(May 2009)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price
2.69 USD
Pages
92
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year (monthly except Apr. and Nov.)
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816468558 19211
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard U.S. Digest
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Cover title: Betty & Veronica Digest
Indicia title: Betty and Veronica Digest Magazine


Culture Shock (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Kumi; Ami

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Culture Shock (Table of Contents: 2)

Kumi / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Misako Rocks!] (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Kumi; Ami
Synopsis
Kumi invites her friends to her house where they learn a little bit about Japanese culture.
Keywords
Japan

[Caroline the Game] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Playstation / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Betty's Fashion Parade (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Reader submitted fashions.

Dates & Debates (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; Kristine; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica bring a new girl in town, Kristine, to the school dance. Soon Kristine is dancing with every girl's boyfriend and collecting money for an unnamed charity.
Reprints

Big Talk! (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Nakrosis

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty has a series of mishaps thinking people were talking to her when they were really talking on their cell phones.
Reprints
Keywords
cell phone

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #249, no credits printed in this digest.

Way Cool Fashions (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica model fashion designs sent in by readers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #222, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie Comic Book Subscriptions] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Fan Art / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Reader submitted artwork.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Sabrina / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Sabrina Spellman

Indexer Notes

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

Winging it! (Table of Contents: 11)

Sabrina / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Gallagher
Pencils
Dave Manak
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
children
Characters
Salem the Cat; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Spookie
Synopsis
Sabrina wishes for little wings on her feet.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie Comics Shop] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[Sabrina for Everyone] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

The Magic Word! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
After seeing the latest Larry Plopper book in a bookstore, Betty and Veronica talk about what it would be like if magic existed.
Reprints
Keywords
magic

Indexer Notes

Larry Plopper is a parody of Harry Potter.

What's One More Blossom? (Table of Contents: 15)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Cheryl Blossom; Jason Blossom
Synopsis
In an attempt to make Archie jealous and to anger Betty and Cheryl, Veronica and Jason pretend to be dating.
Reprints

[Katy Keene Model Behavior] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Dear Betty and Veronica / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

All Eyes on Cheryl Blossom Fashions (Table of Contents: 18)

Cheryl Blossom / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Cheryl Blossom

Indexer Notes

Reader submitted fashions.

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

Josie and the Pussycats / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie

Indexer Notes

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

Bad News Boys (Table of Contents: 20)

Josie & The Pussycats / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Holly Golightly
Pencils
Holly Golightly
Inks
John Costanza
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown; Gwen Lee; Tabetha Sorendin; Donny; Justin; Drew
Synopsis
The Pussycats agree to perform in a benefit concert for an animal protection group. However, a rival band plots to sabotage the group in order to improve their visibility.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this index.

[Best of Josie and the Pussycats] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

[Archie & Friends and Sabrina DVD's!] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

Fizzed (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge tests Lodge Industries newest soft drink on the gang.
Reprints

[Archie Digest Subs!!!] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

[Next Issue] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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

[Get Up and Play.] (Table of Contents: 26)

Ad Council / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[Platinum] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

Pokemon / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Culture Shock
    Betty & Veronica
  2. 1. [Archie Americana Series]
  3. 2. Culture Shock
    Kumi
  4. 3. [Caroline the Game]
    Playstation
  5. 4. Betty's Fashion Parade
    Betty
  6. 5. Dates & Debates
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Big Talk!
    Betty
  8. 7. Way Cool Fashions
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. [Archie Comic Book Subscriptions]
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Fan Art
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina
  12. 11. Winging it!
    Sabrina
  13. 12. [Archie Comics Shop]
  14. 13. [Sabrina for Everyone]
  15. 14. The Magic Word!
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. What's One More Blossom?
    Veronica
  17. 16. [Katy Keene Model Behavior]
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. All Eyes on Cheryl Blossom Fashions
    Cheryl Blossom
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Josie and the Pussycats
  21. 20. Bad News Boys
    Josie & The Pussycats
  22. 21. [Best of Josie and the Pussycats]
  23. 22. [Archie & Friends and Sabrina DVD's!]
  24. 23. Fizzed
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. [Archie Digest Subs!!!]
  26. 25. [Next Issue]
  27. 26. [Get Up and Play.]
    Ad Council
  28. 27. [Platinum]
    Pokemon
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Donald Dale Milne