(January 1982)

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
0271000696001
Editing
Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief); Victor Gorelick (art director)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed as Dan DeCarlo)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed as Dan DeCarlo)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Not only did Archie lie to me about the size of his yacht, Betty...
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; unidentified hair dressers
Synopsis
At the beautician's, Veronica tells Betty about Archie's latest escapade.
Reprints

Bucolic Frolic (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

God Bless the Working Girl (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Claire Doyle (see notes)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited as J. DeCarlo)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited as Barry G.)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Adolph Squint; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge forces Veronica to get a waitress job at a restaurant to earn her clothing money.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writing originally credited to Frank Doyle; actually one of the early '80s stories written by his daughter Claire.

Make Believe (Table of Contents: 3)

Charley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Li'l Jinx's Pal Charley
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Charley Hawse; Greg
Synopsis
Charley makes excuses for his lack of football prowess.
Reprints
Keywords
football

Betty and Veronica's Fall Fashions (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed as Dan DeCarlo)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed as Dan DeCarlo)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
No story; Betty and Veronica model fashion designs submitted by readers.

The Invitation (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
Bill Yoshida

Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Nancy convinces Betty to become more aggressive concerning Archie, and her father isn't certain he likes the idea.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Despite the logo at the beginning of the story, Veronica Lodge does not appear.

The ending of this story, where Mrs. Cooper says that Betty's aggressive behavior will give her "a lot more fun than I ever had," has been changed in recent digest reprints. In the '90s, the final balloon was re-lettered to read "that kind of behavior landed me a husband!" Another reprint, in the '00s, not only changed the final line but re-drew Mr. Cooper to remove the pipe he smokes in the final panel.

Number One Guy (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Floyd Clayton
Synopsis
Chuck's recent football success has gone to his head and the girls decide to introduce him to a little humility.
Reprints
Keywords
football

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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
Recently I had...
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
"Betty" and "Veronica" answer reader letters.

Share the Pain (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica develops a toothache and can't attend a concert with Archie, so she guilt-trips Archie into giving up the concert as well to make sure he won't go with Betty or anyone else.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Despite the logo on page one, Betty Cooper does not appear in this story.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Not only did Archie lie to me about the size of his yacht, Betty..."]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Bucolic Frolic
    Hostess Cup Cakes; Josie
  3. 2. God Bless the Working Girl
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Make Believe
    Charley
  5. 4. Betty and Veronica's Fall Fashions
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. The Invitation
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Number One Guy
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["Recently I had..."]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Share the Pain
    Betty and Veronica
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