Archie Annual Digest #49 [Newsstand]
(1986)

Archie, 1975 Series
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Price
1.25 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
twice a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Radio Comics, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
027100069928 49
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "Archie Annual Digest Magazine, No. 49." "Single copies $1.25 in U.S.; and $1.50 in Canada"
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie! We're lost!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Keywords
hiking

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie and Me #114

Crabby Couple (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman; Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where are you going, Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie goes out in a boat to catch shellfish, and Betty and Veronica tag along.
Reprints

Jump Chump (Table of Contents: 2)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead finds a trampoline under Reggie's window.
Reprints

On a Sun Day (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The sun narrates a story about Archie and Veronica at the beach.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #41, no credits listed in this digest.

Dear Diary (Table of Contents: 4)

Li'l Jinx's Chum, Mort / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Mort the worry wart; Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse; Gigi; Greg
Synopsis
Mort fills his diary with phony stories to make his life sound exciting. Jinx and Gigi find it, read it, and suddenly become attracted to the timid young man.
Reprints

May-Day May-Day (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
After talking on the phone with her, Jughead tells Archie that Veronica has an emergency.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In the reprint in Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #46 the feature has been changed to Jughead.

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #21.

Tale of Wail (Table of Contents: 6)

Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, I just lost something very valuable!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie tries to help Dilton get back something he lost.
Reprints

Modern Wonders (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hot Dog; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Hot Dog speaks to Reggie and Reggie can't figure out how he's doing it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #14.

Power Play (Table of Contents: 8)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Harvey; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Summer sneezing fits make Sabrina's spells go haywire.
Reprints

Horse Remorse (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
While Archie struggles with the rigors of the dude ranch he and Veronica are visiting, Veronica flirts with a handsome hand.
Reprints

Disco Dizzy (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton (cameo); Nancy Woods (cameo); Moose Mason (cameo); Midge Klump (cameo)
Synopsis
The girls and Archie open a disco but they really just want to dance with Archie.
Reprints

Give Him the Bird (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Big Brother (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama; teen
Reprints

Dollhouse Blues (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo ?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Veronica sees Betty playing with a dollhouse and thinks she's retreating from the competitive world of dating.
Reprints

Crowd Control (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose invites himself along on Betty and Archie's beach date.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly a Betty and Me story.

The Question (Table of Contents: 15)

Big Ethel / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Ethel has a sure-fire plan to get Jughead to take her on a date.
Reprints

Wet Fret (Table of Contents: 16)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Whodunit (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie realizes that if he takes Veronica to a concert on Friday night he will miss the last episode of his favorite TV program, but Veronica says she can tape the program on her new VCR.
Reprints

Let's Face It! (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx makes funny faces.
Reprints

Row Row Row Your Boat (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gets the idea of towing his new canoe to the lake on a wagon behind his car, with Betty and Veronica in it.
Reprints

See No Evil (Table of Contents: 20)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie James; Melody Valentine; Valerie Smith
Synopsis
The girls find a man on the beach who doesn't flip the moment he sees Melody.
Reprints

Stew Style (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
?
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica thinks Betty is not good enough for her bowling team.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling

A Matter of Principal (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Peters; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Boys from Northside High challenge Chuck to a race, loser's school must leave the beach.
Reprints

Switch Hitch (Table of Contents: 23)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as Bill Y.]

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie trades boats with Archie, with an ulterior motive in mind.
Reprints

Runner Up (Table of Contents: 24)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; George
Synopsis
Veronica dates a champion runner, who doesn't want to eat sundaes or dance while he's in training.
Reprints

Tent Taunt (Table of Contents: 25)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is where Veronica's group is camping!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead try to find Veronica's tent amongst a group of tents.
Reprints

Dire Ire (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look! There's no campfire!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Seeing no campfire, the boys realize Betty and Veronica didn't cook their meal.
Reprints

He's a Gasser (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica ask Archie if Reggie is a windbag.
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie! We're lost!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Crabby Couple
    Archie
  3. 2. Jump Chump
    Reggie
  4. 3. On a Sun Day
    Archie
  5. 4. Dear Diary
    Li'l Jinx's Chum, Mort
  6. 5. May-Day May-Day
    Archie
  7. 6. Tale of Wail
    Dilton
  8. 7. Modern Wonders
    Archie
  9. 8. Power Play
    Sabrina
  10. 9. Horse Remorse
    Archie
  11. 10. Disco Dizzy
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Give Him the Bird
    Archie Presents
  13. 12. Big Brother
    Archie at Riverdale
  14. 13. Dollhouse Blues
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. Crowd Control
    Archie
  16. 15. The Question
    Big Ethel
  17. 16. Wet Fret
    Veronica
  18. 17. Whodunit
    Archie
  19. 18. Let's Face It!
    Li'l Jinx
  20. 19. Row Row Row Your Boat
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. See No Evil
    Josie
  22. 21. Stew Style
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. A Matter of Principal
    Archie at Riverdale
  24. 23. Switch Hitch
    Reggie
  25. 24. Runner Up
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Tent Taunt
    Veronica
  27. 26. Dire Ire
    Archie
  28. 27. He's a Gasser
    Archie
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