(September 2012)

Archie, 1989 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year (monthly except Apr. and Nov.)
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
72262746952683
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard U.S. Digest size
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
squarebound

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #183 [Direct].


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (signed)
Inks:
Rex Lindsey (signed)
Colors:
Rosario Pena [as Tito Pena] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones

["Archie: Clash of the New Kids"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie: Clash of the New Kids collection.

Chompin' Champion (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Drew Cerza (National Hamburger Festival organizer); Donald Plusquellic (Mayor of Akron)
Synopsis:
After getting on Pop Tate's bad list for an unpaid tab, Jughead travels to the National Hamburger Festival in Akron, Ohio to become the hamburger eating champion. If he wins, Pop will forgive the debt and advertise Jughead's new found fame.
Reprints:

Meal or No Meal (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead goes on a game show and wins a giant hamburger.

Indexer Notes

The game show is a parody of the game show Deal or No Deal.

Ad Mad (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Segarini
Synopsis:
Jughead makes fun of Betty and Veronica for falling for sale ads but then falls for food ads all afternoon.

Dog Date Afternoon (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Carlos Antunes (credited)
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog; Ethel Muggs; Belle (dog); Rex (dog); Paris (dog)
Synopsis:
While Jughead naps under a tree, Hot Dog runs off to meet his dog girl-friend.

Magic Marvel (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead tells Reggie he can draw something that will then disappear before his eyes.
Reprints:

["Wow!"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper

["Double Digest Sample Pack!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for a random package of Double Digest comics.

Putt Rebut (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie bets Jughead a burger he will miss his putt.
Keywords:
golf

Indexer Notes

This story is also reprinted in Archie's Giant Kids' Joke Book (Archie, 2012 series) #[nn].

["Jughead's Diner #1"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead's Diner / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
Bill Golliher
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Grizelda; Frieda Gabbit; Biff Hardly; Gums
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Used as the title page for the next section featuring a Jughead's Diner reprint.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Golliher; Dan Parent
Inks:
Pat Kennedy ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Brosseau

Reprints:

The Autobiography of Miss Frieda Gabbit (Table of Contents)

Jughead's Diner / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher; Dan Parent
Pencils:
Bill Golliher; Dan Parent
Inks:
Pat Kennedy
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Brosseau

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead; Frieda Gabbit; Clarence Culp; Sal Monella; Hank; Blanche Bundt; Gums; Griz; Mr. Bones; Company; Biff Hardly; Margie Monella
Synopsis:
Frieda's life story; but then with Sal's video, Frieda turns against Jughead's diner.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Chapter 1, pages 1-5; Chapter 2: Frantic Frieda, pages 6-10; Chapter 3: And Now A Word From Jughead's Diner, p 11-15; Chapter 4: Ain't No Mr. Bones High Enough!

["Archie: Clash of the New Kids"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie: Clash of the New Kids collection.

Cold Front! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Jellybean; Gladys Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead needs protection to dig to the bottom of the freezer.

Ring-A-Ding-Ding (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead are at the beach but Archie is watching girls while Jughead is watching for ice cream vendors.
Reprints:

["Archie Meets KISS"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie Meets KISS collection.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jughead's Dipsy Doodles / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead paints a skateboarder.

["I'm getting hungry!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jugehead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
The gang goes to many food festivals in one day.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jughead Presents Double Takes / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Keywords:
roller coaster

Indexer Notes

Three two-panel gags. In the first one Jughead and Archie are on a roller coaster.

Back Trouble! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Dilton; Archie; Jughead; Pamela Biltmore; Reggie; Betty; Mr. Jones; Mrs. Jones; Pop Tate; Veronica; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead gets Pamela Biltmore's autograph - on his back.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pamela Biltmore, star of Beach Rangers is based slightly on Pamela Anderson, star of Bay Watch.

Compassion (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Ruth (credited)
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks:
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors:
Carlos Antunes (credited)
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Jughead finally sticks up for Big Ethel when he hears her being insulted and mocked by a bunch of strangers.
Reprints:

Taking a Bite Out Of Crime (Table of Contents)

Hot Dog / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones (as Patrolman Forsythe Jones); Hot Dog
Synopsis:
Hot Dog helps Patrolman Forsythe Jones catch a bank robber.

Summer Bummer (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks:
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica has a snow machine and the boys are taking advantage of it on a hot summer day.
Reprints:

["Jughead, why do you spend the whole day on that sofa?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie and Betty try to motivate Jughead to get off the couch.

Colors On Parade (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Every time she overhears Archie say he doesn't like a color, Betty changes her outfit.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Feature changed from Betty to Jughead in this printing.

Play or Pay! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Jellybean; Gladys Jones; Forsythe Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead and Archie are babysitting Jellybean and take her to Exploratory Zone for the afternoon.

Rope-A-Dope! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie tries to do fancy tricks on the rope swing at the swimming hole like Reggie.

Quick Study (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks:
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead has the ability to become a great shortstop just be reading about famous shortstops. He then becomes a great acrobat just by reading about acrobats.
Reprints:

Pet Tricks (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis:
Ethel gives Jughead a robotic dog.

The Tightening Web (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Jughead and Mr. Weatherbee decide to fix Mr. Weatherbee's nylon outdoor chairs when one comes apart. Soon the two are hopelessly tangled in the nylon and the furniture... and the sprinklers are coming on soon.
Reprints:

The Classics (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
While bowling, Archie and Jughead argue over who is the suave one and who is the clown in their relationship.
Keywords:
bowling

Nightmare Alley! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Forsythe Jones; Dilton Doiley; Hot Dog
Synopsis:
Dilton thinks Jughead's nightmare is caused by his anxiety over food and builds a machine to help him relieve that anxiety.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page of the next section featuring That Wilkin Boy reprints.

The Good Old Daze (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe; Willie Wilkin; Uncle Herman
Synopsis:
After complaining about how much everything costs now due to soaring '70s inflation, Mr. Smythe attends an "Old Tyme Fair" where everything is at turn-of-the-century prices.
Reprints:

The Lifesaver (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe
Synopsis:
Bingo tries to be a lifeguard but gets beaten up for his trouble.

["Archie Marries Betty & Veronica"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Life With Archie magazine back issues and subscription information.

Close Call (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey
Inks:
Rich Koslowski
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
An all-you-can-eat buffet owner turns his sign around when he sees Jughead walking down the street.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Fear! (Table of Contents)

Hot Dog / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Hot Dog
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Find the word puzzle.

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

Disc Whisk (Table of Contents)

Hot Dog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hot Dog; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Hot Dog mistakes a pie for his frisbee.
Reprints:

["Subscribe Today"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Subscription information for various Archie titles.

Heep Deep (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead tells Archie to play deep in the outfield.
Keywords:
baseball

Indexer Notes

This story is also reprinted in Archie's Giant Kids' Joke Book (Archie, 2012 series) #[nn].

Drawn Together (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
When the artist doesn't finish a panel, Chuck shows Jughead how to do it himself.

["Betty and Veronica Friends Forever"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Betty and Veronica Best Friends Forever collection.

Battle of the BFFs! (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited); Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Mike DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
Digikore Studios
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Reprints:

["Betty and Veronica Friends Forever"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Betty and Veronica Best Friends Forever collection.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Everything's Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Hot Summer Reads"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for five Archie collections.

["New Crusaders - Rise of the Heroes"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for New Crusaders - Rise of the Heroes collection.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jughead
  2. 1. ["Archie: Clash of the New Kids"]
  3. 2. Chompin' Champion
    Jughead
  4. 3. Meal or No Meal
    Jughead
  5. 4. Ad Mad
    Jughead
  6. 5. Dog Date Afternoon
    Jughead
  7. 6. Magic Marvel
    Jughead
  8. 7. ["Wow!"]
    Jughead Pin-Up
  9. 8. ["Double Digest Sample Pack!"]
  10. 9. Putt Rebut
    Jughead
  11. 10. ["Jughead's Diner #1"]
    Jughead's Diner
  12. 11. Table of Contents
  13. 12. The Autobiography of Miss Frieda Gabbit
    Jughead's Diner
  14. 13. ["Archie: Clash of the New Kids"]
  15. 14. Cold Front!
    Jughead
  16. 15. Ring-A-Ding-Ding
    Jughead
  17. 16. ["Archie Meets KISS"]
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Jughead's Dipsy Doodles
  19. 18. ["I'm getting hungry!"]
    Archie
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Jughead Presents Double Takes
  21. 20. Back Trouble!
    Jughead
  22. 21. Compassion
    Jughead
  23. 22. Taking a Bite Out Of Crime
    Hot Dog
  24. 23. Summer Bummer
    Jughead
  25. 24. ["Jughead, why do you spend the whole day on that sofa?"]
    Archie
  26. 25. Colors On Parade
    Jughead
  27. 26. Play or Pay!
    Jughead
  28. 27. Rope-A-Dope!
    Jughead
  29. 28. Quick Study
    Jughead
  30. 29. Pet Tricks
    Jughead
  31. 30. The Tightening Web
    Jughead
  32. 31. The Classics
    Jughead
  33. 32. Nightmare Alley!
    Jughead
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
    That Wilkin Boy
  35. 34. The Good Old Daze
    That Wilkin Boy
  36. 35. The Lifesaver
    That Wilkin Boy
  37. 36. ["Archie Marries Betty & Veronica"]
  38. 37. Close Call
    Jughead
  39. 38. Fear!
    Hot Dog
  40. 39. Disc Whisk
    Hot Dog
  41. 40. ["Subscribe Today"]
  42. 41. Heep Deep
    Jughead
  43. 42. Drawn Together
    Jughead
  44. 43. ["Betty and Veronica Friends Forever"]
  45. 44. Battle of the BFFs!
    Betty
  46. 45. ["Betty and Veronica Friends Forever"]
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  48. 47. ["Hot Summer Reads"]
  49. 48. ["New Crusaders - Rise of the Heroes"]
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