(March 1961)

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:
Richard 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

["Would you like to know why the apple fell for Newton?"] (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; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #12

Something To Remember (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Marty Gardner
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica is peeved that Archie can't remember the clothes she wears. She decides to wear a completely new outfit to get his memory working again.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

clothes; memory

Skating Feat (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Going Up! (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 Holliday
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx plants an acorn and waits for something to happen.
Keywords:
acorn; oaks; planting

Mystery Message (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Mrs. Klump
Synopsis:
While Midge is on vacation, Archie suggests that Moose send her a wire. Moose takes him literally.
Reprints:
Keywords:
telegram; vacation; wire

The Reader Knows Best (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Marty Gardner
Letters:
Vince DeCarlo

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones (cameo);
Synopsis:
Whoever collects the most petition signatures will get to go on a trip with the girls field hockey team as the guest of honor. Archie agrees to collect signatures for both Betty and Veronica, but assures the reader that he knows how to do this without getting into trouble.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bus; Fourth Wall; petition

Indexer Notes

Archie talks directly to the reader on page four.

Here They Are! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Boss (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Marty Gardner
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge and Betty come up with a plan to cure Veronica of her bossiness without confronting her about it directly.

204 Revolutionary War Soldiers Only $1.98 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The King of Sports! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Hultgren
Inks:
Ken Hultgren
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; nature
Synopsis:
Article on hunting.

Indexer Notes

text with 1/3 page illustration.

If at First You Don't Succeed... (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Gloria
Synopsis:
Reggie's date tells him she doesn't believe in kissing on the first date.
Keywords:
dates

The Bluest Angel (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Marty Gardner
Letters:
Vince DeCarlo

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
When Veronica and Archie stop speaking to each other over a misunderstanding, Betty accepts a date with Archie, but feels guilty about not telling him the truth.
Reprints:
Keywords:
conscience
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Would you like to know why the apple fell for Newton?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Something To Remember
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Skating Feat
    Chicago Roller Skates
  4. 3. Going Up!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Mystery Message
    Moose
  6. 5. The Reader Knows Best
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Here They Are!
    Archie Giant Series
  8. 7. The Boss
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers Only $1.98
  10. 9. The King of Sports!
  11. 10. If at First You Don't Succeed...
    Reggie
  12. 11. The Bluest Angel
    Betty and Veronica
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