(August 1961)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
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
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Would you like to have Archie fan you too, Betty?"] (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

Take Me To Your Leader (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Betty becomes a beatnik, complete with bongo drums, progressive jazz music and an unkempt sweater. An appalled Veronica sends the boys in to talk some sense to her, but one boy after another becomes hooked on the beatnik lifestyle -- except Jughead, who thinks they're just imitating him.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Archie Americana Series, Best of the Sixties Book 2 (Archie, 2008 series) #8

It Pays to Advertise (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Midge wonders why Betty is suddenly so popular.

Who's Zoo (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
On a trip to the zoo, Veronica thinks she forgot something.

Station Break (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie tries to get Ronnie's attention away from the TV.

Ladies' Choice (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Veronica shows Betty her new hope chest.

Saved By the Belle (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Viv Laverne
Synopsis:
Archie tries to make time with the sexy new man-eater in town, Viv Laverne. When Veronica is about to catch them together, Betty hides Viv and makes it look like she's the one who is secretly dating Archie.

Brilliant Boo Boo (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
At her Gay '90s party, Veronica is the only one who neglects to wear an 1890s-style bathing suit.

No Holds Barred (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
In a series of silent poses with her thoughts represented by captions, Veronica contemplates the tricky things she'd do if she were Betty.

Veronica's Pin-Up Page (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica wears a bathing suit and hat made for the desert.

Betty and Veronica's Pin-Up Page (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
The girls model summer fashions suggested by a reader in Dan DeCarlo's home town of New Rochelle.

Diamond Doings (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Hoping to get a nice birthday present from Archie, Betty takes her mother's advice to become more interested in his favorite pastime.

Modeling (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Article on the business of modeling.

Miss Mess (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / filler / 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; Merry Holliday
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx spills chocolate syrup on the kitchen floor.

The Disinterested (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Tom
Synopsis:
When Betty has a date, Veronica spends the entire night stalking them to make sure that her date isn't actually with Archie.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Would you like to have Archie fan you too, Betty?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Take Me To Your Leader
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. It Pays to Advertise
    Betty
  4. 3. Who's Zoo
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Station Break
    Archie
  6. 5. Ladies' Choice
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Saved By the Belle
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Brilliant Boo Boo
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. No Holds Barred
    Veronica
  10. 9. Veronica's Pin-Up Page
    Veronica
  11. 10. Betty and Veronica's Pin-Up Page
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Diamond Doings
    Betty
  13. 12. Modeling
  14. 13. Miss Mess
    Li'l Jinx
  15. 14. The Disinterested
    Betty and Veronica
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