(January 2003)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.99 USD; 2.39 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
13 times per year, twice in April
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie 60th Anniversary
Barcode
009128467481 81
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
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Show me where Romeo uses a ladder in the balcony scene!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica objects to the way Archie is improvising in the school play.

The Write-Off (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Kathleen Webb
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica address writer Kathleen Webb from the comic page, complaining about recycled plots. They proceed to write their own story.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #231, pencils are credited to Dan Decarlo and inks are credited to Jim DeCarlo.

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

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

Script
Sara Algase (credited as Betty and Veronica)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I Liked This Guy
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

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

Fan Art / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bridget Carlson; Emily Fletcher; Nora Vizzini
Inks
Bridget Carlson; Emily Fletcher; Nora Vizzini
Colors
Bridget Carlson; Emily Fletcher; Nora Vizzini
Letters
typeset

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

The Game Plan Ploy (Table of Contents: 4)

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
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Nancy Woods; Coach Kleats; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Floyd Clayton
Synopsis
With the football team in a losing streak, Veronica comes up with an idea to show the team that the cheerleader squad appreciates and is behind them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The credits printed in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #206 list George Gladir as the writer of this story.

Fashion Footnotes (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Jeff Shultz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty has trouble balancing on her new six inch platform shoes.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Editor's Notebook / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie's Mysteries
Synopsis
Editor Gorelick discusses the direction change in the title Archie's Mysteries, formerly Archie's Weird Mysteries, with issue #25, then promotes Betty And Veronica #182 and Archie & Friends #65.

That Swing Thing (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Archie offer to teach Veronica the finer points of jitterbug dancing.
Reprints

Balancing Act (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee explains to Miss Grundy how the equilibrium of Riverdale High is dependent upon Archie, Betty, Reggie and Veronica all being there to balance each other, and that when one or more is absent, that balance disappears.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Show me where Romeo uses a ladder in the balcony scene!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Write-Off
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["I Liked This Guy"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Fan Art
  5. 4. The Game Plan Ploy
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Fashion Footnotes
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. ["Archie's Mysteries"]
    Editor's Notebook
  8. 7. That Swing Thing
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Balancing Act
    Betty and Veronica
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