(February 1988)

Archie, 1977 Series
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Price
1.35 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly in Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct. and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library; Archie Comics 45th Anniversary
Barcode
027100069584 54
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
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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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yahoo! No school tomorrow!!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie #279.

Now Ear This! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Jon D’Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

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Flip Quip (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
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Poll Toll (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
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Fling Thing (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Vote Note (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Keywords
campaign posters

Talk Show (Table of Contents: 6)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty offers to write a speech for class President Archie, but Reggie swipes the speech and delivers it himself.
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Indexer Notes

Feature changed from "Betty & Me" in the original printing to "Reggie" in this printing.

Island Magic (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is worried about Jughead being too antisocial so Archie forces him to come dancing.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Pep #322.

Sheer Fear (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge isn't going to let a little thing like a heavy snowstorm force Archie to stay overnight.
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Mail Tale (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
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Run Fun (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
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Till We Meet Again (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now there goes a good kid!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Mr. Svenson
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee actually likes Archie but thinks some mischievous gremlin gets in between them forming a friendship.
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Mark Lark (Table of Contents: 12)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Forsythe Jones
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Name Game (Table of Contents: 13)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones; Archie Andrews
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Name Game (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose comes to sign Reggie's cast, but sees Midge's signature.
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Your Big Chance (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jimmy DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Betty get a chance to prove their football skills to a semi-pro.
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Keywords
football

Heat Treat (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
?
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Eric Lee
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge has an energy-conscious alternative to a roaring fireplace.
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Of Fraud and Friendship (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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Genre
drama; teen
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Speed Breed (Table of Contents: 18)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Reggie makes fun of Archie's snowmobile, until he puts Dilton's engine in it.
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Muscle Tussle (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Hockey is a very violent sport.
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Keywords
hockey

Lib Gib (Table of Contents: 20)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie feels that a man should be the senior partner in a relationship.
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Money Honey (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty didn't lend Archie any money.
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Keen Scene (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is enjoying the view on the ski slope waiting for Veronica.
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Split Second (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
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Letters
Vincent DeCarlo ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The gang goes ice skating on the local pond. Betty tries to impress Archie by jumping over some barrels.
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Keywords
ice skating

It Takes One! (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Santa Claus
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx asks Santa for one thing of everything in toy store for Christmas.
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Heating Hassle (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
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Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Svenson the Janitor; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Archie, Jughead and Dilton team up to save Svenson's job after the furnace at the high school breaks down.
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Top Priority (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
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Grid Gripe (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Veronica tries to intervene to shut down Betty's new girls' football team.
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Knots to You (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
When Ethel proves inept at knitting Christmas presents, Betty shows her how to macrame.
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Pitcher's Battle (Table of Contents: 29)

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
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica engage in a snowball fight. But Veronica can't hit the broadside of a barn without some coaching from her father.
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Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed with the credits printed in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #209, except for colorist credit which is not listed.

Freeze Wheeze (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's cereal gets cold.
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Metal Matter (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is all dressed up in the "gold" look.
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Tree-Mendous (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead convince Pop to let them erect a Christmas tree in front of the store, then cut down the biggest tree they can find.
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A Sour Note (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Sigh! I know it's an awful way to start the week...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Someone writes poison-pen letters about Mr. Weatherbee.
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Flop Flap (Table of Contents: 34)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Dick Malmgren
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is as inept on an indoor practice slope as he is on an actual one.
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Wanted (Table of Contents: 35)

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

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx writes two Christmas wish lists.
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Slow Go (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
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The Claus Cause (Table of Contents: 37)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sorry girls! We can't play Santa for your orphanage party!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
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The Rise and Fall (Table of Contents: 38)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Gaston
Synopsis
Gaston bakes a giant Christmas cake for the community center that doesn't fit through the door.
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Keywords
baking; cake; Christmas

Horn Corn (Table of Contents: 39)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie's car horn is stuck.
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Race Ace (Table of Contents: 40)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead takes to many pit stops.
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Archie's Christmas Photo Album (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
humorous Christmas photos
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Keywords
Christmas

Tree Travail (Table of Contents: 42)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Betty, your mother and I are snowed in at your Aunt Kitty's! We probably won't be able to drive back until late tomorrow!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty's parents are stuck at her aunt Kitty's so Betty has to find a Christmas tree for only $10.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Yahoo! No school tomorrow!!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Now Ear This!
    Archie
  3. 2. Flip Quip
    Jughead
  4. 3. Poll Toll
    Jughead
  5. 4. Fling Thing
    Archie
  6. 5. Vote Note
    Archie
  7. 6. Talk Show
    Reggie
  8. 7. Island Magic
    Jughead
  9. 8. Sheer Fear
    Mr. Lodge
  10. 9. Mail Tale
    Jughead
  11. 10. Run Fun
    Jughead
  12. 11. Till We Meet Again
    Archie
  13. 12. Mark Lark
    Jughead
  14. 13. Name Game
    Jughead
  15. 14. Name Game
    Big Moose
  16. 15. Your Big Chance
    Archie
  17. 16. Heat Treat
    Mr. Lodge
  18. 17. Of Fraud and Friendship
    Archie at Riverdale
  19. 18. Speed Breed
    Reggie
  20. 19. Muscle Tussle
    Archie and the Gang
  21. 20. Lib Gib
    Veronica
  22. 21. Money Honey
    Betty
  23. 22. Keen Scene
    Archie
  24. 23. Split Second
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. It Takes One!
    Li'l Jinx
  26. 25. Heating Hassle
    Archie
  27. 26. Top Priority
    Li'l Jinx
  28. 27. Grid Gripe
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. Knots to You
    Archie and the Gang
  30. 29. Pitcher's Battle
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Freeze Wheeze
    Archie
  32. 31. Metal Matter
    Archie
  33. 32. Tree-Mendous
    Archie
  34. 33. A Sour Note
    Archie
  35. 34. Flop Flap
    Reggie
  36. 35. Wanted
    Li'l Jinx
  37. 36. Slow Go
    Archie
  38. 37. The Claus Cause
    Betty and Veronica
  39. 38. The Rise and Fall
    Jughead
  40. 39. Horn Corn
    Jughead
  41. 40. Race Ace
    Jughead
  42. 41. Archie's Christmas Photo Album
    Archie
  43. 42. Tree Travail
    Betty
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