(April 1954)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
Harry Shorten
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Gay Blades (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
George Frese
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty conspires with a reluctant Jughead to break Archie and Veronica up at the ice skating pond.

Hunger Pains (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Characters:
Suzie; unidentified hobo
Synopsis:
Suzie trades one-liners with a hobo looking for a handout.

Indexer Notes

The shop window in the first panel says "Samm's Hobby Shop". Several of the Suzie heads may be paste-ups of Dan DeCarlo's work.

The Apple Chump-Ling (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie swipes some apples from Jughead to give to Veronica so she can pass her Home Economics baking class.

Packed Solid (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Wilbur; Red; The Principal; Miss Gargle
Synopsis:
The Principal conducts locker inspections and doesn't like what he finds.

Insufferable Pals (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Dink Travis
Synopsis:
Veronica breaks a date with Archie to go out with another boy. Betty at first refuses to be Archie's second choice, but then decides to date him and take him to the same place Veronica is with the other boy.

Vote Goat (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica wins a student vote for best dressed coed.

Tomato Surprise (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
When Jughead hears Betty and Veronica are buying fresh tomatoes for tomato sauce, he volunteers to make his family's special recipe sauce for them.

A Short Sweet Story (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis
Synopsis:
Katy is unable to be home in time to make dinner for Sis, so she allows her younger sibling to make a sandwich on her own.

Wrong Guest (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty promises Jughead a steak dinner if he can deliver Archie to the same dinner.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from B&V Friends Double Digest #237.

Stuff About Stars (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Anecdotes about movie stars.

Ski Sick (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lucey (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
When the boys spurn the girls' request to show them how to ski, the girls decide to go skiing anyway. Only they go skiing down the expert slope, being filmed by a newsreel camera Reggie has set up to film them.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Harry Lucey's signature is in the bottom right of the last story panel.

Please Be Seated (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge tries to get Veronica to sit in the chair correctly while she talks to Archie over the phone.

Feet First (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie asks Betty when Veronica will go dancing with him again.

No Help Wanted (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica wants to help Betty out, but there are some things she'd rather do herself.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Gay Blades
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Hunger Pains
    Suzie
  4. 3. The Apple Chump-Ling
    Veronica
  5. 4. Packed Solid
    Wilbur
  6. 5. Insufferable Pals
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Vote Goat
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Tomato Surprise
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. A Short Sweet Story
    Katy Keene
  10. 9. Wrong Guest
    Betty
  11. 10. Stuff About Stars
  12. 11. Ski Sick
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Please Be Seated
    Veronica
  14. 13. Feet First
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. No Help Wanted
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Lou Mougin
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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