(October 1982)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price
0.60 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series; Archie Comics Group
Barcode
0271000696010
Editing
Richard Goldwater (Editor in Chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, Betty! Your tomatoes are doing pretty good!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom
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Indexer Notes

At the top of the cover is an introduction for Cheryl Blossom, making her official debut in this comic, who is introduced as "Riverdale's newest bombshell."

Hold That Line (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jimmy DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Billy Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Veronica traces her lineage, much to the chagrin of the others.
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Betty and Veronica Fashion Short Cuts (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Fashion ideas submitted by readers with five chosen and illustrated by DeCarlo.

Dare To Be Bare (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jason Blossom
Synopsis
Sexy redheaded bombshell Cheryl Blossom shocks Betty and Veronica by arriving on the beach in a bikini that barely covers anything. Cheryl then tries go topless like people do on European beaches. Meanwhile, Cheryl's brother Jason tries to smuggle a beer onto the beach.
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Indexer Notes

The first appearance of Cheryl and Jason Blossom (though they also appeared in "Jughead" that same month).

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #233, inker is credited to Rudy Lapick.

Cheryl Blossom's Fashion Frolic (Table of Contents: 4)

Cheryl Blossom / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom
Synopsis
Fashion page of designs from participating readers.
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Indexer Notes

More risque art with Cheryl in a revealing bikini.

Video Vengeance (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jimmy DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Billy Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Vernonica convinces her father to purchase all the video games in Riverdale to prevent Archie from playing.
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Driven to Distraction (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Claire Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Billy Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jeanne Lymen
Synopsis
Bikini clad Betty and Veronica would rather watch soap operas on the beach rather than keep on eye on frisky Archie Andrews.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Gee, Betty! Your tomatoes are doing pretty good!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Hold That Line
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Betty and Veronica Fashion Short Cuts
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Dare To Be Bare
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Cheryl Blossom's Fashion Frolic
    Cheryl Blossom
  6. 5. Video Vengeance
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Driven to Distraction
    Betty and Veronica
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