(November 2005)

Archie, 1983 Series
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2.39 USD; 2.89 CAD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
9 times a year in Jan., Feb., Apr., May, June, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
071896468557 60
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard U.S. Digest
Paper Stock:
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Betty... in touch football it's the one with the ball you touch!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods; Reggie Mantle
Keywords:
football

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Sour Punch Straws / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
roller blading

Indexer Notes

Title page

Friendly Competition? (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews (flashback)
Synopsis:
Nancy has an extra concert ticket and Betty and Veronica try to decide which of them will go with Nancy.
Reprints:

[Play 2] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Eye Toy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pup Art (Table of Contents: 5)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Cheryl Blossom
Synopsis:
Cheryl tries to bring her dog into an art gallery.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Hubba Bubba Max / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Soccermania (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Local moms want Betty to coach their girls youth soccer team.
Reprints:
Keywords:
soccer

[Who's really haunting Will Woodman?] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Miramax Books / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[You can get a taste of pirate power] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

vmk.com / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Do You Want to Be a Millionaire... Again? (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica accidentally pulls the lever on a slot machine and wins a million dollars.
Reprints:
Keywords:
jackpot; Las Vegas; slot machine

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #208, no credits listed in this digest.

[Zatchbell!] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Viz Media / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Crowning Achievement (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Veronica assumes she will win the vote for homecoming queen but her lack of help preparing for homecoming turns the tide against her.
Reprints:
Keywords:
homecoming

[The Essential Duelist Elements] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Yu-Gi-Oh / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

To Coin a Phrase (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Miss Barkum; Miss Magoo; Igor Brushoff; Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty raises money for a local animal shelter by organizing a mural to be painted on a local building.
Reprints:

[Super Powered Fun] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Justice League Unlimited; Teen Titans Go / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Kick it with the Batman] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Batman Adventures / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Big League Chew] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Big League Chew / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Nothing To Sneeze At (Table of Contents: 18)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Hilda; Zelda; Sabrina Spellman; Salem
Synopsis:
The doorbell from the other realm rings, but no one is there.
Reprints:
Keywords:
poltergeist

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

[Justice League Sugar Free Pops] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Best Buds (Table of Contents: 20)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Ethel Muggs; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Cynthia Van Loot
Synopsis:
Veronica is tired of her friends and their mundane conversations.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #228, no credits listed in this digest.

[Evolution Revolution!] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Yu-Gi-Oh / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mystery of the Ages (Table of Contents: 22)

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:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
In an attempt to understand girls, Dilton asks Betty and Veronica a series of questions.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #229, no credits listed in this digest.

[Code Lyoko] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Moonscoop / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Play Thing (Table of Contents: 24)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods
Synopsis:
Betty finds our her childhood playground is being renovated.
Reprints:

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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

Goal Oriented (Part 1) (Table of Contents: 26)

Sabrina / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Gallagher
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters:
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda Spellman; Aunt Zelda Spellman; Salem; Gina; Big Belinda
Synopsis:
Sabrina uses her magic to win a soccer game.
Reprints:
Keywords:
soccer

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest. The credits in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #205 list Angelo DeCesare as the writer of this story.

[Archie's Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

[Archie's Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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

[Manga Sabrina Special Offer] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

Drive Me Crazy (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Grimley; Hal Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica remember when they learned to drive.
Reprints:
Keywords:
drivers education

[Archie 2004 Collectors Sets] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

Shop Flap (Table of Contents: 32)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge buys Veronica a shopping video game.

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

Scream Test! (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Tristan Gary Ivan Franks
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica attend a rock concert and end up giving the musician a ride back to his hotel.
Reprints:

[Betty and Veronica Sleepwear] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

JC Penny / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Captain Underpants] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

Scholastic / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[My Dad the Rock Star] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

Nelvana / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty... in touch football it's the one with the ball you touch!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Sour Punch Straws
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Friendly Competition?
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. [Play 2]
    Eye Toy
  6. 5. Pup Art
    Cheryl Blossom
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Hubba Bubba Max
  8. 7. Soccermania
    Betty
  9. 8. [Who's really haunting Will Woodman?]
    Miramax Books
  10. 9. [You can get a taste of pirate power]
    vmk.com
  11. 10. Do You Want to Be a Millionaire... Again?
    Veronica
  12. 11. [Zatchbell!]
    Viz Media
  13. 12. Crowning Achievement
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. [The Essential Duelist Elements]
    Yu-Gi-Oh
  15. 14. To Coin a Phrase
    Betty
  16. 15. [Super Powered Fun]
    Justice League Unlimited; Teen Titans Go
  17. 16. [Kick it with the Batman]
    Batman Adventures
  18. 17. [Big League Chew]
    Big League Chew
  19. 18. Nothing To Sneeze At
    Sabrina
  20. 19. [Justice League Sugar Free Pops]
  21. 20. Best Buds
    Veronica
  22. 21. [Evolution Revolution!]
    Yu-Gi-Oh
  23. 22. Mystery of the Ages
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. [Code Lyoko]
    Moonscoop
  25. 24. Play Thing
    Betty
  26. 25. [Subscribe Today!]
  27. 26. Goal Oriented (Part 1)
    Sabrina
  28. 27. [Archie's Collector Sets]
  29. 28. [Archie's Digest Subscription Offer]
  30. 29. [Manga Sabrina Special Offer]
  31. 30. Drive Me Crazy
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. [Archie 2004 Collectors Sets]
  33. 32. Shop Flap
    Veronica
  34. 33. [Archie Americana Series]
  35. 34. Scream Test!
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. [Betty and Veronica Sleepwear]
    JC Penny
  37. 36. [Captain Underpants]
    Scholastic
  38. 37. [My Dad the Rock Star]
    Nelvana
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Donald Dale Milne