(September 1989)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Pages
132
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bi-monthly in Jan., Mar., May, July, Sept., and Nov.
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896468526 84
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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
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica's bathing suit has a knot on one shoulder, Reggie!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Laugh Comics #366

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

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

The Inside Track (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited); Nanci Dakesian (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Smithers
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge buys a railroad to play with a train.
Keywords
railroad; train

Grip Tip (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Hal finds a way to get Betty to beat the rug.
Keywords
tennis

[Fruity Pebbles Cereal] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Post Cereal / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Angler's Angle (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie hasn't had a bite all day.
Keywords
fishing

Rough Stuff (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Water polo is a rough sport.
Keywords
water polo

Ocean Motion (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Jughead and Dilton sail on a catamaran.
Keywords
catamaran

[Betty & Veronica Double Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Where Is My Baseball Cap? (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie tears up Riverdale looking for his lucky baseball cap.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie's Posters] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Vacation Daze (Table of Contents: 11)

Dilton Doiley / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Under pressure from his father, Archie tries to be more like Dilton.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Honeycomb Hideout Club Membership Form] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Honeycomb Cereal / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Archie's Double Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Match Catch (Table of Contents: 14)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica agrees to play tennis with Reggie.
Reprints
Keywords
tennis

[Katy Keene Fan Club!] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Skin-Diver Skirmish (Table of Contents: 16)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead go diving for treasure off the coast.
Reprints
Keywords
frogmen; skin diver; sunken treasure

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (2014 series) #14, no credits listed in this digest.

[Subscribe and Save $2.50] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Isle Guile (Table of Contents: 18)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Nanci Dakesian ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina accidentally throws out Aunt Hilda's magic lamp.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index for Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #48, no credits listed in this issue.

The Mystery of Skull Island (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead figure out the secret of the shark that is terrorizing Skull Island.
Reprints
Keywords
Coast Guard; scuba diving; shark; shark cage; smuggling

Indexer Notes

This is probably from Life With Archie (Archie, 1958 series) #243 but needs confirmation.

Credits from the index in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #60, no credits listed in this digest.

Steal Deal (Table of Contents: 20)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie steals a kiss from Midge.

[Sales Leadership Club] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Rain Vein (Table of Contents: 22)

The Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper]; Mr. Clancy; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
When the van has a flat tire on the way to a gig, Archie goes on ahead and the owner makes him play on his own. Eventually the other members of The Archies arrive, one at a time, and join him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Fair Fare (Table of Contents: 23)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Salem
Synopsis
Sabrina performs good deeds around the county fair.
Reprints
Keywords
chili; cotton candy; county fair; livestock; magic; rollercoaster; spell; theme park

Indexer Notes

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

Wallet Snatcher (Table of Contents: 24)

Li'l Jinx's Pal, Charley / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
At camp, Charley slips a note into the craft wallet Jinx is making, asking for a date. Later he fears he's put the note in the wrong wallet.
Reprints
Keywords
summer camp

[You Don't Need Drugs] (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Chore Corps (Table of Contents: 26)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Hy Eisman ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to browbeat Jughead into doing his own chores.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie Annual Digest #55] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

[Look Out World!] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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

Click Shtick (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Howard Bender
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie has a job taking pictures at the beach for the local newspaper.
Reprints

Catch Match (Table of Contents: 30)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Jughead is the pre-tournament favorite to win the free style Frisbee catch until Ethel enters and proves to be his athletic equal.
Reprints
Keywords
frisbee

Indexer Notes

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

Nice Advice (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie gives Dilton advice on asking a girl on a date.
Reprints

[Archie's Checklist] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

Down the Middle (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Gigi
Synopsis
Jinx celebrates her birthday.
Reprints

[Archie's New Year Special Offer] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

Green Groan (Table of Contents: 35)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Using a microphone, Reggie makes Archie think the plants are talking to him.

The Red Dragon (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Rickshaw Charlie
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica discover the criminals who have been making knock-offs of Mr. Lodges products.
Reprints
Keywords
Bangkok Thailand; bodyguard; cobra; Hong Kong China; rickshaw; self defense

Hike Tyke (Table of Contents: 37)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead takes a portable TV on a hike.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

Betty and Veronica Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I heard that Archie took you to an expensive dinner last night...
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Heavy Heave (Table of Contents: 39)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Pitcher Reggie resists being taken out of the game.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

Pool With a View (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
To Jughead's disgust, the Lodge pool is appropriated for a fashion show. Archie and Reggie have a different reaction.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie Fan Club] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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

Mini Mania (Table of Contents: 42)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica can't get noticed anywhere because everyone is watching the big game on their mini-TV sets.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie Patches] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[Hey Kids! Look At All These Great Archie Products Available To You!] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Picnic Shtick (Table of Contents: 45)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Reggie and Veronica scheme to win the events held at the Riverdale Annual Picnic.
Reprints
Keywords
canoeing

[Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

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

Talk Back (Table of Contents: 47)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries to interest Jughead in a surfing contest.
Reprints
Keywords
surfing

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

Editor's Notebook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Jughead's Double Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

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

Machine Scene (Table of Contents: 50)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica wants to have a quiet afternoon with Archie and Betty keeps horning in.
Reprints
Keywords
tennis

Indexer Notes

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

[Olympic Sales Club] (Table of Contents: 51) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 52)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 53) (Expand) /

Mr. Bubble's Tub Tales... / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Veronica's bathing suit has a knot on one shoulder, Reggie!"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Inside Track
    Archie and the Gang
  4. 3. Grip Tip
    Betty
  5. 4. [Fruity Pebbles Cereal]
    Post Cereal
  6. 5. Angler's Angle
    Archie
  7. 6. Rough Stuff
    Archie
  8. 7. Ocean Motion
    Jughead
  9. 8. [Betty & Veronica Double Digest Subscription Offer]
  10. 9. Where Is My Baseball Cap?
    Archie
  11. 10. [Archie's Posters]
  12. 11. Vacation Daze
    Dilton Doiley
  13. 12. [Honeycomb Hideout Club Membership Form]
    Honeycomb Cereal
  14. 13. [Archie's Double Digest Subscription Offer]
  15. 14. Match Catch
    Reggie
  16. 15. [Katy Keene Fan Club!]
  17. 16. Skin-Diver Skirmish
    Jughead
  18. 17. [Subscribe and Save $2.50]
  19. 18. Isle Guile
    Sabrina
  20. 19. The Mystery of Skull Island
    Archie
  21. 20. Steal Deal
    Jughead
  22. 21. [Sales Leadership Club]
  23. 22. A Rain Vein
    The Archies
  24. 23. Fair Fare
    Sabrina
  25. 24. Wallet Snatcher
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Charley
  26. 25. [You Don't Need Drugs]
    Archie
  27. 26. Chore Corps
    Betty
  28. 27. [Archie Annual Digest #55]
  29. 28. [Look Out World!]
  30. 29. Click Shtick
    Archie
  31. 30. Catch Match
    Jughead
  32. 31. Nice Advice
    Archie
  33. 32. [Archie's Checklist]
  34. 33. Down the Middle
    Li'l Jinx
  35. 34. [Archie's New Year Special Offer]
  36. 35. Green Groan
    Reggie
  37. 36. The Red Dragon
    Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. Hike Tyke
    Jughead
  39. 38. ["I heard that Archie took you to an expensive dinner last night..."]
    Betty and Veronica Pin Up
  40. 39. Heavy Heave
    Reggie
  41. 40. Pool With a View
    Archie and the Gang
  42. 41. [Archie Fan Club]
  43. 42. Mini Mania
    Betty and Veronica
  44. 43. [Archie Patches]
  45. 44. [Hey Kids! Look At All These Great Archie Products Available To You!]
  46. 45. Picnic Shtick
    Archie and the Gang
  47. 46. [Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions]
  48. 47. Talk Back
    Jughead
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  50. 49. [Jughead's Double Digest Subscription Offer]
  51. 50. Machine Scene
    Archie
  52. 51. [Olympic Sales Club]
  53. 52. [no title indexed]
  54. 53. [no title indexed]
    Mr. Bubble's Tub Tales...
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