(June 1979)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Twice in Jan., Sept., Oct., and Dec.; once in March, April, June and August
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Barcode
0271000698406
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

Issue Notes

Issue title is Betty and Veronica Spectacular.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty! Archie doesn't have the ball!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty uses the water polo match to get close to Archie.
Keywords
pool; swimsuits

Moon Mission (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
In a tale set in the far future, Betty and Veronica use their small shuttle craft to outwit and defeat an invading alien strike force and protect Earth's moon base.
Reprints

What's Wrong (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Jinx's Pal, Fat Charley / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx Holliday
Synopsis
Charley asks Jinx for an honest opinion of him.

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

Archie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie's Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead move a piano for Mrs. Lodge
Reprints
  • from Archie daily 19xx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

This is a reprint of an Archie syndicated newspaper strip, probably from the late sixties.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Louis Silberkleit
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Statement of Ownership

Indexer Notes

Filed October 1, 1978; Owner Archie Comics Publications, Archie Enterprises, both of 1116 First Avenue, New York, NY, 10021; Listed publisher, Archie Comics Publications, Editor John L. Goldwater, Managing editor Richard Goldwater; Total Paid Circulation, avg 12 months: 121,479.

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

Betty / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The New Electric Look
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Judy
Synopsis
Judy tells Betty how she got her stylist frizzy hair.

The Manhunters (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty tries to explain to a skeptical Veronica why Archie is a problem.
Reprints

Veronica's Vacation Puzzle (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Code puzzle with a vacation theme.

The New Image (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica completely changes her look, then gets angry when nobody recognizes her.
Reprints

Josie Has the Answer (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Josie; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

That Sinking Feeling (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Betty perfects the ability to totally relax.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty! Archie doesn't have the ball!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Moon Mission
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. What's Wrong
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Fat Charley
  4. 3. ["Archie's Gag Bag"]
    Archie
  5. 4. ["Statement of Ownership"]
  6. 5. ["The New Electric Look"]
    Betty
  7. 6. The Manhunters
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Veronica's Vacation Puzzle
    Veronica
  9. 8. The New Image
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Josie Has the Answer
    Josie; Hostess
  11. 10. ["Boy! I thought..."]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. That Sinking Feeling
    Betty and Veronica
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