(October 1969)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
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

["Did you panic, Veronica?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Reprints:

Dreams of Glory (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; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
On a hot day, the girls teach the boys how to stay cool by imagining they're on a tropical beach.

View From the Beach (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie tries to cover up the bikini-clad Veronica to prevent other boys from staring at her.
Reprints:

Cool It (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Cooper; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis:
Disturbed by all the reminders of Archie that Betty has put up around the house -- including a life-size waterproof Archie in the shower, a recording of Archie's voice saying romantic things, and Archie photographs on her ceiling -- her dad tries to convince her to play hard to get.
Reprints:

Acts of Life! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx is picked to star in the school play.

Dear Betty n' Veronica (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica dispense advice.

The Life Savers (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; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie come up with a plan to stop Betty and Veronica from staring at the handsome lifeguard.

Indexer Notes

Reggie's line "Herr Doktor! Foist we get rid of der germ!" is a reference to a recurring bit by Arte Johnson on the then-popular TV show LAUGH-IN.

Archie's line "Let's all fly to the moon on gossamer wings" is a reference to Cole Porter's song "Just One of Those Things."

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Did you panic, Veronica?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Dreams of Glory
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. View From the Beach
    Veronica
  4. 3. Cool It
    Betty
  5. 4. Acts of Life!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Dear Betty n' Veronica
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. The Life Savers
    Betty and Veronica
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