(December 2008)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price
2.49 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
monthly except for April and November
On-sale Date
2008-10-20 ?
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)

Issue Notes

On sale info per Betty and Veronica Comics Digest Magazine (1983 series) #188.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
Dan Parent (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don’t think we’re in Riverdale anymore!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper [as Dorothy]; Veronica Lodge [as the Wicked Witch of the West]; Archie Andrews [as The Scarecrow]; Jughead Jones [as the Tin Woodsman]; Reggie Mantle [as the Cowardly Lion]
Reprints

There's No Place Like Riverdale (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge [as herself and the Wicked Witch of the West]; Caramel; Dilton Doiley [as the Mayor of Munchkinland]; Nancy Woods [as the Good Witch of the North]; Archie Andrews [as himself and the Scarecrow]; Jughead Jones [as the Tin Woodsman]; Reggie Mantle [as the Cowardly Lion]; Hermione Lodge [as the Wicked Witch's mother]; Hiram Lodge [as the Wizard of Oz]; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty is hit in the head by a falling clothing box and dreams that she and her friends are characters in L. Frank Baum's "The Wizard Of Oz".
Reprints

Number Cruncher (Table of Contents: 2)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Veronica the cheerleader tries to counter Central High's boastful cheers.
Reprints

Hot 'N' Spicy (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty's chili booth can't compete with Veronica's kissing booth, particularly after Veronica samples Betty's chili.
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A Costume for Betty (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty [Archie feature] / 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; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty tries to select a Halloween costume that will attract Archie to her and away from Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
Halloween

Drama Queen (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Aced out of the part of Juliet by Betty, due to her inability to act, Veronica's ego forces her to stage her own updated version of the Shakespeare play.
Reprints

Veronica Wigs Out (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fashion
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica models different hair styles.
Reprints

Campaign in the Neck (Table of Contents: 7)

Sabrina / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Gallagher
Pencils
Dave Manak
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Gem Stone; Chloe; Salem; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Gem gets hold of an enchanted paint brush Salem gave Sabrina and tries to use it to secure the school election for class president.
Reprints

Hail to the Chiefs (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Midge Klump
Synopsis
The class is assigned to do an essay on what their administration would be like if they were elected President of the United States. Naturally Betty and Veronica's essays revolve around Archie.
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The Whole Kitten & Catboodoodle (Table of Contents: 9)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown
Synopsis
Unknown to the others in the group, each of the Pussycats adopts a stray kitten.
Reprints

Hippy Chic Fashions (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

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

Window of Opportunity (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski (as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Spring fever is affecting Betty's ability to concentrate on Miss Grundy's lecture.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I don’t think we’re in Riverdale anymore!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. There's No Place Like Riverdale
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Number Cruncher
    Veronica
  4. 3. Hot 'N' Spicy
    Betty [Archie feature]
  5. 4. A Costume for Betty
    Betty [Archie feature]
  6. 5. Drama Queen
    Veronica
  7. 6. Veronica Wigs Out
    Veronica
  8. 7. Campaign in the Neck
    Sabrina
  9. 8. Hail to the Chiefs
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. The Whole Kitten & Catboodoodle
    Josie and the Pussycats
  11. 10. Hippy Chic Fashions
    Betty and Veronica and Ginger
  12. 11. Window of Opportunity
    Betty [Archie feature]
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