(November 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:
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard 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

["23 Bathing Suits"] (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; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
The girls sit by the pool, chatting.

The Slumber Mill (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 6 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; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis:
Betty's doctor prescribes a tranquilizer for her and it's so powerful that she goes limp in Archie's arms.

Indexer Notes

Engraved on a park bench on the splash page are several names, including Sam (Schwartz), Dan and Josie (DeCarlo), Dick (Goldwater), Harry and Joyce (Lucey), Mary and Rudy (Lapick) and LBJ (then current President Lyndon Baines Johnson).

With Pleasure (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
Synopsis:
Jinx has a sure-fire remedy for Greg's bad tooth.

Fun Fashions For Betty (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
No story; Betty models various fashion designs.

Cutting Costs (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; various unidentified models
Synopsis:
Archie is picked to appear on a billboard with six gorgeous models and it goes to his head.

["Get This Free"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Archie Annual #16, complete with a free 1965 calendar.

Tramp, Tramp, Tramp (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica informs her father that she's running away from home.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

The Story Of The Fossils (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A short overview of paleontology.

Disguise The Limit (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; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica treats Betty to a new full body mud pack, then runs off to pick up her mother at the airport. When Betty tries to remove the pack, she ends up scaring everyone she encounters.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Mr. Lodge's remark on page one about "a giant in our washing machine" is a reference to a then-current TV commercial for a brand name laundry soap.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["23 Bathing Suits"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. The Slumber Mill
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. With Pleasure
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Fun Fashions For Betty
    Betty
  5. 4. Cutting Costs
    Betty And Veronica
  6. 5. ["Get This Free"]
  7. 6. Tramp, Tramp, Tramp
    Veronica
  8. 7. The Story Of The Fossils
  9. 8. Disguise The Limit
    Betty And Veronica
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