(November 1956)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

["How Was Your Date With Archie?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty sits on the phone, listening to Veronica describe how her date was all wet.

Fancy That (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Veronica tries to sabotage Betty's entry in the Dressmaking And Modeling Contest to assure her own victory.

Surprise Ending (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty cooks dinner for Archie, but serves him a surprise for dessert.

Getting The Point (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Chuck; miscellaneous unidentified youths
Synopsis:
Tired of failing with the girls in comparison to the rugged Chuck, Archie decides to show the ladies at the resort that he's a he-man, too.

Rhyme Nor Reason (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 4.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Following Reggie's inspiration, Veronica sends in an entry to a soap jingle contest under Betty's name so she'll be disqualified and Veronica's entry will win.
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["Jughead's A Great Half-Back"] (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Reggie disrespects Jughead to Betty.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Who Am I? (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Reggie is not himself today.

["Happy Mirthday To You"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Li'l Jinx

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Li'l Jinx #1.

Marshal Plan (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica thinks she overhears that Reggie will be Grand Marshal of the Grand Ball and starts playing up to him hoping he'll pick her to be Ball Queen.

Cherry-ty Bawl (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom Moore
Pencils:
Tom Moore
Inks:
Tom Moore
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tom Moore

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty tricks Veronica into volunteering to have tarts thrown at her in Jughead's booth at the Riverdale Charity Carnival.

["Your Thrill Of The Year"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Archie's Pals 'N Gals #5.

Gags 'N Gals (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Collection of joke stories.

Meow Meow (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
fashion; romance
Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis
Synopsis:
Katy and Sis compare strange dreams.

Sis Puzzles/Katy Puzzles (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Various connect the dot and word puzzles.

Skiff Tiff (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom Moore
Pencils:
Tom Moore
Inks:
Tom Moore
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tom Moore

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie builds a small sailboat and the girls compete to get him to name the boat after her.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["How Was Your Date With Archie?"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Fancy That
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. Surprise Ending
    Betty
  4. 3. Getting The Point
    Archie
  5. 4. Rhyme Nor Reason
    Betty And Veronica
  6. 5. ["Jughead's A Great Half-Back"]
    Reggie
  7. 6. Who Am I?
    Reggie
  8. 7. ["Happy Mirthday To You"]
  9. 8. Marshal Plan
    Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. Cherry-ty Bawl
    Betty And Veronica
  11. 10. ["Your Thrill Of The Year"]
  12. 11. Gags 'N Gals
  13. 12. Meow Meow
    Katy Keene
  14. 13. Sis Puzzles/Katy Puzzles
  15. 14. Skiff Tiff
    Betty And Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
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