Archie Double Digest #240 [Direct Edition]
(July 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
2013-05-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469517 24011
Editing
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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)

Script
?
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Rosario Pena (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can see why this place is called Lookout Point!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones

[Archie: Betty or Veronica?] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Shore Things (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Archie and Chuck are at the beach discussing what to do for the day.
Reprints
Keywords
jet ski; parasailing; surfing; volleyball; water skiing

The Bye Bye Blues (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 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
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie explains his outlook on life to his friends and they take his advice to live each day as if it was the last.
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Faint Hearted (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Allison Flood (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica gets an engagement ring stuck on her finger and everyone thinks that she and Archie are engaged.
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Welcome Wagon Master (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Marty Matthews; Judy Matthews
Synopsis
Archie meets a new young boy in town and helps him make friends, which impresses his teen sister, who asks Archie out even though Reggie has been trying to impress her.
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The Archie Andrews Museum (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Svenson; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead imagine the things that might be displayed in a museum dedicated to Archie.
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Lucklorn (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Jughead try to convince Archie that luck doesn't exist.
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[Seymour, My Son #1] (Table of Contents: 8)

Seymour / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Seymour; Seymour's Poppa; Seymour's girlfriend
Reprints

My Son the Teenager (Table of Contents: 9)

Seymour / comic story / 30 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
Seymour; Seymour's Poppa; Seymour's mother; Seymour's girlfriend; un-named students; un-named teachers
Synopsis
In a series of captions, some of which rhyme and some of which don't, Seymour's "proud poppa" tells us the story of a typical day in the life of his klutzy, girl-crazy teenaged son.
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[Star Trek Minimates] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Minimates / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Trouble In Store (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Carlos Antunes (credited)
Letters
John Workman (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie puts the wrong code in the store's security system and locks himself and his friends in the store for the night, along with two smaller kids who had been hiding in the store.
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Patio Panic (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and his father go shopping for new patio furniture.

Minding a Star (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Zappy The Chimp
Synopsis
Archie has to baby-sit a celebrity chimp.
Reprints
Keywords
chimpanzee

Carrier Pigeon (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica asks Archie to put all her cosmetics in his suit jacket.
Reprints

Video Bore (Table of Contents: 15)

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; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Frank Andrews; Caroline Andrews; Ted
Synopsis
Archie videotapes the Andrews Family Reunion.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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, My boy!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie has a dream that Mr. Lodge makes him vice president of his company.
Reprints
  • From Archie Sunday (Creators Syndicate) ??.??.????

Final Daze (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 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
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Superintendent Hassle; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Svenson
Synopsis
When Archie drops a cake on Superintendent Hassle, Mr. Weatherbee is forced to give him detention on the last day of school.
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Summer Musings (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Mr. Baxter (the city editor of the Riverdale Bugle)
Synopsis
As Archie is heading to the beach, he gets a letter accepting him as an intern to the Riverdale Bugle, the local newspaper, but he has to start that same day. He begrudgingly accepts and gets sent on a bad assignment at the beach. But, as luck would have it, he ends up as a judge for a beauty pagent at that same beach.
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Bosom Buddies? (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica tells her father that he has to be nice to Archie during her pool party. Mr. Lodge tries but Archie burns the food and drives Mr. Lodge's sports-car into the pool. When burglars crash the party, they take Archie and Mr. Lodge hostage.
Reprints

Card Sharks (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Nelda Nosykind; Agnes Nosykind
Synopsis
Two nosy neighbors think Archie and Jughead are teaching younger children how to play poker.

Be... Quiet! (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the letters puzzle.

Original printing was signed "RGO" but that has been removed in this printing.

Bath Wrath (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Dan Parent
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie has a hard time answering the phone but forgets his troubles once he answers it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie Comics Super Special Magazine] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 6 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; Jughead Jones; Athena Hartbraker; Diana; Venus; Freya; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie decides he's through with Betty and Veronica and attracts a group of four women at the beach but he soon learns that four is more than he can handle.
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Lib Rib (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
There are a record number of female lifeguards this beach season.
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Keywords
lifeguard

Miscue Rescue (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie wishes he could make the same mistake the lifeguard did.
Reprints
Keywords
lifeguard

[Archie #645] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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Rare Flair (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead have a business taking pictures of fisherman with their catches.
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[New Crusaders] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

It's Not Easy (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
? [as Costanza] (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie works hard trying to get on Mr. Lodge's good side so that he will have an advantage with Veronica. but she always makes up her own mind.
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[Archie Comics Subscriptions] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

Deary Query (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie wonders what the new girl sees in Archie.

Fin Din (Table of Contents: 33)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie is going to get punched by a girl's boyfriend.

The Professional (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Leroy; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries a succession of summer jobs but all are disasters.
Reprints

[Sabrina: The Magic Within] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

[Sabrina: The Magic Within #2] (Table of Contents: 36)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
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?
Letters
?

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Indexer Notes

Preview of the second volume of Sabrina: The Magic Within collections.

[Sabrina: The Magic Within] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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

[The First Biggest Digest!] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

[Download the Archie App for free!] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I can see why this place is called Lookout Point!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Archie: Betty or Veronica?]
  3. 2. Shore Things
    Archie
  4. 3. The Bye Bye Blues
    Archie
  5. 4. Faint Hearted
    Archie
  6. 5. Welcome Wagon Master
    Archie
  7. 6. The Archie Andrews Museum
    Archie
  8. 7. Lucklorn
    Archie
  9. 8. [Seymour, My Son #1]
    Seymour
  10. 9. My Son the Teenager
    Seymour
  11. 10. [Star Trek Minimates]
    Minimates
  12. 11. Trouble In Store
    Archie
  13. 12. Patio Panic
    Archie
  14. 13. Minding a Star
    Archie
  15. 14. Carrier Pigeon
    Archie
  16. 15. Video Bore
    Archie
  17. 16. ["Archie, My boy!"]
    Archie
  18. 17. Final Daze
    Archie
  19. 18. Summer Musings
    Archie
  20. 19. Bosom Buddies?
    Archie
  21. 20. Card Sharks
    Archie
  22. 21. Be... Quiet!
    Archie
  23. 22. Bath Wrath
    Archie
  24. 23. [Archie Comics Super Special Magazine]
  25. 24. The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same
    Archie
  26. 25. Lib Rib
    Archie
  27. 26. Miscue Rescue
    Archie
  28. 27. [Archie #645]
  29. 28. Rare Flair
    Archie
  30. 29. [New Crusaders]
  31. 30. It's Not Easy
    Archie
  32. 31. [Archie Comics Subscriptions]
  33. 32. Deary Query
    Archie
  34. 33. Fin Din
    Reggie
  35. 34. The Professional
    Archie
  36. 35. [Sabrina: The Magic Within]
  37. 36. [Sabrina: The Magic Within #2]
    Sabrina
  38. 37. [Sabrina: The Magic Within]
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  40. 39. [The First Biggest Digest!]
  41. 40. [Download the Archie App for free!]
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