(April 1981)

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:
Richard H. Goldwater
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

["Too High A Score?"] (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; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie may be too biased to judge when it comes to Veronica.

The Gym Dandies (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz
Inks:
Rich Koslowski
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida [as Bill Y.]

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Floyd Clayton; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Coach Clayton demands the girls practice their gymnastics constantly in order to win the impending tournament. So they begin practicing in the hallways of the school.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Betty And Veronica's Winter Fashions (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica model fashion designs submitted by readers.

Indexer Notes

Dan DeCarlo signed both pages, which may be an indication that these were originally intended as two separate fillers.

Backpack Knack (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Smithers the butler; Marie the maid
Synopsis:
As an alternative to the same old boring vacations, Mr. Lodge decides to take Veronica mountain backpacking. Betty, Archie and Jughead are invited along "to see how it's done".

The Bashful Lady (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman [as Barry G.]
Letters:
Bill Yoshida [as Bill Y.]

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica is livid that someone other than herself was the hit of the previous night's party.

To The Point (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx's Chum, Charley / 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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Charley borrows a pencil from Jinx.

[Betty's Gag Bag] (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 0.25 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
Synopsis:
Archie gets a new vehicle.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

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

[Statement of Ownership] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
L:ouis Silberkleit
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Filed October 1, 1980; Listed owners Close-Up, Inc, and Archie Enterprises, Inc, both of 1116 First Avenue, New York, NY, 10021; Publisher Close-Up, Inc; Editor John L. Goldwater; Managing Editor Richard H. Goldwater; Total Paid Circulation, avg 12 months: 97,532

["I Have A Friend"] (Table of Contents)

Dear Betty & 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

That's Rich (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 [as Bill Y.]

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Sarah
Synopsis:
Tired of listening to Veronica brag about her wealth and advantage, Betty, Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy set her up with an actress who performs a character on stage that out-Veronica's Veronica.
Reprints:

What Good Taste (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Alan Mayberry; Valerie Brown
Synopsis:
Alan tries to impress an art critic with his paintings, but the critic is only impressed with Alan's still life of a package of Hostess Twinkies.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Too High A Score?"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. The Gym Dandies
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. Betty And Veronica's Winter Fashions
    Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. Backpack Knack
    Betty And Veronica
  5. 4. The Bashful Lady
    Betty And Veronica
  6. 5. To The Point
    Li'l Jinx's Chum, Charley
  7. 6. [Betty's Gag Bag]
    Betty
  8. 7. [Statement of Ownership]
  9. 8. ["I Have A Friend"]
    Dear Betty & Veronica
  10. 9. That's Rich
    Betty And Veronica
  11. 10. What Good Taste
    Josie; Hostess
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