(April 1963)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price
0.12 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
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)
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)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Betty! Do you think Archie will like my Cleopatra hair-do?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica displays her new hair-do for Betty.

Indexer Notes

A reference to the popularity of Elizabeth Taylor's hairstyle from the movie "Cleopatra."

What's Buzzin'? (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
Tired of the fact that Veronica is not only possessive of Archie, but proud of it, Betty decides to alter the rules of the game.
Reprints

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

Betty's Pin-up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, I’d like to Betty, but I haven’t any money!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty's running a kissing booth and she's not about to let lack of funds send Archie away.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Ginger Weinberg (plot); Dan DeCarlo
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That’s funny…
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty laments the inverse proportion between her judo prowess and Archie's interest.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The fashions and the gag were submitted by reader Ginger Weinberg.

The Fugitive (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
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is avoiding Veronica so he doesn't have to attend a string quartet concert with her. So Veronica hires Betty to track him down.
Reprints

Show Biz (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty accompanies Veronica to an audition for a popular TV series, but Veronica isn't the one the producers are looking for.
Reprints

Room for Improvement (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty, Veronica and a friend dish about boys and their messy habits.

Hard to Get (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Veronica refuses to date someone who won't ask her out.
Reprints

Slick Trick (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica uses psychology to get a handsome young neighbor out from under his sports car.

The Many-Sided Paul Anka (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Synopsis
Short biography of pop singer Paul Anka.

Prize Buy (Table of Contents: 10)

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 wins some money in a contest and Jinx immediately tries to profit from it.
Reprints

Prisoner's Song (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Though confined to the mansion for a day, Veronica cons Betty into taking her place so she can sneak out and meet Archie. But when Mr. Lodge tumbles to the deception, he acts to sabotage his daughter's scheme.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hi, Betty! Do you think Archie will like my Cleopatra hair-do?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. What's Buzzin'?
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["Gee, I’d like to Betty, but I haven’t any money!"]
    Betty's Pin-up
  4. 3. ["That’s funny…"]
    Betty and Veronica’s Pin-Up
  5. 4. The Fugitive
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Show Biz
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Room for Improvement
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Hard to Get
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Slick Trick
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. The Many-Sided Paul Anka
  11. 10. Prize Buy
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. Prisoner's Song
    Betty and Veronica
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