(November 2008)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price:
2.49 USD
Pages:
92
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year (monthly except Mar. and Oct.)
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
00912846850147
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:
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hubba Bubba / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for Hubba Bubba gum.

A Date to Remember (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie and Betty enter a contest in the local paper for the cheapest date.

[Sonic Chronicles] (Table of Contents)

Sega / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for a Sonic video game.

[Archie Collectors Sets] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Order form for various Archie back issues.

Buckle Up (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie is holding his pants up, even though he is wearing a belt.
Reprints:

Four Wheels to Wickedness (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
adventure; humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doily; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
After Archie starts teaching skateboarding at the local youth center, a mysterious masked bandit on a skateboard starts harassing people, and Archie is the prime suspect.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The original index has this as 11 pages, it is only 10 pages here.

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

[Archie Comic Book Collectors Sets] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Listing of Archie back issues available.

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents)

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

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Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie Americana series.

The New Assistant (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Rita Sanchez
Synopsis:
The new assistant principal has made a lot of changes but only Mr. Weatherbee can handle Archie.

A Date in Doubt (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
When Reggie learns of an agreement between Betty and Veronica on turning down a date with Archie, he thinks he can use it to win a bet against Archie.

Indexer Notes

This could be from Archie (Archie, 1962 series) #533 but needs confirmation.

A Trial Smile (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Colors:
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Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
A sign tells Archie a little smile never hurt anyone, but he finds out differently.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
children

Indexer Notes

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

The Perfect Day (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 8.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Little Archie resolves that he will get through an entire day at school without doing anything wrong. But Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy are driven crazy waiting for him to make a mistake.
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Indexer Notes

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

["I'm shooting arrows all over the yard, Little Archie!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Ambrose Pipps
Synopsis:
Ambrose takes up archery.
Reprints:
Keywords:
archery

Indexer Notes

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

The Letter (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Archie; Coach Kleats; McGurk; Little Reggie; Little Veronica; Little Jughead; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie convinces Coach Kleats to put him into the football game.
Keywords:
football

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for two The Adventures of Little Archie collections.

The Titanic (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Selina S.
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Reader submitted article on the Titanic.

The Green Horn (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie has a job with a lawn service.

The Hideaway (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
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Inks:
?
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie doesn't want to see Jughead or Betty.

Opting for Optimism! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie's dad went to the optometrist.
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Indexer Notes

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

Mind Games (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog; Nancy Woods; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead can read Hot Dog's mind.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index in Archie & Friends (Archie, 2011 series) #32.

[Archie One Year Subscriptions] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Subscription information.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hey Guys! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Just For Kicks (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Coach Kleats; Andy
Synopsis:
Archie, Reggie and Chuck stop a robbery with their soccer skills.
Keywords:
soccer

[Archie Freshman Year] (Table of Contents)

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

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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie Freshman Year storyline.

The Record Setter (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Coach Kleats; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie throws the javelin.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprinting in Archie & Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #32.

Just Chute Me (Table of Contents)

Archie & Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
While on picnic, Archie and Betty see some sky-divers.

[Archie One Year Subscriptions!] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Subscription information for various Archie titles.

[Next Issue] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for the next issue.

[Star Wars the Clone Wars Saga] (Table of Contents)

Star Wars; Cartoon Network / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for the Clone Wars cartoon on Cartoon Network.

[Dinosaurs at your command!] (Table of Contents)

Sega; Nintendo DS / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Video game ad.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Hubba Bubba
  3. 2. A Date to Remember
    Archie
  4. 3. [Sonic Chronicles]
    Sega
  5. 4. [Archie Collectors Sets]
  6. 5. Buckle Up
    Archie
  7. 6. Four Wheels to Wickedness
    Archie
  8. 7. [Archie Comic Book Collectors Sets]
  9. 8. [Archie Americana Series]
  10. 9. The New Assistant
    Archie
  11. 10. A Date in Doubt
    Archie
  12. 11. A Trial Smile
    Archie
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie
  14. 13. The Perfect Day
    Little Archie
  15. 14. ["I'm shooting arrows all over the yard, Little Archie!"]
    Little Archie
  16. 15. The Letter
    Little Archie
  17. 16. [The Adventures of Little Archie]
  18. 17. The Titanic
    Archie News
  19. 18. The Green Horn
    Archie
  20. 19. The Hideaway
    Archie
  21. 20. Opting for Optimism!
    Archie
  22. 21. Mind Games
    Jughead
  23. 22. [Archie One Year Subscriptions]
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Hey Guys!
  25. 24. Just For Kicks
    Archie
  26. 25. [Archie Freshman Year]
  27. 26. The Record Setter
    Archie
  28. 27. Just Chute Me
    Archie & Betty
  29. 28. [Archie One Year Subscriptions!]
  30. 29. [Next Issue]
  31. 30. [Star Wars the Clone Wars Saga]
    Star Wars; Cartoon Network
  32. 31. [Dinosaurs at your command!]
    Sega; Nintendo DS
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Peter Croome