(December 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
?
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.

Final issue.

Cover title: Betty and Veronica Digest
Indicia title: Betty and Veronica Digest Magazine


B&V Bag a New Job! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
Jensen (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

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

DC Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Great Idea (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)
Editing
Victor Gorelick (Editor & Editor-In-Chief); Mike Pellertio (managing editor)

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Mr. Edwards; Nancy
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica become live window models at Veronica's father's mall.

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

Nintendo DS / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Browse 'Til You Grouse (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica can't find anything to wear.
Reprints

Place that Face! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica stop in the small town of Brookglen and find it's eerily familiar.
Reprints

Inner Beauty (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Memoree
Synopsis
Betty finally has enough money saved for something she wants but the plight of Mrs. Memoree gives her a better use for the money.
Reprints

A Twist at the End (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Ethel; Midge Clump; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
When Ethel twists her ankle Veronica is forced to wear the mascot costume at the football game.
Reprints
  • from ?

"Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster" (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Cartoon Network / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sabrina
Characters
Sabrina

Indexer Notes

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

Sabrina's Diary (Table of Contents: 11)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina; Dwayne; Aunt Zelda; Uncle Quigley; Salem
Synopsis
Sabrina writes entries in her diary about the upcoming wedding of Aunt Zelda.
Reprints

A Really Scary Story (Table of Contents: 12)

Salem / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Salem; mad scientist
Synopsis
Salem stops a mad scientist and his giant robo-cat.
Reprints
  • from ?

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Under Cover of Darkness (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Alice Cooper; Brandy
Synopsis
Betty starts a fashion trend after grabbing clothes from her closet in the dark.
Reprints
Keywords
clothes; fad; fashion; trend

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #256, no credits listed in this digest.

Is That Your Mom? (Table of Contents: 16)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Nancy
Synopsis
Mrs. Lodge explains to Veronica and Nancy how hard she works to keep her figure.
Reprints

The Perfect Costume (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Noriko; Smithers; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty helps Veronica come up with a Halloween costume and Betty ends up wearing the costume Veronica didn't want.
Reprints

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

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

Com-Pet-Ition (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Alex; Valerie
Synopsis
Alex holds a contest to find a cat to feature with the band but the turn-out is more than he had planned for.
Reprints

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

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

Don't Make a Scene! (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Morgan; Chuck Clayton; Nancy; Moose Mason; Midge Clump; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The drama club acts out various romantic scenes with new dialogue.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

Pokemon / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Ben10 / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. B&V Bag a New Job!
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. ["DC Super Heroes the Ultimate Pop-up Book"]
    DC Comics
  3. 2. The Great Idea
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. ["Scooby-Doo! and the Spooky Swamp"]
    Nintendo DS
  5. 4. Browse 'Til You Grouse
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Place that Face!
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Inner Beauty
    Betty
  8. 7. A Twist at the End
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. "Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster"
    Cartoon Network
  10. 9. ["The Battle is On"]
  11. 10. ["Sabrina"]
  12. 11. Sabrina's Diary
    Sabrina
  13. 12. A Really Scary Story
    Salem
  14. 13. ["Archie Marries Betty and Veronica"]
  15. 14. ["Comic Book Fairs"]
  16. 15. Under Cover of Darkness
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Is That Your Mom?
    Veronica
  18. 17. The Perfect Costume
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. ["New Kids Off The Wall"]
  20. 19. ["Tis the Season"]
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Josie and the Pussycats
  22. 21. Com-Pet-Ition
    Josie and the Pussycats
  23. 22. ["Tis the season to give the gift of graphic novels!"]
  24. 23. Don't Make a Scene!
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. ["Now is the best time to subscribe"]
  26. 25. ["Next month in B&V Friends Double Digest #209"]
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Pokemon
  28. 27. ["Cosmic Destruction"]
    Ben10
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Kristin Kavanagh
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Donald Dale Milne