(February 2006)

Archie, 2005 Series
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Price:
2.39 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
9 times a year in Jan., Feb., Mar., May, June, Aug., Sept., Oct., & Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
762816468510 00711
Editing:
Nelson Ribeiro; Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
digest
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jughead & Friends / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Keywords:
Christmas; full moon; reindeer

["Sweet like cherries..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Hubba Bubba Max / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Santa's Yelper (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Santa Claus; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
Jughead helps Santa deliver presents around Riverdale. Santa uses him to eat all the treats so Santa doesn't have to.
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Pen Yen (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Reggie brags that his new pen can write underwater. Jughead responds by saying that his pen can write on water. Reggie tells Jughead to prove it, so Jughead sits down on a frozen lake, puts a piece of paper on the ice and starts writing on the paper.
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Indexer Notes

This is an unusual layout - two stories each occupying half the page, but instead of being separated horizontally, they're vertical. This gag occupies the left-hand side of the page, being separated from "Cube Boob" by a thick black line in the middle of the page.

Cube Boob (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead tells Reggie that he can prepare him for the ski season. Reggie says it's a deal and hands Jughead some money. Jughead puts some ice cubes on a chair and tells Reggie to sit on them. When Reggie asks how this will prepare him for the ski season, Jughead says that it will prepare him for sitting on the icy ski lifts.
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Indexer Notes

This gag occupies the right half of the page, being separated from "Pen Yen" by a thick black line down the middle of the page.

Survival of the Fittest (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Miss Beazly; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Jughead is so desperate for some more lunch, he allows Big Ethel to sit with him and buy him a meal.
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Keywords:
High school

[The Darkest Faerie] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Playstation / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Spade Charade (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead waits until his dad is done shoveling snow before he offers to help.
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[New Triple Treat] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bubble Tape / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Great Ceasar's Ghost (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
Carlos Antunes
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead shows up Reggie's starring role in the school play.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the printing in Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #177, no credits listed in this digest.

[The New Face of Fear] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Live like a star in your own Hollywood mansion.] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Cambell's Soup / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Yuletide-Turn (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Jon D'Agostino
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge
Synopsis:
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.
Reprints:
Keywords:
mistletoe

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #176, no credits are listed in this digest.

[Epic Dragons of Hyperchaos] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Duelmasters / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Puffy Amiyumi] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Gameboy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Measure Pleasure (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Ethel wants to knit Jughead a sweater.
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Operation Deep Freeze (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; The United Girls Against Jughead
Synopsis:
The U.G.A.J. mounts another assault against Jughead, this time at a ski lodge he and Archie are staying at.
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Indexer Notes

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

[Archie's Holiday Fun Digest #10] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Fright Sight (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead opens the refrigerator and only sees white.
Reprints:

[Archie's Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Muscle Builders (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Martin Epp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Epp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie maintain that exercise allows a person to defend himself against attack. Jughead maintains that he can avoid attack just fine without all of that silly exertion.
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Indexer Notes

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

[Look at the time] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Bark Lark (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis:
Jughead takes Hot Dog sledding.
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[Archie's 2004 Collectors Sets] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Sled Spread (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty has an idea how the boys can win a sled race.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

The Ghost Hunters (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery; teen
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Teddy
Synopsis:
Bingo, Samantha and Teddy go to a ski lodge that has few customers because everyone thinks the house next door is haunted. The intrepid trio decides to find out what's causing the spooky noises in the house.
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Indexer Notes

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

[Archie's Cartoon Collection] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Archie's Collector Sets] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Archie's Collector Sets] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Dig That Snow (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Tough Teddy
Synopsis:
Teddy gets a snow plow and uses it to ruin Bingo's attempts to shovel the walk.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[Josie/Summer Fun Special Offer] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

A Teller of Tales (Table of Contents)

Life With Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
The boys meet a kid who claims to be the adopted son of a Maharajah in the kingdom of Kashew (Gesuntheit!).
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[Manga Sabrina Special Offer] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[The Adventures of Little Archie] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Rude Dude (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead hasn't seen a burger in days.
Reprints:

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Sub Flub (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead are lost on the frozen ocean.
Reprints:

Fill-osophy (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Dilton quotes "Man can not live by bread alone" so Jughead makes a sandwich.
Reprints:

Hill Spill (Table of Contents)

Jughead / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Gus LeMoine ?
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead sits on a bear.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #199, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Editor's Notebook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Easy Does It (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead's Mom doesn't want Jughead laying around wasting his time.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Three panels in a vertical format on the left side of the page.

Wait State (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead has become a snowman while waiting for Pop Tate to open.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Three panels presented vertically on the right-hand side of the page.

The Icebreaker (Table of Contents)

Hot Dog / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Hartley

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Ethyl
Synopsis:
Jughead teaches Hot Dog to skate so he will have a skating partner.
Reprints:
Keywords:
ice skating

[Betty & Veronica 2006 calendar] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Archie's Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Mario Tennis] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Gameboy Advance / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Tony Hawk's American Sk8land] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Nintendo DS / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jughead & Friends
  2. 1. ["Sweet like cherries..."]
    Hubba Bubba Max
  3. 2. Santa's Yelper
    Jughead
  4. 3. Pen Yen
    Reggie
  5. 4. Cube Boob
    Reggie
  6. 5. Survival of the Fittest
    Jughead
  7. 6. [The Darkest Faerie]
    Playstation
  8. 7. Spade Charade
    Jughead
  9. 8. [New Triple Treat]
    Bubble Tape
  10. 9. Great Ceasar's Ghost
    Jughead
  11. 10. [The New Face of Fear]
    Lego
  12. 11. [Live like a star in your own Hollywood mansion.]
    Cambell's Soup
  13. 12. Yuletide-Turn
    Jughead
  14. 13. [Epic Dragons of Hyperchaos]
    Duelmasters
  15. 14. [Puffy Amiyumi]
    Gameboy
  16. 15. Measure Pleasure
    Jughead
  17. 16. Operation Deep Freeze
    Jughead
  18. 17. [Archie's Holiday Fun Digest #10]
  19. 18. Fright Sight
    Jughead
  20. 19. [Archie's Subscription Offer]
  21. 20. The Muscle Builders
    Jughead
  22. 21. [Look at the time]
  23. 22. Bark Lark
    Jughead
  24. 23. [Archie's 2004 Collectors Sets]
  25. 24. Sled Spread
    Jughead
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    That Wilkin Boy
  27. 26. The Ghost Hunters
    That Wilkin Boy
  28. 27. [Archie's Cartoon Collection]
  29. 28. [Archie's Collector Sets]
  30. 29. [Archie Americana Series]
  31. 30. [Archie's Collector Sets]
  32. 31. Dig That Snow
    That Wilkin Boy
  33. 32. [Josie/Summer Fun Special Offer]
  34. 33. A Teller of Tales
    Life With Archie
  35. 34. [Manga Sabrina Special Offer]
  36. 35. [The Adventures of Little Archie]
  37. 36. Rude Dude
    Jughead
  38. 37. [Love Showdown]
  39. 38. Sub Flub
    Jughead
  40. 39. Fill-osophy
    Jughead
  41. 40. Hill Spill
    Jughead
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  43. 42. Easy Does It
    Jughead
  44. 43. Wait State
    Jughead
  45. 44. The Icebreaker
    Hot Dog
  46. 45. [Betty & Veronica 2006 calendar]
  47. 46. [Archie's Digest Subscription Offer]
  48. 47. [Mario Tennis]
    Gameboy Advance
  49. 48. [Tony Hawk's American Sk8land]
    Nintendo DS
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen