(July 1989)

Archie, 1974 Series
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1.50 USD
Pages
132
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
076956145423 83
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
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uh-oh! This is one substitute teacher we better not hassle!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Helping Hands That Are All Thumbs (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman; Nanci Dakesian
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Telltale Signs (Table of Contents: 2)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz ?
Colors
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Letters
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Say Cheese (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Basket Banter (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Vango
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as Bill Y.]

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica schemes to lure Archie away from his basketball practice with Betty, so Betty schemes to make Archie too tired to keep his date with Veronica.
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Critics' Choice (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Weatherbee! I'm getting very worried about Betty Cooper!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie, Miss Grundy, and Mr. Weatherbee cheer up a depressed Betty, who has little confidence in her paintings.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

Stretching Exercise (Table of Contents: 6)

Beazly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Dilton's Formula Equals Music! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Ed Berdej
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge]; Dilton Doiley and the Destroyers [Dilton Doiley; Bob; Leon; Vinny]; Mr. Edwards; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Dilton puts together a band.
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Dotty Date (Table of Contents: 8)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Linda
Synopsis
Reggie drives his date around the block.
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The Unforgivable (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! Comin' at ya, Arch!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee
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Prize Praise (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

The Secret of the Old Music Hall (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watch out!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The Archies rehearse at a music hall that's said to be haunted by the ghost of an actress that was murdered there many years ago.
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Early Bird Special (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as Bill Y.]

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Frankie Valdez; Maria Rodriguez
Synopsis
Archie and Maria try to get Frankie to wake up earlier so he won't trample other people's property on the way to school.
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Spaced Out (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Eric Lee (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What the blue blazers is going on?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Geraldine Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee has a headache but Archie can't keep from making noise. In a fit of anger, Mr. Weatherbee expels Archie from school.
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Surprise Prize (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Attagirl Betty!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty competes in a gymnastics tournament but doesn't want to win because the prize trip would take her away from Archie.
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Cheap Heap (Table of Contents: 15)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie offers to sell Archie his car.

Snap Flap (Table of Contents: 16)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica's photos of Archie didn't come out very well.

Input and Outlay (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie and Me / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly, Mr. Weatherbee! You got a computer!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee buys a new computer and gets Archie to program it.
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Prom Preem (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Night Sight (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is woken up by strange sounds from downstairs.
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Trash Bash (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, Bets! I really admire the way you try to make Riverdale beautiful by picking up trash!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Archie and Betty make some cash by taking scrap paper and aluminum cans to be recycled.
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Bath Wrath (Table of Contents: 21)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie hides in the tub Hot Dog is getting a bath in.
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The Flashlight Zone! (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie's TV Take-Offs! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Berdej
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Reggie Mantle (as the king of the castle)
Synopsis
Parody of "The Twilight Zone" TV show.

After hitting a tree with his car, Archie is in :"The Flashlight Zone" where he must slay a dragon.
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Keywords
car; castle; dragon

Indexer Notes

No credits. Credits taken from reprints.

Voice Your Choice (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica rejects Archie for Reggie.
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M*A*S*H*E*D (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Edward Berdej; Samm Schwartz
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
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Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
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Genre
medical; military; satire-parody
Characters
Dilton Doiley as Dilly; Archie Andrews as Captain Andrews, head surgeon; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge as Daddy; Jughead Jones as Corporal Jones; Mr. Weatherbee as General Chicken
Reprints
Keywords
crossdressing; gun; operating room; rifle

Indexer Notes

Parody of M*A*S*H.

Credits appear at the end of the story.

This story appeared in print over a year after the airing of the series finale of M*A*S*H.

The Prom (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Betty! That prom dress is awesome!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty makes her own outfit for the prom while Veronica flies to Paris for the latest fashions. Reggie shows up in a chauffeur-driven limousine while Archie shows up on a moped.
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Tarzan of Riverdale (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo, Jr
Inks
Dan DeCarlo, Jr ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This costume is great, Betty!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie dresses up as Tarzan for a school play and ends up rescuing a child from a burning building.
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Fill-osophy (Table of Contents: 27)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley

Priority One (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, my lad, did you bring your car to school today?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee sends Archie to the bank to withdraw $500 and two guys try to mug Archie afterward.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Uh-oh! This is one substitute teacher we better not hassle!"]
  2. 1. Helping Hands That Are All Thumbs
    Archie
  3. 2. Telltale Signs
    Reggie
  4. 3. Say Cheese
    Jughead
  5. 4. Basket Banter
    Betty
  6. 5. Critics' Choice
    Archie
  7. 6. Stretching Exercise
    Beazly
  8. 7. Dilton's Formula Equals Music!
    The Archies
  9. 8. Dotty Date
    Reggie
  10. 9. The Unforgivable
    Archie
  11. 10. Prize Praise
    Archie
  12. 11. The Secret of the Old Music Hall
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Early Bird Special
    Archie
  14. 13. Spaced Out
    Archie
  15. 14. Surprise Prize
    Betty
  16. 15. Cheap Heap
    Reggie
  17. 16. Snap Flap
    Reggie
  18. 17. Input and Outlay
    Archie and Me
  19. 18. Prom Preem
    Archie
  20. 19. Night Sight
    Archie
  21. 20. Trash Bash
    Betty
  22. 21. Bath Wrath
    Reggie
  23. 22. The Flashlight Zone!
    Archie's TV Take-Offs!
  24. 23. Voice Your Choice
    Archie
  25. 24. M*A*S*H*E*D
  26. 25. The Prom
    Betty
  27. 26. Tarzan of Riverdale
    Archie
  28. 27. Fill-osophy
    Jughead
  29. 28. Priority One
    Archie
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