(July 1979)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
132
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1979
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Barcode:
0271000699707
Editing:
Richard H. Goldwater
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard US digest size
Paper Stock:
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["I wonder if the weather is going to get warmer?"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Super Duck; Josie; Li'l Jinx; Bingo Wilkins; Sabrina Spellman

Doin' What's Natural (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
When Veronica spots Archie flirting with Betty, she immediately starts flirting with Reggie. This incurs the ire of Archie and when he goes to break it up, that act incurs the ire of Betty.

[Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly
Synopsis:
Miss Beazly's cafeteria supplies get all mixed up
Reprints:
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Changing Times (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Martin Epp
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
With Pop staring at a financial downturn that may force him to close, Archie and the guys offer to update the shop's look.
Reprints:

The Sleeve (Table of Contents)

Sammy the Whammy, Boy Magician / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Kresse
Pencils:
Bill Kresse
Inks:
Bill Kresse
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Kresse

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sammy
Synopsis:
Sammy pulls objects out of someone else's sleeve.

Like It Is, Baby (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

A Committee of One (Table of Contents)

Mrs. Lodge / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Mrs. Lodge is spending all her time heading up various committees and do-gooder causes. Mr. Lodge takes his family to the seaside to get away from fashionable causes, but Mrs. Lodge's curiosity almost gets them blown up by an old WWII shell on the beach.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

One of Mrs. Lodge's causes in the final panel is "Prune Fungus Week." The nonexistent disease "Prune Fungus" is a running gag in Bob Bolling's stories.

How Boring (Table of Contents)

Reggie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

[Archie's Pop's Gag Bag] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Fred is bargain-hunting at a fish market.
Reprints:
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Double Date (Table of Contents)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Reprints:

Sugar and Space (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction; teen
Reprints:

Candy Heart (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
?

Genre:
domestic; fashion
Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis; K.O. Kelly; Randy Van Ronson
Synopsis:
K.O. wins a Valentine heart of chocolates for Katy, even though he used Gloria's name to win.

[Mr. Lodge Gag Bag] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge is amused when Jughead falls in the pool, but not for long.
Reprints:
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Coachie At the Bat (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dexter Taylor
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor
Inks:
Dexter Taylor
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie; Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats; Hiram Lodge; Fang
Synopsis:
Little Archie has trouble operating the pitching machine Mr. Lodge gave his Little League team.

The Prisoner's Song (Table of Contents)

Super Duck / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Super Duck; Fauntleroy; Dirty Duck
Synopsis:
Super Duck's cousin, Dirty Duck, escapes from prison. But he runs into his cousin's love-starved spinster neighbor before he can exact his revenge.

[Miss Grundy Gag Bag] (Table of Contents)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Svenson the janitor; Miss Haggly
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy left her tropical plant in the boiler room too long.
Reprints:
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Cross Stitch (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Smithers the butler
Synopsis:
Veronica's attempt to sabotage the dress Betty made herself backfires when Archie prefers it with the stain.

No Respect (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Gus LeMoine
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Keep Cool Puzzle (Table of Contents)

Miss Grundy / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

[Betty's Gag Bag] (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie mistakes Betty's new fashion accessory for a bike chain.
Reprints:
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Growing Panes (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:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx keeps breaking windows while playing baseball.

Bookworm (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Professor Jughead Lectures On Mad Mad Medallions (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Professor Jughead explains the significance of various medallions.

[Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee tries to get Miss Beazly to improve the presentation of the cafeteria food.
Reprints:
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Inferno, the Fire Breather (Table of Contents)

The Web / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Martin Epp ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Web [John Raymond]; Inferno the Fire Breather; Rosie Raymond
Synopsis:
The Web stumbles onto a fellow super-hero seemingly robbing an art museum.

[Archie's Pop's Gag Bag] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Fred is sick and it's got Mary frazzled.
Reprints:
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Smart As an Ox (Table of Contents)

Linda and Laurie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Super Snooper (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead puts the touch on Archie, only to find that Archie's lost his wallet.
Reprints:

[Veronica's Gag Bag] (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead picks the wrong horse to go riding with Veronica and Archie.
Reprints:
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Master Plan (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:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx thinks she's hypnotized her father.

Polar Playmates (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Tribe Bribe (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie's latest prank on Archie, involving his playing Indian and Archie tied to a tree, ends up benefiting Betty and Veronica instead of him.

Josie Maze (Table of Contents)

Josie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I wonder if the weather is going to get warmer?"]
  2. 1. Doin' What's Natural
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. [Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag]
    Mr. Weatherbee
  4. 3. Changing Times
    Archie
  5. 4. The Sleeve
    Sammy the Whammy, Boy Magician
  6. 5. Like It Is, Baby
    Jughead
  7. 6. A Committee of One
    Mrs. Lodge
  8. 7. How Boring
    Reggie
  9. 8. [Archie's Pop's Gag Bag]
    Archie's Pop
  10. 9. Double Date
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  11. 10. Sugar and Space
    Josie
  12. 11. Candy Heart
    Katy Keene
  13. 12. [Mr. Lodge Gag Bag]
    Mr. Lodge
  14. 13. Coachie At the Bat
    Little Archie
  15. 14. The Prisoner's Song
    Super Duck
  16. 15. [Miss Grundy Gag Bag]
    Miss Grundy
  17. 16. Cross Stitch
    Betty
  18. 17. No Respect
    That Wilkin Boy
  19. 18. Keep Cool Puzzle
    Miss Grundy
  20. 19. [Betty's Gag Bag]
    Betty
  21. 20. Growing Panes
    Li'l Jinx
  22. 21. Bookworm
    Reggie
  23. 22. Professor Jughead Lectures On Mad Mad Medallions
    Professor Jughead
  24. 23. [Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag]
    Mr. Weatherbee
  25. 24. Inferno, the Fire Breather
    The Web
  26. 25. [Archie's Pop's Gag Bag]
    Archie's Pop
  27. 26. Smart As an Ox
    Linda and Laurie
  28. 27. Super Snooper
    Jughead
  29. 28. [Veronica's Gag Bag]
    Veronica
  30. 29. Master Plan
    Li'l Jinx
  31. 30. Polar Playmates
    Archie
  32. 31. Tribe Bribe
    Betty And Veronica
  33. 32. Josie Maze
    Josie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mike Nielsen
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