Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine #197

Archie

United States

Published
February 2012
Page count
164?
Cover price
3.99 USD
Colour
Unknown
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/903967

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Betty and Veronica) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Betty and Veronica
Genre
Humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Credits

Script
None
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colours
Rosario "Tito" Peña
Letters
None
Editing
None
Show/hide 1. ["Download the Archie App for free"] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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First published in this issue

Notes

House ad for the Archie Comics digital download app. On the inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Text Evasion! (Betty and Veronica) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Betty and Veronica
Genre
Humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge

Credits

Script
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colours
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)
Editing
None

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Synopsis

Mr. Lodge tries to break Betty and Veronica's texting habit.

Show/hide 3. ["Betty and Veronica Friends Forever"] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Show/hide 4. The Inside Story (Veronica) Comic story, 1 page

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Veronica
Genre
Humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge

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Veronica reads her school composition to her father.

Show/hide 5. ["Archie Meets KISS"] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Show/hide 6. Home Alone? (Betty) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Betty
Genre
Humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Nancy

Credits

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
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None

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Synopsis

Betty is going to stay home alone while her parents go bowling.

Show/hide 7. Hold the Phone (Betty and Veronica) Comic story, 6 pages

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Feature
Betty and Veronica
Genre
Humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Ginger Lopez; Unnamed phone operator

Credits

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colours
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
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None

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Veronica, Betty and Archie play the call waiting game.

Show/hide 8. ["Kevin Keller Four Issue Mini-series"] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Show/hide 9. Fantastic Fashions for Fabulous Fun Times Illustration, 1 page

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Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

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None
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Show/hide 10. ["When I was young..."] (Archie) Comic story, 1 page

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Feature
Archie
Genre
Humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Credits

Script
Craig Boldman
Art
Henry Scarpelli
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Synopsis

Mr. Lodge is no longer surprised by any of Archie's stupid stunts.

Show/hide 11. Travel Case (Betty and Veronica) Comic story, 6 pages

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Feature
Betty and Veronica
Genre
Humor
Characters
Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Credits

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colours
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
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None

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On a ski weekend, Veronica travels to the resort by limo while Betty travels by bus.

Notes

skiing

Show/hide 12. Betty's Hideway (Betty) Activity, 1 page

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Betty

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Show/hide 13. ["Life with Archie Magazine"] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Show/hide 14. ["With all your millions..."] (Veronica Pin Up) Illustration, 1 page

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Feature
Veronica Pin Up
Genre
Humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

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Show/hide 15. A Working Model (Veronica) Comic story, 6 pages

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Feature
Veronica
Genre
Humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Huxter; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Credits

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colours
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
None

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From GCD
from Betty and Veronica (Archie, 1987 series) #22 (August 1989)

Synopsis

When Mr. Lodge tells Veronica to earn some money to support her lavish spending, Veronica applies for a job with a modeling agency.

Show/hide 16. What Are Friends For? (Betty and Veronica) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Betty and Veronica
Genre
Humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Celeste; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Archie Andrews

Credits

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Editing
None

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There is a big dance but Betty doesn't have money to go. Veronica helps her out on the condition that Betty doesn't take Archie to the dance.

Show/hide 17. The Bowl Game (Betty and Veronica) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Betty and Veronica
Genre
Humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Hiram Lodge; Tabby

Credits

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colours
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
None

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From GCD
from Betty and Veronica (Archie, 1987 series) #48 (February 1992)

Synopsis

Betty gives Veronica a goldfish and she thinks her cat, Tabby ate him.

Show/hide 18. ["Archie Cyber Adventures"] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Show/hide 19. The Throw Must Go On! (Betty and Veronica) Comic story, 6 pages

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Feature
Betty and Veronica
Genre
Humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Kevin; Joe; Mr. Davis

Credits

Script
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
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None

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Synopsis

Veronica gets even with two boys who threw snowballs at her.

Show/hide 20. Patience Is Not Her Virtue! (Betty and Veronica) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Betty and Veronica
Genre
Humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Givens; Archie Andrews

Credits

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)
Editing
None

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Betty tries to teach Veronica to have patience.

Show/hide 21. ["Archie the Married Life"] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Show/hide 22. Don't Worry... (Betty) Activity, 1 page

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Betty

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Show/hide 23. ["Okay, I've got all my equipment..."] (Archie) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Archie
Genre
Humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge

Credits

Script
Craig Boldman
Art
Henry Scarpelli
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None

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Synopsis

Archie hurts himself in a skiing simulator

Show/hide 24. Borrow Sorrow (Archie) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Archie
Genre
Humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Glen

Credits

Script
George Gladir
Art
Dan DeCarlo
Colours
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida
Editing
None

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From GCD
from Betty and Veronica (Archie, 1987 series) #98 (April 1996)

Synopsis

Archie's school buddy Glen feels no shame about borrowing everything Archie has.

Show/hide 25. [Ginger #1] (Ginger) Illustration, 1 page

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Feature
Ginger
Genre
Humor
Characters
Ginger

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None
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None
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from Ginger (Archie, 1951 series) #1 ([Spring] 1952)
Show/hide 26. Hard to Fit! (Ginger) Comic story, 3 pages

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Feature
Ginger
Genre
Humor
Characters
Ginger; Bunny Clarke; Patsy

Credits

Art
Harry Lucey
Editing
None

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From GCD
from Ginger (Archie, 1951 series) #8 (Winter 1953)

Synopsis

Ginger tries to start a new fad by wearing her dad's suspenders with her skirt.

Show/hide 27. Fin Fare! (Ginger) Comic story, 1 page

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Feature
Ginger
Genre
Humor
Characters
Ginger; Ickky

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From GCD
from Ginger (Archie, 1951 series) #8 (Winter 1953)

Synopsis

Ginger's tropical fish remind her of Ickky.

Show/hide 28. Hands Off! (Ginger) Comic story, 1 page

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Feature
Ginger
Genre
Humor
Characters
Ginger; Ickky

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from Ginger (Archie, 1951 series) #8 (Winter 1953)

Synopsis

Ickky should use both hands while driving.

Show/hide 29. B-Bopper (Ginger) Comic story, 1 page

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Feature
Ginger
Genre
Humor
Characters
Ginger; Ickky

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From GCD
from Ginger (Archie, 1951 series) #8 (Winter 1953)

Synopsis

Ginger's father tires of Ickky's "bop" slang.

Show/hide 30. Watch Out! (Ginger) Comic story, 1 page

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Feature
Ginger
Genre
Humor
Characters
Ginger

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Australia
Archie's Fun Book (Archie, 1956? series) #3 ([1956?])
Watch Out
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Synopsis

Ginger is shopping for a watch for her father.

Show/hide 31. Big Hearted! (Ginger) Comic story, 1 page

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Feature
Ginger
Genre
Humor
Characters
Ginger; Ickky; Tommy

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Tommy tries to out-do Ickky.

Show/hide 32. The Dinner Belle! (Ginger) Comic story, 3 pages

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Feature
Ginger
Genre
Humor
Characters
Ginger; Ickky; Tommy; Thorny

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Iccky makes a home-made dinner for Ginger but she's on a diet.

Show/hide 33. ["The original seven Archie Will You Marry Me issues"] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Show/hide 34. Guesstimate (Betty and Veronica) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Betty and Veronica
Genre
Humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Credits

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Editing
None

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Veronica thinks she has seen Archie buying Betty a present.

Show/hide 35. ["Archie Freshman Year"] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Show/hide 36. Being There! (Betty and Veronica) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Betty and Veronica
Genre
Humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge

Credits

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Editing
None

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Synopsis

Betty gets Veronica to imagine she is on a tropical island.

Show/hide 37. ["Archie World Tour"] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Show/hide 38. Bang Up Job! (Veronica) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Veronica
Genre
Humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Ted James; Hiram Lodge; Todd James

Credits

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
None

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Synopsis

Veronica tries to help decorate for the school dance but ends up knocking Ted off a ladder and sending him to the hospital.

Show/hide 39. ["Sabrina the Animated Series Graphic Novel"] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Show/hide 40. Speak English, Please! (Betty and Veronica) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Betty and Veronica
Genre
Humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Krista; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy

Credits

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Editing
None

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Synopsis

Krista, an exchange student from Norway, has problems with the idioms the gang uses.

Show/hide 41. Untitled (Sabrina the Teenage Witch) Illustration, 1 page

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Feature
Sabrina the Teenage Witch
Characters
Sabrina

Credits

Script
None
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Jon D' Agostino
Letters
None
Editing
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Show/hide 42. Given a Break (Sabrina) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Sabrina
Genre
Humor
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Harvey

Credits

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colours
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
None

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From GCD
from Sabrina, the Teen-Age Witch (Archie, 1971 series) #30 (February 1976)

Synopsis

The more Hilda tries to be nice to Harvey, the worse she fares.

Show/hide 43. Bodyguard (Sabrina) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Sabrina
Genre
Humor
Characters
Sabrina; Harvey; Ambrose

Credits

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colours
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
None

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Synopsis

Harvey warns Sabrina not to enter the bad part of town.

Show/hide 44. Lunch Time (Sabrina's Aunt Hilda) Activity, 1 page

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Sabrina's Aunt Hilda
Characters
Aunt Hilda

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Show/hide 45. ["The Magic of Sabrina the Teenage Witch"] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Show/hide 46. Family Business (Betty) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Betty
Genre
Humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones

Credits

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Editing
None

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Synopsis

Betty and her father discuss old sitcoms and how some of the Archie gang could have played roles in them.

Show/hide 47. ["Obama and Palin in Riverdale"] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Show/hide 48. Royal Pain (Betty and Veronica) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Betty and Veronica
Genre
Humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; "King"; King's manager

Credits

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colours
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
None

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From GCD
from Betty and Veronica (Archie, 1987 series) #38 [Direct] (March 1991)

Synopsis

Unable to get tickets to the sold out concert featuring "King", Betty and Veronica impersonate maids to gain access to their favorite recording artist's hotel room.

Show/hide 49. The Fame Game (Betty and Veronica) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Betty and Veronica
Genre
Humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge

Credits

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Editing
None

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Synopsis

Veronica meets with local newspaper reporters for a piece on her figure skating but the reporters are more interested in Betty's teaching snowboarding to local kids.

Notes

skiing; snowboarding

Show/hide 50. ["Betty! You've been talking for an hour!"] (Betty's Gag Bag) Comic story, 1 page

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Feature
Betty's Gag Bag
Genre
Humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper

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Synopsis

Betty's father thinks she talks on the phone to much.

Show/hide 51. [Katy Keene #12] (Katy Keene) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

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Feature
Katy Keene
Genre
Humor
Characters
Katty Keene; K.O.

Credits

Script
None
Art
Bill Woggon
Letters
None
Editing
None

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From GCD
from Katy Keene (Archie, 1949 series) #12
Show/hide 52. ["Danny calls to Katy..."] (Katy Keene) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Katy Keene
Genre
Humor
Characters
Katy Keene; Danny; Gloria; Errol Swoon

Credits

Script
Bill Woggon
Art
Bill Woggon
Editing
None

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Synopsis

Gloria tries to take Katy's movie role.

Show/hide 53. A Cat Tale (Katy Keene) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Katy Keene
Genre
Humor
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis; Skipper Mason

Credits

Script
Bill Woggon
Art
Bill Woggon
Editing
None

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Skipper shows Katy and Sis a talking cat.

Show/hide 54. Katy Keene Gets a Big Laugh (Katy Keene) Comic story, 5 pages

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Feature
Katy Keene
Genre
Humor
Characters
Katy Keene; K.O.; Gloria; Chubby; Sis

Credits

Script
Bill Woggon
Art
Bill Woggon
Editing
None

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Synopsis

Katy goes shopping for a new dress but everybody laughs at it.

Show/hide 55. ["The Best of Archie Comics"] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Show/hide 56. The Write Stuff (Betty's Diary) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Betty's Diary
Genre
Humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Miss Grundy

Credits

Script
Kathleen Web (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colours
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
None

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Synopsis

Betty discovers she has a talent at writing.

Show/hide 57. ["The Archie Babies"] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Show/hide 58. At a Disadvantage (Betty and Veronica) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Betty and Veronica
Genre
Humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones

Credits

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colours
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
None

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Synopsis

Betty and Veronica tell Archie they are not dating him anymore until he can pay for the dates. Archie then takes a job delivering phone books.

Show/hide 59. Trait Fate (Reggie) Comic story, 0.5 pages

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Feature
Reggie
Genre
Humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge

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None

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Synopsis

Jughead is learning ventriloquism.

Show/hide 60. News Muse (Reggie) Comic story, 0.5 pages

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Feature
Reggie
Genre
Humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones

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None

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Synopsis

Archie missed the bus and can't join the gang.

Notes

skiing

Show/hide 61. Pro-Skate (Veronica) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Veronica
Characters
Veronica Lodge

Credits

Editing
None

Notes

ice skating

Show/hide 62. Word Weary (Betty) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Betty
Genre
Humor
Characters
Betty Cooper

Credits

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colours
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Pat Owsley (credited)
Editing
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Synopsis

Betty volunteers at the library reading stories to children and wears herself out.

Show/hide 63. ["Subscribe Today"] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Show/hide 64. Untitled (Everything's Archie) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Feature
Everything's Archie

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Art
None
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None
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Show/hide 65. ["Archie and the Power Pets"] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Notes

House ad for the digital only version of Archie and the Power Pets. On the inside back cover.

Show/hide 66. ["Archie Comics Digital Universe"] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Notes

10 times a year (monthly except Feb. and Aug.); On sale date: 2012-01-04

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  • 12/12/2013

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  • 12/12/2013