(April 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

["That's My Favorite Color Combination"] (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; Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica paint a backdrop for the school play, while Dilton and Archie admire them.

Poor Dumb Thing (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown
Synopsis:
Hostess ad.

Betty's Bonnet (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; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily; Mr. Weatherbee; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Betty's new hat doesn't get the reaction she was hoping for.

Flip Quips (Table of Contents)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs

Pet Rock Joke (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:
Bob Montana
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Due to the style of dress and the four-panel continuity, this is probably a reprint of a late fifties to early sixties Archie syndicated newspaper strip.

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Statement of ownership.

Column Right (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; Nancy Woods; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Nancy proves to be a mathematical genius.

Fall Guy (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; Mary Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Alice Cooper; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie once again has made a date with the two girls for the same night, and freaks out: "It's not the first time I've done this! Last time, they gave me a final warning!"

["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.

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

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

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Jughead With Archie Digest #20.

Indexer Notes

Ad art is the same as the ad for Jughead With Archie Digest #19.

Covet Charge (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; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Veronica quotes the commandment "Thou shalt not covet" to explain why Betty should stop trying to get Archie. Soon everyone is quoting the word "covet" because it's fun to say.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["That's My Favorite Color Combination"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Poor Dumb Thing
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Betty's Bonnet
    Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. Flip Quips
    Betty
  5. 4. Pet Rock Joke
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. ["Archie's Gag Bag"]
    Archie
  7. 6. ["Statement Of Ownership"]
  8. 7. Column Right
    Betty And Veronica
  9. 8. Fall Guy
    Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. ["Pick A Winner Every Time"]
  11. 10. ["Jughead With Archie"]
  12. 11. Covet Charge
    Betty And Veronica
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