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(February 1960)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
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

["Are you sure you know how to work it, Betty? Is it loaded?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Laugh Comics #38

Missing Persons (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Veronica misses a date with Archie, and concocts a story to explain herself. Archie goes along so that he won't have to explain why HE missed the date.

Time for "Trophy" (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Block That Signal (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; sports; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; football players
Synopsis:
Archie's team is losing the game, because an opposing player sneaks into the huddle.
Keywords:
Football

Indexer Notes

Betty and Me #2 carries a story of the same title, which is likely a reprint.

Go, Mascot, Go! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; sports; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Andrews; bulldog
Synopsis:
The Riverdale team mascot has trophies from the trouser seats of opposing teams.

Lloyd Price (Table of Contents)

Recording Star of the Month / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Lloyd Price

["40 Foreign and American Cars"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

"8 Record Hits" (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Liberty Belle (Table of Contents)

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
Synopsis:
Betty is no longer enthralled by Archie, but it doesn't last.
Reprints:

["Wake Up!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Home Sweet Homework (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Betty takes advantage of an opportunity to tutor Archie, but Veronica intervenes.
Reprints:
Keywords:
High school

["Columbia Fire-Arrow for Christmas"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Miss Clean (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; Li'l Jinx's mom
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx cleans her room, which will surprise her mother, especially when she dumps the dustpan onto mother's wash.
Reprints:

Man of Action (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Big Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Moose hates school vacations.
Keywords:
Christmas; high school

Sure Cure (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica's worried about her cousin Leroy biting his nails.

["Giant Movie Star Bargain"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Record your voice at home"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Paid in Full (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
The girls plan a party, but they wear Mr. Lodge to a frazzle handling preparations. So they make him the guest of honor, and he has a great time.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Are you sure you know how to work it, Betty? Is it loaded?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Missing Persons
  3. 2. Time for "Trophy"
  4. 3. Block That Signal
    Archie
  5. 4. Go, Mascot, Go!
    Archie
  6. 5. Lloyd Price
    Recording Star of the Month
  7. 6. ["40 Foreign and American Cars"]
  8. 7. "8 Record Hits"
  9. 8. Liberty Belle
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. ["Wake Up!"]
  11. 10. Home Sweet Homework
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. ["Columbia Fire-Arrow for Christmas"]
  13. 12. Miss Clean
    Li'l Jinx
  14. 13. Man of Action
    Moose
  15. 14. Sure Cure
    Jughead
  16. 15. ["Giant Movie Star Bargain"]
  17. 16. ["Record your voice at home"]
  18. 17. Paid in Full
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kirk House
  • 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