(May 2004)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price
2.39 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
762816468527 19111
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'm our town's best air guitarist!
Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Nancy Woods; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Midge Klump; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper
Keywords
air guitar

Real Reality T.V. (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The gang discuss what reality TV is and how they should show real challenges that might happen, like opening a DVD case.
Reprints

Breakfast Bungle! (Table of Contents: 2)

Salem / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher [as Golliher] (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz [as Ruiz] (creditted)
Inks
Rudy Lapick [as Lapick] (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; animal; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Salem; Sabrina
Synopsis
Salem took the cereal box.
Reprints

Dressed to Kill (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate

Double Duty (Table of Contents: 4)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Zelda; Harvey Kinkle
Synopsis
Sabrina comes up with a novel way to both practice her witchcraft and entertain at the school variety show.
Reprints

Out of Respect (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie has to learn courtesy on the slopes the hard way.
Reprints

Workout Doubt (Table of Contents: 6)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda and Aunt Zelda take up aerobics of the witches kind.
Reprints

Big in Japan Part 1 (Table of Contents: 7)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Holly G!
Pencils
Holly G!
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Jason Blossom; Penelope Blossom; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Cheryl wants to create a video game for girls.
Reprints
Keywords
video game

Big in Japan Part 2 (Table of Contents: 8)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Holly G!
Pencils
Holly G!
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Penelope Blossom; Jamie (chauffeur); Kyoko Fujimoto; Mr. Fujimoto; Sugar (Cheryl's dog)
Synopsis
Cheryl Blossom goes to Japan for a business meeting to sell her video game for girls.
Reprints
Keywords
Japan; shopping; sightseeing; Tokyo; video game

Indexer Notes

Spoofs Sailor Moon as "Salior Sun."

Features Cheryl as a Godzilla clone in the video game.

Questionable Call (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Doctor in the House! (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ryan Crawley (credited)
Pencils
Bill Golliher (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead asks Archie, when he finally gets married, who will be his best man.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Possibly from Betty & Veronica Spectacular (Archie, 1992 series) #35 but needs confirmation.

Star Struck (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie's horoscope warns him of impending disaster concerning Betty, Veronica and the junior prom.
Reprints
Keywords
astrology; horoscope

Delivery Dilemma (Table of Contents: 12)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Salem; Sabrina; Esmeralda; Mr. Winchester
Synopsis
Sabrina is substituting for the day on the Other Realm paper route.
Reprints

Changin' Times (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
? [as Kennedy]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is meeting a redheaded girl for a date at the ice skating rink.
Reprints
Keywords
date; hockey; ice skate; rink

Betty Weighs Some Possible..."Career Choices" (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Lou Maldonado
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty weighs some possible career choices.
Reprints
Keywords
Firefighter; nurse; Olympic official

Puppy Love (Table of Contents: 15)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Holly G!
Pencils
Holly G!
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; animal; teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Penelope Blossom; unnamed chauffeur; unnamed maid; Sugar (Cheryl's dog)
Synopsis
Cheryl is bummed when The Sugar Girls find a replacement for her. Cheryl's mother buys her some designer goods and a puppy to cheer her up.
Reprints
Keywords
bath; dog; puppy

Indexer Notes

Introduction of Cheryl's dog Sugar.

Featuring spoofs of the singer Brandy as "Bandy", The Spice Girls as "The Sugar Girls", Calvin Klein as "Kevin Klein", Christian Lacroix jewelry as "La Qua", Macy's as "Stacy's."

Nice Advice (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Pet Set Session (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty gives her picture-taking rules for snapping pets, or Archie.
Reprints

The Lovelorn Leprechaun (Table of Contents: 18)

Sabrina / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Aunt Zelda; Aunt Hilda; Salem; Sabrina Spellman; Casey Flannigan; Heather O'Malley; Mr. Morton
Synopsis
A leprechaun comes to court Sabrina.
Reprints
Keywords
duel; leprechaun; shamrock

Indexer Notes

Part 1, pp1-6, Part 2, pages 7-11, part 3, pp 12-17.
Heather O'Malley previously seen in #14.

Dresscapades (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Stacy Killian
Pencils
Bill Golliher
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Reprints

The New Moose (Table of Contents: 20)

Moose / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Pat Kennedy
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Moose has taken an anger management course and learned to control his temper, but it is costing the Riverdale hockey team on the ice.
Reprints
Keywords
hockey
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I'm our town's best air guitarist!"]
  2. 1. Real Reality T.V.
    Archie and the Gang
  3. 2. Breakfast Bungle!
    Salem
  4. 3. Dressed to Kill
    Veronica
  5. 4. Double Duty
    Sabrina
  6. 5. Out of Respect
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Workout Doubt
    Sabrina
  8. 7. Big in Japan Part 1
    Cheryl Blossom
  9. 8. Big in Japan Part 2
    Cheryl Blossom
  10. 9. Questionable Call
    Veronica
  11. 10. Doctor in the House!
    Archie
  12. 11. Star Struck
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Delivery Dilemma
    Sabrina
  14. 13. Changin' Times
    Archie
  15. 14. Betty Weighs Some Possible..."Career Choices"
    Betty
  16. 15. Puppy Love
    Cheryl Blossom
  17. 16. Nice Advice
    Archie
  18. 17. Pet Set Session
    Betty
  19. 18. The Lovelorn Leprechaun
    Sabrina
  20. 19. Dresscapades
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. The New Moose
    Moose
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