Archie Double Digest #235 [Direct Edition]
(January 2013)

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
2012-11-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469517 23511
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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
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Rosario Pena (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hot Dog
Keywords
Christmas

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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The Job! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie has a job at the mall playing Santa Claus.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; orphanage; Santa Claus

Decoration Irritation (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited); Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Betty decorate Archie's house for Christmas, but Veronica and Reggie try to outdo them by decorating the Lodge mansion.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Chapter 2: Billboard Silly
Chapter 3: Reindeer Keep Falling On My Head
Chapter 4: Christmas Lite

The Reel Thing (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Captain Jack Doiley; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
When Archie is unable to get the fishing reel he wants to give to his dad for Christmas, Dilton introduces him to his grandfather, who gives Archie his own reel, and who turns out to be a famous fisherman whose gift really impresses Archie's dad.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

[Archie's Giant Kids' Joke Book] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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Worry Flurry (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When Mr. Weatherbee accepts Archie's excuse for being late, Archie worries that Mr. Weatherbee might be sick.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Little Archie and Friends / 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 Little Archie reprints.

Pot Lucky (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Bob Bolling (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Little Archie comes up with a scheme to make cocoa and sell it to the men who are ice-fishing on the pond.
Reprints
Keywords
ice fishing

Here Comes Jingles (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Reggie; Little Jughead; Little Betty; Little Archie; Little Veronica; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Santa Claus; Jingles the elf; Spotty
Synopsis
All Little Betty wants for Christmas is an Archie doll.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; North Pole; Santa's workshop

[Double Digest Sample Pack] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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Morning Mayhem (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie makes his parents breakfast in bed.
Reprints

[The Art of Betty and Veronica] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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The Bluebloods (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie's parents warn him to take a warmer coat but he doesn't take their advice.
Reprints

[Archie Comics Super Special Magazine] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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Recipe Exchange (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
When Archie is tasked with making dinner for the family for two weeks he begins swapping recipes with classmates to vary up the menu.
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Follow That Quarter (Table of Contents: 16)

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
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge finds a rare quarter but Archie accidentally spends it.
Reprints

Strange Change (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Bob Bolling (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Archie Jr.; Betinna
Synopsis
After thinking his parents are unfair, Archie dreams of the future where he has kids with Betty.
Reprints

Bus Sick! (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jean (bus driver); Lester Lawson; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
With his car in the shop Archie is forced to take the school bus home.
Reprints

Blockhead (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and his dad decide to cut down a tree for firewood, hoping to save money over buying firewood.
Reprints

Old Joke! (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Pencils
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Inks
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Tara Greene; Waldo Wilk
Synopsis
A freshman has a crush on Archie, and another has a crush on Betty. Archie and Betty decide to get the two freshman together.
Reprints

Better Things (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Archie decides Jughead isn't doing a good job training Hot Dog and that Veronica would be a better trainer.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

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
Dueling Jingle Bells
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Fred loves the sounds of Christmas.
Keywords
Christmas

The Prehysterical Man (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
The kids decide Mr. Weatherbee needs a vacation but he can't take one until the school inspector passes the school.
Reprints

Tightening Up (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo, Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie is afraid that the family's financial problems will mean he can't go to college.
Reprints

The Vocal (Table of Contents: 25)

The Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Josie; Melody; Valerie; Pop Tate
Synopsis
The Archies make a recording while Archie is chewing gum, leaving the vocals garbled. The song becomes a hit and the government wants to know what the lyrics are or they are going to ban the song.
Reprints

Worry Flurry (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee can't get any work done because he's convinced Archie is going to cause problems.
Reprints

A Flash in the Pan (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Is it a raging fire making all that smoke? No, it's just Veronica's cooking. Archie and Jughead would've preferred a fire.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

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 need to get back on Veronica's dad's good side.
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tries to get back on Mr. Lodge's good side by saving him some money by refilling his ink cartridges.

Rome Alone (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
When a local electronics store is giving away a trip for two to Rome, Reggie decides to rig the drawing of the winner.
Reprints

[Pat the Brat #20] (Table of Contents: 30)

Pat the Brat / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Pat the Brat
Reprints

It's a Dog's World! (Table of Contents: 31)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Terry Szenics (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Pat the Brat; Fleabite; Tackless; Mary (Pat's mother); Oswald (Pat's father)
Synopsis
When Fleabite has to go to the animal hospital for a week, Pat brings home a stray bulldog.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Pat the Brat; Fleabite
Synopsis
Pat tells another child that Fleabite can talk.

[Comic Book Fair] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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Festive Foul Up (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Brimble; Mr. Gracey
Synopsis
When Betty and Veronica find out that Mr. Brimble has been fired as the store Santa Claus they threaten to shop elsewhere unless he is reinstated.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Santa Claus

[Subscribe Today] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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Christmas Toy Story (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Hearing the disappointment in a child's voice over not getting a specific Christmas gift from Santa, Archie re-gifts the child's toy from a delayed mail delivery.
Reprints

Archie's Christmas Card (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie, dressed as Santa falling out of a chimney.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

[Kevin Keller Welcome to Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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There's a First Time for Everything! (Table of Contents: 39)

Kevin Keller / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Digikore Studios
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
teen
Reprints

[Kevin Keller Welcome to Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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

[The Best of Archie Comics Book Two] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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[Archie Comics Super Special Magazine] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Download the Archie App for Free!"]
  3. 2. The Job!
    Archie
  4. 3. Decoration Irritation
    Archie
  5. 4. The Reel Thing
    Archie
  6. 5. [Archie's Giant Kids' Joke Book]
  7. 6. Worry Flurry
    Archie
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie and Friends
  9. 8. Pot Lucky
    Little Archie
  10. 9. Here Comes Jingles
    Little Betty
  11. 10. [Double Digest Sample Pack]
  12. 11. Morning Mayhem
    Archie
  13. 12. [The Art of Betty and Veronica]
  14. 13. The Bluebloods
    Archie
  15. 14. [Archie Comics Super Special Magazine]
  16. 15. Recipe Exchange
    Archie
  17. 16. Follow That Quarter
    Archie
  18. 17. Strange Change
    Archie
  19. 18. Bus Sick!
    Archie
  20. 19. Blockhead
    Archie
  21. 20. Old Joke!
    Archie
  22. 21. Better Things
    Archie
  23. 22. ["Dueling Jingle Bells"]
    Archie
  24. 23. The Prehysterical Man
    Archie
  25. 24. Tightening Up
    Archie
  26. 25. The Vocal
    The Archies
  27. 26. Worry Flurry
    Archie
  28. 27. A Flash in the Pan
    Archie
  29. 28. ["I need to get back on Veronica's dad's good side."]
    Archie
  30. 29. Rome Alone
    Archie
  31. 30. [Pat the Brat #20]
    Pat the Brat
  32. 31. It's a Dog's World!
    Pat the Brat
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Pat the Brat
  34. 33. [Comic Book Fair]
  35. 34. Festive Foul Up
    Archie
  36. 35. [Subscribe Today]
  37. 36. Christmas Toy Story
    Archie
  38. 37. Archie's Christmas Card
    Archie
  39. 38. [Kevin Keller Welcome to Riverdale]
  40. 39. There's a First Time for Everything!
    Kevin Keller
  41. 40. [Kevin Keller Welcome to Riverdale]
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  43. 42. [The Best of Archie Comics Book Two]
  44. 43. [Archie Comics Super Special Magazine]
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