(November 2007)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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The Archie Digest Library
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
See? You look better already!
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
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Colors
?

Characters
Cheryl Blossom

Indexer Notes

Fashion page.

Fitness Program (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski (as 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

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
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
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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.

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

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

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Veronica (Archie, 1989 series) #119.

[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
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
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.
Reprints

[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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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
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