(November 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

["My Phone Always Rings"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica shows Betty her tricked out bathtub.

Josie Goes To The Beach (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; Valerie Brown; Melody Valentine, unidentified male beach patrons
Synopsis:
Josie decides to compete with Melody for the boys' attention at the beach with a new bikini, new sunglasses, and a bag full of Hostess Fruit Pies.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Snap, Crackle and Pop (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Joe Edwards ?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
After seeing Betty's collapsible umbrella, Veronica is inspired to invent (with the help of the Lodge Industries engineering staff) the collapsible cabana for their beach trip.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writing credit from the credits printed in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #235. The same credits list the inks as Rudy Lapick.

What's Happening (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx's Chum, 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:
Charlie Hawse; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Charley protests his ignorance.

["Betty And Veronica Gag Bag"] (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Betty discusses modern archaeology. Veronica comes to school wearing glasses.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Judging from the four panel continuity, this is probably a reprint of two late seventies era Archie syndicated newspaper strips.

Back To School 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.

The Equalizer (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; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica decides to start dressing slovenly in order to better fit in with the common folk.

Kitty Ditty (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Linda; Buttons the cat
Synopsis:
While working as counselors at the Camp Pocahontas girls camp, Betty and Veronica encounter two problems: Getting one of the girls to relinquish her cat, and meeting the two handsome forestry recruits at the forestry station.

["I Hope You Can Help"] (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.

["It's Far Out"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Archie Comics Digest #39.

["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.

Shadow Of Your Smile (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
Synopsis:
Veronica is trying to get the perfect tan and nothing will cooperate.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["My Phone Always Rings"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Josie Goes To The Beach
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Snap, Crackle and Pop
    Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. What's Happening
    Li'l Jinx's Chum, Charley
  5. 4. ["Betty And Veronica Gag Bag"]
    Betty And Veronica
  6. 5. Back To School Fashions
    Betty And Veronica
  7. 6. The Equalizer
    Betty And Veronica
  8. 7. Kitty Ditty
    Betty And Veronica
  9. 8. ["I Hope You Can Help"]
    Dear Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. ["It's Far Out"]
  11. 10. ["Here's Your Archie 3 For $1.00 Checklist"]
  12. 11. Shadow Of Your Smile
    Betty And Veronica
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