(September 1999)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price
1.99 USD; 2.39 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
8 times a year in Feb., April, May, July, Aug., Sept., Nov. 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
762816468558 10611
Editing
Nelson Ribeiro, Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
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
Rich Koslowski
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I heard that Archie's got a summer job that offers lots of travel opportunities!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Foggy Notions (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Betty is writing a novel and Veronica helps her with the ending.
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Dive In! (Table of Contents: 2)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica posing on a tropical island in four different swim suits.
Reprints

Small Problems (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Ken Selig
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Archie go picnicking in the woods, but find mother nature has other ideas.
Reprints
Keywords
picnic

Monday Wash (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Caramel (Betty's cat)
Synopsis
Betty's laundry work is interrupted when she finds Caramel mixed in with her colors.
Reprints
Keywords
laundry; pantomime

Talent Test (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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica demonstrates an uncanny ability to catch frisbees and the gang encourage her to enter a local contest.
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Run for Fun (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo DeCesare
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Reggie grabs Veronica and convinces her to stay out later than she is suppose to. Archie tracks in an effort to let her know her father said it is okay if she stays out later than normal.
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That's for Shore (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty’s Fashions / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Doug Crane (signed)
Inks
Doug Crane (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No story; Betty models swimsuit designs submitted by readers.

Paper Route (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty is covering her cousin's paper route and Veronica offers to help. But the task proves to be more difficult than either one anticipated.
Reprints
Keywords
paper route

Remotely Wealthy (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Mack; Hermione Lodge; Hubert Smithers
Synopsis
The gang spends a weekend at the Lodge luxury remote mountain hideaway. Veronica calls it "roughing it".
Reprints
Keywords
arcade games; four wheel drive all terrain vehicles; heated pool; lobster

Great Balls Of Fire (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Smithers the butler; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica criticizes Betty for being unfeminine for practicing baseball, but Archie's reaction to Betty's prowess changes her tune.
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The Idle Rich (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Didi (a friend of Veronica's); Mitzi (a friend of Veronica's); Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica has a day full of activities: aerobics, tennis lessons and a father/daughter golf game.
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Bitten by the Collector's Bug (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty goes to the Riverdale Collector's Show to do a story for the school paper on various hobby interests.
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A Trip to the Day Camp Fair (Table of Contents: 13)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
John Wilcox
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Jenny Wright
Synopsis
Veronica finds that being a day camp counselor isn't good for her image, but she accepts it.
Reprints
Keywords
Camp Fire Boys and Girls; day camp

S'more Trouble (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (layouts); Dan Parent
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty may have lost her ring in the s'mores she prepared for the gang. And Jughead may have already ingested it.
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One Great Date (Table of Contents: 15)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Pat Kennedy
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Julie Breem; Hugo Whitley
Synopsis
While at the mall, Veronica gets a chance to be on national TV with a new show called "One Great Date". The hostess of the show sets up two complete strangers on a blind date and then asks them back to talk about it.
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Cold Cash Customers (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Ken Selig
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Betty's selling ice cream novelties again. When she finds the kids' business insufficient to make a profit from, she seeks out a new customer source.
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No Date? Great! (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Ken Selig
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Betty goes to the beach without a date, but runs into several pleasant young males while she's there.
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Fresh Air Funds (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge forbids Veronica from going to the mall hoping it will curb her spending, but she goes to a flea market instead.
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I heard that Archie's got a summer job that offers lots of travel opportunities!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Foggy Notions
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Dive In!
    Veronica
  4. 3. Small Problems
    Betty
  5. 4. Monday Wash
    Betty
  6. 5. Talent Test
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Run for Fun
    Veronica
  8. 7. That's for Shore
    Betty’s Fashions
  9. 8. Paper Route
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Remotely Wealthy
    Veronica
  11. 10. Great Balls Of Fire
    Betty
  12. 11. The Idle Rich
    Veronica
  13. 12. Bitten by the Collector's Bug
    Betty
  14. 13. A Trip to the Day Camp Fair
    Veronica
  15. 14. S'more Trouble
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. One Great Date
    Veronica
  17. 16. Cold Cash Customers
    Betty
  18. 17. No Date? Great!
    Betty
  19. 18. Fresh Air Funds
    Betty and Veronica
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