(January 1965)

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)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica, try this yoga position
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
telephone; yoga

Sayonara (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper [as Be Tee]; Veronica Lodge [as Ra Nee]; Archie Andrews [as Ah Chee]; Hiram Lodge [as Papa-San]
Synopsis
Ra Nee, the rich daughter of a Japanese restauranteur, is caught in the middle between the traditional Japanese values of her father and the modern, American-influenced values of her best friend and her love interest.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Even though the story is set in nineteenth century Japan, it has twentieth century technology and gives the main characters names that sound more Chinese or Korean than Japanese.

Betty's Christmas Card (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty poses with a snow sculpture of Santa.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Santa Claus; snowman

Veronica's Christmas Card (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews (cameo); Miss Grundy (cameo); Mr. Weatherbee (cameo); Reggie Mantle (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo); Jughead Jones (cameo)
Synopsis
Veronica juggles Christmas tree ornaments with the faces of her friends and teachers on them.
Keywords
Christmas; juggling; ornaments

Hold That Lion (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
When Veronica can't get a part in the school circus production equal to that of Betty's as a lion tamer, she decides to sabotage Betty's part in the revue.
Reprints
Keywords
circus; clown; costume; lion tamer; whip

For Holidays Merry and Sparkling with Laughter (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Archie's Christmas Stocking / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Squeaky Clean (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica invent a stain-removing solution. It works fine at that. However, there's one flaw.
Reprints
Keywords
chemistry; ink; suit; sweatshirt

Complexion Care for Teens (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Article outlining skin care for teens.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration.

Flop Flipped (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
Synopsis
Jinx is too eager to try out her new sled.
Keywords
sled

The Payoff (Table of Contents: 9)

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; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica bribes Jughead to not go with Archie to the Saturday night basketball game, so she can take Archie on a date. Then she finds out Betty bribed him first for the exact same reason.
Keywords
basketball; bribe; hamburgers

Indexer Notes

There is a rack of comics in the splash panel labeled "For Good Clean Fun Read Archie Comics." Titles shown are Josie, Archie, and Betty and Veronica.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Veronica, try this yoga position"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Sayonara
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Betty's Christmas Card
    Betty
  4. 3. Veronica's Christmas Card
    Veronica
  5. 4. Hold That Lion
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. For Holidays Merry and Sparkling with Laughter
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  7. 6. Squeaky Clean
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Complexion Care for Teens
  9. 8. Flop Flipped
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. The Payoff
    Betty and Veronica
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