(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.
Reprints:

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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