(February 1990)

Archie, 1989 Series
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Price
1.50 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
twice per year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896468625 02
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, Veronica! You have the greatest ski outfits of any non-skier I know!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #111.

Designing Woman (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Seeing how despondent Betty is at not selling any of her macaroni sculptures, Veronica goes around and charms, bullies and blackmails the gang into buying them.
Reprints

Joke Bloke (Table of Contents: 2)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Reggie's example of a joke for a class presentation is a picture of Archie.
Reprints

Very Touching (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Just Cloning Around (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

Second Chance (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
science fiction; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
In the far future, humanity is forced to live under the oceans due to catastrophic pollution. For the class history lesson, Mr. Weatherbee's descendant teaches his class about the impact Archie and his friends had on current human civilization.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #38, writing is credited to George Gladir, inks are credited to Rudy Lapick and colors are credited to Barry Grossman.

Ump Slump (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
?
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie blames the ref for losing the basketball game.
Reprints

Team Scream (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
?
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Moose misunderstands his football assignment.
Reprints

The Gremlins Are Coming (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Prof. Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
After unintentionally insulting a gremlin, Betty's life becomes one mishap after another.
Reprints

Pirate Gold (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
adventure; historical; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper [as Annie Wench]; Veronica Lodge [as Cynthia Snobnostril]; Archie Andrews [as Captain Trueblue]; Reggie Mantle [as Black Blech]; Jughead Jones [as Sniveling Toady]
Synopsis
Captain Trueblue must turn over the cache of United States gold to the pirate Black Blech in order to ransom the life of wealthy debutante Cynthia Snobnostril.
Reprints
Keywords
pirate

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #237, colors are credited to Barry Grossman.

Have An Ice Day (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Alex books The Pussycats to play a date in winter, in Alaska.
Reprints

The Ghost of Spirit Lake (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

Tie Buy (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Kurt Schaffenberger

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie finds the perfect necktie, but it's already been bought.
Reprints

At Your Service (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Reprints

Flip Quips (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Archie is breath-taken; Reggie slams Archie; Jughead explains his two favorite things.

Just Picture This (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica takes her father's new sports car without permission and it is backed into at the mall.
Reprints

The Catered Bouquet (Table of Contents: 16)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Alan Mayberry; Melody Valentine; Alexander Cabot III; Valerie Brown
Synopsis
Alex's lavish floral gifts to Josie are crushing Alan's confidence. So Melody of all people steps in with an answer.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where the action is
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty's more interested in Archie than in the football game.
Reprints

Don't Believe It (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Bob White ?
Inks
Bob White ?
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Martin Epp ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Everything seems to break right for Archie, so it can't possibly be real.

Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back Inside ... Gnaws! (Table of Contents: 19)

Life With Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker credit from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #24.

Gnaws! When the Cat's Away, the Mice Will Play (Table of Contents: 20)

Life With Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker credit from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #24.

Cent Lament (Table of Contents: 21)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica offers Archie a penny for his thoughts.
Reprints

Bird Word (Table of Contents: 22)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead shows Reggie his new bird call.
Reprints

Of Mice and Menace (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz ?
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie stops working out to meet Veronica.
Reprints

Two Way Stretch (Table of Contents: 24)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz ?
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Cousin Leroy
Synopsis
Veronica tries to get Leroy to stop exaggerating.
Reprints

Call of the Wild (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

School Supplies That We Can Really Use (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

Mr. Marvelous (Table of Contents: 27)

Big Ethel / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Bobby; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge (flashback only)
Synopsis
Lamenting not having a date for the dance, Ethel is confronted by a handsome youth who asks her. But he's not your ordinary youth.
Reprints
Keywords
merman

Wishful Thinking (Table of Contents: 28)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Sabrina grants a few wishes to celebrate her birthday.
Reprints

Slightly Choosy (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Henrietta (Veronica's cousin)
Synopsis
Veronica offers to buy her cousin anything in the toy store.
Reprints

Fan Fare (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Gee, Veronica! You have the greatest ski outfits of any non-skier I know!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Designing Woman
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Joke Bloke
    Reggie
  4. 3. Very Touching
    Betty
  5. 4. Just Cloning Around
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Second Chance
    Archie
  7. 6. Ump Slump
    Archie
  8. 7. Team Scream
    Big Moose
  9. 8. The Gremlins Are Coming
    Betty
  10. 9. Pirate Gold
    Archie
  11. 10. Have An Ice Day
    Josie and The Pussycats
  12. 11. The Ghost of Spirit Lake
    Archie
  13. 12. Tie Buy
    Archie
  14. 13. At Your Service
    Big Moose
  15. 14. Flip Quips
    Archie & the Gang
  16. 15. Just Picture This
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. The Catered Bouquet
    Josie
  18. 17. ["Where the action is"]
    Betty Pin Up
  19. 18. Don't Believe It
    Archie
  20. 19. Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back Inside ... Gnaws!
    Life With Archie
  21. 20. Gnaws! When the Cat's Away, the Mice Will Play
    Life With Archie
  22. 21. Cent Lament
    Reggie
  23. 22. Bird Word
    Reggie
  24. 23. Of Mice and Menace
    Archie
  25. 24. Two Way Stretch
    Veronica
  26. 25. Call of the Wild
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. School Supplies That We Can Really Use
    Archie
  28. 27. Mr. Marvelous
    Big Ethel
  29. 28. Wishful Thinking
    Sabrina
  30. 29. Slightly Choosy
    Archie
  31. 30. Fan Fare
    Betty
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