(October 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
009128468556 87
Printer
Printed in Canada
Editing
Mike Pellerito (credited) (managing editor); Victor Gorelick (credited) (editor / editor in chief)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed as Dan Parent)
Inks
Jim Amash (signed as Jim Amash)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You may call it High-Def, but I call it highly irritating!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Joe; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews

[Dinosaur King] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Nintendo DS / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bright Idea (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski (as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Teresa Davidson

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

The Ordeal (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty finds out Veronica has been grounded.
Reprints

Heck (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Random House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Subscribe to Archie Double Digest books today and save!] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Veronica Strikes Back (Part 1) (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie wants Veronica to watch him bowl.
Reprints

[Batman Battle Rolls!] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Fruit Roll-Ups / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Cheryl's Back] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Veronica Strikes Back (Part 2) (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Reprints

One Tough Cookie (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski (as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Gaston; Hot Dog; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica makes cookies and they surprisingly turn out good.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #225, the story is credited to Kathleen Webb and inks are credited to Al Milgrom.

Game Gambit (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That was nice of you to put up a basket over our garage door for Betty!
Feature Logo
Betty
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Adam; Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Archie play H-O-R-S-E to see who gets the kiss...it turns out to be Veronica.
Reprints

[Archie Digest Book Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Comic Book Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

[Josie and the Pussycats] (Table of Contents: 14)

Josie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?

Job Number
JOS-6D
Genre
teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie

Indexer Notes

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

Photo Oops (Table of Contents: 15)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo De Cesare (as Angelo DeCesare)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (as Rex W. Lindsey)
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Feature Logo
Josie and the Pussycats
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Alexander and the girls' attempts to do location photo shoots for their album cover are repeatedly foiled by obsessive fans.
Reprints

Go Figure! (Table of Contents: 16)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo De Cesare (as Angelo DeCesare)
Pencils
Al Bigley
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Josie and the Pussycats
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Valerie; Melody; Alexander Cabot III; Artie Faxx; Courtney
Synopsis
The Pussycats visit a Rock n Roll museum and see the exhibit on their band.
Reprints

Don't Remind Me (Table of Contents: 17)

Melody / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Gus Lemoine
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie
Synopsis
Melody doesn't like being accused of forgetfulness.
Reprints

[Subscribe to Archie Comics Today and Save!] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Clothes Call (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Polly Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty gets a bunch of Veronica's clothes and the reason she can't wear them.
Reprints

Birds of a Feather (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski (as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica accepts Betty's invitation to join an ornithology hike because she suspects Betty's real interest is some handsome guy in the club.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #225, inks are credited to Al Milgrom.

Dressed for Success (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Dan Parent
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Maria Rodriguez; Brigette Reilly
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashion ideas from: Jenn H., NJ; Artie T., NY; Kelly L., NY; Kristin G., Canada.
Honorable Mentions: Christina P., IL; Natasha A., MA; Katie C., MN

Three Great Graphic Novels Offer (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

[Archie & Friends and Sabrina DVD's!] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Sabrina / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave Manak ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
SAB-4D
First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's time for some stories with everyone's favorite witch...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman

Indexer Notes

Illustration introducing the following set of Sabrina reprints.

Teacher's Pet-Rified! (Table of Contents: 26)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo De Cesare (as Angelo DeCesare)
Pencils
Dave Manak
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Chloe; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Teacher becomes petrified!
Reprints
Keywords
occult; TV adaptation

Prisoner of Love (Table of Contents: 27)

Salem / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children; fantasy-supernatural; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

A Little Bit of Sabrina For Everyone! (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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

Veronica's Back to School Style (Table of Contents: 29)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Veronica
Genre
fashion
Characters
Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Fashion ideas by Angela W., Canada; Harlie P., MS; Jessica B., MS; anna H., CA.

Balancing Act (Table of Contents: 30)

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; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee explains to Miss Grundy how the equilibrium of Riverdale High is dependent upon Archie, Betty, Reggie and Veronica all being there to balance each other, and that when one or more is absent, that balance disappears.
Reprints

Homework Problems (Table of Contents: 31)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski (as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Ms. Grundy; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Veronica has homework that always takes longer then it should.
Reprints

The Surfing Whirl (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited as Gladir)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited as T. Kennedy)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited as Selig)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty's various surfing activities keep her from going on dates with Archie.
Reprints

[Subscribe to Archie Digest Books and Save] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

Next Issue #188 (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

[Get Your Game Face On.] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

MLB Power Pros 2008 / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

Hubba Bubba Glop / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You may call it High-Def, but I call it highly irritating!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Dinosaur King]
    Nintendo DS
  3. 2. Bright Idea
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. The Ordeal
    Betty [Archie feature]
  5. 4. Heck
    Random House
  6. 5. [Subscribe to Archie Double Digest books today and save!]
  7. 6. Veronica Strikes Back (Part 1)
    Veronica
  8. 7. [Batman Battle Rolls!]
    Fruit Roll-Ups
  9. 8. [Cheryl's Back]
  10. 9. Veronica Strikes Back (Part 2)
    Veronica
  11. 10. One Tough Cookie
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Game Gambit
    Betty [Archie feature]
  13. 12. [Archie Digest Book Collector Sets]
  14. 13. [Archie Comic Book Collector Sets]
  15. 14. [Josie and the Pussycats]
    Josie
  16. 15. Photo Oops
    Josie
  17. 16. Go Figure!
    Josie
  18. 17. Don't Remind Me
    Melody
  19. 18. [Subscribe to Archie Comics Today and Save!]
  20. 19. ["Hey, fashionistas!"]
    Katy Keene
  21. 20. Clothes Call
    Betty [Archie feature]
  22. 21. Birds of a Feather
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. Dressed for Success
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Three Great Graphic Novels Offer
  25. 24. [Archie & Friends and Sabrina DVD's!]
  26. 25. ["It's time for some stories with everyone's favorite witch..."]
    Sabrina
  27. 26. Teacher's Pet-Rified!
    Sabrina
  28. 27. Prisoner of Love
    Salem
  29. 28. A Little Bit of Sabrina For Everyone!
    Sabrina
  30. 29. Veronica's Back to School Style
    Veronica
  31. 30. Balancing Act
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. Homework Problems
    Veronica
  33. 32. The Surfing Whirl
    Betty [Archie feature]
  34. 33. [Subscribe to Archie Digest Books and Save]
  35. 34. Next Issue #188
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. [Get Your Game Face On.]
    MLB Power Pros 2008
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    Hubba Bubba Glop
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