(1977)

Archie, 1975 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
Twice A Year
On-sale date
1977
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Barcode
0271000699265
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[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
I don't get it -- what does Carrot Top have that I don't?!?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Keywords
sunbathing; swimsuits

A Raft of Fun (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Inspired by Mark Twain's "Huckleberry Finn," Archie takes Betty and Veronica down the river on a raft.
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
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead and Archie have learned to water-ski ...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones (not seen)
Synopsis
Jughead is skiing on one ski.
Reprints
  • from Archie [newspaperstrip]

Follow the Bouncing Boy (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead has a pogo stick. Reggie can do better of course.
Reprints

I Crossed the Threshold of Doom! (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews; Smithers; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica tests Archie's love for her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Retitled from "I Crossed the Threshold of Terror" ?

Sea Treasure Trove (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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?
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?
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?
Colors
?
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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
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, You've been chastising that poor ukulele for days now.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints
  • from Archie [newspaperstrip]

The Old Indian Sign (Table of Contents: 7)

The Archies / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Moccasin Nose; Professor Bonespur
Synopsis
Why is no one coming to the grand opening of Mr. Lodge's resort?
Reprints

The Sign Hater (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica demonstrates her independence by refusing to obey any sign she sees.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Imagine! Archie asked me to surf at Elbow Beach alone!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty is alone with Archie (or so she thinks).
Reprints
  • from Archie [newspaperstrip]

Hide and Seek! (Table of Contents: 10)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 3.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday; Mrs. Holliday (Jinx's mother); Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Jinx has a birthday tomorrow.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Penpal section has been removed in reprint.

Rhyme Time (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

A Clean Slate (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Miss Grundy needs the blackboard washed.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Lodge wants us to clean up the sandy bottom around his dock.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead try to speed up the work.
Reprints
  • from Archie [newspaperstrip]

Beach Squeak (Table of Contents: 14)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie gets the girls, but Archie can't make a phone call.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Phone call price updated to 75 cents.

Dig Those Grubbers (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
adventure; humor; children
Characters
Chester; Mad Doctor Doom; The Grubbers; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
The Mad Doctor Doom, and his assistant Chester, return to Riverdale.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Riverdale has a deep seaport.

Jughead Maze (Table of Contents: 16)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's my great uncle Eyhab ...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge's great uncle served on a whaling ship.
Reprints
  • from Archie [newspaperstrip]

Out Numbered (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Waldo Weatherbee; Miss Beazly; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Miss Grundy thinks her authority is being eroded.
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Old Soaks at Home (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is supposed to water the lawn.
Reprints

Sleepy Time (Table of Contents: 20)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 3.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday; Hap Holliday
Reprints

Sign Savvy (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie leaves a sign on Veronica.
Reprints

The Great Hunger (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm going down to the town launching pad ...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Taking the rowboat out.
Reprints
  • from Archie [newspaperstrip]

Switch Pitch (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Dilton and the other guys argue over which is the better hobby: stamp collecting or girl watching?
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Needs to be compared with original, which is marked as 6 pages.

Feeble Fable (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Jones
Synopsis
Jughead is hauling firewood in the summer, with the "grasshopper and the ant" on his mind.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie's new super-duper camera has an automatic timer ...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Reprints
  • from Archie [newspaperstrip]

Knack of Time (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie as Captain Pureheart / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
Sal Contrera ?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews [as Captain Pureheart]; Reggie Mantle [as Evilheart]; Veronica Lodge; Time Wizard; Christopher Columbus (cameo)
Synopsis
Pureheart, Evilheart and Veronica take a trip through time with the dastardly but incompetent Time Wizard, whose time-travel box keeps sending them all to the wrong era in history.
Reprints
Keywords
abominable snowman; colonial America; dinosaur; Egypt; knights; pirate; Salem MA; time travel; walk the plank

Bullygirl (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Charlie
Synopsis
After being dismissed by Veronica, Archie stages a situation where he saves her so she'll be beholden to him. Betty, however, tumbles to the scheme.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You'd think Veronica was leaving forever ...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge: Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are taking the train to camp.

Jingled Jangled (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Pop Tate; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie knows all the commercial jingles.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Commercials of the 1950s.

Ring My Chimes (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Smithers; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty is selling Rave-on products.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original feature was "Reggie and Me".

Pot o' Gold (Table of Contents: 32)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 3.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Looking for the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On the last page, the pen pal section was not reprinted.

Reggie Pencil Puzzle (Table of Contents: 33)

activity / 0.66 page (report information)

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?
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?
Inks
?
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?
Letters
?

Reprints
  • from ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, did you get my asprin?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Reprints
  • from Archie daily [newspaperstrip]

Picnic (Table of Contents: 35)

Little Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie; Little Veronica; Little Betty; Granny Sage
Synopsis
The gang goes on a picnic, over near Granny Sage's house, where they meet a big turtle.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

The Light That Failed (Table of Contents: 36)

Jughead / comic story / 2.75 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Gilbert
Synopsis
Mr Lodge wants a new lamp outsider his house.
Reprints

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

Jughead / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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?
Inks
?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
My cousin has a strong, masculine face ...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Reprints

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

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

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Arch! I can't swim underwater!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Reprints
  • from Archie daily [newspaperstrip]

Colors on Parade (Table of Contents: 39)

Betty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Just before Betty meets Archie, she hears him say he doesn't like purple, and she's wearing purple.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits changed to match the credits printed in Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #183.

One Good Turn (Table of Contents: 40)

The Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

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

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you get me a workout suit ...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Coach Kleates
Reprints
  • from Archie daily [newspaperstrip]

Myth America (Table of Contents: 42)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Professor Flutesnoot; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Jughead has a new pet dragon.
Reprints

Groan Up (Table of Contents: 43)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday; Hap Halliday
Synopsis
Jinx didn't finish supper.
Reprints

Peak Performance (Table of Contents: 44)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The TV reception isn't clear, so up on the roof they go.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45)

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

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, since when have you been wearing a hearing aid?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I don't get it -- what does Carrot Top have that I don't?!?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. A Raft of Fun
    Archie
  3. 2. ["Jughead and Archie have learned to water-ski ..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  4. 3. Follow the Bouncing Boy
    Jughead
  5. 4. I Crossed the Threshold of Doom!
    Archie
  6. 5. Sea Treasure Trove
    Archie Puzzle Page
  7. 6. ["Archie, You've been chastising that poor ukulele for days now."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  8. 7. The Old Indian Sign
    The Archies
  9. 8. The Sign Hater
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. ["Imagine! Archie asked me to surf at Elbow Beach alone!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  11. 10. Hide and Seek!
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. Rhyme Time
  13. 12. A Clean Slate
    Archie
  14. 13. ["Mr. Lodge wants us to clean up the sandy bottom around his dock."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  15. 14. Beach Squeak
    Reggie
  16. 15. Dig Those Grubbers
    Little Archie
  17. 16. Jughead Maze
  18. 17. ["That's my great uncle Eyhab ..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  19. 18. Out Numbered
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Old Soaks at Home
    Archie
  21. 20. Sleepy Time
    Li'l Jinx
  22. 21. Sign Savvy
    Archie
  23. 22. The Great Hunger
    Jughead
  24. 23. ["I'm going down to the town launching pad ..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  25. 24. Switch Pitch
    Archie
  26. 25. Feeble Fable
    Jughead
  27. 26. ["Archie's new super-duper camera has an automatic timer ..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  28. 27. Knack of Time
    Archie as Captain Pureheart
  29. 28. Bullygirl
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. ["You'd think Veronica was leaving forever ..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  31. 30. Jingled Jangled
    Archie
  32. 31. Ring My Chimes
    Archie
  33. 32. Pot o' Gold
    Li'l Jinx
  34. 33. Reggie Pencil Puzzle
  35. 34. ["Archie, did you get my asprin?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  36. 35. Picnic
    Little Archie
  37. 36. The Light That Failed
    Jughead
  38. 37. ["My cousin has a strong, masculine face ..."]
    Jughead
  39. 38. ["Arch! I can't swim underwater!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  40. 39. Colors on Parade
    Betty
  41. 40. One Good Turn
    The Archies
  42. 41. ["Did you get me a workout suit ..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  43. 42. Myth America
    Jughead
  44. 43. Groan Up
    Li'l Jinx
  45. 44. Peak Performance
    Archie
  46. 45. ["Archie, since when have you been wearing a hearing aid?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
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