(December 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)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Miss Grundy, how are the girls progressing?
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Build Your Own Hot Rod (Table of Contents: 1)

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
car
Synopsis
Ad for a plastic model kit.

Amazing Super-Secret Wall Safe (Table of Contents: 2)

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Cast Off (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
B-but, Ronnie! I can't accept all these clothes!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica gives Betty all of her clothes so she can get her Daddy to but her new ones. Betty is happy to get them until everyone gives her negative comments about getting second-hand clothes.

Columbia Fire-Arrow for Christmas (Table of Contents: 4)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
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Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Bicycle.

Book Learning (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'd like a book on something that's fun to do!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx goes to the library.

Milk 'n' Moo (Table of Contents: 6)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Moose, can you name five items that contain milk?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones (cameo)
Synopsis
Moose describes to the class five items that contain milk.
Reprints

First 'n' Last (Table of Contents: 7)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Alice (Reggie's date)
Synopsis
Reggie and Alice discuss kissing on the first date.
Reprints
Keywords
kissing

The Fun Really Begins...With an All-New "Cadet" Bike Speedometer (Table of Contents: 8)

Cadet Bike Speedometer; Stewart-Warner Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
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typeset

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for "Cadet" bike speedometer. Stewart-Warner Corporation, Chicago, Ill.

Passing Fancy (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, class - I'm very disappointed with the results of this history test!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Archie is forced to break a date with Veronica in order to study with Betty for a make-up exam.
Reprints

Will or Won't (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey (layouts); Martin Epp ?
Inks
Martin Epp ?
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Epp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kiss me you fool! My lips are buring for your kisses!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica tells Archie that he needs to develop more will power so Betty tries to help him by encouraging him to kiss her.

[Free! This $6.98 "Overland Express" baggage car] (Table of Contents: 11)

A. C. Gilbert Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?
Letters
typeset

Sour Gripes (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Girls, how do you like the mink coat daddykins bought me for my birthday?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Veronica shows off her new fur coat.
Reprints

Late-ly Speaking (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
--Sigh--
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge realizes that it's 2AM and Archie is still in the house.
Reprints

Veronica Presents the Recording Star of the Month, Pat Boone (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography

[8 Record Hits Only $1.00] (Table of Contents: 15)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Offer of "The Nation's Top 8 Record Hits" on one record for $1.00 from Best Values, Newark, N.J. Not stated if these are by the original artists.

Frontier Cabin (Table of Contents: 16)

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
children
Synopsis
Ad for a cardboard playhouse that looks like a log cabin.
Cost is $1.00 or 5 for $4.00.

Parting Thrust (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ronnie! What's wrong? Why are you hiding from Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica tells Archie she will be out of town all weekend but she is really avoiding him so she can date Chuck Simon.
Reprints

America's Greatest Ring Bargains (Table of Contents: 18)

Harem Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[Popular couples go steady with "Chicago" Roller Skates] (Table of Contents: 19)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Miss Grundy, how are the girls progressing?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Build Your Own Hot Rod
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. Amazing Super-Secret Wall Safe
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  4. 3. Cast Off
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Columbia Fire-Arrow for Christmas
  6. 5. Book Learning
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Milk 'n' Moo
    Moose
  8. 7. First 'n' Last
    Reggie
  9. 8. The Fun Really Begins...With an All-New "Cadet" Bike Speedometer
    Cadet Bike Speedometer; Stewart-Warner Corporation
  10. 9. Passing Fancy
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Will or Won't
    Archie
  12. 11. [Free! This $6.98 "Overland Express" baggage car]
    A. C. Gilbert Company
  13. 12. Sour Gripes
    Betty
  14. 13. Late-ly Speaking
    Archie
  15. 14. Veronica Presents the Recording Star of the Month, Pat Boone
  16. 15. [8 Record Hits Only $1.00]
  17. 16. Frontier Cabin
    Frontier Cabin
  18. 17. Parting Thrust
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. America's Greatest Ring Bargains
    Harem Co.
  20. 19. [Popular couples go steady with "Chicago" Roller Skates]
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