(July 1961)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1961-04-27
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
Do you think Archie will like my new Jacqueline Kennedy hair style?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
hairstyle

Indexer Notes

The cover is the same as the splash panel to the first story, except that Veronica's head has been redrawn with a different hairstyle than the interior.

Sight for Sore Eyes (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
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica tries a peek-a-boo hairstyle. Archie likes it, so Betty does the same. The fad sweeps the school, much to Mr. Weatherbee's displeasure.
Reprints
Keywords
black eye; fad; hairstyle

Indexer Notes

Veronica's hairstyle in the story bears no resemblance to her hairstyle on the cover.

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #245.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Roy & Al - The U.S. Royal Twins; U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Glamor Gal (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty spends so much time getting ready for school that she is almost late. The last-minute rush ruins the effect.

Fit for a Queen (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica is elected Queen of the Riverdale Festival. All of Archie's friends tease him so much about not being good enough for royalty that he starts to believe it himself.
Keywords
crown; festival; royalty

Make a Date (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Too Close for Comfort (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 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; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica get caught up in the fad for "Slim Jims," very skinny pants.
Reprints

Girls and Curls (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob White ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Hairstyles submitted by readers (none named).

Indexer Notes

Montage with three hairstyles for Betty and two for Veronica.

Gift Wrapped! (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; Merry Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx shows her mother what she is taking as a present to Greg's birthday party--a mouse!
Keywords
birthday present; mouse

Life Is Cheap (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty saves Archie from falling into an open manhole. Betty makes Archie feel obligated to her for saving his life and irritates Veronica enough that she comes up with a scheme where Archie will save Betty's life and be even.
Reprints
Keywords
ladders; manhole; painters
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Do you think Archie will like my new Jacqueline Kennedy hair style?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Sight for Sore Eyes
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["With these U.S. Royals it's like riding on a cloud!"]
    Roy & Al - The U.S. Royal Twins; U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires
  4. 3. Glamor Gal
    Betty
  5. 4. Fit for a Queen
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Make a Date
    Archie Giant Series Magazines
  7. 6. Too Close for Comfort
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Girls and Curls
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Gift Wrapped!
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. Life Is Cheap
    Betty and Veronica
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