(August 1967)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
seven times yearly
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Veronica and her bikini
Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Reprints:

The Switch Pitch (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
In an attempt to use reverse psychology, Mr. Lodge pretends to like Archie so that the rebellious Veronica will break up with him.

Indexer Notes

As usual in stories written by George Gladir, Mr. Lodge's butler is called "Jeeves" rather than Smithers, though he looks and acts the same.

Betty's Bikinis (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fashion
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty models the latest in two-piece beach wear.

Tell It to Ron (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Betty writes to an advice columnist for help on how to get Archie. Veronica secretly answers the letter herself.
Reprints:

3 On a Date (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica mistakenly makes a date with both Archie and Reggie, and she and Archie spend the date being bored by Reggie's bragging.
Reprints:

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

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

Script:
? [as Betty and Veronica]
Pencils:
Joe Edwards (logo Illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
Joe Edwards ?

Indexer Notes

advice column; hand-lettered

Let's Face It! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday; Aunt Bertha
Synopsis:
Jinx doesn't want to be kissed by Aunt Bertha.

Class Lass (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica wants to be selected as the cover girl for a newspaper story on teenagers. Fearing that Betty's popularity will get her the nod, Veronica gives Betty a full beauty treatment while she goes surfing with the boys.
Reprints:

That's the Breaks (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica tries to sabotage Betty's job so she can't earn the money she needs to buy a new dress.

Scheme Scream (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie decides to apply to become a lifeguard. Realizing that lifeguards are always surrounded by beautiful girls, Betty and Veronica try to keep him from getting the job.
Reprints:

Playing It Cool (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The girls decide to play hard to get, but when Archie goes off to Lake Lumbago without them, they suspect he's seeing another girl.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #239, Writing and Pencils are credited to Al Hartley and inks and letters are credited to Jon D'Agostino.

The Beach Peach (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fashion
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica models some more bikinis.

Fight Sight! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis:
When Jinx comes home scratched and bedraggled, her dad thinks she's been fighting again.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Veronica Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Smerp! There!
Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Keywords:
beach; kissing

Queen Bee (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Victor Gorelick
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
When Veronica won't shut up about how Lodges are descended from royalty, Jughead manages to convince her that Betty is a descendant of the purest royal bloodline in history.
Reprints:
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Veronica and her bikini"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Switch Pitch
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Betty's Bikinis
    Betty
  4. 3. Tell It to Ron
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. 3 On a Date
    Veronica
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Let's Face It!
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Class Lass
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. That's the Breaks
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Scheme Scream
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Playing It Cool
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. The Beach Peach
    Veronica
  13. 12. Fight Sight!
    Li'l Jinx
  14. 13. ["Smerp! There!"]
    Veronica Pin-Up
  15. 14. Queen Bee
    Betty and Veronica
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