(July 1955)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

["Betty! What seems to be the trouble?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Knit Wits (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica sees red when Betty knits matching sweaters for her and Archie.

[Vet Pet] (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica has a crush on the new doctor in town.

["This is fun talking to you, Betty"] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica are on the phone.

Indexer Notes

This story is in comic strip form and may have been samples for a Betty and Veronica syndicated comic strip that never materialized.

Prancing in the Dark (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
When Veronica invites Archie to her house for dinner, Betty and Reggie invite themselves to chaperone.

Calculations Distress (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Ginger Snapp
Synopsis:
Veronica gets a surprise when she feigns drowning to attract the attention of the beach lifeguard.

["Hi'ya, Jug! Whatta ya lookin' at?"] (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead is staring up in the air and Archie doesn't know why.

Prompt "Prom" Promotion (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Wilma Wilson
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica can't hide their contempt for a fellow student.

Hoarse Sense (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie grouses about the part he received in the school play.

["My phone must be out of order"] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre:
humor; fashion
Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis; Gloria Grandbilt
Synopsis:
Series of one panel jokes with the Katy Keene cast.

Swimming Suitor (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie asks Betty on a swimming date.

Hurry Worry (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica gets stopped by the police.

So Help Me (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty reluctantly agrees to tutor Veronica in Latin, because Veronica can't go to a dance with Archie if she fails.

A Real-Gone Guy (Table of Contents: 13)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty invites Jughead over to help tutor him. When he arrives, Jughead invites himself into her kitchen.

Mixed Dates (Table of Contents: 14)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica pledges her fidelity to Archie, until his money runs out.

Acute Complex (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty decides she has an inferiority complex.

Book Schnook (Table of Contents: 16)

Dilton Doily / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dilton Doily; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie wants to know why Dilton doesn't chase girls.

Tooth Distraction (Table of Contents: 17)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica has a solution for Archie's fear of the dentist.

Buzzin' About Cousin (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica hears that Archie is escorting around a female "cousin".

From Bard to Worse (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script:
Sy Reit ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Thornhill Battersby; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
When Betty and Veronica demand that Archie and Reggie spend time with a high-minded, literature-obsessed new student, the boys pass him off to Jughead hoping to knock the boy off of his high horse.

Shakedown (Table of Contents: 20)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Mrs. Fatback
Synopsis:
Wilbur gives a ride to an overweight neighbor.

Dog Tag (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica doesn't know what to name her new dog.

Pen-Demonium (Table of Contents: 22)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Moose rushes for a doctor.

Heartache (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie asks Betty to write a Valentine's poem that he can give to Veronica.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty! What seems to be the trouble?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Knit Wits
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. [Vet Pet]
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. ["This is fun talking to you, Betty"]
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Prancing in the Dark
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Calculations Distress
    Veronica
  7. 6. ["Hi'ya, Jug! Whatta ya lookin' at?"]
    Jughead
  8. 7. Prompt "Prom" Promotion
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Hoarse Sense
    Archie
  10. 9. ["My phone must be out of order"]
    Katy Keene Jokes
  11. 10. Swimming Suitor
    Betty
  12. 11. Hurry Worry
    Veronica
  13. 12. So Help Me
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. A Real-Gone Guy
    Jughead
  15. 14. Mixed Dates
    Veronica
  16. 15. Acute Complex
    Betty
  17. 16. Book Schnook
    Dilton Doily
  18. 17. Tooth Distraction
    Veronica
  19. 18. Buzzin' About Cousin
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. From Bard to Worse
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Shakedown
    Wilbur
  22. 21. Dog Tag
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. Pen-Demonium
    Moose
  24. 23. Heartache
    Betty and Veronica
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