(March 1991)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price
1.50 USD
Pages
128
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly in Jan., Mar., July, Sept. and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library; Archie 50th Anniversary
Barcode
071896468526 93
Editing
Nanci Tsetsekas (editor); Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
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)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Colors
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Award

The Real Thing (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Scott Shaw (credited)
Colors
Nanci Tsetsekas (credited); Barry Grossman (credited); Gregg Suchow (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Synopsis
Archie meets the real Santa Claus.
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Colouring credits given for this story are likely for entire digest.

Write & Wrong (Table of Contents: 2)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty meets Moose's cousin.
Reprints

Time Will Tell (Table of Contents: 3)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Moose is asked when the Magna Carta was signed.
Reprints

Whine and Dine (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead is not a very good waiter.
Reprints

Student Files (Table of Contents: 5)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie demand to see Reggie's student file.
Reprints

Tree Spree (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead go into the forest to get a Christmas tree for Pop Tate but end up bring home Veronica and Reggie too.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Drugs Are Uncool! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan De Carlo (signed)
Inks
Dan De Carlo ?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews

I Go Yo-Yo (Table of Contents: 8)

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; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Jughead is buying everybody's yo-yo and Reggie is determined to find out why.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original comic.

The Hard Way (Table of Contents: 9)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Synopsis
Sabrina gets upset when Aunt Hilda tries to take shortcuts to celebrate Christmas.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

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

The Fly / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Snatch those candy bars...
Genre
superhero
Synopsis
The Fly warns two kids about shoplifting.

The Last Word (Table of Contents: 11)

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; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead has the magic touch and Reggie can't stand it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original comic.

Tube Rubes (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Synopsis
Archie and his family give up TV for a whole month.
Reprints

Slow Burn, Quick Freeze (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Mike Macho
Synopsis
After berating Betty for sacrificing her dignity to impress a boy, Veronica must figure out how to make a play for the new local hunk without Betty finding out.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue.

Stunt Stint (Table of Contents: 14)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead accidentally do a hot-dog ski trick while on the ski lift. Reggie tries to get them to repeat it for the TV cameras.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

Ode to a Snowmobile (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee hates Archie's snowmobile until Mrs. Grundy gets hurt and it comes in handy.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing; snowmobile

Stick Matter (Table of Contents: 16)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie sits in wet paint and gets stuck to a park bench.
Reprints

Ski Spree (Table of Contents: 17)

Sabrina The Teenage Witch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Cousin Ambrose; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
With the temperature below zero on their ski trip, Sabrina and her guardians are faced with the reality of having only enough magic to cast one spell in a twenty-four hour period.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue.

Frame Game (Table of Contents: 18)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie throws a paper airplane but Archie gets detention when Reggie says Archie did it.
Reprints

Portrait Perfection (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Esposito
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Laslo Weteena
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge forbids Veronica from seeing Archie until a portrait of her by a famous painter is finished. But that's not going to stop Archie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from GCD index of original issue.

Before and After! (Table of Contents: 20)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx wore makeup yesterday.
Reprints

Litter Titter (Table of Contents: 21)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Synopsis
Reggie hates litterbugs.
Reprints

Doggone (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The kids all perform stunts to try to win a wacky video contest, but Hot Dog and Jughead end up unintentionally winning.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue.

Reggie the Matchmaker (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Rich Margopoulos (credited)
Pencils
Gene Colan (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Synopsis
Reggie accidentally hits on Moose Mason's new girlfriend so he figures out how to get Moose and Midge back together.

Art Smart (Table of Contents: 24)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie criticizes Archie's artistic bust.
Reprints

Bill Chill (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Synopsis
Archie faints when given the dinner bill on prom night.
Reprints

The Lost City (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; teen
Synopsis
Archie and the gang go on a hunt for Mayan treasures but run into thieves.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts: Part I and Part II.

Time to Retire (Table of Contents: 27)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead has a fling at the boxing ring.
Reprints
Keywords
boxing

Bag Holders (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
When Archie points out to Veronica that she looks silly carrying a summer beach bag in winter, she orders him to get rid of it. And from there the bag makes the rounds of the high school, passing from person to person.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue.

Say No to Drugs (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Art credits from another printing of the same PSA.

Brrrr! (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Synopsis
Dilton tells Archie that man's pollution may cause a new ice age so Archie dreams about what that would be like.
Reprints
Keywords
ice age; pollution
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Award"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Real Thing
  3. 2. Write & Wrong
    Moose
  4. 3. Time Will Tell
    Moose
  5. 4. Whine and Dine
    Jughead
  6. 5. Student Files
    Reggie
  7. 6. Tree Spree
    Archie and the Gang
  8. 7. Drugs Are Uncool!
    Archie
  9. 8. I Go Yo-Yo
    Jughead
  10. 9. The Hard Way
    Sabrina
  11. 10. ["Snatch those candy bars..."]
    The Fly
  12. 11. The Last Word
    Jughead
  13. 12. Tube Rubes
    Archie
  14. 13. Slow Burn, Quick Freeze
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. Stunt Stint
    Reggie
  16. 15. Ode to a Snowmobile
    Archie
  17. 16. Stick Matter
    Reggie
  18. 17. Ski Spree
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  19. 18. Frame Game
    Reggie
  20. 19. Portrait Perfection
    Archie
  21. 20. Before and After!
    Li'l Jinx
  22. 21. Litter Titter
    Reggie
  23. 22. Doggone
    Jughead
  24. 23. Reggie the Matchmaker
    Archie and the Gang
  25. 24. Art Smart
    Reggie
  26. 25. Bill Chill
    Archie
  27. 26. The Lost City
    Archie
  28. 27. Time to Retire
    Jughead
  29. 28. Bag Holders
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. Say No to Drugs
    Archie
  31. 30. Brrrr!
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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