(April 1982)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
0.95 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Barcode
0271000699453
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't like the looks of your friend!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy
Keywords
first aid; skiing

Indexer Notes

Kaleidoscope design for cover.

Redrawn from the cover of Archie #252

Spring Is Sprung (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Archie and Miss Grundy celebrate the coming of spring and encourage everyone to enjoy the spring weather, which turns out to be a bit colder than they anticipated.
Reprints

Manpower (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley ?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, I need help! The mainstream of life is passing me by!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty tries to give Ethel dating tips.
Reprints

Scribble Dee-Dee (Table of Contents: 3)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton; Moose; Archie; Betty
Synopsis
Scribblers scribbling on the wall.
Reprints

The Playoff (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty and Veronica / 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; Preston Stock; Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Andy Stock; George Stock
Synopsis
Veronica dumps her unwanted date on Betty, not realizing that the date has two twin brothers that model and have eyes for Betty.
Reprints

Right Again (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday; Gregg
Synopsis
Gregg brags about a famous baseball player.
Reprints

The Rival (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Veronica tells Archie that she's tired of coming second in his affections and demands he give up his first love. So Archie dumps Betty, not realizing that Veronica was talking about Riverdale High, which is taking up all his time.
Reprints

Going My Way (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie forgets his date with Betty, but for a good reason-he was busy thinking about his date with Veronica.
Reprints

It's in the Cards (Table of Contents: 8)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica takes up predicting the future with regular decks of cards.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I don't like the looks of your friend!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Spring Is Sprung
    Archie
  3. 2. Manpower
    Betty
  4. 3. Scribble Dee-Dee
    Dilton
  5. 4. The Playoff
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Right Again
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. The Rival
    Archie at Riverdale
  8. 7. Going My Way
    Betty
  9. 8. It's in the Cards
    Veronica
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