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(May 1965)

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

["Gosh, Ronnie! How do you expect to compete against these girl skiers?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
racing; skiing; slalom

The Escort (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; an unnamed monster
Synopsis:
Veronica thinks that a monster roaming the halls of Riverdale High is really Archie in disguise. She even gets him to take her to a dance on Saturday night where all the students have to dress up like monsters.
Reprints:
Keywords:
costumes; dance; monster; vampire

Insult to Injury (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; Greg; Gigi
Synopsis:
Greg has to kiss Li'l Jinx for losing a bet on the school election.
Keywords:
bet; kiss

["I'm not such a good skater..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica pretends to be an inexperienced ice-skater to attract a handsome ice-skating teacher.
Keywords:
ice-skating

Book Learning (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Marian (the school's librarian)
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica are forced to move some old library books to the storeroom as a punishment for chattering non-stop in the library.
Reprints:
Keywords:
books; library

Swing into Spring with Betty and Veronica (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Going Steady (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
When Veronica's grades are much lower than expected, her father grounds her from dating all boys except one until they improve. His choice for her steady: Jughead.
Reprints:
Keywords:
contract; kissing; refrigerator; report card

Archie Gets All the Brakes (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie; Bendix / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Animal Man (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Article about veterinarians.

Indexer Notes

Text with no illustration.

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1964 (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Louis H. Silberkleit (publisher)
Letters:
text

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1964. Average paid circulation for the previous 12 months was 333,633. Single issue nearest to filing date was 470,965.

Vacation in Japan (Table of Contents)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica sends Archie a postcard from Japan, including a picture of her in a Japanese kimono.
Keywords:
Japan; kimono; Mount Fujiyama; tea

Indexer Notes

Mount Fujiyama is in the background.

Pals (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; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica becomes irritated with Archie's friendship with Jughead and forces Archie to choose between them. When Archie refuses to choose, she storms away. Determined to turn the tables on him, Veronica recruits Betty to go with them whenever they go out, because she's Veronica's best pal.
Keywords:
dates; telephone
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Gosh, Ronnie! How do you expect to compete against these girl skiers?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Escort
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Insult to Injury
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. ["I'm not such a good skater..."]
    Veronica's Pin-Up
  5. 4. Book Learning
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Swing into Spring with Betty and Veronica
    Betty and Veronica Spectacular
  7. 6. Going Steady
    Veronica
  8. 7. Archie Gets All the Brakes
    Archie; Bendix
  9. 8. Animal Man
  10. 9. Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1964
  11. 10. Vacation in Japan
    Veronica
  12. 11. Pals
    Betty and Veronica
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  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Per Sandell
  • Merlin Haas
  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Alan Morgan
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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