(April 2006)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price
2.39 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Jan., Feb., Apr., May, June, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Nov.
On-sale Date
2006-02-01
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
762816468558 16311
Editing
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Issue Notes

On-Sale Date from Betty and Veronica Comics Digest Magazine (Archie, 1983 series) #163.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you like camera cell phones?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
cell phone; skiing

[Tamagotchi Connection] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Nintendo DS / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Honest Mistake! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jim; Bill
Synopsis
Two guys at the mall mistake Betty and Veronica for their blind dates.
Reprints

[Skyland] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Nicktoons / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Masquerade Charade (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Midge Klump; Pop Tate; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica is throwing a Valentine's Day masquerade party but Betty can't figure out what she and Archie will wear for costumes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #221, no credits listed in this digest.

[Lost in Time] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

SpongeBob Squarepants / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Bird Is the Word (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica are going to a masquerade party.
Reprints
Keywords
bird; Cleopatra; costume; Egyptian; turkey

Lost and Found (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Kathleen Weeb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty gets lost in the Lodge Mansion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie's Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Look at the time] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Have No Fear, Volunteer (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Nurse Klein; Larry Jackson
Synopsis
Veronica agrees to join Betty in volunteering at a hospital.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Manga Sabrina Special Offer] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Tune Trouble (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Ernie Colón
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica has a 50GB MP3 player in her car.
Reprints
Keywords
MP3

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Panel 2 relettered to replace "20 CD changer" to "50GB MP3 player".

[Subscribe today!] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Veronica's Find Your Name in Print Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Listing of readers names.

The Encourager (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty spends the day encouraging Veronica to ask out the boy she wants to be with Saturday night only to find out the boy is Archie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #209, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Jughead's Find Your Name in Print Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Listing of readers names.

[The Class of 2006!] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Platter Chatter (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Betty's father helps her DJ a dance.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #268, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie's Find Your Name in Print Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Listing of readers names.

[The Adventures of Little Archie] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

It's Snow Joke (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica visit a ski lodge on Nancy's recommendation, but encounter only rude patrons.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #237, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie's Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[The Sonic Checklist] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Keep It in the Family (Table of Contents: 25)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Aunt Gladys; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle (cameo); Dilton Doiley (cameo); Moose Mason (cameo); Midge Klump (cameo); Pop Tate (cameo)
Synopsis
When Veronica meets her mother's sister Gladys for the first time she is embarrassed because her aunt is a very down-to-earth woman who drives a truck.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie Day by Day] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Josie / Summer Fun Special Offer] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Neat Feat (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty's room is a mess.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

Josie's Find Your Name in Print Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Listing of readers names.

Her Purpose in Life (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica can't resist going to the mall for a big sale during a huge snowstorm.
Reprints

[Archie's Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Wrong Stuff (Table of Contents: 33)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Caryn Wimbert
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Sir Nigel
Synopsis
Sir Nigel went hunting on Captain Smedley's last hunting expedition.
Reprints
Keywords
komodo dragon

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

Betty's Find Your Name in Print Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Listing of readers names.

Cool Winter Style (Table of Contents: 35)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Dan Parent ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Names of the people submitting these fashions removed in this printing.

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

statement of ownership / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Season Ticket! (Table of Contents: 37)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty is ready for winter to be over because there are so many more options of things to do in the summer.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

Editor's Notebook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Complete Compatibility (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Dilton creates bracelets that track how compatible Betty and Veronica are as friends.
Reprints

[New Digests on Sale] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Teen Titans (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

Playstation / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Experience the Cybercomic] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

M&M's Candy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Do you like camera cell phones?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Tamagotchi Connection]
    Nintendo DS
  3. 2. Honest Mistake!
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. [Skyland]
    Nicktoons
  5. 4. Masquerade Charade
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. [Lost in Time]
    SpongeBob Squarepants
  7. 6. Bird Is the Word
    Veronica
  8. 7. Lost and Found
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. [Archie's Collector Sets]
  10. 9. [Look at the time]
  11. 10. Have No Fear, Volunteer
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. [Love Showdown]
  13. 12. [Manga Sabrina Special Offer]
  14. 13. Tune Trouble
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. [Subscribe today!]
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Veronica's Find Your Name in Print Page
  17. 16. The Encourager
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Jughead's Find Your Name in Print Page
  19. 18. [The Class of 2006!]
  20. 19. Platter Chatter
    Betty
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Find Your Name in Print Page
  22. 21. [The Adventures of Little Archie]
  23. 22. It's Snow Joke
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. [Archie's Collector Sets]
  25. 24. [The Sonic Checklist]
  26. 25. Keep It in the Family
    Veronica
  27. 26. [Archie Day by Day]
  28. 27. [Archie Americana Series]
  29. 28. [Josie / Summer Fun Special Offer]
  30. 29. Neat Feat
    Betty
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Josie's Find Your Name in Print Page
  32. 31. Her Purpose in Life
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. [Archie's Digest Subscription Offer]
  34. 33. The Wrong Stuff
    Veronica
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Betty's Find Your Name in Print Page
  36. 35. Cool Winter Style
    Veronica
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
  38. 37. Season Ticket!
    Betty
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  40. 39. Complete Compatibility
    Betty & Veronica
  41. 40. [New Digests on Sale]
  42. 41. Teen Titans
    Playstation
  43. 42. [Experience the Cybercomic]
    M&M's Candy
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