(July 2008)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price:
2.49 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
monthly except for April and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
762816468558
Editing:
Mike Pellerito (managing editor); Victor Gorelick (editor-in-chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard U.S. Digest
Paper Stock:
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Text Messaging"] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks:
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica objects to Betty and Archie's new t-shirts.

Down Memory Lane (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Pat Kennedy
Inks:
Jim Amash
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Little Archie (flashback only); Little Veronica (flashback only); Little Betty (flashback only)
Synopsis:
While cleaning out her room, Betty reminisces about the memories attached to the items - - memories of her losing Archie to Veronica every time.

Fashion Footnotes (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz
Inks:
Jeff Schultz
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty has trouble balancing on her new six inch platform shoes.
Reprints:

The List (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Polly Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty is dateless for the prom, so she tries to fill the time.
Reprints:

Copy This (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Kathleen Webb
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
A disgruntled employee of Veronica's designer sells his designs to a mass market clothier, meaning Veronica's new fall wardrobe can be bought off the rack at common department stores.
Reprints:

Movie Mayhem (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Stan Goldberg
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty revolts against Archie's sudden obsession with martial arts films.
Reprints:

The Best of Friends (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Kathleen Webb ?
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica have a spat, and Betty goes in search of a new best friend.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Romance Throughout History (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods
Synopsis:
An examination of how romance has evolved through the centuries and how it's stayed the same.
Reprints:
  • from ?

We Are Not Amused (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Angelo DeCesare ?
Pencils:
Dave Manak ?
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino ?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey; Chloe; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Salem; Gem Stone
Synopsis:
Salem uses magic to sabotage Gem's attempts to sabotage Sabrina and Harvey's amusement park outing.
Reprints:

Howdy, Neighhh-Bor (Table of Contents)

Salem / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Salem; Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis:
When the Spellmans leave Salem behind for their vacation trip to a dude ranch, the cat teleports ahead and transforms into a ranch horse.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Wearing Me Out (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis:
Hilda and Zelda can't decide what Sabrina should wear to the prom.
Reprints:
  • from ?

A Taste For Success (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Gallagher ?
Pencils:
Dave Manak ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sabrina Spellman; Salem; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis:
Disgusted by the cat foods on the market, Salem markets his own brand.
Reprints:

Read On, MacDuff (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sabrina Spellman; Salem; William Shakespeare
Synopsis:
Salem relates an anecdote from when he was advising William Shakespeare.
Reprints:
  • from ?

The Cost of Loving (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley ?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Archie both get jobs working together at a local grocery store. Both are using the earned money for the Prom, but Archie's is for taking Veronica to the Prom, not Betty.
Reprints:

Just Married (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Al Hartley
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty and Archie have very different ideas about what marriage is like.
Reprints:

A Vacation From Archie (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Bridgette; Ginger
Synopsis:
Realizing that they're obsessing on Archie too much, Betty and Veronica decide to pursue activities that don't involve Mr. Andrews.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Sizzlin' Fashions (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
fashion
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica model fashion designs submitted by reader Nivedita A. India.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Downsizing Dilemma (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Dilton explains the potential benefits of the formula he's developed that will shrink living tissue.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Text Messaging"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Down Memory Lane
    Betty
  3. 2. Fashion Footnotes
    Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. The List
    Betty
  5. 4. Copy This
    Betty And Veronica
  6. 5. Movie Mayhem
    Betty
  7. 6. The Best of Friends
    Betty And Veronica
  8. 7. Romance Throughout History
    Betty And Veronica
  9. 8. We Are Not Amused
    Sabrina
  10. 9. Howdy, Neighhh-Bor
    Salem
  11. 10. Wearing Me Out
    Sabrina
  12. 11. A Taste For Success
    Sabrina
  13. 12. Read On, MacDuff
    Sabrina
  14. 13. The Cost of Loving
    Betty
  15. 14. Just Married
    Betty
  16. 15. A Vacation From Archie
    Betty And Veronica
  17. 16. Sizzlin' Fashions
    Betty And Veronica
  18. 17. Downsizing Dilemma
    Betty And Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Donald Dale Milne