(April 1983)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
132
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly in Feb.,April, June, Aug.,Oct., and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
0271000699459
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest size
Paper Stock:
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia and cover titles are "Archie Comics Digest Magazine".


["Daddy, we turned the lights off to help conserve electricity!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

Cover is redrawn version of cover of Life With Archie (Archie, 1958 Series) #146.

[Blank Pages] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover and inside back cover are blank.

On the Map (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Archie has made plans with Jughead, Betty and Veronica for the same night. His parents watch him plan how to keep all three dates with the help of a map.
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Togetherness (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy tries to teach a class after separating Archie and Veronica.
Reprints:

It Beats Me! (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
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx argues with her friend about whose dad can beat up whose dad.
Reprints:

Rave Rescue (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Betty keeps "rescuing" Archie on a trip to a ski lodge.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue.

Flip Snip (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Reggie helps Archie get rid of a soup stain.

Speed Breed (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Jughead mocks Archie as he works on his car.

"In A Word" Puzzle (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

["Arch! Look at this guy! Got mad 'cause his wife had her hair in curlers!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead trick Betty using a sculpture of Medusa.
Keywords:
Medusa

Scandal Sheet Part I (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Scoop Scanlon; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Moose Mason (cameo); Midge Klump (cameo); Reggie Mantle (cameo); Dilton Doiley (cameo)
Synopsis:
Scoop Scanlon, the editor of the school newspaper, writes misleading headlines to get more people to read it, but Archie and Jughead give him a dose of his own medicine.
Reprints:

Scandal Sheet Part II (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

["It's Mr. Svenson, at home!"] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Mr. Svenson can't come into work because all of his clothes are dirty.

The Fools on the Hill (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Betty's and Veronica's snowman keeps getting ruined.
Reprints:
Keywords:
snowman; winter

Doctor's Care! (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
When Moose believes he swallowed buckshot, Archie and Reggie make him believe the results will be disastrous.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD credit of original issue.

Bread Dread (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Archie has a fear of high prices.
Reprints:

Love Finds A Way (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica vows to start treating Archie better.
Reprints:

Friendship (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 Halliday
Synopsis:
Hap thinks Jinx spends to much time on the phone.
Reprints:

Born to the Stage (Table of Contents)

Little Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Little Jughead; Little Archie; Little Reggie; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Little Jughead forgot to do his homework, so he plans to tell Miss Grundy he is not feeling well.
Reprints:

Free Ski (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Little Archie ties skis together to try to rescue Little Veronica from a stalled ski chair-lift.
Reprints:
Keywords:
ski lift; skiing

Passing Fancy (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy [Geraldine Grundy]
Synopsis:
Archie is forced to break a date with Veronica in order to study with Betty for a make-up exam.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of earlier printing.

Now You're Cooking With Gas (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Archie and friends discuss why food is cooked.

["Where's Jughead?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Workers paint the ceiling at school.

Languages Open Doors (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Please, Excuse Me (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
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx leaves things lying around, causing her father to get angry.
Reprints:

Image Trouble (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge won't let Veronica ride in Archie's jalopy because it's bad for the family image, so Archie tries to trade his car in.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue.

["Miss Beazly, you should try these vitamins!"] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen

The Case of the Forlorn Fiddlestick! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead buys a screechy old violin at a pawn shop, but it turns out that a crook is after the fiddle for some reason.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The gang takes the violin to "DeCarlo's Music Store," named for Bob White's Archie colleague Dan DeCarlo.

Art credits from GCD index of original issue.

Postal Stumper (Table of Contents)

Reggie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Staff Gaff (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee has trouble with his staff.

Do Blondes Have More Fun? (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
Al Hartley (layouts); Jon D'Agostino (finished art)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
As a prank, Jughead puts hair dye in Reggie's football helmet and Reggie ends up blonde.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original comic.

Spellbound (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Louis H. Silberkleit (business manager)
Colors:
typeset

Synopsis:
Average number of copies of a single issue printed in previous 12 months: 260, 061.

Turn Off! (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
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx dreams about skipping rope with her friends.

Out With It (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Archie annoys the server with his requests to change his food order.
Reprints:

The Price of Evil (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Archie helps old Mrs. Burnside sell her stuff but gets her involved with a dishonest middle man.

The Price of Evil Part II (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen

Leery Query (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee scolds Archie and Jughead for being late again.

Nothing to Sneeze At! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Big Moose
Synopsis:
Big Moose and Archie run the Choklit Shoppe when Pop Tate has a bad cold.
Reprints:

It's Going Around! (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

["Did you find out why Svenson wasn't doing his work?"] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen

Responsibility (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Fred demands that Archie stay home and help around the house.
Reprints:

["Svenson, I think someone has been using the science lab's CB rig without permission!"] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen

["Now there's an unusual sight!! Archie anxious to send Veronica home so early!!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie Pin Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen

["I can give you, your girlfriend, and your picnic basket a lift..."] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica Pin Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen

Will the real Archie Andrews please stand up? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Promo for Archie...Archie Andrews Where Are You Comics Digest #26, with mail-in coupon.

["Free when you subscribe..."] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Double Digest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ACD 59

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Promo for subscriptions to Archie's Double Digest Magazine. Five issues for $8.00.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Daddy, we turned the lights off to help conserve electricity!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Blank Pages]
  3. 2. On the Map
    Archie
  4. 3. Togetherness
    Archie
  5. 4. It Beats Me!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Rave Rescue
    Archie
  7. 6. Flip Snip
    Archie
  8. 7. Speed Breed
    Archie
  9. 8. "In A Word" Puzzle
  10. 9. ["Arch! Look at this guy! Got mad 'cause his wife had her hair in curlers!"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  11. 10. Scandal Sheet Part I
    Archie
  12. 11. Scandal Sheet Part II
    Archie
  13. 12. ["It's Mr. Svenson, at home!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  14. 13. The Fools on the Hill
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. Doctor's Care!
    Moose
  16. 15. Bread Dread
    Archie
  17. 16. Love Finds A Way
    Archie
  18. 17. Friendship
    Li'l Jinx
  19. 18. Born to the Stage
    Little Jughead
  20. 19. Free Ski
    Little Archie
  21. 20. Passing Fancy
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Now You're Cooking With Gas
    Archie
  23. 22. ["Where's Jughead?"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  24. 23. Languages Open Doors
  25. 24. Please, Excuse Me
    Li'l Jinx
  26. 25. Image Trouble
    Archie
  27. 26. ["Miss Beazly, you should try these vitamins!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  28. 27. The Case of the Forlorn Fiddlestick!
    Archie
  29. 28. Postal Stumper
    Reggie
  30. 29. Staff Gaff
    Archie
  31. 30. Do Blondes Have More Fun?
    Reggie
  32. 31. Spellbound
    Sabrina
  33. 32. Statement of Ownership
  34. 33. Turn Off!
    Li'l Jinx
  35. 34. Out With It
    Archie
  36. 35. The Price of Evil
    Archie
  37. 36. The Price of Evil Part II
    Archie
  38. 37. Leery Query
    Archie
  39. 38. Nothing to Sneeze At!
    Archie
  40. 39. It's Going Around!
  41. 40. ["Did you find out why Svenson wasn't doing his work?"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  42. 41. Responsibility
    Archie
  43. 42. ["Svenson, I think someone has been using the science lab's CB rig without permission!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  44. 43. ["Now there's an unusual sight!! Archie anxious to send Veronica home so early!!"]
    Archie Pin Up
  45. 44. ["I can give you, your girlfriend, and your picnic basket a lift..."]
    Betty and Veronica Pin Up
  46. 45. Will the real Archie Andrews please stand up?
    Archie
  47. 46. ["Free when you subscribe..."]
    Archie's Double Digest
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Peter Croome