(January 2001)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price:
2.19 USD; 2.49 CAD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
8 times a year in Jan., Mar., May, Jun., Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec.
On-sale date:
2000-11-07
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
07189646852662
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard US digest size
Paper Stock:
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from promo in Archie's Double Digest # 121.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews

[Why I instituted family game night] (Table of Contents)

Parker Brothers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Parker Brothers board games.

Field Tripped! (Table of Contents)

Archie & the Gang / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Frank Gagliardo (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
The class goes on a field trip, but Veronica falls asleep on the bus and ends up lost.
Reprints:

At Your Service (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
When the butler is away, Mr. Lodge hires Moose to temporarily fill the position.
Reprints:

[It's a candy thing!] (Table of Contents)

P.J. Swizzle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Plane Crazy (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Doug Crane
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Flutesnoot; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee is suddenly inundated by paper airplanes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

["What do the planets have in store for little ol' me?"] (Table of Contents)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the names of planets puzzle.

Jazz Babies Of the 1920's (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rex W. Lindsey
Inks:
Rex W. Lindsey
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Rex W. Lindsey

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica, recast as '20s era flappers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing. The signature has been removed in this printing.

[Who says girls can't save the world?] (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for various Sabrina TV show merchandise.

Party Pooper (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis:
Sabrina stands out at Aunt Hilda's party.

Operation Preparation (Table of Contents)

Jughad / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The almanac predicts a very harsh winter.

Cool Reception (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Doug Crane
Inks:
Mark Brewer
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Coach Gaines; Matt; Mel
Synopsis:
The coach of the Riverdale boys hockey team asks Betty to play goalie for them, which doesn't set well with some of the other members of the team.
Reprints:
Keywords:
hockey

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Nag Gag (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Reggie tries to convince Archie that Pop Tate's burgers have horse meat in them.

Indexer Notes

Might be from Reggie's Wise Guy Jokes (Archie, 1968 series) #16 but needs confirmation.

Rain Refrain (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis:
Sabrina uses her powers to bring animals in out of the rain.

[A Well-Rounded Woman] (Table of Contents)

Ms. Pac-Man / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene's Friends / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Katy Keene

Indexer Notes

Listing of names of letter writers that are recognized as Friends of Katy Keene.

Game Plan (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Sean Murphey
Inks:
Pat Kennedy
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Jughead wins a bet with Reggie on a football game.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Family Game Night] (Table of Contents)

Parker Brothers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Parker Brothers board games.

The Winds Of War (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Svenson the janitor; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead's attempts to clean the front hall at school do more harm than good.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

["Help Betty find all these different types of movies in the word find below!"] (Table of Contents)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Word find puzzle.

["You can leave the price tags..."] (Table of Contents)

Veronica Pin-Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

[Do you have what it takes to face the wall?] (Table of Contents)

Pokemon / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for a Pokemon video game.

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for the various Archie digests on sale this month.

Spelling Bee (Table of Contents)

Dilton / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Dilton Doiley

Indexer Notes

Circle the correctly spelled words puzzle.

Holi-Dazed & Confused (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent
Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Sabrina Spellman; Della the head witch; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Eyeda; Cleara; Santa Claus; Father Time
Synopsis:
As punishment for Sabrina's overzealous celebration of Earth holidays, Della transports all of Sabrina's friends back in time with no memory of their previous lives.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Christmas; Native Americans; New Year's Eve; Pilgrims; Thanksgiving

Indexer Notes

Part Two: When Cows Fly
Party Three; You Got the Time?

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #217, no credits listed in this digest.

[Get caught up in the magic] (Table of Contents)

Archway / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Sabrina themed paperbacks.

[Archie's Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Subscription information for various Archie titles.

Say Watt (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Hal Smith
Pencils:
Mike Worley
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Mr. Flutesnoot; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Jughead gets caught sleeping in class.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Myth-Conception (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Doug Crane
Inks:
Mark Brewer
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty thinks she's opened Pandora's Box.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Miss-Cue (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Nancy Woods; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews (video only)
Synopsis:
Veronica discovers a flaw in her cheerleading routine through video replay.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Editor's Notebook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Victor Gorlick
Letters:
typeset

Vacation Deflation (Table of Contents)

Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Ethel tells Betty and Veronica they will love the ski lodge because there are three boys for every girl.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Little Archie

Indexer Notes

Illustration uses as the title page for the next section featuring Little Archie reprints.

Lesson Learned (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Spotty; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Little Archie fakes being sick so he won't have to go to school.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Snack Swap (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dexter Taylor
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Archie; Little Jughead
Synopsis:
Jughead is writing to the editor of "Kids Problems".
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Laugh Comics (Archie, 2011 series) #nn, no credits listed in this digest.

Party Hardy (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Forsythe P. Jones II; Jellybean Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead spends all day cooking a "thank you" meal for his friends, only to have them bail on him for various reasons.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Band Jam (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Doug Crane
Inks:
Ken Selig
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Duke Morgan; Alice Cooper; Tip Carter; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
A record producer spots Betty on the street and asks her to dance in the new video for the rock band "Pearl Jelly".
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits are listed in this digest.

A Clothes Call (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
A shopping trip for more wardrobe and a chance encounter with Archie leads to a broken leg for Veronica.
Reprints:
Keywords:
skiing

Indexer Notes

Credits from the printing in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #217, no credits listed in this digest.

[Sonic Super Special] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for the latest Sonic Super Special.

Doghouse Dilemma! (Table of Contents)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils:
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks:
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis:
Dilton builds a hi-tech doghouse for Hot Dog.

Indexer Notes

Credits listed on a sign on a fence in the first panel.

[Archie's Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Subscription information for various Archie digest titles.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Pokemon / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for a Pokemon video game.

[Hey You, Pikachu] (Table of Contents)

Nintendo / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for a Pikachu video game.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Why I instituted family game night]
    Parker Brothers
  3. 2. Field Tripped!
    Archie & the Gang
  4. 3. At Your Service
    Big Moose
  5. 4. [It's a candy thing!]
    P.J. Swizzle
  6. 5. Plane Crazy
    Mr. Weatherbee
  7. 6. ["What do the planets have in store for little ol' me?"]
    Veronica
  8. 7. Jazz Babies Of the 1920's
    Betty And Veronica
  9. 8. [Who says girls can't save the world?]
    Sabrina
  10. 9. Party Pooper
    Sabrina
  11. 10. Operation Preparation
    Jughad
  12. 11. Cool Reception
    Betty
  13. 12. Nag Gag
    Reggie
  14. 13. Rain Refrain
    Sabrina
  15. 14. [A Well-Rounded Woman]
    Ms. Pac-Man
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Katy Keene's Friends
  17. 16. Game Plan
    Jughead
  18. 17. [Family Game Night]
    Parker Brothers
  19. 18. The Winds Of War
    Mr. Weatherbee
  20. 19. ["Help Betty find all these different types of movies in the word find below!"]
    Betty
  21. 20. ["You can leave the price tags..."]
    Veronica Pin-Up
  22. 21. [Do you have what it takes to face the wall?]
    Pokemon
  23. 22. ["Hey, gang!"]
  24. 23. Spelling Bee
    Dilton
  25. 24. Holi-Dazed & Confused
    Sabrina
  26. 25. [Get caught up in the magic]
    Archway
  27. 26. [Archie's Subscription Offer]
  28. 27. Say Watt
    Jughead
  29. 28. Myth-Conception
    Betty
  30. 29. Miss-Cue
    Betty And Veronica
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  32. 31. Vacation Deflation
    Ethel
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie
  34. 33. Lesson Learned
    Little Archie
  35. 34. Snack Swap
    Little Archie
  36. 35. Party Hardy
    Jughead
  37. 36. Band Jam
    Betty
  38. 37. A Clothes Call
    Veronica
  39. 38. [Sonic Super Special]
  40. 39. Doghouse Dilemma!
    Dilton
  41. 40. [Archie's Digest Subscription Offer]
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Pokemon
  43. 42. [Hey You, Pikachu]
    Nintendo
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kirk House
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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