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Archie Comics Digest (1973) comic books

  • 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 #8
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 8
  • Issue #19
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 19
  • Issue #20
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 20
  • 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.

  • Issue #42
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 42
  • Issue #43
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 43
  • Issue #44
    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