(July 2008)

Archie, 1987 Series
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3.69 USD
Pages
196
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10 times a year (monthly except Mar. and Aug.)
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896469509 61
Editing
Victor Gorelick
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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Dan Parent (signed)
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Dan Parent (signed)
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Readers, we need you to pick a boyfriend for Cheryl!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Cheryl Blossom; Veronica Lodge

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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It only takes a spark.
Characters
Smokey Bear

Indexer Notes

Wildfire safety.

And the Winner Is... Part One (Table of Contents: 2)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
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Dan Parent
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Jim Amash
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Barry Grossman
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Jack Morelli

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ooooh! "Lonely Hearts Club" is on! This is the best reality dating show on television!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Cheryl Blossom; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jason Blossom; Cindy; Tony; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Austin; Brandon; George
Synopsis
Cheryl decides to go on the reality show the Lonely Hearts Club.
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Indexer Notes

Page count includes a one page "cover" which lists the credits and might be missing from reprints.

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Cheryl's back!
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Austin; Brandon; George

Indexer Notes

Explains how readers can vote for Cheryl's new boyfriend.

[Speed Racer the Video Game] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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Get Me To the Prom On Time (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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George Gladir
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Bob Bolling
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Hy Eisman
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Mindy Eisman ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Diary, the last few weeks I was very busy getting ready for the prom...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Caramel; Alice Cooper; Wendy Gabber; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty details prom night in her diary.
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Date Appreciation! (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Mike Pellowski
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Jeff Shultz
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Rich Koslowski
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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

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Archie will be here to pick me up in a few minutes!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Bret Prince Jr.; Richie Richman; Boris Backhander; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is critical of Veronica dating Archie so much, until she points out just how much worse she could do.
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Touchy Touchy (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Dick Malmgren
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Dick Malmgren
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Jon D'Agostino
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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Guess who, Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty plays "guess who" with Archie and doesn't get the answer she expected.
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Golf Gaff (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Rudy Lapick
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Bill Yoshida ?

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Sigh! I can't believe it's just the two of us! What a romantic way to spend an evening!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Alice Gumm; Melissa; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
At the Putt-erama miniature golf course, Betty has a hard time keeping Archie's wandering eye on her and their game.
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[Archie Freshman Year] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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She's A Good Ol' Boy (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Whew! Man! Sufferin' sweat socks, Betty! Am I a mess! Can't go another step until I clean up a bit! May I use your facilities?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie goes over to Betty's house to shower and change for a date with Veronica, much to Betty's dismay.
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Their Last Date (Table of Contents: 13)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Just listen to them, Archiekins!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Minerva; Oliver
Synopsis
Veronica overhears a couple on their last date and wonders what it would be like if she and Archie were on their last date.
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Good News -and- Bad News (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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You fall and land on a soft spot--
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
The good and bad of falling and landing in a safe spot, your girlfriend complimenting your kissing, and your girlfriend going through anything for you.

Indexer Notes

Three 2-panel gags.

[Bad Boy Trouble] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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All in the Game (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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Dick Malmgren
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Dick Malmgren
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Jon D'Agostino
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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Your dad is going to be furious when he sees that dress, Ron! I wouldn't have bought it if I were you!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica buys a new dress, defying strict orders not to, then conspires to get her father to change his mind.
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The Prowler (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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Al Hartley
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Bill Yoshida

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Ronnie, I can't let you in! You know I can't entertain my friends when I'm baby sitting!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Stanley; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty is babysitting Stanley, after he dumps a bucket of water on Veronica, Veronica tries to scare the child.
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Say It With Flowers (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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George Gladir
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Dan DeCarlo
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That's right, Archie - tomorrow's my birthday! Why don't you stop by? We'll have a little party just for the two of us!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty tries to make Archie jealous by having flowers delivered to her.
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Keywords
florist; flowers

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Turn over a new leaf recycle your magazines!

Team Supreme (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
George Gladir
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Dan Parent
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

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Veronica, it's a shame the girls from our country club haven't won a single game this season!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Eloise; Lucinda; Marissa; Fifi; Smithers; Hermoine Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica brings in Betty to help coach Mr. Lodge's winless girl's softball team. After seeing Veronica's coaching methods, Betty understands why the team is winless.
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Sweet Gesture (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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They say too many sweets can cause pimples!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica talk about the idea that pimples are caused by too many sweets.

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Lots of Luck! (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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Barbara Slate
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Dan DeCarlo
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Dan DeCarlo
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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fun is in the air, Betty!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica scoffs at Betty's belief in the old superstition of finding a four-leaf clover, until events make her doubt her assessment.
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Call Brawl (Table of Contents: 26)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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For you, Miss L.!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Smithers; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica gets a call from Reggie asking her out on a date when she's about to go out with Archie.
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Neat Feat (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Archie, look! I was awarded this bowling alley souvenir!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica is given a bowling pin as a souvenir.
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Spat Chat (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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Betty, let's stop this foolish arguing!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica stop arguing, then make the mistake of asking why they were arguing.
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Pinch Hitter Sitter (Table of Contents: 29)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Mike Pellowski
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Jeff Shultz
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Rich Koslowski
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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hope Betty appreciates me pinch-hitting for her at the last minute on this babysitting job!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Kevin; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Filling in for Betty, Veronica must baby-sit a sports-obsessed pre-teen boy.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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In this article "Coping With Guys," it says, "Guys are often attracted to disinterested gals."
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica discuss the merits of being cool, aloof, and mysterious with boys.

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

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Many Happy Returns (Table of Contents: 33)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Jim Ruth
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Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
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Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you see that, Betty? That girl dropped her handkerchief!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty tries to trick Archie into calling her after he tries to get the phone number of another girl.
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Keywords
handkerchief; telephone

Scooter Scare (Table of Contents: 34)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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George Gladir
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John Rosenberger
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Marty Epp
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Hop on, Betty! I'll give you a ride on my new scooter!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty takes two rides at once on Reggie's scooter -- her first and her last.
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Keywords
motor scooter

[The Adventures of Little Archie Graphic Novel Volume 2] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
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It's time to rock with... Josie and the Pussycats
Characters
Valerie; Melody; Josie

Indexer Notes

Used as an introduction to a section of Josie and the Pussycats stories.

To Grandmother's House (Table of Contents: 38)

Josie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle
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Stan Goldberg
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Jon D'Agostino
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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now look, girls! I'm sorry to have to do this, but I have no other choice! My grandmother is very ill, and I've got to go to her!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Valerie; Josie; Alexandra Cabot; Melody
Synopsis
Valerie leaves town before an important gig, claiming that she needs to visit a sick grandmother. Josie, Melody and Alexandra (who replaces Valerie in the band while she's away) don't buy the old "sick grandmother" cliché, and assume that Valerie is making some kind of tragic sacrifice to help the Pussycats. And they think they know what it is when they realize that the club they're playing at is owned by someone who unsuccessfully hit on Val.
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Say 'Cheese!' (Table of Contents: 39)

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We Pussycats are ready to do your cheese commercial!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Valerie; Melody
Synopsis
The Pussycats are about to film a cheese commercial when Melody mentions that pussycats don't eat cheese.

Alexandra's Liberation (Table of Contents: 40)

Josie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Dick Malmgren
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Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

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Let me write that down, sir! That's Boola Boola University! I, Alexander Cabot the third, their manager, will have the Pussycats there at 7:30 sharp!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.
Synopsis
When Alexandra learns that the Pussycats are going to play at an all-boys' university, she decides to join the group without demanding top billing. To get attention, she shows up for the gig in an evening gown instead of a Pussycat costume. When the boys aren't interested in her, she starts to play the feminism card and accuse them of being chauvinists.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

Josie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Welcome to my pizza party!!
Characters
Josie

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the letters for pizza toppings.

Plant Plight (Table of Contents: 42)

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Alex, I wouldn't get too close to that Venus Fly Trap if I were you!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Valerie; Melody; Josie; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Alexander is warned not to get too close to the Venus Fly Trap.

Chore Flaw (Table of Contents: 43)

Josie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Melody, I think it's your turn to pitch our tent tonight!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Melody; Valerie; Josie
Synopsis
Melody is asked to pitch the tent.
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Hoop Scoop (Table of Contents: 46)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Yo! Why so glum, young fella?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Marty Shaw; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty meets Marty who is sad that the other boys won't let him play basketball with them.
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That's My Baby (Table of Contents: 47)

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

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Oh, boy! Oh, gee! Oh, gosh! Oh, golly!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Cousin Leroy; Louella
Synopsis
Veronica has two tickets for the bowling match at the Sports Palace. When she suspects Betty has a date with Archie, she phones the Better Baby-Sitters' Bureau and sets up a baby-sitting job that Betty has to honor. Since she can't go with Archie, Betty calls the Baby-Sitters' Bureau and sets up a job for Archie.
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Keywords
baby-sitting; bowling; dates; telephone

[Betty & Veronica Summer Fun] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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Jon D'Agostino (signed)
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Sabrina Spellman is your average teenager...
Characters
Salem; Sabrina Spellman

Indexer Notes

Illustration used to introduce a section of Sabrina stories.

Big Hair Day (Table of Contents: 51)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Dan Parent
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Dan DeCarlo
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Dan DeCarlo
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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

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Eeek!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Amy; Ms. Reynolds; David
Synopsis
Sabrina casts a spell on Amy so her hair will grow bigger every time she lies.
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Movie Mayhem (Table of Contents: 52)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Bill Golliher
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Dan DeCarlo
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Dan DeCarlo
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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

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Oh, goody! We're going to see that new Garrison Fijord movie! He's my favorite actor!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Garrison Fijord
Synopsis
Hilda and Zelda cause havoc at a movie theater.
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Count On It! (Table of Contents: 53)

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Greetings, Spellman!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Enchantra; Della; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Head Witch Enchantra and her assistant Della are conducting the annual witches' census.
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Clowning Around (Table of Contents: 54)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Bill Golliher
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Dan DeCarlo
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Jon D'Agostino
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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

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How about a balloon animal for the little lady?
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey Kinkle; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Salem
Synopsis
Sabrina is infected with a particular strain of germ so that whenever she sneezes, the person next to her is turned into a clown.
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Keywords
clown; sneeze

Love Is In the Air (Table of Contents: 55)

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I'm really glad we joined this dating service!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Hilda and Zelda really want to see the two pilots they dated again.
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Poor Mr. Lodge! (Table of Contents: 57)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Angelo DeCesare
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Fernando Ruiz
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Jim Amash
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Teresa Davidson

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Smithers, will you please call my car! I'm late for a business meeting!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge makes a bet with Veronica that if they pretend to have gone broke Archie will leave her.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #254, no credits listed in this digest.

Musical Closets (Table of Contents: 58)

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Hi, mom! What are you doing?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis
Mrs. Cooper wats to throw out her husband's old ties, but Betty wants them.
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Charming Chuckle (Table of Contents: 59)

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

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Take a gander at my new charm bracelet, Betty!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica shows off her charm bracelet.
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Keywords
charm bracelet

Royal Flush (Table of Contents: 60)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Hal Smith
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Jeff Shultz
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Rich Koslowski
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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

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I hear through the grapevine that Prince Rudolph of Hypochondria is flying in incognito!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Rudy
Synopsis
Veronica takes someone she thinks is Prince Rudolph of Hypochondria on a whirlwind date.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 61)

Betty Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

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Why the long face, Betty? Can't get Archie to date you??
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty laments her relationship with Archie.
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["Carry your stuff to school with this cool new combo bag!] (Table of Contents: 62) (Expand) /

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[Classic Archie Watches] (Table of Contents: 63) (Expand) /

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Distress Mess (Table of Contents: 64)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
?
Letters
Teresa Davidson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, mom! We won our regional fitness trophy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Caramel; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica pretend to be helpless to get Archie's attention.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #255, no credits listed in this digest.

Horror Story (Table of Contents: 65)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He did it again! I told him and told him, but he did it again!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica's naked fury over something Archie has done convince Betty and Reggie to help her seek retribution.
Reprints

Star Struck (Table of Contents: 66)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Ron! What's new?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Smithers; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; The Afflected Brothers; Steve N. Squeelburger; Kermet Morgan; Mr. Piggy
Synopsis
Hollywood director Steven Squeelburger is stopping by the Lodge mansion with an actor from his latest film, "Jurassic Pork", and neither Betty nor Veronica can contain themselves anticipating which gorgeous actor it is.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 67) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 68)

Fan Art / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sandra O; Taya S.; Madisyn C.
Inks
Sandra O; Taya S.; Madisyn C.
Colors
Sandra O; Taya S.; Madisyn C.
Letters
typeset

Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

Catch of the Day! (Table of Contents: 69)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't wait until we go fishing this weekend!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Marty; Roger
Synopsis
Archie, Reggie and Jughead are going fishing, but Betty and Veronica want to come along.
Reprints
Keywords
fishing

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[Next Issue #162] (Table of Contents: 71) (Expand) /

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[Laffy Taffy] (Table of Contents: 72) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 73)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Get up and play. An hour a day.
Characters
Lorena Ochoa (photo); Natalie Gulbis (photo); Karrie Webb (photo); Marlo Gil (photo)

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Readers, we need you to pick a boyfriend for Cheryl!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. ["It only takes a spark."]
  3. 2. And the Winner Is... Part One
    Cheryl Blossom
  4. 3. ["Cheryl's back!"]
  5. 4. [Speed Racer the Video Game]
  6. 5. Get Me To the Prom On Time
    Betty
  7. 6. Date Appreciation!
    Veronica
  8. 7. ["Subscribe to Archie Digest books and save!"]
  9. 8. Touchy Touchy
    Betty
  10. 9. Golf Gaff
    Betty
  11. 10. ["Subscribe to Archie Comics today and save!"]
  12. 11. [Archie Freshman Year]
  13. 12. She's A Good Ol' Boy
    Betty
  14. 13. Their Last Date
    Veronica
  15. 14. Good News -and- Bad News
    Archie
  16. 15. [Bad Boy Trouble]
  17. 16. ["New look & new love for Jughead!?"]
  18. 17. All in the Game
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. The Prowler
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Say It With Flowers
    Betty
  21. 20. [Archie Americana Series]
  22. 21. ["Turn over a new leaf recycle your magazines!"]
  23. 22. Team Supreme
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Sweet Gesture
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. ["Sonic checklist"]
  26. 25. Lots of Luck!
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. Call Brawl
    Veronica
  28. 27. Neat Feat
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. Spat Chat
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. Pinch Hitter Sitter
    Veronica
  31. 30. ["In this article "Coping With Guys," it says, "Guys are often attracted to disinterested gals.""]
    Betty and Veronica Gag Bag
  32. 31. [The Love Showdown Collection]
  33. 32. ["Archie digest book collector sets"]
  34. 33. Many Happy Returns
    Betty
  35. 34. Scooter Scare
    Betty
  36. 35. [The Adventures of Little Archie Graphic Novel Volume 2]
  37. 36. ["You'll love each of these great DVD's!"]
  38. 37. ["It's time to rock with... Josie and the Pussycats"]
  39. 38. To Grandmother's House
    Josie
  40. 39. Say 'Cheese!'
    Josie
  41. 40. Alexandra's Liberation
    Josie
  42. 41. ["Welcome to my pizza party!!"]
    Josie
  43. 42. Plant Plight
    Josie and the Pussycats
  44. 43. Chore Flaw
    Josie
  45. 44. ["Rock out with the best of Josie and the Pussycats"]
  46. 45. ["Archie comic book collector sets"]
  47. 46. Hoop Scoop
    Betty
  48. 47. That's My Baby
    Betty and Veronica
  49. 48. [Betty & Veronica Summer Fun]
  50. 49. ["Archie & friends get your tickets to the world tour!"]
  51. 50. ["Sabrina Spellman is your average teenager..."]
  52. 51. Big Hair Day
    Sabrina
  53. 52. Movie Mayhem
    Sabrina
  54. 53. Count On It!
    Sabrina
  55. 54. Clowning Around
    Sabrina
  56. 55. Love Is In the Air
    Aunt Hilda & Aunt Zelda
  57. 56. ["A little bit of Sabrina for everyone!"]
  58. 57. Poor Mr. Lodge!
    Veronica
  59. 58. Musical Closets
    Betty
  60. 59. Charming Chuckle
    Betty and Veronica
  61. 60. Royal Flush
    Veronica
  62. 61. ["Why the long face, Betty? Can't get Archie to date you??"]
    Betty Pin Up
  63. 62. ["Carry your stuff to school with this cool new combo bag!]
  64. 63. [Classic Archie Watches]
  65. 64. Distress Mess
    Betty and Veronica
  66. 65. Horror Story
    Betty and Veronica
  67. 66. Star Struck
    Betty and Veronica
  68. 67. ["96 pages of the best Archie daily newspaper strips!"]
  69. 68. [no title indexed]
    Fan Art
  70. 69. Catch of the Day!
    Betty and Veronica
  71. 70. ["Subscribe to Archie Double Digest books today and save!"]
  72. 71. [Next Issue #162]
  73. 72. [Laffy Taffy]
  74. 73. ["Get up and play. An hour a day."]
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  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
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