(June 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:
0271000699460
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest size
Paper Stock:
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Betty is sure doing a lot of decorating!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
balloons; dance; lipstick

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Everything's Archie #49

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Progress Report (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie uses a tape recorder to record his homework for Miss Grundy's class.
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A Very Special Day (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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?
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?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley
Reprints:

["What did the lollipop say to the wrapper?"] (Table of Contents)

Moose's Riddles / activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Moose Mason (headshot)

Gal Goal (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; school counsellor

Nature Boy (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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?
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge

Garage Sale (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx Pal Fat Charley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Fat Charley

The Star (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle

Game Aim (Table of Contents)

Big Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Big Moose; Jughead; kid next door
Synopsis:
Big Moose signs up for Bridge without realizing it isn't what he thinks.

The Marshmallow (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Reprints:

Age Rage (Table of Contents)

Miss Grundy / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Miss Grundy (headshot)

Indexer Notes

Fill in the blanks.

Early Bird (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Archie is early for school and Mr. Weatherbee decides Archie's watch must be fast.

Hold the Phone (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper (on the phone)
Synopsis:
Archie has time to see a double feature while Veronica talks on the phone.

Riverdale Rogue (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
adventure; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Dilton Doiley; Flash Nelson; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Buzz Blake (villain)

The Archie Dictionary (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen

Food for Thought (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews

A Bright Idea (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee

Nature Boy (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:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Silas Titepurse
Synopsis:
Betty, Archie and Jughead want to set up a nature trail. Unfortunately part of the land they want to use belongs to the biggest miser in town.

Quit Bit (Table of Contents)

The Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge]

How's That Again? (Table of Contents)

Dilton's Teach In / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Reprints:

Couch Slouch (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Reggie wants Jughead to get off his couch so he can use it. Jughead obliges by moving the cushions to the coffee table.

["My steady boy friend moved away from our town"] (Table of Contents)

Dear Betty / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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? [as Betty]
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Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Betty (headshot)

Tire Ire (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Reprints:

Jest of the West (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Reprints:

Instant-Mania (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Inks:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Bill Brown

["Puff! Puff! I'm bored jogging the same route!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Pop Tate

Raffles (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 3.25 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Li'l Jinx's Dad; Bobo; Bobo's dad
Reprints:

Well Cured (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Reprints:

Branching Out (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; art teacher

Backward Ballyhoo (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
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Inks:
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Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Pop Tate

Above Average (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; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse; Greg
Reprints:

Par Pa (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
humor; sports; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Reprints:

Perfect Pupil (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Moose Malone; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Mrs. Klump
Reprints:

["Are you guys going to the big rock concert?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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?
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Inks:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

The Week That Was (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee

Heads Up (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Fred Andrews

Can't Do! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

The Tingle Dingle (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Two part story

Archie Puzzlers (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Archie Andrews (headshot)

["He really is a wild and crazy guy!"] (Table of Contents)

Reggie Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle

Litter Loot (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Officer Clancy; desk sergeant; Lefty Larsen
Reprints:

Glass Breakers (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Coach Kleats; Mr. Flutesnoot
Reprints:

Sound 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:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; dad
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dad only wakes up when the television loses sound and picture.

["Who's that, Mr. Svenson?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Svenson

[You'll Get it All Together When You Order Laugh Comics Digest #47] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[Free] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty is sure doing a lot of decorating!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Progress Report
    Archie
  4. 3. A Very Special Day
    Archie
  5. 4. ["What did the lollipop say to the wrapper?"]
    Moose's Riddles
  6. 5. Gal Goal
    Archie
  7. 6. Nature Boy
    Archie
  8. 7. Garage Sale
    Li'l Jinx Pal Fat Charley
  9. 8. The Star
    Archie
  10. 9. Game Aim
    Big Moose
  11. 10. The Marshmallow
    Archie
  12. 11. Age Rage
    Miss Grundy
  13. 12. Early Bird
    Archie
  14. 13. Hold the Phone
    Archie
  15. 14. Riverdale Rogue
    Archie
  16. 15. The Archie Dictionary
  17. 16. Food for Thought
    Veronica
  18. 17. A Bright Idea
    Archie
  19. 18. Nature Boy
    Archie
  20. 19. Quit Bit
    The Archies
  21. 20. How's That Again?
    Dilton's Teach In
  22. 21. Couch Slouch
    Jughead
  23. 22. ["My steady boy friend moved away from our town"]
    Dear Betty
  24. 23. Tire Ire
    Archie
  25. 24. Jest of the West
    Jughead
  26. 25. Instant-Mania
    Archie
  27. 26. ["Puff! Puff! I'm bored jogging the same route!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  28. 27. Raffles
    Li'l Jinx
  29. 28. Well Cured
    Archie
  30. 29. Branching Out
    Jughead
  31. 30. Backward Ballyhoo
    Archie
  32. 31. Above Average
    Li'l Jinx
  33. 32. Par Pa
    Archie
  34. 33. Perfect Pupil
    Archie
  35. 34. ["Are you guys going to the big rock concert?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  36. 35. The Week That Was
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. Heads Up
    Archie
  38. 37. Can't Do!
    Archie
  39. 38. The Tingle Dingle
    Archie
  40. 39. Archie Puzzlers
  41. 40. ["He really is a wild and crazy guy!"]
    Reggie Gag Bag
  42. 41. Litter Loot
    Veronica
  43. 42. Glass Breakers
    Archie
  44. 43. Sound Off!
    Li'l Jinx
  45. 44. ["Who's that, Mr. Svenson?"]
    Mr. Svenson Gag Bag
  46. 45. [You'll Get it All Together When You Order Laugh Comics Digest #47]
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
  48. 47. [Free]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
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