(February 2017)

Archie, 1987 Series
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164
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On-sale Date
2016-12-14
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hurry, Archie! Or we’ll beat you to the bottom!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Keywords
skiing

[Archie Volume Two] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Fishing for Love (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
It's the first day of ice fishing season and both Betty and Archie invite Veronica to go with them.
Keywords
ice fishing

Doggone (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Archie play frisbee in the snow. Hot Dog steals their frisbee.
Reprints
Keywords
frisbee; hot chocolate; snow

Bear-ly Skating (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
John Rose (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie's new job is mascot at an ice skating rink.
Reprints
Keywords
ice skating

Preferential Treatment! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica go to an expensive department store Bon Bon for shoe shopping. The sales women all fawn over Betty because they think she is the mystery shopper.
Reprints
Keywords
mall; shopping

Going To Extremes (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Svenson the janitor; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
The furnace at Riverdale High breaks down, causing the school to become as frigid inside as the weather outside.
Reprints

Snow a Go-Go (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Matt (Archie's uncle); Joan (Archie's Aunt)
Synopsis
Archie and Betty drive to his Uncle Matt's farm in a driving snowstorm.
Reprints
Keywords
snowmobile

[Betty and Veronica by Rachel Antonoff] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Just Dreamy! (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; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Aunt Hilda; Sabrina; Aunt Zelda; Harvey Kinkle; Beowulf; Grendel
Synopsis
Sabrina falls asleep reading Grendel and inserts herself into the story.
Reprints

Magical Makeover! (Table of Contents: 10)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Aunt Hilda; Sabrina; Aunt Zelda; Salem
Synopsis
Salem wants a makeover.
Reprints
Keywords
dragon

Zap It To Me! (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; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Sabrina Spellman; Salem; Harvey
Synopsis
Sabrina, Hilda and Zelda are plagued by "Zap" marketers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Zap" marketers are the magical equivalent of telemarketers.

It's In the Stars (Table of Contents: 12)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Harvey; Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina's date runs a little late.

[Nightmare Before Christmas Mini-Mates] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Diamond Select / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Betty & Veronica #2] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Dizzy Tizzy (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica and Betty shop for ski clothes.
Reprints

[Josie and the Pussycats #3] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Betty's Casual Fashions (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Reggie and Me #1] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

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

Veronica Pin-Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You can leave the price tags...
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Reprints

Birthday Bungle (Table of Contents: 20)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
As a birthday present for her father, Veronica buys an engraved photo album filled with pictures of herself. But the photo shop gets her pictures mixed with someone else's.
Reprints

Something in the Air (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie's allergies have him sneezing all the time until Moose finds the cure.
Reprints

The Magic Word! (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
After seeing the latest Larry Plopper book in a bookstore, Betty and Veronica talk about what it would be like if magic existed.
Reprints
Keywords
magic; witch; wizard

Indexer Notes

Larry Plopper is a parody of Harry Potter.

The Right Moves (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Pencils
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is jealous because her father has been spending time playing chess with Betty.
Reprints
Keywords
chess

Slope Slipups (Table of Contents: 24)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Wilma DeMall
Synopsis
A videographer films Veronica trying to ski, hoping to use her antics to make a "How not to" video.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

Cutups (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Betty plays with paper dolls.
Reprints

On the Sweet Side (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Allison Flood (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica compete to get on Mr. Weatherbee's good side.
Reprints
Keywords
baking; EMS; fudge; paramedic; watch

Big Talk! (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Nakrosis (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty has a series of mishaps thinking people were talking to her when they were really talking on their cell phones.
Reprints
Keywords
cell phone

Late Mate (Table of Contents: 28)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is always late for her dates with Archie and he tries to teach her a lesson.
Reprints

The Advertising Game (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica both want to go to the dance with Archie, but decide neither will remind him or compete for him. Except Veronica cheats.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

One of the few DeCarlo stories since the early '60s where Betty wears her hair long instead of in a ponytail.

Pet Fret (Table of Contents: 30)

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; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Cousin Morton; Alice Cooper; Uncle John; Liz Palika; Louise Nohl; Frances North; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty is a judge at a dog costume contest.
Reprints

She's All Wet (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica becomes obsessed with joining the school swim team.
Reprints
Keywords
swim team

[Archie #15] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

Rich 'n' Happy (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Little Veronica; Little Betty; Smithers; Little Archie; Little Jughead
Synopsis
Little Betty spends the night with Little Veronica and learns that Little Veronica is rich but she isn't happy.
Reprints

The Play's the Thing (Table of Contents: 34)

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; Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Dilton Doily; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Sabrina gets kids to help with her play of "Hansel and Gretel" by tempting them with a real candy house.
Reprints
Keywords
school play

[Jughead #12] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

Worry Flurry (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica can't sleep because she is worried about a blizzard.
Reprints

[The Best of Archie Comics Deluxe Edition] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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

[20% off all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

That Certain Ring (Table of Contents: 39)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Phlips; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Superintendent Hassle; Ms. Oliver
Synopsis
Betty wears a fake nose ring to school.
Reprints

[Graphic Novel Super Store] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yippee! A perfect game!!!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty bowls a perfect game, by her standards.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling

Indexer Notes

This occurred before Betty became proficient in every sport.

[Welcome to the New Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

Warming Trend (Table of Contents: 43)

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; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Svenson; Dilton Doiley; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica wears a fake fur coat so she can stay warm despite wearing skimpy clothes underneath it.
Reprints
Keywords
cold; heating bill

[Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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

[Try these new Archie comics digests!] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

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[The New Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

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[Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hurry, Archie! Or we’ll beat you to the bottom!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Archie Volume Two]
  3. 2. Fishing for Love
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Doggone
    Betty
  5. 4. Bear-ly Skating
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Preferential Treatment!
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Going To Extremes
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Snow a Go-Go
    Betty
  9. 8. [Betty and Veronica by Rachel Antonoff]
  10. 9. Just Dreamy!
    Sabrina
  11. 10. Magical Makeover!
    Sabrina
  12. 11. Zap It To Me!
    Sabrina
  13. 12. It's In the Stars
    Sabrina
  14. 13. [Nightmare Before Christmas Mini-Mates]
    Diamond Select
  15. 14. [Betty & Veronica #2]
  16. 15. Dizzy Tizzy
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. [Josie and the Pussycats #3]
  18. 17. Betty's Casual Fashions
    Betty
  19. 18. [Reggie and Me #1]
  20. 19. ["You can leave the price tags..."]
    Veronica Pin-Up
  21. 20. Birthday Bungle
    Veronica
  22. 21. Something in the Air
    Archie
  23. 22. The Magic Word!
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. The Right Moves
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Slope Slipups
    Veronica
  26. 25. Cutups
    Betty
  27. 26. On the Sweet Side
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. Big Talk!
    Betty
  29. 28. Late Mate
    Veronica
  30. 29. The Advertising Game
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Pet Fret
    Betty
  32. 31. She's All Wet
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. [Archie #15]
  34. 33. Rich 'n' Happy
    Little Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. The Play's the Thing
    Little Sabrina
  36. 35. [Jughead #12]
  37. 36. Worry Flurry
    Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. [The Best of Archie Comics Deluxe Edition]
  39. 38. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  40. 39. That Certain Ring
    Betty
  41. 40. [Graphic Novel Super Store]
  42. 41. ["Yippee! A perfect game!!!"]
    Betty's Pin Up
  43. 42. [Welcome to the New Riverdale]
  44. 43. Warming Trend
    Betty and Veronica
  45. 44. [Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...]
  46. 45. [Try these new Archie comics digests!]
  47. 46. [The New Riverdale]
  48. 47. [Riverdale]
    CW
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