(January 1997)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Comics
Barcode
071896467482
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

The "Comics" part of the "Archie Comics" brand logo was accidentally left off of this issue by the production department.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica criticized my outfit, too! Who does she think she is... the fashion police?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; unnamed friend
Synopsis
Veronica's criticisms of other people's taste in clothing gets out of hand.

In a Sweater Sweat (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 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; Hiram Lodge; Aunt Susan (Lodge?); Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica must retrieve a sweater given to her by her Aunt Susan that she regifted to Betty.
Reprints

Home Improvement (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Della
Synopsis
Veronica gets her father to install a wheelchair ramp to the mansion so a handicapped friend can visit.

Indexer Notes

Ad co-sponsored by United Cerebral Palsy Associations.

Designing Women (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Alice Cooper; Kelvan Kleen
Synopsis
Veronica talks Betty into going into the dressmaking business with her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #222, writing is credited to George Gladir and inks to Allison Flood.

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

Fan Art / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Theresa Craft; Michael Seegert; Elisabeth Ryan; Freya Gurke; Jonni LaGrille; Page Kiser
Inks
Theresa Craft; Michael Seegert; Elisabeth Ryan; Freya Gurke; Jonni LaGrille; Page Kiser
Colors
Theresa Craft; Michael Seegert; Elisabeth Ryan; Freya Gurke; Jonni LaGrille; Page Kiser
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

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

Dear Betty & Veronica / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Betty and Veronica]
Pencils
Ellen Leonforte
Inks
Ellen Leonforte
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
typeset; Ellen Leonforte

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica, It Would Be So Much Fun
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

In the Doghouse (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Pepper; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
The only way for Veronica to get onto the cheerleading squad is to get someone off it, so she focuses her efforts on Betty.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie's Funhouse (Archie, 2014 series) #9, inks are credited to Jim DeCarlo.

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

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

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed); Dan Parent
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed); Dan Parent
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Time Is Drawing Near
Synopsis
Editor Gorelick promotes the new Sabrina comic and the up-coming Archie's Christmas Stocking.

Ggggggrrrrrrl Of My Dreams (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
C. J. Henderson
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica bullies her way into replacing Betty as the guest model at the Riverdale weekend Comic Convention, fearing Betty will use the position to get close to Archie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In Veronica's fantasy of what Betty will be modeling at the convention, Betty is wearing her Super-Teen costume.

When reprinted in Archie's Funhouse (Archie, 2014 series) #3, writing is credited to George Gladir and inks to Rudy Lapick.

Dig In And Help Jimmy Dean Support United Cerebral Palsy (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Jughead / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Veronica criticized my outfit, too! Who does she think she is... the fashion police?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. In a Sweater Sweat
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Home Improvement
    Veronica
  4. 3. Designing Women
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Fan Art
  6. 5. ["Veronica, It Would Be So Much Fun"]
    Dear Betty & Veronica
  7. 6. In the Doghouse
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["The Time Is Drawing Near"]
    Editor's Notebook
  9. 8. Ggggggrrrrrrl Of My Dreams
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Dig In And Help Jimmy Dean Support United Cerebral Palsy
    Jughead
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