(May 2006)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price
2.39 USD; 2.89 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896468557 64
Editing
Nelson Ribiero; Victor Gorelick

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Latest style from Paris, Veronica?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

The Ill-Ustrator (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Angelo De Cesare
Pencils
Pat Kennedy
Inks
Al Nickerson
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Teresa Davidson

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica enlist Chuck's help to illustrate the story they are writing for a children's book.
Reprints

Pa vs. Spa (Table of Contents: 2)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica agrees not to shop for one day but ends up spending more money going to a spa.
Reprints

Play by the Rules (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman (uncredited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (uncredited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica doesn't have to go by the rules.
Reprints

Fashion Passion (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashion ideas sent in by: Jessica Viliardi from Rancho Palos Verdes, CA; Megan Coston from Dingman's Ferry, PA; Leslie Kirk from Washington, DC; Lauren Hawes from Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Wheel Friends (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Angelo De Cesare
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis
Betty is a show-off on a scooter.
Reprints

I've Got a Secret (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Betty has a secret about the upcoming school dance and it's driving Veronica crazy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits differ in reprint.

Second-Hand Anna (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty [Archie] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Betty discovers a place that sells discarded items that are still usable and turns her friends onto it.
Reprints

Look Who's Not Talking! (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica has her tonsils removed and is unable to speak for her big debate against Reggie.
Reprints
Keywords
debate; tonsils

Betty and Veronica Style (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Pencils
Dan Parent ?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashion page.

All Dolled Up! (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Brigitte Reilly; Nancy Woods; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica donates a giant dollhouse to the childrens' ward at Riverdale Hospital.
Reprints

Fan Elan (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Tim Kennedy ? (credited as Kennedy)
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Veronica; Zinc Boys
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica at the Zinc Boys concert.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Zinc Boys is a take-off on N Sync Boys, a rock group lasting from 1995 to 2002.
story credited to last names only. Tim Kennedy has other credits from this year at Archie;
Pat Kennedy does not.

Prize Fooled (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Rob Parker
Synopsis
Veronica is selected to appear on the game show Guess the Price.
Reprints
Keywords
game show

Indexer Notes

Guess the Price is a parody of the game show The Price is Right.

Party Too Hearty (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty [Archie] / 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; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Nancy Woods; Cricket O'Dell; Midge Klump; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Betty gets so many birthday cakes at school that she doesn't have room at the end of the day for the cake her parents plan to give her.
Reprints

And the Winner Is... (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Interactive Comics II (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
The Reader can chose what they want Betty and Veronica to do.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequel to Archie #457. Contains appearance by unnamed Archie artist.

Common Problem (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are afraid their fathers won't have anything to talk about when they are left alone together, but they end up trading stories about Archie being clumsy.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Latest style from Paris, Veronica?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Ill-Ustrator
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Pa vs. Spa
    Veronica
  4. 3. Play by the Rules
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Fashion Passion
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Wheel Friends
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. I've Got a Secret
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Second-Hand Anna
    Betty [Archie]
  9. 8. Look Who's Not Talking!
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Betty and Veronica Style
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. All Dolled Up!
    Veronica
  12. 11. Fan Elan
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Prize Fooled
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Party Too Hearty
    Betty [Archie]
  15. 14. And the Winner Is...
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. Interactive Comics II
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Common Problem
    Betty and Veronica
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