(July 1966)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I really dig Stretchman!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Stretchman
Keywords
dancing; jukebox

Indexer Notes

Stretchman's costume is colored somewhat similarly to DC's Elongated Man, though the details (such as hair and boot color and the absence of gloves) makes it unlikely it was an exact reference.

Volley Dollies (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The coach of the girls' volleyball team tries to get their minds off fashion and get them psyched up to play, but none of her motivational techniques work.
Reprints
Keywords
fashion; volleyball

Indexer Notes

In panel three of page one, the coach is reading a book titled "Coaches Manual 1966 by Dan DeCarlo."

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

Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

What's New? (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty wants Archie and Jughead to notice what's different about her.
Reprints
Keywords
boots

Fan-Atics (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / 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; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Reggie's Rockers (band)
Synopsis
Betty introduces Archie to modern fan culture and the obsessive lengths fans go to in order to get autographs and souvenirs from pop stars.
Keywords
autographs; celebrities; fan clubs; judo

Indexer Notes

The club's leader has articles of clothing from Ringo Starr, one of the Animals, one of the Rolling Stones, and one of the Dave Clark Five.

Summertime and the laughin' is easy! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Olden Daze (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica decides to be the first person in Riverdale to get in on the "Granny Dress" fad, but Miss Grundy thinks the dress is mocking her fashion sense, Ronnie's friends make fun of her, and two Boy Scouts mistake her for an old lady and try to help her across the street.
Reprints
Keywords
Boy Scouts; granny dresses

Archie Brakes Up an Argument! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Figure Flattery (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
An article on how the right clothes can make your figure look better.

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration.

Busy Signal (Table of Contents: 9)

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; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx takes a call from her daddy's boss.
Reprints
Keywords
telephone

Many Happy Returns (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty tries to trick Archie into calling her after he tries to get the phone number of another girl.
Reprints
Keywords
handkerchief; telephone

Pete Duncan--"Dropout" (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

International Correspondence Schools (ICS) / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I really dig Stretchman!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Volley Dollies
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["You and Cheerios really make sweet music together, Bullwinkle!"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  4. 3. What's New?
    Betty
  5. 4. Fan-Atics
    Betty
  6. 5. Summertime and the laughin' is easy!
    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun
  7. 6. The Olden Daze
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Archie Brakes Up an Argument!
    Archie; Bendix
  9. 8. Figure Flattery
  10. 9. Busy Signal
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Many Happy Returns
    Betty
  12. 11. Pete Duncan--"Dropout"
    International Correspondence Schools (ICS)
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