(January 1986)

Archie, 1984 Series
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Price
1.95 USD
Pages
260
Indicia Frequency
6 times a year in Jan., March, May, July, Sept., and Nov.
On-sale Date
1985 ?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
0271000691620
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

Sequences likely out of order.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[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's asking for an increase in his allowance!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews
Keywords
allowance; inflation

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie #267

Witchful Thinking (Table of Contents: 1)

Sabrina / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Aunt Hilda; Harvey Kinkle
Synopsis
Wanting to be a part of Archie's group of friends, Sabrina uses her magic in subtle ways to help the group. But, the gang doesn't believe she's the cause of their good fortune.
Reprints

The Money Watcher! (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx tries to stop losing money all the time.
Reprints
Keywords
dry cleaners; quarter

Don't Walk and Walk (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx shows her father a simpler way to remove snow from the driveway.
Reprints

Greek Tweak (Table of Contents: 4)

Reggie and Me / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Miss Grundy tells the story of Damon and Pythias.
Reprints

Piano Rolled (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Pop puts an old player piano into the shop and the gang convince Moose that he can actually play.
Reprints

Words to the Wise (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Evelyn Evernever; Little Jughead Jones; Little Veronica Lodge: Ambrose Pipps; Spotty
Synopsis
Little Archie warns his friends against actions that bring bad luck.
Reprints

Praise Wordy (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Hap Holliday
Reprints

Just Plain Veronica (Table of Contents: 8)

Veronica / 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
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica is being even more insufferable and aloof than usual.
Reprints

Duke of Decay (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead as Captain Hero / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Jughead [as Captain Hero]
Reprints

Games (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A cruel party game backfires.
Reprints

Little Archie Puts Out the Cat (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks
Bob Bolling (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Bolling

Genre
adventure; humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Spotty; "Cat" Kane; un-named women
Synopsis
Little Archie upsets his father by leaving his toys lying all around the house. But something far more upsetting happens when a cat burglar, "Cat" Kane, picks the Andrews home as the next target, and sneaks into the house after drugging Spotty. Thanks to Little Archie's toys, the family is alerted to Cat's presence in their house, but can they stop him from getting away?
Reprints

Gentle Reminder (Table of Contents: 12)

Linda and Laurie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkins; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Alec; Sheldon Broadbeam
Synopsis
Linda tells Laurie that she went out with Wilbur last night and that "he's no gentleman". Before long, Wilbur's reputation as a "cave man casanova" has spread all over town.
Reprints

Take It Easel (Table of Contents: 13)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Victor Gorelick

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
When Alex raves about Melody's terrible abstract painting, Pepper and Albert try to humiliate them both by getting Melody's painting entered in an art show.
Reprints
Keywords
abstract art; art show; painting

Indexer Notes

There's the standard abstract art gag about the painting being hung upside-down.

Zippity Zap (Table of Contents: 14)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Harvey; Della
Synopsis
After Sabrina says that she finds Harvey unexciting, Della casts a spell that makes him irresistibly charismatic to everyone, including Sabrina.
Reprints

Munch Bunch (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Dilton tries to convince Jughead to give up junk food in favor of healthy, energy-enhancing "yoga burgers."
Reprints

The Silencer Strikes (Table of Contents: 16)

Jughead as Captain Hero / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones [as Captain Hero]
Reprints

Computer Au Go Go! (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie and Me / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Waldo Weatherbee; Miss Geraldine Grundy; Miss Phlips; Elmer Benjamin Flutesnoot; Coach Kleats; Miss Bernice Beazley; Mr. Tyler (representative for Zippy Computer Company); Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Elmer Fluteweed
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee realizes the school's main computer is not Archie-proof.
Reprints

The Doll (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lucey

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Molly
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica see Archie carrying a doll as a prop for the school play. Betty wants to make fun of him, but Veronica doesn't approve.
Reprints
Keywords
doll; jealousy; school play

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Little Archie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stop daydreaming and study
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Grundy accuses Little Archie of having his head in the clouds.
Reprints

Sports Spree (Table of Contents: 20)

Little Archie / comic story / 7.75 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks
Bob Bolling (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Little Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When Little Archie is bored with TV and indoor games, Fred suggests taking an interest in outdoor sports. Little Archie manages to break one of his father's possessions with every sport he takes up.
Reprints
Keywords
fishing; golf

Missing Link (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Waldo Weatherbee; Miss Geraldine Grundy; Miss Bernice Beazley; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee goes on a school-wide investigation as to why Archie is so quiet that day.
Reprints

The Kiss-Off (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty and Veronica / 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; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Craig
Synopsis
Veronica is confident in her effect on men, due to her effect on Archie. That is, until she sees Betty's effect on the handsome Craig.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie's asking for an increase in his allowance!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Witchful Thinking
    Sabrina
  3. 2. The Money Watcher!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Don't Walk and Walk
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Greek Tweak
    Reggie and Me
  6. 5. Piano Rolled
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Words to the Wise
    Little Archie
  8. 7. Praise Wordy
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. Just Plain Veronica
    Veronica
  10. 9. Duke of Decay
    Jughead as Captain Hero
  11. 10. Games
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Little Archie Puts Out the Cat
    Little Archie
  13. 12. Gentle Reminder
    Linda and Laurie
  14. 13. Take It Easel
    Josie
  15. 14. Zippity Zap
    Sabrina
  16. 15. Munch Bunch
    Jughead
  17. 16. The Silencer Strikes
    Jughead as Captain Hero
  18. 17. Computer Au Go Go!
    Archie and Me
  19. 18. The Doll
    Archie
  20. 19. ["Stop daydreaming and study"]
    Little Archie
  21. 20. Sports Spree
    Little Archie
  22. 21. Missing Link
    Archie and Me
  23. 22. The Kiss-Off
    Betty and Veronica
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