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:
?
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
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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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