(April 1982)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.60 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 Goldwater (editor-in-chief); Victor Gorelick (art director)
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

["Girl's Pants, Boy's Pants"] (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; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; two unidentified female students
Synopsis:
The fashion pants the Home Economics class is working on meets with the approval of the male students.

Call Of The Wild (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; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica gives Archie a pager so she can keep tabs on him. Jughead takes the pager surreptitiously and gives Veronica something to keep tabs on.
Reprints:

What A Flake (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 (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Charley has fun in the snow with Jinx.

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

Betty And 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:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie reminisce about pelting the girls with snowballs as kids.
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:
Louis Silberkleit
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Filed October 1, 1981; 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 Goldwater; Total Paid Circulation, avg 12 months: 90,586.

Memories (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:
Code-solving puzzle with a theme of reminiscing.

Royal Treatment (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; Archie Andrews; Prince Chandu; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica refuses to believe that Betty is bringing an actual Prince to her ball.

["There Is A Guy"] (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.

Pride Goeth Before A Sale (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty's pride won't let her take a hand-me-down coat from Veronica, so Mr. Lodge comes up with a plan to get the coat in Betty's hands while saving her pride.

Country Classics (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
No story; Betty models fashion designs submitted by readers.

USA (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Bill Yoshida mistakenly credits Betty Cooper as modeling one of the designs in the credit cut line.

The Cold Facts (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; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica is livid that Archie didn't stand in a raging snowstorm waiting for her to be fashionably late for their date. But she's not as livid as Mr. Lodge becomes when he hears his daughter's reasoning.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Girl's Pants, Boy's Pants"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Call Of The Wild
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. What A Flake
    Li'l Jinx's Chum, Charley
  4. 3. ["Betty And Veronica Gag Bag"]
    Betty And Veronica
  5. 4. ["Statement Of Ownership"]
  6. 5. Memories
    Veronica
  7. 6. Royal Treatment
    Betty And Veronica
  8. 7. ["There Is A Guy"]
    Dear Betty And Veronica
  9. 8. Pride Goeth Before A Sale
    Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. Country Classics
    Betty's Fashions
  11. 10. USA
    Veronica's Fashions
  12. 11. The Cold Facts
    Betty And Veronica
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