(April 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:
Richard Goldwater
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

["Straighten Out The Mess"] (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; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica wishes she could straighten out the world's problems as she and Betty sit in her messy room.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

No credits, but art identifiable as DeCarlo by his style.

Have a Ball (Table of Contents)

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:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica gets into a snowball fight with the boys.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script identifiable as Frank Doyle by his style.

Speedy (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; Greg
Synopsis:
Jinx gives Greg exactly what he's been asking for.
Reprints:

["Oh Boy! Oh Boy!"] (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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Advice to reader submitted letters.

Fish Story (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy's fish is named "Mr. Bee."

New Records for Fun (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
An ad for Archie Giant Series # 162 featuring Betty and Veronica.

Backward and Forward (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 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
Synopsis:
Veronica acts "forward" to attract a boy she likes.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie gets stranded on his snowmobile, both by Veronica and by the snow.

I'll be Down to Get You in a Maxi Honey (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; Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica get maxi-skirts.

Indexer Notes

Script identifiable as Dick Malmgren by his distinctive style.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Straighten Out The Mess"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Have a Ball
    Veronica
  3. 2. Speedy
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. ["Oh Boy! Oh Boy!"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Fish Story
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. New Records for Fun
    The Archies
  7. 6. Backward and Forward
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Veronica
  9. 8. I'll be Down to Get You in a Maxi Honey
    Betty and Veronica
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