(September 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
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee Betty, you do those bird calls perfectly!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Sock 'N Roll (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Honestly, Jug, I wish Archie would stop annoying me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica compete to give Archie a gift he'll like better.
Reprints

Shot to Pieces (Table of Contents: 2)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How do you like my new T.V. set?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica are watching TV late at night with the volume too high. Mr. Lodge gets angry and shoots the television with a shotgun.
Reprints
Keywords
shotgun; television; TV remote control

Saddled (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica is nuts about horses! She'd probably love to see that!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Leroy
Synopsis
Reggie has two tickets to the rodeo and is planning to take Veronica but she's busy babysitting Leroy so Reggie unloads the tickets on Archie and heads over to Veronica's house to babysit with her.
Reprints

Star Struck (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There it is, Archie! That's the dress that may win me a trip to Hollywood!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica dress up at school to impress a talent scout.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty sure makes her coffee strong, doesn't she?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie critiques Betty's coffee.

Reflect on This (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica has to leave town for the weekend and she tells Archie to spend time with Betty.
Reprints

The One That Didn't Get Away (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, you're a real good sport to get up at five a.m just to go fishing with me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty spends the day out fishing with Archie and gets sunburned and seasick but is still happy at the end of the day because he asked her out to a dance.

Strawberry Short Cake (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica! It's Betty! She wants you to help her with her homework!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica helps Betty with her cooking assignment over the phone.

Quick Change Artists (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
She's very wealthy! She's prominent around New York, Paris, and...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are making catty comments about another girl but quickly change their tune when she shows up with her handsome brother.

Rattled (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you hear it Archie? My car has a definite rattle!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead take apart Veronica's car looking for the source of a rattling and it turns out to be a baby's rattle in the trunk.
Reprints

Click Chick (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, do you think these pictures I took of you are good enough to enter in the photography contest?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Reggie try to sabotage Archie and Veronica's photo date.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Gee Betty, you do those bird calls perfectly!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Sock 'N Roll
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Shot to Pieces
    Veronica
  4. 3. Saddled
    Archie
  5. 4. Star Struck
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. ["Betty sure makes her coffee strong, doesn't she?"]
    Archie
  7. 6. Reflect on This
  8. 7. The One That Didn't Get Away
    Betty
  9. 8. Strawberry Short Cake
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Quick Change Artists
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Rattled
    Veronica
  12. 11. Click Chick
    Betty
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