(July 1993)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price
1.50 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
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Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
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Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
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Editing
Nanci Tsetsekas; Victor Gorelick; 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

Issue Notes

ISSN 1059-1907


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Reggie! The idea is you have to pay me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper

Shoe Shoe, Baby (Table of Contents: 1)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rex Lindsey
Colors
Barry Grossman; Rex Lindsey
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Sexy Susie; Diane; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie tries to scam Jughead out of $10 with a fake famous horseshoe, but Jughead turns the tables and gets $50 from Reggie.
Reprints
Keywords
good luck; horseshoe

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #26, Craig Boldman is credited as the writer.

Spat Chat (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to stop an argument they are having, but remembering the cause gets them started again.
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Milking It! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Li'l Jinx's father
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx has a creative answer for a homework question.
Reprints

It's In the Stars (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Big Ethel Muggs; Pop Tate (cameo); Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; the Baxter twins; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis
Betty tries to follow a horoscope but seems to get bad results until Archie apologizes for ignoring her.
Reprints
Keywords
astrology; horoscope

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #255, no credits listed in this digest

Sly Guy (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead tricks Dilton to win a chess match.
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Wag Gag (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews (cameo); Big Ethel Muggs (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo)
Synopsis
Jughead insults Veronica's cooking.
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Blooming Beauties (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Richard Pietrzyk
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Genre
humor; fashion
Characters
Katy Keene; Mrs. Van Meer; Baron John Von Laren; Lucki Lorelei; Flowera Potts; Gloria Granbilt
Synopsis
Flowera tries to wreck a fashion show because it was held at her neighbor's estate instead of hers, but fails.

Indexer Notes

Fashions submitted by: Amber Chester; Heather Shannon; Margaux Butardo; Courtney Cowan; Jenna Filippi; Lauren Quagliaroli; Reagan Toler; Charles Ventura; Inez O. Diaz; Lynn Shoemaker

Canadian Snaps (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie and The Gang / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Photos with captions, of Archie and the gang visiting Canada.
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A Real Foul Ball (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Carew; unnamed Riverdale police officer; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Stan; unnamed thieves
Synopsis
Thieves in the neighborhood break a window with kids' sports balls and rob the house while the owner chases the kids, but Archie stops them when they try to rob the Lodge home.
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[The Judge] (Table of Contents: 10)

Little Veronica & Little Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Veronica; Little Archie; a dog
Synopsis
Little Archie accidentally hits a ball at Little Veronica, so she throws it into a yard guarded by Killer. However, the owner has replaced Killer with a nicer dog and Little Veronica gets angry that it likes Little Archie.

You Can Make A Difference! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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Genre
humor; non-fiction; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reminder that Romaine Lettuce has more Vitamin A than Iceberg Lettuce.

Litter Titter (Table of Contents: 12)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Moose believe a cat broke a No Littering law when it had kittens.

Request Jest (Table of Contents: 13)

Dilton / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Dilton uses too large a vocabulary when asking a girl for a dance.

Fashion Passion (Table of Contents: 14)

Sabrina The Teenage Witch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Sabrina tells her aunts that their fashion sense is too 1600's, but when they try current fashion they look even more ridiculous, so Sabrina fools them back into their old clothes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprinting of this story in Betty and Veronica Double Digest #200.

Tell Us About Recycling PET Plastic Containers (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie And The Gang / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Recycling Pete
Synopsis
Archie exhorts you to recycle PET drink containers, and Recycling Pete lists an address for free stickers.

Conversation Frustration (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie can't get his two cents worth into a conversation with the girls, so he lays two pennies on the table.
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The Song Is You (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Pop Tate (cameo); Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper (cameo); music teacher
Synopsis
For a music class assignment, Archie must write a song about Midge and Moose must write one about Veronica. Archie complains about the task, so Moose switches songs with him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #29.

Stress Struck (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Big Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy (cameo); Pop Tate (cameo); Midge Klump; Roger; Moose Mason; Mrs. Cooper; Mr. Cooper
Synopsis
Betty describes other people's stress and how easy her life is, and finds her stress is worrying about something coming along to mess it up.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the credits printed in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #228.

Twin Din (Table of Contents: 19)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Mrs. Jones; Mr. Jones
Synopsis
Jughead's mom sends Hot Dog to wake Jughead, but the dog goes to sleep instead.
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Wag Gag (Table of Contents: 20)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie gets a doggie bag at a restaurant...for Jughead waiting outside.
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Player Plight (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jim; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
The coach tells Archie he has to cut Jim from the team and Archie argues so well to keep Jim that the coach tells Archie its either Jim or him.
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Today’s Kids (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie is caught behind a traffic accident and is late coming home, while his parents worry about him.
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Indexer Notes

Includes a flashback to when Archie's parents were much younger.

The Ups And Downs Of Life (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie 1 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Archie 1; Betty 1; Veronica 1; Betty 1; Reggie 1
Synopsis
Archie invents a ladder but Reggie steals it and strands Archie and the rest of the gang in a high cave while using the ladder as a bridge.
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Indexer Notes

This story features the caveman versions of the Archie characters.

Sub Snub (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
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Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Big Ethel Muggs; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Big Ethel has invited Jughead to a party but he feigns sickness, so Big Ethel asks him to send a substitute and he sends Hot Dog.
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Praise Daze (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie faints when praised by Mr. Weatherbee.
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Up the Creek (Table of Contents: 26)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; unnamed fisherman
Synopsis
While canoeing a river, Veronica capsizes the canoe to get the attention of a fisherman because she wants some male company. But when she is invited for lunch if she cleans his fish, she goes back to canoeing with Betty.
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Fans Want Archie In Their Local Newspaper (Table of Contents: 27)

Editor's Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
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Letters
typeset

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Robin
Synopsis
The editor tells readers how to ask for the Archie comic strip to be added to their local newspapers.
Keywords
editorial

Indexer Notes

Editorial with a small copy of an Archie newspaper comic strip.

Beatnik Beach Bash (Table of Contents: 28)

The Mighty Archie Art Players / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; satire-parody; teen
Characters
The Surf Tones (Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doily; Jughead Jones [as The Big Kahuna]); The Devil Dragsters (Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump); Betty Cooper [as The Singing Teen Sensation]
Synopsis
The Devil Dragsters challenge the Surf Tones to a surfing contest to establish the summer's use of Beatnick Beach, with the Surf tones winning.
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Indexer Notes

Parody of 1960's beach movies.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Reggie! The idea is you have to pay me!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Shoe Shoe, Baby
    Jughead
  3. 2. Spat Chat
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Milking It!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. It's In the Stars
    Betty
  6. 5. Sly Guy
    Jughead
  7. 6. Wag Gag
    Jughead
  8. 7. Blooming Beauties
    Katy Keene
  9. 8. Canadian Snaps
    Archie and The Gang
  10. 9. A Real Foul Ball
    Archie
  11. 10. [The Judge]
    Little Veronica & Little Archie
  12. 11. You Can Make A Difference!
    Jughead
  13. 12. Litter Titter
    Moose
  14. 13. Request Jest
    Dilton
  15. 14. Fashion Passion
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  16. 15. Tell Us About Recycling PET Plastic Containers
    Archie And The Gang
  17. 16. Conversation Frustration
    Archie
  18. 17. The Song Is You
    Archie
  19. 18. Stress Struck
    Betty's Diary
  20. 19. Twin Din
    Jughead
  21. 20. Wag Gag
    Jughead
  22. 21. Player Plight
    Archie
  23. 22. Today’s Kids
    Archie
  24. 23. The Ups And Downs Of Life
    Archie 1
  25. 24. Sub Snub
    Jughead
  26. 25. Praise Daze
    Mr. Weatherbee
  27. 26. Up the Creek
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. Fans Want Archie In Their Local Newspaper
    Editor's Notebook
  29. 28. Beatnik Beach Bash
    The Mighty Archie Art Players
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dan Kocher
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Keith Alan Morgan
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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