(March 2002)

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 70
Editing:
Victor Gorelick
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
ongoing series

["Where are the brakes on this thing?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
mountain; slope; snow; snowboarding

A Tale of Two Papers (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Miss Grundy; Kathleen Webb
Synopsis:
Betty gets a D plus on her writing assignment while Veronica gets an A, then the story goes back to show how that happened.

Indexer Notes

Appearance by Kathleen Webb (the writer).

Dear Betty and Veronica (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sara Algase
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Also features Message Board.

Gadgets Galore (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Alice Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica go to an electronic show to learn about new gadgets for teenage girls.
Reprints:
Keywords:
blacklight diary; robot dog

Fan Art (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Synopsis:
Fan art of Betty and Veronica by: Gabrielle Shumate (Kenn, WA); Molly Kubes (age 10, Grimsby, ON, Canada); Magdalene Hebenstreit (Monona, WI).

Pointing It Out (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Hal Smith
Pencils:
? [as Kennedy]
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty points her finger at Veronica wanting them to duke it out over Archie once and for all. Veronica offers to buy her a manicure.
Keywords:
nails

Purse Strings (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis:
Betty tries to convince Veronica that she doesn't need to carry a purse and all these bad and messy things happen to Veronica.
Reprints:
Keywords:
feminism; feminist; handbag; nail; stain

Indexer Notes

Different writer in reprint credits.

Editor's Notebook (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Victor Gorelick
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Way Out There (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher
Pencils:
Jeff Shultz
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Professor Flutesnoot; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Veronica talks about dining in a restaurant on the moon.

Ever Wary (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
? [as Kennedy]
Inks:
John Lowe
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty uses her pom-poms to hide a cute girl from Archie.
Reprints:
Keywords:
basketball; cheerleader; cheerleading; pom-poms

The Shape of Things to Come (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica piles on clothes insisting it's a fashion trend from Japan. Next week she's all about tight clothes from Italy.
Keywords:
fashion; frumpy; overdressed
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Where are the brakes on this thing?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. A Tale of Two Papers
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Dear Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Gadgets Galore
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Fan Art
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Pointing It Out
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Purse Strings
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Editor's Notebook
  9. 8. Way Out There
    Veronica
  10. 9. Ever Wary
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. The Shape of Things to Come
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Kristin Kavanagh
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Watkins
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Steven Rowe