(August 1961)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1961-05-25
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
Would you like to have Archie fan you too, Betty?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #14

Take Me to Your Leader (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty becomes a beatnik, complete with bongo drums, progressive jazz music and an unkempt sweater. An appalled Veronica sends the boys in to talk some sense to her, but one boy after another becomes hooked on the beatnik lifestyle -- except Jughead, who thinks they're just imitating him.
Reprints
Keywords
beatnik; bongos

Bob Hope Meets Jimmy and Jane (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

It Pays to Advertise (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Midge wonders why Betty is suddenly so popular.
Keywords
bulletin board

Indexer Notes

Betty's phone number is WA5-0424.

Who's Zoo (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
On a trip to the zoo, Veronica thinks she forgot something.
Keywords
hippopotamus; zoo

Station Break (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries to get Ronnie's attention away from the TV.
Keywords
television

Ladies' Choice (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica shows Betty her new hope chest.
Keywords
hope chest; marriage

Saved by the Belle (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Viv Laverne
Synopsis
Archie tries to make time with the sexy new man-eater in town, Viv Laverne. When Veronica is about to catch them together, Betty hides Viv and makes it look like she's the one who is secretly dating Archie.

Make a Date (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Brilliant Boo Boo (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
At her Gay '90s party, Veronica is the only one who neglects to wear an 1890s-style bathing suit.
Keywords
Gay 90s

No Holds Barred (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
In a series of silent poses with her thoughts represented by captions, Veronica contemplates the tricky things she'd do if she were Betty.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica Pin Up Page / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica wears a bathing suit and hat made for the desert.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty and Veronica's Pin Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bobby Kendall (idea)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The girls model summer fashions suggested by a reader in Dan DeCarlo's home town of New Rochelle.

Indexer Notes

"Betty and Veronica's pin-up page suggested by Bobby Kendall, 311 Lockwood Ave, New Rochelle, N.Y."

Diamond Doings (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Hoping to get a nice birthday present from Archie, Betty takes her mother's advice to become more interested in his favorite pastime.
Keywords
baseball

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Modeling (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Article on the business of modeling.

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration.

Miss Mess (Table of Contents: 16)

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; Merry Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx spills chocolate syrup on the kitchen floor.
Reprints

The Disinterested (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Tom
Synopsis
When Betty has a date, Veronica spends the entire night stalking them to make sure that her date isn't actually with Archie.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Would you like to have Archie fan you too, Betty?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Take Me to Your Leader
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Bob Hope Meets Jimmy and Jane
    Popsicle
  4. 3. It Pays to Advertise
    Betty [Archie feature]
  5. 4. Who's Zoo
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Station Break
    Archie
  7. 6. Ladies' Choice
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Saved by the Belle
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Make a Date
    Archie Giant Series Magazines
  10. 9. Brilliant Boo Boo
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. No Holds Barred
    Veronica
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Veronica Pin Up Page
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Veronica's Pin Up
  14. 13. Diamond Doings
    Betty [Archie feature]
  15. 14. ["With these new U.S. Royal Nobbys I can ride on anything!"]
    Roy & Al - The U.S. Royal Twins; U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires
  16. 15. Modeling
  17. 16. Miss Mess
    Li'l Jinx
  18. 17. The Disinterested
    Betty and Veronica
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