(September 2010)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Pages
84
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10 times a year (monthly except May 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 26611
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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
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're right, Archie! I had no idea ocean life could be so fascinating!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley

Despicable Me (Table of Contents: 1)

Universal Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Colors
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Letters
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Indexer Notes

Ad for various items related to the Despicable Me movie.

The Unbelievable Story (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Phil Felix (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
While at the beach, each person tells an unbelievable story.

[Life With Archie #1] (Table of Contents: 3)

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House ad for the Life With Archie magazine.

[Beach Party] (Table of Contents: 4)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Beach Party collection.

Archie & the Guys Looking Good (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Frankie Valdez; Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Fashion page.

The Racketeers (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries to play tennis with Jughead.
Reprints
Keywords
tennis

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #291, no credits listed in this digest.

Dragons Are a Drag! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Set in the Renaissance Era, Archie and his band of minstrels are invited to play before the Earl, if they can ditch a bothersome dragon.
Reprints
Keywords
dragon

The Topper (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
While at the beach, Archie and Jughead discuss all the wacky inventions they think should be invented.
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Cool Cookie (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie has to attend an outdoor party at the Lodges' on a "hot, muggy and steaming" night, and finds that all the guests except Veronica are just as miserable in the heat as he is.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie Postage Stamps] (Table of Contents: 10)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for Archie postage stamps from the US post office.

[Freshman Year] (Table of Contents: 11)

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House ad for the Archie Iphone App where you can download many issues, including the Freshman Year storyline.

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

Mad House / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
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Characters
Archie Andrews; Captain Sprocket

Indexer Notes

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

The Tricky Tree Trap! (Table of Contents: 13)

Captain Sprocket / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Bill Kresse
Inks
Bill Kresse
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Kresse

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Captain Sprocket; Gladys; Treeman; The Chief
Synopsis
Captain Sprocket dresses up like a Christmas tree to capture the bank robber Treeman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Razzle Dazzle (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 6 pages (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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Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Super Dazzle; Joe Slushwell; Leprechaun
Synopsis
A Leprechaun turns Slushwell into his hero Super Dazzle for 24 hours.
Reprints

Porpoise with a Purpose (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Bill Kresse
Inks
Bill Kresse
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Kresse

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A porpoise in love.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie 610-613] (Table of Contents: 16)

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Colors
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Letters
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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Agent from R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E. storyline appearing in Archie #610-613.

[Archie's Haunted House] (Table of Contents: 17)

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Colors
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Letters
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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie's Haunted House collection.

The All Time Champ (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Vance Horton
Synopsis
The girls ignore Archie because they are obsessed with the handsome new lifeguard at the beach.
Reprints
Keywords
lifegaurd

Indexer Notes

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

No Contest (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead lose a sand sculpture contest but end up catching the eye of a Burger Queen chain and win an even bigger prize with them.
Reprints

[Archie Graphic Novels To Go] (Table of Contents: 20)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for various Graphic Novels.

[Jughead #202] (Table of Contents: 21)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for Jughead #202.

Sandman (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The pain of walking on a hot beach with bare feet leads Archie into even worse disasters as he tries to get some relief for his aching tootsies.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Sub Flub (Table of Contents: 23)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie doesn't want to lose his sandwich even if it means Moose will beat him up.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Wry Try (Table of Contents: 24)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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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; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose knows how to make Archie and Reggie stop arguing.
Reprints

Summer Homework (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Rose (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Terry Austin (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Nancy Woods; Midge Klump; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
It's the first day of summer and Archie wants to go see his friends but his parents keep him busy doing work around the house.
Reprints

[There couldn't be a better time to subscribe!] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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Indexer Notes

Subscription information for various titles.

[Archie #267] (Table of Contents: 27)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the next issue.

Hero Factory (Table of Contents: 28)

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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[Unnatural History] (Table of Contents: 29)

Cartoon Network / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Ad for a show on Cartoon Network.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You're right, Archie! I had no idea ocean life could be so fascinating!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Despicable Me
    Universal Studios
  3. 2. The Unbelievable Story
    Archie
  4. 3. [Life With Archie #1]
  5. 4. [Beach Party]
  6. 5. Archie & the Guys Looking Good
  7. 6. The Racketeers
    Jughead
  8. 7. Dragons Are a Drag!
    Archie & Friends
  9. 8. The Topper
    Archie
  10. 9. Cool Cookie
    Archie
  11. 10. [Archie Postage Stamps]
  12. 11. [Freshman Year]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Mad House
  14. 13. The Tricky Tree Trap!
    Captain Sprocket
  15. 14. Razzle Dazzle
  16. 15. Porpoise with a Purpose
  17. 16. [Archie 610-613]
  18. 17. [Archie's Haunted House]
  19. 18. The All Time Champ
    Archie
  20. 19. No Contest
    Archie
  21. 20. [Archie Graphic Novels To Go]
  22. 21. [Jughead #202]
  23. 22. Sandman
    Archie
  24. 23. Sub Flub
    Reggie
  25. 24. Wry Try
    Moose
  26. 25. Summer Homework
    Archie
  27. 26. [There couldn't be a better time to subscribe!]
  28. 27. [Archie #267]
  29. 28. Hero Factory
    Lego
  30. 29. [Unnatural History]
    Cartoon Network
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Katy Hayhurst
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