([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
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

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
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's TV Laugh-Out #15

The Inner Man (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper (dream); Mary Andrews (dream); Fred Andrews (dream)
Synopsis
Veronica and her dad get an opportunity to observe Archie's dreams.
Reprints
Keywords
dreams

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #269.

Truck 32 (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #280.

Hocus Pocus (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Archie Goes Underground (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #28

The Lonely One (Table of Contents: 6)

Life With Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
At the beach, Archie tries in vain to get some solitude.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Dilton!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX

Pie in the Sky (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge
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: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
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.
Keywords
ambulance; blood type; hospital; interpreter; Spanish

Indexer Notes

This story was later remade with the same script but new art (also by Lucey) and was remade at least once more with a revised script.

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #242, Inks are credited to Harry Lucey.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Mr. Lodge! You going bionic?
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX

A Race For Life (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie; Mr. Andrews
Reprints

The Two-Edged Ax (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Duh--gee, it'd sure be neat...
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX

Things Are Picking Up! (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie; PEP / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
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: 15)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead want to build a raft, Betty and Veronica want to rent a boat.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #50.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Mr. Weatherbee's Gag Bab / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! That's a bargain!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX

The Detective (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #18.

Playback (Table of Contents: 18)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead uses ventriloquism to prank various townsfolk.
Reprints

A Shore Thing (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mom, come quick!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX

They Dye by Night (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, I hear the city may be facing a water shortage!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX

The Party (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Spotty; Smithers; Little Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Little Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Little Reggie Mantle; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Pop Tate
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: 24)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, I'd like to get that fishing rod...
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX

Saved By the Belle (Table of Contents: 25)

Ginger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Till Debt Do Us Part (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / text story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
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

Archie's Party Scoopers (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Spy Guy (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Roman Holiday (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
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: 30)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, did you finish repairing that chair yet?
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

A Crowd of One (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee goes to the beach but can't enjoy himself like he used to when he was younger.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

Wake Up Test (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Girls, what's your favorite attraction in our park?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Inner Man
    Archie
  3. 2. Truck 32
    Archie
  4. 3. Hocus Pocus
    Archie
  5. 4. ["Hey, Reg! Archie wants his money back!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  6. 5. Archie Goes Underground
    Archie
  7. 6. The Lonely One
    Life With Archie
  8. 7. ["Hi, Dilton!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  9. 8. Pie in the Sky
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. The Interpreter
    Archie
  11. 10. ["Hi, Mr. Lodge! You going bionic?"]
  12. 11. A Race For Life
    Little Archie
  13. 12. The Two-Edged Ax
    Archie
  14. 13. ["Duh--gee, it'd sure be neat..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  15. 14. Things Are Picking Up!
    Archie; PEP
  16. 15. Basic Needs
    Archie
  17. 16. ["Wow! That's a bargain!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee's Gag Bab
  18. 17. The Detective
    Archie
  19. 18. Playback
    Jughead
  20. 19. A Shore Thing
    Archie
  21. 20. ["Mom, come quick!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  22. 21. They Dye by Night
    Archie at Riverdale
  23. 22. ["Archie, I hear the city may be facing a water shortage!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  24. 23. The Party
    Little Archie
  25. 24. ["Gee, I'd like to get that fishing rod..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  26. 25. Saved By the Belle
    Ginger
  27. 26. Till Debt Do Us Part
    Jughead
  28. 27. Archie's Party Scoopers
    Archie
  29. 28. Spy Guy
    Archie
  30. 29. Roman Holiday
    Archie
  31. 30. ["Archie, did you finish repairing that chair yet?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  32. 31. A Crowd of One
    Archie
  33. 32. Wake Up Test
    Archie
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