(May 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
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

She Was a Teen-Age Snob (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Amazing Super-Secret Wall Safe / A Real Mobile Tank (Table of Contents)

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Half-page illustrated ads for a wall safe and a six-foot long toy military tank, both from Honor House Products Corp., Lynbrook, N.Y.

She Was a Teen-Age Snob (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Veronica gets a lesson in humility after she tells Mr. Weatherbee that he'll have to get an appointment with the company secretary before he can talk to her father.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #35.

Win a Big Prize! (Table of Contents)

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for selling White Cloverine Brand Salve for Wilson Chemical Co., Tyrone, Pa.

Count Down! (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Shrimpy
Synopsis:
Shrimpy is counting stars when a girl makes him lose count.

A Turn for the Better! (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Shrimpy
Synopsis:
Shrimpy decides watching a singing commercial is better than watching the TV newscast.

Biting Humor (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo)
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy asks Moose to tell her the best way to combat diseases spread by biting insects.

Late Reason (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Moose is late for class, but has an excuse.

Amazing Wrist Radio (Table of Contents)

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for an AM radio you wear on your wrist (complete with earphone) from Honor House Products Corp., Lynbrook, N.Y.

8 Record Hits only $1.00 (Table of Contents)

Rembrant Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for record containing eight current hits: Teen Beat, Mr. Blue, Lonely Street, The Angels Listen In, Worried Man, Don't You Know, Fool's Hall of Fame; and Seven Little Girls. Available in 45 rpm or 78 rpm. Cost is $1.00 plus 10 cents postage. Does not say if songs are by the original artists. From Rembrant Co., Newark, N.J.

Hand to Mouth! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Maurice; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica is smitten by the continental manners of her new French boyfriend Maurice.
Reprints:

Take This Free Gift... (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to "Archie's Pals 'n' Gals". One year for $1.00 with premium of three ballpoint pens. Cover to Archie's Pals 'n' Gals #11 is depicted.

Picture Panic! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee overhears school photographers Betty and Veronica talk about shooting him when he is giving a school speech and thinks they are planning on using a gun.

Taken for a Ride (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Midge
Synopsis:
Moose complains because the Tunnel of Love was too dark.

Baby Talk (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Reggie hires Betty to be his baby-sitter.

Build Your Own Hot Rod / "Jet" Bike Speedometer (Table of Contents)

Honor House Products Corp / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated half-page ads for a model car powered by an electric motor and a bicycle speedometer, both from Honor House Products Corp., Lynbrook, N.Y.

Pin-Up Psychology! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead uses a pinup of a pretty girl as a backdrop to distract Archie when the two are playing ping pong.

Jack Kelly (Table of Contents)

Veronica Presents the Star of the Month! / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Jack Kelly (photo)
Synopsis:
Biography of Jack Kelly, then currently co-starring with James Garner in the television series "Maverick."

Natural Color Photos of Your Favorite Stars (Table of Contents)

Colorfoto / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Colors:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Ricky Nelson (photo)

Indexer Notes

Ad for color printed photos of movie and TV stars for 10 cents each from Colorfoto, Carle Place, Long Island, N.Y.

14 Sure-Fire Party Tricks (Table of Contents)

Griffin Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for party novelties from Griffin Products, Great Neck, N.Y.

Twist of Hate (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty thinks Veronica is a "frenemy," because she is Betty's friend, but is her enemy when it comes to Archie.

["My name is Charles Atlas."] (Table of Contents)

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Charles Atlas (photo)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Ad for Charles Atlas body-building book.

The Winners (Table of Contents)

Chicago Roller Skates / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Jane uses Chicago brand roller skates to win the skating contest.

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic form for Chicago Brand roller skates, Chicago, Ill.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. She Was a Teen-Age Snob
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Amazing Super-Secret Wall Safe / A Real Mobile Tank
    Honor House Products
  3. 2. She Was a Teen-Age Snob
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Win a Big Prize!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  5. 4. Count Down!
    Shrimpy
  6. 5. A Turn for the Better!
    Shrimpy
  7. 6. Biting Humor
    Moose
  8. 7. Late Reason
    Moose
  9. 8. Amazing Wrist Radio
    Honor House Products Corp.
  10. 9. 8 Record Hits only $1.00
    Rembrant Co.
  11. 10. Hand to Mouth!
    Archie
  12. 11. Take This Free Gift...
  13. 12. Picture Panic!
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Taken for a Ride
    Moose
  15. 14. Baby Talk
    Reggie
  16. 15. Build Your Own Hot Rod / "Jet" Bike Speedometer
    Honor House Products Corp
  17. 16. Pin-Up Psychology!
    Archie
  18. 17. Jack Kelly
    Veronica Presents the Star of the Month!
  19. 18. Natural Color Photos of Your Favorite Stars
    Colorfoto
  20. 19. 14 Sure-Fire Party Tricks
    Griffin Products
  21. 20. Twist of Hate
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. ["My name is Charles Atlas."]
    Charles Atlas
  23. 22. The Winners
    Chicago Roller Skates
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
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  • James Ludwig
  • Terry Watkins
  • Jerry Hillegas
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