(September 1970)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
12 times per year
On-sale date
1970 ?
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
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's a spot with a perfect view, Betty!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica picks out a spot on the beach with the best view - - of them.

The Way the Ball Bounces (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Vic; Danny
Synopsis
Errant beach balls keep bouncing off of the heads of the gang as they try to enjoy the beach.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The boys possessing one of the errant beach balls are named Vic and Danny, after Archie Comics production manager Victor Gorelick and artist Dan DeCarlo, though neither is drawn to resemble them.

Writer credit from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #253.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The latest thing in beach fashions
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica's new outfit is insufficient to lure Archie's attention away from a gauntlet of bikini babes.

A Fine Finish... (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Archie disrupts a Lodge pool gathering by sitting in a freshly varnished chair.
Reprints

Is This Drip Necessary? (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead must search a crowded beach for Betty and Veronica while holding four rapidly melting ice cream cones.
Reprints

Fence Suspense (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie spends his time at the beach trying to keep Veronica and a muscle-bound stud separate.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #245, writing is credited to Al Hartley.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! Look at that!
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The boys flip over Betty's new beach robe, but not for the reason Betty was hoping for.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I just can't understand it
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie has a special beach umbrella made to protect them from beach wolves.
Reprints

Sun Down (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Greg refuses sun screen and lives to regret it.

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

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

Script
Eda Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I enjoy getting phone calls

Snare Flair (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty explains the two methods of fresh water salmon fishing.

Shade Parade (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Veronica will only accept a spot with a particular type of shade.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, look at those cute kids
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are not performing the latest dance craze.

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

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

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hurry Up and Raise the Anchor
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and the girls try to set sail before Reggie can horn in.

Everything's Ducky (Table of Contents: 14)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie gives Veronica a duck as a present, not realizing that Veronica doesn't want a duck, or that the duck was in a family way.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Disgraceful!!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica react negatively to some competition at the beach.

A Little Elbow Room (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Al Hartley ?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (page 1); Bill Yoshida (pages 2-6)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Angel Angelino; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The son of the Lodge gardener impresses Betty and Veronica with his good looks and ability to stand up to Moose. But a tip from Dilton allows Archie to bring him back to Earth.
Reprints
Keywords
gardener

Moth Proof (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Rory
Synopsis
Rory is confused about moths.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ronnie, these sunglasses you gave me
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica uses sunglasses with blackened lenses to get Archie past a bevvy of bathing beauties.

Splitsville (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Betty both split the seam of their bathing suits and the only way each can avoid an embarrassing situation is just as embarrassing.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The first page repeats the gag of the Betty and Veronica Pin Up "Disgraceful" earlier in this issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Here's a spot with a perfect view, Betty!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Way the Ball Bounces
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["The latest thing in beach fashions"]
    Veronica Pin Up
  4. 3. A Fine Finish...
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Is This Drip Necessary?
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Fence Suspense
    Veronica
  7. 6. ["Wow! Look at that!"]
    Betty Pin Up
  8. 7. ["I just can't understand it"]
    Veronica Pin Up
  9. 8. Sun Down
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. ["I enjoy getting phone calls"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Snare Flair
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Shade Parade
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. ["Oh, look at those cute kids"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin Up
  14. 13. ["Hurry Up and Raise the Anchor"]
    Archie Pin Up
  15. 14. Everything's Ducky
    Veronica
  16. 15. ["Disgraceful!!"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin Up
  17. 16. A Little Elbow Room
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Moth Proof
    Li'l Jinx
  19. 18. ["Ronnie, these sunglasses you gave me"]
    Veronica Pin Up
  20. 19. Splitsville
    Betty and Veronica
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