(December 1988)

Archie, 1977 Series
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Price
1.35 USD; 1.50 CAD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
076956145430 59
Editing
Victor Gorelick
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
Jim DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! Archie is one school president who keeps his campaign promises!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Everything's Archie #53.

Docudramarama (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie and His Friends / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Smith
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead follow Mr. Lodge around shooting a documentary film.
Reprints

Blame Game (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Miss Phlips

Wrong Song (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Ethel complains that there is no song named for her, until Jughead points out the song "Hound Dog".
Reprints

Finger Zinger (Table of Contents: 4)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump

The Autobiography (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Samm Schwartz (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Denny; Jane Fender; Mr. Mogul
Synopsis
While babysitting Denny, Jughead tells him a story of a movie-star car that falls in love with a stunt-car.
Reprints

Talk of the Town (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is stunned by how long Betty and Veronica can talk.
Reprints

Foul Ball (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Archie wants to pitch in the baseball game.

Signed Sealed and Delivered (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, could you do me a favor?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Petty; Flip; Dip; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie agrees to deliver a pair of trained seals. On the way, he stops by the Lodge mansion to visit Veronica. Chaos ensues.
Reprints

Modern Magic (Table of Contents: 9)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Cousin Ambrose
Synopsis
Sabrina and Ambrose encourage Hilda to try a new look.
Reprints

A Smash Hit (Table of Contents: 10)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie gives a speech about why he should be elected class president.
Reprints

Eat Treat (Table of Contents: 11)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews

Chore Corps (Table of Contents: 12)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Power Mad! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
drama; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Coach Clayton; Betty Cooper; Blechly Krud; J. Nausea Krud; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Chuck Clayton; Smithers
Synopsis
Blechly Krud's father has so much money and power that he can force the school to put Blechly on the soccer team, even when he is clearly not capable of playing.
Reprints
Keywords
soccer

Indexer Notes

Credits reprinted from The World of Archie Double Digest (2010 series) #71.

Campaign Caper (Table of Contents: 14)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Betty starts an advertising campaign to convince Archie to date her.
Reprints

Bee-Littled (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Reggie Presents: Loony Lockers (Table of Contents: 16)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
A look at various students lockers.
Reprints

Sport Report (Table of Contents: 17)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're still putting on weight, Weatherbee!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee takes up ping pong to get some exercise.
Reprints

Worry Flurry (Table of Contents: 18)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews

Whiff Tiff (Table of Contents: 19)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Gladys Jones

Flop Flap (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Cheers and Jeers (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
Al Hartley ?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Mario Acquaviva ?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy; Coach Kleats; Big Ethel Muggs; unnamed cheerleading instructor
Synopsis
Enthralled by the thought of being surrounded by athletic males, Betty and Veronica attend a grueling cheerleading school. Miss Grundy and Coach Kleats pass them over to select Big Ethel as a cheerleader. Berry and Veronica are so good that the team would never concentrate on the meet.
Reprints
Keywords
athletics; cheerleader; high school; sports

The Specialists (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This was a good idea, Arch! I hope we can make the team as a kicker and his holder!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Football bench-warmers Archie and Jughead get playing time, much to their dismay.
Reprints

No Doubt about It (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; robot
Reprints

Snake Charmer (Table of Contents: 24)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch / 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
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Harvey Kinkle
Synopsis
When Aunt Hilda bans Harvey from the house, he and Sabrina continue to communicate via walkie-talkie.
Reprints

Alley Tally (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Reprints

The Tin Man (Table of Contents: 26)

Big Moose / 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; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
When Moose's attempt to build a robot predictably fails, Archie tries to help him out by hiding inside the robot and giving it life. When Moose finds out, though, he is not amused.
Reprints

You Know Your Pet Owns You When… (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Lift Rift (Table of Contents: 28)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead and Archie have started lifting weights.
Reprints
Keywords
weightlifting

Glue Stew (Table of Contents: 29)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Coach Kleats; Jughead Jones

Riverdale High Anxiety (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Reprints

Lonely at the Top (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica is putting on airs again, so Jughead takes it upon himself to let the hot air out of her balloon.
Reprints

[Cheerleaders and Football Players] (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints
Keywords
cheerleading; football
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wow! Archie is one school president who keeps his campaign promises!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Docudramarama
    Archie and His Friends
  3. 2. Blame Game
    Mr. Weatherbee
  4. 3. Wrong Song
    Jughead
  5. 4. Finger Zinger
    Reggie
  6. 5. The Autobiography
    Jughead
  7. 6. Talk of the Town
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Foul Ball
    Archie
  9. 8. Signed Sealed and Delivered
    Archie
  10. 9. Modern Magic
    Sabrina
  11. 10. A Smash Hit
    Reggie
  12. 11. Eat Treat
    Jughead
  13. 12. Chore Corps
    Jughead
  14. 13. Power Mad!
    Archie at Riverdale
  15. 14. Campaign Caper
    Veronica
  16. 15. Bee-Littled
    Archie
  17. 16. Reggie Presents: Loony Lockers
    Reggie
  18. 17. Sport Report
    Mr. Weatherbee
  19. 18. Worry Flurry
    Jughead
  20. 19. Whiff Tiff
    Jughead
  21. 20. Flop Flap
    Archie
  22. 21. Cheers and Jeers
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. The Specialists
    Jughead
  24. 23. No Doubt about It
    Archie
  25. 24. Snake Charmer
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  26. 25. Alley Tally
    Jughead
  27. 26. The Tin Man
    Big Moose
  28. 27. You Know Your Pet Owns You When…
    Archie and the Gang Say
  29. 28. Lift Rift
    Jughead
  30. 29. Glue Stew
    Moose
  31. 30. Riverdale High Anxiety
  32. 31. Lonely at the Top
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. [Cheerleaders and Football Players]
    Dipsy Doodles
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