(January 1963)

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
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

["Get Her"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty resorts to giving out premiums to get Archie to dance with her.

The Big Blowup (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; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica gets her hair teased into a bouffant to be trendy and in style, then finds everybody hates it.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Archie Americana Series, Best of the Sixties Book 2 (Archie, 2008 series) #8

Betty Pin Up (Table of Contents)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jane Startz
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty is on the phone, complaining about Ginger's sense of confidentiality.

Indexer Notes

The gag for this page was submitted by reader Jane Startz.

Veronica Pin Up (Table of Contents)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Billy Sutherland
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; unnamed members of the Riverdale football team
Synopsis:
The football team can't concentrate on the plays when Veronica is on the field in her cheerleader uniform.

Indexer Notes

The gag for this page was submitted by reader Billy Sutherland.

["Did You Know This"] (Table of Contents)

Archie; US Rubber / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie, Betty and Veronica admire the US Royal bicycle tire made by United States Rubber Company.

The Hard Way (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; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie's flip remark to Betty and Veronica give them the wrong impression of what he intends to do.

["The Time Of The Year"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Harry Lucey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Archie Giant Series #20

Sports Lovers (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Fed up with striking out with Archie, Betty begins flirting with every boy who'll look at her. This gets Veronica worried that Betty will out-do her in the number of boys interested in her, and suddenly Archie can't get to first base with anybody.
Reprints:

The King Of Twist (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
A short biography of singer Chubby Checker.

Bed-Lam (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; Greg; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Greg doesn't care for his new alarm.

Rest Cure (Table of Contents)

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; Mickey Morse; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica forces her family doctor to convince Archie he's sick, in order to get him out of town for a few day so she has a clear field to date new school hottie Mickey Morse.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Get Her"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. The Big Blowup
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. Betty Pin Up
    Betty
  4. 3. Veronica Pin Up
    Veronica
  5. 4. ["Did You Know This"]
    Archie; US Rubber
  6. 5. The Hard Way
    Betty And Veronica
  7. 6. ["The Time Of The Year"]
  8. 7. Sports Lovers
    Betty And Veronica
  9. 8. The King Of Twist
  10. 9. Bed-Lam
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Rest Cure
    Betty And Veronica
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