(August 1975)

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

["Ahh, sun and sand--- perfect rest for the tired body!"] (Table of Contents)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

To Tell The Truth (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie has mixed some chemicals in school that makes everyone who breathes it tell the truth.
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Fight Fright (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose
Synopsis:
Reggie and Archie are barely hitting each other in their fight.

Shake Before Using (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie looks contented so Betty and Veronica decide to shake him up.

A Matter of Competition! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Louella; Gertrude; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Professor Armstrong; Suzie; Linda; Reggie Mantle; Professor Strongheart
Synopsis:
All the girls are crazy for the new teacher, Professor Armstrong.

To Have and to Hold (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Smithers; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Smithers throws Archie in the trash and Betty claims him as hers.
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Sisters (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica have decided to dress alike and be like sisters.
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Reggie's Daffy-nitions (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Humorous definitions of Anatomy, Beauty Parlor, Bridegroom, Expectant Father, Scientist, Female Brain and Hair.

Skull Scandal (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Moose is putting toothpaste on his head.

Car Care (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose
Synopsis:
Moose souped up Reggie's brand new sports car.

The Art Smartie (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; Greg
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx finds out a messy painting is worth a million dollars so she tries to paint one like it and sell it.

Robby the Robot! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doily; Robby the Robot; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Dilton unveils his latest creation, Robby the Robot.
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Indexer Notes

Part one of four.

The year the story is set in is updated to 1975.

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Robby Joins The Gang (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Fred Andrews; Coach Kleats; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doily; Robby the Robot; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Prelvis Esley; Tuesday Weld
Synopsis:
Robby the Robot wants to be a teenager like the gang.
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Indexer Notes

Part two of four.

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Trapped In The Ravine! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Robby the Robot; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Robby the Robot is causing trouble at school.
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Indexer Notes

Part three of four.

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Robby to the Rescue! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Robby the Robot; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Dilton, Archie and Reggie are trapped in a ravine, can they contact Robby the Robot to rescue them?
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Indexer Notes

Part four of four.

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Dilton Doily's Art Corner (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dilton Doily; Midge; Archie Andrews (doll)
Synopsis:
A humorous take on mobiles and a guess-who-each-mobile-belongs-to quiz.

A Girl's Conception of Baseball (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Bill Vigoda
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Johnson
Synopsis:
How a girl who knows nothing of baseball would interpret the slang terms.
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Blooming Nuisance (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead is helping out a cousin who has opened a flower shop. To show his appreciation he gives Jughead a bouquet of flowers for Jughead to give to his girl and Jughead tries to find a way to rid of the flowers.

Novel Approach (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily
Synopsis:
Betty finds out that Archie is going to surprise Veronica with a bouquet of flowers so when she runs into Veronica she pretends the book she has is an unoriginal romance novel where the guy with a guilty conscience gives his girl a bouquet of flowers.

Spring Shower (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2.67 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Silas Crabtree; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
To get some worms for fishing, Reggie goes onto a farmer's land and when digging causes a geyser of water to sprout up.

["I'm worried about Reggie! He's been keeping bad company!"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead is worried about the company that Reggie has been keeping.

Gags" 'n' "Gals (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Brown; Dumb; Dora
Synopsis:
A bunch of jokes and illustrations.

Archie's Side Show (Table of Contents)

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Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Moose
Synopsis:
Cut out the heads and add them to the figures.

Fishy Story (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead are driving to a fishing spot when the jalopy blows a tire.
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Deface and Defeat (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
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?
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?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Somebody is writing on the walls of the school and Mr. Weatherbee is going to find out who is doing it.
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Camera Shy (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Midge; Archie Andrews; Moose
Synopsis:
Jughead's got a new camera and he's snapping embarrassing shots of everyone.

Invitation To A Dance (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4.75 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Cookie
Synopsis:
Reggie plans to go dancing at the Snob Hill Country Club dance by sneaking in.

["Think you'll ever be as rich as Mr. Lodge?"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead doesn't think Mr. Lodge's wealth is that far ahead of his own.

The Great Debate (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
How to handle boys.

Channel Chatter (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Moose
Synopsis:
Moose is watching a TV channel that's off the air.

The Brush Off (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie is going to Betty's house.

A Real Doll! (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 wants her daddy to buy her a Poopsie doll set she saw advertised on TV.
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On Mars (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Abercrombie; Stitch; Spotty; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Little Archie is watching TV when he discovers that he is being watched by two Martians through the TV.
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The Long View (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; "Blubber" Benson
Synopsis:
Benson wishes Reggie would knock off calling him "Blubber".

Fun Page (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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typeset

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Get through the maze making only two stops, two jokes and six tic-tac-toe squares.

Archie's Memorable Sports Events (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.75 page (report information)

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typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Humorous pictures that go with the sport.

Jughead's "Books Of The Year" (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Five books with author names that match the titles.

The Awful Truth (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Midge; Moose; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica told Archie she was sitting with a sick friend, but Archie isn't sure if she's telling the truth.
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War and Peace (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica recruits Betty in her war on Archie.
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Train of Thought (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
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Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
A train conductor hassles Jughead about a suitcase left in the aisle.
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Archie's Scrambled Yoks! (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Match up the joke set-up with the punchline.

Meet The Folks (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Sally Fuller; Veronica Lodge; Tony Fuller; Al Fuller; Fred Fuller; Mr. Fuller; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie wants to show the new girl around town, but she has to ask her folks first.
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The Hex With It (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead asks Betty to see a special matinee on Friday the Thirteenth.

Glad To Help Out (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie is trying to make Veronica jealous and Betty is glad to help out.

Yo-Yo Yocks (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie makes fun of Archie for having a yo-yo.
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Indexer Notes

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[It'll be one big laugh after another, when you order Laugh Comics Digest No 2] (Table of Contents)

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

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typeset

Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Laugh Comics Digest #2

Indexer Notes

Printed sideways.

[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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?
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Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead With Archie Digest #10
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Ahh, sun and sand--- perfect rest for the tired body!"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. To Tell The Truth
    Archie
  4. 3. Fight Fright
    Reggie
  5. 4. Shake Before Using
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. A Matter of Competition!
    Jughead
  7. 6. To Have and to Hold
    Archie
  8. 7. Sisters
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Reggie's Daffy-nitions
  10. 9. Skull Scandal
    Big Moose
  11. 10. Car Care
    Reggie
  12. 11. The Art Smartie
    Li'l Jinx
  13. 12. Robby the Robot!
    Archie
  14. 13. Robby Joins The Gang
    Archie
  15. 14. Trapped In The Ravine!
    Archie
  16. 15. Robby to the Rescue!
    Archie
  17. 16. Dilton Doily's Art Corner
  18. 17. A Girl's Conception of Baseball
    Archie
  19. 18. Blooming Nuisance
    Jughead
  20. 19. Novel Approach
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Spring Shower
    Archie
  22. 21. ["I'm worried about Reggie! He's been keeping bad company!"]
    Jughead
  23. 22. Gags" 'n' "Gals
  24. 23. Archie's Side Show
  25. 24. Fishy Story
    Archie
  26. 25. Deface and Defeat
    Reggie
  27. 26. Camera Shy
    Jughead
  28. 27. Invitation To A Dance
    Archie
  29. 28. ["Think you'll ever be as rich as Mr. Lodge?"]
    Jughead
  30. 29. The Great Debate
  31. 30. Channel Chatter
    Moose
  32. 31. The Brush Off
    Reggie
  33. 32. A Real Doll!
    Li'l Jinx
  34. 33. On Mars
    Little Archie
  35. 34. The Long View
    Reggie
  36. 35. Fun Page
    Archie
  37. 36. Archie's Memorable Sports Events
  38. 37. Jughead's "Books Of The Year"
  39. 38. The Awful Truth
    Archie
  40. 39. War and Peace
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. Train of Thought
    Jughead
  42. 41. Archie's Scrambled Yoks!
  43. 42. Meet The Folks
    Archie
  44. 43. The Hex With It
    Jughead
  45. 44. Glad To Help Out
    Betty and Veronica
  46. 45. Yo-Yo Yocks
    Archie
  47. 46. [It'll be one big laugh after another, when you order Laugh Comics Digest No 2]
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
  49. 48. ["Hey, Archie fans! Here's another super comics digest and it's loaded with 160 pages of stories and fun in full color!"]
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