(June 1987)

Archie, 1977 Series
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Pages
132
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
027100069584 50
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)
Inks
?
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie it's 12 o'clock! Do you think you can stay all night?!
Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie #200.

No Joking (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman; Nanci Dakesian; Ginny Sykora
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen

Voice Your Choice (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is about to throw Archie out when Veronica asks him to show some consideration for Archie.
Reprints

Stop and Start (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
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Fat Charley
Reprints

Dismiss Bliss (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
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Nuff Said (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
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Vexation Situation (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo, Jr.
Inks
Jimmy DeCarlo
Colors
Alisa Merrill
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as Saburo]

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica is going to talk to her dad about a new sportscar. At Veronica's house, Mr. Lodge keeps waiting for Archie to mess up, but he never does. Worried, he gets Veronica to ask Archie to leave. Angry, Archie stomps off and runs into Smithers, the Lodge's butler. Seeing the calamity, Mr. Lodge is at once relaxed, telling Veronica that if she wants to discuss her new sportscar, he'll be in his study. Overjoyed, Veronica rushes to a confused Archie and kisses him.
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Tough Point (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
When Archie tells Mr. Lodge he is tired of seeing him flaunt his money, Mr. Lodge takes Archie to Pop Tate's-and then leaves him with the bill.
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Help Wanted (Table of Contents: 8)

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
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Reprints

Stop & Shop (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica goes for a drive with Archie as an excuse to shop.
Reprints

Hi Style Hi Jinks (Table of Contents: 10)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown; Antoine; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Josie gets a new hair-do for her date but can't get her sweater off without ruining her hair.
Reprints
Keywords
bouffant; hair; hairstyle; rain; turtleneck

Calculated Risk (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Mr. Moore; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's savant aptitude with a calculator brings him sudden success, much to Reggie's disgust.
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It's a Gas (Table of Contents: 12)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Ms. Beazly; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie asks for a bicarbonate of soda.
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Being Flip (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Ms. Beazly; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie has a fly in his soup.
Reprints

Rhyme Time! (Table of Contents: 14)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Moose asks Jughead to write a poem for Moose to give to Midge.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Big Ethel Pin Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
A red rose in your hair?!?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Ethel wears a red rose so her blind date will know who she is.
Reprints

A Lot to Learn (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to annoy Archie and Reggie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #25, no credits listed in this digest.

You Gotta Hand It To Him! (Table of Contents: 17)

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
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Russ; Greg
Reprints

Just in Time (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are you sure, Jug? That's the best restaurant in town!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tries to get a free meal as the 1000th customer at El Ritz.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

Buy, Buy Blues (Table of Contents: 19)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Uncle Herman; Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Tina
Synopsis
Uncle Herman has a date but it doesn't go very well.
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Truth Trouble (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie has figured out a way to spend time with Midge and not get Moose jealous.
Reprints

Go for Broke (Table of Contents: 21)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're right, Sabrina! I can see it! There is something engraved on the inside!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Harvey Kinkle; Aunt Hilda; Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Thanks to Harvey's clumsiness, Sabrina's Aunt Hilda gets her head stuck in an expensive vase.
Reprints

Moldy Oldies (Table of Contents: 22)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor

Slight Blight (Table of Contents: 23)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Show Busy (Table of Contents: 24)

Li'l Jinx's Chum, Charley / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Charley Hawse; Gigi; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Charley agrees to fill in for an absent actor in a local play for the chance to kiss Gigi.
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Collection Dejection (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead have a plan to make a fortune.
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Hit Bit (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The crowd wants Dilton to come back for an encore.
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Audition Mission (Table of Contents: 27)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones]; Mr. Club Owner
Synopsis
Reggie hears that a local club is auditioning for an act that's different, so the Archies try out wearing different costumes.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Dipsy Doodles / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Nanci Tsetsekas
Letters
Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Assignment paint toaster and TV set
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead paints a toaster and TV set.
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Gift Tift (Table of Contents: 29)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle

No Soap (Table of Contents: 30)

Pop Tate / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Ethel Muggs
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What About Me? (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica gets angry when Archie "insults" the stuffed toy he won for her at the carnival.
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Backpack Knack (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as Saburo Y.]

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Smithers the butler; Marie the maid
Synopsis
As an alternative to the same old boring vacations, Mr. Lodge decides to take Veronica mountain backpacking. Betty, Archie and Jughead are invited along "to see how it's done".
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Decisions, Decisions (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie can't decide if it is going to rain or not.
Reprints

Banky Panky (Table of Contents: 34)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jeff Shultz ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty gives Archie a lesson in compound interest.
Reprints

Chore Score (Table of Contents: 35)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Gladys Jones; Forsythe Jones; Jughead Jones

Tale of Wail (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie won't loan Jughead money for a burger while he is playing baseball.
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Keywords
baseball

The Brave Bull (Table of Contents: 37)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie it's 12 o'clock! Do you think you can stay all night?!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. No Joking
    Archie
  3. 2. Voice Your Choice
    Archie
  4. 3. Stop and Start
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Dismiss Bliss
    Jughead
  6. 5. Nuff Said
    Jughead
  7. 6. Vexation Situation
    Archie
  8. 7. Tough Point
    Jughead
  9. 8. Help Wanted
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. Stop & Shop
    Veronica
  11. 10. Hi Style Hi Jinks
    Josie
  12. 11. Calculated Risk
    Archie
  13. 12. It's a Gas
    Reggie
  14. 13. Being Flip
    Archie
  15. 14. Rhyme Time!
    Jughead
  16. 15. ["A red rose in your hair?!?"]
    Big Ethel Pin Up
  17. 16. A Lot to Learn
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. You Gotta Hand It To Him!
    Li'l Jinx
  19. 18. Just in Time
    Archie
  20. 19. Buy, Buy Blues
    That Wilkin Boy
  21. 20. Truth Trouble
    Archie
  22. 21. Go for Broke
    Sabrina
  23. 22. Moldy Oldies
    Reggie
  24. 23. Slight Blight
    Reggie
  25. 24. Show Busy
    Li'l Jinx's Chum, Charley
  26. 25. Collection Dejection
    Jughead
  27. 26. Hit Bit
    Jughead
  28. 27. Audition Mission
    The Archies
  29. 28. ["Assignment paint toaster and TV set"]
    Dipsy Doodles
  30. 29. Gift Tift
    Reggie
  31. 30. No Soap
    Pop Tate
  32. 31. What About Me?
    Archie
  33. 32. Backpack Knack
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. Decisions, Decisions
    Archie
  35. 34. Banky Panky
    Betty
  36. 35. Chore Score
    Jughead
  37. 36. Tale of Wail
    Archie
  38. 37. The Brave Bull
    Jughead
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