx's Pal, Greg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Greg; Russ
Synopsis:
Greg is looking for love in volume.

["Archie's Gag Bag"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Montana
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead enjoys the cuisine at Veronica's party.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

This is a reprint of a sixties era Archie syndicated newspaper strip.

["Statement Of Ownership"] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / pages (report information)

Script:
Louis H. Silberkleit
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Filed October 1, 1978; Listed owners Close-Up, Inc, and Archie Enterprises, Inc, both of 1116 First Avenue, New York, NY, 10021; John L. Goldwater, Editor; Richard Goldwater, Managing Editor; Total Paid Circulation, avg 12 months 116,456.

Trial Style (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Veronica Lodge (dream only); Caramel
Synopsis:
A high school aptitude test that says Betty has the makings of a lawyer gives her a dream that night about taking Veronica to court.

Indexer Notes

The Lodge chef is named "Pierre Souffle" in Betty's dream, rather than Gaston as is his normal name.

Betty's Best Actress Maze (Table of Contents)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Puzzle in which the reader must navigate a maze to all five best actress nominees for 1979.

Clean Sweep (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo ?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty is carrying an old-fashioned broom as a prop for a school play, and everyone makes jokes about how it makes her look like a witch.
Reprints:

["A Boy I Knew"] (Table of Contents)

Dear Betty / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
"Betty" answers reader letters.

Grid Kid (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Coach Kleats; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
In order to pry cheerleader Betty away from football player Archie, school paper reporter Veronica prints a story shoving Betty toward the girls' football team and away from cheering for the boys team.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Punctuation"]
    Betty & Me
  2. 1. Leaving Town
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. The Nifty Fifties
    Betty & Me
  4. 3. Tame Game
    Betty & Me
  5. 4. What A Card!
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Greg
  6. 5. ["Archie's Gag Bag"]
    Archie
  7. 6. ["Statement Of Ownership"]
  8. 7. Trial Style
    Betty & Me
  9. 8. Betty's Best Actress Maze
    Betty
  10. 9. Clean Sweep
    Betty & Me
  11. 10. ["A Boy I Knew"]
    Dear Betty
  12. 11. Grid Kid
    Betty & Me
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