(November 1987)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price
1.50 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library; Archie Comics 45th Anniversary
Barcode
027100069140
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

[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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty! All sorts of interesting things get washed up on the beach!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #202

One for the Book (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica suspect Smithers of writing a tell-all book about the Lodge family.
Reprints

Tricky Triumph (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Reprints

Open the Door, Dilton (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Wheel Deal (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Ginny Sekora
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Hoping to earn some money to take Veronica out, Archie gets a job soliciting survey respondents and has to do it on skates since he doesn't have time to change.
Reprints

Strike One... (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Ginny Sekora
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Gigi; Greg; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Jinx and her baseball team get into a brawl with the other team.
Reprints

Pro Show (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
?
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie puts on band-aids before he goes skateboarding.
Reprints
Keywords
skateboard

Skill Chill (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
?
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie's card-handling prowess makes Archie think twice about playing him.
Reprints

Hold That Line (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Ginny Sekora
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

Coach Reproach (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Sal Amendola
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Ginny Sekora
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie is assigned to coach the girls' football team.
Reprints
Keywords
powderpuff football

Indexer Notes

Pencil & Ink credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #71, no credits listed in this digest.

Pert Expert (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Reprints

Clean Scene (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

Kit Bit (Table of Contents: 12)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead searches his garage for a first aid kit.

Easy On the Eyes (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Ginny Sekora
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica wants to replace the pool furniture, but her father refuses.
Reprints

Charm Harm (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Ginny Sekora
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Reprints

Maid in Heaven (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
Ginny Sekora
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Bored with the prospect of attending a stuffy society costume party, Veronica switches places with a look-alike maid, not realizing that the maid has to work the party.
Reprints

Meter Maid (Table of Contents: 16)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Reprints

Sale Ho (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Ginny Sekora
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mrs. Lodge decides to hold a garage sale to rid the mansion of its excess cars and boats. She hires Archie to park the cars.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The author mistakenly refers to Mrs. Lodge as "Henrietta" on page one.

Whale of a Tale (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Ginny Sekora
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Seeing Betty with Archie while she models at the local aquatic wildlife park, Veronica suggests to her photographer that he hire Archie as an assistant.
Reprints

Naught For Thought (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
?
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

Ingenue View (Table of Contents: 20)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
?
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

Petal Power (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Ginny Sekora
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica fashion corsages from flowers that have been treated with Dilton's experimental new plant growth formula.
Reprints

Here's What I Want You to Do (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Ginny Sekora
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead must pretend to be a cab driver, driving Archie's jalopy disguised as a cab, so Archie can impress a new girl.
Reprints

Paper Chase (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Ginny Sekora
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
To placate Veronica, who is in a snit because other people are getting in the newspaper and she isn't, Mr. Lodge calls his public relations firm to arrange some publicity for her.
Reprints

Wheel Spiel (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
?
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie wins a roller skating contest, despite not knowing how to skate.
Reprints
Keywords
roller skating

Lemon Aid (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Ginny Sekora
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Greg tries to drum up business for Jinx's lemonade stand.
Reprints

Vacation Vexation (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica get to trading vacation souvenirs.
Reprints

Tug Lug (Table of Contents: 27)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The guys get Moose to play tug-of-war against them, then tie their end to a tree.

Prediction Predicament (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie gets his misfortune read.

Whale of a Sale (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gets talked out of his pants.

Driven to Distraction (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
Claire Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Ginny Sekora
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

A Swell Job (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Ginny Sekora
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
After Archie, Betty and Jughead paint the Andrews house for free, Mr. Lodge tries to get them to paint his guest house for the same price.
Reprints

Blame Game (Table of Contents: 32)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Joe Edwards ?
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Nanci Dakesian (as Nancy Dakesian)
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica can't get off the phone with Betty.
Reprints

Speed Deed (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Ethel is eager to hear some gossip from Betty.

The Moose Is Loose (Table of Contents: 34)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Moose doesn't understand the sports story Archie relates to him.

Indexer Notes

Moose probably also forgot that he was on the football team involved in the story Archie relates.

Stretch Wretch (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie has been watching TV all day.
Reprints

Hold It (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie gets a new camera as a present, but he's too slow at focusing to take any useable shots.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty! All sorts of interesting things get washed up on the beach!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. One for the Book
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Tricky Triumph
    Archie
  4. 3. Open the Door, Dilton
  5. 4. Wheel Deal
    Archie
  6. 5. Strike One...
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Pro Show
    Archie
  8. 7. Skill Chill
    Archie
  9. 8. Hold That Line
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Coach Reproach
    Archie
  11. 10. Pert Expert
    Mr. Lodge
  12. 11. Clean Scene
    Betty
  13. 12. Kit Bit
    Jughead
  14. 13. Easy On the Eyes
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. Charm Harm
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  16. 15. Maid in Heaven
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Meter Maid
    Josie
  18. 17. Sale Ho
    Archie
  19. 18. Whale of a Tale
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Naught For Thought
    Archie
  21. 20. Ingenue View
    Veronica
  22. 21. Petal Power
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. Here's What I Want You to Do
    Jughead
  24. 23. Paper Chase
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Wheel Spiel
    Archie
  26. 25. Lemon Aid
    Li'l Jinx
  27. 26. Vacation Vexation
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. Tug Lug
    Moose
  29. 28. Prediction Predicament
    Archie
  30. 29. Whale of a Sale
    Archie
  31. 30. Driven to Distraction
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. A Swell Job
    Archie
  33. 32. Blame Game
    Veronica
  34. 33. Speed Deed
    Big Ethel
  35. 34. The Moose Is Loose
    Moose
  36. 35. Stretch Wretch
    Archie
  37. 36. Hold It
    Betty and Veronica
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