(September 1979)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Twice in Jan., Sept., Oct., and Dec.; once in March, April, June and August
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
Barcode:
0271000698609
Editing:
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard Goldwater (managing editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Binding:
Perfect Bound; later Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This is the first of two issues with September, 1979 cover dates.


["Veronica, What Do You Draw Best?"] (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; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
On the beach, Betty sketches, Veronica lounges and the male population admires.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Logo for this issue is Betty & Veronica Summer Fun.

Getting Noticed (Table of Contents)

Josie; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Alan Mayberry
Synopsis:
Josie and Valerie take time out from the marathon they're participating in to enjoy some Hostess Fruit Pies. Soon everyone in the race has joined them.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Wet N' Wonderful (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Charlie Bass
Synopsis:
The Lodges get an obnoxious new neighbor who thinks nothing of inviting himself over to share the Lodge pool.

Wrong Rung (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx's Chum, Charley / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
Humor
Characters:
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Charley describes the accident he had to Jinx.

["Betty And Veronica Gag Bag"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Michael Gallagher ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie edits Betty's copy. Veronica and Mr. Andrews compare labor-saving plans.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

These are reprints of two late seventies era Archie syndicated newspaper strips.

Beach Fashions (Table of Contents)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
No story; Veronica models fashion designs submitted by readers.

Youth Has Its Fling (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica decide to emulate Tom Sawyer and raft down the small river that runs near Riverdale.

Aid To The Enemy (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Bert; Nurse Grouchly
Synopsis:
Smitten with a handsome attendant at the beach first aid station, Veronica keeps faking accidents so she'll have an excuse to spend time with him.
Reprints:

["I Have A Boyfriend"] (Table of Contents)

Dear Betty And Veronica / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eda Edwards [as Betty and Veronica]
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
"Betty" and "Veronica" answer reader letters.

A Court Case (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
In order to entice Betty into a game of tennis, Veronica vows not to lose her temper on the court.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Veronica, What Do You Draw Best?"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Getting Noticed
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Wet N' Wonderful
    Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. Wrong Rung
    Li'l Jinx's Chum, Charley
  5. 4. ["Betty And Veronica Gag Bag"]
    Betty And Veronica
  6. 5. Beach Fashions
    Veronica
  7. 6. Youth Has Its Fling
    Betty And Veronica
  8. 7. Aid To The Enemy
    Betty And Veronica
  9. 8. ["I Have A Boyfriend"]
    Dear Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. A Court Case
    Betty And Veronica
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