(March 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
0271000696003
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
Archie, you came here with me!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
At the bowling alley, Betty objects to Archie snuggling with Veronica.

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Betty and Veronica Comics Digest Magazine #6

Fighting Females (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; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The guys say that if the girls want equality, they should fight over boys the way men have traditionally fight over women. So Betty and Veronica come up with some enjoyable ways of fighting.
Reprints

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

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

Toast and Boast (Table of Contents: 3)

Russ / 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
Russ; Li'l Jinx

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

Archie's Gag Bag / 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
Must you use ice-cream scoops for everything?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazley; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle

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.

It's a Natural (Table of Contents: 5)

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; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The girls learn that the "natural look" is in. Betty goes entirely without makeup, while Veronica buys tons of natural-looking cosmetics. When Archie sees them, he praises Veronica's natural look and tells Betty to go easy on the makeup.
Reprints

The Shadow Knows (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica recounts a dream she had, where she and Betty looked the same as they always do, but their shadows were fat and gross.
Reprints

[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)

Extra Sensory Palaver (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead don't believe in extra-sensory perception until they notice that the girls can carry on a conversation while never completing a sentence.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inking credit changed from Rudy Lapick to Dan DeCarlo on 8/6/13, per credits on reprint published in Laugh Comics #362. Lettering credit added per same reprint.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, you came here with me!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Fighting Females
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Smart Alex
    Josie; Hostess
  4. 3. Toast and Boast
    Russ
  5. 4. ["Must you use ice-cream scoops for everything?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  6. 5. It's a Natural
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. The Shadow Knows
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["Archie Digest"]
  9. 8. ["Pick a Winner Every Time"]
  10. 9. Extra Sensory Palaver
    Betty and Veronica
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