(July 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

["Dark And Handsome"] (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; Archie Andrews; Betty's blind date
Synopsis:
Betty's date for the roller disco is less than she hoped for.

Going, Going, Gone (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown
Synopsis:
Finding Valerie mentally exhausted from reasoning with Melody, Josie offers to lift her spirits with Hostess Twinkies.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

All For Nothing (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; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Betty finds an old fur muff in the attic and takes it to school to show her friends. They don't react the way she anticipates, though.

Cold Cuts (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; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx has her own definition of "cold cuts".

["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; Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Leroy
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy watches educational TV. Archie and Leroy watch a parade.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Judging by the style of dress and the four panel continuity, this is probably a reprint of two late fifties era Archie syndicated newspaper strips.

A Clothes Call (Table of Contents)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Combination maze and code puzzle with a clothing theme.

Konfessions Of A Kook (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; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica confesses to Betty that she's an honest-to-goodness spell-casting witch.

["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 #37.

["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.

The Early Bird (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; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis:
Veronica swears off dating to devote her time to protecting endangered species.

["Did Your Ever Have"] (Table of Contents)

Dear Betty And Veronica / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eda Edwards [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.

Fashions (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
No story; Betty and Veronica model fashion designs submitted by readers.

Indexer Notes

One of the designs is credited to "Barry G. of East Brunswick, New Jersey". Colorist Barry Grossman, perhaps?

The Knitpicker (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
When Betty shows off her knitting skills by knitting herself a scarf and Archie a sweater, Veronica decides that she has to master knitting as well.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Dark And Handsome"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Going, Going, Gone
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. All For Nothing
    Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. Cold Cuts
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. ["Betty And Veronica Gag Bag"]
    Betty And Veronica
  6. 5. A Clothes Call
    Veronica
  7. 6. Konfessions Of A Kook
    Betty And Veronica
  8. 7. ["Think Small"]
  9. 8. ["Here's Your Archie 3 For $1.00 Checklist"]
  10. 9. The Early Bird
    Betty And Veronica
  11. 10. ["Did Your Ever Have"]
    Dear Betty And Veronica
  12. 11. Fashions
    Betty And Veronica
  13. 12. The Knitpicker
    Betty And Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
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