(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)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Melody Valentine; Alexandria Cabot; unidentified skiers
Synopsis:
All the male skiers at the lodge are swarming around Alexandria and Melody. The only way Josie can attract any male attention is to pull out the Hostess Fruit Pies.

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)

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 #16.

["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 under Archie Comics' "Three Issues For $1.00" offer.

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)

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

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

Characters:
Little Archie; Little Betty; Little Jughead
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Little Archie Comics Digest Annual #2.

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

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Advertisement for 192 Page Super Comics Joke Book.

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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  • Mike Nielsen
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