(April 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

["Ronnie, We're Really Inspiring Our Team"] (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; West High basketball team
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica's cheers have the opposition taking notice.

Attack Of The Ice Creatures (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Alan Mayberry; Valerie Brown; Alexander Cabot
Synopsis:
The gang is attacked by ambulatory snowmen for their Hostess Fruit Pies.

A Germ Of An Idea (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Nurse Bascomb; Dr. Hobbs
Synopsis:
Betty comes down with a virus on the day of the concert she was planning to attend with Archie.

Indexer Notes

The artist dresses Betty and Veronica in fashion designs submitted by two readers.

Sun Up (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:
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Charley shows Jinx his latest picture.

["Veronica's Gag Bag"] (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Veronica hears some fourth-hand gossip about Elizabeth Taylor.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

This is a reprint of a late seventies Archie syndicated newspaper strip.

["Statement Of Ownership"] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Louis Silberkleit
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Filed October 1, 1979; Listed owners Close-Up, Inc, and Archie Enterprises, Inc, both of 1116 First Avenue, New York, NY, 10016; Publisher, Close-Up, Inc; Editor, John L. Goldwater; Managing Editor, Richard Goldwater; Total Paid Circulation, avg 12 months: 112,215

Anything Goes (Table of Contents)

Veronica's Fashions / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

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

Vacation Vexation (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Muffins (Veronica's cat)
Synopsis:
Veronica plants a travel brochure near Betty, hoping Betty will go skiing on Mount Royal thinking Veronica is going there. That way, Veronica will have the gang to herself on Snow Valley, where she's really traveling.
Reprints:
Keywords:
skiing

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed by the credits printed for the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #208.

Wind Chill Factor (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; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty is the object of ridicule from her friends for buying a down-filled thermal expedition parka and pants to protect her from the cold.

["I Enjoy Your Comics"] (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.

Strung Out (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 6 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; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica has some early success at macrame, something Betty doesn't do, and soon she's filling the mansion with macrame.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Ronnie, We're Really Inspiring Our Team"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Attack Of The Ice Creatures
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. A Germ Of An Idea
    Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. Sun Up
    Li'l Jinx's Chum, Charley
  5. 4. ["Veronica's Gag Bag"]
    Veronica
  6. 5. ["Statement Of Ownership"]
  7. 6. Anything Goes
    Veronica's Fashions
  8. 7. Vacation Vexation
    Betty And Veronica
  9. 8. Wind Chill Factor
    Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. ["I Enjoy Your Comics"]
    Dear Betty And Veronica
  11. 10. Strung Out
    Betty And Veronica
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