(1981)

Archie, 1975 Series
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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
0271000699204
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)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No, Archie! That's not the safety poster I had in mind!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee (inset); Moose Mason (inset); Reggie Mantle (inset); Pop Tate (inset); Betty Cooper (inset); Dilton Doiley (inset); Veronica Lodge (inset)
Keywords
homework

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Everything's Archie #19

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

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The Rising Son (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews ; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Officer Pete; Andy
Synopsis
Archie can't seem to wake up during the weekdays.
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The Final Curtain (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
When Archie is cast as a turn-of-the-century song-and-dance man in the school musical, he keeps his costume, straw hat and cane with him at all times, and his obsessive dancing leads to a lot of people getting hurt.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Groan!" "Archie, what's wrong with your father?
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's father appears ill around April 15th.
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Flatter Chatter (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Miss Robin
Synopsis
Jinx tries to butter up her teacher.
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Gym Dandies (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
With Archie injured, Riverdale's chances of winning the gymnastics meet are gone, until Dilton takes his place.
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Keywords
gymnastics

Skull Isle Maze (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
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Indexer Notes

maze puzzle.

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

Miss Grundy Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wearing a bandana in school?
Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Miss Haggly
Synopsis
Miss Haggly can't find her wig.

Voodoo (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Dr. Soonpoon
Synopsis
Betty plays a voodoo drum that gives her bad luck.
Reprints
Keywords
drum; voodoo

Mite and Maim (Table of Contents: 10)

Pureheart the Powerful / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero; teen
Characters
Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews]; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Long Tom; Mayor Slade; The Octopus; Willy
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica take a picture of the Octopus assaulting Mayor Slade and must be rescued by Pureheart the Powerful.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
How is Moose making out with that job we got for him?
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Phlips
Synopsis
Moose got fired from his job for not remembering a telephone number.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Katy Keene / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Bill Woggon
Inks
Bill Woggon
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Carry on!
Genre
teen
Characters
Katy Keene; K.O. Kelly; Burro Bill
Synopsis
K.O. takes Katy prospecting with Burro Bill. Burro Bill can smell 14k. Not the gold kind,the eating kind.
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Keywords
gold; prospector

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

A Smash Hit! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx crashes her wagon.
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Dog Tired (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Reggie Mantle; Smithers
Synopsis
For her birthday, Archie gives Veronica a stray dog he rescued. But the dog wrecks Veronica's party chasing her new cat.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
How do you like my new bumper sticker?
Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie shows off his new bumper sticker.

The Civil War (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
A brief article about the U.S. Civil War with an accompanying illustration.
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A Fishy Story (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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Genre
children
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Little Archie; Little Betty; Little Veronica; Little Reggie; Little Jughead; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Little Archie and Little Reggie skip school to go fishing.
Keywords
fishing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's the principal!
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Miss Phlips
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee is home sick.

Hello, Hello... (Table of Contents: 19)

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; Russ
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx and Russ play with a tin-can telephone.
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The Deadly Game Part One (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead find a bag of white powder in a trash can. They take it to Archie's dad for advice about what to do and he sends them to the police station, but before they get there they are arrested for drug possession by two policemen who were trailing them.
Reprints
Keywords
drugs

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Bore Flaw! (Table of Contents: 21)

Li'l Jinx’s Pal Charley Hawse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Everybody says Charley is boring.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
This article says you shouldn't do any hard work after eating!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie reads that hard work after eating is a bad thing.
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Dandy Day (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee declares a day where students are encouraged to misbehave and Archie still can't follow instructions.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Many Slap Happy Returns (Table of Contents: 24)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Miss Grundy bakes Mr. Weatherbee a birthday cake.
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About a Bout (Table of Contents: 25)

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; Hap Halliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx follows her dad's advice on how to fight, but it doesn't work out well.
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French Fracas (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Midge Klump; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
A pretty exchange student from France has entranced all the boys and Veronica rallies the girls to put a stop to her.
Reprints
Keywords
exchange student; petition

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Veronica Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bawww!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica doesn't like her measurements using the metric system.
Reprints
Keywords
metric system

Machine Rage (Table of Contents: 28)

Mr. Svenson / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Svenson the janitor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Put the numbered letters into the corresponding numbered blanks to find out what Svenson thinks of the vending machine he has to fix.

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Brain Drain! (Table of Contents: 29)

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; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx sends Charley to find Russ.
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The Prize (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie accidentally ruins Mr. Lodge's prize geraniums while lawn bowling, so Mr. Lodge uses Archie and Jughead as pins.
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Keywords
lawn bowling

Quick Review (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tells Mr. Lodge about the movie that he saw with Veronica.
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Homework Helper (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Grundy teaches Little Archie how to deal with a bully.
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Ride Chide (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica's horse throws Archie off.

Take One Giant Stoop (Table of Contents: 34)

Reggie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie; Archie; Betty; Veronica; Dilton; Bruce; O. O. Wellemellen
Synopsis
Separated from the gang while on a beach picnic, Reggie is terrified by evidence of a giant -- actually props for a movie being filmed on location. When he conceitedly tries to talk himself into a movie role, the director hires him for an Egyptian epic, then binds him mouth and body with mummy wrappings.
Reprints
Keywords
Beach; giant; movies; mummy

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

The Deadly Game Part Two (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
At the police station, Archie and Jughead try to convince the cops that they are not using or selling drugs. Archie's dad arrives to vouch for him and the police explain how they can't always tell from appearances who is or is not a drug user. The boys are released and discuss the problem of drug abuse with Mr. Andrews on the way home.
Reprints
Keywords
drugs

Indexer Notes

Story continued from earlier in this digest.

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Dangerous Mission (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; XL-9
Synopsis
A robot probe sent by an alien race to investigate the human race encounters Archie and the gang.
Reprints
Keywords
alien; robot; spaceship

Indexer Notes

The author misspells baseball great Jimmie Foxx's name as Jimmy Fox.

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, the doctor put my father...
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The doctor put Archie's father on a diet.
Reprints

[Archie... Archie Andrews Where Are You Digest #18] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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

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

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[Little Archie Comics Digest Annual #8] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["No, Archie! That's not the safety poster I had in mind!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Rising Son
    Archie
  4. 3. The Final Curtain
    Archie
  5. 4. ["Groan!" "Archie, what's wrong with your father?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  6. 5. Flatter Chatter
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Gym Dandies
    Archie
  8. 7. Skull Isle Maze
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Wearing a bandana in school?"]
    Miss Grundy Gag Bag
  10. 9. Voodoo
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Mite and Maim
    Pureheart the Powerful
  12. 11. ["How is Moose making out with that job we got for him?"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  13. 12. ["Carry on!"]
    Katy Keene
  14. 13. A Smash Hit!
    Li'l Jinx
  15. 14. Dog Tired
    Archie
  16. 15. ["How do you like my new bumper sticker?"]
    Reggie's Gag Bag
  17. 16. The Civil War
  18. 17. A Fishy Story
    Little Archie
  19. 18. ["It's the principal!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  20. 19. Hello, Hello...
    Li'l Jinx
  21. 20. The Deadly Game Part One
    Archie
  22. 21. Bore Flaw!
    Li'l Jinx’s Pal Charley Hawse
  23. 22. ["This article says you shouldn't do any hard work after eating!"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  24. 23. Dandy Day
    Archie
  25. 24. Many Slap Happy Returns
    Miss Grundy
  26. 25. About a Bout
    Li'l Jinx
  27. 26. French Fracas
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. ["Bawww!"]
    Veronica Gag Bag
  29. 28. Machine Rage
    Mr. Svenson
  30. 29. Brain Drain!
    Li'l Jinx
  31. 30. The Prize
    Archie
  32. 31. Quick Review
    Archie
  33. 32. Homework Helper
    Little Archie
  34. 33. Ride Chide
    Archie
  35. 34. Take One Giant Stoop
    Reggie
  36. 35. The Deadly Game Part Two
    Archie
  37. 36. Dangerous Mission
    Archie
  38. 37. ["Betty, the doctor put my father..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  39. 38. [Archie... Archie Andrews Where Are You Digest #18]
  40. 39. [no title indexed]
  41. 40. [Little Archie Comics Digest Annual #8]
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