(August 1973)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
6 times a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest size
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Perfect Bound

["Hey, Moose!! C'mon, jump in!! We're all going to the rock revival in the park!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie; Jughead (inset); Betty and Veronica (inset); Li'l Jinx (inset) / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Big Moose; Midge; Li'l Jinx

[Blank Pages] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover and inside back cover are blank.

The Clock (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Prof. Flutesnoot
Reprints:

Color Blind (Table of Contents)

Archie / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints:

Stop, Book and Listen! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edward
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Li'l Jinx's dad
Reprints:

Canned Happiness! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints:

Cave Man Casanova (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie I; Betty I; Veronica I; Jughead I; Reggie I
Reprints:

Sign In Please! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Li'l Jinx's dad
Reprints:
  • from ?

Li'l Jinx Puzzlers (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Puzzle page

Who Me? (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Practice Makes Perfect (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Music instructor
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge wants Veronica to learn to play an instrument. Veronica doesn't want to, and the surrounding area is suffering from the titanic battle of wills.
Reprints:

Francis Scott Key (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
Biography of Francis Scott Key

Trouble Spot (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Resenting the teachers' belief that accidents naturally happen when he's around, Archie tries to prove that trouble can happen when he's not around.
Reprints:

Jughead's Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Puzzle page. Jughead does not appear in this story, despite having his name in the title.

Disc Disaster (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica wants Archie to bring some records to her house but insists he doesn't bring Jughead.
Reprints:

Swamp Buggy (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
To bust up Betty's date with Archie, Veronica handcuffs herself to Archie's wrist. Then she finds out Betty and Archie's "date" was a trip through the local swamp.
Reprints:

The House That Lodge Built (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
In a story mostly told in narrative captions, Archie gets a chance to redeem himself in Mr. Lodge's eyes when he notices a fire in the Lodge mansion.
Reprints:

Pirate Prose (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Arrr! Archie, aka Captain Kidd, tries to be the scurviest swine on the high seas with the help of a book that teaches him how to talk pirate. Meanwhile, Betty, the booty, shoots the cap'n in the behind with a pistol.
Reprints:

License Plate Quiz (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor

Indexer Notes

Puzzle page

Thunder Head (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead learns to control the weather and uses his newfound power to unleash the elements on Reggie.
Reprints:

Small Success (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
In order to tease Archie, Betty and Veronica claim Dilton is a chick-magnet. Through a series of coincidences, Archie comes to believe them.
Reprints:

Canoe Capers (Table of Contents)

Archie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Reprints:
  • from ?

Woman Scorned (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
When Archie breaks a date with Betty again, she snaps and decides to murder him. After Betty makes several attempts on Archie's life, involving falling trees and wagons full of bricks, Jughead suggests that Archie try to pacify her.
Reprints:

Gloom Chaser (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Pop Tate; Smithers; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Everything Archie does brings a little more hilarity into Mr. Lodge's life.
Reprints:

Faith, Hope and Charity (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Betty's pastries are out-selling Veronica's at the Riverdale High charity bazaar. So Archie bribes Jughead to buy one and eat it.
Reprints:

Strike Up the Band (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
The students protest Mr. Weatherbee's cancellation of the school dance class.
Reprints:

Hate Affair (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie isn't too worried when Reggie takes Veronica out driving; she appreciates him more after a date with Reggie.
Reprints:

That's My Girl (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge demands that Veronica earn the money for her new formal gown.
Reprints:

Gamemanship (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Jughead challenges both Archie and Reggie to beat him at ping-pong on his home table.
Reprints:
  • from ?
Keywords:
ping-pong

Party Line (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie runs against Reggie for student council president.
Reprints:

The Rich Get Results (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
To demonstrate to Archie that wealth has its privileges, Veronica has one of her father's assistants perform three out of the ordinary tasks.
Reprints:

Career Wise! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis:
Jinx dreams of various things she wants to do when she grows up.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Paper Capers (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Instructions for making a "buck-toothed dragon" origami.
Reprints:

The Rival (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Luke Cobbley; Hank Cobbley; Anita Brown; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie is scribbling the initials "AA" and "TW" on anything that doesn't move, so Betty and Veronica are determined to find out just who "TW" is.
Reprints:

Job Well Done (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Marty Epp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie breaks a date with Veronica when he has to tidy up the garden. So Veronica goes searching for Reggie. Betty then comes over to help Archie with the garden.
Reprints:

The Athlete (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Veronica shows Archie an athletic medal Reggie gave her, just to make Archie jealous. It spurs the teen to enter and nearly kill himself in the next track and field meet.
Reprints:

Help Wanted (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Big Moose Mason; Jerry the mechanic
Synopsis:
As usual, Big Moose takes what people say much too literally!
Reprints:

The Archie Doll (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for 18-inch high Archie doll for $2.00 from a post office box in Reidsville, N.C. Standard Archie art and free Archie comic with each doll, so may be a promo, rather than an advertisement

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Hey, Moose!! C'mon, jump in!! We're all going to the rock revival in the park!"]
    Archie; Jughead (inset); Betty and Veronica (inset); Li'l Jinx (inset)
  2. 1. [Blank Pages]
  3. 2. The Clock
    Archie
  4. 3. Color Blind
    Archie
  5. 4. Stop, Book and Listen!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Canned Happiness!
    Jughead
  7. 6. Cave Man Casanova
    Archie
  8. 7. Sign In Please!
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. Li'l Jinx Puzzlers
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. Who Me?
    Archie
  11. 10. Practice Makes Perfect
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Francis Scott Key
  13. 12. Trouble Spot
    Archie
  14. 13. Jughead's Puzzle Page
    Archie
  15. 14. Disc Disaster
    Jughead
  16. 15. Swamp Buggy
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. The House That Lodge Built
    Archie
  18. 17. Pirate Prose
    Archie
  19. 18. License Plate Quiz
  20. 19. Thunder Head
    Jughead
  21. 20. Small Success
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Canoe Capers
    Archie
  23. 22. Woman Scorned
    Archie
  24. 23. Gloom Chaser
    Archie
  25. 24. Faith, Hope and Charity
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Strike Up the Band
    Archie
  27. 26. Hate Affair
    Archie
  28. 27. That's My Girl
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. Gamemanship
    Jughead
  30. 29. Party Line
    Archie
  31. 30. The Rich Get Results
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. Career Wise!
    Li'l Jinx
  33. 32. Paper Capers
  34. 33. The Rival
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. Job Well Done
    Archie
  36. 35. The Athlete
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. Help Wanted
    Archie
  38. 37. The Archie Doll
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Roy Lyons
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Peter Croome