(March 2008)

Archie, 2005 Series
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Price:
2.49 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
9 times a year in Feb., Mar., Apr., June, July, Aug., Oct, Nov., 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:
762816468510 02611
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
digest
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
ongoing series

Nut of this Earth! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Keywords:
peanut

[Phineas and Ferb] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Disney Channel / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Nut Of This Earth (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Mr. Ami
Synopsis:
Jughead buys 500 pounds of nuts at an auction for five dollars.
Reprints:

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

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

[Bad Boy Trouble] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Family Tree Glee (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Ebeneezer Jones; Isaac Newton; "Buffalo" Jones; Colonel Parker; Captain Eddie Jones; The Green Baron
Synopsis:
Jughead tells three stories about ancestors of his that used food to help in unexpected ways.
Reprints:
Keywords:
biplane; World War I

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #198, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie Combo Bag Offer] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Archie & Friends and Sabrina DVD's!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Switch Hitter (Table of Contents)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Doug Crane
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Dilton is soaked on the way to school and the only person with a change of clothes that will fit him is one of the girls.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Shake Ache (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead claims he can get as good a shakedown from riding in Archie's car as Veronica gets with her excersize equipment.
Reprints:

Down Frown (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge (cameo); Miss Grundy (cameo)
Synopsis:
Jughead complains about his algebra grade by Miss Grundy.
Reprints:

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

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

[Classic Archie Watches] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Pipes of Panic (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead's flute playing is so bad that it drives everybody crazy. The girls pretend it's irresistible, so he hands it off to Reggie, who tries it out with unwelcome results.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie's 2007 Collectors Sets] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Sonic Checklist] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Heroes Are Made (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Stan
Synopsis:
Archie tries to impress Veronica by telling tall tales of daring deeds. When the TV station broadcasts the stories he has to flee town in shame.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Jughead's Double Digest # 189, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Nelson Ribeiro (credited)
Inks:
Nelson Ribeiro (credited)
Colors:
Nelson Ribeiro (credited)

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

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

Who Do You Trust (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe
Synopsis:
Mr. Smythe, decrying the current trend toward permissiveness, warns Samantha not to start any wild parties in his house while he's away. Soon after he leaves, a school bus full of young children breaks down in front of the house, and Samantha lets the kids in while it's being repaired.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #189, no credits listed in this digest.

[Love Showdown] (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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Birthday Girl (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis:
When Miss Grundy seems depressed, everyone advises Jughead to mind his own business and not interfere in her life. But Jughead ignores their advice and finds out that what Miss Grundy really wants is the exact opposite: for people to show that they're concerned about her.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie Day by Day] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Graphic Novels Offer] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

In a Food Mood (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Rex W. Lindsey
Inks:
Rich Koslowski
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Miss Beazly; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
The students and faculty of Riverdale High are examined from Miss Beazly's point of view.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Hot Stuff (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:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead; Archie; Pop Tate; Moose; Mr. Weatherbee; superintendent of schools
Synopsis:
Jughead becomes an enthusiast for Uncle Gator's Louisiana Lava Sauce, which everyone else finds too hot to bear. He accidentally pollutes coffee filters with the stuff, sending the school faculty into agony. Luckily the new superintendent also loves Uncle Gator's.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #189, no credits listed in this digest.

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

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

[Sonic Archives Offer] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Heat Treat (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie's house is too cold so they go to Jughead's house.
Reprints:

Ski-Cart Catastrophe (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gus LeMoine ?
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead mount skis on an old grocery cart, then get the idea of riding down a snow-covered hill in it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[Sabrina 2-DVD Set] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Comics Shop] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Nick of Time (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Bill Galvan (credited)
Inks:
Al Nickerson (credtied)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Archie cuts himself shaving and wears a band-aid to school. All the girls kiss him to help it heal.

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

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

[Next Issue] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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

Chaotic / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Nights Journey of Dreams] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wii / advertisement / 1 page (report information)