(August 1986)

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
027100069942 79
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, I'm getting an upset stomach!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Keywords
carnival; cotton candy; stuffed animals

Indexer Notes

A kid in the background is carrying a balloon shaped like Miss Grundy's head.

Redrawn from the cover of Betty and Me #112

Surely You Joust (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman; Lisa Goldwater
Letters
Barry Grossman

Genre
humor; teen

That's My Bag (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Because of a broken seam in her "lucky purse", Betty keeps losing items, then meeting the cute boys who return her lost objects.
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The Retriever (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Best-dressed man of the year, he's not going to be!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tries to make money diving for golf balls hit into the water.
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Vacation Deflation (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Miss Beazly; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
It's the last day of the school term and Jughead and Archie can't wait for the end of the day, until Dilton gives them a new perspective.
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Rumor at the Top (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty made two New Year's resolutions: "not to gossip" and "to share things with others." When she hears a juicy rumor she doesn't know which resolution to keep.
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Keywords
gossip; New Year's resolutions; rumor

You Don’t Say (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
Joe Edwards

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Stop the World (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie 1 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There they are! The elders!
Genre
humor; history
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Prehistoric Archie characters learn numbers. The girls start their own world in a cave where they are the hunters.
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You Can't Pool Me (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The girls manage to convince themselves that Archie is seeing another girl because he's late for a pool invitation.
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Tall Story (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Cat-Ostrophe (Table of Contents: 10)

Sabrina's Cat Salem / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Salem; Sabrina; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
An accidental dose of a potion gives Salem magical powers for one hour.
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Indexer Notes

In this era, Salem had no powers of his own and was only Sabrina's pet/familiar.

Name Game (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chick Stone ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Jughead and Chuck try to get Archie and Betty together.
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Indexer Notes

Story consists of only character's names.

[Jughead paints TV set] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
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Chris-Crossed (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty tries to keep Veronica away from a handsome new boy at Pop's, not knowing that the boy is Veronica's cousin Chris.
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Keywords
birthday; cousin

The Gimmick (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Indexer Notes

formerly an Archie at Riverdale story.

Frisbee Fracas (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nice goin', Hot Dog! Keep that up and we'll win paws down!
Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog
Reprints

Phoneitus (Table of Contents: 16)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...So I said to her..."see here Jenny, you cant blah blah...blah...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica loses her voice after taking too much on the phone.
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Foolproof (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stand back! I have it!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Archie uses buzzing flies as an excuse to hit Coach Kleats with a rolled up magazine after getting benched. He tries the same trick with Reggie with less success.
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Entice Advice (Table of Contents: 18)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Dilton asks Archie and Reggie for advice on how to meet girls, but it turns out that he does just fine on his own.
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Gearing to Go! (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
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Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Jinx gets ready for her kiddie pool.
Reprints

Run for Your Life! (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
drama; teen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Listed on cover.

Rattled (Table of Contents: 21)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you hear it Archie? My car has a definite rattle!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead take apart Veronica's car looking for the source of a rattling and it turns out to be a baby's rattle in the trunk.
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Speaking of Dummies (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Reggie; Archie; Midge; Moose
Synopsis
Reggie uses a ventriloquist dummy of Archie to ask out Midge.
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A Court Case (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica challenges Betty to a game of tennis. Betty is unsure because of Veronica's poor sportmanship, but Veronica vows not to be a sore loser. Plus she's been taking lessons.
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Indexer Notes

Credits are from a 1980 reprint of this story in "Archie Giant Series." The style of script is identifiable as Malmgren, and it was credited to him in the reprint.

Not So Terse Verse (Table of Contents: 24)

Dilton Doiley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Grundy asks Dilton to define the term "ton".
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Signs of the Times (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Only the latest equipment!
Genre
humor

Seeing Is Unbelieving (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Weighty Problem (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Dan De Carlo
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
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Letters
Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What was it that Mother wanted me to do for her?
Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
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Snap Happy (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Dan De Carlo
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
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Letters
Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I decided to join the school photography club!
Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Race Pace (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Dilton Doily; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Veronica won't stoop to chase Archie for the "Girls' Day" race, but she arranges with him to be at Eagle Rock at a certain time so she can catch him.
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Indexer Notes

formerly a Betty and Veronica story.

Double Takes (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's not as if I asked you to walk to the dance, Ronnie...
Genre
humor; teen

Can You Top This? (Table of Contents: 31)

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; Gigi
Reprints

Let Freedom Ring (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead can't wait for summer vacation - - until Archie finds out Veronica's plans.
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Indexer Notes

formerly a Betty and Veronica story.

Stiff Whiff (Table of Contents: 33)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
At the cookout, Ethel uses psychological warfare to lure Jughead out of hiding.
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, I'm getting an upset stomach!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Surely You Joust
    Archie
  3. 2. That's My Bag
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. The Retriever
    Archie
  5. 4. Vacation Deflation
    Jughead
  6. 5. Rumor at the Top
    Betty
  7. 6. You Don’t Say
    Li’l Jinx
  8. 7. Stop the World
    Archie 1
  9. 8. You Can't Pool Me
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Tall Story
    Archie
  11. 10. Cat-Ostrophe
    Sabrina's Cat Salem
  12. 11. Name Game
    Archie
  13. 12. [Jughead paints TV set]
    Jughead's Dipsy Doodles
  14. 13. Chris-Crossed
    Betty
  15. 14. The Gimmick
    Archie
  16. 15. Frisbee Fracas
    Jughead
  17. 16. Phoneitus
    Veronica
  18. 17. Foolproof
    Archie
  19. 18. Entice Advice
    Dilton
  20. 19. Gearing to Go!
    Li'l Jinx
  21. 20. Run for Your Life!
    Archie at Riverdale
  22. 21. Rattled
    Veronica
  23. 22. Speaking of Dummies
    Archie
  24. 23. A Court Case
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Not So Terse Verse
    Dilton Doiley
  26. 25. Signs of the Times
    Archie
  27. 26. Seeing Is Unbelieving
    Archie
  28. 27. Weighty Problem
    Betty
  29. 28. Snap Happy
    Betty
  30. 29. Race Pace
    Jughead
  31. 30. Double Takes
    Archie and the Gang
  32. 31. Can You Top This?
    Li'l Jinx
  33. 32. Let Freedom Ring
    Archie
  34. 33. Stiff Whiff
    Jughead
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