(December 1999)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.79 USD; 1.99 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
762816467483 14211
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That does it, Archie!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica punishes Archie for his infidelity the only way she knows how.

Indexer Notes

Veronica is dressed as "Xena, Warrior Princess", which was popular at the time.

Campaign Refrain (Table of Contents: 1)

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; Reggie Mantle; Nancy Woods; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Miss Grundy; Smithers the butler; Svenson the janitor
Synopsis
Betty comes to Veronica's aid in the campaign for class president in order to counteract Reggie's dirty campaign tricks.
Reprints

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

Editor's Notebook / in-house column / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Fan Art [Archie] / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Reader submitted artwork by Shannon Olsen and Sylvia Dove.

Step by Step (Table of Contents: 4)

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; Mr. Hoofer; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee; Superintendent Hassle; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When the school system institutes a ballroom dancing class at Riverdale and assigns a handsome instructor to teach it, Veronica takes private dance lessons at night in order to improve her proficiency and ace Betty out of being the instructor's partner.

Best Test (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski (as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Smithers the butler; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Choosing a theme for the upcoming dance get Betty and Veronica discussing how competitive they are.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story mentions that Betty was elected class president, when Veronica was elected in the first story of this issue.

When reprinted in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #237, writing is credited to George Gladir, pencils are credited to Jeff Shultz and inks are credited to Al Milgrom.

Mediocre Magic (Table of Contents: 6)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Cousin Esmeralda
Synopsis
Esmeralda is less than impressed with a stage magician.

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

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

Script
Sara Algase (as Betty and Veronica)
Pencils
? [as Zanne] (signed)
Inks
? [as Zanne] (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If I were rich, Veronica...
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Best Duds (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 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; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica address the reader, citing examples to refute the reputation they have for being intensely competitive rivals.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["That does it, Archie!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Campaign Refrain
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["I know you all..."]
    Editor's Notebook
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Fan Art [Archie]
  5. 4. Step by Step
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Best Test
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Mediocre Magic
    Sabrina
  8. 7. ["If I were rich, Veronica..."]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Best Duds
    Betty and Veronica
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