(June 1986)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.75 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:
?
Editing:
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard Goldwater (editor-in- chief)
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

["A Doggy Waterbed"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty marvels at the way Veronica pampers her pets.

Enjoy Life (Table of Contents)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and the gang give reasons not to smoke.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Ad co-sponsored by the American Cancer Society.

Exercise In Futility (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
When the girls find Archie and Reggie locked in a heated argument, they decide the only way to settle it is to hold a boxing match between the two boys.

["I Have A Friend"] (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.

["Be A Smart Shopper!"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Checklist of titles eligible for the Two Issues For $1.00 offer.

["Invitees"] (Table of Contents)

Sabrina's Puzzle Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Rod Ollerenshaw [as Rod O'Shaw]
Pencils:
Rod Ollerenshaw [as Rod O'Shaw]
Inks:
Rod Ollerenshaw [as Rod O'Shaw]
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw [as Rod O'Shaw]

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Sabrina
Synopsis:
Word scramble puzzle with a girl's name theme.

["Save! Subscribe!"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Subscription solicitation for Archie's Double Digest.

["Get A Free Issue"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Subscription solicitation for Archie's Activity Digest.

The Rivalry (Table of Contents)

Betty And 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:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hal Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty compares her simple life to Veronica's extravagant one.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

["Get A Free Issue Of Little Archie"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Little Archie; Little Veronica; Little Betty

Indexer Notes

Subscription solicitation for Little Archie Comics Digest.

["Subscribe To Katy Keene"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Subscription solicitation for Katy Keene Comics.

The Horror-Scope (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (layouts); Jim DeCarlo (finished pencils)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Smithers the butler; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica goes to extra-ordinary lengths to avoid the things her horoscope told her to avoid.

["Four Equals Five"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Subscription solicitation for the Archie Digest line.

Free Spirit Fashions (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
No story; Betty and Veronica model fashion designs submitted by readers.

["Fans!"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for the Archie Fan Club.

Strange Behavior (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie lists the relative virtues of both Betty and Veronica.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["A Doggy Waterbed"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Enjoy Life
    Archie
  3. 2. Exercise In Futility
    Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. ["I Have A Friend"]
    Dear Betty And Veronica
  5. 4. ["Be A Smart Shopper!"]
  6. 5. ["Invitees"]
    Sabrina's Puzzle Page
  7. 6. ["Save! Subscribe!"]
  8. 7. ["Get A Free Issue"]
  9. 8. The Rivalry
    Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. ["Get A Free Issue Of Little Archie"]
  11. 10. ["Subscribe To Katy Keene"]
  12. 11. The Horror-Scope
    Betty And Veronica
  13. 12. ["Four Equals Five"]
  14. 13. Free Spirit Fashions
    Betty And Veronica
  15. 14. ["Fans!"]
  16. 15. Strange Behavior
    Betty And Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Terry Watkins
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mark Gordon
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