(September 2012)

Archie, 1987 Series
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164
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On-sale date
2012-07-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469500 20311
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ronnie, do you think my grip is too tight?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints
Keywords
tennis

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Oh Brother, Or Sister! (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty and 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; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Jellybean Jones; Alice Cooper; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica overhears her parents talking and gets the mistaken idea that her mother is pregnant.
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Romancing Summer (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Polly Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews; Marty (flashback); Eddie (flashback); Miguel (flashback)
Synopsis
Betty asks Polly about her summer romances from when she was younger.
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Whatever Suits Her (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The girls are shopping for bathing suits, and accidently mix up the top and bottom of two bikinis. They decide to buy the bikinis, switch the tops and bottoms, and wear them to the beach, making quite the fashion statement. It doesn't last though when Veronica wants to be unique and stains Betty's top with mustard.
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The Letter (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mike
Synopsis
Veronica gets a mysterious letter from a secret admirer.
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Changing Tastes! (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and her mother reminisce about when Betty had a lemonade stand as a kid.
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Betty and Veronica Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
The trouble with Archie...
Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica, under a tree, discussing Archie.
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The Haunted Beach House (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge sends Veronica and Archie to clean an old beach house he has bought. The local legend is that it is haunted.

Indexer Notes

Part two titled "A Shore Thing".

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Bikini Fashion Page (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

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

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
This is a catchy song!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie keeps humming a song and annoying Mr. Lodge.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

Complete Circle (Table of Contents: 14)

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
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica goes to extremes to keep her new, original swimsuit from getting wet.
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Flower Power (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Jean D'Onofrio ? [as D'Onofrio] (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty drives into the country to pick exotic wild flowers, but finds the country is a lot wilder than she expected.
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Keywords
bees; bull; skunk; wildflowers

Sale Tale (Table of Contents: 16)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; several un-named teenage boys
Synopsis
Veronica is seen parading around the beach in a fancy bathing suit. She is quickly met with shouts of approval and whistles from several boys on the beach. In the second to last panel, she is seen walking on the boardwalk. In the last panel, she is seen inside the Beach Boutique telling the clerk that she'll take the bathing suit. A sign taped to the window of the boutique tells us that the boutique is currently having a 25%-off sale on swim suits.
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California Dreaming (Table of Contents: 18)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Veronica Lodge
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Indexer Notes

Find the words puzzle.

Tropical Heat (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Inks
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When this originally appeared it contained the names of the readers who submitted the fashions, this version does not have that information.

Veronica in Hollywood (Table of Contents: 20)

Veronica / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Hy Eisman (credited)
Inks
Hy Eisman (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; J.C. Magnate; Ty Tallone; Manana; Danny Dugan; Tom Hunks; Vera Volga; Vicky Velma; Daisy
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge and Veronica travel to Hollywood to help Mr. Lodge's old friend J.C. Magnate who is about to lose his movie studio.
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Indexer Notes

Four chapters
Chapter One: Sapphire Slippers
Chapter Two: Going, Going, Gone!
Chapter Three: The Lady in Red
Chapter Four: Trouble in Tinseltown

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Dragon Queen (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Betty make a dragon sand sculpture.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

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
Great cannonball, Arch!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie keeps splashing Veronica.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

Stew Style (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica thinks Betty is not good enough for her bowling team.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling

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Picture Perfect (Table of Contents: 26)

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; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty's favorite picture of Archie accidentally gets thrown out with the trash.
Reprints

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

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 of the next section featuring Sabrina reprints.

Surf's Up (Table of Contents: 28)

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
humor
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Harvey
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda decides to try surfing.
Reprints
Keywords
surf board; surfing

The Opportunist (Table of Contents: 29)

Sabrina / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Harvey; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie tries to steal Sabrina away from Harvey by dropping in while she's babysitting and putting the moves on her. A few magic spells leave Reggie sitting on a cactus and kissing a dog.
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Hilda / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Find all of the hidden, sneaky, witchy words listed below in the word search!
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Indexer Notes

Circle the words puzzle.

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Full Circle (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Jim Williams
Synopsis
Betty decides that Veronica can have Archie, she will get a new boyfriend.
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Animal Instinct (Table of Contents: 34)

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; Barry; Harry; Larry
Synopsis
Betty is babysitting triplets and takes them to the zoo.
Reprints
Keywords
babysitting; elephant; monkey; ostrich; zoo

Hot Dance Steps (Table of Contents: 35)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica watch as Archie dances to a new song on a hot beach.
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Pool Boy (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz [as Shutlz] (credited)
Inks
Jeff Shultz [as Shutlz] (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler; Roger Eaton; Sid Eaton
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge becomes suspicious of the new pool boy the moment Veronica takes an interest in him.
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Indexer Notes

Credit is mis-spelled "Shutlz" rather than "Shultz".

Muscle Bound (Table of Contents: 38)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Spike; Mickey
Synopsis
Two body builders humiliate Archie at the beach.
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Name Game (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Roberta Robinson; Anastasia Allen
Synopsis
Veronica and Betty both learn they were almost given different names at birth.

Club Snub (Table of Contents: 41)

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
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is tired of being treated special because of who she is. She and Betty travel to another town where Veronica hopes she can be treated like a regular person.
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New Kids Off the Wall Part One (Table of Contents: 43)

New Kids Off The Wall / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Alex Simmons
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Digikore Studios
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead; Archie; Reggie Mantle; Veronica; Betty; Dilton; Midge; Mr. Weatherbee; Moose; Vic; Danny D'Angelo; Sheila; Carla; Chloe; Sayid; Shrill; Lonnie; Ms. Ashton; Mr. Fine; Ms. Ganesh
Synopsis
Jughead, Archie, Veronica, and Betty are all messed up due to the new kids. And Reggie had a prank pulled on him resulting in his wearing a cheerleaders outfit - including short skirt.
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Everything's Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Ronnie, do you think my grip is too tight?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. ["Archie: Clash of the New Kids"]
  3. 2. Oh Brother, Or Sister!
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Romancing Summer
    Betty
  5. 4. Whatever Suits Her
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. The Letter
    Veronica
  7. 6. Changing Tastes!
    Betty
  8. 7. ["Double Digest Sample Pack!"]
  9. 8. ["The trouble with Archie..."]
    Betty and Veronica Pin-Up
  10. 9. The Haunted Beach House
    Veronica
  11. 10. ["Archie Meets KISS"]
  12. 11. ["Archie: The Married Life"]
  13. 12. Bikini Fashion Page
    Betty
  14. 13. ["This is a catchy song!"]
    Archie
  15. 14. Complete Circle
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. Flower Power
    Betty
  17. 16. Sale Tale
    Veronica
  18. 17. ["Jinx"]
  19. 18. California Dreaming
    Veronica
  20. 19. Tropical Heat
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Veronica in Hollywood
    Veronica
  22. 21. ["Kevin Keller in Hardcover"]
  23. 22. Dragon Queen
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. ["Great cannonball, Arch!"]
    Archie
  25. 24. Stew Style
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. ["Archie Marries Betty & Veronica"]
  27. 26. Picture Perfect
    Betty
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina
  29. 28. Surf's Up
    Sabrina
  30. 29. The Opportunist
    Sabrina
  31. 30. ["Find all of the hidden, sneaky, witchy words listed below in the word search!"]
    Hilda
  32. 31. ["The Magic of Sabrina the Teenage Witch"]
  33. 32. Full Circle
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. ["Sabrina the Animated Series Graphic Novel"]
  35. 34. Animal Instinct
    Betty
  36. 35. Hot Dance Steps
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. ["Betty and Veronica Friends Forever"]
  38. 37. Pool Boy
    Betty and Veronica
  39. 38. Muscle Bound
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. ["Subscribe Today"]
  41. 40. Name Game
    Betty and Veronica
  42. 41. Club Snub
    Betty and Veronica
  43. 42. ["Archie: Clash of the New Kids"]
  44. 43. New Kids Off the Wall Part One
    New Kids Off The Wall
  45. 44. ["Archie: Clash of the New Kids"]
  46. 45. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  47. 46. ["Hot Summer Reads"]
  48. 47. ["New Crusaders - Rise of the Heroes"]
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