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(July 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

["Betty, do you have anything special to recommend?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty has an ice cream vending route and she collects a different price from Archie for her novelty bars than from other people.

Indexer Notes

Later redrwan for the cover of Betty and Veronica Comics Digest Magazine #5

Progress Report (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
At an antique sale in the school gym, the kids tout the revolutionary, environmentally-friendly virtues of all the appliances that work without electricity.
Reprints:

Special Date (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

On the Record (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

["Betty and Veronica's Gag Bag"] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Judging by the style of dress and the four-panel continuity, this is probably a reprint of two late fifties to early sixties era Archie syndicated newspaper strips.

Here's Health (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica goes on a physical-fitness kick, but finds that Betty can easily do all the exercises that wear her out.
Reprints:

The Producers (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica mistake a geeky door-to-door salesman for the son of a famous movie producer.
Reprints:

["Archie Digest"] (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)

Stairway to the Stars (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The girls have the knob at the bottom of the Lodges' stairway removed, so that they can take turns sliding down the bannister. Furious at these kids for turning the house into "some sort of cheap carnival," Smithers waxes the bannister to make it extra-slippery.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Betty, do you have anything special to recommend?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Progress Report
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Special Date
    Josie; Hostess
  4. 3. On the Record
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. ["Betty and Veronica's Gag Bag"]
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Here's Health
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. The Producers
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["Archie Digest"]
  9. 8. ["Pick a Winner Every Time"]
  10. 9. Stairway to the Stars
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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