(October 2010)

Archie, 1984 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year (monthly except Jan. and July)
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
76281646951721111
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Color:
Four Color
Dimensions:
Digest
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

Garden Variety Goofs (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks:
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Keywords:
rose bush

Atlantis Reveal the Secret (Table of Contents)

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Garden Variety Goofs (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge hires Archie and Jughead to do some gardening.

[Hero Factory] (Table of Contents)

Lego / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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A Little Bird Told Me (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Hal Smith
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey
Inks:
Rex Lindsey
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Jughead and Archie find a parrot.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Splash Downer (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
The kids at camp pull pranks on Archie, causing him to get wet several times.

Taxing Day (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie creates a taxi service with his bicycle.

Kite Delight (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie's home-made kite lifts him off the ground.
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Summer Snaps (Table of Contents)

Archie Gang / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Ethel; Hot Dog

Indexer Notes

Six two-panel gags.

["Mom! Did you wash the shirt I asked you to?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie asks his mom if she washed his shirt.

[Archie Marries Betty & Veronica] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Life With Archie magazine.

[Archie Comics' "Freshman Year" is the #1 most downloaded comic ever!!!] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie digital comics app.

Treasure Trove (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Ethel
Synopsis:
Archie uses a metal detector at the beach to find lost items.

Slip Quip! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie always has an excuse.
Keywords:
surfing

Out on a Limb (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Milton; Veronica Lodge; The Falcon (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis:
Archie and the gang accidently stumble across a counterfeiting ring.
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Archie Americana Series Best of the Seventies Book 2 (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie Americana volume Best of the Seventies Book 2.

Two New Graphic Novels (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for two graphic novels, Veronica's Passport and Breakup Blues.

Caddy Shock (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge gets Archie as a caddy at a golf course and has the best game of golf in his life.
Reprints:
Keywords:
golf

Indexer Notes

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

Inspired Performance (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Ronald Birdwillow
Synopsis:
Archie and Chuck help Ronald Birdwillow, a children's author, clean out his garage.

Steer Jeer (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie drives Mr. Lodge's boat to the wrong marina.

Divine Canine (Table of Contents)

Hot Dog / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hot Dog; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Hot Dog likes a poodle.

[Hide your burgers!] (Table of Contents)

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

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the storyline that appears in Jughead #202-205.

[My Father's Betrayal] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for My Father's Betrayal collection.

That Suits Me (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Alison Flood
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie spends the afternoon watching Betty and Veronica try on bikinis.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Tower of Power (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Moose tries to hold up the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Keywords:
Leaning Tower of Pisa

Pet-Pourri (Table of Contents)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Miss Lockleap; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Jellybean; Gladys Jones
Synopsis:
Archie, Jughead and Reggie volunteer at a pet show so they can meet Miss Lockleap.

[Battle of the BFF's] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the "Battle of the BFF's" storyline.

["The two greatest bands in comic book history..."] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archies meet the Pussycats storyline.

Everybody Loves a Winner (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Reggie makes fun of the Little League baseball team that Archie coaches.
Keywords:
baseball; Little League

Thrill Thrall (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Denise
Synopsis:
Everybody in town tries to take Denise on an exciting date but she is bored with all of them, until she rides in Archie's car.
Keywords:
surfing

["Be very afraid... this Halloween"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie's Haunted House collection.

The Cartoon Life of Chuck Clayton (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for The Cartoon Life of Chuck Clayton collection.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / 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.

The Sport of Danger (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Hiram Lodge; Little Archie; Little Jughead; Little Veronica; Little Betty; Little Reggie
Synopsis:
While scuba diving with Mr. Lodge the kids find pirate treasure.
Keywords:
scuba diving

Bad Luck Betty (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Little Archie; Little Betty; Little Jughead; Little Reggie, Ambrose; South Side Serpents [Fangs Fogerty]
Synopsis:
When the kids are one short for the big baseball game against the South Side Serpents, they are forced to let Betty play, even though she doesn't know how to play the game.
Keywords:
baseball

Now Hear This (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie; Little Veronica
Synopsis:
Little Veronica shows Little Archie how to hear the ocean by placing a seashell to his ear.

Shade In the Dots (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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["Archie comics graphic novels"] (Table of Contents)

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Letters:
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Indexer Notes

House ad for various Archie collections.

[Archie Digest Collectors Sets] (Table of Contents)

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

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Paradise Is in Your Own Backyard (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (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; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Haley Gillian; Lenz Klicker
Synopsis:
Archie gets a job working as an intern for the famous photographer Lenz Klicker.

Kokomon (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Letters:
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Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Leroy
Synopsis:
Archie spends the day babysitting Leroy while he goes to a Kokomon movie and buys Kokomon trading cards.

Indexer Notes

Kokomon is a parody of Pokemon.

[Love & Marriage] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Will You Marry Me collection.

[Archie Got Married!] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for Archie #606 which contains the epilogue to the Archie Wedding story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie 1 / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Archie 1 reprints.

The Mountain Man (Table of Contents)

Archie 1 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie 1; Jughead 1; Veronica 1; Betty 1; Weatherbee 1; Grundy 1
Synopsis:
Archie 1 and his friends climb to the top of a mountain to seek advice from Omom.

Fare and Cooler (Table of Contents)

Archie 1 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie 1; Betty 1; Veronica 1; Jughead 1; Moose 1
Synopsis:
Jughead 1 builds a raft and charges the others to use it.

Sports-R-Us! (Table of Contents)

Archie 1 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie 1; Betty 1; Veronica 1; Jughead 1; Reggie 1
Synopsis:
The boys create a game called Flog, but the girls think it's dumb so they create their own game, Golf.
Keywords:
golf

[The Man From R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E.] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Man From R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E. storyline.

[Hang On!] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for Sonic the Hedgehog #215 and #216.

Memories (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Svenson; Mr. Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Archie shows up at school a couple days before the new year starts and reminisces with Mr. Weatherbee on the previous year.

Shout Bout (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead tries to warn Archie about a hole.

Here's the Scoop (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Rose (credited)
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
Carlos Antunes (credited)
Letters:
Phil Felix (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie gets a summer job working on an ice cream truck.

[There couldn't be a better time to subscribe!] (Table of Contents)

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

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Indexer Notes

Subscription information.

[Archie Double Digest #212] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the next issue.

[September Is Library Card Sign-Up Month] (Table of Contents)

The Campaign for American Libraries / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Dwyane Wade (basketball player, photo)

[Hero Factory] (Table of Contents)

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Garden Variety Goofs
    Archie
  2. 1. Atlantis Reveal the Secret
    Lego
  3. 2. Garden Variety Goofs
    Archie
  4. 3. [Hero Factory]
    Lego
  5. 4. A Little Bird Told Me
    Jughead
  6. 5. Splash Downer
    Archie
  7. 6. Taxing Day
    Archie
  8. 7. Kite Delight
    Archie
  9. 8. Summer Snaps
    Archie Gang
  10. 9. ["Mom! Did you wash the shirt I asked you to?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  11. 10. [Archie Marries Betty & Veronica]
  12. 11. [Archie Comics' "Freshman Year" is the #1 most downloaded comic ever!!!]
  13. 12. Treasure Trove
    Archie
  14. 13. Slip Quip!
    Archie
  15. 14. Out on a Limb
    Archie
  16. 15. Archie Americana Series Best of the Seventies Book 2
  17. 16. Two New Graphic Novels
  18. 17. Caddy Shock
    Archie
  19. 18. Inspired Performance
    Archie
  20. 19. Steer Jeer
    Archie
  21. 20. Divine Canine
    Hot Dog
  22. 21. [Hide your burgers!]
  23. 22. [My Father's Betrayal]
  24. 23. That Suits Me
    Archie
  25. 24. Tower of Power
    Archie
  26. 25. Pet-Pourri
    Archie & Friends
  27. 26. [Battle of the BFF's]
  28. 27. ["The two greatest bands in comic book history..."]
  29. 28. Everybody Loves a Winner
    Archie
  30. 29. Thrill Thrall
    Archie
  31. 30. ["Be very afraid... this Halloween"]
  32. 31. The Cartoon Life of Chuck Clayton
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie
  34. 33. The Sport of Danger
    Little Archie
  35. 34. Bad Luck Betty
    Little Archie
  36. 35. Now Hear This
    Little Archie
  37. 36. Shade In the Dots
    Little Archie
  38. 37. ["Archie comics graphic novels"]
  39. 38. [Archie Digest Collectors Sets]
  40. 39. Paradise Is in Your Own Backyard
    Archie
  41. 40. Kokomon
    Archie
  42. 41. [Love & Marriage]
  43. 42. [Archie Got Married!]
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
    Archie 1
  45. 44. The Mountain Man
    Archie 1
  46. 45. Fare and Cooler
    Archie 1
  47. 46. Sports-R-Us!
    Archie 1
  48. 47. [The Man From R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E.]
  49. 48. [Hang On!]
  50. 49. Memories
    Archie
  51. 50. Shout Bout
    Archie
  52. 51. Here's the Scoop
    Archie
  53. 52. [There couldn't be a better time to subscribe!]
  54. 53. [Archie Double Digest #212]
  55. 54. [September Is Library Card Sign-Up Month]
    The Campaign for American Libraries
  56. 55. [Hero Factory]
    Lego
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