(November 2002)

Archie, 1984 Series
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Price
3.29 USD
Pages
196
Indicia Frequency
8 times a year in Jan., Feb., Apr., June, July, Sept., Oct. and Nov.
On-sale date
2002-09-24
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library; Archie 60th Anniversary
Barcode
762816469517 13711
Editing
Nelson Ribeiro; Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
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
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It must be true love!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods

A Beautiful Mind (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Marty; Penelope

Favorite Lamps of Archie and the Gang (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Each member has a specific type of lamp.
Reprints

Morning Mayhem (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie makes his parents breakfast in bed.
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Monkey Business (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie buys a stuffed monkey for Veronica but it is destroyed by Moose.
Reprints

Footwork Frolic (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Smithers; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie brings a soccer ball to the Lodge mansion.
Reprints

Role Extoll (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie does Betty's household chores so she will have time to fix his jalopy.
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Lame Game (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
On the golf course, caddy Archie gives Mr. Lodge advice.
Reprints
Keywords
golf

Thyme on My Hands (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Herb Doyle
Synopsis
When Veronica finds out that Jughead is an expert on herbs, she expresses an interest in learning more.
Reprints
Keywords
herbs

Peachy Keen (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie criticizes Betty for being too nice to solicitors and salesmen.
Reprints

Lip Service (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.?
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Archie discuss the film they've just seen.
Reprints

Monday, Monday (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Professor Flutesnoot; Geraldine Grundy; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Jughead and Archie have the Monday blues.
Reprints

It's a Lost Course (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mr. Buncombe
Synopsis
Archie takes the art of insincere flattery to heart after his new Business Studies course, and gets everyone angry at him and each other.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #271, no credits listed in this digest.

What a Development (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats; Moose Mason

Indexer Notes

In this story, Coach Kleats’ known relatives are his niece Mimi and his elderly grandmother.

Water Water Everywhere (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Reggie cons Archie with a divining rod.
Reprints
Keywords
divining rod

Right for the Part (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When Betty tells Archie she doesn't want to be in the history pageant, Archie gets Miss Grundy to switch her out. However, Veronica then decides that she doesn't want the part either-and enlists Archie for help.
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Indexer Notes

Original story is credited to Frank Doyle and Dan DeCarlo. Changes were made to the credits in this printing.

Golf Gaff (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie forgets Mr. Lodge's golf clubs.
Reprints

Spat Chat (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee's watch takes precedence over Archie's watch.
Reprints

Pushing the Right Button (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Reprints

Grade Aid (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie will try any method to improve his grades except studying.
Reprints
Keywords
biorhythm; horoscope

Sounds Incredible (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Nate Butler (credited)
Pencils
Nate Butler (credited)
Inks
Nate Butler (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie gets a new guitar and takes it to Veronica's house to show it off, but Mr. Lodge is not too happy about it.
Reprints

The Image (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks
Harry Lucey (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Fearing that Reggie will spread the rumor that he's a "klutz," Archie tries to improve his relationship with Reggie, but his attempts to make amends just cause Reggie serious pain.
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Meet Holly Graham! (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Holly Graham
Reprints

The Cart Before Remorse (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / 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
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Svenson; Miss Beazley
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee punishes Archie for pushing Veronica on a cart around school.
Reprints

The Reluctant Teacher (Table of Contents: 24)

Little Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Reprints

Nuts at the Chok'lit Shop (Table of Contents: 25)

Little Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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Indexer Notes

Two short strips plus "Little Archie's Poetry".

The Music Master (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Little Jughead Jones; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Dilton Doiley; The Mayor of Riverdale
Synopsis
Professor Flutesnoot wants Little Archie out of the school band, so he assigns him the large and heavy tuba.
Reprints
Keywords
tuba

Popcorn (Table of Contents: 27)

Little Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Reprints

The Last Laugh (Table of Contents: 28)

Little Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Little Moose Mason; Little Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Little Archie tries to get the boys to smile so he can take their picture.
Reprints

Carsick (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
? [as DeCarlo]
Inks
Jon D’Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is trading in his old car for a new one, and he and Archie reminisce about old cars they wish they still had.
Reprints

Uptight Sight (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee is tired of seeing Archie everywhere he goes.
Reprints

Time After Time (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Reprints

Love in Bloom (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
As the faculty think of a way to separate Archie and Veronica, Veronica comes storming into Mr. Weatherbee's office. She wants him to do something about a student that's bothering her -- Archie!
Reprints
Keywords
kissing

The Wrong Track (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead try to get a photo of an old steam locomotive as it travels past Riverdale.
Reprints
Keywords
train

So Long, Baby (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; "Baby"; unidentified neighbors
Synopsis
Archie offers to stay with Betty while she baby-sits for her neighbors, not realizing that "Baby" is a four foot tall sheep dog.
Reprints

Hair (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
The teachers try to annoy Archie by pretending not to notice his long blond hair. He foresaw this, and is amusing himself. He pretends to give it up, but only sells the wig to Jughead, who now sports it around the school.
Reprints
Keywords
high school

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie & Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #22.

The Fault Finder (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats; Big Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie points out to the gang how they can improve their games, but they end up injuring themselves following his advice.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #248.

Sheer Poetry (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee instructs Miss Grundy to put on a school performance of the poet Percy Shelley but Miss Grundy intentionally misunderstands and puts on a performance of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley.
Reprints
Keywords
school play

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #71, no credits listed in this digest.

Hearts and Foulers (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Jughead falls for a girl and Archie is jealous. He manages to break up the pair by convincing Jughead that he doesn't need romance, but in the process convinces Betty and Veronica that they don't need romance either.
Reprints
Keywords
romance

Depressed Mess (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Waldo Weatherbee; Svenson; Jughead Jones
Reprints
Keywords
accidents; bad days
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["It must be true love!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. A Beautiful Mind
    Archie
  3. 2. Favorite Lamps of Archie and the Gang
  4. 3. Morning Mayhem
    Archie
  5. 4. Monkey Business
    Archie
  6. 5. Footwork Frolic
    Archie
  7. 6. Role Extoll
    Archie
  8. 7. Lame Game
    Archie
  9. 8. Thyme on My Hands
    Archie and the Gang
  10. 9. Peachy Keen
    Archie
  11. 10. Lip Service
    Archie
  12. 11. Monday, Monday
    Archie and the Gang
  13. 12. It's a Lost Course
    Archie
  14. 13. What a Development
    Archie
  15. 14. Water Water Everywhere
    Archie
  16. 15. Right for the Part
    Archie and the Gang
  17. 16. Golf Gaff
    Archie
  18. 17. Spat Chat
    Archie
  19. 18. Pushing the Right Button
    Archie
  20. 19. Grade Aid
    Archie
  21. 20. Sounds Incredible
    Archie
  22. 21. The Image
    Archie
  23. 22. Meet Holly Graham!
    Archie
  24. 23. The Cart Before Remorse
    Archie
  25. 24. The Reluctant Teacher
    Little Archie
  26. 25. Nuts at the Chok'lit Shop
    Little Archie
  27. 26. The Music Master
    Little Archie
  28. 27. Popcorn
    Little Jughead
  29. 28. The Last Laugh
    Little Archie
  30. 29. Carsick
    Archie
  31. 30. Uptight Sight
    Mr. Weatherbee
  32. 31. Time After Time
    Archie
  33. 32. Love in Bloom
    Archie
  34. 33. The Wrong Track
    Archie
  35. 34. So Long, Baby
    Archie
  36. 35. Hair
    Archie
  37. 36. The Fault Finder
    Archie
  38. 37. Sheer Poetry
    Archie
  39. 38. Hearts and Foulers
    Archie
  40. 39. Depressed Mess
    Archie
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