(September 1992)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.25 USD; 1.25 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Archie Comics
Barcode
?
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
Dan DeCarlo ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Alison Flood (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Distraction
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is slightly distracted from his billboard-posting duties by the sight of Betty and Veronica in microscopic bikinis.

Lunch Break (Table of Contents: 1)

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; Gaston the chef; Jughead Jones; The DeCarlo Mutt; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to have an afternoon of fun at the beach and still protect their picnic lunch.
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Indexer Notes

"The DeCarlo Mutt" is a scraggly little dog that Dan DeCarlo often snuck into the background outdoor scenes of his stories or cartoons. This is one of the few stories that the animal takes a prominent role in the story.

Swimsuit Styles (Table of Contents: 2)

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
Rod Ollerenshaw [as RGO] (signed)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Word find puzzle with a swimsuit style theme.

The Victory (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Coach Clayton; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mrs. Clayton; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Learning from Veronica that Betty swims better when she's angry, Coach Clayton conspires with Veronica, Archie and Jughead to make Betty furious before the big Swim Meet.
Reprints

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

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

Script
? [as Betty and Veronica]
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You Always Write A Diary
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
"Betty" and "Veronica" answer reader letters.

This Year...Take Home A Club Med Vacation (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Archie; Club Med / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Hitter (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; Jughead Jones; Sally
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead convince a new kid in the neighborhood to play with their baseball team after seeing the skill the teen demonstrates. It takes Veronica and Betty to convince the newbie to admit to the boys that she's a girl.

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

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

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Inks
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm Still Receiving Entries
Synopsis
Editor Gorelick asks readers to stop sending entries to the Digest Writer's Contest. Then he promotes Archie & Friends #2 and World of Archie #2. The cover for World Of Archie #2 illustrates the article.

Nature Calls (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Tired of Veronica monopolizing the male attention because of her name and status, Betty talks her into going on an environmental hike where nobody will know who she is.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #235, inks are credited to Jim DeCarlo.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Distraction"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Lunch Break
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Swimsuit Styles
    Veronica
  4. 3. The Victory
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. ["You Always Write A Diary"]
    Dear Betty & Veronica
  6. 5. This Year...Take Home A Club Med Vacation
    Archie; Club Med
  7. 6. The Hitter
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["I'm Still Receiving Entries"]
    Editor's Notebook
  9. 8. Nature Calls
    Betty and Veronica
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