(September 2001)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price
2.19 USD; 2.69 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
8 times a year in Mar., April, May, June, Sept., 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
009128468556 22
Editing
Nelson Ribeiro (credited) (editor); Victor Gorelick (credited) (editor); Richard Goldwater (credited) (editor-in-chief)

[Welcome to Seaside Beach] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jeff Shultz (signed as Jeff Shultz)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed as Henry Scarpelli)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

[Oops! Smashed Berries] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Captain Crunch Cereal / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Are You a Dressing Me?! (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Holly Golightly (credited as Holly G!)
Pencils
Holly Golightly (credited as Holly G!)
Inks
John Costanza (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

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Betty & Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Betty goes to a fancy restaurant with Veronica and her parents but Veronica gives her "advice" all night.
Reprints

[Get Caught up in the Magic...] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Minstrel Books; Sabrina / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Big Countdown (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

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Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Coach Kleats; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Betty's heavily anticipated summer vacation from school proves to be more stressful than school.
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Indexer Notes

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

Tropical Heat (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rex Lindsey
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rex Lindsey

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica model tropical fashions submitted by readers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie's Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Under Cover (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Harold Smith
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty tries to get Veronica to the car without allowing the rain to get her swimsuit wet.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Betty and Veronica Double Digest #100] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

The Last Word (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Mark Brewer
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

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Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Betty scrambles for all the cash she can lay her hands on in order to buy some fashionable new sandals.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[The Best of Josie and the Pussycats] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

[Let Me Be Brief... This Months Digests Are Great] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Gym-Tastic (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty [Archie] / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rex Lindsey
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rex Lindsey

Feature Logo
Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
No story; Betty is depicted in different gymnastics leotards performing various gymnastic routines.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Haunted Beach House (Table of Contents: 14)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo De Cesare
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Pat Kennedy
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wheeeee! Not so high, Archie!
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Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge sends Veronica and Archie to clean an old beach house he has bought. The local legend is that it is haunted.
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Indexer Notes

Part two titled "A Shore Thing".

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

[Sabrina Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[Archie's Stuff Shop] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Filing a Compliment (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Harold Smith
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

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Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty finds that trying to write a complimentary letter to a big corporation isn't as easy as she imagined.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Real Reality (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Harold Smith
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty tries to get away from technology and soak up a little natural beauty.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Seize the Day (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Feature Logo
Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Alice insists the family drive up to Mt. Everlast instead of laying around the house all day.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Hal is watching a golf tournament featuring a golfer named Samm, a kidding reference to longtime Jughead artist Samm Schwartz.

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

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

The Green Horn (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

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Betty & Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie has a job with a lawn service and tries to impress Betty and Veronica with his salesman skills.
Reprints

Customer Dis-service (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

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Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Davis; Roseanne
Synopsis
Betty lands a job as a waitress in a restaurant and as luck would have it her first customer is Veronica.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Poor Fish! (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie, Betty, and Veronica are camp counselors. When Archie snubs both Betty and Veronica and selects Jughead has his partner in a fishing derby the girls decide to create their own team, even though neither know how to fish. The girls end up catching some boys instead.
Reprints
Keywords
fishing

Indexer Notes

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

Grin and Bear It! (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

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Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Caramel; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty's Aunt Helen sends her a novelty tee saying "I Heart Teddy Bears". Betty wears it only for her Aunt's visit, but the gang see her in it and assume she's an obsessive teddy bear collector. Soon Betty is inundated with teddy bears.
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Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

Editor's Notebook / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Time for Some Change (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited as Webb)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited as Bolling)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited as Smith)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Betty & Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty finds change on the sidewalk while walking with Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
Pickens Park

[Archie's Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

[Game Boy Advance] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Next Level of Fruitensity] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Welcome to Seaside Beach]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Oops! Smashed Berries]
    Captain Crunch Cereal
  3. 2. Are You a Dressing Me?!
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. [Get Caught up in the Magic...]
    Minstrel Books; Sabrina
  5. 4. [Love Showdown]
  6. 5. The Big Countdown
    Betty [Archie]
  7. 6. Tropical Heat
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. [Archie's Collector Sets]
  9. 8. Under Cover
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. [Betty and Veronica Double Digest #100]
  11. 10. The Last Word
    Betty [Archie]
  12. 11. [The Best of Josie and the Pussycats]
  13. 12. [Let Me Be Brief... This Months Digests Are Great]
  14. 13. Gym-Tastic
    Betty [Archie]
  15. 14. The Haunted Beach House
    Veronica
  16. 15. [Sabrina Subscription Offer]
  17. 16. [Archie's Stuff Shop]
  18. 17. Filing a Compliment
    Betty [Archie]
  19. 18. Real Reality
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Seize the Day
    Betty [Archie]
  21. 20. [Archie Americana Series]
  22. 21. The Green Horn
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. Customer Dis-service
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Poor Fish!
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Grin and Bear It!
    Betty [Archie]
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  27. 26. Time for Some Change
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. [Archie's Digest Subscription Offer]
  29. 28. [Game Boy Advance]
  30. 29. [The Next Level of Fruitensity]
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