(January 2018)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Price
5.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
Published 10 times a year
On-sale date
2017-11-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469500 25811
Editing
Victor Gorelick
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

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
Bill Galvan (signed)
Inks
Bill Galvan (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I thought I'd turn my leftover Amazon shipping boxes into a Christmas tree!
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

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

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

The Last Noelle (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Smithers (the butler); Santa Claus; Mrs. Claus; Noelle (Santa's daughter)
Synopsis
Santa's daughter, Noelle wants to experience normal high school life; but if Betty & Veronica interfere, will Santa put them on his naughty list?
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

The Gambler (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The gang imposes spending limits for their Christmas presents to each other, much to Veronica's dismay.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; credit card; gambling; gift; present

Shadow Play (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Leroy
Synopsis
Archie's shadow and Betty's shadow try to spend time together while Archie and Betty are helping the Lodge's decorate the mansion.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Wait Right Here (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty is upset because she wants to buy her mother some expensive perfume, but the sales clerks are ignoring her.
Reprints

Red And Green Blues (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Polly Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty is spending so much time preparing for the Christmas holidays that she can't seem to enjoy them.
Reprints
Keywords
baking; Christmas; shopping

Holiday Mix (Table of Contents: 7)

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
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica hire two local kids to destroy Archie and Jughead's snow sculpture of the Easter Bunny.
Reprints

[It's Good to Be the King!] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Diamond Select; Kingdom Hearts / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

What Do You Get Someone Who Has Everything? (Table of Contents: 9)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse; Mort; Greg; Russ; Roz; Gigi
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx and her friends get Gigi a pair of ice skates for Christmas.
Reprints

Seasons Greetings (Table of Contents: 10)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse; Greg; Rocky; Chuck
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx wishes her friends a Merry Christmas in order to get presents from them.
Reprints

Eye See! (Table of Contents: 11)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx makes the Christmas tree lights blink with her eyes.
Reprints

Letter Perfect (Table of Contents: 12)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx needs the zip code for the North Pole.
Reprints

More Or Less... (Table of Contents: 13)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Halliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx and her father pick out a Christmas tree.
Reprints

Snow Go Go (Table of Contents: 14)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx makes sure Santa Claus can find her house.
Reprints

It Takes One! (Table of Contents: 15)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Santa Claus
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx asks Santa for one thing of everything in toy store for Christmas.
Reprints

[Archie's Holiday Bundle Pack] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Give It a Rest-Aurant! (Table of Contents: 17)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Melody Valentine; Alexander Cabot III; Chloe (Josie's cousin)
Synopsis
The Pussycats help Josie's cousin with her struggling restaurant.
Reprints

Sugar and Spice and Flour and Stuff (Table of Contents: 18)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Melody Valentine; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Melody promises a local grocer 3000 Pussycat cookies by the start of business Monday, forcing the Pussycats to spend the weekend baking.
Reprints

[20% off all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fit Bit (Table of Contents: 20)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge has a fit over Veronica's latest clothing bill.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Double Digest Bundle Pack] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

On The Job (Table of Contents: 22)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica's father thinks she spends too much time on the phone.
Reprints

Shape Up (Table of Contents: 23)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Word jumble
Reprints

Gripe Swipe (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica shows off her new "duds" to Betty.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Duds is slang for clothes.

[Graphic Novel Super Store] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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

Betty Has Fun With Fashion Don'ts (Table of Contents: 26)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty modeling unusual fashions.

The Ol' Bawl Game (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty and Me / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (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; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Fairy Godmother; un-named teacher
Synopsis
An incompetent fairy godmother repeatedly tries and fails to get Betty a date with Archie, while a teacher tries to stop Betty from crying on the school walls all the time.
Reprints
Keywords
fairy godmother

Too Much Love (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty and Me / 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
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
When Betty goes overboard celebrating the tenth anniversary of the day she met Archie, everyone -- her parents, Archie's parents, her friends -- thinks she'll drive Archie away by coming on so strong.
Reprints

Dollars & Sense (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica stop at the dollar store, a place that Veronica thinks you go to buy dollar bills.
Reprints

Drive Me Crazy (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Grimley; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica remember when they learned to drive.
Reprints
Keywords
car; driver's education; driver's license; driving

You're All Wet!! (Table of Contents: 31)

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
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Smithers; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica fools everyone when she wears a coat that's made to look like it's dripping wet.

Fashionably Lame (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Harriet Upp
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Superintendent Hassle
Synopsis
Veronica tries to silkscreen a shirt with Archie's picture like Betty has done but Veronica ends up creating a new fashion trend.
Reprints

Place that Face! (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica stop in the small town of Brookglen and find it's eerily familiar.
Reprints

The Mystery of History (Table of Contents: 34)

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
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Betsy Ross; Molly Pitcher; Beatrice; Becky
Synopsis
Betty tells her cousin about some of their women ancestors in history.
Reprints
Keywords
American Revolution; Pony Express

You Lose Some You Win Some (Table of Contents: 35)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Libby Ann Lunkit; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to return a lost, loud child to her home and family.
Reprints

Scream Test! (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Tristan Gary Ivan Franks
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica attend a rock concert and end up giving the musician a ride back to his hotel.
Reprints

Driving Wheel! (Table of Contents: 37)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Word jumble
Reprints

Betty's Fashion Page (Table of Contents: 38)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty paper doll with cut-out fashions.

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

Root of the Problem (Table of Contents: 40)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Sabrina's aunts won't plan ahead for Christmas because they use their magic to do everything at the last minute. Sabrina tricks them into losing their powers so that they have to do everything like mortals, to teach them the meaning of the season.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Concrete Thinking (Table of Contents: 41)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Harvey
Synopsis
Sabrina does some shopping in a lingerie shop while Harvey waits outside. After too long a time inside, Sabrina comes out and finds a snowman where Harvey was waiting.
Reprints

[All New Classic Archie] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

Hide Guide (Table of Contents: 43)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
While Christmas shopping, Betty makes sure Archie doesn't see Veronica.
Reprints

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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

Christmas Fashions... For Betty And Veronica (Table of Contents: 45)

Betty and Veronica / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica model Christmas fashions.
Reprints

[Betty and Veronica by Rachel Antonoff] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

Rachel Antonoff / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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

What A Doll! (Table of Contents: 48)

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
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Cheryl Blossom; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
After seeing a remote-controlled Moose doll that Dilton made for Midge, both Betty and Veronica convince Dilton to make a similar Archie doll.
Reprints

[Build Your Own Comics Double Digests Subscription!] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

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

[Try these new Archie comics digests!] (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

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

[Read it all on the Archie App.] (Table of Contents: 51) (Expand) /

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

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

CW / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I thought I'd turn my leftover Amazon shipping boxes into a Christmas tree!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Riverdale Volume One]
  3. 2. The Last Noelle
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. The Gambler
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Shadow Play
    Betty
  6. 5. Wait Right Here
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Red And Green Blues
    Betty's Diary
  8. 7. Holiday Mix
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. [It's Good to Be the King!]
    Diamond Select; Kingdom Hearts
  10. 9. What Do You Get Someone Who Has Everything?
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Seasons Greetings
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. Eye See!
    Li'l Jinx
  13. 12. Letter Perfect
    Li'l Jinx
  14. 13. More Or Less...
    Li'l Jinx
  15. 14. Snow Go Go
    Li'l Jinx
  16. 15. It Takes One!
    Li'l Jinx
  17. 16. [Archie's Holiday Bundle Pack]
  18. 17. Give It a Rest-Aurant!
    Josie and the Pussycats
  19. 18. Sugar and Spice and Flour and Stuff
    Josie and the Pussycats
  20. 19. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  21. 20. Fit Bit
    Veronica
  22. 21. [Double Digest Bundle Pack]
  23. 22. On The Job
    Veronica
  24. 23. Shape Up
    Veronica
  25. 24. Gripe Swipe
    Mr. Lodge
  26. 25. [Graphic Novel Super Store]
  27. 26. Betty Has Fun With Fashion Don'ts
    Betty
  28. 27. The Ol' Bawl Game
    Betty and Me
  29. 28. Too Much Love
    Betty and Me
  30. 29. Dollars & Sense
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Drive Me Crazy
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. You're All Wet!!
    Veronica
  33. 32. Fashionably Lame
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. Place that Face!
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. The Mystery of History
    Betty
  36. 35. You Lose Some You Win Some
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. Scream Test!
    Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. Driving Wheel!
    Betty
  39. 38. Betty's Fashion Page
    Betty
  40. 39. [Subscribe Today!]
  41. 40. Root of the Problem
    Sabrina
  42. 41. Concrete Thinking
    Sabrina
  43. 42. [All New Classic Archie]
  44. 43. Hide Guide
    Betty and Veronica
  45. 44. [Subscribe Today!]
  46. 45. Christmas Fashions... For Betty And Veronica
    Betty and Veronica
  47. 46. [Betty and Veronica by Rachel Antonoff]
    Rachel Antonoff
  48. 47. [Subscribe Today!]
  49. 48. What A Doll!
    Betty and Veronica
  50. 49. [Build Your Own Comics Double Digests Subscription!]
  51. 50. [Try these new Archie comics digests!]
  52. 51. [Read it all on the Archie App.]
  53. 52. [Riverdale]
    CW
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