World of Archie Double Digest #31 [Direct Edition]
(October 2013)

Archie, 2010 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
11 times a year
On-sale date
2013-08-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816468503 03111
Editing
Victor Gorelick
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Rosario Pena (signed)
Letters
Jack Morelli

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I refuse to see any more of Archie Andrews!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews (picture)

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Betty #95.

Mind Games (Table of Contents: 1)

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
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Clayton; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The students and faculty of Riverdale High lament the return to school.
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Gum Up the Works (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Ms. Beazly; Professor Flutesnoot; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie breaks the school gum-chewing rule and ends up creating chaos around the school.
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The Agent (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The women-hating Jughead is forced to accompany Veronica to a sorority house where the Archies might play a gig.
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To Each His Own (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
A threatening anonymous call has the gang scrambling to determine the safety of the "most precious thing in their world".
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Get Well! (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Inks
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Mario Acquaviva (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie fight over the last get well card in a store.
Reprints

Leader Man (Table of Contents: 6)

The Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle]
Synopsis
Reggie's ego saves the Archies when a gang wants to kidnap the band's star player.
Reprints

Witty Ditty (Table of Contents: 7)

Miss Beazly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Beazly; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Miss Beazly answers Mr. Weatehrbee's request to jazz up the food.
Reprints

She's Josie (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

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

Song of Love (Table of Contents: 9)

Josie / comic story / 24 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; Alexander Cabot III; Alexander Cabot II; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Alex pays Clyde Didit to write and perform a song that will help him get Josie. Clyde writes a song making fun of Alex's conceit, but Alex considers it a tribute to his own wonderfulness, and uses all his money and influence to turn the song into a hit. Josie begins to feel upset that Alex is more interested in listening to a song about himself than chasing after her, while Alexandra fears that if Clyde gets rich off the song, she won't have a chance to attract him with her money.
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Indexer Notes

Divided into four chapters: "Song of Love," "Pick Up," "Track Record," and "Shy Guy."

Melody's Fashions (Table of Contents: 10)

Melody / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?

Characters
Melody

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Mr. Svenson Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Vedderbee, I park your car...
Genre
humor
Characters
Svenson; Mr. Weatherbee
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm bored! I wish Archie were here!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers

Stretch Wretch (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie has been watching TV all day.
Reprints

Junk Male (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie cleans out the garage for Mrs. Andrews, and makes a fortune when he stops at a flea market on his way to the dump.
Reprints

Let Betty Do It (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis
Betty becomes fed up with constantly helping all of her friends.
Reprints

The Big Break (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 6 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; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead handles a bully that was too much for Archie.
Reprints

Photo Op! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty feels scorned by Veronica when she is not included in the innumerable pictures of Veronica's friends.
Reprints

The Great Joke Hunt (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Ms. Phlips; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee goes in search of jokes to add to his luncheon speech.
Reprints

Just a Perfect Friendship (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 6 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; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead and Archie test each other's friendship.
Reprints

Rhyme Time (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jim; Tim; Archie Andrews (dream sequence); Veronica Lodge (dream sequence); Moose Mason (dream sequence); Midge Klump (dream sequence); Pop Tate (dream sequence); Jughead Jones (dream sequence); Dilton Doiley (dream sequence); Hiram Lodge (dream sequence); Chuck Clayton (dream sequence); Reggie Mantle (dream sequence); Mr. Weatherbee (dream sequence)
Synopsis
Betty falls asleep after reading nursery rhymes to the twins she is babysitting and dreams of her friends participating in various fractured nursery rhymes.
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Better Never Than Late (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Archie has a nightmare in which he cannot get to school on time.
Reprints

Fear of Flying (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie drives Mr. Weatherbee to the airport.
Reprints

The Uncouth Youth (Table of Contents: 23)

The Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle]
Synopsis
Archie discusses his band with the editor of Keen Teen Scene.
Reprints

Chess Clubbed (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead try to concentrate on a chess game.

Quiz Fizz (Table of Contents: 25)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews

Gas Sass (Table of Contents: 26)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge

Girl Happy (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Find the 26 girls' names in the word search.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're going to take the aptitude...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee takes an aptitude test with a class.
Reprints

Do or Diet Puzzle (Table of Contents: 29)

Mr. Weatherbee / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly
Synopsis
Help Mr. Weatherbee trace a path past the desserts in Miss Beazly's cafeteria.
Reprints

The Birds & The Bees (Table of Contents: 30)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead talks about the sounds of animals.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What?! $2.75 for an ice cream soda!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gets an ice cream soda.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie's Mad House / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Meet the Kreeps!
Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Introduction to the Archie's Madhouse section.
Reprints

How to Become a Teen-Age Rock 'N' Roll Singer (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie teaches the gang how to become a rock 'n' roll star.
Reprints

The Beatnik Monster (Table of Contents: 34)

Mad House Monster of the Month / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

If Teen Agers Ran the Airlines! (Table of Contents: 35)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead gives us a look at how teens would run the airlines.
Reprints

If Teen-Agers Ran the U.N.! (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie narrates a look at a teenage-run United Nations.
Reprints

Hark Bark (Table of Contents: 37)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge

Trash Fash (Table of Contents: 38)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've decided to enter the talent...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle

Pleasant Screams (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie goes to visit Archie in the middle of the night.
Reprints

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

Jughead's Dipsy Doodles / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gasoline
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie's jalopy runs out of gas, so Jughead paints a gas pump.
Reprints

Star Time (Table of Contents: 42)

Reggie Mantle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie pays two girls to pretend to be his fans.

Indexer Notes

Signed "RWL" under the S in the title.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I refuse to see any more of Archie Andrews!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Mind Games
    Archie
  3. 2. Gum Up the Works
    Archie
  4. 3. The Agent
    Jughead
  5. 4. To Each His Own
    Archie
  6. 5. Get Well!
    Archie
  7. 6. Leader Man
    The Archies
  8. 7. Witty Ditty
    Miss Beazly
  9. 8. She's Josie
    She's Josie
  10. 9. Song of Love
    Josie
  11. 10. Melody's Fashions
    Melody
  12. 11. ["Mr. Vedderbee, I park your car..."]
    Mr. Svenson Gag Bag
  13. 12. ["I'm bored! I wish Archie were here!"]
    Archie
  14. 13. Stretch Wretch
    Archie
  15. 14. Junk Male
    Archie
  16. 15. Let Betty Do It
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. The Big Break
    Archie
  18. 17. Photo Op!
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. The Great Joke Hunt
    Mr. Weatherbee
  20. 19. Just a Perfect Friendship
    Archie and the Gang
  21. 20. Rhyme Time
    Betty
  22. 21. Better Never Than Late
    Archie
  23. 22. Fear of Flying
    Archie
  24. 23. The Uncouth Youth
    The Archies
  25. 24. Chess Clubbed
    Archie
  26. 25. Quiz Fizz
    Reggie
  27. 26. Gas Sass
    Reggie
  28. 27. Girl Happy
    Archie
  29. 28. ["You're going to take the aptitude..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  30. 29. Do or Diet Puzzle
    Mr. Weatherbee
  31. 30. The Birds & The Bees
    Jughead
  32. 31. ["What?! $2.75 for an ice cream soda!!"]
    Pop Tate's Gag Bag
  33. 32. ["Meet the Kreeps!"]
    Archie's Mad House
  34. 33. How to Become a Teen-Age Rock 'N' Roll Singer
    Archie
  35. 34. The Beatnik Monster
    Mad House Monster of the Month
  36. 35. If Teen Agers Ran the Airlines!
    Jughead
  37. 36. If Teen-Agers Ran the U.N.!
    Archie
  38. 37. Hark Bark
    Jughead
  39. 38. Trash Fash
    Jughead
  40. 39. ["I've decided to enter the talent..."]
    Archie
  41. 40. Pleasant Screams
    Archie
  42. 41. ["Gasoline"]
    Jughead's Dipsy Doodles
  43. 42. Star Time
    Reggie Mantle
  44. 43. ["Back to school already?"]
    Everything's Archie
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