(August 1995)

Archie, 1977 Series
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Price
1.75 USD; 1.90 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
6 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
009128468532 01
Editing
Nanci Dakesian; Victor Gorelick

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie was the only one who didn't scream!
Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Laugh Comics #316.

Water Sports (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Frank Gagliardo (credited); Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie bets Archie that he can catch a bigger fish while fishing from a canoe than Archie can catch fishing from shore.
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Bike Hike (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Man, it's hot...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Leland
Synopsis
While riding bicycles, the rest of the gang can't see that Veronica has gotten a ride from her chauffeur.
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Team Steam (Table of Contents: 3)

Coach Kleats and Patti Pacer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Patti Pacer; Betty Cooper; Ethel; Nancy; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Josie
Synopsis
Patti Pacer challenges Coach Kleats to a baseball team vs. softball team game. The baseball team wins, but Coach Kleats learns a lesson in character and invites both teams to a picnic.
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Ski Tee-Hee (Table of Contents: 4)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Reggie shows off his skateboard tricks.
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Long Count (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead and the gang are playing hide and seek.
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The Bottom Line (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty's been reading a book on inner peace and one date with Archie puts everything she's learned to the test.
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Voice Your Choice (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica argue about who has the most handsome boyfriend.
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Cunning Council (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie encourages Archie to talk about his good points.
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Sorry Surfer (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie uses Dilton's new surfing simulator to learn to surf.
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Keywords
surf board; surfing

Press Mess (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
At summer camp, Archie is the editor of the camp newspaper and Jughead is a reporter.
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Sassy Lassy (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There’s that new girl Beatrice!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are friendly toward the new girl, until she starts occupying the attention of all the boys on the beach.
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Indexer Notes

Name of the girl is changed to Beatrice in this printing.

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

The Zapper Part 1 (Table of Contents: 12)

Faculty Funnies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
The Awesome Foursome [Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Coach Clayton]; the Zapper; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
A scientist who only wants peace and quiet uses his inventions to cause strange things to happen at the summer camp run by Riverdale High School's faculty.
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The Zapper Part 2 (Table of Contents: 13)

Faculty Funnies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
The Awesome Foursome [Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Clayton; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot]; the Zapper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The Awesome Foursome convinces the Zapper that he can co-exist peacefully with the summer camp.
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Close Shave (Table of Contents: 14)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Juggy, is that a scratch on your face?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty asks Jughead about a scratch on his face.

Fun in the Sun Fashions (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty [Archie] / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty models bikinis at the beach.
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The Chain Gang (Table of Contents: 16)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie has all sorts of bad luck after he rips up a chain letter.
Reprints
Keywords
chain letter

Trial by Fitness (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Hal Lifson
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica chases her new fitness instructor until she discovers how dumb he is.
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Error Terror (Table of Contents: 18)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Moose, baby, it is time to paint our clubhouse!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Jughead and Moose paint the clubhouse.
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Goof Proof (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why won't the car move, Reggie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie's car gets stuck in the mud.

Worry Flurry (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Betty can't decide between taking advanced placement courses at summer school or working at the mall with Archie.
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Keywords
fast food; mall; summer school

Nag Gag (Table of Contents: 21)

Big Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Big Moose, where did you get that wild-eyed horse?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Moose rented a horse for an hour but all it does is buck.
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Archie's Wacky Cousin Eddie (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Cousin Eddie; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Fifi
Synopsis
Archie's young cousin wreaks havoc at Veronica's house until Mr. Lodge steps in with his own brand of discipline.
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Zap Flap (Table of Contents: 23)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey Kinkle
Synopsis
Sabrina does a quick change when she hears Harvey doesn't like her in skimpy outfits.
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Coming Clean (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Veronica is determined to have Archie help her with the dance decorating, even though it means he has to cut his date with Betty short. But an oil spill at the beach gums up Veronica's plans.
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The Bathing Beauty (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Archie, Reggie, and Jughead are judges at a beauty contest
Reprints
Keywords
beauty contest

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #300 (August 2019).

Steer Jeer (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, daddy, Archie brought our boat right into the marina!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie drives Mr. Lodge's boat to the wrong marina.
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Divine Canine (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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Dig the new blonde chick!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Archie and Hot Dog both like blondes.
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Encore (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; children; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee; Roger
Synopsis
Archie and Betty invite Mr. Weatherbee and his nephew, Roger, to come to the fair with them.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie was the only one who didn't scream!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Water Sports
    Archie
  3. 2. Bike Hike
    Archie and the Gang
  4. 3. Team Steam
    Coach Kleats and Patti Pacer
  5. 4. Ski Tee-Hee
    Reggie
  6. 5. Long Count
    Jughead
  7. 6. The Bottom Line
    Betty
  8. 7. Voice Your Choice
    Archie
  9. 8. Cunning Council
    Archie
  10. 9. Sorry Surfer
    Archie
  11. 10. Press Mess
    Jughead
  12. 11. Sassy Lassy
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. The Zapper Part 1
    Faculty Funnies
  14. 13. The Zapper Part 2
    Faculty Funnies
  15. 14. Close Shave
    Jughead
  16. 15. Fun in the Sun Fashions
    Betty [Archie]
  17. 16. The Chain Gang
    Reggie
  18. 17. Trial by Fitness
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Error Terror
    Jughead
  20. 19. Goof Proof
    Archie
  21. 20. Worry Flurry
    Archie
  22. 21. Nag Gag
    Big Moose
  23. 22. Archie's Wacky Cousin Eddie
    Archie
  24. 23. Zap Flap
    Sabrina
  25. 24. Coming Clean
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. The Bathing Beauty
    Archie
  27. 26. Steer Jeer
    Archie
  28. 27. Divine Canine
    Hot Dog
  29. 28. Encore
    Archie
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