(April 1985)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Price
0.65 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series; Archie Comics Group
Barcode
0271000696004
Editing
Victor Gorelick
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 ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty and I are trying to start a chemical reaction!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Reprints

The Grass Is Greener (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jamie Lou
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica tell famous gymnast Jamie Lou how much they want to be like her, but they find out that Jamie Lou would rather have their lives.
Reprints
Keywords
gymnastics

Indexer Notes

Gymnast character probably based on Mary Lou Retton, United States gymnastic star of the 1984 Summer Olympics.

Age Rage (Table of Contents: 2)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman

The Untouchable (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge (cameo); Smithers (cameo)
Synopsis
Veronica gets upset when all the other girls are hit with snowballs except her because she thinks no one is paying attention to her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #219, inks are credited to Jim DeCarlo.

Breakdance Buster (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo, Jr.
Inks
Dan DeCarlo, Jr.
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Jughead Jones; Kid Flash
Synopsis
Betty becomes the star pupil of breakdancer Kid Flash, which gets all the boys' attention and drives Veronica crazy.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Eda Edwards ? [as Betty and Veronica]
Pencils
Joe Edwards (illustration)
Inks
Joe Edwards (illustration)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Indexer Notes

advice column; page is hand-lettered, not typeset

Betty's Mini Word Block (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

word puzzle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1984
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months: 64,516
Actual number sold of issue nearest filing date: 71,004
Owners: Close-Up, Inc., Michael I. Silberkleit, Richard H. Goldwater, all at 326 Fayette Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY 10543

Tropical Tribulation (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica writes letters to Betty from her vacation, bragging about her exploits, but then she realizes that Betty has Archie all to herself back in Riverdale.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty and I are trying to start a chemical reaction!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Grass Is Greener
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Age Rage
    Sabrina
  4. 3. The Untouchable
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Breakdance Buster
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Betty's Mini Word Block
    Betty
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. Tropical Tribulation
    Betty and Veronica
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