(November 2017)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Price
4.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year
On-sale date
2017-09-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469500 25611
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 & Veronica (Comics) Double Digest


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Keywords
autumn

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

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

How Dazzling (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Harper Lodge (Veronica's cousin)
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica help Harper with her fashion line of bedazzled items.
Reprints

Name Game (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Roy Bakeman; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty stands in line at a sports convention to get an autographed picture of quarterback Roy Bakeman for her father, only to have a gust of wind blow the picture away outside the convention hall.
Reprints

Home Alone? Not! (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Smithers; Gaston; Nora
Synopsis
Mr. and Mrs. Lodge leave Veronica home alone for the weekend. Of course, with the servants there, Veronica isn't truly alone.
Reprints

Feast or Famine (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Smithers; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica hires Jughead to be a waiter at her next party but only on the condition he doesn't eat anything until after all the guests leave.
Reprints

Rummage Rumpus (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Benson The Chauffeur; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica goes to a rummage sale hunting for bargains and ends up spending more for her "bargains" than she would have if she paid normal retail.
Reprints

Editor-In-Grief (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are too busy bickering about who gets to do their school paper assignment first to actually do their school paper assignments.
Reprints

[Christmas is Coming] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Diamond Select / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

No Soap (Table of Contents: 9)

Hilda / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Harvey Kinkle
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda is describing a sad TV soap opera to Sabrina and Harvey. But Harvey keeps laughing, so Aunt Hilda gets rid of him by sending his car rolling down the street.
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Out of Sight (Table of Contents: 10)

Zelda / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Cousin Ambrose
Synopsis
Hilda can't get anyone to notice her.
Reprints

[Archie Mystery Bundle] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Memory Mess (Table of Contents: 12)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Alexander Cabot III; Melody; Julie
Synopsis
Alex wants to win Josie over and believes Melody is her weak spot. Alex pretends to have amnesia and enlists Melody's help to find "J" to cure his amnesia.
Reprints
Keywords
amnesia

Hi Style Hi Jinks (Table of Contents: 13)

Josie / 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
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Antoine; Alexandra
Synopsis
Josie gets a new hair-do for her date but can't get her sweater off without ruining her hair.
Reprints
Keywords
bouffant; hair; hairstyle; rain; turtleneck

[Graphic Novel Super Store] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Clothes Woes (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica causes Archie to walk into a lamppost.
Reprints

Foto Fun (Table of Contents: 16)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge used to be happy, before he met Archie.
Reprints

[Double Digest Bundle Pack] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Veronica's Fashion Lies (Table of Contents: 18)

Veronica / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Betty's Diary / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear diary, yesterday Archie flipped over me!
Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie flip a coin to see who gets to ask Veronica out.
Reprints

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

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Work It Out (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica work out in stylish leotards while the boys admire them.
Reprints
Keywords
exercise

Indexer Notes

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

Race Around the World (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ginger Lopez; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica team up to enter a reality show contest where they must arrive at a predetermined destination first and under budget.
Reprints
Keywords
camel; Eiffel Tower; Italy; Leaning Tower of Pisa; New York City; Paris; Sahara Desert; Statue of Liberty

Virtue Is Its Own Reward (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Ralph; Stretch
Synopsis
Betty has to help out with household chores when her mother takes a job outside the home, and her efforts have unexpected benefits.
Reprints

Sweat Sweetheart! (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited); Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica's lookalike model
Synopsis
Veronica is jealous of Archie and Betty jogging together in the morning so she hires a lookalike to jog with them so she doesn't have to sweat.
Reprints
Keywords
clone; doppelganger; double; jog; running; sweat

Indexer Notes

Dan DeCarlo credited for "Layouts + Inks" and Dan Parent for "Finished Pencils."

Online & Out of Line (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie's out of money so why not sell stuff on E-Buy?
Reprints

Exchange of Hearts (Table of Contents: 26)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Ben Thair; Lance; Holly; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty and Archie enter a reality dating show where couples are split up and sent on blind dates.
Reprints
Keywords
game show

Teacher Torture (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
Dan Parent (credited); Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited); Bill Golliher (credited)
Inks
Alison Flood (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
With the economics teacher out sick, Mr. Weatherbee installs the best student in the class as the substitute teacher. And that student just happens to be Veronica.
Reprints

The Celebrity (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo, Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Bruce Bingstone
Synopsis
Betty meets rock star Bruce Bingstone, who gives her a pass to his concert and a chance to get to know him, which turns out to be a disappointment.
Reprints

The Big Mystery (Table of Contents: 29)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo, Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie thinks there's something suspicious going on at the gym because the girls would rather do their workouts than spend time with him.
Reprints

The Date (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty is less than charmed with Archie's excessive frugality on their date.
Reprints

Cultured Pearls (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
Kathleen Web (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to take Archie and Reggie to the ballet.
Reprints
Keywords
ballet

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

Stop the Presses (Table of Contents: 33)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Miss Grundy makes Cheryl the co-editor of the school newspaper. Cheryl covers the boring goings-ons at Riverdale with Dilton as her photographer. Cheryl and her Pembrooke friends photoshop the pictures and alter the headlines to make them more interesting.
Reprints
Keywords
newspaper; photographer; photoshop; prank

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

Betty Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mind if I watch "City Hospital" on TV?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty wants to watch her soap opera.

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

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

[Betty and Veronica by Rachel Antonoff] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

Rachel Antonoff / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Character Witness! (Table of Contents: 38)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ms. Pinter
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica draw each other during art class.
Reprints

[Build Your Own Comics Double Digest Subscription!] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

Betty's Favorite Fashions (Table of Contents: 40)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Your Pal Archie #2] (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Dan Parent
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Reprints
Keywords
cash

Whole Lotto Shakin' Goin' On! (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 5 pages (report information)

[All-New Classic Archie!] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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

[Try these new Archie Comics Digests!] (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)

[Lego Ninjago] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

Lego Ninjago / 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. How Dazzling
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Name Game
    Betty
  5. 4. Home Alone? Not!
    Veronica
  6. 5. Feast or Famine
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Rummage Rumpus
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Editor-In-Grief
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. [Christmas is Coming]
    Diamond Select
  10. 9. No Soap
    Hilda
  11. 10. Out of Sight
    Zelda
  12. 11. [Archie Mystery Bundle]
  13. 12. Memory Mess
    Josie
  14. 13. Hi Style Hi Jinks
    Josie
  15. 14. [Graphic Novel Super Store]
  16. 15. Clothes Woes
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Foto Fun
    Mr. Lodge
  18. 17. [Double Digest Bundle Pack]
  19. 18. Veronica's Fashion Lies
    Veronica
  20. 19. ["Dear diary, yesterday Archie flipped over me!"]
    Betty's Diary
  21. 20. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  22. 21. Work It Out
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. Race Around the World
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Virtue Is Its Own Reward
    Betty
  25. 24. Sweat Sweetheart!
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Online & Out of Line
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. Exchange of Hearts
    Betty
  28. 27. Teacher Torture
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. The Celebrity
    Betty's Diary
  30. 29. The Big Mystery
    Veronica
  31. 30. The Date
    Betty
  32. 31. Cultured Pearls
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. [Subscribe Today!]
  34. 33. Stop the Presses
    Cheryl Blossom
  35. 34. [Subscribe Today!]
  36. 35. ["Mind if I watch "City Hospital" on TV?"]
    Betty Gag Bag
  37. 36. [Subscribe Today!]
  38. 37. [Betty and Veronica by Rachel Antonoff]
    Rachel Antonoff
  39. 38. Character Witness!
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. [Build Your Own Comics Double Digest Subscription!]
  41. 40. Betty's Favorite Fashions
    Betty
  42. 41. [Your Pal Archie #2]
    Archie
  43. 42. Whole Lotto Shakin' Goin' On!
    Archie
  44. 43. [All-New Classic Archie!]
  45. 44. [Try these new Archie Comics Digests!]
  46. 45. [Riverdale]
    CW
  47. 46. [Lego Ninjago]
    Lego Ninjago
This issue was most recently modified by:
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