(October 1980)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price
0.50 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
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 (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I expect to go home with three track medals today!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica plans to go home with three track medals, even though she's not entered in any events.
Reprints

Unfair Competition (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Price of Perfection (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
Bill Yoshida [as Willie Y.]

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jan the instructor
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica join a fitness gym to stay in shape.
Reprints

Net Results (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
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx is disturbing her father with her tennis practice.

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

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
Boy, there sure are a lot of comic books these days!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Archie examine the current line of comic books. Mr. Lodge becomes a television critic.
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

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

Betty's Bikinis (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
No story; Betty models fashion designs submitted by readers.
Reprints

Hail To The Chief (Table of Contents: 6)

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
Synopsis
During a lazy afternoon by the pool, Veronica begins speculating how life would be if she ruled the world.

Suit Yourself (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
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is stunned to learn that not every girl can afford three dozen swimsuits in her wardrobe.
Reprints

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

Dear Betty & 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
I Have A Difficult Problem
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
"Betty" and "Veronica" answer reader letters.

Wheel Spiel (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica bails on Betty's skate-a-thon for charity in order to crash a party for some celebrities.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I expect to go home with three track medals today!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Unfair Competition
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. The Price of Perfection
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Net Results
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. ["Boy, there sure are a lot of comic books these days!"]
    Betty and Veronica Gag Bag
  6. 5. Betty's Bikinis
    Betty
  7. 6. Hail To The Chief
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Suit Yourself
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. ["I Have A Difficult Problem"]
    Dear Betty & Veronica
  10. 9. Wheel Spiel
    Betty and Veronica
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