(September 1995)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
1.75 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
September 1995
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
009128468501 36
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
The bigger it is... the more of a challenge!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Sitting Duck (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is depressed because his summer vacation is coming to an end.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprints credit script to Fernando Ruiz.

Drink Kink (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Reprints

Stuck Up (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx and Greg discuss the stars in the sky.
Reprints

Tale of Wail (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
Jughead tries to get money from the tooth fairy.
Reprints

Fun in the Sun (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; the Baxter Twins; Reggie's mother; Reggie's father
Synopsis
Archie spends the day picking up cans and bottles at the beach while Reggie is busy playing volleyball to impress the Baxter twins. Things don't work out the way Reggie planned.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; recycling; sunburn; twins; volleyball

Game Time (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Reprints

Noise Annoys (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty convinces Archie to join her in a crusade against noise pollution.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #41, writing is credited to George Gladir.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mom! Did you wash the shirt I asked you to?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie asks his mom if she washed his shirt.
Reprints

Sure Lure (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Detective Story (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Hiram Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie finds a miniature painting that Mr. Lodge thought was stolen.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly a Life With Archie story.

Once Is Enough (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Psst, Li'lJinx!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Charley is only going to tell Jinx a secret once.
Reprints

Model Muddle (Table of Contents: 12)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead has been selected for a modeling school.
Reprints

The Return of the Amazing Archibald (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Sam Kujava (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Uncle Archibald
Synopsis
Archie uses his Great Uncle Archibald's costume and props to put on a magic show for Veronica's party.
Reprints
Keywords
ghost; magic; stage magician

A Kitchen Trap! (Table of Contents: 14)

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; Merry Holliday
Reprints

Dynamite (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

This Clown for Hire (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Hy Eisman
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead get a job as clowns.
Reprints

Forest Feast (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie takes his campers on a hike in the woods. After falling in a stream and ruining the food, he has to call Jughead on a walkie-talkie for an emergency pizza order.
Reprints
Keywords
hike; pizza; walkie-talkie

All that Glitters (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica misplaces her grandmother's diamond ring.
Reprints

The Moose Is Loose (Table of Contents: 19)

Reggie / comic story / 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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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Reggie tells Moose not to lose his cool.
Reprints

Jog Clog (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Archie goes jogging alone for some solitude and and gets joined by Betty, Veronica, Reggie, Dilton and Moose.
Reprints

The Race (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie challenges Reggie to a race to Pop Tate's.
Reprints

Suddenly It's Summer! (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Archie go for a walk and enjoy summer by engaging in childish activities.
Reprints
Keywords
dogs; playground; skateboard; teeter-totter

Indexer Notes

In a panel on page one, Betty sings some modified lyrics to the 1947 song "It's a Good Day." ("Great day" instead of "good day", but the lyrics are obvious to anyone who's heard the song.)

Almost Never (Table of Contents: 23)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Shrewd Dude (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Reggie and Jughead play Follow the Leader.
Reprints

Write Stuff (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; George Gladir
Synopsis
Comics features writer George Gladir trying to come up with an idea for an Archie story.
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Nifty Lifty (Table of Contents: 26)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
Veronica has a private lift to Lookout Point.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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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
Can you imagine, Betty? --- A penny punctured a hole in my tire!!!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Betty are stranded when Archie's car has a flat.
Reprints

Kidding Around (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Archie is babysitting a kid named Hector at the beach while Reggie and Chuck go looking for girls.
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The bigger it is... the more of a challenge!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Sitting Duck
    Archie
  3. 2. Drink Kink
    Jughead
  4. 3. Stuck Up
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Tale of Wail
    Jughead
  6. 5. Fun in the Sun
    Archie
  7. 6. Game Time
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Noise Annoys
    Betty
  9. 8. ["Mom! Did you wash the shirt I asked you to?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  10. 9. Sure Lure
    Jughead
  11. 10. Detective Story
    Veronica
  12. 11. Once Is Enough
    Li'l Jinx's Chum Charley
  13. 12. Model Muddle
    Jughead
  14. 13. The Return of the Amazing Archibald
    Archie
  15. 14. A Kitchen Trap!
    Li'l Jinx
  16. 15. Dynamite
    Archie
  17. 16. This Clown for Hire
    Archie
  18. 17. Forest Feast
    Archie
  19. 18. All that Glitters
    Betty's Diary
  20. 19. The Moose Is Loose
    Reggie
  21. 20. Jog Clog
    Archie
  22. 21. The Race
    Archie
  23. 22. Suddenly It's Summer!
    Betty
  24. 23. Almost Never
    Veronica
  25. 24. Shrewd Dude
    Jughead
  26. 25. Write Stuff
    Archie and the Gang
  27. 26. Nifty Lifty
    Veronica
  28. 27. ["Can you imagine, Betty? --- A penny punctured a hole in my tire!!!"]
    Betty Pin Up
  29. 28. Kidding Around
    Archie
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