(December 2009)

Archie, 1984 Series
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3.99 USD
Pages
180
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year (monthly except Jan. and July)
On-sale Date
2009
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469517 20311
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Archie Goodbye Forever (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Norm Breyfogle (signed)
Inks
Norm Breyfogle (signed)
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doily; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

New Look art.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / recap / 1 page (report information)

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Norm Breyfogle
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Norm Breyfogle
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John Workman

Genre
teen

Archie Goodbye Forever Part 4 (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script
Melanie J. Morgan
Pencils
Norm Breyfogle
Inks
Norm Breyfogle
Colors
Stephanie Vozzo
Letters
John Workman

Genre
teen

Indexer Notes

Listed on cover.

Forward Pass (Table of Contents: 3)

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It's not Jughead's fault, Dad!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead helps himself to all of the mashed potatoes.
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Byte the Dust (Table of Contents: 4)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Compared to Moose's mind, my brain is a master computer!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie compares his mind to Moose's.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Which soda flavor should I choose?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
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Indexer Notes

Unscramble the letters puzzle.

The People's Choice (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Chuck run against each other for class president.
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Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #271, writing is credited to George Gladir.

Fall Guy (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Archie is clumsy outside the skating rink but is perfect when roller blading.
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Keywords
roller blades

Fleet Meet (Table of Contents: 8)

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Hi, Gloria! Have you seen Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Jughead Jones; Gloria; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead asks Gloria if she has seen Archie.
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Keywords
rollerskates

Woe Foreknow (Table of Contents: 9)

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There's a 20% chance of rain tomorrow!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie listens to the weather forecast.
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Wheels of Fortune (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

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Archie! It's poor Mrs. Trimble! She's being dispossessed! Put out in the street!!
Genre
drama; humor; teen
Characters
Mrs. Trimble; Orson Wales
Synopsis
An old woman is being kicked out of her home by her landlord, Orson Wales. Archie manages to turn the table on Wales when it turns out that one of her few possessions is his beloved childhood wagon, "Thunderbolt."
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Indexer Notes

A take-off on the movie "Citizen Kane."

The Grand Opening (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rex Lindsey
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Ethan Andrews; Thomas Jefferson; Benjamin Franklin; John Adams; John Livingston; Roger Sherman
Synopsis
Fred tells Archie about how their ancestor, Ethan Andrews, helped Thomas Jefferson come up with the opening lines to the Declaration of Independence.
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Keywords
Declaration of Independence; Revolutionary War

Man with a Horn (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Waldo Weatherbee; Chuck Clayton; Phil Harmonic; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie has ambitions to learn to play the trumpet, but his tin ear gets in the way.
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Someone You Can Count On (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is determined to help Mr. Lodge launch his yacht, no matter what Mr. Lodge wants.
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Indexer Notes

Writer credit from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #271. The same reprint lists Rudy Lapick as the inker.

What's the Story (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That was some terrific little league ball game! Fourteen innings, wow!
Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
After accidentally standing up the girls, Archie and Reggie try to concoct a good cover story.
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Revolutionized Chemistry (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Archie is eager to get to chemistry class.
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Keywords
chemistry

Archie's Greetings Puzzle! (Table of Contents: 16)

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The Resistance Movement (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Charlie Goodwill
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee is being promoted to a better-paying job at another school. His replacement, the deceptively-named Charlie Goodwill, is an authoritarian who tells the kids that he's had it with their generation doing their own thing, and that they'll have to do everything his way, or else.
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Keywords
student protest

Saving Time (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Lou Maldonado
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
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Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence supplied by Lou Maldonado via the GCD Contact form.

Sorry, Coach (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Without Archie in the race, Reggie has no motivation to win.
Reprints
Keywords
track meet

The Grim Creeper (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
? [as Kennedy]
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie's performance creeps into people's hearts and souls.
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An Interest in Business (Table of Contents: 21)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
children
Synopsis
Little Archie wins a shopping spree for sporting goods.
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The Fortune (Table of Contents: 22)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The crystal ball shows much misfortune and disaster --- --- It will happen to Little Archie tomorrow!
Feature Logo
Little Archie
Genre
humor; children
Synopsis
A phony fortune teller tricks Little Archie into getting his family out of the house so that it can be robbed.
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Keywords
fortune telling

A Home Grown Gal (Table of Contents: 23)

Little Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
Dexter Taylor
Letters
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Genre
humor; teen; children
Characters
Little Archie; Little Veronica; Little Jughead; Smithers; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Veronica is mad at Archie because she thinks he has a new girlfriend.
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A Sorry Affair (Table of Contents: 24)

Little Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor ?
Colors
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Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You did a fine job raking my lawn, little Archie!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie loses the money that Mr. Weatherbee paid him.
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Trance Stance (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews; Dr. Wise
Synopsis
Dr. Wise implants a hypnotic suggestion to help Archie be less clumsy but Archie's parents decide to have it removed when they don't like the change in Archie.
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The Big Thinker (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty cannot decide if Archie is a deep thinker or just aggravating.
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The Cookie Conspiracy! (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie & Friends / 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; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica creates some fortune cookies with special messages for her and Archie and plans to have them during a meal at the Chinese restaurant.
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Time After Time (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Frank Gagliardo
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
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The Nose Knows (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's mom knows how to get him out of bed.
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Heaven Scent (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead plan to have a final barbecue before it's too cold. Events, however, conspire against them.
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Carsick (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
? [as DeCarlo]
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is trading in his old car for a new one, and he and Archie reminisce about old cars they wish they still had.
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The Error of His Ways (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Pop Tate; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie has his trip to school timed so that he can arrive at the precise moment the bell rings.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the 2015 digest reprint.

Sporting Goods Search!! (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie's Sports Page!! / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Archie Andrews
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Indexer Notes

Find a word puzzle and a hockey themed maze.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's the information you wanted, sir!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Miss Phlips
Synopsis
Archie gives the wrong information to Mr. Weatherbee.
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You Know It's Not Your Day When... (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie Says / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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You win the door prize at a charity bazaar...
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Pop Tate
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Indexer Notes

Six two-panel gags.

Tricky Triumph (Table of Contents: 36)

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Triangle Angle (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Pat Kennedy
Inks
Ken Selig
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Archie Goodbye Forever
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  3. 2. Archie Goodbye Forever Part 4
    Archie
  4. 3. Forward Pass
    Archie
  5. 4. Byte the Dust
    Reggie
  6. 5. ["Which soda flavor should I choose?"]
    Archie
  7. 6. The People's Choice
    Archie
  8. 7. Fall Guy
    Archie
  9. 8. Fleet Meet
    Archie
  10. 9. Woe Foreknow
    Archie
  11. 10. Wheels of Fortune
    Archie
  12. 11. The Grand Opening
    Archie
  13. 12. Man with a Horn
    Archie
  14. 13. Someone You Can Count On
    Archie
  15. 14. What's the Story
    Archie
  16. 15. Revolutionized Chemistry
    Archie
  17. 16. Archie's Greetings Puzzle!
  18. 17. The Resistance Movement
    Archie
  19. 18. Saving Time
    Archie
  20. 19. Sorry, Coach
    Archie
  21. 20. The Grim Creeper
    Archie
  22. 21. An Interest in Business
    Little Archie
  23. 22. The Fortune
    Little Archie
  24. 23. A Home Grown Gal
    Little Archie
  25. 24. A Sorry Affair
    Little Archie
  26. 25. Trance Stance
    Archie
  27. 26. The Big Thinker
    Archie
  28. 27. The Cookie Conspiracy!
    Archie & Friends
  29. 28. Time After Time
    Archie
  30. 29. The Nose Knows
    Archie
  31. 30. Heaven Scent
    Archie
  32. 31. Carsick
    Archie
  33. 32. The Error of His Ways
    Archie
  34. 33. Sporting Goods Search!!
    Archie's Sports Page!!
  35. 34. ["Here's the information you wanted, sir!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  36. 35. You Know It's Not Your Day When...
    Archie Says
  37. 36. Tricky Triumph
    Archie
  38. 37. Triangle Angle
    Archie
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  • Peter Croome
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Q