(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

["They say you live longer if you jog!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
?
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.
Keywords:
sailboat

["Jug, where are you?"] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

["The top drawer is stuck again..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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.

Indexer Notes

Probably from Reggie and Me #76 but needs confirmation.

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.

["Archie, what are you looking for?"] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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.

["Hi, Arch! I tried out my new skateboard on Hill Street today!"] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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.

["New gym equipment is being installed today, Mr. Weatherbee!"] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Archie reads Mr. Weatherbee his horoscope.
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.

["Hi, Moose --- What are you reading?"] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
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.
Keywords:
kite flying

["Jughead, you should learn to invest wisely!"] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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:
?
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)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

A connect the dot puzzle and three riddles.

["Archie, vhere'd you get funny shirt?"] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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:
?
Letters:
?

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.

["Hmm! I think I'll have a foot-long hot dog..."] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Characters:
Katy Keene

["Coach, what's this I hear about a fight at our hockey match?"] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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.

"My favorite tv show is Charlie's Angels!" (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
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)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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) /

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

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

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

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

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

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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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