(August 2005)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Pages
100
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Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
762816468558 15711
Editing
Nelson Ribeiro; Victor Gorelick

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What could be better than a tote bag?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Losers Can Be Choosers (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Pat Kennedy
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica and Betty team up for some beach volleyball tournaments that will be televised.
Reprints

Charmed, I'm Sure (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Rex Lindsey
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (signed)
Inks
Rex Lindsey (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rex Lindsey

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Examples of the various Veronica-specific charms Veronica wears on her charm bracelet.
Reprints
Keywords
charm bracelet

Indexer Notes

Though the logo for the illustration is "Betty And Veronica", Betty Cooper does not appear.

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (Table of Contents: 3)

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; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Abandoned by the boys due to the ongoing basketball playoffs, Betty convinces the girls to have fun as a group rather than sit and pine for the missing males.
Reprints

Fashions (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
No story; Betty and Veronica model fashion designs submitted by readers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

One of the designs is credited to "Barry G. of East Brunswick, New Jersey". Colorist Barry Grossman, perhaps?

Prince Frog (Table of Contents: 5)

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; The Prince; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A fairy tale prince tries to get one of the Riverdale girls to kiss him before sunset or he'll turn into a frog.
Reprints

Girls Rule... Boys Drool (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Nancy discuss the difference between girls and boys.
Reprints

Curtains for Archie (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Archie try to use a photo booth.
Reprints
Keywords
photo booth

A Change for the Better! (Table of Contents: 8)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Charley; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx shows Charley a "teaching machine".
Reprints

Lodge Is the Law (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica gets herself elected Mayor of a small town outside Riverdale.
Reprints
Keywords
mayor

Sporty (Table of Contents: 10)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Reprints

Too Much Talk and Not Enough Action (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; Alice Cooper; Smithers the butler; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Smooth-talking Archie manages to make both Betty and Veronica mad at him inside of an hour.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #212, writing is credited to Mike Pellowski, pencils are credited to Jeff Schulz and inks are credited to Al Milgrom.

Write Away (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 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; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Miss Grundy assigns the class to write a journal or story about something that makes them angry. Betty and Veronica end up writing stories that fictionalize their rivalry for Archie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #223, pencils are credited to Jeff Shultz and inks are credited to Al Milgrom.

The New Perspective (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Dressed For Success (Table of Contents: 14)

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
Synopsis
Betty challenges Veronica's assertion that she has an outfit for every possible occasion.
Reprints

Nice Work (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Betty's constant helping of other people cause her and Midge and Nancy to be late to the beach.
Reprints

The Guinea Pig (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
When her father cuts her off, Veronica has to scramble for money and ends up becoming a test subject at a cosmetics lab like Betty.
Reprints

Prom Primer (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Hiram Lodge; Nancy Woods; Hermione Lodge; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Veronica goes all out, expecting to be named prom queen, only to get a rude shock at the time of the prom.
Reprints
Keywords
prom

Role Models (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Veronica and Midge decide to follow Betty's example and join a mentoring program.
Reprints
Keywords
mentoring; volunteerism
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What could be better than a tote bag?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Losers Can Be Choosers
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Charmed, I'm Sure
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Fashions
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Prince Frog
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Girls Rule... Boys Drool
    Betty
  8. 7. Curtains for Archie
    Betty
  9. 8. A Change for the Better!
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. Lodge Is the Law
    Veronica
  11. 10. Sporty
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. Too Much Talk and Not Enough Action
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Write Away
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. The New Perspective
    Betty
  15. 14. Dressed For Success
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. Nice Work
    Betty
  17. 16. The Guinea Pig
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Prom Primer
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Role Models
    Betty and Veronica
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