(November 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

["It's curtain time in five minutes!"] (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
Synopsis:
Backstage at a stage show, Veronica objects to the make up Betty is applying to Archie's face.

Handy Person (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; Smithers the butler
Synopsis:
Jealous of the attention Betty gets from Mr. Lodge when she fixes a faucet, Veronica decides to become proficient at plumbing herself. However, she thinks that the right outfit is the only thing she'll need to succeed.

Arm Rest (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx's Pal, Greg / 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; Li'l Jinx; Gigi
Synopsis:
Greg prepares for the Yo-Yo championships.

["Archie's Gag Bag"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / 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; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Miss Haggly
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee adjusts Miss Grundy's breaks, then questions the music teacher.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

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

Here's a Hot One (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Code puzzle with the theme of what Archie thinks of Mr. Lodge.
Reprints:

The Swingers (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; Jughead Jones; Tommy
Synopsis:
Seeing how crushed a little boy named Tommy is, first Betty and then Veronica give him some tips on how to hit a baseball.

That's Entertainment (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; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis:
Overhearing Betty filling Veronica in on the story lines of their favorite soap opera, Smithers assumes she's talking about the actual tragedies of her friends.

["I Just Adore Your Stories"] (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.

["Think Small"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Dilton Doily; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Archie Comics Digest #33.

["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.

Knot on Your Life (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; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica scoffs at Betty's new hobby of macrame, but Betty has a unique use for it.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["It's curtain time in five minutes!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Handy Person
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Arm Rest
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Greg
  4. 3. ["Archie's Gag Bag"]
    Archie
  5. 4. Here's a Hot One
    Archie
  6. 5. The Swingers
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. That's Entertainment
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["I Just Adore Your Stories"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. ["Think Small"]
  10. 9. ["Here's Your Archie 3 For $1.00 Checklist"]
  11. 10. Knot on Your Life
    Betty and Veronica
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