(January 2001)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
8 times a year in Jan., Mar., May, Jun., Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec.
On-sale date
2000-11-07
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896468526 62
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard US digest size
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from promo in Archie's Double Digest # 121.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Midge... what is it about you that makes me feel so special?!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews

[Why I instituted family game night] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Parker Brothers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Field Tripped! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Frank Gagliardo (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
The class goes on a field trip, but Veronica falls asleep on the bus and ends up lost.
Reprints

At Your Service (Table of Contents: 3)

Big Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
When the butler is away, Mr. Lodge hires Moose to temporarily fill the position.
Reprints

[It's a candy thing!] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

P.J. Swizzle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Plane Crazy (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Flutesnoot; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee is suddenly inundated by paper airplanes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What do the planets have in store for little ol' me?
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the names of planets puzzle.

Jazz Babies of the 1920's (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty and Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey
Inks
Rex W. Lindsey
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rex W. Lindsey

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica, recast as '20s era flappers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing. The signature has been removed in this printing.

[Who says girls can't save the world?] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Sabrina / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Party Pooper (Table of Contents: 9)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina stands out at Aunt Hilda's party.

Operation Preparation (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The almanac predicts a very harsh winter.

Cool Reception (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Mark Brewer
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Coach Gaines; Matt; Mel
Synopsis
The coach of the Riverdale boys hockey team asks Betty to play goalie for them, which doesn't set well with some of the other members of the team.
Reprints
Keywords
hockey

Indexer Notes

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

Nag Gag (Table of Contents: 12)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie tries to convince Archie that Pop Tate's burgers have horse meat in them.
Reprints

Rain Refrain (Table of Contents: 13)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina uses her powers to bring animals in out of the rain.
Reprints

[A Well-Rounded Woman] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Ms. Pac-Man / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Katy Keene's Friends / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Katy Keene

Indexer Notes

Listing of names of letter writers that are recognized as Friends of Katy Keene.

Game Plan (Table of Contents: 16)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Sean Murphey
Inks
Pat Kennedy
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead wins a bet with Reggie on a football game.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Family Game Night] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Parker Brothers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Winds of War (Table of Contents: 18)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Svenson the janitor; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead's attempts to clean the front hall at school do more harm than good.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Help Betty find all these different types of movies in the word find below!
Characters
Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Word find puzzle.

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

Veronica Pin-Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You can leave the price tags...
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Reprints

[Do you have what it takes to face the wall?] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Pokemon / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Spelling Bee (Table of Contents: 23)

Dilton / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Dilton Doiley
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Circle the correctly spelled words puzzle.

Holi-Dazed & Confused (Table of Contents: 24)

Sabrina / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Della the head witch; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Eyeda; Cleara; Santa Claus; Father Time
Synopsis
As punishment for Sabrina's overzealous celebration of Earth holidays, Della transports all of Sabrina's friends back in time with no memory of their previous lives.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Native Americans; New Year's Eve; Pilgrims; Thanksgiving

Indexer Notes

Part Two: When Cows Fly
Party Three; You Got the Time?

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #217, no credits listed in this digest.

[Get caught up in the magic] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

Archway / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Archie's Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

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

Say Watt (Table of Contents: 27)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Mike Worley
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Flutesnoot; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Jughead gets caught sleeping in class.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Myth-Conception (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Mark Brewer
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty thinks she's opened Pandora's Box.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Miss-Cue (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Mike Worley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Nancy Woods; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews (video only)
Synopsis
Veronica discovers a flaw in her cheerleading routine through video replay.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Vacation Deflation (Table of Contents: 31)

Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Ethel tells Betty and Veronica they will love the ski lodge because there are three boys for every girl.
Reprints

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

Little Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Little Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Illustration uses as the title page for the next section featuring Little Archie reprints.

Lesson Learned (Table of Contents: 33)

Little Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
?
Letters
Dexter Taylor

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Spotty; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Little Archie fakes being sick so he won't have to go to school.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Snack Swap (Table of Contents: 34)

Little Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead is writing to the editor of "Kids Problems".
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Laugh Comics (Archie, 2011 series) #nn, no credits listed in this digest.

Party Hardy (Table of Contents: 35)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Forsythe P. Jones II; Jellybean Jones
Synopsis
Jughead spends all day cooking a "thank you" meal for his friends, only to have them bail on him for various reasons.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Band Jam (Table of Contents: 36)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Ken Selig
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Duke Morgan; Alice Cooper; Tip Carter; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A record producer spots Betty on the street and asks her to dance in the new video for the rock band "Pearl Jelly".
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits are listed in this digest.

A Clothes Call (Table of Contents: 37)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
A shopping trip for more wardrobe and a chance encounter with Archie leads to a broken leg for Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

Indexer Notes

Credits from the printing in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #217, no credits listed in this digest.

[Sonic Super Special] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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

Doghouse Dilemma! (Table of Contents: 39)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Dilton builds a hi-tech doghouse for Hot Dog.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits listed on a sign on a fence in the first panel.

[Archie's Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

Pokemon / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Hey You, Pikachu] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

Nintendo / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Oh, Midge... what is it about you that makes me feel so special?!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Why I instituted family game night]
    Parker Brothers
  3. 2. Field Tripped!
    Archie & the Gang
  4. 3. At Your Service
    Big Moose
  5. 4. [It's a candy thing!]
    P.J. Swizzle
  6. 5. Plane Crazy
    Mr. Weatherbee
  7. 6. ["What do the planets have in store for little ol' me?"]
    Veronica
  8. 7. Jazz Babies of the 1920's
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. [Who says girls can't save the world?]
    Sabrina
  10. 9. Party Pooper
    Sabrina
  11. 10. Operation Preparation
    Jughead
  12. 11. Cool Reception
    Betty
  13. 12. Nag Gag
    Reggie
  14. 13. Rain Refrain
    Sabrina
  15. 14. [A Well-Rounded Woman]
    Ms. Pac-Man
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Katy Keene's Friends
  17. 16. Game Plan
    Jughead
  18. 17. [Family Game Night]
    Parker Brothers
  19. 18. The Winds of War
    Mr. Weatherbee
  20. 19. ["Help Betty find all these different types of movies in the word find below!"]
    Betty
  21. 20. ["You can leave the price tags..."]
    Veronica Pin-Up
  22. 21. [Do you have what it takes to face the wall?]
    Pokemon
  23. 22. ["Hey, gang!"]
  24. 23. Spelling Bee
    Dilton
  25. 24. Holi-Dazed & Confused
    Sabrina
  26. 25. [Get caught up in the magic]
    Archway
  27. 26. [Archie's Subscription Offer]
  28. 27. Say Watt
    Jughead
  29. 28. Myth-Conception
    Betty
  30. 29. Miss-Cue
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  32. 31. Vacation Deflation
    Ethel
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie
  34. 33. Lesson Learned
    Little Archie
  35. 34. Snack Swap
    Little Archie
  36. 35. Party Hardy
    Jughead
  37. 36. Band Jam
    Betty
  38. 37. A Clothes Call
    Veronica
  39. 38. [Sonic Super Special]
  40. 39. Doghouse Dilemma!
    Dilton
  41. 40. [Archie's Digest Subscription Offer]
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Pokemon
  43. 42. [Hey You, Pikachu]
    Nintendo
This issue was most recently modified by:
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