Archie & Friends All Stars #27 - Betty & Veronica: Fairy Tales
(2016)

Archie, 2009 Series
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Volume
27
Price
10.99 USD; 11.99 CAD
Pages
260
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
ISBN
978-1-62738-894-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781627388948 51099
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor-in-chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
6 inches x 8 3/4 inches most issues; #14 (8 inches by 11 inches)
Binding
Trade Paperback

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Fiona Staples
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Snow White and the Riverdale Dwarves (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Digikore Studios
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper [as Snow White]; Veronica Lodge [as the Evil Queen]; Archie Andrews [as The Prince]; Cheryl Blossom [as the Magic Mirror]; Reggie Mantle [as The Huntsman]; Dilton Doiley [as Dilly]; Jughead Jones [as Jug]; Chuck Clayton [as Chucky]; Pop Tate [as Poppy]; Kevin Keller [as Kev]; Mr. Weatherbee [as Bee]; Moose Mason [as The Moose]; Miss Grundy [as the Evil Queen's disguise]
Synopsis
Retelling of the fairy tale "Snow White and the Seven Dwarves"; Veronica the Evil Queen tries to have Snow White killed because Snow White is hotter than she is. But Snow White finds sanctuary with seven eccentric little men.
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A Tale of Two Cinderellas (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Teresa Davidson

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Jellybean Jones; Cinderbetty [Betty Cooper]; Cinderonica [Veronica Lodge]; The King [Hiram Lodge]; The Queen [Geraldine Grundy]; The Queen's daughter [Cheryl Blossom]; Fairy Godmother [Nancy Woods]; Prince Archibald [Archie Andrews]
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica tell Jellybean a bed time story of two Cinderellas.
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Betty and The Beast (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Digikore Studios
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge [as Enchantress Veronica]; Archie Andrews [as Prince Archibald/The Beast]; Mr. Weatherbee [as Waldo the handyman]; Reggie Mantle [as Reginald the huntsman]; Jughead Jones [as himself and as the enchanted phone]; Fred Andrews [as The King]; Mary Andrews [as The Queen]; Miss Grundy [as the enchanted vacuum]; Kevin Keller [as the enchanted lamp]; Chuck Clayton [as the enchanted coffeepot]
Synopsis
Retelling of the fairy tale "Beauty and The Beast"; when Prince Archibald spurns the attentions of Enchantress Veronica, she turns him into a hideous beast and only the love of a maiden fair may break the spell. Later, Betty must go to The Beast's castle to bargain for the freedom of her father, Waldo the handyman.
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Sleeping Betty (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Princess Elizabeth [Betty Cooper]; Queen Cooper [Alice Cooper]; King Cooper [Hal Cooper]; Prince Archie [Archie Andrews]; Three Magical Sisters [Ethel Muggs; Ginger Lopez; Nancy Woods]; Evil Veronica [Veronica Lodge]; Veronica's goons [Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley]; Marcy (Veronica's raven) [Marcy McDermott]; King Andrews [Fred Andrews]; Queen Andrews [Mary Andrews]; Jughead (Veronica's dragon) [Jughead Jones]
Synopsis
After watching "Sleeping Beauty", Betty falls asleep and dreams of a new version of the story casting herself as the princess and her friends in the other roles.
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Little Mermaids (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Digikore Studios
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Betty; Veronica; Prince Archie; King Triton; Forsythe; Toni; Cheryl the Sea Witch
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are stepsister mermaid princesses who immediately start to compete with each other when they meet Prince Archie, who lives on land. Cheryl the Sea Witch offers to help them become human so they can live on the surface, but when Cheryl sees Archie she decides that she wants Archie for herself.
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Keywords
mermaids; underwater

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie Spotlight Digest: Archie 75th Anniversary Digest (Archie, 2016 series) #10, inks are credited to Rich Koslowski.

There's No Place Like Riverdale (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge [as herself and the Wicked Witch of the West]; Caramel; Dilton Doiley [as the Mayor of Munchkinland]; Nancy Woods [as the Good Witch of the North]; Archie Andrews [as himself and the Scarecrow]; Jughead Jones [as the Tin Woodsman]; Reggie Mantle [as the Cowardly Lion]; Hermione Lodge [as the Wicked Witch's mother]; Hiram Lodge [as the Wizard of Oz]; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty is hit in the head by a falling clothing box and dreams that she and her friends are characters in L. Frank Baum's "The Wizard Of Oz".
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Bad Hair Daze! (Table of Contents: 7)

The Story of the Rapunzels; Betty and Veronica / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Digikore Studios
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper (musician); Geraldine Grundy [the witch]; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Cheryl Blossom [also the witch]
Synopsis
A variation of the fairy tale "Rapunzel" with both Betty and Veronica as the titular characters. In this version the couple has twins and has to give one away to the witch but keeps the other.
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Keywords
castle; crystal ball

Betty in Wonderland! (Table of Contents: 8)

B&V Presents / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Teresa Davidson (credited)
Editing
Mike Pellerito (managing editor); Victor Gorelick (editor)

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; The Andersons; The Anderson kids; Alice in Wonderland [Betty Cooper]; White Rabbit [Archie Andrews]; Caterpillar [Dilton Doiley]; Cheshire Cat [Cheshire Dog; Hot Dog]; Tweedledee [Jughead Jones]; Tweedledum [Reggie Mantle]; Queen of Hearts [Princess of Hearts; Veronica Lodge]; King of Hearts [Hiram Lodge]; Queen of Hearts [Hermione Lodge]
Synopsis
While babysitting for the Andersons, Betty tells the children a variation of "Alice in Wonderland", casting herself as Alice and her friends in various roles.
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Reggiestiltskin (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Digikore Studios
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper [as Bettina]; Veronica Lodge [as Verona]; Reggie Mantle [as Reggiestiltskin]; Cheryl Blossom [as Princess Cheryl]; Archie Andrews [as Prince Archie]; Jughead Jones; The Fairy Godmothers [Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Melody Valentine]
Synopsis
Prince Archie's philandering gets two peasant girls in trouble with Princess Cheryl, while the conniving troll Reggiestiltskin conspires to use all three girls for his own ends.
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Indexer Notes

Artist Shultz draws Josie with her original sixties hair style, while Melody and Valerie are more contemporary looking.

What's the Story? Part One (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Digikore Studios
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Sabrina; Queen Malificent
Synopsis
Archie and the gang go to picnic at the site of the old Storyland, and they open and read the Storybook. However, they don't put the book back correctly. As a result, the magical waters have transformed Riverdale into Fairytaleland.
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What's the Story? [Part Two] (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Digikore Studios
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews [Prince Charming]; Jughead Jones [Old King Cole]; Betty Cooper [Little Red Riding Hood]; Veronica Lodge [Snow White]; Kevin Keller [Hansel]; Nancy Woods [Gretel]; Moose Mason [Giant]; Midge Klump [Frog Princess]; Ginger Lopez [Rapunzel]; Ethel Muggs [Little Miss Muffet]; Reggie Mantle [Nig Bad Wolf]; Sabrina Spellman [Magic Mirror]; Mr. Weatherbee [Humpty Dumpty]; Cheryl Blossom [Little Mermaid]; Miss Grundy [Queen of Hearts] (cameo flashback); Beauty; Beast; Snow White; Rapunzel; Big Bad Wolf; Little Miss Muffet; Tinkerbelle
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead know that they have to find the way back to Riverdale for all their friends, now that the real storybook characters have come back to take their rightful places, but Archie has lost the key.
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Indexer Notes

story continued from previous issue

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Snow White and the Riverdale Dwarves
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. A Tale of Two Cinderellas
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Betty and The Beast
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Sleeping Betty
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Little Mermaids
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. There's No Place Like Riverdale
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Bad Hair Daze!
    The Story of the Rapunzels; Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Betty in Wonderland!
    B&V Presents
  10. 9. Reggiestiltskin
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. What's the Story? Part One
    Archie
  12. 11. What's the Story? [Part Two]
    Archie
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