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(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
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
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) (Expand) /

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

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) (Expand) /

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

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) (Expand) /

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

8 Record Hits only $1.00 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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) (Expand) /

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

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) (Expand) /

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

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) (Expand) /

Colorfoto / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

14 Sure-Fire Party Tricks (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Griffin Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Winners (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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
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