(October 2013)

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Pages:
164
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On-sale date:
2013-09-04
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
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Digest
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Newsprint
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[Try It Here] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Gisele Lagace [as Gisele] (signed)
Inks:
Gisele Lagace [as Gisele] (signed)
Colors:
Rosario "Tito" Pena (signed)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Lip Lock (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Vickie Williams (credited)
Editing:
Victor Gorelick (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica talks Betty into a make-over at the mall, but Betty discovers she can't afford all the expensive makeup.
Reprints:
  • from ?

The Welcoming Committee (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Susan; Agnes; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Spotting two incoming freshmen students, Betty and Veronica try to extend a gesture of welcome. Their gesture, though, is treated with suspicion.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The original story lists the inker as Rudy Lapick.

A Purpose in Life (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Smithers; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis:
Per Veronica, Betty is a poor girl.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The original story credits the inking to Rudy Lapick.

Catch This (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie tries to prove to Mr. Lodge that he isn't as clumsy as Archie.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Aches & Pains (in the Neck) (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis:
When Betty is hospitalized for exhaustion, Veronica needs to prove that she is Betty's best friend so she volunteers as a candy striper, causing havoc at the hospital.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The credits on the original story list Dan DeCarlo (layouts), Dan Parent (finished pencils) and Alison Flood (inks).

Back to School Style (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks:
Dan Parent (signed)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Dan Parent ?
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
fashion
Reprints:
  • from ?

Nothing to Sneeze At (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
John Lowe (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Jack Morelli
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
With everyone in Riverdale catching a cold, Betty takes some drastic measures to make sure she does catch it.
Reprints:

Baker's Half-Dozen (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica finally gets a batch of cookies to turn out correctly. She tries to save some for Archie but everybody else ends up with them.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Spat Chat (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz ?
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica decide to stop arguing with each other, but it doesn't last long.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Convertible Style (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Dan Parent ?
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica pose in fifties garb in a fifties vintage auto.
Reprints:

Nothing to Sneeze At (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Hilda; Zelda; Sabrina; Salem
Synopsis:
The doorbell from the other realm rings, but no one is there.
Reprints:

Two Timing (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Angelo DeCesare (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Sabrina; Salem; Hilda; Harvey; Tad Marshall
Synopsis:
Sabrina has two dates on the same night so she uses her magic to create an identical twin.
Reprints:

Rude Awakening (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Sabrina; Hilda; Zelda
Synopsis:
Sabrina's aunts come up with a unique way to wake her up.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Big Ben

Witch-Ful Thinking (Table of Contents)

Sabrina's Cat, Salem / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Salem; Hilda
Synopsis:
Salem wishes he was a big cat.
Reprints:
  • from ?

I'm Outta Here (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Sabrina; Hilda; Zelda
Synopsis:
Zelda looks for Hilda in the 'outback'.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Designs for Good Times (Table of Contents)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
fashion
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Reprints:

[Substitute Friend] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Betty substitutes as Archie's best friend while Jughead is sick.
Reprints:
  • from Archie Sunday (Creators Syndicate) ????.??.??

Indexer Notes

This is a reprint of an Archie syndicated newspaper strip Sunday page.

Banky Panky (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz ?
Inks:
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty gives Archie a lesson in compound interest.
Reprints:

Interplanetary Fashions (Table of Contents)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
fashion
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Reprints:
  • from ?

Foolish Fashion Victims (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Miss Grundy; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Veronica writes a report about the history of fashion.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Honey Child (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing:
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Due to Archie's carelessness while mooning over Veronica, Betty ends up being attacked by a horde of bees.
Reprints:

Just One of the Girls (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing:
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the Butler
Synopsis:
Reminding her of why he put her in a public school, Mr. Lodge tells Veronica not to be a snob. After pointing out that many of her friends are snobs in their own way, Veronica decides to start an exclusive "equality club."
Reprints:

Cheese 'N' Crackers (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler; Mr. Carley; Madame Olga
Synopsis:
Betty is extolling the virtues of her personal fortune teller, though Veronica remains skeptical.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The inker on the original story is listed as Henry Scarpelli.

Spot Remover (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing:
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie demands that Betty stop interfering in his relationship with Veronica.
Reprints:

[Best Pitch] (Table of Contents)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the mystery phrase.

The Astronaut (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Four gag cartoons with Veronica as an astronaut.

Friends Til Archie Do Us Part (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
John Lowe (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Vickie Williams (credited)
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Polly Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica imagine what life will be like when they are both grown and out of college.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Our? Song (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
A romantic song reminds Betty that it shares a special meaning for her and Archie. Unfortunately it also shares a special meaning for Veronica.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Vengeance of the Ancients (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing:
Richard H. Goldwater

Genre:
adventure; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Delgado
Synopsis:
Traveling to Peru, Mr. Lodge and the gang investigate a new emerald mine that isn't yielding what it should. Then, the gang is kidnapped by ancient Incas, who marry Jughead and Veronica before they are to be sacrificed to an ancient goddess.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Inca

Indexer Notes

The Life With Archie logo on this story was replaced with a Betty And Veronica logo.

My Own Space Race (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Veronica and Archie decide they see too much of each other and agree to try to spend the next week apart.
Reprints:
  • from ?

This Old Mansion (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge has part of the mansion remodeled on the TV show "Our Old Home".
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

The TV show "Our Old Home" is a parody of the PBS show "This Old House".

Hobby Lobby (Table of Contents)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty's childhood hobby of building dollhouses has gotten out of hand.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

George Gladir is credited with the script and Jim DeCarlo with the inks on the original story.

Button Hooked (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)
Editing:
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica fight over who gets to sew a button on Archie's jacket.
Reprints:

Lip Sunk (Table of Contents)

Veronica Lodge / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica has laryngitis before her big singing performance.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The credits on this story when it was reprinted in Archie Comics Digest #109 list "Ha Ha Smit" as the author (possibly Hal Smith?), Howard Bender as penciler and Rudy Lapick as the inker.

Cast of Characters (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Svenson; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica think about the cast of characters they hang out with.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Apple Pickin' Time (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty drags Veronica to a "pick-your-own" apple grove.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Try It Here]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Lip Lock
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. The Welcoming Committee
    Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. A Purpose in Life
    Betty And Veronica
  5. 4. Catch This
    Veronica
  6. 5. Aches & Pains (in the Neck)
    Betty And Veronica
  7. 6. Back to School Style
    Betty And Veronica
  8. 7. Nothing to Sneeze At
    Betty
  9. 8. Baker's Half-Dozen
    Veronica
  10. 9. Spat Chat
    Betty And Veronica
  11. 10. Convertible Style
    Betty And Veronica
  12. 11. Nothing to Sneeze At
    Sabrina
  13. 12. Two Timing
    Sabrina
  14. 13. Rude Awakening
    Sabrina
  15. 14. Witch-Ful Thinking
    Sabrina's Cat, Salem
  16. 15. I'm Outta Here
    Sabrina
  17. 16. Designs for Good Times
    Betty
  18. 17. [Substitute Friend]
    Archie
  19. 18. Banky Panky
    Betty
  20. 19. Interplanetary Fashions
    Veronica
  21. 20. Foolish Fashion Victims
    Veronica
  22. 21. Honey Child
    Betty
  23. 22. Just One of the Girls
    Betty And Veronica
  24. 23. Cheese 'N' Crackers
    Betty And Veronica
  25. 24. Spot Remover
    Betty And Veronica
  26. 25. [Best Pitch]
    Betty
  27. 26. The Astronaut
    Veronica
  28. 27. Friends Til Archie Do Us Part
    Betty
  29. 28. Our? Song
    Betty And Veronica
  30. 29. Vengeance of the Ancients
    Betty And Veronica
  31. 30. My Own Space Race
    Veronica
  32. 31. This Old Mansion
    Veronica
  33. 32. Hobby Lobby
    Betty's Diary
  34. 33. Button Hooked
    Betty And Veronica
  35. 34. Lip Sunk
    Veronica Lodge
  36. 35. Cast of Characters
    Betty And Veronica
  37. 36. Apple Pickin' Time
    Betty And Veronica
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