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(September 1958)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

["She couldn't get a man to save her life"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Keywords:
beach; lifeguards

Flip Flopped (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
After hearing that the boys like cheerleaders, Veronica joins the inept squad and uses her acrobatic skills to get herself promoted to head cheerleader.
Reprints:
Keywords:
acrobatics; basketball; cheerleaders

["Limb, Trim, Slim, Dim"] (Table of Contents)

Archie Presents Whose Views / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Words viewed from a girl's viewpoint and a differing boy's viewpoint: limb, trim, slim, dim.
Keywords:
Illustration and brief text.

The Pointer (Table of Contents)

Nature's Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Article on the history of the Pointer breed of dogs.

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration.

Grapes of Wrath (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie, Jughead, and Reggie separately overhear Betty and Veronica having secretive discussions about planning a dinner date and each one thinks they are talking about him.
Keywords:
eavesdropping

Out of this World! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Bear (Table of Contents)

Nature's Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Article on various types of bears.

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration.

Trial and Error (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica has a bad memory. Reggie tells her that Archie went to the movies with a "real doll" Wednesday. Veronica stalks off to confront Archie, not realizing that she was the girl Reggie was referring to.
Keywords:
memory

Do Not Disturb! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
Jinx is supposed to be resting in her room, but spends the time skipping rope, playing cowboy, and watching TV.
Keywords:
jump rope; television

The Good Old Daze (Table of Contents)

Archie's Dad / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo)
Synopsis:
Archie's father complains about the current teen fads, then is stunned to find the newest fads are the raccoon coats, ukeleles, and straw hats of his youth.
Reprints:
Keywords:
raccoon coat; Roaring 20s; slang; straw hats; ukeleles

Stomach Trouble (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica read the advice columns in Deb Magazine. Betty decides to fix Archie a seven-course meal, while Veronica decides that Archie needs to go on a diet.
Keywords:
advice; diet; teen magazines; yogurt
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["She couldn't get a man to save her life"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Flip Flopped
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["Limb, Trim, Slim, Dim"]
    Archie Presents Whose Views
  4. 3. The Pointer
    Nature's Notebook
  5. 4. Grapes of Wrath
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Out of this World!
    Archie Annual
  7. 6. The Bear
    Nature's Notebook
  8. 7. Trial and Error
    Veronica
  9. 8. Do Not Disturb!
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. The Good Old Daze
    Archie's Dad
  11. 10. Stomach Trouble
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jaime Weinman
  • 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