(April 2005)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price
2.39 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Jan., Apr., May, June, July, Sept., Oct., Nov. and Dec.
On-sale date
2005-03-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
762816468527 20011
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

Issue Notes

On-Sale date from Archie's Pals 'n' Gals Double Digest #92.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! They sure are great!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews
Keywords
cheerleaders

Getting the Spirit (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty & Veronica / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Agnes Bancroft; Svenson; Dilton Doily; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Sabrina Spellman; Josie; Melody; Valerie
Synopsis
A donor offers the school enough money for a new science building but with one catch, the cheer leading squad must win an award.
Reprints
Keywords
cheerleading

Indexer Notes

Cover story.

Lip Service! (Table of Contents: 2)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Darn! Harvey's here and I'm out of lipstick!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Zelda; Harvey; Salem
Synopsis
Sabrina needs lipstick for her date with Harvey.

Just a Beginner (Table of Contents: 3)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Midge tells Moose he is a procrastinator.
Reprints

Guest Distress (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Fernando Ruiz
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Gaston the chef; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Veronica invites the gang to the mansion during renovation of the Chok'lit Shoppe, making Mr. Lodge an outsider in his own home.
Reprints

Check It Out (Table of Contents: 5)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Hilda Spellman
Synopsis
Sabrina and Hilda go shopping at Witch-mart.
Reprints
Keywords
grocery shopping; grocery store

Behind the 8-Ball (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Holly Golightly
Pencils
Holly Golightly
Inks
Holly Golightly
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Cheryl thinks her 8-ball is psychic. She gets mad when her 8-ball keeps telling her Betty is prettier.
Reprints
Keywords
8-ball; fortune telling; makeover; mask; spa

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #253.

What A Workout (Table of Contents: 7)

Hilda & Zelda / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Hilda; Zelda; Salem
Synopsis
Salem tries to give Hilda and Zelda incentive to work out.
Reprints

Fad-Tastic (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Floyd Clayton; Prof. Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty holds a demonstration of various fads from the past.
Reprints

Home Sweet Home (Table of Contents: 9)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx invites Charley to go to the candy store with her.
Reprints

Gypsy Woman (Table of Contents: 10)

Salem / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Salem; Sabrina
Synopsis
Salem become smitten with an injured female cat while chasing other stray cats out of the neighborhood.
Reprints

Betty Models Fashions of the 50's (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty models fifties-era fashions and hair styles.
Reprints

Advice from Above (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Caryn Wimbert
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica beats traffic tie-ups the Lodge way.
Reprints

Now That's Scary Part One (Table of Contents: 13)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
On edge after seeing "Screech 3" with Archie -- and being scared by Jughead-- Veronica gets a chance to explore an old house that the Lodges were given as an inheritance. Once there, scared and alone, she calls the gang to join her.
Reprints
Keywords
haunted house

Now That's Scary Part Two (Table of Contents: 14)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Cheryl Blossom; Jason Blossom; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
One by one, the kids mysteriously disappear in the old house-- until only Veronica is left.
Reprints
Keywords
haunted house

Book Boo-Boo (Table of Contents: 15)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't concentrate on my studying!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Salem
Synopsis
Sabrina tries to use magic to help her concentrate on her studies.

Stuffed Situation (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Ethel has a different concept of "stuffed".
Reprints

Cold Wash (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica discovers that the face full of snow from Archie that she's been strenuously avoiding is actually good for her pores.
Reprints

Most Happy Della (Table of Contents: 18)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Gallagher
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Della; Salem; Sabrina; Enchantra; Mr. Kraft
Synopsis
Della is fired by Enchantra and ends up working for Sabrina's high school principal.
Reprints

Sure Lure (Table of Contents: 19)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Ethel tries to get Jughead to join her in a game of checkers or dancing but finally finds something that Jughead will say "yes" to joining her in.
Reprints

Not-So-Private Eye (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; detective-mystery; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty imagines herself as a hard-bitten noir detective.
Reprints

Team Theme (Table of Contents: 21)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Gladys Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead's mom won't let him go play basketball.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint appearance.

Brood Mood (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead knows there's only one thing that will get rid of his Monday morning blues.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint appearance.

New Old Fad! (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
P. Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
A Yo-Yo fad sweeps the school until Mr. Weatherbee shows the kids how good he was back when he was a kid.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wow! They sure are great!"]
  2. 1. Getting the Spirit
    Betty & Veronica
  3. 2. Lip Service!
    Sabrina
  4. 3. Just a Beginner
    Moose
  5. 4. Guest Distress
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Check It Out
    Sabrina
  7. 6. Behind the 8-Ball
    Cheryl Blossom
  8. 7. What A Workout
    Hilda & Zelda
  9. 8. Fad-Tastic
    Betty
  10. 9. Home Sweet Home
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Gypsy Woman
    Salem
  12. 11. Betty Models Fashions of the 50's
    Betty
  13. 12. Advice from Above
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Now That's Scary Part One
    Veronica
  15. 14. Now That's Scary Part Two
    Veronica
  16. 15. Book Boo-Boo
    Sabrina
  17. 16. Stuffed Situation
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Cold Wash
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Most Happy Della
    Sabrina
  20. 19. Sure Lure
    Jughead
  21. 20. Not-So-Private Eye
    Betty
  22. 21. Team Theme
    Jughead
  23. 22. Brood Mood
    Jughead
  24. 23. New Old Fad!
    Archie
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  • Keith Alan Morgan
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