(March 1994)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
1.75 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
6 times a year in Jan, Mar, Jun, Jul, Sep 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
009128468501 26
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

ISSN: 1059-1877


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Alison Flood (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How's your focus, Arch!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Keywords
skiing

[More Fun Than a Barrel of Abu's] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Capcom / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Wrong Impression (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited); Nanci Dakesian (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hot Dog; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Two aliens come to conquer Earth and one takes the shape of Reggie Mantle, but when everybody abuses Reggie the aliens decide it isn't worth the hassle and leave.
Reprints
Keywords
alien; alien invasion; UFO

Late Date (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica keeps Archie waiting while she shops for clothes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Mad Memento! (Table of Contents: 4)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina finds an antique doll house.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Heads Up!] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Acclaim / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Only Thing To Do! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx is having one of those days, so she goes back to bed.
Reprints

Neat Feat (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is oblivious to noise when studying.
Reprints

[Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Special] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Three's a Crowd (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty is an usher at a movie theatre and crashes Archie and Veronica's date.
Reprints
Keywords
50's diner; waitress

Indexer Notes

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

[Konami just took your favorite shows off TV] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Konami / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Winner Takes All (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica has two tickets to a rock concert and decides to take either Archie or Reggie, whomever impresses her the most during a hockey game.
Reprints
Keywords
hockey

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #248, no credits listed in this digest.

The Patient Patient (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Ms. Haggly; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Grundy and Ms. Haggly compete for the affections of a sick Mr. Weatherbee.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #25, no credits listed in this digest.

Archie Super Saver Subscriptions (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Snow Snafu (Table of Contents: 14)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead opts out of a ski resort.
Reprints
Keywords
ski resort; skiing

[TMNT Classics Digest Offer] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[TMNT the Movie III] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Colleen Scene (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie digs getting put in the back for punishment.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie Trading Card Offer] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Chore Corps (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead paint a hallway.
Reprints

Space Music (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Svenson; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Svenson finds a cassette tape that is twisted and playing backwards, Professor Flutesnoot mistakes it for a signal from outer space.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #86, no credits listed in this digest.

[Special Giant Offer] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

Flag Run Folly (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Al; Marty; Coach Clayton
Synopsis
Archie and Chuck are in a cross-country ski race against two guys from Wilson High.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

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

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

[Archie's Lucky 13 Offer] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

Small Change (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley
Synopsis
Charley got his change in pennies.
Reprints

Phrase Phase (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis
Jughead's mom asks him to "run" an errand.
Reprints

Talk Balk (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Synopsis
Archie has a sore throat.
Reprints

[TMNT Universe 3-Issue Offer] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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

Tool Fool (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley: Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie plans to use his calculator to do his homework.
Reprints
Keywords
calculator

Indexer Notes

The last panel appears to be relettered.

At Your Convenience (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Lisa Vignali
Synopsis
Archie gets a job at a convenience store to meet a girl.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #238, no credits listed in this digest.

Handy Andy (Table of Contents: 31)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie gives Moose a candy bar.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The year has been changed in the second panel from the original printing.

[Keep Your Shirt On] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

Nothing to It! (Table of Contents: 33)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Dilton takes his drivers test without his glasses.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #11, no credits listed in this digest.

[Just can't get that CRUNCH out of your head!] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

Uneven Steven (Table of Contents: 35)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica is perfectly willing to admit she's right if Archie will admit he's wrong.
Reprints
Keywords
argument

Oak by Me (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty swoons over movie star Hab Tunter.
Reprints
Keywords
movies

Indexer Notes

"Hab Tunter" is a twist on actor Tab Hunter.

A Medal for Archie (Table of Contents: 37)

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
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Hal Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie has been sneaking out of the house to study for his history test with Betty.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #237, no credits listed in this digest.

[Hang around with Archie and the girls!] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

Miss Grundy Pin-Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead, what is the main use of cowhide??
Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Miss Grundy asks Jughead what the main use of cowhide is.
Reprints

Champ Scamp (Table of Contents: 40)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
After spreading rumors about Archie, Reggie is upset that Veronica still took him to the dance.
Reprints

[Catch me if you can!] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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

A Word to the Unwise (Table of Contents: 42)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Moose's lack of knowledge of the meaning of the word "doldrums" leads to mass confusion, Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy give him a dictionary.
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: 43) (Expand) /

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)

Space Spoof (Table of Contents: 45)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead drinks a Space Cola and blasts off like a rocket.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #10, no credits listed in this digest.

Bagging the Limit (Table of Contents: 46)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley; Alisa; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie wears a leaf bag and a sombrero to school in the rain so he won't ruin the sweater Veronica gave him.
Reprints
Keywords
sombrero

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed against the credits printed in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #238, no credits listed in this digest.

[Earn Cash and Great Prizes] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

Sales Leadership / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Break the Spell] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

Sega; Sunsoft / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Gimme a break...] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

Kit-Kat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["How's your focus, Arch!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [More Fun Than a Barrel of Abu's]
    Capcom
  3. 2. The Wrong Impression
    Archie
  4. 3. Late Date
    Veronica
  5. 4. Mad Memento!
    Sabrina
  6. 5. [Heads Up!]
    Acclaim
  7. 6. Only Thing To Do!
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Neat Feat
    Archie
  9. 8. [Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Special]
  10. 9. Three's a Crowd
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. [Konami just took your favorite shows off TV]
    Konami
  12. 11. Winner Takes All
    Archie and the Gang
  13. 12. The Patient Patient
    Mr. Weatherbee
  14. 13. Archie Super Saver Subscriptions
  15. 14. Snow Snafu
    Jughead
  16. 15. [TMNT Classics Digest Offer]
  17. 16. [TMNT the Movie III]
  18. 17. Colleen Scene
    Archie
  19. 18. [Archie Trading Card Offer]
  20. 19. Chore Corps
    Archie
  21. 20. Space Music
    Archie and the Gang
  22. 21. [Special Giant Offer]
  23. 22. Flag Run Folly
    Archie and the Gang
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  25. 24. [Archie's Lucky 13 Offer]
  26. 25. Small Change
    Li'l Jinx's Pal Charley
  27. 26. Phrase Phase
    Jughead
  28. 27. Talk Balk
    Archie
  29. 28. [TMNT Universe 3-Issue Offer]
  30. 29. Tool Fool
    Archie
  31. 30. At Your Convenience
    Archie
  32. 31. Handy Andy
    Moose
  33. 32. [Keep Your Shirt On]
  34. 33. Nothing to It!
    Dilton
  35. 34. [Just can't get that CRUNCH out of your head!]
    Captain Crunch cereal
  36. 35. Uneven Steven
    Veronica
  37. 36. Oak by Me
    Archie
  38. 37. A Medal for Archie
    Archie
  39. 38. [Hang around with Archie and the girls!]
  40. 39. ["Jughead, what is the main use of cowhide??"]
    Miss Grundy Pin-Up
  41. 40. Champ Scamp
    Reggie
  42. 41. [Catch me if you can!]
  43. 42. A Word to the Unwise
    Betty and Veronica
  44. 43. [Pals 'n' Gals Double Digest Subscription Offer]
  45. 44. [Archie Americana Series]
  46. 45. Space Spoof
    Jughead
  47. 46. Bagging the Limit
    Archie
  48. 47. [Earn Cash and Great Prizes]
    Sales Leadership
  49. 48. [Break the Spell]
    Sega; Sunsoft
  50. 49. [Gimme a break...]
    Kit-Kat
This issue was most recently modified by:
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