(July 2001)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
1.99 USD; 2.39 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
every 4 weeks, twice in May
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Comics
Barcode:
009128467481 62
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

["I think the expression is "Shop 'til you drop" -- not "Shop 'til they drop!""] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Help! I'm A Mess! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Blahara Shlubb
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica have a TV show where they give change a dull teen into a glamorous teen.

Fan Art (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ellen Leonforte
Inks:
Ellen Leonforte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; Ellen Leonforte

Indexer Notes

header by Ellen Leonforte, from earlier issues.
fan art by Sophie Dawson (Weston, CT), Kylie McIntrye (Follett, Tx), Shannon Olsen (Edmonton, AB, Canada), and Kyle Bourquin (Garden City, NJ)

Everyday Fashions (Table of Contents)

Betty & Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Indexer Notes

fashions by Zack Gichohi (The Tramshed, South Africa)

Bad Girl Gone Good (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jess Foster
Synopsis:
Veronica is in a mean and devious mood, and it is aimed at her best friend Betty.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

When this is reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #205, the pencils are credited to Dan DeCarlo and the inks are credited to Jim DeCarlo.

Smell Spell (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir [as Gladir] (credited)
Pencils:
Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith [as Smith] (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Nancy Woods; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Veronica makes an irresistible perfume in lab class.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Unsure if this is Pat or Tim Kennedy pencils.

The Marvey Girls (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Aunt Cora; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Set in California a century ago, Betty and Ethel are the Marvey Girls.

Indexer Notes

"Marvey Girls" based on a historic restaurant chain's waitresses, called the Harvey Girls.

Dear Betty & Veronica (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sara Algase (credited)
Pencils:
Ellen Leonforte ?
Inks:
Ellen Leonforte ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Header by Ellen Leonforte. Includes half page of Message Board.

The Best Policy? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie eavesdrops and hears Betty and Veronica say that they value a boy who has total outright honesty. So naturally he insults them.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I think the expression is "Shop 'til you drop" -- not "Shop 'til they drop!""]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Help! I'm A Mess!
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Fan Art
  4. 3. Everyday Fashions
    Betty & Veronica
  5. 4. Bad Girl Gone Good
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Smell Spell
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. The Marvey Girls
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Dear Betty & Veronica
  9. 8. The Best Policy?
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Lou Mazzella
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