(April 1976)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price
0.30 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 [vertical]
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard Goldwater (managing editor)
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
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Girl's basketball is getting real big!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
The success of the Riverdale girl's basketball team has inspired a male cheerleader squad.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Betty and Veronica Comics Digest Magazine #9

Label Me Snob (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty tries to prove that there's no difference in quality between Veronica's expensive designer coat and the cheap copy from Al's Discount House.
Reprints

Josie And The Cupcakes (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Josie; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Good Part (Table of Contents: 3)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oboy!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Due to the clothing styles and the four-panel continuity, this is probably a reprint of a fifties era Archie syndicated newspaper strip.

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Statement Of Ownership

Follow the Bouncing Ball (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty's mother tells her that she used to chase her father just like Betty chases Archie. She finally won him by being persistent and catching him on the rebound from other girls. But Betty's father has his own version of the story.
Reprints

How Sweet It Is (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty gives Archie fresh honey from her uncle's farm. Veronica isn't pleased when she's told that Archie is "with his honey."
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

and Now a Word From ... (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
All the kids say and do things they've seen in TV commercials, without realizing that the commercials influence their behavior.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story contains references to many commercial slogans of the era, including "the quicker picker upper" and "ring around the collar."

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Girl's basketball is getting real big!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Label Me Snob
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Josie And The Cupcakes
    Josie; Hostess
  4. 3. A Good Part
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. ["Oboy!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  6. 5. ["Statement Of Ownership"]
  7. 6. Follow the Bouncing Ball
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. How Sweet It Is
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. ["Jughead With Archie"]
  10. 9. ["Pick A Winner Every Time"]
  11. 10. and Now a Word From ...
    Betty and Veronica
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