(December 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:
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

["A Cyclone Might Head This Way"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper
Synopsis:
Mrs. Cooper despairs at the condition Betty and Veronica have left the living room in.

Indexer Notes

Illustration in the logo panel is from panel one of page two of the first story.

Motor Madness (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Gaston the chef; unidentified maid
Synopsis:
Veronica has a new scooter and sees no problem with riding it in and out of traffic, in and out of the mansion, and in and out of trouble.
Keywords:
motor scooter; swimming pool

["You and Cheerios really make sweet music together, Bullwinkle!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Betty's Fall Fashions (Table of Contents)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Tiger In Riverdale (Table of Contents)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
No story; Veronica models various fashion designs, all in tiger stripes.
Keywords:
tiger

["Dig This, Gang"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

To the Victor (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; three unidentified boys on skateboards
Synopsis:
Veronica fakes a series of accidents to keep Archie from keeping a date with Betty.
Keywords:
skateboards

["When It's Christmas"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Christmas Stocking / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Challenge (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica feels bored because she has everything she wants and life holds no challenge. Betty proposes Archie give her a challenge by going steady with Betty.
Keywords:
bored

Be a Sport (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fashion
Synopsis:
An advice article on choosing fashion for sports.
Keywords:
advice

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration.

Water, Water! (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 Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx is very thirsty after eating a big bag of salted peanuts.
Keywords:
peanuts; water

The Unwanted (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
At Veronica's behest, Mr. Lodge sets Betty up with some handsome young engineers from his firm to keep her away from Archie now that Veronica is fighting with him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
darts
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["A Cyclone Might Head This Way"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Motor Madness
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["You and Cheerios really make sweet music together, Bullwinkle!"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  4. 3. Betty's Fall Fashions
    Betty
  5. 4. Tiger In Riverdale
    Veronica
  6. 5. ["Dig This, Gang"]
    Archie; Bendix
  7. 6. To the Victor
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["When It's Christmas"]
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  9. 8. The Challenge
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Be a Sport
  11. 10. Water, Water!
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. The Unwanted
    Betty and Veronica
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