(August 1980)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.50 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

["Fond Of Sports"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Walking to the tennis courts with Betty, Veronica responds to a flirtatious man in a sports car.

Shopping Spree (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; Valerie Brown; Melody Valentine; Melody's cousin
Synopsis:
The girls go on a shopping spree, but the only thing Melody buys is Hostess Twinkies.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Snap It Up (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:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge claims Archie seems to show up whenever Veronica snaps her fingers. So Veronica keeps snapping her fingers and Archie keeps appearing.

Nuts To You (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards (signed)

Genre:
Humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis:
Jinx douses Charley's ambitions.

["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; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica buys a new bikini. Reggie boasts that he's given up television.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

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

Veronica's Riddlers (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:
The reader must decode the answers to a series of riddles.

Wet Is Wonderful (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; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Alice Cooper
Synopsis:
After being drenched in a rainstorm, Betty accepts the loan of dry clothing from Veronica. Later at Pop's, everybody compliments her on her outfit.

Swingiest Fashions (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo [as DD] (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo [as DD] (signed)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

No story; Betty and Veronica model fashion designs submitted by readers.

Rummage Rumpus (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Benson The Chauffeur; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica goes to a rummage sale hunting for bargains and ends up spending more for her "bargains" than she would have if she paid normal retail.
Reprints:

["I Met A Boy"] (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.

Game Gambit (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hermione Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Her mother can't understand why Veronica allows Archie and Reggie to compete for her so vociferously.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Fond Of Sports"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Shopping Spree
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Snap It Up
    Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. Nuts To You
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. ["Betty And Veronica Gag Bag"]
    Betty And Veronica
  6. 5. Veronica's Riddlers
    Veronica
  7. 6. Wet Is Wonderful
    Betty And Veronica
  8. 7. Swingiest Fashions
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Rummage Rumpus
    Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. ["I Met A Boy"]
    Dear Betty And Veronica
  11. 10. Game Gambit
    Veronica
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