(July 1987)

Archie, 1984 Series
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Price
2.25 USD
Pages
260
Indicia Frequency
Published 6 times a year in Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sept, and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
027100069164 29
Editing
Victor Gorelick
Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
My average is .300! What's Archie's average?!
Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie #237.

Bad Luck Blues (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Hy Eisman
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman; Nanci Dakesian; Ginny Sykora
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie gives examples of how people bring bad luck upon themselves.

Archie's Gag Bag (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hurry, people! This paper's due at the printer!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie makes a mistake in the school newspaper.

A Reel Whopper! (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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This camping trip was a great idea!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie, Reggie, and Jughead go camping and agree to eat only what they catch.
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Overnight Fright (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where are you girls going?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Raggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica go on an overnight camping trip. Archie and Reggie decide to scare them while they're there.
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For the Birds! (Table of Contents: 5)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx and her father put up a bird feeder.
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Gag Bag (Table of Contents: 6)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Miss Grundy, I'd like you to meet our new faculty member, Miss Mark!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Miss Mark
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee introduces Miss Grundy to the new teacher.

Ups and Downs (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy, Charley Hawse, my father has been upset lately!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx and Charley discuss why her father is so upset.
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The Lover (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
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Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie convinces Moose that he's a great lover who should play the field, in order to get a clear path at Midge. But his plan backfires when Moose makes a play for Betty and Veronica - - and every other girl in Riverdale.
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The Big Sale (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Stark
Synopsis
Archie goes into a novelty store for a pack of gum. Jughead's clumsiness wrecks the place and puts it out of business.
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The Center Ring (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Hey, guys! The new youth center looks great!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie, Betty and Jughead set up a youth center but a town councilman tries to take the credit.
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The Salesmen (Table of Contents: 11)

Reggie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Gus LeMoine
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Mr Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie are chosen to represent the high school at a national educational convention. But they get the wrong tickets from Veronica and end up taking her multinational tour of Europe's jet set.
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Gag Bag (Table of Contents: 12)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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How is the new computer, Flutesnoot?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Prof. Flutesnoot demonstrates a new computer for Mr. Weatherbee.

It's a Gasser (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you say 25 cents worth of gas???
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie decides to apply for a credit card to help solve his money woes but can't afford the $1.00 application fee.
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Tongue Twister (Table of Contents: 14)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Michelle; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie rescues the French ambassador's daughter because he knows how to speak French.
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The Commuter (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie gets into a familiar jam, arranging dates with Betty and Veronica for the same night. This time he has to keep running back and forth from Betty's house to Veronica's house (and vice versa) to try to keep up the charade.
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No Know (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Jinx has so many questions that Hap buys an encyclopedia.
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A Chain Reaction (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Tommy Sloane
Synopsis
While Betty is baby-sitting a boy at the park, he falls into a hole at a construction site, and Archie has to get him out.
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The Great Gillywump Hunt! (Table of Contents: 18)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
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Letters
Victor Gorelick

Genre
adventure; humor; science fiction
Characters
Cosmo the Merry Martian; Orbi; the Moonlings; the Gillywump; Professor Thmik; Astra
Synopsis
On the moon, Cosmo and Orbi are told by the Moonlings that the Dark Side of the Moon is inhabited by a terrifying unseen creature called the Gillywump, who emits spooky noises. The Martians go to investigate and find that the Gillywump is a harmless creature who makes "GRONK!" noises because he has a terrible cold. The Moonlings decide to visit Earth to find a cure for the Gillywump's cold. Meanwhile, Professor Thmik and Astra take off in a rocket to rescue Cosmo and Orbi.
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Indexer Notes

One issue-length story divided into three chapters: "The Great Gillywump Hunt!," "Sneezy Does It!," and "Down to Earth!"

Bootie Cutie (Table of Contents: 19)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica shares his boot collection with Midge.

Phone Fun (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica have extra long phone cords.

Continental Concept (Table of Contents: 21)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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All the girls regard me as a real continental type!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie brags about being an international ladies man.

Golf Goof (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Yipee! A hole in one!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie gets a hole in one.

What Comes Natural (Table of Contents: 23)

Mister Weatherbee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
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Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy debate whether the presence of girls in school drives the boys to act immaturely or whether it's just innate in boys regardless of the circumstances.
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The Last Meal (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Suddenly Jughead can't stand the taste of his favorite foods.
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Bandstand Caper (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie feud with each other using musical instruments.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["My average is .300! What's Archie's average?!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Bad Luck Blues
    Archie
  3. 2. Archie's Gag Bag
    Archie
  4. 3. A Reel Whopper!
    Jughead
  5. 4. Overnight Fright
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. For the Birds!
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Gag Bag
    Mr. Weatherbee
  8. 7. Ups and Downs
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. The Lover
    Archie
  10. 9. The Big Sale
    Jughead
  11. 10. The Center Ring
    Archie
  12. 11. The Salesmen
    Reggie
  13. 12. Gag Bag
    Mr. Weatherbee
  14. 13. It's a Gasser
    Archie
  15. 14. Tongue Twister
    Veronica
  16. 15. The Commuter
    Archie
  17. 16. No Know
    Li'l Jinx
  18. 17. A Chain Reaction
    Archie
  19. 18. The Great Gillywump Hunt!
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  20. 19. Bootie Cutie
    Veronica
  21. 20. Phone Fun
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Continental Concept
    Reggie
  23. 22. Golf Goof
    Archie
  24. 23. What Comes Natural
    Mister Weatherbee
  25. 24. The Last Meal
    Jughead
  26. 25. Bandstand Caper
    Archie
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