(April 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
0271000696004
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
That's my favorite color combination!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica paint a backdrop for the school play, while Dilton and Archie admire them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie's Story & Game Digest Magazine #33

Poor Dumb Thing (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Betty's Bonnet (Table of Contents: 2)

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; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily; Mr. Weatherbee; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Betty's new hat doesn't get the reaction she was hoping for.

Flip Quips (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, can you lend me some money for my date with Ronnie?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs
Reprints

Pet Rock Joke (Table of Contents: 4)

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; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Miss Grundy holds inspection in your room??
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Due to the style of dress and the four-panel continuity, this is probably a reprint of a late fifties to early sixties Archie syndicated newspaper strip.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Statement Of Ownership
Synopsis
Statement of ownership.

Column Right (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Nancy Woods; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Nancy proves to be a mathematical genius.

Fall Guy (Table of Contents: 8)

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; Mary Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Alice Cooper; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie once again has made a date with the two girls for the same night, and freaks out: "It's not the first time I've done this! Last time, they gave me a final warning!"

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Covet Charge (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 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; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica quotes the commandment "Thou shalt not covet" to explain why Betty should stop trying to get Archie. Soon everyone is quoting the word "covet" because it's fun to say.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["That's my favorite color combination!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Poor Dumb Thing
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Betty's Bonnet
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Flip Quips
    Betty
  5. 4. Pet Rock Joke
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. ["Miss Grundy holds inspection in your room??"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  7. 6. ["Statement Of Ownership"]
  8. 7. Column Right
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Fall Guy
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. ["Pick A Winner Every Time"]
  11. 10. ["Jughead With Archie"]
  12. 11. Covet Charge
    Betty and Veronica
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