(June 2001)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
2.19 USD; 2.69 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Jan., Feb., Mar., May, June, Aug., Sept., 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 80
Editing
Nelson Ribeiro; 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)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My beeper and cell phone both went off at the same time!
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee

Name Fame (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Stephanie Vozzo (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
When the girls both get sports jerseys with Archie's name and number on them, he has to think fast to return the favor without showing favoritism.
Reprints

You Don't Need Drugs to... (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Big Moose Mason; Hot Dog

Indexer Notes

PSA for "Just Say No To Drugs!"

History of Arch (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rex Lindsey
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
An introduction to all the Archie characters, with Archie and Betty on a bike together at the end.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse (Archie, 2014 series) #8, no credits listed in this digest.

A Clothes Encounter of the Worst Kind (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie helps disguise Mr. Lodge by ruining his clothes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #249, no credits listed in this digest.

Drill This (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Synopsis
Archie is nervous about getting his teeth drilled.
Reprints
Keywords
dentist

You Don't Need Drugs... (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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Colors
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Letters
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Synopsis
To deal with stress amongst other things.

Job Jibe (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Andrews encourages Archie to do some work around the house, but encourages him to stop after he does considerable damage.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

mime story

The Scams of Spring (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead convinces Mr. and Mrs. Andrews that Archie shouldn't help them with spring cleaning because he's too clumsy.
Reprints
Keywords
spring cleaning

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #288, no credits listed in this digest.

Lodge Dodge (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Synopsis
Archie ends up mounted on Mr. Lodge's wall.
Reprints

Knock Knack (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / 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
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie plays his guitar and annoys Veronica's parents.
Reprints

Here VR, Dr. Doom & Me! (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
C. J. Henderson
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rex Lindsey
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Xptolian citizens; Mad Doctor Doom; Chester Plunkett; Twyla Flurch; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mad Doctor Doom kidnaps Archie so he can begin his plan of conquering the world using Dilton's virtual reality machine.
Reprints
Keywords
aliens; virtual reality

Indexer Notes

Told in three parts: Part One (6 pages), Part Two (5 pages), and Part Three (5 pages).

No credits in this digest. Credits from reprinting in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #17.

Size Disguise (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica take a ride in Mr. Lodge's new car.
Reprints

Traffic Signs For Archie & The Gang (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones [Forsythe P. Jones III]; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
Reprints

Athlete Feat (Table of Contents: 14)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Nearly wordless story about Reggie defeating Archie at every event at a track meet, except for the important one... getting the girls.
Reprints
Keywords
discus; hurdles; swimming; track meet

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #20, no credits listed in this digest.

Spud Dud (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica do the Mashed Potato.
Reprints
Keywords
dance

Double Takes (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones [Forsythe P. Jones III]; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Three two panel sequences including Archie sharing a pizza with Jughead.
Reprints

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

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

Defense Zone (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When Betty and Veronica challenge Archie's team to a baseball game, they bring a team of elementary school girls to play, and the boys are beaten easily.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue. No credits in this digest.

Help Wanted (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Big Moose Mason; Jerry the mechanic
Synopsis
As usual, Big Moose takes what people say much too literally!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue. No credits in this digest.

Flat Broke and Out of Money (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica agrees to go on a walk with Archie as a cheap date but things don't end up as Archie intended.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #253, no credits listed in this digest.

Head Work (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lucey

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie gets an expensive vase stuck on his head.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue. No credits in this digest.

Thought Process (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited) [as Pellowski]
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited) [as Ruiz]
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited) [as Lapick]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Svenson; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie wanders through town in a paint-splattered shirt and thinks that nobody noticed him.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["My beeper and cell phone both went off at the same time!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Name Fame
    Archie
  3. 2. You Don't Need Drugs to...
    Archie
  4. 3. History of Arch
    Archie
  5. 4. A Clothes Encounter of the Worst Kind
    Archie
  6. 5. Drill This
    Archie
  7. 6. You Don't Need Drugs...
  8. 7. Job Jibe
    Archie
  9. 8. The Scams of Spring
    Archie
  10. 9. Lodge Dodge
    Archie
  11. 10. Knock Knack
    Archie
  12. 11. Here VR, Dr. Doom & Me!
    Archie
  13. 12. Size Disguise
    Archie
  14. 13. Traffic Signs For Archie & The Gang
    Archie
  15. 14. Athlete Feat
    Reggie
  16. 15. Spud Dud
    Archie
  17. 16. Double Takes
    Archie
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  19. 18. Defense Zone
    Archie
  20. 19. Help Wanted
    Archie
  21. 20. Flat Broke and Out of Money
    Archie
  22. 21. Head Work
    Archie
  23. 22. Thought Process
    Archie
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