(August 1999)

Archie, 1974 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price
1.99 USD; 2.39 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
8 times a year in Jan., April, May, July, Aug., Oct., 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
009128468525 51
Editing
?
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)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They really did a nice job of beautifying the beach, this year!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Keywords
beaches; oceans; swimsuits

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

Minstrel Books / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Get caught up in the magic...

Indexer Notes

Ad for Sabrina prose books.

A Day to Forget (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Frank Gagliardo (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is supposed to spend the day with Betty but he keeps forgetting various things.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Oreo / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Recycled Blame (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Matin
Synopsis
Archie, Betty and Veronica go bicycling but have one breakdown after another.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #7, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sonic checklist

Indexer Notes

Checklist of Sonic back issues available from Archie Comics.

The Right Card (Table of Contents: 6)

Midge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Midge gets a ride to the greeting card store from Reggie, an act of generosity he comes to regret.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No credits printed in this digest, credits from the index of the original printing.

On the Road Again (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Jellybean Jones; Gladys Jones; Forsythe Jones; Aunt Iris
Synopsis
The Jones family travels to the grandparents house for a family reunion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No credits in this digest, credits taken from the credits printed in Jughead Double Digest #179.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie Comics Online Rocks

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie Comics website.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Subscribe Today and $ave

Indexer Notes

House ad for Archie Comics subscriptions.

Some Girls Have All the Brains (Table of Contents: 10)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Danni; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Deborah
Synopsis
Dilton goes to Reggie and Archie for advice on how to meet the new girl in school.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cheryl Blossom Special Offer

Indexer Notes

House ad for Cheryl Blossom comics.

Monkey Business (Table of Contents: 12)

Katy Keene's Sister Melissa / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Melissa; Janey
Synopsis
The monkeys at the zoo remind Melissa of her friends.

Now You See Her Now You Don't! (Table of Contents: 13)

Sabrina at Gravestone Heights 91313 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Chip Noggin; Cleara; Aunt Hilda; Eyeda
Synopsis
Sabrina uses her magic to change bodies with Cleara for a day.
Reprints
Keywords
Gravestone Heights

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #237, no credits listed in this digest.

Rainy Day For Two! (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey
Inks
Rex W. Lindsey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica share an umbrella much to Betty's dismay.
Reprints

The Party Favor (Table of Contents: 15)

Veronica / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Ethel Muggs; Dilton Doiley; Rumpston Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge takes the gang to Paris to celebrate Veronica's birthday. Rumpston Lodge, Veronica's cousin, tries to get even with Archie for Archie getting him in trouble when they were kids. At first Reggie is his accomplice but Rumpston is too evil for Reggie and Reggie turns the tables.
Reprints
Keywords
Paris

Indexer Notes

Two part story, part two titled: "Arch Enemies".

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #248, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sabrina Back Issues

Indexer Notes

House ad for Sabrina back issues.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? [as Zanne]
Inks
Nelson Riberio (credited)
Colors
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's time to rock with... Josie and the Pussycats

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Josie reprints.

If The Spirit Moves You (Table of Contents: 18)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown; Alexander Cabot; Mr. Cabot
Synopsis
The Pussycats set about exposing a charlatan psychic who has gotten his hooks into Mr. Cabot.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No credits listed in this digest, credits here come from the credits in the original printing.

I Won't Eat It!!! (Table of Contents: 19)

Melody / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre
teen
Characters
Melody Valentine
Synopsis
Word puzzle with a food theme.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Victor Gorelick
Letters
typeset

Gone Fishin' (Table of Contents: 21)

Jughead / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead on the bank fishing while a pair of raccoon steal his fish.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty & Veronica Summer Fun #6

Indexer Notes

House ad for Betty & Veronica Summer Fun #6.

Our Spider, Have You Spied Her? (Table of Contents: 23)

Gravestone Heights 91313 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Eyeda; Jerome; Cleara; Dr. Frankenstern
Synopsis
Dr. Frankenstern turns the school mascot into a giant spider.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Night Into Dreams Mini-Series

Indexer Notes

House ad for two Night Into Dreams mini-series.

The Victory (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Coach Clayton; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mrs. Clayton; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Learning from Veronica that Betty swims better when she's angry, Coach Clayton conspires with Veronica, Archie and Jughead to make Betty furious before the big Swim Meet.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Band Together (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher; Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; The Croutons (a local band); Mr. Steadman (a producer for Mad Dog Records)
Synopsis
Inspired by a local group, Archie and the gang reform the band under the name "Pearl Jelly." They then score a gig where a record producer will be at, but Reggie sabotages the group in order to get a solo contract.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story is told in two parts: Part One (6 pages) and Part 2 (5 pages). The new names for the Archies include Pearl Jelly (a homage to Pearl Jam) and Smashing Cumquats (a homage to the Smashing Pumpkins).

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sonic Super Special #10

Indexer Notes

House ad for Sonic Super Special #10.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie's Grab Bag Offer

Indexer Notes

House ad for random Archie issues.

Friendly Filcher (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
When Archie's dashboard charm disappears from his car, he and Betty immediately suspect the just departed Reggie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie's Digest Subscription Offer

Indexer Notes

House ad for subscriptions to Archie digests.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Olympia Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)


First Line of Dialogue or Text
You can earn prizes or cash

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Hershey's Cookies 'n' Creme / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where have all the cookies gone?
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["They really did a nice job of beautifying the beach, this year!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Get caught up in the magic..."]
    Minstrel Books
  3. 2. A Day to Forget
    Archie
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Oreo
  5. 4. Recycled Blame
    Archie
  6. 5. ["Sonic checklist"]
  7. 6. The Right Card
    Midge
  8. 7. On the Road Again
    Jughead
  9. 8. ["Archie Comics Online Rocks"]
  10. 9. ["Subscribe Today and $ave"]
  11. 10. Some Girls Have All the Brains
    Dilton
  12. 11. ["Cheryl Blossom Special Offer"]
  13. 12. Monkey Business
    Katy Keene's Sister Melissa
  14. 13. Now You See Her Now You Don't!
    Sabrina at Gravestone Heights 91313
  15. 14. Rainy Day For Two!
    Archie
  16. 15. The Party Favor
    Veronica
  17. 16. ["Sabrina Back Issues"]
  18. 17. ["It's time to rock with... Josie and the Pussycats"]
  19. 18. If The Spirit Moves You
    Josie
  20. 19. I Won't Eat It!!!
    Melody
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  22. 21. Gone Fishin'
    Jughead
  23. 22. ["Betty & Veronica Summer Fun #6"]
  24. 23. Our Spider, Have You Spied Her?
    Gravestone Heights 91313
  25. 24. ["Night Into Dreams Mini-Series"]
  26. 25. The Victory
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. Band Together
    Archie & Friends
  28. 27. ["Sonic Super Special #10"]
  29. 28. ["Archie's Grab Bag Offer"]
  30. 29. Friendly Filcher
    Betty's Diary
  31. 30. ["Archie's Digest Subscription Offer"]
  32. 31. ["You can earn prizes or cash"]
    Olympia Sales Club
  33. 32. ["Where have all the cookies gone?"]
    Hershey's Cookies 'n' Creme
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Alan Morgan
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Donald Dale Milne