(1988)

Archie, 1975 Series
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Pages
132
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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 52
Editing
Victor Gorelick
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's our last resort, Betty!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #218.

Special Rate (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie and Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited); Nancy Dakesian (credited); Ginny Sykora (credited)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
We'll all be glad to donate things for the sale sir!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee has Archie and Jughead pick up donations for the school rummage sale.
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A Matter of Words (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica has a book on how to avoid arguments while going steady.
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Jig Gig (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie has an idea that will provide ten hours of entertainment.
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The Big Fib Rib (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty catches Archie in a lie and lectures him about it.
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Cool Ridicule (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The girls object to what the boys call "chivalry" and what they call "sexism", so they begin to treat Archie and Reggie the way they were treating them.
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A Real Joker (Table of Contents: 6)

Big Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Moose's report card is hopeless.
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Gift Shift (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What is Archie getting you for your birthday?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie buys Veronica a birthday gift.

Fizz Whizz (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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What a terrible day Archie just had on the courts!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty tells Jughead about Archie's bad game.

Reverse Spin (Table of Contents: 9)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
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Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Hilda decides that using magic to affect meters and scales is both good fun and good for her purse.
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Pix Nix (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! That was some picture!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx and Charley go see a movie.
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Vacation Consternation (Table of Contents: 11)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Miss Haggly; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason
Synopsis
When Professor Flutesnoot recommends that the teachers go visit wildlife to relax, Miss Grundy states that she sees wildlife every day.
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Costume Clash (Table of Contents: 12)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo, Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The Archies try to re-make their image but the club owner doesn't like their new costumes.
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The Vanishing Van (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dilton! I get the feeling there's something sinister going on in this old barn!
Genre
humor; crime; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jason Rockwell; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge's expensive painting are stolen.
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The Fool Guy (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie Presents... / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Berdej
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A parody of "The Fall Guy" with Archie as the death-defying stuntman.
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The Art of Skiing (Table of Contents: 15)

Professor Jughead's Educational Corner / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
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Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Jughead teaches us the right and wrong things to do when skiing.
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Basket Banter (Table of Contents: 16)

Big Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose asks Jughead who is in the gym.
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Scale Tale (Table of Contents: 17)

Big Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Moose goes mountain climbing.
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Fair Flair (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie likes to see his food prepared.
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Split Bit (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie is coming over with his home movies.
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The Dumb Bell (Table of Contents: 20)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Tired of his spindly physique, Dilton invents his own weight-lifting equipment.
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Surprised Party (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is shaken when Betty turns down a date with him to meet with an old boyfriend.
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Disco Dizzy (Table of Contents: 22)

Big Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ouch!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Midge criticizes Moose's dancing.

Court Report (Table of Contents: 23)

Dilton / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I designed a new racket that's guaranteed to never miss a shot!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Dilton invents a new tennis racket.

Jog Agog (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica can't jog with Archie because their jogging suits clash.
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Keywords
jogging

Mail Travail (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tells Veronica about the new postal worker.
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Water Boy! (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx tries to even the score after Charley plays a nasty prank on her.
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Keywords
divining rod

Pop's Sundae Punch (Table of Contents: 27)

Pop Tate / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Pops! Pop Tate! Who's minding the store?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
After a trip to the doctor, Pop decides to close the Choklit Shop for a few hours to get some rest.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

Mother's Day (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie plans to give his mother a birthday gift from the heart instead of from the store.
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Shrewd Dude (Table of Contents: 29)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Moose, for a disco you're supposed to wear something you can move around in!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Moose and Midge discuss disco attire.

Slick Trick (Table of Contents: 30)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Pick a card, Moose!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead plays a card trick on Moose.

Double Takes (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, don't be so nervous!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Mr. Weatherbee

Indexer Notes

Three unrelated two-panel gags.

Music Hath Charms (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Leonard Stroganoff
Synopsis
Veronica sets Betty up to be humiliated in front of a world-famous symphony conductor.
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An Odd Gift (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica guilt-trips Archie into giving her a present.
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Pin Up (Table of Contents: 34)

Jughead / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Beautiful!!! What could be more beautiful than a dish of cherry pie a-la-mode?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Pop Tate presents Jughead a slice of pie.

Dog Day Wish (Table of Contents: 35)

Sabrina featuring Salem the Cat / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
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Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Salem; Bozo
Synopsis
Sabrina limits Salem to one magic trick to keep him out of mischief, but when several neighborhood pets get rounded up by the dogcatcher, Salem uses his magic to help the others escape first.
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Parting Ways (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Archie aren't going anywhere. They just like kissing good-bye.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #222, no credits printed in this digest.

Call Ball (Table of Contents: 37)

Big Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Ethel practices talking to Jughead on the telephone.
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Wig Gig (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie wears a wig so Dilton can practice talking to girls.
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Hidden Talent (Table of Contents: 39)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie has an idea to make some money and though Reggie tries to spoil things, they work out to Archie's advantage.
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Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed against the credits printed in Archie & Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #25.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["It's our last resort, Betty!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Special Rate
    Archie and Jughead
  3. 2. A Matter of Words
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Jig Gig
    Archie
  5. 4. The Big Fib Rib
    Betty
  6. 5. Cool Ridicule
    Archie and the Gang
  7. 6. A Real Joker
    Big Moose
  8. 7. Gift Shift
    Archie
  9. 8. Fizz Whizz
    Archie
  10. 9. Reverse Spin
    Sabrina
  11. 10. Pix Nix
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. Vacation Consternation
    Miss Grundy
  13. 12. Costume Clash
    The Archies
  14. 13. The Vanishing Van
    Archie
  15. 14. The Fool Guy
    Archie Presents...
  16. 15. The Art of Skiing
    Professor Jughead's Educational Corner
  17. 16. Basket Banter
    Big Moose
  18. 17. Scale Tale
    Big Moose
  19. 18. Fair Flair
    Archie
  20. 19. Split Bit
    Archie
  21. 20. The Dumb Bell
    Dilton
  22. 21. Surprised Party
    Archie
  23. 22. Disco Dizzy
    Big Moose
  24. 23. Court Report
    Dilton
  25. 24. Jog Agog
    Archie
  26. 25. Mail Travail
    Archie
  27. 26. Water Boy!
    Li'l Jinx
  28. 27. Pop's Sundae Punch
    Pop Tate
  29. 28. Mother's Day
    Archie
  30. 29. Shrewd Dude
    Moose
  31. 30. Slick Trick
    Moose
  32. 31. Double Takes
    Archie and the Gang
  33. 32. Music Hath Charms
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. An Odd Gift
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. Pin Up
    Jughead
  36. 35. Dog Day Wish
    Sabrina featuring Salem the Cat
  37. 36. Parting Ways
    Archie
  38. 37. Call Ball
    Big Ethel
  39. 38. Wig Gig
    Archie
  40. 39. Hidden Talent
    Reggie
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