Betty and Veronica #23 [Newsstand]
(September 1989)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.95 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year in Jan, Feb., Mar., Apr., May, July, Aug, Sept., Oct., and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Barcode
071896467482 09
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You've got it, Arch! Just kiss it!!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie intentionally misinterprets Jughead's instructions.

Royal Treatment (Table of Contents: 1)

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; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
While canoeing, Betty and Veronica find a note in a bottle and convince themselves that it was written by royalty.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #235, inks are credited to Rudy Lapick.

You Don't Need Drugs (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Parent (signed as DP)
Inks
Dan Parent (signed as DP)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Archie and the gang list reasons why you don't need drugs to have fun.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My Parents Aren't Home
Synopsis
Readers write in seeking advice.

Indexer Notes

The illustration of Betty and Veronica is a stat taken from the fourth story of this issue.

Everybody Ought To Have A Maid (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge demands Veronica do housework for a specific period of time to teach her what her maids have to go through. Unfortunately for him, her efforts impact an important dinner with an important prospective business partner.
Reprints

Swimsuit Issue (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski (as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to one-up each other for the beach party and end up buying the exact same bikini.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Editor's Notebook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Veronica's Evening Elegance (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Dan DeCarlo ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

No story; Veronica models fashion designs submitted by readers.

The Tattler (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 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
Synopsis
Betty jazzes up Archie's answering machine message with the latest in Riverdale gossip.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You've got it, Arch! Just kiss it!!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Royal Treatment
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. You Don't Need Drugs
    Archie
  4. 3. ["My Parents Aren't Home"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Everybody Ought To Have A Maid
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Swimsuit Issue
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. ["Is It Next Month Already?"]
    Editor's Notebook
  8. 7. Veronica's Evening Elegance
    Veronica
  9. 8. The Tattler
    Betty and Veronica
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