(February 2001)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price
2.19 USD; 2.49 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
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 17
Editing
Nelson Ribeiro; Victor Gorelick
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
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! My very first endorsement!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

[Family Game Night] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Cooking Up a Storm (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Ken Selig
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Mrs. Crouton; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Gaston; Nancy
Synopsis
Veronica gets Archie to help her learn to cook.
Reprints

The Rival (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy; Cheryl Blossom; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are arguing until they discover Archie is talking to Cheryl.
Reprints

[It's a Candy Thing!] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

On the Head Puzzle (Table of Contents: 5)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Mr. Lodge

Indexer Notes

Follow the path and write down the letters to spell a message.

House of Riverdale Part 2 of 3 Chapter Three (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Batton Lash
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Leander Van Dermeulen [Father Riverdale]; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily; Mr. Lodge; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Sabrina Spellman; Chuck Clayton; Ethel Muggs; Aunt Zelda; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Betty discovers disturbing information on the "Father Riverdale" Archie has been dreaming about.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 1 is in Jughead With Archie Digest #162

[www.sabrinasoftware.com] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

House of Riverdale Part 2 Chapter Four Worn Out Welcome (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Batton Lash
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Giles; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries to convince the city to take away the House of Riverdale's landmark status.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Conclude in Archie Digest #177

[Family Game Night] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

My Dolls (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Archie Andrews; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty finds her dolls and reminisces about her childhood.
Reprints

[Pokemon Puzzle League] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Special Gift (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are in the store looking for the right gift for Archie, and they see him looking at fishing equipment.
Reprints

[Ms. Pac-Man Maze Madness] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Pet Department (Table of Contents: 15)

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
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Sonic; Beatrice; Alley; Ralphie
Synopsis
Veronica keeps trying to find a new exotic pet.
Reprints

[Sabrina The Teenage Witch It's a Miserable Life] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Thinking of Whom? (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; Mrs. Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty decides to spend the day with her mom, but she keeps thinking about Archie.
Reprints

[Archie's Holiday Fun Digest #5] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Breakfast When? (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty Cooper Super Sleuther / 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; William T. Beal
Synopsis
Stopping at a mysterious diner, Betty winds up back in the Civil War.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Editor's Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Breakfast When? Part Two (Table of Contents: 21)

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; William T. Beal; Mrs. Cooper; Mr. Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Billy go up in an observation balloon.
Reprints

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

Veronica's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Okay, Betty, I'll meet you at the clip joint in a half hour!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is upset that Veronica is going to a clip joint.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I just read some of the funniest comics in the galaxy!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Color in the dotted letters.

[Archie Comics Online Rocks!] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

Pro-Skate (Table of Contents: 25)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the letters.

Swift Gift (Table of Contents: 26)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Sabrina Spellman; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Sabrina helps Betty's letter get to Archie.
Reprints

[Archie's Stuff Shop] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

The Flying Sorcerer! (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Smith]
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Marge; Mysto the Great; Koko
Synopsis
Reggie thinks he can figure out how Mysto does his tricks.
Reprints
Keywords
alien; stage magician

[Archie's Double Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

Cheer Chore (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Sean Ryan; Cheryl Blossom; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica have trouble cheerleading when they learn that if Riverdale wins Archie will go out with Cheryl.
Reprints

The Spirit of Christmas (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Dilton Doily; Coach Clayton; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Nancy; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
To keep Betty from working with Santa, Veronica gets Betty a job photographing children with Santa.
Reprints

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

Trouble in Paradise (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to keep Archie away from Cheryl while at a ski resort.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

A Very Merry Christmas (Table of Contents: 34)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Ken Selig
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Caramel; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty tells Ethel how much the holiday season has her jumpy and frazzled.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas tree; mistletoe

[Archie's Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

[Pokemon] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Hey You, Pikachu] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wow! My very first endorsement!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Family Game Night]
  3. 2. Cooking Up a Storm
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. The Rival
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. [It's a Candy Thing!]
  6. 5. On the Head Puzzle
  7. 6. House of Riverdale Part 2 of 3 Chapter Three
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. [www.sabrinasoftware.com]
  9. 8. House of Riverdale Part 2 Chapter Four Worn Out Welcome
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. [Family Game Night]
  11. 10. My Dolls
    Betty's Diary
  12. 11. [Pokemon Puzzle League]
  13. 12. A Special Gift
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. [Ms. Pac-Man Maze Madness]
  15. 14. ["Hey, gang! Check out all the great digests on sale this month!"]
  16. 15. Pet Department
    Veronica
  17. 16. [Sabrina The Teenage Witch It's a Miserable Life]
  18. 17. Thinking of Whom?
    Betty
  19. 18. [Archie's Holiday Fun Digest #5]
  20. 19. Breakfast When?
    Betty Cooper Super Sleuther
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  22. 21. Breakfast When? Part Two
  23. 22. ["Okay, Betty, I'll meet you at the clip joint in a half hour!"]
    Veronica's Gag Bag
  24. 23. ["I just read some of the funniest comics in the galaxy!"]
    Veronica
  25. 24. [Archie Comics Online Rocks!]
  26. 25. Pro-Skate
    Veronica
  27. 26. Swift Gift
    Sabrina
  28. 27. [Archie's Stuff Shop]
  29. 28. The Flying Sorcerer!
    Betty
  30. 29. [Archie's Double Digest Subscription Offer]
  31. 30. Cheer Chore
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. The Spirit of Christmas
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. [Archie Americana Series]
  34. 33. Trouble in Paradise
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. A Very Merry Christmas
    Betty
  36. 35. [Archie's Digest Subscription Offer]
  37. 36. [Pokemon]
  38. 37. [Hey You, Pikachu]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Katy Hayhurst
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