(December 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

["Help! An Intruder"] (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; Cousin Leroy
Synopsis:
Veronica has an electronic lock on her diary to keep Cousin Leroy from reading it.

Buckle Up And Stay Safe! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks:
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie and his friends tell readers to buckle their seat belt.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Veronica's Diary (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
To compete with Betty, Veronica decides to keep a diary of her own.

Free The Cap'n Mystery (Table of Contents)

Archie; Quaker Oats / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee solicits help from the students to aid Cap'n Crunch against the Sogmaster.

["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.

["Step Right Up"] (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

Indexer Notes

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

["Two For A Buck"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Special offer on the Archie Christmas specials.

Telltale Sign (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Sabrina; unidentified friend
Synopsis:
Sabrina can tell Aunt Hilda has arrived at school to pick her up.

["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.

Sweet Little Fourteen (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica's second cousin, Pamela, has always been a willful, spoiled child. Well, now she's a willful, spoiled well-built fourteen year old girl and she's taken a shine to Archie.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #212, the lettering is credited to Rod Ollenshaw.

The Value Of Pie (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica is convinced she won't be able to get married until she can bake a perfect pie, so she badgers Betty to show her how.

["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.

["New From The Archie Digest Library"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Archie's Story And Game Comics Digest.

Do It This Way (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge starts to tape a message for his board, then is interrupted. Veronica and the gang find the camera and decide to make an aerobic video with it.

["A Boy In My Science Class"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Betty and Veronica]
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
"Betty" and "Veronica" answer reader letters.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Help! An Intruder"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Buckle Up And Stay Safe!
    Archie
  3. 2. Veronica's Diary
    Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. Free The Cap'n Mystery
    Archie; Quaker Oats
  5. 4. ["Save! Subscribe!"]
  6. 5. ["Step Right Up"]
  7. 6. ["Two For A Buck"]
  8. 7. Telltale Sign
    Sabrina
  9. 8. ["Discount 32"]
  10. 9. Sweet Little Fourteen
    Betty And Veronica
  11. 10. The Value Of Pie
    Betty And Veronica
  12. 11. ["Subscribe To Katy Keene"]
  13. 12. ["New From The Archie Digest Library"]
  14. 13. Do It This Way
    Betty And Veronica
  15. 14. ["A Boy In My Science Class"]
    Dear Betty And Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
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