(1989)

Archie, 1975 Series
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Price
1.50 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
twice a year
On-sale date
1989
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896468588 55
Editing
Victor Gorelick
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This buggy of mine is the best looking thing on wheels!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Keywords
roller skates; swimsuit

Salesman's Lament (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited); Nancy Dakesian (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is going to be the perfect summer job - nothing but fresh air and sunshine!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie gets a job selling ice cream on the beach, but he's having trouble making money at it.
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Remark Lark (Table of Contents: 2)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Tent Taunt (Table of Contents: 3)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Kid Stuff (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
A child's vivid imagination proves too much for Archie.
Reprints

Cable Caboodle (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Archie gets cable TV at his house.
Reprints

Sublime Time (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty! We're almost to the top!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty has the time of her life hiking with Archie. Archie, though, can't say the same.
Reprints
Keywords
hiking

Paper Pitcher (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Ellen Leonforte
Inks
Jon Dagger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Pizza Connection (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Ellen Leonforte
Inks
Jon Dagger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Temper Temper (Table of Contents: 9)

Reggie / 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
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
In order to get Veronica to let him help her out, Reggie must prove to her that he can control his temper.
Reprints

Mate Fate (Table of Contents: 10)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Dan Parent
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

"Trait" Trial (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Dan Parent
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Pool Party (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge [Mr. Lodge]; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead use Veronica's pool and mistake Mr. Lodge for a thief.
Reprints

Dream Drama (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge (dream only)
Synopsis
While sleeping, Betty dreams of being a police officer and a fire fighter and rescuing Archie both times, only to have Veronica swoop in and take him from her.
Reprints

Service with a Guile (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Archie get jobs at a summer resort, but Betty is in for a surprise when Veronica and her dad come to stay.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally a Betty and Me story.

Professor Pither's Pill (Part 1) (Table of Contents: 15)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda Spellman; Aunt Zelda Spellman; Della; Professor Pither
Synopsis
Della assigns Sabrina to go up against Professor Pither from Planet Pluto, a mad scientist with plans to ruin the Riverdale Regata.
Reprints
Keywords
submarine

Professor Pither's Pill (Part 2) (Table of Contents: 16)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Professor Pither; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Della
Synopsis
Sabrina shrinks herself to miniature size to try and foil Professor Pither's plan to destroy the Riverdale Regata using model planes.
Reprints
Keywords
submarine

Puff Power (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

What Price Failure (Table of Contents: 18)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir [as Gladir] (signed)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. [as DeCarlo Jr.] (signed)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie and the Pussycats [Josie McCoy; Valerie Smith; Melody Valentine]; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Alexander Cabot II
Synopsis
Mr. Cabot books the Pussycats at his country club hoping it will be a disaster so he can use it as a tax write-off.
Reprints
Keywords
country club; gig; golf; music; playing cards

Indexer Notes

Reprint credits script to Frank Doyle. No Inks, Colors, or Letters credited in original. Credits from reprint.

Future Fatigue (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica throws a "future party" where everyone dresses up like people from the future.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #9.

Plate Plight (Table of Contents: 20)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead complains about the hamburger he purchased.

Yap Flap (Table of Contents: 21)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Nightmare (Table of Contents: 22)

Glenn Scarpelli in Hollywood / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Glenn Scarpelli
Synopsis
Glenn has a dream where his car breaks down and he tries to make it home but no one will believe he's really the celebrity Glenn Scarpelli.
Reprints

Curses (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jealous that Archie is taking Betty out for her birthday, Veronica gives Betty a cursed Egyptian ruby ring. But all the bad luck seems to be happening to Veronica.
Reprints

Big Ethyl's Beach Time Fashions (Table of Contents: 24)

Big Ethyl / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Dan Parent
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Pool Fool (Table of Contents: 25)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Mark Schultz
Inks
Mark Schultz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Love Flub (Table of Contents: 26)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Mark Schultz
Inks
Mark Schultz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Heat Beat (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee! It's so hot! I can't take much more of this weather!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dr. Mezmer; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead and Archie have a hypnotist make them think they are cold on a hot summer day.
Reprints
Keywords
hypnotism; hypnotist

Phone Fare (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let me tell you...It isn't easy to be a phone!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty's telephone talks about how different calls affect his day.
Reprints

Crowd Control (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't believe you and I are going to the beach by ourselves!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose invites himself along on Betty and Archie's beach date.
Reprints

On the Job Training (Table of Contents: 30)

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
Synopsis
To prepare for her babysitting job, Betty plays a tape of bedtime stories in her car, which causes her to fall asleep and drive her car into the lake.
Reprints

Shop Talk (Table of Contents: 31)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Sweet Treat (Table of Contents: 32)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Strange Change (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie proves there is such a thing as a personality change.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker credit changed to reflect the credits printed in Jughead Double Digest #182.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This buggy of mine is the best looking thing on wheels!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Salesman's Lament
    Archie
  3. 2. Remark Lark
    Reggie
  4. 3. Tent Taunt
    Reggie
  5. 4. Kid Stuff
    Archie
  6. 5. Cable Caboodle
    Archie
  7. 6. Sublime Time
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Paper Pitcher
    Archie
  9. 8. Pizza Connection
    Archie
  10. 9. Temper Temper
    Reggie
  11. 10. Mate Fate
    Reggie
  12. 11. "Trait" Trial
    Betty
  13. 12. Pool Party
    Archie
  14. 13. Dream Drama
    Betty
  15. 14. Service with a Guile
    Archie
  16. 15. Professor Pither's Pill (Part 1)
    Sabrina
  17. 16. Professor Pither's Pill (Part 2)
    Sabrina
  18. 17. Puff Power
    Archie and the Gang
  19. 18. What Price Failure
    Josie and the Pussycats
  20. 19. Future Fatigue
    Archie
  21. 20. Plate Plight
    Jughead
  22. 21. Yap Flap
    Jughead
  23. 22. Nightmare
    Glenn Scarpelli in Hollywood
  24. 23. Curses
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Big Ethyl's Beach Time Fashions
    Big Ethyl
  26. 25. Pool Fool
    Moose
  27. 26. Love Flub
    Moose
  28. 27. Heat Beat
    Archie and the Gang
  29. 28. Phone Fare
    Betty
  30. 29. Crowd Control
    Archie
  31. 30. On the Job Training
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. Shop Talk
    Veronica
  33. 32. Sweet Treat
    Veronica
  34. 33. Strange Change
    Archie
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