([July] 1950)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1950-07-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series [banner]
Editing
Harry Shorten

Issue Notes

On-sale date taken from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Harry Shorten ?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boys think they're the greatest things, but it’s us girls who pull the strings!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica manipulate Jughead, Archie and Reggie marionettes.
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Circus Daze (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Frese (signed as Geo Frese)
Inks
George Frese (signed as Geo Frese)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty! Don't tell me you dragged me all the way out to this hick town by bus just to see a circus!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Oscar The Clown (Betty's uncle); traffic police officer
Synopsis
Betty's Uncle Oscar gives her his clown car, which he can no longer afford to keep. Veronica offers to drive her home, but the car proves to be unmanageable on the open road.
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Keywords
circus; clown

The Rainmaker (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Frese (signed as G. Frese)
Inks
George Frese (signed as G. Frese)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oboy! There's a dandy picture playing at the Bijou!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead are afraid that Betty intends to shoot them, because she's carrying her father's shotgun home from the repair shop. Betty, meanwhile, schemes to make it rain so Archie doesn't have to paint his father's house and can go on a date with her. And Fred merely wants to take a bath in peace.
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Indexer Notes

Despite the "Archie's Girls Betty And Veronica" logo on the story, Veronica Lodge does not appear in this story.

What's Cookin'? (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Frese (signed as Geo Frese)
Inks
George Frese (signed as Geo Frese)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If there was only some way I could attract Archie more than I do...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty has been leaving pastries for Archie in a fire bucket in school. Mr. Weatherbee has found out about this and is taking the pastries. Miss Grundy discovers the empty bucket and has it filled with water.
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Indexer Notes

Adapted from the September 18, 1949 Archie Sunday newspaper strip, written and illustrated by Bob Montana. Fourth page includes panel asking readers to send a letter if they want to see more issues of Betty and Veronica.

Poor Little Rich Girl! (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Frese (signed)
Inks
George Frese (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello - Betty, darling?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Jenkins the butler; Marie the maid
Synopsis
Veronica breaks a date with Archie to spend the night at home with Betty. Later that night, Veronica confesses her loneliness due to inattentive parents and the barrier her wealth and privilege creates between her and the other Riverdale students. She and Betty become closer friends because of it.
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You Can't Win! (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Frese (signed as Geo Frese)
Inks
George Frese (signed as Geo Frese)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Would'ja like a soda Veronica?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Gypsy Rose
Synopsis
Tired of losing out to Veronica for Archie's affections, Betty buys an enchanted bracelet in hopes of snaring Archie through sorcery.
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Indexer Notes

Adapted from the February 27, 1949 Archie Sunday newspaper strip, written and illustrated by Bob Montana.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Boys think they're the greatest things, but it’s us girls who pull the strings!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Circus Daze
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. The Rainmaker
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. What's Cookin'?
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Poor Little Rich Girl!
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. You Can't Win!
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
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