(June 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

["Hi, Betty! You all ready for the picnic?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #23

Camouflage (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; Mr. Spencer
Synopsis:
Veronica tells Archie that Betty is a "peroxide blonde." When Archie tells Betty this, Betty gets a list of all the cosmetics that Veronica has bought at the drug store that month.
Keywords:
cosmetics; drug store

Indexer Notes

"Peroxide blonde" means bleached blonde, which at this time was an insult.

Target Tactics (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie is going to toss a dart to see who his date for tonight will be. Veronica gets to decide the design of the target.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dart

Calamity Call (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty waits by the phone for Archie to call. She gets so frustrated while waiting that when Archie does call, she turns down the date.
Reprints:
Keywords:
telephone

Triple Threat (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; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Smithers (cameo)
Synopsis:
Veronica wants to get a date with Reggie because Reggie is driving his cousin's sports car. She gets the date, but it doesn't turn out like she expected.
Reprints:
Keywords:
sports car

Make a Date (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Gag (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Sally
Synopsis:
When Miss Grundy asks the girls to "get Archie" for her, they tell her they've been trying to "get" Archie for years. The rest of the plot flows around literal meanings of common slang terms, with Betty and Veronica being too smart for their own good and the oblivious Archie ending up with a date with a new girl.
Keywords:
slang

["One of the finest game trophies a hunter can possess..."] (Table of Contents)

Nature's Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Article on the North American moose.

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration.

Change of Heart! (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; Greg; Ga Ga
Synopsis:
Jinx draws a heart with her name and Greg's on a tree. After seeing Greg with Ga Ga, Jinx crosses out the heart and makes a triangle with the three names.

A Date with Archie (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; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty turns down a date with Archie because she had made plans to go bowling with Veronica. Both girls then decide that a date with Archie would be better than bowling, so they make a mad rush to Archie's house. After a slapstick disaster at Archie's house, the girls end up bowling with Jughead.
Keywords:
bowling
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Hi, Betty! You all ready for the picnic?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Camouflage
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Target Tactics
    Veronica
  4. 3. Calamity Call
    Betty
  5. 4. Triple Threat
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Make a Date
    Archie Giant Series Magazines
  7. 6. The Gag
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["One of the finest game trophies a hunter can possess..."]
    Nature's Notebook
  9. 8. Change of Heart!
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. A Date with Archie
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
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