(September 1984)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Pages:
132 ?
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bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
0271000699754
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard US digest size
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

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Non-standard barcode.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen

Ocean Motion (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge needs a third person to crew for the boat race.

Parched Archie! (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

["Come on, Jughead, Let's box!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen

Indexer Notes

Reprinted from Archie daily comic strip.

Fairway Fool (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Synopsis:
Mr Weatherbee is doing horrible at a golf game, until Archie volunteers to caddy.

Live And Learn (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica are upset by Archie and Reggie's violence in sports.

Puzzles That Are All Wet (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

My Case Rests (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe
Synopsis:
Mr. Smythe tells Bingo to set up a hammock.
Reprints:

Ban The Body (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Cousin Ambrose; Della The Head Witch
Synopsis:
Hilda disapproves of Sabrina's bikini and uses her magic to keep the girl from wearing it. Then Hilda gets a dose of her own medicine.
Reprints:

Silly Dilly (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Betty can't wait to pass on the gossip Ethel told her
Reprints:

A Friend In Need (Table of Contents)

Big Moose / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Synopsis:
Big Moose is trying to find someone to show his new calculator wrist watch.

["Archie! They're displaying small craft warnings today!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen

Busy Signal (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; Li'l Jinx's father
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx gets in trouble for not hanging up the phone when she is done.
Reprints:
  • from ?

I Wanna Hold Your Hand (Table of Contents)

Jughead and Ethel with Sabrina / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Jughead Jones; Big Ethel Muggs; Sabrina; Big Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ambrose
Reprints:

Bright Outlook? (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Hike Tyke (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Moose and the junior campers he's in charge of get lost on a hike.
Reprints:

Wanted Man (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Uncle Herman; Willie Wilkin; Mrs. Wilkin; Rebel
Synopsis:
After Mr. Smythe is heard yelling "Oh, dad blast the dad blasted dad blast," everyone yells at Uncle Herman for getting Mr. Smythe mad. Herman decides he's not wanted in the Wilkin home.
Reprints:

A Ride To Doom (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Little Betty Cooper; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Little Archie saves the day when the bus to the away baseball game gets stuck in a puddle.
Reprints:
  • from The Adventures of Little Archie (Archie, 1959 series) #120

["Wow! This boat is fast!"] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica Pinup / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Reprints:
Keywords:
water skiing

The Eyes Have It (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Leroy
Reprints:

Luck Be A Lady (Table of Contents)

Sabrina The Tennage Witch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gus Lemoine
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Sabrina and Salem are bad luck to Reggie.

["I was so thrilled ..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edna Edwards ? [as Josie]
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Indexer Notes

advice column with letters from K.M, B.W., L.F. and G.M.

["Mary! With this vibrating belt I can finally reduce!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews

Indexer Notes

reprint from Archie daily newspaper strip.

Whistle Bait (Table of Contents)

B.E.T.T.Y. as The Girl From R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E. / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor; adventure
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; The Whistler
Synopsis:
The latest C.R.U.S.H. villain is The Whistler, a permanently puckered baddie whose whistles can control minds and shatter eardrums.
Reprints:
Keywords:
spies

["What say, Arch --"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Big Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

What A Boy (Table of Contents)

Pipsqueak / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Lardner
Pencils:
Walt Lardner
Inks:
Walt Lardner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Walt Lardner

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Pipsqueak; Pooch
Reprints:
  • from ?

Up And At 'Em (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Synopsis:
Bingo gets permission to wake up Samantha's father.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Get happy (Table of Contents)

That Cute Little Witch Litte Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Everybody changes personalities.

Mum's the Word (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe
Synopsis:
Mr. Smythe complains that today's generation has no gumption or backbone, but then Bingo saves his life.
Reprints:

That Takes The Cake (Table of Contents)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Gus LeMoine
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis:
Alexandra hints that she'd like something for her birthday.
Reprints:

The Stray (Table of Contents)

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

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

Frivolous Fashion (Table of Contents)

Kathy Keene / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

["Betty, I can't stand it when you drive!"] (Table of Contents)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Greg LeMoine ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Reprints:
  • from ?

Write On! (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:
Jinx is writing a letter.

The Ghostly Guardian (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis:
The gang visits an old rock-bound house the Cabots have purchased in Maine. They discover that an old chest leads to a secret cave beneath the house, which may contain old pirate treasure, but also contains many deadly booby traps.
Reprints:

["Aunt Josie -- what's the color of the sky?"] (Table of Contents)

Josie Pinup / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

It's a Smash (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Tough Teddy; Buddy Drumhead
Synopsis:
Mr. Smythe suspects that Buddy is the one who broke his window.
Reprints:

Weight Fate (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Synopsis:
At the beach, Archie tries to get Mr. Weatherbee doing exercises to lose weight.

Fill It Up! (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:
Jinx is selling Lemonade, and Greg tells her how she can sell more.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Suits Me (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Synopsis:
Archie likes the polka-dot swimsuit.
Reprints:

["Would you like a cheeseburger before we walk home?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Reprints:
  • from Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 1960.06.18 [Montana signature removed]

Indexer Notes

Veronica's address is given as 204 Park Lane.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jughead
  2. 1. Ocean Motion
    Archie
  3. 2. Parched Archie!
  4. 3. ["Come on, Jughead, Let's box!"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  5. 4. Fairway Fool
    Archie
  6. 5. Live And Learn
    Betty And Veronica
  7. 6. Puzzles That Are All Wet
  8. 7. My Case Rests
    That Wilkin Boy
  9. 8. Ban The Body
    Sabrina
  10. 9. Silly Dilly
    Betty
  11. 10. A Friend In Need
    Big Moose
  12. 11. ["Archie! They're displaying small craft warnings today!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  13. 12. Busy Signal
    Li'l Jinx
  14. 13. I Wanna Hold Your Hand
    Jughead and Ethel with Sabrina
  15. 14. Bright Outlook?
  16. 15. Hike Tyke
    Big Moose
  17. 16. Wanted Man
    That Wilkin Boy
  18. 17. A Ride To Doom
    Little Archie
  19. 18. ["Wow! This boat is fast!"]
    Betty and Veronica Pinup
  20. 19. The Eyes Have It
  21. 20. Luck Be A Lady
    Sabrina The Tennage Witch
  22. 21. ["I was so thrilled ..."]
    Dear Josie
  23. 22. ["Mary! With this vibrating belt I can finally reduce!"]
    Archie's Mom's Gag Bag
  24. 23. Whistle Bait
    B.E.T.T.Y. as The Girl From R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E.
  25. 24. ["What say, Arch --"]
    Big Moose Pinup
  26. 25. What A Boy
    Pipsqueak
  27. 26. Up And At 'Em
    That Wilkin Boy
  28. 27. Get happy
    That Cute Little Witch Litte Sabrina
  29. 28. Mum's the Word
    That Wilkin Boy
  30. 29. That Takes The Cake
    Josie and the Pussycats
  31. 30. The Stray
    Katy Keene
  32. 31. Frivolous Fashion
    Kathy Keene
  33. 32. ["Betty, I can't stand it when you drive!"]
    Betty's Diary
  34. 33. Write On!
    Li'l Jinx
  35. 34. The Ghostly Guardian
    Josie
  36. 35. ["Aunt Josie -- what's the color of the sky?"]
    Josie Pinup
  37. 36. It's a Smash
    That Wilkin Boy
  38. 37. Weight Fate
    Archie
  39. 38. Fill It Up!
    Li'l Jinx
  40. 39. Suits Me
    Betty And Veronica
  41. 40. ["Would you like a cheeseburger before we walk home?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Merlin Haas
  • Edgar Loftin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Donald Dale Milne