(April 1973)

Archie, 1965 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
7 times a year, in February, April, June, August, September, October, and December
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US; then Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Me / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, I'll have you skiing in two days!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Sabrina Spellman; Salem
Synopsis
Archie says he can teach Betty to ski in two days. Since it involves close physical contact, she prefers two months.
Keywords
Skiing

The Insult That Made a Man out of 'Mac' (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Little Fish in a Big Pond (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty and Me / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
When Archie wants to go ice fishing, Betty pitches in. But when she breaks the ice and dumps them both into the pond, Veronica reaps the benefits.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Archies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Some Feat (Table of Contents: 4)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx fell over twenty feet (when the bus driver hit the brakes).
Reprints

Thrift Rift (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty and Me / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty's on a date with Archie. When she learns that he's saving his money for a date with Veronica, she determines to use it up herself.
Reprints
Keywords
Chok'lit Shoppe

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Father Knows Best (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty and Me / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
/
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Cooper; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Cooper plays cupid and surreptitiously funds Archie for a date with Betty. Archie thoughtlessly makes a nuisance of himself, souring Mr. Cooper on the whole idea.
Reprints
Keywords
family; Father

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Train Strain (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty and Me / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty teaches Archie ski techniques, which angers Veronica so much that she won't talk to Archie for a week. Betty thinks she has a clear field, but injures herself and is laid up for a week.

Indexer Notes

Skiing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Me and My Shadow (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty and Me / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Craig Corey
Synopsis
Archie didn't want to go out with Betty, but when she dates an older man Archie shadows them, ruins her night, and injures himself trying to get away.

Indexer Notes

Page numbering mistakenly jumps from 4 to 6.

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Queen Scene (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty and Me / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica wears revealing outfits in her quest to be Queen of the Snow Festival, but Betty's mother insists that she dress more appropriately for the weather. Veronica wins but quickly develops a bad cold, and Betty takes her place.
Keywords
Winter

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Dear Betty (Table of Contents: 17)

Dear Betty / letters page / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Betty]
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Letters from unnamed fans, with responses from "Betty."

Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation (Table of Contents: 18)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Choice Voice (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty and Me / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan DeCarlo ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; pretty girls; Raquel Gam
Synopsis
Since Veronica must be away for an extended period, Archie auditions substitute vocalists for The Archies. Veronica maneuvers him into signing the dulcet-toned but unattractive Raquel... which means Betty will have Archie's undivided attention.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty, I'll have you skiing in two days!"]
    Betty and Me
  2. 1. The Insult That Made a Man out of 'Mac'
  3. 2. A Little Fish in a Big Pond
    Betty and Me
  4. 3. ["The Archies Meet the Archies on Welch's jams and jelly glasses."]
    The Archies
  5. 4. Some Feat
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Thrift Rift
    Betty and Me
  7. 6. ["Reward $11,750.00 for this coin!"]
  8. 7. Father Knows Best
    Betty and Me
  9. 8. ["It's a three-mendous offer so I'm going to lay it on you cats!"]
  10. 9. Train Strain
    Betty and Me
  11. 10. ["Any 14 of these hit records for only $2.86"]
  12. 11. Me and My Shadow
    Betty and Me
  13. 12. ["7 Foot Monster"]
  14. 13. Queen Scene
    Betty and Me
  15. 14. ["Bullseye!"]
  16. 15. ["100 Little Dolls"]
  17. 16. ["Own a bowlfull of happiness... amazing live Sea-Monkeys"]
  18. 17. Dear Betty
    Dear Betty
  19. 18. Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation
  20. 19. ["Amazing $1 art offer"]
  21. 20. Choice Voice
    Betty and Me
  22. 21. ["Get these dynamite embroidered cloth patches that tell it like it is!"]
  23. 22. ["$2. each."]
  24. 23. ["Where'd you get that great new bike, Danny?"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Kirk House
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Terry Watkins
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Donald Dale Milne