(May 1980)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Barcode
0271000699705
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard US digest size
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indicia says "Single copies 75¢ U.S.A., Canada and Foreign 95¢"


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What would you like to see?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Cosmo; Josie; Li'l Jinx; Bingo Wilkin; Sabrina Spellman; Fauntleroy Duck

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Laugh Comics #255.

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

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

The Conquest (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have you chicks seen the new boy in town?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Reprints

Happiness is... (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Omigosh, am I worried about that math test!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, would you please bring in the rest of the groceries
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews

Imported Magic (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here are your burgers, boys!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints

The Way It Was (Table of Contents: 6)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
There I was --- standing on the corner watching all the girls go by --- when
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Marie

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Weatherbee, I bought one of those new coffee makers and I just love it!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; secretary

Heartache Is a Two-Way Street (Table of Contents: 8)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tomorrow, Samantha
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sally; Mrs. Smythe; Mrs. Smythe
Reprints

Veronica's Monster Menu (Table of Contents: 9)

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Indexer Notes

Deciphering a coded menu.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Reggie, want to come along on our picnic Saturday?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle

Cold Spells (Table of Contents: 11)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sabrina! Are you sure you're dressed warmly enough?
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Uncle Ambrose; Harvey
Reprints

Costume Bawl (Table of Contents: 12)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4.25 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; father; Greg; Gigi
Reprints

War Words (Table of Contents: 13)

Little Archie / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie; Fangs; Mr. Weatherbee

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead what is an "egg float"?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Twin Trouble (Table of Contents: 15)

Josie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! Hey! What a break!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Josie; Valerie; Melody; Allan M.; Alexander Cabot III; George; Lennie; Looney
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Sympathy Pain (Table of Contents: 16)

Jughead / comic story / 2.75 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Jug! You look bluer tthan an inkwell!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Reggie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
It'd take more than that ugly ol' moose to scare me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Reprints

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Okay! Here I am!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Svenson

Destination: Earth! (Chapter One) (Table of Contents: 19)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fellow Martians!
Genre
adventure; humor; science fiction
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi; Professor Thimk; Astra; reporter
Reprints

Moon Merriment! (Chapter Two) (Table of Contents: 20)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, look at me!
Genre
adventure; humor; science fiction
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi; Moon People (all named Oog)
Reprints

Planet Playmates! (Table of Contents: 21)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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Sy Reit
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Bob White
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Bob White
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
This flying saucer is better than a shooting star!
Genre
adventure; humor; science fiction
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi; Moon People; Slugger Tompkins; Big Bill Kozlowski ; other baseball players
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
We'll use these two bottles of mouthwash to study comparison shopping!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews

The Last Chord (Table of Contents: 23)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! Isn't that Archie's guitar?
Genre
drama; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Reprints

Dog-Gone (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now remember, Juggie, don't let Poochie get out of the house!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Poochie (a dog); Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Reprints

Archie's Little Thinkers (Table of Contents: 25)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews (head shot)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm expecting a visit today from a fellow with a high job in Washington!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Svenson

Bear It in Mind (Table of Contents: 27)

Fauntleroy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Fagaly
Pencils
Al Fagaly
Inks
Al Fagaly
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sqintly, take this basket and go down to the fish market and bring back some fresh trout for dinner!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fauntleroy; Ham; Mr. Squintly; Mrs. Squintly; bear
Reprints

To the Rescue (Table of Contents: 28)

Superteen / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pulverize the punk, Monkey Face
Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Superteen [Betty Cooper]; Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews]; Evilheart [Reggie Mantle]; Captain Hero [Jughead Jones]; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

Dear Betty and Veronica / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
There is a boy on my block I like!
Characters
Betty Cooper (head shot); Veronica Lodge (head shot)

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dad still dieting, mom?
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Mr. Andrews

Work of Art (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No! Who let him in?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Arcie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; thief
Reprints

Show Biz (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say! Look at that happy girl, will you?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Reprints

Sabrina's Zap Maze (Table of Contents: 34)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Sabrina (head shot)
Reprints

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What would you like to see?"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Conquest
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Happiness is...
    Archie
  5. 4. ["Archie, would you please bring in the rest of the groceries"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  6. 5. Imported Magic
    Jughead
  7. 6. The Way It Was
    Reggie
  8. 7. ["Mr. Weatherbee, I bought one of those new coffee makers and I just love it!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  9. 8. Heartache Is a Two-Way Street
    That Wilkin Boy
  10. 9. Veronica's Monster Menu
  11. 10. ["Hi, Reggie, want to come along on our picnic Saturday?"]
    Betty's Gag Bag
  12. 11. Cold Spells
    Sabrina
  13. 12. Costume Bawl
    Li'l Jinx
  14. 13. War Words
    Little Archie
  15. 14. ["Jughead what is an "egg float"?"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  16. 15. Twin Trouble
    Josie
  17. 16. Sympathy Pain
    Jughead
  18. 17. ["It'd take more than that ugly ol' moose to scare me!"]
    Reggie
  19. 18. ["Okay! Here I am!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  20. 19. Destination: Earth! (Chapter One)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  21. 20. Moon Merriment! (Chapter Two)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  22. 21. Planet Playmates!
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  23. 22. ["We'll use these two bottles of mouthwash to study comparison shopping!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  24. 23. The Last Chord
    The Archies
  25. 24. Dog-Gone
    Jughead
  26. 25. Archie's Little Thinkers
  27. 26. ["I'm expecting a visit today from a fellow with a high job in Washington!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  28. 27. Bear It in Mind
    Fauntleroy
  29. 28. To the Rescue
    Superteen
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
  31. 30. ["There is a boy on my block I like!"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. ["Dad still dieting, mom?"]
    Archie's Pop Gag Bag
  33. 32. Work of Art
    Archie
  34. 33. Show Biz
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. Sabrina's Zap Maze
  36. 35. ["You won't stop laughing either when you read Joke Book Comics Digest Annual #6!"]
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
  38. 37. ["Fantastic! Good things come in little packages!"]
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