(January 1996)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
1.75 USD; 1.90 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
Published 6 times a year in Jan, 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
762816468503 13811
Editing
Richard Goldwater
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
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica, I'm keeping my word! I'm not seeing any other girls while you're away!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Get a Life! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida
Editing
Nanci Dakesian; Victor Gorelick

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mary Andrews; Cheryl Blossom; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie falls asleep and dreams he's on a TV show called Morose Place.
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Indexer Notes

Morose Place is a parody of the TV show Melrose Place.

Letter Fretter (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
After a long day of spelling class, Archie is distraught by alphabet soup.
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Archie Alert (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Mark Brewer
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge has a new security system installed to keep Archie away.

Delay Call (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
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Beware of Dog (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx encounters a dog.
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Bright Sprite (Table of Contents: 6)

Big Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Moose falls asleep while Coach Kleats is trying to explain football strategy.
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Weight and See (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica both learn they've gained half a pound. Betty takes it calmly, while Veronica goes off the deep end.
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Tragic Magic (Table of Contents: 8)

Aunt Hilda / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Sabrina; Harvey
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda's efforts to bring Sabrina's raucous party to an end prove futile.
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Rebel Robot (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie has a robot for the science fair.
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Space Dolls (Table of Contents: 10)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie feel sorry for Dilton, who spends all of his time doing experiments instead of meeting girls, but after they're gone Dilton meets two beautiful alien girls from space.
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Rave Shave (Table of Contents: 11)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead tells Archie that he can't wait to start shaving.
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Making the Grade (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie stumbles upon a magical elf that grants him three wishes.
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Tire Ire (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty helps Archie change a tire on his jalopy, then finds out why he needed the help.
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Promises Promises! (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead and Betty fight for Archie's attention.
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Snooze Alarm (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie has trouble waking up in the morning.
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Big Moose Grab Bag (Table of Contents: 16)

Big Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot

Have a Berry Nice Day! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie 1; Betty 1; Veronica 1; Jughead 1; Reggie 1
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica decide to track down Archie and Jughead in this prehistoric tale.
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The Sign (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee puts up another sign in the school.
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Auto Suggestion (Table of Contents: 19)

Sabrina / 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
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda is tired of getting around on her broom so she uses her powers to materialize a car. The problem is she doesn't know how to drive.
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Backups (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie manages to destroy all the backup copies of Mr. Lodge's article.
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Send in the Clowns (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty volunteers to be a clown at a kid's birthday party at the Lodge mansion.
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Lesson in Ecology (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie teaches his parents about ecology, only to find out that he is the one who wastes the most.
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Veronica Pin Up (Table of Contents: 23)

Veronica / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica leaves Archie out in the rain.

Paste-Up Mix-Up (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie messes up the school paper when he accidentally swaps Betty and Dilton's columns.
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Fetch and Double Fetch (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Jughead tries to teach Hot Dog to fetch a stick. When that doesn't work, Archie uses a hamburger instead of the stick.
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The Kiss Off (Table of Contents: 26)

Betty / 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
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Miss Beazley
Synopsis
Veronica's rampant jealousy over Archie and Betty's innocent acts of kindness to each other prove to be her undoing.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Veronica, I'm keeping my word! I'm not seeing any other girls while you're away!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Get a Life!
    Archie
  3. 2. Letter Fretter
    Archie
  4. 3. Archie Alert
    Archie
  5. 4. Delay Call
    Archie
  6. 5. Beware of Dog
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Bright Sprite
    Big Moose
  8. 7. Weight and See
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Tragic Magic
    Aunt Hilda
  10. 9. Rebel Robot
    Archie
  11. 10. Space Dolls
    Dilton
  12. 11. Rave Shave
    Jughead
  13. 12. Making the Grade
    Archie
  14. 13. Tire Ire
    Betty
  15. 14. Promises Promises!
    Archie
  16. 15. Snooze Alarm
    Archie
  17. 16. Big Moose Grab Bag
    Big Moose
  18. 17. Have a Berry Nice Day!
    Archie 1
  19. 18. The Sign
    Archie
  20. 19. Auto Suggestion
    Sabrina
  21. 20. Backups
    Archie
  22. 21. Send in the Clowns
    Betty
  23. 22. Lesson in Ecology
    Archie
  24. 23. Veronica Pin Up
    Veronica
  25. 24. Paste-Up Mix-Up
    Archie and the Gang
  26. 25. Fetch and Double Fetch
    Jughead
  27. 26. The Kiss Off
    Betty
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