(July 1978)

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
271000696007
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
When we were five we fed mud pies to Archie and Jughead!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica is serving homemade pie to Archie and Jughead, and it doesn't seem to be a culinary delight.

Down We Go (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Hit and Run (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Floyd Clayton
Synopsis
Archie and Chuck catch Betty and Veronica practicing softball rather ineptly and agree to give the girls a ten run advantage in the up-coming girls versus boys softball game. The girls skill level suddenly increases when the game starts.
Reprints

Candy Man (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; children
Characters
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Charley buys some candy for his mother's birthday.

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

Betty and Veronica'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
Veronica, Mr. Lodge looks sad!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Hiram laments his canary. Archie and Veronica complain about city revenue practices.

Surprise (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
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica cons Miss Grundy into excusing her from class, but winds up making the teacher think Veronica is planning a surprise party for Mr. Weatherbee.
Reprints

Dear Diary (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
On Ethel's advice, Betty records a fantasy date with Archie in her diary. Veronica manages to see it and accuses Archie of two-timing her.
Reprints

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

Dear Betty and Veronica / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Betty and Veronica]
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you ever
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
"Betty and Veronica" answer reader letters.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Trial and Error (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
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Miss Grundy holds a mock court trial in her classroom to demonstrate law and judicial procedure. However, she makes the mistake of selecting Jughead as prosecutor and Veronica as defense counsel.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["When we were five we fed mud pies to Archie and Jughead!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Down We Go
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Hit and Run
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Candy Man
    Li'l Jinx's Pal Fat Charley
  5. 4. ["Veronica, Mr. Lodge looks sad!"]
    Betty and Veronica's Gag Bag
  6. 5. Surprise
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Dear Diary
    Betty
  8. 7. ["Did you ever"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. ["Madhouse Comics"]
  10. 9. ["Here's Your 3 For $1.00 Checklist"]
  11. 10. Trial and Error
    Betty and Veronica
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