(August 1999)

Archie, 1992 Series
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Pages
196
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
009128469539 42
Editing
Nelson Ribeiro; Victor Gorelick

[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
Ronnie wants me to play...
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Off the Wall (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Battery Buddy (Table of Contents: 2)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie's car breaks down and he asks Reggie for help.
Reprints

Picture That (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries to hang a picture on the wall.
Reprints

The Yakity-Yak Pack (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Hy Eisman
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Schlock Rock (Table of Contents: 5)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

A-La Smart (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Beazly; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Miss Beazly is a chef, not a cook.
Reprints

Cracking Up (Table of Contents: 7)

Reggie [Archie] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie go over to Veronica's to frighten the girls with a creepy mask, but Mr. Lodge's new crystal bowl gets broken in the process.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly a Reggie and Me story.

Room 414 (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Harold Smith (credited as Hal Smith)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Miss Beazly; Svenson; Geraldine Grundy; Miss Phlips; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
His doctor orders Mr. Weatherbee to lower the amount of stress in his life.
Reprints

Fish Fry (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie and His Pals / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

formerly a Reggie and Me story.

Bionic Blunder (Table of Contents: 10)

Moose / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Frankie Valdez; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
As a prank, Chuck and Frankie try to make Moose believe they're bionic.
Reprints

Love Sick (Table of Contents: 11)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Cousin Ambrose; Matilda; the pastry shop clerk
Synopsis
Ambrose is in love. But a case of mistaken identity causes Sabrina to boost the relationship in a way it didn't need boosting.
Reprints

Lesson Messin' (Table of Contents: 12)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How is your class doing?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Miss Grundy is letting her class progress at their own speed.
Reprints

Wheel Wail (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge develops a healthy hatred for roller-skates.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly an Archie story.

On the Ball! (Table of Contents: 14)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
A fortune-teller tells Archie he'll be taking a girl to the concert tonight. Reggie doesn't believe her.
Reprints
Keywords
concert; crystal ball; fortune-telling

Indexer Notes

formerly an Archie story.

Special Delivery (Table of Contents: 15)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose has a job delivering pizzas.
Reprints

The Driving Force (Table of Contents: 16)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Josie gets the hiccups just before the Pussycats are due to go on stage.
Reprints
Keywords
hiccups

Bride to B Flat! (Table of Contents: 17)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie McCoy; Valerie Smith; Melody Jones; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Melody overhears her parents talking about her cousin Tom asking her something and she assumes he's asking her to marry him.
Reprints
Keywords
arranged marriage; wedding singer

Archie's Late Date (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lou Maldonado
Pencils
Nelson Ribeiro
Inks
Nelson Ribeiro
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen

Treasure Trove (Table of Contents: 19)

The Mighty Archie Art Players / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews [as Cap'n Booty]; Mr. Weatherbee [as Squire Squatt]; Reggie Mantle [as Cap'n Skull]; Veronica Lodge [as Miss Bullion]; Hiram Lodge [as Mr. Bullion]; Jughead Jones [as Peg-Leg Jones]; Betty Cooper [as Miss Mildred]
Synopsis
In this story, Archie is a hero ship's captain battling Reggie's band of pirates.
Reprints
Keywords
pirate

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #41 inks are credited to Rich Koslowski.

Weighty Problem (Table of Contents: 20)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen; fantasy-supernatural

Slow Dancing (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Scott McRae (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, guys! I'd like your attention for a second!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge hires The Archies to play at one of his parties. He specifically requests that they play waltzes and fox-trots.
Reprints

Sign of the Future (Table of Contents: 22)

Li'l Jinx's Pal, Russ / 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
Russ; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Seeing the neighborhood plastered with election signs inspires Russ.
Reprints

A Wrapping Session with a Dummy! (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie borrows the schools bandages so he and Jughead can make a mummy for the school's ancient history exhibit.
Reprints
Keywords
mummy

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #57.
Formerly an Archie and Me story.

The Prom Queen (Table of Contents: 24)

Ethel / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Brian Kowak; Wanda Desmond; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Ethel saves the lives of the homecoming king and queen by reminding them to wear their seatbelts before getting into a car accident. The homecoming queen is injured and Ethel is chosen to replace her.
Reprints

Charm Alarm (Table of Contents: 25)

Moose / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Moose goes to charm school so he has something other than strength to offer Midge.
Reprints

Wedding Or Not! (Table of Contents: 26)

Sabrina The Teenage Witch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda Spellman; Xavier Peabody; Salem The Cat; Unnamed Sabrina boyfriends; Aunt Zelda Spellman
Synopsis
Sabrina pretends to be a party girl to get out of a pre-arranged marriage.
Reprints

Distraction Action (Table of Contents: 27)

Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; un-named girls
Synopsis
Archie is easily distracted from his studies.
Reprints

Table Talk (Table of Contents: 28)

Reggie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
The debate team awards banquet leads to Archie and Reggie fighting.
Reprints

Fight Game (Table of Contents: 29)

Chuck / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Coach Kleats; Coach Benson; Slugger; Bad Bud
Synopsis
Chuck gets caught in the middle of a feud between Coach Kleats and Southside's Coach Benson. That leads to Chuck having to fight "Bad Bud" in an anything-goes match that includes boxing, wrestling, and martial arts.
Reprints
Keywords
boxing; bullies; karate; martial arts

Indexer Notes

Story is in two parts of six and five pages, consecutively numbered.
Formerly an Archie at Riverdale story.

You Know It's Not Your Day When... (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Midge Klump
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Five two-panel comics.

Acting Principal (Table of Contents: 31)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Smith
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; unnamed actor; Svenson; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Superintendent Hassle
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee hires an actor to dress like him and take his place at an assembly. However, the students and faculty get confused between the two Weatherbees.
Reprints

ESP Spree (Table of Contents: 32)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Frail Male (Table of Contents: 33)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie argues with Betty and Veronica about how the English language proves male superiority.
Reprints

The Blushing Photograph (Table of Contents: 34)

Dilton's Home Experiments / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski ?
Pencils
Bill Golliher
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Mindy Eisman

Genre
non-fiction; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Dilton shows the gang how to make a photograph seem to blush.
Reprints

Just the Fax, Man! (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Smith (credited as Hal Smith)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Arch! What's bugging you?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie and Veronica carry on a romance via fax machine.
Reprints

Learn to Draw Archie (Table of Contents: 36)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Peacemaker (Table of Contents: 37)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
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

Indexer Notes

formerly an Archie story.

Viking Vengeance (Table of Contents: 38)

The Mighty Archie Art Players / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Rex Lindsey; Barry Grossman; Nanci Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

The Moose Is Loose (Table of Contents: 39)

Moose / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Gus Lemoine
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Dilton invents a super-fast race car but unfortunately it depends on Moose to operate it by remote control.
Reprints
Keywords
drag racing

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #14.

Very Commendable (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hubert Smithers
Synopsis
Archie gets a job putting out street signs and inadvertently redirects traffic through Mr. Lodge's driveway.
Reprints

A Friend in Need (Table of Contents: 41)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Chores; housework

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Ronnie wants me to play..."]
    Archie
  2. 1. Off the Wall
    Archie
  3. 2. Battery Buddy
    Reggie
  4. 3. Picture That
    Archie
  5. 4. The Yakity-Yak Pack
    Archie and the Gang
  6. 5. Schlock Rock
    The Archies
  7. 6. A-La Smart
    Miss Beazly
  8. 7. Cracking Up
    Reggie [Archie]
  9. 8. Room 414
    Mr. Weatherbee
  10. 9. Fish Fry
    Archie and His Pals
  11. 10. Bionic Blunder
    Moose
  12. 11. Love Sick
    Sabrina
  13. 12. Lesson Messin'
    Mr. Weatherbee
  14. 13. Wheel Wail
    Mr. Lodge
  15. 14. On the Ball!
    Reggie
  16. 15. Special Delivery
    Moose
  17. 16. The Driving Force
    Josie
  18. 17. Bride to B Flat!
    Josie and the Pussycats
  19. 18. Archie's Late Date
    Archie
  20. 19. Treasure Trove
    The Mighty Archie Art Players
  21. 20. Weighty Problem
    Sabrina
  22. 21. Slow Dancing
    The Archies
  23. 22. Sign of the Future
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Russ
  24. 23. A Wrapping Session with a Dummy!
    Archie
  25. 24. The Prom Queen
    Ethel
  26. 25. Charm Alarm
    Moose
  27. 26. Wedding Or Not!
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  28. 27. Distraction Action
    Dilton
  29. 28. Table Talk
    Reggie
  30. 29. Fight Game
    Chuck
  31. 30. You Know It's Not Your Day When...
    Archie and the Gang
  32. 31. Acting Principal
    Mr. Weatherbee
  33. 32. ESP Spree
    Mr. Weatherbee
  34. 33. Frail Male
    Reggie
  35. 34. The Blushing Photograph
    Dilton's Home Experiments
  36. 35. Just the Fax, Man!
    Archie and the Gang
  37. 36. Learn to Draw Archie
  38. 37. Peacemaker
    Archie and the Gang
  39. 38. Viking Vengeance
    The Mighty Archie Art Players
  40. 39. The Moose Is Loose
    Moose
  41. 40. Very Commendable
    Archie
  42. 41. A Friend in Need
    Betty and Veronica
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