(January 2002)

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 85
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)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's the latest in hi-tech gadgetry!
Genre
teen
Characters
Midge Klump; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews

Recipe Exchange (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
John Costanza (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
When Archie is tasked with making dinner for the family for two weeks he begins swapping recipes with classmates to vary up the menu.
Reprints

Uptight Sight (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Face Farce (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle

Pawn of Fate (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
When Mr. Lodge discovers Archie plays chess, Veronica quickly becomes a chess widow.
Reprints
Keywords
chess

TV Spree (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The state school board is coming here to check up on our school!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Haggly; Geraldine Grundy; Mr. Veedio; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mike; Coach Kleats; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
The school board is coming to check out Riverdale, and Archie is filming a documentary of the school.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Moose, this is the third typewriter...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose wants to be a hard-hitting reporter.
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Special Delivery (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead try to do a simple task for Mr. Andrews, but it doesn't go as planned.
Reprints

Pet Parade (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Lenny; Wendy; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Archie tries to make money by taking pictures of people's pets.
Reprints
Keywords
ocelot; tarantula

Blue Saturday (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
drama; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Spotty; Svenson; Loki; Buzz Bradley; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie's dog Spotty keeps following him to school and causing trouble. When Spotty chases Svenson's cat Loki and knocks over a bunch of old photos, Archie discovers that Mr. Weatherbee used to be a Riverdale High football hero. But in the big game against Hasselhead High, Archie discovers that when you have the opportunity to be a hero, that doesn't mean it'll happen.
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Keywords
football

Indexer Notes

Spotty, created by Bob Bolling for "Little Archie," here gets the biggest of his few roles in the "big" Archie stories.

Auto Motivated (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Fisher
Reprints

A Different World (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews
Reprints

The Key Man (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie loses the key to the lost-and-found room.
Reprints

Ear Ache (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Reprints

First Lesson (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Archie agrees to teach Moose how to roller skate.
Reprints

Fit to Be Tied (Table of Contents: 15)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica decides to take turns dating Archie and Reggie. Archie works so hard to spy on their date, he isn't fit for his.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #65.

Leaf It Alone (Table of Contents: 16)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Struck by the color of a fallen autumn leaf, Veronica obsessively tries to find an outfit or accessory in the same color.
Reprints

...The Last Person Standing! (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Jacobson] (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Delores Dugan; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Wayne Fignewton
Synopsis
The gang compete to become contestants on a game show titled "Last Man Standing".
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["It's the latest in hi-tech gadgetry!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Recipe Exchange
    Archie
  3. 2. Uptight Sight
    Archie
  4. 3. Face Farce
    Archie
  5. 4. Pawn of Fate
    Archie
  6. 5. TV Spree
    Archie
  7. 6. ["Moose, this is the third typewriter..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  8. 7. Special Delivery
    Archie
  9. 8. Pet Parade
    Archie
  10. 9. Blue Saturday
    Archie
  11. 10. Auto Motivated
    Archie
  12. 11. A Different World
    Archie
  13. 12. The Key Man
    Archie
  14. 13. Ear Ache
    Archie
  15. 14. First Lesson
    Archie
  16. 15. Fit to Be Tied
    Reggie
  17. 16. Leaf It Alone
    Veronica
  18. 17. ...The Last Person Standing!
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Katy Hayhurst
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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