(May 2000)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
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[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
It's the classic triangle!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle

[Includes Rocket Launcher] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Bionic Commando Elite / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Face the Music (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Frank Gagliardo (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to get on camera while in the crowd of a TV show.
Reprints

[Get caught up in the magic] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Archway / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fortune Fool (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Prunella Quigley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica argue over who has the more trustworthy psychic.
Reprints
Keywords
psychic

Indexer Notes

Credits from the printed credits in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #207, no credits listed in this digest.

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Classic TV Shows (Table of Contents: 6)

The Archie Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Five panels featuring the Archie version of various TV shows.

Going Ape (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty [Archie] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Mark Brewer
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mr. Karp; Barbara Karp; Nicky the chimpanzee
Synopsis
Betty is hired to babysit a chimpanzee.
Reprints
Keywords
chimpanzee

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Sonic Super Special #13] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Lost and Found (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty [Archie] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Ken Selig
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Caramel; Dolly Parks; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty has a recurring dream and asks one of her classmates to interpret it.
Reprints
Keywords
dream

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Scrambled Words! (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the words puzzle.

The Escort (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Pat Kennedy
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Tom Crowes; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Nobody believes that Reggie actually knows famous movie star Tom Crowes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

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

Digest-ions / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
DIG-IODLEFT

The Numbers Game (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jordan
Synopsis
Jordan, the child Betty is babysitting, has a special bedtime story request.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Hair Hair (Table of Contents: 14)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica has a bad hair day.
Reprints

Seymore No More! (Table of Contents: 15)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher; Frank Doyle (flashback)
Pencils
Bill Golliher; Dan Decarlo (flashback)
Inks
Jon D'agostino; Dan Decarlo (flashback)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Seymour Flopsy; Moose Mason
Synopsis
After Cheryl pranks Betty and Veronica they decide to dig up some dirt on her in an old yearbook of hers. Betty and Veronica find out that Cheryl used to date a boy named Seymour. They arrange for Seymour to visit so he can take Cheryl away from their guys.
Reprints
Keywords
car; date; eggs; kiss; money; puddle; snow; splash

Indexer Notes

The Betty and Veronica story "Hot Stuff" from Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #328 is reprinted in this story as a flashback.

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Archie's Subscription Offer (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

That's Romance! (Table of Contents: 17)

Cheryl Blossom / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Parent ?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Characters
Cheryl Blossom
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Decoding puzzle.

No Common Scents (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Nanci Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica spills Jughead's ant farm in the Lodge mansion just before she's due to host a perfume-testing party, and the ants invite themselves to the party.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

All Work & No Play (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Mark Brewer
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mr. Morgan; multiple unidentified shoppers; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty finds working in the toy department of a department store anything but fun and games.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie's Double Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Never Ending Story (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Ken Selig
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Betty has to go to school before she can finish a mystery novel and spends the day obsessing over how the story might end.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

The Huntress (Table of Contents: 23)

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; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Tom Tyson
Synopsis
Veronica decides to go after a handsome new student, in spite of the fact that he's apparently going with another girl.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Sabrina Subscription Information and back issues.] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

Some Crust (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Harvey Mercadoocasio
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Svenson the janitor; The River Rat Gang (villains); Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Betty tries to solve the on-going problem of car radio thefts from the Riverdale High parking lot while baking pizzas at the same time.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Nice Work (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Kathleen Web
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica decides she can be as nice as Betty is. Immediately everyone thinks she wants something from them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Fans' Designer Page (Table of Contents: 27)

Katy Keene / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John S. Lucas
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Katy Keene
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Blank Katy Keene form to draw designs on.

Whoops (Table of Contents: 28)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Find a word puzzle.

Tool Fool (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley: Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie plans to use his calculator to do his homework.
Reprints
Keywords
calculator

Indexer Notes

The last panel appears to be relettered.

Follow the Leader (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica think three guys are following them around the mall.
Reprints

[Archie's Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

[It's so big you'll want to play it on the JumboVision] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

Pokemon Stadium / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Story of Pink Milk] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

Hershey's Strawberry Syrup / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["It's the classic triangle!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Includes Rocket Launcher]
    Bionic Commando Elite
  3. 2. Face the Music
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. [Get caught up in the magic]
    Archway
  5. 4. Fortune Fool
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. [Love Showdown]
  7. 6. Classic TV Shows
    The Archie Gang
  8. 7. Going Ape
    Betty [Archie]
  9. 8. [Sonic Super Special #13]
  10. 9. Lost and Found
    Betty [Archie]
  11. 10. Scrambled Words!
    Veronica
  12. 11. The Escort
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Digest-ions
  14. 13. The Numbers Game
    Betty
  15. 14. Hair Hair
    Veronica
  16. 15. Seymore No More!
    Cheryl Blossom
  17. 16. Archie's Subscription Offer
    Archie
  18. 17. That's Romance!
    Cheryl Blossom
  19. 18. No Common Scents
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. All Work & No Play
    Betty
  21. 20. [Archie's Double Digest Subscription Offer]
  22. 21. Never Ending Story
    Betty
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  24. 23. The Huntress
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. [Sabrina Subscription Information and back issues.]
  26. 25. Some Crust
    Betty
  27. 26. Nice Work
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. Fans' Designer Page
    Katy Keene
  29. 28. Whoops
    Veronica
  30. 29. Tool Fool
    Archie
  31. 30. Follow the Leader
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. [Archie's Digest Subscription Offer]
  33. 32. [It's so big you'll want to play it on the JumboVision]
    Pokemon Stadium
  34. 33. [The Story of Pink Milk]
    Hershey's Strawberry Syrup
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