(March 1974)

Bantam Books, 1974 Series
 
Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
132
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Bantam Books, Inc.
Brand:
A Bantam Book
ISBN:
553-06461-075
Barcode:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
Color Cover; Black & White Interior
Dimensions:
Paperback Size
Paper Stock:
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior

Issue Notes

Contents © 1974 Archie Comics Publications, Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob White; ?
Inks:
Bob White; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Cover illustration is altered from page nine, panel six of the interior story "The Strange Case of Patient X!" (the figure of Archie is taken from somewhere else).

Meet the Creature [Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Life with Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White ?
Inks:
Bob White ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; adventure
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The gang is staying at the Lodge's cabin when Archie and Reggie encounter a four-armed monster.
Reprints:

The Thing Who Came to Dinner [Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Life with Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White ?
Inks:
Bob White ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; adventure
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The gang is trapped inside the cabin by the monster outside and they figure out that it eats metal.
Reprints:

Metal Muddle [Part 3] (Table of Contents)

Life with Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White ?
Inks:
Bob White ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; adventure
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The creature is still hungry, even after they've given it all the metal they can find.
Reprints:

The Creature Departs! [Part 4] (Table of Contents)

Life with Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White ?
Inks:
Bob White ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; adventure
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie finally comes up with a way to drive the creature away. Mr. Lodge doesn't believe them when he returns.
Reprints:

Plane Crazy! (Table of Contents)

Life with Archie / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White ?
Inks:
Bob White ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; adventure
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge (cameo)
Synopsis:
When a burglar cracks Mr. Lodge's safe and flees with the money, Archie and the gang pursue him, ending up aboard a small plane that they have to land themselves.
Reprints:

The Tricky Slick Caper (Table of Contents)

The Archies / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; adventure
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Wally Worthless
Synopsis:
On their way to play at a concert, the Archies get tied up (literally!) in a spy case involving a former employee of Mr. Lodge's.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Fashion Frenzies (Table of Contents)

Life with Archie / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey ?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Midge Klump; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Patty Pringle; Monsieur Andre
Synopsis:
The girls decide on a big fashion show to benefit the Riverdale High Charity Fund and everyone pitches in to help. When the truck carrying all the clothes crashes, they have to come up with all new designs overnight.
Reprints:
  • from ?

The Strange Case of Patient X! (Table of Contents)

Life with Archie / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; adventure
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper;Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; "Patient X"; man with the red mustache; Dr. Ben Lacey; Nurse Burke
Synopsis:
When Betty and Veronica become nurses' aides, the gang tries to figure out the identity of a mysterious comatose patient.
Reprints:

Operation Astronaut! (Table of Contents)

Life with Archie / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; adventure
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; X-10; X-12; Major Bryan Foster; Walter Ronkrite
Synopsis:
A U.S. space capsule misses its target during re-entry, and winds up landing in the Lodge swimming pool. The publicity brings spies to Riverdale, with a plan to photograph the capsule's top-secret equipment and sell America's space secrets to the enemy.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The enemy spies are caricatures of Nikita Khrushchev and Fidel Castro.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. Meet the Creature [Part 1]
    Life with Archie
  3. 2. The Thing Who Came to Dinner [Part 2]
    Life with Archie
  4. 3. Metal Muddle [Part 3]
    Life with Archie
  5. 4. The Creature Departs! [Part 4]
    Life with Archie
  6. 5. Plane Crazy!
    Life with Archie
  7. 6. The Tricky Slick Caper
    The Archies
  8. 7. Fashion Frenzies
    Life with Archie
  9. 8. The Strange Case of Patient X!
    Life with Archie
  10. 9. Operation Astronaut!
    Life with Archie
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