(October 1991)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Pages
132
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896468502 10
Editing
Nancy Tsetsekas; Victor Gorelick
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
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Okay, I'll watch your rubber horsey, but please hurry back!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper

While the Kittens Are Away (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Nanci Tsetsekas; Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen

Rave Wave (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Handy Dandy (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Lotion Notion (Table of Contents: 4)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Having Reservations About Making Reservations (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Reprints

Ticket Trouble (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty has two tickets to a hot concert, so Veronica convinces her that Archie is already going to the Floral Show with her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly a Betty and Me story.

Fright Sight (Table of Contents: 7)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Big Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
It takes strength to survive the perils of camping... especially when it's Veronica's cooking.
Reprints
Keywords
camping

Pin Head (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Treasure Pleasure (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie forces Jughead into going treasure-hunting with him.
Reprints

Hair Raising (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Pool Clue (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited); George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Smithers; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Midge invite Veronica to go to the beach but Veronica asks why should they go to the beach when she has a private pool.
Reprints

Vacation Vexation (Table of Contents: 12)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee goes to great lengths to smuggle himself out of Riverdale so his vacation can't be ruined by Archie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly an Archie and Me story.

Spot Spat (Table of Contents: 13)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie commemorates the spot he met a particular girl.
Reprints

Hitter Titter (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

That's How I See It (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Roz
Synopsis
Roz paints Jinx's portrait, but Jinx isn't impressed.
Reprints

Don't Call Us (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
In looking for a way to make money for Archie, Betty sells Archie's address book to Reggie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprinting in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #214. In that printing the writing is credited to Kathleen Webb, which is incorrect as her first work for Archie is not until 1985, according to wikipedia.

Beauty on the Beach (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
At the beach, Jughead admires the birds, while Archie watches two very special "birds," Betty and Veronica, doing exercises in their skimpy bikinis.
Reprints

Work Shirk (Table of Contents: 18)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

The Backward Advance (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie I / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Prehistoric Reggie invents the bow and arrow (which he calls a "vine and stick"), but it only works when it's used backwards. Reggie stubbornly insists on using it the way he invented it.
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On the Run (Table of Contents: 20)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Big Moose Mason; Pop Tate
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly a Reggie and Me story.

Boxing Match (Table of Contents: 21)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Harvey; Willie Wooster
Synopsis
Willie Wooster sabotages a charity auction in order to guarantee himself a dinner date with Sabrina.
Reprints

Leader Man (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, Stanley, I've got to go to practice!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Stanley Podunk; The Archies [Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle]
Synopsis
Reggie's ego saves the Archies when a gang wants to kidnap the band's star player.
Reprints

Water Water Everywhere (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Reggie cons Archie with a divining rod.
Reprints
Keywords
divining rod

Indexer Notes

formerly a Reggie story.

Flight of Fancy (Table of Contents: 24)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Reprints

On the Beam (Table of Contents: 25)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are things about Einstein's theory of relativity I don't quite fathom!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Professor Flutesnoot; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Moose throws some light on the discussion of Einstein's theory.
Reprints

Stunt Stint (Table of Contents: 26)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Reggie has mastered all the hurdles!
Genre
humor; teen

Rock Yock (Table of Contents: 27)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Summer Cold (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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

Genre
adventure; teen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Listed on cover.

That's Smarts (Table of Contents: 29)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Dick Malmgren
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Vicky Mantle
Synopsis
Mrs. Andrews and Mrs. Mantle come up with a plan to get more work done by their sons around their houses.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly a Reggie and Me story.

Bell Belles (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

The Helpers (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie, Betty and Veronica decide to help Jughead clean up the local swimming hole.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Okay, I'll watch your rubber horsey, but please hurry back!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. While the Kittens Are Away
    Archie
  3. 2. Rave Wave
    Jughead
  4. 3. Handy Dandy
    Archie
  5. 4. Lotion Notion
    Reggie
  6. 5. Having Reservations About Making Reservations
    Archie
  7. 6. Ticket Trouble
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Fright Sight
    Reggie
  9. 8. Pin Head
    Big Moose
  10. 9. Treasure Pleasure
    Jughead
  11. 10. Hair Raising
    Archie
  12. 11. Pool Clue
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Vacation Vexation
    Mr. Weatherbee
  14. 13. Spot Spat
    Reggie
  15. 14. Hitter Titter
    Big Moose
  16. 15. That's How I See It
    Li'l Jinx
  17. 16. Don't Call Us
    Betty
  18. 17. Beauty on the Beach
    Archie
  19. 18. Work Shirk
    Jughead
  20. 19. The Backward Advance
    Archie I
  21. 20. On the Run
    Reggie
  22. 21. Boxing Match
    Sabrina
  23. 22. Leader Man
    The Archies
  24. 23. Water Water Everywhere
    Archie
  25. 24. Flight of Fancy
    Betty's Diary
  26. 25. On the Beam
    Moose
  27. 26. Stunt Stint
    Reggie
  28. 27. Rock Yock
    Reggie
  29. 28. Summer Cold
    Archie at Riverdale
  30. 29. That's Smarts
    Reggie
  31. 30. Bell Belles
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. The Helpers
    Archie
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