(November 1980)

Archie, 1977 Series
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Pages
132
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Four times a year in Feb., May, Aug. & Nov.
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Barcode
0271000695811
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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)

Pencils
Al Hartley ?
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh! What blew up?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Professor Flutesnoot; Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie #218.

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

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

The Dreamer (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie dreams of getting back at Reggie and Veronica, but Jughead knows how those dreams would really end.
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Up and At 'Em (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mary wakes up early to get Archie out of bed.
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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: 4)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Moose, this is the third typewriter...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose wants to be a hard-hitting reporter.
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The New Moose (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Moose Mason; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Moose confesses to an act of vandalism in Mr. Weatherbee's office. Archie thinks Moose is covering for someone.
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Keywords
vandalism

By the Phone! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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Characters
Waldo Weatherbee
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Indexer Notes

Decode the phrase puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've had it with these gag shirts and sweaters.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Moose Mason; Svenson
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee wants to ban gag shirts.

The Lucky Day (Table of Contents: 8)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Dexter Taylor
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie; Spotty; Jerome; George
Synopsis
Spotty saves a little boy from drowning.

Water Water Everywhere (Table of Contents: 9)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Reggie cons Archie with a divining rod.
Reprints
Keywords
divining rod

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Reggie Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's a job for someone who can type sixty words a minute!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead can type sixty words a minute.

Midnight Stalker (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Goodson (a night watchman); Mr. Slade (the museum director)
Synopsis
When Riverdale's museum is plagued with missing artifacts and a kindly watchman is accused of the crime, Archie steps forward to find the real thief.
Reprints
Keywords
armor; guillotine; museum

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
These digital calculators are great!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie likes digital calculators.

That Human Touch (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Al Hartley ?
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
The kids discover that Mr. Weatherbee had a wild streak when he was in high school.
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Indexer Notes

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

Tell It to Ron (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Betty writes to an advice columnist for help on how to get Archie. Veronica secretly answers the letter herself.
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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: 15)

Dear Betty and Veronica / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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I'll tell you why my firm is a huge success...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge stresses teamwork.

The Fountain of Goof (Table of Contents: 17)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
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Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Waldo Weatherbee; un-named psychiatrist
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee and Coach Kleats race around the track to prove that one of them is fit. While the race is going on, Archie gets ink on Mr. Weatherbee's coat, which he replaces with a bigger coat while the first coat is cleaned.
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Indexer Notes

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

Reggie Puzzle (Table of Contents: 18)

Reggie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
My uncle Maynard likes his new job---
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead's uncle likes his new job at the US Treasury.

Equitation or 'English vs. Western' (Table of Contents: 20)

Katy Keene / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils
Bill Woggon ?
Inks
Bill Woggon ?
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Letters
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Genre
fashion
Characters
Katy Keene; Curly; Steve Blando (introduction); Bill Woggon
Synopsis
Katy goes to a horse-riding academy that teaches Eastern style horse riding. Cowboy Curley is jealous of Katy's new instructor and challenges him to a contest with western style bucking broncos.
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Keywords
bucking broncos; equestrian

Getting Ready (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
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Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Constantly practicing his dribbling gets Archie in hot water with the three people most important to him at the moment.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I see you're reading science fiction Mr. Flutesnoot!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Professor Flutesnoot tells Miss Grundy about the book he is reading.

Fan Male (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
When Archie starts receiving perfumed letters Betty and Veronica are convinced he has another girlfriend and start being extra nice to woo Archie back.
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A Change of Plans (Table of Contents: 24)

Little Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Dilton Doiley; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Little Reggie tries to play a prank on Little Archie and ends up getting caught littering.
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Keywords
littering

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you ever hear me play 'Folsom Prison Blues'?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Archie asks the music teacher for an "A".
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Show and Tell (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
Al Hartley

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Miss Grundy asks the class what they did over their summer vacation.
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Space Patrol (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Find a word puzzle.

Food For Thought (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Studying only seems to make Charley hungry.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's your suit from the tailor's, Mr. Lodge!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge gives Archie clothing advice.

Brain Washed (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hal Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty has a date for the hayride with Archie but Veronica tricks her into canceling the date.
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Wind and Water (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Bob White ?
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie have a contest to see who can hold their breath the longest underwater.
Reprints
Keywords
holding breath; lifesaving; swimming pool

Indexer Notes

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

Point of Order (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Harry Lucey
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Moose Mason; Mr. Svensen; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Archie runs through the hallways with a prop spear from the school play.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you know where I could borrow a typewriter?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is looking to borrow a typewriter.

[Archie Comics Digest #45] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

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[Jughead Jones Digest #15] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Gosh! What blew up?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Dreamer
    Archie
  4. 3. Up and At 'Em
    Archie
  5. 4. ["Moose, this is the third typewriter..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  6. 5. The New Moose
    Archie
  7. 6. By the Phone!
    Mr. Weatherbee
  8. 7. ["I've had it with these gag shirts and sweaters."]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  9. 8. The Lucky Day
    Little Archie
  10. 9. Water Water Everywhere
    Reggie
  11. 10. ["Here's a job for someone who can type sixty words a minute!"]
    Reggie Gag Bag
  12. 11. Midnight Stalker
    Archie
  13. 12. ["These digital calculators are great!"]
    Archie's Pop Gag Bag
  14. 13. That Human Touch
    Archie
  15. 14. Tell It to Ron
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. ["I'll tell you why my firm is a huge success..."]
    Mr. Lodge Gag Bag
  18. 17. The Fountain of Goof
    Mr. Weatherbee
  19. 18. Reggie Puzzle
    Reggie
  20. 19. ["My uncle Maynard likes his new job---"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  21. 20. Equitation or 'English vs. Western'
    Katy Keene
  22. 21. Getting Ready
    Archie
  23. 22. ["I see you're reading science fiction Mr. Flutesnoot!"]
    Miss Grundy Gag Bag
  24. 23. Fan Male
    Archie
  25. 24. A Change of Plans
    Little Archie
  26. 25. ["Did you ever hear me play 'Folsom Prison Blues'?"]
    Big Moose Gag Bag
  27. 26. Show and Tell
    Archie
  28. 27. Space Patrol
    Archie
  29. 28. Food For Thought
    Li'l Jinx
  30. 29. ["Here's your suit from the tailor's, Mr. Lodge!"]
    Mr. Lodge Gag Bag
  31. 30. Brain Washed
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. Wind and Water
    Archie
  33. 32. Point of Order
    Archie
  34. 33. ["Do you know where I could borrow a typewriter?"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  35. 34. [Archie Comics Digest #45]
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
  37. 36. [Jughead Jones Digest #15]
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