(September 1989)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price:
1.65 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:
071896468557
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

["Veronica, don't you think we should be watching our figures?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo [as D.D.] (signed)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo [as J.D.] (signed)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley

A Night to Remember (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica sets out to maneuver Betty into being too tired to date Archie while she's seeing a handsome film star staying at the Lodge Mansion.

Test Zest (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Reprints:

Wet Paint (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Hot Dog
Synopsis:
Archie is painting the house and getting more paint on himself than the house.

Femme Gem (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

The Joys of Gardening (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie tries to help Betty tend her father's garden, but proves as accident-prone as ever.

Strained Relations (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Spring Fling (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica thinks they're entering the three-legged race.

Sales Pitch (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Reprints:

Treasure Trove (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead isn't having much luck at the beach with his metal detector.

Trap Flap (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead is Archie's caddy.

You Know Summer Has Arrived When... (Table of Contents)

Archie & the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Six examples of telltale signs that it's summer.

Leader of the Pack (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Two of a Kind (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

The Last Straw (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Finders Keepers (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Minstrels of Yore (Table of Contents)

The Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Prof. Flutesnoot
Synopsis:
Set in medieval times, Archie, Betty and Jughead are a group of wandering minstrels hired by King Lodge - - to rid his castle of rats rather than for their musical prowess.
Reprints:

Eat Treat (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Reggie demands that Betty serve his eggs in a different manner than she usually does.

The Beach Boys (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Rather than go to the beach with Archie, Veronica demands Archie transport sand from an exclusive beach to her poolside.

Olympic Trials...and Tribulations (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters:
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis:
Sabrina and Hilda crash an Olympics practice, where their magic causes havoc among the athletes.

Play Plight (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Tongue Tied (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis:
Hot Dog is over-aggressive, but in a nice way.

The Gypsy Curse (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty dreams she becomes subject to a Gypsy curse. After she tells the gang, strange things begin happening to them.

Seams Likely (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Prize Presents (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Reprints:

The Long and Short (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx's Pal, Greg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Greg; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Jinx is tiring of hearing Greg brag about the fish he caught.

Flip Quip (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Reggie turns a comment by Veronica into an insult to Archie

East Is West (Table of Contents)

Josie and The Pussycats / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Dumb Dates (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Dear Diary (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

A Tails Tale (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Jinx flips a coin to decide between work and play.

Pool Your Talents (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Veronica, don't you think we should be watching our figures?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. A Night to Remember
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Test Zest
    Sabrina
  4. 3. Wet Paint
    Archie
  5. 4. Femme Gem
    Veronica
  6. 5. The Joys of Gardening
    Betty
  7. 6. Strained Relations
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Spring Fling
    Archie
  9. 8. Sales Pitch
    Sabrina
  10. 9. Treasure Trove
    Jughead
  11. 10. Trap Flap
    Jughead
  12. 11. You Know Summer Has Arrived When...
    Archie & the Gang
  13. 12. Leader of the Pack
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Two of a Kind
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. The Last Straw
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. Finders Keepers
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Minstrels of Yore
    The Archies
  18. 17. Eat Treat
    Betty
  19. 18. The Beach Boys
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Olympic Trials...and Tribulations
    Sabrina
  21. 20. Play Plight
    Reggie
  22. 21. Tongue Tied
    Mr. Weatherbee
  23. 22. The Gypsy Curse
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Seams Likely
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Prize Presents
    Sabrina
  26. 25. The Long and Short
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Greg
  27. 26. Flip Quip
    Reggie
  28. 27. East Is West
    Josie and The Pussycats
  29. 28. Dumb Dates
    Veronica
  30. 29. Dear Diary
    Betty
  31. 30. A Tails Tale
    Li'l Jinx
  32. 31. Pool Your Talents
    Betty and Veronica
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