(January 1959)

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:
Richard Goldwater
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

["Does a mousetrap chase a mouse?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Joyful Journey (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Fred Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
After hearing Mr. Weatherbee's lecture on the importance of spreading happiness, Betty decides to spread joy to everyone in her life, but her "joyful" pronouncements set off a class war between the Andrews and Lodge families.

A Crack Skater (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
The reader has to draw a line to let Archie skate to Veronica without falling through cracks in the ice.

Season's Beatings (Table of Contents)

Leroy / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Leroy; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Leroy gets a drum for Christmas.

World of the Past (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Hultgren
Inks:
Ken Hultgren
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; history
Reprints:

The Warning! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / filler / 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

Fish Fried (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie comes up with an elaborate scheme that will allow him and Veronica to get more dating money out of Mr. Lodge. The first step is for Veronica to feign an interest in collecting extremely expensive tropical fish.

Tree To Get Ready (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Archie breaks the Christmas tree decorations, so the gang makes decorations out of food, but Jughead promptly eats them.

Man's Best Friend (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Hultgren
Inks:
Ken Hultgren
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; nature
Reprints:

Nope! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Reprints:

Those Are the Breaks! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Cooper; Chuck Thomas
Synopsis:
Trying to get a date with a handsome boy named Chuck who Archie is setting up with Betty, Veronica pretends to be Betty and bad-mouths Veronica, eventually convincing both Chuck and Archie that Veronica is no good.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Does a mousetrap chase a mouse?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Joyful Journey
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. A Crack Skater
    Archie
  4. 3. Season's Beatings
    Leroy
  5. 4. World of the Past
  6. 5. The Warning!
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Fish Fried
    Veronica
  8. 7. Tree To Get Ready
    Archie
  9. 8. Man's Best Friend
    Nature's Notebook
  10. 9. Nope!
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Those Are the Breaks!
    Betty and Veronica
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