(August 1990)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year in Jan., Feb., Mar., Apr., May, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
ongoing series

["Boxing workouts are a great way to lose flab!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Keywords:
boxing

I'm On My Way (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Dick Tracy movie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Birds of a Feather (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Veronica is not happy when Archie and Reggie wear wildly-colored jackets.
Keywords:
fashion; robins

["You'll see Archie like you've n-e-v-e-r seen him before!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

To Riverdale and Back Again / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

3 Issues for $2.00 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Ultimate Game Club (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Ultimate Game Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

At Last, My Own Double Digest! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Jughead's Double Digest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Editor's Notebook / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Victor Gorelick
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Victor Gorelick says Archie Comics will be at the Great Eastern Comic Book Convention and 21st San Diego Comic-Con. He also gives tips on submissions to the Archie Club reporters.

Veronica's Springtime Fashions (Table of Contents)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fashion
Characters:
Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Concept and fashions by Margaret Cooper (Watford, England).

Over $8,000 in Prizes Awarded Monthly (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Art Instruction School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Comedy Team (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Hal Smith
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle (cameo); Miss Grundy (cameo); Mr. Weatherbee (cameo)
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica put together a comedy routine, but Veronica pulls out because Betty gets top billing. Dilton comes to the rescue by teaching Betty ventriloquism.
Keywords:
comedy act; comedy writing; ventriloquism

["Full of color...full of fun!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

New Kids on the Block T-Shirts (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bop City Comics / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Double Your Fun! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Basebrawl (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler; Mrs. Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle (cameo); Moose Mason (cameo)
Synopsis:
Upset because Archie is ignoring her to watch a baseball game on television, Veronica has Archie take her to a big league game in person.
Reprints:
Keywords:
baseball; baseball cards; television

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #5, writing is credited to Mike Pellowski, pencils to Jeff Schultz and inks to Al Milgrom.

Subscribe and Save $2.50 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Check Out Archie's Special Subscription Offer! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Charity Chore (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis:
Sabrina has a charity broom wash for witches.
Keywords:
charity

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dear Betty and Veronica / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Alicia D. (Houston, Texas), Theresa R. (St. Louis, Mo.), and Donald H. (Chicago, Ill.).

["Fans! Now you can join the exciting Archie Fan Club"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Sound Advice (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews (cameo); Moose Mason (cameo)
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee doesn't like it when the students wear portable music systems at school, but finds the alternative is worse.
Keywords:
boom boxes; portable music systems

The Taste of Adventure (Part 1) (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie and his Friends; Capri Sun Fruit Drinks / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Cool Rule #73 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Chester Cheetah's Cool Rules; Chee-tos / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Prizes or Cash! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Sales Leadership Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Boxing workouts are a great way to lose flab!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. I'm On My Way
    Dick Tracy movie
  3. 2. Birds of a Feather
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. ["You'll see Archie like you've n-e-v-e-r seen him before!"]
    To Riverdale and Back Again
  5. 4. 3 Issues for $2.00
    Archie's Checklist
  6. 5. The Ultimate Game Club
    The Ultimate Game Club
  7. 6. At Last, My Own Double Digest!
    Jughead's Double Digest
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  9. 8. Veronica's Springtime Fashions
    Veronica
  10. 9. Over $8,000 in Prizes Awarded Monthly
    Art Instruction School
  11. 10. Comedy Team
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. ["Full of color...full of fun!"]
    Archie Annual Digest
  13. 12. New Kids on the Block T-Shirts
    Bop City Comics
  14. 13. Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions
    Archie Comics
  15. 14. Double Your Fun!
    Archie Double Digests
  16. 15. Basebrawl
    Veronica
  17. 16. Subscribe and Save $2.50
    Archie digests
  18. 17. Check Out Archie's Special Subscription Offer!
    Archie comics
  19. 18. Charity Chore
    Sabrina
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. ["Fans! Now you can join the exciting Archie Fan Club"]
    Archie Fan Club
  22. 21. Sound Advice
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. The Taste of Adventure (Part 1)
    Archie and his Friends; Capri Sun Fruit Drinks
  24. 23. Cool Rule #73
    Chester Cheetah's Cool Rules; Chee-tos
  25. 24. Prizes or Cash!
    Sales Leadership Club
This issue was most recently modified by:
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