(February 2014)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Pages
164
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11 times a year
On-sale date
2013-12-31
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469500 21911
Editing
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmph! Automatic defrost!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica are generating enough heat to melt snow.

Snowball Effect (Table of Contents: 1)

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
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Joey Jenkins
Synopsis
The girls become a target for a snowball attack care of young Joey Jenkins. To get back at him, they borrow an idea from Reggie.
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The Survivors (Table of Contents: 2)

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
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie's car stalls out in a blizzard and Veronica panics.
Reprints

True Review (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Betty must review Archie's school play production and is torn between being honest and not hurting his feelings.
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The Rivalry (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
George Gladir (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; Reggie Mantle; Hal Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty compares her simple life to Veronica's extravagant one.
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Indexer Notes

The original printing credits Dan DeCarlo Jr. with the pencils.

You're Getting Warmer (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty gives her coat to a woman freezing at a bus stop, then is unable to find a replacement in the stores.
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Slip-Up (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (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
After an ice storm turns Riverdale into a skating rink, Mr. Lodge hires a snow plow to get Veronica to class.
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Hot Stuff (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty demonstrates how hot her chili is.
Reprints

Winter Blues (Table of Contents: 8)

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; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica uses psychology to get Betty away from the boys because Ms. Cooper is a little too impressive to the boys for Veronica's tastes.
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Indexer Notes

The original story credits George Gladir with the story and Dan DeCarlo with the inking.

Veronica's Fashion Circus (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fashion
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dan DeCarlo's signature and the reader credits for the outfits were removed for this printing.

No Pain No Brain (Table of Contents: 10)

Sabrina / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey Kinkle; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Salem
Synopsis
Sabrina zaps Harvey to allow him to increase his brain power for a test and ends up turning him into a super-intellectual monster.
Reprints
Keywords
geometry

Vet Nyet (Table of Contents: 11)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina; Salem; Brutus; Dr. Katz
Synopsis
Sabrina takes Salem to the vet for a checkup.
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Very Touching (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty tries to come on to an oblivious Archie.
Reprints

[Snow Casualty] (Table of Contents: 13)

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; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie's morning snowman melts in the afternoon sun.
Reprints
  • from Archie Sunday (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Customized Traffic Signs (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Various traffic signs customized to lead Archie to Betty.
Reprints

Genie Hi-Jinx (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 11 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; Horace the Genie; Toots the Genie; Archie Andrews; Smithers the butler; Gaston the chef
Synopsis
Veronica discovers a genie in an old lamp she bought and wishes for Archie to be her eternal slave. So Betty runs right out and buys an old lamp, hoping for the same magic. Pretty soon, dueling genies are zapping Archie from house to house.
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Indexer Notes

Credits on the original printing were Dan Parent and Bill Golliher (script), Dan DeCarlo and Dan Parent (penciling), and Henry Scarpelli (inking).

Ice Rage! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
With Betty stuck renting ice skates at the skating rink, Veronica throws a party at the mansion so she'll have all the boys to herself.
Reprints
Keywords
ice skating

The Big Game (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Caramel (Betty's cat); Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Mr. Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A day in the school life of Betty Cooper, laid out as if it were a board game.
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Indexer Notes

The original printing gave the credits as Stan Goldberg (pencils) and Rudy Lapick (inking).

Messterpiece (Table of Contents: 18)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Caramel; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica is modeling as a living painting and warns Archie not to come near her, knowing his habit of messing things up.
Reprints

Baby, It's Cold Inside! (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty / 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; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
When her father refuses to let Betty hike the thermostat, in order to keep his heating bills down, Betty and Alice look for creative ways to stay warm.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The original printing credits Mike Esposito with the inking.

That's Rich (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as Bill Y.] (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Sarah
Synopsis
Tired of listening to Veronica brag about her wealth and advantage, Betty, Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy set her up with an actress who performs a character on stage that out-Veronica's Veronica.
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Snow Job (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty gets her father to hire Archie to shovel their walk, until she begins to suspect he'll use the money to take Veronica out.
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Indexer Notes

Unlike other stories in this digest, no credits are listed for this story.

Group Whoop (Table of Contents: 22)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper]
Synopsis
A heavy snowfall may keep Archie from making a gig at a remote ski lodge.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original printing of this story credits Frank Doyle as scripter.

Whole Lotta Shakin' (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Polly Cooper; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
After hearing Polly's stories about earthquakes in San Francisco, Betty becomes paranoid that an earthquake will strike Riverdale.
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The Untouchable (Table of Contents: 24)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 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
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge (cameo); Smithers (cameo)
Synopsis
Veronica gets upset when all the other girls are hit with snowballs except her because she thinks no one is paying attention to her.
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Once In a Lifetime (Table of Contents: 25)

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; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty dreams that she's backstage with a hot boy band.
Reprints

Style A La Ron (Table of Contents: 26)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Dan Parent
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Dan Parent

Genre
fashion
Characters
Veronica Lodge

Watch the Birdie (Table of Contents: 27)

Little Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Veronica; Little Archie; Little Reggie; Little Jughead
Synopsis
Little Archie agrees to ski down a steep slope in order to impress little Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

For the Birds (Table of Contents: 28)

Little Sabrina / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Little Jughead
Synopsis
At Little Sabrina's urging, she and her aunts conjure up a deluxe bird feeder for the neighborhood birds.
Reprints

The Painting (Table of Contents: 29)

Little Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Dexter Taylor

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Betty; Little Archie
Synopsis
Little Archie asks Little Betty to pose for him in her cheerleader uniform.
Reprints

Betty's Photo Album (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

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

Cartune (Table of Contents: 31)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Word find puzzle with an automotive theme.
Reprints

The Cure All (Table of Contents: 32)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty is laid up with an infectious virus and, due to a series of misunderstandings, doesn't receive any visitors or well-wishes from her friends. When Veronica finds out about it, she puts a stop to it immediately.
Reprints

Girls Will Be Girls (Table of Contents: 33)

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; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica go to a remote cabin to get away from boys. But quickly they get on each other's nerves and then get snowed in.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hmph! Automatic defrost!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Snowball Effect
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. The Survivors
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. True Review
    Betty's Diary
  5. 4. The Rivalry
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. You're Getting Warmer
    Betty
  7. 6. Slip-Up
    Veronica
  8. 7. Hot Stuff
    Betty
  9. 8. Winter Blues
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Veronica's Fashion Circus
    Veronica
  11. 10. No Pain No Brain
    Sabrina
  12. 11. Vet Nyet
    Sabrina
  13. 12. Very Touching
    Betty
  14. 13. [Snow Casualty]
    Archie
  15. 14. Customized Traffic Signs
    Betty
  16. 15. Genie Hi-Jinx
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Ice Rage!
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. The Big Game
    Betty
  19. 18. Messterpiece
    Veronica
  20. 19. Baby, It's Cold Inside!
    Betty
  21. 20. That's Rich
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Snow Job
    Betty
  23. 22. Group Whoop
    The Archies
  24. 23. Whole Lotta Shakin'
    Betty
  25. 24. The Untouchable
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Once In a Lifetime
    Betty
  27. 26. Style A La Ron
    Veronica
  28. 27. Watch the Birdie
    Little Veronica
  29. 28. For the Birds
    Little Sabrina
  30. 29. The Painting
    Little Betty
  31. 30. Betty's Photo Album
    Betty
  32. 31. Cartune
    Betty
  33. 32. The Cure All
    Betty's Diary
  34. 33. Girls Will Be Girls
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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