(1958)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
82
Indicia frequency:
annual
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Editing:
Harry Shorten
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Boys Always Think They're Doing Fine"] (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Terry Szenics ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews (as a fish); Reggie Mantle (as a fish); Jughead Jones (as a crab)
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica sit on a pier, fishing for aquatic life that bear a resemblance to their male friends.

Poor Little Rich Girl (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
When Betty falls and hits her head at the Lodge Mansion, she gets the inspiration to pretend she thinks she's Veronica, hoping it will let her get a few dates with Archie.

A Matter Of Degree (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Elvis
Synopsis:
Sick of Jughead's nasty comments about them because they're women, Betty and Veronica dress up as men to see if he'll react differently to them.
Reprints:

Scent-sational (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica comes down with a virus and can't make the dance, so Betty volunteers to substitute and accompany Archie. When Veronica discovers Archie is allergic to her new $60 an ounce perfume, she gives it to Betty so Archie won't get too close.

Rash Promise (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica forces Archie to ask Betty out on a pity date. Then the school moves the Fall Festival dance to that evening. Rather than go back on her word, Veronica tries to use Betty's naive suggestibility to convince her that she's too sick to keep the date.

Safety Worst (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie takes Betty for a ride in his new sports car, despite her doubts that the car is safe.

Tracked Down (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Tom Moore
Pencils:
Tom Moore
Inks:
Tom Moore
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tom Moore

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie feeds Archie a sports scoop for the school paper.

Sheer Nonsense (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Alice
Synopsis:
When Veronica insults Betty over her cheap, coarse stockings, Jughead gets an idea to give Betty a measure of payback.
Reprints:

Triple Threat (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
In order to break up a shopping trip that Veronica has commanded Archie to attend, Betty plants two man-hungry coeds at the store and tells them that Archie is available.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fun Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Various word scramble and word fill-in puzzles.

Clean Defeat (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Clayton
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica compete to impress a handsome professional cleaner getting the Lodge Mansion in shape for Veronica's party.

["Leaders In Laughs"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for the 1958 Archie Comics Annuals.

Sweater Boy (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica buys a sweater for Archie. Unfortunately, it matches the sweater Betty just bought for herself and now everyone assumes Archie and Betty are going steady.

Gown And Out (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda ?
Inks:
Bill Vigoda ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
When Betty finds out that Veronica plans to wear the original gown she bought a copy of to the big dance, she hatches a plan to keep her friend from attending the dance all together.

Indexer Notes

The text illustration on page two is a cropped reprint of the Betty figure from the cover of Archie's Girls, Betty And Veronica #27. The other two illustrations may also be cropped reprints from other previously printed stories.

Sea Sore Affair (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge notices that Archie and Jughead don't seem to like him much. At Veronica's urging, he tries to be buddy-buddy with the two teens.

Tatler-Tale (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Tom Moore
Pencils:
Tom Moore
Inks:
Tom Moore
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tom Moore

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty notices the society page in the school paper is dominated by Veronica. Jughead shows her why.

Paint It The Truth (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Moose has started painting landscapes in oil. He's also selling everything he paints, mainly by threatening the other students if they don't buy.

Switchcraft (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
When Archie begins giving Veronica flowers for no reason, Betty hints to her that he's probably got another girl on the side. Then when Veronica blows up at him, Betty hints to Archie she did it because she's got another guy on the side.

Daffy-Nitions (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Bill Vigoda ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Humorous definitions of common words, based on the lives of Betty and Veronica.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fun Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Various puzzles and activities, including a lesson on how to draw Archie.

Maiden Missed (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Midge Klump; Alice
Synopsis:
When Veronica detects traces of a different perfume on Archie, she surreptitiously enlists the help of Betty, Archie, Reggie and Jughead to help her track down what girl he's been cuddling up to.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Boys Always Think They're Doing Fine"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Poor Little Rich Girl
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. A Matter Of Degree
    Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. Scent-sational
    Betty And Veronica
  5. 4. Rash Promise
    Betty And Veronica
  6. 5. Safety Worst
    Betty
  7. 6. Tracked Down
    Archie
  8. 7. Sheer Nonsense
    Betty And Veronica
  9. 8. Triple Threat
    Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Fun Page
  11. 10. Clean Defeat
    Betty And Veronica
  12. 11. ["Leaders In Laughs"]
  13. 12. Sweater Boy
    Betty And Veronica
  14. 13. Gown And Out
    Betty And Veronica
  15. 14. Sea Sore Affair
    Veronica
  16. 15. Tatler-Tale
    Betty And Veronica
  17. 16. Paint It The Truth
    Moose
  18. 17. Switchcraft
    Betty And Veronica
  19. 18. Daffy-Nitions
    Betty And Veronica
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Fun Page
  21. 20. Maiden Missed
    Betty And Veronica
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