(October 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.
On-sale Date
2001-08-14
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
009128468556 23
Editing
Nelson Ribeiro; Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-Sale date from ad in Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #79.

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My parents give me everything I ask for!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews (picture); Jughead Jones (picture)

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Betty and Veronica Comics Digest Magazine #89.

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

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

She's Goth to Have It (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 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)

Feature Logo
Betty & Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty gets a makeover with a goth look.
Reprints
Keywords
goth

[Can You Unlock the Mystery?] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Pokemon / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Hit Man (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Harry The Hitman; Jughead Jones; Emily
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica want Archie to be more assertive towards women so he won't be labeled a nerd.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Get Caught Up In the Magic] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Archway / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Clothes Encounter (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski (as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
After overturning their canoe in the river, Betty and Veronica take off their clothes and dry them in the sun, hoping the deserted woods will shield their modesty.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

New Heights of Jealousy (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski (as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

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Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jack Jenkins; Mr. Martin; Mr. Martin’s daughters
Synopsis
Veronica and Archie go on a hot air balloon ride and Veronica falls for the pilot.
Reprints
Keywords
hot air balloon

Indexer Notes

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

[Betty & Veronica Fashion Dolls] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Ring-A-Ding-Ding (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica's new cellular phone is driving everyone else nuts.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Betty's Her-story of Art (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
Rex Lindsey (as Rex W. Lindsey)
Inks
Rex Lindsey (as Rex W. Lindsey)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rex Lindsey (as Rex W. Lindsey)

Feature Logo
Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
No story; the artist parodies different styles of classical art with Betty as the central character.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Her Chance to Dance (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty is actually grateful for Veronica's overwhelming popularity at times.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Best of Josie and the Pussycats] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[This Month's Digests Really Quack Me Up!] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

The Changeling (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Barney (the babysitter)
Synopsis
Veronica chastises Betty for going running in the hot summer but invites her over afterward to use her pool. Some scruffy kids are already in the pool along with their babysitter Barney.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Double Trouble in the Haunted Wilderness (Table of Contents: 15)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica, are you going to sit around during your whole visit...
Feature Logo
Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Kimberly; Jason; Joey
Synopsis
Veronica visits her friend Kimberly, who has two boyfriends and wants Veronica to help her decide between the two.
Reprints

[Betty and Veronica Double Digest #100] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

The Prize (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty wins every prize on the carnival midway except the one she really wants.
Reprints
Keywords
carnival

Silhouette Symphony (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Feature Logo
Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Betty's shadow; Archie's shadow; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Cheryl's shadow
Synopsis
Archie's shadow tries to subliminally influence Archie into ditching Veronica and going back to Betty.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

The Expensive Suit (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Harold Smith (as Hal Smith)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
After Betty falls at Veronica's house, she thinks Betty is going to file a law suit against her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie's Weird Mysteries] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

Veronica's Lost Hideaway (Table of Contents: 22)

Veronica / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There she is!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Here's Sand in Your Face (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo; Dan Parent
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jealous of the attention Betty's sand sculptures are getting, Veronica concocts a series of schemes to get the limelight back.
Reprints
Keywords
sand sculpture

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

Glad Tidings (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski (as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Pat Kennedy
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Feature Logo
Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; miscellaneous teen boys
Synopsis
Betty is having a fine time at the beach.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Feet of Fashion (Table of Contents: 26)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Smithers; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica wears her new boots to the beach.
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: 27) (Expand) /

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

Surf 'n' Turf (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica get back at the boys for knocking them over while skateboarding by building a king sized skate/surfboard.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Imposter (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica cuts her hair to short and curly, then immediately regrets it when nobody recognizes her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie's Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

Reebok / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

SweeTARTS / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["My parents give me everything I ask for!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Oops! Smashed Berries]
    Captain Crunch Cereal
  3. 2. She's Goth to Have It
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. [Can You Unlock the Mystery?]
    Pokemon
  5. 4. The Hit Man
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. [Get Caught Up In the Magic]
    Archway
  7. 6. Clothes Encounter
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. New Heights of Jealousy
    Veronica
  9. 8. [Betty & Veronica Fashion Dolls]
  10. 9. Ring-A-Ding-Ding
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Betty's Her-story of Art
    Betty [Archie feature]
  12. 11. Her Chance to Dance
    Betty [Archie feature]
  13. 12. [Best of Josie and the Pussycats]
  14. 13. [This Month's Digests Really Quack Me Up!]
  15. 14. The Changeling
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. Double Trouble in the Haunted Wilderness
    Veronica
  17. 16. [Betty and Veronica Double Digest #100]
  18. 17. The Prize
    Betty [Archie feature]
  19. 18. Silhouette Symphony
    Betty [Archie feature]
  20. 19. [Archie Americana Series]
  21. 20. The Expensive Suit
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. [Archie's Weird Mysteries]
  23. 22. Veronica's Lost Hideaway
    Veronica
  24. 23. Here's Sand in Your Face
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  26. 25. Glad Tidings
    Betty [Archie feature]
  27. 26. Feet of Fashion
    Veronica
  28. 27. [Archie's Double Digest Subscription Offer]
  29. 28. Surf 'n' Turf
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. The Imposter
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. [Archie's Digest Subscription Offer]
  32. 31. ["Reebok girls: ladybug cutouts, changeable colors."]
    Reebok
  33. 32. ["Green Apple flavor SweeTARTS"]
    SweeTARTS
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