(September 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

["Wait till Ronnie sees this new pink lightning bolty swimsuit!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Veronica overhears that Betty has just purchased the same style of swimsuit that she's wearing.

Getting Noticed (Table of Contents)

Josie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Josie McCoy; Alan Mayberry; Valerie Brown
Synopsis:
Josie and Valerie interrupt their participation in a marathon for a Hostess Fruit Pie break. Soon all of the participants are joining them.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Freedom Fighters (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle [as F. Doyle]
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo [as D. DeCarlo]
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo [as J. DeCarlo]
Colors:
Barry Grossman [as B. Grossman]
Letters:
Bill Yoshida [as B. Yoshida]

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Cooper; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica decide to find an apartment together.

Betty and Veronica Cool Fashions (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Fashions submitted by fans, but redrawn for the issue.

Indexer Notes

Contributions by Patricia O'Connel, Beverly Smith, Susan Teery, Kelly Freely, Tara Whitman, Tania Spil, Lori Greibus, Keith Wollenberg, Lisa Perry and Tracy Maurley.

Party Time (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; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica hold a "Come as you are" party.

["I'd Like To Tell You"] (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

Indexer Notes

Letters from E.V., N.H., N.E. and K.K. with accompanying illustrations. Letters are reproduced with hand-lettering instead of being typeset.

Voice Your Choice (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman [as B. Grossman]
Letters:
Bill Yoshida [as B. Yoshida]

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Bob; Stu; Roger
Synopsis:
Veronica wants Betty to help her decide who she should take to the dance.

There's A Catch (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / filler / 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; Merry Holliday (Li'l Jinx's mother)
Synopsis:
Jinx tries to get out of dish-drying.

["O.K., Betty, you'll be first baseman!"] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica Gag Bag / filler / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty and Archie argue semantics.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

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

["Here's the seating arrangement for your dinner party, dear!"] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica Gag Bag / filler / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica edits the seating chart for her formal dinner.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

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

Scant Satisfaction (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman [as B. Grossman]
Letters:
Bill Yoshida [as B. Yoshida]

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica gets a tiny bikini when she thinks that Betty has bought one.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Wait till Ronnie sees this new pink lightning bolty swimsuit!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Getting Noticed
    Josie
  3. 2. Freedom Fighters
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Betty and Veronica Cool Fashions
    Betty and Veronica Fashions
  5. 4. Party Time
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. ["I'd Like To Tell You"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Voice Your Choice
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. There's A Catch
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. ["O.K., Betty, you'll be first baseman!"]
    Betty and Veronica Gag Bag
  10. 9. ["Here's the seating arrangement for your dinner party, dear!"]
    Betty and Veronica Gag Bag
  11. 10. Scant Satisfaction
    Betty and Veronica
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