(February 1993)

Archie, 1977 Series
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Price
1.50 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
Published 6 times a year in Feb., May, July, Sept., Nov., 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
071896468540 80
Editing
Nanci Tstetsekas; Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead! When are you going to get your own skis?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Vidiot's Delight (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited); Nanci Tsetsekas (credited); Caryn Antoniuk (credited)
Letters
Samm Schwartz (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Forsythe Jones II; Waldo Weatherbee; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Jughead starts filming people with his cam-corder. When he catches people doing embarrassing things on film they pay him not to share the video.
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Indexer Notes

Dilton's younger male cousin appears in this issue. It is possible that it is Dexter Doiley from the miniseries "Dilton's Strange Science" but his name is never given.

One Touch of Magic (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mysto
Synopsis
Jughead serves Mysto, a famous magician, rabbit stew at a restaurant.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from Archie's Pal Jughead (Archie, 1949 series) #60.

Slumber Number or Alexander Graham's Bell is Cracked! (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Jughead keeps putting off his chores and dodges a call from Ethel.
Reprints

The Last Straw (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty convinces Ethel to ask Jughead out, instead of waiting around for him to do it. So Ethel invites Jughead to her house for dinner and a movie.
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Pie Eyed (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead doesn't like the piece of pie that Pop Tate served him.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie's 50th Anniversary Interview Contest / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Meridith S. Hayden (credited)
Pencils
? [as Maley] (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My mom came home with another Archie comic book...
Genre
non-fiction

Branching Out (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats; Waldo Weatherbee; Elmer Flutesnoot; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead replace Coach Kleats Christmas tree, first with a larger one then with a very small one.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #186.

Eat Feat (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Jughead goes to the Andrews' house for dinner and doesn't know when to stop eating.
Reprints

New Moves (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie and Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Professor Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones; Svenson; Miss Haggly; Mr. Weatherbee; Debbie
Synopsis
Archie tricks Reggie into going to Debbie's house and learning the "new moves" she taught Archie. Unknown to Reggie, Archie was talking about karate.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (Archie, 1952 series) #195.

Jingle Jangle (Table of Contents: 11)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Jughead keeps talking in rhyme.
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asciiPad Champ (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Archie & Friends / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

He's a Card (Table of Contents: 13)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead claims he can get 4 suits for just a dollar.
Reprints

Prize Praise (Table of Contents: 14)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie tells his biggest complaint about Moose.
Reprints

'Tis the Season! (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Nate Butler
Pencils
Nate Butler ?; Tom Moore ?
Inks
Tom Moore
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead is disillusioned about the community's lack of Christmas spirit but Betty shows him that it's out there, he just has to look for it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #186.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Jughead Dipsy Doodles / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gus Lemoine
Inks
Gus Lemoine ?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Only a gifted artist can draw a true circle.
Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead discovers a clever way to draw a perfect circle.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from Jughead's Jokes (Archie, 1967 series) #18.

This is Where I Came In! (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones; Ethel Muggs; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
A gaudy muffler gets passed around as a Christmas gift.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #17.
The feature for this printing is "Archie" but in subsequent re-printings it changes to "Archie and the Gang".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Editor's Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Archie Readers, If you read my column last month...
Genre
non-fiction

Pip of a Tip (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Betty wonders how to keep her youth. Ethel suggests that she not introduce him to any other girls.
Reprints

Special Spot (Table of Contents: 20)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee asks Jughead to hang a sign where all students will see it. He posts it under the classroom clock.
Reprints

Femme Fatale (Table of Contents: 21)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Nate Butler
Inks
Tom Moore
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pam; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Jughead and Archie debate over whether girls are worth the aggravation they cause.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #199.

Deep Freeze (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Jughead gets tired of the cold weather on the ski slopes, so Ethel takes him to her cabin to warm him up with food.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #200.

Chow Row or "Silent We Stand Aloud We Fall" (Table of Contents: 23)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Hot Dog howls when Jughead stops him from raiding the fridge.
Reprints

Stir Deter (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Jughead expresses his disdain for a certain radio commercial.
Reprints

Flash Dash (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead is the first to leave class when the bell rings, even though he is giving a class presentation.
Reprints

Oh Christmas Treats, Oh Christmas Treats! (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Al; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead and Archie get trapped in a freezer while working for a catering company.
Reprints

The Night Before Christmas Dinner (Table of Contents: 27)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Nate Butler
Inks
Tom Moore
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Hubert Smithers; Pop Tate; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Jughead is thrilled to cater the meal for Veronica's swanky holiday party. But when food is needed for the orphanage party, he unhesitatingly donates the fruits of all his labor.
Reprints

The Pitch (Table of Contents: 28)

Hot Dog / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Hot Dog; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead wants to know which dog food Hot Dog prefers.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Jughead! When are you going to get your own skis?"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Vidiot's Delight
    Jughead
  4. 3. One Touch of Magic
    Jughead
  5. 4. Slumber Number or Alexander Graham's Bell is Cracked!
    Jughead
  6. 5. The Last Straw
    Jughead
  7. 6. Pie Eyed
    Jughead
  8. 7. ["My mom came home with another Archie comic book..."]
    Archie's 50th Anniversary Interview Contest
  9. 8. Branching Out
    Archie
  10. 9. Eat Feat
    Jughead
  11. 10. New Moves
    Archie and Reggie
  12. 11. Jingle Jangle
    Jughead
  13. 12. asciiPad Champ
    Archie & Friends
  14. 13. He's a Card
    Reggie
  15. 14. Prize Praise
    Reggie
  16. 15. 'Tis the Season!
    Jughead
  17. 16. ["Only a gifted artist can draw a true circle."]
    Jughead Dipsy Doodles
  18. 17. This is Where I Came In!
    Archie
  19. 18. ["Dear Archie Readers, If you read my column last month..."]
    Editor's Notebook
  20. 19. Pip of a Tip
    Betty
  21. 20. Special Spot
    Jughead
  22. 21. Femme Fatale
    Jughead
  23. 22. Deep Freeze
    Jughead
  24. 23. Chow Row or "Silent We Stand Aloud We Fall"
    Jughead
  25. 24. Stir Deter
    Jughead
  26. 25. Flash Dash
    Jughead
  27. 26. Oh Christmas Treats, Oh Christmas Treats!
    Jughead
  28. 27. The Night Before Christmas Dinner
    Jughead
  29. 28. The Pitch
    Hot Dog
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
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