(October 1987)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price:
1.35 USD
Pages:
132
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
2710006994286
Editing:
Victor Gorelick
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest size
Paper Stock:
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Archie!! Nothing's quite as soft as beach sand!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Betty and Me #78

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

A Camping We Will Go (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
Barry Grossman; Nanci Dakesian; Ginny Sykora
Letters:
Samm Schwartz ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie helps Mr. Weatherbee test his camping equipment.

Catch On (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead returns from fishing and tells Archie about the one that got away.

[Chips Ahoy] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Shame Game (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Riverdale's baseball team is letting too many runners score.

Wisdom Tooth! (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:
Greg; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx is going to the dentist by herself.
Reprints:

[Betty & Veronica Double Digest] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Take Two (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead is water-skiing behind an out-of-control boat.
Reprints:

Thrill Thrall (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Denise; Tommy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Denise is bored with what the boys find exciting.

Betty's Diary (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty is writing in her diary how Archie did not ignore her today.

[Pineapple Stickers] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bat Chat (Table of Contents)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Coach Kleats; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty is holding her bat wrong.

["Say, isn't that where Jughead said he's working?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead is working as a D.J.

[Archie Fan Club] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

River Riot (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dirty Larry; Hopeless Herbie; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica raft down the river while two crooks try to kidnap Veronica.
Reprints:

Wheels of Fortune (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Valerie; Josie; Melody; Alexandra Cabot; Alexander Cabot III; Alan M.
Synopsis:
The girls decide to buy car kits for Alan M.'s birthday.
Reprints:

Forty Winks (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie has been suffering from insomnia.

Queery Leery (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead feels the job application man asks some embarressing questions.

Fail Tale (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mrs. Jones; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
A neighbor thinks Jughead is a failure at work.

Beach Umbrellas (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Alice
Synopsis:
Archie shows some uses for beach umbrellas.

["Hey! Is this book yours?"] (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Moose's reactions to different people.

Up and at 'em (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie is going to climb Mount Eversteep.

[Archie's Double Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Spaced Out (Table of Contents)

Riverdale 2001 / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doily; Othaw; Midge; Moose Mason; Pop Tate; Rocky
Synopsis:
Reggie borrows Dilton's robot so he can date Midge.

You Dig! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Gigi; Charley Hawse
Synopsis:
Charley makes a fake pirate treasure map to get Li'l Jinx and Gigi's ice cream money.
Reprints:

Fair Fare (Table of Contents)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Mr. Ranson; Pop Tate; Sheila
Synopsis:
Jughead is working at the fair and Reggie tries to get some free stuff from him.

[The New Archies on NBC TV] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Nothing Doing! (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; Charley Hawse
Synopsis:
Things have been quiet all morning.

Mobile Motor (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie just put a souped-up, hot rod motor in his jalopy.

Flat Flattery (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Randy; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie helps Randy with her flat tire.

Archie's Checklist (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Who's On First? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doily; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica convinces Betty that she should act like a lady instead of a tomboy.
Reprints:

Who Laughs Last (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead is pulling some old jokes on Archie and Reggie and they decide to get even.

[The New Archies #1] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Nobody Home (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Smithers; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Jones; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie can't find any of his friends.

A Feeling for Art (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
children
Characters:
Roz; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Roz is painting a tree, but Li'l Jinx doesn't see a resemblance to a tree.
Reprints:

Putt Putt Peril (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks:
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge has a new putting green that he doesn't want Archie to mess up.
Reprints:

Swell Smell (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead is attracted to Ethel's new perfume.

Spotting the Spot (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Jughead can't decide where he wants 2 trees planted.

[Katy Keene Fan Club] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Laugh-In (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 watching something really funny on TV.

A Wrap Up (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Cousin Ambrose; Aunt Hilda; Harvey; Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis:
Hilda tries to get Ambrose to work while Harvey is there.
Reprints:

["Do you think political polls are accurate, pop?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Pop demonstrates his opinion of polling.

[Archie's Special Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

On the Head (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Gigi; Charley Hawse
Synopsis:
It's a hot day and Gigi invites Li'l Jinx and Charley to her pool.

Does Not Compute (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Al Hartley ?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Ethel decides not to meet her computer-arranged date.
Reprints:

[Katy Keene Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Washed Up (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Cooper; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis:
Veronica and Reggie make fun of Betty washing windows.
Reprints:

Fair Affair (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead tries to enter the fair's photography competition.
Reprints:

[Discount Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Whew! I'm hot! I've got to cool off!"] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica Pinup / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Veronica is too hot on the beach and needs to cool off.

Dog-Gone (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mrs. Jones; Hot Dog; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Hot Dog wants to go outside.

["You don't need drugs..."] (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Hot Dog; Moose Mason; Dilton Doily

Girls is Funny People (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie laughs at the unintentional pratfalls the girls do on the beach.

[Prizes or Cash] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

[Chocolate Fun for Everyone] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie!! Nothing's quite as soft as beach sand!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. A Camping We Will Go
    Archie
  4. 3. Catch On
    Jughead
  5. 4. [Chips Ahoy]
  6. 5. Shame Game
    Archie
  7. 6. Wisdom Tooth!
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. [Betty & Veronica Double Digest]
  9. 8. Take Two
    Jughead
  10. 9. Thrill Thrall
    Archie
  11. 10. Betty's Diary
    Betty
  12. 11. [Pineapple Stickers]
  13. 12. Bat Chat
    Coach Kleats
  14. 13. ["Say, isn't that where Jughead said he's working?"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  15. 14. [Archie Fan Club]
  16. 15. River Riot
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Wheels of Fortune
    Josie
  18. 17. Forty Winks
    Archie
  19. 18. Queery Leery
    Jughead
  20. 19. Fail Tale
    Jughead
  21. 20. Beach Umbrellas
    Archie
  22. 21. ["Hey! Is this book yours?"]
    Moose
  23. 22. Up and at 'em
    Archie
  24. 23. [Archie's Double Digest Subscription Offer]
  25. 24. Spaced Out
    Riverdale 2001
  26. 25. You Dig!
    Li'l Jinx
  27. 26. Fair Fare
    Archie and the Gang
  28. 27. [The New Archies on NBC TV]
  29. 28. Nothing Doing!
    Li'l Jinx
  30. 29. Mobile Motor
    Archie
  31. 30. Flat Flattery
    Archie
  32. 31. Archie's Checklist
  33. 32. Who's On First?
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. Who Laughs Last
    Jughead
  35. 34. [The New Archies #1]
  36. 35. Nobody Home
    Archie
  37. 36. A Feeling for Art
    Li'l Jinx
  38. 37. Putt Putt Peril
    Archie
  39. 38. Swell Smell
    Jughead
  40. 39. Spotting the Spot
    Jughead
  41. 40. [Katy Keene Fan Club]
  42. 41. Laugh-In
    Li'l Jinx
  43. 42. A Wrap Up
    Sabrina
  44. 43. ["Do you think political polls are accurate, pop?"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  45. 44. [Archie's Special Digest Subscription Offer]
  46. 45. On the Head
    Li'l Jinx
  47. 46. Does Not Compute
    Big Ethel
  48. 47. [Katy Keene Subscription Offer]
  49. 48. Washed Up
    Betty
  50. 49. Fair Affair
    Jughead
  51. 50. [Discount Subscription Offer]
  52. 51. ["Whew! I'm hot! I've got to cool off!"]
    Betty and Veronica Pinup
  53. 52. Dog-Gone
    Jughead
  54. 53. ["You don't need drugs..."]
  55. 54. Girls is Funny People
    Archie
  56. 55. [Prizes or Cash]
  57. 56. [no title indexed]
  58. 57. [Chocolate Fun for Everyone]
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