(1982-1983)

Archie, 1980 Series
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Price
1.00 USD
Pages
132
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twice a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
0271000691404
Editing
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Color
color
Dimensions
standard US digest size
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indicia says "1982-83 edition"


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's the last time I invite Judy to a sleepover party! All she does is sleep!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Judy; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Keywords
pillow fight; slumber party

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #152

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Man's Liberation (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The girls decide to prove their equality by being aggressive and stealing kisses the way boys do.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Smile Awhile (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
After going to the dentist, Veronica's face is temporarily frozen in a grin and she is unable to talk.
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Never Kiss a Stranger (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge forbids Veronica to see Archie, so she has to come up with an idea that will allow her to follow the letter of her father's demand while still keeping her date with Archie.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Yes Sir, Jughead! Puzzle (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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Letters
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Characters
Jughead Jones
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle.

Grid Skid (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie's uniform is dirtier than all the other players' uniforms.
Reprints
Keywords
football

Grid Kid (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie blocks a kick.
Reprints
Keywords
football

Present and Accounted For (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 2.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
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Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie prevents Veronica from buying a blouse that is the same as what he had planned to give her for her birthday.
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Numerically Speaking (Table of Contents: 9)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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?
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Grundy is almost hit by a car.
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Jumping to Conclusions (Table of Contents: 10)

Li'l Jinx / 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
Li'l Jinx; Russ
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx hopes to make jumping rope an Olympic sport.
Reprints
Keywords
jumping rope

Shutter Shudders (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jealous of Betty occupying Archie's time with her new camera, Veronica buys a Polaroid to one-up her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals #66, no credits listed in this digest.

Decisions (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica play a trick on Archie by asking him questions because they know he can't make a decision.
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Football Time! (Table of Contents: 13)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle with a football theme.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Mr. Svenson Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Svenson, your plant looks lethargic!
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Svenson; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Svenson's plant looks sickly.

Foolish Fashion (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Veronica receives an original dress express shipped directly from Paris, only to find Betty and Ethel already wearing knock-off copies.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Turned Off (Table of Contents: 16)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Jinx and Greg both watched the same scary movie and turned it off in the same place.
Reprints

Sour Gripes (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Veronica shows off her new fur coat.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Late-ly Speaking (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge realizes that it's 2AM and Archie's still in the house.
Reprints

Mother Love (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
The gang sees Betty cradling a basket in her arms and saying that she found it on her doorstep and needs to get it to the nursery. Soon the whole town is buzzing with the story of Betty finding an abandoned baby.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

It's a Man's World (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica shows up Archie at a carnival.
Reprints
Keywords
carnival; roller coaster

Stop, Look, and Listen! (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Halliday
Synopsis
Hap is reading the paper and not listening to Li'l Jinx.
Reprints

An Appropriate Gift (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie finds out Betty had a party that he wasn't invited to because Veronica was out of town.
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Airplane Paper Caper (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Paper planes flying throughout the school annoy Mr. Weatherbee.
Reprints

Show and Yell! (Table of Contents: 24)

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
Synopsis
Jinx assumes that her friend Mitch will be in trouble because of his bad report card.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is apparently not the same as the story with the same title in Archie at Riverdale High #4, though both have to do with report cards.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Dear Betty and Veronica / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sir, Mr. Flutesnoot wasn't feeling well and he had to go home!
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee finds out Mr. Flutesnoot has gone home sick.

Green Eyed Monster (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling ?
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Big Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Lori
Synopsis
Archie goes job-hunting after Veronica refuses to date him until he pays for a date.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Something to Cheer About (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty is practicing her cheers before she tries out for the cheer leading squad.
Reprints
Keywords
cheerleader

Archie's Way Out Puzzle (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the phrase puzzle.

Block Out (Table of Contents: 30)

Li'l Jinx / 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
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Jinx and Greg's argument doesn't prevent them from respecting others.
Reprints

The Treatment (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica persists in winding Archie around her little finger, until she finally manages to push him too far.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Milk 'n' Moo (Table of Contents: 32)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones (cameo)
Synopsis
Moose describes to the class five items that contain milk.
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First 'n' Last (Table of Contents: 33)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Alice (Reggie's date)
Synopsis
Reggie and Alice discuss kissing on the first date.
Reprints
Keywords
kissing

Parting Thrust (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica tells Archie she will be out of town all weekend but she is really avoiding him so she can date Chuck Simon.
Reprints

Ageless Love (Table of Contents: 35)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Fred wants Archie to get his billfold monogrammed. Betty volunteers to take it in. Veronica spots her at the store and assumes she's getting it monogrammed to give to Archie. She arranges to have the monogram changed.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Eternal Triangle! (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 1.75 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is upset when he learns that Reggie has booked Veronica up with dates for the next two weeks.
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Man Talk! (Table of Contents: 37)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie makes Betty tired.
Reprints

Mail Tale (Table of Contents: 38)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica work in tandem to keep Mr. Lodge from seeing Veronica's latest credit card statement.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Pay Dates Incorporated (Table of Contents: 39)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Pop Tate
Synopsis
In order to raise money to support their fashion addictions, Betty proposes that she, Veronica and Midge start charging to date one of the boys.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

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

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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That confounded airline can't find the reservation I made last week!
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Phlips
Synopsis
The airline has lost Mr. Weatherbee's plane reservation.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

Betty Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Arch, I think Betty is trying to tell you something!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty tries to tell Archie to "Go Slow".
Reprints

[Laugh Comics Digest #44] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

[Archie Double Digest Subscription] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["That's the last time I invite Judy to a sleepover party! All she does is sleep!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Man's Liberation
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Smile Awhile
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Never Kiss a Stranger
    Veronica
  6. 5. Yes Sir, Jughead! Puzzle
    Jughead
  7. 6. Grid Skid
    Archie
  8. 7. Grid Kid
    Jughead
  9. 8. Present and Accounted For
    Archie
  10. 9. Numerically Speaking
    Miss Grundy
  11. 10. Jumping to Conclusions
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. Shutter Shudders
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Decisions
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Football Time!
    Veronica
  15. 14. ["Svenson, your plant looks lethargic!"]
    Mr. Svenson Gag Bag
  16. 15. Foolish Fashion
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Turned Off
    Li'l Jinx
  18. 17. Sour Gripes
    Betty
  19. 18. Late-ly Speaking
    Archie
  20. 19. Mother Love
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. It's a Man's World
    Archie
  22. 21. Stop, Look, and Listen!
    Li'l Jinx
  23. 22. An Appropriate Gift
    Archie
  24. 23. Airplane Paper Caper
    Archie
  25. 24. Show and Yell!
    Li'l Jinx
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. ["Sir, Mr. Flutesnoot wasn't feeling well and he had to go home!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  28. 27. Green Eyed Monster
    Archie
  29. 28. Something to Cheer About
    Betty
  30. 29. Archie's Way Out Puzzle
    Archie
  31. 30. Block Out
    Li'l Jinx
  32. 31. The Treatment
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. Milk 'n' Moo
    Moose
  34. 33. First 'n' Last
    Reggie
  35. 34. Parting Thrust
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. Ageless Love
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. Eternal Triangle!
    Archie
  38. 37. Man Talk!
    Betty and Veronica
  39. 38. Mail Tale
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. Pay Dates Incorporated
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. ["That confounded airline can't find the reservation I made last week!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  42. 41. ["Arch, I think Betty is trying to tell you something!"]
    Betty Pin Up
  43. 42. [Laugh Comics Digest #44]
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
  45. 44. [Archie Double Digest Subscription]
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