Archie Double Digest #233 [Direct Edition]
(November 2012)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Pages
164
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10 times a year (monthly except Jan. and July)
On-sale date
2012-09-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469517 23311
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Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Rosario Pena (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Keywords
Halloween

[The Art of Betty and Veronica] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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Bobbin' and Weavin' (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Crosby (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica throws a Halloween party and the gang bobs for apples.
Reprints
Keywords
Halloween

The Riverdale Weirdleys (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Spellvina Weirdley; Fangor Weirdley; Mother Creeply; Bushy; Hextor Weirdley; Wombat Weirdley; Uncle Yuk; Zandra; Norris P. Grisley
Synopsis
Archie meets the new family in town, the Weirdleys.
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Indexer Notes

The Weirdleys are a parody of the Adams Family.

Fright Plight (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Caramel (Betty's cat); Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Betty is violently frightened of the horror films Archie likes. Dilton suggests they watch a triple feature of the film type to get her used to them.
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[The Best of Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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Grid Bid (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Clayton
Synopsis
Archie is practicing spiking the football.
Reprints
Keywords
football

Cake Flake (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie knows why it's so warm in the Lodge house.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Little Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Little Archie reprints.

Ghost on the Loose (Table of Contents: 9)

Little Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Smithers; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The kids have a contest to see who can go into a haunted house and count all the fireplaces.
Reprints

Two Many Monsters (Table of Contents: 10)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Bob Bolling (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Ambrose Pipps; Pop Tate; Spotty
Synopsis
Little Archie and Jughead test their experimental formula on Ambrose.
Reprints

[Clash of the New Kids] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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The Not So Great Outdoors (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Fred takes Archie and Jughead to a cabin in the woods.
Reprints

[Archie Marries Betty & Veronica] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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Little Advice (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie offers successful dating tips gleaned from his years of experience.
Reprints

[Get Your Archie Swag!] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Measure Up! (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie races to the school to use the shop's saw to cut a piece of wood. But he didn't have a ruler to measure the piece he needs, so he used his hands. Now he mustn't change his hands' distance or else the measurement will be lost.
Reprints

A Late Fate (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead stay out too late bowling and have to sneak into their houses without waking their parents.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling

It's Out of This World (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Bill Golliher (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie and the gang, on their way to a costume party, find two aliens in the country and help them refuel their spaceship.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The costumes worn by the Archie gang are all parodies of Star Wars costumes.

Picture This! (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Archie is having his picture taken in his football uniform for the yearbook.
Reprints
Keywords
football

Raking It In (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie has to rake leaves but asks Jughead to help him when he remembers an errand he needs to run. The chore then gets passed off to Ethel, then Betty as each volunteers to help for their own reasons.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Archie # 513 (apparently the original publication) credits script to Greg Crosby and inks to Bob Smith.

Basic Training (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Carlos Antunes (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie stops a freshman from writing on the walls of the school and teaches him how to behave in society.
Reprints
Keywords
vandalism

It's a Ball (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Chic Stone (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Slim
Synopsis
Coach Kleats desperately wants a tall new student for the basketball team, but the boy is only interested in poetry.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (signed)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My costume was custom-made by a Hollywood designer
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Veronica throws a costume party.
Keywords
Halloween

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

A Bridge Too Far (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate (cameo); Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie gets the drop on Reggie when he asks Veronica on a date to the Sports Banquet. Reggie isn't concerned though, because he knows that Archie will mess up the date somehow, leaving Reggie to go out with Veronica instead.
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The New Coach (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Coach Kleats; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Lynne Conroy; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
When Coach Kleats breaks his leg a substitute coach is found, a woman, who helps the team win its first football game.
Reprints
Keywords
football

Love and More Love (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Chic Stone (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The girls are upset at Archie's reluctance to say "I love you." Jughead comes up with a way to devalue the word "love" so it's no longer so special to girls.
Reprints

No Help Wanted (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopolis (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is pouring concrete for a new patio but Archie is making a mess of the project.
Reprints

Park Lark (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Archie tries to find a parking space at a busy mall.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Archie # 513 (apparently the original publication) credits inking to Bob Smith.

Picture Perfect! (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie has a new digital camera but has trouble finding something interesting in which to take pictures, until he runs into Betty and Veronica at Pop Tate's.
Reprints

Wilbur Comics #89 (Table of Contents: 30)

Wilbur / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover reprint used as the title page for the next section featuring Wilbur reprints.

Frozen Assets (Table of Contents: 31)

Wilbur / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Wilbur; Red; Slats; Linda
Synopsis
When Wilbur won't cook him a hamburger, Red tricks him into thinking the electricity is off in the house.
Reprints

To the Point! (Table of Contents: 32)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Wilbur; Slats
Synopsis
Slats sat on some knitting needles and injured himself.
Reprints

The Home Game! (Table of Contents: 33)

Wilbur / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Wilbur; Wilbur’s father
Synopsis
Wilbur cannot persuade his father to give him money for a football ticket, and must instead watch the game on television.
Reprints
Keywords
football

The Lion Is Busy (Table of Contents: 34)

Red / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Red; Wilbur
Synopsis
Red's uncle was a lion tamer until he died of indigestion.
Reprints

Relay Delay (Table of Contents: 35)

Wilbur / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Wilbur; Wilbur's father
Synopsis
Wilbur's father asks Wilbur to see if he left his razor and slippers upstairs.
Reprints

[Comic Book Fair] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

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Getting Si Sick (Table of Contents: 37)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie have a bet on who will have the higher score on their Spanish test.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (signed)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How'd you do on the big test?
Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Archie wants to change an answer on his test.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

Going Batty (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Reggie pokes fun at Archie's batting skills as Archie helps coach a little league team.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

[Subscribe Today] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

Do You Follow Me? (Table of Contents: 41)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie is hiding from a girl that has a crush on him.
Reprints

Fright Sight (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
The Archies need to find a location to play a Halloween party for some orphans.
Reprints
Keywords
Halloween; orphans

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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

Love Showdown, Part 1 Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 44)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews
Reprints

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

Everything's Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Download the Archie Comics App for free!] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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[Dragons Riders of Berk] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

Cartoon Network / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [The Art of Betty and Veronica]
  3. 2. Bobbin' and Weavin'
    Archie
  4. 3. The Riverdale Weirdleys
    Archie
  5. 4. Fright Plight
    Betty
  6. 5. [The Best of Archie Comics]
  7. 6. Grid Bid
    Archie
  8. 7. Cake Flake
    Archie
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie
  10. 9. Ghost on the Loose
    Little Archie
  11. 10. Two Many Monsters
    Little Archie
  12. 11. [Clash of the New Kids]
  13. 12. The Not So Great Outdoors
    Archie
  14. 13. [Archie Marries Betty & Veronica]
  15. 14. Little Advice
    Archie
  16. 15. [Get Your Archie Swag!]
  17. 16. Measure Up!
    Archie
  18. 17. A Late Fate
    Archie
  19. 18. It's Out of This World
    Archie
  20. 19. Picture This!
    Archie
  21. 20. Raking It In
    Archie
  22. 21. Basic Training
    Archie
  23. 22. It's a Ball
    Archie
  24. 23. ["My costume was custom-made by a Hollywood designer"]
    Archie
  25. 24. A Bridge Too Far
    Archie
  26. 25. The New Coach
    Archie
  27. 26. Love and More Love
    Archie
  28. 27. No Help Wanted
    Archie
  29. 28. Park Lark
    Archie
  30. 29. Picture Perfect!
    Archie
  31. 30. Wilbur Comics #89
    Wilbur
  32. 31. Frozen Assets
    Wilbur
  33. 32. To the Point!
    Wilbur
  34. 33. The Home Game!
    Wilbur
  35. 34. The Lion Is Busy
    Red
  36. 35. Relay Delay
    Wilbur
  37. 36. [Comic Book Fair]
  38. 37. Getting Si Sick
    Jughead
  39. 38. ["How'd you do on the big test?"]
    Archie
  40. 39. Going Batty
    Archie
  41. 40. [Subscribe Today]
  42. 41. Do You Follow Me?
    Reggie
  43. 42. Fright Sight
    Archie
  44. 43. [Love Showdown]
  45. 44. Love Showdown, Part 1 Chapter 1
    Archie
  46. 45. [Love Showdown]
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  48. 47. [Download the Archie Comics App for free!]
  49. 48. [Dragons Riders of Berk]
    Cartoon Network
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