(December 1991)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Pages
132
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6 times a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896468557 52
Editing
Nancy Tsetsekas; Victor Gorelick

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty! That's not the kind of sample we're giving away!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews

The Volunteer (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Miss Burble; Veronica Lodge; Jeffrey; Gunter; Marcel; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty volunteers to help tutor a bunch of handsome boys makes Veronica want to volunteer as well.
Reprints

Ample Example (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie abandons the latest exercise fad when Mr. Weatherbee takes it up.
Reprints

Chore Corps (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Hy Eisman ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to browbeat Jughead into doing his own chores.
Reprints

Small Change (Table of Contents: 4)

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; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx comes up short.
Reprints

A Quiet Evening at Home (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

The Value of Pie (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica is convinced she won't be able to get married until she can bake a perfect pie, so she badgers Betty to show her how.
Reprints

Snap Shots from Veronica's Album (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Then and now snapshots featuring the gang.
Reprints
Keywords
photographs

Indexer Notes

The younger versions of the characters are not on model with those from the "Little Archie" stories.

Business is Booming! (Table of Contents: 8)

Life With Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie finds a bomb in his jalopy.
Reprints
Keywords
bombing

Indexer Notes

Two-part story.

The Phenomenon (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty discovers Veronica talks upside-down when she stands on her head.
Reprints
Keywords
Fourth Wall

Indexer Notes

Betty breaks the Fourth Wall and refers to the readers.

Talk Too Much (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Time Out (Table of Contents: 11)

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; Hap Holiday
Reprints

Quake Shake (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie and Jughead discuss the new earthquake movie.
Reprints

Pillow Pal (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie and Me / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee; Superintendent Haskins
Synopsis
The students organize a pillow fight in the gymnasium to raise money for a plaque for Mr. Weatherbee.
Reprints

Please Rush Slowly (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie makes a pass at Betty.
Reprints

Marriage Mirage (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead gives his opinion on marriage.
Reprints

Do It This Way (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (layouts); Jim DeCarlo (finished pencils)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge starts to tape a message for his board, then is interrupted. Veronica and the gang find the camera and decide to make an aerobic video with it.
Reprints

Star Gazing (Table of Contents: 17)

Li'l Jinx's Pal Fat Charley / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Charley spoils his chances of being in a commercial when the idea goes to his head.
Reprints

Operation Feast (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty goes to great lengths to cook a wonderful dinner for him. Archie proves to be as sensitive to her efforts as ever.
Reprints

Old Grads Never Die (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh no!! This is awful!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; 'Rags' Oliver; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie helps Mr. Weatherbee save the school when the new owner of the land threatens to tear it down.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

Man at Work (Table of Contents: 20)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I always do my hardest work before breakfast, Li'l Jinx!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Reprints

The One and Only (Table of Contents: 21)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Li'l Jinx! Did you eat all the cookies?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Reprints

Togetherness (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Archie's new morning exercise regime gets Veronica quite upset.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly a Betty and Me story.

Cat Chat (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Crunch Bunch (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Leaf It to Her (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Making a dollar for raking the leaves inspires Jinx to try to make more.
Reprints

Float Note (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Freddie Fry; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Miss Haggly; Professor Flutesnoot; Ethel; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Pop Tate
Synopsis
When Reggie and Veronica skip float construction to meet teen idol Freddie Fry, the star unexpectedly skips his visit to help with the float.
Reprints

The Kiss Off (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Alisa Merrill (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie! Would you deliver these papers to Professor Flutesnoot?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Coach Clayton
Synopsis
Archie is asked to deliver some papers to Professor Flutesnoot but every time Veronica kisses him he forgets where he's going.
Reprints

Paddle Faddle (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Archie, Betty and Veronica gather at the Lodge mansion for some table tennis, but Archie and Betty seem more interested in each other than in the tournament.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly a Betty and Me story.

Counter-Fit (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Sign Off! (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Charley bought an alarm clock at Li'l Jinx's garage sale.
Reprints

The Maltese Pigeon Part I (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Some kid steals the Maltese Pigeon at an auction.
Reprints

The Maltese Pigeon Part II (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The gang recover the Maltese Pigeon.
Reprints

Money Happy Returns (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gets a check for $100 for his birthday.
Reprints

Costume Bawl (Table of Contents: 34)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 5 pages (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; Greg; GaGa
Synopsis
Daddy objects to Li'l Jinx's scary costume and makes her a nicer one.
Reprints
Keywords
butterfly; costume party

Veronica's Diary (Table of Contents: 35)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 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; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
To compete with Betty, Veronica decides to keep a diary of her own.
Reprints

Nothing But the Truth! (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gigi! If that's Charley Hawse tell him I'm not home!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday; Gigi
Synopsis
Gigi will not tell a lie.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty! That's not the kind of sample we're giving away!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Volunteer
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Ample Example
    Archie
  4. 3. Chore Corps
    Betty
  5. 4. Small Change
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. A Quiet Evening at Home
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. The Value of Pie
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Snap Shots from Veronica's Album
    Veronica
  9. 8. Business is Booming!
    Life With Archie
  10. 9. The Phenomenon
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Talk Too Much
    Veronica
  12. 11. Time Out
    Li'l Jinx
  13. 12. Quake Shake
    Archie
  14. 13. Pillow Pal
    Archie and Me
  15. 14. Please Rush Slowly
    Betty
  16. 15. Marriage Mirage
    Jughead
  17. 16. Do It This Way
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Star Gazing
    Li'l Jinx's Pal Fat Charley
  19. 18. Operation Feast
    Betty
  20. 19. Old Grads Never Die
    Archie
  21. 20. Man at Work
    Li'l Jinx
  22. 21. The One and Only
    Li'l Jinx
  23. 22. Togetherness
    Archie
  24. 23. Cat Chat
    Archie
  25. 24. Crunch Bunch
    Archie
  26. 25. Leaf It to Her
    Li'l Jinx
  27. 26. Float Note
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. The Kiss Off
    Archie
  29. 28. Paddle Faddle
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. Counter-Fit
    Jughead
  31. 30. Sign Off!
    Li'l Jinx
  32. 31. The Maltese Pigeon Part I
    Archie
  33. 32. The Maltese Pigeon Part II
    Archie
  34. 33. Money Happy Returns
    Archie
  35. 34. Costume Bawl
    Li'l Jinx
  36. 35. Veronica's Diary
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. Nothing But the Truth!
    Li'l Jinx
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