Archie Double Digest #241 [Direct Edition]
(August 2013)

Archie, 2011 Series
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164
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11 times a year (monthly except March)
On-sale date
2013-07-03
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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The Archie Library
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Color
Four Color
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Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews

[Archie Meets Glee] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Big Rescue (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
? [as Manny Hands] (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie explains what a hassle it is to go to the beach with Betty and Veronica since all the other guys try to make time with the girls.
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The Loser (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie tries to lose to Archie at various things so he can prove that he is a good loser but he always ends up winning.
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Keywords
darts; ping-pong; tennis

Don't Bee Silly (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie moves a bee-hive.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The title has a picture of a bee instead of the word bee.

Perfect Order (Table of Contents: 5)

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
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie has been tutoring young children in math. He gets their papers mixed up with his father's paperwork for a tax audit.
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Indexer Notes

In the original printing in Archie #343, the script is credited to Jim Ruth.

Spring Break (Table of Contents: 6)

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
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Until the diving board at the Lodge pool is replaced, the gang decides to use a trampoline as a makeshift diving board.
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Nifty Gifty (Table of Contents: 7)

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
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica keeps giving Archie presents and Archie keeps using them to meet other girls.
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Indexer Notes

This story is dialogue free and is presented totally in pantomime.

[Select Your Away Team!] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Diamond Selections; Star Trek / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Call Stall (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie has a sure-fire way to get Moose's attention.
Reprints

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

Little Archie and Friends / 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.

Headline Hunters (Table of Contents: 11)

Ambrose / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Ambrose Pipps; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Moose Mason; Mrs. Pipps; Little Betty Cooper; Sheldon Broadbeam; un-named kids
Synopsis
Little Archie decides that the West Side kids' newspaper needs a foreign correspondent, so he forces Ambrose to go to Europe... by mail.
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Indexer Notes

In one of Bolling's nods to continuity, this story mentions Little Archie's attempt to get to Europe on a raft in Little Archie # 14 ("The Run-Away").

Boy Wanted (Table of Contents: 12)

Little Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie
Synopsis
Little Archie wants to get a job at a florist.
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Keywords
florist

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Little Archie Fun Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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One More Time (Table of Contents: 14)

Little Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie; Spotty
Synopsis
Little Archie teaches Spotty tricks.

Overstreet 43 (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Gemstone Publishing / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Canoe Help Us? (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie talks Veronica into a romantic canoe ride, and Veronica recounts the pair's misadventures on previous canoe rides.
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[The Best of Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Nothing Is As It Seems (Table of Contents: 18)

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
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie has a confusing day at the beach when nothing turns out to be what it appears.
Reprints

[New Crusaders Graphic Novels] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Cutie Booty (Table of Contents: 20)

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
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge asks Archie for his thoughts on the swimsuits his company is marketing for the next year.
Reprints

Off With The Old (Table of Contents: 21)

Life With 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
Characters
Jason Blossom; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
After getting smoked in a drag race by Jason Blossom, Archie gets Dilton to rocket power Ol' Betsy.
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Indexer Notes

Part one of a full length 4 part story.

On With The New Part II (Table of Contents: 22)

Life With Archie / comic story / 5 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
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Unnamed Raffle vendor
Synopsis
Ol' Betsy bites the dust but the gang secretly buy Archie raffle tickets on a new car and he wins.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part two of a full length 4 part story.

The Afterglow Part III (Table of Contents: 23)

Life With 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
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie pampers his new car.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part three of a full length 4 part story.

The Discard Part IV (Table of Contents: 24)

Life With Archie / comic story / 5 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
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica overhears Archie talking about Ol' Betsy and thinks he's talking about her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part four of a full length 4 part story.

Garden of Eaten (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie helps his father plant a vegetable garden.

One Flower at a Time (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie rushes around town to each store in a chain of stores that are giving away a free flower with a purchase so he can collect enough for a bouquet for Veronica.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

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
Let's see how much money...
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead try to raise money for a summer trip.
Reprints
  • from Archie Sunday (Creators Syndicate) ????.??.??

Beach Bored (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Because of injuries, Archie won't be able to participate in the beach sports he likes.
Reprints

Oh, Buoy! (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Two pranksters swamp Archie's canoe and take Betty on their speedboat.
Reprints

Where Destiny Leads Me (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
When Archie abandons Jughead to meet a girl at the library, Jughead gets even by taking Veronica to the same library.
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Garden of Despair (Table of Contents: 31)

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
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The guys have to weed their gardens.
Reprints

Forget-Me-Not (Table of Contents: 32)

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; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie doesn't want to hear a word about Riverdale High until September. However, when he rescues the drowning mayor's daughter, Archie and his high school are all over the news.
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River Rescue (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
When the dog that Betty is dogsitting ends up floating on the river Archie has to perform a rescue.
Reprints

[Pat the Brat #20] (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Pat the Brat
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Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page of the next section featuring Pat the Brat reprints.

It's No Picnic (Table of Contents: 35)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Pat the Brat
Synopsis
Pat's parents take him to the beach.

Two Weeks Notice (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Pat the Brat
Synopsis
Pat gets his baseball equipment taken away as punishment.

Formal Announcement (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Pat the Brat
Synopsis
Pat's mother has made a birthday cake.

Wha-Wha-What (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Pat the Brat
Synopsis
Pat is sent to the store for some items but all he can remember is the candy.

[Jinx] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

Risky Rescue (Table of Contents: 40)

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
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie becomes a lifeguard and takes it to heart when the lead guard tells all of them that talking to pretty girls while on duty can lead to someone drowning.
Reprints
Keywords
lifeguard

[Archie Comics Subscriptions] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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

Power Play (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Mario Acquaviva (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
After Betty and Veronica tease him about his skinny build, Archie tries to prove he's the equal of the muscle-bound jocks on the beach.
Reprints

Score Sore (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie takes Veronica to a professional baseball game.
Reprints

Her Man Friday (And Most Of Saturday) (Table of Contents: 44)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Crazy Charlie
Synopsis
Archie is determined to make it to Lonesome Island by any means possible.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

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

Archie: Betty or Veronica? (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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

11 Million Downloads (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Archie Meets Glee]
  3. 2. The Big Rescue
    Archie
  4. 3. The Loser
    Archie
  5. 4. Don't Bee Silly
    Archie
  6. 5. Perfect Order
    Archie
  7. 6. Spring Break
    Archie
  8. 7. Nifty Gifty
    Archie
  9. 8. [Select Your Away Team!]
    Diamond Selections; Star Trek
  10. 9. Call Stall
    Archie
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie and Friends
  12. 11. Headline Hunters
    Ambrose
  13. 12. Boy Wanted
    Little Archie
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie Fun Page
  15. 14. One More Time
    Little Archie
  16. 15. Overstreet 43
    Gemstone Publishing
  17. 16. Canoe Help Us?
    Archie
  18. 17. [The Best of Archie Comics]
  19. 18. Nothing Is As It Seems
    Archie
  20. 19. [New Crusaders Graphic Novels]
  21. 20. Cutie Booty
    Archie
  22. 21. Off With The Old
    Life With Archie
  23. 22. On With The New Part II
    Life With Archie
  24. 23. The Afterglow Part III
    Life With Archie
  25. 24. The Discard Part IV
    Life With Archie
  26. 25. Garden of Eaten
    Archie
  27. 26. One Flower at a Time
    Archie
  28. 27. ["Let's see how much money..."]
    Archie
  29. 28. Beach Bored
    Archie
  30. 29. Oh, Buoy!
    Archie
  31. 30. Where Destiny Leads Me
    Archie
  32. 31. Garden of Despair
    Archie
  33. 32. Forget-Me-Not
    Archie
  34. 33. River Rescue
    Archie
  35. 34. [Pat the Brat #20]
    Pat the Brat
  36. 35. It's No Picnic
    Pat the Brat
  37. 36. Two Weeks Notice
    Pat the Brat
  38. 37. Formal Announcement
    Pat the Brat
  39. 38. Wha-Wha-What
    Pat the Brat
  40. 39. [Jinx]
  41. 40. Risky Rescue
    Archie
  42. 41. [Archie Comics Subscriptions]
  43. 42. Power Play
    Archie
  44. 43. Score Sore
    Archie
  45. 44. Her Man Friday (And Most Of Saturday)
    Archie
  46. 45. [no title indexed]
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  48. 47. Archie: Betty or Veronica?
  49. 48. 11 Million Downloads
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