(September 2004)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price
2.39 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Feb., Mar., May, June, July, Sept., 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
762816468527 19411
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
Hello!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Keywords
echo

Animal Crackers (Table of Contents: 1)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Pat Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews; Bowser
Synopsis
Dilton has invented a device to let people understand dogs and needs Archie to test it.
Reprints

A Fish Called Esmeralda (Table of Contents: 2)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Reprints

You Go, Girl Friend (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Inks
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica model fashion designs submitted by readers.
Reprints

Stellar Behavior (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Holly G!
Pencils
Holly G!
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Jason Blossom
Synopsis
Cheryl and Jason go to a movie premiere for Star Battles (parody of Star Wars).
Reprints
Keywords
flying; harness; movie premiere; outerspace

Indexer Notes

Parodies Star Wars as "Star Battles", Darth Vader as "Garth Brader", and Spice Girls as "Sugar Girls."

Fashion ideas from: Allie Lewin (Chevy Chase, MD).

Treasure Trouble Part One (Table of Contents: 5)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I thought it would be a nice afternoon for the beach! But it's beginning to look like rain!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey Kinkle; Gertrude Clark; Jason
Synopsis
Sabrina and Harvey go to the beach and meet Gertrude and her grandson who have a treasure map.
Reprints
Keywords
buried treasure; treasure map

Treasure Trouble Part 2 (Table of Contents: 6)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Harvey, stay with Mrs. Clark! I'm going to go grab some tissues out of the car!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey Kinkle; Gertrude Clark; Jason
Synopsis
Sabrina turns the tables on the treasure map swindlers.
Reprints
Keywords
buried treasure; treasure map

Sunroom Swimsuits (Table of Contents: 7)

Cheryl Blossom / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Holly G!
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Cheryl Blossom
Synopsis
Fashion ideas sent in by fans.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Submissions from: April Engelberg (Toronto, Ontario, Canada); Eva Preskey (Boring, OR); Katie Scott (Omaha, NE).

Sand in Demand (Table of Contents: 8)

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; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
To boost their employer's flagging business, Betty and Nancy construct sand sculptures that promote the business.
Reprints

Witchy Swimwear (Table of Contents: 9)

Sabrina / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Inks
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)

Genre
fashion
Characters
Sabrina Spellman
Reprints

Hey, Good Looking (Table of Contents: 10)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Salem
Synopsis
Sabrina accidentally wishes her favorite soap opera actor into the house, then can't return him when he refuses to leave.
Reprints

The Big Attraction (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are so many fabulous swimsuits on the beach!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica wonder if anybody will notice their new swimsuits at the beach.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

A Crying Shame (Table of Contents: 12)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie tricks Archie into a blind date with Ethel's cousin, who turns out to be a beauty.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #79.

Beach Botch (Table of Contents: 13)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marisa Noce
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Sabrina wants to go to the beach so uses a spell to take her to a place with lots of sand and clear blue skies.
Reprints

Beach Nuts (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica begins to question why she and Betty attend a crowded, noisy beach rather than the solitude of the Lodge pool.
Reprints

Suits Me Fine (Table of Contents: 15)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina; Salem
Synopsis
Sabrina's bikini is magically changed to something less revealing.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

There is a story with the same name in Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (Archie, 1971 series) #48 with a similar synopsis, but that story indicates that both of Sabrina's aunts appear, they do not in this story. Unclear if it is a reprint or just a similar story at this time.

Watered Down (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Sara; Deena; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty is getting tired of being around water as a summer camp counselor.
Reprints
Keywords
canoe; summer camp; yacht

Jurassic Perch (Table of Contents: 17)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Gallagher
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Salem; Aunt Zelda; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina tries to teach Salem to stop chasing the birds away from the bird feeder.
Reprints
Keywords
bird; cat; chase; dinosaur

Dress Drama (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica loves the new dress she is trying on until she realizes it is cheap enough that even Betty can afford it.
Reprints

Cheer Up (Table of Contents: 19)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sabrina, how do you like this cheerleading outfit I made for you?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Zelda; Sabrina Spellman; Harvey Kinkle
Synopsis
Zelda makes Sabrina a magic cheerleading outfit.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #254, Inks are credited to Rudy Lapick.

Flipped Out! (Table of Contents: 20)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Reggie tries to trick Moose on a coin flip.
Reprints

Cheryl's Beach Bash! (Table of Contents: 21)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Archie Andrews; NTV personnel; Clifford Blossom; Cheryl's friends; Jason Blossom; Medusa; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Louella McGruff; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs (cameo)
Synopsis
Cheryl weasels her way into hosting an NTV summer beach house show.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story is in 2 parts, and also continues into the story "Party Hardly."

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hello!"]
  2. 1. Animal Crackers
    Dilton
  3. 2. A Fish Called Esmeralda
    Sabrina
  4. 3. You Go, Girl Friend
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Stellar Behavior
    Cheryl Blossom
  6. 5. Treasure Trouble Part One
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  7. 6. Treasure Trouble Part 2
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  8. 7. Sunroom Swimsuits
    Cheryl Blossom
  9. 8. Sand in Demand
    Betty
  10. 9. Witchy Swimwear
    Sabrina
  11. 10. Hey, Good Looking
    Sabrina
  12. 11. The Big Attraction
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. A Crying Shame
    Reggie
  14. 13. Beach Botch
    Sabrina
  15. 14. Beach Nuts
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. Suits Me Fine
    Sabrina
  17. 16. Watered Down
    Betty
  18. 17. Jurassic Perch
    Sabrina
  19. 18. Dress Drama
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Cheer Up
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  21. 20. Flipped Out!
    Moose
  22. 21. Cheryl's Beach Bash!
    Cheryl Blossom
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