(September 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
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (Editor-In Chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead! Betty and I are not interested in having our photos taken!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Redrawn and slightly rewritten from the cover of Jughead's Jokes #6

Health Education (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee [Mr. Weatherbee]
Synopsis
The gang learn about AIDS.

Indexer Notes

A public service announcement from Archie and The American Foundation for AIDS Research. Inside Front cover.

Keeping Up With the Coopers (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Harold Smith [Hal Smith]
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo [James DeCarlo]
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mechano; Dilton Doiley; Unnamed Expensive Appliance Ltd. Salesmen
Synopsis
Tired of being upstaged by Veronica on everything, Betty and Dilton think up a plan to outshine her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #249, writing is credited to Frank Doyle and inks are credited to Rudy Lapick.

Surprise Ending! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Archie And His Friends / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Spellbound (Table of Contents: 4)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda Spellman
Synopsis
Sabrina learns what the worst spells are.

Indexer Notes

Half page gag is shared with Archie Annual Digest # 53 Ad.

Archie Annual Is Number One!! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Archie / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Mobile Phone (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Smith [As Hal Smith]
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo [James DeCarlo]
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge [Mr. Lodge]; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Unnamed Riverdale Police Officers
Synopsis
Veronica gets carried away with having her own car phone.

Forgot to Remember (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Angel
Synopsis
Archie plays the forget game to get out of a date with Betty and Veronica so he can date Angel.
Reprints

Let's Do the Fruitslush Mush! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

The Archies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Veronica's Beach Wear! (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica appearing in beach fashions mailed in by the fans.

Indexer Notes

Fashions by Michelle Lacasse; Christina Bucks; Susan Coyne; Kristen Bateman; Honorable mentions from Sandy & Kimmy Lyon; Roxanne Lindsey; Rose Moore; Terru Blumgren; Sara Bingaman

The Summer Job (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge [Mr. Lodge]; Desmond; Betty Cooper; Mrs. Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica uses her pool as an attraction to sell ice cream for her new job.
Reprints

Dear Betty and Veronica (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge (Both appear in title header)
Synopsis
Letters page with advice from Betty and Veronica.

Indexer Notes

Letters sent in by Lee M.; Karen L. Inside front cover.

Bedrockin' Shakedown (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

The Flintstones / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Jughead! Betty and I are not interested in having our photos taken!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Health Education
    Archie
  3. 2. Keeping Up With the Coopers
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Surprise Ending!
    Archie And His Friends
  5. 4. Spellbound
    Sabrina
  6. 5. Archie Annual Is Number One!!
    Archie
  7. 6. Mobile Phone
    Veronica
  8. 7. Forgot to Remember
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Let's Do the Fruitslush Mush!
    The Archies
  10. 9. Veronica's Beach Wear!
    Veronica
  11. 10. The Summer Job
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Dear Betty and Veronica
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Bedrockin' Shakedown
    The Flintstones
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