World of Archie Double Digest #26 [Direct Edition]
(April 2013)

Archie, 2010 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year (monthly except March and Nov.)
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816468503 02611
Editing
Victor Gorelick
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
And what's on your shopping list, Archie?
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints

Dinner For 6 (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
The parents of Archie, Betty and Veronica decide to go out to dinner together, making their kids very anxious.
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Vacation Adulation (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tries to spend his mid-semester vacation at home to avoid Archie, but soon goes crazy with boredom.
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One for the Books (Table of Contents: 3)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Ms. Beazly; Miss Haggly; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
When the student body learns that Miss Grundy is writing a novel based on her life, they try to be more interesting in the hopes of being included.
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Taking Note of Taking Notes (Table of Contents: 4)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Samm Schwartz ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Ms. Beazly; Coach Kleats; Svenson; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The staff and students of Riverdale High don't know what to think when Mr. Weatherbee begins to jot down notes on a note pad.
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In A Jam (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Ms. Beazly; Mrs. Smith; Mr. Smith
Synopsis
Betty tells her mother that she will go to the market, but continuously puts off the task.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Vedderbee, vot about my raise I ask for?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Svenson
Reprints

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How does it feel, Orbi...
Genre
science fiction; humor
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi
Synopsis
Introduction to the Cosmo the Merry Martian section. Features Issue 1 cover.
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The Queen of Venus (Chapter 1) (Table of Contents: 8)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi; Professor Thimk; Astra; Jojo; Moonlings; Gillywump; Venusian monsters; Queen of Venus
Synopsis
The group is introduced to the queen of Venus, a sexy human woman that also happens to be looking for a king.
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Trouble For Cosmo! (Chapter 2) (Table of Contents: 9)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi; Astra; Professor Thimk; Moonlings; Gillywump; Queen of Venus; Venusian monsters
Synopsis
The queen chooses Cosmo to be king, who tries to escape but is caught. Meanwhile, the rest head back to the rocket to formulate a plan.
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Rescue In Peace! (Chapter 3) (Table of Contents: 10)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Orbi; Professor Thimk; Jojo; Astra; Moonlings; Gillywump; Venusian monsters
Synopsis
The group formulates a plan and begin to put it into action.
Reprints

A Slap-Happy Ending! (Chapter 4) (Table of Contents: 11)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi; Professor Thimk; Astra; Jojo; Moonlings; Queen of Venus; Venusian monsters
Synopsis
Professor Thimk and Orbi detonate a stardust bomb and rescue Cosmo in the confusion. They rush back to the rocket and leave in a hurry, which causes the steering mechanism to jam and puts them on a course to Saturn.
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Indexer Notes

A word balloon which features dialogue in the original issue was somehow left blank in this printing.

Remote Chance (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie wants to watch TV, but he can't find the remote.
Reprints

The Advisor (Table of Contents: 13)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
John Rosenberger (credited)
Inks
Victor Gorelick ? (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Victor Gorelick

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Miss Grundy teaches Betty a few feminine tricks.
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A Mynah Incident (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 6 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
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie gets a mynah bird with the hopes that it will impress Veronica.
Reprints

Sound Thinking (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Svenson; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee decides that he is going to remain cool and collected for a day, but it doesn't last long.
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Think Shrink (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Sabrina Spellman; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie is forced to make a presentation in front of the male members of the school.
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Indexer Notes

Last line of dialogue on page 5 has been changed.

Lucky Day (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. and Mrs. Andrews sign a phony record contract for Archie.
Reprints

Out Standing (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Midge
Synopsis
Tired of being seen with Archie in his sloppy skater threads, Veronica refuses to go out with him unless he upgrades to a snazzier set of clothes.
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Indexer Notes

Dialogue changed from hippie to skater references.

Past Tense (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Reprints

Riverdale Rogue (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Buzz Blake; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge; "Flash" Nelson
Synopsis
Archie and the gang try to undermine a new student who is constantly mean to everyone.
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Noteworthy (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When Veronica breaks her date with Archie, Fred tries to cheer his son up.
Reprints

Cool Reception (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Coach Gaines; Matt; Mel
Synopsis
The coach of the Riverdale boys hockey team asks Betty to play goalie for them, which doesn't set well with some of the other members of the team.
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Keywords
hockey

The Eyes Have it (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / 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
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Veronica forms a crush on Dilton due to his stunning eyes.
Reprints

Sue Sue Baby (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Since Archie is afraid to ask Veronica out when he's strapped for cash, Veronica decides to figure out a way for Archie to make some money.
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Harm Alarm Charm (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

[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.
Reprints

Count Congo (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Characters
Count Congo
Synopsis
The story of Count Congo, an ape who took up "all of Rhode Island and part of Connecticut" and was almost deported to Africa.
Reprints

The Cat Girl (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Characters
Ann Gora; Oswald Meak
Synopsis
The story of Ann Gora, a girl with cat like tendencies.
Reprints

Jake The Spider Spins A Tale (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Orlando Busino
Inks
Orlando Busino ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Characters
Jake
Synopsis
It's hard for Jake to remain a bachelor with those love-crazy black widows around.
Reprints

Think Out! (Table of Contents: 30)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee finds Archie meditating.
Reprints
Keywords
meditation

Indexer Notes

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

[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
Whew!
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Svenson

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

Miss Grundy Pin Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead, what is the main use for cowhide?
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead tells Miss Grundy the main use of cowhide.
Reprints

Buccaneer Buds (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Nancy; Moose Mason
Synopsis
The gang gives a presentation on pirates.
Reprints
Keywords
pirate

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

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Advertisement for the month's Archie comics. Special recognition is given to Archie #641, Archie Double Double Digest #238, and Archie Comics Super Special #2.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["And what's on your shopping list, Archie?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Dinner For 6
    Archie
  3. 2. Vacation Adulation
    Archie
  4. 3. One for the Books
    Miss Grundy
  5. 4. Taking Note of Taking Notes
    Mr. Weatherbee
  6. 5. In A Jam
    Betty
  7. 6. ["Mr. Vedderbee, vot about my raise I ask for?"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  8. 7. ["How does it feel, Orbi..."]
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  9. 8. The Queen of Venus (Chapter 1)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  10. 9. Trouble For Cosmo! (Chapter 2)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  11. 10. Rescue In Peace! (Chapter 3)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  12. 11. A Slap-Happy Ending! (Chapter 4)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  13. 12. Remote Chance
    Archie
  14. 13. The Advisor
    Miss Grundy
  15. 14. A Mynah Incident
    Archie
  16. 15. Sound Thinking
    Archie
  17. 16. Think Shrink
    Archie
  18. 17. Lucky Day
    Archie
  19. 18. Out Standing
    Archie
  20. 19. Past Tense
    Archie
  21. 20. Riverdale Rogue
    Archie at Riverdale
  22. 21. Noteworthy
    Archie
  23. 22. Cool Reception
    Betty
  24. 23. The Eyes Have it
    Archie
  25. 24. Sue Sue Baby
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Harm Alarm Charm
    Archie
  27. 26. ["My husband says we'll take it!"]
    Tales Calculated To Drive You Bats
  28. 27. Count Congo
  29. 28. The Cat Girl
  30. 29. Jake The Spider Spins A Tale
  31. 30. Think Out!
    Mr. Weatherbee
  32. 31. ["Whew!"]
    Archie
  33. 32. ["Jughead, what is the main use for cowhide?"]
    Miss Grundy Pin Up
  34. 33. Buccaneer Buds
    Archie
  35. 34. Everything's Archie (Digest Version)
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