(April 1976)

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

["I hope I didn't keep you waiting long, Archie!"] (Table of Contents)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

The Constant Enemy! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Smithers; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie is prepared to fight any guy why tries to get between him and Veronica.

Rocket Racket (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot; Dilton Doily; Rudolph; Cousin Souphead
Synopsis:
Dilton has spent a year giving a mouse a new vitamin treatment.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Contagious Casanova (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge
Synopsis:
Archie refuses to kiss Veronica goodnight because he's coming down with a cold. The next day Veronica sees Betty cough and assumes Archie gave her his cold.

Looking Ahead! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (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 crying because of the future.

Fun Page (Table of Contents)

Veronica / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Things to color.

Fun Page (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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typeset

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Which circle has the most vowels, make an Archie toothbrush holder, name the presidents in reverse order starting with Eisenhower, two jokes.

["Have you got that thing again?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils:
Bob Montana ?
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?
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?
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?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie has a squirting flower.

The Matchmaker (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Peewee; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie promises to get Peewee a date.

Party Pooper (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Freddy; Dilton Doily; Midge; Big Ethel
Synopsis:
Reggie overhears the gang planning a party that they don't want him to know about or it'll be ruined, so he decides to ruin it.
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Strange Adventure (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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?
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?
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?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Jughead Jones; Little Archie Andrews; Davy Jones (cat); Long John Silver; Bull
Synopsis:
Little Archie and Little Jughead meet the ghost of Long John Silver.

Horo-Scope (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge; Moose; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Jughead is predicting Archie and Reggie's futures and they don't believe in that malarkey, even when it comes true.

["Look at this beautiful carving set daddy bought!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Bob Montana ?
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?
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica is showing Archie her father's latest purchase.

Good Night Kisses! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 3.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Hap Holiday; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx's dad was late because Li'l Jinx wanted her dad to kiss all her dolls goodnight.

Archie Fun Page (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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?
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typeset

Synopsis:
Copy me, fill each blank, tic tac toe, copy the design, connect the dots pick two designs that are exactly alike, two riddles.

Punctured Plans (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie has a date with Veronica, but Reggie says Archie has to meet her at a different location than he thought.

Switchcraft (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica is so glad Betty has a date with Archie because he's become so dull and predictable.

["Goodness! What an argument!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils:
Bob Montana ?
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?
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?
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?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Miss Haggly; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee is having a heated argument with the shop teacher.

What's My Crime? (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Luke Jenkins; Mr. Weatherbee; Detective Sergeant O'Rourke; Hopkins; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Beazley; Reggie Mantle; Moose; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie is arrested for stealing $500 from the student fund.
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Indexer Notes

Part one of four.

Credits from the index to the original printing.

The Plot Thickens! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Luke Jenkins; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica investigate the robbery and Archie and Jughead are nervous they will learn something.
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Indexer Notes

Part two of four.

Credits from the index to the original printing.

The Trial Begins! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Judge Thomas J. Wiggins; Luke Jenkins; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Weatherbee; Detective Sergeant O'Rourke; Robert Reit; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie goes on trial.
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Indexer Notes

Part three of four.

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Not Guilty! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Mary Andrews; Moose; Veronica Lodge; Midge; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot; Robert Reit; Archie Andrews; Judge Thomas J. Wiggins; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
The truth of the crime is revealed.
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Indexer Notes

Part four of four.

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Pie In Her Eye! (Table of Contents)

Archie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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typeset

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Linda Lorraine
Synopsis:
Veronica wants to be a tragic actress like Linda Lorraine and live in brooding silence.

Lots In A Name (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie thinks the new French cleaner's name is Bon Jour.
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Tap Happy (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; Gi Gi Gabmore; Charley Hawse; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx is trying to show off what she learned in dancing school to her friends, but they're not interested.

["Okay! So you're gonna show me how they launch a boat!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils:
Bob Montana ?
Inks:
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?
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie shows Reggie how they launch a boat.

Ignorance Is Bliss! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Veronica is worried that Archie looked in a bag that contained his birthday gift.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Civic Duty (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Harry; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee needs to go to a school board meeting, but he's expecting the gardeners to show up with some chemical fertilizer so he asks Jughead to wait and tell them to put it on the front lawn.
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Big Brother (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Reggie tries to impress the new girl in town by being nice to her kid brother.

Barking Up The Wrong Three! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Kim; Moose
Synopsis:
Moose's dog, Kim, can add numbers.
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Inside Information (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead had an uncle who was a lion tamer.
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Archie Fun Page (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Shade in the rest of the cow silhouette, a circle picture, place the names of the objects in the squares in the circle and a star crossword puzzle.

["Archie! I spent months finding a piece of wormy chestnut for that table!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie has ruined the shop teacher's wormy chestnut table.

Slumber Party! (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Moose; Midge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee is dreaming.

A Cool Contest (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Reggie Mantle; Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis:
Little Veronica can only take one boy with her family so Little Archie and Little Reggie decide whoever is brave enough to jump into the icy-cold Carson's Creek first wins.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Poetic Justice (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica ask Jughead what they should get Archie for Valentine's Day.

Archie Fun Page (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Go from start to finish writing in the name of a bird that begins with the letter given, from the holes in the dartboard figure out the score, draw Archie, word ladder, a joke.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

["Our music teacher is certainly a hard worker! I hear he listens to students' lessons on his lunch hour!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee wonders if the music teacher is eating properly.

Reason Treason (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Reggie asks Archie and Jughead why they are friends and they can't think of a reason.

Chicken (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; Bobby
Synopsis:
Veronica thinks it is funny that Archie was scared and holding on to her during a monster movie on Saturday night, until Betty reveals he did the same with her the night before.

Paddle Panic (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead feels he can beat Moose at table tennis.

Depressed Area (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie is dpressed that Betty is a better bowler.

["Archie! Why did you do your homework in red ink?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Montana ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy doesn't want Archie to do his homework in red ink because she uses that for corrections.

[It'll be one big laugh after another, when you order Laugh Comics Digest No 4] (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 #4

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)

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

Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead With Archie Digest #14
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I hope I didn't keep you waiting long, Archie!"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Constant Enemy!
    Archie
  4. 3. Rocket Racket
    Jughead
  5. 4. Contagious Casanova
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Looking Ahead!
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Fun Page
    Veronica
  8. 7. Fun Page
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Have you got that thing again?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  10. 9. The Matchmaker
    Archie
  11. 10. Party Pooper
    Reggie
  12. 11. Strange Adventure
    Little Archie
  13. 12. Horo-Scope
    Jughead
  14. 13. ["Look at this beautiful carving set daddy bought!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  15. 14. Good Night Kisses!
    Li'l Jinx
  16. 15. Archie Fun Page
  17. 16. Punctured Plans
    Archie
  18. 17. Switchcraft
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. ["Goodness! What an argument!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  20. 19. What's My Crime?
    Archie
  21. 20. The Plot Thickens!
    Archie
  22. 21. The Trial Begins!
    Archie
  23. 22. Not Guilty!
    Archie
  24. 23. Pie In Her Eye!
    Archie
  25. 24. Lots In A Name
    Archie
  26. 25. Tap Happy
    Li'l Jinx
  27. 26. ["Okay! So you're gonna show me how they launch a boat!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  28. 27. Ignorance Is Bliss!
    Archie
  29. 28. Civic Duty
    Jughead
  30. 29. Big Brother
    Reggie
  31. 30. Barking Up The Wrong Three!
    Archie
  32. 31. Inside Information
    Jughead
  33. 32. Archie Fun Page
  34. 33. ["Archie! I spent months finding a piece of wormy chestnut for that table!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  35. 34. Slumber Party!
    Mr. Weatherbee
  36. 35. A Cool Contest
    Little Archie
  37. 36. Poetic Justice
    Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. Archie Fun Page
  39. 38. Statement of Ownership
  40. 39. ["Our music teacher is certainly a hard worker! I hear he listens to students' lessons on his lunch hour!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  41. 40. Reason Treason
    Archie
  42. 41. Chicken
    Betty and Veronica
  43. 42. Paddle Panic
    Jughead
  44. 43. Depressed Area
    Archie
  45. 44. ["Archie! Why did you do your homework in red ink?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  46. 45. [It'll be one big laugh after another, when you order Laugh Comics Digest No 4]
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
  48. 47. ["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
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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