(July 1984)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price
1.00 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
0271000699753
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard US digest size
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

non-standard barcode


[The Wind Section] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Prof. Flutesnoot
Keywords
orchestra

Indexer Notes

Re-drawn version of the cover to Everything's Archie (Archie, 1969 series) #48 (June 1976).

A Day in the Life of Some Fools! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie 1 / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie 1; Reggie 1; Jughead 1; Betty 1; Veronica 1; Big One
Synopsis
The gang search for something to occupy their free time, since it's prehistoric times and nothing of interest has been invented yet.
Reprints

Archie - Ten Gallon Hat (Table of Contents: 2)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some friends of mine are coming over tonight, Daddy!
Genre
humor; teen

Indexer Notes

daily Archie comic strip

Letter Perfect (Table of Contents: 4)

Big Moose / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley ?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Al Hartley ?

Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
Big Moose has a broke typewriter.

Just a Few Words (Table of Contents: 5)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Surprize (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx is selling raffle tickets for her club.
Reprints

Love, Your Magic Spell Is Everywhere! ---Well, Almost! (Table of Contents: 7)

Big Ethel and Sabrina / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley ?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
Big Ethel knows she is funny looking, which is why she can't get a date. Sabrina gives her a magic locket to help her find love.
Reprints

Muscle Tussle (Table of Contents: 8)

Teddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Tough Teddy; Sampson Smythe
Synopsis
Mr. Smythe compliments Teddy on being in good shape.
Reprints

A Thin Answer (Table of Contents: 9)

Big Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
Big Moose knows what makes the Leaning Tower of Pisa lean.

Halfies! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Synopsis
Lil Jinx finds a quarter.
Reprints

Grizzly Roundup (Table of Contents: 11)

Katy Keene / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon
Pencils
Bill Woggon
Inks
Bill Woggon
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Woggon ?

Reprints

The Planet of Nod (Table of Contents: 12)

Josie and the Pussycat's Adventures / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Feature is listed with a singular "Pussycat"s" rather than "Pussycats'".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Big Moose Pinup / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Moose, you didn't answer one question right ...

Tired Money (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx is too tired to pick up her toys.
Reprints

When You Wish Upon a Star (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie with Sabrina the Teenage Witch / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Sabrina; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Seeing how despondent Archie is over being broke and dateless, Sabrina grants him three wishes. Naturally he manages to misuse the third one.
Reprints
Keywords
supernatural

Pain in the Rain (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty admires Ronnie's great collection of raincoats.
Reprints

[I have a real dreamy boyfriend"] (Table of Contents: 17)

Dear Betty / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

advice column.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Chubby!
Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
Mr Weatherbee can't be in two places at one time.

Indexer Notes

reprint from Archie daily newspaper strip.

The Generation Gap (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Synopsis
The Archies need a place to practice.

Indexer Notes

Mr. Cooper is a druggist in this story, and Mr. Mantle the owner of the Riverdale Clarion newspaper.

A Short Short (Table of Contents: 20)

Arch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Jon D'Agostino ?
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
the word "mini" has been added to the English language.
Reprints

Flight of Fancy (Table of Contents: 21)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
Moose's first trip in an airplane.
Reprints

Miss-Taken Identity (Table of Contents: 22)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Moore ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Some Changes Made (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Willie Wilkin; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe
Synopsis
A snooty interior decorator comes over and tells Mr. Wilkin that everything in his house will have to go, much to Mr. Smythe's amusement.
Reprints

The Latest (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
G. LeMoine ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Archie's medallion is groovy, but Jughead's medallion is chocolate.
Reprints

A Raftin' I Will Go! (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Synopsis
School is out, and Little Archie and Little Jughead have a raft.
Reprints

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

Betty & Veronica's Pinup / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is my favorite hole...

Ball Call (Table of Contents: 27)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

It's a Tie! (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
After finding a tie in the Cockamamie Box, Archie and Mr. Weatherbee recall the story behind it.
Reprints

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

Katy Keene / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh Oh ...
Synopsis
K.O. falls for the old newspaper gag.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mary, I admire your thriftiness.
Genre
humor; teen

Indexer Notes

reprinted from Archie daily newspaper strip

Bored Silly (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Miss Haggly; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Midge; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Miss Beazley
Synopsis
Miss Grundy is getting bored with grading papers, so Miss Haggly takes her to the school cafeteria.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Will it be Ok, Miss Haggly?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Miss Haggly
Synopsis
Miss Haggly talks to plants.

Indexer Notes

reprinted from Archie daily newspaper strip.

Speed Breed (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
Dilton has invented a new super jet fuel, and Archie needs fuel.
Reprints
Keywords
Bonneville Salt Flats; Utah

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

Mr Weatherbee the Principal's Pinup / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I just called for Miss Grundy.
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Is Betty's mini-dress too short?
Reprints
Keywords
mini-skirt

Indexer Notes

While called a "mini dress", Betty is actually wearing a mini-skirt.

Help Wanted (Table of Contents: 35)

Big Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Big Ethel; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Big Ethel has applied for a job, and they want to know if her punctuation was good.
Reprints

Down Memory Lane (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
To escape Veronica's wrath after standing her up for a date, Archie deliberately runs into a wall and fakes having amnesia.
Reprints
Keywords
amnesia

Alley Tally (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr Weatherbee takes his frustrations out, while bowling.

Archie Hedge Maze (Table of Contents: 38)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints

It's No Treat (Table of Contents: 39)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Li'l Jinx's dad
Synopsis
During punishment, one question tortures Jinx above all else.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi Ronnie! How was your trip to England?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The latest fad in England is buying 2nd hand American Clothes in English shops.

Indexer Notes

reprinted from an Archie daily newspaper strip.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Wind Section]
    Archie
  2. 1. A Day in the Life of Some Fools!
    Archie 1
  3. 2. Archie - Ten Gallon Hat
  4. 3. ["Some friends of mine are coming over tonight, Daddy!"]
    Veronica's Gag Bag
  5. 4. Letter Perfect
    Big Moose
  6. 5. Just a Few Words
  7. 6. Surprize
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Love, Your Magic Spell Is Everywhere! ---Well, Almost!
    Big Ethel and Sabrina
  9. 8. Muscle Tussle
    Teddy
  10. 9. A Thin Answer
    Big Moose
  11. 10. Halfies!
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. Grizzly Roundup
    Katy Keene
  13. 12. The Planet of Nod
    Josie and the Pussycat's Adventures
  14. 13. ["Moose, you didn't answer one question right ..."]
    Big Moose Pinup
  15. 14. Tired Money
    Li'l Jinx
  16. 15. When You Wish Upon a Star
    Archie with Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  17. 16. Pain in the Rain
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. [I have a real dreamy boyfriend"]
    Dear Betty
  19. 18. ["Hey, Chubby!"]
    Miss Beazly's Gag Bag
  20. 19. The Generation Gap
    The Archies
  21. 20. A Short Short
    Arch
  22. 21. Flight of Fancy
    Moose
  23. 22. Miss-Taken Identity
    Reggie
  24. 23. Some Changes Made
    That Wilkin Boy
  25. 24. The Latest
    Jughead
  26. 25. A Raftin' I Will Go!
    Little Archie
  27. 26. ["This is my favorite hole..."]
    Betty & Veronica's Pinup
  28. 27. Ball Call
    Veronica
  29. 28. It's a Tie!
    Archie
  30. 29. ["Oh Oh ..."]
    Katy Keene
  31. 30. ["Mary, I admire your thriftiness."]
    Archie's Pop Gag Bag
  32. 31. Bored Silly
    Archie
  33. 32. ["Will it be Ok, Miss Haggly?"]
    Miss Grundy Gag Bag
  34. 33. Speed Breed
    Archie
  35. 34. ["I just called for Miss Grundy."]
    Mr Weatherbee the Principal's Pinup
  36. 35. Help Wanted
    Big Ethel
  37. 36. Down Memory Lane
    Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. Alley Tally
    Mr. Weatherbee
  39. 38. Archie Hedge Maze
  40. 39. It's No Treat
    Li'L Jinx
  41. 40. ["Hi Ronnie! How was your trip to England?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Keith Alan Morgan
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