(January 1997)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
1.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Comics
Barcode:
071896467482
Editing:
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
ongoing series

Issue Notes

The "Comics" part of the "Archie Comics" brand logo was accidentally left off of this issue by the production department.


[The Fashion Police] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; unnamed friend
Synopsis:
Veronica's criticisms of other people's taste in clothing gets out of hand.

In A Sweater Sweat (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Alison Flood
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Aunt Susan (Lodge?); Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica must retrieve a sweater given to her by her Aunt Susan that she regifted to Betty.

Home Improvement (Table of Contents)

Veronica / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Della
Synopsis:
Veronica gets her father to install a wheelchair ramp to the mansion so a handicapped friend can visit.

Indexer Notes

Ad co-sponsored by United Cerebral Palsy Associations.

Designing Women (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Kathleen Webb
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Alice Cooper; Kelvan Kleen
Synopsis:
Veronica talks Betty into going into the dressmaking business with her.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #222, writing is credited to George Gladir and inks to Allison Flood.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fan Art / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Theresa Craft; Michael Seegert; Elisabeth Ryan; Freya Gurke; Jonni LaGrille; Page Kiser
Inks:
Theresa Craft; Michael Seegert; Elisabeth Ryan; Freya Gurke; Jonni LaGrille; Page Kiser
Colors:
Theresa Craft; Michael Seegert; Elisabeth Ryan; Freya Gurke; Jonni LaGrille; Page Kiser
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

["Veronica, It Would Be So Much Fun"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Betty and Veronica]
Pencils:
Ellen Leonforte
Inks:
Ellen Leonforte
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
typeset; Ellen Leonforte

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

In The Doghouse (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Pepper; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
The only way for Veronica to get onto the cheerleading squad is to get someone off it, so she focuses her efforts on Betty.

["The Time Is Drawing Near"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Victor Gorelick
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed); Dan Parent
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo (signed); Dan Parent
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Editor Gorelick promotes the new Sabrina comic and the up-coming Archie's Christmas Stocking.

Ggggggrrrrrrl Of My Dreams (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
C. J. Henderson
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Alison Flood
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica bullies her way into replacing Betty as the guest model at the Riverdale weekend Comic Convention, fearing Betty will use the position to get close to Archie.

Indexer Notes

In Veronica's fantasy of what Betty will be modeling at the convention, Betty is wearing her Super-Teen costume.

Dig In And Help Jimmy Dean Support United Cerebral Palsy (Table of Contents)

Jughead / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead promotes an offer from Jimmy Dean brand frozen breakfasts to match sales of product with contributions to United Cerebral Palsy Associations.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Fashion Police]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. In A Sweater Sweat
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. Home Improvement
    Veronica
  4. 3. Designing Women
    Betty And Veronica
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Fan Art
  6. 5. ["Veronica, It Would Be So Much Fun"]
    Dear Betty & Veronica
  7. 6. In The Doghouse
    Betty And Veronica
  8. 7. ["The Time Is Drawing Near"]
    Editor's Notebook
  9. 8. Ggggggrrrrrrl Of My Dreams
    Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. Dig In And Help Jimmy Dean Support United Cerebral Palsy
    Jughead
This issue was most recently modified by:
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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