(September 2019)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Pages
196
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On-sale Date
2019-07-24
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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The Archie Library
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[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
Archie! Thanks for being our team’s biggest fan!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
volleyball

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

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

What If...Jughead Was the One the Girls were After? (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
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Gaston; Monique
Synopsis
A what if story asking what would happen if Betty and Veronica were attracted to Jughead instead of Archie.
Reprints

Chores (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Jim Ruth (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews (reference only)
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge gives the staff the day off and assigns the household work to Veronica to teach her a lesson.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; chores

My Loss Is My Gain (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Miss Dewey (a librarian); Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate (cameo)
Synopsis
Betty offers to buy Jughead a soda with her last five dollars. But when Betty can't find it, she and Jughead retrace her steps to locate it.
Reprints

Sail Tale (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is determined to make a big splash at the local windsurfing contest after hearing everyone praise Betty's entry.
Reprints

Deep Thinker! (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica wants to go deep sea fishing with her father.
Reprints
Keywords
deep sea fishing

Beauty Food (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica allows Betty to talk her into making her own beauty products out of natural foods.
Reprints

[Chilling Adventures of Sabrina] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Netflix / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Golf War (Table of Contents: 9)

Sabrina / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Enchantra; Aunt Zelda; Salem; Queen Repulsa; Slugpod; Skarnok, the Bone Crusher
Synopsis
Sabrina is so good at miniature golf; she's sure to be good at the full-size game, or at least to caddy for Enchantra.
Reprints
Keywords
golf; miniature golf

Hey, Good Looking (Table of Contents: 10)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Salem
Synopsis
Sabrina accidentally wishes her favorite soap opera actor into the house, then can't return him when he refuses to leave.
Reprints

That's the Ticket (Table of Contents: 11)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Amy
Synopsis
Amy got the last ticket to the Squashing Cantalopes concert.
Reprints
Keywords
concert; tickets

Indexer Notes

Smashing Pumpkins is spoofed as Squashing Cantalopes.

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

You Oughta Be In Pictures (Table of Contents: 12)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Zelda; Salem
Synopsis
Sabrina really gets into the old film she's watching.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Something Fishy (Table of Contents: 13)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Salem
Synopsis
It's Salem's turn to cook.
Reprints

Car Caper (Table of Contents: 14)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Sabrina uses magic to enlarge a toy car into a life-size model.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Beach Botch (Table of Contents: 15)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marisa Noce
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Salem
Synopsis
Sabrina wants to go to the beach so uses a spell to take her to a place with lots of sand and clear blue skies.
Reprints
Keywords
Sahara Desert

[Read it all on the Archie App.] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Comics Presents] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Veronica Fashions (Table of Contents: 18)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge

[Spider-Man / Avengers Mini-Mates] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Diamond Select / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Claw Awe! (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty and 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
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica judge a fishing contest.
Reprints
Keywords
spearfishing

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Laff Gaff (Table of Contents: 22)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Harry Lucey ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Sue
Synopsis
Veronica gives advice to her friend Sue.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Betty and Veronica Spectacular] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

Green Scene (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Karen
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica move to head Archie off from meeting a gorgeous new girl at the beach.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

I'm a Big Girl Now! (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty and Me / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Hal can't stop thinking of Betty as his little girl even though she is a 17 year old teenager.
Reprints

Beach Bawl (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty is bitten on the toe by a crab.
Reprints

What Do You Propose? (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty and Me / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty tries to pique Archie's interest in her by rejecting a marriage proposal that he never made.
Reprints

The Letter (Table of Contents: 28)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica receives a year old letter from a secret admirer and returns to where they met looking for him.
Reprints

A Tale of Two Diaries (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hubert Smithers; Bo Hunk
Synopsis
Betty loses her diary and Veronica dreams that it is found by a movie producer who wants to make a movie based on it.
Reprints

Rock n' Roll Girls (Table of Contents: 30)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Aunt Gladys; the Sugar Popz
Synopsis
Veronica wins a contest to be a cub reporter for a rock magazine. Her assignment is to go on the road with the Sugar Popz, but her parents don't want her to go unchaperoned, so they call in Aunt Gladys, her mother's sister.
Reprints
Keywords
rock music

For the Benefit of Mr. Kite (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica makes the mistake of trying Betty's new kite while wearing roller blades.
Reprints

Shell Belle (Table of Contents: 32)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty shows her Brownie troop various things they can make from seashells, with a little help from Jughead.
Reprints

Heir Style (Table of Contents: 33)

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
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge imagines what it would be like if Archie marries Veronica and Archie comes to work at his company.
Reprints

Drop the Shopping (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
T. J. Kirsch (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica doesn't need to go shopping for a school wardrobe because she is having a designer make all her clothes.
Reprints

The Idol of Adventure Island (Table of Contents: 35)

Veronica / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Evan; Imana
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge takes Veronica and Mrs. Lodge on a vacation to a small tropical island where Veronica finds a small idol that the natives believe brings bad luck.
Reprints
Keywords
bad luck; cave; idol; volcano

Up the Creek (Table of Contents: 36)

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
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
While guiding their canoe down a river, Betty and Veronica encounter a young man fishing. Veronica immediately decides his company is preferable to Betty's and makes a play for him.
Reprints
Keywords
canoe

Golf Gaff (Table of Contents: 37)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Alice Gumm; unidentified girl; Melissa; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
At a miniature golf course, Betty has a hard time keeping Archie's wandering eye on her and their game.
Reprints
Keywords
miniature golf

[Riverdale High] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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

Radio Daze (Table of Contents: 39)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Howie Stein; Pam Ambersome; Jason Blossom; Mr. Reynolds
Synopsis
Cheryl while stuck in traffic calls into a radio show. She gets such good ratings, she gets her own radio show.
Reprints
Keywords
disc jockey; DJ; host; radio; wig

Indexer Notes

Howie Stein is a parody of Howard Stern. Peg Ambersome is a parody of Pamela Anderson.

Sitting Pretty!! (Table of Contents: 40)

Cheryl Blossom / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Cheryl Blossom

Indexer Notes

Find a word puzzle.

[20% off all Archie comics] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Digest Bundle Pack Just Got Bigger!] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

Veronica's Pin Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Isn't this bikini adorable...
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica has a new bikini.

[Graphic Novel Super Store] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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

Catch the Wave (Table of Contents: 45)

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

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Dan Parent (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica gets an interactive game system that allows her and Betty to surf indoors on rainy days. Initially skeptical, her parents soon are itching to try it.
Reprints

[Subscribe Today and Save At store.archiecomics.com] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Milestones] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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

Top This! (Table of Contents: 48)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Caramel
Synopsis
Betty buys a new swimsuit for a beach party.
Reprints

[Build Your Own Comics Double Digest 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)

[Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 51) (Expand) /

CW / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Dactyl Hill Squad] (Table of Contents: 52) (Expand) /

Scholastic / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie! Thanks for being our team’s biggest fan!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [How to get your free comic]
  3. 2. What If...Jughead Was the One the Girls were After?
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Chores
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. My Loss Is My Gain
    Betty
  6. 5. Sail Tale
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Deep Thinker!
    Veronica
  8. 7. Beauty Food
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. [Chilling Adventures of Sabrina]
    Netflix
  10. 9. The Golf War
    Sabrina
  11. 10. Hey, Good Looking
    Sabrina
  12. 11. That's the Ticket
    Sabrina
  13. 12. You Oughta Be In Pictures
    Sabrina
  14. 13. Something Fishy
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  15. 14. Car Caper
    Sabrina
  16. 15. Beach Botch
    Sabrina
  17. 16. [Read it all on the Archie App.]
  18. 17. [Archie Comics Presents]
  19. 18. Veronica Fashions
    Veronica
  20. 19. [Spider-Man / Avengers Mini-Mates]
    Diamond Select
  21. 20. Claw Awe!
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. [Betty and Veronica Friends Forever]
  23. 22. Laff Gaff
    Veronica
  24. 23. [Betty and Veronica Spectacular]
  25. 24. Green Scene
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. I'm a Big Girl Now!
    Betty and Me
  27. 26. Beach Bawl
    Betty and Me
  28. 27. What Do You Propose?
    Betty and Me
  29. 28. The Letter
    Veronica
  30. 29. A Tale of Two Diaries
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Rock n' Roll Girls
    Veronica
  32. 31. For the Benefit of Mr. Kite
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. Shell Belle
    Betty
  34. 33. Heir Style
    Veronica
  35. 34. Drop the Shopping
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. The Idol of Adventure Island
    Veronica
  37. 36. Up the Creek
    Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. Golf Gaff
    Betty
  39. 38. [Riverdale High]
  40. 39. Radio Daze
    Cheryl Blossom
  41. 40. Sitting Pretty!!
    Cheryl Blossom
  42. 41. [20% off all Archie comics]
    Midtown Comics
  43. 42. [The Digest Bundle Pack Just Got Bigger!]
  44. 43. ["Isn't this bikini adorable..."]
    Veronica's Pin Up
  45. 44. [Graphic Novel Super Store]
  46. 45. Catch the Wave
    Betty and Veronica
  47. 46. [Subscribe Today and Save At store.archiecomics.com]
  48. 47. [Archie Milestones]
  49. 48. Top This!
    Betty
  50. 49. [Build Your Own Comics Double Digest Subscription!]
  51. 50. [Try these new Archie comics digests!]
  52. 51. [Riverdale]
    CW
  53. 52. [Dactyl Hill Squad]
    Scholastic
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