(January 1976)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.25 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
Barcode:
?
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

["Two Perfect Frames!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Box Score (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:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Veronica shows off her new wardrobe to everyone at school, which she changes for each new class during the day. But how is she doing it and where is she keeping the clothes?

Indexer Notes

Script identifiable as Doyle by his distinctive style.

Stop The Fight! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse; Greg
Synopsis:
Charley helps Greg home after Greg gets clobbered in a fight.

A Court Case (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica challenges Betty to a game of tennis. Betty is unsure because of Veronica's poor sportmanship, but Veronica vows not to be a sore loser. Plus she's been taking lessons.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits are from a 1980 reprint of this story in "Archie Giant Series." The style of script is identifiable as Malmgren, and it was credited to him in the reprint.

A Girl's World Puzzle (Table of Contents)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Find the female equivilent of a male description.

The Swinger (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:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica and her family arrive from Hawaii and are greeted by the gang. Veronica shows the gang her Hula girl outfit and starts to dance. She has an extra one for Betty and they both start to hula. But Veronica speeds up the tempo and Betty hurts herself. Since Betty can't go to the dance that night injured, Archie has to take Veronica instead.

Dear Betty & Veronica (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Swing Thing (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:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Weatherbee's niece (unnamed)
Synopsis:
When a new girl in school swings her hips provocatively and all the boys go crazy for it, Betty and Veronica decide to fight fire with fire.
Reprints:

Archie's New Girl (Table of Contents)

Archie; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Gwen; Gwen's family; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
In order to get Archie back from a new girl, Veronica uses Hostess Fruit pies on him.

Indexer Notes

Located on the outside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Two Perfect Frames!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Box Score
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Stop The Fight!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. A Court Case
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. A Girl's World Puzzle
    Veronica
  6. 5. The Swinger
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Dear Betty & Veronica
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Swing Thing
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Archie's New Girl
    Archie; Hostess Fruit Pies
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