(July 1984)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
132
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
0271000699753
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard US digest size
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

non-standard barcode


[The Wind Section] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen

A Day In the Life Of Some Fools! (Table of Contents)

Archie 1 / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
he gang search for something to occupy their free time, since it's prehistoric times and nothing of interest has been invented yet.
Reprints:

Archie - Ten Gallon Hat (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

["Some friends of mine are coming over tonight, Daddy!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen

Indexer Notes

daily Archie comic strip

Letter Perfect (Table of Contents)

Big Moose / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley ?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Hartley ?

Genre:
humor; teen
Synopsis:
Big Moose has a broke typewriter.

Just A Few Words (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Surprize (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; children
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx is selling raffle tickets for her club.

Love, Your Magic Spell is Everywhere! ---Well, almost! (Table of Contents)

Big Ethel And Sabrina / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley ?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Al Hartley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Synopsis:
Big Ethel knows she is funny looking, which is why she can't get a date. Sabrina gives her a magic locket to help her find love.

Muscle Tussle (Table of Contents)

Teddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Tough Teddy; Sampson Smythe
Synopsis:
Mr. Smythe compliments Teddy on being in good shape.
Reprints:

A Thin Answer (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Synopsis:
Big Moose knows what makes the Leaning Tower of Pisa lean.

Halfies! (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
Synopsis:
Lil Jinx finds a quarter.

Grizzly Roundup (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

The Planet Of Nod (Table of Contents)

Josie And The Pussycat's Adventures / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Feature is listed with a singular "Pussycat"s" rather than "Pussycats'".

["Moose, you didn't answer one question right ..."] (Table of Contents)

Big Moose Pinup / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Tired Money (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; children
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx is too tired to pick up her toys.

When You Wish Upon A Star (Table of Contents)

Archie With Sabrina The Teenage Witch / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Sabrina; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Seeing how despondent Archie is over being broke and dateless, Sabrina grants him three wishes. Naturally he manages to misuse the third one.
Reprints:
Keywords:
supernatural

Pain in the Rain (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty admires Ronnie's great collection of raincoats.
Reprints:

[I have a real dreamy boyfriend"] (Table of Contents)

Dear Betty / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

advice column.

["Hey, Chubby!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Synopsis:
Mr Weatherbee can't be in two places at one time.

Indexer Notes

reprint from Archie daily newspaper strip.

The Generation Gap (Table of Contents)

The Archies / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
The Archies need a place to practice.

Indexer Notes

Mr. Cooper is a druggist in this story, and Mr. Mantle the owner of the Riverdale Clarion newspaper.

A Short Short (Table of Contents)

Arch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Synopsis:
the word "mini" has been added to the English language.

Flight of Fancy (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Synopsis:
Moose's first trip in an airplane.
Reprints:

Miss-Taken Identity (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Moore ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Reprints:

Some Changes Made (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Willie Wilkin; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe
Synopsis:
A snooty interior decorator comes over and tells Mr. Wilkin that everything in his house will have to go, much to Mr. Smythe's amusement.
Reprints:

The Latest (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
G. LeMoine ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Archie's medallion is groovy, but Jughead's medallion is chocolate.

A Raftin' I Will Go! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Synopsis:
School is out, and Little Archie and Little Jughead have a raft.

["This is my favorite hole..."] (Table of Contents)

Betty & Veronica's Pinup / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Ball Call (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Reprints:

It's a Tie! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva
Job Number:
humor; teen

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis:
After finding a tie in the Cockamamie Box, Archie and Mr. Weatherbee recall the story behind it.
Reprints:

["Oh Oh ..."] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
K.O. falls for the old newspaper gag.

["Mary, I admire your thriftiness."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen

Indexer Notes

reprinted from Archie daily newspaper strip

Bored Silly (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Miss Haggly; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Midge; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Miss Beazley
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy is getting bored with grading papers, so Miss Haggly takes her to the school cafeteria.
Reprints:

["Will it be Ok, Miss Haggly?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Miss Haggly
Synopsis:
Miss Haggly talks to plants.

Indexer Notes

reprinted from Archie daily newspaper strip.

Speed Breed (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Synopsis:
Dilton has invented a new super jet fuel, and Archie needs fuel.
Keywords:
Bonneville Salt Flats; Utah

["I just called for Miss Grundy."] (Table of Contents)

Mr Weatherbee The Principal's Pinup / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Is Betty's mini-dress too short?
Keywords:
mini-skirt

Indexer Notes

While called a "mini dress", Betty is actually wearing a mini-skirt.

Help Wanted (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Big Ethel; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Big Ethel has applied for a job, and they want to know if her punctuation was good.

Down Memory Lane (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
To escape Veronica's wrath after standing her up for a date, Archie deliberately runs into a wall and fakes having amnesia.
Reprints:

Alley Tally (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Mr Weatherbee takes his frustrations out, while bowling.

Archie Hedge Maze (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

It's No Treat (Table of Contents)

LiL Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Li'l Jinx's dad
Synopsis:
During punishment, one question tortures Jinx above all else.
Reprints:

["Hi Ronnie! How was your trip to England?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
The latest fad in England is buying 2nd hand American Clothes in English shops.

Indexer Notes

reprinted from an Archie daily newspaper strip.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Wind Section]
    Archie
  2. 1. A Day In the Life Of Some Fools!
    Archie 1
  3. 2. Archie - Ten Gallon Hat
  4. 3. ["Some friends of mine are coming over tonight, Daddy!"]
    Veronica's Gag Bag
  5. 4. Letter Perfect
    Big Moose
  6. 5. Just A Few Words
  7. 6. Surprize
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Love, Your Magic Spell is Everywhere! ---Well, almost!
    Big Ethel And Sabrina
  9. 8. Muscle Tussle
    Teddy
  10. 9. A Thin Answer
    Big Moose
  11. 10. Halfies!
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. Grizzly Roundup
    Katy Keene
  13. 12. The Planet Of Nod
    Josie And The Pussycat's Adventures
  14. 13. ["Moose, you didn't answer one question right ..."]
    Big Moose Pinup
  15. 14. Tired Money
    Li'l Jinx
  16. 15. When You Wish Upon A Star
    Archie With Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  17. 16. Pain in the Rain
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. [I have a real dreamy boyfriend"]
    Dear Betty
  19. 18. ["Hey, Chubby!"]
    Miss Beazly's Gag Bag
  20. 19. The Generation Gap
    The Archies
  21. 20. A Short Short
    Arch
  22. 21. Flight of Fancy
    Moose
  23. 22. Miss-Taken Identity
    Reggie
  24. 23. Some Changes Made
    That Wilkin Boy
  25. 24. The Latest
    Jughead
  26. 25. A Raftin' I Will Go!
    Little Archie
  27. 26. ["This is my favorite hole..."]
    Betty & Veronica's Pinup
  28. 27. Ball Call
    Veronica
  29. 28. It's a Tie!
    Archie
  30. 29. ["Oh Oh ..."]
    Katy Keene
  31. 30. ["Mary, I admire your thriftiness."]
    Archie's Pop Gag Bag
  32. 31. Bored Silly
    Archie
  33. 32. ["Will it be Ok, Miss Haggly?"]
    Miss Grundy Gag Bag
  34. 33. Speed Breed
    Archie
  35. 34. ["I just called for Miss Grundy."]
    Mr Weatherbee The Principal's Pinup
  36. 35. Help Wanted
    Big Ethel
  37. 36. Down Memory Lane
    Betty And Veronica
  38. 37. Alley Tally
    Mr. Weatherbee
  39. 38. Archie Hedge Maze
  40. 39. It's No Treat
    LiL Jinx
  41. 40. ["Hi Ronnie! How was your trip to England?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Donald Dale Milne