(September 1974)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
?
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
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's with Denise?!? All of a sudden she's the most popular girl on the beach!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Denise; Dilton Doily; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Due to the early '70s energy crisis, all the boys flock to a fat girl whose father owns a gas station.
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Plan of Battle (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; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica Lodge, a self-described spoiled rich darling of the jet set, guides the reader step by step through her latest plan to break up a date between Betty and Archie at the beach.

Indexer Notes

Most of this story is told using narrative captions where Veronica addresses the reader directly, including a moment where she warns us not to be spoiled and mean like her: "I'm rich and spoiled and it's expected of me!"

The Believers (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Big Ethel tells Betty and Veronica that she dreamed she was kissed by a prince, and claims the dream will come true.

Chaperone Chef (Table of Contents: 3)

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; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Cooper; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis
When Veronica hears that Archie is coming over to Betty's house to "study," she convinces Betty's mother that they shouldn't be alone without a chaperone. So Jughead is called over, and Betty uses the lure of food to get him to leave her alone with Archie.
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Pool Pal (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jon D'Agostino
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty, Veronica and another girl argue about who has the best pool.

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

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
I hear you -- I hear you!
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica won't let Archie in because she's engrossed in a TV soap opera.
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Indexer Notes

The TV dialogue consists of the names "John" and "Marsha," a reference to the famous comedy record by Stan Freberg.

Dear Betty and Veronica (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Eda Edwards [as Betty and Veronica]
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica give advice to their readers.

Betty Puzzlers (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
A puzzle involving things that "male chauvinists" say to Betty when she learns to drive.

Dames at Sea (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
teen; humor; adventure
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Boat thieves hijack Betty and Veronica's houseboat and take it to an island hideout, with the girls in hot pursuit thanks to Betty's ability to fix anything with a bobby pin.

Beauty on the Beach (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
At the beach, Jughead admires the birds, while Archie watches two very special "birds," Betty and Veronica, doing exercises in their skimpy bikinis.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What's with Denise?!? All of a sudden she's the most popular girl on the beach!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Plan of Battle
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. The Believers
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Chaperone Chef
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Pool Pal
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. ["I hear you -- I hear you!"]
    Veronica Pin Up
  7. 6. Dear Betty and Veronica
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Betty Puzzlers
    Betty
  9. 8. Dames at Sea
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Beauty on the Beach
    Betty and Veronica
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