(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:
027100069607 04
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
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
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) (Expand) /

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

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) (Expand) /

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

["Step Right Up"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Discount 32"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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) (Expand) /

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

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
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