(May 1977)

Archie, 1977 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
164
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four times a year in February, May, August & November
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Barcode
0271000695805
Editing
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

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Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy! Did I get soaked picking up this package for you!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Li'l Jinx; Little Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Keywords
rain

Indexer Notes

Cover idea (redrawn but with same dialogue) from the cover of Archie (Archie, 1962 series) #146

The Health Nuts (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie becomes very interested in vigorous exercise.
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Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's Flutesnoot and his class doing up on the roof?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Professor Flutesnoot and class put up a radar dish antenna on the school roof.
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The Escort (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
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Letters
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; an unnamed monster
Synopsis
Veronica thinks that a monster roaming the halls of Riverdale High is really Archie in disguise. She even gets him to take her to a dance on Saturday night where all the students have to dress up like monsters.
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Keywords
costumes; dance; monster; vampire

Indexer Notes

Writer, Inker and Letterer credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #251.

Constant Replay (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
The Archies try to make a demo recording, but every take is ruined by extraneous noises.
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Mister Jughead (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica spot Jughead taking money from elementary school children and assume he's extorting them.
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Fun Page (Table of Contents: 6)

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Indexer Notes

Puzzles page.

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

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Mr. Principal, the Superin...
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
The Superintendent complains about a bill for an air-conditioner.

In Trouble (Table of Contents: 8)

Little Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
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Bob Bolling
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Bob Bolling
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Bob Bolling

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Little Jughead Jones; un-named teacher; un-named kids; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Little Archie is constantly acting up and getting into trouble at school. But on his way to Little Archie's house to talk to his father, Mr. Weatherbee sees the boy doing nothing but good things for everyone.
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Puppet Love (Table of Contents: 9)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
children
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Li'l Jinx
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Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Veronica, can't we get rid of Leroy...
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Leroy
Synopsis
Archie tries to get rid of young Leroy.

The Congo Line (Table of Contents: 11)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
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The Maxi Men (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Mr. Svenson
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie make fun of the girls' new fashion choice, the maxi coat.
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Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie!! Where did you get this bubble bath you gave me?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper (on phone)
Synopsis
Betty gets covered with bubbles.

Historically Hysterical! (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Marty Epp
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Marty Epp

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Riverdale High puts together a big pageant for the 100th anniversary of the Civil War. As a prank, Reggie decides to sabotage the pageant by swiping the costumes.
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Indexer Notes

Issue length story told in four chapters: "Historically Hysterical"(8 pages), "Come Out Fighting"(6 pages), "The Big Crisis"(5 pages) and "Archie Saves the Show"(5 pages).

Jughead's Good Eatin' Word Puzzle (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Jughead Jones
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Indexer Notes

Word search puzzle.

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm going to tidy up my hair!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead makes himself at home in Veronica's kitchen.

Guessing Game (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty gets five sets of advice on how to snag Archie from five different friends, and follows them all.
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Indexer Notes

Story only has 'Betty' featured logo. Original index lists 'Betty and Veronica' for feature.

The Nemean Lion (Table of Contents: 18)

The Trials of Hercules / text story / 1 page (report information)

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Hercules
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Neckless Driving (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
Inks
Marty Epp
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Marty Epp

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Archie installs power windows in his father's car, and Mr. Weatherbee gets his neck stuck in one of them when it gets stalled.
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Ring a Ding (Table of Contents: 20)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
children
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Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx's friend gets a ring from a gumball machine.
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Mind Over Chatter (Table of Contents: 21)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge tries to put his new psychoanalytic training to use on Jughead.

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

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Jughead is going to tell my fortune for eleven cents!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead tells Betty's fortune.

Groovyman Comics (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee
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Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
That guy at the postage window never laughs!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead upsets the post office worker.

A Big Fat Compliment (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie's Dad / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Harry Lucey
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Mary tells Fred that she's putting him on a diet.
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Turned On (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Waldo Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The story looks at the words that can get the Archie cast excited.
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The Nine-Headed Hydra (Table of Contents: 27)

The Trials of Hercules / text story / 1 page (report information)

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Hercules
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Movie Madness (Table of Contents: 28)

Little Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
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Dexter Taylor
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Dexter Taylor
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Dexter Taylor

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Spotty; un-named babysitter; un-named ticket taker; un-named projectionist; un-named candy counter woman
Synopsis
Fred and Mary go to the movies and leave Little Archie with a babysitter, but he sneaks out of the house, stows away in their car, and changes the program at the movie theatre.
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Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie, aren't you getting a little fancy with your car?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie wants alligator seat belts for his car.

A Note of Fear (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie sends himself threatening notes.
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Fancy Footwork (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx doesn't want to replace her old white sneakers with new blue ones.
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Book Learning (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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Dan DeCarlo
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Dan DeCarlo
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Genre
teen
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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Marian (the school's librarian)
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are forced to move some old library books to the storeroom as a punishment for chattering non-stop in the library.
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Dilton's Hobbies (Table of Contents: 33)

Dilton Doiley / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Dilton Doiley

Indexer Notes

Zig Zag Fill-in puzzle

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Another experiment?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Professor Flutesnoot prepares for the blast from one of his experiments.

The Dragon Slayer (Table of Contents: 35)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
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Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
After Jughead insults him once too often, Reggie challenges him to a duel -- in the boxing ring.
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Light Struck (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
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Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tries to help the Lodges economize by saving electricity.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #55, no credits listed in this digest.

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
But, Mr. Kroskut, I need the big mallet to hit the chisel!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Kroskut
Synopsis
Archie needs a mallet to hit a chisel that Jughead will be holding.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Boy! Did I get soaked picking up this package for you!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Health Nuts
    Archie
  3. 2. ["What's Flutesnoot and his class doing up on the roof?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  4. 3. The Escort
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Constant Replay
    Archie
  6. 5. Mister Jughead
    Jughead
  7. 6. Fun Page
  8. 7. ["Mr. Principal, the Superin..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  9. 8. In Trouble
    Little Archie
  10. 9. Puppet Love
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. ["Veronica, can't we get rid of Leroy..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  12. 11. The Congo Line
    Reggie
  13. 12. The Maxi Men
    Archie
  14. 13. ["Archie!! Where did you get this bubble bath you gave me?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  15. 14. Historically Hysterical!
    Archie
  16. 15. Jughead's Good Eatin' Word Puzzle
    Jughead
  17. 16. ["I'm going to tidy up my hair!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  18. 17. Guessing Game
    Betty
  19. 18. The Nemean Lion
    The Trials of Hercules
  20. 19. Neckless Driving
    Archie
  21. 20. Ring a Ding
    Li'l Jinx
  22. 21. Mind Over Chatter
    Jughead
  23. 22. ["Jughead is going to tell my fortune for eleven cents!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  24. 23. Groovyman Comics
    Archie
  25. 24. ["That guy at the postage window never laughs!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  26. 25. A Big Fat Compliment
    Archie's Dad
  27. 26. Turned On
    Archie
  28. 27. The Nine-Headed Hydra
    The Trials of Hercules
  29. 28. Movie Madness
    Little Archie
  30. 29. ["Archie, aren't you getting a little fancy with your car?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  31. 30. A Note of Fear
    Archie
  32. 31. Fancy Footwork
    Li'l Jinx
  33. 32. Book Learning
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. Dilton's Hobbies
    Dilton Doiley
  35. 34. ["Another experiment?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  36. 35. The Dragon Slayer
    Jughead
  37. 36. Light Struck
    Archie
  38. 37. ["But, Mr. Kroskut, I need the big mallet to hit the chisel!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
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