(October 1971)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.15 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:
?
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

["I'm teaching my girls how to wait for the perfect wave!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; group of pre-teen kids
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica are apparently mentoring groups of young children and they compare goals.

Sprites For Equal Rights (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doily; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica demand to be hired as lifeguards at the beach.
Reprints:

Spicy News (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; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Gigi

Triple Threat (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Randy; Duncan; Tracy
Synopsis:
Three young kids Betty is mentoring turn out to be wiser than their years as they provide a running commentary on Reggie's failed attempts to play a practical joke.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer Frank Doyle based the names of the kids ("Randy, Duncan and Tracy") on kids in his neighborhood.

The Shape of Things to Come (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Josie McCoy
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica are worried that they're getting "broad in the beam," so they put themselves through various unpleasant experiences to lose weight -- only to discover that the boys prefer girls who aren't skinny.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dan DeCarlo sneaks Josie McCoy into a crowd scene.

The New Dad (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The kids discuss the fact that girls' outfits have gotten skimpier over the years, and Mr. Lodge doesn't seem to be bothered by the more permissive fashions.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I'm teaching my girls how to wait for the perfect wave!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Sprites For Equal Rights
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Spicy News
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Triple Threat
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. The Shape of Things to Come
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. The New Dad
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
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