(September 1977)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
12 times a year: twice in Jan., Sept., Oct. and Dec., and once in March, April, June and Aug.
On-sale date
1977
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
Joe Edwards ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the riskiest thing about surfing?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; unidentified TV reporter; unidentified males
Synopsis
While Archie is surfing, Betty and Veronica are drawing a crowd of admirers.
Reprints

Sculpture Scuffle (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Rogers; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie has a plan to con Archie into sabotaging Betty's sand sculpture contest entry so Veronica can win and Archie takes the blame.
Reprints

Bad Spell (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx has a plethora of spelling questions for her father.

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

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty and Veronica Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge shows Archie a prized antique. Betty and Veronica get baseball coaching from Archie.

Indexer Notes

These are reprints of two Archie syndicated newspaper strips, probably from the early to mid sixties.

Insect Insanity (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Smithers (the butler); Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica does battle with a fly that has invaded the Lodge mansion.
Reprints

The Banana Boogie (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Josie and The Pussycats; Precision Lamp / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Rash Smash (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mary Ellen
Synopsis
Veronica and Betty wage a fierce tennis match for the right to go to the dance with Archie.
Reprints

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

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
Boy!
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
"Betty" and "Veronica" answer reader letters.

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

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

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

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

Goof Spoof (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica prefers jet-skiing to Archie's offer of skateboarding on the boardwalk near the beach. And Betty's too nice to let herself catch Archie on the rebound.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What's the riskiest thing about surfing?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Sculpture Scuffle
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Bad Spell
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. ["Betty and Veronica Gag Bag"]
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Insect Insanity
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. The Banana Boogie
    Josie and The Pussycats; Precision Lamp
  7. 6. Rash Smash
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["Boy!"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. ["One Jughead Digest Coming Up"]
  10. 9. ["Here's Your Archie 3 for $1.00 Checklist"]
  11. 10. Goof Spoof
    Betty and Veronica
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