(February 1986)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price:
1.50 USD
Pages:
132
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
0271000691417
Editing:
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard U.S. Digest
Paper Stock:
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["Veronica, are you sure you know how to make a dress?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

The Hero (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Hy Eisman
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
After hearing a radio report of an escaped convict in the area of their Bear Mountain lodge, Archie convinces Jughead to masquerade as the convict so Archie can "save" Betty and Veronica from the "vicious criminal".
Reprints:

Coupon Caper (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren ?
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie uses a vendor coupon as an excuse to proposition a pretty cashier.

Read Deed (Table of Contents)

Big Ethel / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Gus LeMoine
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica thinks Ethel has been reading her mail.

Bill Thrill (Table of Contents)

Big Ethel / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Gus LeMoine
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Ethel offers to split the bill with Jughead.

Know Your Enemy (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo ?
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

The End (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Take Charge Guy (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

["Wow! That's good!"] (Table of Contents)

Veronica Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica's skating hasn't improved, but her relationship with her handsome instructor has.

Project Panic (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo ?
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

[Archie's Gag Bag] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Montana
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie has his hat knocked off by a snowball.
Reprints:
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Power Struggle (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Reprints:

Chow Time (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren
Inks:
?
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
On their way to Betty's house, Betty becomes concerned that the area animals don't have enough to eat during the winter.

["Hi, Mr. Andrews! Put in a pitch for me"] (Table of Contents)

Betty Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Lopsided Thinking (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie has the perfect solution for Mr. Lodge's skewed television picture.

Christmas Season With Betty & Veronica (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

A Brush With Art (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Art Critic (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx's Pal, Roz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Planter's Punch (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Gus LeMoine
Inks:
Joe Edwards ?
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Cartons of Joy (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Wide Birth (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Moose is asked where he was born.

Help Un-Wanted (Table of Contents)

moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Moose asks Pop for a job.

Snow Flaky (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Santa Syndrome (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

["I have a friend"] (Table of Contents)

Dear Betty and Veronica / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eda Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Snow Use (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx's Pal, Fat Charley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Up For Grabs (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Joe Edwards ?
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

A Promise Is a Promise (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren
Inks:
?
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Reggie wants his five dollars back from Jughead.

Weather Report (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Melody Valentine
Synopsis:
Josie and Valerie are trading humorous similes about the cold weather. Then Melody enters the conversation and immediately grinds it to a halt.

Archie's Fashion Snaps (Table of Contents)

Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
fashion
Characters:
Archie Andrews

Back To Square One (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Dream Drama, or Send Me the Pillow That You Dream On (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling ?
Pencils:
Bob Bolling ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews (dream only)
Synopsis:
Jughead's dream of a huge ice cream soda is interrupted by his alarm.
Reprints:

Sweater Tether (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead accidentally unravels part of Reggie's sweater trying to attract his attention.

A Bird In the Hand (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

["What happened to chubby's foot?"] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Progress Report (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

And a Zappy New Year (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Reprints:

[Jughead's Gag Bag] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Montana
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Before Betty lends Jughead money, Archie demands he sign a promissory note.
Reprints:
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Snydicate) #?

Fifty-Fifty (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Lisa Goldwater
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
When Jinx and Greg get into an argument, Jinx repossesses half of their snow sculpture.
Reprints:

Number One (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo ?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica are chosen to do the school ice sculpture for this year and Mr. Weatherbee thinks they want to replicate his image.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Veronica, are you sure you know how to make a dress?"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. The Hero
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. Coupon Caper
    Archie
  4. 3. Read Deed
    Big Ethel
  5. 4. Bill Thrill
    Big Ethel
  6. 5. Know Your Enemy
    Betty And Veronica
  7. 6. The End
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Take Charge Guy
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Wow! That's good!"]
    Veronica Pin Up
  10. 9. Project Panic
    Betty And Veronica
  11. 10. [Archie's Gag Bag]
    Archie
  12. 11. Power Struggle
    Sabrina
  13. 12. Chow Time
    Archie
  14. 13. ["Hi, Mr. Andrews! Put in a pitch for me"]
    Betty Pin Up
  15. 14. Lopsided Thinking
    Archie
  16. 15. Christmas Season With Betty & Veronica
    Betty And Veronica
  17. 16. A Brush With Art
    Josie
  18. 17. Art Critic
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Roz
  19. 18. Planter's Punch
    Jughead
  20. 19. Cartons of Joy
    Betty And Veronica
  21. 20. Wide Birth
    Moose
  22. 21. Help Un-Wanted
    moose
  23. 22. Snow Flaky
    Li'l Jinx
  24. 23. The Santa Syndrome
    Betty And Veronica
  25. 24. ["I have a friend"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Snow Use
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Fat Charley
  27. 26. Up For Grabs
    Archie
  28. 27. A Promise Is a Promise
    Jughead
  29. 28. Weather Report
    Josie
  30. 29. Archie's Fashion Snaps
    Archie
  31. 30. Back To Square One
    Betty And Veronica
  32. 31. Dream Drama, or Send Me the Pillow That You Dream On
    Jughead
  33. 32. Sweater Tether
    Reggie
  34. 33. A Bird In the Hand
    Jughead
  35. 34. ["What happened to chubby's foot?"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Pin Up
  36. 35. Progress Report
    Betty And Veronica
  37. 36. And a Zappy New Year
    Sabrina
  38. 37. [Jughead's Gag Bag]
    Jughead
  39. 38. Fifty-Fifty
    Li'l Jinx
  40. 39. Number One
    Betty And Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Donald Dale Milne