(July 1960)

Archie, 1950 Series
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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
?
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
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ronnie! You're looking at a friend in need!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty appeals to Veronica for help.

Indexer Notes

Cover scene is a redrawn version of the first story's splash panel, with Archie and Jughead stats pasted into the door.

Something Borrowed, Something Blue (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty has to appear at her father's Beaver Lodge dance and she needs to borrow something from Veronica - - namely Archie.
Reprints

Pickett's Charge (Table of Contents: 2)

American Heritage / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war
Synopsis
Historical article on the Civil War battle nicknamed Pickett's Charge.

SOS (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty resorts to drastic measures to get a date for the dance.

What's My Angle? (Table of Contents: 4)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Alice (Weatherbee?)
Synopsis
Reggie is escorting a homely girl around the neighborhood and Archie wonders what he's up to.

Rockabye (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
When Jughead complains that Veronica is occupying too much of Archie's time promised to him, Veronica tries to repent by getting involved in Archie and Jughead's hobbies so she can share him.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Rivals (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica asks Betty to help her figure out exactly why she's dating Archie in the first place.
Reprints

Dumb Chum (Table of Contents: 8)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie wagers with Jughead that Moose is the dumbest person alive.
Reprints

One For The Book (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; Greg
Synopsis
Jinx is unimpressed with the movie she and Greg have just seen.

Operation Feast (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty goes to great lengths to cook a wonderful dinner for him. Archie proves to be as sensitive to her efforts as ever.
Reprints

Sweet Sock (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty talks Moose into becoming romantically interested in Veronica so Archie will be afraid to date her.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Ronnie! You're looking at a friend in need!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Something Borrowed, Something Blue
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Pickett's Charge
    American Heritage
  4. 3. SOS
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. What's My Angle?
    Reggie
  6. 5. Rockabye
    Archie
  7. 6. ["They Said It Couldn't Be Done"]
  8. 7. The Rivals
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Dumb Chum
    Moose
  10. 9. One For The Book
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Operation Feast
    Betty
  12. 11. Sweet Sock
    Betty and Veronica
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