(September 1990)

Archie, 1983 Series
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132
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What did your dad say about the phone bill?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge

Tan Plan! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Reprints

Where Betty Is Concerned Archie Can Do No Wrong (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty [Archie] / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge (cameo)
Synopsis
Betty makes excuses for everything Archie does wrong.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball; report card

Indexer Notes

Four single-panel gags.

Scent Lament (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Big Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
Reprints

Trail Wail (Table of Contents: 4)

Hot Dog / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Hot Dog; Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones
Reprints

Femme Gem (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

It's a Miracle (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Hy Eisman
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is mad at Archie because she had to pay the bill at Pop's. He asks for a miracle and finds a piece of jewelry that he gives to Veronica.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints

Kitty Ditty (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Betty borrows Hot Dog from Jughead so she can enter a dog sled race against Veronica. Veronica tries to make sure she'll win the race by over-feeding Hot Dog the night before.
Reprints

Clean Defeat (Table of Contents: 9)

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
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Clayton
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica compete to impress a handsome professional cleaner getting the Lodge Mansion in shape for Veronica's party.
Reprints

Goof Proof (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; animal
Reprints

Domestic Help! (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie and Betty help Archie's mom around the house but that keeps her from her other "duties" like watching soap operas and talking to her friends on the phone during the day.
Reprints

Where the Boys Are (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are camp counselors at a girls' summer camp and try in vain to meet the boys across the lake.
Reprints
Keywords
canoe; flat tire; skunk

Swampville U.S.A. (Table of Contents: 13)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie; Alan Mayberry; Valerie; Melody
Synopsis
Alan M. has booked the Pussycats to perform in a terrible mosquito-ridden swamp town.
Reprints
Keywords
swamp

This Clown for Hire (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Hy Eisman
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead get a job as clowns.
Reprints

Rich Little Poor Girl (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Smithers; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Betty can't afford the dresses that Veronica can, but she orders it anyway.
Reprints

New Outfit (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica even has designer rags.
Reprints

Relief Beef (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica says it's a relief to get away from boys.
Reprints

A Day to Remember (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty has a bad day at the beach because of Archie's cluelessness, but eventually he makes it up to her.
Reprints

Wet N' Wonderful (Table of Contents: 19)

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
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Charlie Bass
Synopsis
The Lodges get an obnoxious new neighbor who thinks nothing of inviting himself over to share the Lodge pool.
Reprints

Tune Buffoon (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie has a tune in his head, but he doesn't know how to put it on paper. Fortunately Moose knows how to write music.
Reprints

Fill Her Up! (Table of Contents: 21)

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 Holliday; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx wants a snack before dinner but her dad objects to every suggestion.
Reprints

T.V. Trauma (Table of Contents: 22)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey Kinkle; Willie Wooster
Synopsis
An obnoxious friend interrupts Sabrina and Harvey's cozy afternoon and derides their tastes in television until Sabrina gets fed up.
Reprints

Your Number's Up (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty races over to Archie's house, all dressed up to go out, only to find that Archie's father needed help with a math problem.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mom! Did you wash the shirt like I asked you to?
Genre
teen
Reprints

Cover Up (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Frankie Valdez; Maria Rodriguez; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Frankie doesn't have any problem seeing the other girls on the beach in revealing swimwear. However, the sight of Maria in swimwear drives him to possessively try to cover her up.
Reprints

The Hostess with the Mostess (Table of Contents: 26)

Josie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Alexandra is upset that the Pussycats are going to play at a clambake on a public beach instead of accepting her offer to play at her own beach. When the clambake is rained out, she tries to get revenge by inviting everyone over to the Cabots' private island and leaving them stranded there.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story tries out bikini-style costumes for the Pussycats, with the same pattern as usual but even less material.

Duty Calls (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gets distracted from his chores by Betty.
Reprints

Shower Power (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, you promised to take us to the beach, today!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica intentionally rain out the boys' table tennis match.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Archie's TV Laugh-Out #16.

Date Straight (Table of Contents: 29)

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
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Donald; Mr. Benson
Synopsis
Veronica has a disastrous date with an Olympic swimmer.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What did your dad say about the phone bill?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Tan Plan!
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Where Betty Is Concerned Archie Can Do No Wrong
    Betty [Archie]
  4. 3. Scent Lament
    Big Ethel
  5. 4. Trail Wail
    Hot Dog
  6. 5. Femme Gem
    Veronica
  7. 6. It's a Miracle
    Archie
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Betty Pin Up
  9. 8. Kitty Ditty
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Clean Defeat
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Goof Proof
    Hot Dog
  12. 11. Domestic Help!
    Archie
  13. 12. Where the Boys Are
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Swampville U.S.A.
    Josie and the Pussycats
  15. 14. This Clown for Hire
    Archie
  16. 15. Rich Little Poor Girl
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. New Outfit
    Betty and Me
  18. 17. Relief Beef
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. A Day to Remember
    Betty's Diary
  20. 19. Wet N' Wonderful
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Tune Buffoon
    Archie
  22. 21. Fill Her Up!
    Li'l Jinx
  23. 22. T.V. Trauma
    Sabrina
  24. 23. Your Number's Up
    Betty and Me
  25. 24. ["Mom! Did you wash the shirt like I asked you to?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  26. 25. Cover Up
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. The Hostess with the Mostess
    Josie
  28. 27. Duty Calls
    Archie
  29. 28. Shower Power
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. Date Straight
    Betty and Veronica
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