(February 1978)

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:
0271000696002
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

["What A Tacky Resort"] (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; unidentified male skiers
Synopsis:
Veronica is unimpressed with the ski lodge she and Betty have reserved - - until she gets a look inside.

Strong Silent Type (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Sylvester (Cabot?)
Synopsis:
Josie can't seem to impress Alex's cousin Sylvester, until she offers to share her Hostess Twinkies.

A Sound Solution (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; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Pop objects to the gang yelling so loud in his shop. They're so used to shouting over the jukebox that they don't notice it isn't operating.

A Grow Grow (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
Synopsis:
Charley asks Jinx if fish grow.

Indexer Notes

Jinx refers to Charley as "Russ" in this story.

["Betty And Veronica's Gag Bag"] (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee gets hit with nail polish. Jughead is scheduled to ski jump.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Judging by the style of clothing and the four-panel continuity, this is probably a reprint of two late fifties era Archie syndicated comic strips.

Knockout Punch (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica is preparing for a party and her friends are helping her. Jughead and Archie are put in charge of making punch. First mistake.

A Nose For News (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo ?
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Brenda Parr; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Determined to prove that Brenda Parr is too dumb to be an effective reporter for the school paper, Veronica deliberately plants a story so phony that nobody but Brenda would believe it.

["I Like A Boy"] (Table of Contents)

Dear Betty And Veronica / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Betty and Veronica]
Pencils:
Joe Edwards ?
Inks:
Joe Edwards ?
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
"Betty and Veronica" answer reader letters.

["One Big Laugh"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Laugh Comics Digest #15.

["Here's Your Archie 3 For $1.00 Checklist"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Checklist of titles available in Archie Comics "Three Issues for $1.00" offer.

Fall Guys (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo ?
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica enlists Betty to help collect Veronica's old winter wardrobe to donate.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["What A Tacky Resort"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Strong Silent Type
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. A Sound Solution
    Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. A Grow Grow
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. ["Betty And Veronica's Gag Bag"]
    Betty And Veronica
  6. 5. Knockout Punch
    Betty And Veronica
  7. 6. A Nose For News
    Betty And Veronica
  8. 7. ["I Like A Boy"]
    Dear Betty And Veronica
  9. 8. ["One Big Laugh"]
  10. 9. ["Here's Your Archie 3 For $1.00 Checklist"]
  11. 10. Fall Guys
    Betty And Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Terry Watkins
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mark Gordon
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Matthew H. Gore
  • Michael Eshom
  • Donald Dale Milne