(September 1974)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard US digest size
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Pop, how long has Jughead been working for you?"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose; Dilton Doily; Li'l Jinx

Indexer Notes

Dilton's last name is spelled Doiley on the cover, but Doily in one of the stories.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Dingbat And Dribble (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
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?
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Dingbat; Dribble; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Dingbat and Dribble, playing hookey from school, come to Earth to have fun.

Kid Stuff (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie is tired of kids after babysitting his cousin Craig and Betty invites him on a picnic which turns out to be an outing for the Riverdale Boy Sprouts.

Some Old Steps (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:
Hap Holiday; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx is practicing some dance steps.
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The List (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jim Dill; Jughead Jones; Liz; Mrs. White; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead takes a job at Dills Florist shop.

Archie's Sign Language (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Letters:
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Synopsis:
Funny signs.

Hanky Panky (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:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie makes the mistake of giving Veronica a handkerchief with the letter M on it.
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Indexer Notes

Credits taken from the index to the original printing.

Class Will Tell (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Smithers; Mrs. Cooper; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Big Ethel
Synopsis:
Reggie can't understand why the girls are interested in Archie the life guard instead of him.
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Indexer Notes

The bottom of page 6 has an advertisement for the Archie's Restaurant in Joliet, Illinois.

Credits taken from the index to the original printing.

Take Your Choice (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie can't understand why the girls sometimes want him and sometimes don't.
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Indexer Notes

Credits taken from the index to the original printing.

The Discovery Of The Doughnut (Table of Contents)

Professor Jughead's Gripping Moments In History / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Thaddeus McSmurch
Synopsis:
How Thaddeus McSmurch invented the doughnut.

Steady Girl! (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; Greg
Synopsis:
Greg tells Li'l Jinx not to shake her fishing pole so much to catch fish.

Peter Goon - Private Eye Chap. 1 According To Costume (Table of Contents)

The World of Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Marty Epp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Phoebe Pennyfeather
Synopsis:
Jughead dresses like a private eye for a costume party, then gets knocked unconscious and thinks he is a private eye.
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Indexer Notes

Part one of a four-part story.

Credits taken from the index to the original printing.

Chap. II The Secret Formula (Table of Contents)

The World of Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Marty Epp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Phoebe Pennyfeather; Jughead Jones; Sylvester; Throckmorton; Charlie
Synopsis:
Jughead, thinking he's a private eye, goes with Phoebe to her peanut butter plant to protect the secret formula.
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Indexer Notes

Part two of a four-part story.

Credits taken from the index to the original printing.

Chap. III Juggie On The Job (Table of Contents)

The World of Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Marty Epp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Phoebe Pennyfeather; Charlie; Sylvester; Throckmorton
Synopsis:
Jughead, thinking he's a private eye, chases after the peanut butter formula thieves.
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Indexer Notes

Part three of a four-part story.

Credits taken from the index to the original printing.

Chap. IV A Slap-Happy Ending! (Table of Contents)

The World of Jughead / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Marty Epp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Charlie; Phoebe Pennyfeather; Jughead Jones; Sylvester; Throckmorton; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Midge; Moose
Synopsis:
Jughead, thinking he's a private eye, captures the thieves.
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Indexer Notes

Part four of a four-part story.

Credits taken from the index to the original printing.

First Aid (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 making noise with a toy when she hurts herself.
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Fun Page (Table of Contents)

Betty / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
R. D. Stafman
Synopsis:
Draw a picture, follow the route that equals 167, tic tac toe and unscramble the name to get a profession.

Fun Page (Table of Contents)

Veronica / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Follow the route that equals 55, complete the sayings, word ladder, did you know and guess the saying the picture illustrates.

Jealous Joker (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose; Midge
Synopsis:
Jughead observes that Archie is jealous about Veronica.

Just For Fun (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis:
Archie arrives at the Lodge mansion wearing a squirrelly wig.
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Indexer Notes

Credits taken from the index to the original printing.

Archie's Dictionary Marine Division (Table of Contents)

Archie / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Funny pictures based on names and terms.

Archie's Picture Dictionary Bird Division (Table of Contents)

Archie / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Funny pictures based on bird names.

All That Glitters (Table of Contents)

Dipsy Doodles / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead reads about pirate treasure still buried in the area and paints a picture of a treasure chest.

Indexer Notes

Black and white except for the chest.

Gag Bag (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
George; Archie Andrews; Moose; Tommy
Synopsis:
Jokes and illustrations.

Novel Approach! (Table of Contents)

Dilton Doily / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dilton Doily; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
The girls are looking for a book for Midge's birthday and Dilton tries to help.

Surgical Steal (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Charlie
Synopsis:
A patient convinces Jughead to take his place claiming that the hospital is force-feeding him.

Finders Keepers (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica's necklace breaks and one pearl can't be found so she offers a kiss to whoever finds it.
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Indexer Notes

Credits taken from the index to the original printing.

Pursuit Of Happiness (Table of Contents)

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

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?
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Steve Parker; Danny Deever
Synopsis:
Veronica is being chased by a series of better looking boys, so Betty decides to try the same thing and pays Jughead to start chasing her.

Writer's Cramp (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Moose; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
When the girls are told Jughead is writing a book titled "How To Go Out With Women" they won't leave him alone.

Jughead's Mid Summertime Dream (Table of Contents)

Jughead / illustration / 0.67 page (report information)

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?
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?
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Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead dreaming that he's a maharajah being served sweets by beautiful women.

Archie's Garden Quiz? (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 0.33 page (report information)

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Synopsis:
Name the vegetables.

Volly Folly (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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?
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?
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Sylvia; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie gets Sylvia to practice tennis with Archie, then gets Veronica to show up and get mad at Archie.

World Of The Past (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
About primitive man and the Neanderthals.
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Indexer Notes

Credits taken from the index to the original printing.

Male Call (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie bet Jughead that he couldn't spend one day without feminine companionship.
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Indexer Notes

Text at the bottom of the first page mentions the opening of the Archie's restaurant in Merrillville, Indiana.

Credits taken from the index to the original printing.

Spell It Out (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Chuck; Dusty; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead checks a book of sorcery out of the library and unknowingly casts spells.

Western Style! (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 wants to throw a western style party.

Help Wanted (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Reggie is working as a lifeguard, but hasn't had to rescue any of the pretty girls at the beach.
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Puzzle Fun (Table of Contents)

Reggie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Four puzzles.

Novel Reason (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Moose
Synopsis:
Moose is reading a book with blank pages.

Holding The Bag! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Veronica has Archie hold her purse and he feels like a sissy when Reggie and Jughead see him.

The Helping Hand (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Archie tries to change Mr. Weatherbee's opinion of him by being helpful.

A Time For Everything (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
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx is busy in her room.

Vicious Cycle (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Moose
Synopsis:
Moose is buying a round-trip ticket.

Redskin Ritual (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie's dad wants Archie to see how different the American Indian culture is from their own.

Cast Of Character! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Moose; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead pulled a muscle and has to wear a cast on his arm.

Taking No Chances (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge; Moose
Synopsis:
Midge plans to send Moose for ice cream so she and Reggie can go swimming.

Measure Up (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie needs to cut a piece of wood to patch up his hi-fi and since he didn't have a ruler he measured it with his hands and must keep them at the exact space while he runs across town to cut the wood at the school shop.
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Indexer Notes

Credits taken from the index to the original printing.

A Game Girl (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:
Hap Holiday; Mike; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx is asked to play games with Mike while his mother is shopping.
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Ice Going (Table of Contents)

Dipsy Doodles / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Inks:
?
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The temperature is rising so Jughead paints a picture of a refrigerator.

Indexer Notes

Black and white except for the painted object.

Not Up To Scratch (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
The gang is on a picnic and they keep making Jughead go in the water.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

[160 pages of stories and fun in Archie's full color comics digest] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doily; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Big Ethel; Reggie Mantle; Midge; Moose; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Archie Comics Digest #8
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Pop, how long has Jughead been working for you?"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Dingbat And Dribble
    Jughead
  4. 3. Kid Stuff
    Archie
  5. 4. Some Old Steps
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. The List
    Jughead
  7. 6. Archie's Sign Language
  8. 7. Hanky Panky
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Class Will Tell
    Reggie
  10. 9. Take Your Choice
    Archie
  11. 10. The Discovery Of The Doughnut
    Professor Jughead's Gripping Moments In History
  12. 11. Steady Girl!
    Li'l Jinx
  13. 12. Peter Goon - Private Eye Chap. 1 According To Costume
    The World of Jughead
  14. 13. Chap. II The Secret Formula
    The World of Jughead
  15. 14. Chap. III Juggie On The Job
    The World of Jughead
  16. 15. Chap. IV A Slap-Happy Ending!
    The World of Jughead
  17. 16. First Aid
    Li'l Jinx
  18. 17. Fun Page
    Betty
  19. 18. Fun Page
    Veronica
  20. 19. Jealous Joker
    Moose
  21. 20. Just For Fun
    Archie
  22. 21. Archie's Dictionary Marine Division
    Archie
  23. 22. Archie's Picture Dictionary Bird Division
    Archie
  24. 23. All That Glitters
    Dipsy Doodles
  25. 24. Gag Bag
  26. 25. Novel Approach!
    Dilton Doily
  27. 26. Surgical Steal
    Jughead
  28. 27. Finders Keepers
    Archie
  29. 28. Pursuit Of Happiness
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. Writer's Cramp
    Jughead
  31. 30. Jughead's Mid Summertime Dream
    Jughead
  32. 31. Archie's Garden Quiz?
    Archie
  33. 32. Volly Folly
    Reggie
  34. 33. World Of The Past
  35. 34. Male Call
    Archie
  36. 35. Spell It Out
    Jughead
  37. 36. Western Style!
    Li'l Jinx
  38. 37. Help Wanted
    Reggie
  39. 38. Puzzle Fun
    Reggie
  40. 39. Novel Reason
    Moose
  41. 40. Holding The Bag!
    Archie
  42. 41. The Helping Hand
    Archie
  43. 42. A Time For Everything
    Li'l Jinx
  44. 43. Vicious Cycle
    Moose
  45. 44. Redskin Ritual
    Archie
  46. 45. Cast Of Character!
    Jughead
  47. 46. Taking No Chances
    Moose
  48. 47. Measure Up
    Archie
  49. 48. A Game Girl
    Li'l Jinx
  50. 49. Ice Going
    Dipsy Doodles
  51. 50. Not Up To Scratch
    Jughead
  52. 51. [no title indexed]
  53. 52. [160 pages of stories and fun in Archie's full color comics digest]
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