(November 1998)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.75 USD; 1.95 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
071896467482 11
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

[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
When I do it this way, Betty, it doesn't even seem like exercise!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica finds a way to make exercise fun.

Express Yourself (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Smithers the butler; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Betty begins writing her repressed feelings down in a journal as therapy. Then her mother lends the journal to Veronica, thinking it's her notes from class, allowing Veronica to find out how Betty really feels about her.
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Indexer Notes

Writing credit changed from Kathleen Webb to Barbara Slate, per Victor Gorelick in his January, 1999 Editor's Notebook column.

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

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
Bill Yoshida; Ellen Leonforte; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica, Would You Come Shopping
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Learn to Draw Archie and the Gang (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Four step process on how to draw Archie's face.

A Hairy Situation (Table of Contents: 4)

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
When Hilda has a bad hair day, run for cover.

Too Much Talk and Not Enough Action (Table of Contents: 5)

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; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Smithers the butler; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Smooth-talking Archie manages to make both Betty and Veronica mad at him inside of an hour.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #212, writing is credited to Mike Pellowski, pencils are credited to Jeff Schulz and inks are credited to Al Milgrom.

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

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

Script
Victor Gorelick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I Hope You've All Been Following
Synopsis
Editor Gorelick promotes Cheryl Blossom #17, Betty & Veronica Spectacular #32, and Archie Americana Series: The Best Of The Seventies.

The Big Obsession (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Renaldo DiHatrio
Synopsis
Veronica's money sets up an exclusive book-signing with the current cinema heart-throb, but it's Betty who gets to spend the afternoon hiding in a theater with him when the signing erupts into a riot.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["When I do it this way, Betty, it doesn't even seem like exercise!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Express Yourself
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["Veronica, Would You Come Shopping"]
    Dear Betty & Veronica
  4. 3. Learn to Draw Archie and the Gang
    Archie
  5. 4. A Hairy Situation
    Sabrina
  6. 5. Too Much Talk and Not Enough Action
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. ["I Hope You've All Been Following"]
    Editor's Notebook
  8. 7. The Big Obsession
    Betty and Veronica
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