(July 2001)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.99 USD; 2.39 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
every 4 weeks, twice in May
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Comics
Barcode
009128467481 62
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (Editor-In-Chief)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think the expression is "Shop 'til you drop" -- not "Shop 'til they drop!"
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Help! I'm A Mess! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Angelo De Cesare (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Blahara Shlubb
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica have a TV show where they give change a dull teen into a glamorous teen.
Reprints

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

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

Pencils
Ellen Leonforte
Inks
Ellen Leonforte
Colors
?
Letters
Ellen Leonforte; ?

Indexer Notes

header by Ellen Leonforte, from earlier issues.
fan art by Sophie Dawson (Weston, CT), Kylie McIntrye (Follett, Tx), Shannon Olsen (Edmonton, AB, Canada), and Kyle Bourquin (Garden City, NJ)

Everyday Fashions (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Pencils
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

fashions by Zack Gichohi (The Tramshed, South Africa)

Bad Girl Gone Good (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jess Foster
Synopsis
Veronica is in a mean and devious mood, and it is aimed at her best friend Betty.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When this is reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #205, the pencils are credited to Dan DeCarlo and the inks are credited to Jim DeCarlo.

Smell Spell (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited as Gladir)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited as Smith)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Nancy Woods; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Veronica makes an irresistible perfume in lab class.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unsure if this is Pat or Tim Kennedy pencils.

The Marvey Girls (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Aunt Cora; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Set in California a century ago, Betty and Ethel are the Marvey Girls.
Reprints
Keywords
California; railroad

Indexer Notes

"Marvey Girls" based on a historic restaurant chain's waitresses, called the Harvey Girls.

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

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

Script
Sara Algase (credited)
Pencils
Ellen Leonforte ?
Inks
Ellen Leonforte ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Header by Ellen Leonforte. Includes half page of Message Board.

The Best Policy? (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie eavesdrops and hears Betty and Veronica say that they value a boy who has total outright honesty. So naturally he insults them.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I think the expression is "Shop 'til you drop" -- not "Shop 'til they drop!""]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Help! I'm A Mess!
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Fan Art [Archie]
  4. 3. Everyday Fashions
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Bad Girl Gone Good
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Smell Spell
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. The Marvey Girls
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. The Best Policy?
    Betty and Veronica
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