(March 1992)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price:
1.50 USD
Pages:
132
Indicia frequency:
6 times a year in Jan., Mar., May, July, Sept. and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
071896468502 13
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest size
Paper Stock:
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Wait'll Mr. Weatherbee sees what a nice job I'm doing with my snowblower!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Alison Flood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

I'll Be Seeing You (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited); Nanci Dakesian (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Carla Foxworth
Synopsis:
Archie finally gets a date with Carla Foxworth only to remember that he already had a date with Betty the same evening.
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The Nose Knows (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie's mom knows how to get him out of bed.
Reprints:

[Who's the Real Cap'n?] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Captain Crunch; Quaker Oats / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

You Know It's Your Lucky Day When... (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Six two-panel examples of Archie's good luck.

First gag he wins $500 on a radio contest.

[Archie Adventure Series is proud to present:] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Switch-A-Roo (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Big Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Reggie hatches yet another plan to steal Veronica from Archie.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[Pop Tate's Menu of Subscriptions] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Lifestyles of the Famously Rich (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Robin Lurch
Synopsis:
Robin Lurch of the TV show "Lifestyles of the Famously Rich" will be filming at the Lodge mansion and Veronica doesn't have a thing to wear.
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Indexer Notes

Parody of Robin Leach and his show "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous".

[Players Choice] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Super Nintendo / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Change of Heart (Table of Contents)

Pipsqueak / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Pipsqueak
Synopsis:
Pipsqueak tries pole vaulting.
Keywords:
pole vault

Drugs Are Uncool! (Table of Contents)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Anti-drug PSA

My Favorite Season... Winter! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Winter is Archie's favorite season, until he has to shovel snow.
Keywords:
ice skating; ski lift; skiing

[Over $8000 In Prizes] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Art Instruction Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Slippers (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty buys some new shoes that are so slippery that she winds up ripping everyone's clothes by grabbing onto them for support.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Monster That Ate Riverdale! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Steven Spillberg; Mr. Grimley; Mr. Howitzer; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Reggie accidentally starts a giant robot dinosaur on a rampage of Riverdale.

Weighty Matter (Table of Contents)

Miss Beazly / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Miss Beazly; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Miss Beazly tries to help The Bee lose weight by having his lunch delivered to his office.
Reprints:
Keywords:
diet; weight loss

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (2010 series) #29, no credits listed in this digest.

A Coal Goal (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
While building a snow man, Hap discovers that Jinx has never seen coal before.
Reprints:

Culture Clash (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Sundance; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Midge; Moondance
Synopsis:
Reggie and Archie are worried that Betty and Veronica are falling for the California exchange student, Sundance.
Reprints:
Keywords:
sushi

Skeet And Simple (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge makes the mistake of inviting Jughead along to shoot skeet.
Reprints:
Keywords:
skeet shooting

Broom Zoom (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Sabrina Spellman; Hilda Spellman
Synopsis:
Sabrina ties brooms to Hilda's broken snowmobile to make it work.
Reprints:
Keywords:
snowmobile

Happy Chappy (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie is happy when skiing is closed because of a blizzard.
Reprints:
Keywords:
skiing

I Want to Be Alone (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Kathleen Webb
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Her mom chases Betty out of her room to be with her friends.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Sum of the Square (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge;
Synopsis:
Reggie has a scheme to avoid flunking math class.
Reprints:

Vacation Adulation (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee tries to spend his mid-semester vacation at home to avoid Archie, but soon goes crazy with boredom.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (2010 series) #26, no credits listed in this digest.

Take Your Pick (Table of Contents)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doily; Veronica Lodge; Clark Burg; Miss Grundy; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Dilton becomes a ventriloquist.
Reprints:
Keywords:
ventriloquism; ventriloquist

Signing Off! (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
While Moose was away the boys had been dating Midge, and now they're worried how he will react.
Reprints:

Tanks a Lot (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Howitzer; Mr. Grimely; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Mr. Howitzer brings his tank to school and Mr. Grimely accidentally uses it for Drivers Education class.
Keywords:
Driver's Education; tank

[Archie Collectibles] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bop City Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tough Enough (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Mr. Jones; Grandpa Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead asks his dad for help with a tough problem.
Reprints:

The Helping Hand Part I (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Stan Goldberg
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Neil; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Coach Clayton
Synopsis:
Because Neil is always trying to please people, Archie believes he stole a hundred dollars to help out the school paper.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[Little Archie Digest Magazine #5] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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

Editor's Notebook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Helping Hand Part II (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Stan Goldberg
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Neil; Coach Clayton; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
Coach Clayton believes Archie stole a hundred bucks from the school's trophy money.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Archie Presents Previews! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Fruit Salad (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski ?
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie is trying to haul a bushel of oranges through deep snow and Reggie volunteers to "help" him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals Double Digest #109 credits Mike Pellowski with the script.

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

[96 Page Mutanimals Comic Book Offer] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

A Word to the Wise (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie considers Jughead to be over-protective.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

10 Tips for a Better World (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Environmental PSA.

Foreign Affairs (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie uses a fake accent to try to get girls on the ski slopes.
Keywords:
skiing

Heat Beat (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie tells Jughead that the trick to staying warm in the winter is to wear many layers.
Reprints:

[Archie's Grab Bag] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

[An Adventure with Ariel Is In Your Hands] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tiger Electronics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wait'll Mr. Weatherbee sees what a nice job I'm doing with my snowblower!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. I'll Be Seeing You
    Archie
  4. 3. The Nose Knows
    Archie
  5. 4. [Who's the Real Cap'n?]
    Captain Crunch; Quaker Oats
  6. 5. You Know It's Your Lucky Day When...
    Archie
  7. 6. [Archie Adventure Series is proud to present:]
  8. 7. Switch-A-Roo
    Reggie
  9. 8. [Pop Tate's Menu of Subscriptions]
  10. 9. Lifestyles of the Famously Rich
    Veronica
  11. 10. [Players Choice]
    Super Nintendo
  12. 11. A Change of Heart
    Pipsqueak
  13. 12. Drugs Are Uncool!
    Archie
  14. 13. My Favorite Season... Winter!
    Archie
  15. 14. [Over $8000 In Prizes]
    Art Instruction Schools
  16. 15. The Slippers
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. The Monster That Ate Riverdale!
    Archie
  18. 17. Weighty Matter
    Miss Beazly
  19. 18. A Coal Goal
    Li'l Jinx
  20. 19. Culture Clash
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Skeet And Simple
    Jughead
  22. 21. Broom Zoom
    Sabrina
  23. 22. Happy Chappy
    Archie
  24. 23. I Want to Be Alone
    Betty's Diary
  25. 24. The Sum of the Square
    Reggie
  26. 25. Vacation Adulation
    Archie
  27. 26. Take Your Pick
    Dilton
  28. 27. Signing Off!
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  29. 28. Tanks a Lot
    Archie
  30. 29. [Archie Collectibles]
    Bop City Comics
  31. 30. Tough Enough
    Jughead
  32. 31. The Helping Hand Part I
    Archie
  33. 32. [Little Archie Digest Magazine #5]
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  35. 34. The Helping Hand Part II
    Archie
  36. 35. Archie Presents Previews!
  37. 36. Fruit Salad
    Reggie
  38. 37. [96 Page Mutanimals Comic Book Offer]
  39. 38. A Word to the Wise
    Archie
  40. 39. 10 Tips for a Better World
  41. 40. Foreign Affairs
    Archie
  42. 41. Heat Beat
    Archie
  43. 42. [Archie's Grab Bag]
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
  45. 44. [An Adventure with Ariel Is In Your Hands]
    Tiger Electronics
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Peter Croome