(April 1993)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.25 USD; 1.25 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1993-02-23
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Comics
Barcode
009128467481 04
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Jughead with Archie Digest Magazine #115.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Alison Flood (signed)
Colors
Rex W. Lindsey [airbrushed]
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Be my valentine, Archie!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gets double-teamed on Valentine's Day by Betty and Veronica.

Indexer Notes

Colorist credit per Victor Gorelick's "Editor's Notebook" column.

Special Delivery (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; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica is determined to get Archie to be her valentine, so she inundates him with expensive gifts.
Reprints
Keywords
Valentine's Day

Indexer Notes

Though stand alone stories, the four main stories in this issue have a loose continuity.

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

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

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo; Stan Goldberg
Inks
Alison Flood; Stan Goldberg
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I Know I Said
Synopsis
Editor Gorelick teases the impending birth announcement for one of the Archie characters, then promotes Betty & Veronica #62. Cover reproductions of the line's monthly releases illustrate the column.

Sudden Switch (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica isn't interested in anything Archie has to say, until Betty comes along.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Michael I. Silberkleit
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Statement Of Ownership

Indexer Notes

Filed October 1, 1992; Listed owners Archie Comics Publications, Michael Silberkleit, Richard Goldwater, all of 325 Fayette Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY, 10543; Publisher, Archie Comics Publications; Editor, Richard Goldwater; Managing Editor, Victor Gorelick; Total Paid Circulation, avg 12 months: 46,077.

The Chocolate Drop (Table of Contents: 5)

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; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty makes a play for Archie's heart by making boxes of her homemade chocolates appear in his locker at school.
Reprints
Keywords
Valentine's Day

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

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
I Like A Boy
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
"Betty" and "Veronica" answer reader letters.

Getting Personal (Table of Contents: 7)

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; George; Smithers the butler; Ample Ambrose
Synopsis
Betty puts an ad for Archie in the personals column of the local paper. When Veronica sees it, she puts in a bigger one.
Reprints

Lass Gas (Table of Contents: 8)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie loves his new sports car, and so apparently do the ladies.

On the Line (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Decode the word balloons to find out what Betty said that made Veronica so furious.
Reprints

Cupid Jones (Table of Contents: 10)

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; Ample Ambrose; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica appeals to Betty for help in ditching an unwanted suitor.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Be my valentine, Archie!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Special Delivery
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["I Know I Said"]
    Editor's Notebook
  4. 3. Sudden Switch
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. ["Statement Of Ownership"]
  6. 5. The Chocolate Drop
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. ["I Like A Boy"]
    Dear Betty & Veronica
  8. 7. Getting Personal
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Lass Gas
    Reggie
  10. 9. On the Line
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Cupid Jones
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne
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