(August 1986)

Archie, 1977 Series
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Pages
132
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Bi-monthly in Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct. and Dec.
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Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
027100069584 45

[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, I can't be seen jogging with you!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie #294.

Hospital Happy (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mindy Eisman
Pencils
Hi Eisman
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman; Linda Goldwater
Letters
Barry Grossman

Genre
humor; teen

Wedded Blitz (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead offers to marry Veronica if she'll finance his appetite.
Reprints

You Gotta Have Sole (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty accuses Archie of letting Veronica walk all over him.
Reprints

Coach Reproach (Table of Contents: 4)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Coach Masters
Synopsis
Coach Kleats retires and is replaced by a strict disciplinarian from another school.
Reprints

Money Problems (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx negotiates a loan from her father.
Reprints

Tell Tale Sign (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica claims she can make character judgements about an artist from examining his work.
Reprints

It Takes All Kind (Table of Contents: 7)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Officer Webber; Gooch
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee runs into a pair of old students.
Reprints

Poetry In Motion (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
The story of a typically bad day for Archie, told entirely in rhyme.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits officially added in the 1980 reprint in "Archie Giant Series."

Rare Pair (Table of Contents: 9)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Tired of being taunted by Reggie for not having a girlfriend, Dilton constructs an android substitute.
Reprints

The Meter Maid (Table of Contents: 10)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 5 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
Jinx tries to teach Charley the metric system.
Reprints

Critics Choice (Table of Contents: 11)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen

Cancelled Plans (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica get into a philosophical discussion over which way is better to win a man.
Reprints

With Flying Colors (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; teen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Listed on cover.

The Sporting Life (Table of Contents: 14)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Harvey
Synopsis
Harvey is depressed about his lack of athletic ability, so Sabrina magically gives him some to boost his confidence.
Reprints

A Cause for Concern (Table of Contents: 15)

The Archies / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; teen
Synopsis
The Archies protest pollution from a factory.
Reprints

The Magic Stick (Table of Contents: 16)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead demonstrates, while Veronica does a slow burn, a myriad of uses for a golf club other than golf.
Reprints

Splash Flash (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Archie tries to get over to a job at a carnival without getting caught in the rain.
Reprints
Keywords
carnival; clown

Wet Set (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
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Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie explains why skateboards are better than surf boards.
Reprints
Keywords
skateboard

Heat Rave (Table of Contents: 19)

Chuck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Chuck and Nancy get into a fight over whether it's too hot to walk in the park.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie & Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #28, writer is credited as George Gladir and the inker is credited to Bob Smith.

Fashion Compassion (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Miss Haggly; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica take all the vintage clothes Miss Grundy discards from the faculty rummage sale and build a market for them by holding a nostalgia party at the mansion.
Reprints

Laff Lines (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie and Co. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Umbrella Fella (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
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The Bouncer (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie shows Archie a trick ball that doesn't bounce straight. But when Archie asks to borrow it to show the girls, Reggie pulls a switch and gives him a normal ball.
Reprints

Aid to the Enemy (Table of Contents: 24)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 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
Synopsis
Veronica scratches her foot on a shell on the beach. After the handsome first aid administrator bandages her foot, she keeps faking injuries so she can go back to the first aid station.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits added for the reprint in "Archie Giant Series."

Archie Looks at Books (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
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Last Great Eccentric (Table of Contents: 26)

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; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie and Veronica mock Jughead's beach attire, until his attire draws all the attention on the beach to him, and away from them.
Reprints

Split Decision (Table of Contents: 27)

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; Hiram Lodge; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica wears a provocative dress with a skirt slit to the hip to the local dance to attract attention, and she gets it.
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Here Come De Judge (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on, Betty! We've got them now!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead is chosen to judge events at the junior class picnic but lets his position go to his head and he abuses his authority.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, I can't be seen jogging with you!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Hospital Happy
    Archie
  3. 2. Wedded Blitz
    Jughead
  4. 3. You Gotta Have Sole
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Coach Reproach
    Coach Kleats
  6. 5. Money Problems
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Tell Tale Sign
    Veronica
  8. 7. It Takes All Kind
    Mr. Weatherbee
  9. 8. Poetry In Motion
    Archie
  10. 9. Rare Pair
    Dilton
  11. 10. The Meter Maid
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. Critics Choice
    Reggie
  13. 12. Cancelled Plans
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. With Flying Colors
    Archie at Riverdale
  15. 14. The Sporting Life
    Sabrina
  16. 15. A Cause for Concern
    The Archies
  17. 16. The Magic Stick
    Jughead
  18. 17. Splash Flash
    Archie
  19. 18. Wet Set
    Archie
  20. 19. Heat Rave
    Chuck
  21. 20. Fashion Compassion
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Laff Lines
    Archie and Co.
  23. 22. Umbrella Fella
    Archie
  24. 23. The Bouncer
    Archie
  25. 24. Aid to the Enemy
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Archie Looks at Books
    Archie
  27. 26. Last Great Eccentric
    Jughead
  28. 27. Split Decision
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. Here Come De Judge
    Archie
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