(December 1974)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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Editing:
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Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest size
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Perfect Bound

["Autumn!! Mother Nature's master work of beautiful, ever changing colors--- reds, yellows, oranges, browns---"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Li'l Jinx; Little Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Point of View (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Midge; Moose; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Supt. of Schools
Synopsis:
An inhuman creature is a new student at Riverdale, but the teachers don't notice.

Litter Perfect (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
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty is shocked that Veronica thinks of a dropped five dollar bill as trash.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Handy Man! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose
Synopsis:
While reading a book about a mysterious avenger called the Green Hand, Archie crashes into a door and gets two black eyes. Not wanting Veronica to think he's clumsy he decides to stay out of school for a week and tells Reggie not to squeal. Reggie, on the other hand, decides to send messages with a green hand print and make it look like Archie is staying out of school out of fear.

In My Solitude (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie is trying to avoid Jughead because he wants to spend time alone with Veronica.

Puzzles (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Fill in the words and find the secret word that ties them all together and a garden word scramble.

Wooer Viewer (Table of Contents)

Big Ethel / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Big Ethel
Synopsis:
Big Ethel is wearing a rear view mirror on her head.

Surprise Prize (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie won a door prize.

Odor Wise (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Lodge; Moose; Midge
Synopsis:
Archie reveals an unknown talent... he smells. That is he can tell the difference between perfumes.

Collector's Item! (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose; Midge
Synopsis:
Reggie tries to get Jughead to collect money for the school dance refreshments.

To Drive, Or Not To Drive (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie has to convince his dad to let him drive the new car.
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Don't Fence Me In (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee helps Archie in fencing.
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Archie's Platter Quiz (Table of Contents)

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Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Name the music standards illustrated.

Can You Name These Dance Steps? (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.33 page (report information)

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Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Name the dance steps illustrated.

No Bones About It! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Bill Vigoda
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Professor Bones
Synopsis:
Jughead is helping the professor reconstruct a dinosaur.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Egyptian Goddess Mystery (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Bob Bolling
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Bolling

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Peggy Drake; Chic Cooper; Mr. Drake; Mrs. Drake; Captain O'Brien; Professor Hadley: Unnamed gang of thieves
Synopsis:
Peggy Drake thinks she can solve the crime wave that's been going on in Riverdale.
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Indexer Notes

At the bottom of page 1 is a notice about the Archie's Restaurant in Joiliet, Illinois.

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Vote Notes! (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:
children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx is running for president of her club.

Heavy Date (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie has $1.59 and he has promised to take Veronica to the Ritz for dinner.

Gags And Drags (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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typeset

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Buzz
Synopsis:
Veronica is annoyed that Archie is working on a car with his friend Buzz.

Hole In One (Table of Contents)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
It's raining too hard for the boys to practice golf outside.

Once In A Whirl (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Reggie tricks Archie into trying to get a record number of hula hoop spins.

Strike Bawl (Table of Contents)

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

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Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo ?
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Sam; Moose
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica go to Sam's Bowling Alley despite being disastrous bowlers.

Expressionism (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead is painting, but he can only do a few strokes at a time.

Snowed In (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica flatter Archie's parents.

All For One (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Smithers; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica plans to spend time alone with Archie, but then finds out that Archie is with Betty, Jughead suggests he go to them instead of Veronica because his presence puts the damper on romance.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Rubber Ribber (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose; Tommy
Synopsis:
Reggie switched the real Swiss cheese on Archie's sandwich with rubber cheese.

Lip Service (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie is disappointed the he doesn't need to shave yet, so Jughead helps him with his old disguise kit.
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Indexer Notes

At the bottom of page 1 is a notice for the Archie's Restaurant in Merrillville, Indiana.

Mr. Inferno (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks:
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Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Inferno [the Devil]
Synopsis:
Betty makes a deal with the Devil to get Archie.
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The Model Muddle! (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:
children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Greg has a large model of a fly.
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Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Puzzles related to hamburgers.

Hearts and Sours (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge is annoyed the Archie hasn't gone home yet.

Block That Kick (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Moose
Synopsis:
Archie is telling Reggie of the most exciting play of the game.

A Love Story (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Dexter Taylor
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor
Inks:
Dexter Taylor
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dexter Taylor

Genre:
children
Characters:
Spotty; Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Queenie
Synopsis:
Little Archie's dad tells him the story of an old shoe shine man and his dog Queenie.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

The Frog (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Moose; Midge; Cousin Wartly
Synopsis:
Jughead claims he's enchanted and turns Reggie into as frog and the gang reacts as if Reggie is a frog.

Southern Exposure! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Eloise; Pop Tate; Midge; Moose
Synopsis:
Archie has returned from a visit down south with a southern accent and the manners of a southern gentlemen which drives the girls wild.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Rein Check! (Table of Contents)

Moose and Midge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose; Midge
Synopsis:
Moose and Midge are riding horses.

Blank Prose (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica can't think of a thing to put in her diary.

Chirp Skate (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie has a canary that chirps the scores to future ball games.

Risky Business (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie's dad wants Archie's help in selling Mr. Lodge an insurance policy.

Poopsie (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks:
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Colors:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Charlie; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Betty overhears Veronica call Archie by the pet name of Poopsie.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

["Hey, Archie fans! Here's another super comics digest and it's loaded with 160 pages of stories and fun in full color!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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typeset

Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead With Archie Digest #6
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Autumn!! Mother Nature's master work of beautiful, ever changing colors--- reds, yellows, oranges, browns---"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Point of View
    Archie
  4. 3. Litter Perfect
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Handy Man!
    Archie
  6. 5. In My Solitude
    Jughead
  7. 6. Puzzles
  8. 7. Wooer Viewer
    Big Ethel
  9. 8. Surprise Prize
    Archie
  10. 9. Odor Wise
    Archie
  11. 10. Collector's Item!
    Reggie
  12. 11. To Drive, Or Not To Drive
    Archie
  13. 12. Don't Fence Me In
    Mr. Weatherbee
  14. 13. Archie's Platter Quiz
  15. 14. Can You Name These Dance Steps?
  16. 15. No Bones About It!
    Jughead
  17. 16. Egyptian Goddess Mystery
    Little Archie
  18. 17. Vote Notes!
    Li'l Jinx
  19. 18. Heavy Date
    Archie
  20. 19. Gags And Drags
  21. 20. Hole In One
    Coach Kleats
  22. 21. Once In A Whirl
    Archie
  23. 22. Strike Bawl
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Expressionism
    Jughead
  25. 24. Snowed In
    Archie
  26. 25. All For One
    Jughead
  27. 26. Rubber Ribber
    Reggie
  28. 27. Lip Service
    Archie
  29. 28. Mr. Inferno
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. The Model Muddle!
    Li'l Jinx
  31. 30. Puzzle Page
    Jughead
  32. 31. Hearts and Sours
    Veronica
  33. 32. Block That Kick
    Moose
  34. 33. A Love Story
    Little Archie
  35. 34. The Frog
    Jughead
  36. 35. Southern Exposure!
    Archie
  37. 36. Rein Check!
    Moose and Midge
  38. 37. Blank Prose
    Betty and Veronica
  39. 38. Chirp Skate
    Jughead
  40. 39. Risky Business
    Archie
  41. 40. Poopsie
    Betty and Veronica
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
  43. 42. ["Hey, Archie fans! Here's another super comics digest and it's loaded with 160 pages of stories and fun in full color!"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
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