(October 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
John L. 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

[Happy Hallucination] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ronnie! Ronnie! I need help! Archie's after me!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty appeals to Veronica for help.

Indexer Notes

The cover is a redrawn version of the first panel of the interior story with this title.

Happy Hallucination (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie's Girls 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; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty pleads with Veronica to occupy Archie while she gets the fender on Archie's jalopy fixed.
Reprints
Keywords
hallucinations

A Tough Nut (Table of Contents: 2)

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; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Hap is having problems opening a walnut.
Keywords
walnut

Seeing Is Believing (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie wants to apologize, but Veronica won't hear it.
Reprints
Keywords
telephone

The Saga of Stag Island (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie's Girls 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
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The boys set up shop on an island in the river and declare it a males-only island. Veronica takes it as a personal challenge to bust it up.
Reprints
Keywords
island; race; rowboat; swimming

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Archie Giant Series Magazines / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Knit Wits (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Betty knits Archie a sweater for his birthday, only to find out he's about to buy a sweater in the exact same color and pattern.
Keywords
birthday; knitting; sweater

Polar Bear (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Text article on polar bears.

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration.

Time Out (Table of Contents: 8)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Even poolside, Mr. Lodge keeps an eye on his investments.
Reprints
Keywords
stock market; swimming pool; ticker tape machine

Call Me Catty (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Betty and Midge gossip about Veronica's cousin Zsa Zsa.
Reprints
Keywords
gossip

Batter Up (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie's Girls 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; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to explain tennis to Jughead.
Keywords
tennis
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Happy Hallucination]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Happy Hallucination
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. A Tough Nut
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Seeing Is Believing
    Veronica
  5. 4. The Saga of Stag Island
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. ["A Bright New Star"]
    Archie Giant Series Magazines
  7. 6. Knit Wits
    Betty
  8. 7. Polar Bear
  9. 8. Time Out
    Mr. Lodge
  10. 9. Call Me Catty
    Betty
  11. 10. Batter Up
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
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