(November 1993)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
1.50 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
6 times a year in Feb., Apr., June, July, Sept., and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
071896468502 24
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest size
Paper Stock:
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Keywords:
motorcycle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Dig We Must (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey
Inks:
Rex Lindsey
Colors:
Barry Grossman; Nanci Dakesian; Caryn Antoniuk
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
Archie's class digs up a time capsule from the class of 1964 and buries one for the class of 2024.
Reprints:

Trick Schtick (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Hot Dog; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead learned his "play dead" trick form his master.

Lack Crack (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Neither Archie or Jughead are going to the carnival.

[Just can't get that crunch outta your head!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Captain Crunch cereal / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A-Weigh Out (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
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
Greg shows off his weight-lifting prowess.
Reprints:

[Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles the Movie] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

In the Nick of Time (Table of Contents)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge's barber nicks him.

1-2-3 Kick! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Coach Clayton
Synopsis:
Archie's practice for soccer tryouts involves kicking around anything that's handy, which turns out to be really annoying.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Rave Favor (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews (cameo); Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle (cameo); Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
The gang is rewarded for losing a basketball game against the Globetrotters.
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[Meet Jack] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Nightmare Before Christmas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Late Shift (Table of Contents)

Fat Charley / comic story / 0.5 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; Unnamed teacher
Synopsis:
Charley explains why he is late.
Reprints:

In and Out! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday [Li'l Jinx's father]
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx asks her daddy if you fill in or fill out an application.
Reprints:

Charm Chump (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie finds a good luck charm.

[What a Deal!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Switch (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Alice Cooper; Veronica's cousin Leroy
Synopsis:
Archie invites Betty to see a video cassette he's just rented. She agrees, but later begins to assume the worst.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Brachs Rocks (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Brachs Rocks / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Lopsided Thinking (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie has the perfect solution for Mr. Lodge's skewed television picture.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[It's an Archie trading card paradise] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Sabrina Halloween Spooktacular] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

On the Mark (Table of Contents)

Archie and Chuck / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Coach Clayton; Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews; Mark; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy;
Synopsis:
Chuck and Archie find out their friend Mark can't read.
Keywords:
illiteracy

[What goes together better than magic & pussycats?] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["You'd think with all the room in this house..."] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Lodge Pin Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Food Fare Freakout (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

6 one-panel gags.

Writer credit from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #11

[Archie's Lucky 13 Offer] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Indecision Derision (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica won't give Archie a decision.

Gross Loss (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Sylvia
Synopsis:
Sylvia's diet is costing her boyfriends.

The Celebrity (Table of Contents)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo, Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Bruce Bingstone
Synopsis:
Betty meets rock star Bruce Bingstone, who gives her a pass to his concert and a chance to get to know him, which turns out to be a disappointment.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[10 reasons to subscribe to an Archie comic.] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Photo Fun (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Chic Stone
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Dilton Doily; Mr. Svenson; Miss Phlips
Synopsis:
Archie is assigned to photograph Mr. Weatherbee for a story on a day in the life of a principal.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Pals 'n' Gals Double Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Team Dream (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Jughead wants to join the track team but he is very slow.
Reprints:

Tame Aim (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead wants to be a disc jockey.
Reprints:

[TMNT Classic Digest #2] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

No Way Out (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie; Valerie; Alan M.; Alex
Synopsis:
Alex tries to step in when Alan M. doesn't have the money to take Josie to a fancy dance.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credit from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Aero the Acro-Bat] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Rhyme Time (Table of Contents)

Little Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Nakrosis (credited)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Jughead; Little Veronica
Synopsis:
Little Jughead is trying to write a poem.

A Nose Win Situation (Table of Contents)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Coach Kleats; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Despite his cold, Coach Kleats is determined to help the football team practice for the championship.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (2010 series) #22, no credits listed in this digest.

[Dynamite Duo] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Flop Flap (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Aunt Zelda; Sabrina; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis:
Aunt Hilda likes video taping people's mishaps.

[Sonic Free Card Offer] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

impressionable Type (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Crunchy Carruthers; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis:
Everybody hates Archie except for the squirrel he rescued.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Editor's Notebook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Bout Rout (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead eats Archie's ice cream.

The Bird Feeder (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Ruth
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Dilton Doily
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee sees Archie talking to the bird feeding at Betty's new bird feeder and thinks the behavior a little odd.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Wild C.O.W.-Boys of Moo Mesa] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Random House Home Video / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

[Lisa Frank Back to School Products] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Lisa Frank / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Dig We Must
    Archie
  4. 3. Trick Schtick
    Jughead
  5. 4. Lack Crack
    Jughead
  6. 5. [Just can't get that crunch outta your head!]
    Captain Crunch cereal
  7. 6. A-Weigh Out
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. [Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles the Movie]
  9. 8. In the Nick of Time
    Mr. Lodge
  10. 9. 1-2-3 Kick!
    Archie
  11. 10. Rave Favor
    Jughead's Jokes
  12. 11. [Meet Jack]
    Nightmare Before Christmas
  13. 12. Late Shift
    Fat Charley
  14. 13. In and Out!
    Li'l Jinx
  15. 14. Charm Chump
    Archie
  16. 15. [What a Deal!]
  17. 16. The Switch
    Betty
  18. 17. Brachs Rocks
    Brachs Rocks
  19. 18. Lopsided Thinking
    Archie
  20. 19. [It's an Archie trading card paradise]
  21. 20. [Sabrina Halloween Spooktacular]
  22. 21. On the Mark
    Archie and Chuck
  23. 22. [What goes together better than magic & pussycats?]
  24. 23. ["You'd think with all the room in this house..."]
    Mr. Lodge Pin Up
  25. 24. Food Fare Freakout
    Jughead
  26. 25. [Archie's Lucky 13 Offer]
  27. 26. Indecision Derision
    Veronica
  28. 27. Gross Loss
    Betty
  29. 28. The Celebrity
    Betty's Diary
  30. 29. [10 reasons to subscribe to an Archie comic.]
  31. 30. Photo Fun
    Archie
  32. 31. [Pals 'n' Gals Double Digest Subscription Offer]
  33. 32. Team Dream
    Jughead
  34. 33. Tame Aim
    Jughead
  35. 34. [TMNT Classic Digest #2]
  36. 35. No Way Out
    Josie
  37. 36. [Aero the Acro-Bat]
  38. 37. Rhyme Time
    Little Jughead
  39. 38. A Nose Win Situation
    Coach Kleats
  40. 39. [Dynamite Duo]
  41. 40. Flop Flap
    Sabrina
  42. 41. [Sonic Free Card Offer]
  43. 42. impressionable Type
    Archie
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  45. 44. [Archie Americana Series]
  46. 45. Bout Rout
    Archie
  47. 46. The Bird Feeder
    Betty
  48. 47. [Wild C.O.W.-Boys of Moo Mesa]
    Random House Home Video
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
  50. 49. [Lisa Frank Back to School Products]
    Lisa Frank
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
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  • Peter Croome