(April 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
?
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
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh! If our school had a teacher like Mr. Novak, the truant officer would be out of a job!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; James Franciscus [John Novak]

The Midas Mess (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
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty acquires the Midas Touch, and everything she touches turns to gold.
Reprints
Keywords
gold

Indexer Notes

One of the un-named children in the story (the one who says "If it's Reggie, it's solid brass") is Dan DeCarlo's caricature of himself.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Naw, Ronnie…
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty saws some ice while Archie and Veronica are skating on the frozen lake, after Archie breaks his date with her.

Swingin' Fashions (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Veronica dances in the latest fashions.

The Leader (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica is determined to be the lead baton twirler for the school's marching band, even if it kills everyone else.
Reprints
Keywords
baton twirling; marching band

Finny Fun (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Prefoessor Benjamin Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Betty thinks she's accidently killed one of Professor Flutesnoot's fish when Jughead suggests that the fish misbehaves because it is lonely. He then adds a larger, predator fish into the fish tank.
Reprints

Teen Hair Problems (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

An article about proper hair care for girls.

Hat's Off! (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Greg; Jinx's father
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx asks her dad about using a can opener to remove Greg's hat.

Prize Package (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty concocts a "Most Popular Boy In Town" contest that Archie wins hands down.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The second saxophonist in the final panel is another self-caricature by Dan DeCarlo.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Gosh! If our school had a teacher like Mr. Novak, the truant officer would be out of a job!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Midas Mess
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["Naw, Ronnie…"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin Up
  4. 3. Swingin' Fashions
    Veronica
  5. 4. The Leader
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Finny Fun
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Teen Hair Problems
  8. 7. Hat's Off!
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. Prize Package
    Betty and Veronica
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