(November 2005)

Archie, 1984 Series
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Pages
196
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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)

Script
?
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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"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.
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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.
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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.
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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
Keywords
running away from home; time travel

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.
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The Good Old Days (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Reprints

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
Synopsis
Archie and Mr. Weatherbee take a tai-chi class.
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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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