(October 2013)

Archie, 1987 Series
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2013-09-04
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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The Archie Library
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Digest
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Binding
Squarebound
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[Try It Here] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Gisele Lagace [as Gisele] (signed)
Inks
Gisele Lagace [as Gisele] (signed)
Colors
Rosario "Tito" Pena (signed)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Lip Lock (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)
Editing
Victor Gorelick (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica talks Betty into a make-over at the mall, but Betty discovers she can't afford all the expensive makeup.
Reprints

The Welcoming Committee (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Susan; Agnes; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Spotting two incoming freshmen students, Betty and Veronica try to extend a gesture of welcome. Their gesture, though, is treated with suspicion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The original story lists the inker as Rudy Lapick.

A Purpose in Life (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Smithers; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Per Veronica, Betty is a poor girl.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The original story credits the inking to Rudy Lapick.

Catch This (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie tries to prove to Mr. Lodge that he isn't as clumsy as Archie.
Reprints

Aches & Pains (in the Neck) (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
When Betty is hospitalized for exhaustion, Veronica needs to prove that she is Betty's best friend so she volunteers as a candy striper, causing havoc at the hospital.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The credits on the original story list Dan DeCarlo (layouts), Dan Parent (finished pencils) and Alison Flood (inks).

Back to School Style (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
Dan Parent (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Dan Parent ?
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
fashion
Reprints

Nothing to Sneeze At (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
With everyone in Riverdale catching a cold, Betty takes some drastic measures to make sure she does catch it.
Reprints

Baker's Half-Dozen (Table of Contents: 8)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica finally gets a batch of cookies to turn out correctly. She tries to save some for Archie but everybody else ends up with them.
Reprints

Spat Chat (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Jeff Shultz ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica decide to stop arguing with each other, but it doesn't last long.
Reprints

Convertible Style (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Dan Parent ?
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica pose in fifties garb in a fifties vintage auto.
Reprints

Nothing to Sneeze At (Table of Contents: 11)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Hilda; Zelda; Sabrina; Salem
Synopsis
The doorbell from the other realm rings, but no one is there.
Reprints
Keywords
poltergeist

Two Timing (Table of Contents: 12)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo DeCesare (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Salem; Hilda; Harvey; Tad Marshall
Synopsis
Sabrina has two dates on the same night so she uses her magic to create an identical twin.
Reprints

Rude Awakening (Table of Contents: 13)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Hilda; Zelda
Synopsis
Sabrina's aunts come up with a unique way to wake her up.
Reprints
Keywords
Big Ben

Witch-Ful Thinking (Table of Contents: 14)

Sabrina's Cat, Salem / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
humor
Characters
Salem; Hilda
Synopsis
Salem wishes he was a big cat.
Reprints

I'm Outta Here (Table of Contents: 15)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Hilda; Zelda
Synopsis
Zelda looks for Hilda in the 'outback'.
Reprints

Designs for Good Times (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
fashion
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie seems kind of lost when Jughead’s away!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty substitutes as Archie's best friend while Jughead is out of town.
Reprints
  • from Archie Sunday (Creators Syndicate) ????.??.??

Indexer Notes

This is a reprint of an Archie syndicated newspaper strip Sunday page.

Banky Panky (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jeff Shultz ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty gives Archie a lesson in compound interest.
Reprints

Interplanetary Fashions (Table of Contents: 19)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
fashion
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Foolish Fashion Victims (Table of Contents: 20)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Miss Grundy; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Veronica writes a report about the history of fashion.
Reprints

Honey Child (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty / 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)
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Due to Archie's carelessness while mooning over Veronica, Betty ends up being attacked by a horde of bees.
Reprints

Just One of the Girls (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty and Veronica / 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)
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the Butler
Synopsis
Reminding her of why he put her in a public school, Mr. Lodge tells Veronica not to be a snob. After pointing out that many of her friends are snobs in their own way, Veronica decides to start an exclusive "equality club."
Reprints

Cheese 'N' Crackers (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty and Veronica / 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)
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler; Mr. Carley; Madame Olga
Synopsis
Betty is extolling the virtues of her personal fortune teller, though Veronica remains skeptical.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The inker on the original story is listed as Henry Scarpelli.

Spot Remover (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie demands that Betty stop interfering in his relationship with Veronica.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw
Editing
Victor Gorelick

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sure, Betty knows all the better pitches…
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the mystery phrase.

The Astronaut (Table of Contents: 26)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Four gag cartoons with Veronica as an astronaut.

Friends Til Archie Do Us Part (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Polly Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica imagine what life will be like when they are both grown and out of college.
Reprints

Our? Song (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
A romantic song reminds Betty that it shares a special meaning for her and Archie. Unfortunately it also shares a special meaning for Veronica.
Reprints

Vengeance of the Ancients (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
Richard H. Goldwater

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Delgado
Synopsis
Traveling to Peru, Mr. Lodge and the gang investigate a new emerald mine that isn't yielding what it should. Then, the gang is kidnapped by ancient Incas, who marry Jughead and Veronica before they are to be sacrificed to an ancient goddess.
Reprints
Keywords
Inca

Indexer Notes

The Life With Archie logo on this story was replaced with a Betty And Veronica logo.

My Own Space Race (Table of Contents: 30)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Veronica and Archie decide they see too much of each other and agree to try to spend the next week apart.
Reprints

This Old Mansion (Table of Contents: 31)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge has part of the mansion remodeled on the TV show "Our Old Home".
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The TV show "Our Old Home" is a parody of the PBS show "This Old House".

Hobby Lobby (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty's childhood hobby of building dollhouses has gotten out of hand.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

George Gladir is credited with the script and Jim DeCarlo with the inks on the original story.

Button Hooked (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica fight over who gets to sew a button on Archie's jacket.
Reprints

Lip Sunk (Table of Contents: 34)

Veronica Lodge / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica has laryngitis before her big singing performance.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The credits on this story when it was reprinted in Archie Comics Digest #109 list "Ha Ha Smit" as the author (possibly Hal Smith?), Howard Bender as penciler and Rudy Lapick as the inker.

Cast of Characters (Table of Contents: 35)

Betty and Veronica / 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)
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Svenson; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica think about the cast of characters they hang out with.
Reprints

Apple Pickin' Time (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty drags Veronica to a "pick-your-own" apple grove.
Reprints
Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Try It Here]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Lip Lock
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. The Welcoming Committee
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. A Purpose in Life
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Catch This
    Veronica
  6. 5. Aches & Pains (in the Neck)
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Back to School Style
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Nothing to Sneeze At
    Betty
  9. 8. Baker's Half-Dozen
    Veronica
  10. 9. Spat Chat
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Convertible Style
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Nothing to Sneeze At
    Sabrina
  13. 12. Two Timing
    Sabrina
  14. 13. Rude Awakening
    Sabrina
  15. 14. Witch-Ful Thinking
    Sabrina's Cat, Salem
  16. 15. I'm Outta Here
    Sabrina
  17. 16. Designs for Good Times
    Betty
  18. 17. ["Archie seems kind of lost when Jughead’s away!"]
    Archie
  19. 18. Banky Panky
    Betty
  20. 19. Interplanetary Fashions
    Veronica
  21. 20. Foolish Fashion Victims
    Veronica
  22. 21. Honey Child
    Betty
  23. 22. Just One of the Girls
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Cheese 'N' Crackers
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Spot Remover
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. ["Sure, Betty knows all the better pitches…"]
    Betty
  27. 26. The Astronaut
    Veronica
  28. 27. Friends Til Archie Do Us Part
    Betty
  29. 28. Our? Song
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. Vengeance of the Ancients
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. My Own Space Race
    Veronica
  32. 31. This Old Mansion
    Veronica
  33. 32. Hobby Lobby
    Betty's Diary
  34. 33. Button Hooked
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. Lip Sunk
    Veronica Lodge
  36. 35. Cast of Characters
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. Apple Pickin' Time
    Betty and Veronica
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