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Archie Comics Digest (1973) comic books

  • Issue #3
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 3

    "Yule Be Sorry!"; Archie and the gang are complaining about the cold winter while the Lodge family is in Hawaii. "A Job For Jingles," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Jingles, one of Santa's brownies, shows up to make a report on Archie and the gang. "Frosty The "Know" Man!", script and art by Joe Edwards; The kids are waiting for snow so Li'l Jinx's father pretends to call Jack Frost. "Mr. Weatherbee's Dilemma," pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; Bad things are happening to Mr. Weatherbee when someone says, "Merry Christmas." "Escape," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Mr. Lodge plans to spend Christmas far away where Archie can't hurt him. "The Red, Red Ribbon"; Archie trudges through a snowstorm to bring Veronica what she needs. "Dis-Missile"; Riverdale High has a toy repair project and Betty and Veronica are handling the letters to Santa so they know who gets what toy, but they find some joke letters from Archie, Jughead and Reggie. "Well Suited," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica has Archie ask Mr. Lodge to play Santa. 164 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #5
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 5

    First 60-cent issue. "Muscle Bound!"; Archie is trying to get in shape in the school hallways which causes problems with the faculty. "Plant Strife," art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead wants to buy a rubber plant for his mom's birthday, but they cost too much so he goes to the Lodge mansion hoping Mr. Lodge might give him one cheaper. "Volley Dollies," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; The volleyball coach is trying to get the girls worked up to play hard, but they're more interested in their new uniforms. "The Fault Finder," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics; Archie is telling people how to improve their games by fixing flaws he sees in their techniques. "Webfooted Warbler," script and art by Bob Bolling; Little Archie is worried that his frog, Elvis, is sick so he takes him to school. "The Olden Daze," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica is wearing the very latest fashion fad, the granny dress. "The Music Man," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Reggie finds out Jughead plays the clarinet really well, but Jughead doesn't want other people to know about it and Reggie tries to turn this to his advantage. "Bowl Goal," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty and Veronica are having a bowling grudge match, winner asks Archie to the dance. 164 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #6
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 6

    "Words Ail Me!"; After seeing a Juan la Juan movie Veronica feels Archie has no romance so Archie buys a harmonica and plans to serenade her with song. "Lucky In Hate"; Jughead explains why, as a woman hater, he's a girl's best friend. "Speed Deed," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Since the boys are to busy with their model racing cars the girls decide to beat them at model racing. "The Lucky One," script and art by Bob Bolling; Little Reggie goads Little Archie into using his lucky dime in a juke box. "In Full Charge," script and art by Joe Edwards; Li'l Jinx handles the details of her birthday party. "Not So Smarty Party," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica finds out Archie invited Betty to the record hop because she's the better dancer, so Veronica decides to throw a big party and invite everyone except Archie. "Jalopy Jealousies," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica hears Archie talking mushy to his car she thinks he's talking to another girl. "Miniskirt Madness," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty and Veronica try to show off their new miniskirts to Archie and Reggie, but they are too concerned with their own mod fashions. "First Things First," art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead is lecturing Archie on how to make money. "Comic Section," script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica is wearing a new paper dress, but is upstaged by Betty wearing a paper dress made out of comic strips. 164 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #8
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 8
  • Issue #9
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 9

    "Point of View"; An inhuman creature is a new student at Riverdale, but the teachers don't notice. "Litter Perfect," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty is shocked that Veronica thinks of a dropped five dollar bill as trash. "Handy Man!"; While reading a book about a mysterious avenger called the Green Hand, Archie crashes into a door and gets two black eyes; Not wanting Veronica to think he's clumsy he decides to stay out of school for a week and tells Reggie not to squeal. "Collector's Item!"; Reggie tries to get Jughead to collect money for the school dance refreshments. "Egyptian Goddess Mystery," script and art by Bob Bolling; Peggy Drake thinks she can solve the crime wave that's been going on in Riverdale. "Vote Notes!", script and art by Joe Edwards; Li'l Jinx is running for president of her club. "All For One," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica plans to spend time alone with Archie, but then finds out that Archie is with Betty, Jughead suggests he go to them instead of Veronica because his presence puts the damper on romance. "A Love Story," script and art by Dexter Taylor; Little Archie's dad tells him the story of an old shoe shine man and his dog Queenie. "Southern Exposure!", script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics; Archie has returned from a visit down south with a southern accent and the manners of a southern gentlemen which drives the girls wild. 164 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #13
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 13

    "To Tell The Truth," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie has mixed some chemicals in school that makes everyone who breathes it tell the truth. "Sisters," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty and Veronica have decided to dress alike and be like sisters. "The Art Smartie," script and art by Joe Edwards; Li'l Jinx finds out a messy painting is worth a million dollars so she tries to paint one like it and sell it. "Robby the Robot!", script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; Dilton unveils his latest creation, Robby the Robot. "Robby Joins The Gang," script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; Robby the Robot wants to be a teenager like the gang. "Robby to the Rescue!", script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; Dilton, Archie and Reggie are trapped in a ravine, can they contact Robby the Robot to rescue them? "Deface and Defeat," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Stan Goldberg; Somebody is writing on the walls of the school and Mr. Weatherbee is going to find out who is doing it. "On Mars," script and art by Bob Bolling; Little Archie is watching TV when he discovers that he is being watched by two Martians through the TV. "Yo-Yo Yocks," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Reggie makes fun of Archie for having a yo-yo. 164 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #15
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 15

    "Unbalanced," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics; Archie keeps balancing fragile things up and people overreact and break them. "Sticky Situation"; Jughead gets his finger stuck in a gumball machine and he and Archie go to school with it to try and get it off. "Star Struck"; Reggie is that star of the track meet and everybody, but Archie, is cheering him on. "Election Results!", script and art by Joe Edwards; Li'l Jinx and Gi Gi are running for treasurer of their club. "It's All Relative," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica told Archie she was forced to date her cousin Gaylord. "Plesiosaur," script and art by Bob Bolling; Little Archie is with his cousin Dan and Dan's girlfriend Vicki on their boat when a plesiosaur awakens from a hundred year hibernation. "Operation Knucklehead," pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Jon D'Agostino; When Reggie finds out Archie has a movie date with the new girl in class he tells Veronica that Archie wants to meet her at the movies. "Some Call It Romance," script and art by Bob Bolling; Betty helps Klx, a salesman from the planet Frzb, and he gives her a spray that will attract Archie to her. "Dream Scheme," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo; Reggie and Betty use psychological manipulation to try to get Veronica to love Reggie and Archie to love Betty. 164 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #16
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 16

    "Ill Wind," pencils by Harry Lucey; A blizzard traps Archie at the Lodge mansion. "Do No Evil," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo; Annoyed at being called slobs Reggie and Archie try to pull pranks on Betty and Veronica. "Santa Mantle," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Reggie plans to outdo Archie on his gift for Veronica. "Slay Ride"; Archie rents a horse and sleigh to deliver presents to Veronica's Christmas party. "Snow Go," script and art by Joe Edwards; School is closed because of the snow and Li'l Jinx wastes no time playing in the snow. "Go Power," pencils by Harry Lucey; Reggie mocks Jughead for riding a bike when he's got a car. "Substitute Santa," script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; School janitor, Mr. Smithers, needs to earn some money for his daughters medical problem, however he's sprained his ankle and can't be a department store Santa, but Archie decides to take his place. "Trouble, Trouble, Everywhere!", script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; Filling in for Mr. Smithers as Santa is hard on Archie. "Sled With A Mission," script and art by Bob Bolling; Little Archie is working as a delivery boy for Midas Mudge so he can buy some new skates. "Spotty Takes The Cake," script and art by Dexter Taylor; Little Reggie goes out on the ice and it breaks under him. 164 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #19
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 19
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    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 20
  • Issue #23
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 23
  • Issue #31
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 31

    "The Cake Break," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie tries to convince people he baked a cake. "The Signature," script by George Gladir, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead is easily enticed to do homework, anyone's homework, if he's given food. "The Refusal," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty refuses to go out with Archie because she's tired of getting him on the rebound. "A Night to Howl," script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Chic Stone; Two older girls make Archie think they're interested in him in order to get a ride to a rock show. "The Other Cheek!", script by George Gladir, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Jughead is confident things will naturally even out after Reggie pulls a prank on him. "The Small Hero," script and art by Bob Bolling; Archie and his dog defend themselves strongly against Fangs' bullying, then later help save him from drowning. "The Eyes Have It!", script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda; No one believes that Archie got a black eye by walking into a door. "Struck Out," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Alec and Wilbur are tasked to get rid of a puddle on the school lawn that turns out to be oil. "Cold Cash," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bob White, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Pureheart battles Ice Cube, who is after Lodge's millions! 164 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #33
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 33
  • Issue #35
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 35
  • Issue #36
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 36
  • Issue #38
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 38
  • Issue #40
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 40

    "When You Gotta Glow," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey; Veronica offers Archie some Christmas lights that her family isn't using any more, but they turn out to be more trouble than they're worth. "The Protector," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Trying to prove that he's not just a "delinquent brownie," Jingles tells Betty and Veronica that he will protect them from all harm. "Yule Never Believe It," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Archie claims that nothing bad can happen to him during the Christmas season. "Christmas Hero," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Hilda discovers a book that gives her a reason to celebrate the Christmas holidays. "Yuletide-Turn," script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Jon D'Agostino; Jughead is wearing a Christmas wreath on his head, but he learns it's made of mistletoe when all the girls want to kiss him. "Snow Fort," script and art by Joe Edwards; Li'l Jinx and Gigi build a snow fort. "Incident In A Snow Bank," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Veronica laughs at a little girl stuck in a snowbank, but Betty and Archie think she might actually be in trouble. "Animal Crackers," script and pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Joe Sinnott; Sabrina shows us what the Archie gang would be like as animals. "Card Shark," script and pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Joe Sinnott; After hearing Dilton complain that all the store-bought, mass-produced Christmas cards are too impersonal, Sabrina uses her magic powers to give each of her friends the ability to create their own personalized Christmas cards. Laugh Comics Digest #27 ad. 132 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #41
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 41

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "Stars and Gripes," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Archie wins a contest by Slimy Soap which entitles him to a date with a movie star. "So's Your Aunt Mathilda," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty writes into an advice column to find out how to get her hunky new neighbor to notice her. "Putting on the Dog!", script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie and Veronica try to meet the rich family from the next town who are even richer than the Lodges. "Spanks for the Advice," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Archie is babysitting Veronica's little cousin Leroy, who everybody believes needs a good spanking. "The Kiss-Off," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty has won a prize of ten kisses from Archie, which she can collect one at a time at any time she wants. "Crate Fun!", script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda; Archie and his friends find a crate; When they try to open it they all get injured. Untitled Pipsy comic, pencils by Jack Kirby; Pipsy must find out why all the athletes have bum knees right before the big game. "An Unusual Monday With Miss Grundy," script and art by Bob Bolling; After Miss Grundy puts Archie in detention yet again, she thinks she's caught him stealing the hubcaps off her car. "A Choice Choice," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; To take his mother out on her birthday, Archie has to break a date with Veronica. Jughead With Archie Digest #38 ad. 132 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

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    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 42
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    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 43
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    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 44
  • Issue #45
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 45
  • Issue #46
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 46
  • Issue #47
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 47
  • Issue #48
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 48