(February 1990)

Archie, 1977 Series
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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The Archie Digest Library
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (signed)
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, the ski instructor is going to teach us how to fall!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Keywords
skiing

Think Power! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman; Nanci Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen

Brolly Folly (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
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Election Selection (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason
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Keywords
election; money; treasurer

Beau Woe (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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Genre
humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
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Reggie's Cam-Pain! (Table of Contents: 5)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Howard Bender
Inks
Jon D’Agostino
Colors
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Letters
Jon D’Agostino

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Councilman Arthur Van Painter; Archie Andrews; Professor Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie, campaigning for class president, gets advice from his cousin Arthur, who is running for City Councilman.
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Spirit Sprite (Table of Contents: 6)

Ethel / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Hot Dog
Synopsis
The gang insists that Jughead must ask Ethel to the Christmas dance.
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Now That I Think of It! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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Genre
humor
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
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Lib Rib (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
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Club Flub (Table of Contents: 9)

Dilton / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews
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Project Help (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty lures Archie to her house on the pretext of helping her with a school project.
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Shopworn (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Gotrocks; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie pretends to be rich while shopping at a jewelry store for Veronica's Christmas present.
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Keywords
Christmas shopping; gift; jewelry; present

Indexer Notes

spoofs Tiffany's jewelry store as "Tippany's"

The Real Power (Table of Contents: 12)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Cousin Ambrose
Synopsis
Hilda tries to play tricks on people to ruin their Christmas spirit, but something keeps ruining her spells.
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Unclean Scene (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Speechless (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie fix up Mr. Weatherbee on a blind date because he is down in the dumps during Christmas.
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Keywords
blind date; Christmas

Falling Star (Table of Contents: 15)

Josie / 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
Josie; Melody; Valerie
Synopsis
Melody is already a good skater, but now she's teaching herself to fall down on the ice. Josie and Valerie find out why.
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Keywords
ice skating

Tree Glee (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
The gang only has a few dollars to buy a tree and get refreshments for the school Christmas party so they decide to chop down their own tree.
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Keywords
Christmas tree

Seat Feat (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
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Tag Wag (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hot Dog; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
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Mr. Nice Guy (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee catches Archie sleeping in study hall but takes it easy on him when he mentions all of the school work he had to do the previous night.
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Truth Time (Table of Contents: 20)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina
Synopsis
Sabrina tries to convince a disillusioned child that there really is magic to Christmas.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; mall; Santa Claus

Cast Blast (Table of Contents: 21)

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
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
After Veronica outmaneuvers her for Archie at the ski lodge, Betty allows Dilton to practice splinting legs on her. And the cast suddenly makes her the center of attention at the lodge.
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Keywords
skiing

Phone Fun (Table of Contents: 22)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Kissless Christmas (Table of Contents: 23)

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; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Midge Klump
Synopsis
In order to help Ethel out, Veronica proposes a kissing game during the gang's Christmas celebration. But the plan doesn't proceed as she hoped it would.
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Candy Dandy (Table of Contents: 24)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
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Growl Howl (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica warns Archie and Jughead that loud noises could set off an avalanche.
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Keywords
avalanches

Chore Score (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie makes a list of the chores he needs to do.
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Bizarre Car (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie gets a new rear-view mirror for his car.
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Noteworthy (Table of Contents: 28)

Life with Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
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Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Eeyabbadabba dooby-doo!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When Veronica breaks her date with Archie, Fred tries to cheer his son up.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

You Know You're a Super Bore If-- (Table of Contents: 29)

Reggie Says / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Four panels, each with a different completion of the sentence begun in the title.
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Spirited Sprite (Table of Contents: 30)

Sabrina's Cousin Ambrose / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thinking of applying for the job, cousin Ambrose?
Genre
humor; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Cousin Ambrose
Synopsis
Ambrose takes a job as a department store Santa and zaps up presents for everyone.
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Gift of Gab (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Santa Claus
Reprints

The "A" and "B" of It (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead show up to help Betty and Veronica decorate the Lodge Christmas tree - - if you can call that "help".
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Deceive Peeve (Table of Contents: 33)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Cousin Elmo; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
In an effort to get Archie away from Betty, Veronica invites him to entertain some orphans, then sends Elmo to recruit some.
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Indexer Notes

Writer credit taken from digest reprint.

Can You Top This (Table of Contents: 34)

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
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica pontificates on the joy of the Christmas season.
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Lip Service (Table of Contents: 35)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
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Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, the ski instructor is going to teach us how to fall!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Think Power!
    Archie and the Gang
  3. 2. Brolly Folly
    Archie
  4. 3. Election Selection
    Archie
  5. 4. Beau Woe
    Mr. Lodge
  6. 5. Reggie's Cam-Pain!
    Reggie
  7. 6. Spirit Sprite
    Ethel
  8. 7. Now That I Think of It!
    Big Moose
  9. 8. Lib Rib
    Archie
  10. 9. Club Flub
    Dilton
  11. 10. Project Help
    Betty
  12. 11. Shopworn
    Archie
  13. 12. The Real Power
    Sabrina
  14. 13. Unclean Scene
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. Speechless
    Archie
  16. 15. Falling Star
    Josie
  17. 16. Tree Glee
    Archie and the Gang
  18. 17. Seat Feat
    Archie
  19. 18. Tag Wag
    Hot Dog
  20. 19. Mr. Nice Guy
    Archie
  21. 20. Truth Time
    Sabrina
  22. 21. Cast Blast
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. Phone Fun
    Reggie
  24. 23. Kissless Christmas
    Archie and the Gang
  25. 24. Candy Dandy
    Reggie
  26. 25. Growl Howl
    Jughead
  27. 26. Chore Score
    Archie
  28. 27. Bizarre Car
    Archie
  29. 28. Noteworthy
    Life with Archie
  30. 29. You Know You're a Super Bore If--
    Reggie Says
  31. 30. Spirited Sprite
    Sabrina's Cousin Ambrose
  32. 31. Gift of Gab
    Archie
  33. 32. The "A" and "B" of It
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. Deceive Peeve
    Veronica
  35. 34. Can You Top This
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. Lip Service
    Betty and Veronica
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