(May 2013)

Archie, 1987 Series
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2013-03-27
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors
Rosario Pena (signed)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

[The Best of Archie Comics Book Two] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Spring For Cover (Table of Contents: 2)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Teresa Davidson (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica loves the sunny spring weather, but isn't fond of the rain-- especially when it ruins two of her outfits.
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The Big Chance (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Tricia Tress; Miss Grundy; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Famous model Tricia Tress is determined to give a big break to a Riverdale student and Veronica is determined to make sure it's her.
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Telling It Like It Is (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Polly Cooper
Synopsis
Betty begins to wonder if all her hard work at school is worth it. Then Polly visits from San Francisco and sets her straight.
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She's Too Bossy (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Veronica starts a fashion trend by wearing a solid gold cowbell to school.
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Pointing the Way (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Stone Carver; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
A famous sculptor makes a statue of Veronica.
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Don't Suit Yourself (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica discover that shopping for bathing suits is not as much fun without Archie along to give his thoughts.
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[Archie Meets Glee] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Wild Style (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
Dan Parent (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashion page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Josie and the Pussycats / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

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

Roll 'em in the Isles (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie
Synopsis
Josie and the Pussycats land on the wrong island and play for a reclusive resident who they recognize as a criminal.
Reprints

Lend An Ear (Table of Contents: 12)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Melody Valentine; Alan M. Mayberry; Alexander Cabot
Synopsis
Josie's a little hard of hearing after being hit in the ear with a tennis ball.
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[Archie Comics Super Special Magazine] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Peeves Me?! (Table of Contents: 14)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the letters puzzle.

Credits from the original printing, the signature is removed from this printing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Sabrina / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
?

Characters
Sabrina

Indexer Notes

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

Good and Bad (Table of Contents: 16)

Sabrina the Teen Age Witch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Gus LeMoine (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
?

Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Harvey Kinkle; Jughead Jones; Big Ethel; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Sabrina tries to be a good witch but ends up harming all of her friends.
Reprints

The Nose Knows (Table of Contents: 17)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Harvey; Cousin Ambrose
Synopsis
Knowing that Harvey was out with another girl, Sabrina has a surprise waiting for him when he lies about it.
Reprints

Spook Busters (Table of Contents: 18)

Sabrina's Maze Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle.

Open Door Policy (Table of Contents: 19)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Zelda Spellman; Hilda Spellman
Synopsis
A door-to-door salesman wants to sell Sabrina new locks for her house.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprint credit is according to World of Archie Digest, Free Comic Book Day Edition #1.

[Over 800 pages of the best Archie Comics!] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Kiss (Table of Contents: 21)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Count the times the word "kiss" appears in the puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I need new clothes!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica gives Betty her used clothes.
Reprints

Rapid Recovery (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica is to sick to go to school, until she discovers Archie and Betty are spending time together.
Reprints

Miss-Cast! (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Goldwind; Ashton Klutch; Jon E. Zapp
Synopsis
The girls visit a movie studio.
Reprints

Watch Out (Table of Contents: 25)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is always late so Mr. Lodge gives him a watch with an alarm.
Reprints

Bottle Baby (Table of Contents: 26)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty goes to extraordinary lengths to replace an antique bottle she accidentally broke.
Reprints

Double Date? Double Date? (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Pencils
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Inks
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Brad; Bart; Ben
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica think that the boy they met the previous summer is the same boy who gave them fake names but it turns out they are really part of a set of triplets.
Reprints
Keywords
triplets

How Electrifying! (Table of Contents: 28)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Thomas
Synopsis
Frustrated with the high cost of gasoline, Mr. Lodge replaces Veronica's car with a new electric car.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty's Funky Fashions / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashion page.

Kiss-Proof (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty is not happy with her new "irresistible" lipstick.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wordless story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Veronica Styles / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
Dan Parent (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashion page.

Lip Service (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica forgets her lipstick and has to borrow Midge's.
Reprints

The Scavengers (Table of Contents: 33)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Betty and Archie have a scavenger hunt picnic.
Reprints

Tropical Tantrum (Table of Contents: 34)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica stows away on her father's experimental weather research plane only to be lost at sea.
Reprints

Send in the Clowns (Table of Contents: 35)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty volunteers to be a clown at a kid's birthday party at the Lodge mansion.
Reprints

Face the Music! (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mallory Morris
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica spot a celebrity shopping at the local mall.
Reprints

[Double Digest Sample Pack] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Quite a Bargain (Table of Contents: 38)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Alice spend the day going to garage sales and find something for Betty's father.
Reprints

[Comic Book Fair] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Dress Mess! (Table of Contents: 40)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica has a dress designed for the school dance out of what she believes is one-of-a-kind material, until Jughead shows up in a tuxedo of the same material.
Reprints

[Archie Comics Subscriptions] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

One of Doze Days (Table of Contents: 42)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty is having a lazy day dozing in bed, until Archie calls.
Reprints

Veronica Spring Style (Table of Contents: 43)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
Dan Parent (signed)
Colors
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Fashion page.

Getting What You Deserve (Table of Contents: 44)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Adam
Synopsis
Archie tries to go on a economy double date with Veronica --along with Betty and Adam-- but Veronica feels like she's not being treated properly and cancels the date.
Reprints

[Little Miss Steps] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Little Miss Steps (Table of Contents: 46)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
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[Jinx Collections] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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

[The Art of Betty and Veronica] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Download the Archie App for free!] (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [The Best of Archie Comics Book Two]
  3. 2. Spring For Cover
    Veronica
  4. 3. The Big Chance
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Telling It Like It Is
    Betty's Diary
  6. 5. She's Too Bossy
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Pointing the Way
    Veronica
  8. 7. Don't Suit Yourself
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. [Archie Meets Glee]
  10. 9. Wild Style
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Josie and the Pussycats
  12. 11. Roll 'em in the Isles
    Josie and the Pussycats
  13. 12. Lend An Ear
    Josie
  14. 13. [Archie Comics Super Special Magazine]
  15. 14. Peeves Me?!
    Veronica
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina
  17. 16. Good and Bad
    Sabrina the Teen Age Witch
  18. 17. The Nose Knows
    Sabrina
  19. 18. Spook Busters
    Sabrina's Maze Page
  20. 19. Open Door Policy
    Sabrina
  21. 20. [Over 800 pages of the best Archie Comics!]
  22. 21. Kiss
    Veronica
  23. 22. ["I need new clothes!"]
    Archie
  24. 23. Rapid Recovery
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Miss-Cast!
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Watch Out
    Veronica
  27. 26. Bottle Baby
    Betty
  28. 27. Double Date? Double Date?
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. How Electrifying!
    Veronica
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Betty's Funky Fashions
  31. 30. Kiss-Proof
    Betty
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Veronica Styles
  33. 32. Lip Service
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. The Scavengers
    Betty
  35. 34. Tropical Tantrum
    Veronica
  36. 35. Send in the Clowns
    Betty
  37. 36. Face the Music!
    Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. [Double Digest Sample Pack]
  39. 38. Quite a Bargain
    Betty
  40. 39. [Comic Book Fair]
  41. 40. Dress Mess!
    Veronica
  42. 41. [Archie Comics Subscriptions]
  43. 42. One of Doze Days
    Betty
  44. 43. Veronica Spring Style
  45. 44. Getting What You Deserve
    Betty and Veronica
  46. 45. [Little Miss Steps]
  47. 46. Little Miss Steps
    Li'l Jinx
  48. 47. [Jinx Collections]
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  50. 49. [The Art of Betty and Veronica]
  51. 50. [Download the Archie App for free!]
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