(October 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

["The Lifeguard Said"] (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 lifeguard
Synopsis:
Betty is flying high after a compliment from a handsome lifeguard. But Veronica makes certain to bring her back to Earth.

The Buddy System (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; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica conspires with Betty to invite Archie to the Lodge cabin on the lake for a birthday fishing trip - - one in which they will "conveniently" forget the fishing gear.

Josie Attacks Karate (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown; Alan Mayberry
Synopsis:
Josie is having trouble connecting in karate class until Valerie gives her some incentive in the form of Hostess Twinkies.

The Line Up (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:
Greg
Synopsis:
Greg is more interested in sleeping than fishing.

["Betty And Veronica 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; Mr. Flutesnoot
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica design new cafeteria uniforms. Mr. Weatherbee eats celery.

Indexer Notes

Judging from the style of clothing and the four-panel continuity, this is probably a reprint of two mid-sixties era Archie syndicated newspaper strips.

["Whew, It's Hot"] (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica has a solution to the hot, humid day at the beach.

Down Memory Lane (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; Hiram Lodge; Dr. Newman
Synopsis:
Observing that Veronica's self-absorption is beginning to affect her memory, Betty takes her friend to a memory specialist.

Fun And Games (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:
?

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty helps Veronica test a new treasure hunt game on Archie.

["Every Time I Get"] (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.

["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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Laugh Comics Digest #19.

["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

Indexer Notes

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

Critic's Award (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; Mavis Cosmetics saleslady; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
A door-to-door Mavis Cosmetics saleslady tries to sell Veronica some products.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["The Lifeguard Said"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. The Buddy System
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. Josie Attacks Karate
    Josie; Hostess
  4. 3. The Line Up
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. ["Betty And Veronica Gag Bag"]
    Betty And Veronica
  6. 5. ["Whew, It's Hot"]
    Betty And Veronica
  7. 6. Down Memory Lane
    Betty And Veronica
  8. 7. Fun And Games
    Betty And Veronica
  9. 8. ["Every Time I Get"]
    Dear Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. ["One Big Laugh"]
  11. 10. ["Here's Your Archie 3 For $1.00 Checklist"]
  12. 11. Critic's Award
    Betty And Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
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