(June 1963)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
five times per year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
Editing:
Richard Goldwater
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Binding:
Perfect Bound; later Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Betty and Veronica Spectacular (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones

Down Memory Lane (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
To escape Veronica's wrath after standing her up for a date, Archie deliberately runs into a wall and fakes having amnesia.
Reprints:

Fashion Passion (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica shows off her collection of men's sweaters she picked up on a trip to Europe.

Oops! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Jinx is grace personified on the ice, as long as she's on skates.

Bag Holders (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
When Archie points out to Veronica that she looks silly carrying a summer beach bag in winter, she orders him to get rid of it. And from there the bag makes the rounds of the high school, passing from person to person.
Reprints:

I Spy (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Even Veronica's inquisitiveness has its boundaries.

[A Trim Sailor] (Table of Contents)

Veronica's Pin Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica models an outfit submitted by Lois Tinelli of Firenze, Italy.

[Yeah, She Forgot] (Table of Contents)

Betty's Pinup / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie is amazed that Betty "forgot" to invite the rest of the gang to the picnic.
Reprints:

Wet Strength (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica encounters Betty walking through a driving rain in a deep stupor, oblivious to the elements and everything else.

Fashions From England (Table of Contents)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica models fashions submitted by Peggy Cooper of Bushy, Herts, England.

Press Card (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty's innuendo-filled column in the school newspaper gets both Archie and Reggie in trouble without specifically naming either one.

Timely (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shrimpy; unnamed child
Synopsis:
A boy asks Shrimpy for the time.

Poor Choice! (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shrimpy; unnamed child
Synopsis:
Someone says the wrong thing in front of Shrimpy's bird.

Teamwork (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; unnamed track coach
Synopsis:
Veronica talks Betty out of competing on the track team, then joins herself when she gets a look at the handsome new coach.

Scent Bent (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica recommends a perfume to Betty.
Reprints:

Cloddy Clothes (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Beatrice Van Loot
Synopsis:
Veronica scorns the outfit of a rival's dog.

Battle Of The Brats (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Warned in advance that the kids she's babysitting are hellions, Betty arrives prepared.

Indexer Notes

The couple Betty is babysitting for are Mr. and Mrs. Blossom, and one of the children is a girl with reddish hair.

Why Fight It? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
Veronica is upset that she's getting a reputation for being boy-crazy and resolves to prove she's not. But circumstances keep making it look like she's pursuing boys.
Reprints:

Quiz Whiz (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Veronica needs special dispensation from Miss Grundy in order to take the test her way.

Live And Learn (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica tries to soften the competitive relationship between Archie and Reggie by introducing them to a more refined sport.

The Defenders (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Carol Craven; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica team up to keep a new girl from infringing on their territorial rights.

[Flying Fish] (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica's Pinup / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dan DeCarlo
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty drives Veronica's new power boat so fast that Archie, on water skies, becomes airborne.

Indexer Notes

The plot for this cartoon was suggested by a reader, Joe Scudera of Brooklyn, New York.

Betty And Veronica's Hawaiian Vacation (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica model fashions submitted by Scott Redstone of Scarsdale, New York.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The address for Archie's home on the post card in the picture is 241 Church Street, Riverdale, USA. 241 Church Street was, at the time, the New York address of Archie Comics Publications.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Betty and Veronica Spectacular
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Down Memory Lane
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Fashion Passion
    Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. Oops!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Bag Holders
    Betty And Veronica
  6. 5. I Spy
    Betty And Veronica
  7. 6. [A Trim Sailor]
    Veronica's Pin Up
  8. 7. [Yeah, She Forgot]
    Betty's Pinup
  9. 8. Wet Strength
    Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. Fashions From England
    Veronica
  11. 10. Press Card
    Betty And Veronica
  12. 11. Timely
    Shrimpy
  13. 12. Poor Choice!
    Shrimpy
  14. 13. Teamwork
    Betty And Veronica
  15. 14. Scent Bent
    Betty And Veronica
  16. 15. Cloddy Clothes
    Betty And Veronica
  17. 16. Battle Of The Brats
    Betty
  18. 17. Why Fight It?
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Quiz Whiz
    Veronica
  20. 19. Live And Learn
    Betty And Veronica
  21. 20. The Defenders
    Betty And Veronica
  22. 21. [Flying Fish]
    Betty And Veronica's Pinup
  23. 22. Betty And Veronica's Hawaiian Vacation
    Betty And Veronica
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