(July 2003)

Archie, 1992 Series
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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Editing
Nelson Ribiero; 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
I decided on the ultimate retro look!
Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Nancy Woods; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Brain Drain (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie fakes amnesia to get out of paying Reggie the money he owes him.
Reprints
Keywords
amnesia

Dull Skull (Table of Contents: 2)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Anything I treasure I have bronzed... like my baby shoes!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose wants to get his gold track medal bronzed.
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Purse Curse (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! Prices keep going higher and higher!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty points out one thing in the store that's not going up.
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Wishful Thinking (Table of Contents: 4)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

What a Guy! (Table of Contents: 5)

Reggie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Find a Word puzzle of words that best describe Reggie.

Ego Trip Up (Table of Contents: 6)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Dilton believes that nobody likes him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse (Archie, 2014 series) #27, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Y'know, Bee--you should do some exercises--
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX

House Grouse (Table of Contents: 8)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
On a lark, Sabrina and Aunt Hilda shrink themselves so they can tour a meticulously furnished doll house. But once they're inside, the doll house becomes the target of burglars.
Reprints
Keywords
dollhouse; shrinking

Close Call (Table of Contents: 9)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle: Veronica Lodge
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Harvey / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Put the ovals in numerical order to read my secret message about my girlfriend Sabrina!
Genre
teen
Characters
Harvey
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the letters puzzle.

Excuses, Excuses! (Table of Contents: 11)

Riverdale High Presents / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
John Wilcox
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Neil Kent; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Professor Flutesnoot; Rachel Grey
Synopsis
Neil Kent learns that slacking off in school and not doing his work is going to cause him trouble later in life.
Reprints
Keywords
excuses

Indexer Notes

Issue dedicated to Hoopa Valley High, Hoopa, CA.

The Next to the Last Angry Man (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is asked to be in the play "The Last Angry Man" but he can't get angry unless Archie is around.
Reprints
Keywords
community theatre

Jack and the Escalator (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jack [Archie Andrews]; Jack's Mother [Miss Grundy]; the Giant [Moose Mason]; the Giant's Wife [Midge Klump]
Synopsis
Jack trades his comic book collection for some magic pizza pie crusts which turn into an escalator. At the top, he meets a vegetarian giant and the two of them concoct successful schemes to get rich.
Reprints
Keywords
escalator; giant

Super Soup (Table of Contents: 14)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina; Harvey; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Harvey doesn't think much of Hilda's tastes.
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Sterling Status (Table of Contents: 15)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Dan Parent
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda gets a portable phone for her broom.
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The Case of the Missing Dolls (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mr. Baker; Doyle; Alvin Calvin; Mr. Moriarty; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie and Betty discover who has been stealing the dolls from a Suzy's doll exhibit.
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A Lesson (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Reprints

Pop's Sundae Punch (Table of Contents: 18)

Pop Tate / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Pops! Who's minding the store?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

Making The Grade (Table of Contents: 19)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (credited)
Pencils
Hy Eisman (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason;
Synopsis
Miss Grundy teaches the class a lesson on the importance of homework.
Reprints
Keywords
homework

Indexer Notes

In World of Archie Double Digest #40 the script is credited to George Gladir and the pencils are credited to Howard Bender.

Shopper Stopper (Table of Contents: 20)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina
Synopsis
Witchcraft comes in handy when shopping for clothes, but only up to a point.
Reprints

-And Puppy Dog's Tales (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Maria; Mrs. Perkins; Yip; Yap
Synopsis
Archie and his friend Maria, and her two puppies Yip and Yap rescue Mrs. Perkins when gas fills her apartment.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (2011 series) #312, no credits listed in this digest.

Prime Time (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Miss Grundy has a hard time keeping everyone's attention in class.
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Alexandra's Liberation (Table of Contents: 23)

Josie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alexander Cabot III; Alan M.; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
When Alexandra learns that the Pussycats are going to play at an all-boys' university, she decides to join the group without demanding top billing. To get attention, she shows up for the gig in an evening gown instead of a Pussycat costume. When the boys aren't interested in her, she starts to play the feminism card and accuse them of being chauvinists.
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Knights Must Fall (Table of Contents: 24)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Alan Mayberry; Alex Cabot; Valerie Brown
Synopsis
Alan and Alex agree to fight a duel over Josie's hand, but they can't agree on how to fight it.
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To Grandmother's House (Table of Contents: 25)

Josie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Valerie leaves town before an important gig, claiming that she needs to visit a sick grandmother. Josie, Melody and Alexandra (who replaces Valerie in the band while she's away) don't buy the old "sick grandmother" cliché, and assume that Valerie is making some kind of tragic sacrifice to help the Pussycats. And they think they know what it is when they realize that the club they're playing at is owned by someone who unsuccessfully hit on Val.
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Prize Size (Table of Contents: 26)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Val
Synopsis
Val's cousin Roy tried to play the harmonica and swallowed it.
Reprints
Keywords
harmonica

Hide Chide (Table of Contents: 27)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews (legs only); Hot Dog (not shown)
Synopsis
Jughead makes fun of Hot Dog when he hides under the bed during a thunderstorm, but then sees Archie is under the bed, too.
Reprints
Keywords
thunderstorm

New Moves (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie and Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Professor Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones; Svenson; Miss Haggly; Mr. Weatherbee; Debbie
Synopsis
Archie tricks Reggie into going to Debbie's house and learning the "new moves" she taught Archie. Unknown to Reggie, Archie was talking about karate.
Reprints
Keywords
karate

Indexer Notes

In Archie's Funhouse Double Digest #4 the script is credited to Mike Pellowski and Debbie's name is changed to Lorraine.

Testing (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

The Fountain of Goof (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie and Me / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; un-named psychiatrist
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee and Coach Kleats race around the track to prove that one of them is fit. While the race is going on, Archie gets ink on Mr. Weatherbee's coat, which he replaces with a bigger coat while the first coat is cleaned.
Reprints

Smart Art (Table of Contents: 31)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
After a visit to an art museum, Jinx is inspired by pop art and op art. Jinx decides to invent her own art style--slop art!
Reprints
Keywords
art museum; op art; painting; pop art

The Dumb Bell (Table of Contents: 32)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Tired of his spindly physique, Dilton invents his own weight-lifting equipment.
Reprints

Magic Sounds (Table of Contents: 33)

Sabrina / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Sabrina
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Find a word puzzle.

In a Gag Bag (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Love Unconnection (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Etta Fishburg
Synopsis
Reggie blackmails Dilton into using his new computer matchmaking software to pair members of the gang up with unexpected partners.
Reprints

Clowns of Renown (Table of Contents: 36)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Sabrina helps a friend entertaining an unruly group of children as a rental clown.
Reprints
Keywords
birthday party; clown; elephant

So Nice (Table of Contents: 37)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie is nice to Archie for no reason.
Reprints

Skateboard Scandal (Table of Contents: 38)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews [as James Bland]; Mr. Weatherbee [as the Chief]; Betty Cooper [as Miss Henny Penny]; Veronica Lodge [as Pamela]; Reggie Mantle [as the Skull]; Moose Mason [as Iron Arm]; Hiram Lodge [as Sir Cedric]
Synopsis
James Bland, Agent Double O Zero, battles the Skull and Iron Arm and their plot to sabotage skateboards.
Reprints

Scratch One Helper (Table of Contents: 39)

Moose [Archie] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Duh! Reggie! I wanna talk tuh ya!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Moose asks Reggie to help him with Midge.
Reprints

Future Shock (Table of Contents: 40)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Witch Pitch (Table of Contents: 41)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Reprints

Karaoke Night (Table of Contents: 42)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Al Bigley
Inks
Al Bigley
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee; Ms. Beazly; Svenson
Synopsis
Pop starts a Karaoke Night.
Reprints
Keywords
karaoke

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #12, no credits listed in this digest.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I decided on the ultimate retro look!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Brain Drain
    Archie
  3. 2. Dull Skull
    Moose
  4. 3. Purse Curse
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Wishful Thinking
    Sabrina
  6. 5. What a Guy!
    Reggie
  7. 6. Ego Trip Up
    Dilton
  8. 7. ["Y'know, Bee--you should do some exercises--"]
    Miss Beazly's Gag Bag
  9. 8. House Grouse
    Sabrina
  10. 9. Close Call
    Reggie
  11. 10. ["Put the ovals in numerical order to read my secret message about my girlfriend Sabrina!"]
    Harvey
  12. 11. Excuses, Excuses!
    Riverdale High Presents
  13. 12. The Next to the Last Angry Man
    Archie
  14. 13. Jack and the Escalator
    Mighty Archie Art Players
  15. 14. Super Soup
    Sabrina
  16. 15. Sterling Status
    Sabrina
  17. 16. The Case of the Missing Dolls
    Archie
  18. 17. A Lesson
    Li'l Jinx
  19. 18. Pop's Sundae Punch
    Pop Tate
  20. 19. Making The Grade
    Miss Grundy
  21. 20. Shopper Stopper
    Sabrina
  22. 21. -And Puppy Dog's Tales
    Archie
  23. 22. Prime Time
    Miss Grundy
  24. 23. Alexandra's Liberation
    Josie
  25. 24. Knights Must Fall
    Josie
  26. 25. To Grandmother's House
    Josie
  27. 26. Prize Size
    Josie and the Pussycats
  28. 27. Hide Chide
    Jughead
  29. 28. New Moves
    Archie and Reggie
  30. 29. Testing
    Miss Beazly
  31. 30. The Fountain of Goof
    Archie and Me
  32. 31. Smart Art
    Li'l Jinx
  33. 32. The Dumb Bell
    Dilton
  34. 33. Magic Sounds
    Sabrina
  35. 34. In a Gag Bag
    Archie and the Gang
  36. 35. Love Unconnection
    Archie & Friends
  37. 36. Clowns of Renown
    Sabrina
  38. 37. So Nice
    Reggie
  39. 38. Skateboard Scandal
    The Mighty Archie Art Players
  40. 39. Scratch One Helper
    Moose [Archie]
  41. 40. Future Shock
    Reggie
  42. 41. Witch Pitch
    Sabrina
  43. 42. Karaoke Night
    Jughead
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