(June 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

["What a mean trick! Miss Grundy wants us to eat the meal we've just cooked!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Keywords:
cooking

Working Girl (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
When Veronica is determined to get a job, she becomes an advice columnist for the school newspaper.
Reprints:
Keywords:
career; chorus girl; columnist; newspaper

Who's Who in the Zoo (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 Holiday
Synopsis:
After seeing an anteater in the zoo, Jinx wonders where the uncle-eaters are.
Reprints:
Keywords:
anteater; elephant; lion; zoo

Betty and Veronica Do the Twist (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (idea)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica dance the Twist.
Keywords:
dance; twist

Indexer Notes

"Twist pin-up page suggestion by Dan DeCarlo Jr., 137 Anderson Ave., Scarsdale, N.Y."

The Routine (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica has Archie and Mr. Lodge's daily routine timed to the minute. When Betty tries to disrupt the routine, she gets treated just the same as Archie.
Keywords:
betting; vase

Here's Fun in the Sun (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Dance Ballerina (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Veronica demonstrates ballet moves, which Betty duplicates with basketball skills.
Keywords:
ballet; basketball

How to Handle Boys! (Table of Contents)

The Great Debate: Betty Cooper vs. Veronica Lodge / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle (cameo); Jughead Jones (cameo)
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica each answer questions about boys and their behavior.
Keywords:
debate

Special Assignment for Archie Club Reporters (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie Club News / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1.5 pages (report information)

[Archie Club ad] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Shake Before Using (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica decide that Archie needs to be "shaken up" and rush to tell him that they must break their Friday dates. Archie is mystified, since he hadn't made a date with either girl. Shortly, both Betty and Veronica realize that now THEY don't have dates and rush back to Archie, only to find that's he's made a date with another girl.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dates

Indexer Notes

This plot was used several times over the years.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["What a mean trick! Miss Grundy wants us to eat the meal we've just cooked!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Working Girl
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Who's Who in the Zoo
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Betty and Veronica Do the Twist
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. The Routine
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Here's Fun in the Sun
    Archie Giant Series
  7. 6. Dance Ballerina
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. How to Handle Boys!
    The Great Debate: Betty Cooper vs. Veronica Lodge
  9. 8. Special Assignment for Archie Club Reporters
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [Archie Club ad]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. Shake Before Using
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
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