(March 1961)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1961-01-05
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1961 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Psst, Betty! Here's a problem on the law of gravity! Would you like to know why the apple fell for Newton?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #12.

Something To Remember (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica is peeved that Archie can't remember the clothes she wears. She decides to wear a completely new outfit to get his memory working again.
Reprints
Keywords
clothes; memory

Skating Feat (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Going Up! (Table of Contents: 3)

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 Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx plants an acorn and waits for something to happen.
Reprints
Keywords
acorn; oaks; planting

Mystery Message (Table of Contents: 4)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Mrs. Klump
Synopsis
While Midge is on vacation, Archie suggests that Moose send her a wire. Moose takes him literally.
Reprints
Keywords
telegram; vacation; wire

The Reader Knows Best (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones (cameo)
Synopsis
Whoever collects the most petition signatures will get to go on a trip with the girls field hockey team as the guest of honor. Archie agrees to collect signatures for both Betty and Veronica, but assures the reader that he knows how to do this without getting into trouble.
Reprints
Keywords
bus; Fourth Wall; petition

Indexer Notes

Archie talks directly to the reader on page four.

Here They Are! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Boss (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge and Betty come up with a plan to cure Veronica of her bossiness without confronting her about it directly.

204 Revolutionary War Soldiers Only $1.98 (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The King of Sports! (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Hultgren
Inks
Ken Hultgren
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; nature
Synopsis
Article on hunting.

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration.

If at First You Don't Succeed... (Table of Contents: 10)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Gloria
Synopsis
Reggie's date tells him she doesn't believe in kissing on the first date.
Reprints
Keywords
dates

The Bluest Angel (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
When Veronica and Archie stop speaking to each other over a misunderstanding, Betty accepts a date with Archie, but feels guilty about not telling him the truth.
Reprints
Keywords
conscience
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Psst, Betty! Here's a problem on the law of gravity! Would you like to know why the apple fell for Newton?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Something To Remember
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Skating Feat
    Chicago Roller Skates
  4. 3. Going Up!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Mystery Message
    Moose
  6. 5. The Reader Knows Best
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Here They Are!
    Archie Giant Series
  8. 7. The Boss
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers Only $1.98
  10. 9. The King of Sports!
  11. 10. If at First You Don't Succeed...
    Reggie
  12. 11. The Bluest Angel
    Betty and Veronica
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