(October 1991)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.00 USD; 1.20 CAD; 0.75 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1991-07-23
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Barcode
071896467482 10
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, have you found any more sea shells?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty searches for sea shells. Meanwhile, Archie searches Veronica.
Keywords
beach; comic books

Indexer Notes

Veronica is reading an issue of Laugh Comics.

Return Engagement (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica prepare for the return of Elvis.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #225, writing is credited to George Gladir and inks are credited to Rudy Lapick.

A Very Special Occasion (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo; Dan Parent
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Pop Tate; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Betty does everything but hit Archie over the head to remind him that it's the anniversary of their first date.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Despite the logo, Veronica Lodge does not appear in this story.

Scents of Danger (Table of Contents: 3)

Josie with Melody / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine
Synopsis
Melody is scared to try a certain perfume.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / activity / 0.5 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
Rod Ollerenshaw [as RGO] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shopping at the Mall
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Word find puzzle with a shopping mall theme.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Editor's Notebook / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
Dan Parent; Bill Golliher; ?
Inks
Dan Parent; Bill Golliher; ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now That Summer Vacation
Synopsis
Editor Gorelick promotes Archie Giant Series #625 and #26, and Koosh Kins #1, then reminds readers about the Archie Interview Contest. The covers of the two Archie Giant Series issues and an advertising clip art of the Koosh Kins illustrate the article.

Sick of It (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Veronica is showing acute symptoms of hypochondria and everyone is concerned.
Reprints
Keywords
hypochondria

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have a friend
Synopsis
Readers write in seeking advice.

Bring Your Own Bag (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Considering the environment, Veronica brings her own bags - - plural - - when she heads out to go shopping.

Indexer Notes

This is Archie's Environmental Tip #6.

Baby Talk (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Cousin Sally's infant
Synopsis
Betty is babysitting a hungry infant. She sends Archie to the store for formula, forcing him to bypass an invitation from Veronica.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, have you found any more sea shells?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Return Engagement
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. A Very Special Occasion
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Scents of Danger
    Josie with Melody
  5. 4. ["Shopping at the Mall"]
    Veronica
  6. 5. ["Now That Summer Vacation"]
    Editor's Notebook
  7. 6. Sick of It
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["I have a friend"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Bring Your Own Bag
    Archie
  10. 9. Baby Talk
    Betty and Veronica
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