(2018)

Archie, 2014 Series
Price
9.99 USD
Pages
416
On-sale date
2018-02-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
ISBN
978-1-62738-941-9 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor-in-chief); Carlos Antunes (associate editor); Jamie Lee Rotante (assistant editor)
Color
color
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
collected edition

The Best of Archie Comics Starring Betty and Veronica Book Two (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

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

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Sabrina Spellman; Cheryl Blossom; Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Ginger Lopez

Indexer Notes

List of writers, artists, editors and publisher info.

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

Betty and Veronica / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
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Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Nominate a Drum Majorette (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Ed Goggin (credited)
Pencils
Harry Sahle (credited)
Inks
Clem Harrison (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Of course you want me to be the drum majorette don't you, Archie???
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica compete to be drum majorettes at a football game.
Reprints

[And Now, Girls] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Ed Goggin (credited)
Pencils
Janice Valleau (credited)
Inks
Janice Valleau (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And now, girls, we'll have Miss Veronica...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Dr. George; Miss Neill (introduction)
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are taking first-aid classes and decide to try out some methods on Archie.
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Indexer Notes

Story is untitled.

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

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

Script
Bill Vigoda
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why, look, new neighbors moving in--
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Frank Tinsley (introduction)
Synopsis
Veronica and Betty cause a lot of trouble for Betty's new neighbor Frank Tinsley.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First Archie story by Bill Vigoda. Bill Vigoda would go on to be the primary Archie artist throughout the 1940s.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Terry Woik Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Notice. Because of the war a shortage of waitresses...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica contribute to the war effort by becoming waitresses.
Reprints
Keywords
waitresses; war effort

Indexer Notes

Title from the reprint in the 2018 collection The Best of Archie: Betty and Veronica Vol. 2.

[Aviation Training] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
Pen Shumaker (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some crust!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Betty & Veronica cause some trouble in the boys-only aviation training room.
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Indexer Notes

Title from reprint in The Best of Archie: Betty and Veronica Vol. 2.
Also known as "Women Flyers" in some reprints.


Mr. Weatherbee's initials (W. W.) revealed.

'Ray! (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al McLean (signed)
Inks
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't look now, but Betty is rehearsing with the cheerleading team...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee bans Betty from cheerleading at the swim meet.
Reprints

What's Cookin'? (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
George Frese (signed)
Inks
George Frese (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If there was only some way I could attract Archie more than I do...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty has been leaving pastries for Archie in a fire bucket in school. Mr. Weatherbee has found out about this and is taking the pastries. Miss Grundy discovers the empty bucket and has it filled with water.
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Indexer Notes

Adapted from the September 18, 1949 Archie Sunday newspaper strip, written and illustrated by Bob Montana.

Fish for Dinner (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, I guess we've got everything!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The gang go fishing.
Reprints

Ski Sick (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Harry Lucey (signed)
Inks
Harry Lucey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you think Archie and Reggie are waiting for us at the top, Ronnie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
When the boys spurn the girls' request to show them how to ski, the girls decide to go skiing anyway. Only they go skiing down the expert slope, being filmed by a newsreel camera Reggie has set up to film them.
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Indexer Notes

Harry Lucey's signature is in the bottom right of the last story panel.

Late Date (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, don't you just love being chased by the boys?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica overhear Archie and Reggie planning to get some dates. They decide to ply the boys with lots of home cooking to keep their attention.
Reprints

Click Chick (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, do you think these pictures I took of you are good enough to enter in the photography contest?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Reggie try to sabotage Archie and Veronica's photo date.
Reprints

Sock 'n Roll (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Honestly, Jug, I wish Archie would stop annoying me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica compete to give Archie a gift he'll like better.
Reprints

Popular Mechanics (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica! Did you see this?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
A local paper, owned by Mr. Lodge, runs a contest to finance the date of a prom couple. While Veronica plots to fix the contest in her favor, Betty plots to fix it so Veronica doesn't get the date she anticipates.
Reprints

Sheep Skinned (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Baa-aa!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead and the other boys accuse the girls of being "sheep" because they always start wearing the latest fashions, whether or not the boys find those new fashions appealing.
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Indexer Notes

This story incorporates many fashion trends of the late '50s. Betty and Veronica begin the story wearing a combination of short pleated skirts and thick stockings, which were advertised in magazines of the period as a style for college girls. Bermuda shorts and Italian suits for men are among other styles referred to.

Dress Dilemma (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Finque, it's the most fabulously beautiful creation that was ever created!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty buys a dress. She meets Veronica. Veronica drops hints that the dress is a bad purchase without seeing the dress. Betty returns it. Veronica spies on her making her next purchase. And the circle starts again.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #236, writing is credited to George Gladir and inks/letters are credited to Vince DeCarlo.

The Midas Mess (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
(giggle) Poor old King Midas!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty acquires the Midas Touch, and everything she touches turns to gold.
Reprints
Keywords
gold

Indexer Notes

One of the un-named children in the story (the one who says "If it's Reggie, it's solid brass") is Dan DeCarlo's caricature of himself.

Prize Package (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie! You won!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty concocts a "Most Popular Boy in Town" contest that Archie wins hands down.
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Indexer Notes

The second saxophonist in the final panel is another self-caricature by Dan DeCarlo.

The Escort (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Victor Gorelick (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Betty! That's going to be fun! I love to dress up!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; an unnamed monster
Synopsis
Veronica thinks that a monster roaming the halls of Riverdale High is really Archie in disguise. She even gets him to take her to a dance on Saturday night where all the students have to dress up like monsters.
Reprints
Keywords
costumes; dance; monster; vampire

Tilt (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Isn't this glorious?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Hubert Smithers
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica can't straighten their posture after being caught in a very windy storm.
Reprints

New Girl in Town (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, Audrey, it was nice of you to teach us the Hula Rock!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Audrey; Gaston
Synopsis
A girl from Hawaii fascinates all the boys with her exotic dishes and dances, making all the girls jealous -- except Veronica.
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Crabby Couple (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where are you going, Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie goes out in a boat to catch shellfish, and Betty and Veronica tag along.
Reprints

From Stem to Stern (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty! Yoo hoo! Betty!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Cromwell the Chauffeur
Synopsis
To keep their legs in shape, Betty and Veronica walk, rather than drive, to and from school.
Reprints

Success Story (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Poor, poor, poor Miss Grundy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica think Miss Grundy is a failure because she has nothing except her "dull teaching job," and compare her unfavorably to Nobel Prize chemist Dr. Mary Hoffman. But it turns out that Miss Grundy was Dr. Hoffman's teacher and inspiration.
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Temptation (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We could get into trouble!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica have heard a rumor that there's a bad boy in town, and they want to meet him and try to reform him.
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Indexer Notes

Credits match the credits printed in B&V Friends Double Digest #225.

Breath Taking (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All right, swinger! Who is she?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie's new aftershave makes him smell like he's been around another girl.
Reprints

The Advertising Game (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's a problem all right!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica both want to go to the dance with Archie, but decide neither will remind him or compete for him. Except Veronica cheats.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

One of the few DeCarlo stories since the early '60s where Betty wears her hair long instead of in a ponytail.

Snap, Crackle and Pop (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's that?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
After seeing Betty's collapsible umbrella, Veronica is inspired to invent (with the help of the Lodge Industries engineering staff) the collapsible cabana for their beach trip.
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Voices of Change (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Read any good books lately?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica feels the social lives of the students are being negatively impacted by too much homework. So, she goes to Mr. Weatherbee to get him to scale back homework assignments.
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Sculpture Schemer (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Brrr! It's cold out here!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica and a professional sculptor enter a snow sculpture contest to prevent Betty and Archie from winning the five-hundred-dollar prize and spending it together.
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Chiller (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't understand why Daddy isn't here!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge allows the kids to use an old abandoned movie studio to shoot their new music video. While there they meet what they think are actors but turn out to be ghosts.
Reprints

Is There an Archie in the House? (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script
Adam Phillips (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aw - what's the matter, little fella? You look lost!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Hubert Smithers; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty brings a stray puppy to the Lodge Mansion but when it starts breaking things Mr. Lodge thinks Archie is in the house.
Reprints

The Untouchable (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whoops!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Hubert Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica gets upset when all the other girls are hit with snowballs except her because she thinks no one is paying attention to her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In the original comic the script is credited to George Gladir. In the reprint in The Best of Archie Comics featuring Betty and Veronica the script is credited to Frank Doyle.

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #219 and The Best of Archie Comics featuring Betty and Veronica, inks are credited to Jim DeCarlo.

The Art Lesson (Table of Contents: 36)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sam Kujava (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty! My mom said you called me and it sounded urgent so I came right over!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty creates a life-size statue of Archie out of macaroni and enters a state-wide art contest.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #236, writing is credited to Kathleen Webb and inks to Allison Flood.

When reprinted in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #51, writing is credited to Kathleen Webb and inks are credited to Jim DeCarlo.

When reprinted in The Best of Archie Comics featuring Betty and Veronica the script is credited to Sam Kujava and inks are credited to Jim DeCarlo.

Right for the Part (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie! I am desperately in need of help!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Reprints

Inner Voices (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My, my! There she goes!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica observe each other at the mall and each is jealous of the other's advantages. Archie makes the mistake of trying to be a peacemaker.
Reprints
Keywords
fountain; jealousy; mall

As Easy As 12-26-83 (Table of Contents: 39)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The mall has a great exhibit of vintage shoes!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Fed up with the boys eavesdropping on their conversations, Betty and Veronica develop a code to converse in.
Reprints
Keywords
code; mall; secret language; shopping

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie & Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2012 series) #23, only the artist and letterer are listed.

Paint the Marsh Mellow (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Alison Flood (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Neat idea of yours Ron, to paint out here in the marshes!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
While painting landscapes in a marsh, Betty and Veronica encounter an injured heron and attempt to save it.
Reprints

Super Sleuther (Table of Contents: 41)

Betty / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That was some robbery!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Police Detective Parker; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Hubert Smithers; Hiram Lodge; Count Claude DeWitt DeFourth; Colonel Pittstop; Madam Monica Megabucks
Synopsis
Using her skills learned from every criminology book in the Riverdale library, Betty masquerades as a maid at Veronica's posh party to catch a jewel thief working Riverdale high society.
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Indexer Notes

This is the beginning of the "Betty Cooper, Super-Sleuther" sub-series that ran for a time in Betty (1992 series).

Archie's Choice (Table of Contents: 42)

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

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ahhh, yes!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie spots Betty and Veronica modeling wedding gowns for a local boutique and assumes they're marrying someone else. By the time he learns they were just modeling, they think he's about to propose to one of them.
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Better Fashionably Late than Never (Table of Contents: 43)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have got to speed up the way I get ready for dates!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hubert Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica enlists Betty's help to help her prepare for a date.
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Hog Wild (Table of Contents: 44)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So...? What do you think?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica tries to talk her father into allowing her to buy a motorcycle.
Reprints

Un-Bully-Vable (Table of Contents: 45)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo DeCesare (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's my missing purse, Betty!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Angry with her friends and her father after being criticized for one of her shopping sprees, Veronica takes up with a group of upper-class snobs who try to talk her into playing a low trick on Betty.
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Rabid Rivals (Table of Contents: 46)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Isn't it great fun being at the fair?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Adam [Betty's date]; Sean [Betty's cousin]; Sean's unnamed friend
Synopsis
Archie tries to outdo Betty's date at a county fare.
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Keywords
carnival; fare; roller coaster; theme park

Sooo Superficial (Table of Contents: 47)

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

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I would really like to invite Archie to the elite country club dance on Saturday night...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty shames Veronica for being too superficial.
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The Past Will Catch Up with You! (Table of Contents: 48)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We all know Betty & Veronica as the all-American girls from Riverdale!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Evelyn Evernever; Sue Stringly
Synopsis
Archie is rescued from Evelyn Evernever twice by a mystery secret agent. Betty and Veronica find out the identity of that secret agent.
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Keywords
fair; Ferris Wheel; invisibility

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Betty and Veronica Spectacular (Archie, 1992 series) #87.

Betty and Veronica Can Do It! (Table of Contents: 49)

Betty and Veronica / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks
Jeff Shultz
Colors
Rosario "Tito" Pena (signed)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover poses are modeled after the 1942 "We Can Do It" poster of Rosie the Riveter by J. Howard Miller, produced for the Westinghouse War Production Coordinating Committee.

Just Another Day! (Table of Contents: 50)

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

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Kevin Keller; Dilton Doiley; Ethel Muggs; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Cheryl Blossom; Midge Klump; Ginger Lopez; Hubert Smithers; Fifi; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Professor Flutesnoot; Geraldine Grundy; Miss Beazly; Vera Wang
Synopsis
One day in Riverdale is seen from the differing perspectives of Betty, Veronica, and Archie.
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The Minds of Betty and Veronica (Table of Contents: 51)

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

Script
Angelo DeCesare (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hope Veronica doesn't show up at school today, so I can have Archie all to myself!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
A peek into the secret thoughts and fantasies of Betty and Veronica as they maintain a neutral, socially acceptable exterior.
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[Archie #2 - Fiona Staples Cover] (Table of Contents: 52)

Archie / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fiona Staples
Inks
Fiona Staples
Colors
Fiona Staples ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Chapter One: Nice Purse, Andrews (Table of Contents: 53)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid (credited)
Pencils
Fiona Staples (credited)
Inks
Fiona Staples (credited)
Colors
Andre Szymanowicz (credited); Jen Vaughn (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I met a girl the other night.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Chunk Charlston; Maria
Synopsis
Archie is smitten when Veronica arrives at Riverdale High for the first time.
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Chapter Two: Then Taylor Sang to Katie (Table of Contents: 54)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid (credited)
Pencils
Fiona Staples (credited)
Inks
Fiona Staples (credited)
Colors
Andre Szymanowicz; Jen Vaughn
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We need a plan
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Professor Flutesnoot; Geraldine Grundy;
Synopsis
Archie continues to make a fool of himself over Veronica.
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Chapter Three: Who's Your Chef? (Table of Contents: 55)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid (credited)
Pencils
Fiona Staples (credited)
Inks
Fiona Staples (credited)
Colors
Andre Szymanowicz (credited); Jen Vaughn (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Eaugh. They have to spray for insects now?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Sheila Wu; Maria Rodriguez; Miss Beazly; Moose Mason (cameo); Midge Klump (cameo); Ethel Muggs (cameo); Reggie Mantle (cameo)
Synopsis
Veronica is humiliated in the cafeteria when she can't keep the food down.
Reprints

Chapter Four: Parade Float (Table of Contents: 56)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid (credited)
Pencils
Fiona Staples (credited)
Inks
Fiona Staples (credited)
Colors
Andre Szymanowicz (credited); Jen Vaughn (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How could you do this to me, Daddy?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Smithers; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Betty's kind gesture is rejected by Veronica. The war is on.
Reprints

[Betty and Veronica #2 Adam Hughes Cover] (Table of Contents: 57)

Betty and Veronica / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Adam Hughes
Inks
Adam Hughes
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

The Battle of Riverdale (Table of Contents: 58)

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

Script
Adam Hughes (credited)
Pencils
Adam Hughes (credited)
Inks
Adam Hughes (credited)
Colors
José Villarrubia (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Riverdale is in chaos.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hot Dog; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Toni Topaz
Synopsis
The Choc'lit shop is saved at the last second by the devious team of Betty and Veronica.
Reprints

[Riverdale Volume One] (Table of Contents: 59)

Archie / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Colors
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
teen

Bring It On (Table of Contents: 60)

Riverdale / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Grassi (credited)
Pencils
Joe Eisma (credited)
Inks
Joe Eisma (credited)
Colors
Andre Szymanowicz (credited)
Letters
John Workman (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sweetwater River...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Sheriff Keller; Hermione Lodge; Alice Cooper; Polly Cooper (flashback); Jason Blossom (flashback)
Synopsis
Cheryl tries to drive Betty off the cheer-leading squad.
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Keywords
cheerleader; hazing

[Lili Reinhart as Betty Cooper and Camila Mendes as Veronica Lodge] (Table of Contents: 61)

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

Pencils
(photograph)
Inks
(photograph)
Colors
(photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 62)

Vixens / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Eva Cabrera (signed)
Inks
Eva Cabrera (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 63)

Vixens / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Jamie Lee Rotante (credited)
Pencils
Eva Cabrera (credited)
Inks
Eva Cabrera ?
Colors
Elaina Unger (credited)
Letters
Rachel Deering (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's go.
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie form a biker gang called the Battlin' Boys but they encounter trouble with the South Side Serpents biker gang and aren't capable of taking them on.

Betty fixes up her grandfather's old motorbike and she and Veronica decide to start their own all-female biker gang to take on the South Side Serpents.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Best of Archie Comics Starring Betty and Veronica Book Two
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Nominate a Drum Majorette
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. [And Now, Girls]
    Veronica and Betty
  7. 6. ["Why, look, new neighbors moving in--"]
    Veronica and Betty
  8. 7. ["Notice. Because of the war a shortage of waitresses..."]
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. [Aviation Training]
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. 'Ray!
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. What's Cookin'?
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Fish for Dinner
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Ski Sick
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Late Date
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. Click Chick
    Betty
  16. 15. Sock 'n Roll
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Popular Mechanics
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Sheep Skinned
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Dress Dilemma
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. The Midas Mess
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Prize Package
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. The Escort
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. Tilt
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. New Girl in Town
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Crabby Couple
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. From Stem to Stern
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. Success Story
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. Temptation
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. Breath Taking
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. The Advertising Game
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Snap, Crackle and Pop
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. Voices of Change
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. Sculpture Schemer
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. Chiller
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. Is There an Archie in the House?
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. The Untouchable
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. The Art Lesson
    Betty
  38. 37. Right for the Part
    Betty and Veronica
  39. 38. Inner Voices
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. As Easy As 12-26-83
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. Paint the Marsh Mellow
    Betty and Veronica
  42. 41. Super Sleuther
    Betty
  43. 42. Archie's Choice
    Betty and Veronica
  44. 43. Better Fashionably Late than Never
    Betty and Veronica
  45. 44. Hog Wild
    Betty and Veronica
  46. 45. Un-Bully-Vable
    Betty and Veronica
  47. 46. Rabid Rivals
    Betty and Veronica
  48. 47. Sooo Superficial
    Betty and Veronica
  49. 48. The Past Will Catch Up with You!
    Betty and Veronica
  50. 49. Betty and Veronica Can Do It!
    Betty and Veronica
  51. 50. Just Another Day!
    Betty and Veronica
  52. 51. The Minds of Betty and Veronica
    Betty and Veronica
  53. 52. [Archie #2 - Fiona Staples Cover]
    Archie
  54. 53. Chapter One: Nice Purse, Andrews
    Archie
  55. 54. Chapter Two: Then Taylor Sang to Katie
    Archie
  56. 55. Chapter Three: Who's Your Chef?
    Archie
  57. 56. Chapter Four: Parade Float
    Archie
  58. 57. [Betty and Veronica #2 Adam Hughes Cover]
    Betty and Veronica
  59. 58. The Battle of Riverdale
    Betty and Veronica
  60. 59. [Riverdale Volume One]
    Archie
  61. 60. Bring It On
    Riverdale
  62. 61. [Lili Reinhart as Betty Cooper and Camila Mendes as Veronica Lodge]
    Betty and Veronica
  63. 62. [no title indexed]
    Vixens
  64. 63. ["Let's go."]
    Vixens
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