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Archie, 1987 Series
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty and Veronica snowboarding
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews (on snowboard)
Keywords
snowboard; snowboarding

[Download the All New App!] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

That's Some Val-entine! (The Many Loves of Archie Andrews!! part 3 of 10) (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Valerie Smith; Jughead Jones; Josie McCoy; Melanie Valentine; Alexander Cabot; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Valerie fall asleep while making music together and miss the train for their Valentine's Day concert.
Reprints
Keywords
band; concert; Facetime; Josie and the Pussycats; music; singing; songwriting; Valentine's Day

That's of Snow Account! part 1 and 2 (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Count Monte Krysko; Hermione Lodge; Contessa Meryl
Synopsis
A Count visits the Lodges and steals their jewelry. Betty and Veronica come up with a plan to catch the thieves before they can skip town.
Reprints
Keywords
house guest; jewels; snowmobile; thief

Cold Spell (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty laments how much she hates the cold weather but not if it brings her and Archie together.
Reprints
Keywords
cold; hot; snow blower; snow shoveling

Mark of Madness (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Synopsis
Veronica freaks out when she gets a small callus on her hand.
Reprints

[The Truth Is Out There] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Diamond Select; MiniMates / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Betty as Majorette] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty high-stepping in a red drum majorette's uniform and holding a baton.
Reprints
Keywords
baton; drum majorette; marching band

Bird Ladies of Riverdale (Table of Contents: 8)

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; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jealous of the praise Betty garners when she spreads bird seed on the school grounds to feed hungry birds, Veronica decides to do the same. But naturally she can't settle for just spreading common bird seed.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow!! Knee boots and knickers... very smart, Betty!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica admires Betty's snow shoveling outfit.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Sabrina / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Sabrina Spellman

Snogo (Table of Contents: 11)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Samm Schwartz (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; unnamed stranger; the postman
Synopsis
Sabrina accidentally uses magic in front of a passing stranger. Hilda's efforts to cover for Sabrina only make things worse.
Reprints

Horrible Harvey (Table of Contents: 12)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey Kinkle; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie begins to notice that whenever Reggie is mean or insulting to Harvey, freak accidents suddenly start happening to him.
Reprints

Bringing Up Esmeralda (Table of Contents: 13)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Esmeralda
Synopsis
Sabrina takes Esmeralda to a ski resort.
Reprints
Keywords
magician; resort; skiing

Fine and Dandy (Table of Contents: 14)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey Kinkle
Synopsis
Harvey has an overdue library book - - way overdue.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Slimy Creatures (Table of Contents: 15)

Cousin Ambrose / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Cousin Ambrose
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the letters puzzle.

Pet Patter (Table of Contents: 16)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda takes her pet into a store.
Reprints

Pajama Game (Table of Contents: 17)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Esmeralda
Synopsis
Sabrina and Esmeralda have a pajama party.
Reprints

[Archie #5] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Ball Brawl (Table of Contents: 19)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Smithers brings Mr. Lodge a platter of snowballs to use on Archie.
Reprints

[Jughead #3] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Browse 'Til You Grouse (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica can't find anything to wear.
Reprints

The Chains That Bind Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 22)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica gets ready to take a trip across the world to the country of Tonga, where they tend to dress more conservatively than Veronica is used to. Veronica also laments living in Riverdale and admits to wanting to be a jet-setter.
Reprints

Free At Last Chapter 2 (Table of Contents: 23)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Todd; Mr. Veikune
Synopsis
Veronica arrives in Tonga, gets a handsome young escort named Todd, shops in Tonga's quaint shops, and goes snorkeling.
Reprints
Keywords
scuba diving; stamp collecting; Tonga

The Guilded Cage Chapter 3 (Table of Contents: 24)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Ryan Golding; Todd
Synopsis
While exploring a suppossedly uninhabited island, Veronica meets Ryan Golding, an old acquaintance living a "Robinson Crusoe" lifestyle.
Reprints
Keywords
flying fox; Tonga

Responsibilities Realized Chapter 4 (Table of Contents: 25)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; King of Tonga; Ryan Golding; Mr. Veikune; Todd; Betty Cooper; Professor Benjamin Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Veronica meets the King, finds that Ryan is rejoining the world, goes to a Tongan feast, and returns to Riverdale.
Reprints
Keywords
Tonga

The Big Puzzle (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Nurse Oyama; Fred Andrews; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica tells Betty she is done with Archie and Betty tries to figure out why.
Reprints

The Task (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Grundy wants Betty to tutor Archie, which makes Veronica jealous at the thought of all the time Betty and Archie will spend together.
Reprints

Here Comes the Judge (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Judge Julie; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica decide to go on Judge Julie, a reality tv show, to settle their differences.
Reprints
Keywords
courtroom

Indexer Notes

Judge Julie is a parody of the TV show Judge Judy.

Up to Date (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Victor Gorelick (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Veronica Lodge; George
Synopsis
Betty's mom alters her skimpy new dress into an old-fashioned gown with bustles and a high neckline, which Betty finds humiliating but which attracts a cute guy who loves the "old-fashioned girl."
Reprints
Keywords
closet; dress; house-cleaning; sewing

Myth America (Table of Contents: 30)

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; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Gaston the chef; Smithers the butler; Jimbo the keyboardist
Synopsis
Veronica decides she's going to win the Miss America pageant. Now she has to find a talent she can perform in the pageant.
Reprints

The Jokers (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica puts black paper over her front teeth to play a gag on Archie. Archie gets payback by playing a trick on the girls using glasses of water.
Reprints
Keywords
practical jokes; teeth

Slide Rule (Table of Contents: 32)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 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
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Gaston; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Betty slides down the banister at the Lodge mansion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When originally printed in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #132, writing was credited to Mike Pellowski and inks were credited to Al Milgrom.

One of a Kind (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Wacky Jackie
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to help a freshman student who's fashion sense is wacky.
Reprints

[20% of all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Veronica Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Victor Gorelick

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Skiing is such fun!!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica asks Archie what part of skiing he likes best.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

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.

My Number One Gal (Table of Contents: 37)

Little Betty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Little Veronica Lodge; Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Little Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Little Reggie and Little Jughead try to help Little Betty get her picture in the paper.
Reprints

Back Yard Circus Puzzle (Table of Contents: 38)

Little Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Reprints
Keywords
circus

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the letters to discover the circus acts.

The School Scoop (Table of Contents: 39)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Betty Cooper; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Little Dilton Doiley; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The kids go to Mr. Lodge to get the money to repair the school paper's broken printing press.
Reprints

[Graphic Novel Library Sale] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

Elite Defeat (Table of Contents: 41)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The gang is at Mr. Lodge's private ski lodge.
Reprints

There's Snow Business Like Snow Business (Table of Contents: 42)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica takes credit for the snowman built by Betty.
Reprints

[Double Digest Bundle Pack] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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

Fun Fan (Table of Contents: 44)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty argues that cross-country skiing is better than downhill skiing or ski jumping.
Reprints
Keywords
cross country skiing; downhill skiing; ski jumping; skiing

[Welcome to the New Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

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

The Switcheroo (Table of Contents: 46)

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

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica switch hair styles.
Reprints

[Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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

[75 Years 75 Stories] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

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

[Star Wars Jedi Academy] (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

Scholastic / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty and Veronica snowboarding"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Download the All New App!]
  3. 2. That's Some Val-entine! (The Many Loves of Archie Andrews!! part 3 of 10)
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. That's of Snow Account! part 1 and 2
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Cold Spell
    Betty
  6. 5. Mark of Madness
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. [The Truth Is Out There]
    Diamond Select; MiniMates
  8. 7. [Betty as Majorette]
    Betty's Pin-Up Page
  9. 8. Bird Ladies of Riverdale
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. ["Wow!! Knee boots and knickers... very smart, Betty!"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin Up
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina
  12. 11. Snogo
    Sabrina
  13. 12. Horrible Harvey
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  14. 13. Bringing Up Esmeralda
    Sabrina
  15. 14. Fine and Dandy
    Sabrina
  16. 15. Slimy Creatures
    Cousin Ambrose
  17. 16. Pet Patter
    Sabrina
  18. 17. Pajama Game
    Sabrina
  19. 18. [Archie #5]
  20. 19. Ball Brawl
    Mr. Lodge
  21. 20. [Jughead #3]
  22. 21. Browse 'Til You Grouse
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. The Chains That Bind Chapter 1
    Veronica
  24. 23. Free At Last Chapter 2
    Veronica
  25. 24. The Guilded Cage Chapter 3
    Veronica
  26. 25. Responsibilities Realized Chapter 4
    Veronica
  27. 26. The Big Puzzle
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. The Task
    Betty's Diary
  29. 28. Here Comes the Judge
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. Up to Date
    Betty
  31. 30. Myth America
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. The Jokers
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. Slide Rule
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. One of a Kind
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. [20% of all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  36. 35. ["Skiing is such fun!!"]
    Veronica Pin-Up
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie and Friends
  38. 37. My Number One Gal
    Little Betty
  39. 38. Back Yard Circus Puzzle
    Little Archie
  40. 39. The School Scoop
    Little Archie
  41. 40. [Graphic Novel Library Sale]
  42. 41. Elite Defeat
    Veronica
  43. 42. There's Snow Business Like Snow Business
    Veronica
  44. 43. [Double Digest Bundle Pack]
  45. 44. Fun Fan
    Betty
  46. 45. [Welcome to the New Riverdale]
  47. 46. The Switcheroo
    Betty and Veronica
  48. 47. [Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...]
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  50. 49. [75 Years 75 Stories]
  51. 50. [Star Wars Jedi Academy]
    Scholastic
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