(November 1993)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Volume
?
Price
1.50 USD
Pages
100
Indicia frequency
6 times a year in Feb., Apr., June, July, Sept., and Nov.
On-sale date
1993
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896468502 24
Editing
?
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
?
Colors
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Keywords
motorcycle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Dig We Must (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rex Lindsey
Colors
Barry Grossman; Nanci Dakesian; Caryn Antoniuk
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Archie's class digs up a time capsule from the class of 1964 and buries one for the class of 2024.
Reprints

Trick Schtick (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hot Dog; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead learned his "play dead" trick from his master.

Lack Crack (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Neither Archie or Jughead are going to the carnival.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Captain Crunch cereal / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A-Weigh Out (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Greg
Synopsis
Greg shows off his weight-lifting prowess.
Reprints

[Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles the Movie] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

In the Nick of Time (Table of Contents: 8)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge's barber nicks him.
Reprints

1-2-3 Kick! (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Coach Clayton
Synopsis
Archie's practice for soccer tryouts involves kicking around anything that's handy, which turns out to be really annoying.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #273, no credits listed in this digest.

Rave Favor (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews (cameo); Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle (cameo); Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
The gang is rewarded for losing a basketball game against the Globetrotters.
Reprints

[Meet Jack] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Nightmare Before Christmas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Late Shift (Table of Contents: 12)

Fat Charley / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse; Greg; unnamed teacher
Synopsis
Charley explains why he is late.
Reprints

In and Out! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday (Li'l Jinx's father)
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx asks her daddy if you fill in or fill out an application.
Reprints

Charm Chump (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie finds a good luck charm.
Reprints

[What a Deal!] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

The Switch (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Alice Cooper; Veronica's cousin Leroy
Synopsis
Archie invites Betty to see a video cassette he's just rented. She agrees, but later begins to assume the worst.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Brachs Rocks (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Brachs Rocks / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Lopsided Thinking (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie has the perfect solution for Mr. Lodge's skewed television picture.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[It's an Archie trading card paradise] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[Sabrina Halloween Spooktacular] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

On the Mark (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie and Chuck / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Clayton; Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews; Mark; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy;
Synopsis
Chuck and Archie find out their friend Mark can't read.
Reprints
Keywords
illiteracy

[What goes together better than magic & pussycats?] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Mr. Lodge Pin Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You'd think with all the room in this house...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Reprints

Food Fare Freakout (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Reprints

Indexer Notes

6 one-panel gags.

Writer credit from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #11.

[Archie's Lucky 13 Offer] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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

Indecision Derision (Table of Contents: 26)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica won't give Archie a decision.

Gross Loss (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Sylvia
Synopsis
Sylvia's diet is costing her boyfriends.

The Celebrity (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Bruce Bingstone
Synopsis
Betty meets rock star Bruce Bingstone, who gives her a pass to his concert and a chance to get to know him, which turns out to be a disappointment.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[10 reasons to subscribe to an Archie comic.] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

Photo Fun (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Dilton Doily; Mr. Svenson; Miss Phlips
Synopsis
Archie is assigned to photograph Mr. Weatherbee for a story on a day in the life of a principal.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Pals 'n' Gals Double Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

Team Dream (Table of Contents: 32)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Jughead wants to join the track team but he is very slow.
Reprints
Keywords
shotput; track

Tame Aim (Table of Contents: 33)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead wants to be a disc jockey.
Reprints

[TMNT Classic Digest #2] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

No Way Out (Table of Contents: 35)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Alex tries to step in when Alan M. doesn't have the money to take Josie to a fancy dance.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Aero the Acro-Bat] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Rhyme Time (Table of Contents: 37)

Little Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (credited)
Pencils
Dan Nakrosis (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little Jughead Jones; Little Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Little Jughead is trying to write a poem.

A Nose Win Situation (Table of Contents: 38)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Despite his cold, Coach Kleats is determined to help the football team practice for the championship.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (2010 series) #22, no credits listed in this digest.

[Dynamite Duo] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

Flop Flap (Table of Contents: 40)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Aunt Zelda; Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda likes video taping people's mishaps.
Reprints

[Sonic Free Card Offer] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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

Impressionable Type (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Crunchy Carruthers; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Everybody hates Archie except for the squirrel he rescued.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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

Bout Rout (Table of Contents: 45)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead eats Archie's ice cream.
Reprints

The Bird Feeder (Table of Contents: 46)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee sees Archie talking to the bird feeding at Betty's new bird feeder and thinks the behavior a little odd.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Wild C.O.W.-Boys of Moo Mesa] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

Random House Home Video / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

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

[Lisa Frank Back to School Products] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

Lisa Frank / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Dig We Must
    Archie
  4. 3. Trick Schtick
    Jughead
  5. 4. Lack Crack
    Jughead
  6. 5. [" Just can't get that crunch outta your head!"]
    Captain Crunch cereal
  7. 6. A-Weigh Out
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. [Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles the Movie]
  9. 8. In the Nick of Time
    Mr. Lodge
  10. 9. 1-2-3 Kick!
    Archie
  11. 10. Rave Favor
    Jughead's Jokes
  12. 11. [Meet Jack]
    Nightmare Before Christmas
  13. 12. Late Shift
    Fat Charley
  14. 13. In and Out!
    Li'l Jinx
  15. 14. Charm Chump
    Archie
  16. 15. [What a Deal!]
  17. 16. The Switch
    Betty
  18. 17. Brachs Rocks
    Brachs Rocks
  19. 18. Lopsided Thinking
    Archie
  20. 19. [It's an Archie trading card paradise]
  21. 20. [Sabrina Halloween Spooktacular]
  22. 21. On the Mark
    Archie and Chuck
  23. 22. [What goes together better than magic & pussycats?]
  24. 23. ["You'd think with all the room in this house..."]
    Mr. Lodge Pin Up
  25. 24. Food Fare Freakout
    Jughead
  26. 25. [Archie's Lucky 13 Offer]
  27. 26. Indecision Derision
    Veronica
  28. 27. Gross Loss
    Betty
  29. 28. The Celebrity
    Betty's Diary
  30. 29. [10 reasons to subscribe to an Archie comic.]
  31. 30. Photo Fun
    Archie
  32. 31. [Pals 'n' Gals Double Digest Subscription Offer]
  33. 32. Team Dream
    Jughead
  34. 33. Tame Aim
    Jughead
  35. 34. [TMNT Classic Digest #2]
  36. 35. No Way Out
    Josie
  37. 36. [Aero the Acro-Bat]
  38. 37. Rhyme Time
    Little Jughead
  39. 38. A Nose Win Situation
    Coach Kleats
  40. 39. [Dynamite Duo]
  41. 40. Flop Flap
    Sabrina
  42. 41. [Sonic Free Card Offer]
  43. 42. Impressionable Type
    Archie
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  45. 44. [Archie Americana Series]
  46. 45. Bout Rout
    Archie
  47. 46. The Bird Feeder
    Betty
  48. 47. [Wild C.O.W.-Boys of Moo Mesa]
    Random House Home Video
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
  50. 49. [Lisa Frank Back to School Products]
    Lisa Frank
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