(April 2015)

Archie, 1987 Series
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2015-02-25
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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The Archie Library
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Digest
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Binding
Squarebound
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Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With your hair done you'll be one Hot Dog!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hot Dog

Archie's Favorite Comics from the Vault (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Dance Fever (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Paul Kupperberg (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Both Reggie and Archie want to go to the dance contest with Veronica.

Great Fate (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
All the salespeople at the mall make a big deal over Veronica when she arrives but the children make a big deal over their hero Betty.

Sick Joke (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Betty is taking care of her parents -- who have a stomach flu -- and tries not to catch it in order to keep a date with Archie.
Reprints

You Ain't Got No Elegance (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Smithers; Pop Tate; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica has a mysterious date and Betty and Archie try to discover who it is with.
Reprints

Novel Job (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mr. Barney; Howie Severe
Synopsis
Betty's quiet weekend job at a mall bookstore is turned upside down by a book signing by national shock jock Howie Severe.
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Indexer Notes

Howie Severe is based on radio personality Howard Stern. One of the crazed fans at the book signing is a caricature of Archie editor Victor Gorelick.

A Revolutionary Development (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge (as herself and as Marie Antoinette); Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews (as himself and as Jean Valjean); Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge (as King Louis XIV); Mr. Weatherbee (as Inspector Javert); Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
In history class, Betty and Veronica debate the French Revolution from opposite perspectives.
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[Betty and Veronica Shopping Spree] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Baubles, Bangles, Beads (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?

Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Styles originally credited to Marie Dijuro (West Palm, Fla.), credit removed in this printing.

Neighborly Fashion (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica becomes envious of a new neighbor with more perks than she has.
Reprints

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

Sabrina / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Sabrina Spellman

Indexer Notes

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

Mission Impossible (Table of Contents: 12)

Sabrina / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Gus Lemoine (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Cousin Sylvester
Synopsis
Sabrina's hippie cousin Sylvester visits on vacation from Salem University, and tries to convince the square witches to get with the new youth movement and accept the grooviness of peace and love.
Reprints
Keywords
hippie; motorcycle

An Uncle's Monkey (Table of Contents: 13)

Sabrina / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Harvey; Ambrose
Synopsis
Sabrina mistakenly thinks that Aunt Hilda has turned Harvey into a chimpanzee.
Reprints
Keywords
chimpanzee

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Best of Archie #2 the writer is credited to Frank Doyle but the introduction to the story says the script is by Dick Malmgren.

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

Sabrina Tricks / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This one is a fooler trick! It's called the Thread Picker!
Characters
Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Sabrina shows us the classic thread picker trick.
Reprints

[20% off all Archie comics!] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty Pin-Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If I did something you didn't like, why don't you come right out and tell me?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty vandalizes her pictures of Archie.
Reprints

[Godzilla Pizza Cutter] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Diamond Selections / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

TV Time Out! (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is captivated by bad television shows.
Reprints

Same Game (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Bonnie Clark; Monica Lane
Synopsis
While at a Teen Fellowship Seminar, Betty and Veronica share a room with two strangers.
Reprints

Litter Perfect (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason (cameo); Ethel Muggs (cameo)
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee gives Archie and Betty the task of delivering some new exam papers to the teachers' lounge, but Reggie plays a prank on them by letting in a wind gust that blows the papers all over the place.
Reprints

Good Old Days (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Collins
Synopsis
Mrs. Collins tells Betty and Veronica what life was like back in the days before cell phones, gps and ipods.
Reprints

What a Mess (Table of Contents: 22)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Smithers the butler; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Veronica and Hermione go round and round over the condition of Veronica's bedroom.
Reprints

Cowbaby Sitter (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; Teddy Turner; Eddie Turner
Synopsis
Betty has to babysit the "Terrible Turner Twins".
Reprints

Too Much Infomercial (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty invents a hair styling tool from a bent coat hanger. When Veronica spots it, she takes the idea to her father and Mr. Lodge markets it. The product starts out a success for Betty, until Veronica starts micro-managing things.
Reprints

What If? (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty Cooper, Super Sleuther / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; O.O. Wellenmellon; Bruce Mincely (villain); Dimly McDullard (villain)
Synopsis
A film company is shooting location shots on Riverdale's nearby waterway. Through a series of coincidences, Betty tumbles to a plot to abduct the film's director.
Reprints

Common Problem (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are afraid their fathers won't have anything to talk about when they are left alone together, but they end up trading stories about Archie being clumsy.

No Problem (Table of Contents: 27)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge tries to put his foot down, but only ends up putting it in his mouth.
Reprints

The Problem (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Polly Cooper; Archie Andrews; Adam; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty explains to her sister how she likes both Archie and Adam, and how the two boys are competing for her attention. She describes it as a problem, but the sister says that Betty doesn't have a problem -- the boys do.
Reprints
Keywords
High school

The Huntress (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty and 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)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Tom Tyson
Synopsis
Veronica decides to go after a handsome new student, in spite of the fact that he's apparently going with another girl.
Reprints

[Digest Sample Packs] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

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

Betty's Fine Art Works (Table of Contents: 31)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Little Archie and Friends / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
children

Indexer Notes

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

A Good Sport (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Dexter Taylor

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Sabrina Spellman; Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle; Fangs Fogarty
Synopsis
Reggie tries to learn the art of voodoo to cause trouble for others; Sabrina uses some real magic to teach him a lesson.
Reprints

Just Minerva and Me!! (Table of Contents: 34)

Evelyn Evernever / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
children
Characters
Evelyn Evernever; Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Evelyn finds out her prize doll Minerva is a priceless antique.

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

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[Archie Giant Comics Party] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Peek Tweak (Table of Contents: 37)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica sneaks a look at Betty's diary.
Reprints

Dream Theme (Table of Contents: 38)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge had a dream that Archie was his son-in-law.
Reprints

[How to get your free comic in three easy steps] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

Breath Taking (Table of Contents: 40)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie's new aftershave makes him smell like he's been around another girl.
Reprints

Riverdale Royalty (Table of Contents: 41)

Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Rosario Peña (credited); Karl Silbergleit (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Veronica is the luckiest girl in school.

Better Fashionably Late Than Never (Table of Contents: 42)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews (flashback only); Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Veronica enlists Betty's help to help her prepare for a date.
Reprints

[Subscribe to all your favorite Archie comic books today!] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

Everything's Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[The Best of Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

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

[Free Archie App!] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["With your hair done you'll be one Hot Dog!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Archie's Favorite Comics from the Vault
  3. 2. Dance Fever
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Great Fate
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Sick Joke
    Betty
  6. 5. You Ain't Got No Elegance
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Novel Job
    Betty
  8. 7. A Revolutionary Development
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. [Betty and Veronica Shopping Spree]
  10. 9. Baubles, Bangles, Beads
    Veronica
  11. 10. Neighborly Fashion
    Veronica
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina
  13. 12. Mission Impossible
    Sabrina
  14. 13. An Uncle's Monkey
    Sabrina
  15. 14. ["This one is a fooler trick! It's called the Thread Picker!"]
    Sabrina Tricks
  16. 15. [20% off all Archie comics!]
    Midtown Comics
  17. 16. ["If I did something you didn't like, why don't you come right out and tell me?"]
    Betty Pin-Up
  18. 17. [Godzilla Pizza Cutter]
    Diamond Selections
  19. 18. TV Time Out!
    Betty
  20. 19. Same Game
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Litter Perfect
    Betty and Me
  22. 21. Good Old Days
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. What a Mess
    Veronica
  24. 23. Cowbaby Sitter
    Betty
  25. 24. Too Much Infomercial
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. What If?
    Betty Cooper, Super Sleuther
  27. 26. Common Problem
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. No Problem
    Veronica
  29. 28. The Problem
    Betty
  30. 29. The Huntress
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. [Digest Sample Packs]
  32. 31. Betty's Fine Art Works
    Betty
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie and Friends
  34. 33. A Good Sport
    Little Sabrina
  35. 34. Just Minerva and Me!!
    Evelyn Evernever
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
  37. 36. [Archie Giant Comics Party]
  38. 37. Peek Tweak
    Betty and Veronica
  39. 38. Dream Theme
    Mr. Lodge
  40. 39. [How to get your free comic in three easy steps]
  41. 40. Breath Taking
    Betty and Veronica
  42. 41. Riverdale Royalty
    Veronica
  43. 42. Better Fashionably Late Than Never
    Betty and Veronica
  44. 43. [Subscribe to all your favorite Archie comic books today!]
  45. 44. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  46. 45. [The Best of Archie Comics]
  47. 46. [Free Archie App!]
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  • Mike Nielsen
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