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164
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2015-11-25
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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Color
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Digest
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Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

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


Happy Holidays! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hot Dog; Santa Claus; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Keywords
Christmas; reindeer; Santa's sleigh

[Now featuring new stories in every comic double digest!] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

All Worked Up! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited); Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Vegas; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Hiram Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is helping his friends with their Christmas chores to make money to buy Christmas presents.
Keywords
Christmas; mistletoe

Beyond Belief (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Inks
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Terry Szenics (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Clyde; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica wants Archie to play Santa Claus so he tries to get his Santa suit altered.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Tree Glee (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 5 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; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
The gang only has a few dollars to buy a tree and get refreshments for the school Christmas party so they decide to chop down their own tree.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas tree

The Greater Gift (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie must be as clandestine as possible in buying gifts for Betty and Veronica when he spots them shopping in the same store he's in.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

The Gifted (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Sugar Plum; Santa
Synopsis
Both Betty and Veronica feel badly about their presents to each other: Betty, because hers to Veronica are homemade and inexpensive, and Veronica because hers to Betty are so expensive. Betty feels she should spend more money and Veronica feels she should make something homemade and from the heart. Sugar Plum makes them realize that they love their gifts from each other.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Tree To Get Ready (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Inks
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Mario Acquaviva (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Archie breaks the Christmas tree decorations, so the gang makes decorations out of food, but Jughead promptly eats them.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas tree

[Nightmare Before Christmas Action Figures] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Diamond Select / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Collection Dejection (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead have a plan to make a fortune.
Reprints

Hit Bit (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The crowd wants Dilton to come back for an encore.
Reprints

[The Best of Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Blood Line (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Leo; Edgar
Synopsis
Leo and Edgar discuss how Fred was an athletic star in high school and Archie is not.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When printed in Archie Comics Digest (1973 series) #261 (April 2010), writing is credited to Mike Pellowski.

On the Face of It! (Table of Contents: 13)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Jenny
Synopsis
Reggie is afraid the new girl will see the zit on his face.

The Door to Knowledge Is a Jar! (Table of Contents: 14)

Mr. Flutesnoot / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Beazly; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Miss Phlips
Synopsis
The professor teaches physics by example, showing the students the science behind opening a stubborn jar.
Reprints

The Brush Off (Table of Contents: 15)

Reggie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie annoy two contractors painting one of the classrooms.
Reprints
Keywords
painting

[Three Giant Books, One Low Price] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Magic Mayhem (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica is helping Betty with her magic act for the school talent show.
Reprints
Keywords
stage magic

[Jughead #2] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

[Painted Into a Corner] (Table of Contents: 19)

Dipsy Doodles / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead paints himself into a corner, so he paints a window to climb out of.
Reprints

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

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Munch Bunch (Table of Contents: 21)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
First Jughead raids the refrigerator then Hot Dog raids the refrigerator.
Reprints

Fair Play (Table of Contents: 22)

The Archies / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle]; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The Archies are annoyed when they hear that Mr. Lodge and his business cronies are making a lot of money on the Riverdale Music Festival, but they have more surprises coming.
Reprints

May I Cut In? (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie is tired with how often other guys asks to dance with Veronica, so he goes to dance with another girl.
Reprints

Go West, Young Dude! (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / 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
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Pierre; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Mr. Cartwheel; Jughead Jones; Fifi
Synopsis
Veronica throws a western themed party the same night Mr. Lodge is having an important client over for dinner.
Reprints

Wheel Man (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The Archies play a show at a roller rink.
Reprints
Keywords
roller skating

Dancing Daddyo (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge
Synopsis
The kids are having a dance party at Veronica's house, but have to keep moving the party as they are too noisy for Mr. Lodge, and Mrs. Lodge is using the terrace for her bridge club. Finally, Archie finds a place in the mansion no one is using.
Reprints
Keywords
dancing; record player; swimming pool

Indexer Notes

Credit from the index of the original issue, no credits listed in this digest.

The Helping Hand (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Miss Grundy convinces Mr. Weatherbee that Archie is indeed a good boy.
Reprints

The Head of the Class (Table of Contents: 28)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mrs. Mantle
Synopsis
Jealous of the attention Jughead gets for his dishes, Reggie decides to bake a pie.
Reprints
Keywords
cooking

Indexer Notes

Credits incorrectly list Bill Yoshida for letters but lettering appears to be Al Hartley.

A very rare appearance of Reggie's mother in the last panel of this story.

Fall Guy (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty and Veronica / 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
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie stubs his toe and lets Veronica take Reggie to a country club dance.
Reprints

Man With a Horn (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Waldo Weatherbee; Chuck Clayton; Phil Harmonic; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie has ambitions to learn to play the trumpet, but his tin ear gets in the way.
Reprints
Keywords
trumpet

Food Feud (Table of Contents: 31)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty finds out that Archie moved their dinner date up so he could meet Veronica later on, so she makes a gastronomic nightmare for his dinner with her.
Reprints

It's a Breeze (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Betty deal with the wind.
Reprints

Graphic Novel Library Sale (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

The Bake Off (Table of Contents: 34)

Miss Beazly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Beazly; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Beazly fight over pie.
Reprints

[Double Digest Bundle Pack] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

Scandal Sheet (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Scoop Scanlon; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Moose Mason (cameo); Midge Klump (cameo); Reggie Mantle (cameo); Dilton Doiley (cameo)
Synopsis
Scoop Scanlon, the editor of the school newspaper, writes misleading headlines to get more people to read it, but Archie and Jughead give him a dose of his own medicine.
Reprints

[Welcome to the New Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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

Keep the Faith (Table of Contents: 38)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie doesn't want the girls to know he is playing Santa at the department store, but it does help Betty get a date with him.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Santa Claus

The Lodge Dodge (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Miss Thompkins; Jeeves the butler
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge goes to extraordinary lengths to ensure that he can spend the Christmas holidays with his family and without Archie and the gang.
Reprints

Splendid Spirit (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Samm Schwartz (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy; Ethel Muggs; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The Christmas spirit affects the students of Riverdale.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

[Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

[Download the All New App] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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

[75 Years 75 Stories] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Happy Holidays!
    World of Archie
  2. 1. [Now featuring new stories in every comic double digest!]
  3. 2. All Worked Up!
    Archie
  4. 3. Beyond Belief
    Archie
  5. 4. Tree Glee
    Archie and the Gang
  6. 5. The Greater Gift
    Archie
  7. 6. The Gifted
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Tree To Get Ready
    Archie
  9. 8. [Nightmare Before Christmas Action Figures]
    Diamond Select
  10. 9. Collection Dejection
    Jughead
  11. 10. Hit Bit
    Jughead
  12. 11. [The Best of Archie Comics]
  13. 12. Blood Line
    Archie
  14. 13. On the Face of It!
    Reggie
  15. 14. The Door to Knowledge Is a Jar!
    Mr. Flutesnoot
  16. 15. The Brush Off
    Reggie
  17. 16. [Three Giant Books, One Low Price]
  18. 17. Magic Mayhem
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. [Jughead #2]
  20. 19. [Painted Into a Corner]
    Dipsy Doodles
  21. 20. [20% of all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  22. 21. Munch Bunch
    Jughead
  23. 22. Fair Play
    The Archies
  24. 23. May I Cut In?
    Archie
  25. 24. Go West, Young Dude!
    Archie
  26. 25. Wheel Man
    The Archies
  27. 26. Dancing Daddyo
    Archie
  28. 27. The Helping Hand
    Archie
  29. 28. The Head of the Class
    Reggie
  30. 29. Fall Guy
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Man With a Horn
    Archie
  32. 31. Food Feud
    Betty
  33. 32. It's a Breeze
    Archie
  34. 33. Graphic Novel Library Sale
  35. 34. The Bake Off
    Miss Beazly
  36. 35. [Double Digest Bundle Pack]
  37. 36. Scandal Sheet
    Archie
  38. 37. [Welcome to the New Riverdale]
  39. 38. Keep the Faith
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. The Lodge Dodge
    Archie
  41. 40. Splendid Spirit
    Archie
  42. 41. [Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...]
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  44. 43. [Download the All New App]
  45. 44. [75 Years 75 Stories]
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