(March 1976)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.30 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

[Hard Work] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty is thrilled with Archie's snow sculpture, so Veronica can't resist letting the air out of her balloon.
Reprints:

The Eyes Have It (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle: Pop Tate (cameo)
Synopsis:
Betty acts very emotional over the slightest things.

Crossword Puzzlement (Table of Contents)

Archie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie solves a crossword puzzle he's working on with the word "Twinkies."

Indexer Notes

Ad for Hostess Twinkies.

Flower Power (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg

["Archie's Gag Bag"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy;p Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Due to the style of clothing and the four-panel continuity, this is probably a reprint of two late fifties era Archie syndicated newspaper strips.

It's In The Bag (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Veronica brings a purse to school but misplaces it several times.

My Ideal (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty describes the man she intends to marry to the Lodges, but doesn't understand why they laugh when she says her description matches Archie -- when it doesn't at all.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed against the credits printed in The Best of Archie Comics (Archie, 2011 series) #2.

The Advertising Game (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica both want to go to the dance with Archie, but decide neither will remind him or compete for him. Except Veronica cheats.

Indexer Notes

One of the few DeCarlo stories since the early '60s where Betty wears her hair long instead of in a ponytail.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Hard Work]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Eyes Have It
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Crossword Puzzlement
    Archie
  4. 3. Flower Power
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. ["Archie's Gag Bag"]
    Archie
  6. 5. It's In The Bag
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. My Ideal
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. The Advertising Game
    Betty and Veronica
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