(August 2007)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Price
3.69 USD; 4.39 CAD
Pages
196
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year
On-sale Date
2007-06-14
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications Inc.
Publisher's Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896469509 52
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Nelson Ribeiro (editor)

Bad Boy Trouble! Part 2 (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Steven Butler (signed)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Midge Klump; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nick St. Clair

Indexer Notes

New Look art.

Bad Boy Trouble Part 2 (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Melanie J. Morgan
Pencils
Steven Butler
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Stephanie Vozzo
Letters
John Workman

Genre
drama; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Geraldine Grundy; Nick St. Clair; Professor Benjamin Flutesnoot; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie and Nick meet at Riverdale High as Nick and Veronica walk in together. Then Nick is very disrespectful to both Ms. Grundy and Prof. Flutesnoot. Veronica sticks up for Nick's bad behavior and poor choices, while her friends are dumbfounded at Veronica's refusal to see Nick for who he truly is.
Reprints

Cookie Choice (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

word scramble puzzle

Friendly Competition (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Baker
Synopsis
Veronica tries to beat Betty at exercising.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Digest Fan Art / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

art submitted by Marjo R., Tamika O.

Fit Bit (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge has a fit over Veronica's latest clothing bill.
Reprints

Tear on the Dotted Line (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Livid that Betty is wearing the same style of dress to school that she is, Veronica manages to tear the dress. Undaunted, Betty mends the hem in the sewing room and actually manages to outdo Veronica.
Reprints

Auto Magic (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Thieves keep stealing Veronica's fancy Ultra-Romero sports cars. Betty comes up with an idea to fool the thieves.
Reprints

Real Bad Hair Day (Table of Contents: 8)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

word puzzle

Weights and Measures (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie creates a gag gift for Professor Flutesnoot: a hollowed book filled with lead pellets for "heavy reading". But when Mr. Lodge can't pick up the book, he thinks his diet has made him weak.
Reprints
Keywords
dieting; golf

Team Esteem (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Coach Kleats; Mr. Svenson; Coach Snooze; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Keystone
Synopsis
The girls' softball team and their new coach, Miss Keystone, fight for better field conditions and better practice time against an indifferent faculty and a resistant boys' baseball team.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

The Believer (Table of Contents: 11)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead helps Betty shop for groceries.
Reprints
Keywords
grocery stores

Yankee Doodle Darling (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Miss Beazley; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
The Riverdale students and staff dress up as famous American symbols and historic figures.
Reprints
Keywords
costumes; patriotism

The Big Countdown (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Coach Kleats; Miss Grundy; Pop Tate (cameo)
Synopsis
Betty's heavily anticipated summer vacation from school proves to be more stressful than school.
Reprints

We're in the Money (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (layouts); Dan Parent
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Muffy; Mr. Dinero; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
At the invitation of a friend, Veronica takes Betty on a tour of Poshly High, where the children of Riverdale's elite go to school.
Reprints

Learn to Draw Veronica (Table of Contents: 15)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge

The Challenge (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica feels bored because she has everything she wants and life holds no challenge. Betty proposes Archie give her a challenge by going steady with Betty.
Reprints
Keywords
boredom

An Exercise in Finance (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Bruce Biceps; Ms. Maximus
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge wants Veronica to join Betty's exercise class so he can fire Veronica's expensive personal trainer.
Reprints
Keywords
exercise; gyms

Learn to Draw Betty (Table of Contents: 18)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper

Flower Stall (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica refuses to accept flowers from Archie because she thinks he's trying to apologize for something.
Reprints
Keywords
flowers

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #265, no credits listed in this digest.

Fit to Be Tired (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Archie goes with Betty to the health club, but Betty's workout leaves Archie too tired to go out with her on a date that night.
Reprints
Keywords
aerobics; exercise; health club; jogging; weight lifting

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw ?
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw ?
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw ?
Colors
?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sure, Betty knows all the better pitches...
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

Indexer Notes

word scramble puzzle

Customer Dis-Service (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty's new waitress job depends on pleasing difficult customer Veronica.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty and Veronica's Pin Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The trouble with Archie...
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica sit around complaining about Archie's roving eye.
Reprints

The Good Earth (Table of Contents: 24)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan Parent; Dan DeCarlo (main character faces only)
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica cons her friends to help her manicure the Lodge Estate lawn, but she comes to regret it when Archie and Jughead get hold of the lawn tractors.
Reprints
Keywords
landscaping

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Dear Betty and Veronica / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sara Algase (credited as Betty and Veronica)
Pencils
Ellen Leonforte (logo illustration)
Inks
Ellen Leonforte (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

advice column

Net Regret (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Frieda Kloppenheimer
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica secretly compete to see which will get to be Archie's tennis partner.
Reprints
Keywords
tennis

Stew Style (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
?
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica thinks Betty is not good enough for her bowling team.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Help me unscramble the bowling words...
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints
Keywords
bowling

Indexer Notes

word scramble puzzle

The Mall (Part I) (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
A huge new shopping mall has opened in Centerville. It is causing Mr. Lodge problems because the new mall is taking business away from the Riverdale Mall, where he is on the board of directors.
Reprints

The Mall (Part II) (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle]; The Hip Hoppers [Claude; Raul]; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The disco where the Archies were going to perform burns down. They meet old friends, Claude and Raul, and they all perform in the parking lot of the Riverdale Mall, bringing in a crowd that convinces Mr. Lodge that he has to change his business strategy to attract younger shoppers.
Reprints

Jelly Bread (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Betty decide to go into the jelly-making business. Archie, of course, fouls things up.
Reprints
Keywords
cooking

Keep on Truckin' (Table of Contents: 32)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Jacques Lapinto
Synopsis
Veronica tries to impress a famous model, but without success.
Reprints
Keywords
fashion

Bikini Fashion Page (Table of Contents: 33)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

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

Veronica Pin Up Page / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How do you like it, Archie!?!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica models her new Western-style outfit for an appreciative Archie.
Reprints

The Quitter (Table of Contents: 35)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Smithers tells Mr. Lodge he is quitting because of Archie's antics. Mr. Lodge tries to get him to stay, but after reviewing the problems Archie has caused him decides to leave with Smithers.
Reprints

Hoop-De-Doo (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie gets himself in trouble with Betty when he finds an old hula hoop.
Reprints
Keywords
hula hoops

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #290.

Poor Thing (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica walks over to Betty's house in torn clothing in order to show her empathy with the poor folks of Riverdale.
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Bad Boy Trouble! Part 2
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Bad Boy Trouble Part 2
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Cookie Choice
    Betty
  4. 3. Friendly Competition
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Digest Fan Art
  6. 5. Fit Bit
    Veronica
  7. 6. Tear on the Dotted Line
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Auto Magic
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Real Bad Hair Day
    Veronica
  10. 9. Weights and Measures
    Archie
  11. 10. Team Esteem
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. The Believer
    Jughead
  13. 12. Yankee Doodle Darling
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. The Big Countdown
    Betty
  15. 14. We're in the Money
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. Learn to Draw Veronica
    Veronica
  17. 16. The Challenge
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. An Exercise in Finance
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Learn to Draw Betty
  20. 19. Flower Stall
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Fit to Be Tired
    Betty
  22. 21. ["Sure, Betty knows all the better pitches..."]
    Betty
  23. 22. Customer Dis-Service
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. ["The trouble with Archie..."]
    Betty and Veronica's Pin Up
  25. 24. The Good Earth
    Veronica
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. Net Regret
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. Stew Style
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. ["Help me unscramble the bowling words..."]
    Betty
  30. 29. The Mall (Part I)
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. The Mall (Part II)
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. Jelly Bread
    Archie
  33. 32. Keep on Truckin'
    Veronica
  34. 33. Bikini Fashion Page
    Betty
  35. 34. ["How do you like it, Archie!?!"]
    Veronica Pin Up Page
  36. 35. The Quitter
    Mr. Lodge
  37. 36. Hoop-De-Doo
    Archie
  38. 37. Poor Thing
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was modified by, among others
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  • Dwayne Best
  • Peter Croome
  • Merlin Haas
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Stangas