(August 1983)

Archie, 1977 Series
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128
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
0271000695827
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, do you need help with the problems?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge (picture)

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie #262.

Comparisons (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Veronica tells Archie about the evening she had with Reggie, hoping to make Archie jealous enough to match Reggie's efforts.
Reprints

Oil-Foil (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Al Hartley

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie sets up a beachfront business, rubbing suntan oil on women's backs for a nominal fee.
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Buy Buy (Table of Contents: 3)

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; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Hap starts to go out to buy a paper, but reconsiders when he gets a wish list from Jinx.
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Doom Buggy (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly a Reggie and Me story.

The Line Back (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Eric Lee
Letters
Joe Edwards

Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Decode the word balloons to find out what Archie said.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fred! What are you doing?
Genre
humor
Reprints

Too Many Cooks (Table of Contents: 7)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Mr. Weatherbee! Doing a little shopping?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee is shopping for a steak when the gang decides to help him find the right sauce.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly an Archie and Me story.

Proxy Moxie (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look! Isn't he a doll?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie has two girls and takes advantage of Archie by telling him he's telling the girls about Archie's good qualities.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Indexer Notes

Art identification by artist, as listed on joesinnott.com.

Formerly a Reggie and Me story.

Some Changes Made (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty tries to get attention by cooking food like Veronica.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from http://joesinnott.com

Summer Jobs (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Each teen has a glamorous idea for a summer job but reality is much different.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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?
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
How'd you and Dad meet, Mom?
Genre
humor
Reprints

Window Pain (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Pencils
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mr. Gurnie
Synopsis
Archie's parents expect him to help out with household chores but his clumsiness soon convinces them they were wrong.
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The Eyes Have It (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie Andrews! Will you come over here and sit down?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is fed up with Archie's roving eye at the beach.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

Cruel Rule (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie disappoints a couple of kids concerning their future.
Reprints

Nervous Service (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is nervous before a boxing match.
Reprints

Sleepy Time Gal! (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Veronica, I'm babysitting tonight! Why don't you and the gang come over in about an hour and we'll have a ball!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The boy Betty is baby-sitting gets the better of her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The television program the child is watching is Dragnet. The show is also in color, which is impossible since Dragnet episodes in the fifties were shot in black and white.

The Dark Horse (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How's that for speed, fellows? Ol' Betsy got me here as fast as she could go!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie bets he can outrun Archie's car.
Reprints

The French Connection (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Reggie! Who's that new girl in our French class...wow!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie have the hots for Mr. Weatherbee's niece who arrived from France.
Reprints

Tennis Anyone? (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie convinces Betty to go to the beach instead of playing tennis.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly a Betty and Veronica story.

Baited and Dated (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll bet you a million dollars I can trick Archie into dating me tonight!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty tricks Archie into a date.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Daddy, look!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip (King Features Syndicate, XX-XX-19XX)

Beach or Bust (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Pencils
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Trouble starts when Archie and Veronica are relaxing on the beach and 2 youth run past them throwing sand. Things go downhill from there.
Reprints

This Side Up! (Table of Contents: 23)

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; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx learns a lesson about opening a box carefully.
Reprints

The Dummies (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead take a first aid class with the girls.
Reprints

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

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

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
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?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mary, it's incredible!
Genre
humor
Reprints

Heat Treat (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Joe Edwards ?
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Due to the school being painted, Mr. Weatherbee conducts summer school on the beach.
Reprints

Yelp for Help (Table of Contents: 27)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

Hood Winked (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Weigh Out (Table of Contents: 29)

Li'l Jinx's Pal Fat Charley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Charley Hawse
Reprints

Family Affair (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Moore
Inks
Tom Moore
Colors
?
Letters
Tom Moore

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
A newspaper reporter interviews the Andrews family when Archie is voted Riverdale's athlete of the year. Archie's father says his ability runs in the family and asks his mother to show the reporter her medals.
Reprints
Keywords
medals; newspaper; reporter

The Trainer (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Hot Dog keeps jumping on Veronica and ruining her new dress.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

One of the early Hot Dog appearances where he is Archie's dog, not Jughead's.

Hand to Mouth! (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Maurice; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica is smitten by the continental manners of her new French boyfriend Maurice.
Reprints

Canoe Conniver (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly an Archie and Me story.

Hue Don't Say (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's a drawing I made of the world, Daddy!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx shows her dad a psychedelic picture she drew.
Reprints

On the Run (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie mocks Archie for not having enough money to take the girls to a new restaurant.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly a Betty and Veronica story.

Sandy Dandy (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Donald; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Parched Archie (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Double Takes (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Reprints
Keywords
fishing; roller coasters

When Safety Is Your Bag (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Nancy Dakesian ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Eeeek! Archie Andrews! You get me down from here this very minute!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie installs an air bag system in his car using military surplus parts.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

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

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

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Arch! Hi, Jug!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip (King Features Syndicate, XX-XX-19XX)
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, do you need help with the problems?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Comparisons
    Archie
  3. 2. Oil-Foil
    Archie
  4. 3. Buy Buy
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Doom Buggy
    Archie
  6. 5. The Line Back
    Archie
  7. 6. ["Fred! What are you doing?"]
    Archie's Pop's Gag Bag
  8. 7. Too Many Cooks
    Mr. Weatherbee
  9. 8. Proxy Moxie
    Archie
  10. 9. Some Changes Made
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Summer Jobs
    Archie
  12. 11. ["How'd you and Dad meet, Mom?"]
    Archie's Mom's Gag Bag
  13. 12. Window Pain
    Archie
  14. 13. The Eyes Have It
    Archie
  15. 14. Cruel Rule
    Archie
  16. 15. Nervous Service
    Archie
  17. 16. Sleepy Time Gal!
    Betty
  18. 17. The Dark Horse
    Archie
  19. 18. The French Connection
    Archie
  20. 19. Tennis Anyone?
    Archie
  21. 20. Baited and Dated
    Betty
  22. 21. ["Daddy, look!"]
    Mr. Lodge Gag Bag
  23. 22. Beach or Bust
    Archie
  24. 23. This Side Up!
    Li'l Jinx
  25. 24. The Dummies
    Archie
  26. 25. ["Mary, it's incredible!"]
    Archie's Pop's Gag Bag
  27. 26. Heat Treat
    Archie
  28. 27. Yelp for Help
    Reggie
  29. 28. Hood Winked
    Archie
  30. 29. Weigh Out
    Li'l Jinx's Pal Fat Charley
  31. 30. Family Affair
    Archie
  32. 31. The Trainer
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. Hand to Mouth!
    Archie
  34. 33. Canoe Conniver
    Archie
  35. 34. Hue Don't Say
    Li'l Jinx
  36. 35. On the Run
    Archie
  37. 36. Sandy Dandy
    Archie
  38. 37. Parched Archie
    Archie
  39. 38. Double Takes
    Archie
  40. 39. When Safety Is Your Bag
    Archie
  41. 40. ["Hi, Arch! Hi, Jug!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
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