Archie Giant Series Magazine #588 [Regular Edition]
(October 1988)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
13 times a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Barcode
076956145249 10
Editing
Victor Gorelick
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 ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
C'mon, you wimp! You can do better!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Reprints

Health Education (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
Dan DeCarlo ?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Announcement supporting AIDS education and including hotline number for the Centers for Disease Control.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Deliverance (Table of Contents: 2)

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; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
The new pizza parlor in town is getting lots of business by using pretty delivery girls, so Betty and Veronica offer to deliver food orders for Pop Tate.
Reprints

Surprise Ending! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Archie; Sunkist / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Veronica's Flamingo Pink Fashions (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen; fashion
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
fashion page
Reprints

Indexer Notes

designs submitted by Terri Blomgren

Twisted Sitters! (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Georgie; Hank; Dave
Synopsis
Veronica tries to take over Betty's babysitting job when she thinks the kid's older brother is a handsome hunk.
Reprints

Two of a Kind (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews (cameo); Reggie Mantle (cameo); Hiram Lodge (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
In this story, the captions explain how the lives of Betty and Veronica seem similar, while the pictures show how different they really are.
Reprints

Josie's Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 7)

Josie / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy

Indexer Notes

word scramble puzzle

Let's Do the FruitSlush Mush! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Archie; Wyler's / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Ice Creamed (Table of Contents: 9)

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
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The girls are jealous because Archie attracts the attention of a pretty ice skating instructor.
Reprints

[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
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
Joe Edwards

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; advice column

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["C'mon, you wimp! You can do better!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Health Education
    Archie
  3. 2. Deliverance
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Surprise Ending!
    Archie; Sunkist
  5. 4. Veronica's Flamingo Pink Fashions
    Veronica
  6. 5. Twisted Sitters!
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Two of a Kind
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Josie's Puzzle Page
    Josie
  9. 8. Let's Do the FruitSlush Mush!
    Archie; Wyler's
  10. 9. Ice Creamed
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
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