(June 1981)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.50 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
Veronica just set a new league record!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Veronica vamps favorable calls out of umpire Archie at the Riverdale Girl's Softball game.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Logo for this issue is Betty & Veronica Spectacular.

Mistaken Identity (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Saved By the Bell (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
BarryGrossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty confesses to Veronica that she's having more and more trouble resisting Archie's allure. Later her resolve is put to the test.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #228, pencils are credited to Dan DeCarlo.

Betty's Action Fashions (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
No story; Betty models fashion designs submitted by readers.

Veronica's Classy Clothes (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Claire Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as Bill Y.]

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty tells Veronica that she anticipates an inheritance from an aunt. Immediately Veronica starts giving her friend lessons on how rich people act.
Reprints

The Wild Bunch (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as Bill Y.]

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Archie try to warn Veronica about the wild crowd of friends she's suddenly taken up with.

Diet Try-it (Table of Contents: 7)

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; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Jinx gives Charley dieting advice.

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

Betty / 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's Gag Bag
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; unidentified child
Synopsis
Betty jazzes up the bedtime story she tells to her babysitting charge.
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

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

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

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, 1980; Listed owners Archie Comics Publications, and Archie Enterprises, both at 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: 98,007.

[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
My Boyfriend Went on a Trip
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
"Betty" and "Veronica" answer reader letters.

Bo Woe (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as Bill Y.]

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dexter Van Daun; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica gets a beaded braid hairstyle, much like the one Bo Derek had in the movie "10", but finds it more trouble than it's worth.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Veronica just set a new league record!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Mistaken Identity
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Saved By the Bell
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Betty's Action Fashions
    Betty
  5. 4. Veronica's Classy Clothes
    Veronica
  6. 5. Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. The Wild Bunch
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Diet Try-it
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. ["Betty's Gag Bag"]
    Betty
  10. 9. ["Statement of Ownership"]
  11. 10. ["My Boyfriend Went on a Trip"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Bo Woe
    Betty and Veronica
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