(March 1962)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1961-12-28
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 1962 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
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Notice how the Earth females like to isolate themselves and make strange noises!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
aliens; phone booths

Mr. Inferno (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; the Devil [Mr. Inferno]
Synopsis
Betty sells her soul to the Devil to gain Archie's affections, but it is revealed that Veronica did the same some time ago. The two-timing Devil releases both from their contracts and disappears.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Comics Alliance article by Chris Sims, January 6, 2015.

Fickle Fella (Table of Contents: 2)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica thinks Archie has a new girl, but he's just talking about a hot-rod.
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Art for Art's Ache (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Professor Lowe
Synopsis
Veronica is admiring one of the abstract paintings in a show, when the artist claims it as a rag he wipes his brushes on.
Reprints
Keywords
abstract art; painting

Paris Fashions (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Fashion designs by Daniel DeCarlo Jr. (Scarsdale, N.Y.), Joyce Kingsley (Allentown, Pa.), Madeline Russo (Birmingham, Ala.), and Simoneta Lang (Paris, France). Jewelry designed by Allan Tropp (New Rochelle, N.Y.)

Sticky Business (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Items stick to Veronica's hands whenever she tells a lie. She can only get rid of them by telling the truth, which leads to some sticky situations.
Reprints
Keywords
lies

We're Giving Away Free Copies of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Mimic (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is afraid to contradict Veronica and just repeats everything she says. Betty learns ventriloquism and gets an Archie dummy, so that she can make it give her compliments.
Reprints
Keywords
ventriloquism

That Time of Beauty (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?; Lord Byron (quote)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Article on "engagement etiquette." Article begins with a four-line poem by Lord Byron
Keywords
engagement; marriage

A-weigh He Goes (Table of Contents: 9)

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
Hap tells Jinx he is going on a diet, but that is forgotten when he gets to the dinner table.
Reprints
Keywords
diet

Mirror, Mirror (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica buys a carnival fun-house mirror at an auction. The mirror has supernatural abilities which turn Betty and Veronica into the distorted images they see in the mirror. The mirror has a different effect on Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy, changing them into young and attractive adults.
Reprints
Keywords
fun-house mirror; supernatural
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Notice how the Earth females like to isolate themselves and make strange noises!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Mr. Inferno
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Fickle Fella
    Veronica
  4. 3. Art for Art's Ache
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Paris Fashions
    Veronica
  6. 5. Sticky Business
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. We're Giving Away Free Copies of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  8. 7. The Mimic
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. That Time of Beauty
  10. 9. A-weigh He Goes
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Mirror, Mirror
    Betty and Veronica
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