(January 1969)

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

["Get Lost"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica flings Archie away, and Betty waits to catch him.

Riverside Lament (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; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
The girls find the boys ready to quit being "The Archies", because they feel unappreciated as lyricists.

Indexer Notes

In this story and "Band-Aid," the Archies consist only of the three boys. Betty and Veronica were added to the group later to tie in with the Archies records and cartoon show.

It's No Treat (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:
During punishment, one question tortures Jinx above all else.
Reprints:

["A Boy I Care For"] (Table of Contents)

Dear Betty And Veronica / letters page / 1 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.

Band-Aid (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Smithers the butler; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Veronica volunteers to book a band at the last minute for her father's party for important business contacts. What Mr. Lodge doesn't know is that she plans to book "The Archies".

["The New Star"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Archie Giant Series #159.

It's Nice To Be Needed (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty warns Veronica that fate will punish her for mistreating Archie the way she does.

The Reformer (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 6 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; Smithers the butler
Synopsis:
Inspired by the romantic movie she just saw, Veronica decides to teach Archie how to be refined and romantic.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Get Lost"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Riverside Lament
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. It's No Treat
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. ["A Boy I Care For"]
    Dear Betty And Veronica
  5. 4. Band-Aid
    Veronica
  6. 5. ["The New Star"]
  7. 6. It's Nice To Be Needed
    Betty And Veronica
  8. 7. The Reformer
    Betty And Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Jaime Weinman
  • Mike Nielsen
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