(November 2004)

Archie, 1984 Series
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
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Color
Four Color
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Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
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[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
Wow! A fool and his money have once again been parted!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Car, Cake and Plop (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen

Mind Games (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Frank Gagliardo (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Coach Clayton; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The students and faculty of Riverdale High keep getting distracted thinking back to what they did in summer.
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The Visitor (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Gaston; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie causes havoc at the Lodge mansion by his clumsiness.
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Sports Nut! (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Find the names of Archie's favorite sports in the word find puzzle.

The Ordeal (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie and His Friends / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
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Junk Male (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie cleans out the garage for his mom and makes a fortune when he stops at a flea market on his way to the dump.
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Get Well! (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Inks
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Mario Acquaviva (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie fight over the last get well card in a store.
Reprints

Hairpiece Hassles (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Sal Amendola
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Harold
Synopsis
Archie convinces his dad to get a toupee.
Reprints

The Star (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Ford; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Coach Clayton; Waldo Weatherbee; Svenson
Synopsis
Archie has recovered from an ankle injury in time to rejoin the basketball team after a three-game losing streak.
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To Each His Own (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie, Betty and Veronica each get an anonymous phone call saying that "the most precious thing in your whole world is about to be destroyed."
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Oh Double Rats (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wouldn't you know it? Here I am again in the principal's office!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie wonders why he's always in the principal's office.
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A New Twist (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Big Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie tries yoga and gets himself stuck. After freeing himself, he then attempts to show Midge the same pose when he loses his balance. She catches him and Moose catches them! Then Archie finds himself in a huge human knot.
Reprints
Keywords
jealousy; yoga

The Interpreter (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Though Archie is one of the best students in Spanish class, he thinks learning a foreign language is a waste of time. Until a boy is hit by a car and only Archie can talk to the boy's Spanish-speaking father to find out his blood type.
Keywords
ambulance; blood type; hospital; interpreter; Spanish

Indexer Notes

This story was later remade with the same script but new art (also by Lucey) and was remade at least once more with a revised script.

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #242, Inks are credited to Harry Lucey.

The GENTLEman (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie tries to teach Moose not to get so angry when other boys talk to Midge.
Reprints
Keywords
jealousy; temper

A Night to Howl (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Ginger; Connie; Stevie; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Two fast-living girls manipulate Archie into giving them a lift to a party and spending all his money on them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #243, inks are credited to Harry Lucey.

Tape Jape (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews

Archie on the Road (Table of Contents: 17)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Cross out the letters to find the secret message.
Reprints

The Birds & The Bees (Table of Contents: 18)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead talks about the sounds of animals.
Reprints

Thumb Fun (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / 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 (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When Archie injures Mr. Lodge's thumb he is forced to have Jughead drive for him in a big slot-car race.
Reprints
Keywords
slot-car

Animal Babies! (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod G. Ollerenshaw [as RGO] (signed)
Pencils
Rod G. Ollerenshaw [as RGO] (signed)
Inks
Rod G. Ollerenshaw [as RGO] (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rod G. Ollerenshaw [as RGO] (signed)

Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Word matching game.

Report Support (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie claims that Jughead will eat anything.
Reprints

Knee Glee (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie doesn't have to get on both knees to ask Veronica out; one will be enough.
Reprints

Reggie's Secret! (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Everyone teams up to get Reggie back for practical jokes he had played on them.
Reprints
Keywords
practical joke

Raving with Reggie (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie is a self-made man; Reggie offends people; Reggie never holds a grudge.
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Indexer Notes

Three 2-panel gags.

Off the Wall (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gets a job as a mall security guard and tracks down the person who has been writing on the walls in the mall.
Reprints
Keywords
graffiti; security guard

"Light" Puzzle (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're going to take the aptitude...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee takes an aptitude test with a class.
Reprints

Beware the Big Moose (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie discovers the one male that Moose won't slaughter for being near Midge.
Reprints

Work Quirk (Table of Contents: 29)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
?
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle]
Reprints

Search Me (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Mary accuses Archie of eating all the fruit and candy in the house. Archie accuses Jughead, who finds the real culprit.
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The Pet Set (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Reprints

Cooking Up a Story (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie's father is confused when Archie takes up cooking and Betty is the town's best car mechanic.
Reprints
Keywords
cooking; mechanic

Tune In on Treachery (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie uses his CB radio to help rescue Mr. Lodge from burglars at his plant and to call for the police.
Reprints

Bowl Toll (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Denise
Synopsis
Denise's father has a lot of bowling trophies.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling; trophy

Pleasant Screams (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie goes to visit Archie in the middle of the night.
Reprints

Momma's Boy (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's mom keeps reminding him what to do for his job interview.
Reprints

Blow the Man Down (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Horace Nelson; Mildred Nelson
Synopsis
Fred and Horace get into battle when leaves from Horace's tree end up blown into Fred's yard.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No writer credit listed in this digest. Writer credit from the index of this story in Archie's Ten Issue Collector's Set (Archie, 1997 series) #1.

Mind Games (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Smithers; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
A stray cat makes Mr. Lodge a believer in Psychokinesis.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #244, writer is credited as Mike Pellowski and inks are credited as Mike Esposito.

Jet Lag (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I got it!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie builds a jet-powered skateboard and has Moose test it for him.
Reprints
Keywords
skateboard

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

I Should've Been Twins (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
In a mixture of poetry and prose, Archie explains to us why he can't choose between Betty and Veronica.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #242, Inks and Lettering is credited to Marty Epp.

Loud and Clear (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Chuck Clayton; Geraldine Grundy; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Nancy Woods; Professor Flutesnoot; Coach Kleats; Coach Clayton; Miss Beazley; Mrs. Hagley
Synopsis
Archie tests a bullhorn to great effect.
Reprints

Tested But Not Bested (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Al Nickerson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Mr. Biggs; Horace Biggs
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wow! A fool and his money have once again been parted!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Car, Cake and Plop
    Archie
  3. 2. Mind Games
    Archie
  4. 3. The Visitor
    Archie
  5. 4. Sports Nut!
    Archie
  6. 5. The Ordeal
    Archie and His Friends
  7. 6. Junk Male
    Archie
  8. 7. Get Well!
    Archie
  9. 8. Hairpiece Hassles
    Archie
  10. 9. The Star
    Archie
  11. 10. To Each His Own
    Archie
  12. 11. Oh Double Rats
    Archie
  13. 12. A New Twist
    Archie
  14. 13. The Interpreter
    Archie
  15. 14. The GENTLEman
    Archie
  16. 15. A Night to Howl
    Archie
  17. 16. Tape Jape
    Archie
  18. 17. Archie on the Road
  19. 18. The Birds & The Bees
    Jughead
  20. 19. Thumb Fun
    Archie
  21. 20. Animal Babies!
    Archie
  22. 21. Report Support
    Archie
  23. 22. Knee Glee
    Archie
  24. 23. Reggie's Secret!
    Archie
  25. 24. Raving with Reggie
  26. 25. Off the Wall
    Archie
  27. 26. "Light" Puzzle
    Archie
  28. 27. ["You're going to take the aptitude..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  29. 28. Beware the Big Moose
    Archie
  30. 29. Work Quirk
    Reggie
  31. 30. Search Me
    Archie
  32. 31. The Pet Set
    Archie
  33. 32. Cooking Up a Story
    Archie
  34. 33. Tune In on Treachery
    Archie
  35. 34. Bowl Toll
    Archie
  36. 35. Pleasant Screams
    Archie
  37. 36. Momma's Boy
    Archie
  38. 37. Blow the Man Down
    Archie
  39. 38. Mind Games
    Archie
  40. 39. Jet Lag
    Archie
  41. 40. I Should've Been Twins
    Archie
  42. 41. Loud and Clear
    Archie
  43. 42. Tested But Not Bested
    Archie
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