(June 1982)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.60 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
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

[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
They say biking is a good way to get fit!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Archie's cycling trip is detoured by Veronica.

Indexer Notes

The logo for this issue is Betty and Veronica Spectacular.

A Cracker Jack Story (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Scottie; Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Rumored Room (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; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
With college looming, Mr. Lodge gives Veronica permission to get a roommate so she can practice adapting to dorm life. Then Jughead plants the seed in everyone's mind that Veronica will pick a male roommate.
Reprints

Tall Tale (Table of Contents: 3)

Li'l Jinx's Pal, 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 shows Charley the picture she drew.

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

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie phones Betty from a flea market.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 196x-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

This is a reprint of a sixties era Archie syndicated newspaper strip.

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Statement of Ownership
Synopsis
Filed October 1, 1981; Listed owners Archie Comic Publications, Inc, and Archie Enterprises, Inc, both of 1116 First Avenue, New York, NY, 10021; Editor John L. Goldwater, Managing Editor Richard Goldwater; Total Paid Circulation, avg 12 months: 93,757

It's Going Around (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The reader must connect the dots to finish Betty's face, then insert missing vowels into her word balloon to find out what she's saying.
Reprints

Dig the Details (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
When Veronica gets angry with Archie for not noticing her new nail polish, Archie becomes determined to notice and compliment everything about her the next time he sees her.
Reprints

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

Dear Betty & 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'm 12 Years Old
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
"Betty" and "Veronica" answer reader letters.

Too High a Price (Table of Contents: 9)

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; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Deltoid
Synopsis
When Veronica's expensive fitness trainer's regimen becomes too strenuous for her, she asks Betty how she manages to stay fit and slim.
Reprints

Betty's Fashion Delight (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

No story; Betty models fashion designs submitted by readers.

Designer's Delight (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica's Fashions / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

No story; Veronica models fashion designs submitted by readers.

A Prince of a Guy (Table of Contents: 12)

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; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica is cast in the lead of the school production of "The Princess And The Frog", but rebels when she learns she'll have to kiss an actual frog in the play.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["They say biking is a good way to get fit!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. A Cracker Jack Story
    Scottie; Cracker Jack
  3. 2. Rumored Room
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Tall Tale
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Roz
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Veronica Gag Bag
  6. 5. ["Statement of Ownership"]
  7. 6. It's Going Around
    Betty
  8. 7. Dig the Details
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. ["I'm 12 Years Old"]
    Dear Betty & Veronica
  10. 9. Too High a Price
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Betty's Fashion Delight
    Betty
  12. 11. Designer's Delight
    Veronica's Fashions
  13. 12. A Prince of a Guy
    Betty and Veronica
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