(August 1954)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
Harry Shorten
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

["Would you like to have Archie fan you too, Betty?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #68

Bore Dumb (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 2.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica is bored with Archie's kissing, so Betty volunteers to show him how.

["This is a nice guest room"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead gives Archie a tour of their guest room.

No Speak English (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Harry Lucey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lucey

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Veronica doesn't have time to tutor Archie in English. Betty makes time.

Back To Nature (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Slats
Synopsis:
Wilbur and Slats go camping to get away from girls.

Shop Lifting (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty takes advantage of the self-service section of a supermarket to make a play for Archie.

The Apple of His Eye (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica fends off Reggie with fruit.

Little Hep Riding Hood (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 3.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper [as Red Riding Hood]; Archie Andrews [as The Wolf]; Veronica Lodge [as Grandma]; Reggie Mantle [as The Woodsman]
Synopsis:
Telling her babysitting charge a bedtime story, Betty alters the tale to suit her own tastes.

His Ark Is Worse Than His Bite (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie tells Betty a groaner.

A Long Tail (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
The chimpanzee Betty is babysitting manages to interfere with Archie and Veronica's picnic.

All A-Loan (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie
Synopsis:
Suzie tries to borrow ten dollars from a loan company.

["Hiya, Katy! Gotta big date, I betcha!"] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils:
Hazel Marten [as Bill Woggon]
Inks:
Kathy Bill
Colors:
?
Letters:
Kathy Bill

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis; Chub
Synopsis:
Katy calls ahead to make sure she's not the first one to arrive for a date.

Aster Risks (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Betty conspires to rig a school contest and ensure Archie is her date for the evening.

Tiff For Two (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica gets jealous over a poster.

The Early Bird... (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?; Joe Edwards (Betty's face)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
When Jughead is required to have a date to gain access to a party, he chooses Betty for a specific reason.

Some Tan (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie leaves some incriminating evidence on Veronica's back.

Number Pleased (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty tries to help out when Archie's car is stolen.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Would you like to have Archie fan you too, Betty?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Bore Dumb
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["This is a nice guest room"]
    Jughead
  4. 3. No Speak English
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Back To Nature
    Wilbur
  6. 5. Shop Lifting
    Betty
  7. 6. The Apple of His Eye
    Veronica
  8. 7. Little Hep Riding Hood
    Betty
  9. 8. His Ark Is Worse Than His Bite
    Archie
  10. 9. A Long Tail
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. All A-Loan
    Suzie
  12. 11. ["Hiya, Katy! Gotta big date, I betcha!"]
    Katy Keene
  13. 12. Aster Risks
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Tiff For Two
    Veronica
  15. 14. The Early Bird...
    Betty
  16. 15. Some Tan
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Number Pleased
    Betty
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