(March 1993)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.25 USD; 1.25 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Archie Comics
Barcode
009128467481 03
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
Happy new year!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica welcome in 1993, though Betty is less than thrilled with her part in things.
Keywords
New Year; New Year's Eve

Promises To Keep, Part I (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; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty resolves to stop trying to come between Archie and Veronica. But she refuses to tell Veronica what her resolution is, causing Veronica to do her best to get Betty to break it, out of spite.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All four Betty And Veronica stories in this issue share common plot threads.

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #218, inks are credited to Rudy Lapick.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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
There's A Girl In My Class
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
"Betty" and "Veronica" answer reader letters.

Easy Does It (Table of Contents: 3)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Hilda demands Sabrina get more physical exercise.

Promises To Keep, Part II (Table of Contents: 4)

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; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty begins deliberately avoiding Archie and Veronica when they're together and it's got Veronica steamed.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #218, inks are credited to Rudy Lapick.

Fashion Passion (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Dan Parent
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Dan Parent ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Word scramble puzzle with a fabric theme.

Promises To Keep, Part III (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; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee resolves to Miss Grundy not to let the students' behavior make him lose his temper. Instantly the student body puts his "iron resolve" to the test.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #218, inks are credited to Rudy Lapick.

Kitty Ditty (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica's Cat / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Kitty (Veronica's white angora cat); Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler; Gaston the chef
Synopsis
Veronica's cat, Kitty, outlines life in the Lodge mansion.
Reprints

Promises To Keep, Part IV (Table of Contents: 8)

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; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Following her parents' advice, Betty scales back her resolution to something manageable.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #218, inks are credited to Rudy Lapick.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Happy new year!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Promises To Keep, Part I
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["There's A Girl In My Class"]
    Dear Betty & Veronica
  4. 3. Easy Does It
    Sabrina
  5. 4. Promises To Keep, Part II
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Fashion Passion
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Promises To Keep, Part III
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Kitty Ditty
    Veronica's Cat
  9. 8. Promises To Keep, Part IV
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Peter Croome
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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