Elizabeth "Betty" Cooper  is one of the main characters appearing in American comic books published by Archie Comics. She is the lead guitarist, percussionist and one of the three singers of The Archies. The character was created by Bob Montana and John L. Goldwater, and first appeared in Pep Comics 22 cover-dated Dec. Betty was named for, and originally based on, Betty Tokar Jankovich, a Czech immigrant who briefly dated Archie co-creator Bob Montana in when she was She also was featured in Betty's Diary , which published 40 issues from Apr.
Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The company began in as MLJ Comics , which primarily published superhero comics. The initial Archie characters were created in by publisher John L. Goldwater and artist Bob Montana ,  in collaboration with writer Vic Bloom. Archie Comics was also the title of the company's longest-running publication, the first issue appearing with a cover date of Winter
And while the gang's all back, intertwined in their own relationships, there are some pretty stark differences between the show and the comic books. And while some may be scratching their head at the difference in characters or storylines, that doesn't mean this show isn't entertaining, to say the least. So when Camila Mendes signed on, people were taken back by how much she looked like Veronica from the comics! Minus the bangs, Camila's dark hair, eyes, and gorgeous eyebrows won everyone over. However, Camila Mendes is actually Latina descent, something that comic book Veronica was not.