(September 1987)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
13 times a year; once in July and Nov., three times in Jan. and Sept., and five times in Oct.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Barcode
027100069867 09
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
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 Summer Fun / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Isn't it terrible the way guys whistle and stare at us, Betty?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Be Yourself (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty watches Veronica flirting aggressively with a handsome boy at the beach and wishes she could be that bold.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; flirting; fourth wall; swimsuits

Indexer Notes

Betty talks to the reader throughout the story.

By George! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Sally; Mrs. Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty is upset when Veronica breaks up the girls' weekly backgammon game for a date with her new boyfriend George. She explains to her mother that she and Veronica are friendly rivals for Archie, but this new boys is disrupting the routine.
Reprints
Keywords
backgammon; jealous; rivalry; tradition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Dear Betty and Veronica / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My older sister and her friends are nice to me, but they are always teasing me.
Characters
Betty Cooper (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Letters from D. N. (Allandale), R.S.B (Plantation, FL), and Ava O. (Brooklyn, NY).

Model Muddle (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Betty gets a job modeling swimsuits and shows up at the beach in the suits, which she is allowed to keep. Veronica is jealous and gets her father to have her hired to replace Betty. However, the modeling that Veronica is doing is quite different than that of Betty's.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; jealous; modeling; swimsuits

Night & Day (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
All the boys want Betty to play sports with them on the beach. When Betty asks them why they never ask Veronica to play, they say that Veronica's time to play is after dark as a "party girl" and a "disco demon."
Reprints
Keywords
beach; football; volleyball

Veronica's Beachwear Collection (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Indexer Notes

Veronica in four swimsuits designed by Zora Fellerman (New York, NY).

You Don't Need Drugs... (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Midge Klump; Hot Dog
Synopsis
You don't need drugs... to be popular; to handle problems; to enjoy a date.
Keywords
drugs

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Part of "You Have a Choice...Say "No" to Drugs!" series.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Isn't it terrible the way guys whistle and stare at us, Betty?"]
    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun
  2. 1. Be Yourself
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. By George!
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. ["My older sister and her friends are nice to me, but they are always teasing me."]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Model Muddle
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Night & Day
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Veronica's Beachwear Collection
    Veronica
  8. 7. You Don't Need Drugs...
    Archie
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