(September 1989)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price
1.65 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896468557
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 [as D. D.] (signed)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo [as J. D.] (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica, don't you think we should be watching our figures?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley

A Night to Remember (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica sets out to maneuver Betty into being too tired to date Archie while she's seeing a handsome film star staying at the Lodge Mansion.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; volleyball

Test Zest (Table of Contents: 2)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Reprints

Wet Paint (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Archie is painting the house and getting more paint on himself than the house.

Femme Gem (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica only wants to play a game where the woman is the center of attention.
Reprints

The Joys of Gardening (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Archie tries to help Betty tend her father's garden, but proves as accident-prone as ever.
Reprints

Strained Relations (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

Spring Fling (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doily; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Veronica thinks they're entering the three-legged race.
Reprints

Sales Pitch (Table of Contents: 8)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Reprints

Treasure Trove (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead isn't having much luck at the beach with his metal detector.
Reprints
Keywords
metal detector

Trap Flap (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead is Archie's caddy.
Reprints
Keywords
golf

You Know Summer Has Arrived When... (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie & the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Six examples of telltale signs that it's summer.

Leader of the Pack (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

Two of a Kind (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

The Last Straw (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

Finders Keepers (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

Minstrels of Yore (Table of Contents: 16)

The Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Prof. Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Set in medieval times, Archie, Betty and Jughead are a group of wandering minstrels hired by King Lodge - - to rid his castle of rats rather than for their musical prowess.
Reprints

Eat Treat (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie demands that Betty serve his eggs in a different manner than she usually does.
Reprints

The Beach Boys (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Rather than go to the beach with Archie, Veronica demands Archie transport sand from an exclusive beach to her poolside.
Reprints

Olympic Trials...and Tribulations (Table of Contents: 19)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina and Hilda crash an Olympics practice, where their magic causes havoc among the athletes.
Reprints

Play Plight (Table of Contents: 20)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Reprints

Tongue Tied (Table of Contents: 21)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Hot Dog is over-aggressive, but in a nice way.
Reprints

The Gypsy Curse (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty dreams she becomes subject to a Gypsy curse. After she tells the gang, strange things begin happening to them.
Reprints

Seams Likely (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

Genre
teen
Reprints

Prize Presents (Table of Contents: 24)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Reprints

The Long and Short (Table of Contents: 25)

Li'l Jinx's Pal, Greg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Greg; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Jinx is tiring of hearing Greg brag about the fish he caught.

Flip Quip (Table of Contents: 26)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie turns a comment by Veronica into an insult to Archie.

East Is West (Table of Contents: 27)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Dumb Dates (Table of Contents: 28)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Fred Andrews; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Veronica uses Archie to cover for her while she flirts with the wild side of life.
Reprints
Keywords
biker; motorcycle gang

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #245.

Dear Diary (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

A Tails Tale (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Jinx flips a coin to decide between work and play.

Pool Your Talents (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Veronica, don't you think we should be watching our figures?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. A Night to Remember
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Test Zest
    Sabrina
  4. 3. Wet Paint
    Archie
  5. 4. Femme Gem
    Veronica
  6. 5. The Joys of Gardening
    Betty
  7. 6. Strained Relations
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Spring Fling
    Archie
  9. 8. Sales Pitch
    Sabrina
  10. 9. Treasure Trove
    Jughead
  11. 10. Trap Flap
    Jughead
  12. 11. You Know Summer Has Arrived When...
    Archie & the Gang
  13. 12. Leader of the Pack
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Two of a Kind
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. The Last Straw
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. Finders Keepers
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Minstrels of Yore
    The Archies
  18. 17. Eat Treat
    Betty
  19. 18. The Beach Boys
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Olympic Trials...and Tribulations
    Sabrina
  21. 20. Play Plight
    Reggie
  22. 21. Tongue Tied
    Mr. Weatherbee
  23. 22. The Gypsy Curse
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Seams Likely
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Prize Presents
    Sabrina
  26. 25. The Long and Short
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Greg
  27. 26. Flip Quip
    Reggie
  28. 27. East Is West
    Josie and the Pussycats
  29. 28. Dumb Dates
    Veronica
  30. 29. Dear Diary
    Betty
  31. 30. A Tails Tale
    Li'l Jinx
  32. 31. Pool Your Talents
    Betty and Veronica
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