(January 1995)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price
1.75 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
6 times a year in Jan., April, June, July, Sept., and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
009128468556 72
Editing
Nanci Dakesian; Victor Gorelick
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
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thank you for calling!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

[Twizzlers Pull-n-Peel] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

It's in the Bag!! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman; Nanci Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mr. Monty; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Ms. Jensen
Synopsis
Betty is getting attention as the fastest bagger at Shopway, so Veronica gets a job there too.
Reprints

[Fold for the Gold] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Cold Cuts (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
children
Characters
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Charley has a cold.
Reprints

Pie Flavors (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Unscramble the pie flavors.
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[Looney Tunes Acme Animation Factory] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sweatering It Out (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Oprah Winfrey; Mary Andrews; Monroe
Synopsis
Veronica knits Archie a sweater.
Reprints

[Zero the Kamikaze Squirrel] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Model for Mayhem (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie 1 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead 1; Veronica 1; Betty 1; Archie 1
Synopsis
Archie 1 creates the world's first sculpture.
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[Instantly Win] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Caution (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica asks Reggie if he wishes he were an artist.
Reprints

[Aero the Acro-Bat 2] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editor's Notebook (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

About the Comic Hugs program, and Archie's Love Showdown #1.

Distraction Action (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; John Smith; Pocahontas; Mr. Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Betty tries to study, but keeps day dreaming about Archie.
Reprints

Sound Thinking (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie doesn't think the girls' band has a good sound.
Reprints

[Sonic in Your Face #1] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Fashion Fling (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fashion
Characters
Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Fashions by Marie Rinkoski; Goh Chen Yen; Adesina Sanchez; Bryan Lopez; Penelope Sage

[Special Giant Offer] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Balance of Power (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Superintendent Hassle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are practicing walking gracefully with books balanced on their heads.
Reprints

[Betty and Veronica Annual Digest #12] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Using the Old Noodle (Table of Contents: 21)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Harvey
Synopsis
Sabrina wants to cook an old-fashioned Christmas dinner for Harvey.
Reprints

Archie's Cool Stuff (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Setting the Record Straight (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Karen; Debbie
Synopsis
Betty is waiting for Archie to come over and is reading a magazine that makes her feel that Archie is taking advantage of her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #232, no credits listed in this digest.

Shopping Maul (Table of Contents: 24)

Katy Keene / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Katy Keene; Arnold
Synopsis
Katy takes Arnold shopping.
Reprints

Mess Distress! (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty's mom wants her to help clean the house, but Betty keeps making dates with Archie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #243, no credits listed in this digest.

[He's Beginning to Look...] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Clothes for Good Times (Table of Contents: 27)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fashion
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Outfits by Jon Bona; Jessica Mohr; Giselle St. John; Laura De Leo

[The Santa Clause] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Beauties and the Beast (Table of Contents: 29)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Howard Bender
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Professor Flutesnoot; Moose Mason; Dilton Doily; Svenson
Synopsis
The girls are wild about the TV character Animalman, so Reggie rents an ape costume.
Reprints

[Archie Meets The Punisher Offer] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

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

Saleslady Killer (Table of Contents: 31)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Candy; Bonnie
Synopsis
Betty takes Archie shopping with her when she tries to find a dress.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #185, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Sabrina Pinup / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
$12.95 for an unbrella!!!
Genre
teen
Characters
Aunt Hilda; Sabrina Spellman; Harvey
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda doesn't understand why Sabrina doesn't use magic to stay dry.
Reprints

[Sonic Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

On the Line (Table of Contents: 34)

Charley / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Miss Robin; Greg; Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Miss Robin wants Charley to show the class where Kansas is.
Reprints

The Mark! (Table of Contents: 35)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Charley got his highest mark on the arithmetic test.
Reprints

Veronica's Planet (Table of Contents: 36)

Veronica 3000! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge buys Veronica a planet.
Reprints

[TMNT Snap 'em Up!] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I didn't see your name listed in the latest phone directory!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica's phone number is no longer in the phone book.

Hawaiian Surprise (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Kakalina Ewa; Mr. Lodge; Mr. Ewa; Ake Ewa; Lekinala Ewa; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The Lodges are guests of Miss Teen Queen of the Hawaiian Islands.
Reprints

[Archie's Super Saver Subscriptions] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

[Peanut Butter Crunch] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Mickey and Minnie Have Never Faced a Mystery This Big.] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Thank you for calling!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Twizzlers Pull-n-Peel]
  3. 2. It's in the Bag!!
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. [Fold for the Gold]
  5. 4. Cold Cuts
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Pie Flavors
    Veronica
  7. 6. [Looney Tunes Acme Animation Factory]
  8. 7. Sweatering It Out
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. [Zero the Kamikaze Squirrel]
  10. 9. Model for Mayhem
    Archie 1
  11. 10. [Instantly Win]
  12. 11. Caution
    Veronica
  13. 12. [Aero the Acro-Bat 2]
  14. 13. Editor's Notebook
  15. 14. Distraction Action
    Betty
  16. 15. Sound Thinking
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. [Sonic in Your Face #1]
  18. 17. Fashion Fling
    Betty
  19. 18. [Special Giant Offer]
  20. 19. Balance of Power
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. [Betty and Veronica Annual Digest #12]
  22. 21. Using the Old Noodle
    Sabrina
  23. 22. Archie's Cool Stuff
  24. 23. Setting the Record Straight
    Betty's Diary
  25. 24. Shopping Maul
    Katy Keene
  26. 25. Mess Distress!
    Betty
  27. 26. [He's Beginning to Look...]
  28. 27. Clothes for Good Times
    Veronica
  29. 28. [The Santa Clause]
  30. 29. Beauties and the Beast
    Reggie
  31. 30. [Archie Meets The Punisher Offer]
  32. 31. Saleslady Killer
    Betty
  33. 32. ["$12.95 for an unbrella!!!"]
    Sabrina Pinup
  34. 33. [Sonic Subscription Offer]
  35. 34. On the Line
    Charley
  36. 35. The Mark!
    Li'l Jinx
  37. 36. Veronica's Planet
    Veronica 3000!
  38. 37. [TMNT Snap 'em Up!]
  39. 38. ["I didn't see your name listed in the latest phone directory!"]
    Veronica's Gag Bag
  40. 39. Hawaiian Surprise
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. [Archie's Super Saver Subscriptions]
  42. 41. [Peanut Butter Crunch]
  43. 42. [Mickey and Minnie Have Never Faced a Mystery This Big.]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Katy Hayhurst
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