(October 2014)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price
6.99 USD
Pages
292
Indicia Frequency
five times per year
On-sale Date
2014-09-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816468558
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor-in-chief)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Bill Galvan (signed as Galvan)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed as Smith)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed as RPeña)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is this party as crazy as the one last week?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Reprints

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

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

The List! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is thrilled to be invited to a famous rap star's party until she finds out it isn't as exclusive as she thought.
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It's a Wicket World (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge (cameo); Smithers (cameo)
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica challenge Archie and Jughead to a game of croquet, which quickly turns into chaos.
Reprints
Keywords
croquet

Indexer Notes

The original story credited Frank Doyle with the script and Jim DeCarlo with the inks.

Match Point (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

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Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Sheila the tennis pro; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Archie is getting tennis lessons from Sheila the shapely new tennis pro. Betty tries her best to sabotage any possibility that Archie and Sheila might become chummy.
Reprints
Keywords
tennis

Special Delivery (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

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Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Cheryl Blossom
Synopsis
Veronica tries to lure Archie away from Cheryl with expensive gifts.
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A Pressing Matter (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Midge Klump; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty's fumble fingers are causing her to have a bad day.
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A Way With Money (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Cyrus Lodge (flashback); Jonathan Lodge (flashback); Malcolm Lodge (flashback); Vittorio Lodgici (flashback); Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Veronica tells Betty and Ethel stories about the entrepreneurial spirit that runs through her family history.
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Indexer Notes

The original story credited Dan DeCarlo with the pencils and Alison Flood with the inks.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Chee, Betty, thanks for helping me with the gardening
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty's offer to help Archie with his yard work only clears his path to date Veronica.
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Fashion Attraction (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

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Veronica
Genre
fashion
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

[Josie and the Pussycats] (Table of Contents: 10)

Josie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed as FERNANDO)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed as Bob Smith)
Colors
?

Genre
teen

Indexer Notes

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

Music For the Masses, Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 11)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

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Josie and the Pussycats
Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Josie and the Pussycats [Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Melody Valentine]; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Alan Mayberry; King Bently; Felicia Bently
Synopsis
The Pussycats fly to the small European country of Moldaria to shoot a music video. Unknown to them, though, public concerts are outlawed in the tiny nation.
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Music For the Masses, Chapter 2 (Table of Contents: 12)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

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Josie and the Pussycats
Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Josie and the Pussycats [Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Melody Valentine]; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Alan Mayberry; King Bently; Felicia Bently
Synopsis
Learning of the danger of possible incarceration the group faces, Alexandra decides to try to use the information to force her way into the group.
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Music For the Masses, Chapter 3 (Table of Contents: 13)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

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Josie and the Pussycats
Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Josie and the Pussycats [Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Melody Valentine]; Alexandra Cabot; Alexander Cabot; Felicia
Synopsis
Josie and the Pussycats are arrested in Muldaria for having a public concert.
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Music For the Masses, Chapter 4 (Table of Contents: 14)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

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Josie and the Pussycats
Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Josie and the Pussycats [Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Melody Valentine]; King Bently; Felicia Bently; Alexandra Cabot; Alexander Cabot; Alan Mayberry
Synopsis
The King of Muldaria passes a law to allow public concerts and the Josie and the Pussycats get to perform.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on, Alan. Let me treat you to a soda
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Josie Pin Up
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Alan Mayberry
Synopsis
Alan is too proud to let Josie treat.
Reprints

Calling Collect (Table of Contents: 16)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

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Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica gets a get-well card from the phone company.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Wet Set (Table of Contents: 17)

Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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Ethel
Genre
teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Ethel gets distracted while washing a car.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Chill Thrill (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Archie ride a roller coaster.
Reprints
Keywords
roller coaster

Indexer Notes

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

Wow Fashions (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Changing Places (Table of Contents: 20)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

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Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Bunny; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica is recruited to the Pembrooke Country Club by some of Cheryl's old friends as a replacement for Cheryl. Meanwhile Cheryl is easing into the vacuum left by Veronica in Riverdale.
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Heads Up (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited as Jimmy DeCarlo)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Nancy gives Betty a new hair style for five straight days and her new look catches Archie's eye.
Reprints

The Big Pitch (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
At a charity girls softball game between Riverdale and Clarksville, Betty ends up micromanaging every aspect of the game from pitching to hitting, and from concessions and gate to public address.
Reprints
Keywords
softball

Shopping Weather (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski (as Mike Pellowski) (credited as Pellowski)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited as Bolling)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited as Milgrom)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica don't want to miss the wonderful weather cooped up in a mall, but they also don't want to miss shopping by going outside.

...While You're Outta Here (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Fernando Ruiz
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited as Ruiz)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited as Nickerson)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Working with a TV program, Betty and her friends remake Veronica's room to how they think she'll like it.
Reprints

Flip Service (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Veronica signs up for a judo class because she's flipped over the instructor.
Reprints

The Make Up Shake Up (Table of Contents: 26)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited as Webb)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited as Shultz)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited as Milgrom)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited as Grossman)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited as Yoshida)

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Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica gets a bad make up job from her beautician and none of her friends have the courage to tell her.
Reprints

The Kindest Cut (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty [Archie feature] / 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)

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Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
To help Betty with her yard work, Archie borrows the Lodge riding tractor, and then loses control of it.
Reprints

She's Back (Table of Contents: 28)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

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Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica and Archie each have flings while Veronica is touring Europe, but they're not about to confess it.
Reprints

Falling Apart (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Midge Klump; Flashback cameos: Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Betty sees a leaf falling from a tree and panics because Fall is near. She literaly runs into Nancy and the two remember all the summer fun they've had. That gets them thinking of all the good things to come with Fall. Then Midge tells them of a teachers' strike, bursting Betty's happy thoughts once again.
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Sprint Stint (Table of Contents: 30)

Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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Ethel
Genre
teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle Moose Mason
Synopsis
Ethel likes to pretend all the guys in town are chasing her.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Veronica Pin Up Page / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, I'm still angry with you
Feature Logo
Veronica Pin Up
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica puts new restrictions on when Archie can come over.
Reprints

Night Style (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

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Archie
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty plants a huge kiss on Archie and then says he's aggressive.
Reprints

[Archie's Girls, Betty and Veronica Annual #5] (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Pencils
Bob White (signed as Bob White)
Inks
Bob White (signed as Bob White)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bob White ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boys are such conceited puppies
Genre
teen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bob White's signature was added to the art for this reprint.

From the Vault of Archie Comics! (Table of Contents: 34)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Trial and Error (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script
Sy Reit (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

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Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie practices his moves on Betty as a dry-run for Veronica. After Betty confesses her broken heart to Jughead, Jughead sets his friend straight.
Reprints

Glutton For Punishment (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script
Sy Reit (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

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Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to reform Jughead from his wicked woman-hating ways.
Reprints

Dress Dilemma (Table of Contents: 37)

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

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

Feature Logo
Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie try to decipher the insult code Betty and Veronica use on each other.
Reprints

Cast of Characters (Table of Contents: 38)

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

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

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Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Reggie try to convince Archie that he has a broken arm to sabotage his date with Veronica.
Reprints

Music Depreciation (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz (credited)

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Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
When Veronica tries out for the school band, it ultimately leads to good fortune for Betty.
Reprints

[Betty and Veronica Shopping Spree] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

Sweet Treat (Table of Contents: 41)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Moose help out Veronica at her horse stable, while Reggie helps himself to Midge.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

Li'l Jinx / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed as Ruiz)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed as D'AGOSTINO)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Li'l Jinx reprints.

It's About Time! (Table of Contents: 43)

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

Script
Joe Edwards (signed as by JOE EDWARDS)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed as by JOE EDWARDS)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed as by JOE EDWARDS)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards (signed as by JOE EDWARDS)

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx discovers that Charley can't tell time.
Reprints

Getting To the Point (Table of Contents: 44)

Mort / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (signed as by JOE EDWARDS)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed as by JOE EDWARDS)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed as by JOE EDWARDS)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards (signed as by JOE EDWARDS)

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Li'l Jinx's Pal Mort the Worry Wart
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Mort; Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Jinx tries to help Mort be more decisive.
Reprints

As Two Shes In a Pod (Table of Contents: 45)

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; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Gigi; Greg; Charley Hawse; Russ
Synopsis
Greg tries to free up Jinx to pitch for the team by sowing the seeds of discord between her and Gigi.
Reprints

Wash and Cry! (Table of Contents: 46)

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

Script
Joe Edwards (signed as by JOE EDWARDS)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed as by JOE EDWARDS)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed as by JOE EDWARDS)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards (signed as by JOE EDWARDS)

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx tries to help her father, but only makes things worse.
Reprints

Speed Up! (Table of Contents: 47)

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; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Hap knows how to get Jinx to open the door for him.
Reprints

Sweet Talk! (Table of Contents: 48)

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; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Jinx catches Charley cheating on his diet.
Reprints

[Two Inches of Turtle] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

Diamond Selections / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fashion Passion (Table of Contents: 50)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

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Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Nancy Woods; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Betty stays up late trying to decide what outfit to wear on the first day of the new school term, then over-sleeps and has to throw on the first thing she can grab.
Reprints

[20% off all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 51) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Veronica's Back to School Style (Table of Contents: 52)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Veronica
Genre
fashion
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Express Yourself (Table of Contents: 53)

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

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

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Smithers the butler; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Betty begins writing her repressed feelings down in a journal as therapy. Then her mother lends the journal to Veronica, thinking it's her notes from class, allowing Veronica to find out how Betty really feels about her.
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A Magnificent Obsession (Table of Contents: 54)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Randolph; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica has a crush on Randolph.
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The Search Is On (Table of Contents: 55)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Veronica buys a new dress, then ruins her weekend with Betty scouring stores the world over for the right pair of shoes.
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Picture This! (Table of Contents: 56)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

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Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee; Ethel Muggs; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica and the girls are less than impressed with their school ID photos and demand retakes, which Mr. Weatherbee refuses to do.
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Things Could Be Worse (Table of Contents: 57)

Ethel / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

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Ethel
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty tries to cheer up Ethel, who is dateless and down in the dumps.
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Now You're Talkin'! (Table of Contents: 58)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

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Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Cousin Marcy; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Cousin Marcy helps Veronica with a Latin assignment in exchange for Veronica attending a "Space Trek" convention with her.
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Science Friction (Table of Contents: 59)

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

Script
Bob Bolling (credited as Bolling)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited as Crane)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited as Scarpelli)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited as Grossman)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited as Yoshida)

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Betty's Diary [stacked]
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Dilton Doily; Alice Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
As a reward for Betty's assistance in helping him move, Dilton makes a love potion and offers it to Betty. She makes the mistake of pouring it into the sink and it gets into the Riverdale High water system.
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You've Got Cash (Table of Contents: 60)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

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Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Maria Rodriguez; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge installs an ATM in the mansion for Veronica to use in lieu of her credit cards. But the ATM comes with a one hundred dollar per month limit and a two dollar per transaction fee.
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Shirt Tales (Table of Contents: 61)

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

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

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica risks life, limb and her reputation scouring the city for vintage Hawaiian shirts for her father.
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Here's Health (Table of Contents: 62)

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

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

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica goes on a physical-fitness kick, but finds that Betty can easily do all the exercises that wear her out.
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School Fashion (Table of Contents: 63)

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

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

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
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Indexer Notes

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Crush Rush (Table of Contents: 64)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Betty discusses her crush on Archie with Nancy.
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[Rumor Runaround] (Table of Contents: 65)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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Archie
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge;
Synopsis
Veronica starts a rumor about Chuck and Nancy, and is amazed at how fast it gets back to her.
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  • from Archie Sunday (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Vacation Vexation (Table of Contents: 66)

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

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

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica get to trading vacation souvenirs.
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Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Diary of a Girl Next Door] (Table of Contents: 67) (Expand) /

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Peer Mediation (Table of Contents: 68)

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Script
Tania del Rio
Pencils
Bill Galvan
Inks
Bill Galvan
Letters
typeset

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee; Counselor Joanne King; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
The school sets up a peer mediation program where students can counsel other students on problems they have. Betty and Archie are selected to serve on it, which is a huge problem for Veronica and causes huge problems for Betty.

Indexer Notes

Excerpt from the Young Adult novel Diary of a Girl Next Door.

[Diary of a Girl Next Door] (Table of Contents: 69) (Expand) /

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Quiet Please (Table of Contents: 70)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils
Dick Malmgren ?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

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Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty schemes to get a handsome student out of the library and into her arms.
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[Double Digest Sample Pack] (Table of Contents: 71) (Expand) /

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A Tale To Regale (Table of Contents: 72)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie keeps Betty company on a babysitting assignment.
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Indexer Notes

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

[Get your free digital comic now!] (Table of Contents: 73) (Expand) /

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

Sweet Gesture (Table of Contents: 74)

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

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

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica hopes to sabotage Betty's impending date with gobs of ice cream.
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[Subscribe & Save Now!] (Table of Contents: 75) (Expand) /

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Everything's Archie (Table of Contents: 76) (Expand) /

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[The Best of Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 77) (Expand) /

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[Free Archie App!] (Table of Contents: 78) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Is this party as crazy as the one last week?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Diary of a Girl Next Door]
  3. 2. The List!
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. It's a Wicket World
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Match Point
    Betty [Archie feature]
  6. 5. Special Delivery
    Veronica
  7. 6. A Pressing Matter
    Betty [Archie feature]
  8. 7. A Way With Money
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. ["Chee, Betty, thanks for helping me with the gardening"]
    Betty Pin Up
  10. 9. Fashion Attraction
    Veronica
  11. 10. [Josie and the Pussycats]
    Josie
  12. 11. Music For the Masses, Chapter 1
    Josie
  13. 12. Music For the Masses, Chapter 2
    Josie
  14. 13. Music For the Masses, Chapter 3
    Josie
  15. 14. Music For the Masses, Chapter 4
    Josie
  16. 15. ["Come on, Alan. Let me treat you to a soda"]
    Josie Pin Up
  17. 16. Calling Collect
    Veronica
  18. 17. Wet Set
    Ethel
  19. 18. Chill Thrill
    Betty [Archie feature]
  20. 19. Wow Fashions
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Changing Places
    Veronica
  22. 21. Heads Up
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. The Big Pitch
    Betty [Archie feature]
  24. 23. Shopping Weather
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. ...While You're Outta Here
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Flip Service
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. The Make Up Shake Up
    Veronica
  28. 27. The Kindest Cut
    Betty [Archie feature]
  29. 28. She's Back
    Veronica
  30. 29. Falling Apart
    Betty [Archie feature]
  31. 30. Sprint Stint
    Ethel
  32. 31. ["Archie, I'm still angry with you"]
    Veronica Pin Up Page
  33. 32. Night Style
    Archie
  34. 33. [Archie's Girls, Betty and Veronica Annual #5]
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. From the Vault of Archie Comics!
  36. 35. Trial and Error
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. Glutton For Punishment
    Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. Dress Dilemma
    Betty and Veronica
  39. 38. Cast of Characters
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. Music Depreciation
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. [Betty and Veronica Shopping Spree]
  42. 41. Sweet Treat
    Veronica
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
    Li'l Jinx
  44. 43. It's About Time!
    Li'l Jinx
  45. 44. Getting To the Point
    Mort
  46. 45. As Two Shes In a Pod
    Li'l Jinx
  47. 46. Wash and Cry!
    Li'l Jinx
  48. 47. Speed Up!
    Li'l Jinx
  49. 48. Sweet Talk!
    Li'l Jinx
  50. 49. [Two Inches of Turtle]
    Diamond Selections
  51. 50. Fashion Passion
    Betty [Archie feature]
  52. 51. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  53. 52. Veronica's Back to School Style
    Veronica
  54. 53. Express Yourself
    Betty and Veronica
  55. 54. A Magnificent Obsession
    Betty and Veronica
  56. 55. The Search Is On
    Betty and Veronica
  57. 56. Picture This!
    Veronica
  58. 57. Things Could Be Worse
    Ethel
  59. 58. Now You're Talkin'!
    Veronica
  60. 59. Science Friction
    Betty's Diary
  61. 60. You've Got Cash
    Veronica
  62. 61. Shirt Tales
    Betty and Veronica
  63. 62. Here's Health
    Betty and Veronica
  64. 63. School Fashion
    Betty and Veronica
  65. 64. Crush Rush
    Betty [Archie feature]
  66. 65. [Rumor Runaround]
    Archie
  67. 66. Vacation Vexation
    Betty and Veronica
  68. 67. [Diary of a Girl Next Door]
  69. 68. Peer Mediation
  70. 69. [Diary of a Girl Next Door]
  71. 70. Quiet Please
    Betty [Archie feature]
  72. 71. [Double Digest Sample Pack]
  73. 72. A Tale To Regale
    Betty [Archie feature]
  74. 73. [Get your free digital comic now!]
  75. 74. Sweet Gesture
    Betty and Veronica
  76. 75. [Subscribe & Save Now!]
  77. 76. Everything's Archie
  78. 77. [The Best of Archie Comics]
  79. 78. [Free Archie App!]
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