(October 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:
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["You mean you're still collecting autographs"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty has graduated from mere autograph collecting.

Here's the Pitch (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Veronica is able to through a perfect knuckle ball repeatedly without knowing how she's doing it.

["I'm helping Archie with his homework"] (Table of Contents)

Betty Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eileen Fitzgerald
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty brings some unusual study aids to the Andrews household.

Indexer Notes

The idea was suggested by reader Eileen Fitzgerald.

["I'm glad you like my form"] (Table of Contents)

Veronica Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Shelly Schrader
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie's bowling tips are very hands on.

Indexer Notes

This cartoon was suggested by reader Shelly Schrader.

Poopsie (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 6 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; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
When Veronica's secret pet name for Archie becomes common knowledge, the secret is used against him.

Stamp Champ (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica demands Archie choose between her and philatelic endeavors.

That Certain Feeling (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty's feeling off-balance.
Reprints:

Kiss Bliss (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Moose fails to understand the concept of a local romantic landmark.

Teenage Music Man Bobby Rydell (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
Biography of singer Bobby Rydell.

Rough and Tough (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
Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Jinx gets into a fight with another girl over whose father is strongest.

The Charm (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 6 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; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica is distraught over losing a gold charm from her bracelet that she considers the source of all her good fortune in life.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["You mean you're still collecting autographs"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Here's the Pitch
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["I'm helping Archie with his homework"]
    Betty Pin Up
  4. 3. ["I'm glad you like my form"]
    Veronica Pin Up
  5. 4. Poopsie
    Betty And Veronica
  6. 5. Stamp Champ
    Veronica
  7. 6. That Certain Feeling
    Betty And Veronica
  8. 7. Kiss Bliss
    Moose
  9. 8. Teenage Music Man Bobby Rydell
  10. 9. Rough and Tough
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. The Charm
    Betty And Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Lou Mougin
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