World of Archie Double Digest #30 [Direct Edition]
(August 2013)

Archie, 2010 Series
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Price
5.99 USD
Pages
324
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11 times a year (monthly except July)
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816468503 03011
Editing
Victor Gorelick
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

This issue is part of Archie's 320-page Double Double Digest series.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lifeguarding at the beach
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

Summer Blues (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
After learning that Betty despises summer, Archie and Veronica set her up as the judge of the "Mr. Sandman" contest.
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Vacation Vexation (Table of Contents: 2)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 6 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; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie becomes a lifeguard at the beach where Mr. Weatherbee is spending his summer.
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Missing the Kiss (Instead of Kissing the Miss!) (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Nancy; Midge; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie and Betty try to get some alone time at a party.
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Mr. Lucky (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie becomes a caddy for Mr. Weatherbee, but as usual, causes more harm than help.
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Keywords
golf

New Girl in Town (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Pierre; Gloria
Synopsis
A girl from Hawaii fascinates all the boys with her exotic dishes and dances, making all the girls jealous -- except Veronica.
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Indexer Notes

Dan Parent is erroneously credited with the art of this story.

Water Boy (Table of Contents: 6)

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; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee attends a barbecue at the Lodge mansion and Archie is there to wreak havoc.
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Fall Brawl (Table of Contents: 7)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie laughs at Archie, who has tripped over a kiddie pool.

Chop Chap (Table of Contents: 8)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie talks to Rhonda.

She's Josie (Table of Contents: 9)

She's Josie / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Pepper Melody
Synopsis
Introduction to the "She's Josie" section.

Sock It To Who?...(Whom?) (Part 1) (Table of Contents: 10)

Josie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Clyde Didit; Archie Andrews (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo)
Synopsis
Meet Clyde Didit (also known as "Orbit"), a guitar-playing musician with sunglasses and hideous fashion sense. He starts to make advances to Josie, encouraged by Josie and discouraged by Pepper. But every time Clyde or anyone else sings his signature song "Sock It To Me," someone socks it to him.
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Indexer Notes

This story is full of references and homages to the TV series "Laugh-In," which was popular at the time of this story's original printing, including the catchphrase "Sock It To Me."

Bottoms Up (Part 2) (Table of Contents: 11)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Clyde Didit; Archie Andrews (cameo); Jughead Jones (cameo)
Synopsis
Alexandra kicks her brother in the behind; Melody arrives with a message for Alex, written down in a place she can't forget. Josie and Alex get into a taxi and chase a stolen hearse. Archie and Jughead, in a cameo, don't care for Clyde Didit's singing.
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Indexer Notes

The writing on Melody's body is another "Laugh-In" reference; on that show, Goldie Hawn had messages painted on her body.

Endsville (Part 3) (Table of Contents: 12)

Josie / 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
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Clyde Didit; Sock; Miss Primrose
Synopsis
Melody sees a religious fanatic's sign and becomes convinced that the world will come to an end soon. Pepper is upset that Sock doesn't take her seriously as a woman.
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On Wings of a Song (Part 4) (Table of Contents: 13)

Josie / 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
Josie; Melody; Clyde Didit; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Josie convinces Melody that the world isn't coming to an end. Clyde Didit borrows Alex's rocket belt so he can sing his song without being clobbered.
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Beach Fashions (Table of Contents: 14)

Josie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?

Characters
Josie; Albert
Synopsis
Josie models outfits to wear at the beach.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie's Pop Pin Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't know why I watch these soap operas...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mrs. Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Mrs. Andrews is distracted while watching soap operas and burns Fred's shirt while ironing.
Reprints

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

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (signed)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That couch looks inviting...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead tries to get Archie off of the couch.
Reprints
  • From Archie Sunday (Creators Syndicate) ????.??.??

Association Situation (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Bolling

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead look at the animal heads in Mr. Lodge's den.
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Thrift Gift (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Bolling

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie visits an expensive shop.
Reprints

Teen Tycoon (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge dreams about what it would be like if Archie became rich.
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Science Friction (Table of Contents: 20)

Flutesnoot / comic story / 6 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; teen
Characters
Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Professor Flutesnoot has an encounter with aliens.
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Sand Blast (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty and Veronica / 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; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Bert Summersong
Synopsis
Betty and Archie recruit volunteers to build a sand sculpture in the Riverdale Mall to raise money for charity.
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The Best Men (Table of Contents: 22)

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
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
When Archie and Chuck take part in a basketball tournament, they play with something better than skill: honesty.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball

Someday My Prince Will Come (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis
Betty's fairy godmother stops by for a visit, but finds Betty's taste in Archie disgusting.
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Indexer Notes

Credited to Kathleen Webb, but this story predates her hiring and features Doyle's distinct jokes and humor.

Stuffed! (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
When Mrs. Andrews has Archie bring some items to the flea market, Archie ends up coming home with more stuff.
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Mr. Softie (Table of Contents: 25)

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
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie takes Mr. Weatherbee away from his relaxing hammock to go fishing, but all doesn't go as planned.
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Now and Then (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Fred tags along with Archie to the beach.
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Classified Information (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica becomes attracted to Glenn Smith who, unbeknownst to her, is related to Jughead.

Flower Power (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie go to a flower show with Mr. Weatherbee and find that flowers aren't the only beauties there.
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Indexer Notes

Unusual for an Archie comic, this story has 2 to 3 panels per page.

Not a Happy Camper (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie camps out to be the first at a Ungrateful Leadheads concert.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

From the Vault of Archie Comics / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't wait to show you the gift...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Introduction to the Archie Vault section, which reprints stories from Archie's Pals 'n' Gals.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

From the Vault of Archie Comics / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Welcome to the Nifty Fifties...
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Introduction to the Archie Vault section.

Fountain of Youth (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie continually gets Mr. Weatherbee wet during a school day, and to top it off, the Superintendent is coming for a visit.
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Fair Game or Fowl (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
A duck follows Jughead to school and wreaks havoc on Mr. Weatherbee.
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The More The Merrier (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Mrs. Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
When Veronica tells Betty that Mr. Lodge forgot her birthday, Betty overhears one of Mr. Lodge's conversations, wrongly assumes he is holding a surprise party, and invites everyone she sees.
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Angle With a Mangle (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Midge
Synopsis
When Moose and Midge break up, Archie tells Moose that Betty is his secret admire to get her off his hands. However, Betty wises up to the trick and tells Moose that Veronica, Archie's date, is the one who likes him.
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It's A Snap (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Frese (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
Jughead takes some action shots of Mr. Weatherbee and the gang and has Reggie develop them. But when the negatives rip and Reggie puts them back together, he does it incorrectly, resulting in fake shots of Mr. Weatherbee abusing the teens.
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Starry Eyed (Table of Contents: 37)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
An action movie causes Betty, Veronica, and Archie to daydream.
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Save Our Trees (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 6 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; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
When the gang learns that Lodge Industries plans to build an industrial complex on Riverdale's last remaining forest, they fight for the cancellation of the project.
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Devil Disc (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead and Reggie toss a frisbee around on the beach. But whenever Jughead throws it, the frisbee inevitably lands on or near a gorgeous girl.
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Keywords
frisbee

Surf Saga (Table of Contents: 40)

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; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie brings a surfboard to the beach to impress girls, even though he can't surf. The plan backfires when Archie says the waves are too low and a Hawaiian shows him where the waves are highest.
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Quote and Unquote (Table of Contents: 41)

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; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Ulga fills in for Smithers and fights with Archie to keep him out.
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Short Cut! (Table of Contents: 42)

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
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie goes to borrow the Jones' riding mower, but gets caught up helping others while riding it home.
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A Fool For School (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
While at the beach, Jughead misses the school lunches.
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The Keys To Approval (Table of Contents: 44)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead try to help Veronica prepare for a party celebrating the debut of her new piano composition, but everything goes wrong.
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Back Talk (Table of Contents: 45)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
The guys help Mr. Weatherbee put shingles on the roof when his back hurts.
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Mallet Heads (Table of Contents: 46)

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; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie play a game of croquet to see who gets to teach Veronica how to surf the next day.
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Friendly Persuasion (Table of Contents: 47)

Archie / 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
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Mrs. Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie is abandoned by his friends when he has to paint the garage on a hot summer day.
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Love in Bloom (Table of Contents: 48)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
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; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie buys Veronica a tree for their anniversary.
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Indexer Notes

This reprinting lists George Gladir as the writer but the index of the original printing of this issue lists Mike Pellowski.

Twisted Sitters! (Table of Contents: 49)

Betty and Veronica / 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
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica tries to take over Betty's babysitting job when she thinks the kid's older brother is a handsome hunk.
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The Fiend (Table of Contents: 50)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Inks
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead has a black eye and a jacket that Reggie gave him. When the girls ask about the black eye, Jughead makes it sound like Reggie gave it to him.
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Well-Suited (Table of Contents: 51)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
As Veronica brags about her swimsuit collection, which contains 24 different varieties, she can't seem to stop ruining each suit.
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Pass The Ketchup (Table of Contents: 52)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
When Archie hears Jughead muttering Veronica in his sleep, he explains that he was dreaming of a meat statue named Veronica. However, the real Veronica finds out about the dream and chases down what she thinks is her secret admirer.
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Summer Scenario (Table of Contents: 53)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tells Jughead why summer is the best season of the year, without once mentioning girls.
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Good Day, Good Knight (Table of Contents: 54)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
The gang attends a medieval fair.
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Keywords
jousting; Renaissance Fair

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 55)

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 think your dad's starting to like me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Reprints
  • from Archie Sunday (Creators Syndicate) ????.??.??

Serve Verve (Table of Contents: 56)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
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?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie demonstrates his sky high serve.
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Take My Son!...Please! (Table of Contents: 57)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie seems to be going through a phase of being accident-prone.
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Spit To Be Tied (Table of Contents: 58)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie goes to a farmer's fair and enters a watermelon seed spitting contest to impress the girls.

Backpack Knack (Table of Contents: 59)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When the gang goes backpacking, Veronica decides to bring Smithers to carry her supplies.
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The Finer Things! (Table of Contents: 60)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Veronica tries to get Archie to enjoy some upscale activities, such as dining on sushi and playing polo, but it appears they are too rich for his blood.
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Chore Galore (Table of Contents: 61)

Archie / comic story / 6 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; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
The gang works at Lodge Dairy Products for two weeks to prove to Mr. Lodge that teens can be good workers.
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Weary Theory (Table of Contents: 62)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
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?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie theorizes that exercise can curb a person's appetite.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 63)

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'm ready for the beach!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Reprints
  • From Archie Sunday (Creators Syndicate) ????.??.??

The Rule (Table of Contents: 64)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tells Jughead why you shouldn't talk when someone is about to swing on a golf course.
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Repeat Performance (Table of Contents: 65)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie asks Mr. Lodge how he threw Archie out of the house.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the original printing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 66)

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

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Pencils
Orlando Busino (signed)
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?
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?
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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Phil the Fly (Table of Contents: 67)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Characters
Phil the Fly; Freddie
Synopsis
Phil the Fly is a lonely, mocked monster until he meets a girl and gets a job.
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Rocky the Stone Man (Table of Contents: 68)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Rocky; Judy; Freddie
Synopsis
A stone man is constantly shaped to fit the likes of his girlfriend until he becomes so skinny that the change is permanent.
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The Mole Man (Table of Contents: 69)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Bob White (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bob White

Genre
humor
Characters
Mole Man
Synopsis
Mole Man tells of his adventures in digging.
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A Little Bugged! (Table of Contents: 70)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie gets fed up with insects.
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Turnabout (Table of Contents: 71)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
T. J. Kirsch (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Adam Chisholm
Synopsis
Archie faces some trouble with his fake surfing stories when Adam Chisholm and The Duke, real surfers, show up at the beach.
Keywords
surfing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 72)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Phil Jimenez
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Think you know your Archie characters?
Synopsis
Can you name all the characters on Phil Jimenez's Life With Archie #30 variant?

Everything's Archie (Table of Contents: 73) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Lifeguarding at the beach"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Summer Blues
    Archie and the Gang
  3. 2. Vacation Vexation
    Mr. Weatherbee
  4. 3. Missing the Kiss (Instead of Kissing the Miss!)
    Betty
  5. 4. Mr. Lucky
    Mr. Weatherbee
  6. 5. New Girl in Town
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Water Boy
    Archie
  8. 7. Fall Brawl
    Reggie
  9. 8. Chop Chap
    Reggie
  10. 9. She's Josie
    She's Josie
  11. 10. Sock It To Who?...(Whom?) (Part 1)
    Josie
  12. 11. Bottoms Up (Part 2)
    Josie
  13. 12. Endsville (Part 3)
    Josie
  14. 13. On Wings of a Song (Part 4)
    Josie
  15. 14. Beach Fashions
    Josie
  16. 15. ["I don't know why I watch these soap operas..."]
    Archie's Pop Pin Up
  17. 16. ["That couch looks inviting..."]
    Archie
  18. 17. Association Situation
    Archie
  19. 18. Thrift Gift
    Archie
  20. 19. Teen Tycoon
    Archie
  21. 20. Science Friction
    Flutesnoot
  22. 21. Sand Blast
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. The Best Men
    Archie
  24. 23. Someday My Prince Will Come
    Betty Cooper
  25. 24. Stuffed!
    Archie
  26. 25. Mr. Softie
    Archie
  27. 26. Now and Then
    Archie
  28. 27. Classified Information
    Archie
  29. 28. Flower Power
    Archie
  30. 29. Not a Happy Camper
    Archie
  31. 30. ["I can't wait to show you the gift..."]
    From the Vault of Archie Comics
  32. 31. ["Welcome to the Nifty Fifties..."]
    From the Vault of Archie Comics
  33. 32. Fountain of Youth
    Archie
  34. 33. Fair Game or Fowl
    Archie
  35. 34. The More The Merrier
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. Angle With a Mangle
    Archie
  37. 36. It's A Snap
    Archie
  38. 37. Starry Eyed
    Betty and Veronica
  39. 38. Save Our Trees
    Archie
  40. 39. Devil Disc
    Archie
  41. 40. Surf Saga
    Archie
  42. 41. Quote and Unquote
    Archie
  43. 42. Short Cut!
    Archie
  44. 43. A Fool For School
    Archie
  45. 44. The Keys To Approval
    Archie
  46. 45. Back Talk
    Archie
  47. 46. Mallet Heads
    Archie
  48. 47. Friendly Persuasion
    Archie
  49. 48. Love in Bloom
    Archie
  50. 49. Twisted Sitters!
    Betty and Veronica
  51. 50. The Fiend
    Jughead
  52. 51. Well-Suited
    Betty and Veronica
  53. 52. Pass The Ketchup
    Jughead
  54. 53. Summer Scenario
    Archie
  55. 54. Good Day, Good Knight
    Betty and Veronica
  56. 55. ["I think your dad's starting to like me!"]
    Archie
  57. 56. Serve Verve
    Archie
  58. 57. Take My Son!...Please!
    Archie
  59. 58. Spit To Be Tied
    Archie
  60. 59. Backpack Knack
    Archie and the Gang
  61. 60. The Finer Things!
    Archie
  62. 61. Chore Galore
    Archie
  63. 62. Weary Theory
    Archie
  64. 63. ["I'm ready for the beach!"]
    Archie
  65. 64. The Rule
    Archie
  66. 65. Repeat Performance
    Reggie
  67. 66. ["My husband says we'll take it!"]
    Tales Calculated To Drive You Bats
  68. 67. Phil the Fly
  69. 68. Rocky the Stone Man
  70. 69. The Mole Man
  71. 70. A Little Bugged!
    Archie
  72. 71. Turnabout
    Archie
  73. 72. ["Think you know your Archie characters?"]
    Archie
  74. 73. Everything's Archie
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