(February 1989)

Archie, 1987 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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 02
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (Editor-In Chief)

[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
Veronica, you're going to the beach today? But it's winter outside!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Health Education (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

A public service announcement from Archie and The American Foundation for AIDS Research. Inside Front cover. Black & White. Art may or may not be DeCarlo, it may also be Stan Goldberg's work.

Teacher's Pet (Table of Contents: 2)

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; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge [Mr. Lodge]; Unnamed hypnotist; Madame Scramski; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica tries to get better grades than Betty but by other methods rather than study.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #209, the inks are credited to Henry Scarpelli.

Scared Happy (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Archie and His Friends; Sunkist Fun Fruits / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Veronica's Fashion Circus! (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica fashions designed by readers and drawn by Dan DeCarlo.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sleek & Slinky by Etty Mottarela; Neo 80's by Candy Baker; Top hat and tie by Robyn Wixman; Long sweater and scarf by Nadine Dori & Multi-designed sweater and scarf by Sandy Lacombe.

Power Failure (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty [Archie feature] / 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; Dilton Doiley [Dilton Doily]; Big Ethel Muggs; Geraldine Grundy [Miss Grundy]; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty drops Dilton's unabridged dictionary on her head and develops ESP powers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #236, writing is credited to Frank Doyle.

Exercise Class (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Hiram Lodge [Mr. Lodge]; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Unnamed kids
Synopsis
Veronica gets to practice running Lodge Enterprises but her executive wardrobe proves a bit manly for some.
Reprints

Giant Jottings (Table of Contents: 7)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda Spellman; Giant Monster
Synopsis
A giant loses his glasses at Sabrina's monster party and comes back to get them.
Reprints
Keywords
giant; glasses

Indexer Notes

No credits given for gag. Art credit based on artist's distinctive style.

Nicey Nice! (Table of Contents: 8)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw (as RGO) (signed)
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw (as RGO) (signed)
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw (as RGO) (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley [Dilton Doily]
Synopsis
Word scramble puzzle featuring Veronica and a nice people theme.
Reprints

If Lost Don't Return (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley [Dilton Doily]; Nancy Woods; Geraldine Grundy [Miss Grundy]; Svenson; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump (Mentioned only)
Synopsis
Veronica looks for Archie and mistakes everyone for sarcasm as they tell her to look in "Lost And Found".
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Susan T.
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty & Veronica help readers with problems on weight and friends moving away.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover in black & white. Letters page done in "Dear Abby" style with Betty & Veronica answering reader's problems. Letter by Susan T. from Toronto, Ontario.

Cocoa Pebbles Bmx Bike Race (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

The Flintstones; Cocoa Pebbles / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Veronica, you're going to the beach today? But it's winter outside!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Health Education
    Archie
  3. 2. Teacher's Pet
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Scared Happy
    Archie and His Friends; Sunkist Fun Fruits
  5. 4. Veronica's Fashion Circus!
    Veronica
  6. 5. Power Failure
    Betty [Archie feature]
  7. 6. Exercise Class
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Giant Jottings
    Sabrina
  9. 8. Nicey Nice!
    Veronica
  10. 9. If Lost Don't Return
    Veronica
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Cocoa Pebbles Bmx Bike Race
    The Flintstones; Cocoa Pebbles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Thomas Johnson
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Peter Croome
  • Evan Shad
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Terry Watkins