(November 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:
0271000696011
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

["Archie, it's curtain time in five minutes!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Backstage at a stage show, Veronica objects to the make up Betty is applying to Archie's face.

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Betty and Veronica Comics Digest Magazine #22.

Handy Person (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:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis:
Jealous of the attention Betty gets from Mr. Lodge when she fixes a faucet, Veronica decides to become proficient at plumbing herself. However, she thinks that the right outfit is the only thing she'll need to succeed.

Arm Rest (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Jinx's Pal, Greg / 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; Li'l Jinx; Gigi
Synopsis:
Greg prepares for the Yo-Yo championships.

["Archie's Gag Bag"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Miss Haggly
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee adjusts Miss Grundy's breaks, then questions the music teacher.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

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

Here's a Hot One (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Code puzzle with the theme of what Archie thinks of Mr. Lodge.
Reprints:

The Swingers (Table of Contents: 5)

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; Jughead Jones; Tommy
Synopsis:
Seeing how crushed a little boy named Tommy is, first Betty and then Veronica give him some tips on how to hit a baseball.
Reprints:

That's Entertainment (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis:
Overhearing Betty filling Veronica in on the story lines of their favorite soap opera, Smithers assumes she's talking about the actual tragedies of her friends.

["I Just Adore Your Stories"] (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:
?

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
"Betty" and "Veronica" answer reader letters.

["Think Small"] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

["Here's Your Archie 3 For $1.00 Checklist"] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Knot on Your Life (Table of Contents: 10)

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; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica scoffs at Betty's new hobby of macrame, but Betty has a unique use for it.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, it's curtain time in five minutes!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Handy Person
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Arm Rest
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Greg
  4. 3. ["Archie's Gag Bag"]
    Archie
  5. 4. Here's a Hot One
    Archie
  6. 5. The Swingers
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. That's Entertainment
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["I Just Adore Your Stories"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. ["Think Small"]
  10. 9. ["Here's Your Archie 3 For $1.00 Checklist"]
  11. 10. Knot on Your Life
    Betty and Veronica
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