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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 #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 #18
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 18

    "Royal Dig," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey; Archie and Reggie have uncovered an archeological treasure on school grounds. "Paid In Fool," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Jughead works as a gigolo. "Me Tarpan, You Jane!", art by Dan DeCarlo; Jane has to deal with Tarpan who thinks he's the king of the jungle. "Me Tarpan, You Jane!", art by Dan DeCarlo; Tarpan goes to get dinner for Jughead and Betty. "Car-Rumba," pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Veronica wants to go with Archie to a swanky dance, but Reggie says she should go with him because he has the better car. "That Guilty Feeling," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Archie gets blamed for smashing a potted plant he didn't smash. "The Cup That Cheers"; Veronica falls for Reggie because of an athlete trophy, so Archie tries to be good in the sports that the trophy was for. "What's In A Name," script and art by Dexter Taylor; Little Archie lets Evelyn wear his raincoat and hat in a downpour after he hears that she named the new baby after him. "The Guitar Lesson," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie has an electric guitar he wants to play for Veronica, but when he plugs it in it blows a fuse. "The Fearless Heart," script and art by Dexter Taylor; An escaped boa constrictor has gotten into the Andrews home. 164 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #24
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 24
  • Issue #28
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 28
  • Issue #35
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 35
  • Issue #38
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 38
  • 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
  • Issue #49
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 49

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo. "Messenger Service," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Marty Epp; Archie tries to get revenge on Reggie by asking Moose to deliver a "message" to him. "Compulsion," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Chic Stone; Mr. Lodge puts out a duplicate of his priceless new vase, reasoning that Archie will break this vase and get his destructiveness out of his system, making it safe to display the real vase. "Dog Daze," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Marty Epp; Archie vehemently denies that he lets Veronica treat him "like a pet poodle," but obeys whenever he hears her say "sit." "Can't Be Trusted," pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie has a singular talent for infuriating members of the Lodge family in different ways. "The Whistler" featuring The Man From R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E., script by Frank Doyle, art by Bob White; P.O.P. faces the newest and most deadly C.R.U.S.H. agent, The Whistler, whose permanent pucker allows him to whistle so loudly that it can shatter eardrums, bust safes, and annoy dogs. "Stranger in Town," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; A mysterious little boy arrives in town, spreading love and understanding to any person he talks to. "Fair Play," pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Jon D'Agostino; The Archies are annoyed when they hear that Mr. Lodge and his business cronies are making a lot of money on the Riverdale Music Festival, but they have more surprises coming. 132 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #50
    Archie Comics Digest (1973) 50