(August 2018)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Price
6.99 USD
Pages
196
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year
On-sale Date
2018-06-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469500 26411
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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
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
Dan Parent (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We’re saving lives by keeping the guys out of the water!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews
Reprints
Keywords
lifeguard

[How to get your free comic] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Outpost Mars! (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; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica accidentally enter a sealed habitat where scientists are trying to replicate what it would be like to live on Mars.
Reprints

Follow the Girls (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
?
Letters
Marty Epp (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The girls go to a local island for the day to get some privacy, and the boys follow them, only to discover that the island abounds in rockslides and wild goats.
Reprints
Keywords
goat

The Expensive Suit (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
After Betty falls at Veronica's house, she thinks Betty is going to file a law suit against her.
Reprints

Veronica's Island (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is accidentally stranded on a deserted island for several hours.
Reprints

Her Biggest Fans! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
There is no breeze at the beach so Veronica wants someone to fan her so she won't get hot and sweaty.
Reprints

July Ol' St. Nick (Table of Contents: 7)

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
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica tries to take her Christmas card photo while jet skiing on the beach.
Reprints
Keywords
boat; jet ski; photographer; Santa hat

[Read it all on the Archie App] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Boxing Match (Table of Contents: 9)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Harvey; Willie Wooster
Synopsis
Willie Wooster sabotages a charity auction in order to guarantee himself a dinner date with Sabrina.
Reprints

Ocean Front Property (Table of Contents: 10)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 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
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Esmeralda
Synopsis
At the beach, Esmeralda uses magic to build an ornate sand castle, then shrinks herself and Sabrina so they can have fun in it.
Reprints
Keywords
sand castle

A Slick Trick (Table of Contents: 11)

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
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Sabrina and Aunt Zelda use magic to improve the deck in the back of the house, but they forget to warn Aunt Hilda.
Reprints

Pollution Solution (Table of Contents: 12)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina and Aunt Hilda stop one person from polluting the sea and another from polluting the air. Then Sabrina decides that Aunt Hilda's witches cauldron is also polluting the air.
Reprints
Keywords
cauldron; pollution

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Sabrina / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Greetings, friends of Earth!
Characters
Sabrina

Indexer Notes

Whale themed word search puzzle.

Hill Thrill (Table of Contents: 14)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
On a secluded vacation island, Aunt Hilda rubs a lamp for a genie to bring her and Sabrina some excitement.
Reprints
Keywords
genie; volcano

Indexer Notes

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

[Like You've Never Seen It Before!] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Diamond Select / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Archie's Super Teens Versus Crusaders Super Deal!] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

The Prize (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty wins every prize on the carnival midway except the one she really wants.
Reprints
Keywords
carnival

[Vixens Volume 1] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Veronica's Summer Style (Table of Contents: 19)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Help the girls find the shell types...
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Word find puzzle with a shell theme.

Curtains for Archie (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Archie try to use a photo booth.
Reprints
Keywords
photo booth

[Cosmo] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Veronica Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, look at all the fun you're missing by not being able to surf!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica is worried about Archie not being able to surf.
Reprints
Keywords
surfing

Beach or Bust (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie wants Betty to go to the beach but Betty has chores that must be done first. Archie offers to help and only makes things worse.
Reprints

That's My Life! (Table of Contents: 25)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Phil Ripley
Synopsis
Veronica is furious when she is left out of a television biography of her father.
Reprints
Keywords
television

Not a Happy Camper (Table of Contents: 26)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty goes camping with her parents.
Reprints
Keywords
camping

A Cold Day in July (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge hires a snowmaking machine to beat the heat in summer. A director drives by and wants to use his house to shoot a commercial for Uncle Sven's lutefisk featuring Mr. Lodge.
Reprints
Keywords
heat; pool; snow; summer; TV commercial

The People's Choice (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Hal suggests to Betty that she see other boys besides Archie. But he comes to regret his words when he sees his daughter's alternate choice.
Reprints

A Ride on the Wild Side! (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 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
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; George (Betty's cousin); Archie Andrews
Synopsis
In an attempt to impress Betty's cousin, Veronica rides several roller coasters at an amusement park even though she hates roller coasters.
Reprints
Keywords
roller coaster

Down Argentine Way (Table of Contents: 30)

Veronica / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Roberto Videla; Liliana Beruti
Synopsis
Veronica and her mother are on their way to Argentina for a vacation.
Reprints
Keywords
Argentina; tango; waterfall

Indexer Notes

Credits list Bill Yoshida as indexer and Barry Grossman as colorist, which are incorrect.

Cracked Crab (Table of Contents: 31)

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
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica "helps" Betty catch some crabs.
Reprints

Don't Let It Go to Your Head (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty wants to learn how to stand on her head.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; bikini; cartwheel; headstand

Cheer-Leader (Table of Contents: 33)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Adam; Caramel
Synopsis
Betty tries to cheer herself up after a bad day.
Reprints

Star Struck (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Ron! What's new?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Smithers; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; The Afflected Brothers; Steve N. Squeelburger; Kermet Morgan; Mr. Piggy
Synopsis
Hollywood director Steven Squeelburger is stopping by the Lodge mansion with an actor from his latest film, "Jurassic Pork", and neither Betty nor Veronica can contain themselves anticipating which gorgeous actor it is.
Reprints

Here's Sand in Your Face (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (layouts, credited); Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jealous of the attention Betty's sand sculptures are getting, Veronica concocts a series of schemes to get the limelight back.
Reprints
Keywords
sand sculpture

Maim That Tune (Table of Contents: 36)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Rade
Synopsis
Veronica wakes up to a song she continues to hear all day.
Reprints

Dog Gone It! (Table of Contents: 37)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Rose (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Phil Felix (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Spot
Synopsis
Archie helps Betty recapture the dog she is dog-sitting when it gets away.
Reprints

Night & Day (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
All the boys want Betty to play sports with them on the beach. When Betty asks them why they never ask Veronica to play, they say that Veronica's time to play is after dark as a "party girl" and a "disco demon."
Reprints
Keywords
beach; football; volleyball

Just Relax! (Table of Contents: 39)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Mike DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Midge Klump
Synopsis
The Coopers go away for a vacation weekend.
Reprints

[Official Betty and Veronica Merch!] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

And the Winner Is... Part 2 (Table of Contents: 41)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Austin; Jason Blossom
Reprints

[Archie at Riverdale High] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

[The Digest Bundle Pack Just Got Bigger!] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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

Treasure Trove (Table of Contents: 44)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Caryn Wimbert
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty searches the beach looking for objects she finds valuable.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Graphic Novel Super Store] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

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

The Early Risers (Table of Contents: 46)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica has a bad reputation for sleeping late, but it's Betty who oversleeps and misses out on a hiking trip with the guys.
Reprints
Keywords
hiking; over sleeping

[20% off all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Collect Them All!] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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

Cheep Shot (Table of Contents: 49)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Hiram Lodge; Gaston; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty adopts a pet bird which creates a ruckus at the Lodge mansion.
Reprints

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

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

CW / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Brick Adventures] (Table of Contents: 53) (Expand) /

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["We’re saving lives by keeping the guys out of the water!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [How to get your free comic]
  3. 2. Outpost Mars!
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Follow the Girls
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. The Expensive Suit
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Veronica's Island
    Veronica
  7. 6. Her Biggest Fans!
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. July Ol' St. Nick
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. [Read it all on the Archie App]
  10. 9. Boxing Match
    Sabrina
  11. 10. Ocean Front Property
    Sabrina
  12. 11. A Slick Trick
    Sabrina
  13. 12. Pollution Solution
    Sabrina
  14. 13. ["Greetings, friends of Earth!"]
    Sabrina
  15. 14. Hill Thrill
    Sabrina
  16. 15. [Like You've Never Seen It Before!]
    Diamond Select
  17. 16. [Archie's Super Teens Versus Crusaders Super Deal!]
  18. 17. The Prize
    Betty
  19. 18. [Vixens Volume 1]
  20. 19. Veronica's Summer Style
    Veronica
  21. 20. ["Help the girls find the shell types..."]
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Curtains for Archie
    Betty
  23. 22. [Cosmo]
  24. 23. ["Archie, look at all the fun you're missing by not being able to surf!"]
    Veronica Pin-Up
  25. 24. Beach or Bust
    Betty and Me
  26. 25. That's My Life!
    Veronica
  27. 26. Not a Happy Camper
    Betty
  28. 27. A Cold Day in July
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. The People's Choice
    Betty
  30. 29. A Ride on the Wild Side!
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Down Argentine Way
    Veronica
  32. 31. Cracked Crab
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. Don't Let It Go to Your Head
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. Cheer-Leader
    Betty
  35. 34. Star Struck
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. Here's Sand in Your Face
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. Maim That Tune
    Veronica
  38. 37. Dog Gone It!
    Betty
  39. 38. Night & Day
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. Just Relax!
    Betty
  41. 40. [Official Betty and Veronica Merch!]
  42. 41. And the Winner Is... Part 2
    Cheryl Blossom
  43. 42. [Archie at Riverdale High]
  44. 43. [The Digest Bundle Pack Just Got Bigger!]
  45. 44. Treasure Trove
    Betty
  46. 45. [Graphic Novel Super Store]
  47. 46. The Early Risers
    Betty's Diary
  48. 47. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  49. 48. [Collect Them All!]
  50. 49. Cheep Shot
    Betty and Veronica
  51. 50. [Build Your Own Comics Double Digest Subscription!]
  52. 51. [Try these new Archie comics digests!]
  53. 52. [Riverdale]
    CW
  54. 53. [Brick Adventures]
    Lego
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