(August 2015)

Archie, 2011 Series
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4.99 USD
Pages
164
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10 times a year
On-sale date
2015-07-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469517 26211
Editing
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Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover title: Archie Comics Double Digest
Indicia title: Archie (Comics) Double Digest


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

[Unlock Your Imagination] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

DK; Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Beach of Burden! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Jellybean Jones; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Veronica looks for the perfect place on the beach but is not happy with any spot she finds.
Reprints

Crabby Couple (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Nanci Dakesian (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie goes out in a boat to catch shellfish, and Betty and Veronica tag along.
Reprints

Sail Tale (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie tries out for Mr. Lodge's sailboarding team.
Reprints
Keywords
sailboarding

Quiet Please! (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Fred just wants some peace and quiet to relax for the afternoon.
Reprints

Sweet Mystery (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (credited)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica wants to split up with Archie because they spend too much time together, until she see Archie with another girl.
Reprints

Hoop Scoop (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Betty are playing a basketball-shooting game. Archie wins easily at first, but when the stakes are raised to a date for her instead of Veronica for that evening, Betty makes a series of stunning shots.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball

[Archie #1] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Hurry Flurry (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie sits in wet paint.
Reprints

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

Summer Camp (Table of Contents: 11)

Little Archies / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Little Archie; Little Reggie; Little Jughead; Little Veronica; Little Betty; Little Dilton
Synopsis
Little Dilton's harmonica playing saves the day when the summer camp bus runs out of gas.
Reprints

It's All in the Game (Table of Contents: 12)

Little Archie / 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 Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The gang participate in the Riverdale Races.
Reprints

Mythical Mile (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie; Little Veronica; Little Betty; Little Ambrose; Little Jughead
Synopsis
Little Archie is forced to run a race barefooted when the South Side Serpents swipe his running shoes.
Reprints

A Dim Swim (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie; Little Reggie; Little Betty
Synopsis
Little Archie tricks Little Reggie into jumping into the cold ocean.

[Now featuring new stories in every comic double digest!] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Surf Turf (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie's picture is used on a billboard.
Reprints

[20% off all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dearie Query (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie works the information desk.
Reprints

Split Bit (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Reggie's date
Synopsis
Archie runs from Reggie's bull.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Name Game (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie names his rowboat after Veronica.

[Ghostbusters] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Diamond Select / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

On Guard (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie really wants to be a lifeguard.
Reprints
Keywords
lifeguard

Male Bonding (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / 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
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The guys go camping for some "male bonding" time.
Reprints
Keywords
camping

Absence Minded (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Erika; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie rides on beach patrol with Erika and tells her stories of him and the gang at the beach when they were kids.
Reprints

My Better Buddy, Betty (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Al Hartley (credited)
Pencils
Al Hartley (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Al Hartley

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty tells Archie he can call her anytime he is thinking of asking a girl out but is afraid he will be turned down.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits list Bill Yoshida as letterer but the lettering is in Al Hartley's style.

Reel Funny! (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
Carlos Antunes (credited)
Letters
Teresa Davidson (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Fisherman Mike
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie have a contest to see who can catch the biggest fish.
Reprints
Keywords
fishing

Kid Stuff (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Archie see that one of their old playgrounds has been refurbished. Their nostalgic memories soon have them playing on the equipment along side the preschoolers.
Reprints

Bold Cold (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / 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
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie gets a cold, but he can't get any rest because the whole gang comes over to cheer him up.
Reprints

Air Conditioned (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie's job at the mall makes him feel uncomfortable with the constant temperature and controlled environment.
Reprints

Ski & See (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Rudy Lapick (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie pays Reggie for water skiing lessons.
Reprints
Keywords
water skiing

The Beach Boss (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 5 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; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Hank
Synopsis
Archie lets authority go to his head when he agrees to step in for his friend Hank the lifeguard.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; lifeguards

Food Choice (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Archie's mom tries to get Archie on the phone as he travels to all of his friends' houses looking for ideas on a Mother's Day present.
Reprints

Skate Strait (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (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
Synopsis
Archie goes ice skating for the first time.
Reprints
Keywords
ice skating

[Wilbur Comics #89] (Table of Contents: 34)

Wilbur / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover reprint used as the title page for the next section featuring Wilbur reprints.

Bumper Crop (Table of Contents: 35)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Wilbur; Laurie; Linda; Alec; Sheldon
Synopsis
The girls go to see a phrenologist. Wilbur goes to have his head read to prove she's a phony, but what she tells him comes true.
Reprints
Keywords
fortune; loan; phrenologist; phrenology; raffle

The Truth Hurts (Table of Contents: 36)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Wilbur; Laurie; Tiny; Dodo; Alec
Synopsis
Wilbur decides to tell the truth because nobody will believe the truth.
Reprints

Batter Up! (Table of Contents: 37)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Wilbur; baseball coach
Synopsis
The baseball coach tries to fix Wilbur's hitting stance.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

[Graphic Novel Library] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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

A Learning Experience (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mona
Synopsis
Mona is so nervous about her driving test that she cannot steer a shopping cart.
Reprints

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

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

View Rue (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie loses his swimming trunks.
Reprints
Keywords
swimming

[How to get your free comic] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

Weighty Problems (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie buys a weight lifting set.
Reprints
Keywords
weight lifting

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

Archie Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh Archie! There are so many models...
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty asks Archie what kind of model car he likes but he's looking at something else.
Reprints

Surf Turf (Table of Contents: 45)

Archie / 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
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty wins a local surfing contest.
Reprints
Keywords
surfing

[Subscribe to all your favorite Archie comic books today!] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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

[Free Archie App!] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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

[DC Comics Super Heroes] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Unlock Your Imagination]
    DK; Lego
  3. 2. Beach of Burden!
    Archie
  4. 3. Crabby Couple
    Archie
  5. 4. Sail Tale
    Archie
  6. 5. Quiet Please!
    Archie
  7. 6. Sweet Mystery
    Archie
  8. 7. Hoop Scoop
    Archie
  9. 8. [Archie #1]
  10. 9. Hurry Flurry
    Archie
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie and Friends
  12. 11. Summer Camp
    Little Archies
  13. 12. It's All in the Game
    Little Archie
  14. 13. Mythical Mile
    Little Archie
  15. 14. A Dim Swim
    Little Archie
  16. 15. [Now featuring new stories in every comic double digest!]
  17. 16. Surf Turf
    Archie
  18. 17. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  19. 18. Dearie Query
    Archie
  20. 19. Split Bit
    Archie
  21. 20. Name Game
    Archie
  22. 21. [Ghostbusters]
    Diamond Select
  23. 22. On Guard
    Archie
  24. 23. Male Bonding
    Archie
  25. 24. Absence Minded
    Archie
  26. 25. My Better Buddy, Betty
    Betty and Me
  27. 26. Reel Funny!
    Archie
  28. 27. Kid Stuff
    Archie
  29. 28. Bold Cold
    Archie
  30. 29. Air Conditioned
    Archie
  31. 30. Ski & See
    Archie
  32. 31. The Beach Boss
    Archie
  33. 32. Food Choice
    Archie
  34. 33. Skate Strait
    Archie
  35. 34. [Wilbur Comics #89]
    Wilbur
  36. 35. Bumper Crop
    Wilbur
  37. 36. The Truth Hurts
    Wilbur
  38. 37. Batter Up!
    Wilbur
  39. 38. [Graphic Novel Library]
  40. 39. A Learning Experience
    Archie
  41. 40. [Double Digest Sample Pack]
  42. 41. View Rue
    Archie
  43. 42. [How to get your free comic]
  44. 43. Weighty Problems
    Archie
  45. 44. ["Gosh Archie! There are so many models..."]
    Archie Pin Up
  46. 45. Surf Turf
    Archie
  47. 46. [Subscribe to all your favorite Archie comic books today!]
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  49. 48. [Free Archie App!]
  50. 49. [DC Comics Super Heroes]
    Lego
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