(September 1982)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.60 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
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
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 issue re-introduces the larger number of panels that Archie comics had used in the late '50s and early '60s, with at least four panels on the first page of most stories and at least one extra small panel on the other pages.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boys are all alike, Betty!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Joke reused, with a gender switch, for the cover of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals Double Digest Magazine #5.

Figures in the Sand (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The girls arrive at the beach to stun the boys with their new bikinis, but the guys are too occupied with building sand castles to notice them.
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Dear Betty and Veronica (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

The Beach or Bust! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Claire Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica refuses to go to the beach unless she can bring a ton of things that barely fit in Archie's car.
Reprints

Take It Off (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Someone is always wearing the same swimsuit as Veronica, no matter how expensive the suit. So she asks Betty to make her an original suit.
Reprints

The Sea Scene (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge

Leroy Was Here (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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Smithers
Synopsis
Cousin Leroy is visiting and makes life heck for Archie by putting green dye in the suntan lotion.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Boys are all alike, Betty!!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Figures in the Sand
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Dear Betty and Veronica
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. The Beach or Bust!
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Take It Off
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. The Sea Scene
    Veronica's Fashions
  7. 6. Leroy Was Here
    Betty and Veronica
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