(June 1983)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.60 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year: twice in Jan., Sept., Oct., and once in March, April, June and Aug.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Barcode
0271000698406
Editing
Victor Gorelick (art direction); Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
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
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some of us have class, Betty!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

Feast or Famine (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Everytime I throw a party it's the best one ever!
Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hubert Smithers; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead fills in for one of the butlers at Veronica's party and has to promise not to eat the food.
Reprints

Dear Betty and Veronica (Table of Contents: 2)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
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Fashion Hi-Lites (Table of Contents: 3)

Cheryl Blossom / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Cheryl Blossom

Wigged Out (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Run for your lives! Take cover!
Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Jinx Malloy; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
The guys all avoid Jinx because he brings bad luck but Betty tries to make friends with him.

Handy Man's Special (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I will thank you to keep both hands where they belong, Matthew martins!
Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty goes out with a guy that won't keep his hands to himself and Veronica tells her to loosen up when she becomes upset about his behavior.

Slice of Advice (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll tell you why we're both overweight!
Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Betty & Veronica Gag Bag (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tsk-tsk!
Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 8)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

STATEMENT OF OWNERSHIP, MANAGEMENT AND CIRCULATION (Required by 39 13.S.C. 3685).

1. Title of publication: Archie Giant Series Magazine.
1A. Publication No. 029340.

2. Date of filing: Oct. 1, 1982.

3. Frequency of issue. Twice in Jan., Sept., Oct. and Dec., and once in March, April, June and Aug.

3A. No. of issues published annually: Twelve.

3B. Annual subscription price: $7.20.

4. Location of known office of publication: 1116 First Ave., New York, N.Y. 10021.

5. Location of headquarters or general business offices of the publisher, 1116 First Ave., New York, N.Y. 10021.

6. Names and addresses of publisher, editor and managing editor. Publisher: Archie Comic Publications, 1116 First Venue, New York, N.Y. 10021. Editor: John L. Goldwater, 1116 First Avenue, New York, N. Y. 10021. Managing editor: Richard H. Goldwater, 1116 First Ave., New York, N.Y. 10021.

7. Owner Archie Comic Publications, Inc. 1116 First Ave., New York, N.Y. 10021; Archie Enterprises, Inc., 1116 First Ave., New York, N.Y. 10021.

8. Known bondholders, mortgagees and other security holders owning or holding 1 percent or more of total amount of bonds, mortgages or other securities: None.

9. Not applicable.

10. Extent and nature of circulation:

A. Total no. copies printed:
Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, 216,440.
Actual no. of copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 216,021.

B. Paid circulation:
1. Sales through dealers and carriers, street vendors and counter sales.
Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, 71,579.
Actual no. of copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 78,681

2. Mail subscriptions:
Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, 712
Actual no. of copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 801


C. Total paid circulation:
Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, 72,291.
Actual no. of copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 79,4S2.

D. Free distribution by mail, carrier or other means samples, complimentary, and other copies: Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, None.
Actual no. of copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, None.

E. Total distribution (Sum C, and D): Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, 72,291. Actual number of copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 79,482.

F. Copies not distributed:
1. Office use, left-over, unaccounted, spoiled after printing:
Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, 300
Actual number of copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 300.

2. Returns from news agents:
Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, 143,849.
Actual number of copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 136,239

G. Total (Sum of E & F—should equal net press run shown in A):
Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 month, 216,440.
Actual no. of copies of single issues published nearest to filing date, 216,021.

I certify that the statements made by me above are correct and complete. Louis H. Silberkleit. Business Manager.

Kitchen Privilege (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on in, Archie!
Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica rushes over to Betty's house when she hears that Archie is over there with her in the kitchen.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Some of us have class, Betty!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Feast or Famine
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Dear Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Fashion Hi-Lites
    Cheryl Blossom
  5. 4. Wigged Out
    Betty
  6. 5. Handy Man's Special
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Slice of Advice
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Betty & Veronica Gag Bag
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Statement of Ownership
  10. 9. Kitchen Privilege
    Betty and Veronica
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