(December 1996)

Archie, 1984 Series
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Price:
2.75 USD
Pages:
196
Indicia frequency:
7 times a year in Feb., April, May, July, Sept., Oct., and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
07189646951689
Editing:
Nanci Dakesian; Victor Gorelick
Color:
Four Color
Dimensions:
Digest
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

[Beach Videos For Rainy Days] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Keywords:
bikinis; rain

Leaf it to Reggie! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Barbara Slate
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie, Veronica, Betty and Jughead miss Reggie's jokes.

Score Chore (Table of Contents)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Coach Kleats want Archie and Jughead to carry him off the field when the team scores the winning touchdown.

Puddle Muddle (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx gets a new pair of boots so she doesn't ruin her shoes by jumping in puddles.

Chatter Patter (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead tells Archie he does think of other things besides burgers.

Practice Makes Perfect! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
The cheerleaders laugh when Mr. Weatherbee takes over the football practice until Miss Grudy decides to show them some great routines from the good old days.

Reggie's Cam-Pain! (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Councilman Arthur Van Painter; Archie Andrews; Professor Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Reggie, campaigning for class president, gets advice from his cousin Arthur, who is running for City Councilman.

Ego Buster (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Dilton thinks he is surrounded by incompetent writers for the school magazine.

The Signature (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Mrs. Jones gets Jughead to do his homework by making sure he is well fed, but Archie gets in trouble when he tries to get Jughead to do his own homework.

Buck Pluck (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead loses a quarter and Archie finds a dollar.

The Outcasts (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Coach Clayton; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Pop Tate; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Professor Flutesnoot thinks Archie and Chuck stole test questions from Miss Grundy's office.
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Indexer Notes

Story split into 2 parts.

Credits from the credits printed in the original printing, no credits are listed in this digest.

Dress-Up Day (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Mr. Weatherbee; Ethel Muggs; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis:
The students and faculty come to school wearing costumes.

Wish You Were Here (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis:
With Archie spending a lot of time at Betty's studying for a math test, Mr. Lodge and Smithers start to miss Archie.

Something Different (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Svenson; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
The faculty puts on a show for the Riverdale sports programs. Mr. Weatherbee wants to do something different this year, a magic act.

Father and Son Stuff! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie and his dad go shopping.

The Magic Toe of Dummy Bollenback (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews, Reggie Mantle; Dummy Bollenback
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie are appointed toe guards to Dummy Bollenback, Riverdale's football field goal kicker, so that he doesn't hurt his foot.

Rare Affair (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee can't believe Jughead came to school on time.

Most Alarming (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead's mom makes up a morning timetable to get him to school on time.

Double Trouble (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Mr. Svenson; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie, as gym monitor, makes sure things are cleaned up for the district supervisor's visit.

Tire Ire (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie's current girlfriend is happy that his car got a flat tire, right next to a phone booth.
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Jest of the West! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Jughead gets the role of outlaw in the school play.
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Talk Talk (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie is the new champ of the Riverdale Liar's Club.

Pin Pun (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Moose asks Midge to wear his pin, his bowling pin.

The Eyes Have It! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Nobody believes Archie's black eye is from walking into a door.

A Run For Your Money (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Petunia (a dog); Tinker Bell (a cat)
Synopsis:
Archie takes Petunia, a big dog, for a walk.

Film Fun (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead takes photos of Reggie that get him in trouble with the rest of the football team.

Couch Slouch (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie tells Jughead to get off the couch, so he takes the cushions with him.

Heartburn (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
After being turned down for a date with both Veronica and Betty, Archie thinks women are nothing but trouble.

Kitty Ditty (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Sabrina Spellman; Salem (her cat); Aunt Hilda Spellman
Synopsis:
Salem dips his tail in some witches' brew and gets magic powers and Sabrina has to undo everything he zaps.

Mail Male! (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee forgot where he left a postage stamp.

Jock Knock (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Marvelous Marv (radio disc jockey)
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee is upset with the local disc jockey.

The Loan (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie wants to use his old car as collateral for a new car.

Middy Ditty (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica wants to know if Archie likes her new midi skirt.

A Man Of Class (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Mr. Andrews won't let Archie go on a date with Veronica because he hasn't raked up the leaves yet.

Pay Dismay (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Archie spends all his pay on his friends.

What a Revolting Development (Table of Contents)

Pop Tate / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Pop Tate wants Archie and Jughead to pay for their food.

Hear, Hear! (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx wants to know if her daddy likes her. Her dad wants to know what she really wants.

Thanks Is In Giving! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Samoset; Chief Massasoit
Synopsis:
Archie wonders what it would have been like to be one of the Pilgrims.
Keywords:
Mayflower; Pilgrims

Taster's Choice (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis:
Reggie is uncovering all of Jughead's secret food stashes at school.
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Yearn to Earn (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie wants an increase in his allowance, but wants to earn it by doing work around the house.

The Error Of His Ways (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Pop Tate; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie arrives at school and the bell rings.

Paint Patter (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie gets Jughead to paint his kitchen floor.

Team Esteem (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Coach Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Mr. Svenson
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee takes over for Coach Clayton.

Myth America (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Jughead has a pet dragon.

["Pensamos En"] (Table of Contents)

Moose Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Dilton tries to explain to Moose what the Spanish words pensamos en mean.

Put-Down Patter (Table of Contents)

Reggie Presents / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie and Archie put each other down with snappy come-back comments.

Metal Fatigue (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie tries to score brownie points with Mr. Lodge by polishing the doorknob on the Lodge's front door.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Beach Videos For Rainy Days]
    Archie
  2. 1. Leaf it to Reggie!
    Archie
  3. 2. Score Chore
    Coach Kleats
  4. 3. Puddle Muddle
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Chatter Patter
    Jughead
  6. 5. Practice Makes Perfect!
    Archie
  7. 6. Reggie's Cam-Pain!
    Reggie
  8. 7. Ego Buster
    Archie
  9. 8. The Signature
    Jughead
  10. 9. Buck Pluck
    Jughead
  11. 10. The Outcasts
    Archie and Chuck
  12. 11. Dress-Up Day
    Archie
  13. 12. Wish You Were Here
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Something Different
    Mr. Weatherbee
  15. 14. Father and Son Stuff!
    Archie
  16. 15. The Magic Toe of Dummy Bollenback
    Archie
  17. 16. Rare Affair
    Jughead
  18. 17. Most Alarming
    Jughead
  19. 18. Double Trouble
    Archie
  20. 19. Tire Ire
    Archie
  21. 20. Jest of the West!
    Jughead
  22. 21. Talk Talk
    Archie
  23. 22. Pin Pun
    Moose
  24. 23. The Eyes Have It!
    Archie
  25. 24. A Run For Your Money
    Archie
  26. 25. Film Fun
    Jughead
  27. 26. Couch Slouch
    Jughead
  28. 27. Heartburn
    Archie
  29. 28. Kitty Ditty
    Sabrina
  30. 29. Mail Male!
    Mr. Weatherbee
  31. 30. Jock Knock
    Archie
  32. 31. The Loan
    Archie
  33. 32. Middy Ditty
    Veronica
  34. 33. A Man Of Class
    Archie
  35. 34. Pay Dismay
    Archie
  36. 35. What a Revolting Development
    Pop Tate
  37. 36. Hear, Hear!
    Li'l Jinx
  38. 37. Thanks Is In Giving!
    Archie
  39. 38. Taster's Choice
    Jughead
  40. 39. Yearn to Earn
    Archie
  41. 40. The Error Of His Ways
    Archie
  42. 41. Paint Patter
    Jughead
  43. 42. Team Esteem
    Archie
  44. 43. Myth America
    Jughead
  45. 44. ["Pensamos En"]
    Moose Gag Bag
  46. 45. Put-Down Patter
    Reggie Presents
  47. 46. Metal Fatigue
    Archie
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