(August 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
0271000696008
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
Ronnie, the boys are swinging like they’re in a daze!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica has discovered a good strategy to beat the boys in softball.

The Long and the Short (Table of Contents: 1)

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; Mr. Weatherbee; Millie
Synopsis
Veronica shows Betty how to handle the taunts of a catty fellow student with style.

Swift Gift (Table of Contents: 2)

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; Gigi
Synopsis
Charley gives Jinx a dubious birthday gift.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica's Gag Bag / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are we having one of your most talented music students play at assembly?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee gives a visiting musician advice. Archie gives Veronica advice about her knit sweater.
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

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

Two for the Money (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
After seeing Betty kick herself for seeing a terrible film, Dilton uses reverse psychology and tells her it was great, hoping she'll convince herself that it wasn't as big a waste of time as she thought.
Reprints

The Big Blow Up (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
In order to puncture the runaway egos of Archie and Reggie, Betty and Veronica spread a rumor that Hollywood producers are interested in them.
Reprints

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

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
I am a Vietnamese girl
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
"Betty and Veronica" answer reader letters.

Secret Love (Table of Contents: 9)

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; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica has a secret she's dying to tell someone, but nobody will let her betray a confidence.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Ronnie, the boys are swinging like they’re in a daze!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Long and the Short
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Swift Gift
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. ["Are we having one of your most talented music students play at assembly?"]
    Betty and Veronica's Gag Bag
  5. 4. ["One Big Laugh"]
  6. 5. ["Here's Your 3 For $1.00 Checklist"]
  7. 6. Two for the Money
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. The Big Blow Up
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. ["I am a Vietnamese girl"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Secret Love
    Betty and Veronica
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