(July 1993)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price:
1.50 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
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Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
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Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
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Editing:
Nanci Tsetsekas; Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard US digest size
Paper Stock:
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

ISSN 1059-1907


[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper

Shoe Shoe, Baby (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey
Inks:
Rex Lindsey
Colors:
Barry Grossman; Rex Lindsey
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Sexy Susie; Diane; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Reggie tries to scam Jughead out of $10 with a fake famous horseshoe, but Jughead turns the tables and gets $50 from Reggie.

Spat Chat (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veroica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica try to stop an argument they are having, but remembering the cause gets them started again.

Milking It! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Li'l Jinx's father
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx has a creative answer for a homework question.

It's In The Stars (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Big Ethel Muggs; Pop Tate (cameo); Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; the Baxter twins; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty tries to follow a horoscope but seems to get bad results until Archie appolgizes for ignoring her.

Sly Guy (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead tricks Dilton to win a chess match.
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Wag Gag (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews (cameo); Big Ethel Muggs (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo)
Synopsis:
Jughead insults Veronica's cooking.
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Blooming Beauties (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Richard Pietrzyk
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Genre:
humor; fashion
Characters:
Katy Keene; Mrs. Van Meer; Baron John Von Laren; Lucki Lorelei; Flowera Potts; Gloria Granbilt
Synopsis:
Flowera tries to wreck a fashion show because it was held at her neighbor's estate instead of hers, but fails.

Indexer Notes

Fashions submitted by: Amber Chester; Heather Shannon; Margaux Butardo; Courtney Cowan; Jenna Filippi; Lauren Quagliaroli; Reagan Toler; Charles Ventura; Inez O. Diaz; Lynn Shoemaker

Canadian Snaps (Table of Contents)

Archie and The Gang / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Dilton Doily; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Photos with captions, of Archie and the gang visiting Canada.

A Real Foul Ball (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Carew; unnamed Riverdale police officer; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Stan; unnamed thieves
Synopsis:
Thieves in the neighborhood break a window with kids' sports balls and rob the house while the owner chases the kids, but Archie stops them when they try to rob the Lodge home.

[The Judge] (Table of Contents)

Little Veronica & Little Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Veronica; Little Archie; a dog
Synopsis:
Little Archie accidently hits a ball at Little Veronica, so she throws it into a yard guarded by Killer. However, the owner has replaced Killer with a nicer dog and Little Veronica gets angry that it likes Little Archie.

You Can Make A Difference! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; non-fiction; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Reminder that Romaine Lettuce has more Vitamin A than Iceberg Lettuce.

Litter Titter (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Moose believe a cat broke a No Littering law when it had kittens.

Request Jest (Table of Contents)

Dilton / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Dilton uses too large a vocabulary when asking a girl for a dance.

Fashion Passion (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis:
Sabrina tells her aunts that their fashion sense is too 1600's, but when they try current fashion they look even more ridiculous, so Sabrina fools them back into their old clothes.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprinting of this story in Betty and Veronica Double Digest #200.

Tell Us About Recycling PET Plastic Containers (Table of Contents)

Archie And The Gang / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Recycling Pete
Synopsis:
Archie exhorts you to recycle PET drink containers, and Recycling Pete lists an address for free stickers.

Conversation Frustation (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie can't get his two cents worth into a conversation with the girls, so he lays two pennies on the table.

The Song Is You (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Pop Tate (cameo); Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper (cameo); music teacher
Synopsis:
For a music class assignment, Archie must write a song about Midge and Moose must write one about Veronica. Archie complains about the task, so Moose switches songs with him.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #29.

Stress Struck (Table of Contents)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Big Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy (cameo); Pop Tate (cameo); Midge Klump; Roger; Moose Mason; Mrs. Cooper; Mr. Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty describes other people's stress and how easy her life is, and finds her stress is worrying about something coming along to mess it up.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the credits printed in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #228.

Twin Din (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Mrs. Jones; Mr. Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead's mom sends Hot Dog to wake Jughead, but the dog goes to sleep instead.
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Wag Gag (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie gets a doggie bag at a restaurant...for Jughead waiting outside.
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Player Plight (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jim; Coach Cleats
Synopsis:
The coach tells Archie he has to cut Jim from the team and Archie argues so well to keep Jim that the coach tells Archie its either Jim or him.
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Todays Kids (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie is caught behind a traffic accident and is late coming home, while his parents worry about him.

Indexer Notes

Includes a flashback to when Archie's parents were much younger.

The Ups And Downs Of Life (Table of Contents)

Archie 1 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie 1; Betty 1; Veronica 1; Betty 1; Reggie 1
Synopsis:
Archie invents a ladder but Reggie steals it and strands Archie and the rest of the gang in a high cave while using the ladder as a bridge.

Indexer Notes

This story features the caveman versions of the Archie characters.

Sub Snub (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Big Ethel Muggs; Hot Dog
Synopsis:
Big Ethel has invited Jughead to a party but he feigns sickness, so Big Ethel asks him to send a substitute and he sends Hot Dog.

Praise Daze (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie faints when praised by Mr. Weatherbee.
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Up the Creek (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; unnamed fisherman
Synopsis:
While canoeing a river, Veronica capsizes the canoe to get the attention of a fisherman because she wants some male company. But when she is invited for lunch if she cleans his fish, she goes back to canoeing with Betty.

Fans Want Archie In Their Local Newspaper (Table of Contents)

Editor's Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Victor Gorelick
Pencils:
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Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Robin
Synopsis:
The editor tells readers how to ask for the Archie comic strip to be added to their local newspapers.
Keywords:
editorial

Indexer Notes

Editorial with a small copy of an Archie newspaper comic strip.

Beatnick Beach Bash (Table of Contents)

The Mighty Archie Art Players / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; satire-parody; teen
Characters:
The Surf Tones (Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doily; Jughead Jones [as The Big Kahuna]); The Devil Dragsters (Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump); Betty Cooper [as The Singing Teen Sensation]
Synopsis:
The Devil Dragsters challenge the Surf Tones to a surfing contest to establish the summer's use of Beatnick Beach, with the Surf tones winning.

Indexer Notes

Parody of 1960's beach movies.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Archie
  2. 1. Shoe Shoe, Baby
    Jughead
  3. 2. Spat Chat
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Milking It!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. It's In The Stars
    Betty
  6. 5. Sly Guy
    Jughead
  7. 6. Wag Gag
    Jughead
  8. 7. Blooming Beauties
    Katy Keene
  9. 8. Canadian Snaps
    Archie and The Gang
  10. 9. A Real Foul Ball
    Archie
  11. 10. [The Judge]
    Little Veronica & Little Archie
  12. 11. You Can Make A Difference!
    Jughead
  13. 12. Litter Titter
    Moose
  14. 13. Request Jest
    Dilton
  15. 14. Fashion Passion
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  16. 15. Tell Us About Recycling PET Plastic Containers
    Archie And The Gang
  17. 16. Conversation Frustation
    Archie
  18. 17. The Song Is You
    Archie
  19. 18. Stress Struck
    Betty's Diary
  20. 19. Twin Din
    Jughead
  21. 20. Wag Gag
    Jughead
  22. 21. Player Plight
    Archie
  23. 22. Todays Kids
    Archie
  24. 23. The Ups And Downs Of Life
    Archie 1
  25. 24. Sub Snub
    Jughead
  26. 25. Praise Daze
    Mr. Weatherbee
  27. 26. Up the Creek
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. Fans Want Archie In Their Local Newspaper
    Editor's Notebook
  29. 28. Beatnick Beach Bash
    The Mighty Archie Art Players
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Donald Dale Milne