(February 1962)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 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

["Veronica sure knows how to make a monkey out of Archie!"] (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; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica has Archie performing like an organ grinder's monkey.
Keywords:
organ grinder

The Adorable Snowman (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:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Chris (snowman)
Synopsis:
Veronica builds a snowman in the shape of a handsome man, and her "fairy godfather" brings it to life.
Reprints:
Keywords:
fairy godfather; snow sculpture; snowman

Sad Sit-Uation (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Big Moose; Midge
Synopsis:
Betty arrives late for Veronica's party and can't find a place to sit.
Reprints:
Keywords:
party; record player

Kitchen Scholars (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
The girls explain what they've learned in cooking class.
Reprints:
Keywords:
cooking; Home Economics

Litter Perfect (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:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty finds a quarter on the sidewalk and keeps it, while Veronica finds a five dollar bill and throws it back on the ground. She and Betty argue over whether it's socially acceptable to keep money you find on the street.
Reprints:
Keywords:
litterbug

["Follow the star-studded trail of the biggest buy in comics!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Analysis (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:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
In a story filled with fourth wall breaking, the girls try to figure out what Veronica sees in Archie.
Reprints:
Keywords:
fourth wall

Watch That Shadow (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Article about dieting and weight control.
Keywords:
dieting

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration.

Greed-ings (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Harold
Pencils:
Joe Harold
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Shrimpy
Synopsis:
Shrimpy sends the whole toy catalogue as his letter to Santa Claus.
Keywords:
Christmas; toys

Leaf It To Me! (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Harold
Pencils:
Joe Harold
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Shrimpy
Synopsis:
Frustrated when the wind scatters the leaves he's raked, Shrimpy decides he might as well play in them.
Keywords:
leaves; raking

Betty's Fashion Page (Table of Contents)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Keywords:
paper doll

Indexer Notes

Figure with three cut-out paper doll outfits. No reader credits.

Small Fry (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; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Veronica inexplicably begins to shrink, until she's so small that Jughead mistakes her for an olive and eats her with his hamburger.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dream
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Veronica sure knows how to make a monkey out of Archie!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Adorable Snowman
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Sad Sit-Uation
    Betty
  4. 3. Kitchen Scholars
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Litter Perfect
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. ["Follow the star-studded trail of the biggest buy in comics!"]
    Archie Giant Series Magazines
  7. 6. Analysis
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Watch That Shadow
  9. 8. Greed-ings
    Shrimpy
  10. 9. Leaf It To Me!
    Shrimpy
  11. 10. Betty's Fashion Page
    Betty
  12. 11. Small Fry
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
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