(April 1981)

Archie, 1965 Series
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Price:
0.50 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

["My Lucky Day"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie and Betty get stuck on the ski lift mid-trip. Betty doesn't seem to mind in the least.

A Taste Of Gold (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; The Goldirocks Sisters
Synopsis:
To satisfy four visiting witches with an avarice for gold, Sabrina conjures up trays full of Hostess Twinkies.

Food Feud (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty finds out that Archie moved their dinner date up so he could meet Veronica later on, so she makes a gastronomic nightmare for his dinner with her.

Lights Off! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
A power failure threatens to derail Betty and Archie's evening alone.

In The Know (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx is getting a spanking and Hap wants her to know why.

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

Archie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Michael Gallagher ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie relates a humorous anecdote from the newspaper.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

This is a reprint of a late 70's era Archie syndicated newspaper strip. The then current network television shows "Fish", "Soap" and "The Love Boat" are mentioned in the strip, narrowing the likely date to between February, 1977, and September, 1978.

[Statement Of Ownership] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Louis Silberkleit
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Filing date October 1, 1980; Listed owner Close-Up, Inc, and Archie Enterprises, Inc, both of 1116 First Avenue, New York, NY, 10021; Publisher Close-Up, Inc, Editor John Goldwater, Managing Editor Richard Goldwater, all of 1116 First Avenue, New York, NY, 10016; Total Paid Circulation, Avg 12 months: 94,362.

Get That Strike (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Maze puzzle in which the reader must lead Archie to his strike.

Circle Saga (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Stan Goldberg ?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Jean; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Stuck alone over winter break because Archie plans to go skiing with Veronica, Betty agrees to be tour guide for a French exchange student named Jean. But when Archie finds out that Jean is a guy and very handsome, he cancels his trip and follows the two around to "protect" Betty.

Snow-Bound (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie has someplace to be, but he has to shovel the walk at his home. Betty comes by and volunteers to shovel it for him. When Archie's parents find out, they hit the roof.

["I'd Just Like To Say"] (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.

Betty's School Fashions (Table of Contents)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty models fashion designs submitted by readers.

Dress Drama (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Veronica one-ups Betty and Archie ends up paying for it.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["My Lucky Day"]
    Betty & Me
  2. 1. A Taste Of Gold
    Sabrina; Hostess
  3. 2. Food Feud
    Betty & Me
  4. 3. Lights Off!
    Betty & Me
  5. 4. In The Know
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. [Archie's Gag Bag]
    Archie
  7. 6. [Statement Of Ownership]
  8. 7. Get That Strike
    Archie
  9. 8. Circle Saga
    Betty & Me
  10. 9. Snow-Bound
    Betty & Me
  11. 10. ["I'd Just Like To Say"]
    Dear Betty
  12. 11. Betty's School Fashions
    Betty
  13. 12. Dress Drama
    Betty & Me
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Igor Dybzinski
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Terry Watkins
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Donald Dale Milne