(August 2005)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
2.39 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Jan., Mar., Apr., May, July, 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
762816468503 21711
Editing
Nelson Ribeiro; Victor Gorelick
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[Positively No Loitering] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

A Little Bugged! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie gets fed up with insects.
Reprints

Borrow Sorrow (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Reprints

Final Daze (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Mr. Svenson; Superintendent Herkimer Hassle
Synopsis
It's the last day of school and everyone is eager to go home but Mr. Weatherbee has to meet with Superintendent Hassle.
Reprints

Hot Stuff (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Pat Kennedy
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead attend a chili cook-off at a charity bazaar
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly a Betty story.

The New Dilton (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Cheryl Blossom
Synopsis
Dilton decides to relax and spend a day at the beach with the guys.
Reprints

Hitting High Sea (Table of Contents: 6)

The Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge]
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Archie Goes to College (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Reprints

Summer Jobs, and Some Are Not (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie mocks Archie for always ending up in a dead-end job for the summer.
Reprints

River Rescue (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
When the dog that Betty is dogsitting ends up floating on the river Archie has to perform a rescue.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly a Life With Archie story.

Short Cut! (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Forsythe Jones
Synopsis
Archie borrows Mr. Jones' ride-on mower to mow his grass.
Reprints

Golf Gaff (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gasp! What happened to you two?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Cheryl Blossom
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie take Betty and Veronica golfing and the girls end up liking the game so much they spend all their time at the golf course.
Reprints
Keywords
golf

Indexer Notes

Formerly a Betty and Veronica story.

Paradise Is in Your Own Backyard (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Lenz Klicker; Haley Gillian
Synopsis
Archie gets an internship for a swimsuit photographer named Lenz Klicker.
Reprints

The Unknown Equation (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom
Synopsis
Archie can't understand women.
Reprints

Think Jinx (Table of Contents: 14)

Josie and the Pussycats with the Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Valerie; Melody; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
When Valerie and Melody come to the Chok'lit Shoppe to ask the Archies to play on a Pussycats record, Reggie is so smitten with Melody that he doesn't mind all the accidents she causes him to have.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #235, writing is credited to Frank Doyle.

How NOT To Skateboard (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Pat Kennedy
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie learns how to skateboard.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Positively No Loitering]
    Archie
  2. 1. A Little Bugged!
    Archie
  3. 2. Borrow Sorrow
    Archie
  4. 3. Final Daze
    Archie
  5. 4. Hot Stuff
    Archie
  6. 5. The New Dilton
    Archie
  7. 6. Hitting High Sea
    The Archies
  8. 7. Archie Goes to College
    Archie & Friends
  9. 8. Summer Jobs, and Some Are Not
    Archie
  10. 9. River Rescue
    Archie
  11. 10. Short Cut!
    Archie
  12. 11. Golf Gaff
    Archie
  13. 12. Paradise Is in Your Own Backyard
    Archie
  14. 13. The Unknown Equation
    Archie
  15. 14. Think Jinx
    Josie and the Pussycats with the Archies
  16. 15. How NOT To Skateboard
    Archie
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