(January 2004)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Pages
100
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
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Editing
Nelson Ribeiro; Victor Gorelick

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's the latest thing in car phones!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

Allowance Angst (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
teen
Characters
Smithers; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Gaston; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Upset over her spending, Mr. Lodge reduces Veronica's allowance to fifteen dollars a week.

Home to Roost or… She Didn’t Chicken Out! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
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The Creative Block (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica wishes she was more creative.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (1987 series) #287, no credits listed in this digest.

Age Before Beauty (Table of Contents: 4)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
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Movie Madness (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica and her friends give Mr. Lodge ideas for his new movie complex.
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When I’m Calling Yooou (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Mr. Irresistible (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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Genre
teen
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A Jumbo Sized Problem (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Haggly; Miss Beazly; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Veronica finds a baby elephant in the school parking lot. As a prank, she and Betty decide to lure it into the Teacher's Lounge.
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Watch Your Language (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Gaston the chef; Rene
Synopsis
Veronica abruptly starts cramming French right after she finds out Gaston's dreamy nephew will be staying at the mansion.
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Traffic Trouble! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ashley Lynn
Synopsis
Betty gets a job at a local radio station.
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Arch-Poet? (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Betty is furious when Archie takes a love poem she wrote him and gives it to Veronica with his name on it.
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Run, Donut Walk (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica borrow Archie's car to make a donut run.
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Indexer Notes

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

Present Tense (Table of Contents: 13)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica is furious at Archie after she sees him with Betty in a pet store.
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Indexer Notes

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

Sketchy Situation (Table of Contents: 14)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Hilda shows Sabrina an old sketch done of her by an old boyfriend.
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Clueless (Table of Contents: 15)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Coach Grapple; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Ethel Muggs; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Veronica is on the girls basketball team but she isn't very good. With no other players to go in at the end of the game, Veronica is sent in and she wins the game.
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Keywords
basketball

The Eyes Have It (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica gets contact lenses with a star pattern on them, but it doesn't impress the gang the way she had hoped.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["It's the latest thing in car phones!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Allowance Angst
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Home to Roost or… She Didn’t Chicken Out!
    Betty [Archie]
  4. 3. The Creative Block
    Veronica
  5. 4. Age Before Beauty
    Sabrina
  6. 5. Movie Madness
    Veronica
  7. 6. When I’m Calling Yooou
    Veronica
  8. 7. Mr. Irresistible
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. A Jumbo Sized Problem
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Watch Your Language
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Traffic Trouble!
    Betty [Archie]
  12. 11. Arch-Poet?
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Run, Donut Walk
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Present Tense
    Veronica
  15. 14. Sketchy Situation
    Sabrina
  16. 15. Clueless
    Veronica
  17. 16. The Eyes Have It
    Betty and Veronica
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