(June 1968)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
eight times per year: January, August, October and December, semi-monthly in February and June
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)
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)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Archie, now that you've practiced decorating Veronica for the party, you should do a real groovy job on me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie practices psychedelic body painting on Veronica.

A "Lodge Original" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
When the insinuation that the pranks Veronica pulls on Betty to keep her away from Archie are becoming stale and repetitive, Veronica takes it as a challenge.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We just sent Archie out to caddy
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica waits for Archie's return from caddying for her father.

TV or Not TV (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica sets Betty up to star in a fake television commercial as an elaborate prank to humiliate her.
Reprints

Hidden Meanings (Table of Contents: 4)

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; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx can't find her dictionary.
Reprints

The Non-Believers (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Madame Zorbra; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica scoffs at a fortune teller's prediction that Archie will be escorting Betty to the dance and not her.
Reprints
Keywords
fortune teller

Short Cut to Beauty (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fashion
Synopsis
Article on how short hair is now fashionable for women.

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Louis Silberkleit
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Filed October 1, 1967; Listed owners Archie Comics Publications Inc, Louis Silberkleit, John L. Goldwater, Maurice Coyne, all of 1116 First Avenue, New York, NY, 10021; Publisher Louis Silberkleit; Editor John L. Goldwater; Managing Editor Richard H. Goldwater; Total paid circulation, 12 month avg: 248,421

Achievement Award (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Inspired by Betty's example, Mr. Lodge decides to make Veronica do household chores to earn her money.
Reprints

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

Dear Betty and Veronica / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Eda Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's just like I waved a magic wand

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

Betty Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The most beautiful view
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie takes Betty to see a majestic view of the ocean to gauge her reaction, in order to see if it would be good to take Veronica there.

Sunny Trip (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
When rain washes out their beach date, Veronica puts Archie on her father's private jet and flies them to a beach that isn't soggy.
Reprints

The Celebrity (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Chad Nero
Synopsis
Tired of Veronica's bragging, Betty claims to know a famous teen idol. Then Veronica calls her bluff.
Reprints

Goodbye Ol' Paint... (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica sabotages Betty's date with Archie by using a sabotaged can of paint. So Jughead decides to sabotage Veronica's plans to replace Betty.
Reprints

Curiosity (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica behaves just as Jughead predicted, so she vows to show that the others can be just as predictable as she.
Reprints

Surprise (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Josie Jones; Pop Tate; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Veronica scripts her "surprise" birthday party and expects everyone to follow the script.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Well, Archie, now that you've practiced decorating Veronica for the party, you should do a real groovy job on me!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. A "Lodge Original"
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["We just sent Archie out to caddy"]
    Veronica Pin Up
  4. 3. TV or Not TV
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Hidden Meanings
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. The Non-Believers
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Short Cut to Beauty
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. Achievement Award
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. ["It's just like I waved a magic wand"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. ["The most beautiful view"]
    Betty Pin Up
  12. 11. Sunny Trip
    Veronica
  13. 12. The Celebrity
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Goodbye Ol' Paint...
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. Curiosity
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. Surprise
    Betty and Veronica
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