(September 2016)

Archie, 1987 Series
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4.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year
On-sale date
2016-07-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library; Archie 75 Years
Barcode
762816469500 24511
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[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; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Keywords
roller coaster

[Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

The CW / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Dark Side (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Cheryl Blossom
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica have a mishap in the spray tan booth that leads to them being extra tan on the front and no tan on the back.
Keywords
tanning

Don't Get Cute With Me (Table of Contents: 3)

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; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica argue of the usage of the word "cute".
Reprints

Picnic Problem (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Hy Eisman
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; scout troop; sky divers
Synopsis
Archie is tired of his romantic picnics with Betty being interrupted.
Reprints

Cover Story (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica spend the afternoon sniping at each other, until Veronica runs into some trouble.
Reprints

The Joke's On You (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica writes into the TV show Pranksters to get Betty on the show. But Betty also does the same to Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
hidden camera; prank; reality show; TV

Indexer Notes

Similar to the MTV show Punk'd which was popular at the time.

Wet and Wild (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Teresa Davidson (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Veronica gets dunked repeatedly at the beach, ruining her hairdo.
Reprints
Keywords
surfing; water skiing

[Betty & Veronica #1] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Horse Sense! (Table of Contents: 9)

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
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda (Aunt Hildy); Aunt Zelda; Amy Gordon; Sentry; Amelia
Synopsis
Sabrina helps rescue a centaur who is trapped in the form of a horse.
Reprints
Keywords
centaur; supernatural

Hat Attack! (Table of Contents: 10)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Sabrina; Salem
Synopsis
At the beach with the family.
Reprints
Keywords
supernatural

It's My Party (Table of Contents: 11)

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
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Salem; Harvey; Llandra; Shinji; Amy; Marcus
Synopsis
Sabrina throws a party for her charm school friends but Harvey is left out.
Reprints
Keywords
supernatural

[Ghostbusters] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Diamond Select / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Veronica's Style (Table of Contents: 13)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
?
Colors
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reader submitted fashions by Stephanie M., Anna L., and Heather G.

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

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

Calamity Call (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty waits by the phone for Archie to call. She gets so frustrated while waiting that when Archie does call, she turns down the date.
Reprints
Keywords
telephone

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie #9] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Style Trial (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica can't decide how to do her hair.
Reprints

[Jughead #7] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Veronica Pin Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How's everything on the public beach, Veronica?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica spies on Archie and Betty from her public beach.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Curious Color Choice (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty wants to paint her room.
Reprints

Fence Suspense (Table of Contents: 21)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley (credited)
Pencils
Al Hartley (credited)
Inks
Al Hartley (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie spends his time at the beach trying to keep Veronica and a muscle-bound stud separate.
Reprints

Paying Through the Nose (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (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
Synopsis
Veronica has purchased a bottle of Moi Odeur, the most expensive perfume in the world.
Reprints
Keywords
perfume

Grease Monkey! (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Joe the mechanic; Veronica Lodge; Lance (Veronica's date)
Synopsis
Veronica makes fun of Betty for getting a job as a mechanic but ends up needing her services anyways when her date's car breaks down.
Reprints

Dumb Dates (Table of Contents: 24)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Fred Andrews; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Veronica uses Archie to cover for her while she flirts with the wild side of life.
Reprints
Keywords
biker; motorcycle gang

Veronica in Rome (Table of Contents: 25)

Veronica / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Allan (credited); Mark Waid (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Bill; Dan; Miss Primp; Headmistress Bellegrini; Nasthalthia; Hermione Lodge; Smithers; Henson; Angela; Arturo Cabrini; Benito Cabrini; Angela Cabrini; Angelina Cabrini
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge sends Veronica to a business school in Rome.
Reprints
Keywords
Circus Maximus; Colosseum; Column of Trajan; Emperor Tiberius; Michelangelo; Pantheon; Piazza Barberini; Piazza Navona; Raphael Santi; Roman Catholic Church; St. Peter's Basilica; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Vatican City

Indexer Notes

Story has four chapters. Chapter 1: Mama Mia; chapter 2: That's a Spicy Meatball; chapter 3: Memories... of the Way We Were...; chapter 4: There's No Place Like Rome.

Styles of Rome with Veronica (Table of Contents: 26)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Hy Eisman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Heart Art (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
At a carnival, Betty almost ruins her chances with Archie by doing better than him at all the games.
Reprints
Keywords
carnival

Splash (Table of Contents: 28)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Both Archie and Betty squirt Veronica with a hose while they are washing their cars.
Reprints
Keywords
car wash; wet

[Archie 1000 Page Comics!] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

Circles (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Little Betty; Little Archie; Hal Cooper; Bruce; Belinda; Alice Cooper; Clyde; Caramel
Synopsis
Little Betty tries to find homes for Caramel's litter of cats.
Keywords
kittens; tv commercial

Indexer Notes

Hal Cooper is called 'Herb' in this story.

It's A Snap (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie; Little Veronica; Little Reggie
Synopsis
Reggie and his practical jokes keep interfering with Archie's time with Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
practical jokes

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

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Drive Drama (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dave Manak (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica play golf.
Keywords
golf

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

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

Lodge, On Luck (Table of Contents: 35)

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; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica doubts Betty's claim that a jade necklace she wears is a good luck charm until circumstances seem to provide proof.
Reprints
Keywords
good luck charm

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

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

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

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashions sent in by Alex W., Jenn D., Kimber S. and Bethany P.

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

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

Down to Earth (Table of Contents: 39)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Space aliens come to Earth to see if there is intelligent life.
Reprints
Keywords
alien

What Did You Do This Summer? (Table of Contents: 40)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Binky Barnes; Mousey Skitter (villain); Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Using her criminology book to help young Binky Barnes look for his stolen bicycle, Betty and the boy stumble onto a theft ring that steals bikes and breaks them down to sell for parts.
Reprints

[Subscribe to all your favorite comics Double Digests today & save] (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)

[Download the All New App!] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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

[Dreamjumper] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

Scholastic / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Riverdale]
    The CW
  3. 2. The Dark Side
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Don't Get Cute With Me
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Picnic Problem
    Betty
  6. 5. Cover Story
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. The Joke's On You
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Wet and Wild
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. [Betty & Veronica #1]
  10. 9. Horse Sense!
    Sabrina
  11. 10. Hat Attack!
    Sabrina
  12. 11. It's My Party
    Sabrina
  13. 12. [Ghostbusters]
    Diamond Select
  14. 13. Veronica's Style
    Veronica
  15. 14. [Jughead Volume One]
  16. 15. Calamity Call
    Betty
  17. 16. [Archie #9]
  18. 17. Style Trial
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. [Jughead #7]
  20. 19. ["How's everything on the public beach, Veronica?"]
    Veronica Pin Up
  21. 20. Curious Color Choice
    Betty
  22. 21. Fence Suspense
    Veronica
  23. 22. Paying Through the Nose
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Grease Monkey!
    Betty
  25. 24. Dumb Dates
    Veronica
  26. 25. Veronica in Rome
    Veronica
  27. 26. Styles of Rome with Veronica
    Veronica
  28. 27. Heart Art
    Betty and Me
  29. 28. Splash
    Veronica
  30. 29. [Archie 1000 Page Comics!]
  31. 30. Circles
    Little Betty
  32. 31. It's A Snap
    Little Archie
  33. 32. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  34. 33. Drive Drama
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. [Graphic Novel Library Sale]
  36. 35. Lodge, On Luck
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. [Double Digest Bundle Pack]
  38. 37. Betty's Assorted Fashions
    Betty
  39. 38. [Welcome to the New Riverdale]
  40. 39. Down to Earth
    Veronica
  41. 40. What Did You Do This Summer?
    Betty
  42. 41. [Subscribe to all your favorite comics Double Digests today & save]
  43. 42. [Try these new Archie Comics Digests!]
  44. 43. [Download the All New App!]
  45. 44. [Dreamjumper]
    Scholastic
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Katy Hayhurst
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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