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(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
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
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) (Expand) /

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

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.
Reprints:

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.
Reprints:

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
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Peter Croome
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Terry Watkins
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Michael Eshom
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steven Rowe