(December 1993)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price
1.65 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
6 times a year in Mar.,May,July,Sept.,Nov. and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896468526 11
Editing
Nanci Dakesian; Victor Gorelick
Color
color
Dimensions
standard US digest size
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Magic Made Easy (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Moose Manners (Table of Contents: 1)

Moose / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited); Nanci Dakesian (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen

The Scene (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Dan De Carlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica discuss what a shopping mall is good for.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from original story.

Ample Sample (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie asks for an ice cream sample.
Reprints

Follow the Sign (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge sees a lot of "Think Big" signs except when he's on his bathroom scale.
Reprints

Gramps and Gram (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mr. Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Gramps; Gram
Synopsis
Archie isn't looking forward to seeing his grandparent's home movies, until it turns out they have been sky-diving and swimming with sharks.
Reprints
Keywords
home movies

Indexer Notes

Gramps and Gran are Mrs. Andrews parents. Their last name isn't given in the story.

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #271, no credits listed in this digest.

Brolly Folly (Table of Contents: 6)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Cousin Ambrose; Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Cousin Ambrose uses Aunt Hilda's umbrella.
Reprints

Hula Hoopla (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
James DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica objects to Archie's new dashboard hula dancer.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from index of original comic.

Short Report (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mrs. Grundy; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Mrs. Grundy gives a one minute speech assignment.
Reprints

Candid Photos from the Riverdale High School Year Book (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Reprints

T. V. Guise (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica catches Archie watching a beauty pageant on TV.
Reprints

Flight Plight (Table of Contents: 11)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Dan Parent
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Hilda gets everyone lost.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from index of original publication of story.

Nightmares (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Hot Dog
Synopsis
One panel each of the character's worst nightmare. Betty's nightmare is that Archie and Veronica get married.
Reprints

Double Talk (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie takes care of the Lodges' parrot.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from index of original printing.

News Blues (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gives Mr. Lodge some bad news and some good news. Mr. Lodge sees it all as bad news.
Reprints

A Day in the Life (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Mrs. Grundy; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Professor Flutesnoot; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
After a relaxing weekend, the students wreck the school on Monday morning.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #10, no credits listed in this digest.

Room for Improvement (Table of Contents: 16)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Miss Simpkins
Synopsis
Jughead is in detention but wants an ice cream cone.
Reprints

Alley Tally (Table of Contents: 17)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose bowls a perfect 300 game.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling

Trick or Treat (Table of Contents: 18)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Cindy
Synopsis
Sabrina's friend, Cindy, raids a witch's fridge.
Reprints

The Giant Eggplant That Conquered the World (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Colonel Archie Andrews (also as Archie Andrews); Commander Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Dr. Dilton Doiley; Professor Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; General Weatherbee; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie falls asleep and imagines himself in a B-movie.
Reprints
Keywords
Antarctica; B movie; eggplant; UFO

Indexer Notes

In two parts.

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #21, no credits listed in this digest.

Proof Spoof (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie gets a new exercise belt in the mail which gets endorsed by Mr. Weatherbee.
Reprints

Kiss and Try to Tell (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Svenson
Synopsis
Betty loses her diary and can't write down a kiss with Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
diary

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #259, no credits listed in this digest.

It's All In the Image (Table of Contents: 22)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Reggie fakes a picture of himself lifting a car, and Moose thinks he is no longer the strongest kid in school.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from index of original story.

Bicycle Safety! (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

New Girl on the Block (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica asks Betty about a new girl in school.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from original story.

Fast Food Dude! (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty wonders why Jughead always runs after a meal.
Reprints

Wishful Thinking (Table of Contents: 26)

Midge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Midge Klump; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Midge wishes Moose wasn't so jealous.
Reprints

Team Player (Table of Contents: 27)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Tom Moore
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Coach Kleats; Coach Clayton; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Howitzer
Synopsis
Dilton is upset when he doesn't make the football team, but he helps win a game by dressing up as a ram and distracting the other team.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from index of original issue.

Editor's Notebook (Table of Contents: 28)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
About Archie characters on TV.

Confidence Man (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie resolves to think positively and project confidence.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from index of original issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Magic Made Easy
    Archie
  2. 1. Moose Manners
    Moose
  3. 2. The Scene
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Ample Sample
    Archie
  5. 4. Follow the Sign
    Mr. Lodge
  6. 5. Gramps and Gram
    Archie
  7. 6. Brolly Folly
    Sabrina
  8. 7. Hula Hoopla
    Archie
  9. 8. Short Report
    Jughead
  10. 9. Candid Photos from the Riverdale High School Year Book
    Archie and the Gang
  11. 10. T. V. Guise
    Veronica
  12. 11. Flight Plight
    Sabrina
  13. 12. Nightmares
    Archie
  14. 13. Double Talk
    Archie
  15. 14. News Blues
    Mr. Lodge
  16. 15. A Day in the Life
    Jughead
  17. 16. Room for Improvement
    Jughead
  18. 17. Alley Tally
    Jughead
  19. 18. Trick or Treat
    Sabrina
  20. 19. The Giant Eggplant That Conquered the World
    Archie
  21. 20. Proof Spoof
    Archie
  22. 21. Kiss and Try to Tell
    Betty's Diary
  23. 22. It's All In the Image
    Reggie
  24. 23. Bicycle Safety!
    Archie & Friends
  25. 24. New Girl on the Block
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Fast Food Dude!
    Jughead
  27. 26. Wishful Thinking
    Midge
  28. 27. Team Player
    Dilton
  29. 28. Editor's Notebook
  30. 29. Confidence Man
    Archie
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