(February 1977)

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:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Betty, let's have a frank little talk
Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Frank (Cooper?)
Synopsis:
At the roller rink, Veronica wants Betty to introduce her to Betty's cousin Frank.

Good Taste Treat (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty and Veronica / 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; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty's sewing class plans to make and display an entire line, but Veronica argues that they don't have enough taste to make it in the fashion world.
Reprints:

Smart Alex (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

But, First (Table of Contents: 3)

Li'l Jinx's Friend, Fat Charley / 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:
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx

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

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Archie's Gag Bag
Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Judging from 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.

Just Forget It (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty claims to have a special kind of amnesia that causes her to forget Archie (and only Archie).
Reprints:

Dress Drama (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Every time Betty buys a dress, Veronica buys a better one.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story has no dialogue except in the final panel.

[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)

On the Job Training (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:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
To prepare for her babysitting job, Betty plays a tape of bedtime stories in her car, which causes her to fall asleep and drive her car into the lake.
Reprints:
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty, let's have a frank little talk"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Good Taste Treat
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Smart Alex
    Josie; Hostess
  4. 3. But, First
    Li'l Jinx's Friend, Fat Charley
  5. 4. ["Archie's Gag Bag"]
    Archie
  6. 5. Just Forget It
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Dress Drama
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["Jughead With Archie"]
  9. 8. ["Pick A Winner Every Time"]
  10. 9. On the Job Training
    Betty and Veronica
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