(April 1997)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Price
2.75 USD; 2.95 CAD
Pages
196
Indicia Frequency
seven times a year in January, March, April, June, August, October, and November
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896469509 64
Editing
Nanci Dakesian; Victor Gorelick

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Miss Grundy! Where did you get that trendy outfit?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy

Pet Set! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Bill Golliher
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; animal; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica visit a pet store and imagine what their friends would look like as dogs, fish, and other exotic animals.
Keywords
bird; dog; fish; monkey; owl; pet shop; rat; snake; weasel

Indexer Notes

1st story in the digest

Tape Jape (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Hilda Spellman
Synopsis
Sabrina thinks it's boring to hang around other witches because all they talk about is witch stuff. Hilda buys a TV and VCR to watch more witch stuff.

Indexer Notes

May be drawn by Samm Schwartz. The brand of TV is SAMM TV.

It Takes Two to Tumble (Table of Contents: 3)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Josie learns from Alexandra that Alan M. has "fallen head over heels" for a cute blonde waitress. She tries to find Valerie to find out of the rumor is true, but instead finds Melody, and asking Melody about anything is a trial.
Reprints

Breath of Evil (Table of Contents: 4)

Josie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Melody Valentine; Prof. Druelpus
Synopsis
Josie finds a pendant on the street. The pendant draws cruel and vicious feelings to the surface of anyone who smells the liquid it contains. They visit a professor at his home to return the pendent. The professor conducts experiments on them.
Reprints
Keywords
curse; evil scientist; hex

Fan-Fare (Table of Contents: 5)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; salesman
Synopsis
Sabrina convinces a reluctant Hilda to give a door-to-door salesman a chance to make his pitch but he ends up being unbearably clumsy.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Miss Grundy! Where did you get that trendy outfit?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Pet Set!
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Tape Jape
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  4. 3. It Takes Two to Tumble
    Josie
  5. 4. Breath of Evil
    Josie
  6. 5. Fan-Fare
    Sabrina
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