Betty and Veronica #194 [Direct Edition]
(January 2004)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume
2
Price
2.19 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Every 4 weeks, twice in March
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Comics
Barcode
762816467483 19411
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Maybe if we dressed the cheerleaders in long coats, we might win a game!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are cheerleaders. They distract the team so much, Riverdale never wins a game.
Keywords
Cheerleader; football; high school

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Time Warp (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily; Professor Flutesnoot; Nancy Woods; history teacher
Synopsis
Betty is eager for the weekend, and so gets a day ahead of herself during the week. Veronica's dreading a test on Friday, and in her mind gets a day behind. Dilton observes that time is relative.
Reprints
Keywords
High school

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Letters
typeset

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Reader submitted artwork from Andrea Price and Sophia Haorei.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Editor's Notebook / in-house column / 0.5 page (report information)

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Bad Time Story (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; guys
Synopsis
Veronica went to the country club teen mixer, Betty to the teen association party. Both events are so boring that the girls duck out, and are pleasantly surprised to find each other at the movie theater.
Reprints
Keywords
Dance

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; girls

Indexer Notes

Advice from "Betty and Veronica." Illustration is signed with artist's initials, which appear to be "E L."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Message Board / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

E-mailed messages from readers to readers.

Our? Song (Table of Contents: 10)

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
typeset
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica each have a special song that marks a romantic moment with Archie, and each wants to share those memories. It's bad enough that Archie can't remember anything about it, and even worse when the girls realize that "their song" with Archie is the same for each of them.
Reprints
Keywords
High school; music

Indexer Notes

Coloring and editing credits from GCD record at Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine # 215.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Betty and Veronica and Ginger in Style (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ginger Lopez
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashions based on suggestions from fans Eliana Feliciano, Jessica Bryan, Lucy Guthrie, Rachael Graf, Alexa Stevens, and Katie Banner.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Bowled Over (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited as Gladir)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited as Shultz)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited as Scarpelli)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
The girls are so excited about the trendy amenities at the bowling alley, they almost forget to bowl.
Reprints
Keywords
Bowling

Indexer Notes

GCD record at B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine # 237 credits pencils to Dan DeCarlo, and ink possibly to Alison Flood. Same record credits Barry Grossman with colors, and Bill Yoshida for lettering.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Lip Lock (Table of Contents: 17)

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
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; sales clerk
Synopsis
Betty can't afford high-end cosmetics, but Archie's perfectly pleased with her lipstick.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit from GCD record at Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine # 215.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Maybe if we dressed the cheerleaders in long coats, we might win a game!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. ["Ozzy & Drix"]
  3. 2. Time Warp
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. ["Archie's stuff shop"]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Fan Art [Archie]
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  7. 6. ["Best of Josie and the Pussycats"]
  8. 7. Bad Time Story
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Message Board
  11. 10. Our? Song
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. ["The Official Archie 2004 16 month calendar"]
  13. 12. ["Makes a great gift!"]
  14. 13. Betty and Veronica and Ginger in Style
    Betty and Veronica in Style
  15. 14. ["Archie's collector sets"]
  16. 15. Bowled Over
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. ["Archie Comics' Riverdale Stars Talent Search"]
  18. 17. Lip Lock
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. ["Laughter is your best weapon."]
  20. 19. ["Bigger world."]
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