(March 2011)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
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762816469500 18711
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Color
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Digest
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Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Think peaceful thoughts...
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Keywords
yoga

[Save Jellystone Park!] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Yogi Bear; Nintendo / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Peace and Harm-ony! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Nancy asks Betty and Veronica to teach her yoga class.
Keywords
yoga

[Archie Comics Book Club] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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[Comic Book Fairs] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty and Veronica Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You knitted that body sweater yourself?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica comments on Betty's body sweater.
Reprints

The Middle Ground (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
John Rose (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Janice Chiang (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica spends the day stuck between Archie and Reggie.
Reprints

Suspicious (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo, Jr.
Inks
Dan DeCarlo, Jr.
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
R. G. O'Shaw

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jacque; Pierre
Synopsis
When Betty asks Veronica to help to French students, Veronica suddenly becomes suspicious that it is a trick to allow Betty to spend time with Archie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Coat of Arms (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Frank Gagliardo
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica gives Betty her old leather jacket.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (2010 series) #73, no credits listed in this digest.

Hi-Tech High Jinx (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica attend a demonstration of several new labor-saving devices for teens.
Reprints
Keywords
technology

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie Marries Betty & Veronica] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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[My comics are Archie comics] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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Snowed Under (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are snowed in at a mall.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Give Me the Simple Life (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Fernando Ruiz
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Al Nickerson
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Hiram wants all the members of the Lodge family to cut down on their expenses.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Keys to Adventure (Table of Contents: 14)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Tate Collins; John Dsala
Synopsis
Veronica is suspicious of the caretaker her father has hired for their house in Florida, but changes her mind when he saves her from sharks.
Reprints
Keywords
Florida Keys; shark; skin diving; sunken treasure

Indexer Notes

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

[Veronica Times Three] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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[Archiedigital.com] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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Hare Today, Gone Now (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
While visiting the children's section of the library, Betty finds a book that was her favorite growing up, a book about a disappearing rabbit.
Reprints

To Toe the Line (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty and Veronica Teach In / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty teaches the reader, and Veronica, about ballet dancing.
Reprints
Keywords
ballet dancing

[Politics Unusual!] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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[Archie & Friends Double Digest] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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Cold Facts (Table of Contents: 21)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica wishes for a snowstorm so she can have the day off from school.
Reprints

Just Say No... Please! (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica feels that Betty lets others take advantage of her.
Reprints

My Best Friend (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty agrees to spend the afternoon with Veronica. The two then discover none of the things they want to do are compatible with the other one.
Reprints

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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[Jinx] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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Emergency Measures (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Veronica feels her appearance has been marred, disfigured and ruined... because she broke a fingernail.
Reprints
Keywords
beauty; broken nail; vanity

The Snow Queen (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Lydia Wyndham; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Lydia decides to enter the annual Snow Queen contest.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lydia Wyndham story.

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

[Life with Archie #6] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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[Buy Three Books and get the Fourth Free!] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

Sabrina / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
?

Characters
Sabrina

Indexer Notes

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

Fly Me, I'm Aunt Hilda (Table of Contents: 31)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; unnamed doctor; Cousin Ambrose
Synopsis
Hilda disagrees with her doctor's diagnosis. To find out what he really thinks, Hilda changes herself into a fly to spy on him, then forgets how to change herself back.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

How Do You Spell "Luck"? (Table of Contents: 32)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Doris; Harvey Kinkle
Synopsis
Doris goes on a date with Harvey, so Sabrina casts a spell on Doris making her accident prone.
Reprints
Keywords
bad luck

Indexer Notes

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

Flight Plan! (Table of Contents: 33)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Hilda Spellman; Zelda Spellman
Synopsis
Sabrina buys Aunt Hilda a new broom.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Spell Damsel (Table of Contents: 34)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey Kinkle; Svenson
Synopsis
Sabrina uses her magic to accidentally trap Harvey in a locker.
Reprints

[Archie & Friends All Stars] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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[B & V Friends Double Digest #209-212] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

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Stranger Than Fiction (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reliving their fascination for the "Nancy Drool Novels", Betty and Veronica begin tailing Reggie when his actions seem suspicious.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Chilly Reception (Table of Contents: 38)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Veronica and Archie take an ice cream truck out for a test drive and run into a raging snow storm.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

She's All Wet (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica becomes obsessed with joining the school swim team.
Reprints
Keywords
swim team

Indexer Notes

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

Dizzy Tizzy (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica and Betty shop for ski clothes.
Reprints

Something in Common! (Table of Contents: 41)

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

Script
Barbara Slate
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica wonder what they have in common besides Archie. Archie wants to finally choose between Betty and Veronica.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[The original seven Archie "Will you Marry Me?" issues available now as a set] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

[Hide your Burgers!] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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

Slope Slipups (Table of Contents: 44)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Pat Kennedy
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Wilma DeMall
Synopsis
A videographer films Veronica trying to ski, hoping to use her antics to make a "How not to" video.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

Indexer Notes

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

Nothing to Sneeze At (Table of Contents: 45)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Smithers the butler; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
When Archie is attracted to Veronica because she's wearing attractive, skimpy outfits despite the cold weather, Betty decides she'll do the same.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

High School Daze! (Table of Contents: 46)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Janice Chiang (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty is tired of the high school grind.

[One Year Double Digest Subscriptions!] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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[Betty and Veronica #188] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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[Big Problems Call for Big Solutions] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Dragon Quest] (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

Nintendo DS / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Think peaceful thoughts..."]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Save Jellystone Park!]
    Yogi Bear; Nintendo
  3. 2. Peace and Harm-ony!
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. [Archie Comics Book Club]
  5. 4. [Comic Book Fairs]
  6. 5. ["You knitted that body sweater yourself?"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin Up
  7. 6. The Middle Ground
    Veronica
  8. 7. Suspicious
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Coat of Arms
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Hi-Tech High Jinx
    Veronica
  11. 10. [Archie Marries Betty & Veronica]
  12. 11. [My comics are Archie comics]
  13. 12. Snowed Under
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Give Me the Simple Life
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. Keys to Adventure
    Veronica
  16. 15. [Veronica Times Three]
  17. 16. [Archiedigital.com]
  18. 17. Hare Today, Gone Now
    Betty
  19. 18. To Toe the Line
    Betty and Veronica Teach In
  20. 19. [Politics Unusual!]
  21. 20. [Archie & Friends Double Digest]
  22. 21. Cold Facts
    Veronica
  23. 22. Just Say No... Please!
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. My Best Friend
    Betty
  25. 24. [Archie Americana Series]
  26. 25. [Jinx]
  27. 26. Emergency Measures
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. The Snow Queen
    Betty's Diary
  29. 28. [Life with Archie #6]
  30. 29. [Buy Three Books and get the Fourth Free!]
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina
  32. 31. Fly Me, I'm Aunt Hilda
    Sabrina
  33. 32. How Do You Spell "Luck"?
    Sabrina
  34. 33. Flight Plan!
    Sabrina
  35. 34. Spell Damsel
    Sabrina
  36. 35. [Archie & Friends All Stars]
  37. 36. [B & V Friends Double Digest #209-212]
  38. 37. Stranger Than Fiction
    Betty and Veronica
  39. 38. Chilly Reception
    Veronica
  40. 39. She's All Wet
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. Dizzy Tizzy
    Betty and Veronica
  42. 41. Something in Common!
    Betty and Veronica
  43. 42. [The original seven Archie "Will you Marry Me?" issues available now as a set]
  44. 43. [Hide your Burgers!]
  45. 44. Slope Slipups
    Veronica
  46. 45. Nothing to Sneeze At
    Betty and Veronica
  47. 46. High School Daze!
    Betty
  48. 47. [One Year Double Digest Subscriptions!]
  49. 48. [Betty and Veronica #188]
  50. 49. [Big Problems Call for Big Solutions]
    Lego
  51. 50. [Dragon Quest]
    Nintendo DS
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