(November 2007)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
9 times a year in Feb., Mar., May, June, July, Sept., Oct., Nov., and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
762816468558 17811
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard U.S. Digest
Paper Stock:
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["See? You look better already!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

[Chibi-Robo Park Patrol] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Nintendo DS / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Big Secret (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
John Workman (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Betty helps Veronica get over her shoe obsession.
Reprints:

Wild Style (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
Dan Parent
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Fashion page

[You get your POW!...] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

KidsWB / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

The Best of Buds (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Smithers; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica are the best of friends. Veronica supports Betty when she wins homecoming queen. Betty helps Veronica study for exams and learn to play soccer. All bets are off when it comes to Archie though.
Reprints:

[Archiecomics.Com] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Back to Cool Fashion (Table of Contents: 7)

Cheryl Blossom / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Characters:
Cheryl Blossom

Indexer Notes

Fashion page.

Fitness Program (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
John Lowe
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty tries to help her mother with a personal fitness program.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Probably the story from Betty (Archie, 1992 series) #116 but needs confirmation.

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #247.

[Bad Boy Trouble] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

[Sabrina for Everyone] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

The Coordinator (Table of Contents: 11)

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; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica is concerned that something clashes with her new clothes.
Reprints:

Casual Sportswear (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty's Fashions / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty models fashion designs submitted by readers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Bonny Bonnets (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
The girls come to school wearing outrageous-looking hats.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Josie and the Pussycats / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks:
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors:
?

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Josie reprints.

Three Little Maidens (Table of Contents: 15)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M
Synopsis:
The narrator explains the differences between the three girls.
Reprints:

[Graphic Novels Offer] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

[Archie's Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Beyond the Door (Table of Contents: 18)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Mr. Ulster
Synopsis:
Melody takes a job selling nylons at a department store, and her effect on the male customers leads all the female customers to break down the manager's door and complain.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Dumb as a Fox (Table of Contents: 19)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie; Valerie; Melody; Alan M; Alex
Synopsis:
Beautiful Melody finds out that there will never be a shortage of men who want to cheer her up.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #241, no credits listed in this digest.

[Come on let's go!] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

[The 2006 Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

Practice Makes Perfect (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty / 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; Veronica Lodge; Adam; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie gets jealous when he overhears Adam and Betty talking.
Reprints:
Keywords:
soccer

Indexer Notes

Credits from the printing in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (2011 series) #229, no credits listed in this digest.

Veronica's Fashions Day or Night (Table of Contents: 23)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reader submitted fashions.

Steady Now (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty thinks she and Archie should go steady because they both have blue eyes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (2011 series) #229, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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

[Look at the time] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

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

Whale of a Sale (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty is pet sitting to earn money for a new dress.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (1987 series) #226, no credits listed in this digest.

Possibly from Betty (Archie, 1992 series) #116 but needs confirmation.

[Archie's Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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

[Sonic Archives Offer] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

Knock Before Entering (Table of Contents: 30)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Archie Andrews; Leroy; Smithers; Midge Klump; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
While studying the history of the Lodge mansion Veronica meets the ghost of a previous owner.
Reprints:
Keywords:
ghost

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

[Archie's Camp Tales] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

Go Team (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks:
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Alice Cooper; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
The students organize a studying team with Betty as the captain.

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

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

[Betty and Veronica Comics Digest #179] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

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

[Slow Go on the Yogos] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

Yogos Bites / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Bring Your Battle to Wii] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

Wii / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["See? You look better already!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Chibi-Robo Park Patrol]
    Nintendo DS
  3. 2. The Big Secret
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Wild Style
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. [You get your POW!...]
    KidsWB
  6. 5. The Best of Buds
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. [Archiecomics.Com]
  8. 7. Back to Cool Fashion
    Cheryl Blossom
  9. 8. Fitness Program
    Betty
  10. 9. [Bad Boy Trouble]
  11. 10. [Sabrina for Everyone]
  12. 11. The Coordinator
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Casual Sportswear
    Betty's Fashions
  14. 13. Bonny Bonnets
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Josie and the Pussycats
  16. 15. Three Little Maidens
    Josie
  17. 16. [Graphic Novels Offer]
  18. 17. [Archie's Collector Sets]
  19. 18. Beyond the Door
    Josie
  20. 19. Dumb as a Fox
    Josie
  21. 20. [Come on let's go!]
  22. 21. [The 2006 Collector Sets]
  23. 22. Practice Makes Perfect
    Betty
  24. 23. Veronica's Fashions Day or Night
    Veronica
  25. 24. Steady Now
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. [Archie Collector Sets]
  27. 26. [Look at the time]
  28. 27. Whale of a Sale
    Betty
  29. 28. [Archie's Subscription Offer]
  30. 29. [Sonic Archives Offer]
  31. 30. Knock Before Entering
    Veronica
  32. 31. [Love Showdown]
  33. 32. [Archie Americana Series]
  34. 33. [Archie's Camp Tales]
  35. 34. Go Team
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. [Archie's Digest Subscription Offer]
  37. 36. [Betty and Veronica Comics Digest #179]
  38. 37. [Slow Go on the Yogos]
    Yogos Bites
  39. 38. [Bring Your Battle to Wii]
    Wii
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Jim Stangas
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Donald Dale Milne