(January 1956)

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

["Oh, stop! I want to price something in here!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Spot Remover! (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty saves up to buy an expensive designer gown, only to have Archie ridicule it.

Dress Mess (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica gets humiliated at a dance.

Ignorance Is Bliss (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
To occupy the attention of the boys, Veronica feigns ignorance about mistletoe.

["Betty caught Jughead under the mistletoe!"] (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty relates an anecdote about Veronica and Jughead.

Theory of Relativity (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty tries to one up Veronica, who is bragging about her family lineage.

Power Pecked (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica is leery of the consequences of kissing Archie goodnight.

Dinner at Ate! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
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:
Betty sabotages Veronica's dinner plans with Archie by feeding him a huge meal before the date.

Ballet Ache! (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty feels she's unqualified for ballet.

House Party! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty schemes to get Archie to herself through a theme party.

The Nosey Neighbor (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty dishes the dirt on her new neighbors to Veronica.

Do Knit Disturb (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Prof. Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Prof. Flutesnoot becomes convinced the package Betty and Veronica present to Mr. Weatherbee hides an explosive device.

Under Current (Table of Contents: 12)

Wilbur / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis:
Wilbur attends swim practice.

Name Game (Table of Contents: 13)

Wilbur / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake
Synopsis:
Laurie intentionally throws a guessing game.

Unfair Play (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty and Archie are disappointed by a rain storm for different reasons.

Long Distance (Table of Contents: 15)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica is scared by a mouse.

Gals 'n' Gags (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Golf Bawl (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty gets a lucky drop in a golf match with Veronica.

Now It's Clear (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica try to read an obscured window sign.

Hiccup Hokum (Table of Contents: 19)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children

The Name's the Same (Table of Contents: 20)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children

Strictly Impersonal (Table of Contents: 21)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica will kiss Archie for money at the fair, but doesn't believe in freebies.

Date Service! (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty is so impressed by the TV repair man that she asks him out.

Knotty Problem (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty obsesses over her father getting a package to the post office.

Any Port in a Storm (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty has a unique place to wait for the bus during a rain storm.

Wrapping It Up! (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica needs Betty's help to wrap a gift.

Is My Face Red (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty finds that Veronica has been decorating something other than her Christmas tree.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Oh, stop! I want to price something in here!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Spot Remover!
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Dress Mess
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Ignorance Is Bliss
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. ["Betty caught Jughead under the mistletoe!"]
    Archie
  6. 5. Theory of Relativity
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Power Pecked
    Archie
  8. 7. Dinner at Ate!
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Ballet Ache!
    Betty
  10. 9. House Party!
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. The Nosey Neighbor
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Do Knit Disturb
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Under Current
    Wilbur
  14. 13. Name Game
    Wilbur
  15. 14. Unfair Play
    Betty
  16. 15. Long Distance
    Veronica
  17. 16. Gals 'n' Gags
  18. 17. Golf Bawl
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Now It's Clear
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Hiccup Hokum
    Pat the Brat
  21. 20. The Name's the Same
    Pat the Brat
  22. 21. Strictly Impersonal
    Veronica
  23. 22. Date Service!
    Betty
  24. 23. Knotty Problem
    Betty
  25. 24. Any Port in a Storm
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Wrapping It Up!
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. Is My Face Red
    Betty and Veronica
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