(March 1976)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price
0.60 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard US digest size
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead, you have just won the pie-eating contest... Do you have anything to say?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Sabrina; Little Archie Andrews; Li'l Jinx; Josie; Bingo Wilkin

Indexer Notes

Has "06997 Fawcett" on cover.

Cover is a redrawing of Archie's Pal Jughead #46

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Little Miss Nobody (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Green
Synopsis
Veronica discovers Betty returning hundreds of frat pins.
Reprints

Trick Play (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lucey

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats; Moose; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr Weatherbee
Synopsis
Moose has to pass a spelling test to play football.
Reprints
Keywords
football

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Fun Things To Do (Table of Contents: 4)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Color the dotted areas, two rebus puzzles and a trick question for friends.

"The boys are practicing for the "High School Olympics"!" (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Mr. Weatherbee; Lunk
Synopsis
Lunk is strong, but dumb.

An Uncle's Monkey (Table of Contents: 6)

Sabrina The Teenage Witch / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey; Aunt Hilda; Cousin Ambrose; Oscar
Synopsis
Harvey is driving Aunt Hilda crazy and she threatens to turn him into a baboon.
Reprints
Keywords
chimpanzee

When The Belle Sounds (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to get Jughead to wear gloves rather than keep his hands in his pockets to keep them warm.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is pop working late at the office again?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Fred is working late.

The Taxpayer's Daughter (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica demands a new desk at school.
Reprints

Sabrina Tricks (Table of Contents: 10)

Sabrina The Teenage Witch / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
How to make a rabbit out of a handkerchief.
Reprints

Checker Bored! (Table of Contents: 11)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
children
Characters
Hap Holliday; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Hap thinks Jinx shouldn't be playing football, so he teaches her checkers. He soon comes to regret it as she keeps beating him and wants to play matches all the time.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, in this defensive play these pins represent the other team, and... more pins, Archie!
Genre
teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The coach is demonstrating a play for the basketball team.
Keywords
basketball

Come To The Fair (Table of Contents: 13)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Rebel; Tough Teddy; Sam Smythe; Bingo Wilkin; Buddy Drumhead
Synopsis
Teddy's guitar is smashed and the Bingoes have to play at the hospital fair.
Reprints

Meet The Creature (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
While at Mr. Lodge's mountain retreat Archie and Reggie encounter a four-armed, ten-foot tall alien creature.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part one of a four part story.

The Thing Who Came To Dinner! (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The creature is hungry for metal.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part two of a four part story.

Metal Muddle! (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The creature wants more metal.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part three of a four part story.

The Creature Departs! (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie figures out a way to send the creature away.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part four of a four part story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is the mike all hooked up for my speech to the assembly?
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr Weatherbee is going to make a speech.

Fancy Trance (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Decarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty hypnotizes Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
hypnotism

Gags 'n' Gals (Table of Contents: 20)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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?
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?
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?
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?
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?

Genre
humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Two pages of jokes.

Window Pain (Table of Contents: 21)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx is going window shopping.
Reprints

Basket Ball Caught (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tries to show Jughead that he can still play basketball.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball

210 Oak Street (Table of Contents: 23)

Little Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Ambrose; Pamela
Synopsis
Little Archie finds a pair of glasses that takes him back in time.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Leroy loves to have Jughead come over and play with him!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Cousin Leroy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Leroy put Jughead in a cast.

Strange Love (Table of Contents: 25)

Sabrina The Teenage Witch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Big Ethel; Harvey; Suzy; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Sabrina, upset to see Harvey with another girl, makes Archie fall in love with her.
Reprints

Sabrina & Salem's Catty Quiz (Table of Contents: 26)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Salem; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Page of cat jokes.
Reprints

Tile On My Hands (Table of Contents: 27)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday [as Bill]; Merry Holliday; Hiram
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx's dad buys her a mosaic ash tray kit.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And Lady Godiva is remembered in history because she rode a horse...
Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Miss Grundy asks Archie what he learned from the lesson about Lady Godiva.

Poetic Image (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Decarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica gets a magic mirror.
Reprints

Think Session (Table of Contents: 30)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sampson Smythe; Sam Smythe; Bingo Wilkin; Buddy Drumhead; Sheila Smythe; Tough Teddy
Synopsis
Mr. Smythe can't understand how Sam can do homework in a noisy youth center.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's Grundy! She's snapped! ...Thinks she's someone else!
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Miss Grundy thinks she's Napoleon.

The Weight-ing Game (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie wants to take Veronica on a fancy date, but doesn't have much money.
Reprints
Keywords
book; diet; dress; Dutch treat; scale

Flaming Youth (Table of Contents: 33)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead shows Betty a fire-eating trick.
Reprints
Keywords
fire eating

Puzzles (Table of Contents: 34)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
A color the dotted areas puzzle and an unscramble the words puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Your phys-ed classes are as popular as third-year Latin!
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tries a way to make phys-ed more popular.

Alexandra's Retreat (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie; Valerie; Melody; Alan; Alexandra Cabot; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Alexandra invites the Pussycats to her daddy's lodge.
Reprints
Keywords
ice skating

Indexer Notes

Note: Part one of a four part story.

My Hero (Table of Contents: 37)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie; Valerie; Melody; Alan; Alexandra Cabot; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Josie rescues Alexandra from the frozen pond.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part two of a four part story.

Branching Out (Table of Contents: 38)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie; Valerie; Melody; Alan; Alexandra Cabot; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
They all go skiing.
Reprints
Keywords
ski lift; skiing

Indexer Notes

Part three of a four part story.

The Rat Takes The Cheese (Table of Contents: 39)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie; Valerie; Melody; Alan; Alexandra Cabot; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Alexander gets the Pussycats a gig at a neighboring ski resort.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part four of a four part story.

Gone To The Dogs (Table of Contents: 40)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Gigi; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica has a new pet, Gigi.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Jughead, you have just won the pie-eating contest... Do you have anything to say?"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Little Miss Nobody
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Trick Play
    Archie
  5. 4. Fun Things To Do
  6. 5. "The boys are practicing for the "High School Olympics"!"
    Archie's Gag Bag
  7. 6. An Uncle's Monkey
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  8. 7. When The Belle Sounds
    Jughead
  9. 8. ["Is pop working late at the office again?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  10. 9. The Taxpayer's Daughter
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Sabrina Tricks
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  12. 11. Checker Bored!
    Li'l Jinx
  13. 12. ["Now, in this defensive play these pins represent the other team, and... more pins, Archie!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  14. 13. Come To The Fair
    That Wilkin Boy
  15. 14. Meet The Creature
    Archie
  16. 15. The Thing Who Came To Dinner!
    Archie
  17. 16. Metal Muddle!
    Archie
  18. 17. The Creature Departs!
    Archie
  19. 18. ["Is the mike all hooked up for my speech to the assembly?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  20. 19. Fancy Trance
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Gags 'n' Gals
  22. 21. Window Pain
    Li'l Jinx
  23. 22. Basket Ball Caught
    Jughead
  24. 23. 210 Oak Street
    Little Archie
  25. 24. ["Leroy loves to have Jughead come over and play with him!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  26. 25. Strange Love
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  27. 26. Sabrina & Salem's Catty Quiz
  28. 27. Tile On My Hands
    Li'l Jinx
  29. 28. ["And Lady Godiva is remembered in history because she rode a horse..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  30. 29. Poetic Image
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Think Session
    That Wilkin Boy
  32. 31. ["It's Grundy! She's snapped! ...Thinks she's someone else!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  33. 32. The Weight-ing Game
    Archie
  34. 33. Flaming Youth
    Jughead
  35. 34. Puzzles
  36. 35. ["Your phys-ed classes are as popular as third-year Latin!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  37. 36. Alexandra's Retreat
    Josie and the Pussycats
  38. 37. My Hero
    Josie and the Pussycats
  39. 38. Branching Out
    Josie and the Pussycats
  40. 39. The Rat Takes The Cheese
    Josie and the Pussycats
  41. 40. Gone To The Dogs
    Veronica
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
  43. 42. ["Fantastic! Good things come in little packages!"]
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