(October 1961)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1961
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Barcode:
?
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!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

The beast is the same one that appears in the first story, but that one doesn't breathe fire and also it never actually meets Betty or Veronica.

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Honor House Products Corp / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Point of View (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Though warned by Archie of the monsters that live on Bleak Island, the girls still take a boat over for a picnic. While there, they have a close encounter with a baby dinosaur and his mother.
Keywords:
dinosaur; egg; island; picnic

Indexer Notes

Betty and Veronica never actually see the dinosaur-like creatures, but they get enough clues to want to leave the island quickly.

["I'm sure glad we have these U. S. Royals!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Amazing New Invention (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bendix Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Letter (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie receives letters from Veronica, who's on a South American vacation. Each letter contains a picture of Veronica with a different local guy.
Keywords:
Argentina; Brazil; gaucho; letter; photographs; South America

["50 wallet size photos"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Photo-King / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["8 latest record hits $1"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Rembrandt Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Love Is Blind (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Everyone hates the sloppy clothes that Veronica is wearing, except Archie. He loves it, until Betty copies her style. Then he tells Betty she looks like "something the cat wouldn't drag in!" Archie shows up later beaten up.

["Summer Fun"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Summer Madness (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica models six different bathing suits for Archie. One of them is even for swimming.
Keywords:
beach; swim suits

A Weighty Problem (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica starts working out, so she can eat more ice cream.
Keywords:
exercise; gym; ice cream

["Insect collecting kit"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Honor House Products Corp / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Reward $2,000.00 for This Coin! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

A Lovelier You! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Summer beauty tips for teens.

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration.

One Man Out (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards ?
Editing:
?

Characters:
Shrimpy
Synopsis:
Shrimpy goes into the high grass in the outfield to catch a ball, but doesn't come back.
Keywords:
baseball

204 Revolutionary War Soldiers (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Diamond Doings (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie umpires an all-girl baseball game at the Riverdale picnic, and is the only winner when the game gets rained out.
Keywords:
baseball; thunderstorm; umpire

Date Bait (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty wants to attract Archie by getting a perfume that smells like gasoline, because "Archie is just crazy about cars."
Keywords:
beach; perfume

["If you know just 20 people"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["An amazing invention"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Magic Art Reproducer / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Free zodiac rings"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

White Cloverine brand salve; Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Hi, Betty!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products Corp
  3. 2. Point of View
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. ["I'm sure glad we have these U. S. Royals!"]
    Roy & Al - The U.S. Royal Twins; U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires
  5. 4. Amazing New Invention
    Bendix Corporation
  6. 5. The Letter
    Archie
  7. 6. ["50 wallet size photos"]
    Photo-King
  8. 7. ["8 latest record hits $1"]
    Rembrandt Co.
  9. 8. Love Is Blind
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. ["Summer Fun"]
    Archie Giant Series Magazines
  11. 10. Summer Madness
    Veronica
  12. 11. A Weighty Problem
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. ["Insect collecting kit"]
    Honor House Products Corp
  14. 13. Reward $2,000.00 for This Coin!
    Best Values Co.
  15. 14. A Lovelier You!
  16. 15. One Man Out
    Shrimpy
  17. 16. 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers
  18. 17. Diamond Doings
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Date Bait
    Betty
  20. 19. ["If you know just 20 people"]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  21. 20. ["An amazing invention"]
    Magic Art Reproducer
  22. 21. ["Free zodiac rings"]
    White Cloverine brand salve; Wilson Chemical Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
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  • Terry Watkins
  • Jerry Hillegas
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