(March 1989)

Archie, 1984 Series
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Price
2.25 USD
Pages
260
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
076956145607 39
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy, will Mr. Weatherbee be surprised to see I cleared the school walk!
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie and Me #100.

Follow That Dog! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman; Nanci Dakesian; Gregg Suchow
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie finds a dog named Lucky, who turns out to be no so lucky for him!

Rain Refrain (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead makes good on a promise from Archie.
Reprints

On Second Thought (Table of Contents: 3)

Reggie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie is bullying the freshmen of the high school, but one boy doesn't back down and challenges Reggie. The two go to the gym where the boy reveals he's a Jui-jitsu expert. Then Reggie suddenly backs down.
Reprints
Keywords
bullying; jiu-jitsu; martial arts

The Rat Takes the Cheese (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, no! I've put on another ten pounds!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; N. O. Hopewell; Miss Beazley; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee needs to lose weight so he orders Miss Beazley to not give him any sweets.
Reprints

How Low Can You Get? (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Flush with cash, Jughead unfortunately runs into one of his many creditors.
Reprints

Aim Acclaim (Table of Contents: 6)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie mocks Veronica's 'female power' speech.
Reprints
Keywords
women's liberation movement

Spin Din (Table of Contents: 7)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie calls Archie's skating move 'the chicken spin'.
Reprints
Keywords
ice skating

Prize Privilege (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty uses her cooking to get Jughead to do her a favor.
Reprints

Wiener Demeanor (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead applies for a job in a sausage factory.
Reprints

Flip Flopped (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
After hearing that the boys like cheerleaders, Veronica joins the inept squad and uses her acrobatic skills to get herself promoted to head cheerleader.
Reprints
Keywords
acrobatics; basketball; cheerleaders

The Masked Marvel (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie puts on a ski mask to avoid being seen carrying Veronica's packages. Reggie has Archie taken out of commission so he can disguise himself as Archie.
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Indexer Notes

Reggie refers to "Laugh-In humor" after a corny joke, a reference to the then-popular TV comedy show.

Cold Spells (Table of Contents: 12)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Cousin Ambrose; Harvey
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda's worrying over whether Sabrina is properly dressed for the weather becomes a problem for Harvey.
Reprints

Hula Havoc (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Smithers the butler; Mr. Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
In the middle of winter Mr. Lodge holds an indoor luau, which Archie manages to turn into a shambles.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

luau; grass skirts; pineapples; hula; ukelele

Bear Facts (Table of Contents: 14)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The boys don't believe that Jughead saw a bear.
Reprints

Fail Tale (Table of Contents: 15)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
One of Reggie's lines doesn't work on a pretty girl.
Reprints

Indecision Revision (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's choice, to stay home or go to Pop Tate's is decided by the weather.
Reprints

The Rub Out (Table of Contents: 17)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Letters
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Genre
drama; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Spotty (his dog)
Synopsis
On his way home, Little Archie witnesses a crime and is confronted by the perpetrators.
Reprints

That's Why (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie can't afford to take Veronica to the dance, so she helps him raise the money.
Reprints

Miss Mess (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
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Letters
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx is doing her homework on the floor because her desk is too cluttered. Hap makes her clean up.
Reprints

Shy Guy (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fred, get with it!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica leaves Archie for a lonely boy.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Veronica's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi Ron!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica asks her dad for money.

Wet and Wild (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Svensen the janitor; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Jughead gets the halls of the high school all wet from shaking the snow off of his coat and shoes. When Mr. Weatherbee spots it, he makes Jughead deal with it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story is told completely in pantomime. There is no dialogue or sound effects.

Writer credit from reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #86.

Arrival (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead, why did you fill my guitar with snow?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
On their way to a gig, the Archies have trouble with their van on the icy roads.
Reprints

Flip Quip (Table of Contents: 24)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie wants a girl who is the opposite of himself.
Reprints

Chap Flap (Table of Contents: 25)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie antagonizes everyone, including his basketball team.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball

Pin Din (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Gladys
Synopsis
Gladys tries to interest Jughead in bowling, but Jughead is just interested in the bowling alley's snack bar.
Reprints

The Way It Was (Table of Contents: 27)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie goes to any lengths to get a gorgeous new girl away from Archie.
Reprints

Prime Rhyme Time (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Sally Sneeke
Synopsis
Betty's rival in a poetry contest steals her entry and tries to enter it under her own name.
Reprints

Work of Art (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge tries to keep Archie from breaking his latest antique, a Ling-Po vase, but the real threat comes from a crook who tries to steal the vase.
Reprints

Bowled Over! (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Creak
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Hap has to forego his bowling night to help Jinx build snowmen.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Boy, will Mr. Weatherbee be surprised to see I cleared the school walk!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Follow That Dog!
    Archie
  3. 2. Rain Refrain
    Jughead
  4. 3. On Second Thought
    Reggie
  5. 4. The Rat Takes the Cheese
    Archie
  6. 5. How Low Can You Get?
    Jughead
  7. 6. Aim Acclaim
    Reggie
  8. 7. Spin Din
    Reggie
  9. 8. Prize Privilege
    Jughead
  10. 9. Wiener Demeanor
    Jughead
  11. 10. Flip Flopped
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. The Masked Marvel
    Archie
  13. 12. Cold Spells
    Sabrina
  14. 13. Hula Havoc
    Archie
  15. 14. Bear Facts
    Jughead
  16. 15. Fail Tale
    Reggie
  17. 16. Indecision Revision
    Archie
  18. 17. The Rub Out
    Little Archie
  19. 18. That's Why
    Archie
  20. 19. Miss Mess
    Li'l Jinx
  21. 20. Shy Guy
    Archie
  22. 21. ["Hi Ron!"]
    Veronica's Gag Bag
  23. 22. Wet and Wild
    Jughead
  24. 23. Arrival
    The Archies
  25. 24. Flip Quip
    Reggie
  26. 25. Chap Flap
    Reggie
  27. 26. Pin Din
    Jughead
  28. 27. The Way It Was
    Reggie
  29. 28. Prime Rhyme Time
    Betty
  30. 29. Work of Art
    Archie
  31. 30. Bowled Over!
    Li'l Jinx
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