(January 1989)

Archie, 1985 Series
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Price
1.35 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly in Jan., Mar., May, July, Sept., 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
076956145478 34
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard US digest size
Paper Stock
glossy cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (signed)
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It'll be a tight squeeze, but maybe Santa can still make it!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Fred Andrews; Little Archie Andrews; Spotty; Mary Andrews
Keywords
Christmas

Thanks But No Thanks (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Hy Eisman
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Hy Eisman

Genre
humor; children

Turkey Daze (Table of Contents: 2)

Little Ambrose / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children

The Big Feast (Table of Contents: 3)

That Cute Little Witch Little Sabrina / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor ?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Dexter Taylor

Genre
humor; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Little Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Zelda; Aunt Hilda; Merlin
Synopsis
Aunt Zelda doesn't really understand Thanksgiving customs.
Reprints
Keywords
Thanksgiving; turkeys

Some Song (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Fangs Fogerty; Waldo Weatherbee; Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Fangs learns his first song on the trumpet.
Reprints
Keywords
trumpet

Indexer Notes

Original Feature of this story was Fangs Fogarty.

The Painting (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Dexter Taylor

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Betty; Little Archie
Synopsis
Little Archie asks Little Betty to pose for him in her cheerleader uniform.
Reprints

Cake Bake (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children

Eager Beavers (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
humor; children

The Music Birds (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Eat as much as you want! There's enough for everyone!
Genre
humor; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Little Sabrina; Hilda Spellman; Zelda Spellman
Synopsis
Sabrina turns herself into a bird to help a love-sick bird get back with his girlfriend.
Reprints

Dog Gone (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Little Archie has a job feeding dogs.
Reprints

Mix-Up With a Punch (Table of Contents: 10)

Little Jughead / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
children
Characters
Little Jughead Jones; Little Betty Cooper; Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Little Jughead gives Little Betty the idea to make a meal and invite Little Archie over.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #16.

All in a Night (Table of Contents: 11)

Hot Dog Jr. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

The Giant of Riverdale (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Dexter Taylor ?
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! Look at that, Little Archie!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Reggie Mantle; Little Archie Andrews; Little Dilton Doiley; Little Jughead Jones; Priscilla; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Dilton creates a formula that makes him tall but his girlfriend Priscilla preferred him when he was smaller.
Reprints

A Troubled Happening (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Little Jughead Jones; Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Professor Flutesnoot; Waldo Weatherbee; Little Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Little Reggie and Little Archie join the school band to be near Little Veronica.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #1, no credits listed in this issue.

The Big Hero (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly! Little Archie's team is playing Fangs Fogarty's team for the neighborhood championship!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Betty Cooper; Fangs Fogarty; Little Dilton Doiley; Little Sabrina Spellman; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Little Archie saves Reggie and Fangs from the river.
Reprints

More 'n' More (Table of Contents: 15)

Little Jughead's Dog Hot Dog Jr. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
children
Characters
Little Jughead Jones; Little Archie Andrews; Hot Dog; Miss Beazly; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Hot Dog goes to school with Little Jughead and ends up getting food from Miss Beazly, Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy.
Reprints

Fizz Out (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Characters
Li'l Jinx; Gigi
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx gets her allowance and invites Gigi to get a soda. It's snowing and when they get to the soda shop they order hot chocolate instead.
Reprints

Music Maker (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children

A Vote Goat (Table of Contents: 18)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Reprints

A Sob Story (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Little Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The kids have an onion peeling contest.
Reprints

Picture That! (Table of Contents: 20)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Gigi
Reprints

Ballet High (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Li'l Jinx! Can you come out to play?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Gaga; Greg
Synopsis
Jinx shows Gaga the ancillary benefits of learning ballet.
Reprints

Seasons Greetings (Table of Contents: 22)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse; Greg; Rocky; Chuck
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx wishes her friends a Merry Christmas in order to get presents from them.
Reprints

Snow Bawl (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Fangs Fogarty; Professor Flutesnoot; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Unnamed Riverdale kids
Synopsis
To get it out of their system, Mr. Weatherbee allows the kids to have a snowball fight with the boys against the girls and when he joins the boys team they get a surprise when the girls unveil their secret weapon.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No credits given for story. Art is identified as Dexter Taylor's by his distinctive style.

Don't Disturb (Table of Contents: 24)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday; Greg

My Best Friend (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Spotty; Santa Claus (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie learns to treat Spotty better and then the two of them deliver papers with Little Archie dressed as Santa and Spotty dressed as a reindeer.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #264, no credits listed in this digest.

Well, Come! (Table of Contents: 26)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Jinx is concerned about Santa finding her house in the snow.
Reprints

Happy Holidays (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Little Sabrina goes Christmas caroling.
Reprints
Keywords
caroling; Christmas

What Do You Get Someone Who Has Everything? (Table of Contents: 28)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm finished buying all the Christmas gifts on my list - except one!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Charley Hawse; Mort; Greg; Li'l Jinx; Russ; Roz; Gigi
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx and her friends get Gigi a pair of ice skates for Christmas.
Reprints
Keywords
snow

Cold Comfort (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Little Archie and his friends build an igloo.
Reprints
Keywords
igloo

Here Comes Jingles (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Little Betty Cooper; Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Santa Claus; Jingles the elf; Spotty
Synopsis
All Little Betty wants for Christmas is an Archie doll.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; North Pole; Santa's workshop
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["It'll be a tight squeeze, but maybe Santa can still make it!"]
    Little Archie
  2. 1. Thanks But No Thanks
    Little Veronica
  3. 2. Turkey Daze
    Little Ambrose
  4. 3. The Big Feast
    That Cute Little Witch Little Sabrina
  5. 4. Some Song
    Little Archie
  6. 5. The Painting
    Little Betty
  7. 6. Cake Bake
    Little Jughead
  8. 7. Eager Beavers
    Little Archie
  9. 8. The Music Birds
    Little Sabrina
  10. 9. Dog Gone
    Little Archie
  11. 10. Mix-Up With a Punch
    Little Jughead
  12. 11. All in a Night
    Hot Dog Jr.
  13. 12. The Giant of Riverdale
    Little Archie
  14. 13. A Troubled Happening
    Little Reggie
  15. 14. The Big Hero
    Little Archie
  16. 15. More 'n' More
    Little Jughead's Dog Hot Dog Jr.
  17. 16. Fizz Out
    Li'l Jinx
  18. 17. Music Maker
    Little Archie
  19. 18. A Vote Goat
    Li'l Jinx
  20. 19. A Sob Story
    Little Archie
  21. 20. Picture That!
    Li'l Jinx
  22. 21. Ballet High
    Li'l Jinx
  23. 22. Seasons Greetings
    Li'l Jinx
  24. 23. Snow Bawl
    Little Archie
  25. 24. Don't Disturb
    Li'l Jinx
  26. 25. My Best Friend
    Little Archie
  27. 26. Well, Come!
    Li'l Jinx
  28. 27. Happy Holidays
    Little Sabrina
  29. 28. What Do You Get Someone Who Has Everything?
    Li'l Jinx
  30. 29. Cold Comfort
    Little Archie
  31. 30. Here Comes Jingles
    Little Betty
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