Archie Comics Digest #95 [Newsstand]
(April 1989)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
1.35 USD
Pages
132
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6 times a year in Feb., Apr., June, Aug., Oct. and Dec.
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Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
076956145409 95
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sir, I was absent yesterday because it was a holiday!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie and Me #106

Late but Great (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman; Gregg Suchow
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Mrs. Ann Davis
Synopsis
Even though Archie is late for school, he stops to help a woman whose car has broken down.
Keywords
kindness; tardiness

Facing the Issue! (Table of Contents: 2)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge

Guesting Game (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Jughead; Souphead; Monster

Scared Happy (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Archie and His Friends / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Bet (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Veronica; Hiram Lodge
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Lame Game (Table of Contents: 6)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Moose; Jughead;
Synopsis
Coach Kleats talks to a reporter.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball

When Things Get Hairy! (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (credited)
Inks
Jay Dee (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman [as B. Grossman] (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as Willy 'Y'] (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Egad! What will he think of next!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
The boys are all wearing fake mustaches because they're putting together a barbershop quartet.
Reprints

Castle Hassle (Table of Contents: 8)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir [as G. Gladir]
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Jon D'Agostino [as D'agostino]
Colors
Barry Grossman [as Barry G.]
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as Saburo]

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Count Viktor; Cousin Ambrose; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina visits Ambrose's vampire friend and immediately starts dragging him into the twentieth century.
Reprints
Keywords
Transylvania; vampires

Weight Watcher (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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Genre
humor
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee weighs himself in the nurses office.
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The Decision (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Veronica
Synopsis
Archie insists on picking the movie they see.
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Oh, You Beautiful Doll (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie tries his best to buy a hard-to-find Cauliflower Patch Doll for Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
collecting; dolls

Indexer Notes

Credits from original.

Switch Pitch (Table of Contents: 12)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Midge; Moose; Archie
Synopsis
Moose doesn't like Reggie watching Midge skate.
Keywords
skating

Cross Loss (Table of Contents: 13)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Moose
Synopsis
Moose warns Reggie to stay away from Midge.

Perilous Journey (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica's car skids off the road in the winter.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Condensed into one story.

Culinary Caper (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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Genre
humor
Characters
Mr Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Miss Beazley
Synopsis
Mr Weatherbee reveals that he uses Miss Beazley's leftover soup as aphid killer.

That's Incredible (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Moose passes an algebra test and shocks Mr. Weatherbee, Miss Grundy and Miss Grundy's watch.

No Experience Needed (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose; Midge
Synopsis
Midge convinces Moose to go to a job interview.
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Quiet Chaos (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Henry
Synopsis
Professor Flutesnoot gets upset with Archie for wearing headphones in chemistry class, but ends up wearing them himself after class.
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Indexer Notes

Credits are from original.

Surprise! (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
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Spell-Bound (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is writing an article about Dilton winning the school spelling bee.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from original.

Speed Deed (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Archie sets a record on his behind.
Reprints
Keywords
skating

Paper Caper (Table of Contents: 22)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda laughs at the funny papers.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Free Spree (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Daddy! I'm throwing a party and it'll cost us nothing!
Genre
humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Jughead Jones; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica is throwing a party for free.
Reprints

Dilton's Wonder Car Part I (Table of Contents: 25)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Dilton Doiley; Archie; Wonder Car; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica; Lou
Synopsis
Dilton and Archie test out his uncle's latest invention, Wonder Car. Veronica's car is stolen by auto thieves.
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Wonder Car Part II (Table of Contents: 26)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie; Wonder Car; Veronica; Lou
Synopsis
Dilton, Archie and Wonder Car catch the thieves.
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Indexer Notes

Page numbers continued from Dilton's Wonder Car Part I

Lap Flap (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Hot Dog
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Psyched Out (Table of Contents: 28)

Li'l Jinx's Pals Charley and Russ / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
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Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Gigi; Charley; Russ
Synopsis
Charley and Russ make Jinx and Gigi think they are going to throw snowballs at them.
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Horror-Scope (Table of Contents: 29)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Betty; Reggie
Reprints
Keywords
horoscopes

Flip Quip (Table of Contents: 30)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie could solve his homework problems with only half a brain. Reggie agrees.
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Whale of a Sale (Table of Contents: 31)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Hilda Spellman; Harriet Bloomgarten (The Queen of Garage Sales); John (Harriet's husband); Cousin Ambrose
Synopsis
Hilda holds a garage sale after dark to keep out mortals.
Reprints
Keywords
broom; cauldron; witch; yard sale

Date Straight (Table of Contents: 32)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Marvin; Archie; Reggie
Synopsis
Veronica has a disastrous date with an Olympic shot-putter.

Indexer Notes

A story with the same name and similar plot appeared in Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #286

Riding High (Table of Contents: 33)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina and Aunt Hilda look at her childhood pictures.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from original

The Science (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uh, oh! It's about that time!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee demonstrates to Professor Flutesnoot how he keeps out of the hallways when Archie is in them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #39.

Sad Lad (Table of Contents: 35)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Nancy; Harold (picture)
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Gotcha (Table of Contents: 36)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Archie; Betty; Reggie

Indexer Notes

2 page Archie Club promo between pages 2 and 3

After Hours (Table of Contents: 37)

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

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Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
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[Coming in 1989] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

The Iceman Cometh (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G]
Inks
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G]
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as Saburo 'Y']

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Mr. Finley
Synopsis
Mr. Finley has created a pill that instantly freezes any liquid.
Reprints

Mad Mood (Table of Contents: 40)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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humor
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Superintendent Brown; Mr. Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead; Souphead
Synopsis
Superintendent Brown's bad mood rebounds upon him.
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Health Education (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie; Veronica; Betty; Chuck Clayton; Jughead
Synopsis
AIDS PSA.
Keywords
AIDS

Indexer Notes

Everyone except Jughead looks worried.

A Medal for Archie (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fred, have you noticed how Archie drags himself around lately?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Hal Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie has been sneaking out of the house to study for his history test with Betty.
Reprints
Keywords
studying

Cocoa Pebbles BMX Bike Race (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

Cocoa Pebbles; The Flintstones / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Sir, I was absent yesterday because it was a holiday!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Late but Great
    Archie
  3. 2. Facing the Issue!
    Veronica
  4. 3. Guesting Game
    Jughead
  5. 4. Scared Happy
    Archie and His Friends
  6. 5. The Bet
    Archie
  7. 6. Lame Game
    Coach Kleats
  8. 7. When Things Get Hairy!
    Archie
  9. 8. Castle Hassle
    Sabrina
  10. 9. Weight Watcher
    Mr. Weatherbee
  11. 10. The Decision
    Archie
  12. 11. Oh, You Beautiful Doll
    Veronica
  13. 12. Switch Pitch
    Reggie
  14. 13. Cross Loss
    Reggie
  15. 14. Perilous Journey
    Archie
  16. 15. Culinary Caper
    Mr. Weatherbee
  17. 16. That's Incredible
    Mr. Weatherbee
  18. 17. No Experience Needed
    Big Moose
  19. 18. Quiet Chaos
    Archie
  20. 19. Surprise!
    Betty
  21. 20. Spell-Bound
    Archie
  22. 21. Speed Deed
    Archie
  23. 22. Paper Caper
    Sabrina
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
  25. 24. Free Spree
    Mr. Lodge
  26. 25. Dilton's Wonder Car Part I
    Dilton
  27. 26. Wonder Car Part II
    Dilton
  28. 27. Lap Flap
    Archie
  29. 28. Psyched Out
    Li'l Jinx's Pals Charley and Russ
  30. 29. Horror-Scope
    Reggie
  31. 30. Flip Quip
    Reggie
  32. 31. Whale of a Sale
    Sabrina
  33. 32. Date Straight
    Veronica
  34. 33. Riding High
    Sabrina
  35. 34. The Science
    Mr. Weatherbee
  36. 35. Sad Lad
    Betty
  37. 36. Gotcha
    Betty
  38. 37. After Hours
    Mr. Weatherbee
  39. 38. [Coming in 1989]
  40. 39. The Iceman Cometh
    Archie
  41. 40. Mad Mood
  42. 41. Health Education
    Archie
  43. 42. A Medal for Archie
    Archie
  44. 43. Cocoa Pebbles BMX Bike Race
    Cocoa Pebbles; The Flintstones
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