(June 2010)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price
2.69 USD
Pages
92
Indicia frequency
10 times a year (monthly except Apr. and Oct.)
On-sale date
2010-04-19
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816468558 20311
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard U.S. Digest
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from the previous issue which lists this as "On-Sale the week of April 19, 2010."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica! Your father gave back your credit cards... now the mall won't have to close!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

[Get up and play. An hour a day.] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

A Hearty Party (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Phil Felix (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
After visiting a wax museum Veronica decides to throw a masquerade party.
Keywords
costume party; masquerade party; was museum

[Two New Monthly Titles!] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[Archie #606] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

B & V Switching Styles (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashions submitted by Heather H. from South Carolina.

Bizarre Bazaar (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica, along with Nancy, get up at four a.m. to be in line to purchase designer shoes at a fraction of their original cost from a charity event.
Reprints

Hair's Veronica (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Parent ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Miss Beazly
Synopsis
Veronica falls asleep in class and dreams that Dilton's invention gives her a mustache.
Reprints

Close Call! (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty is the umpire for a Little League game but neither side likes her calls.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball; Little League

Scent of Success (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty sells cinnamon rolls to raise money for some expensive perfume.
Reprints
Keywords
perfume

[Will Your Marry Me?] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

[Goodbye Forever] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

Sabrina / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

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

House Arrest (Table of Contents: 13)

Sabrina / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Uncle Quiggly; Salem; Lemuel the Lonely Lamplighter; Vern Meyers; Laura Meyers; Spookie
Synopsis
Sabrina's aunts decide to turn the house into a bread and breakfast and unwittingly release a ghost.
Reprints
Keywords
ghost

[Sabrina Fans] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

[Young Salem] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Dressing Down! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Marie; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
It's school spirit week and Betty bets Veronica she can't follow each day's theme.
Reprints
Keywords
school spirit

Indexer Notes

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

On the Job!! (Table of Contents: 17)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jill; Paula; Cheryl Blossom; Clifford Blossom; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica and Cheryl meet up at Lodge Industries for "Bring Your Daughter to Work Day". They agree to put aside their differences for the day. At least until Archie shows up.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Moody Blues (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Polly Cooper; Adam; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty writes in her diary about her varying moods.
Keywords
diary

[Betty's Diary] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

Pussycats in the Dark! (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Abby Denson
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
humor
Characters
The Pussycats [Josie McCoy; Valerie Smith; Melody Valentine]; Alex Cabot III; Mike (music store owner); Sheila (music store owner)
Synopsis
The Pussycats instruments are all broken and they go shopping for new ones that light up.
Reprints
Keywords
band; black out; drums; gig; girl group; guitar; music; musical instruments; shop; show

Indexer Notes

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

Well Shut My Mouth (Table of Contents: 23)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown
Synopsis
Melody gets a dog that isn't very friendly.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

How Well Do You Know Josie & the Pussycats Quiz (Table of Contents: 24)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Josie / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Josie, last night I dreamed I ate a giant marshmallow!!
Genre
humor
Characters
Josie McCoy; Alan M
Synopsis
Alan had a dream about a giant marshmallow.
Reprints
Keywords
dream; pillow

[Archie #608] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

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

[Battle of the Bands] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

Spring Stylin' (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Dan Nakrosis

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica show off fan fashions.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fan fashions from Jessica O, Vermaris S and Sara J.

Dine-in Movie (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Dan Nakrosis

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica's friends try out the Lodge's new Home Theatre.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Lunch Bag Lady (Table of Contents: 30)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee observes that Veronica brings her lunch to school just like any other student.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Penciller credit from Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (1987 series) #236, no credits listed in this digest.

The Nerd Word (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Phil Felix (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jenna; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty is asked to be an honorary member of the Nerd Girls club.
Reprints

[Archie Digest Subs!!!] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

[Next Month] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Comics' "Freshman Year" is the #1 most downloaded..."] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

[It Only Takes a Spark] (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
typeset
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Veronica! Your father gave back your credit cards... now the mall won't have to close!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Get up and play. An hour a day.]
    Ad Council
  3. 2. A Hearty Party
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. [Two New Monthly Titles!]
  5. 4. [Archie #606]
  6. 5. B & V Switching Styles
  7. 6. Bizarre Bazaar
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Hair's Veronica
    Veronica
  9. 8. Close Call!
    Betty
  10. 9. Scent of Success
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. [Will Your Marry Me?]
  12. 11. [Goodbye Forever]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina
  14. 13. House Arrest
    Sabrina
  15. 14. [Sabrina Fans]
  16. 15. [Young Salem]
  17. 16. Dressing Down!
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. On the Job!!
    Veronica
  19. 18. The Moody Blues
    Betty
  20. 19. [Betty's Diary]
  21. 20. [Love Showdown]
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Josie and the Pussycats
  23. 22. Pussycats in the Dark!
    Josie and the Pussycats
  24. 23. Well Shut My Mouth
    Josie and the Pussycats
  25. 24. How Well Do You Know Josie & the Pussycats Quiz
  26. 25. ["Josie, last night I dreamed I ate a giant marshmallow!!"]
    Josie
  27. 26. [Archie #608]
  28. 27. [Battle of the Bands]
  29. 28. Spring Stylin'
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. Dine-in Movie
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Lunch Bag Lady
    Veronica
  32. 31. The Nerd Word
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. [Archie Digest Subs!!!]
  34. 33. [Next Month]
  35. 34. [Archie Comics' "Freshman Year" is the #1 most downloaded..."]
  36. 35. [It Only Takes a Spark]
    Ad Council
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Donald Dale Milne