(April 1968)

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

["Veronica's Protest Songs"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica has joined the ranks of Joan Baez, Grace Slick and Janis Joplin.

Brash Splash (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
With Betty's extensive help, Archie builds a homemade snowmobile to try to beat Reggie at snowmobile racing.

Pretty Shifty (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Harry Lucey
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica would rather go riding on her new Bendix Bicycle Built For Two with Archie than go to a concert with Reggie.

More Lessons (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx is less interested in ballet than in other subjects.

["Don't Just Stand There"] (Table of Contents)

Betty / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; unidentified ski instructor
Synopsis:
Betty has an accident while skiing.

Mini-Ha-Ha (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
In order to shame the students into dressing more conservatively, Miss Grundy shows up to class wearing a miniskirt while Mr. Weatherbee shows up in bell bottoms, a paisley shirt and an afro wig.

Sneek Preview (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Archie Giant Series #153.

It Won't Be Long Now (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
The gang goes to a drive-in movie, Veronica in Archie's car and Betty in Reggie's. Veronica doesn't want to stay in Archie's car because she'll freeze in the cold weather. But she doesn't want to go to Reggie's car because then Betty will move in on Archie.

["Have You Ever"] (Table of Contents)

Dear Betty And Veronica / letters page / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
Eda Edwards [as Betty and Veronica]
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
"Betty" and "Veronica" answer reader letters.

["Statement Of Ownership"] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Louis Silberkleit
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Filed October 1, 1967; Owner Close-Up, inc., Officers Louis Silberkleit, John Goldwater, Maurice Coyne, all of 1116 First Avenue, New York, NY, 10016; Publisher, Louis Silberkleit; Editor, John Goldwater; Managing Editor, Richard Goldwater; Total Paid Circulation 437,580

Critic's Choice (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Archie gets a gig singing at a local club. When Betty and Veronica hear about this, they insist on giving him a mod new look to help out.

Indexer Notes

During a conversation, Jughead implies that he and Archie belong to a combo trying to become successful. A precursor to The Archie's, perhaps?

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Veronica's Protest Songs"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Brash Splash
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. Pretty Shifty
    Archie; Bendix
  4. 3. More Lessons
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. ["Don't Just Stand There"]
    Betty
  6. 5. Mini-Ha-Ha
    Betty And Veronica
  7. 6. Sneek Preview
  8. 7. It Won't Be Long Now
    Betty And Veronica
  9. 8. ["Have You Ever"]
    Dear Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. ["Statement Of Ownership"]
  11. 10. Critic's Choice
    Betty And Veronica
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