(June 2007)

Archie, 1983 Series
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The Archie Digest Library
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Er, Ron, do you feel like you've forgotten something today?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

[Archie & Friends Jewelry] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Pugster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Late Great Veronica! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Carlos Antunes (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica is habitually late for school and Betty tries to help her get there on time.
Reprints

[Betty vs Veronica?] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Bundle of Joy (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Kate
Synopsis
Betty and her mom go shopping for Betty's cousin Kate's baby shower.
Reprints
Keywords
baby shower

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #250, no credits listed in this digest.

[Sabrina 2-DVD Set] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

A Tale of Two Papers (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Miss Grundy; Kathleen Webb
Synopsis
Betty gets a D plus on her writing assignment while Veronica gets an A, then the story goes back to show how that happened.
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Indexer Notes

Appearance by Kathleen Webb (the writer).

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

[Archie's 2006 Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

The Quitter (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Tired of competing with Veronica over Archie and not seeing any chance of victory in sight, Betty throws in the towel.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Classic Archie Watches] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

That Does Not Compute (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Hermione Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Iris (a small robot)
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge gives Veronica a small robot that records personalities, traits and behaviors. After one day, the robot acts just like Veronica-- and that's not a good thing.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest. When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #222, inks are credited to Rich Koslowski.

[Archie & Friends and Sabrina DVD's!] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

What a Doll! (Table of Contents: 13)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Jason Blossom; Madge
Synopsis
Cheryl goes on the Home Buying Network (spoof of the Home Shopping Network) to market a doll that looks like her.
Reprints
Keywords
doll; shopping; TV

Indexer Notes

Brigitte Bardot is spoofed as Barbie Bardoe.

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Digest Fan Art / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Reader submitted illustrations.

Something in Common (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Costanza
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica decide they only have one thing in common.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Time Grinds On (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
John Costanza
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mrs. Andrews; Mr. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie leaves a present for his mother, an antique clock, with Veronica.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Sabrina Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

The Height of Fashion (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews; Nancy Woods; Midge Klump; Mr. Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica brings back 2 pairs of eight inch platform shoes from Japan.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Graphic Novels Offer] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[Archie's Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

See What Develops (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
An undeveloped roll of film from years ago reminds Betty why she puts up with Archie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

Hoppy Daze (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Mr. Flutesnoot; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty runs a contest where classmates can vote for each other to kiss a frog.
Reprints
Keywords
frog; kiss; toad

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie's Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Combo Bag Offer] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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

Career Girl (Table of Contents: 26)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Harriet Burble (a guidance counselor); Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge (in a daydream); Archie Andrews (cameo)
Synopsis
Veronica dreams about what she would like to have for a career.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Adam Walmsley (signed)
Inks
Adam Walmsley (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Back in Betty and Veronica Digest #156...
Characters
Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the next story which is the result of a vote by readers if Betty should end up with Archie or Adam.

The Big Breakup Part One (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; romance; teen
Characters
Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Polly Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jonesw; Ethel Muggs; Adam; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Judy; Hot Dog
Synopsis
The news is out: Betty has finally dumped Archie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie's Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Day by Day] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

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

[Archie's Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

Learn to Draw Veronica (Table of Contents: 32)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Letters
typeset

2 For 1 Sale! (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; BJ Johnson; Barney Johnson
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica think they both have a date with the same boy at the mall but it turns out they are cousins.
Reprints

[Digests This Exit] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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[See Betty and Veronica as You've Never Seen Them Before!] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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[Get To the Bikini Bottom Of It All!] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Er, Ron, do you feel like you've forgotten something today?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Archie & Friends Jewelry]
    Pugster
  3. 2. The Late Great Veronica!
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. [Betty vs Veronica?]
  5. 4. Bundle of Joy
    Betty
  6. 5. [Sabrina 2-DVD Set]
  7. 6. A Tale of Two Papers
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. [Archie's 2006 Collector Sets]
  9. 8. [Archie Americana Series]
  10. 9. The Quitter
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. [Classic Archie Watches]
  12. 11. That Does Not Compute
    Veronica
  13. 12. [Archie & Friends and Sabrina DVD's!]
  14. 13. What a Doll!
    Cheryl Blossom
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Digest Fan Art
  16. 15. Something in Common
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Time Grinds On
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. [Sabrina Collector Sets]
  19. 18. The Height of Fashion
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. [Graphic Novels Offer]
  21. 20. [Archie's Subscription Offer]
  22. 21. See What Develops
    Betty
  23. 22. [Love Showdown]
  24. 23. Hoppy Daze
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. [Archie's Collector Sets]
  26. 25. [Archie Combo Bag Offer]
  27. 26. Career Girl
    Veronica
  28. 27. ["Back in Betty and Veronica Digest #156..."]
  29. 28. The Big Breakup Part One
    Betty
  30. 29. [Archie's Collector Sets]
  31. 30. [Archie Day by Day]
  32. 31. [Archie's Digest Subscription Offer]
  33. 32. Learn to Draw Veronica
  34. 33. 2 For 1 Sale!
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. [Digests This Exit]
  36. 35. [See Betty and Veronica as You've Never Seen Them Before!]
  37. 36. [Get To the Bikini Bottom Of It All!]
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