(May 2015)

Archie, 1987 Series
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On-sale Date
2015-03-25
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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The Archie Library
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog; Vegas

The Best of Archie Comics (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Dippy Dancings (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Alex Simmons (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Danny Danza
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica decide to try out for a TV dancing show.
Reprints

A Young Man's Fancy! (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley (credited)
Pencils
Al Hartley (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Al Hartley

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
It is springtime, and Betty hopes it will turn Archie's head her way.
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Indexer Notes

Lettering is credited to Bill Yoshida but is instead by Al Hartley.

Hog Wild (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica tries to talk her father into allowing her to buy a motorcycle.
Reprints

Cover Story (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Given shelter and dry clothing by Veronica after being caught in the rain, Betty subsequently keeps being mistaken for her friend.
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Net Set (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Raul; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
A famous tennis star falls for Betty but she only has eyes for Archie.
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Keywords
tennis

Fatal Distraction (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Hanry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty has trouble studying with Veronica because of Veronica's unusual study habits.
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Free Comic Book Day (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Sophisticated Style (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashion page with name of the original submitter removed.

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

The Right Move? (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jimmy; Dilton Doily (cameo); Reggie Mantle (cameo); Midge (cameo)
Synopsis
Mr. Cooper is offered a transfer to Cedar City and the family tries to determine if they want to move or not.
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[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

Indexer Notes

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

Double Date (Table of Contents: 12)

Sabrina The Teenage Witch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Ambrose; Harvey Kinkle
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda tries desperately to get Harvey out of the house.
Reprints
Keywords
pie fight

Spellbinder (Table of Contents: 13)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Al Hartley (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Al Hartley

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Cousin Ambrose; Moose Mason
Synopsis
When Sabrina brings Moose over to her house, his clumsiness nearly wrecks the place, and Aunt Hilda decides to cast a horrible spell on him. She doesn't know that Moose has accidentally mixed up the pages in her spell book.
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Indexer Notes

Letters are credited to Bill Yoshida but appear to be Al Hartley instead.

Carry On, Aunt Hilda (Table of Contents: 14)

Sabrina The Teenage Witch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Gus LeMoine (credited)
Inks
Gus LeMoine (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Harvey
Synopsis
Harvey's accident-prone nature and Hilda's backfired attempts at retribution become more than the old girl can take.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Sabrina Tricks / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Wet Coin
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Sabrina shows us the "Wet Coin" trick.
Reprints

[Archie 1000 Page Mega Comics Digest] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Veronica Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bawww!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica doesn't like her measurements using the metric system.
Reprints
Keywords
metric system

[20% off all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Scooter Scare (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
John Rosenberger (credited)
Inks
Marty Epp (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Reggie
Synopsis
Betty takes two rides at once on Reggie's scooter -- her first and her last.
Reprints
Keywords
motor scooter

The Big Breakup Part One (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

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.
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Indexer Notes

Chapter One is pages 1-6, Chapter Two is pages 7-11

The Big Breakup Part II (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Alice; Denise; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Mr. Theorem; Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Betty is over Archie, but when he rescues her from an explosion in the school chemistry lab she falls back in love with him.
Reprints

Ol' Switcheroo (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica accidentally picks up the notebook Betty has her love poems to Archie in. When Betty realizes it, she goes to extraordinary lengths to retrieve it.
Reprints

Energy Crisis! (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica buys a new economy sports car to help save energy.
Reprints

Feelings (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (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
Veronica gets a crisis of confidence when one handsome man walks past her without noticing her.
Reprints

Streak of Luck (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica is intentionally wandering into the boy's gym class, disrupting class and driving Coach Kleats' blood pressure up just to boost her ego. So, to teach her a lesson, Betty and Jughead have Archie disrupt the girls' class in nothing but swim trunks.
Reprints
Keywords
P.E. classes

The Nation's Most Wanted (Table of Contents: 26)

Betty Cooper, Super Sleuther / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Bertie Blabbum; Veronica Lodge; Rob Ruse (villain); Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Mayor Glibb
Synopsis
Betty is certain criminal mastermind and disguise artist Rob Ruse is in Riverdale and planning a job. When no one in authority will take her deductions seriously, she teams with Archie and Dilton to run the crook down herself.
Reprints

The Last Tycoon (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Officer Vic; Reggie Mantle (Cameo); Moose Mason (Cameo); Midge Klump (Cameo); Dilton Doiley (Cameo); Jughead Jones (Cameo)
Synopsis
Betty And Veronica go on a scavenger hunt and miss one important item right under their noses.
Reprints

Setting the Record Straight (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Karen; Debbie
Synopsis
Betty is waiting for Archie to come over and is reading a magazine that makes her feel that Archie is taking advantage of her.
Reprints

[Graphic Novel Library] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Archie! This is the most beautiful view...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie takes Betty to see a romantic view.
Reprints

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

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.

Something to Cheer About (Table of Contents: 32)

Little Betty & Veronica / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little Betty; Little Veronica; Little Archie; Chic Cooper; Smithers; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Little Jughead
Synopsis
Little Veronica joins the cheer-leading squad.
Reprints

Trouble 4 2 (Table of Contents: 33)

Little Betty & Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Miss Grundy; Little Veronica; Little Betty; Little Archie; Little Reggie
Synopsis
Little Archie and Little Reggie have to write sentences after being caught throwing paper wads in Miss Grundy's class.

Late Date (Table of Contents: 34)

Little Betty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Miss Grundy; Little Archie; Little Jughead; Little Betty
Synopsis
Little Archie gets Little Betty to do his homework while he goes out with Little Veronica.
Reprints

Fun Fashions (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Pencils
Dexter Taylor ?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little Betty; Little Veronica

Indexer Notes

Fashion page.

[Digest Sample Pack!] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

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

Betty's Spring Fashions (Table of Contents: 37)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashion page.

The Frosty Date (Table of Contents: 38)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Archie Andrews (flashback only)
Synopsis
When Veronica's society friends begin talking up their dates, Veronica fears her time with Archie just won't measure up.
Reprints

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

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

Betty’s Better Babysitting Tips (Table of Contents: 40)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Soap Operations (Table of Contents: 41)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Reggie Mantle (dream only); Jughead Jones (dream only)
Synopsis
Betty falls asleep during a marathon DVD session of her favorite soap opera and dreams she and the Archie cast are acting out the drama's plot lines.
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[Subscribe to all your favorite Archie comic books today!] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

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

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

[Free Archie App!] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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

[36 puppies to collect with secret messages to share!] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

Action Lab; Toys R Us / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Best of Archie Comics
  3. 2. Dippy Dancings
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. A Young Man's Fancy!
    Betty
  5. 4. Hog Wild
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Cover Story
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Net Set
    Betty
  8. 7. Fatal Distraction
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Free Comic Book Day
  10. 9. Sophisticated Style
    Veronica
  11. 10. The Right Move?
    Betty
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina
  13. 12. Double Date
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  14. 13. Spellbinder
    Sabrina
  15. 14. Carry On, Aunt Hilda
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  16. 15. ["The Wet Coin"]
    Sabrina Tricks
  17. 16. [Archie 1000 Page Mega Comics Digest]
  18. 17. ["Bawww!"]
    Veronica Gag Bag
  19. 18. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  20. 19. Scooter Scare
    Betty
  21. 20. The Big Breakup Part One
    Betty
  22. 21. The Big Breakup Part II
    Betty
  23. 22. Ol' Switcheroo
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Energy Crisis!
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Feelings
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Streak of Luck
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. The Nation's Most Wanted
    Betty Cooper, Super Sleuther
  28. 27. The Last Tycoon
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. Setting the Record Straight
    Betty's Diary
  30. 29. [Graphic Novel Library]
  31. 30. ["Oh, Archie! This is the most beautiful view..."]
    Betty Pin Up
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie and Friends
  33. 32. Something to Cheer About
    Little Betty & Veronica
  34. 33. Trouble 4 2
    Little Betty & Veronica
  35. 34. Late Date
    Little Betty
  36. 35. Fun Fashions
    Little Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. [Digest Sample Pack!]
  38. 37. Betty's Spring Fashions
  39. 38. The Frosty Date
    Veronica
  40. 39. [How to get your free comic]
  41. 40. Betty’s Better Babysitting Tips
  42. 41. Soap Operations
    Betty and Veronica
  43. 42. [Subscribe to all your favorite Archie comic books today!]
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  45. 44. [Free Archie App!]
  46. 45. [36 puppies to collect with secret messages to share!]
    Action Lab; Toys R Us
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