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(August 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 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

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #14

Take Me To Your Leader (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls 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:
Keywords:
beatnik; bongos

Bob Hope Meets Jimmy and Jane (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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.
Keywords:
bulletin board

Indexer Notes

Betty's phone number is WA5-0424.

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.
Keywords:
hippopotamus; zoo

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.
Keywords:
television

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.
Keywords:
hope chest; marriage

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.

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

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

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.
Keywords:
Gay 90s

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)

Script:
Bobby Kendall (idea)
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.

Indexer Notes

"Betty and Veronica's pin-up page suggested by Bobby Kendall, 311 Lockwood Ave, New Rochelle, N.Y."

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.
Keywords:
baseball

["With these new U.S. Royal Nobbys I can ride on anything!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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.

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration.

Miss Mess (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; 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
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Bob Hope Meets Jimmy and Jane
    Popsicle
  4. 3. It Pays to Advertise
    Betty
  5. 4. Who's Zoo
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Station Break
    Archie
  7. 6. Ladies' Choice
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Saved By the Belle
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Make a Date
    Archie Giant Series Magazines
  10. 9. Brilliant Boo Boo
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. No Holds Barred
    Veronica
  12. 11. Veronica's Pin-Up Page
    Veronica
  13. 12. Betty and Veronica's Pin-Up Page
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Diamond Doings
    Betty
  15. 14. ["With these new U.S. Royal Nobbys I can ride on anything!"]
    Roy & Al - The U.S. Royal Twins; U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires
  16. 15. Modeling
  17. 16. Miss Mess
    Li'l Jinx
  18. 17. The Disinterested
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jaime Weinman
  • 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