(January 2007)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
2.49 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
009128468501 30
Editing
Nelson Ribiero; Victor Gorelick
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Weatherbee, our caroling is our gift to you!
Genre
teen
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Nancy Woods; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee
Keywords
Christmas; singing

Holidazed and Confused (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
? [as Holly Daiz]
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Archie suggests that the gang go caroling to raise money for the town senior center, but he has a cold, and his voice sounds terrible. Reggie points out that they're not taking in any money, and tells Archie to absent himself. When the rest of the gang insists that Archie be returned, Reggie brings him back, but with a muffler across his mouth.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; singing

It's a Mess! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie's father tells him to clean up his room before he can go on his date with Veronica. He results to the old trick of filling his closet to the bursting point, but then gets distracted by old photos and a video game.
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Indexer Notes

Credits are from the original story.

That's the Breaks (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Since the guys are going on a ski trip, Archie and Reggie bring fake casts. That way they can hang around in the lodge and meet pretty girls. When the girls find out, Archie and Reggie get injured for real.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

Test Case (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Veronica tries to get a better grade than Betty on a test.
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The Big Turnaround (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Coach Kleats; Coach Clayton
Synopsis
Riverdale is losing the football game because Moose is too distracted by cheerleader Midge. Archie gets her to pose with the other team, and Moose's anger turns into an unstoppable force on the field.
Reprints
Keywords
cheerleaders; football

Cool Dog (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump (cameo)
Synopsis
The guys try to show Dilton how to show off for girls.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

The Figure in the Fog (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Chasen
Synopsis
Someone is spying on Veronica so Mr. Lodge hires a security consultant. Archie and Jughead smell a rat and tail the consultant.
Reprints

What's in a Name? (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Percy Winebred
Synopsis
Jughead starts a new business where he spreads rumors about the menace of particular girls' boyfriends in order to protect them from unsolicited advances.
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Talk That Talk (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
? [as Kennedy]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie says he should do his homework, but hopes someone will talk him out of it.
Reprints

Chill Thrill (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
In the middle of winter Dilton hypnotizes Jughead to think he's on a beach.
Reprints
Keywords
hypnotism; snow; winter

A Woman with Couth (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Crosby
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Dilton Doiley (cameo); Moose Mason (cameo); Chuck Clayton (cameo); Nancy Woods (cameo); Miss Beazly (cameo)
Synopsis
Betty overhears Archie say what he likes about Veronica and she decides to be more couth.
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Good Skates (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie challenges Reggie to an ice skating race across the pond.
Reprints
Keywords
ice skating; winter

Whatever Happened to Mom and Dad? (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Fred and Mary remember back to when they were teenagers.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas trees
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Mr. Weatherbee, our caroling is our gift to you!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Holidazed and Confused
    Archie
  3. 2. It's a Mess!
    Archie
  4. 3. That's the Breaks
    Archie
  5. 4. Test Case
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. The Big Turnaround
    Archie
  7. 6. Cool Dog
    Archie and the Gang
  8. 7. The Figure in the Fog
    Archie
  9. 8. What's in a Name?
    Jughead
  10. 9. Talk That Talk
    Archie
  11. 10. Chill Thrill
    Jughead
  12. 11. A Woman with Couth
    Betty
  13. 12. Good Skates
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Whatever Happened to Mom and Dad?
    Archie
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