(May 1977)

Archie, 1977 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
four times a year in February, May, August & November
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Barcode:
0271000695805
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest size
Paper Stock:
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["My new umbrella!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Li'l Jinx; Little Archie; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Keywords:
rain

Indexer Notes

Cover idea (redrawn but with same dialogue) from the cover of Archie (Archie, 1962 series) #146

The Health Nuts (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie becomes very interested in vigorous exercise.
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["What's Flutesnoot and his class doing up on the roof?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Professor Flutesnoot and class put up a radar dish antenna on the school roof.
Reprints:
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The Escort (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; an unnamed monster
Synopsis:
Veronica thinks that a monster roaming the halls of Riverdale High is really Archie in disguise. She even gets him to take her to a dance on Saturday night where all the students have to dress up like monsters.
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Constant Replay (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
The Archies try to make a demo recording, but every take is ruined by extraneous noises.
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Mister Jughead (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica spot Jughead taking money from elementary school children and assume he's extorting them.
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Fun Page (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Puzzles page.

["Mr. Principal, the Superin..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
The Superintendent complains about a bill for an air-conditioner.
Reprints:
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In Trouble (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Little Jughead Jones; un-named teacher; un-named kids; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Little Archie is constantly acting up and getting into trouble at school. But on his way to Little Archie's house to talk to his father, Mr. Weatherbee sees the boy doing nothing but good things for everyone.
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Puppet Love (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx

["Veronica, can't we get rid of Leroy..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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?
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Leroy
Synopsis:
Archie tries to get rid of young Leroy.
Reprints:
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The Congo Line (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason

The Maxi Men (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Mr. Svenson
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie make fun of the girls' new fashion choice, the maxi coat.
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["Archie!! Where did you get this bubble bath you gave me?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper (on phone)
Synopsis:
Betty gets covered with bubbles.
Reprints:
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Historically Hysterical! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Marty Epp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Riverdale High puts together a big pageant for the 100th anniversary of the Civil War. As a prank, Reggie decides to sabotage the pageant by swiping the costumes.
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Indexer Notes

Issue length story told in four chapters: "Historically Hysterical"(8 pages), "Come Out Fighting"(6 pages), "The Big Crisis"(5 pages) and "Archie Saves the Show"(5 pages).

Jughead's Good Eatin' Word Puzzle (Table of Contents)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jughead

Indexer Notes

Word search puzzle.

["I'm going to tidy up my hair!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead makes himself at home in Veronica's kitchen.
Reprints:
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Guessing Game (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty gets five sets of advice on how to snag Archie from five different friends, and follows them all.
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Indexer Notes

Story only has 'Betty' featured logo. Original index lists 'Betty and Veronica' for feature.

The Nemean Lion (Table of Contents)

The Trials of Hercules / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Hercules

Neckless Driving (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie installs power windows in his father's car, and Mr. Weatherbee gets his neck stuck in one of them when it gets stalled.
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Ring a Ding (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx's friend gets a ring from a gumball machine.
Reprints:
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Mind Over Chatter (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge tries to put his new psychoanalytic training to use on Jughead.
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["Jughead is going to tell my fortune for eleven cents!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead tells Betty's fortune.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Groovyman Comics (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee
Reprints:
  • ?

["That guy at the postage window never laughs!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead upsets the postoffice worker.
Reprints:
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A Big Fat Compliment (Table of Contents)

Archie's Dad / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Mary tells Fred that she's putting him on a diet.
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Turned On (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Waldo Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
The story looks at the words that can get the Archie cast excited.
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The Nine-Headed Hydra (Table of Contents)

The Trials of Hercules / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Hercules

Movie Madness (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Spotty; un-named babysitter; un-named ticket taker; un-named projectionist; un-named candy counter woman
Synopsis:
Fred and Mary go to the movies and leave Little Archie with a babysitter, but he sneaks out of the house, stows away in their car, and changes the program at the movie theatre.
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["Archie, aren't you getting a little fancy with your car?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie wants aligator seat belts for his car.
Reprints:
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A Note of Fear (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Reggie sends himself threatening notes.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Fancy Footwork (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx doesn't want to replace her old white sneakers with new blue ones.
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Book Learning (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Marian (the school's librarian)
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica are forced to move some old library books to the storeroom as a punishment for chattering non-stop in the library.
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Dilton's Hobbies (Table of Contents)

Dilton Doiley / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Inks:
?
Colors:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Dilton Doiley

Indexer Notes

Zig Zag Fill-in puzzle

["Another Experiment?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis:
Professor Flutesnoot prepares for the blast from one of his experiments.
Reprints:
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The Dragon Slayer (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
After Jughead insults him once too often, Reggie challenges him to a duel -- in the boxing ring.
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Light Struck (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie tries to help the Lodges economize by saving electricity.
Reprints:

["But, Mr. Kroskut, I need the big mallet to hit the chisel!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Kroskut
Synopsis:
Archie needs a mallet to hit a chisel that Jughead will be holding.
Reprints:
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["My new umbrella!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Health Nuts
    Archie
  3. 2. ["What's Flutesnoot and his class doing up on the roof?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  4. 3. The Escort
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Constant Replay
    Archie
  6. 5. Mister Jughead
    Jughead
  7. 6. Fun Page
  8. 7. ["Mr. Principal, the Superin..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  9. 8. In Trouble
    Little Archie
  10. 9. Puppet Love
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. ["Veronica, can't we get rid of Leroy..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  12. 11. The Congo Line
    Reggie
  13. 12. The Maxi Men
    Archie
  14. 13. ["Archie!! Where did you get this bubble bath you gave me?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  15. 14. Historically Hysterical!
    Archie
  16. 15. Jughead's Good Eatin' Word Puzzle
    Jughead
  17. 16. ["I'm going to tidy up my hair!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  18. 17. Guessing Game
    Betty
  19. 18. The Nemean Lion
    The Trials of Hercules
  20. 19. Neckless Driving
    Archie
  21. 20. Ring a Ding
    Li'l Jinx
  22. 21. Mind Over Chatter
    Jughead
  23. 22. ["Jughead is going to tell my fortune for eleven cents!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  24. 23. Groovyman Comics
    Archie
  25. 24. ["That guy at the postage window never laughs!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  26. 25. A Big Fat Compliment
    Archie's Dad
  27. 26. Turned On
    Archie
  28. 27. The Nine-Headed Hydra
    The Trials of Hercules
  29. 28. Movie Madness
    Little Archie
  30. 29. ["Archie, aren't you getting a little fancy with your car?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  31. 30. A Note of Fear
    Archie
  32. 31. Fancy Footwork
    Li'l Jinx
  33. 32. Book Learning
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. Dilton's Hobbies
    Dilton Doiley
  35. 34. ["Another Experiment?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  36. 35. The Dragon Slayer
    Jughead
  37. 36. Light Struck
    Archie
  38. 37. ["But, Mr. Kroskut, I need the big mallet to hit the chisel!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Donald Dale Milne