(August 2004)

Archie, 1984 Series
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Price:
3.59 USD; 4.29 CAD
Pages:
196
Indicia frequency:
9 times a year in Jan., Feb., Mar., May, June, Aug., Sept., Oct. 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:
762816469517 15211
Editing:
Nelson Ribeiro; 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:
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks:
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Let me guess!
Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews

Spirit Sprites (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Nancy Woods; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
The girls wonder why the guys like games so much.

Exercise (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen

Flipped Out! (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge blames Archie when his rare Maldavian coin disappears.
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Keywords:
coin collecting

Error Terror (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie is kicking the ball around.
Reprints:
Keywords:
baseball

Quick Shtick (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie's speed reading abilities need work.
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Dial a Date (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie gets a phone message that he's to meet his date 30 minutes later than scheduled. However, Archie doesn't recall who he's supposed to be seeing.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint of this story in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #244.

What Would You Say (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text:
No, no, Chuck!
Genre:
drama; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Coach Clayton
Synopsis:
Chuck wants to quit school because his father works there.
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Take a Chance (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie is so love-sick that he can't sell any raffle tickets for the Student Council. Reggie and Betty convince Veronica to give Archie a pep talk to sell tickets. That works for Archie, but then the rest of the boys are hanging around Veronica instead of selling their tickets.
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Keywords:
love-sick; pep talk; raffle

The Pitch-Men (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee finds himself both pleased and dismayed by the varsity baseball team.
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How to Be...Megapopular! (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Archie reads a book on how to be popular.
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The Finer Things (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Ruth
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo, Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Veronica tries to teach Archie about the finer things in life, like sushi and polo.
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Player Plight (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Archie stands up for a teammate, but only so far.
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Lava Come Back to Me! or Getting Sedimental Over You! (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen

Ringmaster (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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?
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?
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Genre:
teen

A Day to Forget (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
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Genre:
humor; teen

Course Remorse (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Oops! I dropped my bowling ball!
Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Various experts are invited to the school to give one-day courses in various fields.
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Quote and Unquote (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Bob Bolling
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Ulga
Synopsis:
Archie goes to Veronica's to get a sweater for her, but the new maid doesn't know him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #30.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script:
?
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?
Inks:
?
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?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Here's the information you wanted, sir!
Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Miss Phlips
Synopsis:
Archie gives the wrong information to Mr. Weatherbee.
Reprints:

Tube Boob (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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?
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?
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script:
?
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?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Pop! Do you believe in heredity?
Genre:
humor; teen

Peacemaker (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
The "Archies" are without a drum after Moose breaks it, but the gang gets him to replace it when they write a song about Moose and Midge.
Reprints:

Love Story (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Geraldine Grundy; Fred Andrews; Smithers (the butler); Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie has turned over a new leaf and goes out of his way to be nice to Archie. Archie can't believe it. Jughead doesn't.
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Designers' Choice (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee asks Archie and Jughead for advice on redecorating a room in the school.
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Sleepy Time Guy (Table of Contents: 24)

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; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Tired of going on cheap dates with Archie, Veronica demands that he get a job so he can afford to take her dancing. But the job he gets leaves him so tired that it ruins their expensive date.
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The Thinking Man (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
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Whistle Epistle (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Why was Archie whistling?
Reprints:

Do or Diet (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor
Inks:
Ken Selig
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children

The Last Alarm (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script:
Dexter Taylor
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor (signed)
Inks:
Dexter Taylor (signed)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Spotty; Little Jughead Jones; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Blue-Tooth Baker
Synopsis:
Little Archie and his friends, as well as their enemies the South Side Serpents, try to solve the mystery of who's been setting off fire alarms at the school.
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Indexer Notes

The only on-panel appearance of Blue-Tooth Baker (though his design and attitude are more like Bob Bolling's version of Fangs Fogarty).

The Big One (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script:
Dexter Taylor ?
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor
Inks:
Dexter Taylor
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Dexter Taylor

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Little Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Little Veronica invites both Little Archie and Little Reggie for a day on her father's yacht, where Mr. Lodge shows them how to fish for tuna... but catches a submarine.
Reprints:
Keywords:
submarines

A Relative Nuisance! (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino ?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Horace; Wilma
Synopsis:
Archie solves the problem of Mr. Weatherbee's obnoxious nephew by introducing him to Betty's cousin.
Reprints:

It's Not Easy (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Ruth
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie works hard trying to get on Mr. Lodge's good side so that he will have an advantage with Veronica, but she always makes up her own mind.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #240, writer is credited as Mike Pellowski and inks are credited to Costanza.

There's a Bee in My Salad (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Ken Pedersen (credited)
Pencils:
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Everybody is health-conscious today, and salads are what all the kids are eating!
Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead ruin Pop Tate's new salad bar.
Reprints:

Everything's Duckie (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley (credited)
Pencils:
Al Hartley (credited)
Inks:
Al Hartley (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Al Hartley

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie gives Veronica a duck and some ducklings who take up residence in the Lodge pool.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Bill Yoshida is credited with lettering but lettering is by Al Hartley.

Serious Cereal (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Loopie Lion
Synopsis:
Archie wins the grand prize in a cereal company contest.
Reprints:

Love In Bloom (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie buys Veronica a tree for their anniversary.
Reprints:

First Time In-Line (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Pencils:
Rex Lindsey ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Reprints:

Waste Not Want Not (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Marty Epp
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
The boys are fishing on Mr. Lodge's boat while Veronica relaxes in her bikini. After he sees Jughead throw a sandwich wrapper into the water, Mr. Lodge gives the boys a lecture on the evils of water pollution and how individual acts of pollution contribute to a big problem.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Let me guess!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Spirit Sprites
    Archie
  3. 2. Exercise
    Archie
  4. 3. Flipped Out!
    Archie
  5. 4. Error Terror
    Archie
  6. 5. Quick Shtick
    Archie
  7. 6. Dial a Date
    Archie
  8. 7. What Would You Say
    Archie
  9. 8. Take a Chance
    Archie
  10. 9. The Pitch-Men
    Archie
  11. 10. How to Be...Megapopular!
    Archie
  12. 11. The Finer Things
    Archie
  13. 12. Player Plight
    Archie
  14. 13. Lava Come Back to Me! or Getting Sedimental Over You!
    Archie
  15. 14. Ringmaster
    Archie
  16. 15. A Day to Forget
    Archie
  17. 16. Course Remorse
    Archie
  18. 17. Quote and Unquote
    Archie
  19. 18. ["Here's the information you wanted, sir!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  20. 19. Tube Boob
    Archie
  21. 20. ["Pop! Do you believe in heredity?"]
    Archie’s Gag Bag
  22. 21. Peacemaker
    Archie and the Gang
  23. 22. Love Story
    Archie
  24. 23. Designers' Choice
    Archie
  25. 24. Sleepy Time Guy
    Archie
  26. 25. The Thinking Man
    Archie
  27. 26. Whistle Epistle
    Archie
  28. 27. Do or Diet
    Little Archie
  29. 28. The Last Alarm
    Little Archie
  30. 29. The Big One
    Little Archie
  31. 30. A Relative Nuisance!
    Archie
  32. 31. It's Not Easy
    Archie
  33. 32. There's a Bee in My Salad
    Archie
  34. 33. Everything's Duckie
    Archie
  35. 34. Serious Cereal
    Archie
  36. 35. Love In Bloom
    Archie
  37. 36. First Time In-Line
    Archie & Friends
  38. 37. Waste Not Want Not
    Archie
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