(March 1982)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price:
0.95 USD
Pages:
132
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Barcode:
0271000699739
Editing:
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard US digest size
Paper Stock:
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Of course I'm paying attention, Dad"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed); Bill Woggon (Katy Keene figure)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo (signed); ? (Katy Keene figure)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Josie McCoy [inset]; Katy Keene [inset]; Sabrina [inset] Salem [inset]

The Champion (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Mary lights into Fred after he criticizes the music Archie likes to listen to.

An Evening To Remember (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
After embarrassing Veronica by asking her to split the check at a restaurant, Archie finds himself on the outs.

Gift Rapped (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Tale of the Tiger (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Winter Wonderland (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Salem
Synopsis:
Sabrina uses her magic in various ways when she joins her friends for some winter fun.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The author mistakenly refers to Salem as "she".

Bad Performance (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Ghostly Riddles (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie's fun fact about diamonds isn't the same as Veronica's.
Reprints:
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

My Gain Is Your Loss (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Discovery (Table of Contents)

Mr. Flutesnoot / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Mr. Svenson Gag Bag (Table of Contents)

Svenson the janitor / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Svenson the janitor; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Svenson has a message that he can't get to Mr. Weatherbee in time.
Reprints:
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Around the Whirl (Table of Contents)

Pop Tate / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Horse of Portugal (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Article on a breed of horse native to Portugal.

Where the Action Is (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dexter Taylor
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor
Inks:
Dexter Taylor
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Little Archie asks Jughead for money and expects an honest answer.

The Cooking Lesson (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
Reprints:

Li'l Jinx Quiz (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Messin Lesson (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Reprints:

[The Thread Picker] (Table of Contents)

Sabrina Tricks / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Snow Glow (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead and Archie hate the snow until Betty brings up a benefit of the snowfall.

["I hate to do this"] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks:
Hazel Marten
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Kathryn Bill

Genre:
humor; fashion
Characters:
Katy Keene; Errol Swoon; Danny O'Connel; Sis; K.O Kelly; Randy Van Ronson; Chubby
Synopsis:
As a publicity ploy, the studio sets Katy up with a dinner date with Errol Swoon, a fact that doesn't please K.O. or Randy in the least.

Once Upon a Mattress (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (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:
Hap will read Jinx a bedtime story once Jinx stops bouncing off the bed.

Torrid Text (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie James; Melody Valentine; Pepper; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis:
Pepper accidentally gives Alexander the wrong notebook and the girls must retrieve it before their intimate secrets are all compromised.
Reprints:

A Coal Goal (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Oh, Say Can You Ski? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

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

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead gives Archie a movie recommendation.
Reprints:
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Young In Heart (Table of Contents)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Haggly; Prof. Flutesnoot; Svenson the janitor
Synopsis:
Stung by criticism that her look is outdated and unattractive, Miss Grundy tries a more contemporary look, then immediately fears being laughed at.

Moon Madness (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; Major Heddache
Synopsis:
Super Duck demonstrates a new jet engine he invented for the military.

[Big Moose Gag Bag] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Moose tells Reggie a vending machine is broken.
Reprints:
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

What's In a Name (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Sounding Off (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pop / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Icecapades (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Irritated that Reggie's prowess at barrel-jumping has impressed Betty and Veronica, Archie decides to jump one extra, with disastrous results.

Cold Day in July (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Alice Cooper
Synopsis:
Even Veronica becomes incensed by the cavalier manner in which Archie treats Betty and insists he take her out. But when Archie shows up for the date, Betty is so ecstatic that she becomes her own worst enemy.

The Key To the Problem (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Aid (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (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:
Hap tries to treat Jinx's injured knee. But first he must deal with her shrill screaming.

Bubble Trouble (Table of Contents)

The Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper]; The Rock Critic; Little Harry
Synopsis:
The Archies are dismissed by an influential music publication as "bubblegum". The critic suggests they attend a Little Harry concert to learn what real rock is. But Little Harry is more of a fan than anyone suspects.

Explanation Fascination (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Dark Lark (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Knuckle Chuckle (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

[Reggie Gag Bag] (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Prof. Flutesnoot
Synopsis:
Reggie gets a shot in on a visiting Russian exchange student.
Reprints:
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Of course I'm paying attention, Dad"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Champion
    Archie
  3. 2. An Evening To Remember
    Archie
  4. 3. Gift Rapped
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Tale of the Tiger
    Archie
  6. 5. Winter Wonderland
    Archie
  7. 6. Bad Performance
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Ghostly Riddles
    Sabrina
  9. 8. [Archie's Gag Bag]
    Archie
  10. 9. My Gain Is Your Loss
    Mr. Weatherbee
  11. 10. The Discovery
    Mr. Flutesnoot
  12. 11. Mr. Svenson Gag Bag
    Svenson the janitor
  13. 12. Around the Whirl
    Pop Tate
  14. 13. The Horse of Portugal
  15. 14. Where the Action Is
    Little Archie
  16. 15. The Cooking Lesson
    Little Archie
  17. 16. Li'l Jinx Quiz
    Li'l Jinx
  18. 17. Messin Lesson
    Sabrina
  19. 18. [The Thread Picker]
    Sabrina Tricks
  20. 19. Snow Glow
    Jughead
  21. 20. ["I hate to do this"]
    Katy Keene
  22. 21. Once Upon a Mattress
    Li'l Jinx
  23. 22. Torrid Text
    Josie
  24. 23. A Coal Goal
    Li'l Jinx
  25. 24. Oh, Say Can You Ski?
    Coach Kleats
  26. 25. [Jughead's Gag Bag]
    Jughead
  27. 26. Young In Heart
    Miss Grundy
  28. 27. Moon Madness
    Super Duck
  29. 28. [Big Moose Gag Bag]
    Big Moose
  30. 29. What's In a Name
    Archie
  31. 30. Sounding Off
    Archie's Pop
  32. 31. Icecapades
    Archie
  33. 32. Cold Day in July
    Betty And Veronica
  34. 33. The Key To the Problem
    Archie
  35. 34. First Aid
    Li'l Jinx
  36. 35. Bubble Trouble
    The Archies
  37. 36. Explanation Fascination
    Big Moose
  38. 37. Dark Lark
    Archie
  39. 38. Knuckle Chuckle
    Reggie
  40. 39. [Reggie Gag Bag]
    Reggie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Dwayne Best
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Donald Dale Milne