(March 2020)

Archie, 2019 Series
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Price
7.99 USD
Pages
196
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On-sale Date
2020-02-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816648677 00711
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed as Dan & Jim DeCarlo)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (signed as Dan & Jim DeCarlo)
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews

[How to get your free comic] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the next section featuring stories about specific events in history.

Symbol Simon (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited) (art)
Inks
Marty Epp (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Victor Gorelick (credited)

Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
After the gang wins a trip to the 1964 World's Fair, the boys have to save Betty and Veronica when they're in an out-of-control cab with an insane driver.
Reprints
Keywords
bank robbery; monorail; New York's World's Fair

Indexer Notes

Divided into four chapters: "Symbol Simon," "Fair Enough," "Midway Madness" and "Guided Guys."

"Art" credited to Bob White, no mention of Marty Epp, that inker credit comes from the index of the original printing.

[Read it all on the Archie App.] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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Bear in Mind (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Alice Cooper; Dr. Joel Berger; Jeff Munson
Synopsis
The teens learn a lot about bears on a camping trip in Yellowstone Park and later at the Bronx Zoo.
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Keywords
bear; Bronx Zoo; skunk; Yellowstone Park

[Nightmare Before Christmas Action Figures] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Diamond Select / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Ms. Lodge Goes to Washington (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

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Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Dilton Doiley; Ginger Lopez; Ethel Muggs; Geraldine Grundy; President Barack Obama
Synopsis
On a class trip to Washington DC, Veronica asks the President a question about the bad economy and he tells her that job creation will be most important in improving things. When she returns to Riverdale she hires all her friends to work around the Lodge estate, but her parents can't stand the many problems this causes.
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Keywords
Lincoln Memorial; National Archives; Smithsonian Institution; Washington DC; Washington Monument; White House

[Graphic Novel Super Store] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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[The Digest Bundle Pack Just Got Bigger!] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the next section featuring stories featuring the first appearances of Mr. Weatherbee, Reggie Mantle, Hiram Lodge, Katy Keene, Josie, Josie and the Pussycats and Pureheart the Powerful.

[Trip to Bear Mountain] (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Montana (signed as Montana)
Pencils
Bob Montana (signed as Montana)
Inks
Bob Montana (signed as Montana)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Archie [1940's logo]
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Scotty; Streaky Shore
Synopsis
Archie gets initiated into the Philomathian club but hurts Mr. Weatherbee in the process. As a result, Archie is banned from the class boat ride. Jughead persuades Archie to go because Mr. Weatherbee never goes on the boat rides. However, he does and Archie has to avoid him.
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Indexer Notes

Gives setting of New York tri-state area, with references to the Hudson River and Bear Mountain.
First appearance of Reggie Mantle and Mr. Weatherbee.
Reggie Mantle shown to be wealthy.

[Archie Goes to Congress] (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Montana (signed as Montana)
Pencils
Bob Montana (signed as Montana)
Inks
Bob Montana (signed as Montana)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Archie [1940's logo]
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Burton K. Lodge (introduction)
Synopsis
Veronica takes Archie to the airport to meet her father, and through a series of mixups Archie winds up representing his state on a congressional committee.
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Indexer Notes

In this story, Burton Lodge (who would later be renamed Hiram) is an elected official who works in Washington DC.

Introducing Katy Keene (Table of Contents: 13)

Katy Keene / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks
Bill Woggon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Woggon (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Katy walks down the beach you'd think you were in a zoo full of wolves by the sound of the howling--
Feature Logo
Katy Keene the Pin-up Queen
Genre
humor; teen; fashion
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis Keene; Joe; Tom; The Jones Boys; Bill
Synopsis
Katy and Sis go to the beach, where Sis gets candy by introducing men to Katy.
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Indexer Notes

First Katy Keene feature and appearance.

A Gym Dandy (Table of Contents: 14)

Josie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo (credited as Vince DeCarlo)

Feature Logo
Josie [heart over the i]
Genre
teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Melody has been banned from physical fitness class because her physique drives the boys crazy, but the wealthy Alex Cabot III takes Josie and Pepper to work out at the private gymnasium in his mansion.
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Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 4 part story which comprises the entire issue of She's Josie #1.

Neat Workers (Table of Contents: 15)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Josie [heart over the i]
Genre
teen
Characters
Josie; Pepper; Mr. Jones; Albert; Sock
Synopsis
Josie and Pepper try to get the boys to participate in the nationwide physical fitness program, starting by getting Albert and Sock to clean out Josie's dad's garage.
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Muscle Hustle (Table of Contents: 16)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Josie [heart over the i]
Genre
teen
Characters
Josie; Pepper; Albert; Sock; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
The boys may not want to exercise, but they sure go in for a lot of physical exertion, including wild dancing and fighting.
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Track Down (Table of Contents: 17)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Josie [heart over the i]
Genre
teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Mr. Tuttle; Albert
Synopsis
Josie and Pepper still can't get the boys interested in exercise, but when Melody starts running along the track in her shorts, they all get plenty of exercise by running after her.
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Decisions Decisions (Table of Contents: 18)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Feature Logo
Josie and the Pussycats
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Alexandra Cabot; Alexander Cabot III; Valerie Smith
Synopsis
Alexandra refuses to join Josie and Melody's new band, the Pussycats, unless they change the name to "Alexandra's Cool Time Cats." Alex introduces a new girl to take Alexandra's place in the group: Valerie Smith.
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Indexer Notes

First appearance of Valerie.

First appearance of the Pussycats musical group.

The scripts in this issue are identifiable as Malmgren by his distinctive writing style.

Because of the change in writers, the rules concerning Alexandra's witchcraft powers are different from the previous two issues: Sebastian does not appear in this issue (she can now cast spells without him) and anyone, not just Melody, can break her spell with a snap of the fingers.

Cold Cash (Table of Contents: 19)

Pureheart the Powerful / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva (credited)

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Pureheart [Archie Andrews]; Ice Cube; Witch Doctor; The Head; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Pureheart battles Ice Cube, who is after Lodge's millions!
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Indexer Notes

Story is in two parts.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the next section featuring stories about Archie's dating escapades.

If the Hat Fits (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Samm Schwartz (signed as Samm)
Pencils
Ray Gill (signed)
Inks
Ray Gill (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie laments to Jughead about how bad Veronica treats him. Jughead reminds Archie that he treats Betty the same way.
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Wrong Guest (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty [Archie] / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty promises Jughead a steak dinner if he can deliver Archie to the same dinner.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Joe Edwards' signature was added to this story in the reprinting.

We, the Jury (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Feature Logo
Archie and the Gang [stacked]
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
In a mock trial, Betty accuses Veronica of trying to steal Archie's affections. The jury of girls decides in favor of neither girl because they all want their own chance with Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
jury; trial

The Doll (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks
Harry Lucey (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lucey (credited)

Feature Logo
Archie
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

[Archie Comics Presents] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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

Wedded Blitz (Table of Contents: 26)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

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Betty's Diary
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Midge Klump
Synopsis
After catching the bouquet at her cousin's wedding, Betty meets Archie at Pop's and drops several dozen marriage hints on the eternally oblivious teen.
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Family Management (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
Harold Smith (credited as Hal Smith)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Archie are assigned to act married and care for a pseudo-child for a school class. Veronica ends up with Jughead.
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Take Your Time (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is late for a date with Veronica and scurries around making up for lost time.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling

[20% off all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Speed Date-O-Rama (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Steven Duvall Scott (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Feature Logo
Archie [all caps]
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Kevin Keller; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Toni Topaz; Midge Klump; Chloe Mancuso; Ethel Muggs; Cheryl Blossom
Synopsis
Reggie holds a speed dating event at Pop Tate's.
Reprints
Keywords
speed dating

[Subscribe Today and Save At store.archiecomics.com] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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[Build Your Own Comics Double Digests Subscription!] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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[Archie Milestones] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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[Try these new Archie comics digests!] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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[Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

CW / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Chilling Adventures of Sabrina] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

Netflix / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [How to get your free comic]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Symbol Simon
    Archie
  5. 4. [Read it all on the Archie App.]
  6. 5. Bear in Mind
    Archie
  7. 6. [Nightmare Before Christmas Action Figures]
    Diamond Select
  8. 7. Ms. Lodge Goes to Washington
    Veronica
  9. 8. [Graphic Novel Super Store]
  10. 9. [The Digest Bundle Pack Just Got Bigger!]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. [Trip to Bear Mountain]
    Archie
  13. 12. [Archie Goes to Congress]
    Archie
  14. 13. Introducing Katy Keene
    Katy Keene
  15. 14. A Gym Dandy
    Josie
  16. 15. Neat Workers
    Josie
  17. 16. Muscle Hustle
    Josie
  18. 17. Track Down
    Josie
  19. 18. Decisions Decisions
    Josie
  20. 19. Cold Cash
    Pureheart the Powerful
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
  22. 21. If the Hat Fits
    Archie
  23. 22. Wrong Guest
    Betty [Archie]
  24. 23. We, the Jury
    Archie and the Gang
  25. 24. The Doll
    Archie
  26. 25. [Archie Comics Presents]
  27. 26. Wedded Blitz
    Betty's Diary
  28. 27. Family Management
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. Take Your Time
    Archie
  30. 29. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  31. 30. Speed Date-O-Rama
    Archie
  32. 31. [Subscribe Today and Save At store.archiecomics.com]
  33. 32. [Build Your Own Comics Double Digests Subscription!]
  34. 33. [Archie Milestones]
  35. 34. [Try these new Archie comics digests!]
  36. 35. [Riverdale]
    CW
  37. 36. [Chilling Adventures of Sabrina]
    Netflix
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