(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)

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

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

Characters:
Dick Tracy
Keywords:
wrist radio

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Promo for Dick Tracy movie with only text in the title.

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)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for the NBC Movie of the Week "To Riverdale and Back Again" and the Archie comics adaptation.

3 Issues for $2.00 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Promo for ordering individual issues of Archie comics by mail. 75 cents each or three for $2.00.

The Ultimate Game Club (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for video game club. Ultimate Game Club, 1491 Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT 06475

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

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

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

Characters:
Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Pro for subscriptions to Jughead's Double Digest. Four issues for $6.00.

[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)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Art Instruction Schools, Minneapolis, Minn.

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)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason (cameo); Jughead Jones (cameo); Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley (cameo); Hot Dog; Mr. Weatherbee (cameo); Miss Grundy (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for Archie Annual Digest #57 with mail-in coupon.

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for three different New Kids on the Block t-shirts for $12.95 each from Bop City Comics, 80 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01701.

Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to Archie comics. Eight issues for $5.00. Archie is dressed as a mail carrier.

Double Your Fun! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to Archie's Double Digest and Betty & Veronica's Double Digest. Six issues for $10.00.

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.
Keywords:
baseball; baseball cards; television

Subscribe and Save $2.50 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to Archie digests. Five issues for $5.00.

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for special subscriptions to Archie titles. Three issues for $2.00. These are the new offbeat titles like Archie 3000, Jughead's Diner, Riverdale High, etc.

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)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Promo for memberships in the Archie Fan Club for $3.00.

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)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Betty go snorkeling to find a treasure, but are scared away by a moray eel.
Keywords:
moray eel; snorkeling

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Ad in comic format for Capri Sun Fruit Drinks. (Part 1 of 3).

Cool Rule #73 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Chester Chetah
Synopsis:
Chester uses a rocket to try to catch a Chee-tos delivery van, but is stopped by a railroad cross guard arm.
Keywords:
railroad; rocket

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad in comic format for Chee-tos snacks.

Prizes or Cash! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Sales Leadership Club, 45 Warwick Street, Springfield, MA 01102.

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:
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Watkins
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Steven Rowe