(October 1993)

Archie, 1977 Series
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Price
1.50 USD
Pages
100
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 89
Editing
Nancy Dakesian; 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
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Nancy Woods; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews

Getting Your Way (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman; Nancy Dakesian; Caryn Antoniuk
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie gets a weekend without the girls so he can spend time with the guys, but he's miserable the whole time.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Mike Pellowski credited as scripter in reprint.
Rich Koslowski credited as inker in reprint.

Love's Rocky Road (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen

A Hot Idea (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie 1 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie 1; Jughead 1; Reggie 1; Betty 1
Synopsis
Archie 1 and Jughead 1 invent fire.
Reprints

Itch Twitch (Table of Contents: 4)

Big Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose thinks Reggie is with Midge because his fist is itching.
Reprints

Fan Elan (Table of Contents: 5)

Big Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Moose borrows an electric fan from Midge.
Reprints

A Work of Art (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The city is erecting a statue of Mr. Lodge in the park built on land he donated. However, Archie gives the sculptor the wrong photos.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly a Betty and Me story.

Short Story (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday; Hap Holliday
Reprints

Little Squirt (Table of Contents: 8)

Reggie / 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
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie tries to get a young boy at the beach to shoot Archie with a water pistol.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly a Reggie and Me story.

Here Come The Brides (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica compare wedding hopes and plans.
Reprints

Fare Flair (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Worry Flurry (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Fair Deal (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty wants to race Archie in the swimming pool.
Reprints

The Ego Trip (Table of Contents: 13)

Josie and The Pussycats / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Alexandra Cabot; Valerie Brown
Synopsis
Expecting to be mobbed by onlookers at the beach, Alexandra finds that she, like everyone else, can't compete with Melody.
Reprints

The Challenge (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead competes in an eating competition against Rhino from Central.
Reprints

Turtle Stew (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Ellen Leonforte
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and his friends go out on a raft on the lake and think they spot snapping turtles but it turns out to just be old tires.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Based on a true story.

He Comes in Handy (Table of Contents: 16)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Andrew
Synopsis
Sabrina looks for a cure for a warlock who's very hands on.
Reprints

Nuts in Space! (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Dr. Eva Lamarr; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily; Chuck Clayton; General Carlton
Synopsis
At a school trip to NASA, Archie and Mr. Weatherbee accidentally get sent into space, where they travel through an asteroid belt and meet an alien. But fortunately, they just think it's all a simulation.
Reprints

Sweet Hearts (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Greg is disappointed when he asks Jinx for her heart.
Reprints

Hide Guide (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Waldo Weatherbee; Miss Geraldine Grundy
Reprints

Clean Scene (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

A Little Elbow Room (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
Al Hartley ?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (page 1); Bill Yoshida (pages 2-6)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Angel Angelino; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The son of the Lodge gardener impresses Betty and Veronica with his good looks and ability to stand up to Moose. But a tip from Dilton allows Archie to bring him back to Earth.
Reprints
Keywords
gardener

Jack and the Escalator (Table of Contents: 22)

Mighty Archie Art Players / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jack [Archie Andrews]; Jack's Mother [Miss Grundy]; the Giant [Moose Mason]; the Giant's Wife [Midge Klump]
Synopsis
Jack trades his comic book collection for some magic pizza pie crusts which turn into an escalator. At the top, he meets a vegetarian giant and the two of them concoct successful schemes to get rich.
Reprints
Keywords
escalator; giant

A Family Affair (Table of Contents: 23)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead's parents get a hot tub.
Reprints

Hide Tide (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tries to stop the tide from destroying his sand castle.
Reprints

Walking Tall (Table of Contents: 25)

Dilton Doiley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews
Reprints

Weight Loss Blues (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie convinces Mr. Weatherbee that his gym membership is a waste of money, that Archie can help him exercise for free.
Reprints
Keywords
exercise; weight loss

Sounds of Summer (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Surf Turf (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Reggie uses dirty tricks to try and win the surfing contest but Archie and Moose turn the tables on him.
Reprints
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. Getting Your Way
    Archie
  3. 2. Love's Rocky Road
    Archie
  4. 3. A Hot Idea
    Archie 1
  5. 4. Itch Twitch
    Big Moose
  6. 5. Fan Elan
    Big Moose
  7. 6. A Work of Art
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Short Story
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. Little Squirt
    Reggie
  10. 9. Here Come The Brides
    Betty's Diary
  11. 10. Fare Flair
    Archie
  12. 11. Worry Flurry
    Archie
  13. 12. Fair Deal
    Archie
  14. 13. The Ego Trip
    Josie and The Pussycats
  15. 14. The Challenge
    Archie and the Gang
  16. 15. Turtle Stew
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. He Comes in Handy
    Sabrina
  18. 17. Nuts in Space!
    Archie
  19. 18. Sweet Hearts
    Li'l Jinx
  20. 19. Hide Guide
    Mr. Weatherbee
  21. 20. Clean Scene
    Mr. Weatherbee
  22. 21. A Little Elbow Room
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. Jack and the Escalator
    Mighty Archie Art Players
  24. 23. A Family Affair
    Jughead
  25. 24. Hide Tide
    Archie
  26. 25. Walking Tall
    Dilton Doiley
  27. 26. Weight Loss Blues
    Mr. Weatherbee
  28. 27. Sounds of Summer
    Archie
  29. 28. Surf Turf
    Archie
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  • Keith Alan Morgan
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