(April 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:
?
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

["My Archie"] (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; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
In sewing class, Veronica resents the amount of time Betty is spending with Archie.

A Lift For a Chairlift (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Footwear Folly (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; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica stubbornly refuses to admit her very fashionable boots aren't practical in the heavy snows of this year's Riverdale winter.
Reprints:

Chips and Quips (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's loud crunching is interfering with Jinx's enjoyment of TV.

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

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica tells Betty why Archie was sent home from school.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Judging by the style of dress and the four-panel continuity, this is a reprint of an early sixties era 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.

The Eyes Have It Puzzle (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Code maze puzzle with a telephone theme.

Meow Mix (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; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Betty is imitating the movements of a cat as a new exercise program and both Veronica and Reggie just think it's too funny.
Reprints:

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

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

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

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

Pitcher's Battle (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica engage in a snowball fight. But Veronica can't hit the broadside of a barn without some coaching from her father.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed with the credits printed in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #209, except for colorist credit which is not listed.

["I Met a Very Pretty Girl"] (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.

["192 Pages of Super Adventure"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["192 Outrageous Pages Of Fun"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Foot Sore (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Hal Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica both wear comfortable shoes to the dance, but don't get the reactions they hoped for from their dates.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #32, writing is credited to George Gladir, pencils to Dan DeCarlo Jr. and Inks to Jim DeCarlo.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["My Archie"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. A Lift For a Chairlift
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Footwear Folly
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Chips and Quips
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. ["Betty and Veronica's Gag Bag"]
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. ["Statement Of Ownership"]
  7. 6. The Eyes Have It Puzzle
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Meow Mix
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. ["One Big Laugh"]
  10. 9. ["Here's Your Archie 3 For $1.00 Checklist"]
  11. 10. Pitcher's Battle
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. ["I Met a Very Pretty Girl"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. ["192 Pages of Super Adventure"]
  14. 13. ["192 Outrageous Pages Of Fun"]
  15. 14. Foot Sore
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
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