(March 2006)

Archie, 2005 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price:
2.39 USD; 2.89 CAD
Pages:
102
Indicia frequency:
9 times a year in Jan., Feb., Mar., May, June, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
digest
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
ongoing series

["Wow! That footprint could only be the Riverdale Snowman!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Keywords:
Abominable Snowman; yeti

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Yellowball / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Snowman for All Seasons (Table of Contents)

Jughead & Friends / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
T. J. Kirsch (credited)
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Jughead and Dilton set out to write a story about the Riverdale Snowman, the mysterious creature in the woods, for the school paper.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Apple Jacks / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

["Enter the world of Warriors"] (Table of Contents)

Warriors / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Warriors is a prose book series.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bubble Tape / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Conscience Stricken (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead's conscience appears on his shoulder in the form of a little floating Jughead. They meet a girl whose own conscience tells her to kiss Jughead, and then the girl conscience falls in love with Jughead's conscience.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

["Introducing Babymouse"] (Table of Contents)

Babymouse / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Passing Fancy (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Jones; Mr. Jones; Sonny Cher
Synopsis:
Jughead tells his parents he doesn't want to go to college and join the "establishment." He wants to be a musician like his friend Sonny Cher, who dropped out of high school to pursue his music. So Archie sends him to meet Sonny, who now has a family to support and has to work as a parking lot attendant because of his lack of education.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

["1 part kid, 10 parts hero"] (Table of Contents)

Ben10 / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for the Ben10 cartoon. Done in a comic book style.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jughead's Find Your Name In Print Page / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin

Indexer Notes

Title page for the next section containing That Wilkin Boy reprints.

The Inner Man (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe
Synopsis:
Samantha tries to help Bingo get over his inferiority complex about his lack of strength, but she fills him so full of confidence that he thinks he can take on a big hulking bruiser.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

Blossom Time (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Willie Wilkin; Sheila Smythe; Wilma Wilkin
Synopsis:
Mr. Smythe enrages his wife when he ridicules the idea of a husband bringing flowers to his wife. To make amends, he tries to get her some flowers, but for as little money as possible.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

["Release the Dragon!"] (Table of Contents)

Nintendo DS / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for the Nintendo DS game Dragon Booster.

[Online Readership Survey] (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

The first two pages are a bound-in Business Reply Mail postcard to mail in the survey. The third page is the directions for the survey.

Enemy Action (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Willie Wilkin; Sheila Smythe; Wilma Wilkin
Synopsis:
The Wilkins go to a movie. The Smythes are there too, and Mr. Wilkin and Mr. Smythe start feuding again, until both families are kicked out of the theatre. Upon which the two men bond over having a common enemy -- the theatre manager.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

All credits from the index of the original printing, no credits are printed in this digest.

["Skyland"] (Table of Contents)

Nicktoons / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for the Skyland show on Nickelodeon.

["Archie's Collectors Sets"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Find Your Name In Print Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Sure Cure (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Miss Beazly
Synopsis:
Jughead decides to no longer be a glutton and manages to avoid several temptations until Miss Beazly makes hamburgers.
Reprints:

["Look at the Time"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for an Archie wristwatch.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Veronica's Find Your Name In Print Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

["Subscribe Today"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Subscription information for various Archie comics.

Flash Dash (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead is late for the school bus.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

There may be an even earlier printing of this story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average copies preceding 12 months: 174,478
Copies issue nearest filing date: 168,328

Wet and Wild (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
Barry Grossman

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Svensen the janitor; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Jughead gets the halls of the high school all wet from shaking the snow off of his coat and shoes. When Mr. Weatherbee spots it, he makes Jughead deal with it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story is told completely in pantomime. There is no dialogue or sound effects.

Credits come from the index of the original printing, there are no credits in this digest.

["The Sonic Checklist"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ordering information for Sonic the Hedgehog back issues.

This Is the Hour (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Jughead finds a card that entitles him to a few hamburger if he is on a specific street corner at a specific hour.
Reprints:

"Archie Digest Subscription Offer" (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Subscription information for various Archie digests.

Ski Scare (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Bill Vigoda
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews: Big Ethel
Synopsis:
While skiing, Jughead sees Big Ethel.
Reprints:
Keywords:
skiing

Indexer Notes

Credits from the printing in Jughead Double Digest #178.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty's Find Your Name In Print Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Victor Gorelick ?
Letters:
typeset

The Fantasy Snowmen (Table of Contents)

Jughead & Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Greg Crosby (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Everyone enters a "Fantasy Snowman" building contest.
Reprints:

["New Digests On Sale"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

On sale dates for the next issue of various Archie digests.

["Rule the School"] (Table of Contents)

Yu-Gi-Oh / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

M & M's / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Wow! That footprint could only be the Riverdale Snowman!"]
    Jughead & Friends
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Yellowball
  3. 2. Snowman for All Seasons
    Jughead & Friends
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Apple Jacks
  5. 4. ["Enter the world of Warriors"]
    Warriors
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Bubble Tape
  7. 6. Conscience Stricken
    Jughead
  8. 7. ["Introducing Babymouse"]
    Babymouse
  9. 8. The Passing Fancy
    Jughead
  10. 9. ["1 part kid, 10 parts hero"]
    Ben10
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Jughead's Find Your Name In Print Page
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    That Wilkin Boy
  13. 12. The Inner Man
    That Wilkin Boy
  14. 13. Blossom Time
    That Wilkin Boy
  15. 14. ["Release the Dragon!"]
    Nintendo DS
  16. 15. [Online Readership Survey]
  17. 16. Enemy Action
    That Wilkin Boy
  18. 17. ["Skyland"]
    Nicktoons
  19. 18. ["Archie's Collectors Sets"]
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Find Your Name In Print Page
  21. 20. Sure Cure
    Jughead
  22. 21. ["Look at the Time"]
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Veronica's Find Your Name In Print Page
  24. 23. ["Subscribe Today"]
  25. 24. Flash Dash
    Jughead
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
  27. 26. Wet and Wild
    Jughead
  28. 27. ["The Sonic Checklist"]
  29. 28. This Is the Hour
    Jughead
  30. 29. "Archie Digest Subscription Offer"
  31. 30. Ski Scare
    Jughead
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Betty's Find Your Name In Print Page
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  34. 33. The Fantasy Snowmen
    Jughead & Friends
  35. 34. ["New Digests On Sale"]
  36. 35. ["Rule the School"]
    Yu-Gi-Oh
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    M & M's
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen