(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

["Do you exchange presents with Archie?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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.
Keywords:
robo dog; robot
Editing
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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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