(January 2007)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price
2.49 USD; 2.99 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
Published 9 times a year in Jan., Feb., Apr., May, June, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Nov.
On-sale Date
2006-11-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
009128468556 70
Editing
Nelson Ribeiro; Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Archie's Pals 'n' Gals Double Digest (Archie, 1992 series) #107.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This way they're always handy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

Common Bond! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Rob Carter
Synopsis
Ethel has a crush on a salesman at the mall.
Reprints

As Others See Us (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Caramel; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty reflects on how her friends and family perceive her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (1987 series) #290.

It's Not a Good Thing (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Maggie Stewrich; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica becomes enthralled with home decorating guru Maggie Stewrich.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from Veronica (Archie, 1989 series) #120.

You Dreamer You (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Caramel; Archie Andrews; Jared Warren; Michelle Harding; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty has a romantic dream about Jared Warren, who is new in town. When she meets him in reality she learns he's engaged.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #241, no credits listed in this digest.

Not So Cheerful (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski (as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Ethel Muggs; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Since Betty and Veronica can't agree on who gets to cheer for Archie on the cheer-leading squad, the coach assigns the job to somebody else.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #220.

A Lark in the Park or... "She Went Nuts at the Cashew Festival" (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Midge Klump; Sally Swan; Caramel
Synopsis
Betty gets excited when she sees Archie buying a bracelet at a jewelry store. But later she sees him put it on another girls wrist.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #253, no credits listed in this digest.

IT Fashions (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Possibly reprinted in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #219 but needs confirmation.

Treasure Hunt (Table of Contents: 8)

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
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hubert Smithers; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica go on a scavenger hunt.
Reprints

To Chad and to Chad Not (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Chad
Synopsis
Veronica reconnects with a boy she new a long time ago who picked on her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from Betty and Veronica (Archie, 1987 series) #166.

Talk Talk Talk! (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Hiram makes Veronica hang up the phone and do something else, so she goes and uses the computer.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When printed in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #196 the last line of the story is changed from "I'm in a chat room!" to "I'm on Twitter!"

Sleepshopping (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hubert Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica realizes she's started "sleepshopping" so Betty offers to stay up and watch her, to make sure she doesn't leave her house.
Reprints

Thanks for Giving (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica decide to cook a big thanksgiving dinner for the gang but they neglect to tell anyone.
Reprints

A Yelp for Help (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica asks Betty to help tutor her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from Betty and Veronica (Archie, 1987 series) #167.

Dummy Up! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
A store window mannequin looks just like Veronica.
Reprints

Ye Olde Digest Checklist (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This way they're always handy!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Common Bond!
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. As Others See Us
    Betty [Archie feature]
  4. 3. It's Not a Good Thing
    Veronica
  5. 4. You Dreamer You
    Betty [Archie feature]
  6. 5. Not So Cheerful
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. A Lark in the Park or... "She Went Nuts at the Cashew Festival"
    Betty [Archie feature]
  8. 7. IT Fashions
    Veronica
  9. 8. Treasure Hunt
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. To Chad and to Chad Not
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Talk Talk Talk!
    Veronica
  12. 11. Sleepshopping
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Thanks for Giving
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. A Yelp for Help
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. Dummy Up!
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. Ye Olde Digest Checklist
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