(April 1985)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.65 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Barcode:
0271000696004
Editing:
Victor Gorelick
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

[Chemical Reaction!] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley

The Grass Is Greener (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 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; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jamie Lou
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica tell famous gymnast Jamie Lou how much they want to be like her, but they find out that Jamie Lou would rather have their lives.

Indexer Notes

Gymnast character probably based on Mary Lou Retton, United States gymnastic star of the 1984 Summer Olympics.

Age Rage (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Sabrina

The Untouchable (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge (cameo); Smithers (cameo)
Synopsis:
Veronica gets upset when all the other girls are hit with snowballs except her because she thinks no one is paying attention to her.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #219, inks are credited to Jim DeCarlo.

Breakdance Buster (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton;l Nancy Woods; Jughead Jones; Kid Flash
Synopsis:
Betty becomes the star pupil of breakdancer Kid Flash, which gets all the boys' attention and drives Veronica crazy.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dear Betty and Veronica / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eda Edwards ? [as Betty and Veronica]
Pencils:
Joe Edwards (illustration)
Inks:
Joe Edwards (illustration)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Indexer Notes

advice column; page is hand-lettered, not typeset

Betty's Mini Word Block (Table of Contents)

Betty / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

word puzzle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1984
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months: 64,516
Actual number sold of issue nearest filing date: 71,004
Owners: Close-Up, Inc., Michael I. Silberkleit, Richard H. Goldwater, all at 326 Fayette Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY 10543

Tropical Tribulation (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica writes letters to Betty from her vacation, bragging about her exploits, but then she realizes that Betty has Archie all to herself back in Riverdale.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Chemical Reaction!]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Grass Is Greener
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Age Rage
    Sabrina
  4. 3. The Untouchable
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Breakdance Buster
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Betty's Mini Word Block
    Betty
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. Tropical Tribulation
    Betty and Veronica
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