Archie's Funhouse Double Digest #5 [Direct Edition]
(July 2014)

Archie, 2014 Series
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3.99 USD
Pages
164
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11 times a year
On-sale date
2014-05-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
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Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Cover title: Archie's Funhouse Comics Digest.
Indicia title: Archie's Funhouse (Comics) Double Digest.


[Double Dipper] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Funhouse / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
roller coaster

[Free Archie App!] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Eat, Drink and Be Crazy! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Regina; Gertrude
Synopsis
Reggie gives Archie a gift certificate to a fancy restaurant, but Archie suspects foul play.

Pass History or You're History! (Table of Contents: 3)

Moose / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Miss Haggly
Synopsis
Moose must pass his history test or he can not play in the state baseball championship game.

On the Road to Reason (Table of Contents: 4)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Dilton and Moose try to teach a lesson in non-violence to some neighborhood kids.
Reprints

Righteous Robot (Table of Contents: 5)

Reggie / 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
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie has a robot to do his chores while he goes out on a date.
Reprints

Brain Drain (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie fakes amnesia to get out of paying Reggie the money he owes him.
Reprints
Keywords
amnesia

Basebrawl (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler; Mrs. Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle (cameo); Moose Mason (cameo)
Synopsis
Upset because Archie is ignoring her to watch a baseball game on television, Veronica has Archie take her to a big league game in person.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball; baseball cards; television

[Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Diamond Selections / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Cross Toss (Table of Contents: 9)

Big Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Coach doesn't want Moose to throw the bat when he strikes out.

[Archie & Friends #121] (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie and Friends / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

includes covers of Cosmo #1, Archie as Pureheart #1, Jackpot Comics #1, Katy Keene, Josie and the Pussycats

The Crooked Comic Con Caper! Part 1 (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Alex Simmons (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jerry Bigg; Hugh Sayles; Lenny Capp; Dee Dials; Albert Bindtyme; Della Babcock
Synopsis
Archie and Friends fly to Hollywood to visit Bigg Studios and the Cali Comic Con.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues next issue.

[20% off all Archie comics!] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Reggie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What kind of girls do I like?
Characters
Reggie Mantle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the phrase to find out what kind of girls Reggie likes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Big Moose Pin Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If only Moose could lift his IQ as easily...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
If Moose could lift his IQ as easily as he lifts weights he'd be in good shape.
Reprints
Keywords
weight lifting

Dilton's Scramblers (Table of Contents: 15)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Dilton Doiley
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jumble puzzle

Date Strait (Table of Contents: 16)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie asks Archie if he'd rather have a redhead or a blonde for his blind date.
Reprints

Pair Affair (Table of Contents: 17)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica thinks Reggie has a lot in common with Melissa.
Reprints

[Diary of a Girl Next Door] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Girl Whirl (Table of Contents: 19)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Gloria
Synopsis
Reggie brings a tomboy to the prom.

Reg the Barbarian! (Table of Contents: 20)

Reggie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie gets a summer job at a medieval fair.
Reprints

Choice Location (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica reluctantly agrees to go to a public beach, but brings along a luxurious private tent.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Panel 2 on Page 3 has been altered from the original to include that Veronica has wi-fi in her private tent.

Booking a Star Trip! (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Bill Golliher (credited)
Inks
Bill Golliher (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Hot Dog; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie falls asleep and dreams he is Duke Skyklutz.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The various Archie characters appear in the dream as other people, all parodies of various Star Wars and Star Trek characters.

Summer Bummer (Table of Contents: 23)

Pop Tate / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Pop Tate opens a snack bar on the beach.
Reprints

The Ups and Dunes (Table of Contents: 24)

Reggie / 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
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie has a new dune buggy.
Reprints

Love Unconnection (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Etta Fishburg
Synopsis
Dilton has invented a computer that reads brainwaves and computes the persons perfect match romantically. Reggie has him rig the results in Reggie's favor.
Reprints

SSsh! (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tries to get some eggs home from the store without dropping them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story has no dialogue until the final page.

Dry Humor! (Table of Contents: 27)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Reggie is in the dunk tank at the school charity event.

Eyewitness (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie and the Gang / 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
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
The gang eyewitnesses a doughnut shop hold-up and helps find the criminals.
Reprints

Secret Syrup! (Table of Contents: 29)

Pop Tate / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Pop Tate
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the code to determine the secret syrup used by Pop Tate.

Vidiocy (Table of Contents: 30)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead dreams he is trapped in a video game.
Reprints

Do Your Exercises! (Table of Contents: 31)

Coach Kleats / activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Coach Kleats
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Word find puzzle with an exercise theme.

Close Call (Table of Contents: 32)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie asks Veronica if she finds him irresistible.
Reprints

[The Best of Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

Punk Fashions (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Characters
Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashion page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

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.

Shoe Shine Man (Table of Contents: 36)

Little Ambrose / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
children
Characters
Little Ambrose; Little Jughead Jones; Little Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Little Jughead and Little Archie put Little Ambrose in charge of their shoe shine business while they go to eat.

Fortune Misfortune (Table of Contents: 37)

Little Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Little Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Little Archie sells Little Reggie a magic crystal ball.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When printed in Little Archie Digest Magazine (Archie, 1991 series) #11, writing was credited to Mike Pellowski and inks were credited to Rudy Lapick.

[Double Digest Sample Pack] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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

Dotty Date (Table of Contents: 39)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica accidentally planned a date with both Reggie and Archie on the same night, so the three of them go to a movie.
Reprints

[Get your free digital comic now!] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

A Real Joker (Table of Contents: 41)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Moose's report card is hopeless.
Reprints

Archie Presents Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 42)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Spurn Return (Table of Contents: 43)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie tosses a penny into a wishing well, saying that he'd like to score 50 points in the game against Central High. The penny is tossed out of the well, and a voice inside the well says that it doesn't grant wishes for a measly penny. As Reggie runs off screaming, Jughead is seen sticking halfway out of the well with water on the shoulder of his shirt saying "And that's the TRUTH!"
Reprints

Outta Sight! (Table of Contents: 44)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
After spending all week together in detention, all Mr. Weatherbee and Reggie want on Saturday is to not see each other.

[Subscribe to Archie Comics and save!] (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)

[Marvel Super Heroes] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Are you a Lego Star Wars Expert?] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Double Dipper]
    Archie's Funhouse
  2. 1. [Free Archie App!]
  3. 2. Eat, Drink and Be Crazy!
    Archie
  4. 3. Pass History or You're History!
    Moose
  5. 4. On the Road to Reason
    Dilton
  6. 5. Righteous Robot
    Reggie
  7. 6. Brain Drain
    Archie
  8. 7. Basebrawl
    Veronica
  9. 8. [Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare]
    Diamond Selections
  10. 9. Cross Toss
    Big Moose
  11. 10. [Archie & Friends #121]
    Archie and Friends
  12. 11. The Crooked Comic Con Caper! Part 1
    Archie & Friends
  13. 12. [20% off all Archie comics!]
    Midtown Comics
  14. 13. ["What kind of girls do I like?"]
    Reggie
  15. 14. ["If only Moose could lift his IQ as easily..."]
    Big Moose Pin Up
  16. 15. Dilton's Scramblers
  17. 16. Date Strait
    Reggie
  18. 17. Pair Affair
    Reggie
  19. 18. [Diary of a Girl Next Door]
  20. 19. Girl Whirl
    Reggie
  21. 20. Reg the Barbarian!
    Reggie
  22. 21. Choice Location
    Archie
  23. 22. Booking a Star Trip!
    Archie
  24. 23. Summer Bummer
    Pop Tate
  25. 24. The Ups and Dunes
    Reggie
  26. 25. Love Unconnection
    Archie and the Gang
  27. 26. SSsh!
    Archie
  28. 27. Dry Humor!
    Reggie
  29. 28. Eyewitness
    Archie and the Gang
  30. 29. Secret Syrup!
    Pop Tate
  31. 30. Vidiocy
    Jughead
  32. 31. Do Your Exercises!
    Coach Kleats
  33. 32. Close Call
    Reggie
  34. 33. [The Best of Archie Comics]
  35. 34. Punk Fashions
    Archie and the Gang
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie and Friends
  37. 36. Shoe Shine Man
    Little Ambrose
  38. 37. Fortune Misfortune
    Little Reggie
  39. 38. [Double Digest Sample Pack]
  40. 39. Dotty Date
    Veronica
  41. 40. [Get your free digital comic now!]
  42. 41. A Real Joker
    Moose
  43. 42. Archie Presents Puzzle Page
  44. 43. Spurn Return
    Reggie
  45. 44. Outta Sight!
    Reggie
  46. 45. [Subscribe to Archie Comics and save!]
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  48. 47. [Marvel Super Heroes]
    Lego
  49. 48. [Are you a Lego Star Wars Expert?]
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