(April 2003)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
2.39 USD; 2.89 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
2003-02-18
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896468502 96
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
Archie keeps mumbling something about a few more months to go!
Genre
teen
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews

Match Game (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 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
Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews; Melanie Morgan; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie wants to meet Melanie, the new student at school, but they don't seem to have anything in common.
Reprints

Association Situation (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Bolling

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! Look at all the huge heads in Mr. Lodge's den!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead look at the animal heads in Mr. Lodge's den.
Reprints

Thrift Gift (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Bolling

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Most of our gifts start at one hundred dollars!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie visits an expensive shop.
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Change Exchange (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead gets Archie to stand on his head hoping to collect the change that falls from his pockets.
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Locker Shocker (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Ethel hides in Jughead's locker.
Reprints

Something Special (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are you still having trouble with your stereo radio set, Daddy?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge invests in a special antenna to improve radio reception in the mansion. But he neglects to Archie-proof it.
Reprints

Advice Sacrifice (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead gives Archie advice on asking for a raise of his allowance.
Reprints

Working 5 to 9! (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy, I sure was lucky nailing that part time sales job at Bumley's department store!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Griffin; Mrs. Craven; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
After taking a part-time job at Bumley's Department Store, Archie finds that the money he's making is disappearing quickly.
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Big Blow-Up (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A broken balloon with a message attached!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Andy
Synopsis
Archie finds a note that was tied to a balloon from a class trying to see how far their balloons will travel before they are found.
Reprints

Pet Parade (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pet Rock! Pet Rock! Pet Rock! I'm sick of hearing about them!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
In the midst of the pet rock craze, the gang is driving Archie crazy by adopting pet sticks, pet hinges, and pet bolts.
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Keywords
pet rock

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! See how quickly you can find the hidden vegetables in the word find.

Bite Delight (Table of Contents: 12)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead asks Archie if he can make a salami sandwich.
Reprints

Cricket's Good Scents (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews]; Cricket O'Dell; Uncle Ed; Frankie Valdez; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
While on tour out of town the Archies run into Cricket O'Dell and Frankie Valdez.
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Clean Scene (Table of Contents: 14)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Watching Out for Archie (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge gives Archie a watch that secretly signals Mr. Lodge when Archie comes near.
Reprints

She's Sweet Betty Cooper (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
C. J. Henderson
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; the Alpha Beta Fraternity boys
Synopsis
Tired of watching Veronica get her way while she has to be "sweet Betty Cooper", Betty tarts herself up and blackmails Reggie into taking her for a night on the wild side of town.
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What's the Store (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo Decesare
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Ferguson
Synopsis
Archie is working at a store and his manager tells him to dump sixty bottles of an asparagus prune juice that didn't sell but Archie finds a way to sell them instead.
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By Hook Or Cook (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
After the field trip to the U.N., Veronica invites the gang to dinner at her house, ruining a date Betty had planned with Archie.
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Changing His Toon! (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo Decesare
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee wants Chuck to do a drawing that can be used to paint Mr. Weatherbee's portrait.
Reprints

Knit Wits (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
Synopsis
After Archie admires a tie that Midge knitted for Moose, both Veronica and Betty decide to knit Archie a tie.
Reprints
Keywords
jealousy; knitting; ties

Birthday Mirth Day (Table of Contents: 21)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead trick Moose into buying them an ice cream cone.
Reprints

Career Fears (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Green
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie keeps mumbling something about a few more months to go!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Match Game
    Archie
  3. 2. Association Situation
    Archie
  4. 3. Thrift Gift
    Archie
  5. 4. Change Exchange
    Jughead
  6. 5. Locker Shocker
    Jughead
  7. 6. Something Special
    Archie
  8. 7. Advice Sacrifice
    Jughead
  9. 8. Working 5 to 9!
    Archie
  10. 9. Big Blow-Up
    Archie
  11. 10. Pet Parade
    Archie
  12. 11. ["Hey! See how quickly you can find the hidden vegetables in the word find."]
    Archie
  13. 12. Bite Delight
    Jughead
  14. 13. Cricket's Good Scents
    Archie and Friends
  15. 14. Clean Scene
    Jughead
  16. 15. Watching Out for Archie
    Archie
  17. 16. She's Sweet Betty Cooper
    Archie
  18. 17. What's the Store
    Archie
  19. 18. By Hook Or Cook
    Archie
  20. 19. Changing His Toon!
    Archie
  21. 20. Knit Wits
    Archie
  22. 21. Birthday Mirth Day
    Jughead
  23. 22. Career Fears
    Archie
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