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(August 1971)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Volume:
?
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:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Ronnie, what do you expect to fish for in that outfit?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

No credits, but art appears to be by DeCarlo.

Slightly reworded and given a new setting, but redrawn from the cover of Archie Giant Series Magazine #32 and later redrawn for the cover of Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine #14

Command Performance (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Brassly Ramrod, Jr.; Archie Andrews; Midge; Moose
Synopsis:
Veronica's dad sets her up with a military man for a date and he nearly ruins a party until Moose takes him out for manhandling Midge.

Indexer Notes

The stories in this issue are identifiable as Doyle by his distinctive writing style and choice of words ("Eep!").

The Best Baseball Game Cannot Be Purchased In A Retail Store! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Strat-O-Matic Baseball / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Think Drink! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'L Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
Greg keeps asking Jinx if she's thirsty, because he wants to "serve" her with his water pistol.

Pin Up (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The girls are unhappy about a movie they just saw.

Wow! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Dancing Dawn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Chaser and The Chasee (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Claude; Reggie Mantle (cameo); Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Smithers
Synopsis:
Claude is trying to get Veronica alone at a party, but Betty keeps showing up to help her get away.

If Enjoyment Is Your Hang-Up, (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Garden Variety (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Smithers; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica proves she knows nothing about gardening.

Free 88 Poster Stamps! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Collections / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

10 Way Hairpiece! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Beauty Aids Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Dear Betty 'N' Veronica (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Readers letters on romance and responses.

Pin Up (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; pet shop clerk
Synopsis:
Old joke about a dachshund's legs reaching the floor.

Now...Save Almost 50% On The Hit Records You Want! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Columbia Record Club / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Busy Busy (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead are neglecting Betty and Ethel, so the two girls form a support group that keeps them on the phone so much the boys can't call when they finally decide to.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Ronnie, what do you expect to fish for in that outfit?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Command Performance
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. The Best Baseball Game Cannot Be Purchased In A Retail Store!
    Strat-O-Matic Baseball
  4. 3. Think Drink!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Pin Up
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Wow!
    Dancing Dawn
  7. 6. The Chaser and The Chasee
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. If Enjoyment Is Your Hang-Up,
    Archie Annual
  9. 8. Garden Variety
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Free 88 Poster Stamps!
    Collections
  11. 10. 10 Way Hairpiece!
    Beauty Aids Co.
  12. 11. Dear Betty 'N' Veronica
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Pin Up
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Now...Save Almost 50% On The Hit Records You Want!
    Columbia Record Club
  15. 14. Busy Busy
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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