(June 1977)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price
0.35 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
0271000696006
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

Issue Notes

Cover price increases to thirty-five cents.


[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
It's difficult to believe our little Veronica is a teen-ager!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Hermione is looking at Veronica's childhood photos. Veronica is running up the phone bill and Hiram is choking on last month's bill.
Reprints

Yowsa Yowsa (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Funny Girl (Table of Contents: 2)

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; Jughead Jones; Veronica's Cousin Bruce
Synopsis
Veronica guilt-trips Betty into performing as a clown in a charity event being run by her Cousin Bruce, whom she's also intimidated into accepting Betty, all so she can have Archie for herself.
Reprints

Lost And Found (Table of Contents: 3)

Li'l Jinx's Pal, 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; teacher

[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
Guess what? Veronica has been “pinned”!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Due to the style of dress and the four-panel continuity, these are probably reprints of two late fifties to early sixties era Archie syndicated newspaper strips.

Crystal Clear (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; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The guys fool Veronica into thinking she can see the future in her crystal ball.
Reprints
Keywords
crystal ball

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

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

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

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

Transportation Tribulation (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty's dad gives her a car.
Reprints

Veronica's Birthday Gift (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Puzzle page.

Five Star Final (Table of Contents: 10)

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; Reggie Mantle; Floyd Clayton
Synopsis
Coach Clayton asks Betty to transcribe a notebook with ratings of the various athletes he coaches. Reggie sneaks a peak at the notebook and jumps to the conclusion that Betty has a book with ratings of different boyfriends she's dated.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Among the athlete ratings in the notebook is "Gorelick - minus one". "Gorelick" is Archie Comics staffer Victor Gorelick. Another ranking is "Doyle - none." "Doyle" is Archie Comics head writer Frank Doyle.

Inking credit from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #226.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["It's difficult to believe our little Veronica is a teen-ager!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Yowsa Yowsa
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Funny Girl
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Lost And Found
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Fat Charley
  5. 4. ["Guess what? Veronica has been “pinned”!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  6. 5. Crystal Clear
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. ["Laugh Digest"]
  8. 7. ["Pick A Winner Every Time"]
  9. 8. Transportation Tribulation
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Veronica's Birthday Gift
    Veronica
  11. 10. Five Star Final
    Betty and Veronica
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