(October 1992)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
1.50 USD
Pages
128
Indicia Frequency
6 times a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896468502 17
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
Today's manikins are so lifelike!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

Straining Their Friendship (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie, covered in bandages, tells everyone he was injured while surfing but he was really just helping Donna with her first aid test.
Reprints

Camp Champ (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead has killed eight flies in one day.
Reprints

Flight of Fancy (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead takes an airborne tour of the city when his para-sail becomes detached from its tow line.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Frank Doyle was credited with the script when the story was reprinted in Jughead's Double Digest #171.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I just can't understand it
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie has a special beach umbrella made to protect them from beach wolves.
Reprints

Gig Gala! (Table of Contents: 5)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie; Valerie; Melody; Alex Cabot III
Synopsis
Alex books the girls on a hectic European tour, giving them no time to relax.
Reprints
Keywords
Eiffel Tower; London; Paris

Ape Jape (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Arch, how do you like my pet chimp Harold?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Harold (chimpanzee); Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie meets Veronica's chimpanzee.
Reprints

Snack Flack (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie and Me / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee didn't hire Archie as a summer camp counselor this year so Archie shows up selling ice cream and still ruins Mr. Weatherbee's day.
Reprints
Keywords
bees; ice cream; summer camp

High Noonish (Table of Contents: 8)

The Mighty Archie Art Players / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
The Marshal [Archie Andrews]; The Marshal's Deputy [Reggie Mantle]; The Marshal's Bride [Betty Cooper]; The Old Flame [Veronica Lodge]; Nasty McNasty [Big Moose Mason]; The Rowdy Boys
Synopsis
On the Marshal's wedding day, he vows to hang up his guns and turn in his badge. But when the word comes to town that Nasty McNasty and the Rowdy Boys are back in town, he has to figure out how to defeat them without any help-- or his guns!
Reprints

Law Score (Table of Contents: 9)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Cousin Ambrose
Synopsis
Since Sabrina and her aunts have watched countless hours of courtroom television shows, they assume they can defend Cousin Ambrose in court when he is ticketed for jaywalking.
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Indexer Notes

courts; trials

Naughty Notice (Table of Contents: 10)

Mister Weatherbee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Someone posted a note about Mr. Weatherbee on the camp's bulletin board.
Reprints

A Spot of Lunch (Table of Contents: 11)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Jinx guesses what Charley had for lunch from the stains on his shirt.
Reprints

The Line Up (Table of Contents: 12)

Greg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Greg
Synopsis
Greg goes fishing.
Reprints

Vacation Blahs (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley (credited)
Pencils
Al Hartley (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee just can't seem to get away from Archie.
Reprints

Bowl Goal (Table of Contents: 14)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie knows what inspired Jughead to come out for the bowling team.
Reprints

Dense Sense (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Jughead's mom tries to get him to clean his room.
Reprints

Betty's Manual - The Care and Training of Pet Dogs and Pet Boyfriends (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Hy Eisman (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pet dogs come in many sizes and shapes...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty tells us about the similarities of pet dogs and boyfriends.
Reprints

Gullible's Travels (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Hy Eisman
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Susan
Synopsis
Reggie is surprised at how a girl accepts Archie's lunch offer.
Reprints

Sleek Sneak (Table of Contents: 18)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Sound Bound (Table of Contents: 19)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Heat Treat (Table of Contents: 20)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

The Mall (Part I) (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrew; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A huge new shopping mall has opened in Centerville. It is causing Mr. Lodge problems because the new mall is taking business away from the Riverdale Mall, where he is on the board of directors.
Reprints
Keywords
balloon; shopping mall

Indexer Notes

formerly a Life With Archie story.

The Mall (Part II) (Table of Contents: 22)

Life with Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; The Archies; The Hip Hoppers [Claude; Raul]; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The disco where the Archies were going to perform burns down. They meet old friends, Claude and Raul, and they all perform in the parking lot of the Riverdale mall, bringing in a crowd that convinces Mr. Lodge that he has to change his business strategy to attract younger shoppers.
Reprints
Keywords
break-dancing; concert; disco; fire; shopping mall

Indexer Notes

Mr. Lodge quotes Bob Dylan at one point: "The times they are a-changing!"

Request Zest (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie tries to get the phone number of Betty's cute friend from Betty.
Reprints

Owe Woe (Table of Contents: 24)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Mrs. Jones; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie makes a collect in-person call to Jughead.
Reprints

The Angel Jones (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Andrews compares Jughead to a guardian angel because of his ability to keep Archie out of trouble.
Reprints

Recycling With Veronica (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Pre-Consumer Recycling Fairy; Post-Consumer Recycling Fairy; Betty Cooper
Keywords
Archie (comic); Archie comic; Big Factory; Recycling Plant

Indexer Notes

Explains how Archie Comics uses 100% recycled fiber.

On the Money (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie thinks life is easy being a business tycoon, so Mr. Lodge takes Archie to work with him for the day.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Today's manikins are so lifelike!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Straining Their Friendship
    Archie
  3. 2. Camp Champ
    Archie
  4. 3. Flight of Fancy
    Jughead
  5. 4. ["I just can't understand it"]
    Veronica Pin Up
  6. 5. Gig Gala!
    Josie and the Pussycats
  7. 6. Ape Jape
    Archie
  8. 7. Snack Flack
    Archie and Me
  9. 8. High Noonish
    The Mighty Archie Art Players
  10. 9. Law Score
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  11. 10. Naughty Notice
    Mister Weatherbee
  12. 11. A Spot of Lunch
    Li'l Jinx
  13. 12. The Line Up
    Greg
  14. 13. Vacation Blahs
    Archie
  15. 14. Bowl Goal
    Jughead
  16. 15. Dense Sense
    Jughead
  17. 16. Betty's Manual - The Care and Training of Pet Dogs and Pet Boyfriends
    Betty
  18. 17. Gullible's Travels
    Archie
  19. 18. Sleek Sneak
    Jughead
  20. 19. Sound Bound
    Reggie
  21. 20. Heat Treat
    Jughead
  22. 21. The Mall (Part I)
    Archie
  23. 22. The Mall (Part II)
    Life with Archie
  24. 23. Request Zest
    Archie
  25. 24. Owe Woe
    Reggie
  26. 25. The Angel Jones
    Jughead
  27. 26. Recycling With Veronica
    Veronica
  28. 27. On the Money
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
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