(November 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
Richard Goldwater
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
Big Ethel, a girl should not run after a boy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Big Ethel Muggs

Dinner for One (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vince DeCarlo

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Superteen [Betty Cooper]; Waldo Weatherbee; The Consumer; Archie Andrews; Elmer Flutesnoot; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Superteen battles the Consumer, an alien monster who can eat anything and anyone. She has to back down when the Consumer threatens to devour Archie, but luckily Jughead's eating power is greater than any alien's.
Reprints
Keywords
alien

Indexer Notes

The first Superteen story that isn't a dream sequence.

A note in the splash page establishes the rule that the source of Superteen's power is her ponytail.

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

Betty Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A warm soda on such a hot day?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty asks why Jughead is drinking warm soda on a hot day at the beach.
Keywords
beach; soda

Indexer Notes

Jughead is reading a Josie comic book.

The First Step (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
Sal Contera
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Peter
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie impugn the masculinity of Veronica's ballet instructor Peter, until Peter shows that his ballet skills also translate into martial arts skills.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A partial remake of an earlier story, "Ballet Ruse," from Laugh #172 (July 1965). Both stories are partly based on a scene from the 1957 movie DESIGNING WOMAN, where a dancer/choreographer played by Jack Cole beats up a bunch of thugs who are threatening Gregory Peck and Lauren Bacall.

The Driving Lesson (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tries to teach Betty to drive.
Reprints

Brush For Beauty (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Pogo-Go (Table of Contents: 6)

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 hopping down the street on her pogo stick. She bounces into an open manhole, but bounces back up off the hardhat of a city worker.
Keywords
manhole; pogo stick

Rhyme Time (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A narrator explains the Archie gang's relationships in rhyming couplets.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Big Ethel, a girl should not run after a boy!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Dinner for One
    Betty
  3. 2. ["A warm soda on such a hot day?"]
    Betty Pin-Up
  4. 3. The First Step
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. The Driving Lesson
    Betty
  6. 5. Brush For Beauty
  7. 6. Pogo-Go
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Rhyme Time
    Betty and Veronica
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