(April 1987)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
nine times per year
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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

This is the final issue of this title.


The Last Issue - - Or Is It? (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; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie holds Betty and Veronica in the palms of his hands.

Busy Signal (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; Hermione Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica and Betty get into a cat fight over Veronica's new retro phone.

You Don't Need Drugs To . . . (Table of Contents)

Archie / public service announcement / 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; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doily; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie and the gang give readers tips on avoiding drug abuse.

Shape Up With Betty And Veronica (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica give exercise tips to readers.

Things Of Beauty (Table of Contents)

Veronica / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Rod Ollerenshaw [RG in a giant O]
Pencils:
Rod Ollerenshaw [RG in a giant O]
Inks:
Rod Ollerenshaw [RG in a giant O]
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw [RG in a giant O]

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Word scramble puzzle with a theme of beautiful things.

["Statement Of Ownership"] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Date of filing, October 1, 1986; Owner Close-Up, Inc., 325 Fayette Avenue, Mamoroneck, NY, 10543, Michael Silberkleit, same address, Richard Goldwater, same address; Total Paid Circulation: 180,924.

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

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Subscription solicitation for the Archie Digest line.

The Price Is Right (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; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
Veronica plots to buy Jughead off so Archie can escort her to the debutante ball instead of accompanying him to the sports show.
Reprints:

["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 "Three Issues For $1.00" offer.

["Discount 32"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Subscription solicitation for the Archie Comics line.

Practice-Practice (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 5 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; Moose Mason; Coach Kleats; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Coach Kleats orders extra practice sessions for the boys basketball team, which means no time for after school dating.
Reprints:

["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.

The Pure Soap Girl (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Hiram Lodge; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Veronica throws such a protracted tantrum when Betty is named spokes-model for Pure Soap that Betty resigns in disgust so Veronica can have her way.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Last Issue - - Or Is It?
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Busy Signal
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. You Don't Need Drugs To . . .
    Archie
  4. 3. Shape Up With Betty And Veronica
    Betty And Veronica
  5. 4. Things Of Beauty
    Veronica
  6. 5. ["Statement Of Ownership"]
  7. 6. ["Save And Subscribe"]
  8. 7. The Price Is Right
    Betty And Veronica
  9. 8. ["Save! Subscribe!"]
  10. 9. ["Step Right Up"]
  11. 10. ["Discount 32"]
  12. 11. Practice-Practice
    Betty And Veronica
  13. 12. ["Fans"]
  14. 13. The Pure Soap Girl
    Betty And Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Mike Nielsen
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