(February 1987)

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

["Archie! Betty! Come Here!"] (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; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
While the others are socializing in one end of the living room at the Christmas party, Archie and Betty are kissing behind the Christmas tree.

For Safety's Sake...Buckle Up! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie and the gang encourage readers to use seat belts.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Ad co-sponsored by The American Automobile Association.

Simple Pleasures! (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:
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Smithers the butler; Gaston the chef
Synopsis:
A blizzard forces Betty to seek shelter at the Lodge mansion. But when the power goes out at the mansion, the Lodges are the ones who must seek shelter.

["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.

["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.

Bowling Search (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:
Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doily
Synopsis:
Word find puzzle with a bowling theme.

Indexer Notes

The page is dedicated to Archie contributor Bob Bolling.

Thief Grief (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
On a skiing trip with Archie, Veronica is careful to guard everything she has from thieves - - except for Archie.

["Subscribe"] (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.

Future Shock (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; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy assigns the class to present their views of how the future will be, in whatever format they find best. Veronica decides to film a video of herself as an astronaut, at her father's aerospace manufacturing plant.

["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.

Angel Of Grief (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
Synopsis:
After skidding into a ditch on an icy road, Betty suggests she and Veronica make it back to the Lodge mansion by tobogganing down a steep hill on the car hood from Veronica's auto.

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:
Bill Yoshida

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

Scare Flair (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Sabrina
Synopsis:
The mascots at Transylvania High are something to see.

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

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

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

Characters:
Katy Keene

Indexer Notes

Subscription solicitation to Katy Keene Comics.

Veronica's Sophisticated Fashions (Table of Contents)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
No story; Veronica models 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.

Twirl Whirl (Table of Contents)

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:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica is practicing her baton twirling in order to try out for the drill team - - if her father and the mansion can withstand the collateral damage.

["My Brother And I"] (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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie! Betty! Come Here!"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. For Safety's Sake...Buckle Up!
    Archie
  3. 2. Simple Pleasures!
    Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. ["Step Right Up!"]
  5. 4. ["Save! Subscribe!"]
  6. 5. Bowling Search
    Dilton's Puzzle Pals
  7. 6. Thief Grief
    Veronica
  8. 7. ["Subscribe"]
  9. 8. Future Shock
    Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. ["Discount 32"]
  11. 10. Angel Of Grief
    Betty And Veronica
  12. 11. Free The Cap'n Mystery
    Archie; Quaker Oats
  13. 12. Scare Flair
    Sabrina
  14. 13. ["Subscribe To Katy Keene"]
  15. 14. Veronica's Sophisticated Fashions
    Veronica
  16. 15. ["Fans!"]
  17. 16. Twirl Whirl
    Veronica
  18. 17. ["My Brother And I"]
    Dear 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
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