(January 1986)

Archie, 1984 Series
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Price:
1.95 USD
Pages:
256 ?
Indicia frequency:
6 times a year in Jan., March, May, July, Sept., and Nov.
On-sale date:
1985 ?
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
0271000691620
Editing:
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color:
Four Color
Dimensions:
Digest
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Sequences likely out of order.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["Archie's asking for an increase in his allowance!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews
Keywords:
allowance; inflation

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie #267

Witchful Thinking (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Sabrina Spellman; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Aunt Hilda; Harvey Kinkle
Synopsis:
Wanting to be a part of Archie's group of friends, Sabrina uses her magic in subtle ways to help the group. But, the gang doesn't believe she's the cause of their good fortune.
Reprints:

The Money Watcher! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Hap Holliday
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx tries to stop losing money all the time.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dry cleaners; quarter

Don't Walk and Walk (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx shows her father a simpler way to remove snow from the driveway.
Reprints:

Greek Tweak (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Al Hartley
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy tells the story of Damon and Pythias.
Reprints:

Piano Rolled (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Pop puts an old player piano into the shop and the gang convince Moose that he can actually play.
Reprints:

Words to the Wise (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dexter Taylor
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor
Inks:
Dexter Taylor
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dexter Taylor

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Evelyn Evernever; Little Jughead Jones; Little Veronica Lodge: Ambrose Pipps; Spotty
Synopsis:
Little Archie warns his friends against actions that bring bad luck.
Reprints:

Praise Wordy (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Reprints:

Just Plain Veronica (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Veronica is being even more insufferable and aloof than usual.
Reprints:

Duke of Decay (Table of Contents)

Jughead as Captain Hero / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero; teen
Characters:
Jughead [as Captain Hero]
Reprints:

Games (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
A cruel party game backfires.
Reprints:

Little Archie Puts Out the Cat (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Bolling

Genre:
adventure; humor; children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Spotty; "Cat" Kane; un-named women
Synopsis:
Little Archie upsets his father by leaving his toys lying all around the house. But something far more upsetting happens when a cat burglar, "Cat" Kane, picks the Andrews home as the next target, and sneaks into the house after drugging Spotty. Thanks to Little Archie's toys, the family is alerted to Cat's presence in their house, but can they stop him from getting away?
Reprints:

Gentle Reminder (Table of Contents)

Wilbur's Girls Linda and Laurie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkins; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Alec; Sheldon Broadbeam
Synopsis:
Linda tells Laurie that she went out with Wilbur last night and that "he's no gentleman". Before long, Wilbur's reputation as a "cave man casanova" has spread all over town.
Reprints:

Take It Easel (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis:
When Alex raves about Melody's terrible abstract painting, Pepper and Albert try to humiliate them both by getting Melody's painting entered in an art show.
Reprints:
Keywords:
abstract art; art show; painting

Indexer Notes

There's the standard abstract art gag about the painting being hung upside-down.

Zippity Zap (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters:
Sabrina; Harvey; Della
Synopsis:
After Sabrina says that she finds Harvey unexciting, Della casts a spell that makes him irresistibly charismatic to everyone, including Sabrina.
Reprints:

Munch Bunch (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Dilton tries to convince Jughead to give up junk food in favor of healthy, energy-enhancing "yoga burgers."
Reprints:

The Silencer Strikes (Table of Contents)

Jughead as Captain Hero / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones [as Captain Hero]
Reprints:

Computer Au Go Go! (Table of Contents)

Archie and Me / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Waldo Weatherbee; Miss Geraldine Grundy; Miss Phlips; Elmer Benjamin Flutesnoot; Coach Kleats; Miss Bernice Beazley; Mr. Tyler (representative for Zippy Computer Company); Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Elmer Fluteweed
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee realizes the school's main computer is not Archie-proof.
Reprints:

The Doll (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Harry Lucey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lucey

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Molly
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica see Archie carrying a doll as a prop for the school play. Betty wants to make fun of him, but Veronica doesn't approve.
Reprints:
Keywords:
doll; jealousy; school play

["Stop daydreaming and study"] (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Bob Bolling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy accuses Little Archie of having his head in the clouds.
Reprints:

Sports Spree (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 7.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Little Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
When Little Archie is bored with TV and indoor games, Fred suggests taking an interest in outdoor sports. Little Archie manages to break one of his father's possessions with every sport he takes up.
Reprints:

Missing Link (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Waldo Weatherbee; Miss Geraldine Grundy; Miss Bernice Beazley; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee goes on a school-wide investigation as to why Archie is so quiet that day.
Reprints:

The Kiss-Off (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Craig
Synopsis:
Veronica is confident in her effect on men, due to her effect on Archie. That is, until she sees Betty's effect on the handsome Craig.
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie's asking for an increase in his allowance!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Witchful Thinking
    Sabrina
  3. 2. The Money Watcher!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Don't Walk and Walk
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Greek Tweak
    Reggie and Me
  6. 5. Piano Rolled
    Betty And Veronica
  7. 6. Words to the Wise
    Little Archie
  8. 7. Praise Wordy
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. Just Plain Veronica
    Veronica
  10. 9. Duke of Decay
    Jughead as Captain Hero
  11. 10. Games
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Little Archie Puts Out the Cat
    Little Archie
  13. 12. Gentle Reminder
    Wilbur's Girls Linda and Laurie
  14. 13. Take It Easel
    Josie
  15. 14. Zippity Zap
    Sabrina
  16. 15. Munch Bunch
    Jughead
  17. 16. The Silencer Strikes
    Jughead as Captain Hero
  18. 17. Computer Au Go Go!
    Archie and Me
  19. 18. The Doll
    Archie
  20. 19. ["Stop daydreaming and study"]
    Little Archie
  21. 20. Sports Spree
    Little Archie
  22. 21. Missing Link
    Archie and Me
  23. 22. The Kiss-Off
    Betty and Veronica
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