(December 1993)

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
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)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo [as DD] (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo [as DD] (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Photographs of Archie are superimposed over pencil sketches of Betty and Veronica.
Reprints

Treasure Hunt (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; Reggie Mantle; Reno Rocket; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica sends Betty on a wild goose chase for the simple pleasure of doing it.
Reprints

Making a Scene (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Pop witnesses an angry confrontation between Veronica and Betty over who Archie is supposed to be with that day.
Reprints

Bicycle Safety (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Archie and the gang give safe bicycling tips.

Indexer Notes

PSA co-sponsored by Huffy Bicycles, who also ran a sweepstakes soliciting more safety tips from readers at the bottom of the page.

It Came That Close (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; Gordon Rice; Shelly; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica is attracted to a new boy, but is reluctant to date him because he's shorter than she is.

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

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

Script
Sara Algase [as Betty and Veronica]
Pencils
Marie-France Gariepy; Leane Plamondon; Anonymous
Inks
Marie-France Gariepy; Leane Plamondon; Anonymous
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
typeset; Ellen Leonforte

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I Love The Reader Art
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
"Betty" and "Veronica" answer reader letters. The column is illustrated by are of the two characters submitted by fans.

Riverdale Rah-Rah (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Inks
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
The energetic cheers of the Riverdale Cheerleader Squad prove to be quite distracting to the football team.
Reprints
Keywords
cheerleading

Indexer Notes

The letter on Veronica's sweater is orange, but white on Betty and Nancy's sweater. Nancy holds her blue pom-pom in her right hand and her orange pop-pom in her left, while Betty and Veronica hold theirs in the reverse order.

The Unkindest Cut (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; Linda the beautician; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica and Betty decide to cut their hair short, then object when Archie and Reggie start wearing their hair long.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Veronica's new hairstyle resembles the one Dan DeCarlo often draws for Midge Klump.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
By The Time You Read This Column
Synopsis
Editor Gorelick promotes the new animated Archie & Friends series running on the Family Channel, reruns of the old Josie & The Pussycats series on The Cartoon Network, the Sonic The Hedgehog series running on ABC, and Archie's Christmas Stocking, due to publish in November, 1993.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Treasure Hunt
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Making a Scene
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Bicycle Safety
    Archie & Friends
  5. 4. It Came That Close
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. ["I Love The Reader Art"]
    Dear Betty & Veronica
  7. 6. Riverdale Rah-Rah
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. The Unkindest Cut
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. ["By The Time You Read This Column"]
    Editor's Notebook
This issue was most recently modified by:
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