(August 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

["Betty Stole My Archie"] (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / cover / pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica is angry that Betty is flirting with Archie at the Lodge tennis courts. Her father can think of worse things.

Love Starved (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:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Lovey Laverne
Synopsis:
The girls insist that Jughead eats all the time out of frustration, while Archie thinks that he just eats "'cause he's hungry." To prove that the love of a good woman can cure him of his eating habit, the girls set Jughead up with the irresistibly sweet Lovey Laverne, and Jughead promptly falls in love with her.

The Ears Have It (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; Hap Holliday

["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; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Due to the style of dress and the four-panel continuity, these are probably two late fifties to early sixties era Archie syndicated newspaper strips.

Pocketful Of Dreams (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; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie rips his coat pocket on a doorknob as he and Veronica are going out on a date. Veronica brings him over to Betty's house to get it fixed, and Betty tries to delay their date by taking as long over the sewing as she possibly can.

State Of Mind (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; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Virginia Cleary
Synopsis:
The girls face a rival in the shapely form of Virginia Cleary, a seductive, boy-crazy girl who just moved to town.

Indexer Notes

One of Doyle and DeCarlo's first attempts at creating a new character who would be more aggressively sexy than either Betty or Veronica. A similar character, Cheryl Blossom, emerged several years later.

["Betty And Veronica Summer"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Lapick ?
Inks:
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Betty And Veronica Summer Spectacular #250.

["Laugh Digest"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Laugh Comics Digest #6.

Indexer Notes

Art is the same for ad for Laugh Comics Digest #5 (June 1976).

Scheme Scream (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
To get her away from Archie, Veronica gets Betty hired as the first female disc jockey at Mr. Lodge's radio station.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Betty Stole My Archie"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Love Starved
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. The Ears Have It
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. ["Betty And Veronica's Gag Bag"]
    Betty And Veronica
  5. 4. Pocketful Of Dreams
    Betty And Veronica
  6. 5. State Of Mind
    Betty And Veronica
  7. 6. ["Betty And Veronica Summer"]
  8. 7. ["Laugh Digest"]
  9. 8. Scheme Scream
    Betty And Veronica
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