(June 1983)

Archie, 1973 Series
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1.00 USD
Pages
132
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bi-monthly in Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct., and Dec.
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
0271000699460
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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)

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Dan DeCarlo (signed)
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Dan DeCarlo (signed)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty is sure doing a lot of decorating!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
balloons; dance; lipstick

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Everything's Archie #49

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

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Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Progress Report (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie uses a tape recorder to record his homework for Miss Grundy's class.
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A Very Special Day (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Moose's Riddles / activity / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What did the lollipop say to the wrapper?
Characters
Moose Mason (headshot)

Gal Goal (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; children
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Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; school counsellor
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Nature Boy (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
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Garage Sale (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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humor; children
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Li'l Jinx; Fat Charley
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The Star (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
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Game Aim (Table of Contents: 9)

Big Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Big Moose; Jughead; kid next door
Synopsis
Big Moose signs up for Bridge without realizing it isn't what he thinks.

The Marshmallow (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
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Age Rage (Table of Contents: 11)

Miss Grundy / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Miss Grundy (headshot)

Indexer Notes

Fill in the blanks.

Early Bird (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie is early for school and Mr. Weatherbee decides Archie's watch must be fast.
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Hold the Phone (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper (on the phone)
Synopsis
Archie has time to see a double feature while Veronica talks on the phone.
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Riverdale Rogue (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Buzz Blake; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge; "Flash" Nelson
Synopsis
Archie and the gang try to undermine a new student who is constantly mean to everyone.
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Indexer Notes

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

The Archie Dictionary (Table of Contents: 15)

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Food for Thought (Table of Contents: 16)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
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A Bright Idea (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
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Nature Boy (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Silas Titepurse
Synopsis
Betty, Archie and Jughead want to set up a nature trail. Unfortunately part of the land they want to use belongs to the biggest miser in town.
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Quit Bit (Table of Contents: 19)

The Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge]
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How's That Again? (Table of Contents: 20)

Dilton's Teach In / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
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Couch Slouch (Table of Contents: 21)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie wants Jughead to get off his couch so he can use it. Jughead obliges by moving the cushions to the coffee table.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
My steady boy friend moved away from our town
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Betty (headshot)

Tire Ire (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
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Jest of the West (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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humor; teen
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Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
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Instant-Mania (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Bill Brown
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[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
Puff! Puff! I'm bored jogging the same route!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Pop Tate

Raffles (Table of Contents: 27)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 3.25 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Li'l Jinx's Dad; Bobo; Bobo's dad
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Well Cured (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
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Branching Out (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; art teacher

Backward Ballyhoo (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Pop Tate
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Above Average (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
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Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse; Greg
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Par Pa (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; sports; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
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Perfect Pupil (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Terry Szenics
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Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Moose Malone; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Mrs. Klump
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are you guys going to the big rock concert?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

The Week That Was (Table of Contents: 35)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
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Heads Up (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Fred Andrews
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Can't Do! (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
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The Tingle Dingle (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
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Indexer Notes

Two part story

Archie Puzzlers (Table of Contents: 39)

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Archie Andrews (headshot)

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

Reggie Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
He really is a wild and crazy guy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
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Litter Loot (Table of Contents: 41)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Officer Clancy; desk sergeant; Lefty Larsen
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Glass Breakers (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
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Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Coach Kleats; Mr. Flutesnoot
Reprints

Sound Off! (Table of Contents: 43)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; dad
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dad only wakes up when the television loses sound and picture.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

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

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Who's that, Mr. Svenson?
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Svenson

[You'll Get it All Together When You Order Laugh Comics Digest #47] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

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

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Inside back cover.

[Free] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty is sure doing a lot of decorating!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Progress Report
    Archie
  4. 3. A Very Special Day
    Archie
  5. 4. ["What did the lollipop say to the wrapper?"]
    Moose's Riddles
  6. 5. Gal Goal
    Archie
  7. 6. Nature Boy
    Archie
  8. 7. Garage Sale
    Li'l Jinx Pal Fat Charley
  9. 8. The Star
    Archie
  10. 9. Game Aim
    Big Moose
  11. 10. The Marshmallow
    Archie
  12. 11. Age Rage
    Miss Grundy
  13. 12. Early Bird
    Archie
  14. 13. Hold the Phone
    Archie
  15. 14. Riverdale Rogue
    Archie
  16. 15. The Archie Dictionary
  17. 16. Food for Thought
    Veronica
  18. 17. A Bright Idea
    Archie
  19. 18. Nature Boy
    Archie
  20. 19. Quit Bit
    The Archies
  21. 20. How's That Again?
    Dilton's Teach In
  22. 21. Couch Slouch
    Jughead
  23. 22. ["My steady boy friend moved away from our town"]
    Dear Betty
  24. 23. Tire Ire
    Archie
  25. 24. Jest of the West
    Jughead
  26. 25. Instant-Mania
    Archie
  27. 26. ["Puff! Puff! I'm bored jogging the same route!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  28. 27. Raffles
    Li'l Jinx
  29. 28. Well Cured
    Archie
  30. 29. Branching Out
    Jughead
  31. 30. Backward Ballyhoo
    Archie
  32. 31. Above Average
    Li'l Jinx
  33. 32. Par Pa
    Archie
  34. 33. Perfect Pupil
    Archie
  35. 34. ["Are you guys going to the big rock concert?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  36. 35. The Week That Was
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. Heads Up
    Archie
  38. 37. Can't Do!
    Archie
  39. 38. The Tingle Dingle
    Archie
  40. 39. Archie Puzzlers
  41. 40. ["He really is a wild and crazy guy!"]
    Reggie Gag Bag
  42. 41. Litter Loot
    Veronica
  43. 42. Glass Breakers
    Archie
  44. 43. Sound Off!
    Li'l Jinx
  45. 44. ["Who's that, Mr. Svenson?"]
    Mr. Svenson Gag Bag
  46. 45. [You'll Get it All Together When You Order Laugh Comics Digest #47]
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
  48. 47. [Free]
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