(October 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
027100069140 21
Editing
Victor Gorelick

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watch this, Betty! I can make points with either hand!
Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Everything's Archie #69

The Swingers (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Tommy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Seeing how crushed a little boy named Tommy is, first Betty and then Veronica give him some tips on how to hit a baseball.
Reprints

An Interesting Fact (Table of Contents: 2)

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 learns the wrong lesson.
Reprints

Water Boy (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
Eric Lee
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as Bill Y.]

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie tries to water the flowers in the yard while reading a book.
Reprints

A Perfect Copy (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ronnie, look at that price tag - two hundred dollars!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica both see an expensive dress in a window. Betty can't afford it, so she makes a copy by hand. Veronica is forbidden from buying the dress, but she wasn't forbidden from guilt-tripping Betty into destroying the copy.
Reprints

Change of Heart! (Table of Contents: 5)

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; Ga Ga
Synopsis
Jinx draws a heart with her name and Greg's on a tree. After seeing Greg with Ga Ga, Jinx crosses out the heart and makes a triangle with the three names.
Reprints

Suit Yourself (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is stunned to learn that not every girl can afford three dozen swimsuits in her wardrobe.
Reprints

Calling All Girls (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
When it comes to talking on the phone, Veronica has mastered multi-tasking.
Reprints

It's Friendship (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead asks his friends for advice on girls.
Reprints

Voice Your Choice (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman [as B. Grossman]
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as B. Yoshida]

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Bob; Stu; Roger
Synopsis
Veronica wants Betty to help her decide who she should take to the dance.
Reprints

If at First You Don't Succeed... (Table of Contents: 10)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Marty Gardner
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Gloria
Synopsis
Reggie's date tells him she doesn't believe in kissing on the first date.
Reprints
Keywords
dates

The Price of Perfection (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jan the instructor
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica join a fitness gym to stay in shape.
Reprints

Catch This One (Table of Contents: 12)

Mort / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Mort the Worry Wart; Charley Hawse; Greg
Synopsis
When Charley refuses to play second base and quits the team, Greg installs Mort at second, to the consternation of everyone involved.
Reprints

Seeing Is Believing (Table of Contents: 13)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie wants to apologize, but Veronica won't hear it.
Reprints
Keywords
telephone

From the Mouths of Babes (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Archie! How come you're alone this time?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead don't want to speak to each other anymore after having an argument.
Reprints

Leader of the Pack (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So who is this super brain who is supposed to head up this heist?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Charley Two Thumbs; Joey the Gimp; Sniffles Shapiro; Wall-Eye Wozinski
Synopsis
Archie is mistaken by a gang of bank robbers as their leader.
Reprints

The Saga of Stag Island (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The boys set up shop on an island in the river and declare it a males-only island. Veronica takes it as a personal challenge to bust it up.
Reprints
Keywords
island; race; rowboat; swimming

Going Up! (Table of Contents: 17)

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 Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx plants an acorn and waits for something to happen.
Reprints
Keywords
acorn; oaks; planting

Calamity Call (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty waits by the phone for Archie to call. She gets so frustrated while waiting that when Archie does call, she turns down the date.
Reprints
Keywords
telephone

Wheel Spiel (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica bails on Betty's skate-a-thon for charity in order to crash a party for some celebrities.
Reprints

The Big Brass Band (Table of Contents: 20)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Friend of my youth!
Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie gives Archie a ring that's supposed to attract women.
Reprints

Party Time (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica hold a "Come as you are" party.
Reprints

Art with a Purpose (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle (cameo)
Synopsis
Betty paints portraits of herself, Veronica, and Archie and arranges the three paintings at the school art show to send a not-so-subtle message.
Reprints
Keywords
painting

Miss Spelling (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Jinx responds to Charley Hawse's graffiti.
Reprints

The Dating Game (Table of Contents: 24)

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
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle (cameo)
Synopsis
Veronica tries to keep Archie in reserve for a particular day so that Betty can't go out with him, but her father turns the tables on her and teaches her a lesson.
Reprints

Scant Satisfaction (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman [as B. Grossman]
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as B. Yoshida]

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica gets a tiny bikini when she thinks that Betty has bought one.
Reprints

Slow Is Sweet (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Samm Schwartz (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead tells Veronica how there's "no business like slow business".
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits presented as: Color By Barri of Jersey
Lettering-Good Ol' Samm

Target Tactics (Table of Contents: 27)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie is going to toss a dart to see who his date for tonight will be. Veronica gets to decide the design of the target.
Reprints
Keywords
dart

My Photo Album (Table of Contents: 28)

Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My first meeting with Archie (love at first sight)
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

The Unaffected (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty announces that she's finally "kicked the Archie habit."
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Watch this, Betty! I can make points with either hand!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Swingers
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. An Interesting Fact
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Water Boy
    Archie
  5. 4. A Perfect Copy
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Change of Heart!
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Suit Yourself
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Calling All Girls
    Veronica
  9. 8. It's Friendship
    Jughead
  10. 9. Voice Your Choice
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. If at First You Don't Succeed...
    Reggie
  12. 11. The Price of Perfection
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Catch This One
    Mort
  14. 13. Seeing Is Believing
    Veronica
  15. 14. From the Mouths of Babes
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. Leader of the Pack
    Archie
  17. 16. The Saga of Stag Island
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Going Up!
    Li'l Jinx
  19. 18. Calamity Call
    Betty
  20. 19. Wheel Spiel
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. The Big Brass Band
    Jughead
  22. 21. Party Time
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. Art with a Purpose
    Betty
  24. 23. Miss Spelling
    Li'l Jinx
  25. 24. The Dating Game
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Scant Satisfaction
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. Slow Is Sweet
    Jughead
  28. 27. Target Tactics
    Veronica
  29. 28. My Photo Album
    Veronica
  30. 29. The Unaffected
    Betty and Veronica
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