The Art of Betty & Veronica

By Victor Gorelick (Editor); Craig Yoe (Editor)
(Archie Comics, Hardcover, 9781936975037, 160pp.)

Publication Date: November 13, 2012

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Description

Finally, a gorgeous full-color hardcover art book featuring the best Betty & Veronica artwork from their 70 year history as America's reigning cartoon high school icons. Features beautiful full-color artwork by fan favorite artists Dan DeCarlo, Harry Lucey, Bob Montana, Dan Parent and many more in a deluxe edition with an attractive cover featuring silver foil, silver ink, and spot-UV. Includes insightful cultural and historical commentary as well as expert commentary from inside the fashion industry on Betty & Veronica's fashions through the decades, and how they reflected the popular trends of the times and represented the evolution of style.




About the Author

VICTOR GORELICK is Co-President and Editor-in-Chief of Archie Comics, where he has worked for over 50 years. While there, he has been involved in every aspect of the comics-making process on both the creative and editorial sides: from writing, to lettering, to coloring, to production coordinating, art direction and editing. He has earned a reputation as one of the most knowledgeable, professional and generous members of the comics community, and has played a huge role as editor of such recent Archie successes as The Best of Archie Comics Volumes 1 & 2, Archie Meets Kiss, the Archie: The Married Life series and The Art of Betty and Veronica.

Vice magazine has called CRAIG YOE the "Indiana Jones of comics historians." Publishers Weekly says he's the "archivist of the ridiculous and sublime" and calls his work "brilliant." The Onion calls him "the celebrated designer," The Library Journal, "a comics guru." Boing Boing hails him "a fine cartoonist and a comic book historian of the first water." Yoe was Creative Director/Vice President/General Manager of Jim Henson's Muppets, and a Creative Director at Nickelodeon and Disney. Craig has won an Eisner Award and the Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators. Yoe's previous Archie books include The Best of Archie's Mad House and the Eisner-nominated Archie: A Celebration of America's Favorite Teenagers.

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