(December 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:
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

["Do you know a boy named Archie Andrews?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

The Unaffected (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty announces that she's finally "kicked the Archie habit."

The Big Play (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
sports; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Coach gives Jughead a key assignment.

Calling All Girls (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica manages to tie up three phone booths at once.

Indexer Notes

Dan DeCarlo draws himself as one of the people waiting to use the phone.

An Interesting Fact (Table of Contents: 4)

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:
Jinx learns the wrong lesson.
Reprints:

The Boys (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Smithers the butler
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica trick Archie and Reggie into helping them move.

Never Trust a Man (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
In order to assuage Veronica's groundless suspicion of Archie, Betty agrees to follow him and report back.

Wild Bill Hickox (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
Short biography of James Butler Hickox.

On Time (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie may not always be ready for school, but he's always on time.
Reprints:

Any More Questions? (Table of Contents: 9)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy makes the mistake of asking Moose a question.
Reprints:

Who's Jealous? (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; un-named girl
Synopsis:
When a beautiful girl asks for directions to Archie's house, Veronica does everything she can to prevent her from getting there.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Betty does not appear in this story.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Do you know a boy named Archie Andrews?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Unaffected
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. The Big Play
    Jughead
  4. 3. Calling All Girls
    Veronica
  5. 4. An Interesting Fact
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. The Boys
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Never Trust a Man
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Wild Bill Hickox
  9. 8. On Time
    Archie
  10. 9. Any More Questions?
    Moose
  11. 10. Who's Jealous?
    Betty and Veronica
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