(April 1987)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
027100069140 24
Editing
Victor Gorelick

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wonder what Betty is trying to sew up?!
Genre
teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Nancy Woods

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #268.

Fools and Kings (Table of Contents: 1)

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; Andy
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica team up to get a fellow student to gain some respect for his father.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits officially added in the digest reprint.

Brake Flake (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
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Work Quirk (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee spends so much time checking on Jughead and Archie that he forgets about his monthly report.
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Rear Guard Action (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Coach Clayton; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Archie tears his pants in school.
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Walk Squawk (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Jughead tells Ethel to come by his place for a walk.
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Sitter's Jitters (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as Willy 'Y']

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

School Rule (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited) [as Stan G.]
Inks
Stan Goldberg (credited) [as Stan G.]
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited) [as B. Grossman]
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited) [as Bill Y.]

Genre
teen
Synopsis
Sabrina vows not to use her witchcraft in school... but out of school is a different matter.
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Treat Retreat (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Frame Game (Table of Contents: 9)

Hot Dog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, Hot Dog! Doesn't this look like fun?
Genre
humor
Characters
Hot Dog; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead shows Hot Dog how to slide down a bannister.
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A Clean Break (Table of Contents: 10)

Mr. Svenson / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Swensen; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Flutesnoot
Synopsis
When his vacuum cleaner break down, the Janitor Swensen enlists the aid of some of the faculty. As it turns out, some teachers make lousy mechanics.
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Indexer Notes

Originally an Archie story.

Footloose (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Speaking of little known facts...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Reggie shows off his 'song and dance' talent show act.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly an Archie story.

Table Fable (Table of Contents: 12)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
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Heat Beat (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
The best way to keep warm is to wear a lot of light weight items!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tells Betty and Jughead that the trick to staying warm in the winter is to wear many layers.
Reprints
Keywords
snow

The Early Late Show (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Reprints

The Best Way (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie grab a stray dog on the street to use as an excuse to meet a new girl. But the stray dog has other ideas.
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Indexer Notes

Page three has a sudden jump in the story continuity, as if panels from it and another page were combined in production to reduce the page count of the story.

Tough Enough (Table of Contents: 16)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Jones; Grandpa Jones
Synopsis
Jughead asks his dad for help with a tough problem.
Reprints

Wheel Appeal (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie's only alternative for transportation is a battered pair of roller skates.
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Indexer Notes

formerly an Archie and the Gang story.

Scope Scoop (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
It says my face is my fortune!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie's horoscope says his face is his fortune.
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Gaze Faze (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
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A Matter of Control (Table of Contents: 20)

Moose / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
To live up to the terms of the non-violence pledge Midge forced him to sign, Moose allows Dilton to hypnotize him.
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Dollar Scholar (Table of Contents: 21)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Burgers are a dollar apiece.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #10, no credits listed in this digest.

Work Shirk (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead wonders if there is a job available on the school paper.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #10, no credits listed in this digest.

Save-ty First (Table of Contents: 23)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx learns that money can gain her friends. But, what happens when the money is gone?
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Cold Fact (Table of Contents: 24)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen

Play it Again, Sam (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hubert Smithers
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica converse using song titles.
Reprints

Wear Flair (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
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Out of Print (Table of Contents: 27)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie James; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown; Alexander Cabot III; Alan Mayberry
Synopsis
Alexander gets a print shop for his birthday.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Though Josie's last name has varied between "James" and "McCoy" depending on the writer and the era, in this story she is identified as "Josie James".

Happy Chappy (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is happy when skiing is closed because of a blizzard.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

Mad Lad (Table of Contents: 29)

Big Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hear someone got a zero in yesterday's algebra test!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Moose got a 0 on his test.
Reprints

Skater's Waltz (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Reprints

Aid Charade (Table of Contents: 31)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

The Inner Man (Table of Contents: 32)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe
Synopsis
Samantha tries to help Bingo get over his inferiority complex about his lack of strength, but she fills him so full of confidence that he thinks he can take on a big hulking bruiser.
Reprints

On Thin Ice (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
After falling thru the ice, Betty refuses to take part in an ice skating competition.
Reprints
Keywords
ice skating

Indexer Notes

Credits from World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #95, no credits listed in this digest.

Fabulous Furs (Table of Contents: 34)

Betty and Veronica / illustration / 0.67 page (report information)

Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
fashion

One for the Book (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie goes chasing all over the neighborhood in a pouring rain searching for a book he wanted to read so he wouldn't have to go out in the rain.
Reprints

Bruised Ego (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo, Jr.
Inks
Dan DeCarlo, Jr.
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie sees a bruise on Veronica's neck. She says she got it from Reggie last night. Shocked, Archie yells at her. She tells Archie that he's a gentle kisser and that Reggie is a nice change of pace. Archie runs off and into Betty. She tells him that a champagne cork hit her in the neck as Smithers tried to open it last night. Ecstatic, Archie kisses Betty, giving her a bruise! Veronica asks her about the hickey, but Betty just says, “Would you believe I got hit by a champagne cork?"
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The Nose Knows (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I wonder what Betty is trying to sew up?!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Fools and Kings
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Brake Flake
    Jughead
  4. 3. Work Quirk
    Jughead
  5. 4. Rear Guard Action
    Archie
  6. 5. Walk Squawk
    Jughead
  7. 6. Sitter's Jitters
    Archie
  8. 7. School Rule
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  9. 8. Treat Retreat
    Archie
  10. 9. Frame Game
    Hot Dog
  11. 10. A Clean Break
    Mr. Svenson
  12. 11. Footloose
    Veronica
  13. 12. Table Fable
    Jughead
  14. 13. Heat Beat
    Archie
  15. 14. The Early Late Show
    Betty
  16. 15. The Best Way
    Archie
  17. 16. Tough Enough
    Jughead
  18. 17. Wheel Appeal
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Scope Scoop
    Archie
  20. 19. Gaze Faze
    Archie
  21. 20. A Matter of Control
    Moose
  22. 21. Dollar Scholar
    Jughead
  23. 22. Work Shirk
    Jughead
  24. 23. Save-ty First
    Li'l Jinx
  25. 24. Cold Fact
    Reggie
  26. 25. Play it Again, Sam
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. Wear Flair
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. Out of Print
    Josie
  29. 28. Happy Chappy
    Archie
  30. 29. Mad Lad
    Big Moose
  31. 30. Skater's Waltz
    Betty
  32. 31. Aid Charade
    Reggie
  33. 32. The Inner Man
    That Wilkin Boy
  34. 33. On Thin Ice
    Archie at Riverdale
  35. 34. Fabulous Furs
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. One for the Book
    Archie
  37. 36. Bruised Ego
    Archie
  38. 37. The Nose Knows
    Archie
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