(December 1985)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
1.25 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
0271000699475
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
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
Mr. Lodge, what's the biggest mystery of all time?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Laugh Comics #325

Belate Fate (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman; Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie dreamed Veronica had flirted with the new guy in class.
Reprints

The High and Mighty (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Jughead tells Moose to back down as he has friends in high places.
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The High Price of Health (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Murray Macho
Synopsis
Betty and Archie both get up early to watch the exercise program "The Murray Macho Show."
Reprints

Nothing Doing (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
Reprints

China Bound (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jason Clark; Mr. Clark
Synopsis
Jughead helps a runaway reunite with his father.
Reprints

Gift Zipped (Table of Contents: 6)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Charley gives Jinx a rock for her birthday, so she ruins the joke by pretending she loves it.
Reprints

Repeat Treat (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are you watching reruns again?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie likes reruns, but not leftovers.
Reprints

Skull Session (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
The guys make fun of the girls' weird hats, though they themselves have some pretty weird taste in hats (especially Jughead).
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Second Site (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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?
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Miss Flutz; Mr. Mayor
Reprints

Mind Over Platter (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
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Strong Medicine (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's a nasty cold you have there!
Genre
humor; medical
Characters
Jughead Jones
Reprints

Honesty Pays (Table of Contents: 12)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Big Moose Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Moose, where is Indo-China located?
Genre
humor; teen

My Fair Jughead (Table of Contents: 14)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis
Inspired by the play "My Fair Lady," Veronica tries to turn Jughead into a refined, well-dressed gentleman.
Reprints

The Top Ten (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Miss Grundy becomes incensed when she overhears Archie and Reggie assigning number values to the girls they've dated.
Reprints

Going to the Dogs (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm thinking of entering Spot in the dog show this year!
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Reprints

Minute Rice (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I must see Mr. Weatherbee for a few minutes, Betty!
Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy
Reprints

Lose Views! (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Reprints

Hey Look Me Over (Table of Contents: 19)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Mr. Loomis
Synopsis
Pop Tate butters up a customer thinking it is the health inspector.
Reprints

A Head for Figures (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom Moore ?
Pencils
Dan De Carlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Consolidated Meatbal -33 1/2 - Amalgamated Sponge -14 - 5% dividend quarterly ---
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Reprints

Double Date (Table of Contents: 21)

Sabrina The Teenage Witch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Harvey; Aunt Hilda; Cousin Ambrose
Synopsis
Harvey's accident-prone nature drives Hilda to the point of trying to scare him out of the house.
Reprints
Keywords
pie fight

Anchors Away (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Cindy Miller; Admiral Miller
Synopsis
Archie wants to date a new girl, if he can pass inspection from her eccentric father.
Reprints

The Error of His Ways (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Pop Tate; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie has his trip to school timed so that he can arrive at the precise moment the bell rings.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the digest reprint.

Come Clean (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead's Dipsy Doodles / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead paint a mat onto the floor and sweeps dirt under it.
Reprints

The Big Blow Up (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
In order to puncture the runaway egos of Archie and Reggie, Betty and Veronica spread a rumor that Hollywood producers are interested in them.
Reprints

Memorandumb (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom Moore
Pencils
Tom Moore
Inks
Tom Moore
Colors
?
Letters
Tom Moore

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, Archie - please try to remember what I told you to do after school!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints

The Candy Man (Table of Contents: 27)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
After Reggie plays a nasty prank on a kid selling fundraising candy, Jughead decides to even the score.
Reprints

It Was Tough (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

The Sellout (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Fred is transferred to another city and the Andrews' family must sell their home. Not wanting to move, Archie tries to sabotage the sale.
Reprints

Career Wise (Table of Contents: 30)

Mort the Worry Wart / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Mort; Fat Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx; Gigi; Gregg
Synopsis
Mort worries about what he is going to be when he grows up.
Reprints

Phlox of Changes (Table of Contents: 31)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
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Wing-Dinger (Table of Contents: 32)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
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Beasties of the Night (Table of Contents: 33)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Jughead conspires with Reggie to throw a scare into Betty and Veronica one summer evening.
Reprints
Keywords
Halloween

Trial and Error (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Miss Grundy holds a mock court trial in her classroom to demonstrate law and judicial procedure. However, she makes the mistake of selecting Jughead as prosecutor and Veronica as defense counsel.
Reprints

Shop Talk (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan De Carlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How much is this loaf of bread?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Reprints

Volunteer Jeer (Table of Contents: 36)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie volunteers Archie for a dangerous assignment.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Mr. Lodge, what's the biggest mystery of all time?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Belate Fate
    Archie
  3. 2. The High and Mighty
    Jughead
  4. 3. The High Price of Health
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Nothing Doing
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. China Bound
    Jughead
  7. 6. Gift Zipped
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Repeat Treat
    Archie
  9. 8. Skull Session
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Second Site
    Archie
  11. 10. Mind Over Platter
    Jughead
  12. 11. Strong Medicine
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  13. 12. Honesty Pays
    Josie
  14. 13. ["Moose, where is Indo-China located?"]
    Big Moose Pin-Up
  15. 14. My Fair Jughead
    Jughead
  16. 15. The Top Ten
    Archie
  17. 16. Going to the Dogs
    Betty
  18. 17. Minute Rice
    Betty
  19. 18. Lose Views!
    Li'l Jinx's Pal Fat Charley
  20. 19. Hey Look Me Over
    Jughead
  21. 20. A Head for Figures
    Archie
  22. 21. Double Date
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  23. 22. Anchors Away
    Archie
  24. 23. The Error of His Ways
    Archie
  25. 24. Come Clean
    Jughead's Dipsy Doodles
  26. 25. The Big Blow Up
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. Memorandumb
    Archie
  28. 27. The Candy Man
    Jughead
  29. 28. It Was Tough
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. The Sellout
    Archie
  31. 30. Career Wise
    Mort the Worry Wart
  32. 31. Phlox of Changes
    Betty
  33. 32. Wing-Dinger
    Jughead
  34. 33. Beasties of the Night
    Jughead
  35. 34. Trial and Error
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. Shop Talk
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  37. 36. Volunteer Jeer
    Reggie
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