(September 2008)

Archie, 1989 Series
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Price
3.69 USD
Pages
196
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
2008-08-04
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896469523 42
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard U.S. Digest size
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-Sale date from Archie Comics Digest #245.


The Matchmakers (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Staton (signed)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sandy Sanchez; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

New Look art.

The Matchmakers Part 4 (Table of Contents: 1)

Jughead / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Melanie J. Morgan
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Stephanie Vozzo
Letters
John Workman

Genre
humor; teen

Indexer Notes

Listed on cover.

Oh, You Shouldn't Have! (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the words puzzle.

‘Til Debt Do Us Part (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Reg, I'm over-extended!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Trula Twyst; Forsythe Jones; Gladys Jones; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Geraldine Grundy; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Jughead owes money to everyone but when he becomes indebted to Trula Twyst he makes sure he pays her back.
Reprints

Twin Din (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Mrs. Jones; Mr. Jones
Synopsis
Jughead's mom sends Hot Dog to wake Jughead, but the dog goes to sleep instead.
Reprints

Wag Gag (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Reprints

Loser Takes All (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica obsessively spends the afternoon searching for some game she can beat Betty at.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On page 3, panel 1, Jughead is seen reading a copy of Pep Comics.

Pay Scale (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Jughead's prowess with a frisbee helps him subdue an armed robber.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #15.

Tennis Menace (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Boss Toss (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Reprints

Prize Size (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is holding a can of special soil formula, and asks Dilton if he thinks it will help him grow things. Dilton says he doesn't THINK - he KNOWS. Jughead, drooling, points out what he thinks are Dilton's watermelons. Archie, looking at one, says that the watermelons don't look unusual to him. Dilton says who said they were watermelons. In the last panel he adds that those are his cucumbers.
Reprints

Water Boy (Table of Contents: 11)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Jughead is constantly falling into Veronica's pool with all his clothes on, but when he tries to dive into the pool on purpose, he can't bring himself to do it.
Reprints

Nature Boy (Table of Contents: 12)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead asks Archie what part of nature appeals to him the most.
Reprints

Kook-Out (Table of Contents: 13)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Forsythe Jones; Gladys Jones; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Jellybean Jones
Reprints

Pest Control (Table of Contents: 14)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz [as Sam Schwartz]
Inks
Samm Schwartz [as Sam Schwartz]
Colors
Barry Grossman; Nanci Tsetsekas
Letters
Samm Schwartz [as Sam Schwartz]

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Spark Simpson
Synopsis
The girls aren't happy with Jughead's antics on a stream, but change their mind when he takes care of an obnoxious boater.
Reprints
Keywords
boats; inner tubes; rope swing

The Comeback (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
When Pop Tate plans to close down the Chok'lit Shoppe due to lack of funds, Mr. Lodge arranges for a Hollywood movie crew to pay Pop to film a scene there.
Reprints

Drive Jive (Table of Contents: 16)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Reprints

A Wheel Pain (Table of Contents: 17)

Jughead & Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Is This Drip Necessary? (Table of Contents: 18)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
Caryn Ambrosio
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

The Hero (Table of Contents: 19)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie play a trick on Jughead that could have been dangerous, and the girls point out that Juggie acted bravely and shouldn't be mocked.
Reprints
Keywords
dynamite; fire; hamburgers; prank; swimming

Automation Vacation (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty’s Diary / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Gallagher
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty, Archie and Jughead visit a beach where the rules are enforced by a very aggressive robot.
Reprints

Crown Town (Table of Contents: 21)

Jughead / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Reserved for V.I.P. (Table of Contents: 22)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Reprints

Work Shirk (Table of Contents: 23)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie complain that Jughead relies on them too much.
Reprints

Winner Takes Almost All (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Frank Gagliardo (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Jughead enters Hot Dog into a frisbee catching contest.
Reprints
Keywords
frisbee

Beach Bummed (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead is embarrassed by his skinny body while at the beach.
Reprints

Can I Have a Bite? (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Crossword puzzle.

The Friendship Almost Sank (Table of Contents: 27)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie is angry when Jughead breaks his new camera lens and it takes some time for the two to reconcile.
Reprints

Collector's Dream (Table of Contents: 28)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Nate Butler
Inks
Tom Moore
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Souphead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead gives Souphead some pointers on comic book collecting and speculating.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Archie artist Stan Goldberg has a cameo on page 4.

Vacation Frustration! (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Long and the Short (Table of Contents: 30)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Summer vacation and you're loaded with books!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead gets on his friends' nerves by correcting their vocabulary to smaller synonymous words or phrases.
Reprints

Play Toy (Table of Contents: 31)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Colors
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jellybean Jones
Synopsis
The only thing that makes Jellybean laugh is a picture of Reggie.
Reprints

That Sinking Feeling (Table of Contents: 32)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Unnamed Canoe Guy
Synopsis
Jughead goes on a canoe breaking frenzy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No credits given for story.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Matchmakers
    Jughead
  2. 1. The Matchmakers Part 4
    Jughead
  3. 2. Oh, You Shouldn't Have!
    Jughead
  4. 3. ‘Til Debt Do Us Part
    Jughead
  5. 4. Twin Din
    Jughead
  6. 5. Wag Gag
    Jughead
  7. 6. Loser Takes All
    Jughead
  8. 7. Pay Scale
    Jughead
  9. 8. Tennis Menace
    Jughead
  10. 9. Boss Toss
    Jughead
  11. 10. Prize Size
    Archie
  12. 11. Water Boy
    Jughead
  13. 12. Nature Boy
    Jughead
  14. 13. Kook-Out
    Jughead
  15. 14. Pest Control
    Jughead
  16. 15. The Comeback
    Archie
  17. 16. Drive Jive
    Reggie
  18. 17. A Wheel Pain
    Jughead & Friends
  19. 18. Is This Drip Necessary?
    Jughead
  20. 19. The Hero
    Jughead
  21. 20. Automation Vacation
    Betty’s Diary
  22. 21. Crown Town
    Jughead
  23. 22. Reserved for V.I.P.
    Reggie
  24. 23. Work Shirk
    Jughead
  25. 24. Winner Takes Almost All
    Jughead
  26. 25. Beach Bummed
    Jughead
  27. 26. Can I Have a Bite?
    Jughead
  28. 27. The Friendship Almost Sank
    Jughead
  29. 28. Collector's Dream
    Jughead
  30. 29. Vacation Frustration!
    Jughead
  31. 30. The Long and the Short
    Jughead
  32. 31. Play Toy
    Jughead
  33. 32. That Sinking Feeling
    Jughead
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