(April 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
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
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Girl's basketball is getting real big!"] (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; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
The success of the Riverdale girl's basketball team has inspired a male cheerleader squad.

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Betty and Veronica Comics Digest Magazine #9

Label Me Snob (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty tries to prove that there's no difference in quality between Veronica's expensive designer coat and the cheap copy from Al's Discount House.
Reprints:

Josie And The Cupcakes (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Josie; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Good Part (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; Charley Hawse

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

Archie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Due to the clothing styles and the four-panel continuity, this is probably a reprint of a fifties era Archie syndicated newspaper strip.

["Statement Of Ownership"] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Follow The Bouncing Ball (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; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty's mother tells her that she used to chase her father just like Betty chases Archie. She finally won him by being persistent and catching him on the rebound from other girls. But Betty's father has his own version of the story.
Reprints:

How Sweet It Is (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; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty gives Archie fresh honey from her uncle's farm. Veronica isn't pleased when she's told that Archie is "with his honey."
Reprints:

["Jughead With Archie"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["Pick A Winner Every Time"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

And Now A Word From ... (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
All the kids say and do things they've seen in TV commercials, without realizing that the commercials influence their behavior.

Indexer Notes

This story contains references to many commercial slogans of the era, including "the quicker picker upper" and "ring around the collar."

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Girl's basketball is getting real big!"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Label Me Snob
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. Josie And The Cupcakes
    Josie; Hostess
  4. 3. A Good Part
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. ["Archie's Gag Bag"]
    Archie
  6. 5. ["Statement Of Ownership"]
  7. 6. Follow The Bouncing Ball
    Betty And Veronica
  8. 7. How Sweet It Is
    Betty And Veronica
  9. 8. ["Jughead With Archie"]
  10. 9. ["Pick A Winner Every Time"]
  11. 10. And Now A Word From ...
    Betty And Veronica
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