(January 2010)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price:
2.69 USD
Pages:
92
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year (monthly except May 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 25911
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest size
Paper Stock:
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indexer's copy missing 8 pages, apparently all promo pages.


Scene in Public (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

[Skyrunners] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Disney XD / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Scene in Public (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie, Reggie and Jughead eat at a pirate themed restaurant and think the employees look silly in their costumes.
Reprints:

No Sweat, Coach! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Coach warns the boys not to leave damp sweaty gym clothes in their lockers.

Good Deed Dilemma (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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Darlene; Jughead Jones; Mrs. Gafney
Synopsis:
Archie's attempts at doing good deeds backfires on him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

How Well Do You Know Archie Quiz (Table of Contents)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

The Return of Cousin Alistair (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Alistair Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie's cousin Alistair visits from England and picks up all the gang's slang while in America.

A Little Off (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee has had his fill of teenagers when Archie marches into his office and demands that kids get their birthdays off from school.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

In this story, Archie is the class president.

Direction Correction (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Coach gives the football team a pep talk and scares them all into leaving the stadium.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mad House / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Mad House reprints.

The Mad Ad Monster Part 1 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mad Ad Monster
Synopsis:
The Mad Ad Monster destroys commercials.

Indexer Notes

Probably from Archie's Madhouse #42 but needs confirmation.

The Mad Ad Monster, Part 2 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Mad Ad Monster
Reprints:

Space News (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Gag newspaper articles on science and space travel.
Reprints:

The Teeth Feat (Table of Contents)

The Pink Martian / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Pink Martian
Synopsis:
The Pink Martian develops a toothache.
Reprints:

To Sleep - Per Chance (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Vickie Williams

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie can't sleep at night but Miss Grundy's class the next day puts him to sleep.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #256, no credits listed in this digest.

Pin Head (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones [Forsythe P. Jones]; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie spends too much on a piece of jewelery for Veronica and confusion follows when she tells him he shouldn't have.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #10.

Ump Slump (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie blames the ref for losing the basketball game.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Ump Slump of Betty and Veronica Annual Digest Magazine (1989 series) #2, no credits listed in this digest.

Team Scream (Table of Contents)

Big Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Nancy Dakesian
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Moose misunderstands his football assignment.
Reprints:

Talk Tough (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Chic Stone
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
A chat about exercise leads the boys to Betty, who talks a lot with her hands.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

Ancient Egypt (Table of Contents)

A News / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Abby D.
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Keywords:
Egypt

Indexer Notes

Reader submitted report on Egypt.

Best-Laid Plans (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Greg Crosby
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Dan Nakrosis

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie gets dirty trying to open the fireplace flue.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is probably the story from Archie (Archie, 1959 series) #545 but needs confirmation.

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (2011 series) #256, no credits printed in this digest.

Cold Hard Truth (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
The gang makes a video of their time on the beach hoping to play it in the middle of winter to relieve their winter blues.

Playing Footsie (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Terry Austin (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Archie's life gets easier while he is on crutches.

[Breakup Blues] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Digest #260] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Dragonball Z] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Nintendo DS / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Kingdom Hearts] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Nintendo DS / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Scene in Public
    Archie
  2. 1. [Skyrunners]
    Disney XD
  3. 2. Scene in Public
    Archie
  4. 3. No Sweat, Coach!
    Archie
  5. 4. Good Deed Dilemma
    Archie
  6. 5. How Well Do You Know Archie Quiz
  7. 6. The Return of Cousin Alistair
    Archie
  8. 7. A Little Off
    Archie
  9. 8. Direction Correction
    Archie
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Mad House
  11. 10. The Mad Ad Monster Part 1
  12. 11. The Mad Ad Monster, Part 2
  13. 12. Space News
  14. 13. The Teeth Feat
    The Pink Martian
  15. 14. To Sleep - Per Chance
    Archie
  16. 15. Pin Head
    Archie
  17. 16. Ump Slump
    Archie
  18. 17. Team Scream
    Big Moose
  19. 18. Talk Tough
    Archie
  20. 19. Ancient Egypt
    A News
  21. 20. Best-Laid Plans
    Archie
  22. 21. Cold Hard Truth
    Archie
  23. 22. Playing Footsie
    Archie
  24. 23. [Breakup Blues]
  25. 24. [Archie Digest #260]
  26. 25. [Dragonball Z]
    Nintendo DS
  27. 26. [Kingdom Hearts]
    Nintendo DS
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Peter Croome