(December 1996)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price
1.79 USD; 1.95 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia frequency
seven times a year in Feb., Mar., May, July, Sept., Oct. and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
762816468510 13011
Editing
Nanci Dakesian; Victor Gorelick
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
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito [as Espo]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're gonna tell Grundy your fish ate your homework?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle

[Cap'n Crunch] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Glutton For Hire (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Pat Kennedy
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Drexel; Mrs. Jones; Marcel
Synopsis
Jughead gets a job as a buffet server.
Reprints

[Kids UPN] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Double Takes (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Does Archie believe it's bad luck to walk under a ladder?; Betty's date is the handsomest boy on the block; Mr. Weatherbee gets a list of things to avoid on his diet.

Indexer Notes

Three two-panel gags.

Fashion Disaster!! (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A fashion fest has come to Riverdale and Betty and Veronica are participating.
Reprints

My Favorite Hobby (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The kids demonstrate their hobbies.
Reprints

History Lesson (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
What invention means the most to each student.
Reprints

[Archie's Mad Merchandise Offer] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Snooze Ruse (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead keeps falling asleep in the library.
Reprints

Sport Report (Table of Contents: 10)

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
Mr. Jones; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Coach Kleats; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead's dad wants him to try out for a school sport so he can bring home a school letter.
Reprints

[Sprinkling Dannon Yogurt] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Food Rude (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Beazley; Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Archie is asking Jughead questions while he eats, but he won't answer.
Reprints

Paper Chase (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tries to prove to Veronica that horoscopes are rubbish.
Reprints

[Archie's Digest Offer] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Caught in the Act (Table of Contents: 15)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Phlips; Reggie Mantle; Kathleen Martin; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee sees Reggie cutting school and is prepared for Reggie's excuse the next day.

A Mime Leading the Blind! or Smell, Look, & Listen! (Table of Contents: 16)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mark McClellan; Bill Vallely
Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre
teen
Characters
Ethel; Jughead Jones; Jeffrey; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Ethel gets Jughead to take her to the mall to buy a gift for her blind friend, Jeffrey.
Reprints

Editor's Notebook (Table of Contents: 17)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
typeset

Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Melissa Joan Hart; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
About the new first issue of Sabrina the Teenage Witch and Archie's Christmas Stocking #4.

Retail Whirl (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Griffen; Mr. Bumley; Mrs. Bumley
Synopsis
The owner of the store Archie works for visits.
Reprints

[Archie's Subscriptions Offer] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Egg Yegg (Table of Contents: 20)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's stand-up act lays an egg.

Weight State (Table of Contents: 21)

Hot Dog / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Hot Dog; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Hot Dog has lost weight.

The Invader (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Gaston
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is upset at how Jughead keeps getting in the house unnanounced.
Reprints

A Great Team (Table of Contents: 23)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge decides to assemble a company basketball team and has Archie tell him the skills such a team should have and uses the computer to find company employees to man the team.
Reprints

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

Present Problems (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Esposito
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tries to find a gift for Betty, but every time he buys something he founds out she has one already.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #17, writing is credited to George Gladir.

The Well Wishers (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead go to cheer up Betty, who's sick.
Reprints

[Sonic Checklist] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

The Secret Project (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margapoulos
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Gravesend; Dr. Cutter
Synopsis
It's a dark and stormy night when Archie and Jughead have to spend the night at what seems to be a mad scientist's house.
Reprints

A Matter of Timing (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Eric Lee
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Jughead complains that he is always in the right place at the wrong time or the wrong place at the right time.
Reprints

[House of Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

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

A Spirited Weekend (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Smith
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Jones
Synopsis
Archie and his dad have separate plans to do things while his mom visits aunt Clara.
Reprints

[Archie's Digests Subscription Offers] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You're gonna tell Grundy your fish ate your homework?"]
  2. 1. [Cap'n Crunch]
  3. 2. Glutton For Hire
    Jughead
  4. 3. [Kids UPN]
  5. 4. Double Takes
    Jughead
  6. 5. Fashion Disaster!!
    Archie
  7. 6. My Favorite Hobby
    Jughead
  8. 7. History Lesson
    Jughead
  9. 8. [Archie's Mad Merchandise Offer]
  10. 9. Snooze Ruse
    Jughead
  11. 10. Sport Report
    Jughead
  12. 11. [Sprinkling Dannon Yogurt]
  13. 12. Food Rude
    Archie
  14. 13. Paper Chase
    Archie
  15. 14. [Archie's Digest Offer]
  16. 15. Caught in the Act
    Reggie
  17. 16. A Mime Leading the Blind! or Smell, Look, & Listen!
    Jughead
  18. 17. Editor's Notebook
  19. 18. Retail Whirl
    Archie
  20. 19. [Archie's Subscriptions Offer]
  21. 20. Egg Yegg
    Jughead
  22. 21. Weight State
    Hot Dog
  23. 22. The Invader
    Jughead
  24. 23. A Great Team
    Mr. Lodge
  25. 24. [Archie Americana Series]
  26. 25. Present Problems
    Archie
  27. 26. The Well Wishers
    Jughead
  28. 27. [Sonic Checklist]
  29. 28. The Secret Project
    Archie
  30. 29. A Matter of Timing
    Jughead
  31. 30. [House of Riverdale]
  32. 31. A Spirited Weekend
    Archie
  33. 32. [Archie's Digests Subscription Offers]
  34. 33. ["Dig in and help Jimmy Dean support United Cerebral Palsy."]
  35. 34. ["Break time!"]
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