B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine #237 [Direct Edition]
(February 2014)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
324
Indicia Frequency
seven times per year
On-sale date
2013-12-31
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816468558 23711
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor-in-chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Digest Size U. S.
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

The indicia lists this issue's title as B&V Friends (Double) Double Digest, since the digest is twice the thickness of a normal double digest.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie & Friends / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
The gang make a snow sculpture bust of Archie.

The Secrets of Veronica's Diary (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Ginger
Synopsis
Veronica's diary gets switched at the book bindery and falls into Reggie's hands.
Reprints

Fit to be Tired (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Miss Goodbody; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The girls endure a particularly strenuous cheerleader practice.
Reprints

The Collector (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Adam Chisholm; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Polly Cooper
Synopsis
When Betty buys a toy penguin at a flea market, both Archie and Adam assume she's a penguin collector and flood her with toy penguins for her birthday.
Reprints
Keywords
penguin

Cozy Campground (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 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
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler; Nancy Woods; Ethel Muggs; Midge Klump; Hermione Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica has one of the wings of the mansion done up as a camp ground in order for her and her friends to go camping overnight in winter.
Reprints
Keywords
camping

Indexer Notes

The original printing credits Henry Scarpelli as inker.

The Shopper (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 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
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Nancy Woods; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The girls spend the afternoon at the mall watching Veronica shop.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The original printing credits Dan DeCarlo and Alison Flood with the art.

The Method (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The girls compare methods of catching men.
Reprints

Alexandra's Liberation (Table of Contents: 7)

Josie / comic story / 8 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
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alexander Cabot III; Alan M.; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
When Alexandra learns that the Pussycats are going to play at an all-boys' university, she decides to join the group without demanding top billing. To get attention, she shows up for the gig in an evening gown instead of a Pussycat costume. When the boys aren't interested in her, she starts to play the feminism card and accuse them of being chauvinists.
Reprints

No Contest (Table of Contents: 8)

Josie / 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
Josie McCoy; Alan Mayberry; Valerie Brown; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Alexander takes delight in puncturing Alan's Olympic dreams.
Reprints

The Tycoon (Table of Contents: 9)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Alan Mayberry; Valerie Brown
Synopsis
Alan's new job as a gas station attendant has him dreaming of a future of wealth and success.
Reprints

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This chili is cold
Genre
humor
Characters
Melody Valentine; Alan Mayberry; Josie McCoy
Synopsis
Melody prepares chili her way.
Reprints

Cat Rap (Table of Contents: 11)

Josie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Josie McCoy
Synopsis
Word scramble puzzle with a cat theme.
Reprints
  • from ?

Mud In Your Eye (Table of Contents: 12)

Josie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jeff Shultz ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Alexandra Cabot; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Alex gives Alexandra a hard time about using a mud pack.
Reprints

Dawn Din (Table of Contents: 13)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica has to put up with her favorite men glued to New Year's Day football games.
Reprints
  • from ?

[The Invisible Man] (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
So as not to disturb Mr. Lodge, Archie tries not to be noticed.
Reprints
  • from Archie Sunday (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Happy Chic Fashions (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Dan Parent
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ginger

Blame Game (Table of Contents: 16)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica gets criticized for monopolizing the phone.
Reprints

Swiss Fashions (Table of Contents: 17)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

The Big Battle (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty; Midge; Ethel; Nancy; Pop Tate; Mr. Cooper; Chuck; Reggie; Veronica; Ian
Synopsis
Fuel efficient dates.
Reprints

Jacuzzi Cuties (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey
Inks
Rex W. Lindsey
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rex W. Lindsey

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Rex W. Lindsey's signature was removed from this page.

Service with a Smile (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mister Bainbridge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty agrees to work overtime at her job at Mall-Mart, forcing her to miss a date she had with Archie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The original printing credits Ken Penders with the script and Mike Esposito with the inking.

Role Models (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Ethel Muggs; Nancy Woods; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Miss Grundy assigns the class to come dressed as the female figure who has influenced their life the most.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits on the spines of the books on Miss Grundy's desk in lower right of page 1.

Boy Toy (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Alice Cooper; Smithers the butler; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Betty is envious of Veronica's new Tamagachi-like "Virtual Archie".
Reprints

The Snow Must Go On (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 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
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica rejects Betty's invitation to spend the day playing in the snow, then begins to regret it.
Reprints

Cities and Their Nicknames (Table of Contents: 24)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Regina Curro
Pencils
Hy Eisman
Inks
Hy Eisman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Match the city names with the city nicknames.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits that appeared in the original printing have been removed in this printing.

Bowled Over (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
The girls extol the virtues of the local bowling alley and bowling is actually one of them.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling

[The Expert] (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie volunteers to install Mr. Lodge's new entertainment center.
Reprints
  • from Archie Sunday (Creator's Syndicate) #?

The Name's the Same (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Page Turner; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty's poems get accepted by a literary magazine, but Veronica thinks it's a case of mistaken identity.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The original printing credits the script to Hal Smith.

Life Is But a Dream or She Was Spokesperson at a Bicycle Convention (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty falls asleep on a trip home and dreams she's stranded on an alien planet.
Reprints

A Fan's Fan (Table of Contents: 29)

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; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica borrows an antique fan from Betty so she can audition for a part in a film.
Reprints

Really Special (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Polly Cooper
Synopsis
After getting a pair of elegant long-sleeved gloves from her grand-mother, Betty finds a beautiful dress in her closet to go with them. Noticing how much she's grown up, Hal takes Betty out to a formal dinner and to have their portraits taken to remember the occasion.
Reprints

A Critical Condition (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica review student-made short films (a la Siskel & Ebert).
Reprints

Inflation Jubilation (Table of Contents: 32)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Sal Amendola (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty shows Archie how to have a low cost ski vacation.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

[Cover to Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #13] (Table of Contents: 33)

Betty and Veronica / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Frese (signed)
Inks
George Frese (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Reprints

Ski Sick (Table of Contents: 34)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (signed)
Inks
Terry Szenics (credited); Harry Lucey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
When the boys spurn the girls' request to show them how to ski, the girls decide to go skiing anyway. Only they go skiing down the expert slope, being filmed by a newsreel camera Reggie has set up to film them.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

Indexer Notes

Terry Szenics is credited with the inking even though Harry Lucey signed the story on page 4.

Wrong Guest (Table of Contents: 35)

Betty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty promises Jughead a steak dinner if he can deliver Archie to the same dinner.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Joe Edwards' signature was added to this story in the reprinting.

Climb on My Hands (Table of Contents: 36)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Samm Schwartz ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge goes rock climbing with the girls and asks Betty to record his climb with a home movie camera.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The reprint credits Samm Schwartz with the script. In an interview, Joe Edwards claimed that Schwartz was once given the opportunity to write his own story after complaining about the quality of the scripts he got. Could this be it?

Dark Dilemma (Table of Contents: 37)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie thinks Betty is blackmailing Veronica.
Reprints

Measuring Facts (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie riddles Archie on a ruler.
Reprints

Soda Jerk (Table of Contents: 39)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
George Frese (signed)
Inks
George Frese (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead convinces Archie to take Betty for a soda for a change.
Reprints

Behavior Pattern (Table of Contents: 40)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica think Archie and Reggie are trying to assassinate each other.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original printing is not signed.

Lip Service (Table of Contents: 41)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty tips Archie to a prank that Reggie and Veronica are playing on him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original printing is not signed.

A Salty Tale (Table of Contents: 42)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks
Terry Szenics (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty attempts to train a stray dog and that inspires her to apply the tactics elsewhere.
Reprints

Wiser Advisor (Table of Contents: 43)

Betty / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Inks
Joe Edwards (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead advises Betty to appeal to Archie's vanity by acting dumb around him.
Reprints

On the Other Foot (Table of Contents: 44)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks
Herb Holmdale (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty gets sucked into a scheme of Reggie's to take financial advantage of Jughead.
Reprints

Memories (Table of Contents: 45)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
A song conjures up differing memories in Veronica and in Archie.
Reprints

School Daze Fashions (Table of Contents: 46)

Archie & Friends / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Cheryl Blossom
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Stan Goldberg's signature was removed from this page.

Tint Hints (Table of Contents: 47)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday; Roz; Gigi
Synopsis
Jinx seeks advice on redecorating her bedroom.
Reprints

Attention Getter (Table of Contents: 48)

Li'l Jinx's Pal, Mort / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Mort the worry wart; Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse; Greg
Synopsis
Mort is assigned hall monitor duty and lets the power go to his head.
Reprints

Safe and Solid (Table of Contents: 49)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Jinx has a unique way of testing whether a frozen pond is safe for skating.
Reprints
Keywords
ice skating

The Snow Fool (Table of Contents: 50)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Gigi; Charley Hawse; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx and Gigi pepper Charley with snowballs, even though there isn't any snow on the ground.
Reprints

Back Problems (Table of Contents: 51)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Charley would rather play than study.
Reprints

Ice Scream (Table of Contents: 52)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Jinx rescues Charley from a frozen pond.
Reprints

Live 'N' Learn (Table of Contents: 53)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Charley learns something in school.
Reprints

Glib Fib (Table of Contents: 54)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse; Gigi
Synopsis
Jinx tries to explain diplomacy to Charley.
Reprints

Where There's a Wile, There's a Style (Table of Contents: 55)

Betty's Diary / 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
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Frustrated with finding a gown for the prom that isn't too frumpy, too expensive or already taken, Betty comes up with a unique solution.
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Veronica Style (Table of Contents: 56)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Veronica Lodge
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Best Test (Table of Contents: 57)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 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
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Smithers the butler; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Choosing a theme for the upcoming dance get Betty and Veronica discussing how competitive they are.
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Indexer Notes

The original printing credits Mike Pellowski (writer), Dan DeCarlo (pencils) and Henry Scarpelli (inks).

Consolation (Table of Contents: 58)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Polly Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica is in Hawaii and sends Betty some pictures of the trip. Betty returns the favor by sending Veronica pictures of the gang having fun in the snow.
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Indexer Notes

The original printing credits Bob Smith with the inking.

"Clothes" Minded (Table of Contents: 59)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
As a balm for her lack of funds, Betty suggests the school dance be an "Out-Of-Style" dance, with outfits picked up at flea markets and used clothing stores.
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Indexer Notes

The original printing credits Dan Parent and Bill Golliher (script), Dan DeCarlo (pencils) and Henry Scarpelli (inks).

Happy Anniversary (Table of Contents: 60)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Josh the delivery man; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty is eagerly awaiting to see if Archie remembers the anniversary of their first kiss.
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Indexer Notes

The original printing credits Mike Esposito with the inking.

That's Incredible (Table of Contents: 61)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to convince Jughead that they both have beauty and brains.
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Indexer Notes

The original printing credits Frank Doyle (script), Dan DeCarlo Jr. (pencils) and Jim DeCarlo (inks).

Making the Grade (Table of Contents: 62)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Tomoko; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Waldo Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews (cameo)
Synopsis
When Moose is kicked off the football team due to low school grades, Betty and Tomoko investigate why in order to get him back on the team.
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Jet Lag Jitters (Table of Contents: 63)

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
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Mary Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie's attempts to keep from disturbing a jet-lagged Mr. Lodge backfire.
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Late Starters (Table of Contents: 64)

Betty and Veronica / 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
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica's attempts to get to school on time wear them out.
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Girls' Night Out (Table of Contents: 65)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
When all four girls end up dateless on the Friday night of a big concert, they decide to all go together.
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The Gift (Table of Contents: 66)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge;Jughead Jones; Smithers the butler; Dilton Doily; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie agrees to loan Betty a book so she won't have to buy the text for a class and thus has enough money to buy earrings for Veronica. But Veronica spots them, assumes the worst of Betty and plans a prank to publicly humiliate her in revenge.
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Indexer Notes

The original printing credits Bill Golliher with the script and Rudy Lapick with the inking.

It's Snow Joke (Table of Contents: 67)

Betty and 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
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica visit a ski lodge on Nancy's recommendation, but encounter only rude patrons.
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Keywords
skiing

Fun Fashions (Table of Contents: 68)

Betty, Veronica, Midge, Nancy, Ethel / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Stan Goldberg

Genre
fashion
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Midge Klump; Ethel Muggs
Reprints

[Is This Trip Necessary] (Table of Contents: 69)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge keeps tripping over Archie.
Reprints
  • from Archie Sunday (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Punch This (Table of Contents: 70)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Which two pictures of Veronica are alike?
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  • from ?

Party Anyone? (Table of Contents: 71)

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

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica discovers Betty is throwing a party and hasn't invited her.
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Pirate Gold (Table of Contents: 72)

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

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Betty Cooper [as Annie Wench]; Veronica Lodge [as Cynthia Snobnostril]; Archie Andrews [as Captain Trueblue]; Reggie Mantle [as Black Blech]; Jughead Jones [as Sniveling Toady]
Synopsis
Captain Trueblue must turn over the cache of United States gold to the pirate Black Blech in order to ransom the life of wealthy debutante Cynthia Snobnostril.
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Keywords
pirate

Play It Again, Jug (Table of Contents: 73)

Betty / comic story / 6 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 [as herself and as Ilsa Lund]; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews [as Rick Blaine]; Jughead Jones [as Sam]
Synopsis
Betty falls asleep while watching "Casablanca" and dreams she's in the movie.
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Indexer Notes

Stan Goldberg slips in loose caricatures of Peter Lorre, S.Z. Sakall and Leonid Kinsky into the background.

Do Knot (Table of Contents: 74)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Pressed by her father, Veronica pressures Archie to hire her at the doughnut stand he works at.
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Patches Pals (Table of Contents: 75)

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

Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Inks
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rex W. Lindsey

Genre
fashion
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Strike a Pose (Table of Contents: 76)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Word scramble puzzle.
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  • from ?

Betty's Pet Fashions (Table of Contents: 77)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fashion
Reprints

Undercover Blossom (Table of Contents: 78)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 21 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
Cheryl Blossom [as herself and as Shirley Merriwether]; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Jason Blossom; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Using her Shirley Merriwether identity, Cheryl enrolls in Riverdale High in order to sow discontent between Archie, Betty and Veronica, hoping to break the triangle up and move in.
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Date Strait (Table of Contents: 79)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty heads off for a date with Archie without one essential item.
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Power Failure (Table of Contents: 80)

Betty and 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
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The gang has to occupy their time during a power failure at the Lodge Mansion.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie & Friends
  2. 1. The Secrets of Veronica's Diary
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Fit to be Tired
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. The Collector
    Betty
  5. 4. Cozy Campground
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. The Shopper
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. The Method
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Alexandra's Liberation
    Josie
  9. 8. No Contest
    Josie
  10. 9. The Tycoon
    Josie
  11. 10. ["This chili is cold"]
    Melody Pin Up
  12. 11. Cat Rap
    Josie
  13. 12. Mud In Your Eye
    Josie
  14. 13. Dawn Din
    Veronica
  15. 14. [The Invisible Man]
    Archie
  16. 15. Happy Chic Fashions
    Betty and Veronica and Ginger
  17. 16. Blame Game
    Veronica
  18. 17. Swiss Fashions
    Veronica
  19. 18. The Big Battle
    Betty
  20. 19. Jacuzzi Cuties
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Service with a Smile
    Betty
  22. 21. Role Models
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. Boy Toy
    Betty
  24. 23. The Snow Must Go On
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Cities and Their Nicknames
    Betty
  26. 25. Bowled Over
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. [The Expert]
    Archie
  28. 27. The Name's the Same
    Betty
  29. 28. Life Is But a Dream or She Was Spokesperson at a Bicycle Convention
    Betty
  30. 29. A Fan's Fan
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Really Special
    Betty
  32. 31. A Critical Condition
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. Inflation Jubilation
    Betty
  34. 33. [Cover to Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #13]
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. Ski Sick
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. Wrong Guest
    Betty
  37. 36. Climb on My Hands
    Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. Dark Dilemma
    Betty and Veronica
  39. 38. Measuring Facts
    Archie
  40. 39. Soda Jerk
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. Behavior Pattern
    Betty and Veronica
  42. 41. Lip Service
    Betty and Veronica
  43. 42. A Salty Tale
    Betty and Veronica
  44. 43. Wiser Advisor
    Betty
  45. 44. On the Other Foot
    Betty and Veronica
  46. 45. Memories
    Veronica
  47. 46. School Daze Fashions
    Archie & Friends
  48. 47. Tint Hints
    Li'l Jinx
  49. 48. Attention Getter
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Mort
  50. 49. Safe and Solid
    Li'l Jinx
  51. 50. The Snow Fool
    Li'l Jinx
  52. 51. Back Problems
    Li'l Jinx
  53. 52. Ice Scream
    Li'l Jinx
  54. 53. Live 'N' Learn
    Li'l Jinx
  55. 54. Glib Fib
    Li'l Jinx
  56. 55. Where There's a Wile, There's a Style
    Betty's Diary
  57. 56. Veronica Style
    Veronica
  58. 57. Best Test
    Betty and Veronica
  59. 58. Consolation
    Betty
  60. 59. "Clothes" Minded
    Betty and Veronica
  61. 60. Happy Anniversary
    Betty
  62. 61. That's Incredible
    Betty and Veronica
  63. 62. Making the Grade
    Betty
  64. 63. Jet Lag Jitters
    Veronica
  65. 64. Late Starters
    Betty and Veronica
  66. 65. Girls' Night Out
    Betty and Veronica
  67. 66. The Gift
    Betty
  68. 67. It's Snow Joke
    Betty and Veronica
  69. 68. Fun Fashions
    Betty, Veronica, Midge, Nancy, Ethel
  70. 69. [Is This Trip Necessary]
    Archie
  71. 70. Punch This
    Veronica
  72. 71. Party Anyone?
    Betty and Veronica
  73. 72. Pirate Gold
    Betty and Veronica
  74. 73. Play It Again, Jug
    Betty
  75. 74. Do Knot
    Veronica
  76. 75. Patches Pals
    Betty and Veronica
  77. 76. Strike a Pose
    Veronica
  78. 77. Betty's Pet Fashions
    Betty
  79. 78. Undercover Blossom
    Cheryl Blossom
  80. 79. Date Strait
    Betty
  81. 80. Power Failure
    Betty and Veronica
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