(November 1987)

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:
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
027100069140
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

["All sorts of interesting things get washed up on the beach"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

One For the Book (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica suspect Smithers of writing a tell-all book about the Lodge family.

Tricky Triumph (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Open the Door, Dilton (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Wheel Deal (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Ginny Sekora
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Hoping to earn some money to take Veronica out, Archie gets a job soliciting survey respondents and has to do it on skates since he doesn't have time to change.

Strike One... (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Ginny Sekora
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Gigi; Greg; Charley Hawse
Synopsis:
Jinx and her baseball team get into a brawl with the other team.

Pro Show (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
?
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Skill Chill (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren
Inks:
?
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie's card-handling prowess makes Archie think twice about playing him.

Hold That Line (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Ginny Sekora
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Coach Reproach (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Ginny Sekora
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie is assigned to coach the girls' football team.

Pert Expert (Table of Contents)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Clean Scene (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Kit Bit (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead searches his garage for a first aid kit.

Easy On the Eyes (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Ginny Sekora
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica wants to replace the pool furniture, but her father refuses.
Reprints:

Charm Harm (Table of Contents)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Stan Goldberg
Colors:
Ginny Sekora
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Reprints:

Maid in Heaven (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
Ginny Sekora
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Bored with the prospect of attending a stuffy society costume party, Veronica switches places with a look-alike maid, not realizing that the maid has to work the party.

Meter Maid (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Sale Ho (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Ginny Sekora
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Mrs. Lodge decides to hold a garage sale to rid the mansion of its excess cars and boats. She hires Archie to park the cars.

Indexer Notes

The author mistakenly refers to Mrs. Lodge as "Henrietta" on page one.

Whale of a Tale (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Ginny Sekora
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Seeing Betty with Archie while she models at the local aquatic wildlife park, Veronica suggests to her photographer that he hire Archie as an assistant.

Naught For Thought (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
?
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Ingenue View (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
?
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Petal Power (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Ginny Sekora
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica fashion corsages from flowers that have been treated with Dilton's experimental new plant growth formula.
Reprints:

Here's What I Want You to Do (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Ginny Sekora
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead must pretend to be a cab driver, driving Archie's jalopy disguised as a cab, so Archie can impress a new girl.

Paper Chase (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Ginny Sekora
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Smithers the butler
Synopsis:
To placate Veronica, who is in a snit because other people are getting in the newspaper and she isn't, Mr. Lodge calls his public relations firm to arrange some publicity for her.
Reprints:

Wheel Spiel (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
?
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie wins a roller skating contest, despite not knowing how to skate.

Lemon Aid (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Ginny Sekora
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
Greg tries to drum up business for Jinx's lemonade stand.

Vacation Vexation (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica get to trading vacation souvenirs.

Tug Lug (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The guys get Moose to play tug-of-war against them, then tie their end to a tree.

Prediction Predicament (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie gets his misfortune read.

Whale of a Sale (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie gets talked out of his pants.

Driven To Distraction (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Claire Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Ginny Sekora
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

A Swell Job (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Ginny Sekora
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
After Archie, Betty and Jughead paint the Andrews house for free, Mr. Lodge tries to get them to paint his guest house for the same price.

Blame Game (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards ?
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica can't get off the phone with Betty.

Speed Deed (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Ethel is eager to hear some gossip from Betty.

The Moose Is Loose (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Moose doesn't understand the sports story Archie relates to him.

Indexer Notes

Moose probably also forgot that he was on the football team involved in the story Archie relates.

Stretch Wretch (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Hold It (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie gets a new camera as a present, but he's too slow at focusing to take any useable shots.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["All sorts of interesting things get washed up on the beach"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. One For the Book
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. Tricky Triumph
    Archie
  4. 3. Open the Door, Dilton
  5. 4. Wheel Deal
    Archie
  6. 5. Strike One...
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Pro Show
    Archie
  8. 7. Skill Chill
    Archie
  9. 8. Hold That Line
    Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. Coach Reproach
    Archie
  11. 10. Pert Expert
    Mr. Lodge
  12. 11. Clean Scene
    Betty
  13. 12. Kit Bit
    Jughead
  14. 13. Easy On the Eyes
    Betty And Veronica
  15. 14. Charm Harm
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  16. 15. Maid in Heaven
    Betty And Veronica
  17. 16. Meter Maid
    Josie
  18. 17. Sale Ho
    Archie
  19. 18. Whale of a Tale
    Betty And Veronica
  20. 19. Naught For Thought
    Archie
  21. 20. Ingenue View
    Veronica
  22. 21. Petal Power
    Betty And Veronica
  23. 22. Here's What I Want You to Do
    Jughead
  24. 23. Paper Chase
    Betty And Veronica
  25. 24. Wheel Spiel
    Archie
  26. 25. Lemon Aid
    Li'l Jinx
  27. 26. Vacation Vexation
    Betty And Veronica
  28. 27. Tug Lug
    Moose
  29. 28. Prediction Predicament
    Archie
  30. 29. Whale of a Sale
    Archie
  31. 30. Driven To Distraction
    Betty And Veronica
  32. 31. A Swell Job
    Archie
  33. 32. Blame Game
    Veronica
  34. 33. Speed Deed
    Big Ethel
  35. 34. The Moose Is Loose
    Moose
  36. 35. Stretch Wretch
    Archie
  37. 36. Hold It
    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