(November 1993)

Archie, 1991 Series
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Price
1.50 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
twice a year in Sept. and Nov.
On-sale date
1993-08-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896468571 11
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
digest
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Archie's Double Digest Magazine #67.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks
Mike Esposito [as Espo] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I didn’t believe you when you said you could straighten up your room in three minutes!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

A Matter of Muscle (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited); Nanci Dakesian (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Fangs Fogerty; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Little Ambrose; Chick Cooper; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie helps another child stuck in the swamp and is given super powers for a day by the alien child's parents.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tatio / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

A Gliding Tour (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Little Archie has written a tour guide to his favorite places in Riverdale, like the Hockomock Swamp and Carson's Creek. Ronnie explains to him that each of these sites will be ruined or destroyed if tourists come. And each time she does, Little Archie takes out one of the pages of his tour guide and turns it into a paper airplane.
Reprints
Keywords
Carson's Creek; Givalook Mountain; Hockomock Swamp; Northside Dump

Indexer Notes

No credits listed in this digest, credits here come from the credits in the index of the original printing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Nintendo; Capcom / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Full Swing (Table of Contents: 7)

Pipsqueak / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Pipsqueak
Synopsis
Pipsqueak wants his dad to push him on the swing.

The Magic Fish (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
While fishing, Little Sabrina catches a magical wish-granting fish.
Reprints
Keywords
fishing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Headline Hunter (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Spotty
Synopsis
Little Archie trains Spotty to fetch newspapers, and he starts fetching all the newspapers from every house in the neigborhood.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In the last panel on page 1, the newspaper has a headline about an outbreak of "Prune Fungus." This is a Bob Bolling running gag, appearing in many newspapers in many of his stories.

No credits are printed in this digest, credits here come from the credits of the index of the original printing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Cuttin' Up (Table of Contents: 12)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Pat the Brat
Synopsis
Pat cuts up his father's newspaper.
Reprints

A Designer (Table of Contents: 13)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Pat the Brat
Synopsis
Pat ruins his mother's towel.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

The Boat Builders (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Spotty; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead find an old boat and decide to fix it up.

Up In The Air! (Table of Contents: 16)

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 (Jinx's father)
Synopsis
Jinx wonders why she can't fly.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

A Down Flaw! (Table of Contents: 18)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

It's Too Two (Table of Contents: 19)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Fortune Misfortune (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie sells Reggie a magic crystal ball.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #5, writing is credited to Dexter Taylor and inks are credited to Jon D'Agostino.

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

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

Homeless Helper (Table of Contents: 23)

Ambrose / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Ambrose Pipps; Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Little Moose Mason; un-named kids
Synopsis
A dog whistle comes in handy for Ambrose when the Good Ol' Gang sends him on a dangerous mission to spy on the South Side Serpents' clubhouse.
Reprints
Keywords
Serpent Swamp; South Side Serpents

Indexer Notes

No credits printed in this digest, credits from the index of the original printing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

Make Cents! (Table of Contents: 25)

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 Halliday
Synopsis
Jinx would rather have ten pennies than one dime.
Reprints

Boys Will Be Beautiful (Table of Contents: 26)

Little Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
At a baseball game, Fred is disappointed in what he considers Little Archie's selfish behavior, but realizes he's wrong when he looks through his binoculars and see what his son did with a home run ball he caught.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

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

Knot Not! (Table of Contents: 28)

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; Greg
Synopsis
Jinx hid the club's money in a place where she can't get it back.
Reprints

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

Chow Hounds (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Ambrose; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The guys only let Ambrose come on their picnic if he carries the food and does the cooking.
Reprints

Singing Rocks (Table of Contents: 31)

Little Archie and the Good Ol' Gang / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
adventure; humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Ambrose Pipps; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Moose Mason; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The boys go fishing on Logger's Pond. As usual, they won't let Ambrose go with them, and as usual, he follows along anyway, this time playing his new harmonica. But Ambrose's harmonica music may be the only thing that can save the Good Ol' Gang when they're attacked by a bear.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No credits printed in this digest, credits from the index of the original printing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

Size Rise! (Table of Contents: 33)

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
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx wants to buy a small tube of toothpaste.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

Outcast (Table of Contents: 35)

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; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx has a tent that’s for members only.
Reprints

Fan Male (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Charley Hawse; Gigi; Gregg
Synopsis
Charley writes Gigi a fan letter to ask her out.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

Editor's Notebook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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

Seeing Stars! (Table of Contents: 39)

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; Greg
Synopsis
Greg call's Jinx's telescope cheap.
Reprints

The Die Is Cast (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Caramel
Synopsis
Betty hires Little Archie, Super Sleuth to search for her missing cat Caramel.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In the first panel of page 2 of the original printing, Little Archie has a package of Chips Ahoy cookies, a tie-in with one of Archie's advertising clients at the time. The artwork is changed to remove the product placement in this printing.

No credits are published in this digest, the credits here come from the index of the original printing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

Kit Kat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I didn’t believe you when you said you could straighten up your room in three minutes!"]
    Little Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. A Matter of Muscle
    Little Archie
  4. 3. ["Double Bubble Trouble!"]
    Tatio
  5. 4. ["TMNT the Movie III"]
  6. 5. A Gliding Tour
    Little Archie
  7. 6. ["Goof Troop"]
    Nintendo; Capcom
  8. 7. A Full Swing
    Pipsqueak
  9. 8. The Magic Fish
    Little Sabrina
  10. 9. ["What a Deal!"]
  11. 10. Headline Hunter
    Little Archie
  12. 11. ["TMNT Special #6"]
  13. 12. Cuttin' Up
    Pat the Brat
  14. 13. A Designer
    Pat the Brat
  15. 14. ["It's an Archie Trading Card paradise"]
  16. 15. The Boat Builders
    Little Archie
  17. 16. Up In The Air!
    Li'l Jinx
  18. 17. ["What goes better together than magic & pussycats?"]
  19. 18. A Down Flaw!
    Li'l Jinx
  20. 19. It's Too Two
    Li'l Jinx
  21. 20. Fortune Misfortune
    Little Archie
  22. 21. ["The Carney's are coming"]
  23. 22. ["Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #50"]
  24. 23. Homeless Helper
    Ambrose
  25. 24. ["Top 10 reasons to subscribe to an Archie comic"]
  26. 25. Make Cents!
    Li'l Jinx
  27. 26. Boys Will Be Beautiful
    Little Archie
  28. 27. ["Pal's n Gals Digest"]
  29. 28. Knot Not!
    Li'l Jinx
  30. 29. ["TMNT Classics Digest"]
  31. 30. Chow Hounds
    Little Ambrose
  32. 31. Singing Rocks
    Little Archie and the Good Ol' Gang
  33. 32. ["Dynamite Duo"]
  34. 33. Size Rise!
    Li'l Jinx
  35. 34. ["Robotnik hates a great subscription deal!"]
  36. 35. Outcast
    Li'l Jinx
  37. 36. Fan Male
    Li'l Jinx's Pal Charley
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  39. 38. ["Archie Americana Series"]
  40. 39. Seeing Stars!
    Li'l Jinx
  41. 40. The Die Is Cast
    Little Archie
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Kit Kat
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