(August 1987)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Price
2.25 USD
Pages
260
Indicia Frequency
6 times a year in Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct. and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library; Archie Comics 45th Anniversary
Barcode
027100069171 02
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
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)

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Dan DeCarlo (signed)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica, would you like me to do your hair, too?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Pep #279.

Let's Go (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman; Nanci Dakesian; Ginny Sykora
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Betty helps Archie with his car repairs, only to find out that he had plans with Veronica.

Arty-Har-Har (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx forgot to do her school art project, so she had to improvise.

Tennis Trophy! (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
Synopsis
When Veronica learns that she has a secret admirer, Betty tricks her into believing that it is Big Moose.

The Brush-Off (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty takes up painting to try to forget Archie. Veronica makes the mistake of suggesting Betty paint some portraits, so Betty gets Archie to pose for her.
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Keywords
painting

An Itch to Succeed (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! Did you see this notice on the bulletin board?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
The superintendent of schools announces an early inspection of Riverdale High and Mr. Weatherbee writes a letter - to be hand delivered by Archie - asking for an extension. Archie takes a shortcut through the woods and encounters either poison ivy, poison oak or sumac which then gets transferred to the superintendent when Archie delivers the letter and the superintendent then cancels his early inspection because of the itching.
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Gag Bag (Table of Contents: 6)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead falls into the pool with Mr. Lodge's tux.

Date Strait (Table of Contents: 7)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie introduces Archie to the blind date he has selected for him.
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Mr. Modesty (Table of Contents: 8)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie wonders why the girls like Reggie so much.

No Objection (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Jughead pays Miss Grundy a compliment.

Archie's Pop's Daffynitions (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie's Pop / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's Pop has wacky definitions of three words related to his TV.

Green Scene (Table of Contents: 11)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie admires Mr. Lodge's new artificial lawn.

Half Gaff (Table of Contents: 12)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie shares half of his ice cream with Reggie and wants him to reciprocate.

Tribe Bribe (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
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Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are peeved because Archie is playing Indian with a couple of boys instead of escorting them to a fashion show. Planning to torment Archie, Reggie buys off the kids, since Archie is already tied to a tree, but then he falls into a pit the kids dug beforehand. Betty and Veronica then come by and give their requirements to rescue the boys.
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Keywords
bribe; fashion show; playing Indian

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the reprint in Laugh Comics Digest #23.

Fair Exchange! (Table of Contents: 14)

Super Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Super Duck; Mr. Hoghead
Synopsis
Super Duck sells party gags to Mr. Hoghead.

Double Take (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty's identical cousin from Iowa comes to visit and they decide to prank Archie and Reggie.

Master Plan! (Table of Contents: 16)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Jinx tries unsuccessfully to hypnotize Greg, so Hap pretends it worked on him.
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Giver Game (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie! Archie! What do you think of my new dress?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie disapproves of how Veronica treats Betty. Veronica makes it up to Betty by allowing Archie to take her to her to the dance, which Archie finds insulting.

Super Snooper (Table of Contents: 18)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead, Archie and Hot Dog search for Archie's lost wallet.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I really could stand to lose a few pounds!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee talks to Miss Beazly about him losing weight.

Sugar and Space (Table of Contents: 20)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
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Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; science fiction; teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Alexander Cabot; Pepper; Albert; Flotsam (alien)
Synopsis
Melody chases an alien away from Josie and Pepper using lemon soda.
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Keywords
alien; flying saucer; lemon soda; monster

Ladies Man (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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Dan DeCarlo
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica says that the most attractive thing about Archie is that the other girls want him, too. Betty sees if she can take advantage of this situation.
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As a Committee of One (Table of Contents: 22)

Mrs. Lodge / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Harriet Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mrs. Lodge is so busy with her many committee meetings that Mr. Lodge insists that the family take some time off and go to the beach.
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Yo-Yo Queen! (Table of Contents: 23)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
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Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Hap Holliday; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
L'l Jinx wants to learn how to yo-yo, so she asks her father to teach her.
Reprints
Keywords
yo-yo

Indexer Notes

Li's Jinx's dad mentions "Tom Parks, the Yo-Yo champ". Parks (c1937-) was a guidance counselor at Ames Junior High School in Massapequa, NY; who 16 years later starred in a how-to video and appeared on TV with his yo-yo.

Ring Zing (Table of Contents: 24)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie is looking for a summer job with lots of pull.

Name Game (Table of Contents: 25)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica discuss Reggie's paintings.

Indexer Notes

Although Reggie is credited with being the feature character, he does not actually appear in the story.

Tough Bluff (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica dump Archie and then secretly try to regain his interest.
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Backpacker Knack (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The boys laugh when the girls say they want to take the backpacking survival course with them, but they end up getting rescued by the girls.
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The Choice (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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Harry Lucey
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Harry Lucey
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Harry Lucey

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Unable to decide who gets to date Archie, the girls ask a handsome stranger to flip a coin. Veronica gets Archie -- so Betty won.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Bunny and the Kids / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi Bunny!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Bunny; Flutey; Tuba

It's a Cool Fool (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie declares that he's going to "play it cool" where Veronica is concerned, while Jughead calmly predicts that his buddy will just make a fool of himself as usual.
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Indexer Notes

The credits for the reprint in Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #196, Harry Lucey is credited with the inks on this story.

Dip Tip (Table of Contents: 31)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Brrr...it feels cold!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The gang plans to go for a swim, but the water is too cold.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie's Pop Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Your father is in bed!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's father is not feeling well.

Indexer Notes

Although Archie's dad is credited with being the feature character, he does not appear in the story.

Speak Critique (Table of Contents: 33)

Big Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look! Reggie is coming to visit me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie visits Midge, but Moose answers the door.

That's the Breaks (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
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Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica tries to sabotage Betty's job so she can't earn the money she needs to buy a new dress.
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Bargain Sail (Table of Contents: 35)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)
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Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore
Synopsis
Wilbur tries to sweet-talk Linda out of her sail tickets so he can take Laurie.
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The Helping Hands (Table of Contents: 36)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie compete to see who can aid a woman stranded by the roadside first.
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The Prowler (Table of Contents: 37)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
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Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica spots a man climbing into her bedroom window, assumes he's a burglar and sends Archie and Reggie to apprehend him.
Reprints
Keywords
burglar

The Wheeler Dealer (Table of Contents: 38)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx tells Hap about Greg's new two-wheeler.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just thought I'd pop in and visit your class!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee visits Professor Flutesnoot's class.

Just For Kicks (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Soccer is just like any other game, Arch!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie tries to teach Archie the game of soccer, but Archie doesn't seem to be a very accurate kicker.
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On the Ball (Table of Contents: 41)

Chuck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Nancy is sick and tired of Chuck's basketball obsession, until she realizes it might be worth tolerating.
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The Best Deal Available (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Moose has trouble with relationships.
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Excluded (Table of Contents: 43)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle
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Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Joe Edwards ?
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Barry Grossman ?
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
After a lover's spat, Veronica's plans to keep Archie out of the Lodge estate by not allowing anyone to answer the door.
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Meter Matter (Table of Contents: 44)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
They'll be introducing the metric system soon!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose tries to understand the metric system changing feet to meters.
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Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Time Tome (Table of Contents: 45)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Moose, did you know that Los Angeles is three hours behind New York?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Dilton asks Moose if he knows that Los Angeles is three hours behind New York.
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Keywords
beach; swimsuit

Some Catch (Table of Contents: 46)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Russ
Synopsis
Jinx and Russ go fishing.
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Cross Stitch (Table of Contents: 47)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)
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Vincent DeCarlo (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Veronica's attempt to sabotage the dress Betty made herself backfires when Archie prefers it with the stain.
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The Man and the Boy (Table of Contents: 48)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
drama; humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe; Doctor; Lisa
Synopsis
After a handsome doctor saves Mrs. Smythe's life, Samantha decides to transfer her love from the immature Bingo to the mature, wise doctor. But when she faces a crisis with Bingo, she learns who the real mature man is.
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Keywords
soap opera

Indexer Notes

The first of many soap-style stories in this title.

This is the infamous story where Bingo slaps Samantha to calm her down when she's hysterical.

Double Date (Table of Contents: 49)

Sabrina The Teenage Witch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Cousin Ambrose; Harvey Kinkle
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda tries desperately to get Harvey out of the house.
Reprints
Keywords
pie fight

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #232.

Surprise Size (Table of Contents: 50)

Dilton Doiley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Dilton's girlfriend gets asked out by another guy.
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Racket Romance (Table of Contents: 51)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
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Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tennis? Sure, Betty, that's a great idea!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie causes great pain to Archie during a game of mixed doubles tennis.
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The Call of the Wild (Table of Contents: 52)

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

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Al Hartley
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Jon D'Agostino
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Genre
humor; teen
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Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica is fed-up with the way that Archie and Reggie wolf down Betty's food at the picnic.
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Love Match Part I (Table of Contents: 53)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Grunt!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie and Betty are on the mixed doubles tennis team and Archie's car crashes and leaves them stranded far from their next match.
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Love Match Part II (Table of Contents: 54)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Thanks Mister! It sure beats walking and running!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Betty and Archie ride into town on an old horse and then an old penny-farthing bicycle to get to their tennis match.
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Like It Is, Baby (Table of Contents: 55)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
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Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Mr. Flutesnoot; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead spends the morning confounding the school faculty by carrying odd objects through the halls.
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Doin' What's Natural (Table of Contents: 56)

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

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humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weathebee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
When Archie engages in horseplay with Betty, Veronica decides to get revenge by making a play for Reggie. Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy try to defuse the situation, but finally give up and let Archie argue with Reggie and Betty argue with Veronica.
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arguments; jealousy

Act Fact (Table of Contents: 57)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie, Betty and Veronica try to impress a talent agent.

Skill Thrill (Table of Contents: 58)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Wow! Look at that, Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie wants to impress Veronica intellectually.

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Betty’s Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie gave you that chain necklace?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gave Betty a bike chain that she thought was a piece of jewelry.

Reward and Punishment (Table of Contents: 60)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Betty is going around saying you're two-faced!
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humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie tells Veronica that Betty called her two-faced.

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Astro Logic / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Barry Grossman
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Joe Edwards

Genre
humor

Queen Bee (Table of Contents: 62)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle
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Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Victor Gorelick
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Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
When Veronica won't shut up about how Lodges are descended from royalty, Jughead manages to convince her that Betty is a descendant of the purest royal bloodline in history.
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Resort Report (Table of Contents: 63)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Son, how was camp the first week?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
The birds chirping while Archie was at camp made an impression on him.
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Golf Gaff (Table of Contents: 64)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Mr. Lodge, I found your ball!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie found Mr. Lodge's golf ball.
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Gum Game (Table of Contents: 65)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Without a doubt I'm the champion bubble gum blower!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie blows a big bubble and Betty asks him to hold it, until a cute girl passes by.
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Jughead Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Stunning! Breath-taking!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead would like a hot dog stand along with the scenery.
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Veronica’s Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I just found out why you call that horse "Nipper"!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead finds out why they call the horses "Nipper" and "Nappy."

On Her Toes (Table of Contents: 68)

Miss Beazly / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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humor; teen
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Miss Beazly; Miss Haggly; Svenson; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Miss Beazly is so grouchy because her feet hurt, so Miss Grundy gives her the idea of wearing more comfortable shoes.

Splash Bash (Table of Contents: 69)

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

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What a beautiful swan dive!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is very critical of the divers.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Veronica, would you like me to do your hair, too?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Let's Go
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Arty-Har-Har
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Tennis Trophy!
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. The Brush-Off
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. An Itch to Succeed
    Archie
  7. 6. Gag Bag
    Mr. Lodge
  8. 7. Date Strait
    Reggie
  9. 8. Mr. Modesty
    Reggie
  10. 9. No Objection
    Archie
  11. 10. Archie's Pop's Daffynitions
    Archie's Pop
  12. 11. Green Scene
    Reggie
  13. 12. Half Gaff
    Reggie
  14. 13. Tribe Bribe
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. Fair Exchange!
    Super Duck
  16. 15. Double Take
    Archie
  17. 16. Master Plan!
    Li'l Jinx
  18. 17. Giver Game
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Super Snooper
    Jughead
  20. 19. ["I really could stand to lose a few pounds!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  21. 20. Sugar and Space
    Josie
  22. 21. Ladies Man
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. As a Committee of One
    Mrs. Lodge
  24. 23. Yo-Yo Queen!
    Li'l Jinx
  25. 24. Ring Zing
    Reggie
  26. 25. Name Game
    Reggie
  27. 26. Tough Bluff
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. Backpacker Knack
    Archie and the Gang
  29. 28. The Choice
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. ["Hi Bunny!"]
    Bunny and the Kids
  31. 30. It's a Cool Fool
    Archie
  32. 31. Dip Tip
    Reggie
  33. 32. ["Your father is in bed!"]
    Archie's Pop Gag Bag
  34. 33. Speak Critique
    Big Moose
  35. 34. That's the Breaks
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. Bargain Sail
    Wilbur
  37. 36. The Helping Hands
    Reggie
  38. 37. The Prowler
    Veronica
  39. 38. The Wheeler Dealer
    Li'l Jinx
  40. 39. ["Just thought I'd pop in and visit your class!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  41. 40. Just For Kicks
    Archie
  42. 41. On the Ball
    Chuck
  43. 42. The Best Deal Available
    Archie
  44. 43. Excluded
    Veronica
  45. 44. Meter Matter
    Moose
  46. 45. Time Tome
    Moose
  47. 46. Some Catch
    Li'l Jinx
  48. 47. Cross Stitch
    Betty
  49. 48. The Man and the Boy
    That Wilkin Boy
  50. 49. Double Date
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  51. 50. Surprise Size
    Dilton Doiley
  52. 51. Racket Romance
    Archie
  53. 52. The Call of the Wild
    Betty and Veronica
  54. 53. Love Match Part I
    Archie
  55. 54. Love Match Part II
    Archie
  56. 55. Like It Is, Baby
    Jughead
  57. 56. Doin' What's Natural
    Betty and Veronica
  58. 57. Act Fact
    Archie
  59. 58. Skill Thrill
    Veronica
  60. 59. ["Archie gave you that chain necklace?"]
    Betty’s Gag Bag
  61. 60. Reward and Punishment
    Reggie
  62. 61. [no title indexed]
    Astro Logic
  63. 62. Queen Bee
    Betty and Veronica
  64. 63. Resort Report
    Archie
  65. 64. Golf Gaff
    Archie
  66. 65. Gum Game
    Betty
  67. 66. ["Stunning! Breath-taking!"]
    Jughead Pin Up
  68. 67. ["I just found out why you call that horse "Nipper"!"]
    Veronica’s Gag Bag
  69. 68. On Her Toes
    Miss Beazly
  70. 69. Splash Bash
    Betty and Veronica
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