(February 1998)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price:
1.95 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Barcode:
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Editing:
Nanci Dakesian; 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)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle

Take A Break With A Kit Kat Bar (Table of Contents)

Kit Kat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Characters:
harried family of four
Synopsis:
Family is stressed-out at an amusement park.

Indexer Notes

Constructed like a MAD Magazine Fold-In. Printed on inside front cover.

Ram Jam (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher
Pencils:
Bill Golliher
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Frank Gagliardo
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; a ram (Central High mascott); Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead's Aunt Sylvia; Mrs. Jones?
Synopsis:
Archie steals the Central High ram, but it runs off with Jughead holding the rope after crashing Archie's mom's party.

Jughead's Gag Bag (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Rex (a dog)
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead discuss finding a job.

A Natural Talent (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Hal Smith
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; talent show representative
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie make a bet on who can win a talent show, and Archie wins with a pratfall comedy act.

Call of The Wild (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Ann; Sally
Synopsis:
Betty and Jughead help Archie escape the tyranny of cell phone monitoring by Veronica.

Change of Heart (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hubert Von Wartendyke; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie is worried about Veronica's houseguest stealing her heart, but he is a health nut causing Veronica to ask for a resuce from him.

Reform Storm (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis:
Archie promises to turn over a new leaf, but his good intentions cause so much havoc that Mr. Weatherbee asks him to just go back to normal.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprinting in Archie & Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #27.

Miss Beazly's Gag Bag (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Miss Beazly; former student of Miss Beazly
Synopsis:
Miss Beazly meets a former student who is a cook at a diner.

[Piney] Chapter 1, Return of The Tree (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Piney (pine tree); Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Smithers; Archie Andrews; postal service employees; Mrs. Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mrs. Donaldson; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Christmas season stress and mishaps for Archie and the gang as seen by Piney at the Lodge house.

Indexer Notes

This chapter is followed by "Chapter 2, Tree's Company", "Chapter 3, Simply Tree-Mendous", and "Chapter 4, A Tree For All Seasons."

[Piney] Chapter 2, Tree's Company (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Piney (pine tree); Archie Andrews; postal service employees (Ben; Ralph); Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Big Ethel Muggs (cameo); Moose Mason (cameo); Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
Archie's holiday job at the post office is to answer letters to Santa and he enlists the rest of the gang to help.

Indexer Notes

This chapter is preceeded by "Chapter 1, Return of The Tree", and followed by "Chapter 3, Simply Tree-Mendous", and "Chapter 4, A Tree For All Seasons."

[Piney] Chapter 3, Simply Tree-Mendous (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Dilton Doily; Mr. Svenson; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Big Ethel Muggs (cameo); Moose Mason (cameo); Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Pop Tate (cameo); Midge Klump (cameo); Piney (a pine tree)
Synopsis:
Archie and the gang set to planning a big Christmas event for all the people who wrote letters to Santa.

Indexer Notes

This chapter is preceeded by "Chapter 1, Return of The Tree", and "Chapter 2, Tree's Company", and followed by "Chapter 4, A Tree For All Seasons."

[Piney] Chapter 4, A Tree For All Seasons (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Big Ethel Muggs; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily; Piney (a pine tree); Christmas party attendees
Synopsis:
The big Christmas event comes together even better than anyone had anticipated.

Indexer Notes

This chapter is preceeded by "Chapter 1, Return of The Tree", "Chapter 2, Tree's Company", and "Chapter 3, Simply Tree-Mendous."

That Way Out Sound (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
The Archies (Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones); Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge is showing off a special safe he had installed and is accidentally locked in with the only tuning fork that produces the sound to unlock the safe. But The Archies play until they recreate the right sound to free him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #249, no credits listed in this digest.

Betty's Pin Up (Table of Contents)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty gets Archie alone at the top row of the football stadium.

Wishful Thinking (Table of Contents)

Sabrina The Teenage Witch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Sabrina; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Sabrina grants a few wishes to celebrate her birthday.
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Fan Fare (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Joe Kuddly (on posters and TV)
Synopsis:
Betty is so engrossed with football star Joe Kuddly that Archie joins an anti-football club for company.

Earth's Last Line of Defense... (Table of Contents)

The Mighty Crusaders / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Shield; Jaguar; Steel Sterling; The Fly; Fly Girl; Captain Flag; The Comet; Firefly; The Fox; Bob Phantom; The Black Hood; The Wizard; The Hangman; The Web; Fireball; Black Jack; Mr. Justice; Inferno

Indexer Notes

Each character merely says "Hi" and gives their name.

Editor's Notebook (Table of Contents)

Editor's Notebook / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Victor Gorelick
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

A question and answer forum with a background illustration.

Up For Grabs (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate (cameo)
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica both scheme to get Archie to invite one of them to a dance, but he finally tells them he'll be out of town that day.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #209.

Gimmie Shelter (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; a group of orphans; Smithers; Gaston
Synopsis:
On his way to Veronica's, Archie comes across a broken-down bus from the Riverdale Boy's Home, so he takes the kids to Veronica's. Mr. Lodge just wants the get rid of the kids, so he buys them a new bus and fixes up the Boy's Home.

Brassie Lassy (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie proves to be too clumsy as a ski instructor.

Just Imagine (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie get caught up acting out his various school lessons in history, literature, etc. until Veronica slugs him after he delivers a "Rhett Butler" line.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #36.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Archie
  2. 1. Take A Break With A Kit Kat Bar
    Kit Kat
  3. 2. Ram Jam
    Archie
  4. 3. Jughead's Gag Bag
    Jughead
  5. 4. A Natural Talent
    Archie
  6. 5. Call of The Wild
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Change of Heart
    Archie
  8. 7. Reform Storm
    Mr. Weatherbee
  9. 8. Miss Beazly's Gag Bag
    Miss Beazly
  10. 9. [Piney] Chapter 1, Return of The Tree
    Archie
  11. 10. [Piney] Chapter 2, Tree's Company
    Archie
  12. 11. [Piney] Chapter 3, Simply Tree-Mendous
    Archie
  13. 12. [Piney] Chapter 4, A Tree For All Seasons
    Archie
  14. 13. That Way Out Sound
    Archie
  15. 14. Betty's Pin Up
    Betty
  16. 15. Wishful Thinking
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  17. 16. Fan Fare
    Archie
  18. 17. Earth's Last Line of Defense...
    The Mighty Crusaders
  19. 18. Editor's Notebook
    Editor's Notebook
  20. 19. Up For Grabs
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Gimmie Shelter
    Archie
  22. 21. Brassie Lassy
    Archie
  23. 22. Just Imagine
    Archie
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  • Donald Dale Milne
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