(June 1980)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty! I thought you said you could keep a secret!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica asked Betty why the secret she confided is now public knowledge.

Indexer Notes

Logo for this issue is Betty & Veronica Spectacular.

Attack of the Ice Creatures (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Red Letter Day (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
To distract Betty from going out with Archie, Veronica circles a date on Betty's calendar in red knowing her friend will obsess over it.
Reprints

The Whole Truth? (Table of Contents: 3)

Li'l Jinx's Chum, Roz / 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
Roz; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Roz wants an honest opinion of her art.

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

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Michael Gallagher ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
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; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty explains her costume to Jughead.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 197x-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

This is a reprint of a late seventies era Archie syndicated newspaper strip.

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

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, 1979; Owners Archie Comic Publications, Inc, and Archie Enterprises, Inc, both of 1116 First Avenue, New York, NY, 10021; Publisher Archie Comics Publications, Editor John L. Goldwater, Managing Editor Richard Goldwater; Total Paid Circulation, avg 12 months: 112,123.

Fashions Future Look (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
No story; Betty and Veronica model designs submitted by readers.

Swing Thing (Table of Contents: 7)

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
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Weatherbee's niece (unnamed)
Synopsis
When a new girl in school swings her hips provocatively and all the boys go crazy for it, Betty and Veronica decide to fight fire with fire.
Reprints

Date-Time Drama (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica tries to steal a boy away from Betty.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

During the story, Veronica asks rhetorically who would possibly want to date Betty Cooper. Immediately Jughead begins to rattle off the names of boys until Veronica orders him to stop. Among the names he rattles off are Richard (Goldwater), Dan (DeCarlo), Frank (Doyle), George (Gladir), Barry (Grossman), Garry (?), and Bill (Yoshida), all Archie Comics contributors.

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

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
Thank you for your great comics
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
"Betty" and "Veronica" answer reader letters.

Race Chase (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 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; Miss Grundy; Smithers the butler; Hiram Lodge; Roger the pest
Synopsis
To keep Betty from catching Archie in Riverdale's version of Sadie Hawkins Day, Veronica plots with Archie to rig the game.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty! I thought you said you could keep a secret!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Attack of the Ice Creatures
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Red Letter Day
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. The Whole Truth?
    Li'l Jinx's Chum, Roz
  5. 4. ["Betty and Veronica Gag Bag"]
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. ["Statement of Ownership"]
  7. 6. Fashions Future Look
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Swing Thing
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Date-Time Drama
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. ["Thank you for your great comics"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Race Chase
    Betty and Veronica
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