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11th Jul '16 1:06:28 AM rafi
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* SpyCatsuit: Agents B & V.

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* SpyCatsuit: SpyCatsuit: Betty and Veronica wear black catsuits when acting as "[[TeenSuperspy Agents B & V.V]]".
4th Jul '16 11:22:23 AM flaminghomer
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** In one comic, Veronica states that they only fight over unimportant things, like boys.
29th May '16 6:28:08 PM HelloLamppost
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* ''ComicBook/NewCrusaders''
17th May '16 7:44:32 PM fusilcontrafusil
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In 2015, the original ''Archie'' series (which had been running since 1942) ended at issue #666, giving way for a modern reboot spearheaded by Creator/MarkWaid and [[ComicBook/{{Saga}} Fiona Staples]]. Further titles have been announced, all existing within the same new continuity: ''Jughead'' (by Creator/ChipZdarsky and [[ComicBook/TheUnbeatableSquirrelGirl Erica Henderson]]), ''Betty & Veronica'' (by Adam Hughes), and ''Life With Kevin'' (by Dan Parent).

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In 2015, the original ''Archie'' series (which had been running since 1942) ended at issue #666, giving way for a modern reboot spearheaded by Creator/MarkWaid and [[ComicBook/{{Saga}} Fiona Staples]].Staples]], and sporting a more realistic art style (not the first time they've tried it). Further titles have been announced, all existing within the same new continuity: ''Jughead'' (by Creator/ChipZdarsky and [[ComicBook/TheUnbeatableSquirrelGirl Erica Henderson]]), ''Betty & Veronica'' (by Adam Hughes), and ''Life With Kevin'' (by Dan Parent).
5th May '16 3:40:58 AM rafi
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* FollowTheLeader: The Archie series was meant to capitalize on many of the "Film/AndyHardy" features of the era. Its own popularity soared enough that near-countless rip-offs were created, some by Archie Comics itself. "That Wilkin Boy", "Josie" and "Wilbur" were all Archie-made blatant rip-offs (though Josie got re-tooled). Lampshaded in the "Archie Marries Veronica" timeline, when Betty's post-Archie boyfriends include Film/AndyHardy, [[Radio/TheAldrichFamily Henry Aldrich]] and [[HappyDays Richie Cunningham]].
5th May '16 3:39:50 AM rafi
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* InformedAttractiveness: Veronica is usually treated in-story (more commonly early on) as more attractive than Betty, despite being famously the [[OnlySixFaces same face]] & body with new hair. It's excusable when one considers that Ronnie dresses much better, often showing more skin, and Betty can compete on an even keel whenever she dresses in skimpy gowns/bikinis).

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* InformedAttractiveness: Veronica is usually treated in-story (more commonly early on) as more attractive than Betty, despite being famously the [[OnlySixFaces same face]] & body with new hair. It's excusable when one considers that Ronnie dresses much better, often showing more skin, and Betty can compete on an even keel whenever she dresses in skimpy gowns/bikinis).gowns/bikinis.
5th May '16 2:45:44 AM miditrans
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* InformedAttractiveness: Veronica is usually treated in-story (more commonly early on) as more attractive than Betty, despite being famously the [[OnlySixFaces same face]] & body with new hair. It's excusable when one considers that Ronnie dresses much better, often showing more skin, and Betty can compete on an even keel whenever she stoops to Ronnie's level (ie. dressing in skimpy gowns/bikinis).

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* InformedAttractiveness: Veronica is usually treated in-story (more commonly early on) as more attractive than Betty, despite being famously the [[OnlySixFaces same face]] & body with new hair. It's excusable when one considers that Ronnie dresses much better, often showing more skin, and Betty can compete on an even keel whenever she stoops to Ronnie's level (ie. dressing dresses in skimpy gowns/bikinis).
5th May '16 2:38:56 AM miditrans
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** A 1950s storyline focused on the cluelessness of women. Archie's mom goes into a frenzy trying to find her purse, which Mr. Andrews exasperatedly reveals has been in front of her all along; Archie learns from this situation and later willfully ignores Veronica while she desperately searches for her own purse, until it is, again, found to be right in front of her. Mr. Lodge then compliments him on his understanding of females.

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** A 1950s late 1960s or 1970s storyline focused on the cluelessness of women. Archie's mom goes into a frenzy trying to find her purse, which Mr. Andrews exasperatedly reveals has been in front of her all along; Archie learns from this situation and later willfully ignores Veronica while she desperately searches for her own purse, until it is, again, found to be right in front of her. Mr. Lodge then compliments him on his understanding of females.
5th May '16 2:35:34 AM miditrans
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*** Also ''literally'' a five-man band as The Archies Archie on lead guitar, Reggie on bass guitar, Jughead on drums, and Betty and Veronica switching off on tambourine and keyboard.

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*** Also ''literally'' a five-man band as The Archies Archie on lead guitar, Reggie on bass guitar, Jughead on drums, and Betty and Veronica switching off on tambourine and Veronica on keyboard.
4th May '16 5:49:02 PM miditrans
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* CelibateHero: Jughead doesn't so much hate women anymore as he is simply not interested in romance, believing it complicates a guy's life and taxes his funds. This doesn't keep girls from hitting on him, though. Big Ethel is usually the one who pursues him, although in one story all the girls in Riverdale pursued Jughead because he was the only guy ''not'' wearing an overpowering cologne at a school dance, much to his chagrin. His blatant misogyny was altered by 1989 into being conflicted problems over women, as he had many romantic liaisons during the '90s: Joani Jummp, Debbie, January [[=McAndrews=]], Anita the crippled girl, etc.

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* CelibateHero: Jughead doesn't so much hate women anymore as he is simply not interested in romance, believing it complicates a guy's life and taxes his funds. This doesn't keep girls from hitting on him, though. Big Ethel is usually the one who pursues him, although in one story all the girls in Riverdale pursued Jughead because he was the only guy ''not'' wearing an overpowering cologne at a school dance, much to his chagrin. His blatant misogyny was altered by 1989 into being conflicted problems over women, as he had many romantic liaisons during the '90s: Joani Jummp, Debbie, January [[=McAndrews=]], Anita the crippled disabled girl, etc.
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