(April 1995)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
1.75 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
6 times a year in Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct. and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
009128468501 33
Editing
Nanci Dakesian; Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
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
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie... you're missing out on some great skiing!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Fighting Words (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman; Nanci Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Daze Phase (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's been two weeks since you and Ronnie had that big spat!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Smithers; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
It's been two weeks since Archie and Veronica had a fight and Archie thinks it's about time to forgive her.
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Bird Word (Table of Contents: 3)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie thinks the national bird looks like Mr. Weatherbee.
Reprints

Trick Kick (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I saw this surfing trick done on T.V.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Reprints

Busy Tizzy (Table of Contents: 5)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Gus LeMoine
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Reggie is gruff to the wrong person.
Reprints

A Menu for Writing (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead shouldn't write when he is hungry.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie and Me Comics Digest (Archie, 2017 series) #4, no credits listed in this digest.

Delightful Eyeful (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Weather Tether (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen

Suspicious (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo, Jr.
Inks
Dan DeCarlo, Jr.
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
R. G. O'Shaw

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jacque; Pierre
Synopsis
When Betty asks Veronica to help to French students, Veronica suddenly becomes suspicious that it is a trick to allow Betty to spend time with Archie.
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Wit Bit (Table of Contents: 10)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie isn't going to stand for anymore of Moose's insults.
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Whopper Topper (Table of Contents: 11)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie thinks that Reggie can't top the homemade card he made for Veronica's birthday.
Reprints

Dotty Duty (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee can't sleep.
Reprints

Ratman (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Betty Cooper [Libby the Librarian]; Archie Andrews [Ashly Ashford and Ratman]; Reggie Mantle [The Punster]; Jughead Jones [His Faithful Manservant Godfrey]
Synopsis
Ashley Ashford takes on the identity of Ratman and stops the Punster.
Reprints
Keywords
bank robber; batman; cheese; clown; mouse; rat; superhero

Indexer Notes

Ratman is a parody of Batman, including Batman's origin.

Wry Reply (Table of Contents: 14)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Double Talk (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [As Stan G.]
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie causes Mr. Weatherbee, Betty, Veronica, Jughead and Miss Grundy to talk to themselves.
Reprints

Charge! (Table of Contents: 16)

Veronica / activity / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Curro (signed)
Inks
Rudy Lapick [as Lapick] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
maze
Reprints

Sick! Sick! Sick! (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead get sick eating too much ice cream.
Reprints

T.G.I.F. (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie 1 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Scott McRae
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie 1; Betty 1; Veronica 1; Reggie 1; Jughead 1
Synopsis
The prehistoric teens are tired of eating Jughead's fish stew but fortunately he has something else cooking.
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You Know It's Not Your Day When... (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
A series of two-panel setup-punchline gags.
Reprints

My Way (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Willie W.

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly an Archie at Riverdale featuring Coach Clayton story.

Buck Pluck (Table of Contents: 21)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Leroy (Veronica's cousin)
Synopsis
Leroy creates a mud burger for Jughead.

Hit Bit (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Nerves of Steel (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie watches a horror movie over and over so that he will not be so frightened by it.
Reprints

Lob Job (Table of Contents: 24)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge gets Veronica a job delivering newspapers but has to fill in when she's sick.
Reprints

Snow Go (Table of Contents: 25)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Betty make a snowman in Mr. Weatherbee's image, and he admires it becoming thinner by melting.
Reprints

Dust Gust (Table of Contents: 26)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie vanishes in a cloud of dust.
Reprints

His Master's Voice (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Walter; Mr. Rogers
Synopsis
Archie stays overnight to test Walter, a voice-activated computer servant Dilton has installed in a new house. Archie and Walter do not get along well.
Reprints
Keywords
talking computer

Photo Finish (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley
Synopsis
Charley shows Jinx a picture of him.
Reprints

Pretty Crumby (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead steals Reggie's lunch.
Reprints

Shake Flake (Table of Contents: 30)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Midge wants Moose to dance.
Reprints

Old Fashioned Picnic (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie 3000 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
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Characters
Veronica; Reggie; Betty; Archie; Jughead
Synopsis
The gang go for an "old-fashioned" picnic in the county.
Reprints
Keywords
picnic

Indexer Notes

Jughead has his old style beanie in the story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead, didn't I tell you to change the water in the fish tank?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones
Reprints

Message Mess (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie tries out his new flash cards.
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Dipsy Doodles (Table of Contents: 34)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
Jughead paints a robot boxer.
Reprints

Valentine Male (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [As Stan G.]
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie gets jealous when Veronica gets showered with Valentine's Day Cards, but the roles are reversed when she finds out he got one from Betty.
Reprints
Keywords
Valentine Day

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #36, inks are credited to Chic Stone.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gulp. You girls better take over the judging...
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee gets seasick judging paintings featuring water.
Reprints

Snow Job (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie and Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee calls Archie and asks him to shovel the snow from his driveway. Archie brings Jughead and Reggie along but they move the snow into the neighbor's yard who then moves it back to Weatherbee's after the kids leave.
Reprints
Keywords
snow
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie... you're missing out on some great skiing!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Fighting Words
    Archie
  3. 2. Daze Phase
    Archie
  4. 3. Bird Word
    Mr. Weatherbee
  5. 4. Trick Kick
    Archie
  6. 5. Busy Tizzy
    Reggie
  7. 6. A Menu for Writing
    Jughead
  8. 7. Delightful Eyeful
    Archie
  9. 8. Weather Tether
    Archie
  10. 9. Suspicious
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Wit Bit
    Reggie
  12. 11. Whopper Topper
    Reggie
  13. 12. Dotty Duty
    Mr. Weatherbee
  14. 13. Ratman
    The Mighty Archie Art Players
  15. 14. Wry Reply
    Reggie
  16. 15. Double Talk
    Archie
  17. 16. Charge!
    Veronica
  18. 17. Sick! Sick! Sick!
    Archie
  19. 18. T.G.I.F.
    Archie 1
  20. 19. You Know It's Not Your Day When...
    Archie
  21. 20. My Way
    Coach Clayton
  22. 21. Buck Pluck
    Jughead
  23. 22. Hit Bit
    Archie
  24. 23. Nerves of Steel
    Archie
  25. 24. Lob Job
    Mr. Lodge
  26. 25. Snow Go
    Mr. Weatherbee
  27. 26. Dust Gust
    Reggie
  28. 27. His Master's Voice
    Archie
  29. 28. Photo Finish
    Li'l Jinx
  30. 29. Pretty Crumby
    Jughead
  31. 30. Shake Flake
    Moose
  32. 31. Old Fashioned Picnic
    Archie 3000
  33. 32. ["Jughead, didn't I tell you to change the water in the fish tank?"]
    Jughead Pin Up
  34. 33. Message Mess
    Archie
  35. 34. Dipsy Doodles
    Jughead
  36. 35. Valentine Male
    Archie
  37. 36. ["Gulp. You girls better take over the judging..."]
    Mr. Weatherbee Pin Up
  38. 37. Snow Job
    Archie and Mr. Weatherbee
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