(October 1988)

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
076956145430 58
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
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Arch, have you figured out your gross income for this summer?
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge (picture); Betty Cooper (picture)

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie #305.

Catch Up (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman; Nanci Dakesian
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Cheery Query (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Keywords
beach; bikini; crossword

List Twist (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Owe Woe (Table of Contents: 4)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead ask Moose to repay them in the wrong manner.
Reprints

Vacation Deflation (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as Willie Y.]

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Fifi the maid
Synopsis
The Lodges are touring Europe and all Veronica can think of is writing descriptive letters to Betty in order to make her jealous.
Reprints

Metal Matter (Table of Contents: 6)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Dilton invents a remote controlled automaton. Reggie borrows the automaton to act as his personal valet at the beach.
Reprints
Keywords
robot

Shrewd Dude (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie finds a way to distract all the other guys on the beach from the female life guard.
Reprints

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

Jughead Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead - - Sometimes I think you like food better than you like me!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Ethel fishes for a compliment.
Reprints

Nothing Doing (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
In order to spend the day doing nothing, Archie goes to extraordinary exertions to avoid his father.
Reprints

Room for Improvement (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs

Foot Sore (Table of Contents: 11)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Josie McCoy; Alan M; Valerie Smith
Synopsis
Josie can't keep up with Alan M's exercise regimen and hopes that he will do something less strenuous on their date.
Reprints
Keywords
exercise; health; skate; skating; walking

A Wicket Shame (Table of Contents: 12)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Martin Epp ?
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Epp ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
In spite of the oppressive heat and the reluctance of everyone else, Archie is determined that everyone is going to play a game of croquet.
Reprints

Tragic Magic (Table of Contents: 13)

Sabrina’s Aunt Hilda / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Aunt Hilda; Cousin Ambrose

Tact Act (Table of Contents: 14)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie winks at Midge at the beach.
Reprints

Peacemaker (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as Bill Y.]

Genre
teen
Characters
Woodrow "Bingo" Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Uncle Herman; Samson Smythe
Synopsis
Bingo and Samantha have a fight, but the vicious sniping of Samson and Uncle Herman get them back together.
Reprints

Over the Edge (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Jason Blossom
Synopsis
Cheryl gives Archie a lift in his car and Veronica gets mad so accepts a lift from Jason who then drives too dangerously.
Reprints

Pleasant Schemes (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Archie exchange dreams.
Reprints

Deprived Childhood (Table of Contents: 18)

Josie's Friend, Alex / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Alex Cabot
Synopsis
Alex tries to impress on Josie how deprived his childhood actually was.
Reprints

Dream Drama (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie had a dream about Archie last night.
Reprints

Home To Momma (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Hiram Lodge's mother
Synopsis
Archie and Mr. Lodge are away fishing. So Veronica runs Betty out to the fishing spot in the Lodge private helicopter so she can deliver an important message.
Reprints

Scavenger Score (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie & the Gang / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Bolling ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Chang
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge has a scavenger hunt for the kids.
Reprints

Doggy Days (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie learns that girls are attracted to men with dogs.
Reprints

Grub Bub (Table of Contents: 23)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Jughead eats the picnic lunch for the others, so he brings a replacement.
Reprints

Great Celestial Sparks (Table of Contents: 24)

Sabrina the Teen Age Witch / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Gus LeMoine
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Cousin Ambrose; Harvey Kinkle; Waldo Weatherbee; Svenson; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Sabrina has the hiccups which cause her powers to go crazy.
Reprints
Keywords
hiccups; witch doctor

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #234.

Steer Jeer (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie drives Mr. Lodge's boat to the wrong marina.
Reprints

Divine Canine (Table of Contents: 26)

Hot Dog / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Hot Dog; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Hot Dog likes a poodle.
Reprints

Putting On the Dog (Table of Contents: 27)

Veronica's Mother / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Hermione Lodge; Smithers; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mrs. Lodge doesn't care for the "Beware of the dog" sign Smithers has painted.
Reprints

Bliss Amiss (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A passing lass gets Archie in trouble with Veronica.
Reprints

Scents of Power (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Cricket O'Dell
Synopsis
Betty and Cricket O'Dell go to a flea market, where Cricket uses her money-sniffing powers to help an old woman discover a hidden treasure in an old wooden chest.
Reprints

Umbrella Fellah (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Reprints

Number Bumber (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose asks Dilton to give him some math problems.
Reprints

Play It Again, Who? (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Uncle Herman
Synopsis
Sampson pulls the plug on Bingo's loud music.
Reprints

Chore Uproar (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as Willie Y.]

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Dilton invents a robot to do his chores. When Archie borrows it, he gets the program tapes mixed up and the robot lays waste to the Lodge mansion.
Reprints

Tail of Woe (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cousin Leroy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica's cousin Leroy is back for another visit. And this time he's bringing a friend.
Reprints

Bite Fright (Table of Contents: 35)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead wants to know why all the camp counselors carry a canteen of water.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hey, Arch, have you figured out your gross income for this summer?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Catch Up
    Archie
  3. 2. Cheery Query
    Betty
  4. 3. List Twist
    Veronica
  5. 4. Owe Woe
    Moose
  6. 5. Vacation Deflation
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Metal Matter
    Reggie
  8. 7. Shrewd Dude
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Jughead - - Sometimes I think you like food better than you like me!"]
    Jughead Pin Up
  10. 9. Nothing Doing
    Archie
  11. 10. Room for Improvement
    Betty
  12. 11. Foot Sore
    Josie
  13. 12. A Wicket Shame
    Jughead
  14. 13. Tragic Magic
    Sabrina’s Aunt Hilda
  15. 14. Tact Act
    Reggie
  16. 15. Peacemaker
    That Wilkin Boy
  17. 16. Over the Edge
    Archie
  18. 17. Pleasant Schemes
    Betty
  19. 18. Deprived Childhood
    Josie's Friend, Alex
  20. 19. Dream Drama
    Archie
  21. 20. Home To Momma
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Scavenger Score
    Archie & the Gang
  23. 22. Doggy Days
    Archie
  24. 23. Grub Bub
    Jughead
  25. 24. Great Celestial Sparks
    Sabrina the Teen Age Witch
  26. 25. Steer Jeer
    Archie
  27. 26. Divine Canine
    Hot Dog
  28. 27. Putting On the Dog
    Veronica's Mother
  29. 28. Bliss Amiss
    Archie
  30. 29. Scents of Power
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Umbrella Fellah
    Archie
  32. 31. Number Bumber
    Big Moose
  33. 32. Play It Again, Who?
    That Wilkin Boy
  34. 33. Chore Uproar
    Archie
  35. 34. Tail of Woe
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. Bite Fright
    Jughead
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