([February] 1980)

Archie, 1975 Series
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Price
0.95 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
twice a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Radio Comics, Inc.
Barcode
0271000699202
Editing
?

Issue Notes

At this point in time the last two digits of the barcode corresponded to the cover date month.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Girls, what's your favorite attraction in our park?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's TV Laugh-Out (Archie, 1969 series) #15.

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

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


Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Inner Man (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (sourced)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (sourced)
Inks
Marty Epp (sourced)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (sourced)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at that, Daddy! Isn't that sweet? He's sound asleep!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews (dream); Mary Andrews 3000 (dream); Betty Cooper (dream); Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica and her dad get an opportunity to observe Archie's dreams.
Reprints
Keywords
dreams

Indexer Notes

Includes indicia at bottom of first page.

Truck 32 (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (sourced)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (sourced)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (sourced)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (sourced)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! A summer job as reporters on your father's paper! Far out!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Ricky Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
While working for the local newspaper, Archie uncovers a case of graft involving someone on the city council.
Reprints
Keywords
graft

Hocus Pocus (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie is trying his hand at magic and learned some "magic" words.
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Word seek puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Reg! Archie wants his money back!
Feature Logo
Archie's Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie is unsatisfied with his diving mask.
Reprints

Archie Goes Underground (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (sourced)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (sourced)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (sourced)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (sourced)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ha! You pinged when you should have ponged!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie accidentally reveals the secret underground tunneling machine that Mr. Lodge was creating for the government.
Reprints

The Lonely One (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (sourced)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (sourced)
Inks
Chic Stone (sourced)
Colors
Barry Grossman (sourced)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (sourced)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't often want to be alone --- but today I want to be alone!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo
Synopsis
At the beach, Archie tries in vain to get some solitude.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original printing had a feature object of Life With Archie.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Dilton! Nice day, isn't it?
Feature Logo
Archie's Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie predicts Dilton's future career as a political speech writer.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX

Pie in the Sky (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say, would you look at that pie!! It certainly looks inviting!
Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hermione Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Martha
Synopsis
After unwittingly consuming the pie her mother had baked for her club social, Betty and Veronica try to substitute a pie purchased at a bakery.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unlike later appearances, Hermione Lodge is portrayed as heavy set with sandy blonde hair, rather than slim with platinum hair.

The Interpreter (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (sourced)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (sourced)
Inks
Harry Lucey (sourced)
Colors
Barry Grossman (sourced)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (sourced)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Adios, amigo!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
drama; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Though Archie is one of the best students in Spanish class, he thinks learning a foreign language is a waste of time. Until a boy is hit by a car and only Archie can talk to the boy's Spanish-speaking father to find out his blood type.
Reprints
Keywords
ambulance; blood type; hospital; interpreter; Spanish

Indexer Notes

This story was redrawn from an earlier version (with art by Harry Lucey and Lucey Terry Szenics) and was remade at least once more with a revised script.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Mr. Lodge Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You going bionic, Mr. Lodge?
Feature Logo
Mr. Lodge Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie causes Mr. Lodge's blood pressure monitor to overreact.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX

A Race For Life (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can't you turn down that rock music, Little Archie?
Feature Logo
Little Archie
Genre
adventure; humor; children
Characters
Fred Andrews; Little Archie
Synopsis
Little Archie and Mr. Andrews survive a storm at sea while fishing.
Reprints

The Two-Edged Ax (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (sourced)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (sourced)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (sourced)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (sourced)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Your dad owns all this? What's he going to use it for? A housing development?
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica scheme to prevent Mr. Lodge from cutting down an old oak tree.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Duh--gee, it'd sure be neat to have a bionic arm like the Six-million-dollar Man!
Feature Logo
Archie's Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie ponders whether or not the Bionic Man suffers from headaches.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX

Things Are Picking Up! (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley (sourced)
Pencils
Al Hartley (sourced)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (sourced)
Colors
Barry Grossman (sourced)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (sourced)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at him!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
After being called lazy by Veronica, Archie takes the only job he can get, picking up paper on the beach.
Reprints
Keywords
conestoga wagons

Basic Needs (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley (sourced)
Pencils
Al Hartley (sourced)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (sourced)
Colors
Barry Grossman (sourced)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (sourced)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, why don't we just rent a boat? It doesn't cost that much!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead want to build a raft, Betty and Veronica want to rent a boat.
Reprints

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

Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! That's a bargain!
Feature Logo
Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Beazly; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Miss Beazly uses creative advertising at the school cafeteria.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX

The Detective (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (sourced)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (sourced)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (sourced)
Colors
Barry Grossman (sourced)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (sourced)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once upon a time there was an incredibly great crime solver of whom we are going to tell you in words and pictures right here and now!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews (as Herlock Soames); Jughead Jones (as "Lefty" Flotsam)
Synopsis
Herlock Soames accidentally helps the police catch a burglar.
Reprints

Playback (Table of Contents: 19)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Victor Gorelick
Letters
Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Jug! What are you reading?
Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead uses ventriloquism to prank various townsfolk.
Reprints

A Shore Thing (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie is a counselor at a summer camp situated on a large lake!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Put the numbered letters into the same numbered blank spaces to discover why Archie thinks the boys' and girls' camps are on separate sides of the lake.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letter-number substitution puzzle.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mom, come quick!
Feature Logo
Archie's Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Fred has a diving board situation.
Reprints

They Dye by Night (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (sourced)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (sourced)
Inks
Harry Lucey (sourced)
Colors
Barry Grossman (sourced)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (sourced)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've contracted some dreadful skin ailment!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
drama; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Smithers; Catalina; Conrad; Waltham; Trivia; Charlie
Synopsis
Archie and Dilton try to solve the mystery of who has been putting dye into all the pools in Riverdale, but their research leads to them being accused of the crime.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original printing had a feature object of Archie at Riverdale.

Story is told in two parts.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, I hear the city may be facing a water shortage!
Feature Logo
Jughead's Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead and Archie discuss a water shortage.
Reprints

The Party (Table of Contents: 24)

Little Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Veronica! I called you up to wish you a happy birthday!
Feature Logo
Little Archie
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Alice Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Little Archie; Little Betty; Little Jughead; Little Reggie; Little Veronica; Hiram Lodge; Professor Flutesnoot; Smithers; Spotty; Pop Tate; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Little Veronica is sad because her father has forgotten her birthday so Little Archie organizes a big party for her.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, I'd like to get that fishing rod, but $39.95 is a bit too much!
Feature Logo
Jughead's Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead laments being broke.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX

Saved By the Belle (Table of Contents: 26)

Ginger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, guess it's time for me to go home! 'Night, Ginger! Good night, Mr. Snapp!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ickky Jones; Monk; Ginger Snapp; Mr. Snapp
Synopsis
After Monk bullies Ickky into no longer dating Ginger, Ginger treats Monk to an expensive, frustrating date to scare him off.
Reprints

Till Debt Do Us Part (Table of Contents: 27)

Jughead / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo; George Frese; ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick; George Frese; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie! Archie! I need your help!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie puts his health in danger to acquire five dollars desperately needed by Jughead.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Spot illustrations in the text story done by different artists.

Archie's Party Scoopers (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Try these on your friends at your next party!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Word games and riddles.

Spy Guy (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (sourced)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (sourced)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (sourced)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (sourced)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say, you girls have an important softball game coming, don't you?
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Venus
Synopsis
Archie acts as a spy for the girl's softball team.
Reprints

Roman Holiday (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (sourced)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (sourced)
Inks
Chic Stone (sourced)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida (sourced)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Et tu, Jugibus?
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews (as Caesar Archibus); Jughead Jones (as Jugibus); Reggie Mantle (as Reggio)
Synopsis
Set in ancient Rome, Emperor Archibus ignores the good advice of Jugibus and seeks out Reggio instead.
Reprints
Keywords
Rome; toga

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, did you finish repairing that chair yet?
Feature Logo
Archie's Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's dad ruins his repair job.
Reprints

A Crowd of One (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (sourced)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (sourced)
Inks
Harry Lucey (sourced)
Colors
Barry Grossman (sourced)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (sourced)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Bee himself --- at the beach!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Andy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee goes to the beach but can't enjoy himself like he used to when he was younger.
Reprints

Wake Up Test (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some people wake up in the morning grouchy and grumpy -- other times they wake up sunny and happy!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle.

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

Pat the Brat Comics Digest Magazine / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

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


Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

Little Archie Comics Digest Annual Magazine / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Girls, what's your favorite attraction in our park?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Inner Man
    Archie
  4. 3. Truck 32
    Archie
  5. 4. Hocus Pocus
    Archie
  6. 5. ["Hey, Reg! Archie wants his money back!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  7. 6. Archie Goes Underground
    Archie
  8. 7. The Lonely One
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Hi, Dilton! Nice day, isn't it?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  10. 9. Pie in the Sky
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. The Interpreter
    Archie
  12. 11. ["You going bionic, Mr. Lodge?"]
    Mr. Lodge Gag Bag
  13. 12. A Race For Life
    Little Archie
  14. 13. The Two-Edged Ax
    Archie
  15. 14. ["Duh--gee, it'd sure be neat to have a bionic arm like the Six-million-dollar Man!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  16. 15. Things Are Picking Up!
    Archie
  17. 16. Basic Needs
    Archie
  18. 17. ["Wow! That's a bargain!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  19. 18. The Detective
    Archie
  20. 19. Playback
    Jughead
  21. 20. A Shore Thing
    Archie
  22. 21. ["Mom, come quick!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  23. 22. They Dye by Night
    Archie
  24. 23. ["Archie, I hear the city may be facing a water shortage!"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  25. 24. The Party
    Little Archie
  26. 25. ["Gee, I'd like to get that fishing rod, but $39.95 is a bit too much!"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  27. 26. Saved By the Belle
    Ginger
  28. 27. Till Debt Do Us Part
    Jughead
  29. 28. Archie's Party Scoopers
    Archie
  30. 29. Spy Guy
    Archie
  31. 30. Roman Holiday
    Archie
  32. 31. ["Archie, did you finish repairing that chair yet?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  33. 32. A Crowd of One
    Archie
  34. 33. Wake Up Test
    Archie
  35. 34. ["Hey! Who's Pat the Brat?"]
    Pat the Brat Comics Digest Magazine
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
  37. 36. ["First in entertainment!"]
    Little Archie Comics Digest Annual Magazine
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