(October 2018)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Price
6.99 USD
Pages
196
Indicia Frequency
Published 10 times a year
On-sale date
2018-09-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
072246469507 66
Editing
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Man! They are looking hot!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie and the gang enjoying a cookout.

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

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

The Princess and the Pea (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)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What be the matter, Prince Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and the gang portray the characters in the famous children's tale by Hans Christian Andersen.
Reprints

Get a Job (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Nancy Woods; Smithers
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is impressed that Betty is working at MacDonalds and thinks Veronica should find a part-time job.
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Kitty Kommotion! (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Bill Golliher (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty thinks that cat sitting for a friend will be a breeze, but the cat has other plans.
Reprints

French Fracas (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
John Rosenberger (credited)
Inks
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Midge Klump; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
A pretty exchange student from France has entranced all the boys and Veronica rallies the girls to put a stop to her.
Reprints
Keywords
exchange student; petition

Double Cross Date! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica has a date with a teen rock video star and Archie at the same time, so she asks Betty to double date with her.
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Showing Her True Color (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica tries wearing various color wigs to school, but doesn't get the responses she hoped for.
Reprints

[Take a Bite Out of Halloween!] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Diamond Select / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Fleeting Meeting (Table of Contents: 9)

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 Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Cousin Ambrose; Mr. Miller
Synopsis
Hilda gets into an argument with a man while waiting for Sabrina.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Mr. Miller is introduced as Harvey's father.

Chop Chop! (Table of Contents: 10)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 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 Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Harvey Kinkle
Synopsis
Harvey's karate practice disturbs Hilda's sleep, so Hilda conjures up a burglar for him to practice on.
Reprints

Power Play (Table of Contents: 11)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Harvey; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Summer sneezing fits make Sabrina's spells go haywire.
Reprints

Pie To Go! (Table of Contents: 12)

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; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Harvey, for once, refuses the last piece of pie at dinner, then can't get it off his mind for the rest of the night.
Reprints

[Archie Americana Bronze Age] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

[Life with Archie] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Smog Dialogue (Table of Contents: 15)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica criticizes her father as a serial polluter.
Reprints
Keywords
pollution

Indexer Notes

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

[Riverdale Volume Three] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Art Gal Awry! (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty attends a snooty art gallery function with Veronica and admits her favorite artist is Dan DeCarlo.
Reprints

[Archie 1941] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Seat Treat (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Archie takes Betty to the big game, even though it's sold out.
Reprints

High Strung Low Strung (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica has Archie convinced she's delicate and scares easily.
Reprints

Pie in the Sky (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley (credited)
Pencils
Al Hartley (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty decides the way to win Archie is by becoming a good cook.
Reprints

Cracker Jack (Table of Contents: 22)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm sure the proprietor of the antique shop didn't realize the value of this vase, Ronnie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Hiram shows Veronica his new vase which Archie gets it stuck on Hiram's head.
Reprints

Wedding Blistered (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
While attending her cousin's wedding, Betty imagines what married life would be like.
Reprints

Pet Chic (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica take her dog to an exquisite health spa for dogs, but he does not want to stay.
Reprints

Happy Days Are Here Again (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton (dressed as a clown); Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty has the blues, so Veronica tries to cheer her up.
Reprints

The Tattler (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty jazzes up Archie's answering machine message with the latest in Riverdale gossip.
Reprints

Owls Well That Ends Well (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Archie refuses to help Veronica recover a rare Zambesia owl that escaped the mansion because he's helping Betty with her marathon run. But Betty spots the owl along the marathon course, just as a massive thunderstorm rolls up.
Reprints
Keywords
marathon

The Cheerleaders (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Cheerleader tryouts are being held and Veronica is so confident she'll make the squad that she has a designer cheerleader outfit made for her.
Reprints

Klutzy Caper! (Table of Contents: 29)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski [as Mike Pellowski] (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Veronica and her father recall different memories of Archie's less than shining moments.
Reprints

Sky Guy (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski [as Mike Pellowski] (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica lament about not being able to meet cute guys.
Reprints

Distraction Action (Table of Contents: 31)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Doug Crane (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; John Smith; Pocahontas; Mr. Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Betty tries to study, but keeps day dreaming about Archie.
Reprints

Chip Off the Old Block (Table of Contents: 32)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica finds a potato chip shaped like Archie's head and soon the story becomes a media sensation.
Reprints

Bitten by the Collector's Bug (Table of Contents: 33)

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
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty goes to the Riverdale Collector's Show to do a story for the school paper on various hobby interests.
Reprints

Jump Start (Table of Contents: 34)

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; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Alice Cooper (cameo)
Synopsis
Veronica tries to convince Betty that jump roping is not feminine.
Reprints

Power Play! (Table of Contents: 35)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can barely stand being in the same air space as Jughead Jones!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Veronica tells Jughead that he needs to get over his crush on her even though she knows it's not true.
Reprints

Veronica's Scrappy Scrapbook (Table of Contents: 36)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge (Also as Little Veronica Lodge in flashback); Smithers; Unnamed chauffeur; Unnamed maid; Unnamed servant; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews (Also as Little Archie Andrews in flashback); Jughead Jones; Unnamed life guard; Unnamed Riverdale girl; Unnamed Riverdale boys; Unnamed mail carrier
Synopsis
Veronica makes a scrapbook of her life in pictures.
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Indexer Notes

Veronica and Archie appear as their "Little Archie" & "Little Veronica" versions in this story in flashback photo panels.

[Betty and Veronica Spectacular] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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And the Winner Is... Part 4 (Table of Contents: 38)

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
humor; teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Jason Blossom; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Cheryl goes on her third date from the show 'Lonely Hearts Club' with George.
Reprints

[The Digest Bundle Pack Just Got Bigger!] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

Betty Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh Archie! This is the most beautiful view I've ever seen!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie takes Betty to a romantic spot.
Reprints

[Graphic Novel Super Store] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

The Plain Truth! (Table of Contents: 43)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski [as Mike Pellowski] (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jane Jones; Matt Rogers
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica attend a taping of the TV show Plain Jane.
Reprints

[20% off all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Collect Them All!] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

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

My Brother's Keeper (Table of Contents: 46)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Bethany Moore; Alfred; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty insists that Veronica begin to be nicer to people and forces her to help their friend Bethany.
Reprints
Keywords
crying; rain; spa; tears; umbrella

[Build Your Own Comics Double Digest Subscription!] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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

[Try these new Archie comics digests!] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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[Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

CW / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Star Wars Jedi Academy] (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

Scholastic / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Man! They are looking hot!"]
  2. 1. [How to get your free comic]
  3. 2. The Princess and the Pea
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Get a Job
    Veronica
  5. 4. Kitty Kommotion!
    Betty
  6. 5. French Fracas
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Double Cross Date!
    Betty's Diary
  8. 7. Showing Her True Color
    Veronica
  9. 8. [Take a Bite Out of Halloween!]
    Diamond Select
  10. 9. A Fleeting Meeting
    Sabrina
  11. 10. Chop Chop!
    Sabrina
  12. 11. Power Play
    Sabrina
  13. 12. Pie To Go!
    Sabrina
  14. 13. [Archie Americana Bronze Age]
  15. 14. [Life with Archie]
  16. 15. Smog Dialogue
    Veronica
  17. 16. [Riverdale Volume Three]
  18. 17. Art Gal Awry!
    Betty
  19. 18. [Archie 1941]
  20. 19. Seat Treat
    Betty
  21. 20. High Strung Low Strung
    Betty
  22. 21. Pie in the Sky
    Betty
  23. 22. Cracker Jack
    Veronica
  24. 23. Wedding Blistered
    Betty
  25. 24. Pet Chic
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Happy Days Are Here Again
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. The Tattler
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. Owls Well That Ends Well
    Betty
  29. 28. The Cheerleaders
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. Klutzy Caper!
    Veronica
  31. 30. Sky Guy
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. Distraction Action
    Betty
  33. 32. Chip Off the Old Block
    Veronica
  34. 33. Bitten by the Collector's Bug
    Betty
  35. 34. Jump Start
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. Power Play!
    Veronica
  37. 36. Veronica's Scrappy Scrapbook
    Veronica
  38. 37. [Betty and Veronica Spectacular]
  39. 38. And the Winner Is... Part 4
    Cheryl Blossom
  40. 39. [The Digest Bundle Pack Just Got Bigger!]
  41. 40. [Official Betty and Veronica Merch!]
  42. 41. ["Oh Archie! This is the most beautiful view I've ever seen!"]
    Betty Pin Up
  43. 42. [Graphic Novel Super Store]
  44. 43. The Plain Truth!
    Betty and Veronica
  45. 44. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  46. 45. [Collect Them All!]
  47. 46. My Brother's Keeper
    Betty and Veronica
  48. 47. [Build Your Own Comics Double Digest Subscription!]
  49. 48. [Try these new Archie comics digests!]
  50. 49. [Riverdale]
    CW
  51. 50. [Star Wars Jedi Academy]
    Scholastic
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