(January 2009)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
2.49 USD
Pages
92
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year (monthly except Mar. and Oct.)
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
009128468501 49
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
Learning to kick box is a perfect way to exercise!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Keywords
kickboxing

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Double Digest Magazine #115.

[Get Ready to Bolt!] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Bolt / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dream Scene (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Randy Elliott (credited)
Inks
Jon D’Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie is daydreaming in class about beaches, surfing, and girls in bikinis.
Reprints
Keywords
daydream

National Geographic Panda (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Archie and Betty Travel on Their Fashion Time Machine (Table of Contents: 4)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashion suggestions from fans McKinny Cupp, Natalia Rosculet, Tayler Novick, Bethany Daniels, Elliana Bisgaard, Susan Cupp, and Inez Vara.

A Tale of Two Coats (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie's coat is tattered so his mother tells him to buy a new one.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Good Old Days (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
After cleaning up the attic Fred and Mary think back to when they were young.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Cleaning Agent (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Jughead coaches Archie on how to avoid cleaning his room, but their mothers know all the tricks.
Reprints
Keywords
Mother

Indexer Notes

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

Buying Shoes! (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica takes Archie shoe shopping.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the printing in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #246, no credits listed in this digest.

Matter Over Mind (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is stumped by Miss Grundy's question, until inspired by the sight of some girls.
Reprints
Keywords
High school

[Archie One Year Subscriptions] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Freshman Year] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

Little Archie and Friends / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

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

Imagine That! (Table of Contents: 13)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling ?
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Bolling

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Sue Stringly; Little Dilton Doily; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Mr. Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Sue Stringly gets laughed at when she claims that the stars are giant pearls, but when she's walking home with Little Archie, a huge white pearl falls out of the sky.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Weak Spot (Table of Contents: 14)

Little Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie; Little Reggie; Little Jughead; Fangs Fogerty; Little Betty; Little Veronica
Synopsis
Reggie figures out that Fangs is scared of mice and uses it to his advantage.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse (Archie, 2014 series) #1, no credits listed in this digest.

[The Adventures of Little Archie] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Comics and Digests 2007 Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Hi There, Archie, Ol' Pal! (Table of Contents: 17)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the thoughts Archie has about what Reggie just told him.

The Other Side! (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie and Chuck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is where it all began! This was the starting point...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Professor Esrever; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason
Synopsis
After travelling thru a strange mist, Chuck and Archie come to Eladrevir, a backwards version of Riverdale.
Reprints
Keywords
mirror universe

Indexer Notes

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

[Sonic Graphic Novel Checklist] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[Sonic Checklist] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Fireball (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica's carelessness causes the Lodge Mansion to catch on fire but luckily Archie is there to save Veronica.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

My Pal Reggie (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Crosby
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Victor Gorelick

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Reggie is being nice... why?
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie Comics Shop] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Fan Art / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Fan submitted artwork.

The Singing Fool (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie plays guitar and sings. He takes requests until Veronica asks "do you know you're in trouble?" as Mr. Lodge enters with a bat.
Reprints

Path of Wrath (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica asks Archie a hypothetical question.
Reprints

The Big Hurt (Table of Contents: 27)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
A math question injures Moose's brain.
Reprints

Bad Day at Riverdale (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
? [as Kennedy]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's late for school, then learns that it's closed because of snow. He thinks he must be dreaming, then suddenly finds that he is.
Reprints
Keywords
Dream; high school

Indexer Notes

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

Stopwatch (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee waits for the first accident of the school year.

[Archie One Year Subscriptions] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

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

[Next Issue #250] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

[Dragonball Origins] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

Nintendo DS / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Go Full Force!] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

Ben 10 Alien Force the Game / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Learning to kick box is a perfect way to exercise!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Get Ready to Bolt!]
    Bolt
  3. 2. Dream Scene
    Archie
  4. 3. National Geographic Panda
  5. 4. Archie and Betty Travel on Their Fashion Time Machine
  6. 5. A Tale of Two Coats
    Archie
  7. 6. The Good Old Days
    Archie
  8. 7. Cleaning Agent
    Archie
  9. 8. Buying Shoes!
    Archie
  10. 9. Matter Over Mind
    Archie
  11. 10. [Archie One Year Subscriptions]
  12. 11. [Archie Freshman Year]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie and Friends
  14. 13. Imagine That!
    Little Archie
  15. 14. The Weak Spot
    Little Reggie
  16. 15. [The Adventures of Little Archie]
  17. 16. [Archie Comics and Digests 2007 Collector Sets]
  18. 17. Hi There, Archie, Ol' Pal!
  19. 18. The Other Side!
    Archie and Chuck
  20. 19. [Sonic Graphic Novel Checklist]
  21. 20. [Sonic Checklist]
  22. 21. Fireball
    Archie
  23. 22. My Pal Reggie
    Archie
  24. 23. [Archie Comics Shop]
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Fan Art
  26. 25. The Singing Fool
    Archie
  27. 26. Path of Wrath
    Archie
  28. 27. The Big Hurt
    Moose
  29. 28. Bad Day at Riverdale
    Archie
  30. 29. Stopwatch
    Archie
  31. 30. [Archie One Year Subscriptions]
  32. 31. [Next Issue #250]
  33. 32. [Dragonball Origins]
    Nintendo DS
  34. 33. [Go Full Force!]
    Ben 10 Alien Force the Game
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Darrel McCann
  • Katy Hayhurst
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Peter Croome