(July 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
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here, Ronnie, let me read your weight and fortune for you!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

Ham on Wry (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Angel! I hear the student players are casting parts for a new play!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica is so desperate to win the lead in the school play and impress a visiting Hollywood talent scout that she'll even put up with Jughead as director.
Reprints

S'no Foolin' (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty...do you know anything about the South Pole?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie asks Betty about the south pole.
Reprints

Sorry Soprano (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling ?
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm getting acts together for the school's amateur night Ronnie...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ophelia; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Another student tires of Veronica's domination of the talent contest and works to sabotage her act.
Reprints

[A Tale's Tale] (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's Reggie telling Ronnie wild tales about his latest hunting trip in Canada!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica calls Reggie on one of his boasts.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

Dollars and Sense (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Frese
Inks
George Frese
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! It's a crime to sit around in the house on a day like this!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica tries to sabotage Betty's dinner date with Archie by feeding him a huge meal ahead of time.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

A Rival Time (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Moore
Inks
Tom Moore
Colors
?
Letters
Tom Moore

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I tried to phone you last night, Archie, but you were out
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty pumps Archie for information on who he was out with.

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

Betty / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Moore
Inks
Tom Moore
Colors
?
Letters
Tom Moore

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Reggie, I wouldn't date you if you had a million dollars!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie turns a putdown into a compliment.

Package Deal (Table of Contents: 8)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly, Veronica, what did you do? Buy out the store!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie, Veronica and Veronica's packages won't all fit in Archie's jalopy, so...
Reprints

Mrroww (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks
Cassie Bill
Colors
?
Letters
Cassie Bill

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh no! Here comes Gloria Grandbilt!
Genre
humor
Characters
Katy Keene; Gloria Granbilt
Synopsis
Gloria pays Katy a left-handed compliment at the zoo.
Reprints

Call of the Wild (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What have you got there, Arch?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tries out his new duck call.

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

Betty and Veronica Fun Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Gals 'n' Gags / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

A Little Son Shine (Table of Contents: 13)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica, I want you to get dressed! I'm expecting the president of my lodge!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge tricks Veronica into dressing up for a guest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Chicago Roller Skates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Trance Acquaintance (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh Ronnie, have you seen the latest poster on the bulletin board?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Betty gets the idea of hypnotizing Archie into loving her, but ends up hypnotizing Moose instead.
Reprints
Keywords
hypnotism

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Here, Ronnie, let me read your weight and fortune for you!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Ham on Wry
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. S'no Foolin'
    Betty
  4. 3. Sorry Soprano
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. [A Tale's Tale]
    Veronica
  6. 5. Dollars and Sense
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. A Rival Time
    Betty
  8. 7. ["Reggie, I wouldn't date you if you had a million dollars!"]
    Betty
  9. 8. Package Deal
    Veronica
  10. 9. Mrroww
    Katy Keene
  11. 10. Call of the Wild
    Betty
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Veronica Fun Page
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Gals 'n' Gags
  14. 13. A Little Son Shine
    Veronica
  15. 14. ["What's the matter, boy?"]
    Chicago Roller Skates
  16. 15. Trance Acquaintance
    Betty and Veronica
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