(August 2017)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Price
4.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year
On-sale Date
2017-06-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469500 25411
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Issue Notes

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

[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; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

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

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

Vacation Vexation! (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; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Mr. Davis
Synopsis
Veronica is bored so she joins the Coopers on their camping trip.
Reprints
Keywords
camping; fishing; helicopter

Taken to the Cleaners (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 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
Synopsis
In order to free Betty to go to the beach with her, Veronica offers to help her with her household chores. Only she ends up creating more work than she finishes.
Reprints

I'll Drink to That (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty [Archie] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty is hunting various stores for her favorite energy drink.
Reprints

One Good Turn (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica is determined to prove Betty is faking a sprained ankle just so she can hang on Archie.
Reprints

Presidential Material (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Teresa Davidson (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews (as an image in Veronica's imagination)
Synopsis
Veronica tells Betty she wants to become the President of the United States. Then she proceeds to tell Betty of all of the changes she'll make, like painting the White House, redesigning the dollar, etc.
Reprints
Keywords
rollerblading

Sea Escape (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
All Betty wants to do is read her book but Veronica drags her to the beach to see the new cute lifeguard.
Keywords
lifeguard

[Archie's Coloring Book] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Treasure Trouble Part One (Table of Contents: 9)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey; Gertrude Clark; Jason
Synopsis
Sabrina and Harvey go to the beach and meet Gertrude and her grandson who have a treasure map.
Reprints
Keywords
buried treasure; treasure map

Treasure Trouble Part 2 (Table of Contents: 10)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey; Gertrude Clark; Jason
Synopsis
Sabrina turns the tables on the treasure map swindlers.
Reprints
Keywords
buried treasure; treasure map

Cheer Up (Table of Contents: 11)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Zelda; Sabrina Spellman; Harvey
Synopsis
Zelda makes Sabrina a magic cheerleading outfit.
Reprints

Witchy Swimwear (Table of Contents: 12)

Sabrina / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rex Lindsey
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rex Lindsey

Genre
fashion; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Seat Treat (Table of Contents: 13)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Sabrina tries to use magic to get her and her aunts better seats at the circus.
Reprints
Keywords
circus; trapeze

Indexer Notes

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

Flight Plight (Table of Contents: 14)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Salem
Synopsis
Sabrina flies on a vacuum cleaner rather than a broom.
Reprints

Hold the Phone (Table of Contents: 15)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Zelda; Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina transports herself thru the phone lines.
Reprints

[Complete Sabrina the Teenage Witch Volume 1] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Volley Dolly (Table of Contents: 17)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica watches a videotape recording her tennis coach made, but instead of watching her performance, she only cares about seeing Archie and Betty together on the tape.
Reprints
Keywords
tennis

[Archie Over the Edge] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Happy Pappy (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Smithers
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge gets the long piece of the wishbone.
Reprints
Keywords
wishbone

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Check out the word find and pick a swimsuit...
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Word find puzzle.

Veronica's Summer Fashion Collection (Table of Contents: 21)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fashion
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica models fashion designs submitted by readers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Betty and Veronica #3] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

Fad Dad (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
John Costanza
Inks
John Costanza
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Baxter (chauffeur)
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is caught in a traffic jam.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Josie and the Pussycats Volume One] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

Great Estate (Table of Contents: 25)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica's cousin's house contains the world's largest indoor pool.
Reprints

Are You a Dressing Me?! (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Holly Golightly (credited as Holly G!)
Pencils
Holly Golightly (credited as Holly G!)
Inks
John Costanza (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Betty goes to a fancy restaurant with Veronica and her parents but Veronica gives her "advice" all night.
Reprints

Wild Western Ways (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica visit a dude ranch for girls only.
Reprints
Keywords
dude ranch

Sorry Situation! (Table of Contents: 28)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie keeps bothering Veronica with his incessant apologies.
Reprints

The Impossible Dream (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty has a dream where she goes on a picnic and Archie tells her she's his one true love.
Reprints
Keywords
dream

The Fantasy (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty [Archie] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews (dream image); Fifi (the maid; dream image)
Synopsis
Betty imagines what it would be like to live Veronica's life, then decides that if she did, she and Archie would never get together.
Reprints

Under Cover (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty tries to get Veronica to the car without allowing the rain to get her swimsuit wet.
Reprints

Grounded (Table of Contents: 32)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is grounded for the weekend for breaking curfew.
Reprints

Time for Some Change (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty finds change on the sidewalk while walking with Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
Pickens Park

Poor Mr. Lodge! (Table of Contents: 34)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo De Cesare (credited as Angelo DeCesare)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Teresa Davidson (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge makes a bet with Veronica that if they pretend to have gone broke Archie will leave her.
Reprints

Energy Source (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Caramel; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty struggles through a lethargic day.
Reprints

Fresh Air Funds (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge forbids Veronica from going to the mall hoping it will curb her spending, but she goes to a flea market instead.
Reprints

[The Muppets] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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

That Makes Scents (Table of Contents: 38)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Cheryl creates her own perfume which acts as a mosquito repellent.
Reprints
Keywords
bug; fragrance; insect; mosquito; perfume; repellent

Indexer Notes

Spoofs include: Pamela Anderson as Pamela Ambersome and Heather Locklear as Heather Locket.

Yummy, Yummy! (Table of Contents: 39)

Cheryl Blossom / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Cheryl Blossom
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the words puzzle.

Got Your Goat (Table of Contents: 40)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jason Blossom; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Cheryl Blossom; Clifford Blossom
Synopsis
Betty calls Jason immature because of the pranks he pulls. Jason gets a goatee to appear more mature like his dad.
Reprints
Keywords
goat; goatee; pet farm; prank

Indexer Notes

Cheryl's outfit idea from: Bernadette Green (Quincy, FL).

[Betty and Veronica by Rachel Antonoff] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

Rachel Antonoff / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Ladies of the Court (Table of Contents: 42)

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

Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica on a tennis court.
Reprints
Keywords
tennis court

[20% off all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Graphic Novel Super Store] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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

Our Amazing Daughters! (Table of Contents: 45)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Ms. Rogers; Harold
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge takes Veronica to work for "Bring Your Daughter To Work Day".
Reprints

[Double Digest Bundle Pack] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

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

Betty's Sensational Swimwear (Table of Contents: 47)

Betty [Archie] / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
No story; Betty models fashion designs submitted by readers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Welcome to the new Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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

It's Borrring! (Table of Contents: 49)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica complains to Betty how nearly everything in her life is boring.
Reprints

[Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...] (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

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

[Try these new Archie comics digests!] (Table of Contents: 51) (Expand) /

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

[Road to Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 52) (Expand) /

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

[Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 53) (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. Vacation Vexation!
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Taken to the Cleaners
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. I'll Drink to That
    Betty [Archie]
  6. 5. One Good Turn
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Presidential Material
    Veronica
  8. 7. Sea Escape
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. [Archie's Coloring Book]
  10. 9. Treasure Trouble Part One
    Sabrina
  11. 10. Treasure Trouble Part 2
    Sabrina
  12. 11. Cheer Up
    Sabrina
  13. 12. Witchy Swimwear
    Sabrina
  14. 13. Seat Treat
    Sabrina
  15. 14. Flight Plight
    Sabrina
  16. 15. Hold the Phone
    Sabrina
  17. 16. [Complete Sabrina the Teenage Witch Volume 1]
  18. 17. Volley Dolly
    Veronica
  19. 18. [Archie Over the Edge]
  20. 19. Happy Pappy
    Mr. Lodge
  21. 20. ["Check out the word find and pick a swimsuit..."]
    Veronica
  22. 21. Veronica's Summer Fashion Collection
    Veronica
  23. 22. [Betty and Veronica #3]
  24. 23. Fad Dad
    Mr. Lodge
  25. 24. [Josie and the Pussycats Volume One]
  26. 25. Great Estate
    Veronica
  27. 26. Are You a Dressing Me?!
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. Wild Western Ways
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. Sorry Situation!
    Veronica
  30. 29. The Impossible Dream
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. The Fantasy
    Betty [Archie]
  32. 31. Under Cover
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. Grounded
    Veronica
  34. 33. Time for Some Change
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. Poor Mr. Lodge!
    Veronica
  36. 35. Energy Source
    Betty's Diary
  37. 36. Fresh Air Funds
    Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. [The Muppets]
    Diamond Select; Muppets
  39. 38. That Makes Scents
    Cheryl Blossom
  40. 39. Yummy, Yummy!
    Cheryl Blossom
  41. 40. Got Your Goat
    Cheryl Blossom
  42. 41. [Betty and Veronica by Rachel Antonoff]
    Rachel Antonoff
  43. 42. Ladies of the Court
    Betty and Veronica
  44. 43. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  45. 44. [Graphic Novel Super Store]
  46. 45. Our Amazing Daughters!
    Veronica
  47. 46. [Double Digest Bundle Pack]
  48. 47. Betty's Sensational Swimwear
    Betty [Archie]
  49. 48. [Welcome to the new Archie Comics]
  50. 49. It's Borrring!
    Betty and Veronica
  51. 50. [Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...]
  52. 51. [Try these new Archie comics digests!]
  53. 52. [Road to Riverdale]
  54. 53. [Riverdale]
    CW
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