(December 2002)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price
2.19 USD; 2.69 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Jan., Mar., April, May, June, Aug., Sept., Oct., and Dec.
On-sale date
2002-10-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library; Archie 60th Anniversary
Barcode
009128468556 33
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
Veronica, by having a chauffeur driven one, you defeat the purpose of it!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

[Ollie Pop] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Lesson Plans (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jena Grant; Ned Hanson
Synopsis
The boys are gaga over the new student teacher.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #250, no credits listed in this digest.

Hand Full (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Sean Murphey
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Mrs. Cooper; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty is taking karate lessons.
Reprints

[Sabrina Subscription and Collector Sets Offer] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Ring Sting (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty hears a phone in a phone booth ringing.
Reprints

Don't Make Waves (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica paints an abstract painting and expects it to sell.
Reprints

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Ethel Pinup / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A red rose in your hair?!?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Betty wonders why Ethel has a rose in her hair.
Reprints

She Takes the Cake! (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo DeCesare
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Gregor Musseliverwortz
Synopsis
Veronica is on a health kick.
Reprints

[Best of Josie and the Pussycats] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

The 'Zine Machine Part 5 (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The gang has to figure out what to call their 'zine.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued from previous two issues.

[Archie's Holiday Fun Digest #7] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

The 'Zine Machine Part 6 (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Hulk; Smithers; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doily; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
The first issue of "The Zine Team" is finished.
Reprints

Slipped Disc (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Cousin Leroy; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica has her diary on a computer disc.
Reprints

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Convertible Style (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Dan Parent ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica in a convertible.
Reprints

Get the Message (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Mrs. Cooper; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty wrote some information on a box of tissues that's been thrown away.
Reprints

Date Appreciation! (Table of Contents: 19)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Fred Prince Jr.; Richie Richman; Boris Backhander
Synopsis
Veronica's dad wonders why she dates Archie when she could have her pick of higher class men.
Reprints

Generation Gasp (Table of Contents: 20)

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; Mr. Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty dresses for a grunge party, but her dad thinks she wore old clothes to help him paint.
Reprints

[Archie's Stuff Shop] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

Foolish Fashion Victims (Table of Contents: 22)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Mrs. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Veronica writes a report on the history of fashion.
Reprints

Sitting Pretty (Table of Contents: 23)

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; Marty Parks; Mr. Parks; Midge Klump; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty has to babysit Marty the Menace.
Reprints

Customer Service (Table of Contents: 24)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Veronica dresses incognito to prove to Midge that she doesn't get special treatment in stores.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Cheerful Ending (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Coach Goodbody; Ms. Perky
Synopsis
The coach is practicing the cheerleaders on their fast formation times.
Reprints
Keywords
cheerleader; cheerleading

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #247, writing is credited to George Gladir and inks are credited to Alison Flood.

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

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

Color My World (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is painting something at the Lodge mansion and Mr. Lodge keeps getting paint on himself.
Reprints

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

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

[Sabrina The Teenage Witch Topsy-Turvy] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

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

[Make Your Own Fun] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Veronica, by having a chauffeur driven one, you defeat the purpose of it!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Ollie Pop]
  3. 2. Lesson Plans
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Hand Full
    Betty
  5. 4. [Sabrina Subscription and Collector Sets Offer]
  6. 5. Ring Sting
    Betty
  7. 6. Don't Make Waves
    Veronica
  8. 7. [Love Showdown]
  9. 8. ["A red rose in your hair?!?"]
    Ethel Pinup
  10. 9. She Takes the Cake!
    Veronica
  11. 10. [Best of Josie and the Pussycats]
  12. 11. The 'Zine Machine Part 5
    Betty
  13. 12. [Archie's Holiday Fun Digest #7]
  14. 13. ["This month's digests; turbocharged for the fast & the funniest!"]
  15. 14. The 'Zine Machine Part 6
  16. 15. Slipped Disc
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. [Archie Americana Series]
  18. 17. Convertible Style
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Get the Message
    Betty
  20. 19. Date Appreciation!
    Veronica
  21. 20. Generation Gasp
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. [Archie's Stuff Shop]
  23. 22. Foolish Fashion Victims
    Veronica
  24. 23. Sitting Pretty
    Betty
  25. 24. Customer Service
    Veronica
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  27. 26. Cheerful Ending
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. [Archie's Subscription Offer]
  29. 28. Color My World
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. [Archie's Double Digest Subscription Offer]
  31. 30. [Sabrina The Teenage Witch Topsy-Turvy]
  32. 31. [Make Your Own Fun]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Katy Hayhurst
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Donald Dale Milne