(July 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

["Betty Cleaned Her Room"] (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; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis:
The sight of Betty's clean room is too much for her mother.

Yowsa Yowsa (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Hats Off To Fashion (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; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Declaring that "hats are coming back in," Veronica buys a bunch of hats and tries them on. Each hat causes her to bump into something or hurt someone.

A Weak Beginning (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

["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

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 comic strips.

Bored To Tears (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; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica decides to practice to become the best darts player in town, so that she can surprise the boys with her skill. While practicing, she keeps throwing out her old dart boards and buying new ones.

["Archie 3 For $1.00 Offer"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Advertisement for the Archie "Three Issues For $1.00" offer.

["Archie Andrews, Where Are You"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Archie Andrews Where Are You Digest #3

Needles And Puns (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
Synopsis:
The girls take up crafts like needlework and macrame, while the boys annoy them by making stupid puns about all their new hobbies.

Indexer Notes

Veronica's line "as any fool can plainly see" is a catchphrase from Al Capp's "Li'l Abner." Archie head writer Frank Doyle quoted it in a number of stories.

["Summer Diamonds"] (Table of Contents)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Past Perfect (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; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Nobody can stand being around Betty because she's "too perfect."
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Betty Cleaned Her Room"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Yowsa Yowsa
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Hats Off To Fashion
    Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. A Weak Beginning
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. ["Archie's Gag Bag"]
    Archie
  6. 5. Bored To Tears
    Betty And Veronica
  7. 6. ["Archie 3 For $1.00 Offer"]
  8. 7. ["Archie Andrews, Where Are You"]
  9. 8. Needles And Puns
    Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. ["Summer Diamonds"]
    Veronica
  11. 10. Past Perfect
    Betty And Veronica
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