(May 2001)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Price
3.29 USD; 3.99 CAD
Pages
196
Indicia Frequency
8 times a year in Jan., Apr., May, June, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec.
On-sale date
2001-03-13
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896469509 96
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-Sale date from Betty and Veronica Double Digest #96.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
--and then, halfway through, I decided I didn't want a permanent after all!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Compliment Complex (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty tries to teach Veronica how to make an honest compliment of another person.

Dishing It Out (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Halliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx describes her dessert, but not her dinner.
Reprints

[Real Spies... Only Smaller] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Spy Kids / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Flip Quips (Table of Contents: 5)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Reprints
Keywords
hockey; ski jump; snowmobile

Indexer Notes

Three two-panel gags, first one involving hockey, second one on ski jumping and the third on snowmobile racing.

Ski Spree! (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Color in the letters puzzle.

Cheer Sphere (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty's mom wants her to clean her room.
Reprints

Biz Tiz (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Betty tries to run a student council meeting.
Reprints

[Get caught up in the magic] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Archway / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
That Ronnie has real talent…
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Veronica always gets the new boy in town.
Reprints

Dear Diary (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the hearts puzzle.

The Inner Voice (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (layouts); Dan Parent
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Byron
Synopsis
Betty's inner voice tells her that playing hard to get will get Archie to stop taking her for granted.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Shine On (Table of Contents: 13)

Reggie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the words puzzle.

Something Fishy! (Table of Contents: 14)

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; Greg; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx wants a space helmet.
Reprints

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

A Day in Shining Armor (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie and Betty go to the Riverdale Medieval Festival, where Archie helps stop a purse snatcher.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie's Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Speed Deed (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Nancy Woods; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
While watching a TV show about a super-hero character much like The Flash, Betty fantasizes about having super-speed.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Phone Drone (Table of Contents: 19)

Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Ethel is so lonely that she'll even chat up a phone solicitor.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Betty & Veronica Fashion Dolls] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

[It's Time To See What Great Digest Titles Are On Sale This Month!] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Back Problems (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Charley's lack of studying comes back to bite him, along with a biting comment from Li'l Jinx.
Reprints

Fabulous Fakes (Table of Contents: 23)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Hy Eisman
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Mindy Eisman

Genre
fashion
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica models fashions using fake animal prints.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie's Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

Slip of the Tongue (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx has broken her radio, but she thinks it can be fixed.
Reprints

Pests! (Table of Contents: 26)

Betty's Father... Mr. Cooper / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Hal Cooper

Indexer Notes

Find the words puzzle.

Royal Pain (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Tony "The Duke"
Synopsis
Veronica demands that Betty take Archie out so she'll be free to date "The Duke".
Reprints
Keywords
boxer; prize fighter

Indexer Notes

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

Stage Stuck (Table of Contents: 28)

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
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Charley pays Jinx a back-handed compliment.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Mister Lodge / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Lodge, your financial advisor, here!
Characters
Hiram Lodge

Indexer Notes

Find the words puzzle.

[Archie's Stuff Shop] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Betty's Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But, Archie... This is your 14th bag of popcorn!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty isn't happy when Archie is flirting with the girl running the concessions at the movie theater.
Reprints
Keywords
movie theater; popcorn

Veronica Word Find! (Table of Contents: 32)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Find the five 'Veronica words' in the puzzle: Fashion, Glamour, Money, Diamonds and Gossip.

Tough Break (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Jinx is reading a letter from Greg, who is on vacation.

[Archie's Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

Commercial Break (Table of Contents: 35)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Eve Nagler
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Norman Lake; Tommy Cook; Tammy Cook; Mrs. Cook; Super Spaceship Toys rep
Synopsis
Betty is offered a role in a commercial for a toy space shuttle, but she has serious concerns about the toy's safety.
Reprints
Keywords
Heimlich Maneuver

Indexer Notes

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

[Sabrina] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

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

The V.I.P. (Table of Contents: 37)

Li'l Jinx's Pal, Charley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Nanci Tsetsekas
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Charley brags about his new position.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

The Lodges / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We Lodges have an abundance of asset accumulation!
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge

Indexer Notes

Find the word puzzle.

On the Level (Table of Contents: 39)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx helps carry the meal to the table for her mother.
Reprints

[Archie's Stuff Shop] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

Timed Right! (Table of Contents: 41)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Jinx wants to know if her study time is up.
Reprints

[It's Time to Rock With...Josie and the Pussycats] (Table of Contents: 42)

Josie and the Pussycats / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? [as Zanne] (signed)
Inks
Nelson Ribeiro
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Josie and the Pussycats [Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Smith]

Indexer Notes

Introductory page for Josie and the Pussycats stories that follow.

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

Melody / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, kids! Here's a puzzle I invented all by myself!
Characters
Melody

Indexer Notes

Put the letters in numerical order puzzle.

The Octopus and the Pesticide (Table of Contents: 44)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Melody Valentine; Josie McCoy; Valerie Smith; Alexandra Cabot; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Melody the optimist or octopus versus Alexandra the pessimist or pesticide. Full of Melody's malapropisms.
Reprints

She's So... (Table of Contents: 45)

Melody / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Melody

Indexer Notes

Read the clues and fill in the blanks puzzle.

[Archie's Double Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

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

Fair Share! (Table of Contents: 47)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Halliday
Synopsis
How to share three pieces of candy between two people.

Betty's Mystery Puzzle!! (Table of Contents: 48)

Dilton's Puzzle Pals / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Unscramble the words to learn the suspects in the mystery novel Betty is reading.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, signature removed in this printing.

Picture Puzzle! (Table of Contents: 49)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Halliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx draws a picture of her father.
Reprints

[Archie's Weird Mysteries] (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

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

Silence! (Table of Contents: 51)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Fat Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx and Charley maintain their silence in a library, even after Charley drops a book on Jinx's head.
Reprints

Shake Your Booty (Table of Contents: 52)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the words puzzle.

The Joke's on You (Table of Contents: 53)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Accidents at the hairdressers turns Betty's into a brunette and Veronica into a blonde.

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 54) (Expand) /

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

Taking No Chances (Table of Contents: 55)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx takes an umbrella to school.

Read My Mind! (Table of Contents: 56)

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

Script
Regina Curro
Pencils
Rudy Lapick ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the code puzzle.

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

Fantasy Time (Table of Contents: 57)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and her mother try to weed out old toys to give to charity. As they do, Betty begins creating fantasy scenarios for her and Archie revolving around the toys. But Veronica always seems to intrude.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Date Fate! (Table of Contents: 58)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle.

Status Seeker (Table of Contents: 59)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty is in a hurry to answer the phone.

You Don't Need Drugs to... (Table of Contents: 60)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Synopsis
Reasons why you don't need drugs.

Hidden Meanings (Table of Contents: 61)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx can't find her dictionary.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 62)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Little Betty and Little Veronica stories.

The Buried Treasure Mystery (Table of Contents: 63)

Little Betty and Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Little Archie; Miss Grundy; Little Betty; Little Veronica; Spotty; Mr. Malone; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Little Archie finds a treasure map in a book in the library.
Reprints
Keywords
buried treasure; treasure map

Learn to Draw Archie (Table of Contents: 64)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Just My Friends (Table of Contents: 65)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor ?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor ?
Inks
Dexter Taylor ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie; Spotty; Little Jughead; Little Betty; Little Veronica; Miss Grundy; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Little Archie wins a dinner for four at a restaurant, and Little Betty, Little Veronica and Little Jughead all try to convince him to pick them.
Reprints

[Josie and the Pussycats the Official Movie Contest] (Table of Contents: 66)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Announcement of a contest to go along with the Josie and the Pussycats movie.

One Stormy Cat (Table of Contents: 67)

Little Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little Betty; Caramel; Spotty; Little Archie; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Little Archie and Spotty help Little Betty find her missing cat during a thunderstorm.
Reprints

Come and Get It (Table of Contents: 68)

Little Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
When rain breaks up a backyard barbecue, Little Archie tries to finish cooking a steak without getting it wet.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Real Thing (Table of Contents: 69)

Little Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Betty; Little Veronica; Little Archie; Little Jughead
Synopsis
Little Jughead has a perfume he tries to sell Little Betty.
Reprints

[Archie's Subscription Offer of the Century!] (Table of Contents: 70) (Expand) /

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

It's Relative (Table of Contents: 71)

Li'l Jinx's Pal, Charley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Charley Hawse; Jinx Holliday [Li'l Jinx]
Synopsis
Charley is very proud of the one 'A' he received on his report card.
Reprints

Betty's Bowling Frenzy!! (Table of Contents: 72)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper
Keywords
bowling

Best Dressed Man (Table of Contents: 73)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica doesn't invite Archie to her party because he doesn't dress neatly, but Archie tries to prove her wrong.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

High and Low (Table of Contents: 74)

Li'l Jinx's Chum, Charley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx got second best grade in history. So, what did Charley get?
Reprints

Golf! (Table of Contents: 75)

Mr. Lodge / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Hiram Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the words puzzle.

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 76)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
These are especially strong blouses, madam!
Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty goes shopping for some durable fashions.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Learn to Draw Betty (Table of Contents: 77)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Four panel instructions on how to draw Betty Cooper's face.

You Can Bank On It! (Table of Contents: 78)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Jinx goes through the neighborhood looking for soda bottles to redeem for the deposit.
Reprints

A Magical Experience (Table of Contents: 79)

Sabrina The Teenage Witch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Sabrina performs spells to get herself closer to The Young Kids (a boy band).
Reprints
Keywords
boy band; concert; magazine; massage; spa

Indexer Notes

Blip magazine is a parody of Bop magazine. The Young Dudes are probably a parody of New Kids on the Block.

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

The Origin of Steel Sterling (Table of Contents: 80)

Know Your Heroes! / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Castiglia
Pencils
Steve Butler
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
SH-8

Turned Off (Table of Contents: 81)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yaagh
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Greg; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Jinx and Greg both watched "The Monster of the Mountain" on TV, and turned it off at the same point.
Reprints

Daze of Yore (Table of Contents: 82)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Miss Grundy, I must admit this medieval pageant idea of yours is an excellent way for our students to learn about history!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Mr. Svenson; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Riverdale has a Renaissance fair.
Reprints
Keywords
Renaissance fair

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 83)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't find Archie anywhere!
Characters
Betty Cooper

Got the Message? (Table of Contents: 84)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Li'l Jinx, what do you really think of me?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse

[Sonic Checklist] (Table of Contents: 85) (Expand) /

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

Of Dates and Nuts (Table of Contents: 86)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica peruses the "Date-Mate" column in the school newspaper look at potential suitors. She challenges Betty to a judo competition to compete for a date with one of the guys from the column.
Reprints
Keywords
in search of; judo; man seeking woman; personal ads

Indexer Notes

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

Learn to Draw Veronica (Table of Contents: 87)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan De Carlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge

No Comparison (Table of Contents: 88)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mildred the robot
Synopsis
At an electronics trade show, Archie tries to decide whether Betty or a robot would make a better tutor.
Reprints
Keywords
robot

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 89) (Expand) /

Editor's Notebook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Archie Alert! (Table of Contents: 90)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Mark Brewer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge has a new security system installed to keep Archie away.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Quiet Man (Table of Contents: 91)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump (cameo)
Synopsis
Reggie decides to turn over a new leaf and become a quiet, soft-spoken type. This also means that nobody can hear him warn them when disaster approaches.
Reprints
Keywords
cement; door prize

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie's Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 92) (Expand) /

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

E-Z as A-B-C (Table of Contents: 93)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
While passing a collectibles store, the gang sees puppets from one of their favorite childhood shows.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (2011 series) #259, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 94) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 95) (Expand) /

Go-Gurt / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 96) (Expand) /

Smackers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["--and then, halfway through, I decided I didn't want a permanent after all!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. ["Thermonuclear cheesehead!"]
  3. 2. Compliment Complex
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Dishing It Out
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. [Real Spies... Only Smaller]
    Spy Kids
  6. 5. Flip Quips
    Reggie
  7. 6. Ski Spree!
    Veronica
  8. 7. Cheer Sphere
    Betty
  9. 8. Biz Tiz
    Betty
  10. 9. [Get caught up in the magic]
    Archway
  11. 10. ["That Ronnie has real talent…"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin Up
  12. 11. Dear Diary
    Betty
  13. 12. The Inner Voice
    Betty
  14. 13. Shine On
    Reggie
  15. 14. Something Fishy!
    Li'l Jinx
  16. 15. [Love Showdown]
  17. 16. A Day in Shining Armor
    Betty
  18. 17. [Archie's Collector Sets]
  19. 18. Speed Deed
    Betty
  20. 19. Phone Drone
    Ethel
  21. 20. [Betty & Veronica Fashion Dolls]
  22. 21. [It's Time To See What Great Digest Titles Are On Sale This Month!]
  23. 22. Back Problems
    Li'l Jinx
  24. 23. Fabulous Fakes
    Veronica
  25. 24. [Archie's Collector Sets]
  26. 25. Slip of the Tongue
    Li'l Jinx
  27. 26. Pests!
    Betty's Father... Mr. Cooper
  28. 27. Royal Pain
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. Stage Stuck
    Li'l Jinx
  30. 29. ["Mr. Lodge, your financial advisor, here!"]
    Mister Lodge
  31. 30. [Archie's Stuff Shop]
  32. 31. ["But, Archie... This is your 14th bag of popcorn!"]
    Betty's Pin-Up
  33. 32. Veronica Word Find!
  34. 33. Tough Break
    Li'l Jinx
  35. 34. [Archie's Subscription Offer]
  36. 35. Commercial Break
    Betty
  37. 36. [Sabrina]
  38. 37. The V.I.P.
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Charley
  39. 38. ["We Lodges have an abundance of asset accumulation!"]
    The Lodges
  40. 39. On the Level
    Li'l Jinx
  41. 40. [Archie's Stuff Shop]
  42. 41. Timed Right!
    Li'l Jinx
  43. 42. [It's Time to Rock With...Josie and the Pussycats]
    Josie and the Pussycats
  44. 43. ["Hi, kids! Here's a puzzle I invented all by myself!"]
    Melody
  45. 44. The Octopus and the Pesticide
    Josie and the Pussycats
  46. 45. She's So...
    Melody
  47. 46. [Archie's Double Digest Subscription Offer]
  48. 47. Fair Share!
    Li'l Jinx
  49. 48. Betty's Mystery Puzzle!!
    Dilton's Puzzle Pals
  50. 49. Picture Puzzle!
    Li'l Jinx
  51. 50. [Archie's Weird Mysteries]
  52. 51. Silence!
    Li'l Jinx
  53. 52. Shake Your Booty
    Betty
  54. 53. The Joke's on You
    Betty and Veronica
  55. 54. [Archie Americana Series]
  56. 55. Taking No Chances
    Li'l Jinx
  57. 56. Read My Mind!
    Betty and Veronica
  58. 57. Fantasy Time
    Betty
  59. 58. Date Fate!
    Veronica
  60. 59. Status Seeker
    Betty
  61. 60. You Don't Need Drugs to...
    Archie
  62. 61. Hidden Meanings
    Li'l Jinx
  63. 62. [no title indexed]
    Little Betty and Veronica
  64. 63. The Buried Treasure Mystery
    Little Betty and Veronica
  65. 64. Learn to Draw Archie
  66. 65. Just My Friends
    Little Betty and Veronica
  67. 66. [Josie and the Pussycats the Official Movie Contest]
  68. 67. One Stormy Cat
    Little Betty
  69. 68. Come and Get It
    Little Archie
  70. 69. The Real Thing
    Little Archie
  71. 70. [Archie's Subscription Offer of the Century!]
  72. 71. It's Relative
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Charley
  73. 72. Betty's Bowling Frenzy!!
    Betty
  74. 73. Best Dressed Man
    Archie
  75. 74. High and Low
    Li'l Jinx's Chum, Charley
  76. 75. Golf!
    Mr. Lodge
  77. 76. ["These are especially strong blouses, madam!"]
    Betty Pin Up
  78. 77. Learn to Draw Betty
  79. 78. You Can Bank On It!
    Li'l Jinx
  80. 79. A Magical Experience
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  81. 80. The Origin of Steel Sterling
    Know Your Heroes!
  82. 81. Turned Off
    Li'l Jinx
  83. 82. Daze of Yore
    Archie
  84. 83. ["I can't find Archie anywhere!"]
    Betty
  85. 84. Got the Message?
    Li'l Jinx
  86. 85. [Sonic Checklist]
  87. 86. Of Dates and Nuts
    Betty and Veronica
  88. 87. Learn to Draw Veronica
    Veronica
  89. 88. No Comparison
    Betty
  90. 89. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  91. 90. Archie Alert!
    Archie
  92. 91. The Quiet Man
    Betty and Veronica
  93. 92. [Archie's Digest Subscription Offer]
  94. 93. E-Z as A-B-C
    Betty and Veronica
  95. 94. ["Send in your Josie and the Pussycats movie ticket stub along with this entire ad for big $aving$!"]
  96. 95. ["Grab it and go... anywhere."]
    Go-Gurt
  97. 96. ["How do you celebrate?"]
    Smackers
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