(November 1995)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
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071896469509 54
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What do you think of the new school girl look, Archie?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Friendly Game (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Jon D’Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge

I Sea (Table of Contents: 2)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty!! You mean to tell me you carried Archie's books home for him??? Why couldn't he carry them himself???
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper
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Fair Exchange is No Robbery! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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So you're going away for two weeks?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica each buy going away presents to give to one another but after Jughead tells Archie about Veronica's gift of a locket (not what it really was) Archie gets mad and returns his gift to Veronica and then Veronica gets mad and returns her gift to Archie.
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Greg Unfair to Li'l Jinx (Table of Contents: 5)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
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Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Greg breaks a movie date with Li'l Jinx, again, to play ball. But this time he claims to be sick, and a particularly rough game of football turned that lie into the truth.
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The Show-off (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is shocked and amazed that everyone else at school isn't getting a new wardrobe for fall classes like she is.
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[Headbands/Crop Duster/Fire Sale] (Table of Contents: 7)

Open the Door, Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper
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Indexer Notes

Three two-panel gags representing literal translations of the words on the door Dilton opens.

Plain Folks (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is running for city council and plans a television interview at home to show how down-to-earth he is. What he doesn't count on is a star-struck Veronica and her friends.
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Tee Vee-itis (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li’l Jinx; Hap Holliday

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I’m afraid we don’t have enough food for your party, dear!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper

That's the Way the Cookie Crumbles (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Jinx's cookie recipe is poorly received.
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Bon Voyage (Table of Contents: 12)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
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Letters
Harry Lucey

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge goes on a tour of Europe to get away from Archie. While seeing Lodge off, Archie gets trapped in the baggage compartment of the plane, and has to work a series of jobs throughout Europe to get back home. Mr. Lodge begins to think he's going crazy because no matter where he goes in Europe, he sees Archie in a new costume working a different job.
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Keywords
airplane; baggage; binoculars; Europe; fountain; France; gondola; Italy; Leaning Tower of Pisa; ocean liner; Paris; psychiatrist; Venice; waiter

We All Scream for Ice Cream! (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Miss Thompson; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton

The Wrong Mailing List? (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Various people get advertisements that don't apply to them.

Out of Sight (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Dick Malmgren
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Cousin Ambrose
Synopsis
Hilda can't get anyone to notice her.
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Easy Does It (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Smithers; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie hides Veronica's clarinet in Mr. Lodge's golf bag.
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Keywords
clarinet; golf; marching band; putter

Past Blast (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper

The Visit (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Bjourdu (an alien); Bjourdu's sister (another alien)
Synopsis
After an evening of unnatural meteor showers, Archie, Betty, and Veronica are captured by aliens who want to collect earth specimens.
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Indexer Notes

This story appears in 2 parts: Part I (6 pages) and Part II (5 pages).

Vain Refrain (Table of Contents: 19)

The Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge]
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Fit to Print (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Robin (Cooper?); Roxanne (Cooper?); Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty takes her eight-year-old twin cousins to school to be fingerprinted for the local child protection drive. Unfortunately the girls seem determined to get their prints on everything else afterward.
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Range Top Secret (Table of Contents: 21)

Beazly / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Beazly; Veronica Lodge; Gaston; Hiram Lodge
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Belate Fate (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman; Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Gary Collins (new student)
Synopsis
Archie dreamed Veronica had flirted with the new guy in class.
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Hokey Pocus (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Uncle Fred; Alice Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
While entertaining at Veronica's party with some magic tricks she learned from her uncle, Betty gets in some digs at Veronica that don't go over well.
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The Litter Word (Table of Contents: 24)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie cleans up litter around town, which ruins his date with Veronica but gets him on TV.
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Keywords
litter; pollution

Trivia Travesty (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Hy Eisman
Inks
Hy Eisman ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
During a game of Trivial Trivia, the answers keep pointing out Archie's failings to Veronica.
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The Boob and the Tube (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie adjusts the TV antenna at Betty's house so he can watch baseball.
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Indexer Notes

Yoshida credit based on his distinctive "A" which is wide and has a low crossbar.

Our Song (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica asks that Archie play "their song" on the jukebox at the Choc'lit Shop, but Archie can't remember what it's supposed to be. An aggressive stranger insists on playing a number, which turns out to be what Veronica was waiting for; Archie gets the credit.
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Keywords
jukebox

The New Look (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Miss Grundy tries to update her look, but she doesn't get the reaction she was expecting.
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Stranded in Space (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
When Betty confesses a fantasy about being stranded with Archie in an elevator during a blackout, Archie starts preparing for the worst.
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Back to School Fashions (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
No story; Betty and Veronica model fashion designs submitted by readers.
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Go-Go Woe (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
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Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
To win a dance contest, Veronica hires a professional choreographer whom Betty mistakes for a Mafia hit man.
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Sign Off (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
The students hold a protest to help get money to fix the school.
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On the Point (Table of Contents: 33)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge
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Beat Feat (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
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Shout Bout (Table of Contents: 35)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

One to Go (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Harvey
Synopsis
Sabrina uses her magic to annoy a rude waitress.
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Clothes Call (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie & Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Tired of Veronica's spending, Mr. Lodge makes her get a job.
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No Sense of Direction (Table of Contents: 38)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Valerie
Synopsis
While raking leaves, Josie and Valerie hear on the radio that a movie director is in town scouting local talent.
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Meow Row (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Rudolph (Veronica’s cat); Leonard (paperboy)
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Swing High Swing Low (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica tells Betty that "all men are rotten" and that she shouldn't come whenever Archie calls for her.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What do you think of the new school girl look, Archie?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Friendly Game
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. I Sea
    Reggie
  4. 3. ["Betty!! You mean to tell me you carried Archie's books home for him??? Why couldn't he carry them himself???"]
    Betty Pin Up
  5. 4. Fair Exchange is No Robbery!
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Greg Unfair to Li'l Jinx
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. The Show-off
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. [Headbands/Crop Duster/Fire Sale]
    Open the Door, Dilton
  9. 8. Plain Folks
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Tee Vee-itis
    Li’l Jinx
  11. 10. ["I’m afraid we don’t have enough food for your party, dear!"]
    Betty’s Gag Bag
  12. 11. That's the Way the Cookie Crumbles
    Li'l Jinx
  13. 12. Bon Voyage
    Veronica
  14. 13. We All Scream for Ice Cream!
    Betty
  15. 14. The Wrong Mailing List?
  16. 15. Out of Sight
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  17. 16. Easy Does It
    Archie
  18. 17. Past Blast
    Archie
  19. 18. The Visit
  20. 19. Vain Refrain
    The Archies
  21. 20. Fit to Print
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Range Top Secret
    Beazly
  23. 22. Belate Fate
    Archie
  24. 23. Hokey Pocus
    Betty
  25. 24. The Litter Word
    Veronica
  26. 25. Trivia Travesty
    Archie and the Gang
  27. 26. The Boob and the Tube
    Betty and Me
  28. 27. Our Song
    Archie
  29. 28. The New Look
    Miss Grundy
  30. 29. Stranded in Space
    Betty and Me
  31. 30. Back to School Fashions
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. Go-Go Woe
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. Sign Off
    Archie
  34. 33. On the Point
    Moose
  35. 34. Beat Feat
    Archie
  36. 35. Shout Bout
    Reggie
  37. 36. One to Go
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  38. 37. Clothes Call
    Archie & Veronica
  39. 38. No Sense of Direction
    Josie
  40. 39. Meow Row
    Archie
  41. 40. Swing High Swing Low
    Betty and Veronica
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