(August 2004)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price
2.39 USD; 2.89 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Jan., Mar., Apr., May, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., 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
071896468557 48
Editing
Nelson Ribeiro; Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
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 (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We can't even get one started!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Jughead #317.

Model Behavior (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Stephanie Vozzo (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Nancy Woods; Seymour Glitz
Synopsis
Betty is asked to be the model for a billboard for Teen Scene Magazine.
Reprints
Keywords
billboard; model

Friends 'Til the End (Table of Contents: 2)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Betty begins spending more time with Midge than with her and Veronica fears she's losing her best friend.
Reprints

Wet Blanket (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica spends all day getting wet at the water park but doesn't want to be caught in the rain.
Reprints
Keywords
water park

Pretty Fishy! (Table of Contents: 4)

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
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica goes fishing with her father and discovers that candy worms work better than real worms for bait.
Reprints

Wheel Zeal (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; The Amazing Donald; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica pities Betty for having to skateboard around town while her car is being repaired. But that skateboard turns out to be the path to a lucky break for Betty.
Reprints

Screen Saver Lost (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica freak when they spot the pin-up model picture Archie uses as a screen saver.
Reprints

Hangin' in the Hamptons (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Billy Soul; Steven Spielman; Alec Balding
Synopsis
Veronica takes Betty to the Hamptons to sightsee and star gaze.
Reprints
Keywords
celebrities; Hamptons

It's a Snap (Table of Contents: 8)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Lou Maldonado
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie wants his picture taken.
Reprints

Paint the Marsh Mellow (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
While painting landscapes in a marsh, Betty and Veronica encounter an injured heron and attempt to save it.
Reprints

Rips & Tears (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump (flashback only); Dilton Doiley (flashback only)
Synopsis
Betty can't bear to part with two pairs of unwearable shorts for sentimental reasons.
Reprints

Look Who's Talking! (Table of Contents: 11)

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
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Leroy; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica's cousin Leroy tricks her into thinking her horse can talk.
Reprints
Keywords
horse; horseback riding

Jog Your Memory (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty convinces her Mom to go for a jog, but they run into constant interference.
Reprints

The Surfing Scene (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries to impress Betty's friends with his knowledge of surfing. He doesn't know they're both lifelong surfers themselves.
Reprints

Garden Party Pooper (Table of Contents: 14)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ahhh! I feel great!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge uses gardening to help him relax but Veronica isn't too keen on getting dirty.
Reprints

Betty's Vacation (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
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
Synopsis
Betty wins a trip to the Grand Canyon and takes her friends along.
Reprints

Chef's Surprise (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Gaston; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
With Gaston taking a vacation, Mr. Lodge hires Betty to fill in as the cook at the Lodge Mansion.
Reprints

The Munch Bunch (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
The girls' cookout ends up feeding the local animals.
Reprints

Take Two (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dirk Denzel; Matt Morgan
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica accidentally interrupt a film that is being shot at the beach and become two extras in the film.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["We can't even get one started!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Model Behavior
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Friends 'Til the End
    Veronica
  4. 3. Wet Blanket
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Pretty Fishy!
    Veronica
  6. 5. Wheel Zeal
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Screen Saver Lost
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Hangin' in the Hamptons
    Veronica
  9. 8. It's a Snap
    Veronica
  10. 9. Paint the Marsh Mellow
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Rips & Tears
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Look Who's Talking!
    Veronica
  13. 12. Jog Your Memory
    Betty
  14. 13. The Surfing Scene
    Betty
  15. 14. Garden Party Pooper
    Veronica
  16. 15. Betty's Vacation
    Betty
  17. 16. Chef's Surprise
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. The Munch Bunch
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Take Two
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
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