(June 1964)

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

["Why can't you be neat like Betty and I?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Possum Holler Hijinks (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper [as Betty Lou Cooper]; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones [as Jughaid]; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
In the backwoods community of Possum Holler, Betty Lou Cooper and Ronnie Lodge are a-feudin' over Archie. Although his paw encourages him to marry Ronnie because her daddy is the richest man in the county, Archie runs from the girls and into the cave of a "cantankerous ol' bear."
Keywords:
bear; cave; hillbilly

Indexer Notes

Basically using the Archie cast in a Li'l Abner-style parody.

["Isn't that your bicycle?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bendix Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Claim to Fame (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty tries to set the record for the longest letter ever written.
Keywords:
letter; mailbox; typewriter

["None of these modern singers for me..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty says she prefers old singers like Bobby Rydell to the younger generation.
Keywords:
birch tree; wind

Stop Sign (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie gives Veronica an old metal belt he found in a cave. Veronica discovers that when she puts it on, she has the power to freeze anyone or anything in its place by saying the word "Stop."
Reprints:
Keywords:
magic

Liven Up Your Laughin' (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Make Room (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty brags to Veronica that Archie is taking her to the Persian Room.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dress; museum

Geronimo - The Wily Warrior (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Geronimo
Synopsis:
Brief biography of Apache warrior Geronimo.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration.

Phoney Call! (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 Holliday; GaGa
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx comes up with a way to sneak into the house without her father finding that she's dirty.
Keywords:
telephone

Mrs. Clean (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
When Veronica spills something on her dress, everyone assumes Betty did it because Veronica could never fail to be neat and clean.
Keywords:
bubble gum machine; soda

Indexer Notes

The title is a take-off on the cleaning product "Mr. Clean."

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Why can't you be neat like Betty and I?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Possum Holler Hijinks
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["Isn't that your bicycle?"]
    Bendix Corporation
  4. 3. Claim to Fame
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. ["None of these modern singers for me..."]
    Betty and Veronica's Pin-Up
  6. 5. Stop Sign
    Veronica
  7. 6. Liven Up Your Laughin'
    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun
  8. 7. Make Room
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Geronimo - The Wily Warrior
  10. 9. Phoney Call!
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Mrs. Clean
    Betty and Veronica
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