(June 2010)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
2.69 USD
Pages
84
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
762816468503 26311
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
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Rosario "Tito" Peña
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It says inflating the tires saves gas!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews

[Get up and play. An hour a day.] (Table of Contents: 1)

Ad Council / public service announcement / 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
typeset

Indexer Notes

Physical fitness PSA.

One Track Mind (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Randy Elliot (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie imagines he is a race car driver while he is mowing the lawn.
Reprints
Keywords
auto racing

[Battle of the Bands] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[New Archiecomics.com] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Group Scoop (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie books a band for a school dance.
Reprints

King for a Day! (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is principal for a day.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #68, no credits listed in this digest.

Jack Attack! (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
After seeing Mr. Lodge reminisce over an old jack in the box in an antique store, Archie buys it and fixes it up to give to him.
Reprints
Keywords
jack in the box

Little Woodenhead (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
Carlos Antunes
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Tommy
Synopsis
Betty falls asleep while reading Pinocchio and dreams that Archie's nose grows every time he tells a lie.
Reprints
Keywords
babysitting; dream; lie

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #288, no credits listed in this digest.

Flower Power (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie both bring Veronica flowers.
Reprints

[Archie Comics App] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

Mad House / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Mad House reprints.

Fang Harangue (Table of Contents: 13)

Mad House / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Dracula; Igor
Synopsis
Dracula and Igor move to America to escape those who hate them in Transylvania, but find that America's discos and celebrity culture are worse.
Reprints
Keywords
disco; roller skates; Transylvania; vampire

Indexer Notes

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

The Gold Bug (Table of Contents: 14)

Professor Transistor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Hilda the Witch (host); Professor Transistor; Alice (goose)
Synopsis
A failed experiment turns Professor Transistor into a human geiger counter, who is sensitive to the presence of gold.
Reprints
Keywords
experiment; Fort Knox; geiger counter; gold fish; golden egg; goose; pet shop

Indexer Notes

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

Jungle Bungle (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; science fiction
Synopsis
Aliens hack their way through a thick forest, which is revealed to be an ordinary lawn.
Reprints
Keywords
aliens; lawn; miniature; spaceship

Indexer Notes

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

[Sonic #211] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Comics Graphic Novels To Go] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

His Lucky Day! (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Pop Tate tells Archie he is going to have a super lucky day.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #278, no credits listed in this digest.

The Money Game! (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs; Hiram Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie comes up with a get-rich-quick scheme that all the kids want to get in on, but they are nearly swindled out of their money by a crooked stockbroker.
Reprints

[My Father's Betrayal] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

The Study Buddy (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Mr. Andrews; Mrs. Doiley; Nancy Woods; Betty Cooper; Michelle
Synopsis
Since Archie's grades are poor, he resolves to work with and learn from school genius Dilton Doiley. This improves Archie's grades, but Dilton picks up Archie's habit of being badly distracted by girls.
Reprints
Keywords
Chemistry laboratory; high school

Indexer Notes

Credits from the printing in Archie (Archie, 1959 series) #556, no credits listed in this digest.

Spring Thing (Table of Contents: 23)

Big Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Moose can't wait to get his hands on Reggie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #13, no credits in this digest.

Exam Jam (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie has trouble studying because of the pretty girls walking outside.
Reprints

Limb Beau (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Randy Elliot (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Mr. Ramsey; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
When the owner of the new Quick Mart plans to cut down Riverdale's oldest tree to make way for his parking lot, Archie organizes a protest.
Keywords
protest

[Archie Digest Subs!!!] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Digest #264] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

[It Only Takes a Spark] (Table of Contents: 28)

Ad Council / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[Generator Rex] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

Cartoon Network / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["It says inflating the tires saves gas!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Get up and play. An hour a day.]
    Ad Council
  3. 2. One Track Mind
    Archie
  4. 3. [Battle of the Bands]
  5. 4. [New Archiecomics.com]
  6. 5. Group Scoop
    Archie
  7. 6. King for a Day!
    Archie
  8. 7. Jack Attack!
    Archie
  9. 8. Little Woodenhead
    Archie
  10. 9. Flower Power
    Archie
  11. 10. [Archie Comics App]
  12. 11. [Love Showdown]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Mad House
  14. 13. Fang Harangue
    Mad House
  15. 14. The Gold Bug
    Professor Transistor
  16. 15. Jungle Bungle
  17. 16. [Sonic #211]
  18. 17. [Archie Comics Graphic Novels To Go]
  19. 18. His Lucky Day!
    Archie
  20. 19. The Money Game!
    Archie
  21. 20. [My Father's Betrayal]
  22. 21. [Archie Americana Series]
  23. 22. The Study Buddy
    Archie
  24. 23. Spring Thing
    Big Moose
  25. 24. Exam Jam
    Archie
  26. 25. Limb Beau
    Archie
  27. 26. [Archie Digest Subs!!!]
  28. 27. [Archie Digest #264]
  29. 28. [It Only Takes a Spark]
    Ad Council
  30. 29. [Generator Rex]
    Cartoon Network
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