(July 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

["Do you think Archie will like my new Jacqueline Kennedy hair style?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
hairstyle

Indexer Notes

The cover is the same as the splash panel to the first story, except that Veronica's head has been redrawn with a different hairstyle than the interior.

Sight for Sore Eyes (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica tries a peek-a-boo hairstyle. Archie likes it, so Betty does the same. The fad sweeps the school, much to Mr. Weatherbee's displeasure.
Reprints:
Keywords:
black eye; fad; hairstyle

Indexer Notes

Veronica's hairstyle in the story bears no resemblance to her hairstyle on the cover.

["With these U.S. Royals it's like riding on a cloud!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Roy & Al - The U.S. Royal Twins; U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Glamor Gal (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty spends so much time getting ready for school that she is almost late. The last-minute rush ruins the effect.

Fit for a Queen (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica is elected Queen of the Riverdale Festival. All of Archie's friends tease him so much about not being good enough for royalty that he starts to believe it himself.
Keywords:
crown; festival; royalty

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

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

Too Close for Comfort (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 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 and Veronica get caught up in the fad for "Slim Jims," very skinny pants.
Reprints:

Girls and Curls (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Hairstyles submitted by readers (none named).

Indexer Notes

Montage with three hairstyles for Betty and two for Veronica.

Gift Wrapped! (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; Merry Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx shows her mother what she is taking as a present to Greg's birthday party--a mouse!
Keywords:
birthday present; mouse

Life Is Cheap (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty saves Archie from falling into an open manhole. Betty makes Archie feel obligated to her for saving his life and irritates Veronica enough that she comes up with a scheme where Archie will save Betty's life and be even.
Keywords:
ladders; manhole; painters
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Do you think Archie will like my new Jacqueline Kennedy hair style?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Sight for Sore Eyes
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["With these U.S. Royals it's like riding on a cloud!"]
    Roy & Al - The U.S. Royal Twins; U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires
  4. 3. Glamor Gal
    Betty
  5. 4. Fit for a Queen
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Make a Date
    Archie Giant Series Magazines
  7. 6. Too Close for Comfort
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Girls and Curls
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Gift Wrapped!
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. Life Is Cheap
    Betty and Veronica
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