(September 2008)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price
2.49 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
monthly except for April and November
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
762816468558
Editing
Mike Pellerito (managing editor); Victor Gorelick (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard U.S. Digest
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We know! You walked a mile to school... next you'll be telling us you didn't have a cell phone!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica isn't interested in the hardships her father faced at her age.

Party Game (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Phil Felix

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty is tired of being a fifth wheel at the upscale parties Veronica drags her to.
Reprints

B & V Summer Style (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica model fashion designs submitted by readers.

Style Guile (Table of Contents: 3)

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
Synopsis
Veronica brings a changing tent to the beach so she can change outfits while there.
Reprints

Surf's Up (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ginger; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica gets Dilton to make her an electronically enhanced surfboard in order to compete with Ginger at surfing.
Reprints
Keywords
surfing

Indexer Notes

Writer, Inker, Letterer credit from B & V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #244.

Dream Drama (Table of Contents: 5)

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; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty tries to get Archie to pay less attention to his favorite superhero and more attention to her.
Reprints

Betty, Veronica and Bridgette's Do's For Summer (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Bridgette
Synopsis
Betty, Veronica and Bridgette model hair styles submitted by readers.
Reprints

Green Scene (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Archie Andrews; Karen
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica move to head Archie off from meeting a gorgeous new girl at the beach.
Reprints

See You Later, Prestidigitator (Table of Contents: 8)

Sabrina / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Gallagher ?
Pencils
Dave Manak ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Salem; Lysander; Judge Gorgonzola; Aunt Hilda; Chloe
Synopsis
Salem is put on trial for reckless use of magic.
Reprints

Hero or Zero (Table of Contents: 9)

Salem / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Gallagher ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Salem; Sabrina Spellman; Karpesto; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
An alien appears and wants to take Salem back to his planet as a novelty.
Reprints

Toot-Toot Tootsie (Table of Contents: 10)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Alan Mayberry; Valerie Brown; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
When Melody's terrible flute-playing drives everybody crazy, she is convinced to take up singing instead. It's not an improvement.
Reprints

The Emissary (Table of Contents: 11)

Josie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Alexander Cabot II; The Emissary of Althuzar
Synopsis
Josie and Valerie team up with the Cabot children to expose a phony spiritualist conning Mr. Cabot.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Melody / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Melody, you turned down a date...
Genre
humor
Characters
Melody Valentine; Josie McCoy
Synopsis
Melody is forced to turn down a date because she doesn't have access to her calendar.
Reprints

Photo Finish (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
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica brings her new camera to the beach.
Reprints

Surfing School Saga (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Adam; Jughead Jones; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Archie gets in deep with all the fibs he tells about his surfing prowess.
Reprints
Keywords
surfing

Indexer Notes

Writing credit from B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #239. The same digest credits the inks on this story to John Lowe.

Dumb Dates (Table of Contents: 15)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Fred Andrews; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Veronica uses Archie to cover for her while she flirts with the wild side of life.
Reprints
Keywords
biker; motorcycle gang

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #245.

Picnic Panic (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Phil Felix

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead's suggestion of a weekend picnic leads to a series of complications.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["We know! You walked a mile to school... next you'll be telling us you didn't have a cell phone!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Party Game
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. B & V Summer Style
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Style Guile
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Surf's Up
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Dream Drama
    Betty
  7. 6. Betty, Veronica and Bridgette's Do's For Summer
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Green Scene
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. See You Later, Prestidigitator
    Sabrina
  10. 9. Hero or Zero
    Salem
  11. 10. Toot-Toot Tootsie
    Josie
  12. 11. The Emissary
    Josie
  13. 12. ["Melody, you turned down a date..."]
    Melody
  14. 13. Photo Finish
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. Surfing School Saga
    Betty
  16. 15. Dumb Dates
    Veronica
  17. 16. Picnic Panic
    Betty and Veronica
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