(December 1975)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
0.60 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Editing
?
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
Dan Decarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, Veronica! How can I leave you?
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Little Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Li'l Jinx

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of either Pep Comics #84 or Laugh Comics #116

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Unbalanced (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
teen
Characters
Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie keeps balancing fragile things up and people overreact and break them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

The Place Kick (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Decarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie is showing Jughead how to place kick and accidentally kicks Veronica.
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Sticky Situation (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Bond; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Jughead gets his finger stuck in a gumball machine and he and Archie go to school with it to try and get it off.
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[Draw Me] (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty and Veronica Puzzle Fun / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Connect the dots, color changing words, what's cooking, and sum fun.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No Plate?
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly
Synopsis
Miss Beazly is serving lunch without plates because Mr. Weatherbee wanted her to break the monotony.

Star Struck (Table of Contents: 7)

Reggie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Al Hartley ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Reggie is that star of the track meet and everybody, but Archie, is cheering him on.
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The Flower Pickers (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is upset that Jughead is picking flowers for Veronica.
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Laugh It Up (Table of Contents: 9)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Decarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica have the giggles and soon the rest of the school is giggling too.
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Litter Bitter (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Al Hartley ?
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?
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?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead tries to convince the gang not to litter.
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[Can You Write in the Names of the Objects Below on the Left Side of This Page?] (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie Fun Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Write in the names of the objects and animals.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But why does the baseball team need a publicity stunt?
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is trying to convince Mr. Weatherbee to use a publicity stunt for the baseball team.

Water, Water Everywhere! (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
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Inks
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Tommy; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie is playing pranks on Archie with a pair of squirt guns.
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Election Results! (Table of Contents: 14)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4.33 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
children
Characters
Hap Holiday; Li'l Jinx; Greg; Gi Gi; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx and Gi Gi are running for treasurer of their club.
Reprints

[Make Your Age] (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie Fun Page / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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Letters
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Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee

Indexer Notes

Make your age, make this canoe, gold quiz, and jokes.

You Bolo Me Over (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is amazed that Archie is actually avoiding causing trouble while he's at the mansion.
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It's All Relative (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Prudence
Synopsis
Veronica told Archie she was forced to date her cousin Gaylord.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Haven't they fixed the school-bell system yet?
Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Miss Grundy is wondering how Mr. Weatherbee will dismiss school with the school-bell broken.

Plesiosaur (Table of Contents: 19)

Little Archie / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Bolling

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Waldo Pinkley; Uncle Herbert; Dan; Vicki
Synopsis
Little Archie is with his cousin Dan and Dan's girlfriend Vicki on their boat when a plesiosaur awakens from a hundred year hibernation.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Make This Miniature Golf Course! (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie Do-It-Yourself Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

How to make a miniature golf course.

The Painter (Table of Contents: 21)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Miss Grundy gets upset that Jughead is painting abstract paintings instead of realistic paintings.
Reprints

Operation Knucklehead (Table of Contents: 22)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley ?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
When Reggie finds out Archie has a movie date with the new girl in class he tells Veronica that Archie wants to meet her at the movies.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

A New Deal In Cards (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty and Veronica / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Some new cards for events not covered by ordinary card companies.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Miss Grundy! Today's special dish is named after you!
Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Miss Beazly
Synopsis
The lunchroom special is named after Miss Grundy.

The Importance of Being a Teen-Ager (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie shows Jughead what the world would be like without teen-agers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Spotlight Digest: Archie 75th Anniversary Digest (Archie, 2016 series) #7.

Hats Off! (Table of Contents: 26)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

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Letters
typeset

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are feuding over a hat.

[Fill in the Four Blank Squares so That This Magic Square Will Equal 34 in All Directions!] (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie Fun Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
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Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Fill in the blanks of the magic square so it equals 34 in all directions, guess what the picture shows, find the even number area not touched by an odd number, two jokes, which circle has the most dots.

[Word Ladder] (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty Fun Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; A. S. Lesman

Indexer Notes

Word ladder, what's my line, complete these heads, a joke, words that could begin with numbers.

Some Call It Romance (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Klx; Veronica Lodge; Billy Blister
Synopsis
Betty helps Klx, a salesman from the planet Frzb, and he gives her a spray that will attract Archie to her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Action! Camera! (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie has a camera and wants to win the photo contest at school.

For The Present! (Table of Contents: 31)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Gi Gi
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx helps her friend shop for a present for Greg's birthday.
Reprints

Fishful Thinking (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Frank
Synopsis
Veronica wants to go fishing with Archie and Jughead, but the boys don't want her along.

Wild Moose Chase (Table of Contents: 33)

Big Moose / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Moose is looking for Midge, and Archie and Jughead send him on wild goose chases.
Reprints

Use Your Brain (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
?
Inks
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doily; Moose Mason; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie get Dilton to try and program an electronic brain to do their homework.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

The Buddy System (Table of Contents: 35)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge has banned Archie from the house and seeing Veronica so Jughead goes to plead Archie's case.
Reprints

Dream Scheme (Table of Contents: 36)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie and Betty use psychological manipulation to try to get Veronica to love Reggie and Archie to love Betty.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

A Pose, Is A Pose, Is A Pose (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mme. Schapanelli
Synopsis
Veronica asks Archie to pick up a dress at the dress shop and he gets asked to pose with some models.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're studying the Revolution, and Miss Grundy said you should check this antique before I bring it into class!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee needs to check an antique gun Archie brought to see if it's safe.

[You don't have to be mad to enjoy our Madhouse Comics Digest No. 1] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Gee, Veronica! How can I leave you?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Unbalanced
    Archie
  4. 3. The Place Kick
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Sticky Situation
    Jughead
  6. 5. [Draw Me]
    Betty and Veronica Puzzle Fun
  7. 6. ["No Plate?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  8. 7. Star Struck
    Reggie
  9. 8. The Flower Pickers
    Archie
  10. 9. Laugh It Up
    Mr. Weatherbee
  11. 10. Litter Bitter
    Jughead
  12. 11. [Can You Write in the Names of the Objects Below on the Left Side of This Page?]
    Archie Fun Page
  13. 12. ["But why does the baseball team need a publicity stunt?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  14. 13. Water, Water Everywhere!
    Archie
  15. 14. Election Results!
    Li'l Jinx
  16. 15. [Make Your Age]
    Archie Fun Page
  17. 16. You Bolo Me Over
    Archie
  18. 17. It's All Relative
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. ["Haven't they fixed the school-bell system yet?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  20. 19. Plesiosaur
    Little Archie
  21. 20. Make This Miniature Golf Course!
    Archie Do-It-Yourself Page
  22. 21. The Painter
    Jughead
  23. 22. Operation Knucklehead
    Reggie
  24. 23. A New Deal In Cards
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. ["Miss Grundy! Today's special dish is named after you!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  26. 25. The Importance of Being a Teen-Ager
    Archie
  27. 26. Hats Off!
  28. 27. [Fill in the Four Blank Squares so That This Magic Square Will Equal 34 in All Directions!]
    Archie Fun Page
  29. 28. [Word Ladder]
    Betty Fun Page
  30. 29. Some Call It Romance
    Betty
  31. 30. Action! Camera!
    Archie
  32. 31. For The Present!
    Li'l Jinx
  33. 32. Fishful Thinking
    Archie
  34. 33. Wild Moose Chase
    Big Moose
  35. 34. Use Your Brain
    Archie
  36. 35. The Buddy System
    Jughead
  37. 36. Dream Scheme
    Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. A Pose, Is A Pose, Is A Pose
    Archie
  39. 38. ["We're studying the Revolution, and Miss Grundy said you should check this antique before I bring it into class!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  40. 39. [You don't have to be mad to enjoy our Madhouse Comics Digest No. 1]
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
  42. 41. ["Hey, Archie fans! Here's another super comics digest and it's loaded with 160 pages of stories and fun in full color!"]
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