(April 1985)

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

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Money can't buy happiness!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Mrs. Lodge
Keywords
credit cards; shopping

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Pep #325

The Clean Scene (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Follow the Bouncing Ball (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty's mother tells her that she used to chase her father just like Betty chases Archie. She finally won him by being persistent and catching him on the rebound from other girls. But Betty's father has his own version of the story.
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Mixed-Up Stars (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Word scramble puzzle with a movie star theme.
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Slide Ride (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Canvas Caper (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Baby, It's Cold Outside (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Shiek Ibn Swet
Synopsis
Veronica flies herself and Betty to an Arab kingdom so they can escape the winter cold of Riverdale.
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Proof Spoof (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Hot Dog dug up Veronica's flower garden.
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Father Knows Best (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jon D'Agostino ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Advised by her father that she's getting the short end of the love triangle between her, Archie and Veronica, Betty puts a desperate plan into action.
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Keywords
candy; football jersey

Indexer Notes

formerly a Betty and Me story.

Cents-Ible (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Word scramble puzzle with a money theme.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Miss Beazly's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's wrong, Archie?
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Archie daily newspaper strip (King Features Syndicate, XX-XX-19XX).

and Now a Word From ... (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
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Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
All the kids say and do things they've seen in TV commercials, without realizing that the commercials influence their behavior.
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Indexer Notes

This story contains references to many commercial slogans of the era, including "the quicker picker upper" and "ring around the collar."

Wet and Wonderful (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Kathleen Web (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie's date with Veronica is rained out then the next week his date with Betty is rained out but both girls have different solutions for dealing with the rain.
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The Invalid (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica sprains her ankle and has to come to school with a cane, which injures everyone else in sight.
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A Little Fish in a Big Pond (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
When Archie wants to go ice fishing, Betty pitches in. But when she breaks the ice and dumps them both into the pond, Veronica reaps the benefits.
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Net Loss (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Coach Kleats; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie and Chuck are horrified at the new school rule: no swimming in the pool without a hair net.
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Again 'N' Again (Table of Contents: 16)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
teen
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Test Pattern (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
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Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica tells Mr. Weatherbee that Betty "cheated" during a test.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! A leopard skin coat! Beautiful!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Archie are critical of Veronica's new leopard print fur coat. Veronica defends her fashion choice, as the fur is artificial.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
You have some rare antiques, Veronica!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints
  • from Archie daily newspaper strip (XX-XX-19XX, King Features Syndicate)

The Big Hit (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Tony; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica brags about going to a ball with her date Tony and rubs it in that Archie and Betty can't come.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Mr. Weatherbee's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you really think psychiatry can help backward students?
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip (King Features Syndicate, XX-XX-19XX)

Choice Voice (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead comes to regret imitating Ethel's voice.
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Quick on the Draw (Table of Contents: 23)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Joe Edwards; Greg; Gigi; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Jinx fills while Joe tries to think of an idea for the story.
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The Price You Pay (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty enlightens her father about how many products young, beautiful girls like her use to stay young and beautiful.
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Indexer Notes

In spite of the logo on page one, Veronica Lodge does not appear in this story.

Mark Lark (Table of Contents: 25)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Help the Needy (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty decides the way to impress Archie is to show him how capable she is at any endeavor.
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Keywords
arm-wrestling; checkers; chess; guitar

Indexer Notes

Mention is made of The Archies hit song "Sugar Sugar."

Archie-Doodles (Table of Contents: 27)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
How many doodles can you figure out?
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Did You Ever See A... (Table of Contents: 28)

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Hip Tip (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead's Jokes / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
G. Le Moine
Inks
G. Le Moine
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
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Queen Scene (Table of Contents: 30)

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; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica is determined to win the Miss Snow Queen pageant above all other concerns.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where's Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip (King Features Syndicate, xx-xx-19xx)

Toss Up (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Both Archie and Reggie overhear the girls saying they're going to toss a coin for a date with a boy. They both assume they're the prize the girls are tossing for.
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Some Feat (Table of Contents: 33)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Joe Edwards ?
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Joe Edwards ?
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Joe Edwards ?
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx fell over twenty feet (when the bus driver hit the brakes).
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

Veronica Pin Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't think Ronnie can go out tonight, Archie...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

Betty Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Check it out!! I sure am glad girls' fashions came around to our way of thinking!
Genre
humor; teen

Red Hearty Appetite (Table of Contents: 36)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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humor; teen
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You Said a Mouthful (Table of Contents: 37)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Diary Dear (Table of Contents: 38)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica sneaks a look at Betty's diary and finds some very steamy entries that couldn't possibly be true.
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Delightful Biteful (Table of Contents: 39)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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humor; teen
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Green Scene (Table of Contents: 40)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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humor; teen
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I Go--Ego (Table of Contents: 41)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Spell-Bound (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's that racket?
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip (King Features Syndicate, XX-XX-19XX)
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Money can't buy happiness!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Clean Scene
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Follow the Bouncing Ball
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Mixed-Up Stars
    Betty
  5. 4. Slide Ride
    Jughead
  6. 5. Canvas Caper
    Jughead
  7. 6. Baby, It's Cold Outside
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Proof Spoof
    Jughead
  9. 8. Father Knows Best
    Betty
  10. 9. Cents-Ible
    Archie
  11. 10. ["What's wrong, Archie?"]
    Miss Beazly's Gag Bag
  12. 11. and Now a Word From ...
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Wet and Wonderful
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. The Invalid
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. A Little Fish in a Big Pond
    Betty and Me
  16. 15. Net Loss
    Archie
  17. 16. Again 'N' Again
    Li'l Jinx
  18. 17. Test Pattern
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. ["Wow! A leopard skin coat! Beautiful!"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin Up
  20. 19. ["You have some rare antiques, Veronica!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  21. 20. The Big Hit
    Archie
  22. 21. ["Do you really think psychiatry can help backward students?"]
    Mr. Weatherbee's Gag Bag
  23. 22. Choice Voice
    Jughead
  24. 23. Quick on the Draw
    Li'l Jinx
  25. 24. The Price You Pay
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Mark Lark
    Reggie
  27. 26. Help the Needy
    Betty and Me
  28. 27. Archie-Doodles
  29. 28. Did You Ever See A...
  30. 29. Hip Tip
    Jughead's Jokes
  31. 30. Queen Scene
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. ["Where's Archie?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  33. 32. Toss Up
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. Some Feat
    Li'l Jinx
  35. 34. ["I don't think Ronnie can go out tonight, Archie..."]
    Veronica Pin Up
  36. 35. ["Check it out!! I sure am glad girls' fashions came around to our way of thinking!"]
    Betty Pin-Up
  37. 36. Red Hearty Appetite
    Jughead
  38. 37. You Said a Mouthful
    Jughead
  39. 38. Diary Dear
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. Delightful Biteful
    Jughead
  41. 40. Green Scene
    Jughead
  42. 41. I Go--Ego
    Veronica
  43. 42. Spell-Bound
    Archie
  44. 43. ["What's that racket?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
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