(November 2005)

Archie, 1984 Series
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Price:
3.59 USD
Pages:
196
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?
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
762816469517 16411
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:
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Moose just got the joke I told him two weeks ago!
Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Guy's Night Out! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy
Inks:
Jon D’Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Vickie Williams

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Pop Tate; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Nancy Woods; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
All the girls are at Veronica's slumber party, so the guys try to decide what they'll do for a guys' night out.

Lingering Summer (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie and his Pals / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy tries to teach her class, but the class is still daydreaming about summer.
Reprints:

Back to School Already?! (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Circle the word page.

Concise Advice (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Jeff Shultz
Inks:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy takes her anger out on Moose, as Archie gives him some bad advice.
Reprints:

Gramps and Gram (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie isn't looking forward to seeing his grandparents’ home movies, until it turns out they have been sky-diving and swimming with sharks.
Reprints:

Spring in the Air (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie goof around on a new trampoline.
Reprints:

"Coach" Weatherbee (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
After recalling his days playing football at University, Mr. Weatherbee tries to relive his youth vicariously by training Archie to become Riverdale High's star football player. But Weatherbee's training doesn't make Archie a better player, just very tired.
Reprints:
Keywords:
football

Indexer Notes

Unusually for an Archie story (but like a number of Bolling's Little Archie stories), the lettering in this story mostly uses full stops rather than exclamation points.

Dandy Dancing (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
Betty tutors Archie in ballroom dancing, only to have him ask out Veronica to show off his new skills.
Reprints:
Keywords:
ballroom dancing

Down In the Dumps (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie hides a present he doesn't want Veronica to see in a trash can and when he gets back to it, finds the can has been emptied.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script and pencil credits listed with reprint in Archie 1000 Page Comics Jamboree.

Stuffed! (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Archie, do me a favor?
Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Morgan
Synopsis:
Archie's mom has cleaned out the garage and she asks Archie to deliver it to the flea market.
Reprints:

That Lucky Old Lid (Table of Contents: 11)

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; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie shows Mr. Lodge that a lucky hat can improve his golf game.
Reprints:
Keywords:
golf

The Green-Eyed Moose-ster (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones (cameo)
Synopsis:
Midge tries to get Moose to stop being jealous by making him watch her kiss Archie.
Reprints:

Send in the Clowns (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee hires a clown for the school dance, which has a circus theme, but Archie and Reggie don't find him very funny.
Reprints:
Keywords:
clowns

The Dream Shop! (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
A mysterious shop owner offers to sell Archie the dream he wants. Unfortunately, the shop also allows other people to buy dreams for Archie.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dream

Indexer Notes

Script identifiable as Doyle by the style and by the appearance of his name in a store window on the last page of the story.

Running Away (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Professor Desmond (Dilton's uncle); Little Archie Andrews; Spotty (dog); Kristy Smith; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie travels into the past to learn who the stranger was that talked Little Archie out of running away from home.
Reprints:

Two of a Kind (Table of Contents: 16)

Little Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Put away your books, class!
Genre:
adventure; humor; children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Dilton Doiley; Geraldine Grundy; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Prince Francis of Larsonia
Synopsis:
Archie bears a striking resemblance to Prince Francis of Larsonia and they decide to trade places so the Prince can take a vacation but the kingdom is overthrown after Archie arrives.
Reprints:

The Good Old Days (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children

It's Out of This World (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script:
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils:
Bill Golliher (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie and the gang, on their way to a costume party, find two aliens in the country and help them refuel their spaceship.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The costumes worn by the Archie gang are all parodies of Star Wars costumes.

The Saga of Fast Freddie (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama; teen
Reprints:

A Weighty Matter (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Oh, Mr. Weatherbee, you gained another two pounds since last week!
Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Nurse Hadley; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Miss Phlips; Mr. Svenson; Professor Flutesnoot; Geraldine Grundy; Miss Beazly; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie overhears Mr. Weatherbee tell the school nurse he can't lose weight because of the stress of his job so the students all try to make his life stress free.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

The Game of the Name (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie has Archie drive his car Gertrude every night to check for car problems. Then, Reggie spreads a rumor about Archie being with Gertrude every night.
Reprints:

Buccaneer By-Play (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie's uncle Angus sends him a parrot.
Reprints:

Limo Blues (Table of Contents: 23)

The Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle]; Justin Gotbux; Mr. Gotbux
Synopsis:
When the power goes out, the Archies have to play their latest gig in a giant stretch limousine.
Reprints:

Love and More Love (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Chic Stone
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
The girls are upset at Archie's reluctance to say "I love you." Jughead comes up with a way to devalue the word "love" so it's no longer so special to girls.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed against the credits printed in Archie's Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1984 series) #233.

Tai-Chi Trouble (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz
Inks:
Al Nickerson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Master Chen
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Moose just got the joke I told him two weeks ago!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Guy's Night Out!
    Archie
  3. 2. Lingering Summer
    Archie and his Pals
  4. 3. Back to School Already?!
    Archie
  5. 4. Concise Advice
    Archie
  6. 5. Gramps and Gram
    Archie
  7. 6. Spring in the Air
    Archie
  8. 7. "Coach" Weatherbee
    Archie
  9. 8. Dandy Dancing
    Archie
  10. 9. Down In the Dumps
    Archie
  11. 10. Stuffed!
    Archie
  12. 11. That Lucky Old Lid
    Archie
  13. 12. The Green-Eyed Moose-ster
    Archie & Friends
  14. 13. Send in the Clowns
    Archie
  15. 14. The Dream Shop!
    Archie
  16. 15. Running Away
    Archie
  17. 16. Two of a Kind
    Little Archie
  18. 17. The Good Old Days
    Little Archie
  19. 18. It's Out of This World
    Archie and the Gang
  20. 19. The Saga of Fast Freddie
    Archie at Riverdale
  21. 20. A Weighty Matter
    Archie
  22. 21. The Game of the Name
    Archie
  23. 22. Buccaneer By-Play
    Archie
  24. 23. Limo Blues
    The Archies
  25. 24. Love and More Love
    Archie
  26. 25. Tai-Chi Trouble
    Archie
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