(April 1983)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
1.00 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly in Feb.,April, June, Aug.,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
0271000699459
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

Indicia and cover titles are "Archie Comics Digest Magazine".


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Daddy, we turned the lights off to help conserve electricity!
Genre
teen

Indexer Notes

Cover is redrawn version of cover of Life With Archie (Archie, 1958 Series) #146.

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

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover and inside back cover are blank.

On the Map (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Synopsis
Archie has made plans with Jughead, Betty and Veronica for the same night. His parents watch him plan how to keep all three dates with the help of a map.
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Togetherness (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Grundy tries to teach a class after separating Archie and Veronica.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #57.

It Beats Me! (Table of Contents: 4)

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
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx argues with her friend about whose dad can beat up whose dad.
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Rave Rescue (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Synopsis
Betty keeps "rescuing" Archie on a trip to a ski lodge.
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Keywords
skiing

Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue.

Flip Snip (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Synopsis
Reggie helps Archie get rid of a soup stain.
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Speed Breed (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Synopsis
Jughead mocks Archie as he works on his car.
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"In A Word" Puzzle (Table of Contents: 8)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Arch! Look at this guy! Got mad 'cause his wife had her hair in curlers!
Genre
teen
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead trick Betty using a sculpture of Medusa.
Keywords
Medusa

Scandal Sheet Part I (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Scoop Scanlon; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Moose Mason (cameo); Midge Klump (cameo); Reggie Mantle (cameo); Dilton Doiley (cameo)
Synopsis
Scoop Scanlon, the editor of the school newspaper, writes misleading headlines to get more people to read it, but Archie and Jughead give him a dose of his own medicine.
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Scandal Sheet Part II (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's Mr. Svenson, at home!
Genre
teen
Synopsis
Mr. Svenson can't come into work because all of his clothes are dirty.

The Fools on the Hill (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Betty's and Veronica's snowman keeps getting ruined.
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Keywords
snowman; winter

Doctor's Care! (Table of Contents: 14)

Moose / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
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?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
When Moose believes he swallowed buckshot, Archie and Reggie make him believe the results will be disastrous.
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Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD credit of original issue.

Bread Dread (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Synopsis
Archie has a fear of high prices.
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Love Finds a Way (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica vows to start treating Archie better.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #254.

Friendship (Table of Contents: 17)

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; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Hap thinks Jinx spends too much time on the phone.
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Born to the Stage (Table of Contents: 18)

Little Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Little Jughead; Little Archie; Little Reggie; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Little Jughead forgot to do his homework, so he plans to tell Miss Grundy he is not feeling well.
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Free Ski (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Little Archie ties skis together to try to rescue Little Veronica from a stalled ski chair-lift.
Reprints
Keywords
ski lift; skiing

Passing Fancy (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy [Geraldine Grundy]
Synopsis
Archie is forced to break a date with Veronica in order to study with Betty for a make-up exam.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of earlier printing.

Now You're Cooking with Gas (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and friends discuss why food is cooked.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where's Jughead?
Genre
teen
Synopsis
Workers paint the ceiling at school.

Languages Open Doors (Table of Contents: 23)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Please, Excuse Me (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

Genre
children
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx leaves things lying around, causing her father to get angry.
Reprints

Image Trouble (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge won't let Veronica ride in Archie's jalopy because it's bad for the family image, so Archie tries to trade his car in.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Miss Beazly, you should try these vitamins!
Genre
teen

The Case of the Forlorn Fiddlestick! (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead buys a screechy old violin at a pawn shop, but it turns out that a crook is after the fiddle for some reason.
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Indexer Notes

The gang takes the violin to "DeCarlo's Music Store," named for Bob White's Archie colleague Dan DeCarlo.

Art credits from GCD index of original issue.

Postal Stumper (Table of Contents: 28)

Reggie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Staff Gaff (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee has trouble with his staff.
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Do Blondes Have More Fun? (Table of Contents: 30)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Al Hartley (layouts); Jon D'Agostino (finished art)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
As a prank, Jughead puts hair dye in Reggie's football helmet and Reggie ends up blonde.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original comic.

Spellbound (Table of Contents: 31)

Sabrina / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 32)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit (business manager)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average number of copies of a single issue printed in previous 12 months: 260, 061.

Turn Off! (Table of Contents: 33)

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
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx dreams about skipping rope with her friends.
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Out with It (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie annoys the server with his requests to change his food order.
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The Price of Evil (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Synopsis
Archie helps old Mrs. Burnside sell her stuff but gets her involved with a dishonest middle man.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (2011 series) #294, no credits listed in this digest.

The Price of Evil Part II (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (2011 series) #294, no credits listed in this digest.

Leery Query (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee scolds Archie and Jughead for being late again.
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Nothing to Sneeze at! (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Big Moose Mason
Synopsis
Big Moose and Archie run the Choklit Shoppe when Pop Tate has a bad cold.
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It's Going Around! (Table of Contents: 39)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you find out why Svenson wasn't doing his work?
Genre
teen

Responsibility (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Fred demands that Archie stay home and help around the house.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Svenson, I think someone has been using the science lab's CB rig without permission!
Genre
teen
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie Pin Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now there's an unusual sight!! Archie anxious to send Veronica home so early!!
Genre
teen
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

Betty and Veronica Pin Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can give you, your girlfriend, and your picnic basket a lift...
Genre
teen
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

Archie's Double Digest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Daddy, we turned the lights off to help conserve electricity!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. On the Map
    Archie
  4. 3. Togetherness
    Archie
  5. 4. It Beats Me!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Rave Rescue
    Archie
  7. 6. Flip Snip
    Archie
  8. 7. Speed Breed
    Archie
  9. 8. "In A Word" Puzzle
  10. 9. ["Arch! Look at this guy! Got mad 'cause his wife had her hair in curlers!"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  11. 10. Scandal Sheet Part I
    Archie
  12. 11. Scandal Sheet Part II
    Archie
  13. 12. ["It's Mr. Svenson, at home!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  14. 13. The Fools on the Hill
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. Doctor's Care!
    Moose
  16. 15. Bread Dread
    Archie
  17. 16. Love Finds a Way
    Archie
  18. 17. Friendship
    Li'l Jinx
  19. 18. Born to the Stage
    Little Jughead
  20. 19. Free Ski
    Little Archie
  21. 20. Passing Fancy
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Now You're Cooking with Gas
    Archie
  23. 22. ["Where's Jughead?"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  24. 23. Languages Open Doors
  25. 24. Please, Excuse Me
    Li'l Jinx
  26. 25. Image Trouble
    Archie
  27. 26. ["Miss Beazly, you should try these vitamins!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  28. 27. The Case of the Forlorn Fiddlestick!
    Archie
  29. 28. Postal Stumper
    Reggie
  30. 29. Staff Gaff
    Archie
  31. 30. Do Blondes Have More Fun?
    Reggie
  32. 31. Spellbound
    Sabrina
  33. 32. Statement of Ownership
  34. 33. Turn Off!
    Li'l Jinx
  35. 34. Out with It
    Archie
  36. 35. The Price of Evil
    Archie
  37. 36. The Price of Evil Part II
    Archie
  38. 37. Leery Query
    Archie
  39. 38. Nothing to Sneeze at!
    Archie
  40. 39. It's Going Around!
  41. 40. ["Did you find out why Svenson wasn't doing his work?"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  42. 41. Responsibility
    Archie
  43. 42. ["Svenson, I think someone has been using the science lab's CB rig without permission!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  44. 43. ["Now there's an unusual sight!! Archie anxious to send Veronica home so early!!"]
    Archie Pin Up
  45. 44. ["I can give you, your girlfriend, and your picnic basket a lift..."]
    Betty and Veronica Pin Up
  46. 45. ["Will the real Archie Andrews please stand up?"]
    Archie
  47. 46. ["Free when you subscribe..."]
    Archie's Double Digest
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