(February 1986)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price
1.25 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly in Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct., and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
0271000691417
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard U.S. Digest
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica, are you sure you know how to make a dress?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
pin cushions; scissors; sewing; sewing patterns; thread; yarn

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #235

The Hero (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
After hearing a radio report of an escaped convict in the area of their Bear Mountain lodge, Archie convinces Jughead to masquerade as the convict so Archie can "save" Betty and Veronica from the "vicious criminal".
Reprints

Coupon Caper (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dick Malmgren ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie uses a vendor coupon as an excuse to proposition a pretty cashier.
Reprints

Read Deed (Table of Contents: 3)

Big Ethel / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Gus LeMoine
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica thinks Ethel has been reading her mail.

Bill Thrill (Table of Contents: 4)

Big Ethel / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Gus LeMoine
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Ethel offers to split the bill with Jughead.

Know Your Enemy (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

The End (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Reprints

Take Charge Guy (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! That's good!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica's skating hasn't improved, but her relationship with her handsome instructor has.

Project Panic (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

[Archie's Gag Bag] (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie has his hat knocked off by a snowball.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Power Struggle (Table of Contents: 11)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Reprints

Chow Time (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
?
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
On their way to Betty's house, Betty becomes concerned that the area animals don't have enough to eat during the winter.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Mr. Andrews! Put in a pitch for me
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Lopsided Thinking (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie has the perfect solution for Mr. Lodge's skewed television picture.
Reprints

Christmas Season with Betty & Veronica (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

A Brush with Art (Table of Contents: 16)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Art Critic (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Reprints

Planter's Punch (Table of Contents: 18)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Gus LeMoine
Inks
Joe Edwards ?
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Cartons of Joy (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Wide Birth (Table of Contents: 20)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Moose is asked where he was born.
Reprints

Help Un-Wanted (Table of Contents: 21)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Moose asks Pop for a job.
Reprints

Snow Flaky (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Reprints

The Santa Syndrome (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Dear Betty and Veronica / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have a friend

Snow Use (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Reprints

Up for Grabs (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Joe Edwards ?
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

A Promise Is a Promise (Table of Contents: 27)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
?
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie wants his five dollars back from Jughead.

Weather Report (Table of Contents: 28)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Melody Valentine
Synopsis
Josie and Valerie are trading humorous similes about the cold weather. Then Melody enters the conversation and immediately grinds it to a halt.
Reprints

Archie's Fashion Snaps (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fashion
Characters
Archie Andrews

Back to Square One (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Dream Drama, or Send Me the Pillow That You Dream On (Table of Contents: 31)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling ?
Pencils
Bob Bolling ?
Inks
?
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews (dream only)
Synopsis
Jughead's dream of a huge ice cream soda is interrupted by his alarm.
Reprints

Sweater Tether (Table of Contents: 32)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead accidentally unravels part of Reggie's sweater trying to attract his attention.
Reprints

A Bird in the Hand (Table of Contents: 33)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

Mr. Weatherbee Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What happened to chubby's foot?
Genre
humor
Reprints

Progress Report (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

And a Zappy New Year (Table of Contents: 36)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Ambrose; Della; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina and Ambrose teach Della the meaning of Christmas.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

[Jughead's Gag Bag] (Table of Contents: 37)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Before Betty lends Jughead money, Archie demands he sign a promissory note.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Snydicate) #?

Fifty-Fifty (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
When Jinx and Greg get into an argument, Jinx repossesses half of their snow sculpture.
Reprints

Number One (Table of Contents: 39)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are chosen to do the school ice sculpture for this year, and Mr. Weatherbee thinks they want to replicate his image.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Veronica, are you sure you know how to make a dress?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Hero
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Coupon Caper
    Archie
  4. 3. Read Deed
    Big Ethel
  5. 4. Bill Thrill
    Big Ethel
  6. 5. Know Your Enemy
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. The End
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Take Charge Guy
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Wow! That's good!"]
    Veronica Pin Up
  10. 9. Project Panic
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. [Archie's Gag Bag]
    Archie
  12. 11. Power Struggle
    Sabrina
  13. 12. Chow Time
    Archie
  14. 13. ["Hi, Mr. Andrews! Put in a pitch for me"]
    Betty Pin Up
  15. 14. Lopsided Thinking
    Archie
  16. 15. Christmas Season with Betty & Veronica
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. A Brush with Art
    Josie
  18. 17. Art Critic
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Roz
  19. 18. Planter's Punch
    Jughead
  20. 19. Cartons of Joy
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Wide Birth
    Moose
  22. 21. Help Un-Wanted
    Moose
  23. 22. Snow Flaky
    Li'l Jinx
  24. 23. The Santa Syndrome
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. ["I have a friend"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Snow Use
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Fat Charley
  27. 26. Up for Grabs
    Archie
  28. 27. A Promise Is a Promise
    Jughead
  29. 28. Weather Report
    Josie
  30. 29. Archie's Fashion Snaps
    Archie
  31. 30. Back to Square One
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. Dream Drama, or Send Me the Pillow That You Dream On
    Jughead
  33. 32. Sweater Tether
    Reggie
  34. 33. A Bird in the Hand
    Jughead
  35. 34. ["What happened to chubby's foot?"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Pin Up
  36. 35. Progress Report
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. And a Zappy New Year
    Sabrina
  38. 37. [Jughead's Gag Bag]
    Jughead
  39. 38. Fifty-Fifty
    Li'l Jinx
  40. 39. Number One
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Alan Morgan
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