(May 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
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh, Ronnie! How do you expect to compete against these girl skiers?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
racing; skiing; slalom

The Escort (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; an unnamed monster
Synopsis
Veronica thinks that a monster roaming the halls of Riverdale High is really Archie in disguise. She even gets him to take her to a dance on Saturday night where all the students have to dress up like monsters.
Reprints
Keywords
costumes; dance; monster; vampire

Insult to Injury (Table of Contents: 2)

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; Gigi
Synopsis
Greg has to kiss Li'l Jinx for losing a bet on the school election.
Keywords
bet; kiss

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm not such a good skater...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica pretends to be an inexperienced ice-skater to attract a handsome ice-skating teacher.
Keywords
ice-skating

Book Learning (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Marian (the school's librarian)
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are forced to move some old library books to the storeroom as a punishment for chattering non-stop in the library.
Reprints
Keywords
books; library

Swing into Spring with Betty and Veronica (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Betty and Veronica Spectacular / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Going Steady (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When Veronica's grades are much lower than expected, her father grounds her from dating all boys except one until they improve. His choice for her steady: Jughead.
Reprints
Keywords
contract; kissing; refrigerator; report card

Archie Gets All the Brakes (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Archie; Bendix / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Animal Man (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Article about veterinarians.

Indexer Notes

Text with no illustration.

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1964 (Table of Contents: 9)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit (publisher)
Letters
text

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1964. Average paid circulation for the previous 12 months was 333,633. Single issue nearest to filing date was 470,965.

Vacation in Japan (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica sends Archie a postcard from Japan, including a picture of her in a Japanese kimono.
Keywords
Japan; kimono; Mount Fujiyama; tea

Indexer Notes

Mount Fujiyama is in the background.

Pals (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica becomes irritated with Archie's friendship with Jughead and forces Archie to choose between them. When Archie refuses to choose, she storms away. Determined to turn the tables on him, Veronica recruits Betty to go with them whenever they go out, because she's Veronica's best pal.
Keywords
dates; telephone
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Gosh, Ronnie! How do you expect to compete against these girl skiers?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Escort
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Insult to Injury
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. ["I'm not such a good skater..."]
    Veronica's Pin-Up
  5. 4. Book Learning
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Swing into Spring with Betty and Veronica
    Betty and Veronica Spectacular
  7. 6. Going Steady
    Veronica
  8. 7. Archie Gets All the Brakes
    Archie; Bendix
  9. 8. Animal Man
  10. 9. Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1964
  11. 10. Vacation in Japan
    Veronica
  12. 11. Pals
    Betty and Veronica
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