(September 1961)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hate men!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Bedside Manner (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
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica convinces Betty to pretend she's been sick so Veronica has an excuse for where she was the previous evening.
Reprints

[Ship Shape] (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty's Pin Up Page / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
fashion
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty poses on a dock in a bikini and yacht cap.

Indexer Notes

The picture was suggested by Dan DeCarlo's son, Jim. This may be Jim DeCarlo's earliest contribution to Archie Comics.

[Beach Comber] (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica's Pin Up Page / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
fashion
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica poses by the water in a swimsuit and scarf.
Reprints

The Tale Bearer (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
After Archie and Veronica have a fight, Betty acts as go-between, relaying messages back and forth while anticipating catching Archie on the rebound.

Snob Sister (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 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; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
After Betty berates her for being a snob, Veronica shows her that everybody is a snob about something or other.
Reprints

Perfume (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Safety First (Table of Contents: 7)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Hap demands Jinx do something about the hazard she left on the front steps.
Reprints

Switchcraft (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty has a date with Archie. Veronica, using reverse psychology, tries to make Betty think she's glad to get Archie off her hands.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I hate men!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Bedside Manner
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. [Ship Shape]
    Betty's Pin Up Page
  4. 3. [Beach Comber]
    Veronica's Pin Up Page
  5. 4. The Tale Bearer
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Snob Sister
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Perfume
  8. 7. Safety First
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. Switchcraft
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
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