(September 1989)

Archie, 1989 Series
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Betty and Veronica / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, is Archie up to par?
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Keywords
miniature golf

Brace Yourself (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman; Nanci Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Tree Flee (Table of Contents: 2)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Respectable Rating (Table of Contents: 3)

Sabrina's Aunts Zelda & Hilda / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Geee! I'm worried!
Genre
humor
Characters
Hilda Spellman; Zelda Spellman
Synopsis
Hilda and Zelda aren't sure whether to allow Sabrina to go to a punk rock club.
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Thimble Minded (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo ?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wonder what it is that Ronnie has to show us this time!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hubert Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica invites Betty and Archie over to the house to see a rare thimble from a Royal coronation that's worth $30,000. Betty rushes home to look in her mother's sewing kit and finds six thimbles which appear to be identical - but aren't.
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Kitty Ditty (Table of Contents: 5)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Salem; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
When Sabrina spills some witch's brew on Salem, it gives him magical powers.
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Decibel Dilemma (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie can't study and his father says it's no wonder with the TV distracting him so he sends him upstairs.
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Class Will Tell (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is a bit embarrassed to take Archie to her country club because he doesn't wear designer clothes.
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Full of Hot Air! (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Dubay [As Dubay]
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [As Goldberg]
Inks
Stan Goldberg [As Goldberg]
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason (Cameo); Geraldine Grundy (Cameo); Waldo Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley (Cameo); Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate (Cameo); Midge Klump (Cameo); Chuck Clayton (Cameo); Coach Clayton (Cameo)
Synopsis
The line breaks on Reggie's hot air balloon and he and Veronica are headed for doom.
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Fly Boy (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
After surviving water skiing with Betty and Veronica, Archie watches Mr. Lodge teach him kite surfing.
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Supreme Temptation (Table of Contents: 10)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
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Over-Dated (Table of Contents: 11)

Josie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Josie mistakenly makes a date with both Alex and Albert for the dance, so she gets Pepper and Melody to distract the two boys so they won't realize they're dating the same girl.
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Archie Happy (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 2.67 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
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Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Dilton claims to have invented a survey that can match a girl to her ideal boy.
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Kiss Miss (Table of Contents: 13)

Moose / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
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Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor
Characters
Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose answers a question of the ages.
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Animal Antics (Table of Contents: 14)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie tries to impress Veronica with animal imitations.
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Plant Parley (Table of Contents: 15)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Salem
Synopsis
Sabrina uses magic to make the trees and plants talk.
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Make Believe (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
As part of a project for school, the kids act out fantasy scenarios that could never happen, like Betty refusing Archie, and Jughead refusing food.
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The Lure (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica schemes to lure Archie and Reggie into a picnic with her and Betty.
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Sandy Dandy (Table of Contents: 18)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump

Smart Art (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Betty asks Archie to explain inflation.

Wait Strait (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Fault Folly (Table of Contents: 21)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Veronica Lodge

Lift Gift (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley

Camper Caper (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Veronica's home movies reveal what really went on between Archie and Betty on a camping trip.
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The Nifty Fifties (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Mr. Kretzler; Mrs. Kretzler; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Betty throws a "fifties party", where everyone dresses in vintage clothing and dances to fifties rock and roll.
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Indexer Notes

As an in joke, the artist draws Archie and Jughead wearing the letter sweaters and pants they made famous in their fifties comics.

Credits for this story come from the index of the original printing, no credits are printed in this digest.

Top Side (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
Gossip; secret

Vain Refrain (Table of Contents: 26)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
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Plant Chant (Table of Contents: 27)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
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The Tipster (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Chaperone Chef (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty and Veronica / 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
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
When Veronica hears that Archie is coming over to Betty's house to "study," she convinces Betty's mother that they shouldn't be alone without a chaperone. So Jughead is called over, and Betty uses the lure of food to get him to leave her alone with Archie.
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Fairy Tale Land Revisited (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty Cooper Presents / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Barry Grossman ?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have you ever noticed how in some children's books we females come off as namby-pamby characters?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty retells fairy tales with females as stronger characters.
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Map Flap (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
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You Gotta Have Sole (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty accuses Archie of letting Veronica walk all over him.
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty, is Archie up to par?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Brace Yourself
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Tree Flee
    Mr. Lodge
  4. 3. Respectable Rating
    Sabrina's Aunts Zelda & Hilda
  5. 4. Thimble Minded
    Betty
  6. 5. Kitty Ditty
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  7. 6. Decibel Dilemma
    Archie
  8. 7. Class Will Tell
    Archie
  9. 8. Full of Hot Air!
    Archie and the Gang
  10. 9. Fly Boy
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Supreme Temptation
    Sabrina
  12. 11. Over-Dated
    Josie
  13. 12. Archie Happy
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Kiss Miss
    Moose
  15. 14. Animal Antics
    Reggie
  16. 15. Plant Parley
    Sabrina
  17. 16. Make Believe
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. The Lure
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Sandy Dandy
    Moose
  20. 19. Smart Art
    Archie
  21. 20. Wait Strait
    Archie
  22. 21. Fault Folly
    Mr. Lodge
  23. 22. Lift Gift
    Archie
  24. 23. Camper Caper
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. The Nifty Fifties
    Archie
  26. 25. Top Side
    Betty
  27. 26. Vain Refrain
    Reggie
  28. 27. Plant Chant
    Reggie
  29. 28. The Tipster
    Archie
  30. 29. Chaperone Chef
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Fairy Tale Land Revisited
    Betty Cooper Presents
  32. 31. Map Flap
    Archie and the Gang
  33. 32. You Gotta Have Sole
    Betty and Veronica
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