(August 2014)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Pages
196
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ten issues a year
On-sale date
2014-07-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
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Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor-in-chief)
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
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Rosario Pena
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Get rid of that swimsuit right now!
Genre
teen

Diary of a Girl Next Door (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Top Executive (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

You’ve Got a Friend (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Gift Horse Laugh: Part 1 (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
teen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of story.

Gift Horse Laugh: Part 2 (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
teen
Reprints

Toxic Waste (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty and 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
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Cheryl Blossom; Smithers
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica read an article about toxic boyfriends from a magazine.
Reprints

The "Voice" of Choice (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica cuts a country album.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Veronica's Summer Things (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Veronica models summer fashions inspired by readers: Karen Lachero (Muncie, IN); Elana Hooper (Tulsa, OK); Patty Tallman (Houston, TX); Lara Rose (North Miami, FL).

The Real McCoy (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Mr. McCoy
Synopsis
Unable to dissuade Veronica from going on a four-day vacation abroad alone, Mr. Lodge sends one of his employees in disguise to follow her and keep her out of trouble.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dark Lark (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty loans Archie a pair of very dark sunglasses so he can't gaze at girls at the beach.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; sunglasses

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Sabrina / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz [as Ruiz] (signed)
Inks
Jon D’Agostino [as D’Agostino] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina

Rules of the Road (Table of Contents: 14)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Salem; Mrs. Conover
Synopsis
Sabrina and Salem head to a farm produce stand.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sabrina's 1922 coupe appears. Salem refers to the movie "Driving Miss Daisy".

Panning For Goldfish! (Table of Contents: 15)

Salem / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; animal; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Salem; Sabrina; Finbar
Synopsis
Sabrina buys a goldfish, and tells Salem that the fish is not to be eaten.
Reprints

Clowning Around (Table of Contents: 16)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey Kinkle; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Salem
Synopsis
Sabrina is infected with a particular strain of germ so that whenever she sneezes, the person next to her is turned into a clown.
Reprints
Keywords
clown; sneeze

A One Girl Guy (Table of Contents: 17)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Sabrina The Magic Within (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Lifeguard Lament (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When I needed someone to look after Molly, I thought of you!
Genre
humor; teen
Keywords
mimicry; parrots; pet-sitting

Talkathon (Table of Contents: 21)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Selma Rogers; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica can't stop talking.
Reprints
Keywords
tennis

Scenery (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Marty; Jack; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The Lodges are mad Veronica doesn't stay at her private beach house. Betty and Veronica go to the public beach to guy watch instead.
Reprints
Keywords
beach

Close Encounter Of The Bird Kind (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
A wild bird gets into the Cooper home and Betty wrecks the place trying to catch it.
Reprints

Beachy Keen (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dilton Doiley; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica revisit the old swimming hole they played in as kids, then try to keep the location secret from the rest of the gang.
Reprints

Taken for a Ride (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
After using the new riding mower to do the family lawn, Betty graciously volunteers to cut the lawns of several elderly neighbors. Afterwards, she learns the hazard of riding a lawnmower all afternoon.
Reprints

Customer Dis-Service (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Davis; Roseanne
Synopsis
Betty lands a job as a waitress in a restaurant and as luck would have it her first customer is Veronica.
Reprints

Out of Control (Table of Contents: 27)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

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

Club Date (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say, Blondie! Could we ask you a question?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Hiram Lodge; Mayor Snide; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica tries to corral two handsome tourists by setting up the mansion pool area as a resort cabana for travelers.
Reprints

See You In The Funny Papers (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica show each other how they can discern each other's moods by the word balloons and picture effects around them.
Reprints
Keywords
Fourth wall

Party Doll (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Dakota (Table of Contents: 31)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 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; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Veronica becomes obsessed with wild west chic, but her efforts to learn to toss a lariat become a menace to everyone in the mansion.
Reprints

Be Yourself (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty watches Veronica flirting aggressively with a handsome boy at the beach and wishes she could be that bold.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; flirting; fourth wall; swimsuits

Indexer Notes

Betty talks to the reader throughout the story.

Beachy Keen Fashions (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Pencils
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fashion
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica model fashion designs submitted by readers.
Reprints

Beautiful (Table of Contents: 34)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie loves looking into Betty's eyes.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Psstt.... Arch! The jalopy's warmed up for a quick get away, as soon as you pick the winner!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie judges a beauty contest.
Reprints
Keywords
beauty contests; swimsuits

The Fabulous Forties (Table of Contents: 36)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the stories in this section.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hang on to that ladder, Veronica!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Franchot Dreambean (introduction)
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica go to great lengths to get the autograph of Franchot Dreambean, the famous crooner who's staying at the Riverdale hotel.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

Betty & Veronica / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Irv Novick (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bills!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Lodge; Mr. Hufford; Mr. Pallette; Madame Rappascelli
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica get jobs at a modeling agency.
Reprints

The Campus Queens (Table of Contents: 39)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks
Bill Woggon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Woggon (signed)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When Betty and Veronica see the rival basketball team for that afternoon's game, they add Mexican jumping beans to their cooking class soup, in order to pep up the Riverdale team.
Reprints

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

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Irv Novick (signed) [as I. N.]
Inks
Irv Novick (signed) [as I. N.]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hubba hubba, Betty!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews (cameo); Fosdick Montgomery Thwaite, Jr. (introduction)
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica go to the beach and fight over men.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bus on page 2 has MLJ Bus Lines written on the side. Shorten's Beach is a reference to editor Harry Shorten.

Archie 1000 Page Comics Bonanza (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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

Fossil Fun (Table of Contents: 42)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

Little Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie; Little Jughead; Little Reggie; Little Betty; Little Veronica

Beach Daze! (Table of Contents: 44)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre
humor; children
Reprints

A Summer Haunting (Table of Contents: 45)

Little Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Little Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda Spellman; Aunt Zelda Spellman; Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Betty Cooper; Little Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Little Sabrina and her aunts vacation at the beach by trading places with some ghosts.
Reprints
Keywords
ghost

Double Digest Sample Pack! (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

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

Busy Beach (Table of Contents: 47)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica finally find a section of beach that isn't crowded.
Reprints
Keywords
beach

That's for Shore (Table of Contents: 48)

Betty’s Fashions / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Doug Crane (signed)
Inks
Doug Crane (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No story; Betty models swimsuit designs submitted by readers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In this article "Coping With Guys," it says, "Guys are often attracted to disinterested gals."
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica discuss the merits of being cool, aloof, and mysterious with boys.
Reprints

Get Your Free Digital Comic Now! (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

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

Scare Crowing (Table of Contents: 51)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Cooper can't keep the birds out of his garden, until Archie proves to be the perfect scarecrow.
Reprints

The Disorganizer (Table of Contents: 52)

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
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 53) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

Munchkin (Table of Contents: 54) (Expand) /

Steve Jackson Games / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Get rid of that swimsuit right now!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Diary of a Girl Next Door
  3. 2. Top Executive
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. You’ve Got a Friend
    Veronica
  5. 4. Gift Horse Laugh: Part 1
    Betty and Me
  6. 5. Gift Horse Laugh: Part 2
    Betty and Me
  7. 6. Toxic Waste
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. The "Voice" of Choice
    Veronica
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. Veronica's Summer Things
    Veronica
  11. 10. The Real McCoy
    Veronica
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Midtown Comics
  13. 12. Dark Lark
    Betty
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina
  15. 14. Rules of the Road
    Sabrina
  16. 15. Panning For Goldfish!
    Salem
  17. 16. Clowning Around
    Sabrina
  18. 17. A One Girl Guy
    Sabrina
  19. 18. Sabrina The Magic Within
  20. 19. Lifeguard Lament
    Betty
  21. 20. ["When I needed someone to look after Molly, I thought of you!"]
    Archie
  22. 21. Talkathon
    Veronica
  23. 22. Scenery
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Close Encounter Of The Bird Kind
    Betty
  25. 24. Beachy Keen
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Taken for a Ride
    Betty
  27. 26. Customer Dis-Service
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. Out of Control
    Veronica
  29. 28. Club Date
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. See You In The Funny Papers
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Party Doll
    Betty’s Diary
  32. 31. Dakota
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. Be Yourself
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. Beachy Keen Fashions
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. Beautiful
    Betty
  36. 35. ["Psstt.... Arch! The jalopy's warmed up for a quick get away, as soon as you pick the winner!"]
    Archie
  37. 36. The Fabulous Forties
  38. 37. ["Hang on to that ladder, Veronica!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  39. 38. ["Bills!"]
    Betty & Veronica
  40. 39. The Campus Queens
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. ["Hubba hubba, Betty!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  42. 41. Archie 1000 Page Comics Bonanza
  43. 42. Fossil Fun
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie
  45. 44. Beach Daze!
    Little Veronica
  46. 45. A Summer Haunting
    Little Sabrina
  47. 46. Double Digest Sample Pack!
  48. 47. Busy Beach
    Betty and Veronica
  49. 48. That's for Shore
    Betty’s Fashions
  50. 49. ["In this article "Coping With Guys," it says, "Guys are often attracted to disinterested gals.""]
    Betty and Veronica Gag Bag
  51. 50. Get Your Free Digital Comic Now!
  52. 51. Scare Crowing
    Betty
  53. 52. The Disorganizer
    Betty and Veronica
  54. 53. [no title indexed]
  55. 54. Munchkin
    Steve Jackson Games
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