(January 1955)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica, didn't you already see this with Archie? Why do you want to go again?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints
Keywords
movie theater

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bird-Treat Cheat! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lucey

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica decides that Betty, Jughead, and Reggie should build bird houses because so many trees were being cut down for new buildings. While they're doing that, she and Archie will make some bird-treat to attract birds to the houses.
Keywords
birdhouses

Earth-Shaking News (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is bored by scientific discoveries, but is excited when there is a dress sale at Gertz's.
Keywords
newspaper

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

AMF Roadmaster Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Yells and Belles (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Miss Bloomer; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie apply for the position of cheerleading coach. The two babble on to Betty about their plans, which don't include her. They get shot down when they learn that Betty is the one who gets to choose the coach and she picks Jughead.
Keywords
cheerleading

Indexer Notes

Veronica is mentioned, but does not appear.

Behavior Pattern (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 3.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica think Archie and Reggie are trying to assassinate each other.
Reprints
Keywords
rat poison; steel trap

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Reggie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You picked a fight with 'Runt' Riley, and he beat you up?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie picks a fight, but gets the short end of the stick.
Reprints
Keywords
fight

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

Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids; Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Dime of Your Life! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Archie's Pal Jughead; Archie's Joke Book / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Lip Service (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 3.75 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty tips Archie to a prank with lipstick that Reggie and Veronica are playing on him.
Reprints
Keywords
lipstick

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Jughead / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh, you know lots about nature and stuff!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead says he can tell a dogwood tree by its bark.
Reprints
Keywords
trees

Christmas Jeer (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica coincidently buy the same style dress for Betty's Christmas party. Veronica says she won't come unless she is the only one wearing that dress and says she'll hold her own party. Betty doesn't back down, though she is certain that Archie would only come to Veronica's party.
Keywords
Christmas; dress; mistletoe; party

Indexer Notes

Text story with a two-panel header.

Naughty But Ice! (Table of Contents: 13)

Ginger / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Ickky; Louella
Synopsis
Ickky reluctantly takes Ginger's niece ice-skating. He ignores the girl to go skating, but ends up in trouble.
Keywords
ice-skating

Archie Points with Pride to the Archie Group (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

A Seedy Character (Table of Contents: 16)

Suzie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Suzie; Ferdie
Synopsis
Suzie mixes tomato, lettuce, cucumber, and green pepper seeds together before planting in order to raise a vegetable salad.
Reprints
Keywords
gardening; salad; seeds

Hook, Line, and Stinkers! (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie are going fishing instead of taking the girls to the movies. The girls show up at the fishing spot in a fancy boat and with a lunch, but the boys will soon find out there's a catch.
Keywords
fishing; speedboat

Tee Hee (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie takes Betty golfing for the first time.
Keywords
golf

It's Here! A New Big Annual! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

A Salty Tale (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty attempts to train a stray dog with advice from Reggie and that inspires her to apply the tactics elsewhere.
Reprints
Keywords
dog; salt

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest #237.

Hat's Enough! (Table of Contents: 21)

Veronica / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica admires a hat in a store window. Archie does not admire the hat's price.
Reprints
Keywords
hat

An Added Attraction (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica spend the weekend viewing numerous scenic sights. However, Betty was most impressed by the sight of a handsome gas station attendant.
Keywords
scenery; vacation

Here's How We Got Lionel Trains (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Veronica, didn't you already see this with Archie? Why do you want to go again?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. ["Hello, Bob - Have you found that underseas treasure?"]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. Bird-Treat Cheat!
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Earth-Shaking News
    Veronica
  5. 4. ["AMF Roadmaster sets a hot pace in the 'Little 500' Bike Race!"]
    AMF Roadmaster Bicycles
  6. 5. Yells and Belles
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Behavior Pattern
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["You picked a fight with 'Runt' Riley, and he beat you up?"]
    Reggie
  9. 8. ["Gosh, Pud, wasn't it swell of Mom 'n' Pop to bring us along on this vacation to Alaska?"]
    Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids; Dubble Bubble
  10. 9. The Dime of Your Life!
    Archie's Pal Jughead; Archie's Joke Book
  11. 10. Lip Service
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. ["Gosh, you know lots about nature and stuff!"]
    Jughead
  13. 12. Christmas Jeer
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Naughty But Ice!
    Ginger
  15. 14. Archie Points with Pride to the Archie Group
    Archie Comics
  16. 15. ["Don't dunk me in the boiling alcohol, Anyface!!"]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  17. 16. A Seedy Character
    Suzie
  18. 17. Hook, Line, and Stinkers!
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Tee Hee
    Betty
  20. 19. It's Here! A New Big Annual!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  21. 20. A Salty Tale
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Hat's Enough!
    Veronica
  23. 22. An Added Attraction
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Here's How We Got Lionel Trains
    Lionel Trains
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