(June 1966)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
published in January, August, September, December and twice in June
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard Goldwater (managing editor)
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No wonder you females live longer.. all that paint acts as a preservative!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cousin Leroy; Midge Klump; unidentified friends of Veronica
Synopsis
Cousin Leroy rudely intrudes on Veronica's slumber party.
Keywords
pajamas

Pay Dates Incorporated (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Pop Tate
Synopsis
In order to raise money to support their fashion addictions, Betty proposes that she, Veronica and Midge start charging to date one of the boys.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Veronica / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ice Fishing
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The cold weather of their ice fishing date give Veronica and Archie an excuse to snuggle.
Reprints

Fill 'Er Up (Table of Contents: 3)

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 Holliday; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
At the movies, Jinx loads up at the concession stand.
Reprints

Dread Design (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
In order to keep Archie away from Betty, Veronica goes to elaborate lengths to convince them both that the new dress Betty is wearing bears an ancient Babylonian curse symbol and that Betty is now bad luck to any male.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The American Revolution - - Facts and Fallacies (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 0.66 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
historical
Synopsis
An article disputing erroneous legends about the American Revolution.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Louis Silberkleit
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Statement of Ownership

Indexer Notes

Filed October 1, 1965; Owner Archie Comics Publications, Inc, officers Louis Silberkleit, John L. Goldwater, Maurice Coyne, all of 241 Church Street, New York, NY, 10013; Total paid circulation, avg previous 12 months: 256,516

Nursery Time (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Someone is using altered nursery rhymes to satirize Veronica and Archie's relationship. Veronica suspects Betty, but she can't prove it.
Reprints

The Polka-Dot Kid (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
No story; Betty models various fashion designs.
Reprints

Never Kiss a Stranger (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge forbids Veronica to see Archie, so she has to come up with an idea that will allow her to follow the letter of her father's demand while still keeping her date with Archie.
Reprints

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

Veronica / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Most Challenging
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries to keep up with Veronica on the slopes.

The Treatment (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica persists in winding Archie around her little finger, until she finally manages to push him too far.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Real Life (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica's attempt at abstract art leaves everyone cold, and to prove it to her Mr. Lodge sends the painting with Archie to a local gallery for an honest appraisal.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The characters mock the old comedic plot device of having a smeared painting mistaken for great abstract art, which was already a cliché by 1966.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["No wonder you females live longer.. all that paint acts as a preservative!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Pay Dates Incorporated
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["Ice Fishing"]
    Veronica
  4. 3. Fill 'Er Up
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Dread Design
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. ["Get This Raincoat Free"]
  7. 6. The American Revolution - - Facts and Fallacies
  8. 7. ["Statement of Ownership"]
  9. 8. Nursery Time
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. The Polka-Dot Kid
    Betty
  11. 10. Never Kiss a Stranger
    Veronica
  12. 11. ["Most Challenging"]
    Veronica
  13. 12. The Treatment
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. ["Dig This Crazy Offer"]
  15. 14. Real Life
    Betty and Veronica
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