(October 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:
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

Introducing Super-Teen (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; superhero; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper [Superteen]; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Superteen has a cape on the cover, but does not have one in the interior story. The cover also spells it "Super-Teen," while it is "Superteen" in the interior story.

Groovy. (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

U. S. Royal Fastrak; UniRoyal / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Just Imagine (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper [Superteen]; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty imagines that she's Superteen, a being with super powers who will protect Archie from the forces of evil and beat up Veronica. In real life, she settles for kidnapping Archie and tying him up.
Reprints:
Keywords:
flying; fourth wall; imaginary story; kidnaping; kissing

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Superteen, Betty's superhero alter-ego. Betty speaks to the reader on page six.

The title is taken from the advertising slogan used by DC in promoting the "Justice League of America" comics.

["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios; General Mills / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Gun Finger (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
Synopsis:
Jinx makes fun of Greg when he points his finger at her and says "The gun is loaded!"
Keywords:
black eye; cowboys

["But Moose!! This Jerk dancing party is for couples only!"] (Table of Contents)

Veronica Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo); Reggie Mantle (cameo)
Synopsis:
Veronica holds a party where people dance the Jerk. Moose thinks the party is for jerks, so he shows up.
Keywords:
dancing; party; The Jerk

["Exclusive fun products by mail"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Ellbarr Distributing / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Rule One (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica says that Betty should stop playing by the rules all the time.
Keywords:
tennis

The World of Jughead Is a World of Laughs (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The World of Jughead / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Worth Rounding Up... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

How's Trix?; Trix Rabbit; General Mills / advertisement / 0.75 page (report information)

["The Mighty Crusaders"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Mighty Crusaders / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Vacation Blues (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom Ruth ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Every time Betty says she'd like a vacation with the ocean spray in her face, she gets splashed.
Keywords:
magic mirror; puddle; vacation

["Dig this, gang!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

A Laugh a Minute with the Cuckoo Bird! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Cuckoo Bird; Cocoa Puffs; General Mills / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Boots Are Big Today (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Article about women's fashion boots.

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration.

Photogenius (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; George
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica argue over who's more photogenic.
Reprints:
Keywords:
camera; film; kissing

100 Little Dolls (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

100 Doll Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Now... fear no man!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Willow's / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Boys, girls, men, women"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Insure Your Future with an I.C.S. High School Diploma] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

International Correspondence Schools (ICS) / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Monster Size Monsters (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Honor House Products Corp / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Introducing Super-Teen
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Groovy.
    U. S. Royal Fastrak; UniRoyal
  3. 2. Just Imagine
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios; General Mills
  5. 4. Gun Finger
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. ["But Moose!! This Jerk dancing party is for couples only!"]
    Veronica Pin-Up
  7. 6. ["Exclusive fun products by mail"]
    Ellbarr Distributing
  8. 7. Rule One
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. The World of Jughead Is a World of Laughs
    The World of Jughead
  10. 9. Worth Rounding Up...
    How's Trix?; Trix Rabbit; General Mills
  11. 10. ["The Mighty Crusaders"]
    The Mighty Crusaders
  12. 11. Vacation Blues
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. ["Dig this, gang!"]
    Archie; Bendix Corporation
  14. 13. A Laugh a Minute with the Cuckoo Bird!
    Cuckoo Bird; Cocoa Puffs; General Mills
  15. 14. Boots Are Big Today
  16. 15. Photogenius
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. 100 Little Dolls
    100 Doll Co.
  18. 17. ["Now... fear no man!"]
    Willow's
  19. 18. ["Boys, girls, men, women"]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  20. 19. [Insure Your Future with an I.C.S. High School Diploma]
    International Correspondence Schools (ICS)
  21. 20. Monster Size Monsters
    Honor House Products Corp
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