(April 2018)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Price
6.99 USD
Pages
196
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year
On-sale date
2018-03-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469500 26111
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

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


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We just bought swimsuits for our upcoming spring break!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

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

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

Movie Mix-Up (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Eric; Paul
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica make dates with two new guys, then they find out they had plans with Archie on the same night.

Royal Pain (Table of Contents: 3)

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; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Tony "The Duke"
Synopsis
Veronica demands that Betty take Archie out so she'll be free to date "The Duke".
Reprints
Keywords
boxer; prize fighter

My Way.. (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / 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)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One life! That's all we've got! A guy's got to be himself, right? Well, from now on this guy is gonna do things my way! I'm gonna live life my way!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie decides he's going to do things his way.
Reprints

Clueless in Seattle (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Paul Atkins; Hermione Lodge; Mrs. Atkins; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica flies to Seattle to steal Betty's hot pen pal.
Reprints
Keywords
Mount Rainier; pen pal; Seattle; Space Needle

Know Win Situation (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica convince Mr. Lodge to have his TV station create a game show with Mr. Lodge as the host.
Reprints
Keywords
quiz show

Indexer Notes

Credits are on the roof of the house in page 1 panel 3.

The game show is a parody of the game show "Win Ben Stein's Money".

Weather Vain (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
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
When Betty gets caught in a light sprinkle, the kids at school think her outfit looks cute slightly damp. Jealous of the attention her friend is getting, Veronica goes out the next day in a downpour to try to get the same effect.
Reprints

[Kingdom Hearts] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Diamond Select / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Lovelorn Leprechaun (Table of Contents: 9)

Sabrina / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Aunt Zelda; Aunt Hilda; Salem; Sabrina Spellman; Casey Flannigan; Heather O'Malley; Mr. Morton
Synopsis
A leprechaun comes to court Sabrina.
Reprints
Keywords
duel; leprechaun; shamrock

Indexer Notes

Three part story.

[Archie's Big Book] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Love at First Sight (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Byron; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Ethel Muggs; Gloria; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty reads some old entries in her diary about a boy she fell in love with a year earlier but soon fell out of love with.
Reprints

[All the Best Betty and Veronica Stories in One Place] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Model Citizen (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Trying to emulate a famous model, Veronica and Betty attempt to walk with books balanced on their heads. But it takes Jughead, of all people, to show them how.
Reprints

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Back-Pack Stylin' (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fashion
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Hanging Out (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 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; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Danny; Hiram Lodge; Unnamed limo driver
Synopsis
Veronica takes Betty with her to do her chores, which happen to be in the Bahamas.
Reprints
Keywords
Bahamas; para-sailing; snorkeling

Betty Cooper, Medicine Woman (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
With her parents out of town, Veronica stays over at the Cooper house. Then she comes down with the flu. When Betty leaves for school the next day, Veronica gives her a pager, then isn't shy about using it.
Reprints

Economizing (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Polly Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica gets an expensive hybrid car to save money on gas.
Reprints
Keywords
budget; car; skateboard

Dog Daze (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Mrs. Gray; Precious (Mrs. Gray's dog)
Synopsis
Betty agrees to take in a neighbor's dog for a week while the neighbor is traveling. But the dog soon proves to be a handful for the Coopers to deal with.
Reprints

A Night to Remember (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hank; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica wants to go to the dance with Hank, but he sprains his ankle before the dance and they are both forced to stay home while Betty goes to the dance with Archie.
Reprints

Read My Mind! (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
Regina Curro
Pencils
Rudy Lapick ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the code puzzle.

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But, Archie... This is your 14th bag of popcorn!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty isn't happy when Archie is flirting with the girl running the concessions at the movie theater.
Reprints
Keywords
movie theater; popcorn

Pen Pals (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica experiment with a temporary tattoo pen.
Reprints

Lifestyles of the Famously Rich (Table of Contents: 24)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopolus (credited)
Pencils
Gene Colan (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Robin Lurch
Synopsis
Robin Lurch of the TV show "Lifestyles of the Famously Rich" will be filming at the Lodge mansion and Veronica doesn't have a thing to wear.
Reprints
Keywords
Big Ben; Eiffel Tower; Fifth Avenue; London; New York City; Paris

Indexer Notes

Parody of Robin Leach and his show "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous".

Yo, Taxi (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
With Archie's car in the shop, Betty volunteers to drive him to where he needs to be. Soon Archie is taking unfair advantage of Betty's generosity.
Reprints

Gale Warning (Table of Contents: 26)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 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
Betty and Veronica try to dress correctly to protect themselves from the weather.

Of Dates and Nuts (Table of Contents: 27)

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
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica peruses the "Date-Mate" column in the school newspaper look at potential suitors. She challenges Betty to a judo competition to compete for a date with one of the guys from the column.
Reprints
Keywords
in search of; judo; man seeking woman; personal ads

It's a Miracle (Table of Contents: 28)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is mad at Archie because she had to pay the bill at Pop's. He asks for a miracle and finds a piece of jewelry that he gives to Veronica.
Reprints

Unbullyvable (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
Angelo DeCesare (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge fires Veronica's credit cards into space in a model rocket to try to curb her spending.
Reprints

Game Gambit (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; two unidentified corporate executives
Synopsis
Betty is asked by two executives of Zapco Video Games to test the appeal of some video games specially oriented for teenage girls.
Reprints

She's a Card (Table of Contents: 31)

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; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The boys are ignoring the girls, obsessed with baseball cards. Veronica wants to modify their behavior, but Betty figures that it's easier to join them.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball cards

That Was Then (Table of Contents: 32)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee; Mrs. Sanchez; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jamison; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Betty imagines what it would have been like to attend Riverdale school in 1905.
Reprints
Keywords
nickelodeon; stereoscope

The Quitter (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Tired of competing with Veronica over Archie and not seeing any chance of victory in sight, Betty throws in the towel.
Reprints

[Double Digest Bundle Pack] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

Cinderblossom (Table of Contents: 35)

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; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Priscilla (dream); Betty Cooper (dream); Veronica Lodge (dream); Ethel Muggs (dream); Moose Mason (dream); Archie Andrews (dream); Jughead Jones (dream); Priscilla (dream)
Synopsis
Cheryl dreams that she is a Cinderella story.
Reprints

Puppy Love (Table of Contents: 36)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; animal; teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Penelope Blossom; unnamed chauffeur; unnamed maid; Sugar (Cheryl's dog)
Synopsis
Cheryl is bummed when The Sugar Girls find a replacement for her. Cheryl's mother buys her some designer goods and a puppy to cheer her up.
Reprints
Keywords
bath; dog; puppy

Indexer Notes

Introduction of Cheryl's dog Sugar.

Featuring spoofs of the singer Brandy as "Bandy", The Spice Girls as "The Sugar Girls", Calvin Klein as "Kevin Klein", Christian Lacroix jewelry as "La Qua", Macy's as "Stacy's."

[Graphic Novel Super Store] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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

Betty Weighs Some Possible..."Career Choices" (Table of Contents: 38)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Lou Maldonado
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty weighs some possible career choices.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Official Betty and Veronica Merch!] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Blast from the Past (Table of Contents: 40)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica and her family are on a trip to Venice.
Reprints
Keywords
canal; gondola; Venice Italy

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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

[20% off all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Space Case! (Table of Contents: 43)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Betty gets stuck in a full body alien costume. When Veronica drives her home, a random passerby photographs her and soon everyone thinks Veronica is being held hostage by a space invader.
Reprints

[Build Your Own Comics Double Digest Subscription!] (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) /

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

[How to get your free comic] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

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

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

CW / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["We just bought swimsuits for our upcoming spring break!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Read it all on the Archie App.]
  3. 2. Movie Mix-Up
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Royal Pain
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. My Way..
    Archie
  6. 5. Clueless in Seattle
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Know Win Situation
    Betty & Veronica
  8. 7. Weather Vain
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. [Kingdom Hearts]
    Diamond Select
  10. 9. The Lovelorn Leprechaun
    Sabrina
  11. 10. [Archie's Big Book]
  12. 11. Love at First Sight
    Betty's Diary
  13. 12. [All the Best Betty and Veronica Stories in One Place]
  14. 13. Model Citizen
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. [Subscribe Today!]
  16. 15. Back-Pack Stylin'
    Betty
  17. 16. Hanging Out
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Betty Cooper, Medicine Woman
    Betty
  19. 18. Economizing
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Dog Daze
    Betty
  21. 20. A Night to Remember
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Read My Mind!
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. ["But, Archie... This is your 14th bag of popcorn!"]
    Betty's Pin-Up
  24. 23. Pen Pals
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Lifestyles of the Famously Rich
    Veronica
  26. 25. Yo, Taxi
    Betty
  27. 26. Gale Warning
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. Of Dates and Nuts
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. It's a Miracle
    Veronica
  30. 29. Unbullyvable
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Game Gambit
    Betty
  32. 31. She's a Card
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. That Was Then
    Betty
  34. 33. The Quitter
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. [Double Digest Bundle Pack]
  36. 35. Cinderblossom
    Cheryl Blossom
  37. 36. Puppy Love
    Cheryl Blossom
  38. 37. [Graphic Novel Super Store]
  39. 38. Betty Weighs Some Possible..."Career Choices"
    Betty
  40. 39. [Official Betty and Veronica Merch!]
  41. 40. A Blast from the Past
    Veronica
  42. 41. [Subscribe Today!]
  43. 42. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  44. 43. Space Case!
    Betty and Veronica
  45. 44. [Build Your Own Comics Double Digest Subscription!]
  46. 45. [Try these new Archie Comics Digests!]
  47. 46. [How to get your free comic]
  48. 47. [Riverdale]
    CW
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