(July 2003)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
2.39 USD; 2.89 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Feb., Mar., Apr., June, July, 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
Barcode
071896468502 98
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
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ronnie, do you have a prom wish?
Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Chuck Clayton; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

State of the Art Andrews (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Crosby
Pencils
Pat Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie talks his father into getting a home theater.
Reprints

Tube Boob (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie is skeptical of Dilton's calculation.
Reprints

The Ride (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie's car breaks down.
Reprints

Block Heads (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie bets Jughead he can't skateboard around the block in less than five minutes, and Reggie chooses the block.
Reprints
Keywords
skateboard

Side Step (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose stands on Archie's foot.
Reprints

Give a Little Whistle (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a great idea, Ronnie!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Sub Snub (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mister Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie wants to get a sub for his classes.
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Love in Bloom (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is too distracted by love to paint the fence or the kitchen.
Reprints

Spaced Out! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Parent ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Marty Simpson; Marty's parents; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica name a star after Archie. Cheryl wants her own star, but only if it's the one next to Archie's star.
Reprints
Keywords
astronomy; space; star

Mishap Flap (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Fred demands that Archie put a ladder away.
Reprints

Runaway Ruse (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aw, it's disgusting the way those two lovebirds carry on!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
In an effort to get Archie away from Veronica, Reggie goads Archie into trying out for the spring athletics then takes Archie to a swimming hole and takes his clothes while Archie is in the water.
Reprints

Tale of Wail (Table of Contents: 12)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

How to Make a Dizzy Blonde or The Umbrella Went to Her Head (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What!!? You want to put little ol' me on television!?!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Bruce; O.O. Wellenmellen
Synopsis
Betty is hired to demonstrate a new hair spray for a television commercial. However, the hair spray reacts with her body chemistry and temporarily turns her hair rock hard.
Reprints

Electronic Education (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

By Appointment Only! (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Reprints

The Home Front (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / 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
My grandmother was a welder during that war!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty imagines what life was like on the home front during the war in the 1940s.
Reprints

Short Story (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats

Lovey Dovey (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty thinks she and Archie should do more things together. Archie lets her help overhaul the car.
Reprints
Keywords
car

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the very latest in pants…
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica explains the difference in the slacks she's wearing and the pair Betty is wearing.
Reprints

Triple Threat (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
In order to break up a shopping trip that Veronica has commanded Archie to attend, Betty plants two man-hungry coeds at the store and tells them that Archie is available.
Reprints

A Hole in One (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Reprints

No-Go Ego (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty pumps up Archie's ego.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer and Inker credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #6.

A Stroke in Time (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Reprints

Pomp Romp (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead's efforts to raise money for prom expenses catches the eye of a local newspaper reporter.
Reprints

Sweet Revenge (Table of Contents: 25)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

No Horse Sense (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
? [as Kennedy]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Nancy Woods
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Ronnie, do you have a prom wish?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. State of the Art Andrews
    Archie
  3. 2. Tube Boob
    Archie
  4. 3. The Ride
    Archie
  5. 4. Block Heads
    Archie
  6. 5. Side Step
    Archie
  7. 6. Give a Little Whistle
    Archie
  8. 7. Sub Snub
    Archie
  9. 8. Love in Bloom
    Archie
  10. 9. Spaced Out!
    Archie and the Gang
  11. 10. Mishap Flap
    Archie's Dad
  12. 11. Runaway Ruse
    Archie
  13. 12. Tale of Wail
    Mr. Lodge
  14. 13. How to Make a Dizzy Blonde or The Umbrella Went to Her Head
    Archie
  15. 14. Electronic Education
    Archie
  16. 15. By Appointment Only!
    Archie
  17. 16. The Home Front
    Archie
  18. 17. Short Story
    Archie
  19. 18. Lovey Dovey
    Archie
  20. 19. ["This is the very latest in pants…"]
    Archie Pin-Up
  21. 20. Triple Threat
    Archie
  22. 21. A Hole in One
    Archie
  23. 22. No-Go Ego
    Archie
  24. 23. A Stroke in Time
    Archie
  25. 24. Pomp Romp
    Archie
  26. 25. Sweet Revenge
    Mr. Lodge
  27. 26. No Horse Sense
    Archie
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