Archie, 1992 Series
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Price
3.59 USD; 4.29 CAD
Pages
196
Indicia frequency
?
On-sale date
2006-05
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896469530 01
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
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie and Betty make such wonderful chemistry together!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods
Keywords
fumes; lab explosion; torn clothes

Prize Problem (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Pat Kennedy
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Josh Ray
Letters
Vickie Williams
Editing
Nelson Ribeiro; Carlos Antunes

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Everyone thinks Archie in my number one problem here at Riverdale High!
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Archie Andrews (photo); Mr. Flutesnoot; Mrs Grundy; Miss Beazley; Coach Kleats; Miss Haggly; Jughead Jones; Mr. Svenson
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee explains how Archie has helped him reduce stress at school.
Reprints
Keywords
dealing with archie; Riverdale High

One For the Record (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx, Li'l Jinx's father
Reprints

[96 pages of the best Archie Daily newspaper strips!] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Miss Grundy Gag Bag] (Table of Contents: 4)

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


First Line of Dialogue or Text
Typing up the menu, Miss Beazley?
Characters
Miss Grundy; Miss Beazley

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Mr. Lodge / activity / 1 page (report information)


Characters
Mr. Lodge
Reprints
Keywords
puzzle

Crystal Clear (Table of Contents: 6)

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


Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead prank Betty and veronica, who have a crystal ball.
Reprints
Keywords
pranks

Tacky Tech! (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)


Genre
humor
Characters
Archie; Reggie; Jughead; Moose; Miss Grundy; Betty; Veronica; Mr. Weatherbee; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods;
Miss Grundy (photo; morphed); Mr. Weatherbee (photo, morphed); Mr. Weatherbee (photo, with hair); Mr. Weatherbee (photo, skinny); Ms. Beazley (photo, morphed); Coach Kleats (photo, morphed); Miss Haggly (photo, morphed); Mr. Flutesnoot (photo, morphed)
Synopsis
Archie's class has fun morphing photos of the faculty.
Reprints
Keywords
photo morphing; Riverdale High

Indexer Notes

orange background

Muddle Huddle (Table of Contents: 8)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)


First Line of Dialogue or Text
Moose!
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle
Reprints

Eaten Up! (Table of Contents: 9)

Pop Tate / activity / 1 page (report information)


Characters
Pop Tate
Reprints
Keywords
puzzle

Collection Rejection (Table of Contents: 10)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)


Characters
Reggie Mantle; Reggie Mantle (photo); Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie gives Veronica a signed photo of him.
Reprints

Paper Caper (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)


Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee wants to see all of Archies file.
Reprints
Keywords
files

Man or Mouse (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)


Characters
Archie; Dilton; Mr. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries to catch a clever mouse.
Reprints
Keywords
mice; traps

Unconventional Fun (Table of Contents: 13)

Jughead with Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)


First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! This is the best sci-fi convention ever!
Characters
Archie; Jughead; Veronica; Betty; Jonathan Flakes; Captain Whiz (photo, comic)
Synopsis
Archie and his friends attend a sci-fi convention.
Reprints
Keywords
sci-fi conventions

Indexer Notes

"Star Wreck" is a clear parody of Star Trek.

Talk Balk (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)


Characters
Denise; Archie; Reggie; Jughead; Betty; Miss Grundy
Reprints

[Betty? Veronica? Will Archie Finally Decide?] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Big Yak Flack! (Table of Contents: 16)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 18 pages (report information)


Genre
drama; humor
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Betty; Veronica; Archie; Jughead; Pop Tate; Jason Blossom; Renor; Mr. Blossom; Monk; Yak
Reprints
Keywords
contest

The Great All-American Pembrooke-Riverdale Food-Eating Contest! (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)


First Line of Dialogue or Text
All right townie!
Genre
humor
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Jason Blossom; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Jane Dough; Mrs. Jones; Two Ton Tommy (Jane's cousin?); Coach Kleats; Reggie Mantle (one panel)
Synopsis
In this flashback, Pembrooke challenges Riverdale to an eating contest.
Reprints
Keywords
eating contest; flashback

Indexer Notes

Cloud design around panels edges, flashback included in "The Big Yak Flack!"

Split Bit (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)


Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

Scare Affair (Table of Contents: 19)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)


Characters
Jughead; Archie (voice); Monster
Reprints

[Power Plant, Sand Blasting, Screen Tests] (Table of Contents: 20)

Open the Door, Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)


Genre
humor
Characters
Dilton Doiley
Reprints

Melody For President (Table of Contents: 21)

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


Characters
Melody Valentine; Alex Cabot; Alexandra Cabot; Josie McCoy; Valerie Smith
Reprints
Keywords
campaign; class president; election

Indexer Notes

fur print background

Oldies But Goodies (Table of Contents: 22)

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


Characters
Josie; Valerie; Melody; Alexander Cabot; Charlie; Mindy
Reprints
Keywords
Gerilac Island; North Woods; Polar Bear club; senior citizens

The Final Notice (Table of Contents: 23)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Alan M.; Josie; Valerie; Melody
Synopsis
Alexandra buys a Paris (supposedly) original dress for $400.
Reprints
Keywords
Paris original; Tony's Pizza Parlor

The Eyes Have It (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

Genre
humor; spy; teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Smith; Alexander Cabot; Alexandra Cabot; Alan Mayberry
Synopsis
Alexander explains his black eye as the result of an encounter with spies, but no one buys his story.
Reprints
Keywords
black eye; injury

Costume Capers (Table of Contents: 25)

Josie And The Pussycats / 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
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Melody Valentine [All as Josie And The Pussycats]; Alex Cabot [Alexander Cabot]; Byron; Top Paris designer; Leo The Ironman; Unnamed driver; Soho Sol; Josie McCoy (photo)
Synopsis
Josie And The Pussycats travel to Paris, California and New York for costumes for their music video.
Reprints
Keywords
Cabot Airlines; California; Los Angeles International Airport; New York; Paris

Talk Squawk (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
On silence day, where the girls aren't supposed to talk and must give a ribbon to any boy who gets them to talk, Dilton claims he can get more ribbons than either Archie or Reggie.
Reprints
Keywords
contest

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #25.

A Letter From Antarctica (Table of Contents: 27)

Professor Flutesnoot / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Phlips; Carl Svenson
Synopsis
Professor Flutesnoot gets a letter from a scientist friend of his stationed in Antarctica.
Reprints

Swing Fling (Table of Contents: 28)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Esmeralda
Reprints
Keywords
brooms; witches

Hobby Lobby (Table of Contents: 29)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Cousin Ambrose; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Hilda has a booth at a local hobby show.
Reprints

The Debbie Dancers (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Andrews; Archie; Smithers; Marie; Mr. Lodge; Veronica; Debbie (video); Jughead; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie copes with a news fitness craze.
Reprints
Keywords
aerobics; excercise; fitness

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Betty and Veronica's Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica sure has a great curve!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica; Betty; Archie; unnamed bowler
Synopsis
Betty comments on Veronica's curve ball; Archie has his eyes on other curves.
Keywords
bowling; Waver Lanes

A Strange Tail (Table of Contents: 32)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Cousin Ambrose; Oswald; Aunt Hilda; Unnamed Monster; Unnamed Monster (photo); Unnamed Monster (photo); Unnamed Monster (photo)
Synopsis
Sabrina fears she's being stalked.
Reprints
Keywords
fantasy; magic; stalkers

Indexer Notes

green background

Seat Treat (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie is watching Mr. Weatherbee arguing with Miss Beazley instead of the lesson.
Reprints

No Common Scents (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Nanci Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica spills Jughead's ant farm in the Lodge mansion just before she's due to host a perfume-testing party, and the ants invite themselves to the party.
Reprints
Keywords
ants

Double Your Pleasure (Table of Contents: 35)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones [Forsythe P. Jones III]; J.J.; Debbie; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie is jealous when Jughead has two girls that fall for him.
Reprints

Space Dolls (Table of Contents: 36)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
science fiction; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Alpha; Beta
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie feel sorry for Dilton, who spends all of his time doing experiments instead of meeting girls, but after they're gone Dilton meets two beautiful alien girls from space.
Reprints

Pugilist Prediction (Table of Contents: 37)

Big Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Madam Ruby
Synopsis
Moose gets career advice from a fortune teller.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

fortuneteller, Riverdale Grocery Store

As Easy As 12-26-83 (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Fed up with the boys eavesdropping on their conversations, Betty and Veronica develop a code to converse in.
Reprints
Keywords
code; mall; Riverdale Mall; secret language; shopping

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie & Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2012 series) #23, only the artist and letterer are listed.

Hairpiece Hassles (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Ms. Grundy; Prof. Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; unnamed female students; Big Ethel Muggs; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee buys a new hairpiece that the teachers laugh at, so Archie arranges to have the girls swoon over it to rebuild his confidence. Mr. Weatherbee decides that it is inappropriate for so many girls to be in love with the principal and ditches the hairpiece.
Reprints
Keywords
Riverdale High; wigs

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #78, no credits listed in this digest.

The Brushoff (Table of Contents: 40)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Reggie causes all sorts of havoc with some invisible paint that Dilton developed.
Reprints
Keywords
chases; invisibility; slapstick

Indexer Notes

ad for Josie comics on page 3

Flick Pick! (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
? [as Butler] (credited)
Inks
? [as Moore] (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
The gang goes to the movie theater but nobody can decide what movie to see so they all see a different movie.
Reprints
Keywords
moviegoing; Octiplex

Potion Notion (Table of Contents: 42)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; jungle; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Hilda leads Sabrina and Zelda through Hell and high water for the ingredients to make her new potion.
Reprints
Keywords
Brazil; North Pole; polar bear; quicksand; vines

Indexer Notes

Inker credit from the reprinting of this in Betty and Veronica Double Digest #200.

Glad Hand Guru (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica takes up the art of reading palms.
Reprints

Scheme Theme (Table of Contents: 44)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead comes up with a plan to get Archie to stop taking Betty for granted.
Reprints

Editors Notebook (Table of Contents: 45)

Editors Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Dilton Doiley Story (Table of Contents: 46)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
T. J. Kirsch (credited)
Letters
Mindy Eisman (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Bev
Synopsis
Dilton tells of his childhood.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie and Betty make such wonderful chemistry together!"]
  2. 1. Prize Problem
    Mr. Weatherbee
  3. 2. One For the Record
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. [96 pages of the best Archie Daily newspaper strips!]
  5. 4. [Miss Grundy Gag Bag]
    Miss Grundy
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Mr. Lodge
  7. 6. Crystal Clear
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Tacky Tech!
    Archie
  9. 8. Muddle Huddle
    Reggie
  10. 9. Eaten Up!
    Pop Tate
  11. 10. Collection Rejection
    Reggie
  12. 11. Paper Caper
    Archie
  13. 12. Man or Mouse
    Archie
  14. 13. Unconventional Fun
    Jughead with Archie
  15. 14. Talk Balk
    Archie
  16. 15. [Betty? Veronica? Will Archie Finally Decide?]
  17. 16. The Big Yak Flack!
    Cheryl Blossom
  18. 17. The Great All-American Pembrooke-Riverdale Food-Eating Contest!
    Archie
  19. 18. Split Bit
    Archie
  20. 19. Scare Affair
    Jughead
  21. 20. [Power Plant, Sand Blasting, Screen Tests]
    Open the Door, Dilton
  22. 21. Melody For President
    Josie and the Pussycats
  23. 22. Oldies But Goodies
    Josie and the Pussycats
  24. 23. The Final Notice
    Josie
  25. 24. The Eyes Have It
    Josie and the Pussycats
  26. 25. Costume Capers
    Josie And The Pussycats
  27. 26. Talk Squawk
    Archie & the Gang
  28. 27. A Letter From Antarctica
    Professor Flutesnoot
  29. 28. Swing Fling
    Sabrina
  30. 29. Hobby Lobby
    Sabrina
  31. 30. The Debbie Dancers
    Archie
  32. 31. ["Veronica sure has a great curve!"]
    Betty and Veronica's Pin-Up
  33. 32. A Strange Tail
    Sabrina
  34. 33. Seat Treat
    Miss Grundy
  35. 34. No Common Scents
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. Double Your Pleasure
    Jughead
  37. 36. Space Dolls
    Dilton
  38. 37. Pugilist Prediction
    Big Moose
  39. 38. As Easy As 12-26-83
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. Hairpiece Hassles
    Mr. Weatherbee
  41. 40. The Brushoff
    Dilton
  42. 41. Flick Pick!
    Archie
  43. 42. Potion Notion
    Sabrina
  44. 43. Glad Hand Guru
    Archie
  45. 44. Scheme Theme
    Betty
  46. 45. Editors Notebook
    Editors Notebook
  47. 46. The Dilton Doiley Story
    Dilton
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