(October 2010)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Pages
164
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monthly except for Feb. and Aug.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469500 18311
Printer
Printed in USA
Editing
Mike Pellerito (credited as Michael Pellerito) (managing editor); Victor Gorelick (credited) (editor / editor in chief)

No Baseball for Betty (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Rod Whigham (signed as Whigham)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed as Milgrom)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed as RPeña)

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason

Atlantis Reveal the Secret (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty [Archie] / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rod Whigham
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Stephanie Vozzo
Letters
John Workman; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Previously in part three of No Baseball for Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Coach Clayton

Indexer Notes

Page contains a recap and panels of the story also artist credits.

No Baseball for Betty Part 4 (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty [Archie] / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script
Melanie J. Morgan
Pencils
Rod Whigham (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Stephanie Vozzo (credited)
Letters
John Workman (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On the day of final cuts for the baseball team...
Genre
teen

Indexer Notes

Listed on cover.

[Archie Marries Betty & Veronica] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Comics' "Freshman Year"...] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Hot Days of Summer (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty Fashions / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Veronica Pin Up (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica gets to enjoy her private beach.

The Guinea Pig (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Fernando Ruiz
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
When her father cuts her off, Veronica has to scramble for money and ends up becoming a test subject at a cosmetics lab like Betty.
Reprints

Two of a Kind (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews (cameo); Reggie Mantle (cameo); Hiram Lodge (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
In this story, the captions explain how the lives of Betty and Veronica seem similar, while the pictures show how different they really are.
Reprints

I'm History (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There! I've got my radio, refreshments and comfy beach chair!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Cleopatra; Marie Antoinette; Joan of Arc; Cheryl Blossom; Midge Klump; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
At the beach, Veronica reads a book on famous women and imagines herself as Cleopatra, Marie Antoinette and Joan of Arc.
Reprints
Keywords
daydream; Egypt; surfing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Americana Series Best of the Seventies] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

No Date? Great! (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty [Archie] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Ken Selig
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Betty goes to the beach without a date, but runs into several pleasant young males while she's there.
Reprints

Charmed, I'm Sure (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Rex Lindsey
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rex Lindsey
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rex Lindsey

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Examples of the various Veronica-specific charms Veronica wears on her charm bracelet.
Reprints
Keywords
charm bracelet

Indexer Notes

Though the logo for the illustration is "Betty And Veronica", Betty Cooper does not appear.

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

Mr. Lodge Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mother, you have aphids in your gladiolas!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica's mom ask Hiram to help get rid of garden pest.
Reprints

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

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

[The two greatest bands in comic book history hook up like never before.] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

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

Katy Keene / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watch out, world!
Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Katy Keene

Indexer Notes

Illustration introduction Katy Keene reprints.

Party Line (Table of Contents: 19)

Katy Keene / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Pietrzyk (credited)
Pencils
John Lucas (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen; fashion
Characters
Katy Keene; Melissa Keene [Sis]; Cleo; Arnold Horsenlegger; Ramon Ramirez (cameo); Rock Enroe (cameo)
Synopsis
Arnold is over at Katy's house and is trying to tell her something important but gets interupted by several phone calls.
Reprints

Goldy Oldies (Table of Contents: 20)

Katy Keene / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
John Lucas (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
adventure; humor; fashion; teen
Characters
Katy Keene; Gloria Granbilt; Kalvin Kool (designer); Click Lenz (photographer)
Synopsis
Gloria swaps Katy's swim suits with a set of vintage ones for an upcoming photo shoot.
Reprints

[Hey, Fans!] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

[Katy Keene Vintage] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

Sail Tale (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is determined to make a big splash at the local windsurfing contest after hearing everyone praise Betty's entry.
Reprints

Directions, Please (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty tries the "old-fashioned girl" approach by baking cookies to get Archie. Veronica goes for the sexy dress and perfume method. They invite Archie over, where Betty ruins Veronica's dress and Veronica ruins Betty's cookies.
Reprints
Keywords
cocoa; cookies; perfume

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty & Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #284.

Pack Track (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Mr. Bunsen
Synopsis
Mr. Bunsen takes the gang backpacking in the wide open spaces.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #262.

[Betty & Veronica Beach Party] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Life Saver (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty [Archie] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Ken Selig
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Melvin Snodgrass
Synopsis
One of the ten year old boys at the pool where Betty works as a life guard has a crush on her.
Reprints
Keywords
life guard

S'more Trouble (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo; Dan Parent
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty may have lost her ring in the s'mores she prepared for the gang. And Jughead may have already ingested it.
Reprints

Lodge Is the Law (Table of Contents: 30)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica gets herself elected Mayor of a small town outside Riverdale.
Reprints
Keywords
mayor

[My Father's Betrayal] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

[The Name is Andrews. Archie Andrews.] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

Summer Simmer (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Rodney; Desmond
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge takes Betty and Veronica on a business trip to Death Valley to meet an associate and his two sons.
Reprints
Keywords
Death Valley

Veronica's Beachwear Collection (Table of Contents: 34)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Betty's Fun Fashions (Table of Contents: 35)

Betty [Archie] / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
No story; Betty models fashion designs submitted by readers.
Reprints

Castle Hassle (Table of Contents: 36)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge takes making sand castles to the extreme.
Reprints

Cheryl Blossom (Table of Contents: 37)

Cheryl Blossom / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Oswald ? (signed)
Inks
Paul Oswald ? (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Illustration to introduce the next section of Cheryl Blossom reprints.

A Midsummer's Magic (Table of Contents: 38)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Holly Golightly
Pencils
Holly Golightly
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
Stephanie Vozzo
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Jason Blossom; Sabrina Spellman; Betty Cooper; Chloe; Harvey; Samantha, Sabrina's great aunt
Synopsis
Cheryl recalls when she went to summer camp with Sabrina as a kid and was haunted by her ghost.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; ghost; summer camp

[The Battle Is On] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

[Love & Marriage] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

Run for Fun (Table of Contents: 41)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo De Cesare
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Reggie grabs Veronica and convinces her to stay out later than she is suppose to. Archie tracks in an effort to let her know her father said it is okay if she stays out later than normal.
Reprints

Girls Rule...Boys Drool! (Table of Contents: 42)

Betty [Archie] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Y'know, Nancy, I'm glad I'm a girl, and i wouldn't change it for anything!
Feature Logo
Betty
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Betty discusses some of the negatives about being a girl.
Reprints

Zeal Seal (Table of Contents: 43)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica give seal of approval stickers to boys at the beach.
Reprints

[There couldn't be a better time to subscribe!] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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

Next Month in Betty and Veronica Double Digest #184 (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

American Library Association / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Unnatural History] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

Cartoon Network / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. No Baseball for Betty
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Atlantis Reveal the Secret
    Lego
  3. 2. ["Previously in part three of No Baseball for Betty"]
    Betty [Archie]
  4. 3. No Baseball for Betty Part 4
    Betty [Archie]
  5. 4. [Archie Marries Betty & Veronica]
  6. 5. [Archie Comics' "Freshman Year"...]
  7. 6. The Hot Days of Summer
    Betty Fashions
  8. 7. Veronica Pin Up
    Veronica
  9. 8. The Guinea Pig
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Two of a Kind
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. I'm History
    Veronica
  12. 11. ["It's a monster of a party..."]
  13. 12. [Archie Americana Series Best of the Seventies]
  14. 13. No Date? Great!
    Betty [Archie]
  15. 14. Charmed, I'm Sure
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. ["Mother, you have aphids in your gladiolas!"]
    Mr. Lodge Gag Bag
  17. 16. ["The new guy in Riverdale really bites."]
  18. 17. [The two greatest bands in comic book history hook up like never before.]
  19. 18. ["Watch out, world!"]
    Katy Keene
  20. 19. Party Line
    Katy Keene
  21. 20. Goldy Oldies
    Katy Keene
  22. 21. [Hey, Fans!]
  23. 22. [Katy Keene Vintage]
  24. 23. Sail Tale
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Directions, Please
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Pack Track
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. [Betty & Veronica Beach Party]
  28. 27. ["Archie Comics Graphic Novels Take 'Em With You!"]
  29. 28. Life Saver
    Betty [Archie]
  30. 29. S'more Trouble
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Lodge Is the Law
    Veronica
  32. 31. [My Father's Betrayal]
  33. 32. [The Name is Andrews. Archie Andrews.]
  34. 33. Summer Simmer
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. Veronica's Beachwear Collection
    Veronica
  36. 35. Betty's Fun Fashions
    Betty [Archie]
  37. 36. Castle Hassle
    Mr. Lodge
  38. 37. Cheryl Blossom
    Cheryl Blossom
  39. 38. A Midsummer's Magic
    Cheryl Blossom
  40. 39. [The Battle Is On]
  41. 40. [Love & Marriage]
  42. 41. Run for Fun
    Veronica
  43. 42. Girls Rule...Boys Drool!
    Betty [Archie]
  44. 43. Zeal Seal
    Betty and Veronica
  45. 44. [There couldn't be a better time to subscribe!]
  46. 45. Next Month in Betty and Veronica Double Digest #184
    Betty and Veronica
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
    American Library Association
  48. 47. [Unnatural History]
    Cartoon Network
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