(August 1978)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Pages
148
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Barcode
0271000699408
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

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Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a surprise! A visit from Reggie!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doily

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Pep #242

The Cake Break (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie tries to convince people he baked a cake.
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The Signature (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mrs. Jones [Jughead's Mom]; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Jughead is easily enticed to do homework, anyone's homework, if he's given food.
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Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed by the reprint in Jughead Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #191.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you like my casserole?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
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  • from ?

The Refusal (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty refuses to go out with Archie because she's tired of getting him on the rebound.
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Crash Program (Table of Contents: 5)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy; Miss Haggly; Mr. Svensen; Miss Beazly; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Archie's confusing hand signals cause multiple traffic accidents.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
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Letters
Bob Montana

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Miss Beazly, the auditors are here!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip (November 22, 1966)

A Night to Howl (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Ginger; Pop Tate; Connie; Stevie
Synopsis
Two older girls make Archie think they're interested in him in order to get a ride to a rock show.
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"Happiness Is..." Puzzle (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Find out the method that Archie uses to make people happy.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have you seen my little cousin Leroy?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
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  • from ?

The Other Cheek! (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Jughead is confident things will naturally even out after Reggie pulls a prank on him.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #195.

Yeller! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Li'l Jinx's Dad; Gregory
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx gets into a yelling contest with Greg and his friend.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty! I thought you were through baby-sitting!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
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The Small Hero (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Spotty; Fangs Fogarty; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews [Archie's Mom]; Policeman
Synopsis
Archie and his dog defend themselves strongly against Fangs' bullying, then later help save him from drowning.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Your folks don't mind if the gang helps you paint the garage?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
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  • from ?

The Eyes Have It! (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mary Andrews [Archie's Mom]
Synopsis
No one believes that Archie got a black eye by walking into a door.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

There have been at least eight other Archie comics stories over the years that have used this same title, though most had different plotlines, feature characters and page counts.

Struck Out (Table of Contents: 16)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Bumble; Alec; Miss Sturdley; Janitor
Synopsis
Alec and Wilbur are tasked to get rid of a puddle on the school lawn that turns out to be oil.
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Indexer Notes

A story in "That Wilkin Boy" #30 has the same title.

Betty - "Now You're Talking" (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
"Put in the numbered letters into the blanks to complete the point of the conversation."
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have you made a decision on the eating problem?
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee
Reprints
  • from Archie newpaper strip (October 10, 1964) ?

Dinner for Who? (Table of Contents: 19)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Waiter; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie takes Veronica out to eat to a fancy restaurant after promising that she won't be stuck paying the bill again.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #263, no credits listed in this digest.

Slothful Slumber (Table of Contents: 20)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Jughead's Dad [Forsythe P. Jones II]
Synopsis
Jughead's Dad orders him to water the lawn. A wordless story.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Didn't you say on the phone we'd have a big feed of vegetables and meat?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints
  • from ?

Lots of Luck! (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Li'l Jinx's Dad; Gregory
Synopsis
Little Jinx and Greg try to avoid triggering bad luck before the game.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Betty and Veronica" #115 (1997) and "Reggie and Me" #26 have stories with the same title as this one.

Moving Target (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica blames Archie after she hurts herself swinging her arm at him.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, hurry! Miss Grundy and the class are way ahead!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
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I Understand (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Reggie is not buying into Jughead's "kindness through understanding" philosophy.
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Plane Advice (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Mr. Meenie; Marie Andrews; Doctor
Synopsis
After Fred helps Little Archie with his model plane, his boss gets the mistaken idea that Fred can fly actual planes.
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The English Shepherd (Table of Contents: 27)

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typeset

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Indexer Notes

Includes a single illustration.

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

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

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Fred! I thought you were going to rake the leaves?
Genre
humor
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Fred looks for his gloves, his rake and then his cigar.
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  • from ?

Cold Cash (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
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Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Pureheart [Archie Andrews]; Ice Cube; The Witch Doctor; The Head; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Pureheart battles Ice Cube, who is after Lodge's millions!
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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How'd you like your trip to the "Frontier Village?"
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Discussing a trip to a kitschy "Indian Village."
Reprints
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Prank and File (Table of Contents: 31)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore; Alec; Laurie Lake; Mr. Bumble
Synopsis
Alec and Linda scheme to get Laurie to miss the fair.
Reprints

Smear Campaign (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge secretly tries out Veronica's rejuvenating cream.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Archie" #284 (1979) and "Archie Comics" #72 (January-February 1955) have stories with the same title as this one.

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

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

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Fred! I've called and called "breakfast," and Archie and Jughead won't get up!
Genre
humor
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead refuse to get out of their backyard pup tent.
Reprints
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Helping Hand (Table of Contents: 34)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
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Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead wears out his welcome while staying at the Andrews residence.
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Indexer Notes

There've been at least eight other Archie Comics stories over the years that have used this as their title.

Not Guilty (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
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Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Fred is fretting about Archie's school grades.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mom says the new refrigerator isn't working!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What a surprise! A visit from Reggie!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Cake Break
    Archie
  3. 2. The Signature
    Jughead
  4. 3. ["Did you like my casserole?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  5. 4. The Refusal
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Crash Program
    Mr. Weatherbee
  7. 6. ["Miss Beazly, the auditors are here!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  8. 7. A Night to Howl
    Archie
  9. 8. "Happiness Is..." Puzzle
    Archie
  10. 9. ["Have you seen my little cousin Leroy?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  11. 10. The Other Cheek!
    Jughead
  12. 11. Yeller!
    Li'l Jinx
  13. 12. ["Betty! I thought you were through baby-sitting!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  14. 13. The Small Hero
    Little Archie
  15. 14. ["Your folks don't mind if the gang helps you paint the garage?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  16. 15. The Eyes Have It!
    Archie
  17. 16. Struck Out
    Wilbur
  18. 17. Betty - "Now You're Talking"
    Betty
  19. 18. ["Have you made a decision on the eating problem?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  20. 19. Dinner for Who?
    Veronica
  21. 20. Slothful Slumber
    Jughead
  22. 21. ["Didn't you say on the phone we'd have a big feed of vegetables and meat?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  23. 22. Lots of Luck!
    Li'l Jinx
  24. 23. Moving Target
    Archie
  25. 24. ["Archie, hurry! Miss Grundy and the class are way ahead!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  26. 25. I Understand
    Jughead
  27. 26. Plane Advice
    Little Archie
  28. 27. The English Shepherd
  29. 28. ["Fred! I thought you were going to rake the leaves?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  30. 29. Cold Cash
    Archie
  31. 30. ["How'd you like your trip to the "Frontier Village?""]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  32. 31. Prank and File
    Wilbur
  33. 32. Smear Campaign
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. ["Fred! I've called and called "breakfast," and Archie and Jughead won't get up!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  35. 34. Helping Hand
    Jughead
  36. 35. Not Guilty
    Archie
  37. 36. ["Mom says the new refrigerator isn't working!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
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