(March 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
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

["Trying It On"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Both Betty and Veronica attempt to don a coat while Archie holds it.
Reprints:

Sporting Chance (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
When Mr. Lodge hears Betty's lament that she can't compete for Archie against Veronica's money, he gives her money equal to Veronica's weekly allowance so they'll be on equal terms for one week.

Please Rush Slowly (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie makes a pass at Betty.

Marriage Mirage (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead gives his opinion on marriage.

My Fortune For A Fortune (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Swami Riba
Synopsis:
Betty gets her fortune told.

Calling All Spacemen (Table of Contents)

Leroy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Leroy; his friend
Synopsis:
Leroy spots some aliens in a hairdressers.

Out-Dated (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica breaks her date with Archie because he's broke. When Betty hears this, she goes running to him, cash in hand, ready to replace Veronica.

["Wake Up"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for the Archie Comics Annuals line.

Crazy, Man, Crazy (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie and Betty hatch a plot where Betty pretends she's lost her mind, hoping Archie will feel sorry for her and dump Veronica for her.

[The Giant Anteater] (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 giant anteater.

Chew Chew (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
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
Jinx makes lunch for Greg.

Sweet And Lovely (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Betty unintentionally manages to get everyone else in trouble.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Among the absentee students Miss Grundy names on page 3 are (Frank) Doyle, (Joe) Edwards, and (Victor) Gorelick, all of whom were Archie Comics contributors at the time. She also names Javits, perhaps a reference to Jacob Javits, US Senator from New York at the time.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Trying It On"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Sporting Chance
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. Please Rush Slowly
    Betty
  4. 3. Marriage Mirage
    Jughead
  5. 4. My Fortune For A Fortune
    Betty
  6. 5. Calling All Spacemen
    Leroy
  7. 6. Out-Dated
    Betty And Veronica
  8. 7. ["Wake Up"]
  9. 8. Crazy, Man, Crazy
    Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. [The Giant Anteater]
    Nature's Notebook
  11. 10. Chew Chew
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. Sweet And Lovely
    Betty And Veronica
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