(June 2016)

Archie, 1987 Series
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4.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year
On-sale date
2016-05-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library; Archie 75 Years
Barcode
762816469500 24311
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

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


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Bill Galvan (signed)
Inks
Jim Amash (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Springtime is so beautiful, don’t you agree, Archie?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
flowers

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

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

Hooray for Bollywood (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie & Amisha / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Amisha; Raj Patel
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica think Amisha has the hots for Archie but it is really Raj she is after.
Keywords
Bollywood

The Face in the Mirror! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica buys a mirror at a flea market.
Reprints
Keywords
flea market

Mess Distress! (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / 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; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty's mom wants her to help clean the house, but Betty keeps making dates with Archie.
Reprints

Picture Perfect (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Nancy Woods; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is jealous of Betty who is being used as a model for an ad agency.
Reprints
Keywords
modeling

The Wild Twenties (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Fifi (the Lodges' maid); Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
After Betty gets her hair cut in the latest style -- called a bob --Veronica and her father argue about hairstyles, dress styles and bathing suit styles. Veronica then invites Archie, Reggie and Jughead over to the mansion to play jazz.
Reprints
Keywords
jazz

Indexer Notes

This story takes place in the 1920s.

[Outlaws of Time] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Harper Collins / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Charm School (Table of Contents: 8)

Sabrina / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
Jason Jensen (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Salem; Thomas Headstone; Lilith; Llandra; Shinji; Enchantra
Synopsis
Sabrina tries to get into a magical charm school but a rival student sabotages her entrance exam.
Reprints

Messy Essay (Table of Contents: 9)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
Jason Jensen (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Salem
Synopsis
Salem writes an essay for a cat food contest making it seem like he is one heroic pet, but things get a little tricky when he wins the grand prize.
Reprints

Double Date (Table of Contents: 10)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
Jason Jensen (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Salem
Synopsis
When Hilda and Zelda find themselves double booked for a date night, they have Sabrina and Salem impersonate them to fill in on one of their commitments.
Reprints

Date Fate (Table of Contents: 11)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Holly Golightly
Inks
Al Nickerson
Colors
Jason Jensen
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Salem
Synopsis
Zelda gets ready for a hot date she set up on-line.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[We're getting the team back together] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Diamond Select / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

B & V Switching Styles (Table of Contents: 13)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashions submitted by Heather H. from South Carolina.

[Archie Volume One] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Help Dress Archie (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty and Veronica / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
An Archie Andrews paper doll, complete with outfits.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Stars In My Eyes (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty gets a glow-in-the-dark space diorama for her bedroom window, so naturally Veronica has to go her one better.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie #8] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Prom Profile (Table of Contents: 18)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica's prom dress shows she has a sense of color.
Reprints
Keywords
prom

Climb Every Mountain (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (layouts); Dan Parent
Inks
Mark Brewer
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty tries to interest Veronica in rock climbing, but Veronica is resistant until she sees the type of buff guys the sport attracts.
Reprints
Keywords
rock climbing

I Spy, You Spy (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
After catching Veronica reading her diary, Betty writes entries to make Veronica believe that Betty is a foreign spy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No credits listed for this story which is unusual for digests of this time.

Sneak Attack (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty / comic story / 5 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
Synopsis
Who knew buying new sneakers was such a harrowing experience?
Reprints

The Smell Test (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie tries to be considerate by giving flowers to both Betty and Veronica, but his kindness ends up adversely affecting both girls.
Reprints

Snack Attack (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate (cameo); Hiram Lodge; Mr. Sommore
Synopsis
Jughead falls in love with some snack that Veronica has and tries to find another bag, only to discover they came from Japan.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Characters break the fourth wall and refer to the story "Poor Little Rich Girl."

Prom Qualm (Table of Contents: 24)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hermione Lodge; Cousin Wendy
Synopsis
Veronica spends all of her time leading up to the prom worrying about how Archie is going to mess it up.
Reprints
Keywords
prom

Wheelie Funny (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty's restored car is the hit of the car show.
Keywords
car restoration; car show

My Hero Is a Zero (Table of Contents: 26)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo DeCesare (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly; Archie Andrews; Mr. Frenliss
Synopsis
Trying to get Veronica to realize she can do better than Archie, Mr. Weatherbee assigns her to interview Archie for an average teenage boy study.

In the Name of Science (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty tries to keep Archie occupied while she works on her science fair project.
Reprints

She's Driving Me Crazy! (Table of Contents: 28)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica is not happy with the picture on her license.
Reprints
Keywords
DMV; drivers license

[Jughead #6] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

A Clean Sweep (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Pop Tate; Little Veronica; Little Archie; Smithers; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Little Archie is hired to clean the pool at the Lodge Mansion.
Keywords
swimming pool

Just Dreaming! (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Little Betty; Little Archie; Little Jughead; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Three of Betty's dreams are ruined by the appearance of Little Jughead.
Keywords
dream

[20% of all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Golf Gaff (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try miniature golf to see if it's a sport accident-prone Archie can play.
Reprints
Keywords
miniature golf

[Graphic Novel Library Sale] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

Where the Jobs Are (Table of Contents: 35)

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; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee (cameo)
Synopsis
At a job fair, the girls imagine themselves in the jobs not represented: spies, rock stars, bloggers, and theme park designers.
Reprints
Keywords
job fair

[Double Digest Bundle Pack] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie! Can you try to get that doll?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's roving eye rears its ugly head again at the carnival.
Reprints
Keywords
carnival

Indexer Notes

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

[Welcome to the New Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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

Nice Night (Table of Contents: 39)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Next time maybe Archie will walk Betty to her house after their date.
Reprints

Prom Primer (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Hiram Lodge; Nancy Woods; Hermione Lodge; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Veronica goes all out, expecting to be named prom queen, only to get a rude shock at the time of the prom.
Reprints
Keywords
prom

[Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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

[Try these new Archie comics digests!] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

[DC Comics Super Heroes] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Made for Fans by Fans] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

DK Books / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Springtime is so beautiful, don’t you agree, Archie?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Download the All New App!]
  3. 2. Hooray for Bollywood
    Archie & Amisha
  4. 3. The Face in the Mirror!
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Mess Distress!
    Betty
  6. 5. Picture Perfect
    Veronica
  7. 6. The Wild Twenties
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. [Outlaws of Time]
    Harper Collins
  9. 8. Charm School
    Sabrina
  10. 9. Messy Essay
    Sabrina
  11. 10. Double Date
    Sabrina
  12. 11. Date Fate
    Sabrina
  13. 12. [We're getting the team back together]
    Diamond Select
  14. 13. B & V Switching Styles
  15. 14. [Archie Volume One]
  16. 15. Help Dress Archie
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Stars In My Eyes
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. [Archie #8]
  19. 18. Prom Profile
    Veronica
  20. 19. Climb Every Mountain
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. I Spy, You Spy
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Sneak Attack
    Betty
  23. 22. The Smell Test
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Snack Attack
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Prom Qualm
    Veronica
  26. 25. Wheelie Funny
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. My Hero Is a Zero
    Veronica
  28. 27. In the Name of Science
    Betty
  29. 28. She's Driving Me Crazy!
    Veronica
  30. 29. [Jughead #6]
  31. 30. A Clean Sweep
    Little Veronica
  32. 31. Just Dreaming!
    Little Betty
  33. 32. [20% of all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  34. 33. Golf Gaff
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. [Graphic Novel Library Sale]
  36. 35. Where the Jobs Are
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. [Double Digest Bundle Pack]
  38. 37. ["Archie! Can you try to get that doll?"]
    Betty's Pin Up
  39. 38. [Welcome to the New Riverdale]
  40. 39. Nice Night
    Betty
  41. 40. Prom Primer
    Betty and Veronica
  42. 41. [Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...]
  43. 42. [Try these new Archie comics digests!]
  44. 43. [DC Comics Super Heroes]
    Lego
  45. 44. [Made for Fans by Fans]
    DK Books
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Katy Hayhurst
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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