(August 2007)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price:
2.49 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
9 times a year in Jan., Feb., Mar., June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec.
On-sale date:
2007-06-14
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
76281646850323511
Editing:
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Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest size
Paper Stock:
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks:
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews

[The Secret of the Frozen Vault] (Table of Contents)

Push-Up / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Ad for Push-Up frozen treats.

Rescue Me! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie has a tough day at the beach as a life guard so he relaxes after work in the Lodge pool.
Keywords:
lifeguard

Good Skate (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Unscramble the phrase to find out the toughest thing about skateboarding.

Ladybugs (Table of Contents)

Archie News / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Cheryln-Ann H.
Letters:
typeset

Birdie Brainers (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Bill Galvan (credited)
Inks:
Terry Austin (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Reggie and Archie play no-rules badminton.
Keywords:
badminton

[Archie's Camp Tales] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for Archie's Camp Tales #1.

[Archie's Collectors Sets] (Table of Contents)

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[Look at the time] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for an Archie-themed watch.

Uniform Attraction (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Greg Crosby
Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
Jim Amash
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica can't seem to resist a man in uniform and it's got Archie bugged.
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Indexer Notes

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

[The 2006 Collector Sets] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for various collections of Archie back issues.

[The Sonic Checklist] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for various Sonic issues.

Star Tricked (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie dozes off while waiting for his friends and imagines them all on a space ship.
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Indexer Notes

Parody of Star Trek, Star Wars, the Terminator and Alien movies.

Credits from the printing in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #230, no credits listed in this digest.

Repair Despair (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Farley twins; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Mr. Yorksdale
Synopsis:
Archie asks his father to help fix Archie's car but he doesn't want to spend the money, until he is forced to drive Archie's car to work.

[Archie's Collectors Sets] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for various sets of Archie back issues.

[Sonic Archives Offer] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for various Sonic Archive collections.

[Archie: Day by Day] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for a collection of Archie comic strips.

Robin Hood Winked (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper [as herself and as Marion]; Veronica Lodge [as herself and as Princess Veronica]; Archie Andrews [as himself and as Archie Hood]; Jughead Jones [as Friar Juk]; Moose Mason [as Little Johnny]; Dilton Doiley [as Dil Scarlet]; Reggie Mantle [as The Sheriff Of Nuttyham]
Synopsis:
Bored with watching Veronica and Archie attempt archery, Betty has a daydream that she is in the middle of the Robin Hood legend.
Reprints:
Keywords:
archery

Indexer Notes

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

Net Nutty (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie makes fun of Dilton for hunting for butterflies with Betty and Veronica.
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Indexer Notes

Probably from Reggie & Me #65 but needs confirmation.

Credits from the reprinting in Archie & Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2012 series) #17, no credits are printed in this digest.

[Archie and Friend and Sabrina DVD's] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for Archie and Sabrina DVD's.

[The Love Showdown] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for The Love Showdown collection.

Dumb Waiter (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis:
Hal and Alice are out for a nice meal only to discover that Archie is their waiter.

Neck Check (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie has hurt his neck while being a lifeguard from watching all the pretty girls.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Turtle Travels (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Zippy (pet turtle); Ms. Beazly; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Through a series of accidents, Archie's pet turtle winds up on the vegetable tray for a school board meeting.
Keywords:
turtle

[The Adventures of Little Archie] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for The Adventures of Little Archie collection.

[Archie Combo Bag Offer] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for an Archie themed tote bag.

A Clean Break (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Mary wants Archie to clean and vacuum his room.

The Dinner Date (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty asks Archie to come have dinner with her parents.

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

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Indexer Notes

Subscription information on various Archie titles.

[Sabrina the Teenage WItch] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ordering information for various Sabrina back issues.

Disastrous Doings (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
After watching a disaster movie, Archie has a feeling that a disaster is going to befall Riverdale.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #231, no credits listed in this digest.

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

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Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Subscription information for various Archie digest titles.

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie Americana Series.

Goodbye Wave! (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
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie want to surf one more wave before his summer vacation comes to an end.
Keywords:
surf board; surfing

Pirates Ahoy! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
After watching a pirate movie Archie daydreams about life on a pirate ship.
Reprints:
Keywords:
pirate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Listing of other Archie titles on sale.

[Ratatouille Video Game] (Table of Contents)

Pixar / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Pokemon Battle Revolution (Table of Contents)

Wii; Pokemon / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [The Secret of the Frozen Vault]
    Push-Up
  3. 2. Rescue Me!
    Archie
  4. 3. Good Skate
    Archie
  5. 4. Ladybugs
    Archie News
  6. 5. Birdie Brainers
    Archie
  7. 6. [Archie's Camp Tales]
  8. 7. [Archie's Collectors Sets]
  9. 8. [Look at the time]
  10. 9. Uniform Attraction
    Veronica
  11. 10. [The 2006 Collector Sets]
  12. 11. [The Sonic Checklist]
  13. 12. Star Tricked
    Archie
  14. 13. Repair Despair
    Archie
  15. 14. [Archie's Collectors Sets]
  16. 15. [Sonic Archives Offer]
  17. 16. [Archie: Day by Day]
  18. 17. Robin Hood Winked
    Betty And Veronica
  19. 18. Net Nutty
    Reggie
  20. 19. [Archie and Friend and Sabrina DVD's]
  21. 20. [The Love Showdown]
  22. 21. Dumb Waiter
    Archie
  23. 22. Neck Check
    Archie
  24. 23. Turtle Travels
    Archie
  25. 24. [The Adventures of Little Archie]
  26. 25. [Archie Combo Bag Offer]
  27. 26. A Clean Break
    Archie
  28. 27. The Dinner Date
    Betty
  29. 28. [Archie's Subscription Offer]
  30. 29. [Sabrina the Teenage WItch]
  31. 30. Disastrous Doings
    Archie
  32. 31. [Archie's Digest Subscription Offer]
  33. 32. [Archie Americana Series]
  34. 33. Goodbye Wave!
    Archie
  35. 34. Pirates Ahoy!
    Archie
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
  37. 36. [Ratatouille Video Game]
    Pixar
  38. 37. Pokemon Battle Revolution
    Wii; Pokemon
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Peter Croome