(April 2007)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price
2.49 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
Published 9 times a year in Jan., Feb., Apr., May, June, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Nov.
On-sale Date
2007-02-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
009128468556 72
Printer
Printed in Canada
Editing
Nelson Ribeiro (credited) (editor); Victor Gorelick (credited) (editor); Richard Goldwater (credited) (editor in chief)

Issue Notes

On-Sale date from Archie's Pals 'n' Gals Double Digest (Archie, 1992 series) #109.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jeff Shultz (signed as Shultz)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed as SMITH)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Maybe she's the best girl for Archie after all?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

[Cartoon Network Racing] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Game Factory Games / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Right Thing (Table of Contents: 2)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica observes that Archie and Betty have a lot in common, and she wonders if she should do the right thing and not interfere.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Listed on cover.

Betty has a similar feature story titled, "The Right Thing Too" which is a companion to this story.

[Master the Elements] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Nick Games / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Right Thing Too (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Barbara Slate (credited as Slate)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited as Shultz)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited as Milgrom)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Nancy Woods; Midge Klump; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Betty thinks maybe she should give up Archie and let Veronica have him.
Reprints

[Archie's Holiday Fun Digest #11] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Way Out There (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Professor Flutesnoot; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Veronica talks about dining in a restaurant on the moon.
Reprints

Active to Casual Fashions (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Playing the Field (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Betty!
Feature Logo
Betty
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Adam; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
When Archie finds out Adam is taking Betty snowboarding he invites Veronica to go snowboarding.
Reprints

Look at the Time! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

[Archie's Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Chillin' Style (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashions suggested by fans Rupinder G., Sarah H., and Kora V.

A Fair Fight (Table of Contents: 12)

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
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie tries to break up one of Betty and Veronica's fights.
Reprints
Keywords
argument; spat

Reflection Correction (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica wonders how her outfit will look when she goes snowboarding.
Reprints

[Sabrina] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

T-Rific T-Shirts (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

T-shirt ideas by Marina M., Adam P., Justin L., Serena W., Jamie D., and Lane G.

[Archie's Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Sole Power (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Phlips; Nurse Nelson; Superintendent Hassle
Synopsis
Betty and Chuck create a craze for sneakers hand-decorated by Chuck. Mr. Weatherbee bans the bizarre footwear and sends them to detention. But Superintendent Hassle, who finds girls in other schools getting frostbite due to the fad of wearing sandals in winter, congratulates Weatherbee on shrewdly setting up a healthier counter-fad. The delighted principal frees Chuck and Betty, and embraces the decorated sneakers.
Reprints
Keywords
High school

Indexer Notes

Grossman and Yoshida credits from GCD record at B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine #221. Same record credits Mike Esposito with inking, rather than Rudy Lapick as credited in this issue.

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

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

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Girls Will Be Girls (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica go to a remote cabin to get away from boys. But quickly they get on each other's nerves and then get snowed in.
Reprints
Keywords
cabin; snowed in

Retro Style (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Betty and Veronica model fashions inspired by readers including: Ann M., AZ; Lynne J., CO; Tracy C., KY; Steven S., CA.

[Archie's Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

The Write Mood (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! I'm in a very creative mood today!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Mrs. Wigglebottom; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Betty is in the mood to write but she has to run some errands first, and her parents add some errands, and by the time she finishes she has writer's block.
Reprints

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

A Rose Is a Rose (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Harold Smith
Pencils
T. Smith
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Rose
Synopsis
Reggie tells Betty and Veronica he just saw Archie with a rose.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

statement of ownership / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Well Spent (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Mrs. Goodbody
Synopsis
When Veronica becomes tired of spending money on herself, Betty talks her into volunteering at an organization that helps low income women find productive jobs.
Reprints
Keywords
job; volunteer

[Look for all new Katy Keene stories in Archie & Friends] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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

Digest Fan Art (Table of Contents: 29)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Fan art from Samantha S. and Katrina G.

Greeting Card (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty takes a job as a greeter at the Megamart discount superstore.
Reprints

The 2006 Collector Sets (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

Purse Strings (Table of Contents: 32)

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; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Betty tries to convince Veronica that she doesn't need to carry a purse and all these bad and messy things happen to Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
feminism; feminist; handbag; nail; stain

Indexer Notes

Different writer in reprint credits.

[Carry your stuff to school in this cool new combo bag!] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

You're Getting Warmer (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty gives her coat to a woman freezing at a bus stop, then is unable to find a replacement in the stores.
Reprints

[Archie's Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

Hint Stint (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Archie ends up spending all of his money on Valentine's chocolates for the girls.
Reprints

Romance Is in the Air (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Script
Barbara Slate (credited as Slate)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited as Kennedy)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited as Selig)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jeff; Jacque
Synopsis
Veronica wishes there was more romance in her life.
Reprints

[Digest Checklist] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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

[Viva Pinata] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

XBox 360 / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Dynamic Duel!] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

Yu-Gi-Oh / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Maybe she's the best girl for Archie after all?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Cartoon Network Racing]
    Game Factory Games
  3. 2. The Right Thing
    Veronica
  4. 3. [Master the Elements]
    Nick Games
  5. 4. The Right Thing Too
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. [Archie's Holiday Fun Digest #11]
  7. 6. Way Out There
    Veronica
  8. 7. Active to Casual Fashions
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Playing the Field
    Betty [Archie]
  10. 9. Look at the Time!
    Archie Watches
  11. 10. [Archie's Collector Sets]
  12. 11. Chillin' Style
    Veronica
  13. 12. A Fair Fight
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Reflection Correction
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. [Sabrina]
  16. 15. T-Rific T-Shirts
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. [Archie's Collector Sets]
  18. 17. Sole Power
    Betty [Archie]
  19. 18. [The Class of 2006]
  20. 19. [Love Showdown]
  21. 20. Girls Will Be Girls
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Retro Style
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. [Archie's Subscription Offer]
  24. 23. The Write Mood
    Betty [Archie]
  25. 24. [Archie Americana Series]
  26. 25. A Rose Is a Rose
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
  28. 27. Well Spent
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. [Look for all new Katy Keene stories in Archie & Friends]
  30. 29. Digest Fan Art
  31. 30. Greeting Card
    Betty [Archie]
  32. 31. The 2006 Collector Sets
  33. 32. Purse Strings
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. [Carry your stuff to school in this cool new combo bag!]
  35. 34. You're Getting Warmer
    Betty [Archie]
  36. 35. [Archie's Digest Subscription Offer]
  37. 36. Hint Stint
    Archie
  38. 37. Romance Is in the Air
    Betty and Veronica
  39. 38. [Digest Checklist]
  40. 39. [Viva Pinata]
    XBox 360
  41. 40. [The Dynamic Duel!]
    Yu-Gi-Oh
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