(February 2009)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price:
2.49 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
Published 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:
762816468503 25011
Editing:
Mike Pellerito (managing editor); Victor Gorelick (editor/editor-in-chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest size
Paper Stock:
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Archies in Beverly Hills (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Inks:
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen
Characters:
The Archies [Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews]

Beverly Hills (Table of Contents)

The Archies / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Hal Lifson (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Colors:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Letters:
Rex Lindsey (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
The Archies [Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones]; Jessica Simmers; Paris Stilton
Synopsis:
The band goes to Beverly Hills to perform a concert.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Beverly Hills

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts. Part one is 6 pages, and part two is 6 pages.

Laff Gaff (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie is not getting any laughs with his comedy routine so he switches to singing. .

Never Kid a Kidder (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Geraldine Grundy; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie spreads a rumor that there's an eccentric billionaire in Riverdale who's offering rich rewards to people who go out of their way to help clean up the town.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Feature changed from "Archie at Riverdale" to "Archie" for this reprint.
Credits from Archie at Riverdale High #5.

Parting Gesture (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy gets a new job at a private school, but Archie hatches a plan to get her to stay.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from World of Archie Double Digest #36.

Island Magic (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chic Stone
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie is worried about Jughead being too antisocial so Archie forces him to come dancing.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from Pep #322.

Wait Fate (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie is waiting for Veronica to come out of the phone booth when it starts snowing.

The Same Game (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Vickie Williams ?

Genre:
humor; children; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones (flashback); Betty Cooper (flashback)
Synopsis:
Archie makes a fool of himself at the ice rink, showing off for Veronica. Mr. and Mrs. Andrews remember other times Archie did the same thing.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from Archie #543.

A Good Skate (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dexter Taylor
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy and Mr. Weatherbee go roller skating with the kids.

Indexer Notes

Credits from Archie Double Digest #259.

A Free Ski (Table of Contents)

Little Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Sabrina Spellman; Salem; Zelda Spellman; Hilda Spellman
Synopsis:
Little Sabrina and her witch aunts go to the ski slopes in a ski copter but things go wrong when they realize it has no brakes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from Little Archie #104.

Slay Ride (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and his friends keep getting knocked down by kids on saucer sleds.

Home by Seven, Not Eleven (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hubert Smithers; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge tells Archie he has to bring Veronica home by 7 o'clock. That becomes difficult when Archie's car breaks down.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from Archie #531.

Beatlemania (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Rocky R.
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Reader submitted text article about the 45th anniversary of The Beatles coming to America. The piece includes an illustration of Archie and his friends dressed as The Beatles.

A Surprised Party (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee overhears the kids planning a surprise party for him, but the event doesn't live up to his expectations.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from Pep #334.

The Finish Line (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie offers to refinish the school's furniture in an effort to curry Mr. Weatherbee's favor.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from Laugh Comics #336.

Safety + First (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Archie accidentally injures a few faculty members while putting up a sign.

Any Port in a Storm (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Miss Haggly; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Forsythe Jones, Jr.;
Synopsis:
Miss Haggly asks Archie to stay after school to study for her test. By the time he leaves there's a snow storm outside.
Reprints:

[Archie Digest #251] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Archies in Beverly Hills
    Archie
  2. 1. Beverly Hills
    The Archies
  3. 2. Laff Gaff
    Archie
  4. 3. Never Kid a Kidder
    Archie
  5. 4. Parting Gesture
    Archie
  6. 5. Island Magic
    Archie
  7. 6. Wait Fate
    Archie
  8. 7. The Same Game
    Archie
  9. 8. A Good Skate
    Little Archie
  10. 9. A Free Ski
    Little Sabrina
  11. 10. Slay Ride
    Archie
  12. 11. Home by Seven, Not Eleven
    Archie
  13. 12. Beatlemania
    Archie News
  14. 13. A Surprised Party
    Archie
  15. 14. The Finish Line
    Archie
  16. 15. Safety + First
    Archie
  17. 16. Any Port in a Storm
    Archie
  18. 17. [Archie Digest #251]
    Archie
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  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
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