Archie Comics Digest #233 [Newsstand]
(May 2007)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
2.49 USD
Pages
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Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Jan., Feb., Mar., May, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., and Dec.
On-sale date
2007-03-30
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
009128468501 33
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
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at the bright side, dad... my test paper definitely proves I don't cheat!
Genre
teen
Characters
Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews

[Archie & Friends Jewelry] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Pugster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sock Shock (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper (in picture only); Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie follows Mr. Andrews to work when Mr. Andrews wears Archie's lucky socks.
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Hooray for Homework (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie has loads of homework to do but it gets easier when he teams up with various girls to work on it together.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Learn to Draw Archie (Table of Contents: 4)

Learn to Draw / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews

[TMNT Video Game] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Ubisoft / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The 2006 Collector Sets (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Exhibit's Escape (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Billy the Kid (a goat); Professor Benjamin Flutesnoot; Geraldine Grundy; Ms. Beazly; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie brings a goat to school as part of a biology lecture, but the goat chews through the rope leash he's on and causes mayhem at Riverdale High.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Class of 2006 (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Surprise (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is taking Veronica out to an expensive dinner. As they walk into the restuarant, Veronica sees a girl wearing the same dress she has on. She then forces Archie to buy her a new dress before dinner, but he doesn't have enough money to pay for both.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie's Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

It's Car-azy (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is Veronica home, Mr. Lodge?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge frets when Veronica uses the Bentley to drive to a store.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Bill Chill (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie are dumbfounded at the restaurant check for their dates with Veronica and Betty.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Digest Fan Art / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Hate After Dark (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Great lecture, Mr. Weatherbee!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Clarkson; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead track down the person responsible for spray painting "Yea Riverdale" all over town.
Reprints
Keywords
graffiti; vandalism

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie's Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

Digest Fan Art / activity / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Blank page to be used to submit reader artwork.

Caught in the Web (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Tim Kennedy ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Everybody has a website including Pop Tate and even the panhandler on the street.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Instant Reaction (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie makes an old-fashioned silent comedy film, and the girls supply lots of custard pies for the big slapstick scene.
Reprints
Keywords
pie fight

Indexer Notes

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

Disc Jocular (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Tim Kennedy ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead are at the music store looking at the names of the new groups.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Sonic Archives Offer] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

A Winner Never Quits... A Quitter Never Wins! (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Floyd Clayton
Synopsis
Archie gives up on trying to beat the school's best wrestler, The Crusher, until Coach Clayton gives him a homework assignment that turns him around and makes him determined to win.
Reprints
Keywords
wrestling

Indexer Notes

The title of the story does not appear until the final panel, because, as the opening narration says, "We want you to remember it."

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

[Archie's Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

[Look at the time] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

That Human Touch (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
The kids discover that Mr. Weatherbee had a wild streak when he was in high school.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie at Riverdale High (Archie, 2018 series) #1, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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

[Sabrina for Everyone!] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

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

Going My Way (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead have become so close that they can anticipate the other one's thoughts.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Jughead's Find Your Name In Print Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Jughead Jones

Very En-Lightning (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Benjamin Franklin (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge explains to Veronica why there's no reason to be afraid of lightning, which unfortunately keeps her from turning to Archie for comfort.
Reprints
Keywords
lightning

Indexer Notes

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

Short Cut to Success (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When Moose drops out of high school, Archie and Jughead visit his workplace to persuade him to return.
Reprints
Keywords
high-school drop-out

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie at Riverdale High (Archie, 2018 series) #1, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie Combo Bag Offer] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

Personal Strainer (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo DeCesare
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie acts as a personal trainer for his father to try and get him into shape.
Reprints
Keywords
exercise

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie's Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

Springing Ahead (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are happy that spring has arrived but a late-spring snowstorm ruins their mood.
Reprints

[For Sale] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

[Betty & Veronica Double Digest #151] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

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

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

Hubba Bubba / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Look at the bright side, dad... my test paper definitely proves I don't cheat!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Archie & Friends Jewelry]
    Pugster
  3. 2. Sock Shock
    Archie
  4. 3. Hooray for Homework
    Archie
  5. 4. Learn to Draw Archie
    Learn to Draw
  6. 5. [TMNT Video Game]
    Ubisoft
  7. 6. The 2006 Collector Sets
    Archie
  8. 7. The Exhibit's Escape
    Archie
  9. 8. The Class of 2006
    Archie Cartoon Collection
  10. 9. Surprise
    Archie
  11. 10. [Archie's Subscription Offer]
  12. 11. It's Car-azy
    Archie
  13. 12. Bill Chill
    Archie
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Digest Fan Art
  15. 14. Hate After Dark
    Archie
  16. 15. [Archie's Collector Sets]
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Digest Fan Art
  18. 17. Caught in the Web
    Archie
  19. 18. Instant Reaction
    Archie
  20. 19. Disc Jocular
    Archie
  21. 20. [Sonic Archives Offer]
  22. 21. A Winner Never Quits... A Quitter Never Wins!
    Archie
  23. 22. [Archie's Collector Sets]
  24. 23. [Look at the time]
  25. 24. That Human Touch
    Archie
  26. 25. [Archie Americana Series]
  27. 26. [Sabrina for Everyone!]
  28. 27. Going My Way
    Archie
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Jughead's Find Your Name In Print Page
  30. 29. Very En-Lightning
    Archie
  31. 30. Short Cut to Success
    Archie
  32. 31. [Archie Combo Bag Offer]
  33. 32. Personal Strainer
    Archie
  34. 33. [Archie's Digest Subscription Offer]
  35. 34. Springing Ahead
    Archie
  36. 35. [For Sale]
  37. 36. [Betty & Veronica Double Digest #151]
  38. 37. ["I know you know Hubba Bubba is bubble gum. But not this time, it's sour candy!"]
    Hubba Bubba
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