(October 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

["My Own Sunscreen"] (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; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily; miscellaneous unidentified male beach patrons
Synopsis:
Veronica doesn't have to use sunscreen. The shadow from her legion of admirers blocks the sun just fine.

Strike Out Tooth Decay (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie and the gang give readers dental hygiene tips.

Indexer Notes

Ad co-sponsored by Ora Care. Inside front cover.

Underwater Find (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Hearing stories from Pop about possible treasure buried at the bottom of Lake Riverdale, the gang take a scuba excursion to the bottom with high hopes.

Betty's Beach Fun Page (Table of Contents)

Dilton's Puzzle Pals / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Word find puzzle with a beach activities 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 Double Digest.

The Clean Up Hitter (Table of Contents)

Archie; Ora Care / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Dave Winfield
Synopsis:
Archie interviews New York Yankees outfielder Dave Winfield and finds out that his success as a hitter is due to good oral hygiene using Ora Care toothbrushes.

Indexer Notes

The head of Dave Winfield was probably caricatured by another unknown artist and pasted over the original art.

Repair Flair (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 5 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
Synopsis:
Veronica gets the inspiration to market Betty's mechanic skills and make them both some money.

["Discount 32"] (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

Subscription solicitation for the Archie Comics line.

Something Special (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
The boys take the girls fishing and Veronica offers to barbecue what they catch, fully expecting them not to catch anything.

["Subscribe And Get One Issue Free"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Subscription solicitation for the Archie Digest line.

Veronica's Swimsuit Specials (Table of Contents)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

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

The Video Revolution (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 5 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; Hermione Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica debate the relative merits of video tape.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["My Own Sunscreen"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Strike Out Tooth Decay
    Archie
  3. 2. Underwater Find
    Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. Betty's Beach Fun Page
    Dilton's Puzzle Pals
  5. 4. ["Save! Subscribe!"]
  6. 5. The Clean Up Hitter
    Archie; Ora Care
  7. 6. Repair Flair
    Betty And Veronica
  8. 7. ["Discount 32"]
  9. 8. Something Special
    Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. ["Subscribe And Get One Issue Free"]
  11. 10. Veronica's Swimsuit Specials
    Veronica
  12. 11. The Video Revolution
    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
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Matthew H. Gore
  • Michael Eshom
  • Donald Dale Milne