(February 2008)

Archie, 1973 Series
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2.49 USD
Pages
100
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9 times a year in Jan., Feb., May, June, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
009128468501 40
Editing
?
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
Archie, I like multi-tasking too... but this is ridiculous!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Keywords
video game

[Nights Journey of Dreams] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Sega / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Arrow Talk (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dan Cupid; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Dan Cupid trains his replacement on how to deal with the teens in Riverdale.
Reprints
Keywords
cupid

[Crash of the Titans] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Sierra / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Nelson Ribeiro (signed)
Pencils
Nelson Ribeiro (signed)
Inks
Nelson Ribeiro (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hot Dog buried a bone in the backyard and now he can't find it.
Characters
Hot Dog

Indexer Notes

maze puzzle

Nose for News (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is convinced everybody is talking about him behind his back.
Reprints

The Wrong Cue (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie wants to get a pool table.
Reprints

[Archie's Holiday Fun Digest #12] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[The 2006 Collector Sets are now available!] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Mr. Nice Guy! (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Svenson
Synopsis
Archie is having a bad day even though everybody keeps telling him to have a nice day.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #238, no credits listed in this digest.

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

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

[Archie Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Combo Bag Offer] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[Archie's Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Wherefore Art (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Dowling
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge brags to his friend about the new painting he has purchased. Unknown to Mr. Lodge, Archie has replaced the painting with one of his own.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #248, no credits listed in this digest.

[Classic Archie Watches] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

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

On Stage (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tries to get Veronica to hurry up so they can make the theater on time.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #238, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie & Friends and Sabrina DVD's] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

[Archie's Camp Tales] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Silly Thinker (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Lorrie Lyons
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee asks Archie to do an important task but he gets distracted by a pretty girl.
Reprints

[Christmas Issues Offer] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

Memories (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty sends Archie to the store for some paprika and crosses her fingers that he'll remember.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Bills Can Be Beautiful (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Fred won't give Archie more money because first priority is paying the bills. But Fred is late paying the electric bill, and the lights go out just as Archie and Veronica are sitting on the couch together.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1984 series) #236, no credits listed in this digest.

[Bad Boy Trouble] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

[Sonic Archives Offer] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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

Snow Tired (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Fred dig out after a snowstorm.
Reprints

The Helping Hand (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie tries to change Mr. Weatherbee's opinion of him by being helpful.
Reprints

[Archie Day by Day] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Comics Shop] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

Double-Trouble (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge dreams of a world populated by clones of Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
cloning

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #256, no credits listed in this digest.

The Low Down (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Gus Lemoine
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
The Coach is happy to hear that Archie won't be going out for the basketball team because he's now the sports reporter for the school paper.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #256.

Hotheaded (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Fred is upset over the costs of heating the house over the winter.
Reprints

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

[The Adventures of Little Archie] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

Vanishing Act (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie works on a magic act for a talent show.
Reprints

[Archie's Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

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

[Next Issue] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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

[It Only Takes a Spark] (Table of Contents: 38)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Smokey the Bear

[Buzz Junior Jungle Party] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

Playstation / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, I like multi-tasking too... but this is ridiculous!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Nights Journey of Dreams]
    Sega
  3. 2. Arrow Talk
    Archie
  4. 3. [Crash of the Titans]
    Sierra
  5. 4. ["Hot Dog buried a bone in the backyard and now he can't find it."]
  6. 5. Nose for News
    Archie
  7. 6. The Wrong Cue
    Archie
  8. 7. [Archie's Holiday Fun Digest #12]
  9. 8. [The 2006 Collector Sets are now available!]
  10. 9. Mr. Nice Guy!
    Archie
  11. 10. [Archie Americana Series]
  12. 11. [Archie Collector Sets]
  13. 12. [Archie Combo Bag Offer]
  14. 13. [Archie's Subscription Offer]
  15. 14. Wherefore Art
    Archie
  16. 15. [Classic Archie Watches]
  17. 16. [Archie Collector Sets]
  18. 17. On Stage
    Archie
  19. 18. [Archie & Friends and Sabrina DVD's]
  20. 19. [Archie's Camp Tales]
  21. 20. Silly Thinker
    Archie
  22. 21. [Christmas Issues Offer]
  23. 22. Memories
    Archie
  24. 23. Bills Can Be Beautiful
    Archie
  25. 24. [Bad Boy Trouble]
  26. 25. [Sonic Archives Offer]
  27. 26. Snow Tired
    Archie
  28. 27. The Helping Hand
    Archie
  29. 28. [Archie Day by Day]
  30. 29. [Archie Comics Shop]
  31. 30. Double-Trouble
    Archie
  32. 31. The Low Down
    Archie
  33. 32. Hotheaded
    Archie
  34. 33. [Love Showdown]
  35. 34. [The Adventures of Little Archie]
  36. 35. Vanishing Act
    Archie
  37. 36. [Archie's Digest Subscription Offer]
  38. 37. [Next Issue]
  39. 38. [It Only Takes a Spark]
  40. 39. [Buzz Junior Jungle Party]
    Playstation
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Katy Hayhurst
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Peter Croome