World of Archie Double Digest #40 [Direct Edition]
(July 2014)

Archie, 2010 Series
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Price
4.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
11 times a year
On-sale date
2014-06-04
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816468503 04011
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Indicia title: World of Archie (Comics) Double Digest


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

World of Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Valerie; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Archie Andrews

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

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

Job Well Done (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie breaks a date with Veronica when he has to tidy up the garden. So Veronica goes searching for Reggie. Betty then comes over to help Archie with the garden.
Reprints

Picture Imperfect! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Unhappy with the photo on her drivers license, Veronica brings her own photographer to the DMV.
Reprints

Fair Chance (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee names Archie as Dilton's stand-in for the school quiz show if something happens to Dilton.
Reprints

Attitudes (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica criticize Reggie for his archaic views toward women.
Reprints

Making the Grade (Table of Contents: 6)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Miss Grundy teaches the class a lesson about the importance of homework.
Reprints

Room 414 (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly; Svenson; Miss Grundy; Miss Phlips; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
His doctor orders Mr. Weatherbee to lower the amount of stress in his life.
Reprints

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

Diamond Selections; Minimates / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you think that the school dress code ought to permit these T-shirts with sayings on them?
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Grundy doesn't like the the kids wearing T-shirts with sayings on them.
Reprints

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

Josie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
teen

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Josie reprints.

Nightmare Valley (Table of Contents: 11)

Josie / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
The gang crashes their mobile camper near a secret government test site that uses robotic monsters to simulate the potential hazards of space travel. The kids try to destroy the monsters while the U.S. army tries to prevent them from finding out about the government program.
Reprints

Teen Queen (Table of Contents: 12)

Josie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Josie has been chosen junior class queen, but she's distracted from her duties by Albert, whose constant rhyming is causing Josie herself to talk in rhyme all the time. Pepper tries to separate Albert from Josie in time for her coronation at the school gym.
Reprints

[20% off all Archie comics!] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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
Well, getting ready for the trip went really smoothly!
Genre
teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's parents can't get Archie out of bed.
Reprints
  • from Archie (Creators Syndicate) ????.??.??

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

Miss Grundy Pin Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Moose, your penmanship is terrible!
Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Moose has lousy handwriting.
Reprints

[The Best of Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Off the Wall (Table of Contents: 17)

Flutesnoot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Professor Flutesnoot; Svenson
Synopsis
Svenson erases a blackboard, causing Flutesnoot to lose his work.
Reprints

California, Here We Come! (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 11 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
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Polly Cooper; Jack Reynolds
Synopsis
Betty invites Veronica to accompany her family on a cross-country trip to see Polly in San Francisco.
Reprints
Keywords
Chicago IL; Great Lakes; Mississippi River; Mount Rushmore; Saint Louis MO; San Francisco CA; Seattle WA; Space Needle; St. Louis Arch; Washington DC

Everyone Into the Pool (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Word gets around that Archie has a pool so everyone goes there, leaving Veronica's pool uncrowded.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for the original printing in Archie #343 have Jim Ruth for script, Dan DeCarlo Jr. for pencils, and James DeCarlo for inks.

A Crowd of One (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee goes to the beach.
Reprints

It's a Guy Thing! (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 6 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
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Archie tells Betty that roller coasters and scary rides are for guys but he ends up being more scared than Betty is when they are finished.
Reprints
Keywords
roller coaster

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Veronica's Pin Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty! You must come over and see the adorable new baiting suit I just bought!
Genre
teen
Reprints

Naughty Notice (Table of Contents: 23)

Mister Weatherbee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Someone posted a note about Mr. Weatherbee on the camp's bulletin board.
Reprints

Trap City, U.S.A. (Table of Contents: 24)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; George
Synopsis
The Archies are stopped by a crooked sheriff and his speed trap.
Reprints

Are These the Last Days of Pop Tate's Choclit Shoppe? (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Pop Tate; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
When all the kids start going to the new fast food burger place, Jughead shows Pop Tate how to get them back in the Chocklit Shoppe.
Reprints

Sword & Sorcery (Table of Contents: 26)

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
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
After a long day of playing Dragons & Dungeons, Archie dreams he is on a quest.
Reprints

Gorilla My Dreams (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Beazly
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee, in a gorilla costume, is mistaken for a gorilla that escaped from the zoo.
Keywords
gorilla

Skateboard Scandal (Table of Contents: 28)

The Mighty Archie Art Players / 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
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews [as James Bland]; Mr. Weatherbee [as the Chief]; Betty Cooper [as Miss Henny Penny]; Veronica Lodge [as Pamela]; Reggie Mantle [as the Skull]; Moose Mason [as Iron Arm]; Hiram Lodge [as Sir Cedric]
Synopsis
James Bland, Agent Double O Zero, battles the Skull and Iron Arm and their plot to sabotage skateboards.
Reprints

Archie's Chore List (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Fred Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Help find the words on Archie's chore list.

Black & White Sophisticates (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty and Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Archie 1000 Page Comics Bonanza (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

Bat Chat (Table of Contents: 32)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie admits he is wrong about the baseball team's strategy.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

Nag Gag (Table of Contents: 33)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie answers an ad for a person that knows horses.
Reprints

[Mad House Glads #77] (Table of Contents: 34)

Mad House Glads / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Mad House Glads
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover reprint used as the title page for the next section featuring Mad House Glads reprints.

That's Entertainment (Table of Contents: 35)

Mad House Glads / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Gus Lemoine (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Danny Didit; Fran; Rod the Mod; Dick Didit; Dippy Didit; Clyde Didit; Bippy the Hippy
Synopsis
The Madhouse Glads are on a local TV show.
Reprints

I Got the Message (Table of Contents: 36)

Madhouse Madness / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Bippy the Hippy; Rod the Mod; Clyde Didit
Synopsis
Clyde gives Bippy a message for Rod.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

Madhouse Glads Pin-Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We older folks are with it, man!
Characters
Bippy the Hippy
Synopsis
Older folks tell it like it was.
Reprints

Pretty Crummy (Table of Contents: 38)

Madhouse Madness / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Dippy Didit; Dick Didit
Synopsis
The Madhouse Glads get a box of homemade cookies in the mail.
Reprints

Girl Chaser (Table of Contents: 39)

Madhouse Madness / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Dan Didit; Dick Didit; Sharon; Rod the Mod
Synopsis
Ron the Mod is always stealing Dan Didit's girl.
Reprints

The Eye Tooth (Table of Contents: 40)

Madhouse Madness / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Dick Didit; Danny Didit; Rod the Mod
Synopsis
Rod the Mod goes to the dentist.
Reprints

[Double Digest Sample Pack] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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

Riverdale High Faculty Fotos (Table of Contents: 42)

comic story / 3 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
Mr. Weatherbee; Professore Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Coach Clayton; Miss Haggly; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
A collection of photos from the Riverdale yearbook.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First panel is Professor Flutesnoot planting a tree.

[Get Your Free Digital Comic Now!] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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

Prom Drama (Table of Contents: 44)

Jughead / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Trula Twyst; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Sheila; Lisa; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
When Jughead decides he wants to go to prom the girls hold a contest to see who will be his date.
Reprints

[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)

[Lego 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) /

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    World of Archie
  2. 1. [Free Archie App!]
  3. 2. Job Well Done
    Archie
  4. 3. Picture Imperfect!
    Archie and the Gang
  5. 4. Fair Chance
    Archie
  6. 5. Attitudes
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Making the Grade
    Miss Grundy
  8. 7. Room 414
    Mr. Weatherbee
  9. 8. [Garden Warfare]
    Diamond Selections; Minimates
  10. 9. ["Do you think that the school dress code ought to permit these T-shirts with sayings on them?"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Josie
  12. 11. Nightmare Valley
    Josie
  13. 12. Teen Queen
    Josie
  14. 13. [20% off all Archie comics!]
    Midtown Comics
  15. 14. ["Well, getting ready for the trip went really smoothly!"]
    Archie
  16. 15. ["Moose, your penmanship is terrible!"]
    Miss Grundy Pin Up
  17. 16. [The Best of Archie Comics]
  18. 17. Off the Wall
    Flutesnoot
  19. 18. California, Here We Come!
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Everyone Into the Pool
    Archie
  21. 20. A Crowd of One
    Archie
  22. 21. It's a Guy Thing!
    Archie
  23. 22. ["Betty! You must come over and see the adorable new baiting suit I just bought!"]
    Veronica's Pin Up
  24. 23. Naughty Notice
    Mister Weatherbee
  25. 24. Trap City, U.S.A.
    The Archies
  26. 25. Are These the Last Days of Pop Tate's Choclit Shoppe?
  27. 26. Sword & Sorcery
    Archie
  28. 27. Gorilla My Dreams
    Mr. Weatherbee
  29. 28. Skateboard Scandal
    The Mighty Archie Art Players
  30. 29. Archie's Chore List
    Mr. Andrews
  31. 30. Black & White Sophisticates
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. Archie 1000 Page Comics Bonanza
  33. 32. Bat Chat
    Reggie
  34. 33. Nag Gag
    Reggie
  35. 34. [Mad House Glads #77]
    Mad House Glads
  36. 35. That's Entertainment
    Mad House Glads
  37. 36. I Got the Message
    Madhouse Madness
  38. 37. ["We older folks are with it, man!"]
    Madhouse Glads Pin-Up
  39. 38. Pretty Crummy
    Madhouse Madness
  40. 39. Girl Chaser
    Madhouse Madness
  41. 40. The Eye Tooth
    Madhouse Madness
  42. 41. [Double Digest Sample Pack]
  43. 42. Riverdale High Faculty Fotos
  44. 43. [Get Your Free Digital Comic Now!]
  45. 44. Prom Drama
    Jughead
  46. 45. [Subscribe to Archie Comics and save!]
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  48. 47. [Lego Marvel Super Heroes]
    Lego
  49. 48. [Are you a Lego Star Wars expert?]
    Lego
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