Betty & Veronica
By Dan Parent
(Archie Comics, Paperback, 9781936975303, 128pp.)
Publication Date: January 22, 2013
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The prettiest girls, the prettiest dresses, and plenty of fun at the prom--sparks fly as Betty & Veronica work to protect their friendship despite their rivalry over their mutual boyfriend Archie! This graphic novel collection contains all the ingredients of Archie's perennial bestselling comic stories.
This fun full-color graphic novel anthology of favorite comic stories captures the magic of the high school prom and celebrates the powerful and constantly-tested friendship between Betty, everybody's favorite girl next door, and Veronica, Riverdale High's richest and classiest student.
DAN PARENT is an American comic book artist and writer best known for his work with Archie Comics, where he is an innovator behind some of Archie's biggest hits. Most notably, Parent is the writer/artist of the KEVIN KELLER series, which continues to receive widespread, positive media attention, most notably the 24TH ANNUAL GLAAD MEDIA AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING COMIC BOOK. He also was the writer of the story in which Archie fell for Valerie of Josie & the Pussycats, the artist of the OBAMA AND PALIN IN RIVERDALE, ARCHIE MEETS KISS and ARCHIE MEETS GLEE graphic novels.
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