(April 2007)

Archie, 2005 Series
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Price:
2.49 USD; 2.99 CAD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
nine times a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Nelson Ribeiro; Victor Gorelick
Color:
color
Dimensions:
digest
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
ongoing series

Issue Notes

Cover Title: Jughead and Friends Digest
Indicia Title: Jughead & Friends Digest Magazine


Cousin Calamity (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Regina

[2wice the Power!] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Cousin Calamity (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jugheand Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Regina; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Reggie's cousin Regina is in town and playing practical jokes on all the guys, until Jughead takes her on a date.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Yogos / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Archie & Friends Jewelry (Table of Contents)

Pugster.com / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Ad for Archie charm bracelets.

Double Play (Table of Contents)

Jughead & Friends / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Midge; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
The gang each fantasize about what it would be like if there were two of each of them.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprinting of this story in Jughead Double Digest #178.

[The 2006 Collector Sets] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Order form for Archie back issues.

Getting on the Banned Wagon (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis:
Everything Jughead tries to order at a restaurant has a problem.
Reprints:
  • from ?

[A little bit of Sabrina for everyone!] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Order form for various Sabrina back issues that can be ordered from Archie Comics.

What's News? (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Dilton Doiley (cameo); Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Jughead joins the school paper but his reporting assignments don't go very well.
Reprints:

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Order form to subscribe to various Archie publications.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Bingo Wilkins

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the next sequence that features That Wilkin Boy stories.

The Weak Spot (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe
Synopsis:
Mr. Smythe suspects everyone of trying to scam him, even little girls selling Girl Scout cookies. His suspiciousness leads to him being scammed by a phony policeman.
Reprints:

[The Class of 2006!] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Order form to order various Archie cartoons on DVD.

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

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Order form for various Archie comic back-issue sets that can be ordered from Archie Comics.

Network Nonsense (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe
Synopsis:
Mr. Smythe is driven crazy when everyone around him starts speaking entirely in catchphrases from TV commercials.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the printing in Jughead Double Digest #178.

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Order form for various Archie Americana Series books.

White Sale (Table of Contents)

Bingo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Willie Wilkin
Synopsis:
Mr. Wilkin complains that aggravation from Bingo is giving him grey hairs.
Reprints:

Name Game (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe; Willie Wilkin
Synopsis:
Mr. Smythe offends Bingo by repeatedly making fun of his nickname.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit changed based on the printed credits from Jughead Double Digest #179

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Find Your Name in Print / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Lift and Learn (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Proving that anybody can teach something, Jughead asks Moose to lead a "teach-in" on weightlifting.
Reprints:

[Carry your stuff to school in this cool new combo bag] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Order form for an Archie backpack.

Writing Wrongs (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
After a fight with Veronica, Archie writes a letter to her telling her what a snob he thinks she is. Jughead offers to deliver the letter, then rewrites it for Archie knowing that he will regret what he sent in his letter.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprinting of this story in Jughead Double Digest #179.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Order form for Sonic the Hedgehog Archives Volumes 1 and 2.

[Betty Vs. Veronica] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Information on Betty and Veronicas Blogs at www.archiecomics.com.

War of the Words (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Segarini
Synopsis:
The restaurant next door starts serving pizza and taking away Pop Tate's business.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint of this story in Jughead Double Digest #179, no credits are listed in this digest.

A Club for All Seasons (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty and Jughead join a Drivers and Donuts car club.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Voice Your Choice (Table of Contents)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Ernie Colon
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Lodge; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge decides to do something about the kids raiding his refrigerator.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

credits from original story

Rad Ad (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
Archie allows a local business to advertise on the side of his car.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #191.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hey Guys! / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Subscription information for Archie digests.

Hatrick (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead's hat keeps blowing away.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #192.

Dummy Luck (Table of Contents)

Jughead & Friends / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Reggie bets Jughead he can't learn ventriloquism in three days like he did.
Reprints:

[Digest Checklist] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Checklist of Digests.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Promo information for Betty & Veronica Double Digest #151.

Inside back cover.

[The Dynamic Duel!] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Cousin Calamity
  2. 1. [2wice the Power!]
    Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Cards
  3. 2. Cousin Calamity
    Jughead
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Yogos
  5. 4. Archie & Friends Jewelry
    Pugster.com
  6. 5. Double Play
    Jughead & Friends
  7. 6. [The 2006 Collector Sets]
  8. 7. Getting on the Banned Wagon
    Jughead
  9. 8. [A little bit of Sabrina for everyone!]
  10. 9. What's News?
    Archie
  11. 10. [Subscribe Today!]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    That Wilkin Boy
  13. 12. The Weak Spot
    That Wilkin Boy
  14. 13. [The Class of 2006!]
  15. 14. [Archie's Collector Sets]
  16. 15. Network Nonsense
    That Wilkin Boy
  17. 16. [Archie Americana Series]
  18. 17. White Sale
    Bingo
  19. 18. Name Game
    That Wilkin Boy
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Find Your Name in Print
  21. 20. Lift and Learn
    Jughead
  22. 21. [Carry your stuff to school in this cool new combo bag]
  23. 22. Writing Wrongs
    Jughead
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
  25. 24. [Betty Vs. Veronica]
  26. 25. War of the Words
    Jughead
  27. 26. A Club for All Seasons
    Betty
  28. 27. Voice Your Choice
    Mr. Lodge
  29. 28. Rad Ad
    Archie
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Hey Guys!
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
  32. 31. Hatrick
    Jughead
  33. 32. Dummy Luck
    Jughead & Friends
  34. 33. [Digest Checklist]
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
  36. 35. [The Dynamic Duel!]
    Yu-Gi-Oh
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