(June 1977)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Twice in Jan., Sept., Oct., and Dec., once in March, April, June and August
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Barcode
0271000698406
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
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This perfume works wonders!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; unidentified sales clerk
Synopsis
Betty is shopping for a way to lure Archie away from Veronica.

Yowsa Yowsa (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Josie; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Oath (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica swear an oath of fidelity to each other, an oath Veronica breaks at the first chance she gets to ace Betty out of a date with Archie.
Reprints

Night Sight (Table of Contents: 3)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Charley is haunted by something he witnessed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie's Gag Bag
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gets an earful from Betty.
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

This is a reprint from a sixties-era Archie syndicated newspaper strip.

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Louis Silberkleit
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Statement of Ownership

Indexer Notes

Filed October 1, 1976; Owner Archie Comics Publications, Inc, 1116 First Avenue, New York, NY, 10021, and Archie Comics Enterprises, same address, no listed officers; Publisher: Archie Comics Publications, Inc, Louis Silberkleit Business Manager; Editor: John Goldwater; Managing Editor: Richard Goldwater; Total Paid Circulation, avg 12 months: 148,964

No Rhyme, No Reason (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica get into a huge argument in the school halls, prompting Mr. Weatherbee to intercede.
Reprints

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Biz Tiz (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
In order to outdo Betty once again, Veronica takes on a consignment of overstock work jumpsuits her father is ready to write off as a loss and goes into business for herself selling them.
Reprints

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

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
My friend and I...
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
"Betty" and "Veronica" answer reader letters.

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

Veronica / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do I really look that beautiful?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica is way too impressed with the portrait of her that Archie painted.
Reprints

Tooth Trouble (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; unidentified male companion
Synopsis
Betty convinces Veronica that she doesn't need to lavish money on her dates to keep them. She just needs a beautiful smile.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This perfume works wonders!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Yowsa Yowsa
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. The Oath
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Night Sight
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. ["Archie's Gag Bag"]
    Archie
  6. 5. ["Statement of Ownership"]
  7. 6. No Rhyme, No Reason
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["It's Something Special"]
  9. 8. ["Pick A Winner Every Time"]
  10. 9. Biz Tiz
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. ["My friend and I..."]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. ["Do I really look that beautiful?"]
    Veronica
  13. 12. Tooth Trouble
    Betty and Veronica
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