(April 1990)

Archie, 1977 Series
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1.50 USD
Pages
132
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Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896468533 67
Editing
Richard Goldwater; Victor Gorelick; Nanci Tsetsekas
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
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gulp! For my next trick, I think I better make myself disappear!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Professor Flutesnoot; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy

To Each His Own (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen

One Good Turn (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones

Door Flaw (Table of Contents: 3)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, daddy! Here's your newspaper!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Hap shows Jinx how to deliver a paper.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Pictures Can Lie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Cafeteria Blues (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo, Jr.
Inks
Dan DeCarlo, Jr.
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
R. G. O'Shaw

Genre
humor; teen
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Brain Trust (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Noise Annoys (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
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Slice Device (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Quack Thinking (Table of Contents: 9)

Moose / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Moose goes duck hunting with Mr. Lodge. Moose thinks Mr. Lodge wasted a bullet on a duck because the fall alone would have killed him.
Reprints
Keywords
duck hunting

The Clone Zone (Table of Contents: 10)

Big Moose / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Hy Eisman
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Coach Kleats; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Dilton accidentally creates an intellectually superior clone of Moose.
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Merry Poppin’ (Table of Contents: 11)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Professor Flutesnoot; Svenson; Waldo Weatherbee
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Snow Snarl (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie gives Mr. Weatherbee a ride on his snowmobile.
Reprints

Hill Spill (Table of Contents: 13)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead sits on a bear.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #199, no credits listed in this digest.

Start Art (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
On your mark --- get set ---
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie almost uses the starter gun for track meets instead of swim meets.
Reprints

Machine Master (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watch it, Betty!
Genre
crime; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Machine Master
Synopsis
Machine Master uses his lifelike robots to steal from the museum, but Archie and Betty have trouble turning him in.
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Keywords
android

The Actor (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oops! I'm sorry, madam, I was looking for the principal!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee is trying on a Scottish outfit for a costume party and Archie accidentally throws away his clothes.
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Dial “C” for Clobber (Table of Contents: 17)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
humor
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Lights Out (Table of Contents: 18)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
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Circle Saga (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Jean; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Stuck alone over winter break because Archie plans to go skiing with Veronica, Betty agrees to be a tour guide for a French exchange student named Jean. But when Archie finds out that Jean is a guy and very handsome, he cancels his trip and follows the two around to "protect" Betty.
Reprints

Late Again! (Table of Contents: 20)

Miss Grundy; Miss Haggly / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Miss Haggly; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee attempts to exercise Miss Grundy and Miss Haggly when they get a case of the "winter blahs".
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Indexer Notes

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

File Style (Table of Contents: 21)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Quick Shtick (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper

Stunt Hunt (Table of Contents: 23)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie issues Reggie a challenge.
Reprints

The Go For (Table of Contents: 24)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Harvey
Synopsis
Sabrina and Harvey have a fight, forcing Hilda to be a long-distance go-between.
Reprints

Ode ala Mode (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie And The Gang / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews [as Archius]; Jughead Jones [as Jugius]; Veronica Lodge [as Pandora]; Reggie Mantle [as Pygmalion]; Betty Cooper [as Betta the mermaid]
Synopsis
In ancient Greece, a lonely centaur searches for female companionship.
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Breakdance Buster (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Jughead Jones; Kid Flash
Synopsis
Betty becomes the star pupil of breakdancer Kid Flash, which gets all the boys' attention and drives Veronica crazy.
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Treat Deceit (Table of Contents: 27)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones

Diet Riot (Table of Contents: 28)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate

Stuck on Stickers (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Hy Eisman
Inks
Hy Eisman
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie wins a box of stickers as a prize, discards them, then learns that a girl he's been trying to impress just adores stickers.
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Work Quirk (Table of Contents: 30)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie's homework is very similar to Archie's.
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Yap Flap (Table of Contents: 31)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie is asked to bob for pumpkins.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I presume this is the first time you're going cross country skiing?
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Jughead is over-equipped for cross country skiing.
Reprints
Keywords
cross country skiing; skiing

Lone Stranger (Table of Contents: 33)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Miss Beazly
Reprints

Reflection of the Truth (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge buys a two-way mirror for one of the mansion rooms, then he and Veronica use it to spy on people.
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Flip Quips (Table of Contents: 35)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Reggie, what’s the most difficult thing about playing goalie?
Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Reprints
Keywords
hockey; ski jump; snowmobile

Indexer Notes

Three two-panel gags, first one involving hockey, second one on ski jumping and the third on snowmobile racing.

Gaff Laff (Table of Contents: 36)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead tries to film a snowboard competition from atop a snowboard.
Reprints

Clear Thinking (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie decides to apologize to Reggie for saying nasty things to him. This of course leads to a fight.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Gulp! For my next trick, I think I better make myself disappear!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. To Each His Own
    Archie and the Gang
  3. 2. One Good Turn
    Archie
  4. 3. Door Flaw
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Pictures Can Lie
  6. 5. Cafeteria Blues
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Brain Trust
    Archie
  8. 7. Noise Annoys
    Jughead
  9. 8. Slice Device
    Jughead
  10. 9. Quack Thinking
    Moose
  11. 10. The Clone Zone
    Big Moose
  12. 11. Merry Poppin’
    Miss Grundy
  13. 12. Snow Snarl
    Archie
  14. 13. Hill Spill
    Jughead
  15. 14. Start Art
    Archie
  16. 15. Machine Master
    Archie
  17. 16. The Actor
    Archie
  18. 17. Dial “C” for Clobber
    Moose
  19. 18. Lights Out
    Reggie
  20. 19. Circle Saga
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Late Again!
    Miss Grundy; Miss Haggly
  22. 21. File Style
    Jughead
  23. 22. Quick Shtick
    Jughead
  24. 23. Stunt Hunt
    Reggie
  25. 24. The Go For
    Sabrina
  26. 25. Ode ala Mode
    Archie And The Gang
  27. 26. Breakdance Buster
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. Treat Deceit
    Jughead
  29. 28. Diet Riot
    Jughead
  30. 29. Stuck on Stickers
    Archie
  31. 30. Work Quirk
    Reggie
  32. 31. Yap Flap
    Reggie
  33. 32. ["I presume this is the first time you're going cross country skiing?"]
    Jughead Pin Up
  34. 33. Lone Stranger
    Mr. Weatherbee
  35. 34. Reflection of the Truth
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. Flip Quips
    Reggie
  37. 36. Gaff Laff
    Jughead
  38. 37. Clear Thinking
    Archie
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