(1975-1976)

Archie, 1975 Series
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Price
0.60 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
Once a year
On-sale date
1975 ?
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
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

First digest-size issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What part of the disaster movie shook you up the most, Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Movie prices have gone up to the shocking $5.
Keywords
inflation; movie theaters

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover is blank.

Brute Farce (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! Come on, Arch! I was only talking to her!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Egbert
Synopsis
Archie the tiger, carries off Veronica on his shoulder.
Reprints

Footsore and Weary (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie... may I ask why you are dunking your foot in that gook?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie decides to make a plaster mold of his foot for a speech. But Reggie substitutes cement for the plaster, unbeknowst to Archie
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The Shrimp from Outer Space (Table of Contents: 4)

Little Archie and the Good Ol' Gang / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (signed)
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Bolling

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our story begins at a top secret rocket launching site, deep in the heart of Fox Forest, Riverdale, U.S.A., planet Earth!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Ambrose Pipps; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Moose Mason; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle; Loreli; Sheldon Broadbeam; Ludwig La Stanza
Synopsis
Little Archie and the Good Ol' Gang build a rocket out of a barrel and a giant slingshot, but can't find anyone who'll volunteer to go to the moon in it. When Ambrose comes by, trying to get into the Good Ol' Gang, the kids promise him that he can be part of the gang if he goes up in the rocket -- and if he comes back alive.
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Go on a Word Safari with Archie! (Table of Contents: 5)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie takes you on a big and little game hunt!
Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Find the animal names hidden in the sentences.

[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
I'm on my way to lunch and then I'm going to the library! What do you want?
Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee wants Miss Grundy to get him some books.

Indexer Notes

reprints an Archie daily comic strip.

Archie the Archer (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yoicks and prithee, brave Robin! What's new with sheriff of Nottingham?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie takes up archery, but Mr. Lodge is reading a book on controlling his temper and is determined not to let Archie's arrows get on his nerves.
Reprints
Keywords
archery

Cave Happy! (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Bob White
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?
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What we think of as "Earth" is really only a thin crust on the surface! But what's the center like?
Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The gang goes spelunking.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

24 page stories broken into chapters. Each chapter has its own page numbering, thus indexing it as several stories.

The Rock People (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With Archie and the gang on board, the strange vehicle bore deep within the Earth!
Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The gang meets the rock people.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

2nd part of a 24 page story.

Archie to the Rescue (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Bob White
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?
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?
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?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Tyrannosaurus rex, most vicious of all dinosaurs, crashes it's way through the underground city!
Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
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Up for Air (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Bob White
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?
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?
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?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gruffle!
Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Back to ground level.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last part of story.

Archie-doodles (Table of Contents: 12)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
How many doodles can you figure out?

Indexer Notes

Parts of drawings that don't look like the full picture.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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?
Pencils
Bob Montana
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?
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Jughead! Lunch is served!!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie asks Jughead to pass him a pickle.

Indexer Notes

reprint of an Archie daily newspaper strip.

Help Wanted (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Daddy! Where in the world did you get him?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Franklin
Synopsis
With Smithers on vacation, Mr. Lodge hires a hideous-looking temporary replacement to scare Archie away.
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Jaded Jest (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Will you love me when I'm old, worn, and jaded?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty asks Archie if he'll love her when she's "old, worn and jaded," and is offended when he jokingly implies that she already is.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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?
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Bob Montana
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?
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?
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?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where'd you get that center?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
New basketball player found in room 8.

Indexer Notes

reprinted from the Archie newspaper strip.

The Big Show (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is a story about a circus!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Betty Cooper; Spotty
Synopsis
A flea circus comes to town.
Reprints

Takes Two to Tangle (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All right!! Let's have it!... What happened?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
In a fight between Archie and Reggie, the teachers get differing impressions of who punched out who.
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Capturing Archie's Heart (Table of Contents: 19)

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G. Lemoine
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?
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?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For two, three or four romantically inclined girls!
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
?
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Svenson! Get up here, quick! A bird just flew into my office!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Svenson
Synopsis
A woodpecker flew into Mr. Weatherbee's office.

Indexer Notes

reprinted from the Archie newspaper strip.

Pizza Panic (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yup! Last month business was terrible! -- But it's been going downhill ever since!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Grimaldi
Synopsis
No one wants a soda, they want pizza.
Reprints

Inspiration (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle
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Harry Lucey
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
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?
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?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I remember the day I got started. I was just a lad... very much like yourself, Archie...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
How Mr. Lodge became rich.
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Summer Foto Fun Album (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
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?
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?
Letters
?

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Welcome to the beach.. to escape the restrictions of city life!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Captioned photos from an album showing the gang at the beach in Summer.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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?
Pencils
Bob Montana
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?
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?
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?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Man! Jughead couldn't hit the wall with a flashlight!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead threw three darts into the kitchen.

Indexer Notes

reprinted from Archie daily newspaper strip.

The PH Factor (Table of Contents: 25)

Pureheart the Powerful / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
Victor Gorelick
Letters
Marty Epp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The pure gem-like brilliance of my goodness proves blinding to all forms of evil... begone bad guys!
Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews]; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie can become Pureheart, by calling on his PH Factor.
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Heads Up (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie! Get your hand out of that jug!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
A combination of a strange chemical solution and radiation from a machine causes Archie's hand to become invisible.
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The Gang's All Here! (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nah-h! Why go to the Choklit Shop? Round up the gang and come over here!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Fred is infuriated when the peace and quiet of his home is invaded by Archie's friends.
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A Matter of Time (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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Dexter Taylor
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Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
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?
Letters
Dexter Taylor

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At one o'clock in the afternoon the Crack Canadian Limited pulls out of a far away city!
Genre
adventure; humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Spotty; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Little Archie has to chain Spotty up outside the school. Chasing a rabbit, Spotty pulls the chain out of the ground and escapes, but then gets chained to the train track
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Puzzle Story (Table of Contents: 29)

Little Archie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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1 day as [Archie] and [Reggie] were [weight]ing in front of Pop Tate's they [saw] [Jughead] walking down the [block] 2wards them!
Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Little Archie and Little Reggie hide from Little Jughead when they see him coming.
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Indexer Notes

Story done rebus-style with pictures and numbers replacing some words.

Hi-Diddle-Riddles (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie Presents / activity / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
As soon as somebody catches one, he tries to give it away!
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Mission Accomplished! (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
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Harry Lucey
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?
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?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, love! Would you do me a favor?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis
Mrs. Andrews asks Archie to return something Mrs. Jones left at the Andrews' house earlier -- her purse! Now Archie has to return the purse without being seen.
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Dullsville (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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?
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Harry Lucey
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Marty Epp
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Marty Epp

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Nothing ever happens in Riverdale!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie tells us that "nothing ever happens in Riverdale," not noticing either the massive damage he causes or the rampaging gorilla who has escaped from the circus.
Reprints

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

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

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?
Pencils
Bob Montana
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?
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?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A fire? Let's go, Jughead!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
There's a fire at Veronica's house.

Indexer Notes

reprinted from an Archie daily newspaper strip.

The Helmet (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ronnie, if you see what I see, we've both been out in the sun too long!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie wears a pith helmet.
Reprints
Keywords
pith helmet

Quick Delivery (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Okay, Arch! Let's throw your fast ball to this guy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead tells Archie to pitch his fast ball.
Reprints

Litter Perfect! (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
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?
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Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Andrews sends Archie to the store to buy a new garbage can. But when Reggie teases Archie about his car, Archie throws the new trashcan over Reggie.
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Call of the Wild (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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?
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Harry Lucey
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?
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?
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?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Exquisite! One of the finest pieces of antique glassware in the world today and it's mine! It's finally mine!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie has a voice that can break glass.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

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

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You Don't Have to Be Mad...

Indexer Notes

Promotional advertisement for Madhouse Comics Digest #1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover is blank.

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

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

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?; Stan Goldberg
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?; Jon d'Agostino
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?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fantastic!
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Four reprinted spot illustrations on ad for Archie Comics Digest #13 and Jughead With Archie Digest #10.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What part of the disaster movie shook you up the most, Archie?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Brute Farce
    Archie
  4. 3. Footsore and Weary
    Archie
  5. 4. The Shrimp from Outer Space
    Little Archie and the Good Ol' Gang
  6. 5. Go on a Word Safari with Archie!
  7. 6. ["I'm on my way to lunch and then I'm going to the library! What do you want?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  8. 7. Archie the Archer
    Archie
  9. 8. Cave Happy!
    Archie
  10. 9. The Rock People
    Archie
  11. 10. Archie to the Rescue
    Archie
  12. 11. Up for Air
    Archie
  13. 12. Archie-doodles
  14. 13. ["Hey, Jughead! Lunch is served!!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  15. 14. Help Wanted
    Archie
  16. 15. Jaded Jest
    Archie
  17. 16. ["Where'd you get that center?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  18. 17. The Big Show
    Little Archie
  19. 18. Takes Two to Tangle
    Archie
  20. 19. Capturing Archie's Heart
  21. 20. ["Svenson! Get up here, quick! A bird just flew into my office!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  22. 21. Pizza Panic
    Archie
  23. 22. Inspiration
    Archie
  24. 23. Summer Foto Fun Album
    Archie
  25. 24. ["Man! Jughead couldn't hit the wall with a flashlight!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  26. 25. The PH Factor
    Pureheart the Powerful
  27. 26. Heads Up
    Archie
  28. 27. The Gang's All Here!
    Archie
  29. 28. A Matter of Time
    Little Archie
  30. 29. Puzzle Story
    Little Archie
  31. 30. Hi-Diddle-Riddles
    Archie Presents
  32. 31. Mission Accomplished!
    Archie
  33. 32. Dullsville
    Archie
  34. 33. ["A fire? Let's go, Jughead!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  35. 34. The Helmet
    Archie
  36. 35. Quick Delivery
    Archie
  37. 36. Litter Perfect!
    Archie
  38. 37. Call of the Wild
    Archie
  39. 38. ["You Don't Have to Be Mad..."]
    Madhouse Comics Digest
  40. 39. [no title indexed]
  41. 40. ["Fantastic!"]
    Archie Digests
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