(March 2003)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
2.39 USD; 2.89 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Jan., Mar., Apr., May, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., Nov., and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library; Archie 60th Anniversary
Barcode
071896468502 95
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
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
They say no two flakes are exactly alike!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle

Game Jitters! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie plans to relax and play video games but ends up frustrated by them.
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Decision at Dawn (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's mother tries to wake him.
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The Big Turnaround (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Mr. Harper
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica come up with a way to drive up attendance at the local library and save it from budget cuts.
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Vain Refrain (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie is running for class president but his ego is preventing him from getting votes.
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Dropping the Ball (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper
Reprints

A Storm Over Uniforms: Part 3 (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued from Betty and Veronica Digest #135.

Choice Rejoice (Table of Contents: 7)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

Put Down Platter (Table of Contents: 8)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

The Celebrity (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Chad Nero
Synopsis
Tired of Veronica's bragging, Betty claims to know a famous teen idol. Then Veronica calls her bluff.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, man…
Genre
humor

Nets to You (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty! Must you dribble that ball at the breakfast table?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Coach Grapple; Ethel Muggs; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Coach Kleats; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Betty makes the women's basketball team and Archie makes the men's team. Because of this they have little or no time to spend together.
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Ski Spree (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Bruno
Synopsis
Archie needs help with his skiing.
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Keywords
skiing

Candid Comment (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Nancy
Synopsis
Archie asks Nancy what she doesn't like about him.
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The Lesson (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Polly Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Betty goes to her sister Polly for advice on how to snag and keep Archie.
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Smash Bash (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie crashes his snowmobile.
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Keywords
snowmobile

Chill Out (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
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Tease Ease (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie skates a figure eight.
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Keywords
ice skating

Laff Gaff (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead see a very funny movie.
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I'll Take Romance (Table of Contents: 19)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
There is nothing more romantic than falling snow, a flickering fire, and my Archiekins!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica make plans for a snowy date but may not agree on romance.
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Flub Sub (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Betty hopes that Archie will get into the basketball game.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball

Fight Fright (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Helen
Synopsis
Helen tells Archie about her dream.
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Flight Plight (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie teaches the neighborhood children how to have a snowball fight.
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Isn't That Ice? (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Henri
Synopsis
Betty makes an ice sculpture of Archie and Veronica accidentally runs it over with her car.
Reprints
Keywords
bust; ice sculpture; snowman

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #66.

Ice Advice (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look! There's a big sign way out on the lake!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie finds out what the sign in the middle of the frozen lake says.
Reprints

His Fondest Wish (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Mike DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["They say no two flakes are exactly alike!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Game Jitters!
    Archie
  3. 2. Decision at Dawn
    Archie
  4. 3. The Big Turnaround
    Archie
  5. 4. Vain Refrain
    Archie and the Gang
  6. 5. Dropping the Ball
    Archie
  7. 6. A Storm Over Uniforms: Part 3
    Archie and the Gang
  8. 7. Choice Rejoice
    Reggie
  9. 8. Put Down Platter
    Reggie
  10. 9. The Celebrity
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. ["Hey, man…"]
    Archie’s Gag Bag
  12. 11. Nets to You
    Betty
  13. 12. Ski Spree
    Archie
  14. 13. Candid Comment
    Archie
  15. 14. The Lesson
    Archie
  16. 15. Smash Bash
    Archie
  17. 16. Chill Out
    Archie
  18. 17. Tease Ease
    Archie
  19. 18. Laff Gaff
    Archie
  20. 19. I'll Take Romance
    Veronica
  21. 20. Flub Sub
    Archie
  22. 21. Fight Fright
    Archie
  23. 22. Flight Plight
    Archie
  24. 23. Isn't That Ice?
    Archie
  25. 24. Ice Advice
    Archie
  26. 25. His Fondest Wish
    Archie
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