(February 1980)

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

["When Did I Commit A Foul?"] (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
Synopsis:
While refereeing a girl's basketball game, Veronica whistles Betty for illegally propositioning Archie.

The Winner (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Alan Mayberry
Synopsis:
Alan accidentally wins the roller disco contest and is rewarded with Hostess Twinkies.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Switch Hitch (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Smithers the butler
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica agree to switch home lives for a day, but each finds the experience less than they expected.

["Whenever I'm With Friends"] (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.

Pay Attention (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; Charley Hawse
Synopsis:
Charley is having attention problems at school.

["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; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Archie reads the news. Betty and Veronica admire Ethel's decor.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

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

Dealer's Choice (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie decides to pull a prank on Veronica, based on her periodic obsession with cards and fortune telling.

["Get It All Together"] (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:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Laugh Comics Digest #27.

["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.

Funny Girl (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
In order to appeal to her ego, Archie starts laughing at every lame quip Veronica makes.

Indexer Notes

Despite the logo, Betty Cooper does not appear in this story.

The Believer (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica tries her best to cure Betty of her unlimited optimism.

Disco Darlings Fashions (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["When Did I Commit A Foul?"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. The Winner
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Switch Hitch
    Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. ["Whenever I'm With Friends"]
    Dear Betty And Veronica
  5. 4. Pay Attention
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. ["Betty and Veronica Gag Bag"]
    Betty And Veronica
  7. 6. Dealer's Choice
    Betty And Veronica
  8. 7. ["Get It All Together"]
  9. 8. ["Here's Your Archie 3 For $1.00 Checklist"]
  10. 9. Funny Girl
    Betty And Veronica
  11. 10. The Believer
    Betty And Veronica
  12. 11. Disco Darlings Fashions
    Betty And Veronica
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