Archie Comics Digest #241 [Newsstand]
(March 2008)

Archie, 1973 Series
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9 times a year in Jan., Feb., Mar., May, June, Aug., Sept., Oct., and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
009128468501 41
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Slurp! That's not the stadium...
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

[A new show on Disney Channel] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Disney Channel / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Interest Rate (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
T. J. Kirsch (credited)
Letters
John Workman (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Martin; Ms. Parker; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Oswald
Synopsis
Archie's new neighbor has been watching him and getting him in trouble.
Reprints

[Archie Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Double Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Famous Trip! (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Fred is elected to the Riverdale High School sports hall of fame.
Reprints

[Sonic Checklist] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[Sonic Archives Offer] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

The Humanitarians (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead find a stray dog on the way to school.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Think Out! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries meditating to find himself. Unfortunately he chooses Mr. Weatherbee's desk on which to do it.
Reprints
Keywords
meditation

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Learn to Draw Archie (Table of Contents: 10)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

[Look at the Time!] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Battlin' Bots (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Nancy Woods; Adam Chisholm; Amy Chan; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate (cameo)
Synopsis
When the guys start obsessing about remote-controlled robots instead of dating Betty, she decides to beat them at their own game.
Reprints
Keywords
robots

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie Comics and Digests 2007 Collectors Sets] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

statement of ownership / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Late Fate (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Pop Tate; Moose Mason (cameo)
Synopsis
When Reggie's car breaks down, Archie gives him a lift to his date with Midge. Fortunately, Archie gets him there late so he doesn't run into Moose.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Reggie Pin Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Young man...
Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

[Archie's Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Mad House! (Table of Contents: 19)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

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

The Ray Caper or "The Truth Can Be Uncouth" (Table of Contents: 20)

Captain Sprocket / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Captain Sprocket; Thelma
Synopsis
Captain Sprocket is called upon when Plutonians land on Earth with their truth rays, which are causing all sorts of problems.
Reprints
Keywords
aliens; baseball; ejector seat; medal; Pluto; taxes; television; truth ray; TV commercials; Washington D.C

Indexer Notes

Sprocket's girlfriend in this story is Thelma. In later stories it's Doris.

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie & Friends and Sabrina DVD's!] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Comics Shop] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

Planet Hopping (Table of Contents: 23)

The Pink Martian / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
The Pink Martian
Synopsis
The Pink Martian lands on a planet that fears Earth because they think its inhabitants are giants.
Reprints
Keywords
alien; flying saucer; martian; Trojan Horse

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Robots Inc (Table of Contents: 24)

Madhouse Presents / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A reporter tours a robot factory.
Keywords
robot

Four Wishes (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Fred decides there are some things he wants to do before he gets any older.
Reprints
Keywords
motorcycle; painting; rock climbing; skydiving

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (2011 series) #238, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie's Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

Hit the Books (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie must pass his school test or his parents won't allow him to go to a concert with Veronica.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (2010 series) #36, no credits listed in this digest.

Talking Trash (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie creates a talking trash can to help Pop Tate keep his sidewalk clean.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (2011 series) #238, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie Day by Day] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

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

[Bad Boy Trouble] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

Same Old Same Old (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is so engrossed in his book he misses all the things around him.
Reprints
Keywords
circus; space alien; UFO

[Sabrina the Teenage Witch] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

[The Adventures of Little Archie] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

The Big Mystery! (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie doesn't understand why everybody is so interested in the "Arnie" comic books.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The "Arnie" comic is a parody of Archie comics.

[Archie Combo Bag Offer] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

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

[Next Issue #242] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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

[Chaotic] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Nights Journey of Dreams] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

Wii / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Slurp! That's not the stadium..."]
    Archie
  2. 1. [A new show on Disney Channel]
    Disney Channel
  3. 2. The Interest Rate
    Archie
  4. 3. [Archie Digest Subscription Offer]
  5. 4. [Archie Double Digest Subscription Offer]
  6. 5. Famous Trip!
    Archie
  7. 6. [Sonic Checklist]
  8. 7. [Sonic Archives Offer]
  9. 8. The Humanitarians
    Archie
  10. 9. Think Out!
    Mr. Weatherbee
  11. 10. Learn to Draw Archie
  12. 11. [Look at the Time!]
  13. 12. Battlin' Bots
    Betty
  14. 13. [Archie Comics and Digests 2007 Collectors Sets]
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
  16. 15. Late Fate
    Archie
  17. 16. ["Young man..."]
    Reggie Pin Up
  18. 17. [Archie's Collector Sets]
  19. 18. [Archie Collector Sets]
  20. 19. Mad House!
  21. 20. The Ray Caper or "The Truth Can Be Uncouth"
    Captain Sprocket
  22. 21. [Archie & Friends and Sabrina DVD's!]
  23. 22. [Archie Comics Shop]
  24. 23. Planet Hopping
    The Pink Martian
  25. 24. Robots Inc
    Madhouse Presents
  26. 25. Four Wishes
    Archie
  27. 26. [Archie's Subscription Offer]
  28. 27. [Archie Americana Series]
  29. 28. Hit the Books
    Archie
  30. 29. Talking Trash
    Archie
  31. 30. [Archie Day by Day]
  32. 31. [Bad Boy Trouble]
  33. 32. Same Old Same Old
    Archie
  34. 33. [Sabrina the Teenage Witch]
  35. 34. [The Adventures of Little Archie]
  36. 35. The Big Mystery!
    Archie
  37. 36. [Archie Combo Bag Offer]
  38. 37. [Next Issue #242]
  39. 38. [Chaotic]
  40. 39. [Nights Journey of Dreams]
    Wii
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Peter Croome