(September 1962)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
five times yearly, January, June, August, September, and December
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
Perfect Bound; later Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover title is Betty and Veronica Summer Fun.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Offhand, I'd say Veronica caught the bigger fish!
Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Reprints:

Grand Hotel (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Bobby Barren; Clyde; Smithers; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Singer Bobby Barren and his manager, Clyde decide to stay at the Lodge mansion, which they mistake for a hotel.

Indexer Notes

The singer's name is a takeoff on that of pop singer Bobby Darin.

Art Treasures (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday (Li'l Jinx's dad)
Synopsis:
Jinx's father takes her to an art museum.

The Holdout (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica try to get Archie to come to Veronica's pool instead of going to the beach.
Reprints:

Summer Camp Story (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Dexter Taylor
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor
Inks:
Dexter Taylor
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dexter Taylor

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Jeeves; Susan Johnson
Synopsis:
While cleaning out Betty's garage, Veronica finds Betty's diary from the time they went to summer camp together.

Indexer Notes

The first story to combine the characters from "Little Archie" with the regular Archie versions.

The Smoke Of Progress (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Article on the locomotive named Rocket.

Skin Deep (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie is asked to judge whether Betty or Veronica has the better tan.
Reprints:

Cupid Calls (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cupid
Synopsis:
Veronica scoffs at Betty's claim of "love at first sight" after seeing a handsome boy on the beach.

Muscle Hustle (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Susan
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica are drawn to a lifeguard's muscled body.
Reprints:

The Boat Builder (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie makes improvements to his boat.
Reprints:

The Gatling Gun (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

One-Way Streets (Table of Contents: 11)

Shrimpy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
children
Characters:
Shrimpy
Synopsis:
While roller-skating, Shrimpy wishes all streets ran downhill.

The Wading Game (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie can't decide if he'd rather play tennis or swim.
Reprints:

Jughead's Passion (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Brunhilda
Synopsis:
Jughead attempts to save Brunhilda from drowning.

[Your Money Buys More] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Offhand, I'd say Veronica caught the bigger fish!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Grand Hotel
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Art Treasures
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. The Holdout
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Summer Camp Story
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. The Smoke Of Progress
  7. 6. Skin Deep
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Cupid Calls
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Muscle Hustle
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. The Boat Builder
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. The Gatling Gun
  12. 11. One-Way Streets
    Shrimpy
  13. 12. The Wading Game
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Jughead's Passion
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. [Your Money Buys More]
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