(February 2002)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.99 USD
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 69
Editing
Victor Gorelick
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)

Pencils
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you exchange presents with Archie?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
Christmas; gifts; presents; robot; tree

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #278.

The Gifted (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Sugar Plum; Santa
Synopsis
Both Betty and Veronica feel badly about their presents to each other: Betty, because hers to Veronica are homemade and inexpensive, and Veronica because hers to Betty are so expensive. Betty feels she should spend more money and Veronica feels she should make something homemade and from the heart. Sugar Plum makes them realize that they love their gifts from each other.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #54 inks were credited to Al Milgrom.

Dear Betty and Veronica (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Sara Algase
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Message Board (Table of Contents: 3)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Fan Art (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Fan art featuring Betty and Veronica.

Indexer Notes

Fan art from: Mary Uu (Joplin, MO); Stacie Valocchi (Downingtown, PA); Tracy Richter Age 10 1/2 (Sardis, OH).

A Couple of Fruitcakes (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Gaston (the Lodges' chef); Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The secret of Gaston's fruitcake is revealed when Jughead has the same secret recipe.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Different writer and inker in reprint.

Reflection Correction (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
? [as Kennedy]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica wonders how her outfit will look when she goes snowboarding.
Reprints

Editor's Notebook (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Synopsis
Tribute to September 11, 2001.

Fashions With a Flair (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Pencils
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Fashion spread

Indexer Notes

Fashion ideas from: Joann Ballone (Stanhope, NJ).

Good Skates (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie challenges Reggie to an ice skating race across the pond.
Reprints
Keywords
ice skating; skates; snow

Bots to You (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Mitzi (Veronica's electronic dog)
Synopsis
Veronica gets a robot dog that she thinks will be less work than a real pet.
Reprints
Keywords
robo dog; robot
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Do you exchange presents with Archie?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Gifted
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Dear Betty and Veronica
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Message Board
  5. 4. Fan Art
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. A Couple of Fruitcakes
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Reflection Correction
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Editor's Notebook
  9. 8. Fashions With a Flair
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Good Skates
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Bots to You
    Betty and Veronica
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