(July 1990)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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The Archie Digest Library
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071896468557 43
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why of course I'm giving them away! I wore them all last month!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Shop Till You Drop (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Rich Margopoulos (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited); Nanci Tsetsekas (credited); Gregg Suchow (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Ginger
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica go shopping separately and end up buying the same outfit.

Eat Treat (Table of Contents: 3)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Aunt Zelda offers a homeless man some food.

[Special Subscription Offer!] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Girl Who Knew Too Much (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo, Jr. (credited)
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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Mary Alice Blossom; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
The other students begin to believe that Betty has become psychic.
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[Join the cause...] (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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Keywords
literacy

Indexer Notes

Literacy PSA featuring many of the Archie superheroes.

Stop the Music (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge hasn't complained about Archie's guitar playing all week.
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Keywords
electric guitar

Channel Chaser (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie's tv picks up channels from all over the world.
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[Archie Fan Club] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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[Archie's Checklist] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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Plain 'n' Fancy (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty is selling magazine subscriptions. Veronica tries to prove to her that you have to dress up to make sales.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #212, no credits listed in this digest.

[The Ultimate Game Club] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Ultimate Game Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Yearbook (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo, Jr. (credited)
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Joel; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tries to convince the students to do a video yearbook rather than a traditional yearbook.
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[Katy Keene Fan Club] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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Culinary Art (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead admires a painting of a hamburger.
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Parlez Vous? (Table of Contents: 16)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Yvonne
Synopsis
Miss Grundy gives Reggie a reason to study French.
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Keywords
French

[Archie has a new comic book!] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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The Secret of Soho (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jimbo; Giorgio; Dexter; Gustav; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
While the Archies are in New York City for a concert, Betty and Veronica visit Soho and their fashion designer friend Dexter.
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Keywords
break dancing; fashion designer; Fulton Fish Market; New York City; Soho

Solution Resolution (Table of Contents: 19)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Cousin Ambrose; Salem
Synopsis
Sabrina and Hilda try to use witchcraft to solve society's ills, with unexpected results.
Reprints
Keywords
energy crisis; inflation; pollution

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions!] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Close Encounters (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Veronica wants Archie to stay away from Betty all day but Archie and Betty keep running into each other and Veronica keeps catching them.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #6, no credits listed in this digest.

The King is Back (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Professor Svengali
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge hires Professor Svengali to hypnotize the girls so they will quit listening to Robert Capp records.
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Keywords
hypnosis

[Betty and Veronica Annual Digest #3] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Love-ly Thoughts (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
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Letters
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Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx asks Charley if he has ever been in love.
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Seed Deed (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Jughead dreams of a garden of hot dogs, burgers and other items.
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Keywords
gardening

[New Kids on the Block T-Shirts] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

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Westward Ho (Table of Contents: 27)

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Genre
teen
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Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The kids go on a trip to a dude ranch and Mr. Lodge and Fred Andrews are the chaperones.
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Keywords
chaperone; dude ranch; rattlesnake

You Know You're a TV Freak When... (Table of Contents: 28)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
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[Betty & Veronica Double Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Close Call! (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Jinx has an unusual dilemma at the horror movie.
Reprints

Slumber Number (Table of Contents: 31)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Esmeralda; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Sarah the Witch
Synopsis
Sabrina gets stuck baby-sitting a bratty young witch on the night of an important slumber party with her friends.
Reprints
Keywords
slumber party

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Something Borrowed, Something Blue (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
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Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty has to appear at her father's Beaver Lodge dance and she needs to borrow something from Veronica - - namely Archie.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Graduation Cap Capers (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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Genre
teen
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Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Funny graduation caps for various Archie characters.

It's a Draw! (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
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Genre
children
Characters
Charley; Russ
Synopsis
Charley paints an apple core.
Reprints
Keywords
painting

[Jughead's Double Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Photo Fare (Table of Contents: 36)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Rat Face Rhoda; Camilla the Gorilla; Gruesome Gretie
Synopsis
Why is a photographer taking pictures of the ugly witches.
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The Taste of Adventure (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

Capri Sun / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bowled Over (Table of Contents: 38)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie finds that Hot Dog ate part of his ice cream.
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It Smarts (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo, Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Nanette
Synopsis
Veronica persuades her father to hire a maid for her so she will have more time for studying, but she doesn't like it when the maid gets all the boys' attention.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Subscribe and Save $2.50] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

Editor's Notebook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Dear Diary (Table of Contents: 42)

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

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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
On Ethel's advice, Betty records a fantasy date with Archie in her diary. Veronica manages to see it and accuses Archie of two-timing her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Digest Writers' Contest] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Turtles Movie Comic Book Offer] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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Hollow Hero (Table of Contents: 45)

Reggie, Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
A kitten is stuck in a tree.
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Canine Caper (Table of Contents: 46)

Archie's Dad / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Fred takes a phone call for Archie.
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The Best Part (Table of Contents: 47)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica wants to switch scripts with Betty in their acting class because she thinks Betty's part is better.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie's Double Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Say No to Drugs (Table of Contents: 49)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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The Rivals (Table of Contents: 50)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
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Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica asks Betty to help her figure out exactly why she's dating Archie in the first place.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Veronica's New Summer Styles! (Table of Contents: 51)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge

Indexer Notes

Reader submitted fashion page.

[To Riverdale and Back Again] (Table of Contents: 52) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 53)

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[Do you have the stomach to battle in the belly of the beast?] (Table of Contents: 54) (Expand) /

Nintendo / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Why of course I'm giving them away! I wore them all last month!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Shop Till You Drop
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Eat Treat
    Sabrina
  5. 4. [Special Subscription Offer!]
  6. 5. The Girl Who Knew Too Much
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. [Join the cause...]
  8. 7. Stop the Music
    Archie
  9. 8. Channel Chaser
    Archie
  10. 9. [Archie Fan Club]
  11. 10. [Archie's Checklist]
  12. 11. Plain 'n' Fancy
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. [The Ultimate Game Club]
    Ultimate Game Club
  14. 13. The Yearbook
    Archie
  15. 14. [Katy Keene Fan Club]
  16. 15. Culinary Art
    Jughead
  17. 16. Parlez Vous?
    Reggie
  18. 17. [Archie has a new comic book!]
  19. 18. The Secret of Soho
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Solution Resolution
    Sabrina
  21. 20. [Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions!]
  22. 21. Close Encounters
    Archie
  23. 22. The King is Back
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. [Betty and Veronica Annual Digest #3]
  25. 24. Love-ly Thoughts
    Li'l Jinx
  26. 25. Seed Deed
    Jughead
  27. 26. [New Kids on the Block T-Shirts]
  28. 27. Westward Ho
  29. 28. You Know You're a TV Freak When...
  30. 29. [Betty & Veronica Double Digest Subscription Offer]
  31. 30. Close Call!
    Li'l Jinx
  32. 31. Slumber Number
    Sabrina
  33. 32. Something Borrowed, Something Blue
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. Graduation Cap Capers
    Archie and the Gang
  35. 34. It's a Draw!
    Li'l Jinx's Chum Charley
  36. 35. [Jughead's Double Digest Subscription Offer]
  37. 36. Photo Fare
    Sabrina
  38. 37. The Taste of Adventure
    Capri Sun
  39. 38. Bowled Over
    Jughead
  40. 39. It Smarts
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. [Subscribe and Save $2.50]
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  43. 42. Dear Diary
    Betty and Veronica
  44. 43. [Digest Writers' Contest]
  45. 44. [Turtles Movie Comic Book Offer]
  46. 45. Hollow Hero
    Reggie, Betty and Veronica
  47. 46. Canine Caper
    Archie's Dad
  48. 47. The Best Part
    Betty and Veronica
  49. 48. [Archie's Double Digest Subscription Offer]
  50. 49. Say No to Drugs
  51. 50. The Rivals
    Betty and Veronica
  52. 51. Veronica's New Summer Styles!
    Veronica
  53. 52. [To Riverdale and Back Again]
  54. 53. [no title indexed]
  55. 54. [Do you have the stomach to battle in the belly of the beast?]
    Nintendo
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