(September 1994)

Archie, 1977 Series
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Price
1.75 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
009128468532 95
Editing
Nanci 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)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wouldn't you know it! I finish your back and the sun goes in!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Keywords
beach; sunbathing

Water Ride (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Ken Selig
Colors
Barry Grossman; Nanci Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Scott
Synopsis
Archie is riding a bike in hot weather and getting soaked along the way.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bob Bolling credited as scripter in reprint.
Mike Esposito credited as inker in reprint.

Zero Hero (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie tries to rescue a cat from a tree.
Reprints

Wet Set (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Betty picnic on the beach in the rain.
Reprints

Recognition Admission (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good morning! Is my father in his office?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica has to pass through numerous security measures to see her father.
Reprints

Seeing Stars! (Table of Contents: 5)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee finds a flying saucer in Pickin's Park and boards it. The aliens offer food, so he eats one of everything. Unbeknownst to him, the flying saucer is actually a restaurant.
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Indexer Notes

When reprinted in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #32, writing is credited to George Gladir.

The Champion (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; unnamed wrestlers
Synopsis
Midge breaks up with Moose because he shows off his strength on every date. Fortunately, the two get back together before the big arm wrestling tournament.
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Drag Gag (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica study up on cars just so they'll have something to talk to the boys about.
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Sure Cure (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
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Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
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Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Smithers remedies Mr. Lodge's headache.
Reprints

Sign Off (Table of Contents: 9)

Mister Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
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Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge puts up "No Archie" signs on the front lawn.
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Silence Please (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly a Life With Archie story.

Snack Attack (Table of Contents: 11)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Fighting Mad (Table of Contents: 12)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Jolly Folly (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen

Weather Tether (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen

Treble Trouble (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie promised to teach me how to water-ski today!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie promises both Betty and Veronica that he would teach them to water-ski. Jughead gets him out of it by saying Archie promised to fix his boat.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly an Archie story.

Pack Track (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Mr. Bunsen
Synopsis
Mr. Bunsen takes the gang backpacking in the wide open spaces.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #262.

Summer Simmer (Table of Contents: 17)

Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dilton, maybe you could serve as a good example for Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mary Andrews; Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mrs. Andrews asks Dilton to be a good example for Archie.
Reprints

Kid Gluvs (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Kid Gluvs [Moose Mason]; Tess [Betty Cooper]; B.B. Bux [Hiram Lodge]; Kayo Carson [Reggie Mantle]; Rusty [Archie Andrews]
Synopsis
Rusty tries to make Kid Gluvs into a champion boxer.
Reprints
Keywords
boxer; boxing

Snarf (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Moose wants to know why it's called fast food.
Reprints

Everybody Ought To Have A Maid (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge demands Veronica do housework for a specific period of time to teach her what her maids have to go through. Unfortunately for him, her efforts impact an important dinner with an important prospective business partner.
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Into the Riverdale Triangle: Part One (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos (credited)
Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie, Mr. Andrews, Mr. Lodge, and Veronica go fishing in the Riverdale Triangle. A bad storm sets them off course and on a dinosaur-inhabited island.
Reprints
Keywords
desert island; dinosaur; fishing; shipwreck; storm

Into the Riverdale Triangle: Part Two (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos (credited)
Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie, Mr. Andrews, Mr. Lodge, and Veronica are rescued from the island.
Reprints
Keywords
desert island; dinosaur

It's Magic (Table of Contents: 23)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie and the Pussycats [Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Smith]; The 3 Prestos (magicians)
Synopsis
The dry cleaner mixes up the Pussycats outfits with a band of magicians' and magic tricks keep popping out of their tuxedos.
Reprints
Keywords
gig; girl band; girl group; magic tricks; music

Art Party! (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw (signed)
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Reprints

Indexer Notes

word puzzle

The Assignment (Table of Contents: 25)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Tom Moore (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are a lot of cute guys in summer school this year!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Moose wants Reggie to keep the other boys away from Midge during summer school.
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Rid Bid (Table of Contents: 26)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm taking twenty boys out of our camp for a long hiking trip!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie accidentally hits Mr. Weatherbee in the head with a baseball while at camp.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie's Mom's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dad back from jogging, Mom?
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip (King Features Syndicate, XX-XX-19XX)

Welcome Wagon Master (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Marty Matthews; Judy Matthews
Synopsis
Archie meets a new young boy in town and helps him make friends, which impresses his teen sister, who asks Archie out even though Reggie has been trying to impress her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #240, the writing is credited to George Gladir.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wouldn't you know it! I finish your back and the sun goes in!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Water Ride
    Archie
  3. 2. Zero Hero
    Archie
  4. 3. Wet Set
    Archie
  5. 4. Recognition Admission
    Veronica
  6. 5. Seeing Stars!
    Mr. Weatherbee
  7. 6. The Champion
    Big Moose
  8. 7. Drag Gag
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Sure Cure
    Mr. Lodge
  10. 9. Sign Off
    Mister Lodge
  11. 10. Silence Please
    Archie
  12. 11. Snack Attack
    Jughead
  13. 12. Fighting Mad
    Veronica
  14. 13. Jolly Folly
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. Weather Tether
    Betty
  16. 15. Treble Trouble
    Jughead
  17. 16. Pack Track
    Archie
  18. 17. Summer Simmer
    Dilton
  19. 18. Kid Gluvs
    The Mighty Archie Art Players
  20. 19. Snarf
    Archie
  21. 20. Everybody Ought To Have A Maid
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Into the Riverdale Triangle: Part One
    Archie
  23. 22. Into the Riverdale Triangle: Part Two
    Archie
  24. 23. It's Magic
    Josie and the Pussycats
  25. 24. Art Party!
    Jughead
  26. 25. The Assignment
    Reggie
  27. 26. Rid Bid
    Mr. Weatherbee
  28. 27. ["Dad back from jogging, Mom?"]
    Archie's Mom's Gag Bag
  29. 28. Welcome Wagon Master
    Archie
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