(October 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

["Our Horoscope"] (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; Jughead Jones; unidentified child (holding a balloon that resembles Jughead's head)
Synopsis:
Veronica's horoscope makes an accurate, if generic, prediction.

Growing Pains (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:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The girls work at tending a garden while the boys stand by and make fun of them.
Reprints:

Femme Gem (Table of Contents)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica only wants to play a game where the woman is the center of attention.
Reprints:

Josie Eats Her Words (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; The Guru
Synopsis:
Hostess ad

Wet Look (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

["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; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

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

Hot Stuff (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:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
During a heat wave, Veronica almost ruins a date with Archie by complaining about having to leave her air-conditioned house and go out into the hot weather. But Archie finds a way to cool her off for a goodnight kiss.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Credits were added to this story when it was reprinted in "Archie Giant Series" in 1980.

Angler's Angle (Table of Contents)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

The Call Of The Master (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
Synopsis:
Betty claims that Archie is so weak-willed that he'll come running whenever Veronica mentions his name.
Reprints:

["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 #7.

Indexer Notes

Ad art is the same for the ads for Laugh Digest #5 and #6.

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

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Advertisement for the Archie Quarter Comics offer.

Wheel Zeal (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Dilton Doily
Synopsis:
All the boys in town are into skateboards, and so is Betty. Veronica convinces Betty that skateboarding is unfeminine.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Credits taken from the reprint in "Archie Giant Series."

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Our Horoscope"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Growing Pains
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. Femme Gem
    Veronica
  4. 3. Josie Eats Her Words
    Josie; Hostess
  5. 4. Wet Look
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. ["Betty And Veronica's Gag Bag"]
    Betty And Veronica
  7. 6. Hot Stuff
    Betty And Veronica
  8. 7. Angler's Angle
    Betty
  9. 8. The Call Of The Master
    Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. ["Laugh Digest"]
  11. 10. ["Pick A Winner Every Time"]
  12. 11. Wheel Zeal
    Betty And Veronica
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