(October 2008)

Archie, 1989 Series
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Price:
3.69 USD
Pages:
196
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year (monthly except Apr. and Nov.)
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
762816469524 14311
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard U.S. Digest size
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Mow Money (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones

[Dinosaur King] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Nintendo DS / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mow Money (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Carlos Antunes (credited)
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Forsythe Jones; Mrs. O'Nagg
Synopsis:
Jughead's father gets him a job mowing the neighbor's lawn.

[Heck Where the Bad Kids Go] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Random House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Matchmakers] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Quiver Fliver (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Reggie can't figure out why Archie isn't shaking after spending all day on a ski-do.

The Passionate Rival (Table of Contents)

Ethel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Betty Coper; Nancy Woods; Andy the Robot
Synopsis:
Ethel goes on a date with Dilton's robot Andy.

Work It Out (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Pop Tate puts Jughead to work in the soda shop to help pay off his tab.
Reprints:

Cereal Serial (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead gets a job in a cereal commercial.

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #21, no credits listed in this digest.

[Batman Battle Rolls!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Fruit Roll-Ups / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Subscribe to Archie Digest Books and Save!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

I'm a Believer (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Jughead pretends that Reggie no longer exists.

I Gotta Be Me (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Jughead turns over a new leaf and becomes a handsome playboy who steals everyone's girlfriends.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie Comic Book Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Freshman Year] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Tower of Power (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Moose tries to hold up the Leaning Tower of Piza.
Keywords:
Italy; Leaning Tower of Piza

["Hmm... What should I watch on television tonight?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Word find puzzle.

Safe-ty First (Table of Contents)

Jughead & His Pals / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie buys Veronica a mini safe for her birthday.

Gotcha (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead tells Reggie he should go to the costume party as a bee.
Keywords:
costume party

[Archie Collector Sets] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Comic Book Collector Sets] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

A Dog of a Different Color (Table of Contents)

Hot Dog / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey
Inks:
Rex Lindsey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Hot Dog; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Dilton's experiment turns Hot Dog pink in color.

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #21, no credits listed in this digest.

Chess Pawns (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead are playing chess until a bird steals one of the pieces.
Keywords:
chess

Dear Archie... (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the word puzzle.

[Archie & Friends and Sabrina DVD's] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fan Art / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

There's the Rub (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Francine; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Everyone believes that rubbing Jughead's head will bring them luck.

I'll Be Seeing You (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Carla Foxworth
Synopsis:
Archie finally gets a date with Carla Foxworth only to remember that he already had a date with Betty the same evening.

Pop's is Tops! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Pop needs more business so Jughead puts himself in charge of public relations and tries to get people to go to Pop's.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #14, no credits listed in this digest.

[Sonic Checklist] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Sonic Graphic Novel Checklist] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[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:
?

Indexer Notes

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

Can You Top This (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dexter Taylor
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Spotty
Synopsis:
Little Archie and Jughead make breakfast for Mary's birthday.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

New Boy in Town (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Jughead; Little Archie; Little Reggie; Little Veronica; Pop Tate; Turkey
Synopsis:
Little Archie's penpal "Turkey" comes for a visit.

The Sail Car (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dexter Taylor
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor
Inks:
Dexter Taylor
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Little Archie tries to turn a sailboat into a car so he can enter it in a contest for fuel-efficient automobiles.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Dish Wish (Table of Contents)

Little Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Jughead Jones; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Archie Andrews
Reprints:

[Little Archie & Camp Tales] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Penguins (Table of Contents)

Archie News / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Alyssa T.
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Reader submitted report on penguins.

Komic Kooks (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Collecting trash, and Mr. Weatherbee does have some old comic books.
Reprints:

A Question of Manners (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead's mother forces him to read a book on manners. It seems to work wonders...until lunchtime.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Ever Clever (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Ethel tears the town apart looking for Jughead so she can get him to ask her to the dance.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Comics Shop] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Time Tested Fun (Table of Contents)

Jughead & Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy tells the students the best way to study history is to imagine yourself as part of it.

Mop Up (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Svenson
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee forces all the students to return their overdue books to the library by the end of the day, and in the rush to get their books, students keep slipping on the janitor's freshly-scrubbed floor.
Reprints:
Keywords:
library books; mop

Indexer Notes

In the original printing the Janitor was named Johnson but switched to Svenson in this printing.

Mystery of the Missing Marble (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee; Mr. Phillip; Chuck Clayton; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
Famous sculptor Mr. Phillip is letting Riverdale High exhibit his marble sculpture "La Payola," but it turns out to be part of an insurance scam. Archie solves the case.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (2014 series) #7, no credits listed in this digest.

The Birthday Wish (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones; Forsythe Jones; Coach Kleats; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
All Jughead's father wants for his birthday is to see his son play one play for the high school football team.
Keywords:
football

Biz Whiz (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Ethel Muggs; Ms. Beazly; Mr. Weatherbee; Ms. Grundy; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Jughead is the new football team business manager.
Reprints:
Keywords:
football

Indexer Notes

Biz Whiz Part 1, pages 1-6. Story continues into Part 2: Lump and Bumps, pages 1-5; Part 3: Rottin' Tootin' Tutors, pages 1-5. and Part 4: Eye In the Sky, pages 1-5.

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie Comics and Digests 2007 Collectors Sets] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Archie's Three on a Soda Merchandise Offer] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Paws That Refresh (Table of Contents)

Hot Dog / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Bill Galvan (credited)
Inks:
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Hot Dog wins an dog surfing contest and becomes famous enough to sell his autograph, helping the Archies raise money to fix their van.
Keywords:
surfing

[Subscribe to Archie Double Digest Books Today and Save!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Next Issue] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[MLB Power Pros 2008] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Hubba Bubba Glop / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mow Money
    Jughead
  2. 1. [Dinosaur King]
    Nintendo DS
  3. 2. Mow Money
    Jughead
  4. 3. [Heck Where the Bad Kids Go]
    Random House
  5. 4. [The Matchmakers]
  6. 5. Quiver Fliver
    Archie
  7. 6. The Passionate Rival
    Ethel
  8. 7. Work It Out
    Jughead
  9. 8. Cereal Serial
    Jughead
  10. 9. [Batman Battle Rolls!]
    Fruit Roll-Ups
  11. 10. [Subscribe to Archie Digest Books and Save!]
  12. 11. I'm a Believer
    Jughead
  13. 12. I Gotta Be Me
    Jughead
  14. 13. [Archie Comic Book Subscription Offer]
  15. 14. [Archie Freshman Year]
  16. 15. Tower of Power
    Jughead
  17. 16. ["Hmm... What should I watch on television tonight?"]
    Archie
  18. 17. Safe-ty First
    Jughead & His Pals
  19. 18. Gotcha
    Jughead
  20. 19. [Archie Collector Sets]
  21. 20. [Archie Comic Book Collector Sets]
  22. 21. A Dog of a Different Color
    Hot Dog
  23. 22. Chess Pawns
    Jughead
  24. 23. Dear Archie...
    Archie
  25. 24. [Archie & Friends and Sabrina DVD's]
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Fan Art
  27. 26. There's the Rub
    Jughead
  28. 27. I'll Be Seeing You
    Jughead
  29. 28. Pop's is Tops!
    Jughead
  30. 29. [Sonic Checklist]
  31. 30. [Sonic Graphic Novel Checklist]
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie and Friends
  33. 32. Can You Top This
    Little Jughead
  34. 33. New Boy in Town
    Little Jughead
  35. 34. The Sail Car
    Little Jughead
  36. 35. Dish Wish
    Little Jughead
  37. 36. [Little Archie & Camp Tales]
  38. 37. Penguins
    Archie News
  39. 38. Komic Kooks
    Mr. Weatherbee
  40. 39. A Question of Manners
    Jughead
  41. 40. Ever Clever
    Jughead
  42. 41. [Archie Americana Series]
  43. 42. [Archie Comics Shop]
  44. 43. Time Tested Fun
    Jughead & Friends
  45. 44. Mop Up
    Jughead
  46. 45. Mystery of the Missing Marble
    Archie
  47. 46. The Birthday Wish
    Jughead
  48. 47. Biz Whiz
    Jughead
  49. 48. [Archie Comics and Digests 2007 Collectors Sets]
  50. 49. [Archie's Three on a Soda Merchandise Offer]
  51. 50. The Paws That Refresh
    Hot Dog
  52. 51. [Subscribe to Archie Double Digest Books Today and Save!]
  53. 52. [Next Issue]
  54. 53. [MLB Power Pros 2008]
  55. 54. [no title indexed]
    Hubba Bubba Glop
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