Archie, 1986 Series
 

Series Timeline

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This page attempts to show how the issues in this series were published over time by laying them out in a timeline with alternately gray or white rows roughly corresponding to months. The correspondence is less accurate for bi-monthly, quarterly or annual books. Weekly or other more-frequent-than-monthly issues are simply grouped into the same color row by month.

The timeline feature depends on the key date field to order issues into a timeline. Please note that if the key dates are not filled out to correspond to the publication months of the issues, then the timeline will not be accurate.

Not all issues in this series have key dates, so not all can be sorted into a timeline. The following issues can be sorted:

Key Date Pub. Date On-sale date Number Indicia Publisher Brand Pages Price Frequency Barcode Publisher's Age Guidelines
1986-11-00 November 1986 1 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 132 1.25 USD ? 02710006925601 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1986-12-00                    
1987-01-00                    
1987-02-00 February 1987 2 Archie Enterprises Inc. The Archie Digest Library 132 1.35 USD 4 times a year in Feb., May, Aug. and Nov. 02710006925602 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1987-03-00                    
1987-04-00                    
1987-05-00                    
1987-06-00 June 1987 3 Archie Enterprises Inc. The Archie Digest Library 132 1.35 USD 4 times a year in Feb., June, Sept. and Nov. 02710006925603 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1987-07-00                    
1987-08-00                    
1987-09-00 September 1987 4 Archie Enterprises Inc. The Archie Digest Library; Archie Comics 45th Anniversary 132 1.35 USD 4 times a year in Feb., June, Sept. and Nov. 02710006925604 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1987-10-00                    
1987-11-00                    
1987-12-00                    
1988-01-00                    
1988-02-00 February 1988 6 Archie Enterprises Inc. The Archie Digest Library; Archie Comics 45th Anniversary 132 1.35 USD 4 times a year in Feb., June, Sept and Nov. 02710006925606 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1988-03-00                    
1988-04-00                    
1988-05-00                    
1988-06-00 June 1988 7 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 1.35 USD 4 times a year in Feb., June, Sept., and Nov. 02710006925607 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1988-07-00                    
1988-08-00                    
1988-09-00 September 1988 8 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 1.35 USD 4 times a year in Feb., June, Sept., and Nov. 07695614546108 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1988-10-00                    
1988-11-00 November 1988 9 Archie Enterprises Inc. The Archie Digest Library 132 1.35 USD 4 times a year in Feb., June, Sept. and Nov. 07695614546109 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1988-12-00                    
1989-01-00                    
1989-02-00 February 1989 1988 10 [Direct] Archie Enterprises Inc. The Archie Digest Library 132 1.35 USD 4 times a year in Feb., June, Sept. and Nov.   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1989-02-00 February 1989 10 [Newsstand] Archie Enterprises Inc. The Archie Digest Library 132 1.35 USD 4 times a year in Feb., June, Sept. and Nov. 07695614546110 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1989-03-00                    
1989-04-00                    
1989-05-00                    
1989-06-00 June 1989 11 [Direct] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 132 1.35 USD ?   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1989-07-00                    
1989-08-00                    
1989-09-00 September 1989 12 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 132 1.50 USD 4 times a year in Mar., June, Sept., and Dec.   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1989-10-00                    
1989-11-00                    
1989-12-00 December 1989 13 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 1.65 USD ? 07189646856413 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1990-01-00                    
1990-02-00                    
1990-03-00 March 1990 14 [Direct] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 132 1.50 USD 4 times a year in Mar., June, Sept., and Dec.   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1990-03-00 March 1990 14 [Newsstand] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 132 1.50 USD 4 times a year in Mar., June, Sept., and Dec. 07189646856414 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1990-04-00                    
1990-05-00                    
1990-06-00 June 1990 15 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 1.50 USD ?   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1990-07-00                    
1990-08-00                    
1990-09-00 September 1990 16 [Direct] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 132 1.50 USD; 1.65 CAD; 1.25 GBP ?   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1990-10-00                    
1990-11-00                    
1990-12-00 December 1990 17 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 1.50 USD; 1.65 CAD; 1.25 GBP ?   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1991-01-00                    
1991-02-00                    
1991-03-00 March 1991 18 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 132 1.50 USD; 1.65 CAD; 1.25 GBP ?   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1991-04-00                    
1991-05-00                    
1991-06-00 June 1991 1991-03-19 19 [Direct] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library; Archie 50th Anniversary 132 1.50 USD; 1.65 CAD; 1.25 GBP 4 times a year in Mar., June, Sept. and Dec.   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1991-06-00 June 1991 1991-03-19 19 [Newsstand] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library; Archie 50th Anniversary 132 1.35 USD 4 times a year in Mar., June, Sept. and Dec. 07189646856419 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1991-07-00                    
1991-08-00                    
1991-09-00 September 1991 20 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library; Archie 50th Anniversary 132 1.50 USD; 1.65 CAD; 1.25 GBP ?   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1991-10-00                    
1991-11-00                    
1991-12-00 December 1991 21 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 132 1.50 USD; 1.65 CAD; 1.25 GBP 4 times a year in Mar., June, Sept. and Dec.   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1992-01-00                    
1992-02-00                    
1992-03-00                    
1992-04-00                    
1992-05-00                    
1992-06-00 June 1992 23 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 1.50 USD; 1.65 CAD 4 times a year in March, June, September, and December ? Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1992-07-00                    
1992-08-00                    
1992-09-00                    
1992-10-00                    
1992-11-00 November 1992 25 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 1.50 USD ? 07189646856425 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1992-12-00                    
1993-01-00                    
1993-02-00                    
1993-03-00                    
1993-04-00                    
1993-05-00                    
1993-06-00                    
1993-07-00                    
1993-08-00                    
1993-09-00 September 1993 28 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 1.50 USD; 1.65 CAD quarterly 07189646856428 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1993-09-00 September 1993 28 [Direct] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 1.50 USD; 1.65 CAD quarterly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1993-10-00                    
1993-11-00 November 1993 29 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 1.65 USD ? 07189646856429 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1993-12-00                    
1994-01-00                    
1994-02-00                    
1994-03-00                    
1994-04-00                    
1994-05-00                    
1994-06-00 June 1994 30 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 1.75 USD ? 00912846856330 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1994-07-00                    
1994-08-00                    
1994-09-00 September 1994 31 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 1.75 USD ? 00912846856331 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1994-10-00                    
1994-11-00                    
1994-12-00                    
1995-01-00                    
1995-02-00                    
1995-03-00                    
1995-04-00                    
1995-05-00                    
1995-06-00                    
1995-07-00 July 1995 32 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 1.75 USD twice a year 00912846856332 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1995-08-00                    
1995-09-00 September 1995 33 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 1.75 USD twice a year 00912846856333 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1995-10-00                    
1995-11-00                    
1995-12-00                    
1996-01-00                    
1996-02-00                    
1996-03-00 March 1996 34 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 1.75 USD twice a year 00912846856334 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1996-04-00                    
1996-05-00 May 1996 35 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 1.75 USD ? 00912846856335 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1996-06-00                    
1996-07-00                    
1996-08-00                    
1996-09-00 September 1996 36 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 1.79 USD ? 07189646856436 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1996-10-00                    
1996-11-00                    
1996-12-00                    
1997-01-00 January 1997 1996-11 37 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 1.79 USD; 1.95 CAD three times a year in Jan., Mar. and Sept. 76281646856503711 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1997-02-00                    
1997-03-00                    
1997-04-00                    
1997-05-00                    
1997-06-00                    
1997-07-00                    
1997-08-00 August 1997 38 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 100 1.79 USD twice a year in Jan. and Aug. 07189646856438 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1997-09-00                    
1997-10-00                    
1997-11-00                    
1997-12-00                    
1998-01-00 January 1998 39 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 1.95 USD; 1.99 CAD ? 00912846856339 Approved by the Comics Code Authority

These issues have no key date and cannot be placed in a timeline:

Key Date Pub. Date On-sale date Number Indicia Publisher Brand Pages Price Frequency Barcode Publisher's Age Guidelines
5 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library; Archie Comics 45th Anniversary 132 1.35 USD ? 02710006925605 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
11 [Newsstand] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 132 1.35 USD ? 07695614546111 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
16 [Newsstand] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 132 1.65 CAD; 1.25 GBP ? 07189646856416 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
22 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 132 1.50 USD ? 07189646856422 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
24 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 1.50 USD ? 07189646856424 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
26 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library 1.50 USD ? 07189646856426 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
27 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The Archie Digest Library ? ? Approved by the Comics Code Authority