(January 1955)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Veronica, didn't you already see this with Archie? Why do you want to go again?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints:
Keywords:
movie theater

["Hello, Bob - Have you found that underseas treasure?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bird-Treat Cheat! (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica decides that Betty, Jughead, and Reggie should build bird houses because so many trees were being cut down for new buildings. While they're doing that, she and Archie will make some bird-treat to attract birds to the houses.
Keywords:
birdhouses

Earth-Shaking News (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica is bored by scientific discoveries, but is excited when there is a dress sale at Gertz's.
Keywords:
newspaper

["AMF Roadmaster sets a hot pace in the 'Little 500' Bike Race!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

AMF Roadmaster Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Yells and Belles (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Miss Bloomer; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie apply for the position of cheerleading coach. The two babble on to Betty about their plans, which don't include her. They get shot down when they learn that Betty is the one who gets to choose the coach and she picks Jughead.
Keywords:
cheerleading

Indexer Notes

Veronica is mentioned, but does not appear.

Behavior Pattern (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 3.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica think Archie and Reggie are trying to assassinate each other.
Reprints:
Keywords:
rat poison; steel trap

["You picked a fight with 'Runt' Riley, and he beat you up?"] (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie picks a fight, but gets the short end of the stick.
Keywords:
fight

["Gosh, Pud, wasn't it swell of Mom 'n' Pop to bring us along on this vacation to Alaska?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids; Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Dime of Your Life! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Pal Jughead; Archie's Joke Book / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Lip Service (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 3.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Bill Vigoda
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty tips Archie to a prank with lipstick that Reggie and Veronica are playing on him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
lipstick

["Gosh, you know lots about nature and stuff!"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead says he can tell a dogwood tree by its bark.
Keywords:
trees

Christmas Jeer (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica coincidently buy the same style dress for Betty's Christmas party. Veronica says she won't come unless she is the only one wearing that dress and says she'll hold her own party. Betty doesn't back down, though she is certain that Archie would only come to Veronica's party.
Keywords:
Christmas; dress; mistletoe; party

Indexer Notes

Text story with a two-panel header.

Naughty But Ice! (Table of Contents)

Ginger / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Ginger Snapp; Ickky; Louella
Synopsis:
Ickky reluctantly takes Ginger's niece ice-skating. He ignores the girl to go skating, but ends up in trouble.
Keywords:
ice-skating

Archie Points with Pride to the Archie Group (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["Don't dunk me in the boiling alcohol, Anyface!!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

A Seedy Character (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie
Synopsis:
Suzie mixes tomato, lettuce, cucumber, and green pepper seeds together before planting in order to raise a vegetable salad.
Keywords:
gardening; salad; seeds

Hook, Line, and Stinkers! (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Reggie and Archie are going fishing instead of taking the girls to the movies. The girls show up at the fishing spot in a fancy boat and with a lunch, but the boys will soon find out there's a catch.
Keywords:
fishing; speedboat

Tee Hee (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie takes Betty golfing for the first time.
Keywords:
golf

It's Here! A New Big Annual! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

A Salty Tale (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 2.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty attempts to train a stray dog with advice from Reggie and that inspires her to apply the tactics elsewhere.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dog; salt

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest #237.

Hat's Enough! (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica admires a hat in a store window. Archie does not admire the hat's price.
Keywords:
hat

An Added Attraction (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica spend the weekend viewing numerous scenic sights. However, Betty was most impressed by the sight of a handsome gas station attendant.
Keywords:
scenery; vacation

Here's How We Got Lionel Trains (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Veronica, didn't you already see this with Archie? Why do you want to go again?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. ["Hello, Bob - Have you found that underseas treasure?"]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. Bird-Treat Cheat!
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Earth-Shaking News
    Veronica
  5. 4. ["AMF Roadmaster sets a hot pace in the 'Little 500' Bike Race!"]
    AMF Roadmaster Bicycles
  6. 5. Yells and Belles
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Behavior Pattern
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["You picked a fight with 'Runt' Riley, and he beat you up?"]
    Reggie
  9. 8. ["Gosh, Pud, wasn't it swell of Mom 'n' Pop to bring us along on this vacation to Alaska?"]
    Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids; Dubble Bubble
  10. 9. The Dime of Your Life!
    Archie's Pal Jughead; Archie's Joke Book
  11. 10. Lip Service
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. ["Gosh, you know lots about nature and stuff!"]
    Jughead
  13. 12. Christmas Jeer
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Naughty But Ice!
    Ginger
  15. 14. Archie Points with Pride to the Archie Group
    Archie Comics
  16. 15. ["Don't dunk me in the boiling alcohol, Anyface!!"]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  17. 16. A Seedy Character
    Suzie
  18. 17. Hook, Line, and Stinkers!
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Tee Hee
    Betty
  20. 19. It's Here! A New Big Annual!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  21. 20. A Salty Tale
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Hat's Enough!
    Veronica
  23. 22. An Added Attraction
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Here's How We Got Lionel Trains
    Lionel Trains
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Terry Watkins
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mark Gordon
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Matthew H. Gore
  • Michael Eshom
  • Donald Dale Milne