(September 1979)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
12 times a year: twice in Jan., Sept., Oct. and Dec., and once in March, April, June and Aug.
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

Issue Notes

This is the first of two issues with September, 1979 cover dates.


[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
Veronica, what do you draw best?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
On the beach, Betty sketches, Veronica lounges and the male population admires.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Logo for this issue is Betty & Veronica Summer Fun.

Later redrawn for the cover of Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine #53.

Getting Noticed (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Wet N' Wonderful (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 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; Hiram Lodge; Charlie Bass
Synopsis
The Lodges get an obnoxious new neighbor who thinks nothing of inviting himself over to share the Lodge pool.
Reprints

Wrong Rung (Table of Contents: 3)

Li'l Jinx's Chum, 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
Synopsis
Charley describes the accident he had to Jinx.

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

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

Script
Michael Gallagher ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here’s the story of Jughead’s trip to Hollywood!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie edits Betty's copy. Veronica and Mr. Andrews compare labor-saving plans.
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

These are reprints of two late seventies era Archie syndicated newspaper strips.

Beach Fashions (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
No story; Veronica models fashion designs submitted by readers.

Youth Has Its Fling (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 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; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica decide to emulate Tom Sawyer and raft down the small river that runs near Riverdale.
Reprints

Aid To The Enemy (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; Bert; Nurse Grouchly
Synopsis
Smitten with a handsome attendant at the beach first aid station, Veronica keeps faking accidents so she'll have an excuse to spend time with him.
Reprints

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

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 Have A Boyfriend
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
"Betty" and "Veronica" answer reader letters.

A Court Case (Table of Contents: 9)

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
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
In order to entice Betty into a game of tennis, Veronica vows not to lose her temper on the court.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Veronica, what do you draw best?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Getting Noticed
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Wet N' Wonderful
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Wrong Rung
    Li'l Jinx's Chum, Charley
  5. 4. ["Here’s the story of Jughead’s trip to Hollywood!"]
    Betty and Veronica Gag Bag
  6. 5. Beach Fashions
    Veronica
  7. 6. Youth Has Its Fling
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Aid To The Enemy
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. ["I Have A Boyfriend"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. A Court Case
    Betty and Veronica
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