Archie Double Digest #239 [Direct Edition]
(June 2013)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
11 times a year (monthly except March)
On-sale date
2013-05-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469517 23911
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Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[Archie Loves Betty] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors
Rosario Pena (signed)

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

[Get in the action!] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Big Draw (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Romona; Julia
Synopsis
Archie uses drawings made by Chuck to get dates with various girls.
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On the Carpet (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
After Archie ruins a carpet and takes it out to be cleaned, Mr. Lodge predicts exactly what will happen to it under Archie's care.
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Fat Chance (Table of Contents: 4)

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
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica tells both Reggie and Archie they are getting flabby and she is going to date the one that loses the most weight in one week.
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Romance Goes Awry (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Smithers; Veronica Lodge; Freddie Dunhill
Synopsis
When Veronica falls for a boy and helps him with his golf game, Archie tries to be a bad golfer so she will spend time with him also.
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Keywords
golf

Something Suitable (Table of Contents: 6)

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
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Whenever Archie decides to get to Pop Tate's a certain way, Veronica must change her outfit to suit the method of transportation.
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Progress (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Molly Burke (Andrews' neighbor)
Synopsis
Fred is angry at the new packaging that prevents him from getting packages open.
Reprints

[Free Comic Book Day 2013] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

Archie Pin-Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Arch, now that Betty and Veronica are going away on vacation...
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
What will Archie do with Betty and Veronica both gone?
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Little Archie / 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.

High Pockets (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Little Veronica; Little Archie; Mr. Weatherbee; Little Reggie
Synopsis
When Little Veronica's pocketbook won't hold all her things, Little Archie is forced to carry them in his pockets while they go to the dance.
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The Boy Friend (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Little Betty; Little Archie; Pop Tate; Little Reggie; Little Jughead; Smithers; Little Veronica
Synopsis
Little Veronica sends Little Betty a letter telling her that she is returning from vacation with a new boyfriend, Sir Percival.
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[Archie: Betty or Veronica?] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Nobody's Perfect (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie bowls a perfect game but nobody is there to see it.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling

[Archie's Giant Kids' Joke Book] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Dog Gone Reward (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Lori Lovely
Synopsis
Archie finds a lost dog and returns it to its owner.
Reprints

[Double Digest Sample Pack] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Outside the Box (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Leroy; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge brings a new toy prototype home to see how Leroy and his friends like it, but they just play in the box that the prototype came in.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Probably from Archie (Archie, 1962 series) #584 but needs confirmation.

One For The Books! (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie and Me / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee writes a book about Archie.
Reprints

The Sub (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Reuben Garcia; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
With Miss Grundy away, Archie's class is hard on the substitute teacher, until Reuben arrives who knows all their tricks.

Match Game (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews; Melanie Moran; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie wants to meet Melanie, the new student at school, but they don't seem to have anything in common.
Reprints

Vain Refrain (Table of Contents: 22)

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
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie is running for class president but his ego is preventing him from getting votes.
Reprints

The Final Analysis (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Phlips; Dr. Klaus Trophobia; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Dr. Klas Trophobia comes to Riverdale to do a psychological profile of each student.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

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 horoscope says...
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie's horoscope says he will get a lot of questions today.
Reprints
Keywords
horoscope

Hunt and Peck (Table of Contents: 25)

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
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Reggie claims he can follow any trail through the forest that Archie and Chuck make.
Reprints

Hide and Go Seek (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie doesn't want to go shopping with Veronica so he hides at Betty's house.
Reprints

The Clutch of the Idol, Part I (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Isaac S. Sleezie; Orson Sleezie
Synopsis
A valuable idol is donated to the museum by a shady "philanthropist," who sends his son to steal it back, but it's Archie who the police arrest.
Reprints

Boyhood Dreams (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Fred and Mary reminisce about when Archie was a baby.
Reprints

Gravy Ain't Wavy (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica invites Archie and Jughead over for a meal and show off her new cooking lessons.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

Pat the Brat / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover of Pat the Brat (Archie, 1965 series) #20 used as an illustration here to start the section of Pat the Brat reprints.

Special Delivery (Table of Contents: 31)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Pat the Brat; Suzie
Synopsis
Pat has the postman deliver a letter to Suzy.

Indexer Notes

Probably from Pat the Brat (Archie, 1965 series) #28 but needs confirmation.

Clubbing Club (Table of Contents: 32)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Pat the Brat; Bunky; Muscles
Synopsis
Muscles tries to take Pat and Bunky's jellybeans.

Indexer Notes

Probably from Pat the Brat (Archie, 1965 series) #28 but needs confirmation.

Flavor Granted (Table of Contents: 33)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Pat the Brat
Synopsis
Pat eats four bowls of ice cream at a party.

Indexer Notes

Probably from Pat the Brat (Archie, 1965 series) #28 but needs confirmation.

Lost Roundup (Table of Contents: 34)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Pat the Brat
Synopsis
Pat gets lost in a store.

Indexer Notes

Probably from Pat the Brat (Archie, 1965 series) #28 but needs confirmation.

[Comic Book Fair] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

The Trouble With Girls (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley; Pop Tate; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods; Cathy; Jill
Synopsis
Jughead leaves the diner because all the guys are complaining about women.
Reprints

[Archie Comics Subscriptions] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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

Garage Sale (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie shows his father a flyer for a new garage in town.
Reprints

P. R. Snafu (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Crosby (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
Stephanie Vozzo (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; J. D. Witherspoon; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
In an attempt to show Mr. Lodge that he has ambition, Archie takes a menial job at a P.R. firm and helps them land a big account.
Reprints

[Betty or Veronica?] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 7 pages (report information)

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

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

[Download the Archie App for free!] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

[Regular Show] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

Cartoon Network / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Archie Loves Betty]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Get in the action!]
    Lego
  3. 2. The Big Draw
    Archie
  4. 3. On the Carpet
    Archie
  5. 4. Fat Chance
    Archie
  6. 5. Romance Goes Awry
    Archie
  7. 6. Something Suitable
    Archie
  8. 7. Progress
    Archie
  9. 8. [Free Comic Book Day 2013]
  10. 9. ["Well, Arch, now that Betty and Veronica are going away on vacation..."]
    Archie Pin-Up
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie
  12. 11. High Pockets
    Little Archie
  13. 12. The Boy Friend
    Little Archie
  14. 13. [Archie: Betty or Veronica?]
  15. 14. Nobody's Perfect
    Archie
  16. 15. [Archie's Giant Kids' Joke Book]
  17. 16. Dog Gone Reward
    Archie
  18. 17. [Double Digest Sample Pack]
  19. 18. Outside the Box
    Archie
  20. 19. One For The Books!
    Archie and Me
  21. 20. The Sub
    Archie
  22. 21. Match Game
    Archie
  23. 22. Vain Refrain
    Archie
  24. 23. The Final Analysis
    Archie and the Gang
  25. 24. ["My horoscope says..."]
    Archie
  26. 25. Hunt and Peck
    Archie
  27. 26. Hide and Go Seek
    Archie
  28. 27. The Clutch of the Idol, Part I
    Archie
  29. 28. Boyhood Dreams
    Archie
  30. 29. Gravy Ain't Wavy
    Archie
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Pat the Brat
  32. 31. Special Delivery
    Pat the Brat
  33. 32. Clubbing Club
    Pat the Brat
  34. 33. Flavor Granted
    Pat the Brat
  35. 34. Lost Roundup
    Pat the Brat
  36. 35. [Comic Book Fair]
  37. 36. The Trouble With Girls
    Archie
  38. 37. [Archie Comics Subscriptions]
  39. 38. Garage Sale
    Archie
  40. 39. P. R. Snafu
    Archie
  41. 40. [Betty or Veronica?]
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  43. 42. [Download the Archie App for free!]
  44. 43. [Regular Show]
    Cartoon Network
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