(December 2007)

Archie, 1987 Series
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196
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
762816469500 15511
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Special Halloween Edition (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
Dan Parent (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

Lodge of Terror (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Dan Parent
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Here's Mud In Your Eye (Table of Contents: 2)

Sabrina's Silly Singles / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Harvey; Aunt Hilda
Reprints

Your Date With Veronica (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo DeCesare
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica has a date with a new suitor, but the boys interfere.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story breaks down the fourth wall as "the date" that Veronica has is with the reader. The first page of this story appears on the inside front cover.

A Night in the House of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Bill Golliher
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
The Archies have band practice at a computer operated model home. The house locks them in and Veronica's terrible singing short circuits the computer letting them free.
Reprints
Keywords
band; music

Spook Busters (Table of Contents: 5)

Sabrina's Maze Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle.

Wishbone Blunder (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Roz
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx and Roz break the wishbone.
Reprints

Ms. Softie (Table of Contents: 7)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Cousin Ambrose; Della The Head Witch
Synopsis
After getting caught sobbing over a TV soap opera, Hilda is determined to prove she's the meanest witch in creation.
Reprints

At the Hop (Table of Contents: 8)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Regina Curro (signed)
Pencils
Rudy Lapick (signed)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the picture clues to form words.

Attention Getter (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Halliday; Jinx's mother
Synopsis
Jinx wears a top-hat and funny glasses, trying to get noticed by her parents.
Reprints

Freddy Icicle (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Archie Andrews [Freddy Iciclehands]; Betty Cooper [Patience Trueheart]; Reggie Mantle [Beau Guss]; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty is delivering newspapers and wanders into an abandoned house and meets Freddy Iciclehands. She takes him home. He turns everything around him cold but eventually the people warm up to the benefits of his talent.
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Indexer Notes

Parody of Edward Scissorhands.

The Proper Princess (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Frank Gagliardo
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica go out on a date with hints from her father ringing in their ears.
Reprints

Wait-less (Table of Contents: 12)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
While waiting for her father, Jinx finds a discarded tin can and uses it to spur several imaginative daydreams.
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Loaf Oaf (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Fairy Tale (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
A fairy godmother gives Betty a dress for the school dance and ends up being crowned teen queen along with teen king Archie.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Sabrina / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Salem’s nose is very sensitive!

Talk Back! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Vengeance Of The Ancients (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Delgado
Synopsis
Traveling to Peru, Mr. Lodge and the gang investigate a new emerald mine that isn't yielding what it should. Then, the gang is kidnapped by ancient Incas, who marry Jughead and Veronica before they are to be sacrificed to an ancient goddess.
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Indexer Notes

Thi story is told in 2 parts.

The Nose Knows (Table of Contents: 18)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey Kinkle; Cousin Ambrose
Synopsis
Knowing that Harvey was out with another girl, Sabrina has a surprise waiting for him when he lies about it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie, Free Comic Book Day Edition (Archie, 2013) #1.

Attention Getter (Table of Contents: 19)

Li'l Jinx's Pal, Mort / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Mort the worry wart; Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse; Greg
Synopsis
Mort is assigned hall monitor duty and lets the power go to his head.
Reprints

Science Friction (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica schemes to make Betty lose her voice so she can assume Betty's part in the school's TV Production Arts teleplay.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #208, the writer is credited as Frank Doyle and the inks are credited Rudy Lapick.

Hair With Flair (Table of Contents: 21)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie
Synopsis
A short in Valerie's guitar gives Josie a punk-looking hairdo.
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What Kind of Ghoul Am I (Table of Contents: 22)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; humor; detective-mystery; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Alex gets the Pussycats an audition at Ghostly Estates for someone claiming to be a real live Count. Instead he turns out to be a dead count, a Vampire - and the whole house is full of monsters and ghostly creatures.
Reprints
Keywords
haunted house

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #251, inks are credited to Rudy Lapick.

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

Josie Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Check it out, Josie!
Genre
humor; teen

Power Shortage (Table of Contents: 24)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Valerie; Alexander Cabot II; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Alexandra rubs a Middle Eastern flashlight and out pops Omar, a funky, groovy, finger-snappin' magic genie who does Alexandra's bidding... until he falls in love with Valerie.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Josie Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
We better get more seats for our Halloween concert tonight...
Genre
teen
Characters
Josie; Valerie; Melody; Alex
Synopsis
Alex's singing would raise the dead.
Reprints

Things Not to Eat! (Table of Contents: 26)

Sabrina / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman

Wishful Thinking (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx's dad would use his one wish to get her to clean her room.
Reprints

Birthday In Utopia (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty’s Diary / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Betty's parents give Archie money to treat Betty to a carnival on her birthday and hire a photographer to make a photo album of the date.
Reprints
Keywords
amusement park; birthday; roller coaster

Invented Servitude (Table of Contents: 29)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Gallagher (credited)
Pencils
Dave Manak (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Veronica suggests Archie be taught the social graces of the elite. Mr. Lodge agrees, conspiring to use those lessons as a wedge to break Archie and Veronica up.
Reprints

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

Li'l Jinx's Pal Mort / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
2...4...6...8... Who do we appreciate?
Genre
humor
Characters
Mort; Li'l Jinx; Gigi; Charley; Russ; Superworm
Synopsis
Mort is the head of the cheerleader squad for a day and has to pick the new cheerleader.
Reprints

Scents-ation (Table of Contents: 31)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty gives Archie some expensive cologne for his birthday but gets angry when he can only talk about how much Veronica will like it.
Reprints

Witch Switch (Table of Contents: 32)

Sabrina / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Al Hartley

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Hex
Synopsis
Sabrina's aunts call in Hex, a handsome warlock who tries to show her the joys of doing evil. Instead, Sabrina shows him that the power of love is greater than the power of witchcraft.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

Sabrina Tricks / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's a rabbit you don't have to pull out of a hat!
Characters
Sabrina
Synopsis
Sabrina shows the reader a magic trick.
Reprints
Keywords
stage magic

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Sabrina the Teenage Witch Complete Collection (Archie, 2017 series) #1.

Art Official Ingredients (Table of Contents: 34)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Gallagher ?
Pencils
Dave Manak
Inks
Dave Manak
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Boris Aurorealis
Synopsis
Veronica demands that a famous impressionist paint her yearly portrait and quickly comes to regret the choice.
Reprints

Dinosaur Date (Table of Contents: 35)

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; Martin Rogers
Synopsis
On an excursion to the dinosaur exhibit at the local museum, Veronica spends the entire time complaining until something at the museum catches her fancy.
Reprints
Keywords
dinosaur; museum

Indexer Notes

Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #206 credits the writer to Frank Doyle and the Inks to Allison Flood.

Saucer Sortie (Table of Contents: 36)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Cousin Ambrose
Synopsis
Aliens land on Earth in the middle of one of Aunt Hilda's parties, and are amazed at what they find.
Reprints

Betty and Veronica's Halloween Memories (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Memories of past Halloweens.
Reprints
Keywords
costume; Halloween
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Special Halloween Edition
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Lodge of Terror
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Here's Mud In Your Eye
    Sabrina's Silly Singles
  4. 3. Your Date With Veronica
    Veronica
  5. 4. A Night in the House of Tomorrow!
    Betty & Veronica
  6. 5. Spook Busters
    Sabrina's Maze Page
  7. 6. Wishbone Blunder
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Ms. Softie
    Sabrina
  9. 8. At the Hop
    Veronica
  10. 9. Attention Getter
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Freddy Icicle
    Betty & Veronica
  12. 11. The Proper Princess
    Veronica
  13. 12. Wait-less
    Li'l Jinx
  14. 13. Loaf Oaf
    Betty
  15. 14. Fairy Tale
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. ["Salem’s nose is very sensitive!"]
    Sabrina
  17. 16. Talk Back!
    Li’l Jinx
  18. 17. Vengeance Of The Ancients
    Betty & Veronica
  19. 18. The Nose Knows
    Sabrina
  20. 19. Attention Getter
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Mort
  21. 20. Science Friction
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Hair With Flair
    Josie and the Pussycats
  23. 22. What Kind of Ghoul Am I
    Josie and the Pussycats
  24. 23. ["Check it out, Josie!"]
    Josie Pin-Up
  25. 24. Power Shortage
    Josie
  26. 25. ["We better get more seats for our Halloween concert tonight..."]
    Josie Pin-Up
  27. 26. Things Not to Eat!
    Sabrina
  28. 27. Wishful Thinking
    Li'l Jinx
  29. 28. Birthday In Utopia
    Betty’s Diary
  30. 29. Invented Servitude
    Veronica
  31. 30. ["2...4...6...8... Who do we appreciate?"]
    Li'l Jinx's Pal Mort
  32. 31. Scents-ation
    Betty
  33. 32. Witch Switch
    Sabrina
  34. 33. ["Here's a rabbit you don't have to pull out of a hat!"]
    Sabrina Tricks
  35. 34. Art Official Ingredients
    Veronica
  36. 35. Dinosaur Date
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. Saucer Sortie
    Sabrina
  38. 37. Betty and Veronica's Halloween Memories
    Betty and Veronica
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