(May 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

["Pants For Formal Evening Wear"] (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
Synopsis:
Veronica proposes wearing pants to a formal wear event.

The Playboy (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Montgomery Plushmore; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica and Archie are fawning over a jet-setter Veronica recently met, while Betty and Jughead can only heckle him.

["I Have A Short Problem"] (Table of Contents)

Dear Betty And Veronica / letters page / 0.75 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 / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Louis Silberkleit
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Filed October 1, 1968; Listed owners Close-Up Inc, Louis Silberkleit, John L. Goldwater, all of 1116 First Avenue, New York, NY, 10016; Publisher Louis Silberkleit; Editor John L. Goldwater; Managing Editor Richard Goldwater; Total Paid Circulation, avg 12 months: 419,544.

["Hi, Mr. Andrews"] (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; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty offers to shovel the Andrews' Family sidewalks in exchange for Mr. Andrews putting in a good word with Archie about taking Betty to the dance.

Service With A Smile (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; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Roger Van Clef
Synopsis:
To prove to her father that she can be just as hard-working and industrious at Betty can, Veronica gets her father to hire her as a maid in the mansion.

["New Records For Fun"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Archie Giant Series #162.

Second Time Around (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; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie keeps injuring himself. Betty keeps trying to nurse him. Veronica keeps injecting herself into the situation, then fainting at the sight of blood. And the carousel goes round and round.

On Time (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; Gigi; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Gigi still has a little to learn about telling time.

Lost Weekend (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; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica brags to Betty and Archie about her impending ski weekend, one she doesn't intend to bring skis to.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Pants For Formal Evening Wear"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. The Playboy
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. ["I Have A Short Problem"]
    Dear Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. ["Statement Of Ownership"]
  5. 4. ["Hi, Mr. Andrews"]
    Betty
  6. 5. Service With A Smile
    Veronica
  7. 6. ["New Records For Fun"]
  8. 7. Second Time Around
    Betty And Veronica
  9. 8. On Time
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. Lost Weekend
    Betty And Veronica
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