(May 2013)

Archie, 2010 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
11 times a year (monthly except July)
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
071896468502 27
Editing
Victor Gorelick
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #27 [Direct Edition].

With this issue, the publication of new covers replaces the classic covers that have been featured since Issue 19. The publication frequency also increases from ten to eleven times a year.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie's going with me on a date!
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs

Dog Daze! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
When Archie wears the school mascot costume to school, he gets into some trouble with the police.
Reprints

Bee Well? (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead wreak havoc on Mr. Weatherbee, who is having tests done in the local hospital.
Reprints

Getting Pretty Hairy (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee; Ms. Phlips; Svenson; Miss Beazly
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee is eager to get his hands on Professor Flutesnoot's new hair-growth chemical, despite the fact that a few kinks still need to be worked out.
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Indexer Notes

A Vote For Samm poster is visible on page one.

Pet Peeve (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
After Archie tells Betty that she's his best friend, Veronica convinces her that he's just figuratively called her a dog.
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Indexer Notes

Original printing credits Frank Doyle as writer and Mike Esposito as inker.

Everything Is Beautiful (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Beazly; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Miss Beazly refuses to let the gang hang motivational posters in the cafeteria, but is caught after school doing a good deed.
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A Change of Ad-Dress (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / 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; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Veronica drags Archie to a sale at the Bon-Ton Dress Shop.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Archie's license plate on page 2 is D.M. 75, a reference to writer/artist Dick Malmgren and the year the story first appeared.

Age of Specialization (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Kent Pedersen
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Ms. Phlips
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee has his computer fixed.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Good to the last drop", the Maxwell House slogan, has been removed from Mr. Weatherbee's coffee cup.

No credits listed in this digest for this story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How does it feel, Orbi...
Genre
science fiction; humor
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi
Synopsis
Introduction to the Cosmo the Merry Martian section. Features Issue 1 cover.
Reprints

Stand By For Saturn! (Chapter 1) (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi; Jo-Jo; Astra; Professor Thimk; Moonlings; Gillywump
Synopsis
The rocket crew lands on Saturn.
Reprints

The Magic Gumdrops! (Chapter 2) (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi; Jo-Jo; Astra; Professor Thimk; Moolings; Gillywump; Saturnians
Synopsis
Cosmo and his friends meet the Saturnians, a group of people that look like vegetables. Meanwhile, Orbi wanders off to look for food and eats gumdrops that cause him to shrink.
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Pardon My Size! (Chapter 3) (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi; Jo-Jo; Astra; Professor Thimk; Moonlings; Gillywump; Saturnians
Synopsis
Orbi tries a red gumdrop which causes him to grow, and Cosmo decides to use the rocket to save him.
Reprints

A Ride For Orbi! (Chapter 4) (Table of Contents: 12)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi; Astra; Professor Thimk
Synopsis
Orbi is rescued by hitching a ride on the rocket-literally.
Reprints

On To Mars! (Chapter 5) (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi; Astra; Professor Thimk; Saturnians; Moonlings; Gillywump; Jo-Jo
Synopsis
The Saturnians give Orbi a size-reducing pill that returns him to normal size. Then, since the rocket has been wrecked, the Saturnians lend the crew some flying saucers and join them in their return to Mars.
Reprints

The Mirror The Merrier! (Table of Contents: 14)

Squarehead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Squarehead
Synopsis
Squarehead goes to a fun house and discovers he's a sphere in the funny mirrors.
Reprints

Vowels of Science (Table of Contents: 15)

Prof. Flutesnoot / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Fill in the vowels in the science-related words.
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 said he'd call me before class!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Svenson
Synopsis
Archie gets his head stuck in a locker.

Lid Kid (Table of Contents: 17)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Jughead wins a crazy hat contest.
Reprints

Red Carpet Romance (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
? [as Manny Hands] (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Ashlee Simpleton; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie wins a date with music star Ashlee Simpleton.
Reprints

The Fly (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks
Marty Epp (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
A pesky fly gets Archie in trouble in Miss Grundy's class, but then gets him out of trouble with Mr. Weatherbee.
Reprints

Vengeance Is Whose? (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica decides to start a new chapter in her relationship with Betty, but it turns out to be a trick.
Reprints

It's All in the Game! (Table of Contents: 21)

Chuck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Nancy; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; The Shield (cameo)
Synopsis
Chuck decides to break into the market of video games and asks Nancy for ideas for a girl-oriented game.
Reprints

Happy Mirthday To You (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The gang plans a roller skating surprise birthday party for Betty.
Reprints

Money Man (Table of Contents: 23)

Mr. Lodge / 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
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
When Archie becomes the top player in his class in a fantasy stock game, Mr. Lodge decides to have him pick his stocks.
Reprints

Egyptian Inscription (Table of Contents: 24)

Prof. Flutesnoot / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Professor Flutesnoot; Svenson; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Professor Flutesnoot tries to find someone to help him carry a sarcophagus upstairs, but no one wants to in fear of being cursed.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A Vote For Samm poster is visible on page five.

Hair Apparent (Table of Contents: 25)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Wendy Weatherbee; Tony Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge (as a teen); Miss Grundy (as a teen)
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tells his niece Wendy the story behind the split with his brother Tony.
Reprints

In Good Hands (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Chic Stone (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie, Betty, and Jughead take over the Chock'lit Shop while Pop takes a vacation.
Reprints

Snack Attack (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Gaston; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica has a craving for junk food, but doesn't want to go off of her healthy diet.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie's Pop Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fred! What are you doing?
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Orlando Busino (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My husband says we'll take it!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
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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Julius The Robot (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Julius the Robot; Freddie; Igor
Synopsis
Julius the Robot tries to live an interesting life after being replaced by another machine at his job.
Reprints

Dr. Bloodshot's A-1 Assistant (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Dr Bloodshot; Heinrich
Synopsis
We take a look at Dr. Bloodshot's assistant, Heinrich.
Reprints

The Audition (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Orlando Busino
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A man and his chimp audition for a theatrical agency.
Reprints

Monster News (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A humorous newsletter with fictional headlines involving horror elements.
Reprints

School Tool (Table of Contents: 34)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee gets a machine that helps him run the school.
Reprints

Hearty Party (Table of Contents: 35)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge isn't happy to find Archie and Jughead still hanging around after Veronica's party is over.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Weatherbee, it's 11:30!
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Ms. Phlips; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Miss Beazly
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee eats a casserole.

Brown Frown (Table of Contents: 37)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica asks for something that looks good in a plain brown jacket.
Reprints

Distraction Faction (Table of Contents: 38)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead are distracted in class.
Reprints

A Matter of Principal (Table of Contents: 39)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Svenson; Miss Haggly; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Beazly; Mr. Weatherbee; Superintendent Hassle
Synopsis
A joke circulates around the school while Superintendent Hassle comes around for a check-up.
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Everything's Archie (Digest Version) (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie's going with me on a date!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Dog Daze!
    Archie
  3. 2. Bee Well?
    Archie
  4. 3. Getting Pretty Hairy
    Mr. Flutesnoot
  5. 4. Pet Peeve
    Betty
  6. 5. Everything Is Beautiful
    Miss Beazly
  7. 6. A Change of Ad-Dress
    Archie
  8. 7. Age of Specialization
    Mr. Weatherbee
  9. 8. ["How does it feel, Orbi..."]
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  10. 9. Stand By For Saturn! (Chapter 1)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  11. 10. The Magic Gumdrops! (Chapter 2)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  12. 11. Pardon My Size! (Chapter 3)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  13. 12. A Ride For Orbi! (Chapter 4)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  14. 13. On To Mars! (Chapter 5)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  15. 14. The Mirror The Merrier!
    Squarehead
  16. 15. Vowels of Science
    Prof. Flutesnoot
  17. 16. ["Archie said he'd call me before class!"]
    Archie
  18. 17. Lid Kid
    Jughead
  19. 18. Red Carpet Romance
    Archie
  20. 19. The Fly
    Archie
  21. 20. Vengeance Is Whose?
    Archie
  22. 21. It's All in the Game!
    Chuck
  23. 22. Happy Mirthday To You
    Betty
  24. 23. Money Man
    Mr. Lodge
  25. 24. Egyptian Inscription
    Prof. Flutesnoot
  26. 25. Hair Apparent
    Mr. Weatherbee
  27. 26. In Good Hands
    Archie
  28. 27. Snack Attack
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. ["Fred! What are you doing?"]
    Archie's Pop Gag Bag
  30. 29. ["My husband says we'll take it!"]
    Tales Calculated To Drive You Bats
  31. 30. Julius The Robot
  32. 31. Dr. Bloodshot's A-1 Assistant
  33. 32. The Audition
  34. 33. Monster News
  35. 34. School Tool
    Mr. Weatherbee
  36. 35. Hearty Party
    Mr. Lodge
  37. 36. ["Mr. Weatherbee, it's 11:30!"]
    Archie
  38. 37. Brown Frown
    Jughead
  39. 38. Distraction Faction
    Jughead
  40. 39. A Matter of Principal
    Mr. Weatherbee
  41. 40. Everything's Archie (Digest Version)
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