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(March 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
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Down in the Dumps"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; unidentified skier
Synopsis:
Veronica disses Betty's ski outfit.

The Winner (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Energy Crisis (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:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty convinces Veronica to walk rather than drive, in order to aid the energy crisis.
Reprints:

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

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Veronica and Mr. Lodge debate her taste in music. Betty and Veronica borrow clothes from Miss Grundy.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

These are reprints of two late seventies era Archie syndicated newspaper strips.

["Don't Let This Giant Catch Get Away"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Veronica's Ski Fashions (Table of Contents)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
No story; Veronica models ski fashion designs submitted by readers.

Young at Heart (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:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica cons her father and Smithers into a snowball fight.
Reprints:
Keywords:
snowball fight

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed with the credits printed in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #209.

Cover Up (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 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 gives her father a reason to be enthusiastic about the snowstorm.

Indexer Notes

Joe Edwards credits two readers with the clothing designs Jinx and Hap wear.

["Now Showing"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Here's Your Archie 3 for $1.00 Checklist"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Heads Up (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo ?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica buys a blonde wig to surprise Archie at school. But Archie gets wind of it and comes to school in a bald cap.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The outfits worn by Betty and Veronica in this story were submitted by two readers: Donna Kahn (Dearborn, Mich.) and Louise Ely (Denver, Colo.).

["My Boyfriend and I"] (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.

Trick Photography (Table of Contents)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Letter strike code puzzle with a photography theme.

Snow Fun (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
The gang plan to wait out a howling snowstorm at the Lodge mansion until Reggie gets a better idea.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Down in the Dumps"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Winner
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Energy Crisis
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. ["Betty and Veronica Gag Bag"]
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. ["Don't Let This Giant Catch Get Away"]
  6. 5. Veronica's Ski Fashions
    Veronica
  7. 6. Young at Heart
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Cover Up
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. ["Now Showing"]
  10. 9. ["Here's Your Archie 3 for $1.00 Checklist"]
  11. 10. Heads Up
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. ["My Boyfriend and I"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Trick Photography
    Betty
  14. 13. Snow Fun
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Jaime Weinman
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Terry Watkins
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mark Gordon
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Matthew H. Gore
  • Michael Eshom
  • Donald Dale Milne