(September 1958)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A fine pair of lifeguards you two are! I almost drowned out there and neither one of you even looked at me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Reprints
Keywords
beach; lifeguards; swimsuits

Flip Flopped (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
After hearing that the boys like cheerleaders, Veronica joins the inept squad and uses her acrobatic skills to get herself promoted to head cheerleader.
Reprints
Keywords
acrobatics; basketball; cheerleaders

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie Presents Whose Views / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Limb, Trim, Slim, Dim
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Words viewed from a girl's viewpoint and a differing boy's viewpoint: limb, trim, slim, dim.
Reprints
Keywords
Illustration and brief text.

The Pointer (Table of Contents: 3)

Nature's Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Article on the history of the Pointer breed of dogs.

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration.

Grapes of Wrath (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie, Jughead, and Reggie separately overhear Betty and Veronica having secretive discussions about planning a dinner date and each one thinks they are talking about him.
Reprints
Keywords
eavesdropping

Out of this World! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Archie Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Bear (Table of Contents: 6)

Nature's Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Article on various types of bears.

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration.

Trial and Error (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica has a bad memory. Reggie tells her that Archie went to the movies with a "real doll" Wednesday. Veronica stalks off to confront Archie, not realizing that she was the girl Reggie was referring to.
Reprints
Keywords
memory

Do Not Disturb! (Table of Contents: 8)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Jinx is supposed to be resting in her room, but spends the time skipping rope, playing cowboy, and watching TV.
Reprints
Keywords
jump rope; television

The Good Old Daze (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie's Dad / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie's father complains about the current teen fads, then is stunned to find the newest fads are the raccoon coats, ukeleles, and straw hats of his youth.
Reprints
Keywords
raccoon coat; Roaring 20s; slang; straw hats; ukeleles

Stomach Trouble (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica read the advice columns in Deb Magazine. Betty decides to fix Archie a seven-course meal, while Veronica decides that Archie needs to go on a diet.
Reprints
Keywords
advice; diet; teen magazines; yogurt
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["A fine pair of lifeguards you two are! I almost drowned out there and neither one of you even looked at me!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Flip Flopped
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["Limb, Trim, Slim, Dim"]
    Archie Presents Whose Views
  4. 3. The Pointer
    Nature's Notebook
  5. 4. Grapes of Wrath
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Out of this World!
    Archie Annual
  7. 6. The Bear
    Nature's Notebook
  8. 7. Trial and Error
    Veronica
  9. 8. Do Not Disturb!
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. The Good Old Daze
    Archie's Dad
  11. 10. Stomach Trouble
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
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