(June 2012)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year (monthly except Feb. and Aug.)
On-sale date:
2012-04-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
76281646950020011
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Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors:
Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)

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

["Archie Meets KISS"] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for the Archie Meets KISS collection.

Not So Clothes-Minded! (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils:
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Janice Chiang (credited)
Editing:
Carlos Antunes

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Frank; Lisa; Cheryl Blossom
Synopsis:
When Veronica is continually late to class Mr. Weatherbee decides instead of detention he is going to send her to work at a local non-profit thrift store.
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Triangle Wrangle (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Adam; Ethel; Nancy Woods
Synopsis:
Betty and Ethel get summer jobs at Mr. Lodge's theme park thanks to Archie and Adam.
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A Study in Studying (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
John Lowe (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty finds herself distracted from studying by thoughts of Archie. A trip to the library and an unfortunate accident clears her head.
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Sweet as Butter (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
John Workman (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica is being suspiciously nice to everyone.
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Active To Casual Fashions (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors:
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Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Veronica Lodge
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Indexer Notes

Unscramble the names of the planets in our solar system.

Puzzle still has Pluto listed as a planet.

["Archie Meets KISS"] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for the Archie Meets KISS collection.

Happy Pappy (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge and Veronica wish on a wishbone.

Poor Little Rich Girl (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
drama; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Betty convinces Veronica to do some charity work for a hospital. Veronica agrees and then eavesdrops to hear the nurses' gratitude. Instead, they put down Veronica and her family because of their money.
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["Archie the Married Life"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the two Archie the Married Life collections.

Had Enough? (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:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Adam; Randolph; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica are both tired of Archie and decide to date other guys, not realizing that will allow Archie to date other girls.

["Get your Archie skins"] (Table of Contents)

musicskins.com / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Ad for new skins for your phone or ipod.

Butler Run!! (Table of Contents)

Smithers / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks:
Rod Ollerenshaw
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Characters:
Smithers
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Indexer Notes

Find the word puzzle.

This printing has the signature removed, the original printing was signed "RGO".

["All these forks!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Veronica tries to teach Jughead manners.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

Puppy Love (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:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica learns that a dog is not a fashion accessory.

Kitty Ditty (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
John Lowe (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Smithers; Caramel (Betty's cat); Goliath (Veronica's cat); Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty's cat wanders over to the Lodge estate and falls in love with Veronica's cat, but Smithers catches her and almost sends her to the pound until Veronica rescues her and returns her to Betty.

Great Estate (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica's cousin's house contains the world's largest indoor pool.

["Archie Marries Betty & Veronica"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Subscription information for Life With Archie magazine.

Prize Size (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica's new boyfriend is a basketball player.
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[Ginger #1] (Table of Contents)

Ginger / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Ginger
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Indexer Notes

Cover reprint used as the title page for the next section featuring Ginger reprints.

Gift 'Til It Hurts (Table of Contents)

Ginger / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ginger; Ickky; Patsy
Synopsis:
Ginger tries to clean the house to impress her father's boss and breaks the gift that her father received from him.
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Fair Exchange! (Table of Contents)

Ginger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ginger; Ickky; Mr. Snapp
Synopsis:
Ickky asks Ginger's father if he would pay him to do some odd jobs around the house.
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It's a Racket! (Table of Contents)

Ginger / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ginger; Ickky
Synopsis:
Ickky thinks he's volunteering to play tennis with Ginger but she other other plans.
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Melody Malady! (Table of Contents)

Ginger / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ginger; Ickky; Tommy; Mr. Snap
Synopsis:
Mr. Snap is tired of the kids singing "bop music".
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Broken Art! (Table of Contents)

Ginger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ginger; Ickky
Synopsis:
Ickky paints Ginger's portrait.

["Kevin Keller in Hardcover"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Kevin Keller hardcover collection.

A Change of Clothes (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Kathleen Web (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
When Veronica's clothes are wet from the rain she borrows clothes from Betty. Suddenly Betty's old clothes are considered fashionable simply because Veronica is wearing them.

["I need valets for tonight's ball."] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge hires Archie and Jughead to work as valets for his event.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

New Outfit (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie asks Veronica if she could wear something that wasn't so expensive so she won't embarrass Betty.

Multiple Mayhem! (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Travis
Synopsis:
Betty goes on a date with the new boy in town but something is strange about him.

["Betty and Veronica Friends Forever"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Betty and Veronica Best Friends Forever collection.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Sabrina

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Sabrina reprints.

Fashion Passion (Table of Contents)

Sabrina The Teenage Witch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis:
Sabrina tells her aunts that their fashion sense is too 1600's, but when they try current fashion they look even more ridiculous, so Sabrina fools them back into their old clothes.
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Potion Notion (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis:
Hilda leads Sabrina and Zelda through Hell and high water for the ingredients to make her new potion.
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["The Magic of Sabrina"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for The Magic of Sabrina collection.

Wet and Wonderful (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Kathleen Web (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie's date with Veronica is rained out then the next week his date with Betty is rained out but both girls have different solutions for dealing with the rain.

Flower Power (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis:
Veronica orders some flowers over the internet to be delivered to her at school but a computer error leads to her receiving far more than she had planned.

["The Best of Archie Comics"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for The Best of Archie Comics collection.

Exercise Scramble!! (Table of Contents)

Veronica's Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
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Indexer Notes

Word scramble puzzle with an exercise theme.

Rod Ollerenshaw's signature removed from this printing.

Wedding Gown Woe (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Web (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
John Lowe (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty tries on her grandmother's wedding dress but when the zipper won't work for her to remove it she goes for help and ends up locked out of the house.

["Get your Archie Swag!"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for Archie merchandise available at the Archie website.

200 Things I Like About You (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Web (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Dan Nakrosis (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty; Veronica; Archie; Reggie; Nancy; Mr. Weatherbee; Dilton; Pop Tate; Jughead
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica search for reasons to remain friends.
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["Subscribe Today"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Subscription information for various Archie titles.

What a Pair (Table of Contents)

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

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Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Match one item from list A with an item from list B.

["Jinx"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Jinx collection.

[Little Jinx Grows Up Chapter 1] (Table of Contents)

Jinx / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
J. Torres
Pencils:
Rich Burchett
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Mark McNabb
Letters:
John Workman

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["Jinx"] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for the Jinx collection.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Everything's Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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["Best of Sonic the Hedgehog"] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for a Best of Sonic the Hedgehog collection.

Inside back cover.

["Download the Archie Comics App for free"] (Table of Contents)

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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. ["Archie Meets KISS"]
  3. 2. Not So Clothes-Minded!
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Triangle Wrangle
    Betty
  5. 4. A Study in Studying
    Betty
  6. 5. Sweet as Butter
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Active To Casual Fashions
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Veronica
  9. 8. ["Archie Meets KISS"]
  10. 9. Happy Pappy
    Mr. Lodge
  11. 10. Poor Little Rich Girl
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. ["Archie the Married Life"]
  13. 12. Had Enough?
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. ["Get your Archie skins"]
    musicskins.com
  15. 14. Butler Run!!
    Smithers
  16. 15. ["All these forks!"]
    Archie
  17. 16. Puppy Love
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Kitty Ditty
    Betty
  19. 18. Great Estate
    Veronica
  20. 19. ["Archie Marries Betty & Veronica"]
  21. 20. Prize Size
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. [Ginger #1]
    Ginger
  23. 22. Gift 'Til It Hurts
    Ginger
  24. 23. Fair Exchange!
    Ginger
  25. 24. It's a Racket!
    Ginger
  26. 25. Melody Malady!
    Ginger
  27. 26. Broken Art!
    Ginger
  28. 27. ["Kevin Keller in Hardcover"]
  29. 28. A Change of Clothes
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. ["I need valets for tonight's ball."]
    Archie
  31. 30. New Outfit
    Veronica
  32. 31. Multiple Mayhem!
    Veronica
  33. 32. ["Betty and Veronica Friends Forever"]
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  35. 34. Fashion Passion
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  36. 35. Potion Notion
    Sabrina
  37. 36. ["The Magic of Sabrina"]
  38. 37. Wet and Wonderful
    Betty and Veronica
  39. 38. Flower Power
    Veronica
  40. 39. ["The Best of Archie Comics"]
  41. 40. Exercise Scramble!!
    Veronica's Puzzle Page
  42. 41. Wedding Gown Woe
    Betty
  43. 42. ["Get your Archie Swag!"]
  44. 43. 200 Things I Like About You
    Betty and Veronica
  45. 44. ["Subscribe Today"]
  46. 45. What a Pair
    Betty and Veronica
  47. 46. ["Jinx"]
  48. 47. [Little Jinx Grows Up Chapter 1]
    Jinx
  49. 48. ["Jinx"]
  50. 49. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  51. 50. ["Best of Sonic the Hedgehog"]
  52. 51. ["Download the Archie Comics App for free"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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