(June 1968)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
eight times per year: January, August, October and December, semi-monthly in February and 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 H. 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)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Well, Archie, now that you've practiced decorating Veronica for the party, you should do a real groovy job on me!
Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie practices psychedelic body painting on Veronica.

A "Lodge Original" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
When the insinuation that the pranks Veronica pulls on Betty to keep her away from Archie are becoming stale and repetitive, Veronica takes it as a challenge.
Reprints:

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

Veronica Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
We just sent Archie out to caddy
Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica waits for Archie's return from caddying for her father.

TV or Not TV (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica sets Betty up to star in a fake television commercial as an elaborate prank to humiliate her.
Reprints:

Hidden Meanings (Table of Contents: 4)

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 Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx can't find her dictionary.
Reprints:

The Non-Believers (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Madame Zorbra; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica scoffs at a fortune teller's prediction that Archie will be escorting Betty to the dance and not her.
Reprints:
Keywords:
fortune teller

Short Cut to Beauty (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fashion
Synopsis:
Article on how short hair is now fashionable for women.

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Louis Silberkleit
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Filed October 1, 1967; Listed owners Archie Comics Publications Inc, Louis Silberkleit, John L. Goldwater, Maurice Coyne, all of 1116 First Avenue, New York, NY, 10021; Publisher Louis Silberkleit; Editor John L. Goldwater; Managing Editor Richard H. Goldwater; Total paid circulation, 12 month avg: 248,421

Achievement Award (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Inspired by Betty's example, Mr. Lodge decides to make Veronica do household chores to earn her money.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Dear Betty and Veronica / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Eda Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
It's just like I waved a magic wand

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
The most beautiful view
Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie takes Betty to see a majestic view of the ocean to gauge her reaction, in order to see if it would be good to take Veronica there.

Sunny Trip (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
When rain washes out their beach date, Veronica puts Archie on her father's private jet and flies them to a beach that isn't soggy.
Reprints:

The Celebrity (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Chad Nero
Synopsis:
Tired of Veronica's bragging, Betty claims to know a famous teen idol. Then Veronica calls her bluff.
Reprints:

Goodbye Ol' Paint... (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica sabotages Betty's date with Archie by using a sabotaged can of paint. So Jughead decides to sabotage Veronica's plans to replace Betty.
Reprints:

Curiosity (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica behaves just as Jughead predicted, so she vows to show that the others can be just as predictable as she.
Reprints:

Surprise (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Josie Jones; Pop Tate; Smithers the butler
Synopsis:
Veronica scripts her "surprise" birthday party and expects everyone to follow the script.
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Well, Archie, now that you've practiced decorating Veronica for the party, you should do a real groovy job on me!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. A "Lodge Original"
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["We just sent Archie out to caddy"]
    Veronica Pin Up
  4. 3. TV or Not TV
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Hidden Meanings
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. The Non-Believers
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Short Cut to Beauty
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. Achievement Award
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. ["It's just like I waved a magic wand"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. ["The most beautiful view"]
    Betty Pin Up
  12. 11. Sunny Trip
    Veronica
  13. 12. The Celebrity
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Goodbye Ol' Paint...
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. Curiosity
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. Surprise
    Betty and Veronica
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