Betty and Veronica #21 [Direct]
(July 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
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, I never thought choosing a college could be so difficult!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica admire boys wearing sweatshirts from Mills College, Oberlin College, and Wheaton College.

Indexer Notes

Features Archie salutes "Artist of the Month" Ellen Leonforte instead of barcode.

Editor's Notebook (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The History Buff (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; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica write a fake diary of Martha Washington and sell it at Midge's garage sale to prank Archie and Jughead. This sets off a chain reaction of events.

Veronica's Clothes for Good Times (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Fashion spread featuring designs from: Jon Bona (Brewster, NY); Jessica Mohr (Holmes, NY); Giselle St. John (West Palm, FL); Laura De Leo (Quebec, Canada).
Reprints

Send in the Clones (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Smith (as Hal Smith)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper (dream); Archie Andrews (dream)
Synopsis
After watching a movie "Attack of the Zombie Clones", Veronica imagines what it would be like to have clones of her friends.
Reprints
Keywords
clone; cloning; dream sequence

A Car of Her Own (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Smith
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; used car salesman; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty goes shopping for a used car using her babysitting money.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
"Betty and Veronica" answer readers' letters.

Veronica's Favorite Things (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw (signed as RGO)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

word puzzle

Second Childhood (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Joey Pierce (little boy); Kevin (playground supervisor)
Synopsis
Betty begins acting like a five-year-old as a ruse to get Archie away from Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
blowing bubbles; game; kickball; skateboard

Indexer Notes

Credits are different from reprint.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty, I never thought choosing a college could be so difficult!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Editor's Notebook
  3. 2. The History Buff
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Veronica's Clothes for Good Times
    Veronica
  5. 4. Send in the Clones
    Veronica
  6. 5. A Car of Her Own
    Betty [Archie feature]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Dear Betty & Veronica
  8. 7. Veronica's Favorite Things
    Veronica
  9. 8. Second Childhood
    Betty and Veronica
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