(May 1995)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
1.75 USD
Pages
102
Indicia Frequency
Published 6 times a year in Feb, May, Jun, 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 34
Editing
Nanci Dakesian; 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
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Miss Grundy said you need to do some make-up work!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Post Roast (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is that so, Veronica Lodge?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica get into a huge fight. In anger, Archie decides to write her a letter, but regrets mailing it off.

Club Flub (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Painted into a Corner (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie tries to frame Archie for vandalizing school property so Archie will get detention and Reggie can take Veronica out.
Reprints

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

Reggie Pin Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is this one of your silly abstract paintings?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie criticizes Jughead's paintings.
Reprints

Snooze Cruise! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, come here!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee asks Archie's advice on how to keep students from falling asleep when he gives a speech.
Reprints

I Beg Your Pardon (Table of Contents: 6)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie gets an object lesson in charity.
Reprints

Batter Up! (Table of Contents: 7)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Greg has trouble with baseball.
Reprints

Editor's Notebook (Table of Contents: 8)

Victor Gorelick / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Monthly letter to Archie readers from editor Victor Gorelick.

To Moose Low Tech (Table of Contents: 9)

Big Moose / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Howard Bender
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
At Midge's suggestion, Moose tries taking up art.
Reprints

Blast Back to the Past (Table of Contents: 10)

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; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Pop Tate; Gwen; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Dilton go back in time to try to rescue Mr. Weatherbee's romance with Gwen, but end up nearly ruining the romance between Archie's parents. Parody of Back to the Future.
Reprints
Keywords
hoverboard; time travel

Concise Advice (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Grundy takes her anger out on Moose, as Archie gives him some bad advice.
Reprints

Knot Not (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy! I had the craziest day, Daddy!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx can't remember why she has a string tied around her finger.
Reprints

The Eyes Have It (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Smith; Alexander Cabot; Alexandra Cabot; Alan Mayberry
Synopsis
Alexander explains his black eye as the result of an encounter with spies, but no one buys his story.
Reprints
Keywords
black eye; injury

Reach Speech (Table of Contents: 14)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie can touch the ceiling.
Reprints

The Saga of Fast Freddie (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
A new student with great speed takes advantage of Coach Kleats by agreeing to join the track team in exchange for special favors.
Reprints

Skateboard Bummer (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yipp-eee!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hubert Smithers; Winfield
Synopsis
Winfield is unsure about giving his business to Mr. Lodge, fearing Mr. Lodge can't connect with teenagers because of his age. An accident with Archie's skateboard convinces Winfield that Mr. Lodge can handle the youth market.
Reprints
Keywords
skateboard

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #277.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Find these pies below!!
Characters
Jughead Jones
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Word search puzzle

Bad Image (Table of Contents: 18)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie surprises Reggie from behind a one-way mirror.
Reprints

Rules Are Rules (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
No one wants to compete with Reggie because he always pulls out an arcane rule to justify his winning.
Reprints

The Science (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uh, oh! It's about that time!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee demonstrates to Professor Flutesnoot how he keeps out of the hallways when Archie is in them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #39.

A Good Scratch (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx wants to know why Charley keeps scratching himself.
Reprints

Mr. Good Guy (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Jughead is suddenly overflowing with praise for Reggie.
Reprints

Signs of the Times (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Chris Allan
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Miss Grundy; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Common street signs are used to describe various Riverdale occurrences.
Reprints

Saturday’s Child (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie's parents ask him to do some chores on the weekend but Archie wants to keep his weekend work free.
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Miss Grundy said you need to do some make-up work!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Post Roast
    Archie
  3. 2. Club Flub
  4. 3. Painted into a Corner
    Archie and the Gang
  5. 4. ["Is this one of your silly abstract paintings?"]
    Reggie Pin Up
  6. 5. Snooze Cruise!
    Mister Weatherbee
  7. 6. I Beg Your Pardon
    Reggie
  8. 7. Batter Up!
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. Editor's Notebook
    Victor Gorelick
  10. 9. To Moose Low Tech
    Big Moose
  11. 10. Blast Back to the Past
    The Mighty Archie Art Players
  12. 11. Concise Advice
    Archie
  13. 12. Knot Not
    Li'l Jinx
  14. 13. The Eyes Have It
    Josie and the Pussycats
  15. 14. Reach Speech
    Reggie
  16. 15. The Saga of Fast Freddie
    Archie
  17. 16. Skateboard Bummer
    Archie
  18. 17. ["Find these pies below!!"]
    Jughead
  19. 18. Bad Image
    Reggie
  20. 19. Rules Are Rules
    Archie and the Gang
  21. 20. The Science
    Mr. Weatherbee
  22. 21. A Good Scratch
    Li'l Jinx
  23. 22. Mr. Good Guy
    Jughead
  24. 23. Signs of the Times
    Archie
  25. 24. Saturday’s Child
    Archie
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