(August 1979)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1979
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Barcode
0271000699408
Editing
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

There are no credits listed in this digest.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, aren't you interested in improving your rating?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie #210

The names of the members of Josie & the Pussycats are on the list of tennis players.

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

For the Birds (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Harry Lucey
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
While on a hike, Veronica and Archie meet Mr. Lodge and his bird watching friends.
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Cheating Meeting (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
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Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica dates Reggie in the afternoon, then makes up an excuse so she can attend a party that evening with Archie. Then Reggie shows up at the party.
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The Rope Trick (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; two un-named girls
Synopsis
Jughead helps two young girls with their rope jumping skills.
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Here's a Hot One (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Code puzzle with the theme of what Archie thinks of Mr. Lodge.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Your men are doing the cooking!?
Genre
teen
Characters
Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and his father are doing the cooking.

The Brick! (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie has a trick brick that makes it look like he knows karate.
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Keywords
karate

The Weigh of All Flesh (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Gaston the Chef; Hiram Lodge; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica freaks out when the bathroom scale shows that she's put on five pounds.

Indexer Notes

There is a story indexed in Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (Archie, 1950 series) #189 that is titled "The Weight of All Flesh" with 6 pages. Unclear if it is listed with the wrong title and page count in that issue or if they are different stories, but the synopsis and characters match.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shouldn't you be practicing...
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee asks the band director why they are not practicing Pomp and Circumstance for the graduation ceremony.

Tiger by the Tail (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Veronica Lodge; Geeker (first appearance, villain); Thumbs (first appearance, villain)
Synopsis
Criminals kidnap Archie, thinking he's Mr. Lodge's son.
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Indexer Notes

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

Sport Report (Table of Contents: 11)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie take a free karate class thinking it will be a good way to meet women.
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Keywords
karate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
This waving and rocking motion makes me feel sick!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie gets sea-sick.

The Food Stand (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
In an attempt to get on Mr. Weatherbee's good side, Little Archie and Little Jughead plant an apple tree outside his office.
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Over and Out (Table of Contents: 14)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie laments the fact that he and Veronica have different school schedules and can't spend time together. Jughead suggests they communicate via walkie-talkie. Reggie overhears and hacks into the device.
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Indexer Notes

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

When reprinted in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #1, Bill Vigoda's signature is added to page one.

[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
Miss Beazly... This is the Public Health Officer!
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly
Synopsis
Miss Beazly loses one of her rubber gloves.

A "Write" Pal (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Halliday; Herb
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx meets her pen pal.
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Silent Partner (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The lawn care service Archie launches with Jughead and Moose is soon sabotaged by poor planning.
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Indexer Notes

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

Miss Beazly Surprise Puzzle (Table of Contents: 18)

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Miss Beazly

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the mystery phrase puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Miss Grundy Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm starting a program of exercise for teachers!
Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Grundy isn't happy with the new teacher exercise program.

There're No Such Things as Ghosts (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Veronica purposely gives Betty the wrong address for Jughead's surprise party, and Betty and Archie end up in a haunted house.
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Keywords
ghost; haunted house

Dashing (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
After taking Betty to a James Dnob spy movie, Archie tries to prove he's a dashing as the actor in the film.

Indexer Notes

James Dnob is a parody of James Bond.

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Class! Who was the fourteenth vice president of the United States?
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee thinks Miss Grundy comes up with the most interesting test questions.

The Old Ball Game (Table of Contents: 23)

Smithers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Smithers; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Smithers needs to come up with some top-notch entertainment for N.U.M.B. (National Union of Master Butlers) to outdo his hated rival Jeeves. But he refuses to hire The Archies, because this would mean being indebted to the equally hated Archie.
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Indexer Notes

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

Feature changed from Archie to Smithers for this printing.

Pleasant Dreams (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Donna Dream
Synopsis
Veronica dreams that Archie was flirting with the new girl in school. The next day at school there is a new girl and Archie does indeed flirt with her.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Miss Grundy Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Miss Shapely has a job at Marine-Land...
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Miss Shapely
Synopsis
Miss Shapely has a summer job trying to teach dolphins to talk.

Hidden Danger (Table of Contents: 26)

Little Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
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Letters
Dexter Taylor

Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Susan Johnson; un-named adults
Synopsis
Little Archie and Susan are the only people who have gotten a look at a terrorist who has been leaving bombs on airplanes. The bomber follows them home to make sure they don't talk.
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Indexer Notes

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

The Bee's Knees (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Goodhart
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee thinks back to all the trouble he caused when he was Archie's age, and gives Archie the same punishment he got back in the day.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Archie! A t-shirt with my name on it!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie has a t-shirt with Veronica's name on the front and Betty's name on the back.

Triple Threat (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Randy; Duncan; Tracy
Synopsis
Three young kids Betty is mentoring turn out to be wiser than their years as they provide a running commentary on Reggie's failed attempts to play a practical joke.
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Indexer Notes

Writer Frank Doyle based the names of the kids ("Randy, Duncan and Tracy") on kids in his neighborhood.

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

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

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

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I invented brakes to make this boat stop on a dime!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie goes water skiing.
Keywords
water skiing

Caddy On (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Gotgelt
Synopsis
Hoping to learn how to become a millionaire, Archie becomes Mr. Lodge's caddy during an important golf game.
Keywords
golf

Number 13 Maze (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle.

[no title indexed] (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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[Jughead with Archie Digest #34] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty, aren't you interested in improving your rating?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. For the Birds
    Archie
  4. 3. Cheating Meeting
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. The Rope Trick
    Jughead
  6. 5. Here's a Hot One
    Archie
  7. 6. ["Your men are doing the cooking!?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  8. 7. The Brick!
    Archie
  9. 8. The Weigh of All Flesh
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. ["Shouldn't you be practicing..."]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  11. 10. Tiger by the Tail
    Archie
  12. 11. Sport Report
    Reggie
  13. 12. ["This waving and rocking motion makes me feel sick!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  14. 13. The Food Stand
    Little Archie
  15. 14. Over and Out
    Jughead
  16. 15. ["Miss Beazly... This is the Public Health Officer!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  17. 16. A "Write" Pal
    Li'l Jinx
  18. 17. Silent Partner
    Archie
  19. 18. Miss Beazly Surprise Puzzle
  20. 19. ["I'm starting a program of exercise for teachers!"]
    Miss Grundy Gag Bag
  21. 20. There're No Such Things as Ghosts
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Dashing
    Archie
  23. 22. ["Class! Who was the fourteenth vice president of the United States?"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  24. 23. The Old Ball Game
    Smithers
  25. 24. Pleasant Dreams
    Archie
  26. 25. ["Miss Shapely has a job at Marine-Land..."]
    Miss Grundy Gag Bag
  27. 26. Hidden Danger
    Little Archie
  28. 27. The Bee's Knees
    Mr. Weatherbee
  29. 28. ["Oh, Archie! A t-shirt with my name on it!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  30. 29. Triple Threat
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. ["I invented brakes to make this boat stop on a dime!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  33. 32. Caddy On
    Archie
  34. 33. Number 13 Maze
    Archie
  35. 34. ["It'll be one big laugh..."]
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
  37. 36. [Jughead with Archie Digest #34]
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  • Peter Croome
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