(September 2018)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Price
6.99 USD
Pages
196
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year
On-sale date
2018-08-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469500 26511
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[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
No cell phone service?!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
camping; cell phone

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

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

The Red Shoes (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; Hermione Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica learn a lesson about helping others after a cursed pair of shoes won't let Betty stop dancing.
Reprints
Keywords
curse

Indexer Notes

Based on a story by Hans Christian Anderson.

S'more Trouble (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (layouts, credited); Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Alison Flood (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty may have lost her ring in the s'mores she prepared for the gang. And Jughead may have already ingested it.
Reprints

The Light Touch (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica want to lay by Veronica's pool at night and stargaze but Archie and Jughead think it is a dumb idea.
Reprints

Running from Hot and Cold! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are too cold inside the air-conditioned Lodge mansion so they go outside where they are too hot.
Reprints
Keywords
cold; hose; hot; weather

Fashions out to Pasture (Table of Contents: 6)

Ginger Lopez / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Ginger Lopez; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Lopez; Don (Ginger's uncle); Anna (Ginger's aunt); Jake; Sophie
Synopsis
Ginger spends time on the farm.
Reprints

[20% off all Archie comics!] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sand, Sea and Spray (Table of Contents: 8)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Harvey; Mr. Mysto
Synopsis
Sabrina gets badgered into assisting a beachside stage magician, then embarrassed by the nature of the tricks. So she exacts a little revenge with her own powers.
Reprints

Mall Mania (Table of Contents: 9)

Sabrina The Teenage Witch / 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
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Esmeralda; Hilda Spellman; Esmeralda's mother
Synopsis
Esmeralda hates shopping at the mall and uses her magic to create mischief.
Reprints
Keywords
clone; mall; shopping

Big Top Topper (Table of Contents: 10)

Sabrina The Teenage Witch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Mr. Forbish; Mr. McNasty
Synopsis
Sabrina gets a part time job as an elephant tamer with the circus and the circus is never the same again.
Reprints
Keywords
circus; elephant; magic; spell; tiger

A Wrap Up (Table of Contents: 11)

Sabrina / 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
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Cousin Ambrose; Harvey
Synopsis
Hilda is after Ambrose to help with the yard work and can't zap either the yard or him because Harvey is hanging around.
Reprints

Sun Fun (Table of Contents: 12)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan De Carlo
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Genie; Harvey
Synopsis
Sabrina asks a genie to give Harvey a tan.
Reprints
Keywords
genie; magnifying glass

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie's Big Book Volume 4] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

[Archie's Super Teens Versus Crusaders Super Deal!] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Betty's Her-story of Art (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
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
No story; the artist parodies different styles of classical art with Betty as the central character.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Vixens Volume One] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Talk Balk (Table of Contents: 17)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica thinks she and her father should talk more.
Reprints

Share Flair (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty overdoes her interest in Archie's sports team.
Reprints

Always on my Mind (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Count how many times the word 'Archie' occurs in the grid.

Veronica's Lost Hideaway (Table of Contents: 20)

Veronica / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There she is!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Reprints

[Betty and Veronica Spectacular] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

Rope of Hope (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty uses a rope to keep Archie in line at the beach.
Keywords
beach

Remember Me (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty and Me / 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; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
All of a sudden Betty doesn't remember who Archie is.
Reprints

The Waitress (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
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Pop Tate hires Betty to be a waitress at the Choc'lit Shoppe. So Veronica takes it upon herself to be the single most abusive customer ever witnessed.
Reprints

Flower Stall (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tries to give Veronica a bouquet of roses, so Veronica immediately is suspicious of the gesture.
Reprints
Keywords
flowers

A Simple Fact! (Table of Contents: 26)

Veronica / cartoon / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Gaston; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica wants to throw a barbecue party for her friends.
Reprints

Economy Kick (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
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Tommy; Norman; Jeffrey; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Betty gives Veronica a demonstration on how comparison shopping can reduce one's food bill. But what impresses Veronica most is all the handsome store clerks she meets along the way.
Reprints

Sleepy Time Gal (Table of Contents: 28)

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; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Betty tires between jet lag and Daylight Savings Time.
Reprints

Double Trouble in the Haunted Wilderness (Table of Contents: 29)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Veronica Lodge; Kimberly; Jason; Joey
Synopsis
Veronica visits her friend Kimberly, who has two boyfriends and wants Veronica to help her decide between the two.
Reprints

Putting Around (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Inks
John Costanza (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica play a round of miniature golf, but Veronica's competitive nature won't let her play fair.
Reprints
Keywords
miniature golf

Send in the Clowns (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are attracted to a beach muscleman who speaks in rhyme.
Reprints

Date Appreciation! (Table of Contents: 32)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is critical of Veronica dating Archie so much, until she points out just how much worse she could do.
Reprints

Double Play (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to meet two famous commercial spokesmen at a fitness camp.
Reprints

Luck Struck (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
A fortune teller tells Betty that she will have three instances of good luck, and then one instance of bad luck.
Reprints
Keywords
fortune teller

Fit to Be Tired (Table of Contents: 35)

Betty and Me / 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
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie goes with Betty to the health club, but Betty's workout leaves Archie too tired to go out with her on a date that night.
Reprints
Keywords
aerobics; exercise; health club; jogging; weight lifting

Paddle Boat (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica take out Veronica's new motorboat and run out of gas.
Reprints
Keywords
boat; lake; paddle

Royal Flush (Table of Contents: 37)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Rudy
Synopsis
Veronica takes someone she thinks is Prince Rudolph on a whirlwind date.
Reprints

Court of Last Resort (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Script
George Gladir (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
Synopsis
Veronica takes Betty to court for alienating Archie's affections for her.
Reprints

Flower Power (Table of Contents: 39)

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)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh Archiekins, you shouldn't have!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Smithers
Synopsis
When Veronica accidentally destroys Betty's flower garden she panics and transplants flowers from the nearby woods.
Reprints
Keywords
poison ivy

[Archie 1941] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

And the Winner Is... Part 3 (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; Jason Blossom; Brandon
Synopsis
Cheryl goes on a date with Brandon.
Reprints

[Official Betty and Veronica Merch!] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Graphic Novel Super Store] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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

Clash ‘n’ Bash (Table of Contents: 44)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica puts pictures of Archie and Reggie in her wallet.
Reprints

[The Digest Bundle Pack Just Got Bigger!] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

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

The Dream Factory (Table of Contents: 46)

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

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Tom Crooz (movie star)
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica visit a movie set sound stage.
Reprints
Keywords
actor; movie; prop; tongue tied

Indexer Notes

The name of the movie star was changed from Neil Down to Tom Crooz in this printing.

[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)

Photo Finish (Table of Contents: 49)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Chad
Synopsis
Veronica brings her new camera to the beach to meet boys.
Reprints
Keywords
lifeguard; seagull; surfing; volleyball

[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)

[Read it all on the Archie App.] (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 cell phone service?!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [How to get your free comic]
  3. 2. The Red Shoes
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. S'more Trouble
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. The Light Touch
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Running from Hot and Cold!
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Fashions out to Pasture
    Ginger Lopez
  8. 7. [20% off all Archie comics!]
    Midtown Comics
  9. 8. Sand, Sea and Spray
    Sabrina
  10. 9. Mall Mania
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  11. 10. Big Top Topper
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  12. 11. A Wrap Up
    Sabrina
  13. 12. Sun Fun
    Sabrina
  14. 13. [Archie's Big Book Volume 4]
  15. 14. [Archie's Super Teens Versus Crusaders Super Deal!]
  16. 15. Betty's Her-story of Art
    Betty
  17. 16. [Vixens Volume One]
  18. 17. Talk Balk
    Veronica
  19. 18. Share Flair
    Betty
  20. 19. Always on my Mind
    Betty
  21. 20. Veronica's Lost Hideaway
    Veronica
  22. 21. [Betty and Veronica Spectacular]
  23. 22. Rope of Hope
    Betty
  24. 23. Remember Me
    Betty and Me
  25. 24. The Waitress
    Betty and Me
  26. 25. Flower Stall
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. A Simple Fact!
    Veronica
  28. 27. Economy Kick
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. Sleepy Time Gal
    Betty
  30. 29. Double Trouble in the Haunted Wilderness
    Veronica
  31. 30. Putting Around
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. Send in the Clowns
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. Date Appreciation!
    Veronica
  34. 33. Double Play
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. Luck Struck
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. Fit to Be Tired
    Betty and Me
  37. 36. Paddle Boat
    Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. Royal Flush
    Veronica
  39. 38. Court of Last Resort
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. Flower Power
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. [Archie 1941]
  42. 41. And the Winner Is... Part 3
    Cheryl Blossom
  43. 42. [Official Betty and Veronica Merch!]
  44. 43. [Graphic Novel Super Store]
  45. 44. Clash ‘n’ Bash
    Betty and Veronica
  46. 45. [The Digest Bundle Pack Just Got Bigger!]
  47. 46. The Dream Factory
    Betty and Veronica
  48. 47. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  49. 48. [Collect Them All!]
  50. 49. Photo Finish
    Betty and Veronica
  51. 50. [Build Your Own Comics Double Digest Subscription!]
  52. 51. [Try these new Archie comics digests!]
  53. 52. [Read it all on the Archie App.]
  54. 53. [Riverdale]
    CW
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