(October 2019)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Price
7.99 USD
Pages
196
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year
On-sale Date
2019-08-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469500 27611
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
back to school; shopping

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

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

What If... Betty Was the Rich One? (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; Smithers; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
An imaginary story about how things would be different if Betty's family was rich and Veronica's family was poor.
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Back to School Blues (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 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; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Veronica misses the first week of school and when she shows up with her designer dress she discovers that everybody else is wearing the same dress.
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Keywords
dress; fashion; revamp; sewing machine

Beau Who? (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Tiffany; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica is determined to meet Tiffany's new boyfriend.
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Rat Control (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
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Caramel; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Betty inspires Veronica to banish those annoying little things that clutter up her life, so Veronica hires Moose to get rid of Jughead and Reggie.
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Invitation Frustration (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty breaks her neck trying to retrieve an invitation to one of Veronica's parties that she thinks she may have discarded.
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Buy Buy Baby (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie helps Veronica go an entire day without shopping.
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[Read it all on the Archie App.] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Presidential Problems (Table of Contents: 9)

Sabrina / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey Kinkle; Cousin Ambrose; Amy Gordon; George Washington; Enchantra the Head Witch
Synopsis
Sabrina is running for junior class president. Ambrose, as her self-appointed campaign manager, ends up causing her more trouble than she bargained for.
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Cliche Day (Table of Contents: 10)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (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; Harvey Kinkle; Amy
Synopsis
Due to a convergence of the planets, any time someone around Sabrina spouts a cliche phrase, her magic subconsciously makes it happen.
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Bruce Lee ViniMates (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Diamond Select / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Archie Comics Presents] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

Betty & Veronica's Pinup / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is my favorite hole...
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica play golf.
Reprints
Keywords
golf

[Katy Keene] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Two Trophies (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica compare trophies.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie and Sabrina Halloween Coloring Book] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

The Astronaut (Table of Contents: 17)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[A Brand New Era of Archie] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Back to School Fashions (Table of Contents: 19)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

The Silencer (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty uses her position as a librarian to try to keep Archie and Veronica separate.
Reprints

Small Medium (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty and Me / 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
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Tommy Grill; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty has to cancel a date in order to babysit, so her charge decides to pull some strings in order to make it up to her.
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Love Story (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty and Me / 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; Archie Andrews; Ms. Grundy
Synopsis
Archie writes a love note for Betty, but Ms. Grundy catches them smooching and gives Archie detention.
Reprints

Award-Winning Acts (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica think about what an awards show at Riverdale High would be like.
Reprints

Bag It (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica takes Betty shopping for a Trendi handbag. Betty finds a handbag in another store that looks like Veronica's but isn't as expensive. But when the bags get accidentally mixed up, Veronica's social standing is in peril!
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Face-Off! (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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Something in Common (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica decide they only have one thing in common.
Reprints

Maze Craze! (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
Fernando Ruiz
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Frank Gagliardo
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica's guinea pig escapes.
Reprints
Keywords
guinea pig

Baker's Half-Dozen (Table of Contents: 28)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica finally gets a batch of cookies to turn out correctly. She tries to save some for Archie but everybody else ends up with them.
Reprints

Make Believe (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper (as herself, Betty The Jungle Queen and Betty The Flower Girl); Archie Andrews (as himself, Lord Andrews, Zartan Of The Apes and 'Cash' Andrews); Veronica Lodge (dream only); Hiram Lodge (dream only)
Synopsis
Betty tries to write a romantic story.
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Indexer Notes

The two plots Betty thinks up borrow from "Tarzan Of The Apes" and the film "City Lights".

Going Solo (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Marcy Lodge
Synopsis
With Marcy's influence, Betty and Veronica form a musical duo.
Reprints

Photo Op! (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty feels scorned by Veronica when she is not included in the innumerable pictures of Veronica's friends.
Reprints
Keywords
frame; photo; picture

Shape Up! (Table of Contents: 32)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie Andrews! There you are!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica wants Archie to get into shape.
Reprints

Get Up & Go! (Table of Contents: 33)

B&V / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hermione Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Ms. Grundy; Dilton Doiley; Ethel Muggs; Chuck Clayton; Missy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Veronica is late getting up and going to school
Reprints

The Nose Knows (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica blindfolds Betty to see if she can figure out where she is in the school with just her sense of smell.
Reprints

Change of Heart (Table of Contents: 35)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Unnamed hair sylist; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty is tired of her look and wants a drastic change.
Reprints

A Purpose in Life (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Smithers; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica thinks Betty is poor, Betty thinks that Veronica doesn't understand having a close family, which is why they are best friends.
Reprints

Oh... You Beautiful Doll! (Table of Contents: 37)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is angry with Veronica for spending $1000 on a doll, until she auctions it off for $10,000.
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[Riverdale High] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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

It's a Maze Thing Part 1 and 2 (Table of Contents: 39)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Veronica Lodge; Penelope Blossom; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Cheryl and Veronica get lost in a hedge maze and bond.
Reprints
Keywords
bees; bush; charity; fall; fundraiser; hedge maze; puddle; shrub; slip; sprinkler

What's in a Name? (Table of Contents: 40)

Cheryl / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Parent ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Find Cheryl's name in the puzzle.

Cheryl's Fashion Hello Riverdale (Table of Contents: 41)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

fashions

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

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 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)

Banky Panky (Table of Contents: 44)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty gives Archie a lesson in compound interest.
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)

A Class-y Dresser (Table of Contents: 46)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica has a new dress themed for each class in school.
Reprints

[Subscribe Today and Save At store.archiecomics.com] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Milestones] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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

Watch Your Language (Table of Contents: 49)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Gaston the chef; Rene
Synopsis
Veronica abruptly starts cramming French right after she finds out Gaston's dreamy nephew will be staying at the 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)

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

Netflix / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [How to get your free comic]
  3. 2. What If... Betty Was the Rich One?
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Back to School Blues
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Beau Who?
    Veronica
  6. 5. Rat Control
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Invitation Frustration
    Betty
  8. 7. Buy Buy Baby
    Veronica
  9. 8. [Read it all on the Archie App.]
  10. 9. Presidential Problems
    Sabrina
  11. 10. Cliche Day
    Sabrina
  12. 11. Bruce Lee ViniMates
    Diamond Select
  13. 12. [Archie Comics Presents]
  14. 13. ["This is my favorite hole..."]
    Betty & Veronica's Pinup
  15. 14. [Katy Keene]
  16. 15. Two Trophies
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. [Archie and Sabrina Halloween Coloring Book]
  18. 17. The Astronaut
    Veronica
  19. 18. [A Brand New Era of Archie]
  20. 19. Back to School Fashions
  21. 20. The Silencer
    Betty and Me
  22. 21. Small Medium
    Betty and Me
  23. 22. Love Story
    Betty and Me
  24. 23. Award-Winning Acts
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Bag It
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Face-Off!
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. Something in Common
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. Maze Craze!
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. Baker's Half-Dozen
    Veronica
  30. 29. Make Believe
    Betty
  31. 30. Going Solo
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. Photo Op!
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. Shape Up!
    Veronica
  34. 33. Get Up & Go!
    B&V
  35. 34. The Nose Knows
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. Change of Heart
    Betty
  37. 36. A Purpose in Life
    Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. Oh... You Beautiful Doll!
    Veronica
  39. 38. [Riverdale High]
  40. 39. It's a Maze Thing Part 1 and 2
    Cheryl Blossom
  41. 40. What's in a Name?
    Cheryl
  42. 41. Cheryl's Fashion Hello Riverdale
  43. 42. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  44. 43. [The Digest Bundle Pack Just Got Bigger!]
  45. 44. Banky Panky
    Betty
  46. 45. [Graphic Novel Super Store]
  47. 46. A Class-y Dresser
    Veronica
  48. 47. [Subscribe Today and Save At store.archiecomics.com]
  49. 48. [Archie Milestones]
  50. 49. Watch Your Language
    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. [Chilling Adventures of Sabrina]
    Netflix
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