(September 1973)

Archie, 1970 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
5 times a year in Feb., May, Aug., Sept., and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
Editing:
John Goldwater (editor); Richard Goldwater (managing editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Okay, so don't straighten up your room, Danny, leave it as a historical example of the way we used to live in the twentieth century!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Danny Diddit; Mr. Diddit; Clyde Diddit

Good Neighbor Clyde (Table of Contents)

Mad House Glads / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Dan Diddit; Clyde Diddit; Dick Diddit
Synopsis:
Clyde decides to tell off some rowdy neighbors that are preventing him from getting to sleep, only to find that the neighbors are attractive girls.

Dippy Diddit Recites Humpty Dumpty (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dippy Diddit; Clyde Diddit; Dick Diddit; Dan Diddit
Synopsis:
A teenage retelling of Humpty Dumpty.
Reprints:

A Dress for All Seasons (Table of Contents)

Fran's Fashion Fads / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Characters:
Fran the Fan; Clyde Diddit; Dan Diddit
Synopsis:
Fran creates a maxie midi mini mod dress.

Hear Today Gone Tomorrow (Table of Contents)

Mad House Glads; Danny Diddit / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dan Diddit; Mr. Diddit
Synopsis:
Dan and his father can't hear each other, but for different reasons.

Madhouse Beauty Tips (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gus Lemoine ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Humorous tips of advice for things such as walking properly, sitting properly, and dental care.

The Cat and the Fiddle as Told by Fran (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fran the Fan (host); Dippy Diddit; Clyde Diddit
Synopsis:
A teenage retelling of The Cat and the Fiddle.
Reprints:

The Gentleman (Table of Contents)

Rod the Mod / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Rod the Mod; Fran the Fan
Synopsis:
Rod tells Fran that it's time to leave the party.

Brain Strain (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:
humor; teen
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse

Danny Diddit Explains What Groovy Is... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dan Diddit; Fran the Fan

Danny Diddit Explains What Uptight Is... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dan Diddit

Now Hair This (Table of Contents)

Fran the Fan / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gus Lemoine ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Fran the Fan; Clyde Diddit
Synopsis:
Fran takes pride in her hair, until she dances.

["Get in the groove for a giant fun-in!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Making the Teen Scene (Table of Contents)

Danny Diddit / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Dan Diddit; Mr. Diddit
Synopsis:
Mr. Diddit gets excited when Dan shows interest in fixing something.

Fran and Dippy Present Their T.V. Version of "Flake Off" with Wildman Cream Oil (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; sports; teen
Characters:
Fran the Fan; Dippy Diddit; Clyde Diddit
Synopsis:
Fran and Dippy present a satirical advertisement for hair cream oil.

Not So Stupid Establishment (Table of Contents)

Fran the Fan / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gus Lemoine ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Fran the Fan; Clyde Diddit
Synopsis:
Clyde shows Fran how people used to dance.

Little Miss Muffet Recited by Clyde Diddit (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Fran the Fan; Rod the Mod
Synopsis:
A teenage retelling of Little Miss Muffet.
Reprints:

Questionable (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:
humor; teen
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg

["160 pages of stories and fun in Archie's very first full color comics digest!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Making the Green Scene (Table of Contents)

The Mad House Glads Present / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Rod the Mod; Fran the Fan; Dippy Diddit; Clyde Diddit (host); Dan Diddit (host); Dick Diddit (host)
Synopsis:
The Glads present a satirical mouthwash commercial.
Reprints:

Fancy Stepping (Table of Contents)

Fran / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Fran the Fan
Synopsis:
Fran and her boyfriend make out at a dance.

Clyde's Famous Last Words (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Clyde Diddit; Fran the Fan
Synopsis:
Clyde says he can go another 25 miles with the gas gauge needle on empty...and finds himself walking for gas.
Reprints:

Hair Today Gone Tomorrow (Table of Contents)

The Mad House Glads / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Clyde Diddit; Dippy Diddit; Mr. Diddit; Uncle Charlie
Synopsis:
Clyde and Dippy look at their father's yearbook and laugh at the hairstyles of the past.

Togetherness (Table of Contents)

Danny Diddit / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gus Lemoine ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Dan Diddit; Fran the Fan
Synopsis:
Dan and Fran dance together.

Alex-A-Auntie and His Caramba Coffee (Table of Contents)

Rod the Mod Presents / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gus Lemoine ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
satire-parody; teen
Characters:
Alex-A-Auntie; Dick Diddit; Dippy Diddit; Fran the Fan
Synopsis:
A satirical version of a coffee commercial.

Grown-Oops! (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:
humor; teen
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday

Dear Fran the Fan (Table of Contents)

Fran / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Fran the Fan]
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Fran the Fan

Help Wanted (Table of Contents)

Mad House Glads / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Dan Diddit; Dagmar; Fran the Fan
Synopsis:
Dan feels that the women's lib movement is making him more fearful of rejection.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Okay, so don't straighten up your room, Danny, leave it as a historical example of the way we used to live in the twentieth century!"]
  2. 1. Good Neighbor Clyde
    Mad House Glads
  3. 2. Dippy Diddit Recites Humpty Dumpty
  4. 3. A Dress for All Seasons
    Fran's Fashion Fads
  5. 4. Hear Today Gone Tomorrow
    Mad House Glads; Danny Diddit
  6. 5. Madhouse Beauty Tips
  7. 6. The Cat and the Fiddle as Told by Fran
  8. 7. The Gentleman
    Rod the Mod
  9. 8. Brain Strain
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. Danny Diddit Explains What Groovy Is...
  11. 10. Danny Diddit Explains What Uptight Is...
  12. 11. Now Hair This
    Fran the Fan
  13. 12. ["Get in the groove for a giant fun-in!"]
    Archie Quarter Comics
  14. 13. Making the Teen Scene
    Danny Diddit
  15. 14. Fran and Dippy Present Their T.V. Version of "Flake Off" with Wildman Cream Oil
  16. 15. Not So Stupid Establishment
    Fran the Fan
  17. 16. Little Miss Muffet Recited by Clyde Diddit
  18. 17. Questionable
    Li'l Jinx
  19. 18. ["160 pages of stories and fun in Archie's very first full color comics digest!"]
    Archie Comics Digest
  20. 19. Making the Green Scene
    The Mad House Glads Present
  21. 20. Fancy Stepping
    Fran
  22. 21. Clyde's Famous Last Words
  23. 22. Hair Today Gone Tomorrow
    The Mad House Glads
  24. 23. Togetherness
    Danny Diddit
  25. 24. Alex-A-Auntie and His Caramba Coffee
    Rod the Mod Presents
  26. 25. Grown-Oops!
    Li'l Jinx
  27. 26. Dear Fran the Fan
    Fran
  28. 27. Help Wanted
    Mad House Glads
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