(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.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie's Funhouse (Archie, 2014 series) #9, inks are credited to Jim DeCarlo.

["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.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

When reprinted in Archie's Funhouse (Archie, 2014 series) #3, writing is credited to George Gladir and inks to Rudy Lapick.

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

Jughead / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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:
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Mike Nielsen
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