(June 1972)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Published monthly except May and July.
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
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, is there anything you have trouble sewing up?
Genre
teen
Characters
Josie; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Angel Have Mercy (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where's your good buddy, Archie, Jug?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
When Jughead tells Betty that Archie isn't feeling well, Betty and Veronica get into a battle on who can make him feel better first.
Reprints

Some Poor Soul (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Isn't there an old saying, Archiekins, that "two is company and three is a crowd"?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Betty is told by Veronica that two is company and hints that she shouldn't be there and Betty ends up in tears. Chuck tries to console her.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've got to hang up now, Archie! There's a beautiful blonde boy here who wants me to share his ice cream with him!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge

Pressure Group (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't want to lean on you too much, darling, but I want Archie for the nautical ball and he dated you for that night!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica pressures Betty to give up her date with Archie by threatening to get her kicked out of her sorority if she doesn't.

A Small Problem (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hyuk! Man! Look at that! She's as cute as a button!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are jealous of the new girl in town who uses her small size to wrap all the boys around her little finger.
Reprints

Cycle Saga (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ronnie, our bike club leader wants to know if you'd like to join our outing!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica fakes an injury on a bike outing but it backfires on her.

Dear Betty and Veronica (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Betty and Veronica answer readers' questions.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 8)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

STATEMENT OF OWNERSHIP, MANAGEMENT AND CIRCULATION (Act of Aug. 12, 1970: Section 3685, Title 39, United States Code).

1. Title of publication: Archie Giant Series.
2. Date of filing: Oct. 1, 1971.
3. Frequency of issue: Twelve times a year.

6. Names and addresses of publisher, editor, and managing editor:
Publisher: Archie Comic Pub., Inc., 1114-16 First. Ave., New York, N.Y. 10021.
Editor: John L. Goldwater, 1114-16 First Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10021.
Managing editor; Richard H. Goldwater, 1114-16 First Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10021.

11. Extent and nature of circulation:
A. Total no. copies printed:
Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, 420,531.
Actual no. of copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 487,446

A Matter of Manners (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uh, oh! Those two boys look like trouble to me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica get followed by two guys while they're out walking. Veronica gets Moose to scare them and then asks Moose to introduce her and Betty to the guys.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty, is there anything you have trouble sewing up?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Angel Have Mercy
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Some Poor Soul
    Betty
  4. 3. ["I've got to hang up now, Archie! There's a beautiful blonde boy here who wants me to share his ice cream with him!!"]
    Veronica Pin-Up
  5. 4. Pressure Group
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. A Small Problem
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Cycle Saga
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Dear Betty and Veronica
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Statement of Ownership
  10. 9. A Matter of Manners
    Betty and Veronica
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