(September 1970)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
32
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Printer
Printed in the U.S.A.
Editing
?

[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
We girls surf because of the poetic majesty of cresting waves!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Reprints

Famous Name Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales / Olympia Sales Cards / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

It's A Beauty (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gak! Veronica Lodge! You're wearing my bathing suit!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog
Synopsis
When Betty and Veronica arrive at the beach in identical bathing suits, Veronica ruins Betty's suit by getting raspberry jelly all over it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

One clue to the identity of the writer, apart from the style, is that Betty says she bought her bathing suit at "Malmgren's Department Store."

Learn to be pretty with Young 'N Free™ (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Young 'N Free Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Betty and Veronica Pin Up (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty and Veronica's Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Isn't it groovy to shop for shoes and be stylish in not buying any?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica window shop at a shoe store while barefoot.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Dear Betty and Veronica / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eda Edwards (as Betty and Veronica)
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Betty and Veronica answer readers' questions about boys.

Official Minature Major League Baseball Caps (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Official Miniature Major League Baseball Caps / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Crabby Couple (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where are you going, Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie goes out in a boat to catch shellfish, and Betty and Veronica tag along.
Reprints

You Will Love Archie's Grab Bag!! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Archie's Grab Bag / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Quick Change (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're doing a nice job, Betty!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Jack Porcleshnard
Synopsis
Betty is painting the house in old work clothes, but runs upstairs to change into nice clothes every time she thinks a boy is at the door.
Reprints

10 Way Hairpiece (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Beauty Aids / Masculiner Hairpieces / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Outasite Offer (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Hinz Enterprises Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Ump Chump (Table of Contents: 12)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Strike one!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Playing baseball, Jinx doesn't think much of the umpiring.
Reprints

Now...Your Own Major League Tee Shirt! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Clark Candy Bars / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Monster S-I-Z-E Monsters (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Monster Size Monsters / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

100 Little Dolls (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

100 Little Dolls / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Sun-Burn (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you want a sun tan dear, why not go out by the pool and get the real thing?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica has to go outside to get a tan when her tanning lamp breaks. After she talks about how much she hates the sun, Jughead and Archie claim she has offended "the great sun spirit."
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Though the story has a "Betty and Veronica" logo on the splash page, Betty Cooper doesn't appear in the story.

Play 1970 Big League Baseball Games (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Strat-O-Matic Baseball Game / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Win Great Prizes or Cash in a Flash (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Sales Leadership Club Cards / Stationery / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Do You Need Extra Money? (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Cheerful Card / Cheerful House Cards and Stationery / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["We girls surf because of the poetic majesty of cresting waves!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Famous Name Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales / Olympia Sales Cards
  3. 2. It's A Beauty
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Learn to be pretty with Young 'N Free™
    Young 'N Free Products
  5. 4. Betty and Veronica Pin Up
    Betty and Veronica's Pin Up
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Official Minature Major League Baseball Caps
    Official Miniature Major League Baseball Caps
  8. 7. Crabby Couple
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. You Will Love Archie's Grab Bag!!
    Archie's Grab Bag
  10. 9. Quick Change
    Betty
  11. 10. 10 Way Hairpiece
    Beauty Aids / Masculiner Hairpieces
  12. 11. Outasite Offer
    Hinz Enterprises Products
  13. 12. Ump Chump
    Li'l Jinx
  14. 13. Now...Your Own Major League Tee Shirt!
    Clark Candy Bars
  15. 14. Monster S-I-Z-E Monsters
    Monster Size Monsters
  16. 15. 100 Little Dolls
    100 Little Dolls
  17. 16. Sun-Burn
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Play 1970 Big League Baseball Games
    Strat-O-Matic Baseball Game
  19. 18. Win Great Prizes or Cash in a Flash
    Sales Leadership Club Cards / Stationery
  20. 19. Do You Need Extra Money?
    Cheerful Card / Cheerful House Cards and Stationery
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Joey Beretta
  • Peter Croome
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Merlin Haas
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Dave Redmond
  • Jaime Weinman