(September 1976)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
160
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Editing:
Richard H. Goldwater
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:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Come on in, Archie! You're missing all the fun!
Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge; Mr. Weatherbee; Dilton Doily

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie Comics #103

Soft Soap Artist (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Bob Montana
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Let's hit the Choc'lit Shoppe
Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie and the gang take a unique approach to parallel parking.
Reprints:
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

A Bum Deal (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Odd Art (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Off the Trolley (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

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

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

Script:
Bob Montana
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Mr. Pizacato, here's the piano tuner
Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Pizacato
Synopsis:
Mr. Pizacato's absent-mindedness causes the piano tuner great pain.
Reprints:
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

A Man of Means by No Means (Table of Contents: 7)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Neatness Counts (Table of Contents: 8)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Reprints:

If Looks Could Kill (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Paul Revere (Table of Contents: 10)

American Heritage / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Reprints:

The Valley of the Unknown (Table of Contents: 11)

Little Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children; crime
Characters:
Little Archie; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Little Archie's restlessness in the car helps foil an armored car robbery.

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

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

Script:
Bob Montana
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Jughead is laid up?
Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Jughead is out sick because of apples.
Reprints:
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Exercise Caution (Table of Contents: 13)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Capitol Facts (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Rosenberger
Inks:
John Rosenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Illustrated trivia about the monuments in Washington, D.C.

Father Knows Least (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Washington Bound (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

All Around the Town (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Flyin' High (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

All's Well That Ends (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Betty Party Puzzlers (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Place ten 'x's in a grid so that no more than two of the same symbol is in a direct line.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script:
Bob Montana
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
What are y'doin' in here?
Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead gets confronted by a cop.
Reprints:
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

See You in the Funnies (Table of Contents: 22)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Reprints:

The '49ers (Table of Contents: 23)

American Heritage / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; history
Synopsis:
Historical article on the California gold rush of 1849.

Sporting Chance (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Picnic Pooper (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Wots the Dif? (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie humorously contrasts several occupations.

Optimistic (Table of Contents: 27)

Reggie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doily; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Reggie starts wearing prescription glasses to avoid a beating from Moose.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script:
Bob Montana
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Miss Grundy, we've been figuring
Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead are concerned for Miss Grundy's future.
Reprints:
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

The Carson's Creek Story (Table of Contents: 29)

Little Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; children
Characters:
Little Archie; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy assigns Little Archie to do a report on the history of Riverdale. The boy gets help with the report when he's visited by the spirit of Joshua Carson, the founder of Riverdale.

Love in Gloom (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

My Favorite Fiend (Table of Contents: 31)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Suit Yourself (Table of Contents: 32)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie tries to sabotage Archie with a trick tuxedo.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script:
Bob Montana
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Is that Miss Grundy's labeling maching?
Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy goes overboard with her labeling machine.
Reprints:
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Money Happy Returns (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Martin Epp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Epp

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Possum Holler Hijinks (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Puppy Love (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Script:
Bob Montana
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Give me a four
Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead go golfing.
Reprints:
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Come on in, Archie! You're missing all the fun!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Soft Soap Artist
    Archie
  3. 2. ["Let's hit the Choc'lit Shoppe"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  4. 3. A Bum Deal
    Jughead
  5. 4. Odd Art
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Off the Trolley
    Archie
  7. 6. ["Mr. Pizacato, here's the piano tuner"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  8. 7. A Man of Means by No Means
    Reggie
  9. 8. Neatness Counts
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. If Looks Could Kill
    Betty
  11. 10. Paul Revere
    American Heritage
  12. 11. The Valley of the Unknown
    Little Archie
  13. 12. ["Jughead is laid up?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  14. 13. Exercise Caution
    Jughead
  15. 14. Capitol Facts
  16. 15. Father Knows Least
    Archie
  17. 16. Washington Bound
    Archie
  18. 17. All Around the Town
    Archie
  19. 18. Flyin' High
    Archie
  20. 19. All's Well That Ends
    Archie
  21. 20. Betty Party Puzzlers
    Betty
  22. 21. ["What are y'doin' in here?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  23. 22. See You in the Funnies
    Li'l Jinx
  24. 23. The '49ers
    American Heritage
  25. 24. Sporting Chance
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Picnic Pooper
    Jughead
  27. 26. Wots the Dif?
    Archie
  28. 27. Optimistic
    Reggie
  29. 28. ["Miss Grundy, we've been figuring"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  30. 29. The Carson's Creek Story
    Little Archie
  31. 30. Love in Gloom
    Archie
  32. 31. My Favorite Fiend
    Jughead
  33. 32. Suit Yourself
    Reggie
  34. 33. ["Is that Miss Grundy's labeling maching?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  35. 34. Money Happy Returns
    Archie
  36. 35. Possum Holler Hijinks
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. Puppy Love
    Archie
  38. 37. ["Give me a four"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
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