(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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