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(November 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

["Let go, Ronnie! you've had Archie on a string long enough!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

The Puppet Masters (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones [Forsythe P. Jones]
Synopsis:
Veronica admits to Betty and Reggie that she sees Archie as her puppet.
Reprints:
Keywords:
fishing; puppet

Top Draw! (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Shrimpy; Marlon
Synopsis:
Marlon draws on fences for ten blocks to make the world's longest mural.
Keywords:
mural

Indexer Notes

The Marlon character is called Brando in other stories. Joe Harold is probably Joe Edwards.

Sign Language (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Liz; Gwen; Alice
Synopsis:
Veronica tells Archie all the current fashion fads relating to going steady.
Keywords:
fads

Leg Work (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge forces Veronica to clean the pool when he finds her and Betty wearing shorts in the business district of town.
Reprints:
Keywords:
shorts; swimming pool

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

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Unteachable (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica tries to teach Betty to be more cold towards boys. The lessons don't work.

The Civil War (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A brief article about the U.S. Civil War with an accompanying illustration.

The Awful Truth (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica manages to park her sports car at the bottom of her swimming pool.
Keywords:
sports car; swimming pool

Dial Trial (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee [Waldo Weatherbee]; Miss Grundy [Geraldine Grundy]
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy complains when Veronica has a telephone line installed at her school desk.
Keywords:
school; telephone

Dry Run (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica tries to convince Betty that she can navigate around the lake blindfolded.
Keywords:
fishing; rowboat; wading
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Let go, Ronnie! you've had Archie on a string long enough!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Puppet Masters
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Top Draw!
    Shrimpy
  4. 3. Sign Language
    Archie
  5. 4. Leg Work
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Take This Free Gift...
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  7. 6. The Unteachable
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. The Civil War
  9. 8. The Awful Truth
    Veronica
  10. 9. Dial Trial
    Veronica
  11. 10. Dry Run
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jaime Weinman
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Peter Croome
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