(June 2007)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price:
2.49 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
9 times a year in Jan., Feb., Mar., June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec.
On-sale date:
2007-05-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
762816468503 23411
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest size
Paper Stock:
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

On-Sale date from Betty and Veronica Comics Digest Magazine (Archie, 1983 series) #174.


["Wow! Look at Archie go! Will he become Riverdale's speed stacking champion?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Nancy Woods; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle

[Archie & Friends Jewelry] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Pugster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Stacked Under Pressure (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Fernando Ruiz
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie tries to sabotage Archie's chances at a sport cup stacking contest.
Reprints:
Keywords:
sport stacking

Indexer Notes

Listed on cover.

[Betty vs Veronica?] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Sabrina 2-DVD Set] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Yearn to Learn (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie takes karate lessons.
Keywords:
karate

Oh, Brother (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Tommy
Synopsis:
Archie volunteers to be a big brother to a needy child but Reggie tries to sabotage it.
Reprints:
Keywords:
volunteerism

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #67, no credits listed in this digest.

[The 2006 Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Classic Archie Watches] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Paint by Numbers (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
The kids sacrifice their trip to Washington to buy paint and paint the school before Mr. Weatherbee has a big meeting with other principals.
Reprints:

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Archie's Subscription Offer!] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Going to the Dogs (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
John Lowe
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; John (Betty's Uncle); Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty's dog walking service keeps her from going on dates with Archie.

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #68, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie Combo Bag Offer] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Fitness Freaked Out! (Table of Contents: 14)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
Jim Amash
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; shoppers; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie wants to work out. Veronica exhausts him with a shopping trip to the mall.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

The Pose (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie takes a picture of the angry Moose.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie's Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Bringing Up the Rear (Table of Contents: 17)

The Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G]
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
The Archies [Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones]
Synopsis:
Veronica tries to convince the rest of the band they need to dress better.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

The reprint in Archie & Friends Double Digest Magazine #15 credits George Gladir for Script.

Reggie wears a Lacoste shirt with an alligator. Veronica wears Mordache (Jordache) jeans.

[Sonic Archives Offer] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Eye Cried for You (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Al Hartley (page 1); Jon D'Agostino (pages 2-6)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Hartley

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie as student health monitor is just one of Mr. Weatherbee's problems.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

So Sue Me! (Table of Contents: 20)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie convinces Archie he needs car insurance.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #15, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie Day By Day] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Hard and Fast! (Table of Contents: 23)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Bill Vigoda
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Vigoda

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead invents a bat repellent spray that he uses on Archie to turn Archie's hair hard.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (2011 series) #268, no credits listed in this digest.

[The Adventures of Little Archie] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie News / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Vincent S.
Pencils:
Adam Walmsley (signed)
Inks:
Adam Walmsley (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Hide and Go Seek (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie doesn't want to go shopping with Veronica so he hides at Betty's house.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (2011 series) #239, no credits listed in this digest.

This may be from Betty and Me (Archie, 1965 series) #52 but needs confirmation.

[Sabrina for Everyone] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Slow Burn (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie claims to have a bad sunburn as an excuse for not doing his homework.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #277, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie's Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Learn To Draw Archie (Table of Contents: 30)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Dine and Dunce (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Mr. Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie confuses Betty as to whether her dinner will be formal or casual.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (2010 series) #28, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie's Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

A Week to Remember (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Phlips; Archie Andrews; Miss Crouton; Veronica Lodge; Rita; Professor Flutesnoot; Svenson
Synopsis:
Archie almost goes a week without Mr. Weatherbee getting mad at him for something.
Reprints:

[Digests This Exit] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Bad Boy Trouble] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Get to the Bikini Bottom of it all!] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

Spongebob Squarepants / advertisement / 1 page (report information)