(October 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:
John L. Goldwater
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

[Happy Hallucination] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty appeals to Veronica for help.

Indexer Notes

The cover is a redrawn version of the first panel of the interior story with this title.

Happy Hallucination (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:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty pleads with Veronica to occupy Archie while she gets the fender on Archie's jalopy fixed.
Reprints:
Keywords:
hallucinations

A Tough Nut (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; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Hap is having problems opening a walnut.
Keywords:
walnut

Seeing Is Believing (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie wants to apologize, but Veronica won't hear it.
Reprints:
Keywords:
telephone

The Saga of Stag Island (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:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
The boys set up shop on an island in the river and declare it a males-only island. Veronica takes it as a personal challenge to bust it up.
Keywords:
island; race; rowboat; swimming

["A Bright New Star"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie Giant Series Magazines / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Knit Wits (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Betty knits Archie a sweater for his birthday, only to find out he's about to buy a sweater in the exact same color and pattern.
Keywords:
birthday; knitting; sweater

Polar Bear (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Text article on polar bears.

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration.

Time Out (Table of Contents)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Even poolside, Mr. Lodge keeps an eye on his investments.
Keywords:
stock market; swimming pool; ticker tape machine

Call Me Catty (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Betty and Midge gossip about Veronica's cousin Zsa Zsa.
Keywords:
gossip

Batter Up (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:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica try to explain tennis to Jughead.
Keywords:
tennis
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Happy Hallucination]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Happy Hallucination
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. A Tough Nut
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Seeing Is Believing
    Veronica
  5. 4. The Saga of Stag Island
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. ["A Bright New Star"]
    Archie Giant Series Magazines
  7. 6. Knit Wits
    Betty
  8. 7. Polar Bear
  9. 8. Time Out
    Mr. Lodge
  10. 9. Call Me Catty
    Betty
  11. 10. Batter Up
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
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