(August 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.
On-sale date
2001
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
009128468501 81
Editing
?
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 (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My date deserves the very best!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Trolli Gummi Candy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tree's Company (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie, Betty and Dilton remember back when they were young and the fun they had climbing a tree.
Reprints

[Get caught up in the magic] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Archway / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

In a Stew (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Beazly
Synopsis
Archie trades his stew for a cheese sandwich.
Reprints

Loose Connections (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Archie asks for Mr. Weatherbee's help when he is installing an intercom speaker in a tree.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #77, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie's Weird Mysteries] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Speed Demon (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Merlin; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tries to impress everybody with magic shoes that a magician gave him. These shoes make him very fast, but everyone he talks to tells him to slow down and see the good things in life.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer, Penciller and Inker credits from the credits listed in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #4.

OK in the E.R.! (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Dr. Vogel; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica's cooking puts half the gang in the hospital with food poisoning.
Reprints

[Betty #100] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Archie's Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[All of this month's digests add up to non-stop fun] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Gold (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Midge Klump; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hot Dog; Mr. Weatherbee (flashback only); Fred Andrews (flashback only)
Synopsis
One of Reggie's pranks leads to a mini-Gold Rush in Riverdale and a history lesson from Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
California gold rush; Sutter's Mill

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Head Case (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is practicing yoga.
Reprints
Keywords
yoga

[Archie's Stuff Shop] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Wooden It Be Nice (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo Decesare
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Jordan; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie makes a bird house in shop class but his father accidentally destroys it.
Reprints
  • US from Archie (Archie, 1959 series) #450 (August 1996) [In the original story the script is credited to Mike Pellowski rather than Angelo Decesare. The inks are credited to Henry Scarpelli rather than Rudy Lapick.]

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprinting in Archie & Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #23, no credits listed in this digest.

Second Site (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and his dad try to go camping but keep having to return home for items that Archie has forgotten.
Reprints
  • US from Archie (Archie, 1959 series) #450 (August 1996) [In the original story the script is credited to Hal Smith rather than George Gladir. The inks are credited to Henry Scarpelli rather than Bob Smith.]
Keywords
camping

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #270, no credits listed in this digest.

Kid Stuff (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Archie see that one of their old playgrounds has been refurbished. Their nostalgic memories soon have them playing on the equipment along side the preschoolers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

Feature changed to Archie in this printing.

Party Criminals (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
When Mr. Lodge forbids Archie from coming to a party at the mansion he goes in disguise and helps capture two criminals.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprinting of this story in Archie & Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #21, no credits printed in this digest.

When reprinted in Archie and Me Comics Digest (Archie, 2017 series) #2, writing is credited to Hal Smith and inks are credited to Henry Scarpelli.

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Name That Tune (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Andrews tries to drown out the Archies' rehearsal.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #238, no credits in this digest.

The Suggestion Question (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Phlips; Miss Beazly; Coach Kleats; Professor Flutesnoot; Superintendent Haskins
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee chooses Archie's suggestions from the suggestion box to implement, thinking it would demonstrate how bad the suggestions are but instead he gets praise for implementing them by Superintendent Haskins.
Reprints

How Do You Spell Relief? (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Dilton becomes the envy of the school when he brings a water sprayer to class during a heat wave.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprinting of this story in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #29, no credits printed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

Up the Creek! (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Reprints
Keywords
rafting

Indexer Notes

Full-page illustration of the gang rafting.

Memories Are Made of This! (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
When the limo Archie borrowed to take Veronica to prom breaks down, she goes to prom with Reggie. Meanwhile, Archie ends up taking Betty to prom on a horse.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #261, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie's Double Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Repair Flair (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bill Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Micky Martin
Synopsis
Veronica gets Betty a summer job as a jet ski mechanic.
Reprints
Keywords
jet ski

Indexer Notes

Credits are hidden on a sign in panel two.

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #280, pencils are credited to Tim Kennedy and the credits on the sign in panel two have been removed.

[Archie's Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Green Apple Flavor SweeTARTS] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

SweeTARTS / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Live Happily Every After] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

Reebok / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["My date deserves the very best!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Trolli Gummi Candy
  3. 2. Tree's Company
    Archie
  4. 3. [Get caught up in the magic]
    Archway
  5. 4. In a Stew
    Archie
  6. 5. Loose Connections
    Archie
  7. 6. [Archie's Weird Mysteries]
  8. 7. Speed Demon
    Archie
  9. 8. OK in the E.R.!
    Archie & Friends
  10. 9. [Betty #100]
  11. 10. [Archie's Subscription Offer]
  12. 11. [All of this month's digests add up to non-stop fun]
  13. 12. Gold
    Archie
  14. 13. Head Case
    Archie
  15. 14. [Archie's Stuff Shop]
  16. 15. Wooden It Be Nice
    Archie
  17. 16. Second Site
    Archie
  18. 17. Kid Stuff
    Archie
  19. 18. Party Criminals
    Archie
  20. 19. [Archie Americana Series]
  21. 20. Name That Tune
    Archie
  22. 21. The Suggestion Question
    Archie
  23. 22. How Do You Spell Relief?
    Archie
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  25. 24. Up the Creek!
    Archie
  26. 25. Memories Are Made of This!
    Archie
  27. 26. [Archie's Double Digest Subscription Offer]
  28. 27. Repair Flair
    Archie
  29. 28. [Archie's Digest Subscription Offer]
  30. 29. [Green Apple Flavor SweeTARTS]
    SweeTARTS
  31. 30. [Live Happily Every After]
    Reebok
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  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Jim Stangas
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