(August 2012)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year (monthly except Feb. and Aug.)
On-sale date
2012-06-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469500 20211
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Color
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Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors
Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee! Why didn't anyone want to ride up front with me?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

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

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

A Ride on the Wild Side! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; George (Betty's cousin); Archie Andrews
Synopsis
In an attempt to impress Betty's cousin, Veronica rides several roller coasters at an amusement park even though she hates roller coasters.
Reprints
Keywords
roller coaster

Trust is a Must (Table of Contents: 3)

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; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Everyone has a suggestion for Betty on what to do for her father who is feeling a little under the weather.
Reprints

An Old Story (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Teresa Davidson

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews (as a pirate); Betty Cooper (as a pirate)
Synopsis
Veronica goes into a bookstore looking for a romance novel. The clerk tells her of a historical romance starring a pirate and the two women pirates in his crew, forming a love triangle. Veronica then asks if the store has anything else.
Reprints
Keywords
pirate

Indexer Notes

As the clerk is telling Veronica of the book, she imagines herself, Archie and finally Betty as the main characters.

Credits for colors and letters are not printed in this digest. The credits listed here come from the index of the original printing.

A Tale of Two Diaries (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Bo Hunk (teen idol)
Synopsis
Betty loses her diary and Veronica dreams that it is found by a producer who wants to make a movie about Betty after reading it.
Reprints

The Haves and the Have Nots (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; Veronica Lodge; Polly Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty wonders what she would do if she was rich.
Reprints

Daddy & Daughter Day (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Wanting to spend the day with his daughter, Mr Lodge goes shopping with Veronica.
Reprints

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

Betty's Pin Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Beauty and her Bears
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Learning Curves (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Mark; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica meets a surfer that she really likes and he turns out to be her summer math tutor.
Reprints
Keywords
surf board; surfing

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Talk Balk (Table of Contents: 13)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica thinks she and her father should talk more.
Reprints

Share Flair (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty overdoes her interest in Archie's sports team.
Reprints

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

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've found that at this age...
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead are learning a lot in school this week.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

Battle Weary (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Marty; Charlie; Bernie; Eddie; Waldo; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty spend her day as camp counselor breaking up fights between the campers.
Reprints

The Things You Find! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty issues a challenge to Veronica while at a yard sale: to see who can put together the best outfit based on what they find. Veronica thinks that it is beneath her, but can't help but accept a fashion challenge.
Reprints

Retro Style (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reader submitted fashions.

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

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

Wash Josh (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Archie meet at the laundromat after their home washing machines broke.

[Ginger #1] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Ginger
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover reprint used as the title page for the next section featuring Ginger reprints.

Shoes Your Partner (Table of Contents: 22)

Ginger / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey (signed)
Inks
Harry Lucey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Ickky Jones; Patsy; Tony Di Lopola
Synopsis
Ickky is tired of being a runt so he has a shoemaker build up the soles of his shoes.
Reprints

Sox Appeal (Table of Contents: 23)

Ginger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Betsy; Ickky Jones
Synopsis
Ginger knitted Ickky a pair of socks.
Reprints

First Class Male (Table of Contents: 24)

Ginger / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey (signed)
Inks
Harry Lucey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Mr. Snapp; Bunny Clarke; Tommy
Synopsis
Ginger steals Bunny's latest boyfriend Tommy.
Reprints

Man's Best Friend (Table of Contents: 25)

Ginger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey (signed)
Inks
Harry Lucey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Ickky Jones; Patsy; Flip (a dog)
Synopsis
Ickky's dog won't bite anybody but him.
Reprints

No Talking A-Loud! (Table of Contents: 26)

Ginger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey (signed)
Inks
Harry Lucey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Ickky Jones
Synopsis
Ickky tried to call Ginger but the phone was off the hook.
Reprints

All Washed Up! (Table of Contents: 27)

Ginger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey (signed)
Inks
Harry Lucey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Ickky Jones
Synopsis
Ginger and Ickky discuss the new washing machines their parents purchased.
Reprints

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

The Rain's Not a Pain (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica hates summer until she gets caught in a summer rainstorm with Archie.
Reprints

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

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie's coming over?
Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge can't concentrate with Archie in the house.

Curtains for Archie (Table of Contents: 31)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Archie try to use a photo booth.
Reprints
Keywords
photo booth

Roller Derby Ruckus (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Kyle Clifton; Hulkin' Heidi
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica join the local roller derby team and teach them about teamwork.
Reprints
Keywords
inline skating; roller derby

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Sabrina / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

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

It's A Buster (Table of Contents: 35)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda gets revenge on Harvey for frightening her.
Reprints

A Club Flub (Table of Contents: 36)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Harvey
Synopsis
Harvey bets Hilda five dollars he can beat her at golf.
Reprints
Keywords
golf

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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

Digging for Buried Treasure (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Alison Flood (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica remember back when they were kids and played "pirates".
Reprints
Keywords
buried treasure; pirate

Siren Environs (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Script
Al Hartley (credited)
Pencils
Al Hartley (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty makes Archie wear a blindfold at the beach so he won't get distracted by other girls.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

The Chaperone (Table of Contents: 41)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Monk; The Kid
Synopsis
While vacationing in a remote lakeside cabin, Betty and Veronica encounter a prehistoric lake monster and two hoodlums out to hold Veronica for ransom.
Reprints

Hair Raiser (Table of Contents: 42)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie comments on Veronica's hair after she rides a roller coaster.
Reprints
Keywords
roller coaster

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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

My Loss Is My Gain (Table of Contents: 44)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Miss Dewey (a librarian); Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate (cameo)
Synopsis
Betty offers to buy Jughead a soda with her last five dollars. But when Betty can't find it, she and Jughead retrace her steps to locate it.
Reprints

Cookie Dough Nuts! (Table of Contents: 45)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ms. Woolf
Synopsis
Veronica brings cookies she made to a bake sale and they become a hit as dog teeth exercisers due to their hardness.

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

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

The Right Guy! (Table of Contents: 47)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Ozzie Elrick; Arnold Fragilehoffer
Synopsis
Veronica wants to date somebody more interesting than Archie.
Reprints

A List with a Twist (Table of Contents: 48)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Henri; Wendy; Brian
Synopsis
Betty has a list of things she wants to do over the summer break.
Reprints
Keywords
surf board; surfing

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

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The Trial of Reggie Mantle (Table of Contents: 50)

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Letters
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 51) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 52) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Gee! Why didn't anyone want to ride up front with me?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. ["Hot Summer Reads"]
  3. 2. A Ride on the Wild Side!
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Trust is a Must
    Betty
  5. 4. An Old Story
    Veronica
  6. 5. A Tale of Two Diaries
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. The Haves and the Have Nots
    Betty
  8. 7. Daddy & Daughter Day
    Veronica
  9. 8. ["Archie the Married Life"]
  10. 9. ["Beauty and her Bears"]
    Betty's Pin Up
  11. 10. Learning Curves
    Veronica
  12. 11. ["Kevin Keller in Hardcover"]
  13. 12. ["Archie Meets KISS"]
  14. 13. Talk Balk
    Veronica
  15. 14. Share Flair
    Betty
  16. 15. ["I've found that at this age..."]
    Archie
  17. 16. Battle Weary
    Betty
  18. 17. The Things You Find!
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Retro Style
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. ["Jinx"]
  21. 20. Wash Josh
    Betty
  22. 21. [Ginger #1]
    Ginger
  23. 22. Shoes Your Partner
    Ginger
  24. 23. Sox Appeal
    Ginger
  25. 24. First Class Male
    Ginger
  26. 25. Man's Best Friend
    Ginger
  27. 26. No Talking A-Loud!
    Ginger
  28. 27. All Washed Up!
    Ginger
  29. 28. ["Archie Marries Betty & Veronica"]
  30. 29. The Rain's Not a Pain
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. ["Archie's coming over?"]
    Archie
  32. 31. Curtains for Archie
    Betty
  33. 32. Roller Derby Ruckus
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. ["Betty and Veronica: Best Friends Forever"]
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina
  36. 35. It's A Buster
    Sabrina
  37. 36. A Club Flub
    Sabrina
  38. 37. ["The Magic of Sabrina the Teenage Witch"]
  39. 38. Digging for Buried Treasure
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. Siren Environs
    Betty and Me
  41. 40. ["Get your Archie swag!"]
  42. 41. The Chaperone
    Betty and Veronica
  43. 42. Hair Raiser
    Veronica
  44. 43. ["The Best of Archie Comics"]
  45. 44. My Loss Is My Gain
    Betty
  46. 45. Cookie Dough Nuts!
    Betty and Veronica
  47. 46. ["Subscribe Today"]
  48. 47. The Right Guy!
    Veronica
  49. 48. A List with a Twist
    Betty and Veronica
  50. 49. ["Archie the Married Life"]
  51. 50. The Trial of Reggie Mantle
  52. 51. ["Archie the Married Life Book Two"]
  53. 52. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  54. 53. ["The Voyage Home"]
  55. 54. ["Download the Archie Comics App for free"]
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