B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine #229 [Direct Edition]
(November 2012)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year (monthly except Apr. and Oct.)
On-sale date
2012-10-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816468558 22911
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Digest Size U. S.
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, if you lived within your allowance you'd live without worries!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Reprints

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

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

Madam President! (Table of Contents: 2)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Hermione Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Marcy (Veronica's cousin); Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump (cameo); Chuck Clayton (cameo); Maria Rodriquez; Frankie Valdez (cameo); Nancy Woods
Synopsis
It's Veronica versus Cheryl in a too-close-to-call race for School President.
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Practice Makes Perfect (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Adam; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie gets jealous when he overhears Adam and Betty talking.
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Keywords
soccer

Unexpected Results (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Geraldine Grundy; Vernon Lodger
Synopsis
The girls take personality tests at school to help them determine a career. But Veronica already knows that she's overly-qualified for glamorous work, and she also knows that Betty will live an ordinary, humble life.
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School Rules (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cousin Leroy; Miss Grundy; Jennifer
Synopsis
The class is asked to bring a young person in that the particular student has had a positive influence on. Since he's the only kid she knows, Veronica must bring in Cousin Leroy.
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It's in the Jeans (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Midge Klump; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica gives Betty a bunch of her old jeans and Betty turns them into various fashion accessories.

[The Best of Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Bonny Bonnets (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The girls come to school wearing outrageous-looking hats.
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Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Josie and the Pussycats / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

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

Off To a Good Start (Table of Contents: 10)

Josie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Josie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; un-named teachers; un-named girls
Synopsis
Alexandra tries to use her powers of mind control to get Alan M. away from Josie.
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Indexer Notes

When this story was re-printed in this digest, the dialogue was rewritten so that instead of having magic powers, Alexandra had studied hypnosis on a website.

[Double Digest Sample Pack] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Whiff Tiff (Table of Contents: 12)

Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Ethel buys a gallon of a special perfume that should make her irresistible to Jughead.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Sabrina / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

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

Friend of the Forest (Table of Contents: 14)

Sabrina / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Gallagher (credited)
Pencils
Dave Manak (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Salem; Uncle Quigley; Llandra; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Ant'ny
Synopsis
Sabrina travels to the rain forest to visit her friend Llandra and is bitten by a poisonous spider.
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Keywords
rain forest

[Clash of the New Kids] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Fall Fashion Fling (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashion page.

[Get Your Archie Swag!] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Autumn Color Me! (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?

Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A page to color.

And the Award Goes To... (Table of Contents: 19)

Ginger Lopez / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ginger Lopez; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Ginger does a fashion award show in the school.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

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
Archie's writing a new song for the band!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is trying to write a new song.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

Sleepover! (Table of Contents: 21)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Brigitte; Smithers; Hiram Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica has three friends over for a sleepover but strange things keep happening.
Reprints

Mind Your Own Business Suits! (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Betty thinks she has a one-of-a-kind business suit for "Dress for Success" day at school but soon finds out Veronica, Midge and Nancy all have the same suit.
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The Problem (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Adam Chisholm; Darryl; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones (cameo); Ethel Muggs; Chuck Clayton (cameo-flashback); Coach Clayton (cameo-flashback); Alicia (a new girl in school)
Synopsis
Betty is tired of being in a triangle with Adam and Archie. Ethel makes a suggestion that helps Betty with her problem.
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All Washed Up! (Table of Contents: 24)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Find the mystery phrase puzzle.

Superhero Style! (Table of Contents: 25)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashion page featuring Veronica in various super-hero style costumes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

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
I think Daddy frets about getting old.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tries to cheer up Mr. Lodge on his birthday.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

Mystery of the Ages (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
In an attempt to understand girls, Dilton asks Betty and Veronica a series of questions.
Reprints

It's A Toss-Up! (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
The girls question the necessity of the boys having to throw everything at each other, rather than exchange it in a civilized manner.
Reprints

Boo Hoo Rendezvous (Table of Contents: 29)

Ethel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley (credited)
Pencils
Al Hartley (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Dilton makes a robot and Archie and Jughead plan to use it to go on a date with Ethel.
Reprints

Steady Now (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty thinks she and Archie should go steady because they both have blue eyes.
Reprints

Model Behavior (Table of Contents: 31)

Nancy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Nancy models for both Chuck and Ethel, but finds she isn't able to please either of them. Chuck wants her to sit still when she has an annoying itch, while Ethel wants her to keep moving after she's had a tiring day.
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Friendly Competition? (Table of Contents: 32)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews (flashback)
Synopsis
Nancy has an extra concert ticket and Betty and Veronica try to decide which of them will go with Nancy.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

Li'l Jinx / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Li'l Jinx reprints.

Cluck Cluck (Table of Contents: 34)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse; Gigi
Synopsis
Charley is dressed up as a chicken and does deliveries for a chicken restaurant.
Reprints

Happy Birthday (Table of Contents: 35)

Li'l Jinx and Pals / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Charley Hawse; Greg; Li'l Jinx; Russ; Gigi; Mort
Synopsis
Everybody is invited to a birthday party except Charley.
Reprints

Star Bright (Table of Contents: 36)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx learns astronomy.
Reprints

Cold Cuts! (Table of Contents: 37)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Charley has a bad cold.
Reprints

[Comic Book Fair] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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

The Queen Maker (Table of Contents: 39)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Nancy Woods; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty finds a way to make Miss Grundy the homecoming queen.
Reprints

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

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

What's in a Name? (Table of Contents: 41)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jonathan Piggee; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Veronica goes ga-ga for a new hunky student until she learns his last name.
Reprints

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

Love Showdown, Part 1 Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 43)

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
Synopsis
Archie is entranced by a mysterious letter and Betty and Veronica assume it's another girl.
Reprints

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

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

[Horrifyingly Cool Action Figures] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

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

[Dragons Riders of Bern] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

Cartoon Network / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, if you lived within your allowance you'd live without worries!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [The Art of Betty and Veronica]
  3. 2. Madam President!
    Veronica
  4. 3. Practice Makes Perfect
    Betty
  5. 4. Unexpected Results
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. School Rules
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. It's in the Jeans
    Betty
  8. 7. [The Best of Archie Comics]
  9. 8. Bonny Bonnets
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Josie and the Pussycats
  11. 10. Off To a Good Start
    Josie
  12. 11. [Double Digest Sample Pack]
  13. 12. Whiff Tiff
    Ethel
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina
  15. 14. Friend of the Forest
    Sabrina
  16. 15. [Clash of the New Kids]
  17. 16. Fall Fashion Fling
    Betty
  18. 17. [Get Your Archie Swag!]
  19. 18. Autumn Color Me!
    Betty
  20. 19. And the Award Goes To...
    Ginger Lopez
  21. 20. ["Archie's writing a new song for the band!"]
    Archie
  22. 21. Sleepover!
    Veronica
  23. 22. Mind Your Own Business Suits!
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. The Problem
    Betty
  25. 24. All Washed Up!
    Veronica
  26. 25. Superhero Style!
    Veronica
  27. 26. ["I think Daddy frets about getting old."]
    Archie
  28. 27. Mystery of the Ages
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. It's A Toss-Up!
    Archie
  30. 29. Boo Hoo Rendezvous
    Ethel
  31. 30. Steady Now
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. Model Behavior
    Nancy
  33. 32. Friendly Competition?
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
    Li'l Jinx
  35. 34. Cluck Cluck
    Li'l Jinx
  36. 35. Happy Birthday
    Li'l Jinx and Pals
  37. 36. Star Bright
    Li'l Jinx
  38. 37. Cold Cuts!
    Li'l Jinx
  39. 38. [Comic Book Fair]
  40. 39. The Queen Maker
    Betty
  41. 40. [Subscribe Today]
  42. 41. What's in a Name?
    Betty and Veronica
  43. 42. [Love Showdown]
  44. 43. Love Showdown, Part 1 Chapter 1
    Archie
  45. 44. [Love Showdown]
  46. 45. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  47. 46. [Horrifyingly Cool Action Figures]
    Diamondselecttoys.com
  48. 47. [Dragons Riders of Bern]
    Cartoon Network
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