(April 1999)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Pages
100
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8 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
762816468558 10211
Editing
Nelson Ribiero; Victor Gorelick

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you think there are any wolves in those woods?
Genre
teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Keywords
snow; winter

The Art of the Heart by a Not-So-Stupid Cupid (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Holly Golightly (credited as Holly G!)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Frank Gagliardo (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronia Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Cheryl Blossom; Carlo; Mario
Synopsis
Carlo, a cupid, tells the reader about the problems he has with Archie, Betty and Veronica.
Reprints

Ploy Plight (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty wonders what type of ploy she could use to get Archie.
Reprints

Alien (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cousin Mimsy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
After viewing a horror film with Betty and Veronica, Veronica's cousin Mimsy thinks she's seen an alien land by the back gardening shed of the estate.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original story.

You Can't Always Get What You Want! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty is sick of cold weather, so Veronica offers to fly her to Hawaii.
Reprints
Keywords
Hawaii; vacations; winter

Indexer Notes

Crdits from the index of the original story.

Going to Extremes (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Svenson; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
The furnace at Riverdale High breaks down, causing the school to become as frigid inside as the weather outside. But once it's fixed, it quickly becomes too hot.
Reprints
Keywords
winter

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original story.

Fun Fan (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty argues that cross country skiing is better than downhill skiing or ski jumping.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing; winter

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original story.

Material Girl (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Characters
Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

word search puzzle

Bargain Hunters (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski (as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica compete to see who can find the biggest bargain.
Reprints
Keywords
shopping

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica Pin Up Page / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's called the gaucho look!
Feature Logo
Veronica Pin Up
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Reprints
Keywords
fashion

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original sequence.

Love Notions (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Michael Gallagher
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Madame Belinda; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
In order to counter the effects of Betty's supposed enchanted locket, Veronica goes to a phony fortune teller and gets a love talisman of her own guaranteed to win her Archie's undying affections.
Reprints
Keywords
fortune tellers; love charms

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Digest-ions / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bryan Delgado ?; Victor Gorelick
Pencils
Nelson Ribiero (signed)
Inks
Nelson Ribiero ?
Colors
Suzanne Paddock ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Duh... what comes after 7 & 8 again?
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Do-over of a Archie Comics trivia contest because some of the answers were switched with the wrong questions.

Jersey City 07303 (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Luke Periodical
Synopsis
Betty wins a contest securing her and Veronica bit parts on their favorite television show. But when Veronica learns that Betty gets a speaking line in the show and she doesn't, she becomes determined to upstage Betty any way possible.
Reprints
Keywords
contests; Hollywood; television

Indexer Notes

The television show where Betty appears is a parody of "Beverly Hills 90210" (FOX TV network, 1990-2000), and actor Luke Periodical of its real-life star Luke Perry.
Credits from the index of the original story.

Memories (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

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Betty's Diary
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Grandma Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty helps her grandmother clean the attic and learns about some antique items.
Reprints
Keywords
antiques; attics

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original story.

Bird Ladies of Riverdale (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 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; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jealous of the praise Betty garners when she spreads bird seed on the school grounds to feed hungry birds, Veronica decides to do the same. But naturally she can't settle for just spreading common bird seed.
Reprints
Keywords
birds; winter

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original story.

Too Much Infomercial (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Brock Face; Melvin Hamley
Synopsis
Betty invents a hair styling tool from a bent coat hanger. When Veronica spots it, she takes the idea to her father and Mr. Lodge markets it. The product starts out a success for Betty, until Veronica starts micro-managing things.
Reprints
Keywords
infomercials

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original story.

Jest Request (Table of Contents: 17)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge wants Veronica to get Jughead and Archie to stay out of the Lodge's refrigerator.
Keywords
snacking

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of November 1, 1998
Average number of copies sold preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 107,732
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 127,374
Owners: Michael I. Silberkleit, Richard H. Goldwater, both at 325 Fayette Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY, 10543

Maid to Be Rich (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica's maid quits and before Mr. Lodge will hire a replacement he forces Veronica to clean up after herself to give her a taste of what she puts others through.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from index of the original story.

Betty's Maze (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty [Archie feature] / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original sequence.

Dilton's Date (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski (as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Dilton is dateless for the Junior Scientists of America dinner dance, so both Betty and Veronica separately get the idea of surprising Dilton by being his date -- without telling the other.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original story.

Archie's Hometown Heroes (Table of Contents: 22)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Nelson Ribeiro
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Solicitation of letters describing readers' good deeds.

A Symbol Problem (Table of Contents: 23)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman

Feature Logo
Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica arrives in Norway and disobeys all the signs in the airport.
Reprints
Keywords
airports; Norway

Indexer Notes

No dialogue in this story.

Here Comes the Judge (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Frank Gagliardo ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Judge Julie; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica decide to go on Judge Julie, a reality tv show, to settle their differences.
Reprints
Keywords
reality television

Indexer Notes

Judge Julie is a parody of the TV show Judge Judy.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Do you think there are any wolves in those woods?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Art of the Heart by a Not-So-Stupid Cupid
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Ploy Plight
    Betty [Archie feature]
  4. 3. Alien
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. You Can't Always Get What You Want!
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Going to Extremes
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Fun Fan
    Betty [Archie feature]
  8. 7. Material Girl
    Veronica
  9. 8. Bargain Hunters
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. ["It's called the gaucho look!"]
    Veronica Pin Up Page
  11. 10. Love Notions
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. ["The holidays may be over for Archie and his friends, but winter is stilll here."]
    Editor's Notebook
  13. 12. ["Duh... what comes after 7 & 8 again?"]
    Digest-ions
  14. 13. Jersey City 07303
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. Memories
    Betty's Diary
  16. 15. Bird Ladies of Riverdale
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Too Much Infomercial
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Jest Request
    Mr. Lodge
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
  20. 19. Maid to Be Rich
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Betty's Maze
    Betty [Archie feature]
  22. 21. Dilton's Date
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. Archie's Hometown Heroes
  24. 23. A Symbol Problem
    Veronica
  25. 24. Here Comes the Judge
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
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