(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)

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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.
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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:
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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)

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?
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?
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?
Letters:
typeset

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

Josie / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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?
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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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Letters:
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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