(July 2004)

Archie, 1987 Series
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196
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
009128469508 24
Editing
Nelson Ribeiro; Victor Gorelick
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
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look what I found... "Twinkies" my first stuffed toy! See -- he's stuffed with twenties!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Twinkies; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
teddy bear

Different Worlds (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Herbert Smith; Mrs. Smith; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Hearing that they come from different worlds, Betty and Veronica look at their differences.
Reprints

Moody & Snooty (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (layouts); Dan Parent
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica gets upset when her mood ring doesn't reflect the mood she wants it to reflect.
Reprints

Hands Off Policy (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica are skeptical of Betty's belief in psychic healing.
Reprints
Keywords
psychic healing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey
Inks
Rex W. Lindsey
Colors
Barry Grossman ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

pin-up

Patriotic Spirit (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Ethan Allen; Tom Allen; Josh Allen; Nathan Hale
Synopsis
Veronica visits Litchfield CT where she meets the spirit of a Revolutionary War soldier, Josh Allen, and learns the history of Nathan Hale and Ethan Allen.
Reprints
Keywords
Fort Ticonderoga; Revolutionary War

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #242, no credits listed in this digest.

A Car of her Own (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; used car salesman; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty goes shopping for a used car using her babysitting money.
Reprints

Veronica's Favorite Things (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw [as RGO] (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
word puzzle
Reprints

Send in the Clones (Table of Contents: 8)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper (dream); Archie Andrews (dream)
Synopsis
After watching a movie "Attack of the Zombie Clones", Veronica imagines what it would be like to have clones of her friends.
Reprints
Keywords
clone; cloning; dream sequence

Sore Chore (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Adam Phillips
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty makes a delicious dinner for Archie as a "thank you" for his help cleaning the attic. What she doesn't know is that Veronica has other plans.
Reprints

Phone Groan (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Everything is Beautiful (Table of Contents: 11)

Mister Lodge / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Al Hartley

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is receiving an award for keeping Riverdale beautiful so he doesn't want Archie's broken down jalopy in his driveway.
Reprints

Rad Fad (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica wears a knit cap to hide a bad hair cut and unintentionally starts a fashion trend.
Reprints

A Date To Remember (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie keeps his spending low while on a date with Betty so he'll have money to spend on Veronica later in the week.
Reprints

Capsule Caper (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Frank Gagliardo (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Svenson; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica bury a time capsule in Veronica's backyard.
Reprints
Keywords
time capsule

Look Who's Watching (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Professor Winkle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Veronica gives Archie a medallion with a GPS tracker embedded in it so she can keep track of him at all times.
Reprints

Trashed (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Lost Words (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper

Vacation Situation (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Betty tries to help the Lodges come up with vacation plans to go somewhere they have never been before.
Reprints
Keywords
Africa; canal; France; Italy; Mount Rushmore; rhinoceros; Rome; safari; scuba diving; skiing; South America; Tahiti; Venice

Beau Row (Table of Contents: 19)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Reprints

Door Chore (Table of Contents: 20)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
Reprints

And Away Go Problems Down The Drain (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty’s Diary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty takes a tip from her mother and tries soaking her frustrations away with a long, warm bubble bath.
Reprints

Medical Alert (Table of Contents: 22)

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; Reggie Mantle; Nurse Bradford; Nurse Roger; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica volunteer at the local hospital, but the job isn't what they expected.
Reprints

Party Animal (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Betty throws a party for her friends.
Reprints

On the Money (Table of Contents: 24)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie thinks life is easy being a business tycoon, so Mr. Lodge takes Archie to work with him for the day.
Reprints

The Job (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Video Victim (Table of Contents: 26)

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; Smithers the butler; Marie the maid; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica leaves something very embarrassing on her camcorder, then her father lends it to Archie.
Reprints

The Date (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Archie overhears Betty renting a video for "the man in my life" and thinks he's been replaced.
Reprints

To Teevee or Not to Teevee (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Hy Eisman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews; Caramel (Betty's cat)
Synopsis
Watching TV causes a string of mishaps in Betty's day.
Reprints

Making a Scene (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Pop witnesses an angry confrontation between Veronica and Betty over who Archie is supposed to be with that day.
Reprints

Drippy Drama (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Ethel makes another play for Jughead.
Reprints

Beautiful (Table of Contents: 31)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie loves looking into Betty's eyes.
Reprints

Net Loss (Table of Contents: 32)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Scott McRae
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Terrence V. Worthing III
Synopsis
Betty and Archie agree to play doubles tennis with Veronica and the club tennis pro. The pro proceeds to humiliate Archie at tennis, provoking Betty to teach the pro a lesson.
Reprints
Keywords
tennis

Dine and Dunce (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as N. Yoshida]

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Smithers the butler; Hiram Lodge; Gaston the chef
Synopsis
Veronica insists on cooking dinner for her friends, so the gang team up with the Lodge staff to secretly substitute a meal that won't be hazardous to their health.
Reprints

Style & Fashions (Table of Contents: 34)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge

Little Miss Fixit (Table of Contents: 35)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello there, you pretty little bird! Come fly with me! Come fly with me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is jealous of Betty's skill with a needle and thread.
Reprints

Just Plane Trouble (Table of Contents: 36)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Archie Andrews

Strange Arrangement (Table of Contents: 37)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Caramel
Synopsis
Betty sets out to rearrange the furniture in her bedroom.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Caramel is colored white in this story, even though he (she?) is orange in the previous one page story.

Prom Promoter (Table of Contents: 38)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Svenson; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica plans to have the Lodge helicopter pick her up after the Spring Prom.
Reprints

A Bit Mousey! (Table of Contents: 39)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hermione Lodge; Gaston
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Look what I found... "Twinkies" my first stuffed toy! See -- he's stuffed with twenties!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Different Worlds
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Moody & Snooty
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Hands Off Policy
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Patriotic Spirit
    Veronica
  7. 6. A Car of her Own
    Betty
  8. 7. Veronica's Favorite Things
    Veronica
  9. 8. Send in the Clones
    Veronica
  10. 9. Sore Chore
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Phone Groan
    Betty
  12. 11. Everything is Beautiful
    Mister Lodge
  13. 12. Rad Fad
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. A Date To Remember
    Betty
  15. 14. Capsule Caper
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. Look Who's Watching
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Trashed
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Lost Words
    Betty
  19. 18. Vacation Situation
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Beau Row
    Veronica
  21. 20. Door Chore
    Mr. Lodge
  22. 21. And Away Go Problems Down The Drain
    Betty’s Diary
  23. 22. Medical Alert
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Party Animal
    Betty's Diary
  25. 24. On the Money
    Mr. Lodge
  26. 25. The Job
    Betty's Diary
  27. 26. Video Victim
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. The Date
    Betty
  29. 28. To Teevee or Not to Teevee
    Betty's Diary
  30. 29. Making a Scene
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Drippy Drama
    Betty
  32. 31. Beautiful
    Betty
  33. 32. Net Loss
    Betty
  34. 33. Dine and Dunce
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. Style & Fashions
    Veronica
  36. 35. Little Miss Fixit
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. Just Plane Trouble
    Veronica
  38. 37. Strange Arrangement
    Betty
  39. 38. Prom Promoter
    Veronica
  40. 39. A Bit Mousey!
    Veronica
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