(April 1998)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.75 USD; 1.85 CAD
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
009128467481 04
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard H. 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
But, Betty, they're not strangers...
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica run across a pair of handsome skiers.

Made To Order (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 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; Hiram Lodge; Contessa Vitelloni; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Veronica travels to Milan to buy a designer original gown for the prom, while Betty downloads the exact same design off the internet and makes it by hand for Ethel.
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Taking The Dive (Table of Contents: 2)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Hilda and Zelda go scuba diving very close to home.
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Sense of Smell (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Seeing the success Veronica has with the boys by "layering" her cosmetic scents, Betty tries using a chocolate-based scent package. However, she ends up attracting the wrong boy.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
Stan Goldberg; Bill Golliher
Inks
Henry Scarpelli; Bill Golliher
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm Sure Many Of You
Synopsis
Editor Gorelick promotes Archie & Friends #28 and Sabrina #12.

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

Fan Art / illustration / 0.66 page (report information)

Pencils
Alyse Randel; Marina Lyubarsky; Celia Trotta; Kim Burns
Inks
Alyse Randel; Marina Lyubarsky; Celia Trotta; Kim Burns
Colors
Alyse Randel; Marina Lyubarsky; Celia Trotta; Kim Burns
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

[Statement Of Ownership] (Table of Contents: 6)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Fred Mausser
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Filed November 1, 1997; Listed owners Michael I. Silberkleit and Richard H. Goldwater, both of 325 Fayette Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY, 10543; Publisher Michael I. Silberkleit; Editor Richard H. Goldwater; Managing Editor Victor Gorelick; Total paid circulation, 12 month avg: 44,658

Words of Wisdom (Table of Contents: 7)

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 Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica asks Betty's advice on whether to tour Europe and see several handsome young men she knows or stay in Riverdale with her friends.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica, I'm Not Going To Waste The Last Of My Money
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Spring Ahead (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Svenson the janitor; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Superintendent Hassle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica get the jump on shopping for spring clothes, then decide to wear them to school, despite it being the dead of winter.
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Indexer Notes

The name of the designer from whom the girls select their clothes is "Danielle DeCarlo".

When reprinted in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #1, inks are credited to Jimmy DeCarlo.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["But, Betty, they're not strangers..."]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Made To Order
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Taking The Dive
    Sabrina
  4. 3. Sense of Smell
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. ["I'm Sure Many Of You"]
    Editor's Notebook
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Fan Art
  7. 6. [Statement Of Ownership]
  8. 7. Words of Wisdom
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. ["Veronica, I'm Not Going To Waste The Last Of My Money"]
    Dear Betty & Veronica
  10. 9. Spring Ahead
    Betty and Veronica
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