(July 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
0271000696007
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard Goldwater (managing editor)

[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
I'll be all right!... ...it's just that Betty cleaned her room without being asked!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews (picture)
Synopsis
The sight of Betty's clean room is too much for her mother.

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

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

Hats Off To Fashion (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
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Declaring that "hats are coming back in," Veronica buys a bunch of hats and tries them on. Each hat causes her to bump into something or hurt someone.

A Weak Beginning (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; children
Characters
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
Who was that who gave you a ride to school?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

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

Bored to Tears (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
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica decides to practice to become the best darts player in town, so that she can surprise the boys with her skill. While practicing, she keeps throwing out her old dart boards and buying new ones.
Reprints
Keywords
darts

[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)

Needles and Puns (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The girls take up crafts like needlework and macrame, while the boys annoy them by making stupid puns about all their new hobbies.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Veronica's line "as any fool can plainly see" is a catchphrase from Al Capp's "Li'l Abner." Archie head writer Frank Doyle quoted it in a number of stories.

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

Veronica Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aren’t they exquisite, Betty? And these are only my summer diamonds!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs

Past Perfect (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
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Nobody can stand being around Betty because she's "too perfect."
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker credit from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #253.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I'll be all right!... ...it's just that Betty cleaned her room without being asked!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Yowsa Yowsa
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Hats Off To Fashion
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. A Weak Beginning
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. ["Who was that who gave you a ride to school?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  6. 5. Bored to Tears
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. ["Archie 3 For $1.00 Offer"]
  8. 7. ["Archie Andrews, Where Are You"]
  9. 8. Needles and Puns
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. ["Aren’t they exquisite, Betty? And these are only my summer diamonds!"]
    Veronica Pin Up
  11. 10. Past Perfect
    Betty and Veronica
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