(November 2011)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year (monthly except Feb. and Aug.)
On-sale date
2011-09-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
722627469502 94
Editing
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover title: Betty and Veronica Double Digest

Indicia title: Betty and Veronica Double Digest


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

Script
?
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've got a funny feeling that we're being watched!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

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The Big Puzzle! (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Mike DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Ethel; Midge
Synopsis
Veronica has been organizing a charity event at the country club and Betty has been making time with Archie.

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't wait to get back to civilization.
Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica camping with Veronica's servants.

Character Witness! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ms. Pinter
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica draw each other during art class.
Reprints

Reduced Circumstances (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica dreams that her family has lost all their money and they have to live like regular people.
Reprints

Pincer Wincer (Table of Contents: 8)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica makes Archie a dinner, but the lobster is a bit under-cooked.
Reprints
Keywords
lobster

Dollars & Sense (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Unscramble the phrase puzzle.

About Face (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Nancy
Synopsis
Veronica decides to cover her face for awhile to make Archie grow fonder.
Reprints

Designs for Good Times (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Decarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan Decarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Fashion page.
Reprints

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Rat Control (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Betty shows Veronica the advantage of finishing all those RATs (Random Annoying Tasks).
Reprints

The Nose Knows (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica blindfolds Betty to see if she can figure out where she is in the school with just her sense of smell.
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Ron Takes a Hit! (Table of Contents: 16)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Vince Baritone; Hiram Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica is convinced her new neighbors are mobsters.
Reprints

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Clause-trophobia (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Since Archie always ends up with an excuse for breaking their plans, Betty makes him sign a contract to take her to the craft show.
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Fashions (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Fashion page
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (signed)
Pencils
Craig Boldman (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What kind of mood is your Dad in today?
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is worried about making Mr. Lodge mad.
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint?

Thrift Rift (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie and Betty go to Pop Tate's for ice cream.
Reprints

[Ginger #1] (Table of Contents: 23)

Ginger / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Ginger
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Used as the title page for the next section featuring Ginger reprints.

Teacher Pets (Table of Contents: 24)

Ginger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Ginger; Ickky; Monk Jones
Synopsis
Ickky tricks the teacher into making Ginger his tutor.
Reprints

Horizontal Heroes (Table of Contents: 25)

Ginger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Ginger; Ickky
Synopsis
The football coach sends Ickky to spy on the opposing team's practice.
Reprints
Keywords
football

Indexer Notes

When this is reprinted in The Best of Archie Comics (Archie, 2011 series) #2, it is credited to Harry Lucey.

Good Night Miss (Table of Contents: 26)

Ginger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Ginger; Ickky
Synopsis
Ickky is hoping to kiss Ginger goodnight after their date.
Reprints

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Sweet Treat (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty makes Archie's favorite cake but Jughead finds it first.
Reprints

Art a la Carte (Table of Contents: 30)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Earl Pastel; Svenson
Synopsis
An art critic thinks Veronica's modern art sculpture is the greatest thing in art but Svenson throws it away, thinking it is garbage.
Reprints

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Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (signed)
Pencils
Craig Boldman (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I need something to read to Jellybean
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Jellybean; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead and Archie tell Jellybean a story.
Reprints
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Smog Dialogue (Table of Contents: 32)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica wants her father to do something about the smog problem.
Reprints
Keywords
pollution

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A Feudal Attempt (Table of Contents: 36)

Sabrina / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda [Lady Hildergard]; Salem; Merlin; Zelda [Countess Zel]; Harvey; Mr. Kraft; Lady of the Lake
Synopsis
Merlin continues to grow younger as the years go by, so now he's an adolescent and wants to have fun among mortals.
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Study As She Goes (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica wants to outscore Betty in class so her father hires her the best tutors money can buy.
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The Mystery of History (Table of Contents: 40)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Molly Pitcher; Betty Ross (cameo)
Synopsis
Betty's cousin wants to know why there are not more female action heroes in history.
Reprints

Tangled Web! (Table of Contents: 41)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica makes her father and his staff find the spider that is loose in her room.
Reprints
Keywords
spider

Picture Dissed (Table of Contents: 42)

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

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Justin Thyme (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica tries to make Betty jealous but everything she tries, Betty has done one better.

Teacher Torture (Table of Contents: 43)

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

Script
Bill Golliher (see notes); Dan Parent (see notes)
Pencils
Bill Golliher (see notes); Dan Parent (see notes)
Inks
Alison Flood (see notes)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica is put in charge of the Economics class when the teacher falls ill.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Two-part story.

This printing credits writing to George Gladir, pencils to Jeff Shultz and inks to Rich Koslowski. A later printing of this story in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #256 has the credits changed to writing by Bill Golliher and Dan Parent, pencils to Dan Parent and pencils by Alison Flood.

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Shape Up! (Table of Contents: 46)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica wants Archie to get into shape.
Reprints

Running Gag! (Table of Contents: 47)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica's leisurely walk through the forest becomes a mad run from the wildlife.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I've got a funny feeling that we're being watched!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. ["Archie the Married Life"]
  3. 2. The Big Puzzle!
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. ["Kevin Keller four issue mini-series"]
  5. 4. ["The Best of Archie Comics"]
  6. 5. ["I can't wait to get back to civilization."]
    Betty and Veronica Pin-Up
  7. 6. Character Witness!
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Reduced Circumstances
    Veronica
  9. 8. Pincer Wincer
    Veronica
  10. 9. Dollars & Sense
    Veronica
  11. 10. About Face
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Designs for Good Times
    Betty
  13. 12. ["Archie Marries Betty and Veronica"]
  14. 13. ["Archie Comics Digital Universe"]
  15. 14. Rat Control
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. The Nose Knows
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Ron Takes a Hit!
    Veronica
  18. 17. ["Archie the Married Life"]
  19. 18. ["The original seven Archie Will You Marry Me issues"]
  20. 19. Clause-trophobia
    Betty
  21. 20. Fashions
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. ["What kind of mood is your Dad in today?"]
    Archie
  23. 22. Thrift Rift
    Betty
  24. 23. [Ginger #1]
    Ginger
  25. 24. Teacher Pets
    Ginger
  26. 25. Horizontal Heroes
    Ginger
  27. 26. Good Night Miss
    Ginger
  28. 27. ["Three New Graphic Novels"]
  29. 28. ["The Archie Babies"]
  30. 29. Sweet Treat
    Betty
  31. 30. Art a la Carte
    Veronica
  32. 31. ["I need something to read to Jellybean"]
    Archie
  33. 32. Smog Dialogue
    Veronica
  34. 33. ["Archie World Tour"]
  35. 34. ["Archie Americana Series Best of the Ninties Book 2"]
  36. 35. ["Sabrina the Teen-Age Witch"]
  37. 36. A Feudal Attempt
    Sabrina
  38. 37. ["Sabrina the Animated Series Graphic Novel"]
  39. 38. ["The Best of Sabrina the Teenage Witch"]
  40. 39. Study As She Goes
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. The Mystery of History
    Betty
  42. 41. Tangled Web!
    Veronica
  43. 42. Picture Dissed
    Betty & Veronica
  44. 43. Teacher Torture
    Betty and Veronica
  45. 44. ["Archie's Weird Mysteries"]
  46. 45. ["Comic Book Fairs"]
  47. 46. Shape Up!
    Veronica
  48. 47. Running Gag!
    Betty and Veronica
  49. 48. ["Archie Subscriptions"]
  50. 49. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  51. 50. ["The Best of Archie Comics"]
  52. 51. ["Archie Comics Digital Universe"]
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