(February 2000)

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
009128467481 02
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 [as DD] (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli [as HS] (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was nice of the boys to lend us their uniforms to go Christmas shopping!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica shop the Christmas Eve sales in full football gear.

Paradox in a Box (Table of Contents: 1)

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; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Cheryl Blossom; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
An off-panel narrator describes the personalities of Betty and Veronica and their triangle with Archie, while the characters in the panels make ironic or snide comments.
Reprints

A Package Deal (Table of Contents: 2)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Salem
Synopsis
Sabrina catches Salem on-line shopping.

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

Fan Art / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Danny Dotson; Martha Clark
Inks
Danny Dotson; Martha Clark
Colors
Danny Dotson; Martha Clark
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

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

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 Been Enjoying Our New TV Shows
Synopsis
Editor Gorelick promotes the Archie's Weird Mysteries and Sabrina animated TV series. He outlines a sweepstakes being sponsored by General Foods and Archie Comics. Then he promotes Cheryl Blossom #30 and Betty & Veronica Spectacular #40.

Now Hear This (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; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Betty accidentally leaves the P.A. system on and the entire school gets to listen to her and Veronica dish on all of their friends.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in B&V Friends Double Digest #219 this story is credited with Jeff Schulz pencils and Rich Koslowski inks but in this printing is credited as Dan DeCarlo pencils and Henry Scarpelli inks.

Merry Mischief (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Midge Klump
Synopsis
When Mr. Weatherbee is unable to continue playing Santa at a party for young children, the girls recruit Archie to do it, with disastrous results.

["Veronica, Can You Think Of Anything Better:] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Key Trip Slip (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead returns from a skiing trip with a broken leg. But he didn't break it skiing.

It's Snooze To Me (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Angelo DeCesare
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Midge Klump; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica converts the school paper into a sensationalist tabloid.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["It was nice of the boys to lend us their uniforms to go Christmas shopping!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Paradox in a Box
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. A Package Deal
    Sabrina
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Fan Art
  5. 4. ["I Hope You've Been Enjoying Our New TV Shows"]
    Editor's Notebook
  6. 5. Now Hear This
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Merry Mischief
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["Veronica, Can You Think Of Anything Better:]
    Dear Betty & Veronica
  9. 8. Key Trip Slip
    Jughead
  10. 9. It's Snooze To Me
    Betty and Veronica
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