(April 1991)

Archie, 1977 Series
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Price
1.50 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
6 times a year 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 50th Anniversary
Barcode
071896468533 73
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
Mike Esposito (signed)
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have you had experience working in a bakery?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews

The Key to It All (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Castiglia
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie is locked out of his house.
Reprints

A Fine Example (Table of Contents: 2)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Miss Grundy teaches about ants.
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Scratch Catch (Table of Contents: 3)

Hot Dog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Jughead warns Reggie to stay away from Hot Dog.
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Play Sway (Table of Contents: 4)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Mr. Mantle; Mrs. Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mrs. Mantle likes the Archies practicing at their house, because Mr. Mantle will then take her out to dinner.
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Near Miss (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty practically attaches herself to Archie and people begin to notice.
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Indexer Notes

Originally printed in Betty and Me (Archie, 1965 series) #72 with Betty and Me appearing in the title block instead of Betty and Veronica.

Nutty Note (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Joe Edwards ?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead overhears two girls gossiping and can't follow the conversation.
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Beware the Pretty Pirate (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mid-term is a strange time to be having a school party, but that’s when Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy are scheduled to take their leave! What? You thought they were happy here? Well, that was before “Long Jane Silver“ sailed into view! That was just before our young friends learned to--- Beware the Pretty Pirate!
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Flying High (Table of Contents: 8)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Cousin Ambrose; unidentified police officer
Synopsis
When one too many people take a skeptical view of Hilda's claim that she saw a flying saucer, she uses magic to make him doubt his own skepticism.
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No Sale (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge
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Nice Ice (Table of Contents: 10)

Little Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Little Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Little Betty Cooper; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Emboldened by smaller successes, Little Archie tries to carve a swan ice sculpture for a Lodge dinner party.
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The Cold Shoulder (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie allows Betty to join him on an ice fishing trip, which turns out to be a bad idea for Archie.
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Groupie Session (Table of Contents: 12)

The Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's going on?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge]
Synopsis
Veronica discovers that Reggie is paying girls to cheer for him at performances by The Archies.
Reprints

Career Wise (Table of Contents: 13)

Mort the Worry Wart / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Mort; Fat Charley; Li'l Jinx; Gigi; Greg
Synopsis
Mort worries about what he is going to be when he grows up.
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Stocks and Bonds (Table of Contents: 14)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Salem

Spade Aid (Table of Contents: 15)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
While playing a football game in a snowstorm, Reggie comes up with a plan to win on the final play of the game.
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Prof. Lovett, Prof. Lovett, Wherefore Art Thou, Prof. Lovett...?!! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Mr. Monet; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Miss Lovett
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee hires a new drama teacher and the gang goes out of their way to impress him...or is it her??
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Call to Arms (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie thinks he has the secret to beating Moose in arm-wrestling.
Reprints
Keywords
arm wrestling

The Dead Line (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't forget now, Archie! You and I have to work after 3 o'clock today to meet the deadline for the school paper!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie agrees to work with Betty on the school newspaper after school, until Veronica invites him to go ice skating. When Archie declines her invitation, Veronica threatens to invite Reggie instead, so Archie tries to ditch Betty.
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Required Reading (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie resorts to black magic to make Mr. Lodge like him.
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Bunny Bully (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Throw Woe (Table of Contents: 21)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Dilton builds a snowball throwing machine to get even with Reggie.
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Sculpture Schemer (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Frederico
Synopsis
Veronica and a professional sculptor enter a snow sculpture contest to prevent Betty and Archie from winning the five hundred dollar prize and spending it together.
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Pole Toll (Table of Contents: 23)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead broke Archie's ski poles.
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Keywords
skiing

Paper Caper (Table of Contents: 24)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Mrs. Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie informs his mother that he's hired Archie and Jughead to wallpaper the house for a fraction of what it would normally cost.
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Broom Boom (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bob Bolling

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Weatherbee, it's most unfair! Boys are getting more money for athletics than girls!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump
Synopsis
To get more money for girls' athletics, the girls challenge the boys to a game of broom hockey.
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Easy Does It (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Jughead's Mom doesn't want Jughead laying around wasting his time.
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Indexer Notes

Three panels in a vertical format on the left side of the page.

Wait State (Table of Contents: 27)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead has become a snowman while waiting for Pop Tate to open.
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Indexer Notes

Three panels presented vertically on the right-hand side of the page.

Turnpike Treachery Part 1 (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jumpin' juggernauts!
Genre
crime; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
A truck full of furs overturns and Archie helps out the men in the truck but they turn out to be crooks.
Reprints

Turnpike Treachery Part II (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 5 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
Drive up into the back of that truck!
Genre
crime; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Have you had experience working in a bakery?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Key to It All
    Archie
  3. 2. A Fine Example
    Reggie
  4. 3. Scratch Catch
    Hot Dog
  5. 4. Play Sway
    Reggie
  6. 5. Near Miss
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Nutty Note
    Jughead
  8. 7. Beware the Pretty Pirate
  9. 8. Flying High
    Sabrina
  10. 9. No Sale
    Archie
  11. 10. Nice Ice
    Little Archie
  12. 11. The Cold Shoulder
    Archie
  13. 12. Groupie Session
    The Archies
  14. 13. Career Wise
    Mort the Worry Wart
  15. 14. Stocks and Bonds
    Sabrina
  16. 15. Spade Aid
    Reggie
  17. 16. Prof. Lovett, Prof. Lovett, Wherefore Art Thou, Prof. Lovett...?!!
    Archie and the Gang
  18. 17. Call to Arms
    Archie
  19. 18. The Dead Line
    Archie
  20. 19. Required Reading
    Archie
  21. 20. Bunny Bully
    Archie
  22. 21. Throw Woe
    Reggie
  23. 22. Sculpture Schemer
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Pole Toll
    Jughead
  25. 24. Paper Caper
    Reggie
  26. 25. Broom Boom
    Archie and the Gang
  27. 26. Easy Does It
    Jughead
  28. 27. Wait State
    Jughead
  29. 28. Turnpike Treachery Part 1
    Archie
  30. 29. Turnpike Treachery Part II
    Archie
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