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(August 2007)

Archie, 2005 Series
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Price:
2.49 USD
Pages:
?
Indicia frequency:
9 times a year in Jan., Mar., Apr., May, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
762816468527 02111
Color:
color
Dimensions:
digest
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Out-Raj-Ous Behavior (Table of Contents)

Tales From Riverdale / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Raj Patel; Mr. Weatherbee

Out-Raj-Ous Behavior (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'agostino (credited)
Colors:
Nelson Ribeiro (credited)
Letters:
Jon D'agostino (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Raj Patel; Ravi Patel; Mona Patel; Tina Patel
Synopsis:
Archie has a doctor's appointment with Dr. Ravi Patel, who is new in town. Dr. Patel introduces him to his son Raj who is Archie's age.

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Raj Patel and his family.

Helpful Hints For Guys! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie gives hints about making money, complimenting girls, and extreme sports.
Reprints:

Photo Phun (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Decarlo ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Richard
Synopsis:
Archie takes photos of Betty for "Teen-Scene Magazine" to make enough money to go on a date with Veronica. Betty's feelings are hurt and Jughead captures the whole drama with his camera and sells the photos to the same magazine.
Reprints:
  • from ?

What a Catch! (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
Jim Amash
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge takes Veronica to a minor league baseball game after purchasing the team.
Reprints:
Keywords:
baseball

Indexer Notes

Credits taken from source material. No credits appear in this issue.

Service With a Smile (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jane
Synopsis:
Archie pretends to be a auto mechanic to impress a girl.
Reprints:
Keywords:
cars

Animal Instinct (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
John Lowe
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Barry Burns; Harry Burns; Larry Burns
Synopsis:
Betty takes the Burns triplets to the zoo.
Reprints:
Keywords:
babysitting

Indexer Notes

Credits taken from Betty and Veronica Double Digest #203.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / illustration / pages (report information)

Pencils:
Dave Manak ?
Inks:
Jon D'agostino ?
Colors:
?

Characters:
Sabrina Spellman

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page of the next section featuring Sabrina reprints.

Kitty Slicker (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Angelo Decesare
Pencils:
Dave Manak
Inks:
Jon D'agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Vickie Williams

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural; western-frontier
Characters:
Sabrina Spellman; Salem
Synopsis:
Salem gets to spends one week as a human being. He decides to be a cowboy.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Credits taken from B&V Friends Double Digest #227 which also reprints the story.

On The Job (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Manak ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Salem; Mr. Taliesin
Synopsis:
Sabrina gets a part time job at Wicca Mart, a department store for witches and warlocks.
Reprints:
  • from ?
Keywords:
job; store

Boot Camp Lodge (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Parent ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Aunt Tessie; Betty Cooper; Smithers; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Veronica's parents go on vacation and get Aunt Tessie, a military woman, to look after her.
Keywords:
boot camp; training

["I...I can't hold them back any longer!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Madhosue / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Captain Sprocket; Captain Pumpernik; Clyde Didit; Mighty Chick; Super Snail

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the Archie's Madhouse reprint section

Groovy Gadget (Table of Contents)

Professor Transistor / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Professor Transistor
Synopsis:
Professor Transistor makes a perpetual motion machine.
Reprints:
  • from ?

The Happy Hippy (Table of Contents)

Lippy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lippy
Synopsis:
Lippy opens a hanger business.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Space Guys 'n' Gals (Table of Contents)

Lester Cool; Chester Square / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Decarlo ?
Inks:
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Lester Cool; Chester Square; The Pink Martian; Zetta [from Neptune]; Zelda [from Mercury]
Synopsis:
Lester tells Chester and the Pink Martian about women on other planets.
Reprints:

Prize Size (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
Keywords:
giant; toothpaste

Indexer Notes

From the back cover of Archie's Madhouse #49. Color was added for this issue.

Dr. Ben's Bungle (Table of Contents)

Dr. Killjoy and Dr. Ben Bones / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; medical; satire-parody
Characters:
Dr. Killjoy; Dr. Ben Bones
Reprints:
  • from ?
Keywords:
doctor; television

Dr. Scalpel (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; medical
Characters:
Dr. Scalpel; Nurse Klunk
Reprints:
  • from ?
Keywords:
doctor; football; nurse

Space Date (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Decarlo ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Synopsis:
Two members of space patrol are excited about their blind dates.
Reprints:

The Big Chill (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
Paul D'onfrio ?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Smithers; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis:
Archie tries to finds someplace cool on a hot summer day.
Reprints:

Game Daze (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Dilton spends all day playing video games.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Out-Raj-Ous Behavior
    Tales From Riverdale
  2. 1. Out-Raj-Ous Behavior
    Archie
  3. 2. Helpful Hints For Guys!
    Archie
  4. 3. Photo Phun
    Betty
  5. 4. What a Catch!
    Veronica
  6. 5. Service With a Smile
    Archie
  7. 6. Animal Instinct
    Betty
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina
  9. 8. Kitty Slicker
    Sabrina
  10. 9. On The Job
    Sabrina
  11. 10. Boot Camp Lodge
    Veronica
  12. 11. ["I...I can't hold them back any longer!"]
    Archie's Madhosue
  13. 12. Groovy Gadget
    Professor Transistor
  14. 13. The Happy Hippy
    Lippy
  15. 14. Space Guys 'n' Gals
    Lester Cool; Chester Square
  16. 15. Prize Size
  17. 16. Dr. Ben's Bungle
    Dr. Killjoy and Dr. Ben Bones
  18. 17. Dr. Scalpel
  19. 18. Space Date
  20. 19. The Big Chill
    Archie
  21. 20. Game Daze
    Jughead
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