(July 1979)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1979
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Barcode
0271000699707
Editing
Richard H. Goldwater
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)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wonder if the weather is going to get warmer?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Super Duck; Josie; Li'l Jinx; Bingo Wilkin; Sabrina Spellman

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Reggie and Me #28.

Doin' What's Natural (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
When Veronica spots Archie flirting with Betty, she immediately starts flirting with Reggie. This incurs the ire of Archie and when he goes to break it up, that act incurs the ire of Betty.
Reprints

[Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly
Synopsis
Miss Beazly's cafeteria supplies get all mixed up
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Changing Times (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Martin Epp
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
With Pop staring at a financial downturn that may force him to close, Archie and the guys offer to update the shop's look.
Reprints

The Sleeve (Table of Contents: 4)

Sammy the Whammy, Boy Magician / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Kresse ?
Pencils
Bill Kresse
Inks
Bill Kresse
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Kresse

Genre
humor
Characters
Sammy the Boy Magician; unnamed girl
Synopsis
Sammy pulls objects out of someone else's sleeves.
Reprints

Like It Is, Baby (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Mr. Flutesnoot; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead spends the morning confounding the school faculty by carrying odd objects through the halls.
Reprints

A Committee of One (Table of Contents: 6)

Mrs. Lodge / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mrs. Lodge is spending all her time heading up various committees and do-gooder causes. Mr. Lodge takes his family to the seaside to get away from fashionable causes, but Mrs. Lodge's curiosity almost gets them blown up by an old WWII shell on the beach.
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Indexer Notes

One of Mrs. Lodge's causes in the final panel is "Prune Fungus Week." The nonexistent disease "Prune Fungus" is a running gag in Bob Bolling's stories.

How Boring (Table of Contents: 7)

Reggie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Reprints

[Archie's Pop's Gag Bag] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Fred is bargain-hunting at a fish market.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Double Date (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Ambrose; Harvey Kinkle
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda tries desperately to get Harvey out of the house.
Reprints
Keywords
pie fight

Sugar and Space (Table of Contents: 10)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction; teen
Reprints

Candy Heart (Table of Contents: 11)

Katy Keene / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
domestic; fashion
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis; K.O. Kelly; Randy Van Ronson
Synopsis
K.O. wins a Valentine heart of chocolates for Katy, even though he used Gloria's name to win.

[Mr. Lodge Gag Bag] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is amused when Jughead falls in the pool, but not for long.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Coachie at the Bat (Table of Contents: 13)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats; Hiram Lodge; Fang
Synopsis
Little Archie has trouble operating the pitching machine Mr. Lodge gave his Little League team.

The Prisoner's Song (Table of Contents: 14)

Super Duck / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy; Dirty Duck
Synopsis
Super Duck's cousin, Dirty Duck, escapes from prison. But he runs into his cousin's love-starved spinster neighbor before he can exact his revenge.

[Miss Grundy Gag Bag] (Table of Contents: 15)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Grundy; Svenson the janitor; Miss Haggly
Synopsis
Miss Grundy left her tropical plant in the boiler room too long.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Cross Stitch (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Veronica's attempt to sabotage the dress Betty made herself backfires when Archie prefers it with the stain.
Reprints

No Respect (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Gus LeMoine
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Reprints

Keep Cool Puzzle (Table of Contents: 18)

Miss Grundy / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

[Betty's Gag Bag] (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie mistakes Betty's new fashion accessory for a bike chain.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Growing Panes (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx keeps breaking windows while playing baseball.
Reprints

Bookworm (Table of Contents: 21)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie discusses his place in the yearbook and tries to schmooze Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy.
Reprints
Keywords
yearbook

Professor Jughead Lectures on Mad Mad Medallions (Table of Contents: 22)

Professor Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Professor Jughead explains the significance of various medallions.
Reprints

[Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tries to get Miss Beazly to improve the presentation of the cafeteria food.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Inferno, the Fire Breather (Table of Contents: 24)

The Web / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Paul Reinman
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Martin Epp ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Web [John Raymond]; Inferno the Fire Breather; Rosie Raymond
Synopsis
The Web stumbles onto a fellow super-hero seemingly robbing an art museum.
Reprints

[Archie's Pop's Gag Bag] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Fred is sick and it's got Mary frazzled.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Smart as an Ox (Table of Contents: 26)

Linda and Laurie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Reprints

Super Snooper (Table of Contents: 27)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead puts the touch on Archie, only to find that Archie's lost his wallet.
Reprints

[Veronica's Gag Bag] (Table of Contents: 28)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead picks the wrong horse to go riding with Veronica and Archie.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily (Creator's Syndicate) #?

Master Plan (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx thinks she's hypnotized her father.
Reprints

Polar Playmates (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
teen
Reprints

Tribe Bribe (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie's latest prank on Archie, involving his playing Indian and Archie tied to a tree, ends up benefiting Betty and Veronica instead of him.
Reprints

Josie Maze (Table of Contents: 32)

Josie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I wonder if the weather is going to get warmer?"]
  2. 1. Doin' What's Natural
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. [Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag]
    Mr. Weatherbee
  4. 3. Changing Times
    Archie
  5. 4. The Sleeve
    Sammy the Whammy, Boy Magician
  6. 5. Like It Is, Baby
    Jughead
  7. 6. A Committee of One
    Mrs. Lodge
  8. 7. How Boring
    Reggie
  9. 8. [Archie's Pop's Gag Bag]
    Archie's Pop
  10. 9. Double Date
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  11. 10. Sugar and Space
    Josie
  12. 11. Candy Heart
    Katy Keene
  13. 12. [Mr. Lodge Gag Bag]
    Mr. Lodge
  14. 13. Coachie at the Bat
    Little Archie
  15. 14. The Prisoner's Song
    Super Duck
  16. 15. [Miss Grundy Gag Bag]
    Miss Grundy
  17. 16. Cross Stitch
    Betty
  18. 17. No Respect
    That Wilkin Boy
  19. 18. Keep Cool Puzzle
    Miss Grundy
  20. 19. [Betty's Gag Bag]
    Betty
  21. 20. Growing Panes
    Li'l Jinx
  22. 21. Bookworm
    Reggie
  23. 22. Professor Jughead Lectures on Mad Mad Medallions
    Professor Jughead
  24. 23. [Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag]
    Mr. Weatherbee
  25. 24. Inferno, the Fire Breather
    The Web
  26. 25. [Archie's Pop's Gag Bag]
    Archie's Pop
  27. 26. Smart as an Ox
    Linda and Laurie
  28. 27. Super Snooper
    Jughead
  29. 28. [Veronica's Gag Bag]
    Veronica
  30. 29. Master Plan
    Li'l Jinx
  31. 30. Polar Playmates
    Archie
  32. 31. Tribe Bribe
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. Josie Maze
    Josie
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