(February 1963)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1962-11-26
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 1963 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
Observe the intense look of concentration on their eager young faces!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie's Double Digest Magazine #27.

Rivals? (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; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When Betty and Veronica discuss how much they love Archie, Miss Grundy overhears them and thinks they're talking about Mr. Weatherbee.
Reprints

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

Betty and Veronica's Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm mad at Archie! Last night he was 2 hours late....
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
While adjusting her ice skates, Veronica complains about Archie being late the night before.
Reprints
Keywords
ice-skating

Indexer Notes

"Skating fashions suggested by Gloria Conforti, 143 Anderson Av., Scarsdale, N.Y."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica's Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?; Tony DeCarlo (idea)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, you're not being practical mooning over Archie...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
While walking in the snow, Veronica tells Betty she would be better off mooning over Dr. Kildare and Dr. Ben Casey than Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
snow

Indexer Notes

The Dr. Kildare and Ben Casey references are to popular TV series from that time. "Pin-up page suggested by Tony DeCarlo, 34 Lockwood Ave., New Rochelle, N.Y."

Glad To Help (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 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
Synopsis
Archie tries to use Betty to make Veronica jealous.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Hook, Line and Clinker (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is distraught because George, her tropical fish, is sick. Not knowing George is a fish, Archie vows to pummel the rival who caused Veronica to break their date.
Reprints
Keywords
tropical fish

Indexer Notes

Page count needs confirmation, both reprints of this story are only 5 pages, unclear if a page was cut or if this index has the wrong page count.

George Maharis...Success on 66 (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Characters
George Maharis
Synopsis
Brief biography of George Maharis, one of the stars of the TV series "Route 66."

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration.

Part Time Job (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
Hap will give Jinx a dollar for shoveling the sidewalk. Jinx only does enough to earn a nickel.
Keywords
snow-shoveling

Hanky Panky (Table of Contents: 9)

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; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica finds another woman's handkerchief in Archie's possession, and uses this as an excuse to be as unfaithful to him as she wants.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Observe the intense look of concentration on their eager young faces!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Rivals?
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["I'm mad at Archie! Last night he was 2 hours late...."]
    Betty and Veronica's Pin-Up
  4. 3. ["Betty, you're not being practical mooning over Archie..."]
    Betty and Veronica's Pin-Up
  5. 4. Glad To Help
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. ["Dig this crazy offer!"]
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  7. 6. Hook, Line and Clinker
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. George Maharis...Success on 66
  9. 8. Part Time Job
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. Hanky Panky
    Betty and Veronica
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