(October 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 50
Editing
Nelson Ribeiro; Victor Gorelick

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "Betty and Veronica Digest Magazine."

[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
What do I give a boy who deserves the very best?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Her Biggest Fans! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
There is no breeze at the beach so Veronica wants someone to fan her so she won't get hot and sweaty.
Reprints

Cheryl's Classic Summer Style (Table of Contents: 2)

Cheryl Blossom / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Cheryl Blossom
Reprints

Shop Around the World Fashion! (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jon D’Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica shows off three world fashions.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from original

Nice Try (Table of Contents: 4)

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; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Veronica asks Betty's advice on being liked, but gets it wrong.
Reprints

Night School (Table of Contents: 5)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Holly G!
Pencils
Holly G!
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Dilton Doiley; Tanya; Ms. Hampton (teacher)
Synopsis
Cheryl leads such an exciting life she doesn't have time to study. Dilton recommends that she listens to her notes overnight so she can learn in her sleep.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; headphones; tape player

Indexer Notes

Fan ideas from: Angelie Meedan (Phoenix, AZ); Jessica Lung (Colorado Springs, CO); Chandra Ewing (Sierra Vista, AZ); Alyssa Galella (Wilton, CT).

Parodies Sony as "Fony."

Shop Around the World (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jon D’Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica and Hermione decide to go shopping in Paris. While there two criminals try unsuccessfully to steal items from them.
Reprints
Keywords
Eiffel Tower; Paris; Rome

Shop ‘Til You Drop Style! (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Dan Parent
Colors
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

The Peacemaker (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
While volunteering at a senior center, Betty tries to get two residents to stop constantly fighting.
Reprints

Summer Nights Pin-Up (Table of Contents: 9)

Cheryl Blossom / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Holly G!
Inks
?
Colors
?

Characters
Cheryl Blossom
Reprints

Sailor Beware (Table of Contents: 10)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Alan M. Mayberry; Alexander Cabot; Josie McCoy
Reprints

Car Wash Woes (Table of Contents: 11)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Melody gets everybody soaked while she's trying to wash her father's car.
Reprints

Hot Fun in the Summertime (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jason Blossom (Cheryl's brother); Roscoe (the head lifeguard); Clifford Blossom; Mrs. Blossom
Synopsis
Origin of Cheryl Blossom
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story is divided into Four Parts.

In and Out (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Brad
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are both attracted to the same passing boy.
Reprints

Double Play (Table of Contents: 14)

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
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to meet two famous commercial spokesmen at a fitness camp.
Reprints

Veronica's Scrappy Scrapbook (Table of Contents: 15)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge (Also as Little Veronica Lodge in flashback); Smithers; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews (Also as Little Archie Andrews in flashback); Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica makes a scrapbook of her life in pictures.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Veronica and Archie appear as their "Little Archie" & "Little Veronica" versions in this story in flashback photo panels.

From Bland to Grand (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
After Veronica makes fun of the sandwiches that Betty brought to the beach, Jughead helps Betty get revenge.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What do I give a boy who deserves the very best?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Her Biggest Fans!
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Cheryl's Classic Summer Style
    Cheryl Blossom
  4. 3. Shop Around the World Fashion!
    Veronica
  5. 4. Nice Try
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Night School
    Cheryl Blossom
  7. 6. Shop Around the World
    Veronica
  8. 7. Shop ‘Til You Drop Style!
    Veronica
  9. 8. The Peacemaker
    Betty
  10. 9. Summer Nights Pin-Up
    Cheryl Blossom
  11. 10. Sailor Beware
    Josie
  12. 11. Car Wash Woes
    Josie
  13. 12. Hot Fun in the Summertime
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. In and Out
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. Double Play
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. Veronica's Scrappy Scrapbook
    Veronica
  17. 16. From Bland to Grand
    Betty and Veronica
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