(June 2001)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price:
2.19 USD; 2.69 CAD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
9 times a year in Jan., Feb., Mar., May, June, Aug., Sept., 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:
00912846850180
Editing:
Nelson Ribeiro; Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest size
Paper Stock:
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["My beeper and cell phone both went off at the same time!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks:
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee

Name Fame (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors:
Stephanie Vozzo (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Synopsis:
When the girls both get sports jerseys with Archie's name and number on them, he has to think fast to return the favor without showing favoritism.

You Don't Need Drugs to... (Table of Contents)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Big Moose Mason; Hot Dog

Indexer Notes

PSA for "Just Say No To Drugs!"

History of Arch (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Synopsis:
An introduction to all the Archie characters, with Archie and Betty on a bike together at the end.

A Clothes Encounter of the Worst Kind (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie helps disguise Mr. Lodge by ruining his clothes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #249, no credits listed in this digest.

Drill This (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Synopsis:
Archie is nervous about getting his teeth drilled.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dentist

You Don't Need Drugs... (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
To deal with stress amongst other things.

Job Jibe (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Andrews
Synopsis:
Mr. Andrews encourages Archie to do some work around the house, but encourages him to stop after he does considerable damage.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

mime story

The Scams of Spring (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Synopsis:
Jughead convinces Mr. and Mrs. Andrews that Archie shouldn't help them with spring cleaning because he's too clumsy.

Lodge Dodge (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Archie ends up mounted on Mr. Lodge's wall.

Knock Knack (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie plays his guitar and annoys Veronica's parents.
Reprints:

Here VR, Dr. Doom & Me! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
C. J. Henderson
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey
Inks:
Rex Lindsey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Xptolian citizens; Mad Doctor Doom; Chester Plunkett; Twyla Flurch; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Mad Doctor Doom kidnaps Archie so he can begin his plan of conquering the world using Dilton's virtual reality machine.
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Indexer Notes

Told in three parts: Part One (6 pages), Part Two (5 pages), and Part Three (5 pages).

No credits in this digest. Credits from reprinting in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #17.

Size Disguise (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica take a ride in Mr. Lodge's new car.
Reprints:

Traffic Signs For Archie & The Gang (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones [Forsythe P. Jones III]; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
Reprints:

Athlete Feat (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Nearly wordless story about Reggie defeating Archie at every event at a track meet, except for the important one... getting the girls.

Indexer Notes

track meet

Spud Dud (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica do the Mashed Potato.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dance

Double Takes (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones [Forsythe P. Jones III]; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Three two panel sequences including Archie sharing a pizza with Jughead.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Victor Gorelick
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
520D

Synopsis:
Information about a contest to do with the Josie and the Pussycats movie.

Defense Zone (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
When Betty and Veronica challenge Archie's team to a baseball game, they bring a team of elementary school girls to play, and the boys are beaten easily.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue. No credits in this digest.

Help Wanted (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Big Moose Mason; Jerry the mechanic
Synopsis:
As usual, Big Moose takes what people say much too literally!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue. No credits in this digest.

Flat Broke and Out of Money (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Veronica agrees to go on a walk with Archie as a cheap date but things don't end up as Archie intended.

Head Work (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie gets an expensive vase stuck on his head.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue. No credits in this digest.

Thought Process (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited) [as Pellowski]
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited) [as Ruiz]
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited) [as Lapick]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Archie wanders through town in a paint-splattered shirt and thinks that nobody noticed him.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["My beeper and cell phone both went off at the same time!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Name Fame
    Archie
  3. 2. You Don't Need Drugs to...
    Archie
  4. 3. History of Arch
    Archie
  5. 4. A Clothes Encounter of the Worst Kind
    Archie
  6. 5. Drill This
    Archie
  7. 6. You Don't Need Drugs...
  8. 7. Job Jibe
    Archie
  9. 8. The Scams of Spring
    Archie
  10. 9. Lodge Dodge
    Archie
  11. 10. Knock Knack
    Archie
  12. 11. Here VR, Dr. Doom & Me!
    Archie
  13. 12. Size Disguise
    Archie
  14. 13. Traffic Signs For Archie & The Gang
    Archie
  15. 14. Athlete Feat
    Reggie
  16. 15. Spud Dud
    Archie
  17. 16. Double Takes
    Archie
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  19. 18. Defense Zone
    Archie
  20. 19. Help Wanted
    Archie
  21. 20. Flat Broke and Out of Money
    Archie
  22. 21. Head Work
    Archie
  23. 22. Thought Process
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Merlin Haas
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