(June 1971)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
76
Indicia Frequency
12 times a year
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
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

Issue Notes

Cover title is Betty and Veronica Spectacular. Editor's name from statement of ownership in this issue.


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

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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, do you dig our new serpent look?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Meanest Girl in Town (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Veronica; Angie; Angie's family; policeman; detective
Synopsis
Veronica is suspicious of a young teen ostensibly collecting for charity. She has no sympathy when the girl is injured, and provokes the police to investigate. When she discovers that the family is in desperate straits, with the girl providing all their support, she takes the family under her wing and arranges a job for the girl.
Keywords
Charity

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That's Show Biz (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Veronica; Big Ethel; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Dilton; Rock Bottom
Synopsis
Betty has the lead in a play with gorgeous visiting movie star Rock Bottom. A jealous Veronica spikes Betty's water jug with alum so that she loses her voice, and understudy Veronica replaces her. But Rock Bottom drinks from the same jug, so Veronica has to play a love scene with Rock's understudy, Dilton Doily.
Reprints
Keywords
High school; movie star; theater; theatre

Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD record at Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica # 134.

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

Script
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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
But Veronica's the worst skier on our team... why should we make her captain??
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica can't ski well, but she owns the mountain.
Reprints
Keywords
Skiing

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

Betty Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead, when you tried out for sports --- what did you go in for?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Jughead
Synopsis
Jughead went in because it was raining.
Keywords
High school

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promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Veronica
Synopsis
Betty's outdoor outfit looks so good, her father sends her out to shovel snow.
Keywords
Winter

Oh, Doctor (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Dilton; Miss Gibson; students; doctor; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Betty reads a medical encyclopedia, and soon convinces both herself and everyone else that they're suffering strange symptoms.
Reprints
Keywords
Library

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The Athlete (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Veronica; Reggie; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Veronica is so impressed with Reggie's athletic accomplishments that Archie tries to match Reggie's performance. He does so badly that Coach Kleats benches him, giving him lots of time with Betty, whereupon Veronica decides that she wants him after all.
Reprints
Keywords
Athletics; high school

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica # 146

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promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Rich Get Results (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Veronica; Archie; Pop Tate; Jughead
Synopsis
Veronica shows off how efficiently Mr. Lodge's troubleshooters can tackle any problem, and inadvertently has an elephant shipped to Jughead.
Reprints
Keywords
Chok'lit Shoppe; elephant

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica # 146.

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The Agent (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Veronica; Dilton; Archie; Jughead; Reggie; George
Synopsis
Disgusted with waiting for boys to call for dates, Betty and Veronica hire Dilton as their agent. All he manages for them is a date with Jughead, who's only in it for the food.

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advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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Dear Betty and Veronica / letters page / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Betty and Veronica]
Pencils
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have been dating a boy who is very bright!
Characters
Betty; Veronica; Jughead; Archie

Indexer Notes

Fan writers are not identified.

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statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters
Typeset

About a Bout (Table of Contents: 22)

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 Halliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx follows her dad's advice on how to fight, but it doesn't work out well.
Reprints

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Indian Giver (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Veronica; Archie; Reggie
Synopsis
Archie is disgusted with how badly Veronica treats Betty, so Veronica makes it up by telling him to take Betty to a dance, while she goes with Reggie. At the dance Archie and Veronica get so jealous that they wind up together anyway.

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Symptomania (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Veronica; Archie; Miss Grundy; doctor; Reggie
Synopsis
Veronica tricks Betty into thinking she has the symptoms of a rare disease. Miss Grundy turns the tables on Veronica.
Reprints

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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, do you dig our new serpent look?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. ["Longer nails in minutes!"]
  3. 2. The Meanest Girl in Town
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. ["10 way hairpiece!"]
  5. 4. ["World's first postage stamp"]
  6. 5. That's Show Biz
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. ["100 Little Dolls All For $1.00"]
  8. 7. ["Monster Size Monsters"]
  9. 8. ["But Veronica's the worst skier on our team... why should we make her captain??"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin-Up
  10. 9. ["Jughead, when you tried out for sports --- what did you go in for?"]
    Betty Pin-Up
  11. 10. ["Dig this crazy offer!"]
  12. 11. ["Wow!!"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin-Up
  13. 12. Oh, Doctor
    Betty
  14. 13. ["Amazing $1 art offer"]
  15. 14. The Athlete
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. ["Get in the groove for a giant fun-in!"]
  17. 16. The Rich Get Results
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. ["Giant play zoo animal collection"]
  19. 18. The Agent
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. ["Now -- save almost 50% on the hit records you want!"]
  21. 20. ["I have been dating a boy who is very bright!"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
  23. 22. About a Bout
    Li'l Jinx
  24. 23. ["Free!"]
  25. 24. Indian Giver
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. ["Greatest offer ever!"]
  27. 26. ["100 groovy fan photos"]
  28. 27. Symptomania
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. ["266 ICS courses"]
  30. 29. ["1.00 worth of fast selling flower and vegetable seeds to show you how easy it is to make money and earn prizes!"]
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