(November 2008)

Archie, 1973 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price
2.49 USD
Pages
92
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year (monthly except Mar. and Oct.)
On-sale date
2008-09-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
009128468501 47
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-Sale date from Archie Comics Digest #246.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I found a cheap way for us to get around on our date, Betty!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Hubba Bubba / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Date to Remember (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Betty enter a contest in the local paper for the cheapest date.
Reprints

[Sonic Chronicles] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Sega / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Archie Collectors Sets] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Buckle Up (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie is holding his pants up, even though he is wearing a belt.
Reprints

Four Wheels to Wickedness (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doily; Midge Klump
Synopsis
After Archie starts teaching skateboarding at the local youth center, a mysterious masked bandit on a skateboard starts harassing people, and Archie is the prime suspect.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The original index has this as 11 pages, it is only 10 pages here.

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

[Archie Comic Book Collectors Sets] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

The New Assistant (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Rita Sanchez
Synopsis
The new assistant principal has made a lot of changes but only Mr. Weatherbee can handle Archie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #271, no credits listed in this digest.

A Date in Doubt (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When Reggie learns of an agreement between Betty and Veronica on turning down a date with Archie, he thinks he can use it to win a bet against Archie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #17.

A Trial Smile (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
A sign tells Archie a little smile never hurt anyone, but he finds out differently.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Little Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
children

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Little Archie reprints.

The Perfect Day (Table of Contents: 13)

Little Archie / comic story / 8.75 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
?
Letters
Dexter Taylor

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Little Archie resolves that he will get through an entire day at school without doing anything wrong. But Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy are driven crazy waiting for him to make a mistake.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Little Archie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
?
Letters
Dexter Taylor

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm shooting arrows all over the yard, Little Archie!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Ambrose Pipps
Synopsis
Ambrose takes up archery.
Reprints
Keywords
archery

Indexer Notes

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

The Letter (Table of Contents: 15)

Little Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor ?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Dexter Taylor

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; McGurk; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie convinces Coach Kleats to put him into the football game.
Reprints
Keywords
football

[The Adventures of Little Archie] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

The Titanic (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Selina S.
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Reader submitted article on the Titanic.

The Green Horn (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie has a job with a lawn service.
Reprints

The Hideaway (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie doesn't want to see Jughead or Betty.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #272, no credits listed in this digest.

Opting for Optimism! (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's dad went to the optometrist.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Mind Games (Table of Contents: 21)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog; Nancy Woods; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead can read Hot Dog's mind.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index in Archie & Friends (Archie, 2011 series) #32.

[Archie One Year Subscriptions] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Hey Guys! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Just For Kicks (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Coach Kleats; Andy
Synopsis
Archie, Reggie and Chuck stop a robbery with their soccer skills.
Reprints
Keywords
soccer

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed with the credits in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #254.

[Archie Freshman Year] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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

The Record Setter (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Coach Kleats; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie throws the javelin.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprinting in Archie & Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #32.

Just Chute Me (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
While on picnic, Archie and Betty see some sky-divers.
Reprints
Keywords
skydiving

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #292, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie One Year Subscriptions!] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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

[Next Issue] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

[Star Wars the Clone Wars Saga] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

Star Wars; Cartoon Network / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Dinosaurs at your command!] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

Sega; Nintendo DS / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I found a cheap way for us to get around on our date, Betty!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Hubba Bubba
  3. 2. A Date to Remember
    Archie
  4. 3. [Sonic Chronicles]
    Sega
  5. 4. [Archie Collectors Sets]
  6. 5. Buckle Up
    Archie
  7. 6. Four Wheels to Wickedness
    Archie
  8. 7. [Archie Comic Book Collectors Sets]
  9. 8. [Archie Americana Series]
  10. 9. The New Assistant
    Archie
  11. 10. A Date in Doubt
    Archie
  12. 11. A Trial Smile
    Archie
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie
  14. 13. The Perfect Day
    Little Archie
  15. 14. ["I'm shooting arrows all over the yard, Little Archie!"]
    Little Archie
  16. 15. The Letter
    Little Archie
  17. 16. [The Adventures of Little Archie]
  18. 17. The Titanic
    Archie News
  19. 18. The Green Horn
    Archie
  20. 19. The Hideaway
    Archie
  21. 20. Opting for Optimism!
    Archie
  22. 21. Mind Games
    Jughead
  23. 22. [Archie One Year Subscriptions]
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Hey Guys!
  25. 24. Just For Kicks
    Archie
  26. 25. [Archie Freshman Year]
  27. 26. The Record Setter
    Archie
  28. 27. Just Chute Me
    Archie & Betty
  29. 28. [Archie One Year Subscriptions!]
  30. 29. [Next Issue]
  31. 30. [Star Wars the Clone Wars Saga]
    Star Wars; Cartoon Network
  32. 31. [Dinosaurs at your command!]
    Sega; Nintendo DS
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dwayne Best
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Katy Hayhurst
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Peter Croome