(March 1963)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1962-12-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
John Goldwater (editor); Richard Goldwater (managing editor)

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
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All's fair in love and war!!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
While Veronica and Archie dance, Betty sticks pins in a Veronica voodoo doll.
Keywords
jukebox; voodoo

The Runaway (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Fed up with her father's restrictions on her freedom, Veronica decides to leave home.
Reprints

Cheerful Choice (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
While shopping, Betty and Veronica are faced with opposite, but difficult choices.
Reprints

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

Betty and Veronica's Costume Party / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?; Dean Wills (idea)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You gotta admit it, Ronnie, it was a good idea until Betty lost the keys to the handcuffs!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
At a costume party, Veronica objects to Archie being handcuffed to Betty.
Keywords
cigarette girl; costume party; cowgirl; handcuffs; prisoner

Indexer Notes

Costume party page suggested by Dean Wills, 64 Howard Ave., Tuckahoe, N.Y.

Gift Exchange (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
In order to get them out of her way to Archie, Veronica "gives" Reggie to Betty. So Betty and Reggie reciprocate and "give" Moose to Veronica.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #218, inks are credited to Rudy Lapick.

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Horror Story (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica's naked fury over something Archie has done convince Betty and Reggie to help her seek retribution.
Reprints

The Deadly Midget (Table of Contents: 7)

Little Known Facts / text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
math & science
Synopsis
Text article describing a virus.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit (publisher)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Statement of ownership

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1962. Average number of paid subscribers for the previous 12 months was 302,820.

Frogs To Riches! (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
Jinx takes her bedtime story just a little too seriously.
Reprints

The Infernal Triangle (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Veronica tries to get rid of Betty so she can go out with Archie and ends up insulting them both.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["All's fair in love and war!!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Runaway
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Cheerful Choice
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. ["You gotta admit it, Ronnie, it was a good idea until Betty lost the keys to the handcuffs!"]
    Betty and Veronica's Costume Party
  5. 4. Gift Exchange
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. ["These misses are hits!"]
  7. 6. Horror Story
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. The Deadly Midget
    Little Known Facts
  9. 8. ["Statement of ownership"]
  10. 9. Frogs To Riches!
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. The Infernal Triangle
    Betty and Veronica
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