(October 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
0271000696010
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
The lifeguard said I was charming and witty!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; unidentified lifeguard
Synopsis
Betty is flying high after a compliment from a handsome lifeguard. But Veronica makes certain to bring her back to Earth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine #8.

The Buddy System (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica conspires with Betty to invite Archie to the Lodge cabin on the lake for a birthday fishing trip - - one in which they will "conveniently" forget the fishing gear.
Reprints

Josie Attacks Karate (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Line Up (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
Greg
Synopsis
Greg is more interested in sleeping than fishing.
Reprints

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

Betty and Veronica / 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
Betty and Veronica Gag Bag
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Mr. Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica design new cafeteria uniforms. Mr. Weatherbee eats celery.

Indexer Notes

Judging from the style of clothing and the four-panel continuity, this is probably a reprint of two mid-sixties era Archie syndicated newspaper strips.

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

Betty and Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whew, it's hot
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica has a solution to the hot, humid day at the beach.

Down Memory Lane (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Dr. Newman
Synopsis
Observing that Veronica's self-absorption is beginning to affect her memory, Betty takes her friend to a memory specialist.
Reprints
Keywords
memory

Fun & Games (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty helps Veronica test a new treasure hunt game on Archie.
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
Every Time I Get
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
"Betty" and "Veronica" answer reader letters.

[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)

Critic's Award (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mavis Cosmetics saleslady; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
A door-to-door Mavis Cosmetics saleslady tries to sell Veronica some products.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The lifeguard said I was charming and witty!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Buddy System
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Josie Attacks Karate
    Josie; Hostess
  4. 3. The Line Up
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. ["Betty and Veronica Gag Bag"]
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. ["Whew, it's hot"]
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Down Memory Lane
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Fun & Games
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. ["Every Time I Get"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. ["One Big Laugh"]
  11. 10. ["Here's Your Archie 3 For $1.00 Checklist"]
  12. 11. Critic's Award
    Betty and Veronica
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