(February 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:
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

["Observe the intense look of concentration"] (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; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie's Double Digest Magazine #27

Rivals? (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; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
When Betty and Veronica discuss how much they love Archie, Miss Grundy overhears them and thinks they're talking about Mr. Weatherbee.
Reprints:

["I'm mad at Archie! Last night he was 2 hours late...."] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica's Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
While adjusting her ice skates, Veronica complains about Archie being late the night before.
Keywords:
ice-skating

Indexer Notes

"Skating fashions suggested by Gloria Conforti, 143 Anderson Av., Scarsdale, N.Y."

["Betty, you're not being practical mooning over Archie..."] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica's Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?; Tony DeCarlo (idea)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
While walking in the snow, Veronica tells Betty she would be better off mooning over Dr. Kildare and Dr. Ben Casey than Archie.
Keywords:
snow

Indexer Notes

The Dr. Kildare and Ben Casey references are to popular TV series from that time. "Pin-up page suggested by Tony DeCarlo, 34 Lockwood Ave., New Rochelle, N.Y."

Glad To Help (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; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie tries to use Betty to make Veronica jealous.
Reprints:

["Dig this crazy offer!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Hook, Line and Clinker (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; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica is distraught because George, her tropical fish, is sick. Not knowing George is a fish, Archie vows to pummel the rival who caused Veronica to break their date.
Reprints:

George Maharis...Success on 66 (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
George Maharis
Synopsis:
Brief biography of George Maharis, one of the stars of the TV series "Route 66."

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration.

Part Time Job (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

Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Hap will give Jinx a dollar for shoveling the sidewalk. Jinx only does enough to earn a nickel.
Keywords:
snow-shoveling

Hanky Panky (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:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica finds another woman's handkerchief in Archie's possession, and uses this as an excuse to be as unfaithful to him as she wants.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Observe the intense look of concentration"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Rivals?
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["I'm mad at Archie! Last night he was 2 hours late...."]
    Betty and Veronica's Pin-Up
  4. 3. ["Betty, you're not being practical mooning over Archie..."]
    Betty and Veronica's Pin-Up
  5. 4. Glad To Help
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. ["Dig this crazy offer!"]
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  7. 6. Hook, Line and Clinker
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. George Maharis...Success on 66
  9. 8. Part Time Job
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. Hanky Panky
    Betty and Veronica
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