Betty and Veronica #40 [Newsstand]

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume
2
Price
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Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series; Archie 50th Anniversary
Barcode
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Editing
Victor Gorelick
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Betty and Veronica (Archie, 1987 series) #40.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Am I late, Jughead?
Keywords
ball; bowling

Of Dates and Nuts (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica peruses the "Date-Mate" column in the school newspaper look at potential suitors. She challenges Betty to a judo competition to compete for a date with one of the guys from the column.
Reprints
Keywords
in search of; judo; man seeking woman; personal ads

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie's Environmental Tip 2 / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Make Every Day Earth Day!
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
PSA about Earth Day.

Betty and Veronica's Rolling Fashions... (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Fashion spread depicting Betty and Veronica in roller blade fashions. Fashions inspired by "Dandy Dan D."
Reprints
Keywords
roller blades; roller skates; rollerblading; rollerskating

Energy Crisis! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica buys a new economy sports car to help save energy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits differ in reprint.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Koosh Kins / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Koosh Kins-six wild teenage lunatics...
Characters
Koosh Kins [Grinby; Scopes; Gee Gee; T.K.; Boingo; Slats]; Zak Taylor; Trish
Synopsis
The Koosh Kins help Zak get a date with Trish.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story featuring the Koosh Kins toys.

Friend-er Bender! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica appear on a TV game show "Best Friends or Not!"
Reprints
Keywords
pie in the face

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #250.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dear Betty and Veronica (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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Synopsis
Betty and Veronica answer readers' questions.

Hit or Ms. (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica challenge Archie and Jughead to a boys versus girls game of baseball.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball; softball; spring; springtime

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Am I late, Jughead?"]
  2. 1. Of Dates and Nuts
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["Make Every Day Earth Day!"]
    Archie's Environmental Tip 2
  4. 3. Betty and Veronica's Rolling Fashions...
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Energy Crisis!
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. ["The Koosh Kins-six wild teenage lunatics..."]
    Koosh Kins
  7. 6. Friend-er Bender!
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["Archie's 50th Anniversary Interview Contest!"]
  9. 8. Dear Betty and Veronica
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Hit or Ms.
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. ["Archie 50th Anniversary Calendar of Events"]
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