(January 1971)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.15 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

["Here's the latest thing in a girl's diary!"] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Sales clerk
Synopsis:
Betty is in a stationary store shopping for a secure diary while Veronica waits.

["We're looking for people who like to draw"] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Famous Artists School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Little Miss Fixit (Table of Contents: 2)

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; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica is jealous of Betty's skill with a needle and thread.
Reprints:

["Al Unser winner of the 1970 Indy 500 says: Boys, which are faster - the new Johnny Lightning 500's or the Sizzlers?"] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Movie Critic! (Table of Contents: 4)

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; Russ
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx doesn't like movies as well as television.
Reprints:

["It's called the Gaucho Look! Cool, huh, dad? Just like the old frontier days!""] (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica Pin Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge

["Dawn is the most beautiful doll in the world... yet she costs less than half the price!!!"] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fast Finish (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chimp Czowalski; Speed Stanley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica offers to date the winner of a drag race.
Reprints:

["Now you can have the funniest Christmas three ever!"] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Solo Flight (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty organizes a campaign to clean up litter. Veronica doesn't like taking orders, so she decides to work on her own to publicize the event.

["These 3 big drafting kits given to you!"] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["100 foreign stamps.. only 10¢"] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["I'm a confused girl!"] (Table of Contents: 12)

Dear Betty 'n' Veronica / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Letters from W. M., W. T., and C. M.

["You're 15 minutes late for class, Betty! This is not like you at all... what tied you up?"] (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty Pin Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee

["Love Lite psychedelic lamp"] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

What's In a Name (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Pop Tate; Smithers; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Everyone makes fun of Archie when they discover that his pet name for Veronica is "Poopsie Pooh."
Reprints:

["The world's fastest big racers! With fantastic gyro-power"] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

SSP Super Sonic Power / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Are you missing out on the extra pay of an I.C.S. graduate?"] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

["Race the fastest Hot Wheels of them all... Sizzlers"] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Here's the latest thing in a girl's diary!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists School
  3. 2. Little Miss Fixit
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. ["Al Unser winner of the 1970 Indy 500 says: Boys, which are faster - the new Johnny Lightning 500's or the Sizzlers?"]
  5. 4. Movie Critic!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. ["It's called the Gaucho Look! Cool, huh, dad? Just like the old frontier days!""]
    Veronica Pin Up
  7. 6. ["Dawn is the most beautiful doll in the world... yet she costs less than half the price!!!"]
  8. 7. Fast Finish
    Veronica
  9. 8. ["Now you can have the funniest Christmas three ever!"]
  10. 9. Solo Flight
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. ["These 3 big drafting kits given to you!"]
  12. 11. ["100 foreign stamps.. only 10¢"]
  13. 12. ["I'm a confused girl!"]
    Dear Betty 'n' Veronica
  14. 13. ["You're 15 minutes late for class, Betty! This is not like you at all... what tied you up?"]
    Betty Pin Up
  15. 14. ["Love Lite psychedelic lamp"]
  16. 15. What's In a Name
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. ["The world's fastest big racers! With fantastic gyro-power"]
    SSP Super Sonic Power
  18. 17. ["Are you missing out on the extra pay of an I.C.S. graduate?"]
    International Correspondence Schools
  19. 18. ["Race the fastest Hot Wheels of them all... Sizzlers"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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