(August 1984)

Archie, 1977 Series
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128
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
0271000695833
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, what are you going to take out?
Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie #259.

Fly in the Ointment (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Big Ethel Muggs; Crash Carter; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie takes flying lessons and crash lands on the Lodges' property.
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Pot Luck (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Dismissal Dismay (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Catch as Catch Can (Table of Contents: 4)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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"Happiness Is..." Puzzle (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Find out the method that Archie uses to make people happy.
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She Oughta Know! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Reprints

The Story Teller (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lucey

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie tells Veronica a series of wild, implausible stories about why he's late and where he went last night.
Reprints
Keywords
boxing; deception; kissing; tall tales; television

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He followed me to school!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip (King Features Syndicate) 1960-11-28

Pillow Pal (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie and Me / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee; Superintendent Haskins
Synopsis
The students organize a pillow fight in the gymnasium to raise money for a plaque for Mr. Weatherbee.
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The Moose Is Loose (Table of Contents: 10)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hear your new third baseman Moose is a fantastic fielder!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose absentmindedly throws his baseball glove to Archie instead of the baseball.
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Keywords
baseball

Business Recession (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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He Auto Know! (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints

Flight Fright (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

The Despoiler (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; advocacy; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie tries to stop people from polluting the environment.
Reprints
Keywords
environmentalism; pollution

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #270.

Formerly a Betty and Me story.

Whatchamacallit! (Table of Contents: 15)

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
Reprints

A Jog to the Jug (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie convinces Mr. Weatherbee to start jogging instead of joining a health club; of course, things go wrong.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly an Archie and Me story.

Getting the Point (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck; miscellaneous unidentified youths
Synopsis
Tired of failing with the girls in comparison to the rugged Chuck, Archie decides to show the ladies at the resort that he's a he-man, too.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, this is our shop!
Genre
humor

Mail Chauvinist (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here I am, dolls! Make room for me, I can't wait to get in that pool and cool off!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tries to cool off in Veronica's pool but she keeps asking him if he remembered to mail something for her yesterday.
Reprints

Camp Champ (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (credited)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie is playing practical jokes on Archie, and it's the camp Treasure Hunt Day.
Reprints
Keywords
practical joke; summer camp; treasure hunt

Indexer Notes

formerly and Archie and Me story.

A Quarter to Two! (Table of Contents: 21)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
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Joe Edwards ?
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! I found 50 cents on the sidewalk, fat Charley!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday; Charley Hawse
Reprints

What a Pane (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie tries to ruin Archie's date with Veronica by painting his car windows black.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie! Are you watching T.V.?
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip (King Features Syndicate, 09-21-1960)

The Shark Monster (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie; Little Veronica; Pop Tate; Little Reggie; Little Betty; Hiram Lodge; Little Jughead
Synopsis
Little Archie is making a shark attack movie.
Reprints
Keywords
movie; shark; spear gun

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #279.

On the Skids (Table of Contents: 25)

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 Holliday; Greg
Synopsis
Jinx is testing her new sneakers.
Reprints

Math Wrath (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
Jughead does his algebra to be inspired to paint.
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Corny Remark (Table of Contents: 27)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
Jughead and Archie leave a movie theatre.
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A Warm Feeling (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling (layouts); Jon D'Agostino
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Betty get into a discussion about the conflict between believing in the integrity of others versus being a soft touch.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly a Betty and Me story.

Snow Job (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie's Pin Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie!! I thought I sent you to buy some ice cream!
Genre
humor; teen

Coat of Armistice (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look out, carrot-top!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
In order to decide who gets to dance with Veronica, Jughead suggests that Archie and Reggie have a contest in which the person who can get Moose to remove his coat wins.
Reprints

Canoe Caper! (Table of Contents: 32)

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; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie takes Veronica canoeing, but keeps getting interrupted by a gang of little kids and by Reggie in another canoe.
Reprints
Keywords
canoes; skin diver; swimming pool

Star Struck (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty refuses to go out with Archie because her horoscope tells her it's a bad idea.
Reprints
Keywords
horoscope

Indexer Notes

formerly a Betty and Me story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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Inks
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie! I didn't want you to come right out and ask him for a tip on the market!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip (King Features Syndicate, XX-XX-19XX)

Station In Life (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The beach lifeguard asks Archie to substitute for him for a ten minute break and Archie lets it go to his head.
Reprints

Rhyme Time (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie's Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Aim-Less Reason (Table of Contents: 37)

Veronica's Cousin Leroy / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie...would you take Leroy to the zoo?
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

The Most Dangerous Game! (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica play the most dangerous game at the Lodge's house -- croquet!
Reprints
Keywords
croquet

The Dish (Table of Contents: 40)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
Jughead extolls the virtues of a "dish" across town.
Reprints

The Brave Bull (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie and Me / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead try to skip school without Mr. Weatherbee finding out.
Reprints

Around Town With Archie (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Indexer Notes

possibly reprints from Archie newspaper strips.

Space Spat (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lucey

Genre
humor; science fiction; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; un-named reporters
Synopsis
Archie, the first teenager to go to Mars, makes a triumphant return to Earth, where everyone has questions about his voyage.
Reprints
Keywords
Mars; reporters; spaceship

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, your father called!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip (King Features Syndicate, XX-XX-19XX)
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, what are you going to take out?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Fly in the Ointment
    Archie
  3. 2. Pot Luck
    Archie
  4. 3. Dismissal Dismay
    Archie
  5. 4. Catch as Catch Can
    Moose
  6. 5. "Happiness Is..." Puzzle
    Archie
  7. 6. She Oughta Know!
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. The Story Teller
    Archie
  9. 8. ["He followed me to school!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  10. 9. Pillow Pal
    Archie and Me
  11. 10. The Moose Is Loose
    Moose
  12. 11. Business Recession
    Archie
  13. 12. He Auto Know!
    Archie
  14. 13. Flight Fright
    Betty
  15. 14. The Despoiler
    Archie
  16. 15. Whatchamacallit!
    Li'l Jinx
  17. 16. A Jog to the Jug
    Mr. Weatherbee
  18. 17. Getting the Point
    Archie
  19. 18. ["Yes, this is our shop!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee's Gag Bag
  20. 19. Mail Chauvinist
    Archie
  21. 20. Camp Champ
    Archie
  22. 21. A Quarter to Two!
    Li'l Jinx
  23. 22. What a Pane
    Archie
  24. 23. ["Archie! Are you watching T.V.?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  25. 24. The Shark Monster
    Little Archie
  26. 25. On the Skids
    Li'l Jinx
  27. 26. Math Wrath
    Jughead
  28. 27. Corny Remark
    Jughead
  29. 28. A Warm Feeling
    Betty
  30. 29. Snow Job
    Jughead
  31. 30. ["Archie!! I thought I sent you to buy some ice cream!"]
    Archie's Pin Up
  32. 31. Coat of Armistice
    Archie
  33. 32. Canoe Caper!
    Archie
  34. 33. Star Struck
    Archie
  35. 34. ["Archie! I didn't want you to come right out and ask him for a tip on the market!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  36. 35. Station In Life
    Archie
  37. 36. Rhyme Time
    Archie's Puzzle Page
  38. 37. Aim-Less Reason
    Veronica's Cousin Leroy
  39. 38. ["Archie...would you take Leroy to the zoo?"]
    Archie
  40. 39. The Most Dangerous Game!
    Archie
  41. 40. The Dish
    Jughead
  42. 41. The Brave Bull
    Archie and Me
  43. 42. Around Town With Archie
    Archie
  44. 43. Space Spat
    Archie
  45. 44. ["Archie, your father called!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
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