(July 2016)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price
4.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year
On-sale date
2016-06-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library; Archie 75 Years
Barcode
762816468558 24811
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Digest Size U. S.
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover title: B&V Friends Comics Double Digest
Indicia title: B&V Friends (Comics) Double Digest


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

B&V / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Galvan (signed)
Inks
Jim Amash (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Keywords
gardening

[Download the All New App!] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Make 'Em Laugh! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Alex Simmons (credited)
Pencils
Bill Galvan (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Chloe; Carla; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Ethel does an open mic night at a comedy club.
Keywords
comedy club; open mic night

There Is This Triangle! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dan DeCarlo (cameo); Kathleen Webb? (cameo); Ethel Muggs (cameo)
Synopsis
Veronica gives Archie concert tickets and gets upset when he wants to take Betty to the concert. Veronica breaks the fourth wall and asks Dan DeCarlo to change the story.
Reprints
Keywords
fourth wall; love triangle

Double Trouble Date (Table of Contents: 4)

Chuck & Nancy / 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
Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Reggie Mantle; Gina
Synopsis
Chuck and Nancy go on a double date with Reggie and Gina but Nancy is worried that Reggie will be pulling pranks on them all night.
Keywords
practical joke

Shoe Coup (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Clarissa
Synopsis
Veronica is at wit's end trying to find the perfect shoes to outdo a catty fashionista at the local club.
Reprints

On the Job!! (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Dan Nakrosis (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jill; Paula; Cheryl Blossom; Clifford Blossom; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica and Cheryl meet up at Lodge Industries for "Bring Your Daughter to Work Day". They agree to put aside their differences for the day. At least until Archie shows up.
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Diary Doings (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Polly Cooper; Archie Andrews; Flashbacks: Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
While getting ready for a date, Betty finds an old diary of hers and realizes how badly Archie has treated her over the years. Fortunately, it doesn't last.
Reprints

[The war for Gotham City has begun!] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Diamond Select / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Betty's Nursery Rhymes (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty tells the reader three altered nursery rhymes, Hickory Dickory Dock, Jack and Jill and Little Miss Muffet.
Reprints

[Outlaws of Time] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Harper Collins / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Our Manager Is no Man-Ager (Table of Contents: 11)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
To replace him while he's on vacation, Alexander installs a computerized manager to handle bookings for the group.
Reprints

Clothes Call (Table of Contents: 12)

Josie / comic story / 6 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
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
After Alexandra insults Josie's clothes, Josie is depressed because she feels Alexandra is right, until something happens to prove that her clothes are actually better than Alexandra's.
Reprints

Green with Envy (Table of Contents: 13)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Alexander Cabot; Alan M; Josie McCoy; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Alex gives Alan a special soap to get the car grease off his hands. Alan ends up giving the soap to Josie and Alexandra who are dirty from cleaning up the girls' clubhouse. The soap turns their skin green.
Reprints

[Archie Volume One] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Rips & Tears (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump (flashback only); Dilton Doiley (flashback only)
Synopsis
Betty can't bear to part with two pairs of unwearable shorts for sentimental reasons.
Reprints

Style with Pizzazz! (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty and Veronica & Ginger / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ginger Lopez

Indexer Notes

Reader submitted fashions from Martina M. from PA, Natelie Marie D. from FL and Courtney P. from IL.

Tooty Fruity (Table of Contents: 17)

Ethel / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Code decipher puzzle.

Cool Rule (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
When Archie jumps into the bleachers to catch a fly ball, Veronica has to remind Betty that she can only keep the baseball, not the baseball player.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

[Archie #8] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Boon Tune (Table of Contents: 20)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge asks Veronica to turn her music up.

Concise Advice (Table of Contents: 21)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica shows Mr. Lodge what Archie built in shop class.

Horseplay (Table of Contents: 22)

Ethel Muggs / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Claudine; Roy
Synopsis
Ethel travels to stay with her cousin Claudine and goes to a rodeo.
Keywords
barrel racing; bull riding; calf roping; carnival; rodeo; rodeo clown

Suit Yourself (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ms. Pushups; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
A fire emergency at the school forces everyone to evacuate the building, including Betty, who is wearing Veronica's new designer bikini and nothing else.
Reprints

That Takes the Cake! (Table of Contents: 24)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Gaston
Synopsis
What do you get for the woman who has everything?
Reprints

Wheel Zeal (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Donald; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
While at the skateboard park Betty is hired to promote a new line of clothes for female skateboarders.
Reprints
Keywords
skate park; skateboard

Dress You Up! (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Dan Nakrosis (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom
Synopsis
Betty helps Cheryl create a knockoff version of a dress she wants.

The Party Favor (Table of Contents: 27)

Veronica / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Ethel Muggs; Dilton Doiley; Rumpston Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge takes the gang to Paris to celebrate Veronica's birthday. Rumpston Lodge, Veronica's cousin, tries to get even with Archie for Archie getting him in trouble when they were kids. At first Reggie is his accomplice but Rumpston is too evil for Reggie and Reggie turns the tables.
Reprints
Keywords
Paris

Indexer Notes

Two part story, part two titled: "Arch Enemies".

Dental Plan (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Veronica Lodge (dream sequence); Reggie Mantle (dream sequence); Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
With a dental appointment looming over her, Betty has a nightmare involving a dental chair and her two chief tormentors at school.
Reprints
Keywords
dentist

The Best of Friends (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica have a spat, and Betty goes in search of a new best friend.
Reprints

Repair Flair (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie asks Betty to repair his jalopy so he can take Veronica out.
Reprints

The Big Search (Table of Contents: 31)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Alice Cooper; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Ethel Muggs; Tomoko; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty dreams that she found a much desired object at the local flea market. The next morning she goes to the Riverdale Flea Market in hopes of finding out what it was.
Reprints
Keywords
dream; flea market

[20% of all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Texas Sizzle (Table of Contents: 33)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Hy Eisman
Colors
Barry Grossman ?

Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Graphic Novel Library Sale] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

In Your Dreams (Table of Contents: 35)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Pencils
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Inks
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Cheryl has recurring dreams where she is kissing Jughead.
Reprints
Keywords
dream

Indexer Notes

One of Cheryl's dreams is a parody of Indiana Jones and another is a parody of Star Wars.

Sibling Rivalry (Table of Contents: 36)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Jason Blossom; Mr. Blossom; Mrs. Blossom
Synopsis
The newspaper is running baby pictures on the society page and Cheryl and Jason try to find humiliating pictures of their sibling to submit.
Reprints

[Double Digest Bundle Pack] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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

Fashion Footnotes (Table of Contents: 38)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Jeff Shultz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty has trouble balancing on her new six inch platform shoes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Little Miss Fixit (Table of Contents: 39)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is jealous of Betty's skill with a needle and thread.
Reprints

[Welcome to the New Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

Drippy Drama (Table of Contents: 41)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Ethel makes another play for Jughead.
Reprints

Reflect on This (Table of Contents: 42)

Betty and Veronica / 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
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doily; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty steps through a mirror into an alternate universe where the personalities of all of her friends are reversed.
Reprints

[Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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

[Try these new Archie comics digests!] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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

[Build Something Super] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Made for Fans by Fans] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

DK Books / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    B&V
  2. 1. [Download the All New App!]
  3. 2. Make 'Em Laugh!
    Betty & Veronica
  4. 3. There Is This Triangle!
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Double Trouble Date
    Chuck & Nancy
  6. 5. Shoe Coup
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. On the Job!!
    Veronica
  8. 7. Diary Doings
    Betty
  9. 8. [The war for Gotham City has begun!]
    Diamond Select
  10. 9. Betty's Nursery Rhymes
    Betty
  11. 10. [Outlaws of Time]
    Harper Collins
  12. 11. Our Manager Is no Man-Ager
    Josie and the Pussycats
  13. 12. Clothes Call
    Josie
  14. 13. Green with Envy
    Josie
  15. 14. [Archie Volume One]
  16. 15. Rips & Tears
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Style with Pizzazz!
    Betty and Veronica & Ginger
  18. 17. Tooty Fruity
    Ethel
  19. 18. Cool Rule
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. [Archie #8]
  21. 20. Boon Tune
    Mr. Lodge
  22. 21. Concise Advice
    Mr. Lodge
  23. 22. Horseplay
    Ethel Muggs
  24. 23. Suit Yourself
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. That Takes the Cake!
    Veronica
  26. 25. Wheel Zeal
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. Dress You Up!
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. The Party Favor
    Veronica
  29. 28. Dental Plan
    Betty
  30. 29. The Best of Friends
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Repair Flair
    Betty and Me
  32. 31. The Big Search
    Betty
  33. 32. [20% of all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  34. 33. Texas Sizzle
    Veronica
  35. 34. [Graphic Novel Library Sale]
  36. 35. In Your Dreams
    Cheryl Blossom
  37. 36. Sibling Rivalry
    Cheryl Blossom
  38. 37. [Double Digest Bundle Pack]
  39. 38. Fashion Footnotes
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. Little Miss Fixit
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. [Welcome to the New Riverdale]
  42. 41. Drippy Drama
    Betty
  43. 42. Reflect on This
    Betty and Veronica
  44. 43. [Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...]
  45. 44. [Try these new Archie comics digests!]
  46. 45. [Build Something Super]
    Lego
  47. 46. [Made for Fans by Fans]
    DK Books
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