(October 2007)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
2.49 USD; 2.99 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
009128468501 37
Editing
Nelson Ribiero; Victor Gorelick

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't decide which one I want!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

The Big Rescue (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Pat Kennedy
Inks
Al Nickerson
Colors
Adam Walmsley
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Hold the Phone (Table of Contents: 2)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hermione Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is being annoyed at dinner by unwelcome phone calls, particularly from Archie.
Reprints

All Washed Up! (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee helps the gang organize a car wash to raise money for their class trip.
Reprints

Quick Feat (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie mother tells Fred to go and look at Archie's messy room. Archie overhears his father threatening to cut his allowance in half if it's not clean so Archie rushes to clean up.
Reprints

Early Bird Andrews (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; little boy
Synopsis
Archie gets so many detentions for tardiness that he commits to being punctual. He succeeds, but makes himself late when he stops to aid a little boy in distress. Everyone is amused to think that his habits are so ingrained that he can't change them, but he takes their gibes without comment or excuse.
Reprints
Keywords
High school

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at World of Archie Double Digest # 21.

Good Ol’ Daze (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski (as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie points out all of the toys and gadgets that weren't available when his father was a child.
Reprints

On Stage (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie didn't do his book report but thinks he's a good enough actor to get past Miss Grundy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (2011 series) #313, no credits listed in this digest.

It's a Ball (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Slim
Synopsis
Coach Kleats desperately wants a tall new student for the basketball team, but the boy is only interested in poetry.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed against the credits printed in Archie's Double Digest (Archie, 1984 series) #233.

Change of Money! (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bob White
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Archie! Can you really afford this restaurant?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie works for Pop Tate to pay off his bill and get some extra money to buy a present for Veronica. While he's working there a man walks in and tells him to open the register and Archie thinks he's being robbed.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Everything's Archie (2018 series) #1.

Game Acclaim (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm up to 752 points!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Miss Philips
Synopsis
Archie is caught playing a hand-held video game at school so Mr. Weatherbee takes it until school is dismissed but soon Mr. Weatherbee learns how addictive the game can be.
Reprints
Keywords
video game

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

Monster Madness (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Delia Devoe
Synopsis
Archie is approached by someone claiming to be a psychic who tells him that he will become very ugly as he gets older.
Reprints
Keywords
psychic

Book Mark (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mrs. Andrews; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica take Archie's books to the library so he doesn't see the attractive new librarian.
Reprints

All Systems Go! (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's scheme to snatch a few more minutes of sleep in the morning doesn't go as planned.
Reprints

The Buddy System (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Carlos Antunes (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
When Archie and Reggie are caught fighting, Mr. Weatherbee makes them write 1000 word essays praising each other.
Reprints

Guest Shot (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Professor Flutesnoot; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The gang fools Mr. Weatherbee into thinking that they're throwing a birthday party for Professor Flutesnoot, when they're really throwing it in honor of Mr. Weatherbee.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly a Mr. Weatherbee story.

Plant One On Me (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Randy Elliott (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Miss Phlips; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee puts Archie in charge of the plant in his office while he's away at a convention.
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I can't decide which one I want!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Big Rescue
    Archie
  3. 2. Hold the Phone
    Mr. Lodge
  4. 3. All Washed Up!
    Archie
  5. 4. Quick Feat
    Archie
  6. 5. Early Bird Andrews
    Archie
  7. 6. Good Ol’ Daze
    Archie
  8. 7. On Stage
    Archie at Riverdale
  9. 8. It's a Ball
    Archie
  10. 9. Change of Money!
    Archie
  11. 10. Game Acclaim
    Archie
  12. 11. Monster Madness
    Archie
  13. 12. Book Mark
    Archie
  14. 13. All Systems Go!
    Archie
  15. 14. The Buddy System
    Archie
  16. 15. Guest Shot
    Archie
  17. 16. Plant One On Me
    Archie
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