(February 1998)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Pages
100
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7 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Sept., Oct. and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
009128468556 93
Editing
Nanci Dakesian; Victor Gorelick

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But, Miss Grundy, you said not to pass notes in class!
Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Dilton Doily; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper

Bowled Over (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Frank Gagliardo (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica doesn't like bowling so she tries to convince Betty that skiing is more 'chic'.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

Keyboard Kapers (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie's developing computer phobia gives Veronica an idea on how to draw him closer to her and away from Betty the brain.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Miss Grundy Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Imagine those kids building a "snow queen" on school property!
Reprints

Window Shopping (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty's concept of window shopping and Veronica's concept of window shopping aren't necessarily the same thing.
Reprints

This Looks like a Job for Sugarplum! (Table of Contents: 5)

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
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Sugarplum; store owner; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Sugarplum, a fairy, is fired from her job at the North Pole and comes to visit the girls to find a new career. Betty and Veronica get her some jobs but she always gets fired.
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Indexer Notes

Part 1 of an unnamed 4-part story that fills this issue.

For the Love of Archie (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
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Sugarplum; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The girls are arguing and Sugarplum gets them to come back together by making them both jealous of Archie's attentions to her.
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Indexer Notes

Part 2 of an unnamed 4-part story that fills this issue.

Hello Dolly (Table of Contents: 7)

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
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Sugarplum; Billy; Jackie
Synopsis
Sugarplum preaches a lesson about stealing to a boy who tries to use her for a Christmas present.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of an unnamed 4-part story that fills this issue.

It's My Party and I'll Fly If I Want To! (Table of Contents: 8)

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
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Sugarplum; Jughead Jones; Santa Claus; Billy; Jackie; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason (cameo); Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Santa shows up at a party and gives Sugarplum her old job back.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 4 of an unnamed 4-part story that fills this issue.

Young at Heart (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica cons her father and Smithers into a snowball fight.
Reprints
Keywords
snowball fight

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed with the credits printed in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #209.

Freezer Plan (Table of Contents: 10)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Alexander Cabot; Alan Mayberry; Stanley Egghead; Orville Egghead
Synopsis
Trying to show up Alan, Alex uses an experimental formula to become immune to the cold. But when it wears off, he's caught outside without a coat.
Reprints
Keywords
blue blood; winter

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #268.

Cover Up (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lucey

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
When Mr. Lodge goes outside wearing Archie's hat and coat, everyone mistakes him for Archie, and he discovers just how bad Archie's life really is.
Reprints
Keywords
coat; makeup; mistaken identity; tomato

Smoked Rib (Table of Contents: 12)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Sean Murphey
Inks
Ken Selig
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was nice of Ronnie to cook dinner for us!
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
When the smoke alarm goes off, Veronica has finished cooking dinner.
Reprints

Plastic Santa (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and the gang teach Mr. Lodge who is stressed about business the true meaning of Christmas.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas list; Christmas tree; fudge; popcorn; smell

Personalized Christmas Ornaments (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Personalized Christmas ornaments for various Archie cast.

His Brown Eyes Were My Undoing (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (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
I ran until my lungs were about to burst...But still he pursued me!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The puppy that Archie buys Veronica at Betty's suggestion only likes Betty.
Reprints

Foot Fault (Table of Contents: 16)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey Kinkle
Synopsis
Sabrina helps Harvey master a difficult downhill slope with magic.
Reprints

Snow Job (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
A heavy snowstorm makes for perilous travel to school for Betty, Veronica and Archie.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["But, Miss Grundy, you said not to pass notes in class!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Bowled Over
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Keyboard Kapers
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. ["Imagine those kids building a "snow queen" on school property!"]
    Miss Grundy Pin-Up
  5. 4. Window Shopping
    Betty's Diary
  6. 5. This Looks like a Job for Sugarplum!
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. For the Love of Archie
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Hello Dolly
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. It's My Party and I'll Fly If I Want To!
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Young at Heart
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Freezer Plan
    Josie
  12. 11. Cover Up
    Archie
  13. 12. Smoked Rib
    Veronica
  14. 13. Plastic Santa
    Archie
  15. 14. Personalized Christmas Ornaments
    Archie and the Gang
  16. 15. His Brown Eyes Were My Undoing
    Betty
  17. 16. Foot Fault
    Sabrina
  18. 17. Snow Job
    Betty and Veronica
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