(June 1963)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
five times per year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
Perfect Bound; later Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Betty and Veronica Spectacular (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Looks like everybody is record conscious these days!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones

Down Memory Lane (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
To escape Veronica's wrath after standing her up for a date, Archie deliberately runs into a wall and fakes having amnesia.
Reprints
Keywords
amnesia

Fashion Passion (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica shows off her collection of men's sweaters she picked up on a trip to Europe.

Oops! (Table of Contents: 3)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Jinx is grace personified on the ice, as long as she's on skates.
Keywords
ice skating

Bag Holders (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
When Archie points out to Veronica that she looks silly carrying a summer beach bag in winter, she orders him to get rid of it. And from there the bag makes the rounds of the high school, passing from person to person.
Reprints

I Spy (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Even Veronica's inquisitiveness has its boundaries.
Reprints

[A Trim Sailor] (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica's Pin Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints
Keywords
sailboat

Indexer Notes

Veronica models an outfit submitted by Lois Tinelli of Firenze, Italy.

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

Betty's Pinup / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty how could you make such a mistake...
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is amazed that Betty "forgot" to invite the rest of the gang to the picnic.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Idea for pin-up submitted by PFC Larry Norton.

Wet Strength (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica encounters Betty walking through a driving rain in a deep stupor, oblivious to the elements and everything else.
Reprints
Keywords
rain

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

Archie Club News / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2.8 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Fashions From England (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica models fashions submitted by Peggy Cooper of Bushy, Herts, England.
Reprints
Keywords
Buckingham Palace

Press Card (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty's innuendo-filled column in the school newspaper gets both Archie and Reggie in trouble without specifically naming either one.
Reprints

Timely (Table of Contents: 13)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Shrimpy; unnamed child
Synopsis
A boy asks Shrimpy for the time.
Reprints

Poor Choice! (Table of Contents: 14)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Shrimpy; unnamed child
Synopsis
Someone says the wrong thing in front of Shrimpy's bird.
Reprints

Teamwork (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; unnamed track coach
Synopsis
Veronica talks Betty out of competing on the track team, then joins herself when she gets a look at the handsome new coach.
Keywords
track

Scent Bent (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica recommends a perfume to Betty.
Reprints

Cloddy Clothes (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Beatrice Van Loot
Synopsis
Veronica scorns the outfit of a rival's dog.

Battle of the Brats (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Warned in advance that the kids she's babysitting are hellions, Betty arrives prepared.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The couple Betty is babysitting for are Mr. and Mrs. Blossom, and one of the children is a girl with reddish hair.

Why Fight It? (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica is upset that she's getting a reputation for being boy-crazy and resolves to prove she's not. But circumstances keep making it look like she's pursuing boys.
Reprints

Quiz Whiz (Table of Contents: 20)

Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica needs special dispensation from Miss Grundy in order to take the test her way.
Reprints

Live and Learn (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica tries to soften the competitive relationship between Archie and Reggie by introducing them to a more refined sport.
Reprints
Keywords
croquet; hockey

The Defenders (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Carol Craven; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica team up to keep a new girl from infringing on their territorial rights.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty and Veronica's Pinup / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dan DeCarlo
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! This boat is fast!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty drives Veronica's new power boat so fast that Archie, on water skies, becomes airborne.
Reprints
Keywords
water skiing

Indexer Notes

The plot for this cartoon was suggested by a reader, Joe Scudera of Brooklyn, New York.

Betty and Veronica's Hawaiian Vacation (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica model fashions submitted by Scott Redstone of Scarsdale, New York.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The address for Archie's home on the post card in the picture is 241 Church Street, Riverdale, USA. 241 Church Street was, at the time, the New York address of Archie Comics Publications.

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Betty and Veronica Spectacular
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Down Memory Lane
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Fashion Passion
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Oops!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Bag Holders
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. I Spy
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. [A Trim Sailor]
    Veronica's Pin Up
  8. 7. ["Betty how could you make such a mistake..."]
    Betty's Pinup
  9. 8. Wet Strength
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. Fashions From England
    Veronica
  13. 12. Press Card
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Timely
    Shrimpy
  15. 14. Poor Choice!
    Shrimpy
  16. 15. Teamwork
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Scent Bent
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Cloddy Clothes
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Battle of the Brats
    Betty
  20. 19. Why Fight It?
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Quiz Whiz
    Veronica
  22. 21. Live and Learn
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. The Defenders
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. ["Wow! This boat is fast!"]
    Betty and Veronica's Pinup
  25. 24. Betty and Veronica's Hawaiian Vacation
    Betty and Veronica
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