(April 2011)

Archie, 1987 Series
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3.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year (monthly except Feb. and Aug.)
On-sale date
2011-02-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469500 18811
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Previous issue lists the onsale date for this issue as 02/22/2011.


[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
Way to strike a pose, Betty!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
fashion

[My Comics Are Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Fashion Fatigue (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 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
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica take Archie along as they shop for clothes for a vacation they are taking.

Indexer Notes

Listed on cover.

Cool Winter Style (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Dan Parent ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie Comics Book Club] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[Goodbye Forever] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Rest Test! (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty tries to sleep in on a snow day.
Reprints

Inner Voices (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica observe each other at the mall and each is jealous of the other's advantages. Archie makes the mistake of trying to be a peacemaker.
Reprints
Keywords
fountain; jealousy; mall

Indexer Notes

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

Quiz Whiz (Table of Contents: 8)

Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica needs special dispensation from Miss Grundy in order to take the test her way.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Star Struck (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo DeCesare (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Brett Bolder; Vicki; Amber
Synopsis
Vicki and Amber ask Veronica to produce a photo of herself and soap opera star Brett Bolder to prove she knows him.
Reprints
Keywords
dog show; Wheaton Terrier

Shape Up! (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the words puzzle with an exercise theme.

Veronica's On the Town Fashions (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge

[Life With Archie Magazine] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[Archie & Friends Double Digest] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Warming Trend (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Svenson; Dilton Doiley; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica wears a fake fur coat so she can stay warm despite wearing skimpy clothes underneath it.
Reprints
Keywords
cold; heating bill

The Ice Breaker (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
With the town iced over, Archie offers to ice skate Mr Lodge's sealed bid to City Hall.
Reprints
Keywords
ice skating

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #24, no credits listed in this digest.

Give Me a Ring (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Mark Brewer
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Caramel; Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler; Hiram Lodge; unidentified Tangapoonian nationals; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty gets an ancient ring from the country of Tangapoon, one of dozens of artifacts recently purchased from the country by Mr. Lodge, stuck on her finger. That makes her a target of radicals from the country determined to reclaim the ring at any cost.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Mega Man] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

[Buy Three Books and Get the Fourth Free] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Enough Stuff (Table of Contents: 19)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge hires a moving company to remove Archie from the house.
Reprints

Wow! My Name Is on the Map! (Table of Contents: 20)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the words puzzle.

The Marrying Kind (Table of Contents: 21)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica fantasizes about what it would be like to be married.
Reprints
Keywords
marriage

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #251, no credits listed in this digest.

[Will You Marry Me?] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

[B & V Friends Double Digest #209-212] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

Preferential Treatment! (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica go to an expensive department store Bon Bon for shoe shopping. The sales women all fawn over Betty because they think she is the mystery shopper.
Reprints
Keywords
mall; shopping

Laugh Track (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Betty counsels Veronica to stop overreacting if people laugh at her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Sale Tale (Table of Contents: 26)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mrs. Smith
Synopsis
Betty helps her neighbor clean our her attic and they find highly collectible dolls which they are able to sell to help her neighbor travel to see her daughter.
Keywords
doll collecting

[Politics Unusual!] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

[Jughead Double Digest #165-168] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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

When You Gotta Glow (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Betty is paranoid that something will turn her nose red just before the up-coming dance.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Late Mate (Table of Contents: 30)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is always late for her dates with Archie and he tries to teach her a lesson.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #249, no credits listed in this digest.

The Wrong Stuff (Table of Contents: 31)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Caryn Wimbert
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Sir Nigel
Synopsis
Sir Nigel went hunting on Captain Smedley's last hunting expedition.
Reprints
Keywords
komodo dragon

Indexer Notes

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

[Jinx] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

[Veronica Times Three] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

Sabrina / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

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

The Deed Doer (Table of Contents: 35)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Della
Synopsis
Della follows Sabrina in disguise to find out whether she's doing good deeds.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Greatest Magic (Table of Contents: 36)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Della; Harvey
Synopsis
After Della forbids her to use magic to punish a bully who beat up Harvey, Sabrina watches as an ordinary girl turns the bully into a nice guy through the power of love.
Reprints
Keywords
bully

Indexer Notes

This story uses a different, less cartoony design for Della.

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

Grounded (Table of Contents: 37)

Sabrina / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Harvey
Synopsis
Hilda thinks she's seen a UFO.
Reprints
Keywords
frisbee; UFO

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie Comic Book Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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

[Comic Book Fairs] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

Ready For Something Different (Table of Contents: 40)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Miss Beazley; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Archie assigns Betty to research and write an article on cheap, creative alternatives to peanut butter.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Chore Bore! (Table of Contents: 41)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
After losing a bet, Veronica has to do Betty's household chores for a week.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #250, no credits listed in this digest.

Betty's Casual Fashions (Table of Contents: 42)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Good Sports (Table of Contents: 43)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

word scramble puzzle

Bird Is the Word (Table of Contents: 44)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
? [as Colon]
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica are going to a masquerade party.
Reprints
Keywords
bird; Cleopatra; costume; Egyptian; turkey

Indexer Notes

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

Comfy and Cozy (Table of Contents: 45)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Crosby (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty invites Archie over for a romantic dinner on a snowy night.
Reprints

With Kid Gloves (Table of Contents: 46)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica reluctantly agrees to substitute baby-sit for a flu-ridden Betty, then finds her hands full with two five year old future terrorists.
Reprints
Keywords
babysitting

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie & Friends All Stars] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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

[Get the Archie Comics App] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Stronger Than Fiction! (Table of Contents: 50)

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; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica's fabricated diary goes "missing."
Reprints
Keywords
diary; notebook

Indexer Notes

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

Lost and Found (Table of Contents: 51)

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

Script
Kathleen Weeb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty gets lost in the Lodge Mansion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Scents Make Sense (Table of Contents: 52)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dana
Synopsis
The smell of Veronica's perfume makes people want to shop.

[Archie Comics Double Digest Subscriptions] (Table of Contents: 53) (Expand) /

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

[Next Issue] (Table of Contents: 54) (Expand) /

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

[Archiedigital.com] (Table of Contents: 55) (Expand) /

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

[Kingdom Hearts Re:Coded] (Table of Contents: 56) (Expand) /

Square Cnix; Nintendo DS / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Way to strike a pose, Betty!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [My Comics Are Archie Comics]
  3. 2. Fashion Fatigue
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Cool Winter Style
    Veronica
  5. 4. [Archie Comics Book Club]
  6. 5. [Goodbye Forever]
  7. 6. Rest Test!
    Betty
  8. 7. Inner Voices
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Quiz Whiz
    Veronica
  10. 9. Star Struck
    Veronica
  11. 10. Shape Up!
    Veronica
  12. 11. Veronica's On the Town Fashions
    Veronica
  13. 12. [Life With Archie Magazine]
  14. 13. [Archie & Friends Double Digest]
  15. 14. Warming Trend
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. The Ice Breaker
    Archie
  17. 16. Give Me a Ring
    Betty
  18. 17. [Mega Man]
  19. 18. [Buy Three Books and Get the Fourth Free]
  20. 19. Enough Stuff
    Veronica
  21. 20. Wow! My Name Is on the Map!
  22. 21. The Marrying Kind
    Veronica
  23. 22. [Will You Marry Me?]
  24. 23. [B & V Friends Double Digest #209-212]
  25. 24. Preferential Treatment!
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Laugh Track
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. Sale Tale
    Betty
  28. 27. [Politics Unusual!]
  29. 28. [Jughead Double Digest #165-168]
  30. 29. When You Gotta Glow
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Late Mate
    Veronica
  32. 31. The Wrong Stuff
    Veronica
  33. 32. [Jinx]
  34. 33. [Veronica Times Three]
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina
  36. 35. The Deed Doer
    Sabrina
  37. 36. The Greatest Magic
    Sabrina
  38. 37. Grounded
    Sabrina
  39. 38. [Archie Comic Book Collector Sets]
  40. 39. [Comic Book Fairs]
  41. 40. Ready For Something Different
    Betty
  42. 41. Chore Bore!
    Betty and Veronica
  43. 42. Betty's Casual Fashions
    Betty
  44. 43. Good Sports
    Betty and Veronica
  45. 44. Bird Is the Word
    Betty and Veronica
  46. 45. Comfy and Cozy
    Betty
  47. 46. With Kid Gloves
    Veronica
  48. 47. [Archie & Friends All Stars]
  49. 48. [Get the Archie Comics App]
  50. 49. [no title indexed]
  51. 50. Stronger Than Fiction!
    Betty and Veronica
  52. 51. Lost and Found
    Betty and Veronica
  53. 52. Scents Make Sense
    Betty and Veronica
  54. 53. [Archie Comics Double Digest Subscriptions]
  55. 54. [Next Issue]
  56. 55. [Archiedigital.com]
  57. 56. [Kingdom Hearts Re:Coded]
    Square Cnix; Nintendo DS
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