(June 2002)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price
2.19 USD; 2.69 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Jan., Feb., Mar., Apr., June, July, Aug., Oct. and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library; Archie 60th Anniversary
Barcode
009128468525 74
Editing
Nelson Ribeiro; 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
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I just love spring!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Professor Flutesnoot; Reggie Mantle

Wrestling Weatherbee (Table of Contents: 1)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Steve Awesome; Miss Phlips; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee calls professional wrestling "poorly staged dramatics" and is challenged by professional wrestler Steve Awesome.
Reprints
Keywords
wrestling

Watch the Birdie (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie is supposed to be bird-sitting his neighbor's pet parrot but he gets Archie to do the job.
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Keywords
parrot

Video Vignette (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Moose is really sick and can’t play!

Internet Fret (Table of Contents: 5)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Reprints

Join the Club (Table of Contents: 6)

Ginger Lopez / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Peace of Mind (Table of Contents: 7)

Moose / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jone
Synopsis
Midge convinces Moose to adopt a peaceful attitude but when Reggie hits on Midge the old Moose returns.
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Hair Flair (Table of Contents: 8)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Colors
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Letters
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Figure This Out! (Table of Contents: 9)

Dilton / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
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Letters
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Characters
Dilton Doiley
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Indexer Notes

Unscramble the code puzzle.

Co-Ed Game (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Hi-Tech Selection (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Dilton invents a computer program that scans pictures of fashions, then superimposes them over the body of a model, in this case Betty. This allows her to shop for fashions without having to fight crowds at department stores.
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Keywords
virtual reality

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Miss Beazly's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm reading a fascinating book about a schizophrenic woman with seven personalities!
Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Beazly; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee doesn't believe in schizophrenia.
Reprints

Sword & Sorcery (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gang, you've been playing Dragons and Dungeons since early this morning!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
After a long day of playing Dragons & Dungeons, Archie dreams he is on a quest.
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Deficient Disciple (Table of Contents: 14)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica takes a self-defense course.
Reprints
Keywords
martial arts; self defense

The Science (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uh, oh! It's about that time!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee demonstrates to Professor Flutesnoot how he keeps out of the hallways when Archie is in them.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #39.

Un-Suit-Able (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo DeCesare
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie manages to botch a million dollar deal for Mr. Lodge by proxy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils/inks from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #20.

Robot Fever (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie & the Gang / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Nancy Woods; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Two employees at a robotic toy company use Dilton to help them test market their robots to both boys and girls.
Reprints
Keywords
robot
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I just love spring!"]
  2. 1. Wrestling Weatherbee
    Mr. Weatherbee
  3. 2. Watch the Birdie
    Archie
  4. 3. Video Vignette
    Archie
  5. 4. ["Moose is really sick and can’t play!"]
    Coach Kleats
  6. 5. Internet Fret
    Sabrina
  7. 6. Join the Club
    Ginger Lopez
  8. 7. Peace of Mind
    Moose
  9. 8. Hair Flair
    Sabrina
  10. 9. Figure This Out!
    Dilton
  11. 10. Co-Ed Game
    Jughead
  12. 11. Hi-Tech Selection
    Betty
  13. 12. ["I'm reading a fascinating book about a schizophrenic woman with seven personalities!"]
    Miss Beazly's Gag Bag
  14. 13. Sword & Sorcery
    Archie
  15. 14. Deficient Disciple
    Veronica
  16. 15. The Science
    Mr. Weatherbee
  17. 16. Un-Suit-Able
    Archie
  18. 17. Robot Fever
    Archie & the Gang
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  • Katy Hayhurst
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