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(July 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:
?
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

["So you're the one with all the pen pals!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Keywords:
mail carrier; post office

Pursuit of Happiness (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Danny Deever; Steve Parker
Synopsis:
Veronica is chased by boys. Betty explains to Jughead that Veronica will let the boy catch her when it's the right one. That leads to the unusual scene of Jughead chasing Betty.
Reprints:

Billy Wins with Bendix (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bendix Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Hair Care (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty spends much time in doing a special hair style for her date with Archie. But after a short ride in Archie's jalopy, her hair is all wind-blown and sloppy.
Keywords:
hair style

Indexer Notes

No ponytail for Betty in this story.

Vacation in Paris (Table of Contents)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica sends Betty a picture from Paris, but the picture is mostly of Veronica, with the Eiffel Tower a speck in the background.
Keywords:
Paris

Vocal Yokel (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Professor Roffkee
Synopsis:
Betty proves that Veronica's voice teacher is only interested in rich students.
Reprints:
Keywords:
music; voice teacher

Riding a Wave of Popularity (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Runner Up (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica twists a comment by Betty into an insult of Archie. Archie goes to talk to Betty, but Betty decides to play hard to get. Archie ends up chasing Betty and eventually tackling her.

Indexer Notes

Second story in this issue with boys literally chasing girls.

Frankie Vaughn, Vocal Import (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Frankie Vaughn
Synopsis:
Article on the career of English singer Frankie Vaughn.

Indexer Notes

Text with one illustration.

Forget Me Not! (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
Synopsis:
Jinx goes to the grocery store for her mother. She remembers all the items on the list, but forgets to take the money.
Reprints:
Keywords:
grocery store; memory

Announcing the "Popsicle" Safety Awards! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Popsicle Kids; Popsicle / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Directions, Please (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty tries the "old-fashioned girl" approach by baking cookies to get Archie. Veronica goes for the sexy dress and perfume method. They invite Archie over, where Betty ruins Veronica's dress and Veronica ruins Betty's cookies.
Keywords:
cocoa; cookies; perfume
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["So you're the one with all the pen pals!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Pursuit of Happiness
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Billy Wins with Bendix
    Bendix Corporation
  4. 3. Hair Care
    Betty
  5. 4. Vacation in Paris
    Veronica
  6. 5. Vocal Yokel
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Riding a Wave of Popularity
    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun
  8. 7. Runner Up
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Frankie Vaughn, Vocal Import
  10. 9. Forget Me Not!
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Announcing the "Popsicle" Safety Awards!
    Popsicle Kids; Popsicle
  12. 11. Directions, Please
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
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