(June 2004)

Archie, 1984 Series
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Price
3.59 USD
Pages
196
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On-sale date
2004-04-20
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
762816469517 15111
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
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, I think you forgot to cover the blender!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews

Carrier Pigeon (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie’s Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Miss Beazly!
Genre
humor; teen

Tall Tale Test (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead's friend Waldo tells outlandish stories.
Reprints

The Price You Pay (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama; teen
Reprints

Science Friction (Table of Contents: 5)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie dresses up as a Martian to scare the gang because they laughed at him for reading science fiction magazines, but Mr. Lodge calls the police.
Reprints

Equal Wrongs (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Coach Clayton; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Coach Clayton isn't treating everyone equally.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #57.

Scare Affair (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie changes the Beware of Dog sign after getting yelled at by Mr. Lodge.
Reprints

Petal Power (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie must go but the roses can stay.
Reprints

The Giant Eggplant That Conquered the World (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos (credited)
Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Colonel Archie Andrews [also as Archie Andrews]; Commander Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Dr. Dilton Doiley; Professor Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; General Weatherbee; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie falls asleep and imagines himself in a B-movie.
Reprints
Keywords
Antarctica; B movie; eggplant; UFO

Indexer Notes

In two parts.

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #21.

That's the Ticket (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Mary Andrews; Hubert Smithers; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie wants to surprise Veronica when she returns from a big trip with tickets to her favorite band.
Reprints

Date Strait (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Impossible Journey (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie keeps sabotaging Archie to prevent him from getting to a date with Veronica.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story has no dialogue until the final panel.

Country Calamity (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Floyd Clayton; Moose Mason; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Coach Kleats wants to be a country music star.
Reprints

Rep Rap (Table of Contents: 14)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie asks Archie what everybody thinks of him.
Reprints

Fright Sight (Table of Contents: 15)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Reggie is at Midge's house when Moose calls.
Reprints

Getting the Treatment (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie has the hiccups.
Reprints
Keywords
hiccups

The Good Skate (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie makes it to school on time despite oversleeping, by using his roller skates. But of course it ends in disaster.
Reprints
Keywords
roller skates

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #287.

Forget Regret (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Svenson; Jughead Jones

It's Our Business! (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Coach Kleats; Coach Clayton; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
With business slowing down, Pop Tate considers selling the malt shop but the kids and their parents help improve Pop's business.
Reprints

Just Like That (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Riverdale High's computer goes down before Archie and Jughead are able to use it to solve a big math problem they've been assigned. Dilton assigns a small part of the problem to each of the gang and they are able to solve it on their own.
Reprints

Pop's is Tops! (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie & Friends / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey ?
Inks
Rex W. Lindsey ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Chuck Clayton; Pop Tate; Nancy Woods
Reprints

Bottled Up (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The gang looks for a time capsule they buried five years earlier during summer camp.
Reprints

The Jokers (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Reggie Orr (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Reggie Orr (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Reggie Mantle; Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Little Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
When Archie gets in trouble at school, Archie, Reggie and Jughead try to intercept Miss Grundy's phone call to Archie's parents.
Reprints

Name Treasure (Table of Contents: 24)

Little Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Little Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge

A Seeing Star (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Reprints

Catch Me If You Can (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Little Betty Cooper; Mary Andrews

Oh My! The Fly (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Spotty; Fred Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Hot Dog

For Business Ache (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Fangs Fogarty; Little Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Little Archie decides to take a job shining shoes to raise money to take Veronica to a concert.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #20.

The One That Got Away (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones

It's Show Time! (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andres; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Veronica is appearing on a trivia game show and Archie forgets to record it for her.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, did you finish repairing that chair yet?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie fixes a chair.
Reprints

Something Suitable (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Whenever Archie decides to get to Pop Tate's a certain way, Veronica must change her outfit to suit the method of transportation.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #239, the writing is credited to Frank Doyle.

Oh, A Smart House, Eh? (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Dilton has built a house that responds to Archie's voice commands.
Reprints

A Noisy Lesson (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Svenson
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tries to convince Archie that he knows all about solving problems.
Reprints

The "Bird Man" (Table of Contents: 35)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Reggie pulls off the "big lie" technique, claiming to find a rare grommet egg.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for everything except pencils from Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #14. In Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #14, pencils are credited to John Rosenberger.

Talk Balk (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's cousin keeps interrupting the baseball game on TV.
Reprints

Freak Critique (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's dad thinks he's too attached to his skateboard.
Reprints
Keywords
skateboards

Tycoon (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My! The man's going up in the polishing game!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Roger
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge sells Archie a single share in one of his companies.
Reprints

Job Jibe (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is working for Mr. Lodge, but seems to have no chance of advancement.
Reprints

Baseball Frank (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Fred go to a sporting goods store to buy some baseball equipment for Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball; sporting goods store

Happy Times (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is in a good mood but everybody else gets him down.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #12.

Alphabet Soup (Table of Contents: 42)

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; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Ethel Muggs; Cricket O'Dell; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The Archie characters are represented by a strange alphabet: ABVJRGWmBMDECL.
Reprints
Keywords
alphabet; arrow; fourth wall; jealousy; money; phone booth

Indexer Notes

A take-off on alphabet books (A stands for apple; B stands for boy, etc.). The story is told entirely in captions.

Don't Mind Me (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie daydreams during detention.
Reprints
Keywords
hockey
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, I think you forgot to cover the blender!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Carrier Pigeon
    Archie
  3. 2. ["Miss Beazly!"]
    Archie’s Gag Bag
  4. 3. Tall Tale Test
    Archie
  5. 4. The Price You Pay
    Archie
  6. 5. Science Friction
    Reggie
  7. 6. Equal Wrongs
    Archie
  8. 7. Scare Affair
    Archie
  9. 8. Petal Power
    Archie
  10. 9. The Giant Eggplant That Conquered the World
    Archie
  11. 10. That's the Ticket
    Archie
  12. 11. Date Strait
    Archie
  13. 12. Impossible Journey
    Archie
  14. 13. Country Calamity
    Archie
  15. 14. Rep Rap
    Reggie
  16. 15. Fright Sight
    Reggie
  17. 16. Getting the Treatment
    Archie and the Gang
  18. 17. The Good Skate
    Archie
  19. 18. Forget Regret
    Archie
  20. 19. It's Our Business!
    Archie
  21. 20. Just Like That
    Archie
  22. 21. Pop's is Tops!
    Archie & Friends
  23. 22. Bottled Up
    Archie and the Gang
  24. 23. The Jokers
    Little Archie
  25. 24. Name Treasure
    Little Archie
  26. 25. A Seeing Star
    Little Archie
  27. 26. Catch Me If You Can
    Little Archie
  28. 27. Oh My! The Fly
    Little Archie
  29. 28. For Business Ache
    Little Archie
  30. 29. The One That Got Away
    Little Archie
  31. 30. It's Show Time!
    Archie
  32. 31. ["Archie, did you finish repairing that chair yet?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  33. 32. Something Suitable
    Archie
  34. 33. Oh, A Smart House, Eh?
    Archie
  35. 34. A Noisy Lesson
    Archie
  36. 35. The "Bird Man"
    Reggie
  37. 36. Talk Balk
    Archie
  38. 37. Freak Critique
    Archie
  39. 38. Tycoon
    Archie
  40. 39. Job Jibe
    Archie
  41. 40. Baseball Frank
    Archie
  42. 41. Happy Times
    Archie
  43. 42. Alphabet Soup
    Archie
  44. 43. Don't Mind Me
    Archie
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