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(December 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
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["These Stretch Pants Are Much Too Tight"] (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
Synopsis:
Veronica shops for stretch pants while Betty tags along.
Keywords:
mirror

Violent Women (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; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Veronica is gung-ho to master self-defense techniques, though the others show her she still has a lot to learn.
Keywords:
self-defense

Betty's Fashion Page (Table of Contents)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Used Parts! (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; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx is building a car.
Keywords:
baseball glove; skis; tennis racket

Escort Service (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; Ethel Muggs; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
With Archie and Reggie out of town, Veronica browbeats Jughead into "volunteering" to escort her and Betty to the dance.
Keywords:
billiards; dance; zoot suit

["For Holidays Merry"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Call Me Loser (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty is depressed because of her ongoing streak of losing Archie to Veronica in any situation.
Reprints:
Keywords:
depression; gum machine; school newspaper

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed against the credits for the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #222.

Career Opportunities . . . The Librarian (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Outline of career opportunities in library science.

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration.

Runner Up (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; Coach Kleats; unidentified Riverdale coeds
Synopsis:
When Veronica finds out that the boys and girls track teams are going on a picnic and she can't go, too, she organizes the girlfriends of the boys track team to protest.
Reprints:
Keywords:
picnic; track and field
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["These Stretch Pants Are Much Too Tight"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Violent Women
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Betty's Fashion Page
    Betty
  4. 3. Used Parts!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Escort Service
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. ["For Holidays Merry"]
  7. 6. Call Me Loser
    Betty
  8. 7. Career Opportunities . . . The Librarian
  9. 8. Runner Up
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Jaime Weinman
  • 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