(October 1991)

Archie, 1977 Series
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Price
1.50 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
6 times a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896468533 76
Editing
Nanci Tsetsekas; 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)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, I think you're doing something wrong!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Keywords
yo-yos

Testing! Testing! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gets a job testing new products and invites Jughead to be his assistant.

Hit Bit! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Moose doesn't know his own strength.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

Finny Fiesta (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey ?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica gets Jughead to wait at her house for a delivery her father is expecting, but when she tells Archie that the delivery is a rare tropical fish, he wonders whether Jughead will eat it.
Reprints
Keywords
tropical fish

Short Order! (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie can't afford Veronica's expensive tastes.
Reprints

Just What the Doctor Prescribed (Table of Contents: 5)

Fred Andrews / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's dad is depressed over the deteriorating state of the world.

Summer Simmer (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty ponders several possible summer jobs but none of them work out well in her imagination.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the original story.

Wow of a Vow (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie would do anything for Veronica, except go out in the rain to meet her.
Reprints

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

Veronica / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, look at all the fun you're missing...
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Reprints
Keywords
surfing

Indexer Notes

Pin-up.

A Splitting Headache (Table of Contents: 9)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley ?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When Moose gets hit on the head with a surfboard it changes his personality, and Reggie tries to take advantage by hitting on Midge.
Reprints
Keywords
surfing

To My Best Girl (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie uses his dad's rare stamp on a letter, so Fred has to figure out to whom it was sent.
Reprints
Keywords
stamp collecting

Indexer Notes

Credits from original story.

Too Good to Be True (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A man investigating a car accident has trouble getting a straight answer from the teens.
Reprints

Easy Does It (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The gang makes an honest effort to stay out of Mr. Lodge's way, but it just doesn't work out that way.
Reprints

Delightful Eye-Full (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan De Carlo ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vincent De Carlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Dilton suggests some eye exercises to Archie to improve his eyesight but Archie has a better idea.
Reprints

Calamity Call (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan De Carlo ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vincent De Carlo

Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty is waiting by the phone for Archie to call.
Reprints

Luck Struck (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason (cameo); Midge Klump (cameo); Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie's obsessive observance of various superstitions bring him nothing but bad luck.
Reprints

The Search (Table of Contents: 16)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
The girls go to great lengths to keep gluttonous Jughead from getting at their bake sale wares.
Reprints

Party Smarty (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Joghead Jones
Synopsis
Archie replenishes the salad at Veronica's party from the hedge around her pool.
Reprints

The Mystery of the Silent Witness (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Cooper; Alice Congreve; Cap'n Hickory; Jason Congreve; Voodoo Rose
Synopsis
Archie and Betty meet a shocked, disheveled, silent young woman in the swamp, who turns out to be a missing heiress to a huge fortune. They try to solve the mystery of what happened to Alice and why she keeps running away every time her Uncle Jason comes near.
Reprints

Talk Balk (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's cousin keeps interrupting the baseball game on TV.
Reprints

Freak Critique (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's dad thinks he's too attached to his skateboard.
Reprints
Keywords
skateboards

Snip Six-Pack Rings (Tip 5) (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw ?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Jughead and Hot Dog show readers how to make the disposal of plastic pop can rings environmentally safe.

Seeing Is Believing (Table of Contents: 22)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan De Carlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent De Carlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie wants to apologize, but Veronica won't hear it.
Reprints

Power Failure (Table of Contents: 23)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones]
Synopsis
Reggie's cousin has booked the band in a terrible venue where everything goes wrong.
Reprints
Keywords
rock bands

Count Down (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead is insulted by something Reggie said about his appetite.
Reprints
Keywords
hamburgers

Down in the Dumps (Table of Contents: 25)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Vicky Mantle; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
The boys would rather waste time than do their chores but each one gets caught so the other can gloat.
Reprints

All that Glitters (Table of Contents: 26)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Jinx's horoscope gives her unrealistic expectations.
Reprints
Keywords
horoscopes

Reacher Preacher (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
The girls watch Jughead swipe a pie from his mom.
Reprints

Mutt Rebut (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Hot Dog; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Hot Dog is too lazy to do what Jughead wants.
Reprints
Keywords
hammocks

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

Editor's Notebook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Designing Woman (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan De Carlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent De Carlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica plays a mean trick on Betty when Betty makes a dress for the dance that's accidentally a duplicate of Veronica's designer gown.
Reprints

Strange Change (Table of Contents: 31)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead wakes up ready to do his chores but decides against it after all.
Reprints

Dinner Belle (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Smithers; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie gives his last goodbyes to everyone as he goes to his final destiny -- a dinner at the Lodges, cooked by Veronica.
Reprints

Bring Your Own Bag! (#6) (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie's Environmental Tip / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Considering the environment, Veronica brings her own bags - - plural - - when she heads out to go shopping.

Coach Catch (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan De Carlo ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie beats Archie for a chance to coach a girls' bowling team but he doesn't realize that the "girls" are all retirees.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, I think you're doing something wrong!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Testing! Testing!
    Archie
  3. 2. Hit Bit!
    Archie
  4. 3. Finny Fiesta
    Jughead
  5. 4. Short Order!
    Archie
  6. 5. Just What the Doctor Prescribed
    Fred Andrews
  7. 6. Summer Simmer
    Betty's Diary
  8. 7. Wow of a Vow
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Archie, look at all the fun you're missing..."]
    Veronica
  10. 9. A Splitting Headache
    Reggie
  11. 10. To My Best Girl
    Archie
  12. 11. Too Good to Be True
    Archie
  13. 12. Easy Does It
    Mr. Lodge
  14. 13. Delightful Eye-Full
    Archie
  15. 14. Calamity Call
    Betty
  16. 15. Luck Struck
    Archie
  17. 16. The Search
    Jughead
  18. 17. Party Smarty
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. The Mystery of the Silent Witness
    Archie
  20. 19. Talk Balk
    Archie
  21. 20. Freak Critique
    Archie
  22. 21. Snip Six-Pack Rings (Tip 5)
    Archie
  23. 22. Seeing Is Believing
    Veronica
  24. 23. Power Failure
    The Archies
  25. 24. Count Down
    Jughead
  26. 25. Down in the Dumps
    Reggie
  27. 26. All that Glitters
    Li'l Jinx
  28. 27. Reacher Preacher
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. Mutt Rebut
    Hot Dog
  30. 29. ["Now that summer vacation is in full swing..."]
    Editor's Notebook
  31. 30. Designing Woman
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. Strange Change
    Jughead
  33. 32. Dinner Belle
    Archie
  34. 33. Bring Your Own Bag! (#6)
    Archie's Environmental Tip
  35. 34. Coach Catch
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dwayne Best
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Katy Hayhurst
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