(January 1959)

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
Richard Goldwater
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)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Does a mousetrap chase a mouse?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
exercise

Joyful Journey (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Fred Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
After hearing Mr. Weatherbee's lecture on the importance of spreading happiness, Betty decides to spread joy to everyone in her life, but her "joyful" pronouncements set off a class war between the Andrews and Lodge families.
Reprints

A Crack Skater (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The reader has to draw a line to let Archie skate to Veronica without falling through cracks in the ice.
Reprints
Keywords
ice skating

Season's Beatings (Table of Contents: 3)

Leroy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters
Leroy; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Leroy gets a drum for Christmas.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

World of the Past (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Hultgren
Inks
Ken Hultgren
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction; history
Reprints

The Warning! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Fish Fried (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie comes up with an elaborate scheme that will allow him and Veronica to get more dating money out of Mr. Lodge. The first step is for Veronica to feign an interest in collecting extremely expensive tropical fish.
Reprints

Tree To Get Ready (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Archie breaks the Christmas tree decorations, so the gang makes decorations out of food, but Jughead promptly eats them.
Reprints

Man's Best Friend (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Hultgren
Inks
Ken Hultgren
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction; nature
Reprints

Nope! (Table of Contents: 9)

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
Reprints

Those Are the Breaks! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Cooper; Chuck Thomas
Synopsis
Trying to get a date with a handsome boy named Chuck who Archie is setting up with Betty, Veronica pretends to be Betty and bad-mouths Veronica, eventually convincing both Chuck and Archie that Veronica is no good.
Reprints
Keywords
blind date
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Does a mousetrap chase a mouse?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Joyful Journey
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. A Crack Skater
    Archie
  4. 3. Season's Beatings
    Leroy
  5. 4. World of the Past
  6. 5. The Warning!
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Fish Fried
    Veronica
  8. 7. Tree To Get Ready
    Archie
  9. 8. Man's Best Friend
    Nature's Notebook
  10. 9. Nope!
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Those Are the Breaks!
    Betty and Veronica
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