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(April 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:
?
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

["I'd like to be a dress designer when I grow up!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews (cameo)
Keywords:
marriage

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #18

Last Stop (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; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Veronica tries to get Archie to act more sophisticated. However, all her attempts to improve Archie's etiquette backfire.
Reprints:
Keywords:
etiquette; snow

Dig, Dig, Dig (Table of Contents)

Archie's Dad / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
The gang is "digging" music. Archie's father would rather they "dig" the snow on the sidewalk.
Reprints:
Keywords:
music; records; snow; snow shovel

Ice-Capade (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
While ice-skating, Betty uses her skates to write her phone number on the ice to attract the attention of a handsome boy.
Reprints:
Keywords:
flirting; ice-skating

Indexer Notes

Betty's phone number is WX5-0424.

Turn Coat (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Sally; Joan
Synopsis:
On a cold, windy afternoon, Betty borrows Archie's coat. The coat gets passed on to two more girls before being returned to Archie. Each of the girls leaves cosmetics in the coat pocket and when they return to get them, Veronica is skeptical of Archie's claim to have spent a dull afternoon.
Keywords:
coat; cosmetics; wind

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

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

The Non Believers (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica tells outlandish stories about how she's going to spend the evening. When she does tell the truth about dating a handsome boy, Archie doesn't mind because he doesn't believe her.

Rodeo (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Article on the history of rodeos.

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration.

Clothes Call! (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
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
When she is told to put on her best clothes, Jinx dresses up in a cowgirl outfit.
Reprints:

Not for Sale (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica says "Money buys anything! Including Archie!" Betty disagrees, so Veronica gives her some money and bets that Betty can make Archie break that night's date with Veronica. Betty buys two tickets to a big boxing match and then wonders if the temptation will be too much for Archie.
Keywords:
boxing; ethics; money
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I'd like to be a dress designer when I grow up!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Last Stop
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Dig, Dig, Dig
    Archie's Dad
  4. 3. Ice-Capade
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Turn Coat
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Take This Free Gift...
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  7. 6. The Non Believers
    Veronica
  8. 7. Rodeo
  9. 8. Clothes Call!
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. Not for Sale
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • 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