(September 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 Enterprises Inc.
Barcode
0271000699609
Editing
?
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)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
They say you live longer if you jog!
Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals #64.

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

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

Tired of It All (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; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; The Bank Robber; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
While rolling his flat tire to the garage, Archie loses control of it, with comic results.
Reprints
Keywords
bank robbery

Indexer Notes

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

Droopy Sails (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
?
Letters
Al Hartley

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead take Veronica and Betty out on a sailboat but both boys end up overboard.
Reprints
Keywords
sailboat

Indexer Notes

Writer and Inker credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #291.

[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
Jug, where are you?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead has his arm stuck under the refrigerator.

Birthday Boy (Table of Contents: 5)

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; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie's surprise gift for Archie's impending birthday backfires on the Andrews lad.
Reprints
Keywords
Voodoo doll

Indexer Notes

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

Confession (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
When her friends and father berate her for being so inconsiderate, Veronica announces that she has a shocking secret to reveal about why she acts the way she does.
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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: 7)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
The top drawer is stuck again...
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Phlips
Synopsis
The school's office furniture is breaking down.

A Life for a Life (Table of Contents: 8)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Gladys
Synopsis
When Archie saves Reggie's life, Reggie follows Archie everywhere hoping to return the favor.
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Nobedience School (Table of Contents: 9)

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; Hot Dog; Gladys Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Hot Dog leads Jughead a merry chase through the neighborhood, clutching Jughead's bag lunch in his mouth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, what are you looking for?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is looking for his skateboard.
Keywords
skateboard

The Quitter (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Coach Kleats; Reggie; Jughead; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Coach Kleats is worried he is going to get fired and Archie rallies the team by faking quitting the team.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

Indexer Notes

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

The Nose Knows (Table of Contents: 12)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
The girls plan a picnic, but Jughead claims it's going to rain. Archie and Reggie insist that Jughead's nose allows him to predict the weather.
Reprints
Keywords
picnic; rain

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Arch! I tried out my new skateboard on Hill Street today!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead tried out his new skateboard.
Keywords
skateboard

Pest Problem (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Little Jughead; Little Archie; Fangs Fogarty; Penny Peabody; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Fangs threatens all the other boys that he will beat them up if they look at his girlfriend Penny.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the printing in Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #192, no credits listed in this digest.

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
New gym equipment is being installed today, Mr. Weatherbee!
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tries out the new gym equipment.
Keywords
parallel bars

Leo's Not Lying (Table of Contents: 16)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie reads Mr. Weatherbee his horoscope.
Reprints
Keywords
astrology; horoscope

That's Romance? (Table of Contents: 17)

Big Ethel / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Place the numbered letters into the corresponding numbered slots to find out how Ethel's date went.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Big Moose Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Moose --- What are you reading?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose is reading a collection of short stories.

Go Fly a Kite (Table of Contents: 19)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
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Letters
Al Hartley

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie have a kite flying contest at the beach.
Reprints
Keywords
kite flying

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead, you should learn to invest wisely!
Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge gives Jughead some advice.

A Crushing Victory (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
When Archie claims that women have it easy, Betty and Veronica claim to be constantly busy with charity work.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Dear Betty and Veronica (Table of Contents: 22)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

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Feather Brain (Table of Contents: 23)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Hap buys Jinx a parakeet. Then she teaches it to talk.
Reprints
Keywords
parakeet

Archie Quizzers (Table of Contents: 24)

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Indexer Notes

A connect the dot puzzle and three riddles.

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, vhere'd you get funny shirt?
Characters
Svenson; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Svenson asks Archie where he got his shirt.

Mean 'n' Mad (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Little Reggie; Fangs; Little Jughead; Little Archie
Synopsis
Little Jughead give Little Reggie a mixture to give him more strength to take on Fangs, only Reggie doesn't know it only last for a little while.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #6, no credits listed in this digest.

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

Katy Keene / comic story / 4.25 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmm! I think I'll have a foot-long hot dog...
Genre
teen
Characters
Katy Keene; Chubby
Synopsis
Katy dreams she is a butterfly.
Keywords
butterfly

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Pin-up Parade / illustration / 0.75 page (report information)

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Characters
Katy Keene

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Coach, what's this I hear about a fight at our hockey match?
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
There have been fights at all the high-school sporting events... except the boxing match.

Diamond Fire (Table of Contents: 30)

Jughead / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
drama; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; smugglers; police
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead gets suspicious of several scruffy types who spend each night on a littered, unpopular beach. Discovering that this is a smuggling gang, they trap them for police.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; diamond; smuggler; smuggling

Indexer Notes

Story is in two parts, of six and five pages each.

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

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
My favorite tv show is Charlie's Angels!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie discusses his favorite tv show.

Flight Plan (Table of Contents: 32)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie gets Veronica to break a date with Archie by telling her that something great will be happening at Central High that night. Veronica not only goes, she brings Betty and all the other girls along.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Some Dish (Table of Contents: 33)

Hot Dog / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
Al Hartley

Genre
teen
Characters
Hot Dog; Jughead Jones; Miss Beazly
Synopsis
Jughead and Hot Dog make a pact to avoid females.
Reprints

Quiet on the Set (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee (dream only); Svenson the janitor (dream only); Miss Beazley (dream only); Miss Grundy (dream only)
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead imagine themselves in a slapstick silent comedy set in the halls of Riverdale.
Reprints
Keywords
pie fight

Indexer Notes

In the silent movie sequence, Lucey puts Archie and Jughead in their classic '40s and '50s outfits (Archie's bow tie and "R" sweater vest and Jughead's "S" sweater).

In the 2015 reprint, Doyle is credited as writer, and either Lucey or Vince DeCarlo are credited in separate credit listings as inker.

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

A Dog's Tale (Table of Contents: 35)

Hot Dog / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Hot Dog

Indexer Notes

Find the hidden letters to find out how dog catchers get paid.

[Pat the Brat Digest #1] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

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

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[Archie Comics Digest #44] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["They say you live longer if you jog!"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Tired of It All
    Archie
  4. 3. Droopy Sails
    Jughead
  5. 4. ["Jug, where are you?"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  6. 5. Birthday Boy
    Archie
  7. 6. Confession
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["The top drawer is stuck again..."]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  9. 8. A Life for a Life
    Reggie
  10. 9. Nobedience School
    Jughead
  11. 10. ["Archie, what are you looking for?"]
    Archie's Pop Gag Bag
  12. 11. The Quitter
    Archie
  13. 12. The Nose Knows
    Jughead
  14. 13. ["Hi, Arch! I tried out my new skateboard on Hill Street today!"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  15. 14. Pest Problem
    Little Jughead
  16. 15. ["New gym equipment is being installed today, Mr. Weatherbee!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  17. 16. Leo's Not Lying
    Mr. Weatherbee
  18. 17. That's Romance?
    Big Ethel
  19. 18. ["Hi, Moose --- What are you reading?"]
    Big Moose Gag Bag
  20. 19. Go Fly a Kite
    Jughead
  21. 20. ["Jughead, you should learn to invest wisely!"]
    Mr. Lodge Gag Bag
  22. 21. A Crushing Victory
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. Dear Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Feather Brain
    Li'l Jinx
  25. 24. Archie Quizzers
  26. 25. ["Archie, vhere'd you get funny shirt?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  27. 26. Mean 'n' Mad
    Little Jughead
  28. 27. ["Hmm! I think I'll have a foot-long hot dog..."]
    Katy Keene
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Pin-up Parade
  30. 29. ["Coach, what's this I hear about a fight at our hockey match?"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  31. 30. Diamond Fire
    Jughead
  32. 31. ["My favorite tv show is Charlie's Angels!"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  33. 32. Flight Plan
    Reggie
  34. 33. Some Dish
    Hot Dog
  35. 34. Quiet on the Set
    Archie
  36. 35. A Dog's Tale
    Hot Dog
  37. 36. [Pat the Brat Digest #1]
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
  39. 38. [Archie Comics Digest #44]
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