(July 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

["When We Were Five"] (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; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica is serving homemade pie to Archie and Jughead, and it doesn't seem to be a culinary delight.

Down We Go (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Alan Mayberry
Synopsis:
Valerie, Alan and Josie go sledding down a steep hill to get to some Hostess Twinkies at the bottom.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Hit And Run (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 6 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; Chuck Clayton; Floyd Clayton
Synopsis:
Archie and Chuck catch Betty and Veronica practicing softball rather ineptly and agree to give the girls a ten run advantage in the up-coming girls versus boys softball game. The girls skill level suddenly increases when the game starts.

Candy Man (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; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Charley buys some candy for his mother's birthday.

["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; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Hiram laments his canary. Archie and Veronica complain about city revenue practices.

Surprise (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; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica cons Miss Grundy into excusing her from class, but winds up making the teacher think Veronica is planning a surprise party for Mr. Weatherbee.

Dear Diary (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
On Ethel's advice, Betty records a fantasy date with Archie in her diary. Veronica manages to see it and accuses Archie of two-timing her.

["Did You Ever"] (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:
?

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

["Madhouse Comics"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Madhouse Comics Digest #4.

["Here's Your 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

Indexer Notes

Checklist of titles eligible for the "Three Issues For $1.00" offer.

Trial And Error (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:
?

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy holds a mock court trial in her classroom to demonstrate law and judicial procedure. However, she makes the mistake of selecting Jughead as prosecutor and Veronica as defense counsel.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["When We Were Five"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Down We Go
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Hit And Run
    Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. Candy Man
    Li'l Jinx's pal, Fat Charley
  5. 4. ["Betty And Veronica's Gag Bag"]
    Betty And Veronica
  6. 5. Surprise
    Betty And Veronica
  7. 6. Dear Diary
    Betty
  8. 7. ["Did You Ever"]
    Dear Betty And Veronica
  9. 8. ["Madhouse Comics"]
  10. 9. ["Here's Your 3 For $1.00 Checklist"]
  11. 10. Trial And Error
    Betty And Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
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