(May 1972)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.20 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

Issue Notes

Price increases to twenty cents an issue.


["Boutique and Ice Cream Parlor"] (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; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica browse the new clothing section Pop Tate has opened in the Choc'lit Shoppe.

Fashion Fool (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; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty decides that if Veronica insults her outfit, that must mean it's good.

Indexer Notes

Script identifiable as Frank Doyle by his distinctive style and word choices.

Archie's line "Happiness is just a blonde called Betty" is a reference to the classic song "Happiness is Just a Thing Called Joe."

Thirst Aid (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; Dad

["Female Power"] (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Birthday Girl (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; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica decide to give Jughead to Big Ethel as a birthday gift, and no matter where he runs, he can't escape them.

Astray Dismay (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Betty loses her diary.

Indexer Notes

Script identifiable as George Gladir by his distinctive writing and titling style.

The Love Generation (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis:
To prove that she believes in universal love and kindness, Veronica allows Archie to accept a date with Betty.

Indexer Notes

Script identifiable as Malmgren by his style and comparison with later, credited stories.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Boutique and Ice Cream Parlor"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Fashion Fool
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. Thirst Aid
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. ["Female Power"]
    Betty And Veronica
  5. 4. Birthday Girl
    Betty And Veronica
  6. 5. Astray Dismay
    Betty
  7. 6. The Love Generation
    Betty And Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Jaime Weinman
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Terry Watkins
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mark Gordon
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Matthew H. Gore
  • Michael Eshom
  • Donald Dale Milne