Betty and Veronica #12 [Regular Edition]
(August 1988)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year in Feb., Mar., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., Nov. and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Barcode
076956145058 08
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
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This game gives me an inferiority complex!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica just beat Betty in tennis.
Keywords
tennis

Fantasy Fun (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; Pop Tate
Synopsis
The boys and the girls trade barbs over whose fantasizing is more pathetic.

Surprise Ending (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Archie; Sunkist / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

A Critical Condition (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica review student-made short films (a la Siskel & Ebert).
Reprints

Loser Takes All (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica obsessively spends the afternoon searching for some game she can beat Betty at.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On page 3, panel 1, Jughead is seen reading a copy of Pep Comics.

Let's Do The Fruit Slush Mush (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

The Archies; Wyler's / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I Am Prettier
Synopsis
Advice is given to problems submitted by readers.

Up the Creek (Table of Contents: 7)

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
Synopsis
While guiding their canoe down a river, Betty and Veronica encounter a young man fishing. Veronica immediately decides his company is preferable to Betty's and makes a play for him.
Reprints
Keywords
canoe

Health Education (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee teaches a class in AIDS awareness.
Keywords
AIDS

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This game gives me an inferiority complex!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Fantasy Fun
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Surprise Ending
    Archie; Sunkist
  4. 3. A Critical Condition
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Loser Takes All
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Let's Do The Fruit Slush Mush
    The Archies; Wyler's
  7. 6. ["I Am Prettier"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Up the Creek
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Health Education
    Archie
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