(September 1976)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.30 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Twice in Jan., Sept., Oct., and Dec.; once in Mar., Apr., June and Aug.
On-sale date
1976
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Barcode
0271000698609
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard 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)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, do you think our new swim suits are seaworthy?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie admires Betty and Veronica in their new swimwear.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

The Switch Hitters (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
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica make an effort to learn sports in order to be closer to Archie and Jughead. But their efforts end up insulting the boys.

Plot Plight (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Once more Betty ends up paying for her date with Archie.
Reprints

Ump Chump (Table of Contents: 3)

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; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday; two unidentified kids
Synopsis
Jinx has a graphic disagreement with the umpire of her baseball game.

It's a Beauty (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica accidentally wear the same swimsuit to the beach. Veronica then hatches a plan to force Betty to change her outfit.
Reprints

The Instructors (Table of Contents: 5)

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
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
At the Lodge pool, Betty gives Veronica some impromptu swimming lessons.
Reprints

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

Dear Betty and Veronica / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I really dig this girl
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
"Betty" and "Veronica" answer reader letters.

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Show Up (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
After a heated game of tennis, Veronica lets Betty sweat on the patio while she surrenders herself to her beauticians. Her plan is to be fresh and beautiful in comparison to Betty when the handsome new boy in town passes by.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, do you think our new swim suits are seaworthy?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Switch Hitters
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Plot Plight
    Betty
  4. 3. Ump Chump
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. It's a Beauty
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. The Instructors
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. ["I really dig this girl"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["The World of Jughead"]
  9. 8. ["Pick a Winner Every Time"]
  10. 9. The Show Up
    Betty and Veronica
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