(March 1974)

Archie, 1974 Series
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0.60 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
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Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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Color
color
Dimensions
standard US digest
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

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Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle

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The Build Up (Table of Contents: 2)

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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Smithers; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie asks Jughead to butter up Mr. Lodge so he can visit the mansion again.
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The Joke (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
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Everybody keeps pulling the same joke on Archie.
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Early Bird (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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Li'l Jinx; Merry Holiday
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Li'l Jinx is ready for supper.
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The Infernal Triangle (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
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Veronica is annoyed that Betty has showed up when she is expecting Archie for a date.
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The Killer (Table of Contents: 6)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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teen
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Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Moose; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie thinks Archie knocked out Moose with one punch.
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Stone Query (Table of Contents: 7)

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Archie Andrews
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What stones match different professions.
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Rude Awakening! (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tries to wake up Jughead on a fine winter day.
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The Big Switch (Table of Contents: 9)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Moose
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Moose shows up for a job.

The Shadow Knows (Table of Contents: 10)

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Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
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Archie is being tailed, but he can't shake the guy.
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Horror Story (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica is upset that Archie did it again, but she won't tell anyone what he did.
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Jughead's "Let-Somebody-Else-Do-It" Kit (Table of Contents: 12)

Jughead / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Done up like an ad for a kit to get somebody else to do it.
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Double Dealer (Table of Contents: 13)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Larry; Tommy; Eddie; Big Ethel; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie are jealous when Betty and Veronica go out with some guys from a rival school's basketball team.
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Round Trip (Table of Contents: 14)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie asks Jughead to run over to Veronica's and tell her he's waiting.
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Tiger (Table of Contents: 15)

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Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Midge; Moose
Synopsis
Betty compares Archie to a tiger.
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Cheerful Choice (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The problems that both Betty and Veronica have to deal with when clothes shopping.
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Gift Exchange (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica gives Betty her most cherished possession... Reggie.
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Royal Revenge (Table of Contents: 18)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Fred Andrews
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Reggie tells Archie he found the Andrews name somewhere in a thick history book.
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There's A Couch To It (Table of Contents: 19)

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Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Jughead Jones
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Mr. Lodge just became a licensed psychiatrist and he wants to analyze Jughead.
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True-False Quiz (Table of Contents: 20)

Jughead / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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humor
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Jughead Jones
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A quiz with silly questions.
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Big Fight Tonight (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Clancey; McGurk
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie are judges at a high school boxing match.
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The Best Laid Plans (Table of Contents: 22)

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Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Betty, Veronica, Archie and Mr. Lodge were going to go fishing, but Betty finds out Archie can't go.
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Frogs To Riches! (Table of Contents: 23)

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Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx's father reads her a bedtime story of a maiden finding a frog prince.
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Man Over-Bored (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty learns Archie wants a girl who is thrifty so she tries to show him how thrifty she can be.
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Gone to the Dogs (Table of Contents: 25)

Reggie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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teen
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Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee appoints Reggie to be the school game warden and to blow a whistle when he catches a student with an animal.
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Backfire! (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie convinces Jughead to write love letters to Veronica.
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Use Your Head! (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie buy some Bean Bouncers, which are balloons tied to elastic bands attached to a band that goes around your head, and they each get an idea for a prank.
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A Capital Joke (Table of Contents: 28)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Moose; Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose is asked where the capital of the U.S. is.
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Three's A Crowd (Table of Contents: 29)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie tells Archie how self-centered a blonde he was dating was.
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Runner Up (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty feels she has lost the race for Archie.
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Snow Fooling! (Table of Contents: 31)

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Who designed which snow sculpture?
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Double Trouble Cross! (Table of Contents: 32)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Midge; Moose
Synopsis
Reggie tells Moose that Archie and Midge are at Archie's house.
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Service with a Smile (Table of Contents: 33)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
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Reggie wants a dish of maple walnut ice cream, but there isn't much left.
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A New Twist (Table of Contents: 34)

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Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge; Moose
Synopsis
Archie is trying to learn to do yoga.
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Monkey Shines (Table of Contents: 35)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Reggie Mantle; Debbie; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
A little girl named Debbie has an imaginary chimpanzee named Chichi and she wants Jughead to take him to school.
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Shell Shock (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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Betty Cooper; Colonel; Jughead; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty cracks a nut and finds an apprentice genie named Colonel.
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Chapeau Chatter (Table of Contents: 37)

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Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The girls are trying to find the right hat for Betty.
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Deep Freeze (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Harry Lucey
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Harry Lucey
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Barry Grossman
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Harry Lucey

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teen
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Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is annoyed when everyone thinks he has to check with Veronica to go skating.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #35.

By Book Or By Crook (Table of Contents: 39)

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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
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Jughead tells Betty that she should act more like a weak, helpless female to make Archie feel like a he-man to help her.
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Hear, Hear (Table of Contents: 40)

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

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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
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Betty shows Veronica that people only hear what they want to hear.
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Belt Belle (Table of Contents: 41)

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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
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Veronica is having a party and Betty forces Jughead to take her.
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Crossword Fun (Table of Contents: 42)

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Crossword puzzle on a heart background.

To Bee or Not to Bee! (Table of Contents: 43)

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Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy
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Jughead is mixing a recipe he found in a book of witchcraft and thinks he turned Archie into a bee.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Build Up
    Jughead
  4. 3. The Joke
    Archie
  5. 4. Early Bird
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. The Infernal Triangle
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. The Killer
    Reggie
  8. 7. Stone Query
    Archie
  9. 8. Rude Awakening!
    Jughead
  10. 9. The Big Switch
    Moose
  11. 10. The Shadow Knows
    Archie
  12. 11. Horror Story
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Jughead's "Let-Somebody-Else-Do-It" Kit
    Jughead
  14. 13. Double Dealer
    Reggie
  15. 14. Round Trip
    Jughead
  16. 15. Tiger
    Archie
  17. 16. Cheerful Choice
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Gift Exchange
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Royal Revenge
    Reggie
  20. 19. There's A Couch To It
    Jughead
  21. 20. True-False Quiz
    Jughead
  22. 21. Big Fight Tonight
    Archie
  23. 22. The Best Laid Plans
  24. 23. Frogs To Riches!
    Li'l Jinx
  25. 24. Man Over-Bored
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Gone to the Dogs
    Reggie
  27. 26. Backfire!
    Jughead
  28. 27. Use Your Head!
    Archie
  29. 28. A Capital Joke
    Moose
  30. 29. Three's A Crowd
    Reggie
  31. 30. Runner Up
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. Snow Fooling!
  33. 32. Double Trouble Cross!
    Reggie
  34. 33. Service with a Smile
    Reggie
  35. 34. A New Twist
    Archie
  36. 35. Monkey Shines
    Jughead
  37. 36. Shell Shock
    Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. Chapeau Chatter
    Betty and Veronica
  39. 38. Deep Freeze
    Archie
  40. 39. By Book Or By Crook
    Jughead
  41. 40. Hear, Hear
    Betty and Veronica
  42. 41. Belt Belle
    Jughead
  43. 42. Crossword Fun
    Archie
  44. 43. To Bee or Not to Bee!
    Archie
  45. 44. [160 pages of stories and fun in Archie's full color comics digest]
  46. 45. [no title indexed]
  47. 46. ["Hey, Archie fan! Here's another super comics digest and it's loaded with 160 pages of stories and fun in full color!"]
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