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Archie, 1987 Series
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors
Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thanks! But I've got everything I need right here!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Keywords
Christmas

[Archie: Riverdale Rescue] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Great Crashers (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica helps Betty decorate for a Christmas party at the local children's shelter. Jughead and Reggie feel left out so they are tricked into cleaning up the party and become friends for a few hours.
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Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Part One: The Great Crashers 6 pages
Part Two: Love It or Lump It 5 pages
Part Three: Flip Side Fantasy 5 pages
Part Four: Ah, Sweet Mystery 5 pages

All that Glitters (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Brock; Mr. Snap; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica turns Betty's home-made ornaments into a business.

The Agreement (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty and Veronica / 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 (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
The girls agree to only spend five dollars each on Archie's Christmas present, but soon they each suspect the other of having broken the agreement.
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Keywords
Christmas

[The Munsters Action Figures] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Diamond Selections; NBCUniversal / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
See how Veronica smiles at Archie?
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee outlaws flirting at school.
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Gentlemen Prefer (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Miss Grundy; Kimberly
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are determined to make Archie express his preference between them. Archie is just as determined to dodge the question.
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[Princess Party Pack] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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Veronica's Dressed Up Fashions (Table of Contents: 9)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reader submitted fashions.

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

Sabrina / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Characters
Sabrina Spellman

Indexer Notes

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

The Fruit Cake (Table of Contents: 11)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey Kinkle; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Hilda's on the warpath because nobody likes her holiday fruitcake.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Holiday Spirit (Table of Contents: 12)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Cousin Ambrose; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina uses her magic to help make Christmas better for the postman, people shoveling sidewalks and last minute shoppers.
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Keywords
Christmas

Let's Have a Ball! (Table of Contents: 13)

Sabrina / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Sabrina Spellman

Indexer Notes

How many times can you find the word 'future' in Sabrina's magic ball.

The New Look (Table of Contents: 14)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Cousin Ambrose; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda has new furniture and she doesn't want anybody getting it dirty.
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Indexer Notes

Original printing of this story credits Frank Doyle as scripter.

[Double Digest Sample Pack] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

You Know You're In Love When (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
How to tell when you're in love.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Movie Mayhem (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Gift Exchange (Table of Contents: 18)

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
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
In order to get them out of her way to Archie, Veronica "gives" Reggie to Betty. So Betty and Reggie reciprocate and "give" Moose to Veronica.
Reprints

All that Glitters (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica misplaces her grandmother's diamond ring.
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She Takes the Cake (Table of Contents: 20)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Infatuated with a television body builder, Veronica bullies the entire household into a healthy eating regimen.
Reprints

An Exercise in Living (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty / comic story / 5 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
Synopsis
As Betty gets ready for her exercise class everything goes wrong.
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Backups (Table of Contents: 22)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie manages to destroy all the backup copies of Mr. Lodge's article.
Reprints

The Bookworms (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Miss Grundy assigns Betty and Archie to weed out the unusable books from the library stacks. Because they were excused from class to do this, Reggie and Veronica plot a prank out of vengeance.
Reprints

Caught in the Act! (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Mr. Reynolds
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is caught by a reporter playing with Veronica's karaoke machine.
Reprints
Keywords
karaoke

Nothing Doing (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica plan to spend the day doing nothing.
Reprints

The Slippers (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty buys some new shoes that are so slippery that she winds up ripping everyone's clothes by grabbing onto them for support.
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Family Friends (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Allison Flood (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica doesn't understand how Betty and her mom can be friends.
Reprints

Isn't It Romantic? (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica plagiarizes a romance short story Betty wrote in order to get published.
Reprints

Something To Cheer About (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Ethel Muggs; Nancy Woods; Fashion Designer Pierre
Synopsis
Disgusted with the design of the Riverdale High cheerleader uniforms, Veronica hires a premiere fashion designer to make one that properly shows her off to the crowd.
Reprints
Keywords
cheerleaders; cheerleading

[20% off all Archie comics!] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Personalized Presents (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
John Lucas (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Betty is giving personalized Christmas presents to everyone, including finding Veronica's lost dog.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

[Archie: The Married Life Book Four] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

Betty and Veronica Christmas Pin-Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
All these packages are my Christmas presents to Archie!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica ask Betty what she is getting Archie for Christmas.

Promises To Keep, Part I (Table of Contents: 34)

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)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty resolves to stop trying to come between Archie and Veronica. But she refuses to tell Veronica what her resolution is, causing Veronica to do her best to get Betty to break it, out of spite.
Reprints

[The Best of Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

Promises To Keep, Part II (Table of Contents: 36)

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)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty begins deliberately avoiding Archie and Veronica when they're together and it's got Veronica steamed.
Reprints

Promises To Keep, Part III (Table of Contents: 37)

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)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee resolves to Miss Grundy not to let the students' behavior make him lose his temper. Instantly the student body puts his "iron resolve" to the test.
Reprints

Promises To Keep, Part IV (Table of Contents: 38)

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)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Following her parents' advice, Betty scales back her resolution to something manageable.
Reprints

[Archie Comics Subscriptions] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

[Free Archie App!] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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

[Sabrina Secrets of a Teenage Witch] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

HUB Network / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Thanks! But I've got everything I need right here!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Archie: Riverdale Rescue]
  3. 2. The Great Crashers
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. All that Glitters
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. The Agreement
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. [The Munsters Action Figures]
    Diamond Selections; NBCUniversal
  7. 6. ["See how Veronica smiles at Archie?"]
    Veronica's Gag Bag
  8. 7. Gentlemen Prefer
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. [Princess Party Pack]
  10. 9. Veronica's Dressed Up Fashions
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina
  12. 11. The Fruit Cake
    Sabrina
  13. 12. Holiday Spirit
    Sabrina
  14. 13. Let's Have a Ball!
    Sabrina
  15. 14. The New Look
    Sabrina
  16. 15. [Double Digest Sample Pack]
  17. 16. You Know You're In Love When
    Betty
  18. 17. Movie Mayhem
    Betty
  19. 18. Gift Exchange
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. All that Glitters
    Betty's Diary
  21. 20. She Takes the Cake
    Veronica
  22. 21. An Exercise in Living
    Betty
  23. 22. Backups
    Veronica
  24. 23. The Bookworms
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Caught in the Act!
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Nothing Doing
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. The Slippers
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. Family Friends
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. Isn't It Romantic?
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. Something To Cheer About
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. [20% off all Archie comics!]
    Midtown Comics
  32. 31. Personalized Presents
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. [Archie: The Married Life Book Four]
  34. 33. ["All these packages are my Christmas presents to Archie!"]
    Betty and Veronica Christmas Pin-Up
  35. 34. Promises To Keep, Part I
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. [The Best of Archie Comics]
  37. 36. Promises To Keep, Part II
    Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. Promises To Keep, Part III
    Betty and Veronica
  39. 38. Promises To Keep, Part IV
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. [Archie Comics Subscriptions]
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  42. 41. [Free Archie App!]
  43. 42. [Sabrina Secrets of a Teenage Witch]
    HUB Network
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