(1991)

Mary Smith, 1991 Series
 
Price
19.95 USD; 22.95 CAD
Pages
134
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
[none printed]
Editing
Mary Smith
Color
Black and White
Binding
Trade Paperback

Issue Notes

Introduction is dated November 1991. All of the Archie Giant Series books mentioned in this index are titled "Betty and Veronica Summer Fun" on the covers.


The Best of Betty and Veronica Summer Fun (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Mary Smith
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Reprints

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mary Smith
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Table of contents.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mary Smith
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Summertime and the Laughin' Is Easy! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Betty and Veronica / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Acknowledgements (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mary Smith
Letters
typeset

[Betty] (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)

Characters
Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Unpublished pinup of Betty on the beach.

[Veronica] (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)

Characters
Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Unpublished pinup of Veronica on the beach.

[Archie #47] (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana (signed)
Inks
Bob Montana (signed)
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica; Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Reprints

Bob Montana: The Artist Who Brought Archie To Life (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mary Smith
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Reprints
  • Includes 3 reprints from the Archie daily comic strip (dated 7/30, 8/1, and 8/2). The year is unknown.

Indexer Notes

A brief biography of Bob Montana. This article was originally published in the Archie Fanzine #1 (October, 1990). The article includes a photograph of Bob Montana and some non-Archie character sheets.

John L. Goldwater: The Co-Founder of Archie Comics (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mary Smith
Pencils
?; Dan DeCarlo (Pep reprint)
Inks
?; Dan DeCarlo (Pep reprint)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Michael Silberkleit; Louis Silberkleit; John Goldwater; Richard Goldwater
Reprints
  • from Pep Comics (Archie, 1940 series) #400 (May 1985)

Indexer Notes

A brief biography of John Goldwater. Originally appeared in the Archie Fanzine #6 (March, 1991). Includes a 6 panel reprint from Pep #400. Also includes some company letter head with drawings by both Dan DeCarlo and Bob Montana.

A Share of Happening (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; John Goldwater
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Partial reprint. Appears between pages 4 and 5 of the previous sequence.

[She's Josie #3] (Table of Contents: 11)

Josie / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Josie McCoy; Pepper; Albert
Reprints

Dan DeCarlo: The Incredible Archie Artist (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mary Smith
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Letters
typeset; ? (reprinted art)

Characters
Millie the Model; Dan DeCarlo; Dan DeCarlo Jr.; Jim DeCarlo; Michael Silberkleit; Veronica Lodge, Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A brief biography of Dan DeCarlo.

[Betty and Veronica Summer Fun # 520] (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty and Veronica / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Reprints

Summer Fun: The Books (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mary Smith
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed); Alison Flood (signed) (#621 only)
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A list of all the Betty and Veronica Summer Fun books from the Archie Giant Series. All books are titled "Betty and Veronica Summer Fun" on the covers.

[Betty and Veronica Summer Fun] (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty and Veronica / cover reprint (on interior page) / 20 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo; Bob White (#8, #28); Stan Goldberg (#460)
Inks
Dan Decarlo; Bob White (#8, #28); Stan Goldberg (#460); Jim DeCarlo (signed #598 only)
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dilton Doily; Hiram Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

One cover per page in this section. Aside from Betty and Veronica, not all characters appear on all covers. All covers by Dan DeCarlo unless otherwise noted.

Betty and Veronica's Summer Fashions (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Paper dolls of the girls and various fashions.

Betty and Veronica's Summer Fashions (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Betty's Fun In The Sun Fashions (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Veronica's Beach Wear (Table of Contents: 19)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Betty and Veronica's Aqua Action Fashions (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Betty and Veronica's Breezy Summer Fashions (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Betty and Veronica's Summer Fun PinUp (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Alison Flood (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

[Veronica in Texas] (Table of Contents: 23)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Alison Flood (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Veronica's Pin-Up Page (Table of Contents: 24)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan Decarlo
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Betty's Pin-Up Page (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan Decarlo
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Fiesta In Mexico (Table of Contents: 26)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan Decarlo
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints

Betty's Pin Up (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Reprints

The Potent Polka (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
When Veronica gets upset with Archie for ogling other girls at the beach, he rigs a bathing suit contest that only Veronica can win.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credit of Harry Lucey by Mary Smith. Includes a 1 page pinup of Veronica and a 1 page pinup of Betty in between pages 6 and 9 of the story. These pinups are actually part of the story.

A Day At The Beach (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (?)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (?)
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie convinces Betty and Veronica to spend a relaxing day at the beach in preperation for a school dance that night. But he spends all day waiting on their every need, exhausting himself.
Reprints

Skin Deep (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (?)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (?)
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica compete to see who has the better tan, and Archie gets to decide who wins.
Reprints

The Castaway (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
After dozing on a raft, the girls are lost at sea and run aground on an island with only an old sailor on it.
Reprints

Bikini Beat (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan Decarlo
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge;Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
While on the beach, Betty and Veronica can't figure out why Archie and Reggie won't pay any attention to them. Since they have bikinis -- just like all the other girls there-- Betty decides it must be familiarity.
Reprints

Floaters (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan Decarlo
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Marty the Mountain Man
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica struggle to find a place on the beach to work on "the perfect tan" where they won't be bothered by boys.
Reprints

Escape Hatch (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman (original story)
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
When Veronica learns that Archie went out with Betty the night before and took the long way home walking through the park -- to smooch longer of course-- she's livid! But Archie manages to explain to her what really happened -- and why!
Reprints

Be Yourself (Table of Contents: 35)

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

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica instructs Betty on how to get boys "naturally" while at the beach. But Betty doesn't prove to be the best student in this class.
Reprints

Dare To Be Bare (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Jason Blossom
Synopsis
Cheryl and her brother Jason try to liven up the Riverdale beach crowd. Cheryl tries to go topless --"as they do in the south of France" she says-- but a shocked Betty stops her. Jason then tries to sneak beer on the beach in a disguised coke can, but is quickly busted by the beach patrol.
Reprints

Cheryl Blossom's Fashion Frolic (Table of Contents: 37)

Cheryl Blossom / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Cheryl Blossom
Reprints

Archie Fan Magazine (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Script
Mary Smith
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan Decarlo (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Best of Betty and Veronica Summer Fun
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Summertime and the Laughin' Is Easy!
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Acknowledgements
  6. 5. [Betty]
    Betty
  7. 6. [Veronica]
    Veronica
  8. 7. [Archie #47]
    Archie
  9. 8. Bob Montana: The Artist Who Brought Archie To Life
  10. 9. John L. Goldwater: The Co-Founder of Archie Comics
  11. 10. A Share of Happening
    Archie
  12. 11. [She's Josie #3]
    Josie
  13. 12. Dan DeCarlo: The Incredible Archie Artist
  14. 13. [Betty and Veronica Summer Fun # 520]
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. Summer Fun: The Books
  16. 15. [Betty and Veronica Summer Fun]
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Betty and Veronica's Summer Fashions
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Betty and Veronica's Summer Fashions
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Betty's Fun In The Sun Fashions
    Betty
  20. 19. Veronica's Beach Wear
    Veronica
  21. 20. Betty and Veronica's Aqua Action Fashions
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Betty and Veronica's Breezy Summer Fashions
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. Betty and Veronica's Summer Fun PinUp
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. [Veronica in Texas]
    Veronica
  25. 24. Veronica's Pin-Up Page
    Veronica
  26. 25. Betty's Pin-Up Page
    Betty
  27. 26. Fiesta In Mexico
    Veronica
  28. 27. Betty's Pin Up
    Betty
  29. 28. The Potent Polka
    Archie
  30. 29. A Day At The Beach
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Skin Deep
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. The Castaway
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. Bikini Beat
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. Floaters
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. Escape Hatch
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. Be Yourself
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. Dare To Be Bare
    Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. Cheryl Blossom's Fashion Frolic
    Cheryl Blossom
  39. 38. Archie Fan Magazine
  40. 39. [Back Cover]
    Betty and Veronica
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