(December 2013)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
160
Indicia Frequency
eleven times per year
On-sale date
2013-11-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469500
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[Naughty Nice] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews [as Santa Claus]

Treed (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Sugar Plum; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica race to stop Sugar Plum the Christmas Fairy from magically decorating all four Christmas trees in the Lodge Mansion, because they want to decorate them.
Reprints

Shop Worn Girls (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Greg Crosby
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica wear themselves out shopping for a gift for Archie that doesn't duplicate each other.
Reprints

Label Lullaby (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

Holiday Joy-Boy (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Reprints

Naturally (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty insists on decorating her tree with traditional, natural decorations, to Veronica's amusement.
Reprints

Sundae Punch (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Christmas Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Al Hartley ?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty Cooper!! I thought you came here to help us decorate for the Christmas party?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica catches Betty kissing Archie when they're supposed to be decorating.
Reprints

Fashion Is the Word (Table of Contents: 8)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica models themed fashions.

Act One (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Jeffrey Van Dyke; Smithers the Butler
Synopsis
Veronica runs into a handsome youth claiming to be a rich socialite. She later discovers that he's actually a struggling actor and the nephew of Smithers.

Indexer Notes

Smithers first name is revealed to be Hubert.

[Framed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jon D'Agostino ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon D'Agostino ?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
A man buys a picture Betty painted, but only to obtain the frame.

Indexer Notes

This is a reprint of an Archie syndicated newspaper strip.

Holi-Dazed & Confused (Table of Contents: 11)

Sabrina / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Della the head witch; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Eyeda; Cleara; Santa Claus; Father Time
Synopsis
As punishment for Sabrina's overzealous celebration of Earth holidays, Della transports all of Sabrina's friends back in time with no memory of their previous lives.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Native Americans; New Year's Eve; Pilgrims; Thanksgiving

Indexer Notes

Part Two: When Cows Fly
Party Three; You Got the Time?

Gain Strain (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Gus LeMoine ?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The only people winning the football game seem to be the paramedics.
Reprints

Cheer Chore (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie laments his Christmas expenses.
Reprints

Super-Market Melodrama (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The original story credits George Gladir with the script.

A Clothes Call (Table of Contents: 15)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
A shopping trip for more wardrobe and a chance encounter with Archie leads to a broken leg for Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

Court Case (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Midge is accused of stealing a cake from the school bake sale and Betty must serve as prosecutor.
Reprints

Too Many Dolls (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Hal Smith was credited with the script on the original printing, and Mike Esposito was the credited inker.

Deal Spiel (Table of Contents: 18)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
After an ATM mistake gives Archie an extra five hundred dollars, he tries to resist the urgings of Veronica and a shady used car salesman to upgrade from his old jalopy.
Reprints

Wigged Out (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica is incensed when Archie doesn't recognize her in a blonde wig and makes a pass at her.
Reprints

Some Change (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Aunt Blatty
Synopsis
Desperate for a change of routine, Betty and Veronica reluctantly consent to attend the fashion show being put on by Veronica's Aunt Blatty.
Reprints

Book Noted (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty makes an unusual effort to interest a young boy in reading.
Reprints

Date Line (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Ken Selig
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nick
Synopsis
At the mall, Betty and Veronica are propositioned by a junior high rappin' romeo.
Reprints

Celebrity Status (Table of Contents: 23)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica laments her lack of world renown.
Reprints

The Fugitive (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Reprints

Twin Lives (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Mike Esposito was credited with the inking in the original story.

Second Hand Girl (Table of Contents: 26)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
teen
Reprints

Keeping Up Traditions (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica backs out of a long-time holiday tradition she had with Betty in order to date a foreign exchange student.
Reprints

Window Shopping (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The original story credited Mike Pellowski with the script and Rudy Lapick with the inking.

She's a Card (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge tries to teach Veronica a little humility when she starts gloating over how many Christmas cards she's received this year.
Reprints

The Santa Syndrome (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Betty is exuding so much Christmas spirit that Veronica convinces her father to cast Betty as Santa for the holiday festivities.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Naughty Nice]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Treed
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Shop Worn Girls
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Label Lullaby
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Holiday Joy-Boy
    Veronica
  6. 5. Naturally
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Sundae Punch
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["Betty Cooper!! I thought you came here to help us decorate for the Christmas party?"]
    Christmas Pin Up
  9. 8. Fashion Is the Word
    Veronica
  10. 9. Act One
    Veronica
  11. 10. [Framed]
    Betty
  12. 11. Holi-Dazed & Confused
    Sabrina
  13. 12. Gain Strain
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Cheer Chore
    Archie
  15. 14. Super-Market Melodrama
    Betty
  16. 15. A Clothes Call
    Veronica
  17. 16. Court Case
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Too Many Dolls
    Betty's Diary
  19. 18. Deal Spiel
    Veronica
  20. 19. Wigged Out
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Some Change
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Book Noted
    Betty
  23. 22. Date Line
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Celebrity Status
    Veronica
  25. 24. The Fugitive
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Twin Lives
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. Second Hand Girl
    Betty
  28. 27. Keeping Up Traditions
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. Window Shopping
    Betty
  30. 29. She's a Card
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. The Santa Syndrome
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Kristin Kavanagh
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Dwayne Best
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Keith Alan Morgan
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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