(November 2000)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Pages
100
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8 times a year in Feb, April, May, July, Aug., Oct., 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
071896468557 15
Editing
?
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 Parent
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I shop till I drop!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper

Hopping Mad (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Caryn Wimbert
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Professor Flutesnoot; Nancy Woods; Dilton Doiley; Midge Klump; Waldo Weatherbee

Call Waiting (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty / 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
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty is waiting for Archie to call and ask her to the dance.
Reprints

Owls Well That Ends Well (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Archie refuses to help Veronica recover a rare Zambesia owl that escaped the mansion because he's helping Betty with her marathon run. But Betty spots the owl along the marathon course, just as a massive thunderstorm rolls up.
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Keywords
marathon

[Veronica Exercising] (Table of Contents: 4)

Which 2 Are Alike? / activity / 1 page (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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Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
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Indexer Notes

Four pictures of Betty and Veronica exercising, but only two are alike.

French Bred (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods; Mr. Dugay
Synopsis
Veronica gets Betty to switch French classes with her so she can be close to a handsome new French teacher.
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Ring-A-Ding-Ding (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 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; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty's wish on an old television program premium comes true, thanks to Jughead.
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I Ought to Be in Pictures (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Betty Cooper; Ramon Suarez
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The Me-ning of Life (Table of Contents: 8)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo DeCesare
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
When her father refuses to bow to her selfish wishes, Veronica throws a tantrum, falls asleep and dreams that she is the absolute ruler of Veronicaville...I mean, Riverdale.
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Indexer Notes

Story is told in two chapters.

On the Job (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (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
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica's father thinks she spends too much time on the phone.
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Gopher Broke! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica becomes a gofer for a theatre company.
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Cake Quake (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Carol Smith; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty attempts to bake a cake to help out her mother.
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Indexer Notes

The credits in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #208 list George Gladir as the writer and Bob Smith as the inker.

Betty's Favorite Fashions (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
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Indexer Notes

Fashions by Kathy Kendal (Carmel, N.Y.), Susan Mason (Toronto, Canada), Julia Bush (Orlando, Fla.), Jay Mille (El Paso, Texas), and Kelly Crudele (Newburg, N.Y.).

Poor Thing (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Veronica walks over to Betty's house in torn clothing in order to show her empathy with the poor folks of Riverdale.
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Hidden Treasure (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper
Reprints

The Cruelest Cut (Table of Contents: 15)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Marsha; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Alberts; Claire
Synopsis
Veronica's hairdresser moves to Minnesota and she can't find a suitable replacement.
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Editor-In-Grief (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are too busy bickering about who gets to do their school paper assignment first to actually do their school paper assignments.
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One of Those Days (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Smith
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Ken Selig
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge (dream sequence only)
Synopsis
Betty is having a really, really, really bad morning.
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Indexer Notes

The credits printed in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #205 list Kathleen Webb as the writer of this story. The rest of the credits match the credits in this index.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I shop till I drop!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Hopping Mad
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Call Waiting
    Betty
  4. 3. Owls Well That Ends Well
    Betty
  5. 4. [Veronica Exercising]
    Which 2 Are Alike?
  6. 5. French Bred
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Ring-A-Ding-Ding
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. I Ought to Be in Pictures
    Veronica
  9. 8. The Me-ning of Life
    Veronica
  10. 9. On the Job
    Veronica
  11. 10. Gopher Broke!
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Cake Quake
    Betty
  13. 12. Betty's Favorite Fashions
    Betty
  14. 13. Poor Thing
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. Hidden Treasure
    Betty's Diary
  16. 15. The Cruelest Cut
    Veronica
  17. 16. Editor-In-Grief
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. One of Those Days
    Betty
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