(June 1977)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.35 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

Issue Notes

Cover price increases to thirty-five cents.


["It's Difficult To Believe"] (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; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Hermione is looking at Veronica's childhood photos. Veronica is running up the phone bill and Hiram is choking on last month's bill.

Yowsa Yowsa (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Alan Mayberry; Alex Cabot; Valerie Brown
Synopsis:
Hostess ad.

Funny Girl (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; Jughead Jones; Veronica's Cousin Bruce
Synopsis:
Veronica guilt-trips Betty into performing as a clown in a charity event being run by her Cousin Bruce, whom she's also intimidated into accepting Betty, all so she can have Archie for herself.

Lost And Found (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx's Pal, Fat Charley / 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:
Charley Hawse; teacher

["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; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

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

Crystal Clear (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; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The guys fool Veronica into thinking she can see the future in her crystal ball.
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 #11.

["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.

Transportation Tribulation (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; Hal Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty's dad gives her a car.

Veronica's Birthday Gift (Table of Contents)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Puzzle page.

Five Star Final (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; Floyd Clayton
Synopsis:
Coach Clayton asks Betty to transcribe a notebook with ratings of the various athletes he coaches. Reggie sneaks a peak at the notebook and jumps to the conclusion that Betty has a book with ratings of different boyfriends she's dated.

Indexer Notes

Among the athlete ratings in the notebook is "Gorelick - minus one". "Gorelick" is Archie Comics staffer Victor Gorelick. Another ranking is "Doyle - none." "Doyle" is Archie Comics head writer Frank Doyle.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["It's Difficult To Believe"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Yowsa Yowsa
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Funny Girl
    Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. Lost And Found
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Fat Charley
  5. 4. ["Archie's Gag Bag"]
    Archie
  6. 5. Crystal Clear
    Betty And Veronica
  7. 6. ["Laugh Digest"]
  8. 7. ["Pick A Winner Every Time"]
  9. 8. Transportation Tribulation
    Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. Veronica's Birthday Gift
    Veronica
  11. 10. Five Star Final
    Betty And Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
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