(January 2008)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
2.49 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
Published 9 times a year in Jan., Feb., Mar., June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec.
On-sale date
2007-11-19
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
009128468501 39
Editing
Nelson Ribeiro; Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
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 the previous issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's one of the rarest antique autos in existence!
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

That Old Buggy! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
John Workman (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Artie Andrews; Hermione Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Curly Cullers; Brando Barker; Bernice C.
Synopsis
While relating the story of how his Model T was stolen, Archie's grandfather and Mr. Lodge realize that they knew each other when Mr. Lodge was a young boy.
Reprints

It's a Gas (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Decarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason
Synopsis
The gang decide to put helium in the car's tires to try to correct the faulty suspension system.
Reprints

Heave Peeve (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie leaves his hat upstair in the school building and asks Jughead to throw it down to him.
Reprints

Hair's the Scoop (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Holly Golightly
Inks
John Costanza
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Inspired by a fashion magazine, the girls imagine new looks for themselves and for the boys.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from Archie & Friends #55.

Shining Example (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Dan Decarlo ?; Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee has had Archie polishing door knobs as part of his detention punishment.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

World of Archie Double Digest #33 credits Stan Goldberg as the penciler but the style more resembles Dan Decarlo's.

Chop Talk (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Jeff Shultz ?
Inks
Al Milgrom ?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Megan
Synopsis
Archie flirts with a black belt karate expert.
Reprints
Keywords
karate

Archie Meets Cousin Alistair (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Fred Andrews; Alistair Andrews; Pop Tate; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie's cousin Alistair visits from London.
Reprints

Cousin Alistair Comes to Riverdale (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Alistair Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead hatch a plan to get rid of Alistair.
Reprints

Plane Facts (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Miss Grundy takes Archie's paper airplane and tries to throw it in the trash can.
Reprints

The Music Man (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Hubert Smithers
Synopsis
Archie's electric guitar bothers Mr. Lodge.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from Pep #278.

I.Q. Miscue (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
A computer mix-up causes Archie to be classified as a gifted student.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from Archie #254.

Second Best (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie & Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley ?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The gang argues over which of them are the best teenagers in town.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from Laugh Comics #225.
Feature changed from "Archie" to "Archie & Reggie" for this reprint.

Worry Flurry (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When Mr. Weatherbee accepts Archie's excuse for being late, Archie worries that Mr. Weatherbee might be sick.
Reprints

Decisions, Decisions (Table of Contents: 14)

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; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie can't decide if it looks like it will rain or not.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from World of Archie Double Digest #33.

A Bird in the Hand (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Oscar the turkey; Fred Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie wins a turkey at the local supermarket but it turns out they're all out. The supermarket ends up giving him a live turkey, named Oscar, instead.
Reprints

The Times Are a-Changin' (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
John Workman

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Artie Andrews; Professor Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's grandfather, Artie, visits Riverdale High and is surprised at all the progressive changes that have been made.
Reprints

[Archie Digest #240] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Indexer Notes

Advertisement for the next issue.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["It's one of the rarest antique autos in existence!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. That Old Buggy!
    Archie
  3. 2. It's a Gas
    Archie
  4. 3. Heave Peeve
    Archie
  5. 4. Hair's the Scoop
    Archie & Friends
  6. 5. Shining Example
    Archie
  7. 6. Chop Talk
    Archie
  8. 7. Archie Meets Cousin Alistair
    Archie
  9. 8. Cousin Alistair Comes to Riverdale
    Archie
  10. 9. Plane Facts
    Archie
  11. 10. The Music Man
    Archie
  12. 11. I.Q. Miscue
    Archie
  13. 12. Second Best
    Archie & Reggie
  14. 13. Worry Flurry
    Archie
  15. 14. Decisions, Decisions
    Archie
  16. 15. A Bird in the Hand
    Archie
  17. 16. The Times Are a-Changin'
    Archie
  18. 17. [Archie Digest #240]
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