(June 1976)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Volume:
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Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Brand:
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Editing:
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Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest size
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Perfect Bound

["Reggie kissed you when you weren't looking? Didn't you object?"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Moose; Mr. Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Li'l Jinx; Little Archie Andrews

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Royal Dig (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie have uncovered an archeological treasure on school grounds.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

It's Right To Be Wrong! (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica spends $150 on a tie clip for Archie and Betty changes the price to say $1.50 to see if Archie is a gold digger.

Paid In Fool (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Midge; Moose
Synopsis:
Jughead works as a gigolo.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Me Tarpan, You Jane! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Tarpan [Archie Andrews]; Jane [Veronica Lodge]; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Simba
Synopsis:
Jane has to deal with Tarpan who thinks he's the king of the jungle.
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Indexer Notes

Part one of two.

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Me Tarpan, You Jane! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Tarpan [Archie Andrews]; Jughead Jones; Jane [Veronica Lodge]; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Tarpan goes to get dinner for Jughead and Betty.
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Indexer Notes

Part two of two.

Credits from the index to the original printing.

["Just think! The curtain has come down on your first play for the junior class!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie wrote a play for the junior class and now the audience wants the author to come out.

Signs Of Spring! (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:
Hap Holiday; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx's dad tries to show her Spring has arrived.
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Car-Rumba (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley ?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica wants to go with Archie to a swanky dance, but Reggie says she should go with him because he has the better car.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

That Guilty Feeling (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie gets blamed for smashing a potted plant he didn't smash.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Pop Tate's Favorite Flavor Word Puzzle (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Word find.
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["Where did my whole roll of aluminum foil go?"] (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:
Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
They're dressing up Jughead as an astronaut.

Sound Off! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Moose; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead is playing pranks with his ability to mimic various sounds.
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Sonny Daze (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica overhears her dad on the phone and thinks he's sorry he had a daughter instead of a son.

Money Problems! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Hap Holiday; Li'l Jinx; Greg; Gi Gi Gabmore
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx has a nickel, but she doesn't know what to buy with it.

Fun Page (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Words that can be put together to make six other words, connect the dots, what name does the picture show?

["It's Jughead! He wants to know if I'd like a pair of mittens!... Probably that pair Betty knitted for him!"] (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:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie thinks Jughead wants to give him mittens.

The Cup That Cheers (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica falls for Reggie because of an athlete trophy, so Archie tries to be good in the sports that the trophy was for.

Pals (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie feels he hurt Jughead's feelings.

Gals 'n' Gags (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Daffy; Dill; Dumb; Dora
Synopsis:
Thirteen jokes with illustrations.

["Ha ha ha!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Pencils:
Bob Montana ?
Inks:
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Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie gets everyone with his squirting flower.

What's In A Name (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:
Evelyn Evernever; Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Little Archie Evernever
Synopsis:
Little Archie lets Evelyn wear his raincoat and hat in a downpour after he hears that she named the new baby after him.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Supreme Ruler (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
After watching Archie do it, Mr. Weatherbee adds "no sliding in the halls" and "no banging yourself against the walls" to the school rules.
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Snap Shots From Betty's Album (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Pictures of Betty, Archie and Veronica through the years.

Spring Cleaning! (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:
Hap Holiday; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx's dad makes her clean out her room for spring cleaning.

["As usual! No one around!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
A baseball comes flying through Mr. Weatherbee's window.

Nothing but the Truce (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie decide to split up the town between them.

Seal of Disapproval (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Gertrude; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Jughead is watching Gertrude, his Uncle Hector's trained seal.
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Jughead Asks: Are You a Quiz Whiz or a Quiz Fizz (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Questions with humorous rhyming answers.

Desert Madness (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Beta [Betty Cooper]; Veda (Veronica Lodge]; Mustapha Mantle [Reggie Mantle]; Abdul El Andrews [Archie Andrews]
Synopsis:
Mustapha Mantle captures Veda to be part of his harem, will Abdul El Andrews rescue her?

The Guitar Lesson (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie has an electric guitar he wants to play for Veronica, but when he plugs it in it blows a fuse.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprinting of this story in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #216.

["Mom, mom! Pop got us a new dog!"] (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; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Old Shep
Synopsis:
Archie's dad bought a dog from an old farmer.

The Fearless Heart (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Spotty; Fang the wonder dog; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
An escaped boa constrictor has gotten into the Andrews home.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Jughead's Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Pseudo-activity page.

The Line (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Marty Epp
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doily; Moose; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The gang reacts to a line that runs through the whole story.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Sweet And Lovely (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Moose
Synopsis:
Sweet, unaffected, trouble-free Betty unintentionally causes trouble for those around her.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

A change from the original printing is Javits is not named as a missing student, but there is the name Killikelly in a different handwriting.

The Last Good Buy (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
The gang thinks Jughead has five days to live.

The Good Earth (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie helps Mr. Lodge with his garden.
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["If Jughead is coming over to borrow my bike, I'd better fix this bolt that holds the handle bars!"] (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; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie needs to replace a stripped bolt on his bike.

[It'll be one big laugh after another, when you order Laugh Comics Digest No 5] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Laugh Comics Digest #5

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:
typeset

Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead With Archie Digest #15
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Reggie kissed you when you weren't looking? Didn't you object?"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Royal Dig
    Archie
  4. 3. It's Right To Be Wrong!
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Paid In Fool
    Jughead
  6. 5. Me Tarpan, You Jane!
    Archie
  7. 6. Me Tarpan, You Jane!
    Archie
  8. 7. ["Just think! The curtain has come down on your first play for the junior class!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  9. 8. Signs Of Spring!
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. Car-Rumba
    Reggie
  11. 10. That Guilty Feeling
    Archie
  12. 11. Pop Tate's Favorite Flavor Word Puzzle
  13. 12. ["Where did my whole roll of aluminum foil go?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  14. 13. Sound Off!
    Jughead
  15. 14. Sonny Daze
    Veronica
  16. 15. Money Problems!
    Li'l Jinx
  17. 16. Fun Page
  18. 17. ["It's Jughead! He wants to know if I'd like a pair of mittens!... Probably that pair Betty knitted for him!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  19. 18. The Cup That Cheers
    Archie
  20. 19. Pals
    Jughead
  21. 20. Gals 'n' Gags
  22. 21. ["Ha ha ha!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  23. 22. What's In A Name
    Little Archie
  24. 23. Supreme Ruler
    Reggie
  25. 24. Snap Shots From Betty's Album
  26. 25. Spring Cleaning!
    Li'l Jinx
  27. 26. ["As usual! No one around!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  28. 27. Nothing but the Truce
    Archie
  29. 28. Seal of Disapproval
    Jughead
  30. 29. Jughead Asks: Are You a Quiz Whiz or a Quiz Fizz
  31. 30. Desert Madness
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. The Guitar Lesson
    Archie
  33. 32. ["Mom, mom! Pop got us a new dog!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  34. 33. The Fearless Heart
    Little Archie
  35. 34. Jughead's Puzzle Page
  36. 35. The Line
    Archie
  37. 36. Sweet And Lovely
    Betty
  38. 37. The Last Good Buy
    Jughead
  39. 38. The Good Earth
    Archie
  40. 39. ["If Jughead is coming over to borrow my bike, I'd better fix this bolt that holds the handle bars!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  41. 40. [It'll be one big laugh after another, when you order Laugh Comics Digest No 5]
  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
  • Mike Nielsen
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