(September 1996)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price
1.79 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
Published 6 times a year in Feb, Apr, May, Jul, Sep, 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 29
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

It's Hip to be Mom! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
When Mary gets tired of being stuck in the house doing Archie's chores she decides she is going to the beach where she becomes more popular than Archie.
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Ruffin' It! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The gang encounter wild animals, but Veronica's cooking is worse.

The Windmill (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited); Hal Smith (actual)
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Smith (credited); Henry Scarpelli (actual)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Fred decides to build a windmill to save energy.
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Indexer Notes

Actual credits taken from original printing of this story.

Fantasy Time (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica fantasizes about surfing and gets rescued by a lifeguard.
Reprints

I'm Game (Table of Contents: 5)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie insists that men are better at everything than women, but Veronica and Betty prove him wrong.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits are from the reprint of this story.

Duh Hic (Table of Contents: 6)

Moose / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid
Pencils
Chris Allen
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Moose has the hiccups and Reggie finds a way to cure him.
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A Draw Snore (Table of Contents: 7)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Jinx falls asleep and dreams she's in the studio of a cartoonist.
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Archie's Responsible (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie must deliver important documents to Mr. Lodge at the bank.
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Lodge, On Luck (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica doubts Betty's claim that a jade necklace she wears is a good luck charm until circumstances seem to provide proof.
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Keywords
good luck charm

The Busy Body (Table of Contents: 10)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe
Synopsis
Mr. Smythe is upset that everyone is whispering when he's around, and demands to know what's going on behind his back.
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Diver Down (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica think Archie is faking distress so they will swim out and save him.
Reprints
Keywords
life guard; octopus

Christmas in July (Table of Contents: 12)

Mr. Lodge and the Bee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge and Mr. Weatherbee dress up as Santa and an elf to give toys to hospitalized children. Unfortunately, they get mixed up with bank robbers dressed in the same fashion.
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Keywords
bank robbery; Santa Claus

Dolly Folly (Table of Contents: 13)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The gang is excited about the new inflated beach dolls.

Cartoonist At-Large (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie Featuring Chuck Clayton / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews; Mr. Inkwell; Nancy Woods; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Otterman; Captain Rook
Synopsis
While attending a comic convention Chuck gets his big break when he's asked to pencil a backup story for Disaster Comics.
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Staying Awake (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica insists that Archie not miss her piano recital, but Archie gets a cold and the medicine makes him drowsy.
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New Girl In Town (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Pierre; Gloria
Synopsis
A girl from Hawaii fascinates all the boys with her exotic dishes and dances, making all the girls jealous -- except Veronica.
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Watch Botch (Table of Contents: 17)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead creates a new watch.

Buck Pluck (Table of Contents: 18)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Leroy (Veronica's cousin)
Synopsis
Leroy creates a mud burger for Jughead.

A Star Is Named (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie has a star named after his mother.
Reprints
Keywords
telescope
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. It's Hip to be Mom!
    Archie
  3. 2. Ruffin' It!
    Archie
  4. 3. The Windmill
    Archie
  5. 4. Fantasy Time
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. I'm Game
    Reggie
  7. 6. Duh Hic
    Moose
  8. 7. A Draw Snore
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. Archie's Responsible
    Archie
  10. 9. Lodge, On Luck
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. The Busy Body
    That Wilkin Boy
  12. 11. Diver Down
    Archie
  13. 12. Christmas in July
    Mr. Lodge and the Bee
  14. 13. Dolly Folly
    Jughead
  15. 14. Cartoonist At-Large
    Archie Featuring Chuck Clayton
  16. 15. Staying Awake
    Archie
  17. 16. New Girl In Town
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Watch Botch
    Jughead
  19. 18. Buck Pluck
    Jughead
  20. 19. A Star Is Named
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Keith Alan Morgan
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