(December 1995)

Archie, 1992 Series
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Pages
196
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
762816469531 01511
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I prefer the look and sound of pants!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge

Chill Out (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Kelly Fleming; Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen

Hurry Flurry (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog

Emote Control (Table of Contents: 3)

Reggie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee is diagnosed with high blood pressure and advised to curtail bursts of anger.
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Indexer Notes

The story ends without the traditional "the end" notation in the last panel. It's possible that there was a fifth page to the story originally and it was discarded at the last minute.

The Mop Up Squad (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Jughead and Archie make nuisances of themselves while mopping up the school floors.
Reprints

Week-End Worker (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie has a week-end job as a bellboy at a hotel Veronica is staying at. Reggie tries to tie up all his time, but Veronica checks out, Archie quits, and Reggie is left to pay for an expensive room.
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Rich Little Poor Girl (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Smithers; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Betty can't afford the dresses that Veronica can, but she orders it anyway.
Reprints

The Wind Bag (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica has to cancel a date with Archie so she can help her father at the office, but Archie, expecting to be bored on his own, soon finds his car filled with girls.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

The Space Race (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now that school is out, Ron, why don't you and I take in that mystery movie playing at the local itch!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Annoyed that Veronica and Archie will be setting up their space project for the exhibition, Reggie gets a short-wave radio and pretends to be Captain Othaw from Pluto.
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Color-Full! (Table of Contents: 9)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4.33 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
To stop her from making noise, Daddy tells Li'l Jinx to color with crayons.
Reprints
Keywords
coloring; crayons; felt tip markers; noise; spanking

Animal Quiz (Table of Contents: 10)

activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Posture Imposter (Table of Contents: 11)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee gets after Jughead about his posture.
Reprints

Booming Business (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie gets a job at a mobile canteen and an orangutan gets into the back of his van when he isn't looking.
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Un-Can-Ny (Table of Contents: 13)

Veronica / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Home so soon, Daddy?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica wants to star in a commercial her father's company is putting together.
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Top Level (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, I have a top level assignment for you!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee gives Archie a top level assignment - fetching a sandwich.
Reprints

Tangled Web (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Malcolm Meeks
Synopsis
There's been a rash of robberies in Riverdale committed by someone known as the "Roly-Poly Robber," a corpulent man with thick black hair and a mustache, who makes his getaway in a foreign compact car. Archie doesn't think much of it until he looks inside the trunk of Mr. Weatherbee's Yakasaki Pigeon and discovers that the principal owns a black wig and a mustache to match. Is Mr. Weatherbee the Roly-Poly Robber? Archie and his friends will find out the truth about Mr. Weatherbee when they go to a Dixieland jazz concert at the local college.
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Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #249, inks are credited to Rudy Lapick.

I.O.U. (Table of Contents: 16)

Li'l Jinx's Chum Charley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Reprints

Come Clean (Table of Contents: 17)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Reprints

Tackle Tickle (Table of Contents: 18)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Fred
Synopsis
Dilton invents a football practice robot that looks like a real person. Reggie names it "Fred" and gets Moose to tackle it, which breaks off its leg. Moose is upset until he learns about the trick and chases down Reggie.
Reprints
Keywords
football; robot

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Wild Blue Yonder (Table of Contents: 19)

Sabrina The Teenage Witch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited) [as Stan G]
Inks
Stan Goldberg (credited) [as Stan G]
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Reprints

Fishing Tripped Up (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman; Nanci Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Mind Over Matter (Table of Contents: 21)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as Bill Y.]

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Dilton attempts to use E.S.P. to find Veronica's missing watch.
Reprints

Sound Off (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica gets Archie sent to detention to get him away from Betty.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wordless story

A Supper Guess (Table of Contents: 23)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Charley desires a choice of menu items while dining at Li’l Jinx's house.
Reprints

The New Breed (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Joe; Samm
Synopsis
Jughead is mistaken for a great kicker after he kicks a football that he inflated with helium. Meanwhile, the football is mistaken for a duck and shot down by two hunters.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The hunters, Joe and Samm, are caricatures of Jughead artist Samm Schwartz and his friend, Li'l Jinx creator Joe Edwards.

See Sick (Table of Contents: 25)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Woodrow "Bingo" Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Samson Smythe; Teddy Tambourine; Rebel
Synopsis
After Samson forbids Bingo from seeing Samantha, Bingo starts dating her blindfolded.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie Presents: Joke of the Month / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In these troubled times the only things you can count on are your fingers!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Twelve gags.

Dipsy Doodles (Table of Contents: 27)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Jug, please paint a picture of Veronica for me.

Monkey Business (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews [as Maxwell V. Brooks]; Jughead Jones [as Tyron X. Weller VIII]; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
When Archie hears his father is worried about being replaced at work, he and Jughead masquerade as two eccentric tycoons to bluff Fred's boss into thinking they want to hire Fred away.
Reprints

Mind Boggling (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie 2001 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
science fiction; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
In the Riverdale High of 2001, even with futuristic inventions like the Mind Programmer, it's a struggle to get the students to learn anything.
Reprints

Candid Caricature (Table of Contents: 30)

Li'l Jinx's Chum Russ / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Russ; Miss Tayke; Mort the worry wart; Li'l Jinx; Greg; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Russ's ability to caricature gets him in all sorts of trouble.
Reprints

Appe-Tight (Table of Contents: 31)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy! This pie is terrific, Li'l Jinx!
Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinks; Charley
Synopsis
Charley likes the pie and wants more.
Reprints

Group Plan (Table of Contents: 32)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Daddy! Why do you bring home work from the office every night?
Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Daddy
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx has a suggestion for her dad to get his work done.
Reprints

Obstacle Course Crisis (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie were supposed to run an obstacle course to see who will represent Riverdale at a track meet. In addition, the winner gets to take Veronica to a dance. However, rain causes the race to be postponed, so the two decide to run an indoor obstacle course instead.
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Keywords
obstacle course; rain; track meet

Testing (Table of Contents: 34)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

The Wrench Connection (Table of Contents: 35)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What the heck is that?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Mr. Svenson; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Archie convinces Mr. Weatherbee to allow him and Jughead to install the school's new water heater.
Reprints

Great Plate (Table of Contents: 36)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
Jughead eats a plate Veronica put in the oven.
Reprints

Tell Them Juggie Boy Was Here (Table of Contents: 37)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Jughead explains why he's stuck up in a tree: it's all because of his buddy Archie, who becomes a crazy idiot whenever girls are around.
Reprints

Promises, Promises... (Table of Contents: 38)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tells Archie that when Betty asks him if he should "climb the highest mountain and swim the deepest river," he should say yes.
Reprints

I Love Jughead T-Shirts (Table of Contents: 39)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir; Samm Schwartz
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Psycho-Logic (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Dr. M.T. Braynpan; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee brings in a psychiatrist to perform psychological evaluations of some of the students.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I prefer the look and sound of pants!"]
  2. 1. Chill Out
    Archie
  3. 2. Hurry Flurry
    Jughead
  4. 3. Emote Control
    Reggie
  5. 4. The Mop Up Squad
    Jughead
  6. 5. Week-End Worker
    Archie
  7. 6. Rich Little Poor Girl
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. The Wind Bag
    Archie
  9. 8. The Space Race
    Jughead
  10. 9. Color-Full!
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Animal Quiz
  12. 11. Posture Imposter
    Jughead
  13. 12. Booming Business
    Archie
  14. 13. Un-Can-Ny
    Veronica
  15. 14. Top Level
    Archie
  16. 15. Tangled Web
    Archie
  17. 16. I.O.U.
    Li'l Jinx's Chum Charley
  18. 17. Come Clean
    Miss Grundy
  19. 18. Tackle Tickle
    Reggie
  20. 19. Wild Blue Yonder
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  21. 20. Fishing Tripped Up
    Archie and his Pals
  22. 21. Mind Over Matter
    Dilton
  23. 22. Sound Off
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. A Supper Guess
    Li'l Jinx
  25. 24. The New Breed
    Jughead
  26. 25. See Sick
    That Wilkin Boy
  27. 26. ["In these troubled times the only things you can count on are your fingers!"]
    Archie Presents: Joke of the Month
  28. 27. Dipsy Doodles
    Jughead
  29. 28. Monkey Business
    Archie
  30. 29. Mind Boggling
    Archie 2001
  31. 30. Candid Caricature
    Li'l Jinx's Chum Russ
  32. 31. Appe-Tight
    Li'l Jinx
  33. 32. Group Plan
    Li'l Jinx
  34. 33. Obstacle Course Crisis
    Archie
  35. 34. Testing
    Reggie
  36. 35. The Wrench Connection
    Mr. Weatherbee
  37. 36. Great Plate
    Jughead
  38. 37. Tell Them Juggie Boy Was Here
    Jughead
  39. 38. Promises, Promises...
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. I Love Jughead T-Shirts
  41. 40. Psycho-Logic
    Archie
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