(June 2005)

Archie, 1983 Series
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2.39 USD; 2.89 CAD
Pages
100
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9 times a year in Jan., Feb., Apr., May, June, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896468557 56
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
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty loves helping me unclutter my closets!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

Cleaning Daze (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Andrew Pepoy
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
teen
Characters
Alice Cooper; Betty Cooper; Hermione Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Ada; Smithers; Janice
Synopsis
The difference in how Betty and Veronica clean their rooms.
Reprints

Window Shopping (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica go window shopping.
Reprints

Stars In My Eyes (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty gets a glow-in-the-dark space diorama for her bedroom window, so naturally Veronica has to go her one better.
Reprints

The Look (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica wears her sunglasses everywhere, which leads to some daydreams and some real-time disasters.
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A Good Vintage (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty makes Veronica jealous by attracting attention with her retro thrift store fashions.
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Fatal Distraction (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Hanry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty has trouble studying with Veronica because of Veronica's unusual study habits.
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It's Snooze To Me (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Mr. Weatherbee; Midge Klump; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica converts the school paper into a sensationalist tabloid.
Reprints

Look Into My Eyes (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is so much fun!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Sallee Jesse Rapunzel Oprey; Roberto Mysto
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica get hypnotized to cluck like chickens while attending a taping of the Sallee Jesse Rapunzel Oprey show but Veronica is still hypnotized even after the show is over.
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How Does Your Garden Grow? (Table of Contents: 9)

Sabrina / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Salem; Cousin Ambrose; Mr. Morton
Synopsis
Sabrina gets unknown help from a variety of sources and ends up with a garden full of gigantic vegetables.
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The Bodyguard! (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / comic story / 6 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; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Raymond
Synopsis
Veronica decides she needs a bodyguard.
Reprints

Horsing Around (Table of Contents: 11)

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; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica has suddenly taken up horseback riding as her latest passion, though Betty suspects her real passion is some handsome guy associated with the stable.
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Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #212, writing is credited to George Gladir and inks are credited to Rudy Lapick.

Dog Daze (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Better Late (Table of Contents: 13)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Johnson; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica tries not to be late for school but a series of mishaps, including accidentally being trapped in a helicopter, cause her to be late.
Reprints
Keywords
helicopter

Team Esteem (Table of Contents: 14)

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; Coach Grapple; Coach Kleats; Mr. Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica's skills at softball aren't enough to let her make the Riverdale girls' team. But her skills at negotiating benefits for the team under Title IX are.
Reprints
Keywords
softball

The Dilemma (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Adam; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Nancy points out to Betty that a handsome new student named Adam has a crush on her. She advises Betty that if Archie can date more than one girl, she can date more than one guy. And Betty begins to consider it.
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Indexer Notes

At the end on the story, a survey ballot is printed asking readers if Betty should date Archie, Adam, both or neither.

Assert Yourself! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica tries to teach Betty to be assertive.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty loves helping me unclutter my closets!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Cleaning Daze
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Window Shopping
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Stars In My Eyes
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. The Look
    Veronica
  6. 5. A Good Vintage
    Betty
  7. 6. Fatal Distraction
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. It's Snooze To Me
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Look Into My Eyes
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. How Does Your Garden Grow?
    Sabrina
  11. 10. The Bodyguard!
    Veronica
  12. 11. Horsing Around
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Dog Daze
    Betty
  14. 13. Better Late
    Veronica
  15. 14. Team Esteem
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. The Dilemma
    Betty
  17. 16. Assert Yourself!
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Katy Hayhurst
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