(March 2001)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price
2.19 USD; 2.49 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
8 times a year in Mar., 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 18
Editing
Nelson Ribeiro; Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Poor Veronica...
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods

Trend Setter (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Frank Gagliardo (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Molly Griffith; Nancy Woods; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica, Betty and Nancy set a new fashion statement in the school, wearing sandals in the winter.
Reprints

Self Defensed (Table of Contents: 2)

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; Hiram Lodge; Ms. Choe
Synopsis
At the urging of Betty and Mr. Lodge, Veronica enrolls in a karate class.
Reprints

A Twist of Fate (Table of Contents: 3)

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; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Mr. Flutesnoot; Dilton Doiley; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Caramel
Synopsis
Betty relates incidents from her life that prove the opposite of what you expect often happens in life.
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Backups (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly an Archie story.

Pet Set (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica go pet shopping at the pet shop Ethel works at.
Reprints
Keywords
pet shop; rabbit; tropical fish

Cover Story (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty feels guilty for crushing over teen heartthrob Brad Freeman instead of Archie.
Reprints

Fantastic Fashions for Fabulous Fun Times (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie and the Gang / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints

Give Me a Ring (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty Cooper, Super Sleuther / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Mark Brewer
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Caramel; Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler; Hiram Lodge; unidentified Tangapoonian nationals; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty gets an ancient ring from the country of Tangapoon, one of dozens of artifacts recently purchased from the country by Mr. Lodge, stuck on her finger. That makes her a target of radicals from the country determined to reclaim the ring at any cost.
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Plaster Parting (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Betty outlines in her diary how she coped with having her leg in a cast and her eventual liberation from it.
Reprints
Keywords
ice skating

The Grass Is Always Greener... (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers the Butler
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica spend the afternoon envying the other one's life.
Reprints

Hairdo, Hair Don't (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is taking Betty to an expensive restaurant, so Betty experiments with new hairstyles.
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Heavenly Helper (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; The Kid
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica's act of kindness toward a strange young boy nets them valuable rewards. Reggie's cynicism toward the act nets him a just reward as well.
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Star Struck (Table of Contents: 13)

Veronica / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo DeCesare (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Brett Bolder; Vicki; Amber
Synopsis
Vicki and Amber ask Veronica to produce a photo of herself and soap opera star Brett Bolder to prove she knows him.
Reprints
Keywords
dog show; Wheaton Terrier

Cents of Value (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; The Kid; Dilton Doiley; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty saves a young boy from a snowball pelting and he rewards her with a lucky penny that proves to be lucky indeed.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed against the credits printed for the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #230.

Weight and See (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; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica both learn they've gained half a pound. Betty takes it calmly, while Veronica goes off the deep end.
Reprints

The Third Friend (Table of Contents: 16)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Poor Veronica..."]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Trend Setter
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Self Defensed
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. A Twist of Fate
    Betty
  5. 4. Backups
    Veronica
  6. 5. Pet Set
    Betty
  7. 6. Cover Story
    Betty
  8. 7. Fantastic Fashions for Fabulous Fun Times
    Archie and the Gang
  9. 8. Give Me a Ring
    Betty Cooper, Super Sleuther
  10. 9. Plaster Parting
    Betty
  11. 10. The Grass Is Always Greener...
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Hairdo, Hair Don't
    Betty
  13. 12. Heavenly Helper
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Star Struck
    Veronica
  15. 14. Cents of Value
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. Weight and See
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. The Third Friend
    Veronica
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