(August 2010)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Price
2.69 USD
Pages
84 ?
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
762816468558 20511
Editing
Mike Pellerito; Victor Gorelick
Color
color
Dimensions
standard U.S. Digest
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Judging by the issues around it, this should be 84 pages. Indexer copy is missing at least two physical pages (4 story pages) but total still seems to be two pages short.


[Create Your Own Beach] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

[Moonshadow Rise of the Ninja] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Little Brown and Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Life's a Ball (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Teresa Davidson (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Marcy Lodge (Veronica's cousin)
Synopsis
Veronica becomes an internet "Viewtube" sensation as "Volleyball Girl" when she is videoed being clobbered by a volleyball by Jughead. She gives up when a repeat attempt lacks spontaneity and goes for a swim with Betty. In the last panel Jughead is phone filming the next great "Viewtube Video" of a shark fin headed for the girls.
Keywords
Internet video sensation; viewtube; volleyball

Indexer Notes

12 pages with no explicit 2 part break in the digest.

[Unnatural History] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Cartoon Network / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

B&V's Top 10 Summer Things To Do! (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica's top things to do during the summer.

B&V's Hot Summer Style (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty and Veronica / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Summer Get-Away (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Cheryl Blossom; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica spends so much time trying to keep Archie away from Cheryl and Betty that she doesn't have time to enjoy being with Archie.
Reprints

Party Planners (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty helps Veronica plan the best summer party of the year.
Reprints
Keywords
indoor pool; party; rain

Indexer Notes

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

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

Sabrina / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

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

Here's Looking at You, Squid! (Table of Contents: 9)

Sabrina / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Gallagher (credited)
Pencils
Dave Manak (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Salem; Cappy
Synopsis
Spurred on by an anecdote related by Salem, Sabrina looks up an old sea captain in search of a legendary albino giant squid named Moby Calimari.
Reprints
Keywords
giant squid

[Unknown] (Table of Contents: 10)

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Unknown contents, page missing from indexers copy.

Lifestyles of the Confused and Complicated (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jacques DePalma; Monica
Synopsis
A cute guy at the beach asks Veronica to introduce him to her father.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; France; paparazzi; Paris

Indexer Notes

Gucci is spoofed as Guchi.

Veronica's Sizzlin' Swimsuit Collection (Table of Contents: 12)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reader submitted fashions from Caitlyn H., Lauren H., Kelsey M. and Brian G.

Chance Encounter! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Betty prefers games of skill while Veronica prefers games of chance.
Reprints
Keywords
bottle; carnival; duck; games; prize; ring toss; theme park

B&V and Friends Summer Style (Table of Contents: 14)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
?
Colors
?

Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones

Surfari (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jeff Shulz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica brings a glam squad with her to an all girl surfing contest.
Reprints
Keywords
hair stylist; make up artist; surfboard; surfing

Indexer Notes

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

[Unknown] (Table of Contents: 16)

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Page missing from indexers copy.

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

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 reprints.

Isle Be Your Dream Date! (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Angelo Decesare
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
humor
Characters
Valerie Smith; Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Malik
Synopsis
The Pussycats go to an island resort. Valerie goes on a date with Malik who is part of a set of triplets.
Reprints
Keywords
cave; island; pool; triplets; waterfall

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie #608 and 609] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Recycled (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Teresa Davidson (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Everybody tries to ride a unicycle but only Jughead is successful.
Reprints
Keywords
unicycle

[Archie Digest Subscriptions!!!] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

[Next month in Betty and Veronica Digest #206] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

[It only takes a spark] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Fire prevention PSA.

[Big Problems Call for Big Solutions] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Create Your Own Beach]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Moonshadow Rise of the Ninja]
    Little Brown and Company
  3. 2. Life's a Ball
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. [Unnatural History]
    Cartoon Network
  5. 4. B&V's Top 10 Summer Things To Do!
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. B&V's Hot Summer Style
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Summer Get-Away
    Veronica
  8. 7. Party Planners
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina
  10. 9. Here's Looking at You, Squid!
    Sabrina
  11. 10. [Unknown]
  12. 11. Lifestyles of the Confused and Complicated
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Veronica's Sizzlin' Swimsuit Collection
    Veronica
  14. 13. Chance Encounter!
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. B&V and Friends Summer Style
  16. 15. Surfari
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. [Unknown]
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Josie and the Pussycats
  19. 18. Isle Be Your Dream Date!
    Josie and the Pussycats
  20. 19. [Archie #608 and 609]
  21. 20. Recycled
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. [Archie Digest Subscriptions!!!]
  23. 22. [Next month in Betty and Veronica Digest #206]
  24. 23. [It only takes a spark]
    Ad Council
  25. 24. [Big Problems Call for Big Solutions]
    Lego
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Joe Neal
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Keith Alan Morgan
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Donald Dale Milne