(October 2010)

Archie, 1992 Series
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Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What did you wish for, daddy?
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews

[Reveal the Secret] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Candy Isn’t Dandy (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Reprints

[Hero Factory] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Lego / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Beach Banter (Table of Contents: 4)

Hot Dog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Mike Worley
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Hot Dog; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Hot Dog doesn't like the heat but loves the food at the beach.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Summer Bummer (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Beazly; Miss Phlips; Superintendent Hassle
Synopsis
Archie imagines a near future where he will be a teacher at Riverdale High after attending college.

Renaissance Mantle (Table of Contents: 6)

Reggie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Al Nickerson
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Reggie pranks his friends at the renaissance fair.
Reprints
Keywords
practical joke; renaissance fair

Indexer Notes

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

[Best of the Seventies] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Archie Comics' "Freshman Year"...] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Teed Off! (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Mr. McJitter
Synopsis
Veronica helps her father by playing golf with his business associate, but during the game, she sees Archie and Betty together and schemes to break them up.
Reprints
Keywords
golf; snapping turtle

Indexer Notes

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

Here Comes the SUNscreen (Table of Contents: 10)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Fred McMann (celebrity spokesman, ex-host of "The $150 Octagon"); Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee (cameo)
Synopsis
Veronica and company try to market Dilton's new invention -- mess-free sunscreen -- but it happens to have an inconvenient side effect.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Bath Wrath (Table of Contents: 11)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Gladys Jones; Forsythe Jones
Synopsis
Jughead's mom tricks him into taking a bath by asking him to give Hot Dog a bath.

[Archie Marries Betty & Veronica] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[The Cartoon Life of Chuck Clayton] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Art to Art (Table of Contents: 14)

Chuck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Al Nickerson
Colors
Frank Gagliardo
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Nancy Woods; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Pop Tate; Mr. Tyrone
Synopsis
Nancy has been taking watercolor painting lessons and her picture has won first place in the Riverdale Art Gallery show.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

What Are Friends For? (Table of Contents: 15)

Reggie and Me / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aha! I caught you, Reggie! Trying to make time with my girl behind my back, huh?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Big Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Reggie wishes Moose would break his leg, and he does.
Reprints

Daffy Dialogue (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie talks to a mermaid.
Reprints
Keywords
mermaid; scuba diving

See Moose Run (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Kenny Pederson
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose runs and reads at the same time to improve his speed reading.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Dilton / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Find my six favorite classes in the word find!
Characters
Dilton Doiley
Reprints

Chore Score (Table of Contents: 19)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead wants to know if he is being paid by the job or by the hour.
Reprints

Table Fable (Table of Contents: 20)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Smithers
Synopsis
Jughead's family has two choices for dinner.
Reprints

[Hide your Burgers!] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Fan Expo Canada] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Fan Expo / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Fly into the Future with Archie 3000] (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie 3000 / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Chris Lie (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Archie 3000; Betty 3000; Veronica 3000
Synopsis
Illustration used as the title page for the next section of Archie 3000 reprints.

A Date with Destiny Jones! (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie 3000 / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Scott McRae
Colors
Dan Parent; Bill Golliher
Letters
Pat Brosseau

Genre
science fiction; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Destiny Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie have a race on astro water skis to win a date with rock star Destiny Jones (who turns out to be Jughead's cousin). Naturally, Reggie sabotages Archie's skis, but Archie wins anyway.
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Indexer Notes

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

[The Name is Andrews. Archie Andrews.] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Battle of the BFF's] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Ghosts of Walrus Island (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
C. J. Henderson
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rex Lindsey
Colors
Rex Lindsey
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Uncle Sandy
Synopsis
Uncle Sandy takes the kids on an island cruise, but they are shipwrecked by a storm and find a walrus graveyard.
Reprints
Keywords
island; ivory; walrus

Indexer Notes

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

Castle Hassle (Table of Contents: 28)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose will fight anybody who tries to knock down his sandcastle, including the tide.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Sabrina / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
?

Characters
Sabrina

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Sabrina stories.

Sand, Sea and Spray (Table of Contents: 30)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Harvey; Mr. Mysto
Synopsis
Sabrina gets badgered into assisting a beachside stage magician, then embarrassed by the nature of the tricks. So she exacts a little revenge with her own powers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Pollution Solution (Table of Contents: 31)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina and Aunt Hilda stop one person from polluting the sea and another from polluting the air. Then Sabrina decides that Aunt Hilda's witch cauldron is also polluting the air.
Reprints
Keywords
cauldron; pollution

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (1987 series) #264, no credits listed in this digest.

Poolside Manner (Table of Contents: 32)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Cousin Ambrose; Head Witch Della
Synopsis
When Aunt Hilda hears that the neighbors are putting in a swimming pool, she does whatever she can to make sure her family is invited over to swim.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie's Haunted House] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Love & Marriage] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Lesson Planned? (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie and Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Pat Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are tired of Archie and Reggie arguing no matter what game they are playing.
Reprints
Keywords
badminton; horseshoes

Indexer Notes

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

True Love (Table of Contents: 36)

Moose / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Moose Mason
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the code puzzle.

Bad Hair Day (Table of Contents: 37)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
No matter what she does, Betty's hair keeps getting hit with dirt, debris or other contaminants.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

Josie and the Pussycats / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Josie reprints.

The Ego Trip (Table of Contents: 39)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Alexandra Cabot; Valerie Brown
Synopsis
Expecting to be mobbed by onlookers at the beach, Alexandra finds that she, like everyone else, can't compete with Melody.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Car Wash Woes (Table of Contents: 40)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Melody gets everybody soaked while she's trying to wash her father's car.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[The two greatest bands in comic book history hook up like never before.] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Battle of the Bands!] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Fun in the Sun (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; the Baxter Twins; Reggie's mother; Reggie's father
Synopsis
Archie spends the day picking up cans and bottles at the beach while Reggie is busy playing volleyball to impress the Baxter twins. Things don't work out the way Reggie planned.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; recycling; sunburn; twins; volleyball

Indexer Notes

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

House with a Future (Table of Contents: 44)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Smithers; Fi-fi
Synopsis
Veronica shows her friends a House of the Future.
Reprints

No Rough Stuff! (Table of Contents: 45)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Phil Felix (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Dilton, Moose and Chuck go camping but Dilton's inventions take all the "roughing" out of it.
Reprints
Keywords
camping

[There couldn't be a better time to subscribe!] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Archie's Pals and Gals Double Digest #145] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

American Library Association / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Dwyane Wade (basketball star)

Indexer Notes

PSA for the American Library Association.

Inside back cover.

[Big Problems Call for Big Solutions] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What did you wish for, daddy?"]
  2. 1. [Reveal the Secret]
    Lego
  3. 2. Candy Isn’t Dandy
    Archie
  4. 3. [Hero Factory]
    Lego
  5. 4. Beach Banter
    Hot Dog
  6. 5. Summer Bummer
    Archie & Friends
  7. 6. Renaissance Mantle
    Reggie
  8. 7. [Best of the Seventies]
  9. 8. [Archie Comics' "Freshman Year"...]
  10. 9. Teed Off!
    Archie
  11. 10. Here Comes the SUNscreen
    Dilton
  12. 11. Bath Wrath
    Jughead
  13. 12. [Archie Marries Betty & Veronica]
  14. 13. [The Cartoon Life of Chuck Clayton]
  15. 14. Art to Art
    Chuck
  16. 15. What Are Friends For?
    Reggie and Me
  17. 16. Daffy Dialogue
    Archie
  18. 17. See Moose Run
    Big Moose
  19. 18. ["Find my six favorite classes in the word find!"]
    Dilton
  20. 19. Chore Score
    Jughead
  21. 20. Table Fable
    Jughead
  22. 21. [Hide your Burgers!]
  23. 22. [Fan Expo Canada]
    Fan Expo
  24. 23. [Fly into the Future with Archie 3000]
    Archie 3000
  25. 24. A Date with Destiny Jones!
    Archie 3000
  26. 25. [The Name is Andrews. Archie Andrews.]
  27. 26. [Battle of the BFF's]
  28. 27. The Ghosts of Walrus Island
    Archie
  29. 28. Castle Hassle
    Moose
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina
  31. 30. Sand, Sea and Spray
    Sabrina
  32. 31. Pollution Solution
    Sabrina
  33. 32. Poolside Manner
    Sabrina
  34. 33. [Archie's Haunted House]
  35. 34. [Love & Marriage]
  36. 35. Lesson Planned?
    Archie and Friends
  37. 36. True Love
    Moose
  38. 37. Bad Hair Day
    Betty
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
    Josie and the Pussycats
  40. 39. The Ego Trip
    Josie and The Pussycats
  41. 40. Car Wash Woes
    Josie
  42. 41. [The two greatest bands in comic book history hook up like never before.]
  43. 42. [Battle of the Bands!]
  44. 43. Fun in the Sun
    Archie
  45. 44. House with a Future
    Archie & Friends
  46. 45. No Rough Stuff!
    Dilton
  47. 46. [There couldn't be a better time to subscribe!]
  48. 47. [Archie's Pals and Gals Double Digest #145]
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
    American Library Association
  50. 49. [Big Problems Call for Big Solutions]
    Lego
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