(August 2009)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price
2.69 USD
Pages
92
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year (monthly except Apr. and Oct.)
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
?
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


Betty in Wonderland! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper [Alice]; Tweedledee [Jughead Jones]; Tweedledum [Reggie Mantle]; The White Rabbit [Archie Andrews]; Queen of Hearts [Veronica Lodge]; Cheshire Cat [Hot Dog]
Reprints

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

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

Betty in Wonderland! (Table of Contents: 2)

B&V Presents / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Teresa Davidson (credited)
Editing
Mike Pellerito (managing editor); Victor Gorelick (editor)

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; The Andersons; The Anderson kids; Alice in Wonderland [Betty Cooper]; White Rabbit [Archie Andrews]; Caterpillar [Dilton Doiley]; Cheshire Cat [Cheshire Dog; Hot Dog]; Tweedledee [Jughead Jones]; Tweedledum [Reggie Mantle]; Queen of Hearts [Princess of Hearts; Veronica Lodge]; King of Hearts [Hiram Lodge]; Queen of Hearts [Hermione Lodge]
Synopsis
While babysitting for the Andersons, Betty tells the children a variation of "Alice in Wonderland", casting herself as Alice and her friends in various roles.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Cartoon Network / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Running from Hot and Cold! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are too cold inside the air-conditioned Lodge mansion so they go outside then they are too hot.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #265, no credits listed in this digest.

Chill Thrill (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Archie ride a roller coaster.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Sabrina / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Sabrina

Indexer Notes

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

Pod on Me! (Table of Contents: 11)

Sabrina / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina
Synopsis
Sabrina helps a beached whale and a pod of whales save her after she is lost in the ocean.
Reprints

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Are You for Real? (Table of Contents: 14)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica becomes the star of her own reality TV show.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Instant Fun! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy; Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica had just planned a quiet day around the pool but it turns into a party.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #244, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as a title page for the next section that contains Josie and the Pussycats reprints.

Queen of the Kitchen (Table of Contents: 19)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Valerie; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Mrs. Kindly
Synopsis
Josie and Valerie help an old woman who feels useless after being forcibly retired from her job as a chef.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Foot Sore (Table of Contents: 20)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Alan M; Valerie
Synopsis
Josie can't keep up with Alan M's exercise regimen and hopes that he will do something less strenuous on their date.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

Ready for Summer Fashions (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reader submitted fashions.

Busy Beach (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica finally find a section of beach that isn't crowded.
Reprints

Fabulous Fashions by Our Fantastic Fans (Table of Contents: 25)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reader submitted fashions.

Growing Pains (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica think back to when they were kids and Veronica had to always one-up what the other kids were doing.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

Get Up and Play. An Hour a Day. (Table of Contents: 30)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Lorena Orchoa (LPGA Golf Pro); Natalie Gulbis (LPGA Golf Pro); Karrie Webb (LPGA Golf Pro); Mario Gil (Jump Rope Pro)
Synopsis
PSA extolling kids on the virtue of getting outside and playing for at least an hour a day.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Betty in Wonderland!
    Betty & Veronica
  2. 1. ["My Father's Betrayal"]
  3. 2. Betty in Wonderland!
    B&V Presents
  4. 3. ["The Love Showdown"]
  5. 4. ["The Othersiders"]
    Cartoon Network
  6. 5. ["Archie Freshman Year"]
  7. 6. Running from Hot and Cold!
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Chill Thrill
    Betty
  9. 8. ["Bad Boy Trouble"]
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina
  12. 11. Pod on Me!
    Sabrina
  13. 12. ["Sabrina the Teenage Witch Presents:"]
  14. 13. ["Archie Comics Shop"]
  15. 14. Are You for Real?
    Veronica
  16. 15. ["Hay, fans!"]
  17. 16. ["Three Fabulous Graphic Novels from Archie Comics"]
  18. 17. Instant Fun!
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Josie and the Pussycats
  20. 19. Queen of the Kitchen
    Josie
  21. 20. Foot Sore
    Josie
  22. 21. ["Best of Josie and the Pussycats"]
  23. 22. ["Archiecomics.com"]
  24. 23. Ready for Summer Fashions
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Busy Beach
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Fabulous Fashions by Our Fantastic Fans
  27. 26. Growing Pains
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. ["Archie Digest Subs"]
  29. 28. ["Next issue #196"]
  30. 29. ["Archie's Double Digest #200"]
  31. 30. Get Up and Play. An Hour a Day.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Kristin Kavanagh
  • Katy Hayhurst
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Donald Dale Milne