(November 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]
Barcode
?
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
Hmm! That smells good, Betty!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
On a camping trip, Veronica and Archie get close while grilling and Betty is burned up.

A Clothes Friendship (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica break up as friends after Veronica insults Betty's outfit.

Josie Eats Her Words (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Disaster Master (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; Gigi; Charley Hawse
Reprints

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

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty! If you don’t stop yakking we’ll never even get a nibble!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews

Indexer Notes

Judging by the style of dress and the four-panel continuity, this is probably a reprint of two late fifties to early sixties era Archie syndicated newspaper strips.

Comfort Control (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty gets an air conditioner in her bedroom. She becomes so addicted to it that while she's in the living room with Archie, she keeps running upstairs to get another dose of air conditioning.
Reprints

Aid to the Enemy (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica scratches her foot on a shell on the beach. After the handsome first aid administrator bandages her foot, she keeps faking injuries so she can go back to the first aid station.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits added for the reprint in "Archie Giant Series."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Of Pain and Pleasure (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Maharooney Kupakoffey
Synopsis
Veronica studies under a guru who preaches the doctrine of achieving pleasure through pain.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hmm! That smells good, Betty!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. A Clothes Friendship
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Josie Eats Her Words
    Josie; Hostess
  4. 3. Disaster Master
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. ["Betty! If you don’t stop yakking we’ll never even get a nibble!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  6. 5. Comfort Control
    Betty
  7. 6. Aid to the Enemy
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["Archie Digest"]
  9. 8. ["Pick a Winner Every Time"]
  10. 9. Of Pain and Pleasure
    Betty and Veronica
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