(May 1979)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.40 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

["What You Need"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty disagrees with a commercial spokesman on television as to what she really needs in life.

The Searcher (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; Adam the alien; Smithers the butler; Hiram Lodge; Throg the intergalactic peddler
Synopsis:
Still in search of his roots, Adam the alien beams back down to Earth. Veronica invites him to stay over at the Lodge mansion for a while.

Indexer Notes

Plotline continues from Archie(1962 series)#280 (May, 1979).

A Capital Idea (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx's Pal, Gigi / 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:
Gigi; Charley Hawse
Synopsis:
Gigi zings Charley.

["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 Beazley; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee samples dishes from the Home Economics class. Mr. Lodge gets a Doberman for Archie.

Indexer Notes

Judging from the style of dress, this is probably a reprint of two middle to late sixties era Archie syndicated newspaper strips.

Veronica's Monster Menu (Table of Contents)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Number code puzzle with a costume party theme.

Mental Image (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Betty's physical tics when she's concentrating are getting fantastic results for her, but they're annoying everyone around her.

Know Your Enemy (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:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica get ambushed by Archie and Jughead throwing snowballs. So later Veronica arranges it so that Moose thinks Archie and Jughead ambushed him.

Josie Has The Answer (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Alexandria Cabot; Alan Mayberry; Valerie Brown
Synopsis:
While rollerskating, Alan falls and is dazed. Josie brings him out of his daze with Hostess Fruit Pies.

["A Friend Of Mine"] (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:
Joe Edwards

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

["You Won't Stop Laughing"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Joke Book Comics Digest Annual #4.

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

Heat Rave (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:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica is impervious to the bitter cold because her clothing is wired for heat.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["What You Need"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. The Searcher
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. A Capital Idea
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Gigi
  4. 3. ["Betty And Veronica Gag Bag"]
    Betty And Veronica
  5. 4. Veronica's Monster Menu
    Veronica
  6. 5. Mental Image
    Betty And Veronica
  7. 6. Know Your Enemy
    Betty And Veronica
  8. 7. Josie Has The Answer
    Josie; Hostess
  9. 8. ["A Friend Of Mine"]
    Dear Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. ["You Won't Stop Laughing"]
  11. 10. ["Here's Your Archie 3 For $1.00 Checklist"]
  12. 11. Heat Rave
    Betty And Veronica
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