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Archie, 1987 Series
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Pages
260
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10 times a year
On-sale date
2015-10-28
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover title: Betty and Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest
Indicia title: Betty & Veronica (Jumbo Comics) Double Digest`


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Vegas
Keywords
candy cane; Christmas

[Free Archie Comics App!] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The First Noelle (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Gary Martin (credited)
Colors
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Archie Andrews; Noelle Claus; Santa Close; Sugarplum; Jingles; Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer
Synopsis
Noelle takes Archie to the North Pole where he finds Santa's workshop.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; elves; North Pole

Yuletide Fool Time (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 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
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Miss Beazly
Synopsis
Miss Grundy and Miss Beazly trap Mr. Weatherbee under the mistletoe and Archie knocks over the Christmas Tree.
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas Tree; mistletoe

Indexer Notes

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

Cartons of Joy (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
Lisa Goldwater (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; un-named family; un-named kids
Synopsis
Veronica decides to help out a poor family by buying them Christmas gifts.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

The Knit Pickers (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
On the advice of Jughead, Betty and Veronica decide to make their gifts for Archie and both knit him stocking caps.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Veronica's Christmas List! (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Word find puzzle with a gift theme.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Glad Dad (Table of Contents: 7)

Mister Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge's best Christmas present is that Archie can't come visit.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

The Greed Breed (Table of Contents: 8)

Leroy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Santa Claus; Leroy
Synopsis
Leroy does not have a long Christmas list.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

[Jughead #3] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Rich Pitch (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica leaf through Veronica's copy of "The Big Bucks Catalog For the Super-Rich".
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Betty's Christmas Card (Table of Contents: 11)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Sabrina / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Characters
Sabrina

Indexer Notes

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

The Spell of the Season (Table of Contents: 13)

Sabrina's Christmas Magic / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Della; Harvey Kinkle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
After Della and Aunt Hilda read her the riot act over getting the goody-goody Christmas spirit, Sabrina resolves to do her duty as a witch and resist doing good deeds for people at Christmas. But when she's taken hostage by two bank robbers, she sees the opportunity to do good by doing evil.
Reprints
Keywords
bank robbery; Christmas

Tail Tale (Table of Contents: 14)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Salem; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda gives Salem magic powers so he can keep Sabrina out of mischief while she is gone but it is Sabrina that has to undo all Salem's mischief.
Reprints

Modern Times (Table of Contents: 15)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Hilda has a violent confrontation with an obstinate vending machine.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Witch and Warlock] (Table of Contents: 16)

Sabrina / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Sabrina Spellman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Find all the occurrences of the words 'witch' and 'warlock' in the puzzle.

Cheer Chore (Table of Contents: 17)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellma; Melissa
Synopsis
Sabrina creates two mascots for the basketball team.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball; cheerleader; mascot

[Gotham Before the Legend] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Diamond Select / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hats Off to Veronica Fashions (Table of Contents: 19)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashions submitted by Sarah K from Illinois.

[The Best of Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Gym Trim (Table of Contents: 21)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Kurt Schaffenberger

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica takes advantage of her father's preoccupation with his personal trainer.
Reprints
Keywords
exercise; personal trainer

Indexer Notes

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

Going Ape (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Mark Brewer (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mr. Karp; Barbara Karp; Nicky the chimpanzee
Synopsis
Betty is hired to babysit a chimpanzee.
Reprints
Keywords
chimpanzee

My Best Enemy (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Yet again, Betty and Veronica are competing to get a date with Archie. But Veronica warns Betty to change her clothes when the Cooking Club comes to initiate their newest pledge-- Betty!
Reprints

Football Fever (Table of Contents: 24)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty tries to take Archie's mind off football for one night, but everywhere they turn she sees football references that she must block from him.
Reprints
Keywords
football

Brisk Encounter (Table of Contents: 25)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
It is a very windy November day in Riverdale.
Reprints
  • US from Archie (Archie, 1959 series) #410 (April 1993) [Script is listed as Frank Doyle in the Archie 410 credits but is listed as Angelo Decesare in this entry for Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (1987 series) #238.]
Keywords
wind

The Doggie Bag (Table of Contents: 26)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty befriends a mistreated dog which leads to the arrest of a burglar.
Reprints

Resting Her Case! (Table of Contents: 27)

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
Betty has been unable to sleep due to noise in her neighborhood so Veronica takes her to a cabin in the woods hoping the quiet there will allow Betty to sleep.
Reprints

Diary Dear (Table of Contents: 28)

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
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.
Reprints

Memory Lane Is a One Way Street (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty's dad starts to feel bad when he realizes that his youth was a long time ago.
Reprints
Keywords
nostalgia

Friendly Competition (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Jenkins; Lara; Susie; Jimmy Roberts; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica volunteer at Riverdale Elementary where they meet two little girls who remind them of themselves.
Reprints
Keywords
rivarly

Tear Jerker (Table of Contents: 31)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
After watching a sad movie, Betty is emotional all day and Archie thinks it's his fault.
Reprints

Double Feature (Table of Contents: 32)

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; Hiram Lodge; Ginger; Jill; Zoe; Tamara
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica take four younger girls to a movie and are so busy keeping track of them they never see the movie.
Reprints

Do What?! I Could Break a Nail! (Table of Contents: 33)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Puzzle page

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

Gala Game (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica brags to Betty about how her cheerleader squad out-performed the opposing squad.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #10] (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Used as the title page for the next section featuring reprints of early Betty and Veronica stories.

The Fabulous Fifties (Table of Contents: 36)

From the Vault of Archie Comics! / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Information about the stories from the 1950's that follow this piece.

Join the Ladies? (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5.75 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty wants to join Veronica's sorority but must go through an initiation.
Reprints
Keywords
hazing; initiation; sorority

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie! - If you kiss me I'll scream!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica threatens to scream if Archie kisses her.
Reprints

Many Scrappy Returns (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty bakes a birthday cake for Reggie.
Reprints
Keywords
birthday cake

Cook's Tour (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Script
?
Pencils
George Frese
Inks
George Frese
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
The misadventures of Betty and Veronica in the kitchen.
Reprints
Keywords
cooking

Indexer Notes

The text article says this story comes from Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #38 which is incorrect, it comes from #39.

Joyful Journey (Table of Contents: 41)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Fred Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
After hearing Mr. Weatherbee's lecture on the importance of spreading happiness, Betty decides to spread joy to everyone in her life, but her "joyful" pronouncements set off a class war between the Andrews and Lodge families.
Reprints

Those Are the Breaks! (Table of Contents: 42)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Cooper; Chuck Thomas
Synopsis
Trying to get a date with a handsome boy named Chuck who Archie is setting up with Betty, Veronica pretends to be Betty and bad-mouths Veronica, eventually convincing both Chuck and Archie that Veronica is no good.
Reprints
Keywords
blind date

Hide and Sneak (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica goes out with Moose so Midge will be free to go out with Reggie but both dates end up at the same museum.
Reprints
Keywords
museum

Party Gal (Table of Contents: 44)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Alice Cooper; Gladys Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Betty is practicing decorating a birthday cake and everyone gets the idea it is somebody else's birthday.
Reprints
Keywords
birthday cake

Triple Date (Table of Contents: 45)

Veronica / 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
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica have a double date with Archie and Reggie, but with Betty sick Veronica tries to date both boys at once.
Reprints

News and Views (Table of Contents: 46)

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; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
When Mr. Weatherbee suggests that Betty and Veronica make the school newspaper more interesting they start writing sensational headlines, which he likes until one makes him look silly.
Reprints

A Really Super Person (Table of Contents: 47)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty has a dream where she has a secret power, the ability to make everyone love her, that gets her elected President.
Reprints

Just Kidding (Table of Contents: 48)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica attend Reggie's stand-up set at a local comedy club. Suddenly Veronica begins heckling Reggie, but for a reason that's not immediately apparent.
Reprints
Keywords
comedy club

Dancing Fool (Table of Contents: 49)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica wants a dance named after her.
Reprints
Keywords
dancing

The Cruelest Cut (Table of Contents: 50)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica's hairdresser moves to Minnesota and she can't find a suitable replacement.
Reprints

It's in the Bag (Table of Contents: 51)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica take elaborate precautions to make sure a sudden rain storm doesn't spoil their new designer hair-dos.
Reprints

Court Jester (Table of Contents: 52)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
After a big loss, Betty tries to take Archie's mind off basketball by steering him clear of any mention of the game.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball

Guest Who (Table of Contents: 53)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Damon; Smithers
Synopsis
A boy returns Veronica's cellphone and proves to be even more of a klutz than Archie is.
Reprints

The Auctioneers (Table of Contents: 54)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee gets Mr. Lodge and his rival in business into a bidding war, unaware that both men think they're bidding on different items.
Reprints

Cat-Astrophe (Table of Contents: 55)

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
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty finds a lost kitten and takes care of it until its rightful owner can be found.
Reprints

What a Gem! (Table of Contents: 56)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Find a word puzzle.

Retro Cool Dance Party (Table of Contents: 57)

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

Script
Jessica DeCarlo; Dan DeCarlo
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dan DeCarlo
Synopsis
The Riverdale gang demonstrate various dance styles in period costumes while a caricature of artist Dan DeCarlo narrates.
Reprints
Keywords
dancing; zoot suit

Indexer Notes

Jessica DeCarlo (relation?) is credited with the page concept in the original printing.

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Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie wears a Christmas card.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 60)

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

All By Myself (Table of Contents: 61)

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

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
children
Characters
Little Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Sue Stringly
Synopsis
Little Veronica helps Sue Stringly make paper flowers and sell them to get money for Christmas presents.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

The Christmas Tree (Table of Contents: 62)

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

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

Genre
humor; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Little Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Santa Claus
Synopsis
Sabrina and her aunts help Santa Claus after his sled collides with a meteor.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas tree; reindeer

Happy Holidays (Table of Contents: 63)

Little Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
children
Characters
Little Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Little Sabrina goes Christmas caroling.
Reprints
Keywords
caroling; Christmas

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Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the letters to determine who Betty is sending Christmas cards to.

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Veronica's Christmas Card (Table of Contents: 67)

Veronica / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica manipulates an Archie puppet.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas tree; puppet

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

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Vacation Deflation (Table of Contents: 69)

Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Ethel tells Betty and Veronica they will love the ski lodge because there are three boys for every girl.
Reprints

She's So Gifted (Table of Contents: 70)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Sugar Plum; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica's parents are making homemade gifts for Christmas, so Veronica (with prodding from the elf, Sugar Plum) opts to do what she is gifted to.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas present

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Free Archie Comics App!]
  3. 2. The First Noelle
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Yuletide Fool Time
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Cartons of Joy
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. The Knit Pickers
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Veronica's Christmas List!
    Veronica
  8. 7. Glad Dad
    Mister Lodge
  9. 8. The Greed Breed
    Leroy
  10. 9. [Jughead #3]
  11. 10. Rich Pitch
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Betty's Christmas Card
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina
  14. 13. The Spell of the Season
    Sabrina's Christmas Magic
  15. 14. Tail Tale
    Sabrina
  16. 15. Modern Times
    Sabrina
  17. 16. [Witch and Warlock]
    Sabrina
  18. 17. Cheer Chore
    Sabrina
  19. 18. [Gotham Before the Legend]
    Diamond Select
  20. 19. Hats Off to Veronica Fashions
    Veronica
  21. 20. [The Best of Archie Comics]
  22. 21. Gym Trim
    Veronica
  23. 22. Going Ape
    Betty
  24. 23. My Best Enemy
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Football Fever
    Betty
  26. 25. Brisk Encounter
    Veronica
  27. 26. The Doggie Bag
    Betty
  28. 27. Resting Her Case!
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. Diary Dear
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. Memory Lane Is a One Way Street
    Betty's Diary
  31. 30. Friendly Competition
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. Tear Jerker
    Betty
  33. 32. Double Feature
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. Do What?! I Could Break a Nail!
    Veronica
  35. 34. Gala Game
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. [Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #10]
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. The Fabulous Fifties
    From the Vault of Archie Comics!
  38. 37. Join the Ladies?
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  39. 38. ["Archie! - If you kiss me I'll scream!"]
    Archie
  40. 39. Many Scrappy Returns
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. Cook's Tour
    Betty and Veronica
  42. 41. Joyful Journey
    Betty and Veronica
  43. 42. Those Are the Breaks!
    Betty and Veronica
  44. 43. Hide and Sneak
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  45. 44. Party Gal
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  46. 45. Triple Date
    Veronica
  47. 46. News and Views
    Betty and Veronica
  48. 47. A Really Super Person
    Betty
  49. 48. Just Kidding
    Betty and Veronica
  50. 49. Dancing Fool
    Betty and Veronica
  51. 50. The Cruelest Cut
    Veronica
  52. 51. It's in the Bag
    Betty and Veronica
  53. 52. Court Jester
    Betty
  54. 53. Guest Who
    Veronica
  55. 54. The Auctioneers
    Betty and Veronica
  56. 55. Cat-Astrophe
    Betty
  57. 56. What a Gem!
    Veronica
  58. 57. Retro Cool Dance Party
    Betty and Veronica
  59. 58. [20% of all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  60. 59. He's a Cad
    Archie
  61. 60. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie and Friends
  62. 61. All By Myself
    Little Veronica
  63. 62. The Christmas Tree
    Little Sabrina
  64. 63. Happy Holidays
    Little Sabrina
  65. 64. [Graphic Novel Library Sale]
  66. 65. Oops!
    Betty
  67. 66. [Double Digest Bundle Pack]
  68. 67. Veronica's Christmas Card
    Veronica
  69. 68. [Welcome to the New Riverdale]
  70. 69. Vacation Deflation
    Ethel
  71. 70. She's So Gifted
    Veronica
  72. 71. [Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...]
  73. 72. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  74. 73. [75 Years 75 Stories]
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