(May 1959)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
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)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ronnie, have you heard that Betty is going to be a cover girl?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
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Trunk with Power (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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..Mmmph! An-and then this gizmo I put under the hood goes off with a roar!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
After Reggie plays yet another prank on Archie and Jughead he is warned by Betty and Veronica that one day he'll push them too far.

When they see Archie and Jughead they're still furious about the prank.

The next time Betty and Veronica see Archie and Jughead they're carrying an old trunk filled with old clothes and books but they imply to the girls that there's somebody inside of the trunk and Betty and Veronica become worried that Reggie might have ended up in there after pushing the boys too far.

Mother Jughead's Words of Wisdom (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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Advice to gossips...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Moose; Waldo Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
"Helpful" words of wisdom.
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Psycho-Logic! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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Betty, girl! Who's hauling you to the hop tonight?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
After reading a book on psychology Veronica convinces herself that Betty only wants Archie because Veronica has Archie so she tells Archie to take Betty to the dance in the hopes that Betty will grow tired of him.
Keywords
psychology

You're the Tops! (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Wait till the gang sees my sweater with this mink collar!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica keeps topping Betty in everything from clothes to vacations.
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Slowburn (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I cooked this steak for you with my own litte hands, Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica burned Archie's steak so she applied Vaseline to it.
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On Your Marks (Table of Contents: 6)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hear you failed the geometry finals, Moose! Tough luck!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
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Camera Drama! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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Boy! That's a nifty camera you've got, Gregory!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
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The Heritage of Man (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Article on the origins of man.
Keywords
cavemen; Cro-Magnon; Neanderthal

Indexer Notes

One-third page illustration on top of page.

Brushed Off (Table of Contents: 9)

Reggie / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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What's the phoney bug for, Reggie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie uses a fake bug as a way to get attention from girls.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 10)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

STATEMENT REQUIRED BY THE ACT OF AUGUST 24. 1912, AS AMENDED BY THE ACTS OF MARCH 3. 1933. JULY 2, 1946 (Title 39, United States Code, Section 233) SHOWING THE OWNERSHIP, MANAGEMENT, AND CIRCULATION OF ARCHIE'S GIRLS BETTY AND VERONICA, published Bi-Monthly at St. Louis, Mo. for October 1, 1958.

1. The names and addresses of the publisher, editor, managing editor, and business managers are:
Publisher, Louis H. Silberkleit, 241 Church Street, New York 13. N.Y.
Editor, John L. Goldwater, 241 Church Street, New York 13. N.Y.
Managing editor, Richard H. Goldwater. 241 Church St., New York 13, N.Y.
Business manager, Maurice Coyne, 241 Church Street, New York 13, N.Y.

5. The average number of copies of each issue of this publication sold or distributed, through the mails or otherwise, to paid subscribers during the 12 months preceding the date shown above was: (This information is required from daily, weekly, semiweekly, and triweekly newspaper only)



---No numbers were given for the circulation in this Statement of Ownership.
-John

Dog Tagged (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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Here boy! Come on fellow! Here little poopsie-pie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie keeps accidentally letting Veronica's new puppy out of the house.
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Fun, Dates, and Music with Terry & Dottie (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Chicago Roller Skates / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Ronnie, have you heard that Betty is going to be a cover girl?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Trunk with Power
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Mother Jughead's Words of Wisdom
    Jughead
  4. 3. Psycho-Logic!
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. You're the Tops!
    Betty
  6. 5. Slowburn
    Veronica
  7. 6. On Your Marks
    Moose
  8. 7. Camera Drama!
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. The Heritage of Man
  10. 9. Brushed Off
    Reggie
  11. 10. Statement of Ownership
  12. 11. Dog Tagged
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Fun, Dates, and Music with Terry & Dottie
    Chicago Roller Skates
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