(September 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
0271000698609
Editing
Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief); Victor Gorelick (art director)
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 cover dated September, 1981. The logo for this issue is Betty and Veronica Summer Fun.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica, you girls are supposed to be saving lives!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica have a unique method for saving lives at the beach.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Growling Grizzlies (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Play It Cool (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; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Driven to inspiration by the oppressive heat, Veronica takes to the pool without even bothering to change out of her designer tennis outfit.
Reprints

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

Betty and Veronica / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No story; Betty and Veronica model fashion designs submitted by readers.

Escape Hatch (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 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; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
One of Veronica's friends spots Archie and Betty having a romantic interlude in the park and reports it to Veronica.
Reprints

Sail Tale (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is determined to make a big splash at the local windsurfing contest after hearing everyone praise Betty's entry.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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
A girl in school...
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
"Betty" and "Veronica" answer reader letters.

Scheme Theme (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Archie Andrews; Fifi the maid; Guido Ferrangi
Synopsis
Veronica dumps Archie on Betty so she can go out with the handsome son of one of Mr. Lodge's business associates.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Veronica, you girls are supposed to be saving lives!!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Growling Grizzlies
    Sabrina; Hostess
  3. 2. Play It Cool
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Betty and Veronica's Aqua Action Fashions
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Escape Hatch
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Sail Tale
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. ["A girl in school..."]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Scheme Theme
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Terry Watkins
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Michael Eshom
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steven Rowe