(March 1977)

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

["Archie, You Came Here With Me"] (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
Synopsis:
At the bowling alley, Betty objects to Archie snuggling with Veronica.

Fighting Females (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; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
The guys say that if the girls want equality, they should fight over boys the way men have traditionally fight over women. So Betty and Veronica come up with some enjoyable ways of fighting.
Reprints:

Smart Alex (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Alex Cabot; Valerie Brown; Alexandria Cabot
Synopsis:
Hostess Ad

Toast And Boast (Table of Contents)

Russ / 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:
Russ; Li'l Jinx

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

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazley; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Judging from 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.

It's A Natural (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:
The girls learn that the "natural look" is in. Betty goes entirely without makeup, while Veronica buys tons of natural-looking cosmetics. When Archie sees them, he praises Veronica's natural look and tells Betty to go easy on the makeup.

The Shadow Knows (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica recounts a dream she had, where she and Betty looked the same as they always do, but their shadows were fat and gross.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

["Archie Digest"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Dilton Doily; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Archie Comics Digest #23.

Indexer Notes

Ad art is the same as previous ads for Archie Comics Digest #18-22.

["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.

Extra Sensory Palaver (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead don't believe in extra-sensory perception until they notice that the girls can carry on a conversation while never completing a sentence.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inking credit changed from Rudy Lapick to Dan DeCarlo on 8/6/13, per credits on reprint published in Laugh Comics #362. Lettering credit added per same reprint.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie, You Came Here With Me"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Fighting Females
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. Smart Alex
    Josie; Hostess
  4. 3. Toast And Boast
    Russ
  5. 4. ["Archie's Gag Bag"]
    Archie
  6. 5. It's A Natural
    Betty And Veronica
  7. 6. The Shadow Knows
    Betty And Veronica
  8. 7. ["Archie Digest"]
  9. 8. ["Pick A Winner Every Time"]
  10. 9. Extra Sensory Palaver
    Betty And Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
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