(December 2014)

Archie, 2014 Series
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Pages
164
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11 times a year
On-sale date
2014-10-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
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Color
Color
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Digest
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Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Huff! Puff! This really increases your heart rate!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

[The Best of Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Robot Millennium (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
In the year 2037 all the kids in Riverdale have personal robot assistants to help them with their chores.
Reprints
Keywords
robot

In the Doghouse (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Pepper; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
The only way for Veronica to get onto the cheerleading squad is to get someone off it, so she focuses her efforts on Betty.
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Pre-Exam Insurance (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Caramel; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie believes that if he pets Betty's cat Caramel it brings him luck for his tests.
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Auto Motivated (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 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
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie's new boss loans him his car for Archie's date with Veronica.
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Dribble and Dunk (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie think they are better basketball players than Jughead, Betty and Veronica.
Reprints
  • US from Archie (Archie, 1959 series) #443 (January 1996) [In the original story the script is credited to Frank Doyle rather than Mike Pellowski. The inks are credited to Henry Scarpelli rather than Rudy Lapick.]
Keywords
basketball

Peace of Mind (Table of Contents: 7)

Moose / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jone
Synopsis
Midge convinces Moose to adopt a peaceful attitude but when Reggie hits on Midge the old Moose returns.
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[Batman TV series vinyl bank] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Diamond Selections / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Inquiry (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie asks Moose how he is feeling.
Reprints

[Archie & Friends #127] (Table of Contents: 10)

Chuck Clayton / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover reprint used as the title page for the next section featuring the second part of the Cartoon Life of Chuck Clayton storyline.

Meet the New School (Table of Contents: 11)

Chuck Clayton / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Alex Simmons (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters
Patrick Owsley (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Chuck teaches another cartooning class and meets an artist from the golden age of comics.
Reprints

[Archie Giant Comics Digest] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Very Funny, Reggie (Table of Contents: 13)

Reggie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the phrase to discover what practical joke Reggie played on Archie.

Distaff Gaff (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica think Archie is good "for a boy" while cooking.

[20% off all Archie comics!] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bright Sprite (Table of Contents: 16)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Moose falls asleep while Coach Kleats is trying to explain football strategy.
Reprints
Keywords
football

[Rockin' the World] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Game Plan (Table of Contents: 18)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Sean Murphey
Inks
Pat Kennedy
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead wins a bet with Reggie on a football game.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Grand Entrance (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate (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; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Svenson the janitor; Moose Mason; Alice Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Jealous of the praise Betty is receiving for decorating the gym for the big dance, Veronica decides to make a grand, florid entrance in order to upstage her friend. Meanwhile Betty is struck with a sudden onset of the flu and won't make the dance anyway.
Reprints

Future Fatigue (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / 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
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica throws a "future party" where everyone dresses up like people from the future.
Reprints

Wheel Deal (Table of Contents: 21)

Reggie / 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
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie makes fun of Archie's moped.
Reprints
Keywords
moped

Indexer Notes

The dollar amounts for Reggie and Archie's gasoline purchases has been altered in this printing to reflect modern gas prices.

Fun & Games (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty helps Veronica test a new treasure hunt game on Archie.
Reprints

A Gig For All Seasons (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When Betty and Veronica miss a gig the rest of the band is forced to play without them.
Reprints

Much Ado About Smoochin' (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica enter a contest for the longest kiss, but when Archie falls sick he tries to get Jughead to take his place.
Reprints

Rescue (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Betty asks Archie to help rescue a baby bird.
Reprints

...The Last Person Standing! (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Jacobson] (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Delores Dugan; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Wayne Fignewton
Synopsis
The gang compete to become contestants on a game show titled "Last Man Standing".
Reprints

Switch Hitter (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie's uncle, a Hollywood make-up artist, makes Reggie look like Archie and Archie look like Reggie.
Reprints

With a Song in His Head! (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie and his Pals / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Haggly
Synopsis
If Moose doesn't pass his history test he won't be able to play sports so Dilton helps tutor him for the big test.
Reprints

Love Triangle (Table of Contents: 29)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the words puzzle.

Rep Rap (Table of Contents: 30)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie asks Archie what everybody thinks of him.
Reprints

Fright Sight (Table of Contents: 31)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Reggie is at Midge's house when Moose calls.
Reprints

Sports Nut! (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Find the names of Archie's favorite sports in the word find puzzle.

Following Orders (Table of Contents: 33)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Coach Kleats tells the boys to run like they have never run before.
Reprints

[Archie the Married Life Book Five] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

Hobby Lobby (Table of Contents: 35)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's new hobby is trying to kiss every girl in the school.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

Little Archie and Friends / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

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

The Star (Table of Contents: 37)

Little Reggie / 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 Reggie; Little Betty; Little Veronica; Little Archie; Little Jughead; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Two producers want Little Reggie to star in a TV commercial.
Reprints

The Champion (Table of Contents: 38)

Little Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Dexter Taylor (credited)

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Jughead Jones; Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Mr. Jones; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis
Jughead wins a chance to make his own sundae at Pop's, and makes the biggest sundae anyone has ever seen.
Reprints

Doggy Dreams (Table of Contents: 39)

Little Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie; Little Jughead; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Hot Dog has a dream.
Reprints

[Double Digest Sample Pack!] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

On the Run (Table of Contents: 41)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie tries to help Reggie hide from Moose.
Reprints

[Get your free digital comic now!] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

Pick Kick (Table of Contents: 43)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead can't decide on dessert.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

Pop Tate / activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Unscramble the letters to read what today's lunch specials are!
Characters
Pop Tate

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the words to find today's specials.

The Oldest Defense (Table of Contents: 45)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie says he is going to learn karate so he can stand up to Moose.

Excuses Excuses (Table of Contents: 46)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Regina Curro
Pencils
Hy Eisman
Inks
Hy Eisman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Jughead Jones
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the mystery phrase puzzle.

Original printing was signed, those signatures have been removed from this printing.

Everything I Tell You is a Lie, and That's the Truth (Table of Contents: 47)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Cunningham (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Reggie uses a broken lie detector to play a joke on his friends.
Reprints

[Subscribe to all your favorite Archie comic books today!] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

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

[Free Archie App!] (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

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

[The Death of Archie] (Table of Contents: 51) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Huff! Puff! This really increases your heart rate!"]
    Archie's Funhouse
  2. 1. [The Best of Archie Comics]
  3. 2. The Robot Millennium
    Archie
  4. 3. In the Doghouse
    Archie & Friends
  5. 4. Pre-Exam Insurance
    Archie & Friends
  6. 5. Auto Motivated
    Archie
  7. 6. Dribble and Dunk
    Archie
  8. 7. Peace of Mind
    Moose
  9. 8. [Batman TV series vinyl bank]
    Diamond Selections
  10. 9. Inquiry
    Archie
  11. 10. [Archie & Friends #127]
    Chuck Clayton
  12. 11. Meet the New School
    Chuck Clayton
  13. 12. [Archie Giant Comics Digest]
  14. 13. Very Funny, Reggie
    Reggie
  15. 14. Distaff Gaff
    Archie
  16. 15. [20% off all Archie comics!]
    Midtown Comics
  17. 16. Bright Sprite
    Moose
  18. 17. [Rockin' the World]
  19. 18. Game Plan
    Jughead
  20. 19. Grand Entrance
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Future Fatigue
    Archie
  22. 21. Wheel Deal
    Reggie
  23. 22. Fun & Games
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. A Gig For All Seasons
    The Archies
  25. 24. Much Ado About Smoochin'
    Jughead
  26. 25. Rescue
    Archie
  27. 26. ...The Last Person Standing!
    Archie
  28. 27. Switch Hitter
    Archie
  29. 28. With a Song in His Head!
    Archie and his Pals
  30. 29. Love Triangle
  31. 30. Rep Rap
    Reggie
  32. 31. Fright Sight
    Reggie
  33. 32. Sports Nut!
    Archie
  34. 33. Following Orders
    Coach Kleats
  35. 34. [Archie the Married Life Book Five]
  36. 35. Hobby Lobby
    Jughead
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie and Friends
  38. 37. The Star
    Little Reggie
  39. 38. The Champion
    Little Jughead
  40. 39. Doggy Dreams
    Little Jughead
  41. 40. [Double Digest Sample Pack!]
  42. 41. On the Run
    Reggie
  43. 42. [Get your free digital comic now!]
  44. 43. Pick Kick
    Jughead
  45. 44. ["Unscramble the letters to read what today's lunch specials are!"]
    Pop Tate
  46. 45. The Oldest Defense
    Reggie
  47. 46. Excuses Excuses
    Jughead
  48. 47. Everything I Tell You is a Lie, and That's the Truth
    Reggie
  49. 48. [Subscribe to all your favorite Archie comic books today!]
  50. 49. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  51. 50. [Free Archie App!]
  52. 51. [The Death of Archie]
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