(August 1978)

Archie, 1973 Series
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0.75 USD
Pages:
148
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Barcode:
0271000699408
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest size
Paper Stock:
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["What a surprise! A visit from Reggie!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

The Cake Break (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose
Synopsis:
Archie tries to convince people he baked a cake.
Reprints:

The Signature (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Jughead's Mom; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Jughead is easily enticed to do homework, anyone's homework, if he's given food.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed by the reprint in Jughead Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #191.

["Did you like my casserole?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Reprints:
  • from ?

The Refusal (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty refuses to go out with Archie because she's tired of getting him on the rebound.
Reprints:

Crash Program (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy; Miss Haggly; Mr. Svensen; Miss Beazly; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Archie's confusing hand signals cause multiple traffic accidents.
Reprints:

["Miss Beazly, the auditors are here!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly
Reprints:
  • from Archie newspaper strip (November 22, 1966)

A Night to Howl (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Ginger; Pop Tate; Connie; Stevie
Synopsis:
Two older girls make Archie think they're interested in him in order to get a ride to a rock show.
Reprints:

"Happiness Is..." Puzzle (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Find out the method that Archie uses to make people happy.
Reprints:
  • from ?

["Have you seen my little cousin Leroy?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Reprints:
  • from ?

The Other Cheek! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Jughead is confident things will naturally even out after Reggie pulls a prank on him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #195.

Yeller! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Li'l Jinx's Dad; Gregory
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx gets into a yelling contest with Greg and his friend.
Reprints:
  • from ?

["Betty! I thought you were through baby-sitting!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

The Small Hero (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie; Spotty; Fangs Fogarty; Fred Andrews; Archie's Mom; Policeman
Synopsis:
Archie and his dog defend themselves strongly against Fangs' bullying, then later help save him from drowning.
Reprints:

["Your folks don't mind if the gang helps you paint the garage?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Reprints:
  • from ?

The Eyes Have It! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie's Mom
Synopsis:
No one believes that Archie got a black eye by walking into a door.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

There have been at least eight other Archie comics stories over the years that have used this same title, though most had different plotlines, feature characters and page counts.

Struck Out (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Wilbur; Mr. Bumble; Alec; Miss Sturdley; Janitor
Synopsis:
Alec and Wilbur are tasked to get rid of a puddle on the school lawn that turns out to be oil.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A story in "That Wilkin Boy" #30 has the same title.

Betty - "Now You're Talking" (Table of Contents)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
"Put in the numbered letters into the blanks to complete the point of the conversation."
Reprints:

["Have you made a decision on the eating problem?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee
Reprints:
  • from Archie newpaper strip (October 10, 1964) ?

Dinner for Who? (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Waiter; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie takes Veronica out to eat to a fancy restaurant after promising that she won't be stuck paying the bill again.
Reprints:

Slothful Slumber (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Jughead's Dad [Forsythe P. Jones II]
Synopsis:
Jughead's Dad orders him to water the lawn. A wordless story.
Reprints:

["Didn't you say on the phone we'd have a big feed of vegetables and meat?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints:
  • from ?

Lots of Luck! (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; Gregory
Synopsis:
Little Jinx and Greg try to avoid triggering bad luck before the game.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"Betty and Veronica" #115 (1997) and "Reggie and Me" #26 have stories with the same title as this one.

Moving Target (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica blames Archie after she hurts herself swinging her arm at him.
Reprints:

["Archie, hurry! Miss Grundy and the class are way ahead!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

I Understand (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose; Midge
Synopsis:
Reggie is not buying into Jughead's "kindness through understanding" philosophy.
Reprints:

Plane Advice (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie; Fred Andrews; Little Jughead; Mr. Meenie; Marie Andrews; Doctor
Synopsis:
After Fred helps Little Archie with his model plane, his boss gets the mistaken idea that Fred can fly actual planes.
Reprints:

The English Shepherd (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Includes a single illustration.

["Fred! I thought you were going to rake the leaves?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Fred looks for his gloves, his rake and then his cigar.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Cold Cash (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Pureheart [Archie Andrews]; Ice Cube; The Witch Doctor; The Head; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Pureheart battles Ice Cube, who is after Lodge's millions!
Reprints:

["How'd you like your trip to the "Frontier Village?""] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Discussing a trip to a kitschy "Indian Village."
Reprints:
  • from ?

Prank and File (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Wilbur; Linda; Alec; Laurie; Mr. Bumble
Synopsis:
Alec and Linda scheme to get Laurie to miss the fair.
Reprints:

Smear Campaign (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge secretly tries out Veronica's rejuvenating cream.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"Archie" #284 (1979) and "Archie Comics" #72 (January-February 1955) have stories with the same title as this one.

["Fred! I've called and called "breakfast," and Archie and Jughead won't get up!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead refuse to get out of their backyard pup tent.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Helping Hand (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead wears out his welcome while staying at the Andrews residence.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

There've been at least eight other Archie Comics stories over the years that have used this as their title.

Not Guilty (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Fred is fretting about Archie's school grades.
Reprints:

["Mom says the new refrigerator isn't working!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Reprints:
  • from ?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["What a surprise! A visit from Reggie!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Cake Break
    Archie
  3. 2. The Signature
    Jughead
  4. 3. ["Did you like my casserole?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  5. 4. The Refusal
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Crash Program
    Mr. Weatherbee
  7. 6. ["Miss Beazly, the auditors are here!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  8. 7. A Night to Howl
    Archie
  9. 8. "Happiness Is..." Puzzle
    Archie
  10. 9. ["Have you seen my little cousin Leroy?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  11. 10. The Other Cheek!
    Jughead
  12. 11. Yeller!
    Li'l Jinx
  13. 12. ["Betty! I thought you were through baby-sitting!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  14. 13. The Small Hero
    Little Archie
  15. 14. ["Your folks don't mind if the gang helps you paint the garage?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  16. 15. The Eyes Have It!
    Archie
  17. 16. Struck Out
    Wilbur
  18. 17. Betty - "Now You're Talking"
    Betty
  19. 18. ["Have you made a decision on the eating problem?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  20. 19. Dinner for Who?
    Veronica
  21. 20. Slothful Slumber
    Jughead
  22. 21. ["Didn't you say on the phone we'd have a big feed of vegetables and meat?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  23. 22. Lots of Luck!
    Li'l Jinx
  24. 23. Moving Target
    Archie
  25. 24. ["Archie, hurry! Miss Grundy and the class are way ahead!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  26. 25. I Understand
    Jughead
  27. 26. Plane Advice
    Little Archie
  28. 27. The English Shepherd
  29. 28. ["Fred! I thought you were going to rake the leaves?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  30. 29. Cold Cash
    Archie
  31. 30. ["How'd you like your trip to the "Frontier Village?""]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  32. 31. Prank and File
    Wilbur
  33. 32. Smear Campaign
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. ["Fred! I've called and called "breakfast," and Archie and Jughead won't get up!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  35. 34. Helping Hand
    Jughead
  36. 35. Not Guilty
    Archie
  37. 36. ["Mom says the new refrigerator isn't working!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steven Samuels
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Peter Croome