(March 1980)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price
0.40 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; Archie Comics Group
Barcode
0271000696003
Editing
John 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
Jim DeCarlo ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Victor Gorelick

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Poor Betty was down in the dumps yesterday, Veronica!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; unidentified skier
Synopsis
Veronica disses Betty's ski outfit.

Indexer Notes

The same basic joke was used on the cover of Katy Keene #23.

The Winner (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Hostess Twinkies; Josie / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Energy Crisis (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty convinces Veronica to walk rather than drive, in order to aid the energy crisis.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Michael Gallagher ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica, do you have to listen to that awful noise?
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica and Mr. Lodge debate her taste in music. Betty and Veronica borrow clothes from Miss Grundy.
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

These are reprints of two late seventies era Archie syndicated newspaper strips.

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

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

Veronica's Ski Fashions (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
No story; Veronica models ski fashion designs submitted by readers.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

Young at Heart (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
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica cons her father and Smithers into a snowball fight.
Reprints
Keywords
snowball fight

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed with the credits printed in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #209.

Cover Up (Table of Contents: 7)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 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; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx gives her father a reason to be enthusiastic about the snowstorm.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Joe Edwards credits two readers with the clothing designs Jinx and Hap wear.

[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)

Heads Up (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica buys a blonde wig to surprise Archie at school. But Archie gets wind of it and comes to school in a bald cap.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The outfits worn by Betty and Veronica in this story were submitted by two readers: Donna Kahn (Dearborn, Mich.) and Louise Ely (Denver, Colo.).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Eda Edwards (as Betty and Veronica)
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My boyfriend and I
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
"Betty" and "Veronica" answer reader letters.

Trick Photography (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty [Archie] / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Letter strike code puzzle with a photography theme.

Snow Fun (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
The gang plan to wait out a howling snowstorm at the Lodge mansion until Reggie gets a better idea.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Poor Betty was down in the dumps yesterday, Veronica!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Winner
    Hostess Twinkies; Josie
  3. 2. Energy Crisis
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. ["Veronica, do you have to listen to that awful noise?"]
    Betty and Veronica Gag Bag
  5. 4. ["Don't Let This Giant Catch Get Away"]
  6. 5. Veronica's Ski Fashions
    Veronica
  7. 6. Young at Heart
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Cover Up
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. ["Now showing"]
  10. 9. ["Here's Your Archie 3 for $1.00 Checklist"]
  11. 10. Heads Up
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. ["My boyfriend and I"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Trick Photography
    Betty [Archie]
  14. 13. Snow Fun
    Betty and Veronica
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