(September 1982)

Archie, 1974 Series
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jughead with Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Quite a catch, huh, Jug?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Keywords
camera; fishing

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's TV Laugh-Out #21

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

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

Pressure Cooker (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead tries to help Archie get Veronica back, but Veronica finds out how Jughead pressured Betty and Reggie with money they owed him and Moose with homework help.
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Reporting In (Table of Contents: 3)

Moose / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Moose Mason
Synopsis
Fill in the numbered blanks with the corresponding numbered letters to find out what Moose said.
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Indexer Notes

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

Too Quick on the Draw (Table of Contents: 4)

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; Greg
Synopsis
Jinx draws on the walls of her bedroom without fear of retribution.
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Who Needs Enemies? (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Harry Lucey ?
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?
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?
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Ed Lipp
Synopsis
Archie is determined to become Mr. Lodge's friend, so he tries to be friendly with Ed Lipp who he thinks is a friend of Mr. Lodge's.
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Keywords
fishing pole

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's that book you're reading, Arch?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is reading a book about Atlantis.
Keywords
Atlantis

Work Quirk (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead are painting the guest room.
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Early Worms Get The Bird (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead show up at the beach before sunrise to see the beautiful sight and get the best spot on the beach. They then take a nap, sleeping through the entire day, even while Veronica and Betty play volleyball over the top of them. They wake up after all have left the beach wondering if this was the shortest day of the year.
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Indexer Notes

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

Going Hairy! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx offers to give Greg a haircut for ten cents, so they can use his leftover money to buy sodas.
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Catty-Cornered! (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Kiki (Veronica's cat)
Synopsis
Archie tries to find Veronica's lost cat Kiki.
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Hedge Maze (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Laugh Comics Digest (Archie, 1974 series) #53, no credits listed in this digest.

Face Case (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica says Archie is two-faced for talking behind Reggie's back.

Everything is Beautiful (Table of Contents: 13)

Mister Lodge / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Al Hartley
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?
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?
Letters
Al Hartley

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is receiving an award for keeping Riverdale beautiful so he doesn't want Archie's broken down jalopy in his driveway.
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[Finger Lickin' Good] (Table of Contents: 14)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Recipe for finger cookies.

Flash Clash (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica hosts Riverdale's first mixed media party.
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Weighty Problem (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is working as a carnival boardwalk barker and enlists Jughead's help when he can't attract customers.
Reprints
Keywords
boardwalk

Peacemaker (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Al Hartley ?
Inks
?
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?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
The "Archies" are without a drum after Moose breaks it, but the gang gets him to replace it when they write a song about Moose and Midge.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm running away from home
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Gigi; Greg; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
When the gang hears that Jinx is running away, they can't wait to divide up her toys.
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Quiz (Table of Contents: 19)

Li'l Jinx / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle and a hidden phrase puzzle.

It's a Gas (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie buys ten cents worth of gas.
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The Stars (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead are cast as extras in a pirate film being shot on Riverdale's beach.
Reprints
Keywords
movie; pirate

Splash Flash (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Archie tries to get over to a job at a carnival without getting caught in the rain.
Reprints
Keywords
carnival; clown

Indexer Notes

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

Springboard to Silence Part I (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Charlie Burnside; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Charlie brags about his diving prowess so much that Archie and the girls enlist Jughead to compete against him.
Reprints
Keywords
diving

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Take your radio earphones off
Genre
humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge wants some quiet.
Reprints

Board Game (Table of Contents: 25)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Gus LeMoine ?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie is declared a hero by the girls for allowing Jughead to fall on him.
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Indexer Notes

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

Fight Sight! (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
When Jinx comes home scratched and bedraggled, her dad thinks she's been fighting again.
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The Aquacar (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and his friends get their dune buggy stuck on a raft in the ocean.
Reprints
Keywords
dune buggy

Good Buddy! (Table of Contents: 28)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the mystery phrase puzzle.

Check Up (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee checks in on Archie about his speech class.
Reprints

Who's the Better Cook? (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
For their Home Economics final exam, each student is required to prepare a particular dish. Veronica manages to psyche Betty into making a mess.
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Indexer Notes

The premise of the story is that Betty is trying to compete with Veronica's superior cooking ability, which flies in the face of established continuity that Betty is the superior cook and Veronica is the kitchen disaster.

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

Lazy Laddie (Table of Contents: 31)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica criticizes Archie's laziness, but it's nothing compared to Jughead's.
Reprints
Keywords
scuba diving

[Jughead's Beanie] (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A lady sits on Jughead's beanie at the movies.

Indexer Notes

wordless story

Out of Sight! (Table of Contents: 33)

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; Gigi
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx tells Gigi about her trip to the museum.
Reprints

Play Deadly (Table of Contents: 34)

A.R.C.H.I.E. as The Man From R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E. / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The good guys from P.O.P. battle the dastardly destructive toys of C.R.U.S.H. agent The Toymaker. But Toymaker's toys are no match for V.E.R.O.N.I.C.A.'s cousin Leroy, who can break any toy within seconds.
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Indexer Notes

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

Risky Rescue (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Lifeguards; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie becomes a lifeguard and takes it to heart when the lead guard tells all of them that talking to pretty girls while on duty can lead to someone drowning.
Reprints
Keywords
lifeguard

Indexer Notes

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

Concrete Example (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie accidentally breaks Mr. Lodge's new garden statue, then disguises himself and takes the statue's place so Mr. Lodge won't discover what he did.
Reprints
Keywords
garden party; statue

Well, Shut My Mouth! (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Al Hartley ?
Inks
?
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?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Jughead gets a toothache and the gang has to drag him to the dentist because he's too scared to go on his own.
Reprints
Keywords
dentist

Maybe (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie thinks it's bad luck to walk under a ladder.
Reprints
Keywords
superstition

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fred, you sold Jughead that junk in the attic for five dollars?
Genre
teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Fred sold some junk to Jughead for five dollars.
Reprints

[Little Archie Comics Digest Annual #11] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

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

[Archie's Double Digest] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Quite a catch, huh, Jug?"]
    Jughead with Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Pressure Cooker
    Jughead
  4. 3. Reporting In
    Moose
  5. 4. Too Quick on the Draw
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Who Needs Enemies?
    Archie
  7. 6. ["What's that book you're reading, Arch?"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  8. 7. Work Quirk
    Archie
  9. 8. Early Worms Get The Bird
    Archie
  10. 9. Going Hairy!
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Catty-Cornered!
    Archie
  12. 11. Hedge Maze
    Archie
  13. 12. Face Case
    Archie
  14. 13. Everything is Beautiful
    Mister Lodge
  15. 14. [Finger Lickin' Good]
  16. 15. Flash Clash
    Archie
  17. 16. Weighty Problem
    Archie
  18. 17. Peacemaker
    Archie
  19. 18. ["I'm running away from home"]
    Li'l Jinx
  20. 19. Quiz
    Li'l Jinx
  21. 20. It's a Gas
    Archie
  22. 21. The Stars
    Archie
  23. 22. Splash Flash
    Archie
  24. 23. Springboard to Silence Part I
    Archie
  25. 24. ["Take your radio earphones off"]
    Mr. Lodge Gag Bag
  26. 25. Board Game
    Reggie
  27. 26. Fight Sight!
    Li'l Jinx
  28. 27. The Aquacar
    Archie
  29. 28. Good Buddy!
    Jughead
  30. 29. Check Up
    Archie
  31. 30. Who's the Better Cook?
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. Lazy Laddie
    Jughead
  33. 32. [Jughead's Beanie]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  34. 33. Out of Sight!
    Li'l Jinx
  35. 34. Play Deadly
    A.R.C.H.I.E. as The Man From R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E.
  36. 35. Risky Rescue
    Archie
  37. 36. Concrete Example
    Archie
  38. 37. Well, Shut My Mouth!
    Archie
  39. 38. Maybe
    Archie
  40. 39. ["Fred, you sold Jughead that junk in the attic for five dollars?"]
    Archie's Pop Gag Bag
  41. 40. [Little Archie Comics Digest Annual #11]
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
  43. 42. [Archie's Double Digest]
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