World of Archie Double Digest #24 [Direct Edition]
(February 2013)

Archie, 2010 Series
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3.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year (monthly except March and Nov.)
On-sale date
2012-12-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816468503 02411
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Color
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 DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Rosario Pena (signed)
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey guys! Why don't we take the bus?
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Midge; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods
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Indexer Notes

Original printing featured lift instead of bus.

The Ultimate Musical Video Game (Table of Contents: 1)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Janice Chiang (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle]
Synopsis
The Archies give their input on a musical video game that will feature them.

Footwear Folly (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica stubbornly refuses to admit her very fashionable boots aren't practical in the heavy snows of this year's Riverdale winter.
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A Model Project (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
When Mr. Lodge wants Archie out of his house, Jughead has Archie sign up for arts-and-crafts workshops at the town hall.
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Brrrrr! (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Andrews keeps the house extremely cold, so Archie and Jughead go out to seek warmth.
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Critics' Choice (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie, Miss Grundy, and Mr. Weatherbee cheer up a depressed Betty, who has little confidence in her paintings.
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Hostess With The Mostess (Table of Contents: 6)

Miss Beazly / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks
Harry Lucey (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Miss Beazly; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Miss Beazly tries to remake her image by being the cafeteria Maitre D' rather than head lunch lady.
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Where's My Mop? (Table of Contents: 7)

Svenson / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Svenson
Synopsis
Unscramble all of the letters with dots to find the location of Svenson's mop.
Reprints

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

Cosmo the Merry Martian / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How does it feel, Orbi...
Genre
science fiction; humor
Characters
Cosmo the Merry Martian; Orbi
Synopsis
Introduction to the Cosmo the Merry Martian section. Features Issue 1 cover.
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The Great Gillywump Hunt! (Chapter 1) (Table of Contents: 9)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction; humor
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi; Moonlings
Synopsis
Cosmo and Orbi go to investigate the Gillywump, a creature that is feared by all Martians and lives on the dark side of the moon.
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Indexer Notes

Story features minor grammatical changes.

Sneezy Does It! (Chapter 2) (Table of Contents: 10)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction; humor
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi; The Gillywump; Moonlings
Synopsis
Cosmo and Orbi meet the Gillywump, a blue creature with a huge nose and a cold. After expressing his loneliness, he goes to live with the Moonlings. Later, everybody goes to Earth to get pills to cure the Gillywump's cold.
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Indexer Notes

Story features minor grammatical changes.

Down To Earth! (Chapter 3) (Table of Contents: 11)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction; humor
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi; The Gillywump; Moonlings; Professor Thimk; Astra
Synopsis
The trip to Earth proves more harmful than helpful, with drug stores not carrying pills anymore, the Gillywump getting lost, and Cosmo and Orbi ending up atop a high rise. When the Gillywump saves them, the fall knocks his cold out of him. Meanwhile, Professor Thimk and Astra board a rocket to the Moon.
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Indexer Notes

Story features minor grammatical changes.

Winter Work! (Table of Contents: 12)

Mr. Weatherbee / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Cross out every letter in a box containing an odd number to find out what "The Bee" would rather be doing.
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Sheer Gratitude (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Svenson
Synopsis
When Mr. Weatherbee turns 65 and is forced to retire, Archie starts a petition to keep him at the school.
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The Fabulous Four (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Slade Thompson; Pop Tate; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
When Central High's "chief spy, cheat, crook, con man, and all around bad guy" Slade Thompson is seen at Riverdale High, Archie enacts a plan to keep Slade away.
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The Music Man (Table of Contents: 15)

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; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie plays guitar for Veronica and annoys Mr. Lodge.
Reprints

Sub Flub (Table of Contents: 16)

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
teen; humor
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle]
Synopsis
When Reggie and Veronica play hooky and go skiing rather than rehearsing, the remaining Archies end up playing a gig at Reggie and Veronica's resort.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

The Old Touch (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Chic Stone (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee decides to exercise with the basketball team and does exceptionally well, leading Archie and Jughead to try and avoid his bragging.
Keywords
basketball

A Fair Fight (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie tries to break up one of Betty and Veronica's fights.
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Every Which Way But Jughead (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Professor Werner Von Ludwig; Serena; Eastwood (an ape)
Synopsis
Archie, Reggie, and Jughead get a job helping out a scientist who is doing DNA testing. When Eastwood, an ape, is found wearing Jughead's crown, Archie and Reggie believe that the ape is Jughead and they try to change him back.
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Keywords
orangutan

Indexer Notes

Told in two parts: Part 1 (6 pages) and Part 2 (6 pages).

Extra Sensory Palaver (Table of Contents: 20)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead don't believe in extra-sensory perception until they notice that the girls can carry on a conversation while never completing a sentence.
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Indexer Notes

Feature changed from Betty and Veronica to Jughead and dialogue is edited on page 2.

Only Dreamin' (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty imagines Archie more creatively than he is: as a vampire, a pirate, and a spy.
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Romantic Work-Out (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Archie bets Betty a dinner date that her aerobics workout isn't as strenuous as she makes it out to be.
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Keywords
aerobic exercise

Super Sleuth (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead try to prove that Betty did not steal Veronica's emerald ring.
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Boy-Joy (Table of Contents: 24)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Miss Grundy; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Ethel lists boys as one of her extracurricular activities.
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Game Aim (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Archie play a board game created by Betty.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Tales Calculated To Drive You Bats / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Orlando Busino (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My husband says we'll take it!
Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Introduction to the Tales Calculated To Drive You Bats section. Features a cropped version of the cover to issue 1, with the text above "Bats" rewritten.
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The Life of Igor (Table of Contents: 27)

Igor / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (signed)
Pencils
Orlando Busino (signed)
Inks
Orlando Busino ?
Colors
?
Letters
Orlando Busino ?

Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Characters
Igor; Freddie; Dr. Krankenstein; Dracula
Synopsis
A peek into Igor's early adult life. We see Igor assist Dr. Krankenstein in making a monster, but Igor accidentally gives the monster "Madison Ave. brains" instead of "genius brains". Then, Igor awakes Dracula at the wrong time because South Transylvania is practicing Daylight Savings Time.
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The 13th Marshal (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Karl
Synopsis
Bats presents the first "horror western", a story about a marshal who battles monsters.
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The Puzzle of Planet Pluto (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction; humor
Synopsis
One rocket crew on Pluto tries to find another.

On The Menu Puzzle (Table of Contents: 30)

Miss Beazly / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Miss Beazly; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Unscramble today's lunch menu items.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Finished, Archie?
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie accidentally hands a note in to Miss Grundy with his homework.

Wrong Song (Table of Contents: 32)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Ethel complains that there is no song named for her, until Jughead points out the song "Hound Dog".
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Goodbye Ol' Paint (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Marty Epp (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Professor Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee assigns Archie to the task of carrying paint to the custodian's work shop.

Everything's Archie (Digest Version) (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hey guys! Why don't we take the bus?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Ultimate Musical Video Game
    The Archies
  3. 2. Footwear Folly
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. A Model Project
    Archie
  5. 4. Brrrrr!
    Archie
  6. 5. Critics' Choice
    Archie
  7. 6. Hostess With The Mostess
    Miss Beazly
  8. 7. Where's My Mop?
    Svenson
  9. 8. ["How does it feel, Orbi..."]
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  10. 9. The Great Gillywump Hunt! (Chapter 1)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  11. 10. Sneezy Does It! (Chapter 2)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  12. 11. Down To Earth! (Chapter 3)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  13. 12. Winter Work!
    Mr. Weatherbee
  14. 13. Sheer Gratitude
    Archie
  15. 14. The Fabulous Four
    Archie
  16. 15. The Music Man
    Archie
  17. 16. Sub Flub
    The Archies
  18. 17. The Old Touch
    Archie
  19. 18. A Fair Fight
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Every Which Way But Jughead
    Archie
  21. 20. Extra Sensory Palaver
    Jughead
  22. 21. Only Dreamin'
    Betty
  23. 22. Romantic Work-Out
    Archie
  24. 23. Super Sleuth
    Archie
  25. 24. Boy-Joy
    Miss Grundy
  26. 25. Game Aim
    Betty
  27. 26. ["My husband says we'll take it!"]
    Tales Calculated To Drive You Bats
  28. 27. The Life of Igor
    Igor
  29. 28. The 13th Marshal
  30. 29. The Puzzle of Planet Pluto
  31. 30. On The Menu Puzzle
    Miss Beazly
  32. 31. ["Finished, Archie?"]
    Archie
  33. 32. Wrong Song
    Jughead
  34. 33. Goodbye Ol' Paint
    Archie
  35. 34. Everything's Archie (Digest Version)
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