(May 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:
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

["This six-legged Martian can do the Twist, the Pony, and the Majestic!"] (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
Keywords:
alien; dancing; juke box; Martian

["Draw any person in one minute"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

High Fashion (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Susan
Synopsis:
The girls get into a fashion war.

["Look for the red bands"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bendix Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Learn to play guitar the Chet Atkins way!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Josely Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Fashion Passion (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Doris
Synopsis:
Doris realizes that in order to attract boys she needs to wear medieval fashion. So, she paints her phone number on a shield.
Keywords:
medieval fashion

["Develop a vise-like grip"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Medford Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["8mm motion picture projector"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Surprise (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
The gang doesn't want Archie to tell Betty about the surprise birthday party they are planning for her.
Keywords:
birthday; gossip; surprise party

["A spectacular event"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Betty and Veronica Spectacular / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Fancy Trance (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper, Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty is successful at hypnotizing people, but none of her hypnotic suggestions work in her favor.
Keywords:
hypnotism

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

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

Joseph Lister (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Synopsis:
Biography of Joseph Lister.

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration. Art identification by Bob Hughes and Gene Reed, GCD Main List, 2015-07-27.

Movie Snacks (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; GiGi
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx can't afford the price of a movie ticket because she spent all her money on candy and snacks while waiting in line.
Keywords:
candy; movie

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

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Original (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:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty is surprised to learn from Veronica that rich people don't wear their expensive jewelry in public but have copies made. So, Betty gives Veronica a plastic copy of her most valuable possession, Archie, and puts the real one under lock and key.
Reprints:
Keywords:
copies; earrings; jewelry; safe

["Prizes for you"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Fun! Action! are yours on 'Chicago' Double A Skates"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Chicago Roller Skates / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["This six-legged Martian can do the Twist, the Pony, and the Majestic!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. ["Draw any person in one minute"]
  3. 2. High Fashion
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. ["Look for the red bands"]
    Bendix Corporation
  5. 4. ["Learn to play guitar the Chet Atkins way!"]
    Josely Company
  6. 5. Fashion Passion
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. ["Develop a vise-like grip"]
    Medford Products
  8. 7. ["8mm motion picture projector"]
    Honor House Products Corp
  9. 8. Surprise
    Betty
  10. 9. ["A spectacular event"]
    Betty and Veronica Spectacular
  11. 10. Fancy Trance
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products Corp
  13. 12. Joseph Lister
  14. 13. Movie Snacks
    Li'l Jinx
  15. 14. Reward $2,000.00 for This Coin!
    Best Values Co.
  16. 15. The Original
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. ["Prizes for you"]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  18. 17. ["Fun! Action! are yours on 'Chicago' Double A Skates"]
    Chicago Roller Skates
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