(April 1961)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1961-02-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
?

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)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'd like to be a dress designer when I grow up!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews (cameo)
Keywords
marriage

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #18

Last Stop (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
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica tries to get Archie to act more sophisticated. However, all her attempts to improve Archie's etiquette backfire.
Reprints
Keywords
etiquette; snow

Indexer Notes

Ink and letter credit from reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #290.

Dig, Dig, Dig (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie's Dad / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
The gang is "digging" music. Archie's father would rather they "dig" the snow on the sidewalk.
Reprints
Keywords
music; records; snow; snow shovel

Ice-Capade (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
While ice-skating, Betty uses her skates to write her phone number on the ice to attract the attention of a handsome boy.
Reprints
Keywords
flirting; ice-skating

Indexer Notes

Betty's phone number is WX5-0424.

Turn Coat (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Sally; Joan
Synopsis
On a cold, windy afternoon, Betty borrows Archie's coat. The coat gets passed on to two more girls before being returned to Archie. Each of the girls leaves cosmetics in the coat pocket and when they return to get them, Veronica is skeptical of Archie's claim to have spent a dull afternoon.
Reprints
Keywords
coat; cosmetics; wind

Take This Free Gift... (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Non Believers (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica tells outlandish stories about how she's going to spend the evening. When she does tell the truth about dating a handsome boy, Archie doesn't mind because he doesn't believe her.

Rodeo (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Article on the history of rodeos.

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration.

Clothes Call! (Table of Contents: 8)

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
When she is told to put on her best clothes, Jinx dresses up in a cowgirl outfit.
Reprints

Not for Sale (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica says "Money buys anything! Including Archie!" Betty disagrees, so Veronica gives her some money and bets that Betty can make Archie break that night's date with Veronica. Betty buys two tickets to a big boxing match and then wonders if the temptation will be too much for Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
boxing; ethics; money
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I'd like to be a dress designer when I grow up!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Last Stop
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Dig, Dig, Dig
    Archie's Dad
  4. 3. Ice-Capade
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Turn Coat
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Take This Free Gift...
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  7. 6. The Non Believers
    Veronica
  8. 7. Rodeo
  9. 8. Clothes Call!
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. Not for Sale
    Betty and Veronica
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