(September 1975)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
once a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard US digest size
Paper Stock:
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indicia publisher is "Archie Comic Publications, Inc." (for this issue only. All other issues have an indicia publisher of Close-Up, Inc.) Copyright is 1975 by Close-Up, Inc.


["Reggie is always hanging ten!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Pep #221.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

The Dating Game (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Veronica tries to scare Betty out of her date with Archie.

[“And, Archie, do you really think I'm the prettiest?...”] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Montana
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica asks Archie if he loves her.

Spring Sprang Sprong (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie try hopping around town on Jughead's new spring shoes.
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Boys Life (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
To prove that boys lead "a stupid, useless existence," the girls re-enact a typical Archie-Jughead day.
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Say Something Nice! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday; Greg
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx and Greg get into fights when they be nice to each other.

Dilton Doiley's Nation Quiz (Table of Contents)

Dilton / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Ethel; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Dilton gives us descriptions of events and feelings that end in nation.

Rose Fever (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Milton (goat)
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge, Archie, and Jughead chase a goat around Mr. Lodge's property.

Blow Hot, Blow Cool (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica visit Pop Tate's, which just got air-conditioning, and find it freezing cold inside.
Reprints:

[“We just put up a picture for the principal!”] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Montana
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy has a nail sticking into her classroom.

Camp Camp: Part I (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie arrives as a counselor at the same camp where Mr. Weatherbee is working. Archie puts Mr. Weatherbee's trunk away, and Reggie and Jughead take the trunk. They throw it in the lake as part of the camp initiation, not knowing it is Mr. Weatherbee's.
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Lost In The Woods: Part II (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee finds Archie at the swimming hole, and orders him to leave. On his way back to camp, Archie knocks down a sign and Mr. Weatherbee gets lost in the woods. Archie then uses the natural attraction between him and Mr. Weatherbee to find Mr. Weatherbee.
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The Haunted Lake: Part III (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee tells the kids about the ghost of Lake Massapequaunquadunka.
Reprints:

Making A Name! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx sells her autograph, but nobody wants it because she isn't famous.

[“Jug, I know girls are catty... but are you going to serve milk in a saucer?”] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Montana
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead has a new cat.

Point Of View (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; unnamed monsters
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica visit an island that supposedly is home to monsters.

Eternal Youth (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The gang spends the day reliving their childhood through old activities and games.
Reprints:

Happy Birthday (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis:
Reggie and Veronica go onto the lake to sabotage Betty's birthday date on a boat with Archie.
Reprints:

The Body Beautiful (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Exercises to keep your body beautiful.
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Crossword Closet (Table of Contents)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Crossword for items in a closet.

Scrambled Yoks (Table of Contents)

Archie & Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Match Archie's jokes with Jughead's punchlines.

Snob Sister (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica shows Betty how everyone is a snob in their own way.
Reprints:

Jughead's Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Contains riddles and rebuses.

Prophet And Loss (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie try to make Betty and Veronica appreciate Jughead by making it seem that Jughead can predict the future. However, the plan backfires when Betty and Veronica begin to only care for Jughead.
Reprints:

Pool Sharks (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead keep causing Mr. Lodge to have accidents around the pool.
Reprints:

Punch Line (Table of Contents)

Big Moose / comic story / 2.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie make Moose believe he is a really good comic.
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["Reggie!"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Reggie bangs Archie's head against a concrete floor.
Reprints:

Sound Off! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis:
Mr. Holliday thinks his TV needs repairing because of the noises it is making. It turns out that Li'l Jinx's penny whistle is making the noise.

[“And to make a long story short, I bought the dress... and then...”] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Montana
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica yells at Archie for rushing her phone call.

Dumb Belle (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Gaston
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge assigns Veronica household chores, but she fails miserably at whatever she does.
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On Target! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Whenever Archie and Jughead launch a toy rocket, it ends up in Midge's arms.

Asleep In The Deep (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie try to get Jughead to take part in sports and to stop sleeping.

A Lovelier You! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Article about keeping beautiful during the summer.

Tropical Heat Rave (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
On a hot day, Reggie annoys Archie by asking "hot enough for you?" and then gets the other kids to say the same tired old phrase to the sweltering Archie.
Reprints:

Tale Of Woe (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
A poem about Archie's sadness when Veronica dates another man.

Sell Me Pretty Maiden! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx tries to sell raffle tickets door-to-door.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The original page count is 5 pages, but the two summaries match.

[“Betty, I assure you my choreographic abilities are of peerless quality!”] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Montana
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Dilton takes Betty to a dance.

Diamond Doings (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie umpires a softball game with Betty and Veronica on opposite teams.

Canoe Caper! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; drama
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie tries to take Veronica on a romantic canoe ride, but the two are interrupted everywhere they go.
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Bedside Manner (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica tells Archie she was up with a sick friend last night, and asks Betty portray the friend.
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Monster Coloring Page (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica dances with a werewolf at her monster party.

["It's a brand new Archie Annual jam packed with 160 pages in full color!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

["Fantastic!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Reggie is always hanging ten!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Dating Game
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. [“And, Archie, do you really think I'm the prettiest?...”]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  5. 4. Spring Sprang Sprong
    Archie
  6. 5. Boys Life
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Say Something Nice!
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Dilton Doiley's Nation Quiz
    Dilton
  9. 8. Rose Fever
    Jughead
  10. 9. Blow Hot, Blow Cool
    Archie
  11. 10. [“We just put up a picture for the principal!”]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  12. 11. Camp Camp: Part I
    Mr. Weatherbee
  13. 12. Lost In The Woods: Part II
    Mr. Weatherbee
  14. 13. The Haunted Lake: Part III
    Mr. Weatherbee
  15. 14. Making A Name!
    Li'l Jinx
  16. 15. [“Jug, I know girls are catty... but are you going to serve milk in a saucer?”]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  17. 16. Point Of View
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Eternal Youth
    Archie
  19. 18. Happy Birthday
    Reggie
  20. 19. The Body Beautiful
  21. 20. Crossword Closet
    Veronica
  22. 21. Scrambled Yoks
    Archie & Jughead
  23. 22. Snob Sister
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Jughead's Puzzle Page
    Jughead
  25. 24. Prophet And Loss
    Jughead
  26. 25. Pool Sharks
    Archie
  27. 26. Punch Line
    Big Moose
  28. 27. ["Reggie!"]
  29. 28. Sound Off!
    Li'l Jinx
  30. 29. [“And to make a long story short, I bought the dress... and then...”]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  31. 30. Dumb Belle
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. On Target!
    Archie
  33. 32. Asleep In The Deep
    Jughead
  34. 33. A Lovelier You!
  35. 34. Tropical Heat Rave
    Reggie
  36. 35. Tale Of Woe
    Archie
  37. 36. Sell Me Pretty Maiden!
    Li'l Jinx
  38. 37. [“Betty, I assure you my choreographic abilities are of peerless quality!”]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  39. 38. Diamond Doings
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. Canoe Caper!
    Archie
  41. 40. Bedside Manner
    Betty and Veronica
  42. 41. Monster Coloring Page
  43. 42. ["It's a brand new Archie Annual jam packed with 160 pages in full color!"]
    Archie
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
  45. 44. ["Fantastic!"]
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Luke A.
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