(April 2017)

Archie, 1987 Series
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164
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On-sale date
2017-02-15
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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The Archie Library
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Digest
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Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

[Read it all on the Archie App] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Give My Regards to Bridgette (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
Veronica Lodge; Brigette; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Brigette is playing Juliet in a play on Broadway but Veronica tries to upstage her performance.
Keywords
play; Romeo and Juliet; theater

Indexer Notes

They say they are on Broadway but it does not look like they are in New York City.

Sleepshopping (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica realizes she's started "sleepshopping" so Betty offers to stay up and watch her to make sure she doesn't leave her house.
Reprints
Keywords
shopping; sleep; sleepwalking

Fish Hooked (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty wins a goldfish and the Cooper family gets caught up in the many complications of fish ownership.
Reprints
Keywords
aquarium; goldfish

The Girl From Upper Begonia (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica pretends to be an exchange student from Upper Begonia to fool Reggie.
Reprints

Memories (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Betty's Grandmother; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty helps her grandmother clean the attic and learns about some antique items.
Reprints

The Marrying Kind (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica fantasizes about what it would be like to be married.
Reprints
Keywords
marriage

[Don't Look Up] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Diamond Select; Star Trek / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

In Your Dreams (Table of Contents: 9)

Sabrina / comic story / 11 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
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey Kinkle; Salem
Synopsis
With the help of some mystical friends, Sabrina transports herself into Harvey's dream to test his reaction to finding out she's a witch.
Reprints

Lip Service (Table of Contents: 10)

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; Esmeralda; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Salem; Cousin Ambrose
Synopsis
Hilda accidentally casts an eternal sleep spell on herself.
Reprints

Which Cat Is That? (Table of Contents: 11)

Salem / 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
Salem; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Salem and the feline star of a television science fiction series switch places to see how the other lives.
Reprints

A Big Problem (Table of Contents: 12)

Salem / 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
Salem; Esmeralda; Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Esmeralda practices a transformation spell on Salem.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Betty and Veronica by Rachel Antonoff] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Rachel Antonoff / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Josie and the Pussycats #4] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You knitted that body sweater yourself?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica comments on Betty's body sweater.
Reprints

[Reggie and Me #3] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Quick Change (Table of Contents: 17)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is worried about the financial markets.
Reprints

[Jughead #13] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Fan Elan (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Zinc Boys
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica at the Zinc Boys concert.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Zinc Boys is a take-off on N Sync Boys, a rock group lasting from 1995 to 2002.

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

Lucky Charmed Life! (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica saves Betty's lucky charm, a small leprechaun figure.

Stranger Than Fiction (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reliving their fascination for the "Nancy Drool Novels", Betty and Veronica begin tailing Reggie when his actions seem suspicious.
Reprints

Mystery Date With Destiny (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hal Cooper; Pop Tate; Moose Mason
Synopsis
When Betty suddenly makes herself unavailable to everyone on Tuesday nights, Veronica assumes that she's seeing someone secretly and badgers Archie into joining her to surreptitiously follow Betty.
Reprints
Keywords
self defense

Shopping 101 (Table of Contents: 23)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Theresa Davidson (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
When a burger joint takes over Riverdale's cafeteria, Veronica dreams of what it would be like to have the mall and the high school merge into one building-- with some good and not so good results.
Reprints

Timely Tale (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica complains about how much time she has to wait at a restaurant.
Reprints
Keywords
dinner; lunch; restaurant

What a Doll! (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty enters a "design your own Barbie Doll" contest and submits a Barbie Doll design based on Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
Barbie doll

Indexer Notes

This is the same story as the next story in this digest. This story is told from Betty's point of view, the next story is told from Veronica's point of view.

Doll Yourself Up! (Table of Contents: 26)

Veronica / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica enters a "design your own Barbie Doll" contest and submits a design based on Betty.
Reprints
Keywords
Barbie doll

Indexer Notes

This is the same story as the previous story in this digest. This story is told from Veronica's point of view, the previous story is told from Betty's point of view.

Competition Repetition (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Hoping to get Betty and Veronica to stop fighting, Mr. Lodge asks them to think back to a time before they were fighting over Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
Girl Scouts

Whoops (Table of Contents: 28)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Find a word puzzle.

IT Fashions (Table of Contents: 29)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

[Jughead Volume Two] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

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

For the Record (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Little Betty; Little Veronica; Little Archie; Little Jughead; Little Reggie; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Miss Grundy's class wants to create the largest pizza in Riverdale.
Keywords
pizza

Words of a Witch (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Sabrina; Little Betty; Little Jughead; Little Archie; Little Reggie; Little Veronica; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Little Sabrina uses her aunt's spellbook to try to solve everybody's problems but just creates bigger problems.
Reprints

[Archie Volume Two] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

Sub Flub (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; John Butler
Synopsis
Betty meets the Lodge's new butler.

[Archie 75th Anniversary Digest #7] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

[20% off all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hip Trip (Table of Contents: 37)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Polly Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty visits her sister in San Francisco and while there gets an education in modern feminism.
Reprints
Keywords
Chinatown; San Francisco CA

[Graphic Novel Super Store] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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

Dancin' Fashions (Table of Contents: 39)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashion page.

[Welcome to the new Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

Beautiful Dreamer (Table of Contents: 41)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (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
Synopsis
During a sleepover at Veronica's house, Betty and Veronica disrupt each others' dreams about romance with Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
dream

[Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

[Try these new Archie comics digests!] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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

[Road to Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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

[Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

CW / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Read it all on the Archie App]
  3. 2. Give My Regards to Bridgette
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Sleepshopping
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Fish Hooked
    Betty
  6. 5. The Girl From Upper Begonia
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Memories
    Betty's Diary
  8. 7. The Marrying Kind
    Veronica
  9. 8. [Don't Look Up]
    Diamond Select; Star Trek
  10. 9. In Your Dreams
    Sabrina
  11. 10. Lip Service
    Sabrina
  12. 11. Which Cat Is That?
    Salem
  13. 12. A Big Problem
    Salem
  14. 13. [Betty and Veronica by Rachel Antonoff]
    Rachel Antonoff
  15. 14. [Josie and the Pussycats #4]
  16. 15. ["You knitted that body sweater yourself?"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin Up
  17. 16. [Reggie and Me #3]
  18. 17. Quick Change
    Veronica
  19. 18. [Jughead #13]
  20. 19. Fan Elan
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Lucky Charmed Life!
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Stranger Than Fiction
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. Mystery Date With Destiny
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Shopping 101
    Veronica
  25. 24. Timely Tale
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. What a Doll!
    Betty
  27. 26. Doll Yourself Up!
    Veronica
  28. 27. Competition Repetition
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. Whoops
    Veronica
  30. 29. IT Fashions
    Veronica
  31. 30. [Jughead Volume Two]
  32. 31. For the Record
    Little Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. Words of a Witch
    Little Sabrina
  34. 33. [Archie Volume Two]
  35. 34. Sub Flub
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. [Archie 75th Anniversary Digest #7]
  37. 36. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  38. 37. Hip Trip
    Betty's Diary
  39. 38. [Graphic Novel Super Store]
  40. 39. Dancin' Fashions
    Betty
  41. 40. [Welcome to the new Archie Comics]
  42. 41. Beautiful Dreamer
    Betty and Veronica
  43. 42. [Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...]
  44. 43. [Try these new Archie comics digests!]
  45. 44. [Road to Riverdale]
  46. 45. [Riverdale]
    CW
This issue was most recently modified by:
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