(January 1980)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Barcode
0271000699601
Editing
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Color
color
Dimensions
standard US digest size
Paper Stock
glossy cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, your eyes are like sapphires... your lips are like rosebuds...
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Jughead #213

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

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

What's a Buddy For? (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hot Dog; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead is angry that Archie ditches his plans with Jughead any time a pretty girl walks by.
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The Visit (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie learns that Miss Grundy and Mr. Weatherbee are coming over to his house to see his parents.
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Keywords
bridge

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead! You should have been here at nine o'clock!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Jughead overslept for class.

The Snow Queen (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica refuses to go out in the snow.
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Indexer Notes

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

The Bad Old Days (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Al Capone; Greasy Thumb; Rat Nose; Scarface; Dapper Dan; Two Nose
Synopsis
Jughead fantasizes about being a twenties-era gangster.
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Keywords
Coast Guard; gangster; prohibition

Indexer Notes

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

Fish Twist (Table of Contents: 7)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Al Hartley

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie makes fun of Archie's ice fishing hobby.
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Keywords
ice fishing

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Jug! Could you lend me a few bucks?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie needs a loan.
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The Truant (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie plays hooky from school to avoid making a speech, but Betty and Veronica think he's skipped school to make time with the notorious man-eater Zsa Zsa Laverne.
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Keywords
truancy

Indexer Notes

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

What's Up, Doc? (Table of Contents: 10)

Miss Grundy / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Miss Grundy

Indexer Notes

Solve the puzzle to know what the doctor said to Miss Grundy.

[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
Marvelous idea, Miss Beazly!
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly
Synopsis
Miss Beazly has planted a garden.
Keywords
garden

Ski Scare (Table of Contents: 12)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews: Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
While skiing, Jughead sees Big Ethel.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

Indexer Notes

Credits from the printing in Jughead Double Digest #178, no credits listed in this digest.

Symptomania (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica tricks Betty into thinking she has the symptoms of a rare disease. Miss Grundy turns the tables on Veronica.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm going to sort out all these nails and put them in this little filing cabinet!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Wood
Synopsis
Betty sorts nails in shop class.

Nothing But the Best (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie At Riverdale / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica announces that her father has decided it's time for her to leave Riverdale High and go to a private school, where she can learn to associate with people in her own social circle. Archie manages to talk Mr. Lodge out of it by reminding him of his own lower-class origins.
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Indexer Notes

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

This Is the Hour (Table of Contents: 16)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead finds a card entitling the bearer to free food at the appointed hour. So he stands at the designated spot in a driving snowstorm, waiting for the appointed hour.
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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: 17)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
So you'd like to raise some money, eh, Archie?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge gives Archie advice on raising money.

All in the Family (Table of Contents: 18)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley ?
Pencils
Al Hartley
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie gets on Mr. Weatherbee's nerves and he is glad to be away from him after school. However when Mr. Weatherbee is sitting home alone that evening, he realizes that the students at school are really his family and he needs to be more patient with Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
detention

Indexer Notes

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

Jughead Puzzlers (Table of Contents: 19)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Link the description with the vocational title, then fill in the numbered shapes to see a picture.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Traces of early man were found to date...
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Jughead is asked why cavemen drew on the walls of their caves.

The Rich Get Results (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Mr. Talbot
Synopsis
To demonstrate to Archie that wealth has its privileges, Veronica has one of her father's assistants perform three out-of-the-ordinary tasks.
Reprints
Keywords
church bell; elephant; ice cream

Indexer Notes

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

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

Dear Betty and Veronica / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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The Danger Within (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Harry Lucey
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead save a child from crashing his sled.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you think that the school dress code ought to permit these T-shirts with sayings on them?
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Grundy doesn't like the the kids wearing T-shirts with sayings on them.
Reprints

Pipes of Panic (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead's flute playing is so bad that it drives everybody crazy. The girls pretend it's irresistible, so he hands it off to Reggie, who tries it out with unwelcome results.
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Indexer Notes

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

The Big Split (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Moose and Midge have a fight and split up. However, none of the boys want to be around Midge because they figure that eventually she and Moose will make up and Moose will come after them then.
Reprints
Keywords
apology; fight; slap

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead, what do you know about foreign policy?
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead can't answer Miss Grundy's questions in civics class.

The Mystery of the Disappearing School Teacher (Table of Contents: 28)

Little Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie; Miss Grundy; Mary Andrews; Little Reggie; Little Veronica; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beany; Little Jughead
Synopsis
Little Archie discovers that Miss Grundy secretly is the author of the Dave Dynamic stories he reads.
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Word-ly Wise (Table of Contents: 29)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
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Letters
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Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Russ
Synopsis
Russ explains what a synonym is to Jinx and Greg.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Ronnie, how was your trip to San Francisco
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie asks Veronica about her trip to San Francisco.

Book of Love (Table of Contents: 31)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead attempts to use psychology in order to avoid Ethel in the upcoming "Sadie Hawkins" style event.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Guardian Angle (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
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Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Coach Kleats tells Archie to guard the football team's star player, Reggie, and make sure he's in shape to play in the upcoming game. Archie turns this to his advantage by constantly tagging along with Reggie when he tries to get some time alone with Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
bodyguard; convertible; football; shower

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead's really into entomology now!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead is really into insects.

[Archie... Archie Andrews Where Are You #13] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

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

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[Archie Comics Digest #40] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty, your eyes are like sapphires... your lips are like rosebuds..."]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. What's a Buddy For?
    Jughead
  4. 3. The Visit
    Archie
  5. 4. ["Jughead! You should have been here at nine o'clock!"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  6. 5. The Snow Queen
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. The Bad Old Days
    Jughead
  8. 7. Fish Twist
    Reggie
  9. 8. ["Hi, Jug! Could you lend me a few bucks?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  10. 9. The Truant
    Archie
  11. 10. What's Up, Doc?
    Miss Grundy
  12. 11. ["Marvelous idea, Miss Beazly!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  13. 12. Ski Scare
    Jughead
  14. 13. Symptomania
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. ["I'm going to sort out all these nails and put them in this little filing cabinet!"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  16. 15. Nothing But the Best
    Archie At Riverdale
  17. 16. This Is the Hour
    Jughead
  18. 17. ["So you'd like to raise some money, eh, Archie?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  19. 18. All in the Family
    Mr. Weatherbee
  20. 19. Jughead Puzzlers
    Jughead
  21. 20. ["Traces of early man were found to date..."]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  22. 21. The Rich Get Results
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. The Danger Within
    Archie
  25. 24. ["Do you think that the school dress code ought to permit these T-shirts with sayings on them?"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  26. 25. Pipes of Panic
    Jughead
  27. 26. The Big Split
    Archie
  28. 27. ["Jughead, what do you know about foreign policy?"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  29. 28. The Mystery of the Disappearing School Teacher
    Little Archie
  30. 29. Word-ly Wise
    Li'l Jinx
  31. 30. ["Hi, Ronnie, how was your trip to San Francisco"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  32. 31. Book of Love
    Jughead
  33. 32. Guardian Angle
    Archie
  34. 33. ["Jughead's really into entomology now!"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  35. 34. [Archie... Archie Andrews Where Are You #13]
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
  37. 36. [Archie Comics Digest #40]
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