(May 2013)

Archie, 1989 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
11 times a year (monthly except September)
On-sale date:
2013-03-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
76281646952419011
Editing:
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Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard U.S. Digest size
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Samm Schwartz (signed)
Inks:
Bob White (signed)
Colors:
Rosario Pena (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Forsythe Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

The Best of Archie Comics Book Two (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for the second Best of Archie Comics collection.

Advice Times Twice (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Trula Twyst; Gina
Synopsis:
Archie gets the same advice about how to get Gina to notice him from Jughead and Trula.
Reprints:

Little Boy Lost (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks:
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead resents his aunt Jessie treating him like a helpless little child who's always in danger of getting lost.
Reprints:

A Matter of Timing (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks:
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Jughead is always in the wrong place at the right time or the right place at the wrong time.
Reprints:

The Melter! (Table of Contents)

Jellybean / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; children; teen
Characters:
Jellybean Jones; Jughead Jones; Archie; Dilton; Moose; Mrs. Jones; Mr. Jones; Mr. Lodge; Veronica; Smithers
Synopsis:
Jellybean has the power
Reprints:

Play It Again, Jug (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks:
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Professor Flutesnoot; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Jughead tries out for the band with various antique instruments.
Reprints:

Hoop Scoop (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks:
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Karen; Lori
Synopsis:
Jughead tutors the girls basketball team's two best players so they can stay eligible to play in the county championship.
Reprints:
Keywords:
basketball

[Free Comic Book Day 2013] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Free Comic Book Day 2013 offerings from Archie Comics.

Loan Groan (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie wants the dollar he loaned Jughead last month.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Archie and Friends / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

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

Hamburger Happy (Table of Contents)

Little Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Jughead; Miss Grundy; Phanela Feeley; Little Archie
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy selects Little Jughead to introduce new student Phanela Feeley around the school.

First Aid Boy (Table of Contents)

Little Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Jughead; Little Archie; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Little Reggie; Little Veronica; Little Betty
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee gives a first aid demonstration to the kids but Miss Grundy thinks the bandages are real.

For the Record (Table of Contents)

Little Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Jughead; Little Archie; Little Reggie; Pop Tate; Fred Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Little Betty
Synopsis:
Little Archie gets Little Jughead on a TV show titled "For the Record" in an attempt to break the hamburger eating record.

The Pie and I (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Archie; Little Jughead; Little Betty
Synopsis:
Jughead tells Betty that the way to get Little Archie is to bake his favorite pie.
Reprints:

[Double Digest Sample Packs!] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for a random assortment of Double Digest back issues.

Girl Whirl (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead's fortune says he will have a long conversation with a girl.

A Rainy Daze (Table of Contents)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle.

Subject Matters (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Ethel
Synopsis:
Jughead paints portraits of the girls.

[Archie: The Married Life] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for the first three Archie: The Married Life collections.

Victual Vision (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Nothing can keep Jughead's mind off food.
Reprints:

The Reward (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie is asked to feed Veronica's cat while the Lodge's and their servants are on vacation.

Juggling Sched (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Midge
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead have a fruit juggling act for the school talent show.

The Phantom Hydrant (Table of Contents)

Jughead Jones / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Everyone has been getting parking tickets for parking next to a hydrant but there is no hydrant.

Brain Drain (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Hollywood stole Jughead's idea for a movie.
Reprints:

["Veronica, we can't go out tonight after all."] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie tells Veronica he's sick so he can go to the movie with Betty.
Reprints:
  • from Archie Sunday (Creators Syndicate) ????.??.??

Handle With Care (Table of Contents)

Jughead / 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)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead start a delivery service.

Ship a Hooey (Table of Contents)

Jughead's Dipsy Doodles / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead paints an old-time sailing ship.

["We came over to see you, Jughead!"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Tough Enough (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Forsythe Jones; Jughead's grandfather
Synopsis:
Jughead needs help with his homework.

Stay Tuned for Jughead (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Svenson
Synopsis:
Jughead wants his own talk show.

Cake Mistake (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Maurice; Mr. Lodge; Smithers (cameo)
Synopsis:
Jughead learns the art of cake decorating.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The original printing of this credits inks to Rich Koslowski but this reprint drops the inking credit.

Dream Girl (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Veronica is furious with Betty for stealing Archie in Veronica's dream the previous night.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Feature has been changed from the original printing.

Study Buddy?! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie is home alone all weekend and wants to study for his big test, but Jughead keeps distracting him.

Nut Of This Earth (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Mr. Ami
Synopsis:
Jughead buys 500 pounds of nuts at an auction for five dollars.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring That Wilkin Boy reprints.

Come To the Fair (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Tough Teddy; Buddy Drumhead; Rebel
Synopsis:
After Rebel causes him to smash his guitar, Teddy tries to get enough money to buy a new one by setting up a kissing booth at the fair.
Reprints:

Drum Rolls and Coffee (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Willie Wilkin; Wilma Wilkin; Tough Teddy; Buddy Drumhead; Rebel
Synopsis:
Buddy goes to pieces after Mr. Smythe takes away his drumsticks. The gang tries to find him something else to drum with.
Reprints:

[Comic Book Fair] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Information on Archie themed book fairs.

Handy Man (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis:
Jughead uses his juggling skills to save the Lodge's fancy china.
Keywords:
billiards; juggling

[Archie Comics Subscriptions] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Subscription information for various Archie titles.

Adventures In Babysitting (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Jellybean Jones; Forsythe P. Jones II; Gladys Jones; Mrs. Muggs; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Stuck babysitting when he planned to see a movie, Jughead decides to take Jellybean to the theater with him.
Reprints:

[Archie: Betty or Veronica?] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Information on a new Archie themed app.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Everything's Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[The Art of Betty and Veronica] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for The Art of Betty and Veronica collection.

[Download the Archie App for free!] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for Archie's digital comics program.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jughead
  2. 1. The Best of Archie Comics Book Two
  3. 2. Advice Times Twice
    Jughead
  4. 3. Little Boy Lost
    Jughead
  5. 4. A Matter of Timing
    Jughead
  6. 5. The Melter!
    Jellybean
  7. 6. Play It Again, Jug
    Jughead
  8. 7. Hoop Scoop
    Jughead
  9. 8. [Free Comic Book Day 2013]
  10. 9. Loan Groan
    Jughead
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie and Friends
  12. 11. Hamburger Happy
    Little Jughead
  13. 12. First Aid Boy
    Little Jughead
  14. 13. For the Record
    Little Jughead
  15. 14. The Pie and I
    Little Archie
  16. 15. [Double Digest Sample Packs!]
  17. 16. Girl Whirl
    Jughead
  18. 17. A Rainy Daze
    Jughead
  19. 18. Subject Matters
    Jughead
  20. 19. [Archie: The Married Life]
  21. 20. Victual Vision
    Jughead
  22. 21. The Reward
    Jughead
  23. 22. Juggling Sched
    Jughead
  24. 23. The Phantom Hydrant
    Jughead Jones
  25. 24. Brain Drain
    Jughead
  26. 25. ["Veronica, we can't go out tonight after all."]
    Archie
  27. 26. Handle With Care
    Jughead
  28. 27. Ship a Hooey
    Jughead's Dipsy Doodles
  29. 28. ["We came over to see you, Jughead!"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  30. 29. Tough Enough
    Jughead
  31. 30. Stay Tuned for Jughead
    Jughead
  32. 31. Cake Mistake
    Jughead
  33. 32. Dream Girl
    Jughead
  34. 33. Study Buddy?!
    Archie
  35. 34. Nut Of This Earth
    Jughead
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    That Wilkin Boy
  37. 36. Come To the Fair
    That Wilkin Boy
  38. 37. Drum Rolls and Coffee
    That Wilkin Boy
  39. 38. [Comic Book Fair]
  40. 39. Handy Man
    Jughead
  41. 40. [Archie Comics Subscriptions]
  42. 41. Adventures In Babysitting
    Jughead
  43. 42. [Archie: Betty or Veronica?]
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  45. 44. [The Art of Betty and Veronica]
  46. 45. [Download the Archie App for free!]
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  • Jim Van Dore
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