(May 2004)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price
2.39 USD; 2.89 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale Date
2004-03-23
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896468557 46
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
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now this is the kind of price war I like to see!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews

Star Struck Date (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski [as Mike Pellowski]
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Brad Pitley
Synopsis
Veronica wins a contest to be on a reality show date with a former celebrity.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty’s Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can I help you, miss?
Characters
Betty Cooper

The Box (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge purchases a robot servant for the mansion.
Reprints

A Tad Too Plaid (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 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; Archie Andrews; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Ever-competitive Veronica feels the need to one-up Betty every time she acquires something in the new fashion statement of plaid.
Reprints

You Pore Girl (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Bryan Thompson; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica gets a pore cleaning strip stuck to her nose.
Reprints

Country Western Showdown (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica goes shopping for a country western outfit.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty Pin Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're 15 minutes late for class, Betty!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee
Reprints

Guest Who (Table of Contents: 8)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Damon; Smithers
Synopsis
A boy returns Veronica's cellphone and proves to be even more of a klutz than Archie is.
Reprints

[Betty as Majorette] (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty's Pin-Up Page / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty high-stepping in a red drum majorette's uniform and holding a baton.
Reprints
Keywords
baton; drum majorette; marching band

Swing Time (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Go, Daddy-o! Do that candlestick dance!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Geraldine Grundy; Mr. Ziegler; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
With the kids into "swing" music, Mr. Ziegler holds a dance competition.
Reprints
Keywords
big band; dance; swing music; zoot suit

Back-Pack Stylin' (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rex Lindsey
Colors
?
Letters
Rex Lindsey

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashion page with Veronica using various back packs.

[Betty Paper Doll] (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty's Fashion Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints
Keywords
paper dolls

Indexer Notes

Paper doll of Betty with five fashions to cut out.

[Veronica Paper Doll] (Table of Contents: 13)

Veronica's Fashion Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints
Keywords
paper doll

Indexer Notes

Paper doll of Veronica with three outfits to cut out.

Here Come the Bridesmaids! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Sarah
Synopsis
Veronica is jealous when a friend asks Betty to be a bridesmaid in her wedding but Veronica is not asked.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Veronica Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Of course I still feel the same way about materialism!!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge puts Veronica's rejection of materialism to the test.
Reprints

Flash in the Pan (Table of Contents: 16)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

Grill Thrill (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Betty decides to get the grill out of storage and clean it up so she can have a barbecue for Archie.
Reprints

Two of Clubs (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Douglas
Synopsis
Both Betty and Veronica are so smitten by the new boy in school that they tear up the Riverdale night scene looking for him when they hear he likes dancing.
Reprints

Spare Me (Table of Contents: 19)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Randy Waller; Ethel
Synopsis
Veronica gives dating advice.
Reprints

Shirting the Issue (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Nancy are out looking for deals at garage sales.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Now this is the kind of price war I like to see!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Star Struck Date
  3. 2. ["Can I help you, miss?"]
    Betty’s Pin-Up
  4. 3. The Box
    Veronica
  5. 4. A Tad Too Plaid
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. You Pore Girl
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Country Western Showdown
    Veronica
  8. 7. ["You're 15 minutes late for class, Betty!"]
    Betty Pin Up
  9. 8. Guest Who
    Veronica
  10. 9. [Betty as Majorette]
    Betty's Pin-Up Page
  11. 10. Swing Time
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Back-Pack Stylin'
    Veronica
  13. 12. [Betty Paper Doll]
    Betty's Fashion Page
  14. 13. [Veronica Paper Doll]
    Veronica's Fashion Page
  15. 14. Here Come the Bridesmaids!
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. ["Of course I still feel the same way about materialism!!"]
    Veronica Pin Up
  17. 16. Flash in the Pan
    Veronica
  18. 17. Grill Thrill
    Betty
  19. 18. Two of Clubs
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Spare Me
    Veronica
  21. 20. Shirting the Issue
    Betty
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  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Katy Hayhurst
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